Global Pasta Market to Reach 17.9 Million Tons by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Pasta market.The world market for pasta is projected to reach 17.9 million tons by the year 2015. This is primarily driven by growing number of nuclear families and the need for faster cooked meals. Factors such as high nutritional content, easy-to-prepare, longer life, and versatility are resulting in increased consumption of pasta across the globe, even in the Middle Eastern and African regions.

Pasta: A Global Strategic Business Report

Over the years, pasta remained an important part of every dinner table for weekday meals as well as for weekend feasts, worldwide. With growing number of nuclear families, and the need for faster cooked meals, the demand for ready to eat pastas is increasing across the globe. Besides, factors such as high nutritional content, easy-to-prepare, longer life, and versatility are driving the demand for pastas, even in the Middle Eastern and African regions.

The United States and Europe dominate the world pasta market accounting for 60% of the consumption, as stated by the new market research report on Pasta market. Per capita consumption of pasta varies among different regions, across the world. While, the people in Japan consume approximately 1.8 kilograms of pasta per year, the people in Italy consume as high as 28.6 kilograms of pasta each year. Pasta is the staple food among the population in Italy and neighboring European countries such as, Switzerland, Greece, and France and Russia, among others. Americans too prefer pasta to a great extent, with per capita consumption reaching 8.9 kilograms per year in the US in 2008.

Key players profiled in the report include Archer Daniels Midland Company, American Italian Pasta Company, Armanino Foods of Distinction, Inc., Barilla Holding S.p.A, Campbell Soup Company, ConAgra Foods, Inc., Fiori-Bruna Pasta Products, Inc., General Mills, Inc., Nissin Foods Holdings Co., Ltd., Sbarro, Inc., and Strom Products Ltd., among others.

The report titled "Pasta: A Global Strategic Business Report" announced by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., provides a comprehensive review of industry overview, product overview, product introductions/innovations, profiles of major players, and recent industry activity. The report analyzes market data and analytics in terms of volume consumption for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World markets.

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