Japanese consumers increasingly became concerned about their health conditions over the review period. With the metabolic syndrome checking system being introduced in 2008, consumers became more aware of lifestyle diseases and better early prevention. In order to prevent metabolic syndrome, increasing numbers of consumers started to work out more regularly. At the same time, consumers' awareness towards eating habits grew. They became more concerned about the amount of fat and sugar they take in and how to limit the absorption of fat from food. The growing health concern amongst consumers pushed up the sales of health and wellness products in 2012.
Euromonitor International's Health and Wellness in Japan report tracks the developments of health-associated product types and the healthy-option positioning of competing brands across different food sectors. It provides the latest retail sales data 2008-2012, allowing you to compare health and wellness categories with each other or in the context of the total market for a sector. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market- be they new product developments, legislative context or lifestyle influences. Forecasts to 2017 illustrate how the market is set to change.
Product coverage: Health and Wellness by Category, Health and Wellness by Prime Positioning, Health and Wellness by Type.
Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.
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