This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Snack Foods in Thousand Tons and US$ Million by the following Product Segments - Salted Snacks (Potato Chips, Tortilla/Corn Chips, Meat Snacks, Snack Nuts, Popcorn (RTE & Microwaveable), Pretzels, Cheese Snacks, & Others), Bakery Snacks (Includes Confectionery Snacks), and Specialty & Frozen Snacks. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 334 companies including many key and niche players such as The Bachman Company, ConAgra Foods, Chips Group, Tohato, Inc., General Mills, Inc., Groupe Danone, Herr Foods Inc., Intersnack Knabber-Geback GmbH & Co. KG, Jack Link's, Kellogg Company, Kraft Foods, Cadbury Schweppes, Plc., Kraft Foods Global Inc., Kraft Foods International, Nabisco, Inc., Mission Foods Corporation, Nestle USA Inc., Oberto Sausage Company, PepsiCo, Frito-Lay, Walkers Snack Foods Ltd., Quaker Oats Ltd., Procter and Gamble Company, Pepperidge Farm, Inc., The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., United Biscuits Finance Plc, Utz Quality Foods Inc., Weaver Popcorn Company, Inc., and Yamazaki Baking. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.