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   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3  
   Current Scenario and Outlook.....II-1
Europe Leads Global Ready Meals Market.....II-1
Key Market Drivers.....II-1
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   Myriad Factors Affecting Demand for Convenient Foods.....II-2
‘Convenience’, ‘Healthy’ and ‘Organic’ Lead Ready Meals Claims.....II-2
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   Novel Approaches Galore in Ready Meal Offerings.....II-31$100
   Ready Meals – An Overview.....II-4
Types of Ready Meals.....II-4
Chilled Ready Meals.....II-4
Frozen Ready Meals.....II-4
Other Ready Meals.....II-4
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   Goya Foods Introduces New Dishes in Its Ready Meals Line.....II-5
Worldwide Food Services Designs New MREs.....II-5
Palmer & Harvey Launches Chilled & Fresh Food Range.....II-5
FRoSTA Introduces Saithe Filet with Dijon Mustard.....II-5
Sainsbury’s Expands Range of Indian Ready Meals.....II-5
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   General Mills Rolls Out Wanchai Ferry™ Frozen Entrées.....II-6
Veetee to Launch Range of Frozen Meals.....II-6
Fresh & Easy Launches Six "Family Meals".....II-6
New Covet Garden Launches Chilled Vegetarian Meal Range.....II-6
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   Premier Foods to Re-introduce Quorn.....II-7
Birds Eye Wall's to Introduce Big Eat.....II-7
Really Welsh and Cadog Introduces Really Welsh Ready-Meal.....II-7
Birds Eye Introduces Eat Positive.....II-7
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   Ginsters Introduces Ready-Meal Range.....II-81$100
   Pinnacle Foods Group Acquires Birds Eye Foods®.....II-9
Monterey to Shut Down Oregon Plant.....II-9
DineWise Acquires Home Bistro Foods.....II-9
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   Sainsbury's Creates Zones of Ready Meals.....II-10
Northern Foods to Shut Down Hull Ready Meals Plant.....II-10
Foodvest to Become Findus Group.....II-10
Bakkavor to Shut Down Park Sites.....II-10
Agros Nova to Enter in Frozen Food Products.....II-10
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   Nestle Deutschland Divests Stake in Geti Wilba to Hannover Finanz.....II-11
Orkla to Divest Elbro and Kotlin Business Units.....II-11
NutriSystem Acquires Nu-Kitchen.....II-11
RF Brookes and Bakkavor Bag M&S Ready Meals Contract.....II-11
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   Heinz to Establish New Ready Meals Production Facility.....II-12
Ginsters to Revamp Product Line.....II-12
Orval Kent Food Acquires Fresh Creative Foods.....II-12
Greencore Group Acquires Home Made Brand Foods.....II-12
Pacific Community Ventures Acquires Freshology.....II-12
Bakkavor Buys Shares in Gastro Primo.....II-12
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   Marfrig Acquires CDB Meats.....II-13
Pierre Schmidt Acquires Stoeffler.....II-13
Unilever Forays into Chilled Ready-Meal Market.....II-13
Hormel to Establish Production Facility.....II-13
Northern Foods to Acquire Soup Manufacturing Unit from Baxters.....II-13
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   Northern Foods Acquires Ethnic Cuisine.....II-14
Food Bank for New York City Takes Over Food Change.....II-14
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   Advanced Fresh Concepts Corp. (US).....II-15
Birds Eye Foods®.....II-15
Campbell Soup Company (US).....II-15
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   Chef Solutions, Inc. (US).....II-16
ConAgra Foods, Inc. (US).....II-16
Dístribuidora E Importadora Alsea SA DE CV (Mexico).....II-16
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   Fresh Express (UK).....II-17
General Mills, Inc. (US).....II-17
Grupo Herdez S.A.B. de CV (Mexico).....II-17
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   Grupo La Moderna, S.A.B. De C.V (Mexico).....II-18
H.J. Heinz Company (US).....II-18
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   Hormel Foods Corporation (US).....II-19
Kerry Group Plc.....II-19
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   Kraft Foods, Inc. (US).....II-20
Nestlé USA, Inc. (US).....II-20
Raynal et Roquelaure (France).....II-20
Reser's Fine Foods, Inc. (US).....II-20
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   Sigma Alimentos, S.A. de C.V. (Mexico).....II-21
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (US).....II-21
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   The Findus Group (Europe).....II-22
Findus UK Ltd. (UK).....II-22
The Schwan Food Company (US).....II-22
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   Tipiak SA (France).....II-23
Tyson Foods, Inc. (US).....II-23
Unilever Foodsolutions (Netherlands).....II-23
Unilever PLC (UK).....II-23
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   Weight Watchers International, Inc. (UK).....II-24
William Saurin SA (France).....II-24
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   Value by Region.....II-25
Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-25
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   Table 2: World Historic Analysis for Ready Meals by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-261$350
   Table 3: World 15-year Perspective for Ready Meals by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-271$350
   Volume by Region.....II-28
Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals by Geographic Region - Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in ‘000 Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-28
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   Table 5: World Historic Analysis for Ready Meals by Geographic Region - Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in ‘000 Tons for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-291$350
   Table 6: World 15-year Perspective for Ready Meals by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-301$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Growth in Ready Meals Market Decelerates.....III-1
Retail Stores Gain Edge Over Restaurants for Ready Meal Purchases.....III-1
Recession Drives Retailers’ Share Further Up.....III-1
Nestle Sustains Leadership in Frozen Dinners Even As Sales Plummet.....III-1
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   Table 7: Leading Players in the US Frozen Dinner Market (2008 & 2009): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Nestle, ConAgra, HJ Heinz and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-2
Media Spending on Frozen Dinners Shrinks.....III-2
Table 8: Media Spending on Frozen Dinners in the US by Company (2006 & 2007): Value Breakdown for Nestle, Kraft Foods, Unilever, ConAgra Foods, General Mills, and Others (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-2
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   Table 9: Leading Players in the US Frozen Dinners Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Nestle, ConAgra, Heinz and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-3
Select Players in the Region.....III-3
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   Product Launches.....III-81$75
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-92$100
   B. Market Analytics.....III-11
Table 10: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-11
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   Table 11: US Historic Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-121$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-13
Lower Market Penetration Bodes Continued Growth.....III-13
Ready to Eat Foods Market Surging Ahead.....III-13
Nestle Dominates Canadian Ready Meals Market.....III-13
Grocery Stores Take The Lead.....III-13
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   Table 12: Canadian Ready Meals Market by Distribution Channel (2009): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Grocery Stores, Warehouse Clubs, Mass Merchandisers and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-14
Foodservice Outlets Eating into Retailer’s Share.....III-14
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-15
Table 13: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-15
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   Table 14: Canadian Historic Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-161$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-17
Ready Meals Market Inching in Japan.....III-17
B. Market Analytics.....III-17
Market by Value.....III-17
Table 15: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-17
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   Table 16: Japanese Historic Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-181$200
   Market by Volume.....III-19
Table 17: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in ‘000 Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-19
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   Table 18: Japanese Historic Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed With Annual Sales In ‘000 Tons For Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-201$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-21
Europe – The Leader in Global Ready Meals Market.....III-21
Germany Leads in Value Consumption.....III-21
Frozen Ready Meals Dominate Ready Meals Market.....III-21
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   Denmark Leads in Per Capita Consumption of Ready Meals in Europe.....III-22
Table 19: Per Capita Consumption of Ready Meals in Select European Countries (2009) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-22
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   ‘Convenience’ Giving Way to ‘Healthy Food’.....III-23
Chilled Foods Market Continues to Prosper.....III-23
Traditional Flavors Reign Supreme.....III-23
Private Label Brands Gain Prominence Amid Global Recession.....III-23
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   Ready Meals for Children – A Growing Market.....III-24
Select Regional Player.....III-24
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-25
Value Analytics By Region.....III-25
Table 20: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-25
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   Table 21: European Historic Analysis for Ready Meals by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-261$200
   Table 22: European 15-year Perspective for Ready Meals by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for France, Germany, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2003, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-271$200
   Value Analytics by Product Segment.....III-28
Table 23: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals by Product Segment - Chilled Ready Meals, Frozen Ready Meals and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-28
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   Table 24: European Historic Analysis for Ready Meals by Product Segment - Chilled Ready Meals, Frozen Ready Meals and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-291$200
   Table 25: European 15-year Perspective for Ready Meals by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Chilled Ready Meals, Frozen Ready Meals and Others Markets for Years 2003, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-301$200
   Volume Analytics by Region.....III-31
Table 26: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in ‘000 Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-31
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   Table 27: European Historic Analysis for Ready Meals by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in ‘000 Tons for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-321$200
   Table 28: European 15-year Perspective for Ready Meals by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for France, Germany, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2003, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-331$200
   Volume Analytics by Product Segment.....III-34
Table 29: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals by Product Segment-Chilled Ready Meals, Frozen Ready Meals and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in ‘000 Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-34
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   Table 30: European Historic Analysis for Ready Meals by Product Segment - Chilled Ready Meals, Frozen Ready Meals and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in ‘000 Tons for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-351$200
   Table 31: European 15-year Perspective for Ready Meals by Product Segment- Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Chilled Ready Meals, Frozen Ready Meals and Others Markets for Years 2003, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-361$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-37
Current and Future Analysis.....III-37
Select Players in the Region.....III-37
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   Strategic Corporate Development.....III-38
B. Market Analytics.....III-38
Market by Value.....III-38
Table 32: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-38
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   Table 33: French Historic Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-391$200
   Market by Volume.....III-40
Table 34: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in ‘000 Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-40
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   Table 35: French Historic Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in ‘000 Tons for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-411$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-42
Germany- The European Leader in Ready Meals Market.....III-42
Demand for Convenience Food on Rise.....III-42
Ready Meals Tops German Frozen Food Market.....III-42
Private Labels Dominate German Frozen Ready Meals Market.....III-42
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   Table 36: German Frozen Ready Meals Market By Meal Type (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Poultry/Meat, Pasta, Fish, Vegetable and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-43
Product Launch.....III-43
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-43
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-44
Market by Value.....III-44
Table 37: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-44
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   Table 38: German Historic Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-451$200
   Market by Volume.....III-46
Table 39: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in ‘000 Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-46
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   Table 40: German Historic Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in ‘000 Tons for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-471$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-48
UK Ready Meals Market – Going Strong.....III-48
Chilled Meals Continue to Lead; Frozen Meals Gather Momentum.....III-48
Frozen Ready Meals Market Picking Up.....III-48
UK Chilled Prepared Meals.....III-48
Recession and Excess Capacity Mars Chilled Ready Meals Industry.....III-48
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   Increase in Canned Food Product Demand.....III-49
Horde of Factors Rendering Tough Times to Ready Meals Market.....III-49
Healthy Food Concept Aiding Continuity in Demand.....III-49
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   Demographic Factors Driving Ready Meals Market in UK.....III-50
Overcapacity Spurs Industry Consolidation.....III-50
Thai Food Emerges Favorite Among Ethnic Ready Meal Options.....III-50
Competitive Scenario.....III-50
Table 41: Leading Ready Meal Brands in the UK (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Birds Eye, WeightWatchers, Young's, Mr. Brain's, Findus, Private Label and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-50
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   Table 42: Leading Chilled Ready Meals Retailers in UK (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-51
Select Players in the Region.....III-51
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   Product Launches.....III-521$75
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-532$100
   B. Market Analytics.....III-55
Market by Value.....III-55
Table 43: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-55
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   Table 44: UK Historic Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-561$200
   Market by Volume.....III-57
Table 45: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in ‘000 Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-57
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   Table 46: UK Historic Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in ‘000 Tons for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-581$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-59
Current and Future Analysis.....III-59
Select Markets.....III-59
Spanish Ready Meals Market on the Ascent.....III-59
Austrian Ready Meals Market Surges.....III-59
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   Table 47: Austrian Ready Meals Market by Type (2006 - 2008): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Frozen, Chilled, Canned and Dried Ready Meals (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-60
Irish Ready Meals Market – An Overview.....III-60
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   Select Player in the Region.....III-61
Product Launch.....III-61
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-61
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-63
Market by Value.....III-63
Table 48: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-63
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   Table 49: Rest of Europe Historic Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-641$200
   Market by Volume.....III-65
Table 50: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in ‘000 Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-65
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   Table 51: Rest of Europe Historic Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in ‘000 Tons for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-661$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-67
Ready Meals Market in Asia-Pacific to Accelerate.....III-67
Cold Storage Infrastructure in Asia – Yet to Take Off.....III-67
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   Focus on Select Markets in the Region.....III-68
China.....III-68
Economic Boom Fuelling Growth in Chinese Ready Meals Market.....III-68
Ready Meals – A Jaded Segment in Frozen Foods.....III-68
Chinese Cold Chain Infrastructure Continues to Lurch.....III-68
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   India.....III-69
Indian Ready Meals Market – An Overview.....III-69
Hong Kong.....III-69
An Overview of Consumer Preferences in Hong Kong.....III-69
Product Launch.....III-69
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   Strategic Corporate Development.....III-70
B. Market Analytics.....III-70
Table 52: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-70
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   Table 53: Asia-Pacific Historic Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-711$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-72
Current and Future Analysis.....III-72
Mexican Ready Meals Market – An Overview.....III-72
Mexico- The Largest Private Label Market in Latin America.....III-72
Select Players in the Region.....III-72
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-74
Table 54: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-74
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   Table 55: Rest of World Historic Analysis for Ready Meals Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-751$200
    
 
 


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