Dairy Alternatives Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 - 2028

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Dairy Alternatives Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 - 2028

Status : March, 2020 | Food and Beverages | PPT format

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Global Dairy Alternatives Market: Snapshot 

Dairy alternatives have in recent years gathered marked momentum among people worldwide. And, the target population size is fast expanding in developed as well as developing regions. Growing numbers of people who are lactose-intolerant find dairy alternative a promising option to meet their appetite. The dairy alternatives market has also an environmental underpinning. Substantial carbon footprint of the dairy industry has shifted attention of food companies toward dairy alternatives market. Advent of dairy alternatives with good nutritional profile comparable to dairy products is a key trend strengthening the prospects of the market. Growing popularity of plant-based dairy substitutes has imparted a robust momentum in recent years. Some of the product types that have gathered widespread steam is dairy-free milk, butter, and cheese. Demand for ice-creams made with these dairy alternatives have also picked up pace. Some key factors that add to the popularity of dairy alternatives are discussed below: 

  • Dairy alternatives generally have higher shelf-life than the dairy products. Advances in food processing and packaging methods have further enhanced this, thereby proving to be a more convenient option for lactose-intolerant population. 
  • A few dairy-free milk products have attracted the palatability of people preferring plant-based food. For example, soy milk and almond milk has gained steam among consumers, and their attractiveness is further fueled by their nutritional profile, such as containing less saturated fat, carbs, and sodium. 
  • In developed nations notably the U.S. and the U.K., food companies are unveiling an exciting line of dairy alternatives, by using exotic plants. A case in point is milk made from hemp seed. Several companies have also consolidated dairy-alternative drinks in recent years. Such product lines are likely to attract health-conscious vegan populations, world over.

Global Dairy Alternatives Market: Overview

The dairy alternatives market is booming thanks to a range of products. Worth billions of dollars, it is expected to scale greater heights in the near term owing to stiff competition among players. They are seen pulling out all stops to grow their revenues. One such strategy is integrating backwards and forwards to get an easy supply of raw materials and win over distribution rights. They are also seen pouring money into research and development of better products. As a result the market is inundated with products, both non-dairy beverages and food, which is driving sales.

Global Dairy Alternatives Market: Trends and Opportunities

There are several factors promoting the global dairy alternatives market. One of those is the proliferation of products. Soy milk, rice milk, and almond milk available in the market are being provided in various flavors. Those are also fortified with a various nutrients to attract the health conscious consumers. Another marketing strategy paying off well for the dairy alternatives market is the attractive packaging and targeted advertising on online and offline channels.

Yet another major growth driver in the global dairy alternatives market is the rising lactose intolerance among people. This has driven them to non-dairy products. Besides, the rising trend of veganism is also having a positive impact on the market. Urbanization, increasing disposable incomes, and rising awareness are having a positive impact on the market too. Sales and revenue in the global dairy alternatives market is benefitting from the proliferation of supermarkets and hypermarkets and exploding ecommerce platforms.

Acting as a deterrent to the global dairy alternatives market is the stringent regulations pertaining to quality, particularly in nations such as the U.S. Adhering to those is driving up manufacturing cost, thereby making products expensive. This, in turn, is hampering sales.

Global Dairy Alternatives Market: Market Potential

Soy milk appears to be the most promising product in the global dairy alternatives market. Going forward, the segment could see surging sales with rising awareness among people. Meanwhile, with regards to formulation, the plain formulation as opposed to the flavoured versions, could be accounting for higher sales at the moment. This is because of the elderly people’s preference for cholesterol free food.

With respect to application, the global dairy alternatives market is believed to be buoyed by the food segment. Their uses in making non-dairy yogurt, pudding, ice-creams, and cheese is said to creating sales growth avenues in the market.

Global Dairy Alternatives Market: Regional Outlook

With respect to geography, Asia Pacific appears a promising market that could further increase its value in the near term. This is because of the its large population, mainly concentrated in China and India. The developing nations are seeing a consumerism boom which is driving up sales of dairy alternatives. North America could also make the cut as a promising dairy alternatives market. This is because of the rising veganism in the region.

Global Dairy Alternatives Market: Competitive Landscape

The global dairy alternatives market is fragmented in nature. This is because of the presence of several manufacturers. Some of them are Earth’s Own Food, Blue Diamond Growers, Whitewave Foods Company, SunOpta, and Vitasoy International.

The study presents a granular assessment and quantitative evaluation of:

  • Key growth factors and prominent trends
  • Size and share of key segments in overall market
  • Key challenges and winning imperatives
  • Factors shaping competitive landscape
  • Insights into how contours of market will change in coming years
  • Technological advances
  • New avenues and imminent investment pockets
  • Regulatory landscape shaping current and future strategies of companies

The region-wise assessment includes market dynamics in:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study is prepared with the help of an extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research includes but not limited to interactions, interviews, surveys, and events. Opinions of policy makers and industry experts are carefully integrated into the insights to complement primary research. Volumes of secondary data gleaned through renowned paid sources, annual statements, reputed journals, and government documents offer insights into current dynamics and key evolution trajectories the market is likely to assume. The research employs various industry-wide analytics methods and well-established methodologies to ascertain the attractiveness of key segments. Further, it evaluates the lucrativeness of key regions and factors underlying their maturity. The insights notably include a detailed analysis of forces behind vendor differentiation and offers insight into investment-decision making by prominent players.

The report strives to enlighten businesses and industry stakeholders on multiple facets of the growth dynamic of the market, the key of which include answers to:

  • Which key factors will shape the competitive landscape?
  • Which trends will stimulate research and development activities in different geographies?
  • Which are the lucrative growth areas and what is the size of potential they are likely contribute to the overall market?
  • Which disruptions in market growth are likely to come with the new business models?
  • Which are some of the recent overhauls in policies that may change the course of the market significantly?
  • Which are the geographies that will form sizable sources of new streams to new and established players alike?
  • How are top players likely to realign their strategy to counter the forces of competition?
  • Which key strategies emerging players are likely to focus on to consolidate their position?
  • Which changes in end-user preferences might affect the status quo held by the leading players?
  • Which are some of the game-changing innovations influencing the projected share and revenue of the market and its segments?

Note: Utmost care has invariably been taken to present data and arrive at statistics at all the TMR Research reports. Meanwhile, some recent developments and new industry trends may take time to be included in the reports.

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