Global Infant Formula Market: Industry Analysis & Outlook 2017-2021: Four Major Players are Nestlé SA, Danone S.A., Abbott Laboratories and Mead Johnson Nutrition - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Infant Formula Market: Industry Analysis & Outlook (2017-2021)" report to their offering.

The report presents an in-depth analysis of the global baby food market, global infant formula market, China, North America and Western Europe infant formula market along with in-depth analysis of major infant formula producers. A thorough analysis has been conducted on key market players covering their business overview, product portfolio, financial overview and business strategies.

The demand for infant formula market will be driven by rise in number of working women, growing urbanization, growing birth rate in developing countries and accelerating economic growth. Some of the noteworthy trends and developments of this industry are rising demand for organic products, WHO support for breastfeeding, relaxation of one-child policy in China, focus on health benefits, new markets for baby foods, growing e-commerce sales, increasing demand of packaging and innovation, and expansion of product portfolios by vendors. However, the expansion of global infant formula market is being hindered by high cost of production and ecological arguments.

The most significant trends currently driving the infant formula market is the regulatory and competitive tightening occurring in the Chinese market. This growth in the Chinese infant milk formula market is expected to rise in the coming years, owing to increasing urbanization and busy lifestyle resulting in less time for attention to newly born babies. Moreover, increasing use of e-commerce to buy milk formula by parents of their choice without getting involved physically to the shops to buy milk formula also drives the growth of this market.

The major trends, growth drivers as well as issues being faced by the industry are being presented in this report. The four major players in the industry, Nestlé SA, Danone S.A., Abbott Laboratories and Mead Johnson Nutrition are being profiled.

Market Dynamics

Growth Drivers

  • Rise in Number of Working Women
  • Growing Urbanization
  • Growing Birth Rate in Developing Countries
  • Accelerating Economic Growth

Market Trends

  • Rising Demand for Organic Products
  • WHO Advocates for Breastfeeding
  • China Relaxes One Child Policy
  • Focus on Health Benefits
  • New Markets for Baby Foods
  • Growing E-Commerce Sales
  • Increasing Demand of Packaging and Innovation
  • Expansion of Product Portfolios by Vendors

Challenges

  • High Cost of Production
  • Ecological Argument

Key Topics Covered:

1. Infant Formula - An Overview

2. Global Baby Food Market Analysis

3. Infant Formula Market Analysis

4. Regional Market Analysis

5. Market Dynamics

6. Competitive Landscape

7. Company Profiles

  • Abbot Laboratories
  • Danone S.A.
  • Mead Johnson Nutrition Co.
  • Nestlé S.A.

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Related Topics: Baby Food

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Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T. Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Related Topics: Baby Food