Global Infant Formula Market Report: 2016 Edition - Major Players are Nestlé SA, Danone S.A., Mead Johnson Nutrition and Abbott Laboratories - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Infant Formula Market Report: 2016 Edition" report to their offering.

The global infant milk formula (IMF) market is the fastest growing category within the larger baby food market. Milk formulas can be divided into four distinct types: toddler formula, stand formula, follow-on formula and special formula.

The report "Global Infant Milk Formula Market" provides a comprehensive study of the infant formula market along with a detailed study of its various segments. 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., Mead Johnson Nutrition and Abbott Laboratories are being profiled.

The key factors driving the growth of the infant milk formula market are rising population of working women, increasing disposable income in China, rapid growth of e-commerce in the Chinese market, growth in urbanization, increasing globalization and growing global GDP.

Some of the noteworthy trend and developments of this industry are importance of lipid levels in brain and vision development in infants, growing demand of organic baby food and adoption of western baby food. However, the expansion of global infant milk formula market is being hindered by restriction in China on infant's milk powder brands, regulatory changes, increasing competition, ecological argument and contaminated milk powder issues.

The developing world, especially the Asia and Pacific region has provided the headroom for the global market expansion. Among various regions, China is one of the prominent markets for infant milk formula.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Infant Formula Market - An Introduction

2. Global Baby Food Market Analysis

3. Global Infant Milk Formula Market Analysis

4. China Infant Milk Formula Market

5. South Korea

6. Market Dynamics

6.1 Growth Drivers

6.1.1 Increased Popularity of Internet Retailing in Chinese Infant Formula Market

6.1.2 Rapid Growth of Urbanization in China

6.1.3 Rising Population of Working Women

6.1.4 Globalization of Infant Formula Market

6.1.5 Accelerating Economic Growth

6.1.6 Abandonment of One Child Policy

6.1.7 Increasing Disposable Income in China

6.2 Key Trends

6.2.1 Lipid Levels in Brain & Vision Development in Infants

6.2.2 Growing Demand for Organic Baby Food

6.2.3 Demand for Eco-friendly Packaging

6.2.4 Adoption of Western Baby Food

6.3 Challenges

6.3.1 Restrictions in China on Infant Milk Powder Brands

6.3.2 Increasing Competition

6.3.3 Ecological Argument

7. Competitive Landscape

8. Company Profiles

9. Market Outlook

Companies Mentioned

- Abbot Laboratories

- Danone S.A.

- Mead Johnson Nutrition Co.

- Nestlé S.A.

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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
Sector: Baby Food