Dublin, May 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Baby Foods and Infant Formula - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Latin America, and Africa. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Baby Foods and Infant Formula in US$ by the following Product Segments:

  • Infant Formula
  • RTE Foods
  • Dried Foods
  • Others

The report profiles 106 companies including many key and niche players such as

  • Abbott Laboratories (USA)
  • Abbott Nutrition (USA)
  • AMUL (India)
  • Ausnutria Dairy Corporation Ltd. (China)
  • Balactan Nutrition (Spain)
  • Beingmate Group Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Bellamy's Organic (Australia)
  • Biostime Inc. (China)
  • Dana Dairy Group (Switzerland)
  • Danone SA (France)
  • Danone Nutricia (France)
  • Bledina SA (France)
  • Cow & Gate (UK)
  • Milupa Nutricia GmbH (Germany)
  • Nurture Inc. (Happy Family) (USA)
  • Daqing Dairy Holdings Limited (China)
  • Feihe International, Inc. (China)
  • Fonterra Co-operative Group (New Zealand)
  • H. J. Heinz Company (USA)
  • Hain Celestial Group (USA)
  • Ella's Kitchen (Brands) Limited (UK)
  • Hero Group (Switzerland)
  • Beech-Nut Nutrition Corporation (USA)
  • Semper AB (Sweden)
  • HiPP UK Ltd. (UK)
  • Hong Kong Wissun Group (China)
  • Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (USA)
  • Meiji Co., Ltd. (Japan)
  • Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd. (Japan)
  • Nestlé S.A. (Switzerland)
  • Gerber Products Company (USA)
  • Parent's Choice (USA)
  • Perrigo Company plc (Ireland)
  • Plum Organics (USA)
  • Synlait Milk Ltd. (New Zealand)
  • Synutra International Inc. (USA)
  • The a2 Milk Company (Australia)
  • Wakodo Co. Ltd. (Japan)
  • Yashili International Holdings Ltd. (China)
  • Yili Group (China)


Key Topics Covered:

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • Baby Foods and Infant Formula: Meeting the Taste, Flavor, Health, and Nutrition Needs of the Most Precious Consumers
  • Global Pediatric Nutrition: Fast Facts on the Past, Present, and the Future
  • Major Trends Impacting the Global Infant Formula and Baby Food Market
  • Relaxation of the One Child Policy of China
  • Falling Prices of Milk
  • Strengthening Dollar Shrinks Profits for US Companies
  • More Stringent Monitoring of Infant Formula Market by China
  • The Zika Virus in Latin American Countries
  • Strong Emphasis of International Organizations on Breastfeeding
  • Changing Consumer Preferences
  • Key Factors Impacting Sales
  • Factors Impacting Sales of Baby Foods and Infant Formula in the Worldwide Market (On a Scale of 1-10)
  • Generational Influence, Race, and Focus on Nutrition: The Three Major Determinants of Demand for Baby Foods
  • Major Factors Influencing Consumer Purchasing Behavior for Baby Food
  • Convenient Packaging
  • Organic Options
  • Focused Health Benefits
  • Strict Quality and Production Regulations Continue to Impact Infant Formula Market
  • Global Market Outlook
  • Traditional Revenue Contributors Lose Market Dominance to Asian Super Powers
  • Demand in Developing Countries Driven by Lower Per Capita Consumption and Increasing Affluence

2. COMPETITION

  • Pediatric Nutrition Market: Major International Players
  • Prospects for Top Four Companies in the Emerging Markets
  • Nestlé Dominates the Global Baby Foods & Infant Formula Market
  • Competition: Noteworthy Trends
  • Organic Baby Foods Sector: Heading Towards Consolidation?
  • Social Media, E-Commerce & M-Commerce: The Preferred Means of Consumer Outreach
  • E-Retailing Expands Growth
  • Manufactures Target Mature Markets for Premium Products
  • Shifting Focus of Manufacturers to Emerging Markets
  • Brand Name, Quality, Safety, Price, and Value: Important Purchase Criteria
  • Quality: The Most Critical Aspect of Infant Nutrition
  • Safety: The Formula for Success in the Marketplace
  • Brand Loyalty versus Brand Switching
  • Innovative Processing Technique to Render Baby Food Safe
  • Quality & Convenience Take Stronger Hold
  • Newer Players Focus on Product and Packaging Innovations
  • Rising Preference for Pouches in Baby Foods Packaging
  • Provision of Information Will Be Key to Gain Consumer Acceptance
  • Key Barriers to Entry in the Milk Formula Market
  • Baby Foods not Limited to Usual Products
  • Baby Food Manufacturers Diversify into Toddlers Market

3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS

  • Despite Decline in Global Birth Rates, Innovation and Premiumization Drive Healthy Market Growth
  • Surging Popularity of Non-GMO and Organic Infant Formulas Benefit Market Expansion
  • Emerging Economies to Provide Major Impetus to the Global Organic Baby Foods Market
  • Focus on Breastfeeding Alternatives Drive Steady Growth in Demand for Ready-to-Drink Infant Milk
  • High Pressure Processing for Baby Food Products for Maximized Health Benefits
  • Demand for Colostrum-based Baby Food Products Gain Momentum
  • Food-borne Allergies Propel Demand for Hypo/ Anti-Allergic Baby Food
  • Higher Levels of Vitamin K1 and Vitamin K2 in Infant Formula: Essential Nutrients for Fortifying Childhood Development
  • Rising Incidence of Coeliac Disease Spurs Demand for Gluten- Free Infant Foods
  • Specialized Formula Products Inundate the Market
  • Soy-based Infant Formula Gains Popularity
  • Research on the Right Ingredients to Close the Gap between Formulas and Breast Milk Continues
  • Probiotics: The Next Big Thing in Infant Formulas?
  • Commercially Prepared Baby Foods: A Boon for Working Parents
  • Expanding Consumer Base for Baby Food Market
  • Adult Style Recipes Find Favor
  • Favorable Demographic and Economic Trends Strengthens Market Prospects
  • Ballooning Global Population
  • Shrinking Family Size Lead to Higher Discretionary Spending
  • India & China: Important Potential Future Markets

4. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS AND ADVANCEMENTS

  • Infant Formula Brands with Innovative Ingredients
  • Major Infant Formula Brands and their Innovative Ingredients: Brief Details
  • Recent Innovative Baby Food Launches
  • Little Spoon's Organic Baby Food Using High Pressure Processing (HPP)
  • Once Upon a Farm's Organic Baby Food without Preservatives
  • Yura Yogurt Packaging
  • Happy Family Organic Superfoods
  • HappyFamily Introduces Pouch-Based, Shelf-Stable Food Products
  • Beech-Nut Introduces New Baby Foods in Transparent Glass Honey-Pot Jars
  • Gerber Introduced New Soft Foods to Promote Chewing in Babies
  • Plum Organics Introduces One-Serve Pasta Package
  • Innovations in Baby Food Ranges from Novel Baby Formulas to Digitized Infant Accessories
  • Recent Innovations in Organic Baby Formulas
  • Grow Well Organic Infant Formula from Plum Organics
  • Baby`s Only Organic LactoRelief Formula
  • Baby`s Only Organic Formula with DHA and ARA
  • Happy Tot's Grow & Shine Organic Toddler Milk
  • Earth`s Best Organic Infant Formula
  • Vermont Organics Infant Formula
  • Select Innovative Organic Baby Cereals
  • Earth's Best Organic Whole Grain Multi-Grain Cereal
  • Happy Baby's Organic Puffs
  • Plum Organics' Hello Morning Oatmeal
  • Organic Single Grain Oatmeal Baby Cereal from Gerber
  • Happy Baby's Organic Probiotic Baby Cereal
  • Infant Formula Containing 2'-FL Enhances Inflammatory Cytokines
  • Danone-Nutricia Supports Use of Fortified Toddler Milk for Enhanced Vitamin D and Iron Status
  • Bimuno® Displays Similar Digestive System Related Functionality as HMOS
  • Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs) for Developing Innovative Baby Food Solutions
  • N-Acetyl-D-Neuramicin Acid Contain More Sialic Acid to Replicate Breast Milk
  • ARA and DHA Enriched Baby Food
  • Lactalbumin, Lactoferrin, Casein Glycomacropeptide and ucleotides: High Value Ingredients
  • Importance of Lipid Sciences in Brain and Vision Development in Infants
  • High-beta-palmitate Oils
  • Human Lipid Fat Analogue
  • Complex Lipid Matrices
  • Select Clinical Studies Assessing the Benefits of Lipids in Infant Formula (2013)


5. KEY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE MARKET

  • Political Will, Breastfeeding, Contamination
  • Can Formula Milk Replace Breast Milk? A Billion Dollar Question
  • Toxic Ingredients and other Contaminants in Infant Formulas
  • Known Contaminants Found in Infant Formula
  • Aluminum
  • Silicon
  • GE Products
  • MSG
  • Phytoestrogen
  • Health Problems Due to Bottle Feeding Irrespective of Formula Used
  • New Ingredients Continue to Surface for Mimicking Breast Milk Performance
  • Raw Animal Milk
  • Uniqueness of Mother's Milk due to Exclusivity of Components Present
  • The Pivotal Role of Breast Milk in Building Infant Immunity
  • Breast Milk: The Gold' Standard for Nutrition of Infants
  • Breast Milk: Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Unethical Marketing Promotions
  • Product Recalls: A Cause for Concern?
  • FDA Announces Recall on Sammy's Milk Infant Formula
  • Despite Concerns, Carrageenan Finds Application in Infant Formula
  • Nanoparticles in Powdered Baby Foods
  • Booming Black Market for Baby Formulas
  • Negative Impact of Soy Based Infant Formula
  • Adverse Impact of High Iron-Fortified Infant Formula
  • GMO Ingredients are Common in Infant Formulas
  • Nucleotides and its Impact on Infant Growth
  • Infant Formulas Contain Synthetic Vitamin A
  • Heat Treatment and Processing of Infant Formula Results in Amino Acids Damage
  • Chinese Demand for Infant Formula Causes Supply Shortages
  • Limits on Purchase of Pediatric Formula in Select Countries
  • Marketing Restrictions to Present Challenges

6. REGULATORY ISSUES AND DEVELOPMENTS

  • Presence of Perchlorate in Formula Could Possibly Impair Brain Development
  • Presence of E. sakazakii in Infant Formula Trouble Regulatory Authorities
  • Rules and Regulations Regarding Commercial Baby Foods
  • The International Code on Breast Feeding
  • WHO's International Code Violated by Several Manufacturers
  • Chinese Food Scare Raises Concerns
  • Infant Formula: Issues and Regulations
  • Directives on Composition and Labeling of Infant Formula

7. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Baby Food and Infant Formula
  • Beginning the Baby's Diet
  • General Food Diet Followed for Babies
  • Complementary Foods
  • Table Foods
  • Cow's Milk
  • Supplements
  • Nutrient Needs
  • Baby Food Substitutes
  • Overview of Key Product Segments
  • A. Infant Formula
  • Infant Formula
  • Not a Science Equation for Infants
  • History of Infant Formula:
  • Types of Infant Formula
  • By Product Type
  • Hypoallergenic Formula
  • Milk-Free and Lactose-Free Infant Formula
  • Categorization by Form
  • Standard Cow-Milk-Based Formula
  • Cow-Milk Formula Intolerance
  • New Cow-Milk-Based Formulas
  • Soy-based Formulas
  • Switching Between Formulas
  • Supplementing Infant Formulas with LCPs
  • Soy Formulas Ranked behind Mothers' Milk and Cows' Milk
  • Introduction of Solid Food in a Baby's Diet
  • B. RTE Foods
  • C. Dried Foods
  • D. Others
  • Finger Foods
  • Good for Babies

8. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS

  • Danone Introduces Infant Formula in India
  • Kendal Nutricare Launches New Baby Formula
  • Biostime Unveils New Organic Infant Formula
  • Castlemil Introduces New Baby Cereals
  • Valio Expands Infant Food Range
  • Bledina Launches Instant Baby Cereal
  • Shufersal Introduces New Infant Formula
  • Yummy Spoonfuls® Expands its Baby Foods Product Line
  • Bledina Unveils Fruit Gourds Snack
  • Nutrico Optimum Nutrition Unveils Infant Formula Line
  • Kendal Nutricare Introduces Whole-Milk Infant Formula
  • Plum Organics Introduces Organic Infant Formula
  • Happy Family Unveils Organic Baby Food Products
  • Murray Goulburn Launches New Infant Formula Brand
  • Ella's Kitchen Introduces New Cereals Brand
  • Blackmores Unveils New Baby Formula Products
  • Yashili Launches Premium Infant Formula
  • Faulding Launches Infant Milk Formula
  • Dana Dairy Group Unveils New DANALAC Baby Cereals
  • Earth's Best Launches Infant Formula with Non-GMO Ingredients
  • Gerber Launches New Product Line

9. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • Dana Dairy Group Expands Global Market for its Baby Milk
  • Blue Lake Dairy Open Infant Milk Powder Processing Plant
  • Reckitt Benckiser to Acquire Mead Johnson Nutrition
  • Nestlé Establishes Infant Nutrition Products Manufacturing Facility in Mexico
  • Ausnutria Dairy and Westland Establish Manufacturing Plant
  • Synlait Milk and a2 Milk Company Enter into Agreement
  • Mead Johnson Enters into Agreement with Murray Goulburn
  • Bega Cheese Partners with Blackmores
  • Atlantic Grupa to Construct Baby Foods Manufacturing Factory in Russia
  • Perrigo Receives USFDA Approval for its Infant Formula Products
  • Nestle Plans to Automate Infant Food Facility
  • Fonterra Signs Agreement with Bellamy's
  • FrieslandCampina Opens Nutrition Ingredients Production Plant
  • NurturMe Receives Capital from EcoEnterprises Fund
  • Glanbia Ingredients Ireland Inaugurates Infant Formula Facility
  • Yashili to Acquire Dumex Infant Formula Business from Danone
  • The Kraft Heinz Company Merges Kraft with Heinz
  • Rhodes Food Group Takes Over Boland Pulp

10. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

11. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Total Companies Profiled: 106 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries 154)

  • The United States (22)
  • Canada (1)
  • Japan (6)
  • Europe (79)
  • - France (10)
  • - Germany (7)
  • - The United Kingdom (10)
  • - Italy (2)
  • - Spain (6)
  • - Rest of Europe (44)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (32)
  • Middle East (9)
  • Latin America (3)
  • Africa (2)

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