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Apr, 12 2024

Nestlé, Danone S.A. and Abbott are Dominating the West Africa Baby Food Market in 2021

West Africa Baby Food Market is expected to grow with the CAGR of 6.4% in the forecast period of 2021 to 2028. The years considered for study are as mentioned below.

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West Africa baby food market is a highly consolidated market, which includes specific number of key players as well as local players. The market has witnessed increased strategic developments owing to favourable market scenario.

The major players dealing in West Africa baby food market are introducing strong range of product portfolio. This helped companies to maximize the sales with enhanced product portfolio.

For instance,

  • In March 2020, Nestlé launched single-material pouch for its baby food products. It is developed in partnership with Gualapack, who is the world leader of pre-made spouted pouches, this latest initiative is by Gerber (a brand of Nestle) in its journey to make 100 per cent of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025

Nestlé is the dominating player in West Africa baby food market and other players in the market are FrieslandCampina, Promasidor, Danone S.A., Abbott, Babygrubz, The Kraft Heinz Company, Kendal Nutricare Limited, Symrise and Alter Farmacia among others.

West Africa Baby Food Market


Nestlé, is headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland, founded in 1866. The company focuses on providing high quality premium food products, developing new innovative products for consumer and pioneering in nutrition science and culinary excellence. The company wide range of product categories such as, Supplements & Vitamins, Formula, Baby Cereal, Baby Foods, Snacks, Meals & sides, Beverages, Organic among these the market focused category is Baby Foods.

For instance,

  • In March 2020, Nestlé has partnered with Gualapack and launched a new packaging under the brand Gerber that is single-material pouch for the packaging of baby food products. This initiative is taken to promote sustainable developments and to recycle and reuse the packaging. This new packaging will help Nestlé to spread awareness about sustainable environment and helps in promoting their products and set wide range of customers

The company has presence in Europe, Middle East and North Africa, Americas, Asia-Pacific.

Danone S.A

Danone S.A is headquartered in France, Europe, which was established in 1919. The company’s focus is to provide plant-based and specialized nutritional products. The company offers wide range of product category in Aptamil, Dexolac, Neocate, Farex, Nusobee, Easum and others.

For instance,

  • In February 2020, Danone S.A. launches Baby Formula Track & Connect, an innovative, data-driven service. This will help consumers & retailers to access new data-driven, personalized after-sales support and services for its baby formula brands as Aptamil, Karicare, Laboratoire Gallia and Nutrilon.

The company has a presence in North America, Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa.


Abbott is headquartered in Illinois, U.S and Founded in 1903. The company focuses on discovering and developing nutrition products. The company offers various product categories such as Pharmaceutical Products, Nutritional Products, Diagnostic Products, Medical Devices and Nutritional products is focused category.

For instance,

  • In December 2020, Abbott expands its Pedialyte product portfolio with four new product introductions: Pedialyte with Immune Support, Pedialyte Sport, Pedialyte Organic and Pedialyte Electrolyte Water with Zero Sugar. This development will help company’s revenue to grow which ultimately help this market to grow in many ways.

The company has presence in Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, South America and Middle East and Africa.

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