Global A2 Milk Market, By Form (Powder and Liquid), Nature (Organic and Conventional), Fat Content (No Fat, Low Fat, Reduced Fat, and Whole Fat), Packaging Size (101-250 Ml/Gm, 250-500Ml/Gm, 501-1000Ml/Gm and Above 1000 Ml/Gm), Packaging Form (Bottles, Cartons, Can, Jars, and Others) Distribution Channel (Store Based Retailers and Non-Store Retailers) - Industry Trends and Forecast to 2029.
A2 Milk Market Analysis and Size
A2 milk aids in the development of immunity, stimulates metabolism, and provides Omega 3 fatty acids. A2 milk is gaining significant growth due to rising consumer awareness of their health and high nutrition content in A2 milk than regular milk. It is available in various forms and is easily available in the market. However, high prices of A2 milk and its products are expected to restrain the market growth of A2 milk during the forecasted period.
Some factors driving the market growth are the rise in A2 milk technology, increasing application of A2 milk in infant formulae surging the market, and growing awareness about health among consumers. However, limitations in the high prices of A2 milk are expected to hamper the market's growth.
Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the A2 milk market is expected to reach USD 6,929.14 million by 2029, at a CAGR of 21.7% during the forecast period.
2022 to 2029
2020 (Customizable to 2019-2014)
Revenue in USD Million, Pricing in USD
By Form (Powder and Liquid), Nature (Organic and Conventional), Fat Content (No Fat, Low Fat, Reduced Fat, and Whole Fat), Packaging Size (101-250 Ml/Gm, 250-500ml/Gm, 501-1000ml/Gm, and Above 1000 Ml/Gm), Packaging Form (Bottles, Cartons, Can, Jars, and Others) And Distribution Channel (Store Based Retailers and Non-Store Retailers)
U.S., Canada, and Mexico, Germany, U.K., Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, Netherlands, Belgium, Russia, Turkey, Rest of Europe, China, New Zealand, Australia, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Thailand and Rest of Asia Pacific, South Africa, U.A.E., Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and rest of the Middle East and Africa, Brazil, Argentina, and Rest of South America.
Market Players Covered
GCMMF, Erden Creamery Pvt Ltd, PROVILAC, Ripley Farms LLC., Taw River Dairy, The a2 Milk Company Limited, Urban Farms Milk., Vedaaz Organics Pvt. Ltd., AVTARAN MILK, DOFE, Captain's Farm., Ksheerdham., Ayuda Organics, Veco Zuivel B.V., and Australia's Own.
A2 milk is a type of cow's milk that lacks the A1 form of -casein proteins and mostly contains the A2 form. The A2 beta-casein protein in A2 milk quickly breaks down into amino acids for quick digestion, improving our overall health and increasing cow's milk's nutritional value. A2 cow milk contains minerals such as calcium, potassium, and phosphorus, which are required for strong bones and teeth, better muscle function, blood pressure regulation, tissue, and cell growth, and enhancing good cholesterol (HDL), as well as maintaining overall nourishment and well-being of the body.
A2 Milk Market Dynamics
This section deals with understanding the market drivers, advantages, opportunities, restraints, and challenges. All of this is discussed in detail below:
- Increased awareness about health among consumers
The growing awareness about health, food intake, and diets among consumers are the major driving force for the global A2 milk market. Over time, consumers know the pros and cons of the food they eat daily. A2 milk is highly nutritious and positively impacts a person's body due to the presence of A2 beta-casein protein. This A2 protein prevents various heart diseases, diabetes, and autism. With this, people are consuming A2 milk and prefer it for regular consumption. This change in the preference and development of awareness towards health is expected to boost the market growth of the global A2 milk market.
Thus, the growing health awareness and changing eating habits of end users are leading to more demand for A2 milk. This rising demand for A2 milk is expected to boost the global A2 milk market.
- High nutritional values in a2 compared to regular milk
A2 milk differs in protein type and structure from A1 milk. A2 milk is the best choice for boosting immunity and keeping healthy, and replacing regular milk with A2 milk benefits both mind and body by improving cognitive function and nourishing skin and hair. In addition, A2 milk prevents problems such as heart disease, lactose intolerance, diabetes, and autism. With abundant nutrition and numerous health benefits, consumers' demand for A2 milk is rising rapidly. End users prefer A2 milk over regular milk in different dairy products to maintain good health. Hence, A2 milk is proved to be more nutritious than regular milk.
Thus, the high nutrition value and more mineral content of A2 milk are leading to the higher demand and sales of A2 milk in the market. With this increasing demand, the global A2 milk market is expected to boost significantly.
- High prices of a2 milk
The high prices of A2 milk over regular milk serve as a major restraint for market growth. The A2 milk and milk products have a price range double the regular milk in the market. The production of A2 milk is still limited as A2 milk cow breeds provide less milk per day, and due to this, companies are charging high costs for A2 milk to generate higher revenues. The end users of A2 dairy are the common men, and the presence of A2 milk in the market with a higher range is not affordable to plenty of people. Due to higher degrees, people prefer regular milk over A2 milk and its products. These high milk prices are a major restraining factor in the market growth.
Thus, the high prices of A2 milk and milk products enable consumers to use regular milk. This, in turn, is expected to restrain the growth of the global A2 milk market.
- Inclination of consumers over sustainable production of a2 milk
Sustainability protects the environment's health and bio capacity. Individual and community well-being is aided by sustainability. Sustainability promotes a better economy with less pollution and waste, fewer emissions, more employment, and equitable wealth distribution. A sustainable approach to A2 milk production reduces the environmental impact of dairy farming while increasing the dairy sector's animal welfare and social endorsement. Consumers with higher moral standards are more likely to be interested in purchasing A2 milk dairy products that are using sustainable innovations. Regular organic consumers have a more favorable attitude toward dairy products that use sustainable innovation. As a result, many A2 milk-based companies focus on sustainability in their production, processing, packaging, and other processes.
Thus, implementing sustainable approaches in almost every stage in A2 milk & A2 milk-based products production has provided various opportunities for market growth even in the forecasted period because consumers mostly prefer sustainable and organic products.
- Growth in the trend of veganism among people
Veganism is a lifestyle that advocates for eliminating animal products from one's diet, specifically dairy, meat, and poultry. Veganism has evolved into a trend toward healthier living as more people become aware of the harm it is causing to the environment and animal species. Veganism's rationale is to stop stressing, exploiting, and killing animals to bring their species to an end. This veganism trend brings more natural milk alternatives, so most vegan adopted people avoid a2 milk-based products, even though A2 milk has a higher nutritional benefit than others. Since A2 milk is an animal-based product, the veganism trend will pose a significant challenge to the growth of the A2 milk market.
Thus, the veganism trend leads to minimal opt for dairy-based products by consumers, so this trend of veganism among people is expected to be a major challenge for global A2 milk market growth.
Post-COVID-19 Impact on Global A2 Milk Market
Post the pandemic, the demand for A2 milk has increased as there won't be any restrictions on movement; hence, the supply of products would be easy. The persistence of COVID-19 for a longer period has affected the supply chain as it got disrupted, and it became difficult to supply the food products to the consumers, initially increasing the demand for products. However, post-COVID, the need for A2 milk has increased significantly due to good protein content and other available nutrients.
- In August 2022, the a2 Milk Company (a2MC) is partnering with KidsCan, the top organization in New Zealand that supports underprivileged children. As a Major Partner, a2MC will donate $130,000 annually for the first three years to help fund KidsCan programs and will organize staff and friend volunteerism to support KidsCan in carrying out its critically important mission
- In May 2022, the a2 Milk Company and Lincoln University are collaborating to introduce a new program to support sustainable dairy farming initiatives in New Zealand. The a2 Milk Company and Lincoln University, New Zealand's only specialist land-based university, joined forces to launch The Farm Sustainability Fund today
Global A2 Milk Market Scope
Global A2 milk market is segmented based on form, nature, fat content, packaging size, packaging form, and distribution channel. The growth amongst these segments will help you analyze major growth segments in the industries and provide the users with a valuable market overview and market insights to help them make strategic decisions for identifying core market applications.
On the basis of form, the global A2 milk market is segmented into powder and liquid.
On the basis of nature, the global A2 milk market is segmented into organic and conventional.
- No fat
- Low fat
- Reduced fat
- Whole fat
On the basis of fat content, the global A2 milk market is segmented into no fat, low fat, reduced fat, and whole fat.
- Above 1000ml/Gm
On the basis of packaging size, the global A2 milk market is segmented into 101-250 ml/gm, 250-500ml/gm, 501-1000ml/gm, and above 1000 ml/gm.
On the basis of packaging form, the global A2 milk market is segmented into bottles, cartons, can, jars, and others.
- Stored based retailers
- Non-store retailers
On the basis of distribution channel, the global A2 milk market is segmented into store based retailers and non-store retailers.
A2 Milk Market Regional Analysis/Insights
The A2 milk market is analyzed, and market size insights and trends are provided by country, form, nature, fat content, packaging size, packaging form, and distribution channel, as referenced above.
The countries covered in the global A2 milk market report are U.S., Canada, and Mexico, Germany, U.K., Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, Netherlands, Belgium, Russia, Turkey, Rest of Europe, China, New Zealand, Australia, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Thailand and Rest of Asia Pacific, South Africa, U.A.E., Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and rest of the Middle East and Africa, Brazil, Argentina, and Rest of South America.
Asia-Pacific is the largest market for A2 milk. Growing awareness of A2 milk health benefits over A1 milk among consumers is the major reason for the growth A2 milk market in Asia-Pacific. Moreover, the plant-based food market is growing progressively in the Asia-Pacific region. The growth of this market will directly impact the development of the A2 milk market. However, high prices of A2 milk are likely to restrict the market growth.
The country section of the report also provides individual market impacting factors and changes in market regulation that affect the current and future trends of the market. Data points like downstream and upstream value chain analysis, technical trends, porter's five forces analysis, and case studies are some of the pointers used to forecast the market scenario for individual countries. Also, the presence and availability of global brands and their challenges faced due to large or scarce competition from local and domestic brands, the impact of domestic tariffs, and trade routes are considered while providing forecast analysis of the country data.
Competitive Landscape and A2 Milk Market Share Analysis
The A2 milk market competitive landscape provides details about the competitor. Components included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width, and breadth, application dominance. The above data points are only related to the companies focusing on the A2 milk market.
Some of the major players operating in the A2 milk market are GCMMF, Erden Creamery Pvt Ltd, PROVILAC, Ripley Farms LLC., Taw River Dairy, The a2 Milk Company Limited, Urban Farms Milk., Vedaaz Organics Pvt. Ltd., AVTARAN MILK, DOFE, Captain's Farm., Ksheerdham., Ayuda Organics, Veco Zuivel B.V., and Australia's Own., and among others.