Global Lactose-Free Market, By Type (Milk, Milk Powder, Yogurt, Ice-Cream, Butter and Cheese, Whey and Others), Category (Organic and Conventional), Packaging Type (Bottles, Cartons, Tubs and Others), Distribution Channel (Specialty Store, Supermarket/Hypermarket, Convenience Store and E-Retailers)– Industry Trends and Forecast to 2029
Market Analysis and Size
The growing lactose-intolerant population is driving the growth of the lactose-free market. Due to the expulsion of sugar, lactose-free dairy items have a lower calorie profile; this is driving the interest for lactose-free items among health-conscious people, which is expected to cultivate the lactose-free products market demand.
Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the lactose-free market was valued at USD 12.6 billion and is expected to reach the value of USD 32.21 billion by 2029, at a CAGR of 12.45% during the forecast period of 2022-2029. In addition to the market insights such as market value, growth rate, market segments, geographical coverage, market players, and market scenario, the market report curated by the Data Bridge Market Research team includes in-depth expert analysis, import/export analysis, pricing analysis, production consumption analysis, patent analysis and consumer behaviour.
Report Scope and Market Segmentation
2022 to 2029
2020 (Customizable to 2014 - 2019)
Revenue in USD Billion, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD
Type (Milk, Milk Powder, Yogurt, Ice-Cream, Butter and Cheese, Whey and Others), Category (Organic and Conventional), Packaging Type (Bottles, Cartons, Tubs and Others), Distribution Channel (Specialty Store, Supermarket/Hypermarket, Convenience Store and E-Retailers)
U.S., Canada and Mexico in North America, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Denmark, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Rest of Europe in Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific (APAC) in the Asia-Pacific (APAC), Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, South Africa, Egypt, Israel, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) as a part of Middle East and Africa (MEA), Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America as part of South America
Market Players Covered
Bayer AG (Germany), Abbott (U.S.), DSM (Netherlands), DuPont. (U.S.), Amway (U.S.), The Nature's Bounty Co. (U.S.), GlaxoSmithKline plc. (U.K.), Nestlé (Switzerland) Mead Johnson & Company, LLC. (U.S.), Medifast, Inc. (U.S.), Premier Nutrition Corporation (U.S.), TOOTSI IMPEX Inc. (Canada), Health Food Manufacturers' Association (U.K.), NOW Foods (U.S.), Glanbia PLC (Ireland), Herbalife International of America, Inc. (U.S.), and Bionova (India)
Lactose-free products are lactose-free food and beverages. Lactose-free products are commonly consumed by people who are lactose intolerant. Lactose is a type of sugar that is commonly found in milk and other dairy products. Lactose is not well broken down by some people, so lactose-free products are ideal for them.
Lactose-Free Market Dynamics
- Rising prevalence of chronic lifestyle diseases and intolerance to animal protein
One of the key factors driving market growth is the rising prevalence of chronic lifestyle diseases and intolerance to lactose based food. Furthermore, the widespread adoption of vegan eating habits around the world is propelling market growth. With rising consumer awareness of animal health and the prevention of cruelty to animals in the food industry, there is a shift in global preference for plant-based food products. As a result, the market has a more positive outlook.
- Rise in social media marketing
Furthermore, the development of novel products, such as plant-based milk, eggs, and meat, is stimulating growth. These products are high in essential nutrients and taste almost identical to their animal-derived counterparts. Other factors, such as extensive promotional activities by celebrities and athletes to encourage the consumption of vegetarian products in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle and the ease of product availability via proliferating online retail channels, are expected to drive the market even further.
Rising food allergy and disease cases, rising consumer preference for natural and organic food sources, increasing availability of a wide variety and quality of lactose free products, growing penetration of e-commerce platforms, particularly in developing economies, and stringent laws to ensure high-quality organic milk production will all drive market value growth.
However, the unpleasant taste of lactose-free products will be a major impediment to market growth. Furthermore, fluctuations in raw material prices and supply chain disruptions caused by the pandemic will slow market growth. High costs associated with research and development capabilities will also be a hindrance to market growth.
This lactose-free market report provides details of new recent developments, trade regulations, import-export analysis, production analysis, value chain optimization, market share, impact of domestic and localized market players, analyses opportunities in terms of emerging revenue pockets, changes in market regulations, strategic market growth analysis, market size, category market growths, application niches and dominance, product approvals, product launches, geographic expansions, technological innovations in the market. To gain more info on the lactose-free market contact Data Bridge Market Research for an Analyst Brief, our team will help you take an informed market decision to achieve market growth.
COVID-19 Impact on Lactose-Free Market
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a negative impact on a few businesses around the world, including the lactose-free market. While assessing post-pandemic client penchant changes, business needs have shifted to liquidation strategies and stock organisation, with usage at a halt and inventories piling up in stockrooms. Given the combined effect of outlet closures and balanced results as a result of the rapidly deteriorating monetary situation, market less usefulness made it one of the most seriously affected associations by the pandemic.
- To meet the rapidly changing needs of buyers without lactose items, The Coca-Cola Company acquired the entire remaining stake in Fair-life LLC from its joint venture, Select Milk Producers, in January 2020.
- Valio and Palmer Holland (US) entered into a joint venture in April 2020 to offer lactose-free powders in the US market.
Global Lactose-Free Market Scope
The lactose-free market is segmented on the basis of type, category, packaging type and distribution channel. The growth amongst these segments will help you analyze meagre 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.
- Specialty Store
- Convenience Store
Lactose-Free Market Regional Analysis/Insights
The lactose-free market is analysed and market size insights and trends are provided by country, type, category, packaging type and distribution channel as referenced above.
The countries covered in the lactose-free market report are U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany, U.K., Italy, France, Spain, Russia, Turkey, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Poland, Turkey, rest of Europe, Japan, China, South Korea, India, Australia, Singapore, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, rest of Asia-Pacific, South Africa, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E., and rest of the Middle East and Africa, Brazil, Argentina & rest of South America.
North America dominates the lactose-free market and will continue to do so during the forecast period due to rising R&D activities and rising demand for cream-based products and yoghurt.
Asia-Pacific is expected to post significant gains during the forecast period, with the highest CAGR owing to the growth and expansion of the food and beverage industry, rising rates of lactose intolerance, an ever-increasing geriatric population base, and rising personal disposable income.
The country section of the report also provides individual market impacting factors and changes in market regulation that impact the current and future trends of the market. Data points like down-stream and upstream value chain analysis, technical trends and porter's five forces analysis, 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, impact of domestic tariffs and trade routes are considered while providing forecast analysis of the country data.
Competitive Landscape and Lactose-Free Market Share Analysis
The lactose-free market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details 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 provided are only related to the companies' focus related to lactose-free market.
Some of the major players operating in the lactose-free market are:
- Bayer AG (Germany)
- Abbott (U.S.)
- DSM (Netherlands)
- DuPont. (U.S.)
- Amway (U.S.)
- The Nature's Bounty Co. (U.S.)
- GlaxoSmithKline plc. (U.K.)
- Nestlé SA (Switzerland)
- Mead Johnson & Company, LLC. (U.S.)
- Medifast, Inc. (U.S.)
- Premier Nutrition Corporation (U.S.)
- TOOTSI IMPEX Inc. (Canada)
- Health Food Manufacturers' Association (U.K.)
- NOW Foods (U.S.)
- Glanbia PLC (Ireland)
- Herbalife International of America, Inc. (U.S.)
- Bionova (India)