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The Baby Food Market in UK, 2017

The Baby Food Market in UK, 2017

Summary

The Baby Food Market in UK, 2017, is an analytical report by GlobalData which provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the UK market.

The UK baby food market has been struggling in recent years, with volume in 2016 12% lower than in 2010. Negative publicity on the nutritional values of prepared baby foods has exacerbated the existing move towards homemade baby foods. UK babies were consuming considerably less baby food in 2016 than in 2010. GlobalData estimates that the total value of the market grew by 28.3% at current prices between 2010 and 2016. At constant 2010 prices, the value of the sector has grown by 13.8% over the same period. GlobalData forecasts a rise of 22% in 2022, equivalent to a rise of 7% in real terms. Volumes will show no growth, although finger foods and milks will gain ground. Finger foods will register the highest growth due to the increasing popularity of on-the-go snacks among parents.

What else does this report offer?

  • Consumption data based upon a unique combination of industry research, fieldwork, market sizing work and our in-house expertise to offer extensive data about the trends and dynamics affecting the industry.
  • Detailed profile of the companies operating and new companies considering entry in the industry along with their key focus product sectors.
  • Market profile of the various product sectors with the key features & developments, segmentation, per capita trends and the various manufacturers & brands.
  • Overview of baby food retailing with a mention of the major retailers in the country along with the distribution channel.
  • Future projections considering various trends which are likely to affect the industry.
Scope
  • In UK baby food market, volume sales are down by 12% and the value of the market has risen both in absolute and in real terms, largely due to the higher unit prices of milks, as well as the trend towards higher priced finger foods.
  • Infant formula dominates the baby food market, accounting for 58% of value sales and 46% of volume in 2016. Finger Foods is the only category to see consistent growth, which accounts for under 10% of retail sales.
  • Organic food has made considerable headway in baby food, with the strongest performance in wet meals and finger foods.
  • Danone, owner of the Cow & Gate and Aptamil brands, is the dominant leader in the baby food market, with a value share of 52.8% in 2016.
  • There is limited production of baby food in the UK, with most formulae imported, although there are some small local companies.
  • The major food multiples and pharmacies/drugstores are the main commercial channels for baby food distribution. Non-commercial channels including hospitals and clinics are excluded from the retail market; subsidized milk distribution through clinics was terminated in 2006.
  • GlobalData estimates that there is further potential for growth in the UK's baby food market in terms of value, if not volume.
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  • Evaluate important changes in consumer behavior and identify profitable markets and areas for product innovation.
  • Analyse current and forecast behavior trends in each category to identify the best opportunities to exploit.
  • Detailed understanding of consumption by individual product categories in order to align your sales and marketing efforts with the latest trends in the market.
  • Investigates which categories are performing the best and how this is changing market dynamics.


  • Executive Summary
  • Market size and growth analysis
    • Market Size Analysis - North America compared to other regions
      • Table Regional comparison: Market size, growth, and per capita analysis, 2016-2021
    • Growth Analysis by Region
    • Growth Analysis by Country
    • Growth Analysis by Market
  • Growth potential by countries in North America
    • Analyzing countries in North America - Methodology
    • Risk, reward, and opportunity analysis of North American countries
  • Market size and growth analysis
    • Countries in North America - Overview
    • Growth Contribution Analysis by Country (1/5)
    • Share of Bakery & Cereals compared to other Food sectors
    • Change in consumption levels by country and Bakery & Cereal markets
    • Per Capita Consumption Analysis
    • Per Capita Expenditure Analysis
  • Country Analysis: North America
    • The US
      • The US Bakery & Cereals - Overview
      • The US Bakery & Cereals - Demographic analysis
      • The US Bakery & Cereals - Key trends
    • Mexico
      • Mexican Bakery & Cereals - Overview
      • Mexican Bakery & Cereals - Demographic analysis
      • Mexican Bakery & Cereals - Key trends
    • Canada
      • Canada Bakery & Cereals - Overview
      • Canada Bakery & Cereals - Demographic analysis
      • Canada Bakery & Cereals - Key trends
  • Success Stories
    • About Case Studies
    • Case Study: Honey Nut Cheerios Whole Grain Oats
    • Case Study: Toasted Coconut Ginger Granola
    • Case Study: Boulart Sandwich Bun
  • Company and Brand Analysis
    • Brand Share Analysis in the Bakery & Cereals Sector (1/3)
    • Leading companies in North America's Bakery & Cereal sector
    • Leading Brands in North America's Bakery & Cereals sector
    • Private label penetration in the Bakery & Cereals sector
      • Table Private label accounted for 10.4% of the overall Bakery & Cereals sales in 2016
  • Health & Wellness Analysis
    • Health & Wellness Analysis - Overview
      • Table Health & Wellness value and its share in overall sales, 2011-2021
    • Health & Wellness market growth analysis by country
    • Health & Wellness Analysis - Key product attributes and consumer benefits
    • Leading Health & Wellness companies by market share (1/3)
  • Key Distribution Channels
    • Leading Distribution Channels by Countries
      • Table Leading Distribution Channels in North America by countries, 2016
    • Leading Distribution Channels by Markets (1/4)
      • Table Leading Distribution Channels in North America region by markets, 2016
  • Key Packaging Formats
    • Growth analysis by key Packaging Material and Container Type
    • Growth analysis by Closure Type and Outer Type
  • Challenges and Future Outlook
    • Key Challenges
    • Future Outlook
  • Appendix
    • Table Global Bakery & Cereal - Sales, by Region - Value (US$ million)
    • Table Global Bakery & Cereal Sales, by Region - Volume (kg Million)
    • Table Growth Analysis, by Country - Value (US$ million)
    • Table Growth Analysis, by Country - Volume (kg Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Baking Ingredients (US$ Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Baking Mixes (US$ Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Bread & Rolls (US$ Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Breakfast Cereals (US$ Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Cakes, Pastries & Sweet Pies (US$ Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Cereal Bars (US$ Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Cookies (Sweet Biscuits) (US$ Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Dough Products (US$ Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Energy Bars (US$ Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Morning Goods (US$ Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Savory Biscuits (US$ Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Baking Ingredients (Kg Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Baking Mixes (Kg Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Bread & Rolls (Kg Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Breakfast Cereals (Kg Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Cakes, Pastries & Sweet Pies (Kg Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Cereal Bars (Kg Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Cookies (Sweet Biscuits) (Kg Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Dough Products (Kg Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Energy Bars (Kg Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Morning Goods (Kg Million)
    • Table Market Growth Analysis, by Country - Savory Biscuits (Kg Million)
    • Table Global - Brands vs. Private Label Value (2016, US$ million)
    • Table North America - Brands vs. Private Label Value (2016, US$ million)
    • Table North America - Brands vs. Private Label Value, by Country (2016, US$ million)
    • Table North America Top Five Brands value sales, Baking Mixes (US$ million)
    • Table North America Top Five Brands value sales, Baking Ingredients (US$ million)
    • Table North America Top Five Brands value sales, Bread & Rolls (US$ million)
    • Table North America Top Five Brands value sales, Breakfast Cereals (US$ million)
    • Table North America Top Five Brands value sales, Cakes, Pastries & Sweet Pies (US$ million)
    • Table North America Top Five Brands value sales, Cereal Bars (US$ million)
    • Table North America Top Five Brands value sales, Cookies (Sweet Biscuits) (US$ million)
    • Table North America Top Five Brands value sales, Dough Products (US$ million)
    • Table North America Top Five Brands value sales, Energy Bars (US$ million)
    • Table North America Top Five Brands value sales, Morning Goods (US$ million)
    • Table North America Top Five Brands value sales, Savory Biscuits (US$ million)
    • Table Health & Wellness product attribute analysis for North America
    • Table Health & Wellness consumer benefit attribute analysis for North America
    • Table Leading Distribution Channels in the North America region, 2016
    • Table Volume Growth by Packaging Material (2011-2021)
    • Table Volume Growth by Container Type (2011-2021)
    • Table Volume Growth by Closure Type (2011-2021)
    • Table Volume Growth by Outer Type (2011-2021)
  • Trends Definitions
    • GlobalData's TrendSights Framework
    • GlobalData has identified eight mega-trends that can be broken down into 63 trends
    • Definitions - Trends: Health & Wellness
    • Definitions - Trends: Sensory & Indulgence
    • Definitions - Trends: Comfort & Uncertainty (1/2)
    • Definitions - Trends: Sustainability & Ethics
    • Definitions - Trends: Individualism & Expression
    • Definitions - Trends: Smart & Connected
    • Definitions - Trends: Easy & Affordable

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