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Dairy Products Market in China 2015-2019

Dairy Products Market in China 2015-2019

About Dairy Products

The dairy sector involves the processing, storing, and distribution of milk and milk products. China is the most populated country in the world and has a high demand for dairy products. The dairy products market in the country is expected to grow steadily during the forecast period, driven by growing demand for cheese and yogurt. China is one of the largest importers of food and beverage products globally. Imported goods are primarily sold at retail chains such as hypermarkets, supermarkets, and convenience stores. Online shopping for food and beverages is catching on in China because of growing urbanization and high Internet penetration.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the dairy products market in China to grow at a CAGR of 9.76% over the period 2014-2019.

Covered in this Report

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the dairy products market in China for the period 2015-2019. The report further provides data on the following segments of the market:

  • Milk: liquid milk, flavored milk, and milk powder
  • Cheese: natural cheese and processed cheese
  • Butter: all types of butter except margarine
  • Yogurt: spoonable yogurt, set yogurt, and yogurt drinks
  • Other dairy products: coffee whitener and condensed milk


  • Technavio’s report, Dairy Products Market in China 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from various industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

    Key Vendors
    • Bright Food (Group)
    • China Mengniu Dairy
    • Hangzhou Wahaha Group
    • Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group
    • Want Want Holding
    Other Prominent Vendors
    • Beijing San Yuan Foods
    • China Dairy Group
    • Nestle
    • Sanlu
    • Wonder Sun Dairy
    Market Drivers
    • Increased Urbanization and Disposable Incomes
    • For a full, detailed list, view our report
    Market Challenges
    • Threat of Substitutes
    • For a full, detailed list, view our report
    Market Trends
    • Increased Demand for High Quality Foods
    • For a full, detailed list, view our report
    Key Questions Answered in this Report
    • What will the market size be in 2019 and what will the growth rate be?
    • What are the various end-uses and potential applications for the product?
    • What are the key market trends?
    • What is driving this market?
    • What are the challenges to market growth?
    • Who are the key vendors in this market space and what is the nature of competition between them?
    • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?




    Press Release

    Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Dairy Products Market in China 2015-2019

    Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the dairy products market in China: Bright Food (Group) Co. Ltd., China Mengniu Dairy Co. Ltd., Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co. Ltd., Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co. Ltd. And Want Want Holding Ltd.

    Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Anchor, Arla, Beijing San Yuan Foods, Binge Rui, Bongrain, China Dairy Group, Danone, Devondale, Dutch Mill, Easiyo, Fonterra, JM Gabler Saliter, Lemnos, Nestle, Norco Foods, Nouriz, Oldenburger, Organic Valley, Sanlu, Soster and Wonder Sun Dairy

    Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Growing health concerns among consumers are resulting in increased demand for premium quality dairy products that contain protein, calcium, B12, vitamins, and other nutrients. Manufacturers are introducing new products with added health benefits to cater to this growing demand. Many new companies are entering the market with different product offerings. In addition, existing vendors are expanding their product portfolios and upgrading their manufacturing facilities to meet the varied demands of consumers. Innovative products such as spoonable and flavored yogurts for children have been introduced in the market. The sales of the new Ambrosial UHT yogurt launched by Yili are increasing by more than 150% quarterly. International vendors such as Organic Valley are entering the market with a range of organic dairy products.”

    According to the report, China is expected to be the world’s largest dairy market by 2018. It is also one of the key players and leading importers of dairy products in the global dairy market. Dairy imports have increased in the past five years. Imported dairy products are sold as premium products in the market. Increased urbanization and rise in disposable incomes have influenced consumer buying behavior in China, leading to better living standards and increased demand for these premium products. China has urbanized rapidly over the past three decades because of the demands of the growing population. Disposable income in China has increased in 2014. Consumers are now willing to spend more on FMCG including dairy products, leading to growth in the market.

    Further, the report states that the many alternatives to dairy products are available in China, including milk derived from nuts and cereals such as soy, almond, and rice.

    Companies Mentioned

    Bright Food (Group) Co. Ltd., China Mengniu Dairy Co. Ltd., Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co. Ltd., Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co. Ltd., Want Want Holding Ltd., Anchor, Arla, Beijing San Yuan Foods, Binge Rui, Bongrain, China Dairy Group, Danone, Devondale, Dutch Mill, Easiyo, Fonterra, JM Gabler Saliter, Lemnos, Nestle, Norco Foods, Nouriz, Oldenburger, Organic Valley, Sanlu, Soster, Wonder Sun Dairy

    • Executive Summary
    • List of Abbreviations
    • Scope of the Report
      • Market Overview
      • Product Offerings
    • Market Research Methodology
      • Market Research Process
      • Research Methodology
        • Table Market Research Methodology
    • Introduction
    • Market Landscape
      • Market Overview
        • Table Segmentation of Dairy Products Market in China by Product
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • By Revenue
          • Table Dairy Products Market in China 2014-2019 ($ billions)
        • By Volume
          • Table Dairy Products Market in China 2014-2019 (billions of liters)
      • Five Forces Analysis
    • Market Segmentation by Distribution Channel
      • Table Segmentation of Dairy Products Market in China by Distribution Channel
      • Table Market Share by Distribution Channel 2014
    • Market Segmentation by Product
      • Segmentation of Dairy Products Market in China by Product 2014-2019
        • Table Segmentation of Dairy products Market in China by Products
        • Table Segmentation of Market by Product 2014 and 2019
      • Milk Market in China
        • Market Size and Forecast by Revenue
          • Table Milk Market in China 2014-2019 ($ millions)
      • Yogurt Market in China
        • Market Size and Forecast by Revenue
          • Table Yogurt Market in China 2014-2019 ($ millions)
      • Cheese Market in China
        • Market Size and Forecast by Revenue
          • Table Cheese Market in China 2014-2019 ($ millions)
      • Butter Market in China
        • Market Size and Forecast by Revenue
          • Table Butter Market in China 2014-2019 ($ millions)
      • Other Dairy Products Market in China
        • Market Size and Forecast by Revenue
    • Buying Criteria
    • Market Growth Drivers
    • Drivers and their Impact
    • Market Challenges
    • Impact of Drivers and Challenges
    • Market Trends
    • Trends and Their Impact
    • Vendor Landscape
      • Competitive Scenario
        • Key News
        • Mergers and Acquisition
      • Market Share Analysis 2014
        • Table Market Share by Revenue 2014
      • Other Prominent Vendors
    • Key Vendor Analysis
      • Bright
        • Key Facts
        • Business Overview
        • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2014
          • Table Bright: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2014
        • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013 and 2014
          • Table Bright: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ millions)
        • Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2014
          • Table Bright: Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2014
        • SWOT Analysis
      • China Mengniu Dairy
        • Key Facts
        • Business Overview
        • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
          • Table Mengniu Dairy: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013
          • Table Mengniu Dairy: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013 ($ billions)
        • Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
          • Table Mengniu Dairy : Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Business Strategy
        • Recent Developments
        • SWOT Analysis
      • Hangzhou Wahaha Group
        • Key Facts
        • Business Overview
        • Product Segmentation
          • Table Hangzhou Wahaha Group: Product Segmentation
        • SWOT Analysis
      • Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group
        • Key Facts
        • Business Overview
        • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
          • Table Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013
          • Table Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013 ($ millions)
        • Recent Developments
        • SWOT Analysis
      • Want Want China
        • Key facts
        • Business Overview
        • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013 and 2014
          • Table Want Want China: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ millions)
        • Business Strategy
        • SWOT Analysis
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