India Baby Food Market Investigation & Development Trends Analyzed till 2026

Posted by Nikita Manwar on September 29th, 2019

GMI Research has published a new study titled “India Baby (Infant) Food Market by Product Type (Cereals based, Milk-based, Prepared Food, and Others), By Packaging (Pouches, Jars, Bottles, and Others), By End-User (Online stores, Supermarkets, Specialized Stores, and Others.) and by Geography – Opportunities & Forecast, 2019-2026”, which orates the future prospects set to strike the India Baby Food Market during the forecast period.

Baby food is an integral part of the baby’s life and provides nutrients for the baby. The most crucial phase of growth and development of the baby are between 0 to 6 years. Baby food product consists of various nutrient, which plays a vital role for baby growth. The liquid formula, dry formula, ready to use formula, among others are different varieties of baby food product which is widely used in the baby food market. Also, Milk-based products are influencing the India baby food market as it is the most acceptable alternative of mother’s milk. Baby food helps to provide the baby with a healthier start in life and also protect from an allergic reaction.

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The demand patterns for baby food products are increasing mainly in Metropolitan cities like Mumbai and Bangalore. Consumption of baby products is higher where parents are educated and working. The major growth drivers of baby food products are rising urbanization leading to a change in lifestyles and less time available for preparing food at home, increase in disposable income with the rising of the working population, acceptability for trusted quality food products, Innovative advertisements, rise in supermarkets and e-commerce boom, creating awareness and knowledge among people, increasing women workforce has given rise to the need of feeding babies, which is easily available and increasing concern regarding the fulfillment of nutrition and vitamins. For instance, Nestle India is providing a wide variety of high quality, safe food products at reasonable prices. The main restraints in this market are food security and the process of feeding home-cooked food to babies. Although, the Indian government encourages Breastfeeding by controlling the promotional activities of baby products, especially in infant milk formula.

Various notable players operating in the market, include Nestlé India Ltd, Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd, Danone India Pvt Ltd, Raptakos Brett & Co, Abbott Nutrition, Mead Johnson Nutrition (India) Pvt Ltd, Manna Foods Pvt. Ltd, Pristine Organics Pvt Ltd, Early Foods, Ormeal, among others. For instance, Nestle India, which operates with its six brands in the category of baby food products.

The India baby food market has been segmented on the basis of product type, packaging, end users, and key geography. Based on product type, the market is segmented into cereals, milk, prepared food, and others. Based on packaging, the market is segmented into pouches, jars, bottles, and others. Based on end users, the market is segmented into online stores, supermarkets, specialized stores, and others.

The research report “India Baby Food Market” provides an in-depth analysis of India baby food market based on product type, packaging, end user and major geography for the forecast period from 2019 to 2026. The report also highlights the major market drivers propelling the growth as well as challenges faced by market participants. The research report provides market size and forecast for India baby food market. In addition, the report also analyses the competitive landscape, major players and their strategies in 2018. The competitive landscape section of the report captures and highlights the recent developments in the market.

Key questions answered in this research report:
1- At what pace is India baby food market growing? What will be the growth trend in the future?
2- What are the key drivers and restraints in the current market? What will be the impact of drivers and restraints in the future?
3- What are the regional revenue and forecast breakdowns? Which are the major regional revenue pockets for growth in the India baby food market?
4- What are the various application areas and how they are poised to grow?

Market Segmentation

By Product Type
• Cereals Based
• Milk-Based
• Prepared Food
• Others

By Packaging
• Pouches
• Jars
• Bottles
• Others

By End User
• Online Stores
• Supermarkets
• Specialized Stores
• Others

By Geography
• India
As a part of the customization
o By Product Type
o By Packaging
o By End User

Leading market players
• Nestlé India Ltd
• Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd
• Danone India Pvt Limited
• Raptakos Brett & Co.
• Abbott Nutrition
• Mead Johnson Nutrition (India) Pvt Ltd
• Manna Foods, Pvt. Ltd.
• Pristine Organics Pvt. Ltd.
• Early Foods
• Ormeal

*Other prominent players in the market which can be profiled as a part of customization:
• The great Banyan
• Slurrp Farm
• Happy Tummys
• Mimmo Organics

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