- Global Pharma News & Resources

Baby Infant Formula Market to Generate USD 45,348 Million by 2022, at a CAGR of 9.5%

Global baby infant formula market size is expected to bet $24,043 million in 2018, and is projected to reach $45,348 million by 2025, registering a CAGR of 9.5% from 2018 to 2025. In 2018, the infant milk segment accounted for more than half of the market share in the global market, both in terms of revenue and volume.

Baby infant formula comprises products with increased levels of energy, protein, and certain vitamins and minerals necessary for proper development of baby. Physicians recommend infant formula milk and follow-on-milk to babies under 12 months as a substitute to breastmilk, while specialty baby milk and growing-up milk are recommended to baby more than 12 months for their overall development. Infant formula simulates breastmilk and is considered suitable as its complete or partial substitute.

High nutrition content in baby infant formula, change in lifestyle, rise in middle-class population, and increase in disposable income of people in emerging economies, such as India, China, Indonesia, are expected to propel the baby infant formula market growth from 2018 to 2025.

For Purchase Enquiry:

In 2018, infant milk is expected to account for high share in the market, and is expected to maintain its dominance during the forecast period. It contains vitamins and nutrients, such as iron that can help prevent anemia. Some types of infant formula are supplemented with probiotic called Bifidobacterium Lactis, which prevent diarrhea, ease colic, and lower the risk of food allergies. Active launch activities and promotion of infant formula in the U.S. and UK have led to its high penetration rate.

Growth in awareness among consumers has led to increase in preference for organic baby food products. Thus, baby infant formula free from ingredients such as added sugar, sodium, and preservatives may present novel opportunities for the baby infant formula manufacturers. However, concerns related to food safety and decline in global birth rate may hamper the market growth.

In 2017, infant milk is estimated to account for the highest market share owing to rise in physician’s recommendation to use infant milk as a substitute to breastfeeding, as it is healthy and nutritious choice along with better convenience. Iron-rich infant milk helps prevent anemia. Various infant milks are supplemented with probiotics, which help to prevent diarrhea, ease colic, and lower the risk of food allergies.

In 2018, hypermarkets distribution channel is anticipated to generate the highest revenue and would maintain its dominance during the forecast period. Whereas, pharmacy/medical store is expected to grow at the highest CAGR of 10.6% from 2018 to 2025.

In terms of value, Asia-Pacific and Europe collectively contributed around two-third of the market share in the Baby infant formula market in 2018.

The key players profiled in the report include Abbott, Arla Foods Amba, Campbell Soups, Dana Dairy Group Ltd, Danone, D-Signstore, HiPP GmbH & Co. Vertrieb KG, Reckitt Benckiser (Mead Johnson & Company LLC), Nestle S.A. and The Hain Celestial Group.

Download Sample Copy:


David Correa
5933 NE Win Sivers Drive
#205, Portland, OR 97220
United States
USA/Canada (Toll Free): 1-800-792-5285, 1-503-894-6022, 1-503-446-1141
UK: +44-845-528-1300
Hong Kong: +852-301-84916
India (Pune): +91-20-66346060
Fax: +1(855)550-5975
Follow Us on LinkedIn:

About Us

Allied Market Research (AMR) is a full-service market research and business-consulting wing of Allied Analytics LLP based in Portland, Oregon. Allied Market Research provides global enterprises as well as medium and small businesses with unmatched quality of “Market Research Reports” and “Business Intelligence Solutions.” AMR has a targeted view to provide business insights and consulting to assist its clients to make strategic business decisions and achieve sustainable growth in their respective market domain.

We are in professional corporate relations with various companies and this helps us in digging out market data that helps us generate accurate research data tables and confirms utmost accuracy in our market forecasting. Each and every data presented in the reports published by us is extracted through primary interviews with top officials from leading companies of domain concerned. Our secondary data procurement methodology includes deep online and offline research and discussion with knowledgeable professionals and analysts in the industry.


This content has been distributed via WiredRelease press release distribution service. For press release service enquiry, please reach us at

Editor Details

Last Updated: 20-Feb-2020