Lactose-free product market by Type (Milk, Plain, Flavored, Yogurt, Set, Other milk types, Drinking/ Ambient, Regular, Other yogurt types, Probiotic, Cheese, Hard, Cheddar, Cottage, Soft, Other cheese types, Confectionery products, Ice cream, and Other types), Form (Lactose-free, No added sugar products/ reduced sugar claims and Reduced Lactose Products), Category (Organic and Inorganic) and Geography – Global Forecast up to 2026

  • March, 2021
  • Domain: Chemicals, Materials & Food - Agro, Pharma, Food & Personal Care
Pages: 103
Tables: 74
Charts: 105
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Companies: 11
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Lactose is considered the primary source of energy and sugar molecule which exists in milk. Lactose contains two types of sugar which are glucose and galactose. Lactose-free food products are those products that are mainly prepared with no lactose in them. In lactose-free food products, the amount of lactose is minimized or eliminated. This is obtained by fragmenting the lactose molecule that exists in the food within the glucose and galactose. Growing awareness among the public regarding the health benefits of lactose-free food products is expected to propel the lactose-free product market. The rapidly growing number of patients with lactose intolerance is also another factor to drive the market growth. Besides that, the high costs of lactose-free food products may limit the lactose-free products market growth. The Lactose-Free Products Market is estimated to grow at the rate of 8.8% CAGR by 2026.  

Research Methodology:

The Lactose-free product market has been analyzed by utilizing the optimum combination of secondary sources and in-house methodology and a unique balance of primary insights. The real-time valuation of the market is an integral part of our forecasting and market sizing methodology. Industry experts and our primary participants have helped to compile related aspects with accurate parametric estimations for a complete study. The primary participants share is given below:

Lactose-free product market

Lactose-Free Products Market by Type

  • Milk
  • Plain
  • Flavored
  • Yogurt
  • Set
  • Other milk types
  • Drinking/ Ambient
  • Regular
  • Other yogurt types
  • Probiotic
  • Cheese
  • Hard
  • Cheddar
  • Cottage
  • Soft
  • Other cheese types
  • Confectionery products
  • Ice cream
  • Other types

Lactose-Free Products Market by Form

  • Lactose-free
  • No added sugar products/ reduced sugar claims
  • Reduced Lactose Products

Lactose-Free Products Market by Category

  • Organic
  • Inorganic

Lactose-Free Products Market by Geography

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World

In the lactose-free products market type segmentation, the milk segment accounted for the market's highest share. This is due to the enriched benefits of the lactose-free milk, such as rich in calcium, phosphorus, vitamin B12, and vitamin D. In the production process of lactose-free milk, lactase is added due to which the lactose-free milk tastes sweeter than conventional milk and also helps in breaking the lactose into two forms of sugar.

As observed in the market based on form, the lactose-free product's market is segregated into Lactose-free, No added sugar products/ reduced sugar claims, and Reduced Lactose Products. The no added sugar products or reduced sugar claims are expected to have the highest CAGR in the market growth. The highest growth rate is ascribed to increasing consciousness towards fitness and concern about health issues such as obesity and diabetes, increasing demand for sugar-free or no added sugar products.

Based on category, the market is bifurcated into organic and inorganic. The organic segment is expected to have the maximum share in the market. This is due to the extreme benefits of organic milk products. The organic milk is taken from cows raised without antibiotics added growth hormones since the antibiotics, and added growth hormones are harmful up to a level. Hence, these are the reasons supporting the high growth of this segment.

As per the market based on geography, the Asia Pacific region is expected to hold the largest share. Drastic urbanization, increasing preference for expensive & healthy food & beverages, and rising per capita income are factors driving the market growth in this region.

The rapidly increasing lactose intolerant population is the primary driver of global market growth. The majority of the people in few regions around the world are prone to lactose intolerance. Moreover, the self-diagnosis of lactose intolerance is increasing, making consumers more concerned about their health and investing in self-diagnosis, which is surging the demand for market growth.  

This report gives the Key player's profiles of the market-Danone Company S.A., Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation, Dairy Farmers of America, Inc., Valio LTD, Nestle S.A., Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., The Coca-Cola Company, General Mills, Inc., Lifeway Foods, Inc., Lala U.S., and Organic Valley.

The dairy industry is witnessing an enormous transformation as consumer tastes are constantly changing. Consumers have perceived that traditional dairy is imperfect for their consumption owing to the more lactose levels in the dairy products, thus opening the way for the future of lactose-free dairy products.

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  1. Executive Summary
  2. Industry Outlook
    1. Industry Overview
    2. Industry Trends
  3. Market Snapshot
    1. Market Definition
    2. Market Outlook
      1. Porter Five Forces
    3. Related Markets
  4. Market characteristics
    1. Market Overview
    2. Market Segmentation
    3. Market Dynamics
      1. Drivers
      2. Restraints
      3. Opportunities
    4. DRO - Impact Analysis
  5. Type: Market Size & Analysis
    1. Overview
    2. Milk
    3. Plain
    4. Flavored
    5. Yogurt
    6. Set
    7. Other milk types
    8. Drinking/ Ambient
    9. Regular
    10. Other yogurt types
    11. Probiotic
    12. Cheese
    13. Hard
    14. Cheddar
    15. Cottage
    16. Soft
    17. Other cheese types
    18. Confectionery products
    19. Ice cream
    20. Other types
  6.  Form: Market Size & Analysis
    1. Overview
    2. Lactose-free
    3. No added sugar products/ reduced sugar claims
    4. Reduced Lactose Products
  7. Category: Market Size & Analysis
    1. Overview
    2. Organic
    3. Inorganic
  8. Geography: Market Size & Analysis
    1. Overview
    2. North America
    3. Europe
    4. Asia Pacific
    5. Rest of the World
  9. Competitive Landscape
    1. Competitor Comparison Analysis
    2. Market Developments
      1. Mergers and Acquisitions, Legal, Awards, Partnerships
      2. Product Launches and execution
  10. Vendor Profiles
    1. Danone Company S.A.
      1. Overview
      2. Financial Overview
      3. Product Offerings
      4. Developments
      5. Business Strategy
    2. Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation
      1. Overview
      2. Financial Overview
      3. Product Offerings
      4. Developments
      5. Business Strategy
    3. Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.
      1. Overview
      2. Financial Overview
      3. Product Offerings
      4. Developments
      5. Business Strategy
    4. Valio LTD
      1. Overview
      2. Financial Overview
      3. Product Offerings
      4. Developments
      5. Business Strategy
    5. Nestle S.A.
      1. Overview
      2. Financial Overview
      3. Product Offerings
      4. Developments
      5. Business Strategy
    6. Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.
      1. Overview
      2. Financial Overview
      3. Product Offerings
      4. Developments
      5. Business Strategy
    7. The Coca-Cola Company
      1. Overview
      2. Financial Overview
      3. Product Offerings
      4. Developments
      5. Business Strategy
    8. General Mills, Inc.
      1. Overview
      2. Financial Overview
      3. Product Offerings
      4. Developments
      5. Business Strategy
    9. Lifeway Foods, Inc.
      1. Overview
      2. Financial Overview
      3. Product Offerings
      4. Developments
      5. Business Strategy
    10. Lala U.S.
      1. Overview
      2. Financial Overview
      3. Product Offerings
      4. Developments
      5. Business Strategy
  11. Companies to Watch
    1. Organic Valley
      1. Overview
      2. Products & Services
      3. Business Strategy
  12. Analyst Opinion
  13. Annexure
    1. Report Scope
    2. Market Definitions
    3. Research Methodology
      1. Data Collation and In-house Estimation
      2. Market Triangulation
      3. Forecasting
    4. Report Assumptions
    5. Declarations
    6. Stakeholders
    7. Abbreviations

Research Framework

Infoholic research works on a holistic 360° approach in order to deliver high quality, validated and reliable information in our market reports. The Market estimation and forecasting involves following steps:

  • Data Collation (Primary & Secondary)
  • In-house Estimation (Based on proprietary data bases and Models)
  • Market Triangulation
  • Forecasting

Market related information is congregated from both primary and secondary sources.

Primary sources

involved participants from all global stakeholders such as Solution providers, service providers, Industry associations, thought leaders etc. across levels such as CXOs, VPs and managers. Plus, our in-house industry experts having decades of industry experience contribute their consulting and advisory services.

Secondary sources

include public sources such as regulatory frameworks, government IT spending, government demographic indicators, industry association statistics, and company publications along with paid sources such as Factiva, OneSource, Bloomberg among others.

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