Global Markets for Baby Foods
The global market for baby foods in 2010 was $27.1 billion. The market is expected to reach $28.2 billion in 2011 and rise at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.5% reaching $35.2 billion by the end of 2016.
The scope of this study encompasses the baby food markets. This report includes infant formula and baby meals. Baby meals include baby cereals, baby snacks, baby drinks, and other baby foods. BCC analyzes each market and how it relates to the nutrient needs of infants/toddlers; the importance of breast-feeding; types and forms of infant formula; complementary baby meals; different types of industrially prepared complementary foods; and benefits, drawbacks, and the market’s regulatory aspects. The technological issues discussed include the latest trends and developments of the baby food market.
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Shalini Shahani Dewan focuses on pharmaceuticals and biotechnology and has been a BCC Research contributor since 2002 as both an analyst and project manager. She has explored a wide range of topics and companies, including working for Johnson & Johnson doing market surveillance. She has an undergraduate degree in pharmacy and master's degree in medicinal chemistry. She resides in the Bay Area.