Europe Dairy Based Beverages Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

Europe Dairy Based Beverages Market is segmented by Type (Milk, Yogurt, Kefir, and Others), by Category (Flavored and Unflavored drinks); by Distribution Channel (Supermarkets/Hypermarkets, Convenience stores, Specialty Stores, Online Channels, and Others); and by Geography.

Market Snapshot

Europe Dairy Based Beverages Market Summary
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2019
CAGR: 4.85 %

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Market Overview

Europe Dairy Based Beverages Market is projected to register a CAGR of 4.85%, during the forecast period of 2020-2025.

  • The consumer demand for convenient and healthy on-the-go snack options is the primary attribute for the sales of dairy snack products all over the world. The changing lifestyle of consumers, involving the consumption of smaller meals, is leading to increased consumption of snacks. Hence, dairy snacks, being the healthier and nutritional option, are witnessing increasing demand.​
  • Dairy-based snack products are naturally high in calcium content, and hence, are perceived as a nutritional snacking option. The health benefits of probiotic drinks, especially their ability to improve digestion and the immune system, are attracting consumers across all age groups.​
  • Health and wellness trends have led to the inclination of consumers toward low fat, lactose-free variants, and calcium rich variants of the dairy snacks. ​

Scope of the report

Europe dairy based beverages market is segmented by type, category, distribution channel, and geography. On the basis of type, the market is segmented into milk, yogurt, kefir, and others. On the basis category, the market is segmented into flavoured and unflavoured drinks. Based on distribution channel, the market is segmented into supermarkets/hypermarkets, convenience stores, specialty stores, online channels, and others. Based on geography the report provides a regional analysis, which includes United Kingdome, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe.

By Type
By Category
Flavoured drink
Unflavored drink
By Distibution Channel
Convenience stores
Specialty Stores
Online Channels
By Geography
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe

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Key Market Trends

Rising Awareness for Healthy Snacking

Many people are increasingly looking for a convenient snack that delivers health benefits and that tastes good and offers an enjoyable food experience. The dairy industry is able to offer less processed products for easy eating experiences that go beyond the traditional three - square meal experience.  The increased health awareness and consumer willingness to experiment have led to the development of dairy snacks, thus, allowing different products to include cheese, yogurt, butter, buttermilk, ice-cream, and lactose-free milk as ingredients. The nutritious snacks are often eaten between breakfast and lunch, and are often less processed, such as snacking cheese, yogurt, and smoothies, as it contain nutrients, which in turn boosting the market studied growth.

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Supermarkets/Hypermarkets holds a Prominent Share in the market studied

Owing to a huge retail space catering to a wide variety of preferences, supermarkets/ hypermarkets are dominant channels for the sales of dairy snacks across the region. Factors, such as business expansion and rising number of hypermarkets and supermarkets, add to the sales of these retail formats and significantly contribute to the market studied. The increasing market share of the supermarkets/ hypermarkets  segment has, in turn, increased the demand for purchasing products in bulk, as customers want to make fewer trips to the store and receive more value for their money. This has, in turn, increased the sales of dairy snacks across the region.​

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Competitive Landscape

The key players are embarking on mergers and acquisitions as one of their key strategies to achieve consolidation and optimize their offerings. Moreover, these players merge with local players to gain dominance in the local markets. ​Some of the major players in thte market studied are Nestle SA, Danone Groupe SA, FrieslandCampina, Arla Foods amba among others.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 By Type

      1. 5.1.1 Milk

      2. 5.1.2 Yogurt

      3. 5.1.3 Kefir

      4. 5.1.4 Others

    2. 5.2 By Category

      1. 5.2.1 Flavoured drink

      2. 5.2.2 Unflavored drink

    3. 5.3 By Distibution Channel

      1. 5.3.1 Supermarkets/hypermarkets

      2. 5.3.2 Convenience stores

      3. 5.3.3 Specialty Stores

      4. 5.3.4 Online Channels

      5. 5.3.5 Others

    4. 5.4 By Geography

      1. 5.4.1 United Kingdom

      2. 5.4.2 Germany

      3. 5.4.3 France

      4. 5.4.4 Russia

      5. 5.4.5 Italy

      6. 5.4.6 Spain

      7. 5.4.7 Rest of Europe


    1. 6.1 Most Active Companies

    2. 6.2 Most Adopted Strategies

    3. 6.3 Market Share Analysis

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Nestle SA

      2. 6.4.2 Danone Groupe SA

      3. 6.4.3 Chobani, LLC.

      4. 6.4.4 FrieslandCampina.

      5. 6.4.5 Arla Foods amba

      6. 6.4.6 SODIAAL

      7. 6.4.7 Ornua Co-operative Limited

      8. 6.4.8 Lactalis International

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Europe Dairy Based Beverages Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Europe Dairy Based Beverages Market is growing at a CAGR of 4.85% over the next 5 years.

Nestle SA, Danone Groupe SA, FrieslandCampina., SODIAAL are the major companies operating in Europe Dairy Based Beverages Market.

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