Flavored Milk Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

Global Flavored Milk Market is segmented by Type into Dairy-based and Plant-based; by Distribution Channel into Supermarket/ Hypermarkets, Convenience Stores, Specialist Stores, Online Retail Stores, and Other Distribution Channels; and by Geography

Market Snapshot

Flavored Milk Market Summary
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
Fastest Growing Market: North America
Largest Market: Asia Pacific
CAGR: 5.23 %

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Market Overview

Global Flavored Milk Market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 5.23% during the forecast period (2020 - 2025).

  • New developments in flavors and packaging are observed to be trending in the global flavored milk market, with companies introducing locally-preferred flavors. Additionally, there is a preference for fruit flavors among youngsters. For instance, Prairie Dairy Farms launched two new flavors in flavored milk, namely strawberry créme and orange créme.
  • Further, companies are observed to be launching flavored milk varieties with enhanced functional properties. Moreover, they are offering low-sugar and fat-free varieties of flavored milk products in order to tap into the increased diabetic and health-conscious population.
  • Considering the opportunity posed by busier lifestyles and the need for convenience, companies are introducing on-the-go flavored milk in order to increase their offerings and customer base.

Scope of the Report

On the basis of packaging, the flavored milk market is segmented as paper-based packaging, plastic-based packaging, glass bottles, and metal cans. On the basis of distribution channels, the market is segmented as supermarkets/ hypermarkets, convenience stores, online retail stores, and other distribution channels; where other distribution channels include pharmacies and vending machines.

By Type
Dairy Based
Plant Based
By Distribution Channel
Convenience Stores
Specialist Stores
Online Retail Stores
Other Distribution Channels
North America
United States
Rest of North America
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia-Pacific
South America
Rest of South America
Middle East and Africa
United Arab Emirates
South Africa
Rest of Middle East and Africa

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Key Market Trends

Increasing Demand For Lactose-Free Dairy Propelling The Market Growth

According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, approximately 65 percent of the human population has a reduced ability to digest lactose post-infancy. Moreover, lactose intolerance in adulthood is most prevalent in people of East Asian descent, affecting more than 90 percent of adults in some of these communities. It is also common in people of West African, Arab, Jewish, Greek, and Italian descent. In these markets, lactose-free dairy products are witnessing immense popularity. Moreover, with rising awareness about a healthy lifestyle, products with low levels of lactose and sugar are considered to be healthier. There is a significant increase in the number of lactose-free products being launched in the market. Products with less lactose content and lactose-free dairy products, such as yogurt, milk, and cheese, are gaining traction in various counties across the globe. For instance, according to a report published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, lactose-free dairy sales are forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 4.7% between 2012 and 2017.

Flavoured Milk Market 1

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Asia-Pacific Being The Largest Market For Flavoured Milk

According to Tetra Pak, Asia-Pacific had the largest consumption of flavored milk (in billion liters) among all regions across the globe. North America has the second-largest market, followed by Latin America. Although globally, there is an increasing demand for flavored milk. This led to innovation in terms of flavored milk and the introduction of new flavors. Furthermore, factors, such as efficient and sustainable dairy production in these countries are impacting the market’s growth. Further, with increased product innovations, the markets for flavored milk in North America and Europe are witnessing high growth rates.

Flavoured Milk Market 2

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Competitive Landscape

The global flavoured milk market is fragmented with the presence of a few global players such as Nestlé S.A., Hershey's and Saputo Inc. Due to the dynamic nature of the market, it is highly competitive and fragmented. The companies are adopting strategies such as mergers and acquisitions, new product innovations and launches, expansions and partnerships. Companies also compete in terms of new variants of flavors and attractive packaging. There is ample scope for regional players to gain competitive advantage, provided that they bring in substantial innovation at ingredients and packaging levels.

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 Dairy Based

      2. 5.1.2 Plant Based

    2. 5.2 By Distribution Channel

      1. 5.2.1 Supermarkets/Hypermarkets

      2. 5.2.2 Convenience Stores

      3. 5.2.3 Specialist Stores

      4. 5.2.4 Online Retail Stores

      5. 5.2.5 Other Distribution Channels

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

        4. Rest of North America

      2. 5.3.2 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. France

        4. Italy

        5. Spain

        6. Russia

        7. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.3.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Australia

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.3.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle East and Africa

        1. United Arab Emirates

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle East and Africa


    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 S.A

      2. 6.4.2 Meiji Holdings Co. Ltd.

      3. 6.4.3 The Hershey Company

      4. 6.4.4 The Farmer's Cow

      5. 6.4.5 Dean Foods

      6. 6.4.6 Fairlife, LLC.

      7. 6.4.7 Hiland Dairy

      8. 6.4.8 Saputo Inc

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Global Flavoured Milk Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Global Flavoured Milk Market is growing at a CAGR of 5.23% over the next 5 years.

North America is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

Asia Pacific holds highest share in 2020.

Borden Dairy Company, Nestlé S.A., Hershey's, Saputo Inc., Dean Foods are the major companies operating in Global Flavoured Milk Market.

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