The global market for gluten-free dairy/dairy substitutes is dominated by North America, with an estimated share of 41% in 2016. However, Asia-Pacific is likely to record the fastest growth in demand for these products during the 2018 - 2023 analysis period. Japan has been a pioneer in gluten-free dairy products and China and India are expected to drive overall growth in the Asia-Pacific market.
Wheat, barley, rye and their derivatives are found to contain the protein called gluten and individuals sensitive to it exhibit mild symptoms of intolerance such as chronic diarrhea and vomiting. However, there exists a sizeable population that shows typical symptoms of intolerance that is classified as celiac disease. This is an inherited autoimmune disorder in which gluten damages the small intestine, with the only remedy for it being a strict gluten-free diet for life. For instance, the prevalence of this disease in North America has been put at between three and four million, though only 5%-10% of the cases have been currently diagnosed.
The market for gluten-free foods & beverages has undergone a radical change from being considered specialty niche products to becoming mainstream products. Millions of individuals around the world have started consuming gluten-free products, not only because of being diagnosed with celiac disease but also because of a general perception of maintaining better health. A current trend towards free from products consumption has given further impetus to the gluten-free foods & beverages segment.
The market for gluten-free products is highly competitive, with innovation in products being a major strategic approach being adopted by leading players. This trend is likely to continue in the future, as the established set of players seeks to garner increased market share.
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1.2 Research Methodology
1.3 Report Outline
2. Executive Summary
3. Market Overview
3.1 Current Market Scenario
3.2 Factors Driving the Gluten-Free Products Market
3.2.1 Greater Incidences of Celiac Disease
3.2.2 Growth in Gluten-Sensitive Consumers
3.2.3 Gluten-Free No Longer a Fad
3.2.4 Improved Taste and Nutrition Profiles Appeal to a Larger Audience
3.2.5 Greater Demand for “Free From” Foods and Beverages
3.3 Factors Restraining the Gluten-Free Products Market
3.4 Opportunities for the Gluten-Free Products Market
3.5 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
3.5.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.5.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
3.5.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.5.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
3.5.5 Degree of Competition
3.6 Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.5 Consumer Behavior Analysis
3.5.1 Consumer Demand Analysis
3.5.2 Target Market Identification
22.214.171.124 Purchasing Power
126.96.36.199 Demographic Strengths & Weaknesses
188.8.131.52 Spending Patterns
4. Regional Market Analysis
4.1 North America
4.1.1 United States
4.2.4 United Kingdom
4.2.5 Rest of Europe
4.3.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific
4.4 South America
4.4.3 Rest of South America
4.5 Rest of World
5. Policies and Regulations
6. Competitor Analysis
6.1 Market Shares of Leading Global Players
6.2 Strategies Adopted by Leading Global Players
7. Company Profiles
7.1 Amy’s Kitchen, Inc.
7.2 Bob’s Red Mill
7.3 Boulder Brands, Inc.
7.4 Dr. Schär
7.5 Enjoy Life Natural Brands LLC
7.6 Frontier Soups
7.7 General Mills, Inc.
7.8 Genius Foods
7.9 Golden West Specialty Foods
7.10 H.J. Heinz Company
7.11 Hain Celestial Group, Inc.
7.12 Hero Group AG
7.13 Kelkin Ltd
7.14 Mrs. Crimblesâ€‹