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Kefir Market (Type - Frozen Kefir, Organic Kefir, Low Fat Content Kefir, and Greek Kefir; Flavor - Regular and Flavored; Application - Dietary Supplement, Sauces & Dips, Drinks and Smoothies, and Pharmaceuticals) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 - 2025

Global Kefir Market: Snapshot

The global kefir market is witnessing steady growth over the years on the back of increasing awareness about the health benefits of kefir. Kefir is obtained by a process of inoculating milk with kefir grains that are naturally available as a combination of yeast and bacteria in a symbiotic association.

The increasing consumption of health-benefitting foods across the global population is a general trend that has come to the fore in recent years. This, along with the demand for kefir among health conscious consumers for its essential nutrients is at the forefront driving the global kefir market. Another factor stoking growth of the global kefir market is the benefits of kefir for improving lactose intolerance.

Acting as a hindrance to the market is mental block among lactose intolerant individuals due to the lack of adequate awareness about the health benefits of kefir.

A report by Transparency Market Research forecasts the global kefir market to expand at a CAGR of 5.9% between 2017 and 2025 for the market to become worth US$2154.9 mn by the end of 2025 increasing from US$1,300 mn in 2016.

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Self-proclaimed Beliefs Make Organic Kefir Leading Type Segment

In terms of type, the global kefir market has been segregated into frozen kefir, low fat content kefir, organic kefir, and Greek kefir. Organic kefir presently leads the global kefir market among other types due to its increased consumption on account of self-proclaimed beliefs among consumers about its health benefits. Organic kefir is lactose-free, gluten-free, and is composed of organic, non-GMO ingredients. However, the segment of frozen kefir is predicted to display the most rapid growth over the report’s forecast period. Frozen kefir is made of all natural ingredients with high protein and calcium content.

The global kefir market is divided into regular kefir and flavored kefir based upon flavor. The segment of regular kefir held the leading share in the market in 2016. Regular kefir due to its composition is more nutritious and has therapeutic benefits than yogurt.

On the basis of application, the global kefir market has been segregated into dietary supplements, sauces, dips, drinks and smoothies, pharmaceuticals, and others. The segment of dietary supplements accounted for the leading share in 2016 followed by drinks and smoothies.

Rising Spending on Health-benefitting Foods to Make Asia Pacific Promising Market

The key segments into which the global kefir market is divided based on geography are North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, and Latin America. In 2016, Europe, powered by the U.K and Germany, held the leading more than 50% of the overall market. The key growth driver of the region is the increasing awareness among consumers about the health benefits of kefir.

North America stood as a significant market after Europe in 2016. The increasing application of flavored kefir in pharmaceutical formulations is leading to the increased momentum in North America kefir market. Also, low fat kefir and dietary supplements is increasingly being consumed among obese individuals for its property to enhance metabolic activity.

In emerging economies of Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa, rising health consciousness and increasing purchasing power has boosted the purchase of health-benefitting foods including kefir. The Asia Pacific kefir market is booming due to increasing spending on health drinks and dietary supplements in India, Japan, and China.

Some of the key players operating in the global kefir market are Lifeway Foods Inc., E.l du Pont de Nemours and Company, Hain Celestial, Archer Daniels Midland, Nestle S.A., Kerry Group, Groupe Danone, Danlac Canada INC., Döhler Group, and Koninklijke DSM N.V.

Chapter 1.Preface 
1.1.Report Scope and Market Segmentation 
1.2.Research Highlights 

Chapter 2.Assumptions and Research Methodology
2.1.Assumptions and Acronyms Used 
2.2.Research Methodology 

Chapter 3.Executive Summary
3.1.Market Snapshot 

Chapter 4.Market Overview
4.1.Product Overview 
4.2.Market Introduction 

Chapter 5.Global Kefir Market: Market Dynamics
5.1.Drivers and Restraints Snapshot Analysis 
      5.1.1.Drivers 
      5.1.2.Restraints 
      5.1.3.Opportunities 
5.2.Key Trend Analysis
5.3.Global Kefir Market Attractiveness Analysis (2016) by Application 
5.4.Global Kefir Market Share Analysis by Company (2016) 

Chapter 6.Global Kefir Market Analysis by Type 
6.1.Introduction 
6.2 .Global Kefir Market Value Share Analysis, By Type 
6.3 .Global Market Revenue Forecast by Type 
      6.3.1 .Global Frozen Kefir Market Revenue Forecast by Region 
      6.3.2 .Global Organic Kefir Market Revenue Forecast by Region 
      6.3.3 .Global Low Fat Content Kefir Market Revenue Forecast by Region 
      6.3.4 .Global Greek Kefir Market Revenue Forecast by Region 
6.4 .Global Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Type 

Chapter 7.Global Kefir Market Analysis by Flavor
7.1.Introduction
7.2 .Global Kefir Market Value Share Analysis, by Flavor 
7.3 .Global Kefir Market Revenue Analysis by Flavor
      7.3.1 .Global Regular Kefir Market Revenue Forecast by Region 
      7.3.2 .Global Flavored Kefir Market Revenue Forecast by Region 
      7.3.3 .Global Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Flavor 

Chapter 8 .Global Kefir Market Analysis by Application 
8.1 .Introduction 
8.2 .Global Kefir Market Value Share Analysis, by Application 
8.3 .Global Market Revenue Forecast by Application
      8.3.1 .Global Dietary Supplement Market Revenue Forecast by Region 
      8.3.2 .Global Sauces and Dips Market Revenue Forecast by Region 
      8.3.3 .Global Drinks and Smoothies Market Revenue Forecast by Region 
      8.3.4 .Global Pharmaceuticals Market Revenue Forecast by Region 
      8.3.5 .Global Others Market Revenue Forecast by Region
      8.3.5 .Global Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Application 

Chapter 9.Global Kefir Market Analysis by Region
9.1.Geographical Scenario 
9.2.Global Kefir Market Value Share Analysis, by Region Type 

Chapter 10.North America Kefir Market Analysis
10.1.North America Kefir Market Overview
10.2.North America Kefir Market, Revenue Share Analysis, by Type 
      10.2.1.North America Market Revenue Forecast by Type
      10.2.2 .North America Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Type 
10.3.North America Kefir Market, Revenue Share Analysis, by Flavor
      10.3.1.North America Market Revenue Forecast by Flavor 
      10.3.2 .North America Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Flavor 
10.4.North America Kefir Market, Revenue Share Analysis, by Application
      10.4.1.North America Market Revenue Forecast by Application 
      10.4.2 .North America Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Application 
10.5.North America Market Revenue Share Analysis, by Country 
      10.5.1.North America Market Revenue Forecast by Country
      10.5.1.1.U.S.
      10.5.1.2.Rest of North America
      10.5.2 .North America Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Country 

Chapter 11.Europe Kefir Market Analysis
11.1.Europe Kefir Market Overview
11.2.Europe Kefir Market, Revenue Share Analysis, by Type 
      11.2.1.Europe Market Revenue Forecast by Type
      11.2.2 .Europe Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Type 
11.3.Europe Kefir Market, Revenue Share Analysis, by Flavor
      11.3.1.Europe Market Revenue Forecast by Flavor 
      11.3.2 .Europe Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Flavor 
11.4.Europe Kefir Market, Revenue Share Analysis, by Application 
      11.4.1.Europe Market Revenue Forecast by Application 
      11.4.2 .Europe Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Application 
11.5.Europe Market Revenue Share Analysis, by Country 
      11.5.1.Europe Market Revenue Forecast by Country
               11.5.1.1.U.K.
               11.5.1.2.Germany
               11.5.1.3.France
               11.5.1.4.Rest of Europe
      11.5.2 .Europe Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Forecast by Country 

Chapter 12.Asia Pacific Kefir Market Analysis
12.1.Asia Pacific Kefir Market Overview
12.2.Asia Pacific Kefir Market, Revenue Share Analysis, by Type 
      12.2.1.Asia Pacific Market Revenue Forecast by Type
      12.2.2 .Asia Pacific Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Type 
12.3.Asia Pacific Kefir Market, Revenue Share Analysis, by Flavor
      12.3.1.Asia Pacific Market Revenue Forecast by Flavor 
      12.3.2 .Asia Pacific Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Flavor 
12.4.Asia Pacific Kefir Market, Revenue Share Analysis, by Application
      12.4.1.Asia Pacific Market Revenue Forecast by Application 
      12.4.2 .Asia Pacific Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Application 
12.5.Asia Pacific Market Revenue Share Analysis, by Country 
      12.5.1.Asia Pacific Market Revenue Forecast by Country 
               12.5.1.1.India
               12.5.1.2.China
               12.5.1.3.Japan
               12.5.1.4.Rest of APAC
      12.5.2 .Asia Pacific Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Forecast by Country

Chapter 13.Middle East and Africa Kefir Market Analysis
13.1.Middle East and Africa Kefir Market Overview
13.2.Middle East and Africa Kefir Market, Revenue Share Analysis, by Type 
      13.2.1.Middle East and Africa Market Revenue Forecast by Type
      13.2.2 .Middle East and Africa Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Type 
13.3.Middle East and Africa Kefir Market, Revenue Share Analysis, by Flavor
      13.3.1.Middle East and Africa Market Revenue Forecast by Flavor 
      13.3.2 .Middle East and Africa Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Flavor 
13.4.Middle East and Africa Kefir Market, Revenue Share Analysis, by Application
      13.4.1.Middle East and Africa Market Revenue Forecast by Application 
      13.4.2 .Middle East and Africa Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Application 
13.5.Middle East and Africa Market Revenue Share Analysis, by Country 
      13.5.1.Middle East and Africa Market Revenue Forecast by Country 
               13.5.1.1.UAE
               13.5.1.2.South Africa
               13.5.1.3.Rest of Middle East & Africa
      13.5.2 .Middle East and Africa Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Forecast by Country

Chapter 14.Latin America Kefir Market Analysis 
14.1.Latin America Kefir Market Overview
14.2.Latin America Kefir Market, Revenue Share Analysis, by Type 
      14.2.1.Latin America Market Revenue Forecast by Type
      14.2.2 .Latin America Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Type 
14.3.Latin America Kefir Market, Revenue Share Analysis, by Flavor
      14.3.1.Latin America Market Revenue Forecast by Flavor 
      14.3.2 .Latin America Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Flavor 
14.4.Latin America Kefir Market, Revenue Share Analysis, by Application
      14.4.1.Latin America Market Revenue Forecast by Application 
      14.4.2 .Latin America Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Application 
14.5.Latin America Market Revenue Share Analysis, by Country 
      14.5.1.Latin America Market Revenue Forecast by Country 
               14.5.1.1.Brazil
               14.5.1.2.Rest of Latin America
      14.5.2 .Latin America Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Forecast by Country

Chapter 15.Company Profile
15.1.Lifeway Foods, Inc. 
      15.1.1.Company Details (HQ, Foundation Year, Employee Strength)
      15.1.2.Market Presence, by Segment and Geography
      15.1.3.Strategic Overview
      15.1.4.SWOT analysis
      15.1.5.Financial Overview (Revenue and Y-o-Y Growth) 
15.2.E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company 
      15.2.1.Company Details (HQ, Foundation Year, Employee Strength)
      15.2.2.Market Presence, by Segment and Geography
      15.2.3.Strategic Overview
      15.2.4.SWOT analysis
      15.2.5.Financial Overview (Revenue and Y-o-Y Growth) 
15.3.Hain Celestial 
      15.3.1.Company Details (HQ, Foundation Year, Employee Strength)
      15.3.2.Market Presence, by Segment and Geography
      15.3.3.Strategic Overview
      15.3.4.SWOT analysis
      15.3.5.Financial Overview (Revenue and Y-o-Y Growth) 
15.4.Archer Daniels Midland
      15.4.1.Company Details (HQ, Foundation Year, Employee Strength)
      15.4.2.Market Presence, by Segment and Geography
      15.4.3.Strategic Overview
      15.4.4.SWOT analysis
      15.4.5.Financial Overview (Revenue and Y-o-Y Growth) 
15.5.Nestle S.A. 
      15.5.1.Company Details (HQ, Foundation Year, Employee Strength)
      15.5.2.Market Presence, by Segment and Geography
      15.5.3.Strategic Overview
      15.5.4.SWOT analysis
      15.5.5.Financial Overview (Revenue and Y-o-Y Growth) 
15.6.Kerry Group
      15.6.1.Company Details (HQ, Foundation Year, Employee Strength)
      15.6.2.Market Presence, by Segment and Geography
      15.6.3.Strategic Overview
      15.6.4.SWOT analysis
      15.6.5.Financial Overview (Revenue and Y-o-Y Growth) 
15.7.Groupe Danone 
      15.7.1.Company Details (HQ, Foundation Year, Employee Strength)
      15.7.2.Market Presence, by Segment and Geography
      15.7.3.Strategic Overview
      15.7.4.SWOT analysis
      15.7.5.Financial Overview (Revenue and Y-o-Y Growth)
15.8.Danlac Canada Inc.
      15.8.1.Company Details (HQ, Foundation Year, Employee Strength)
      15.8.2.Market Presence, by Segment and Geography
      15.8.3.Strategic Overview
      15.8.4.SWOT analysis
      15.8.5.Financial Overview (Revenue and Y-o-Y Growth) 
15.9.Döhler Group. 
      15.9.1.Company Details (HQ, Foundation Year, Employee Strength)
      15.9.2.Market Presence, by Segment and Geography
      15.9.3.Strategic Overview
      15.9.4.SWOT analysis
      15.9.5.Financial Overview (Revenue and Y-o-Y Growth) 
15.10.Koninklijke DSM N.V. 
      15.10.1Company Details (HQ, Foundation Year, Employee Strength)
      15.10.2Market Presence, by Segment and Geography
      15.10.3Strategic Overview
      15.10.4SWOT analysis
      15.10.5Financial Overview (Revenue and Y-o-Y Growth)

List of Figures

1 : Report Scope and Market Segmentation 
2 : Market Snapshot 
3 : Global Kefir Market Attractiveness Analysis (2016) by Application 
4 : Global Kefir Market Share Analysis by Company (2016) 
5 : Global Kefir Market Value Share Analysis by Type, 2017 and 2025 
6 : Global Frozen Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn), 2016– 2025
7 : Global Organic Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn), 2016 – 2025
8 : Global Low Fat Content Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn), 2016– 2025
9 : Global Greek Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn), 2016 – 2025
10 : Global Kefir Market Value Share Analysis by Flavor, 2016 and 2025 
11 : Global Regular Kefir Market, Revenue (USD Mn), 2016– 2025 
12 : Global Flavored Kefir Market, Revenue (USD Mn), 2016 – 2025
13 : Global Kefir Market Value Share Analysis by Application, 2016 and 2025
14 : Global Dietary Supplements Kefir Market, Revenue (USD Mn), 2016– 2025
15 : Global Sauces & Dips Market, Revenue (USD Mn), 2016 – 2025
16 : Global Drinks & Smoothies Kefir Market, Revenue (USD Mn), 2016– 2025
17 : Global Pharmaceuticals Kefir Market, Revenue (USD Mn), 2016– 2025
18 : Global Others Kefir Market, Revenue (USD Mn), 2016 – 2025
19 : North America Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, 2016–2025 
20 : North America Market Revenue Share Analysis by Type, 2016 and 2025 
21 : North America Market Revenue Share Analysis by Flavor, 2016 and 2025 
22 : North America Market Revenue Share Analysis by Application, 2016 and 2025 
23 : North America Market Revenue Share Analysis by Country, 2016 and 2025 
24 : U.S. Kefir Market, Revenue Forecast (USD Mn) 
25 : Rest of North America Kefir Market, Revenue Forecast (USD Mn) 
26 : Europe Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, 2016–2025 
27 : Europe Market Revenue Share Analysis by Type, 2016 and 2025 
28 : Europe Market Revenue Share Analysis by Flavor, 2016 and 2025 
29 : Europe Market Revenue Share Analysis by Applications, 2016 and 2025 
30 : Europe Market Revenue Share Analysis by Country, 2016 and 2025 
31 : U.K. Kefir Market, Revenue Forecast (USD Mn) 
32 : Germany Kefir Market, Revenue Forecast (USD Mn) 
33 : France Kefir Market, Revenue Forecast (USD Mn) 
34 : Rest of Europe Kefir Market, Revenue Forecast (USD Mn)
35 : Asia Pacific Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, 2016–2025 
36 : Asia Pacific Market Revenue Share Analysis by Type, 2016 and 2025 
37 : Asia Pacific Market Revenue Share Analysis by Application, 2016 and 2025 
38 : Asia Pacific Market Revenue Share Analysis by Application, 2016 and 2025 
39 : Asia Pacific Market Revenue Share Analysis by Country, 2016 and 2025 
40 : China Kefir Market, Revenue Forecast (USD Mn) 
41 : Japan Kefir Market, Revenue Forecast (USD Mn) 
42 : India Kefir Market, Revenue Forecast (USD Mn) 
43 : Rest of Asia Pacific Kefir Market, Revenue Forecast (USD Mn) 
44 : Middle East and Africa Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, 2016–2025 
45 : Middle East and Africa Market Revenue Share Analysis by Type, 2016 and 2025 
46 : Middle East and Africa Market Revenue Share Analysis by Flavor, 2016 and 2025 
47 : Middle East and Africa Market Revenue Share Analysis by Application, 2016 and 2025 
48 : Middle East and Africa Market Revenue Share Analysis by Country, 2016 and 2025
49 : UAE Kefir Market, Revenue Forecast (USD Mn) 
50 : South Africa Kefir Market, Revenue Forecast (USD Mn) 
51 : Rest Middle East and Africa Kefir Market, Revenue Forecast (USD Mn) 
52 : Latin America Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, 2016–2025 
53 : Latin America Market Revenue Share Analysis by Packaging Type, 2016 and 2025 
54 : Latin America Market Revenue Share Analysis by Distribution Channel, 2016 and 2025 
55 : Latin America Market Revenue Share Analysis by Distribution Channel, 2016 and 2025 
56 : Latin America Market Revenue Share Analysis by Country, 2016 and 2025 
57 : Brazil Kefir Market, Revenue Forecast (USD Mn) 
58 : Rest of Latin America Kefir Market, Revenue Forecast (USD Mn)

List of Tables

1 : Global Frozen Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Region, 2016 – 2025
2 : Global Organic Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Region, 2016 – 2025
3 : Global Low Fat Content Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Region, 2016 – 2025
4 : Global Greek Content Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Region, 2016 – 2025
5 : Global Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Type
6 : Global Regular Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Region, 2016 – 2025
7 : Global Flavored Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Region, 2016 – 2025
8 : Global Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Flavor
9 : Global Dietary Supplement Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Region, 2016 – 2025 
10 : Global Sauces and Dips Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Region, 2016 – 2025
11 : Global Drinks and Smoothies Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Region, 2016 – 2025
12 : Global Pharmaceuticals Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Region, 2016 - 2025
13 : Global Others Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Region, 2016 – 2025
14 : Global Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Application
15 : North America Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Type, 2016 - 2025
16 : North America Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Type
17 : North America Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Flavor, 2016–2025
18 : North America Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Flavor
19 : North America Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Application, 2016–2025
20 : North America Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Application
21 : North America Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Country, 2016 – 2025
22 : North America Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Country
23 : Europe Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Type, 2016 - 2025
24 : Europe Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Type
25 : Europe Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Flavor, 2016–2025
26 : Europe Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Flavor
27 : Europe Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Application, 2016–2025
28 : Europe Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Application
29 : Europe Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Country, 2016 – 2025
30 : Europe Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Forecast by Country
31 : Asia Pacific Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Type, 2016 - 2025
32 : Asia Pacific Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Type
33 : Asia Pacific Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Flavor, 2016–2025
34 : Asia Pacific Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Flavor
35 : Asia Pacific Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Application, 2016–2025
36 : Asia Pacific Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Application
37 : Asia Pacific Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Country, 2016 – 2025
38 : Asia Pacific Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Forecast by Country
39 : Middle-East and Africa (MEA) Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Type, 2016 - 2025
40 : Middle East and Africa Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Type
41 : Middle-East and Africa (MEA) Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Flavor, 2016–2025
42 : Middle East and Africa Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Flavor
43 : Middle-East and Africa (MEA) Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Application, 2016–2025
44 : Middle East and Africa Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Application
45 : Middle-East and Africa (MEA) Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Country, 2016 – 2025
46 : Middle East and Africa Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Forecast by Country
47 : Latin America Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Type, 2016 - 2025
48 : Latin America Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Type
49 : Latin America Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Flavor, 2016–2025
50 : Latin America Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Flavor
51 : Latin America Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Application, 2016–2025
52 : Latin America Kefir Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Analysis by Application
53 : Latin America Kefir Market Revenue (USD Mn) Forecast, by Country, 2016 – 2025
54 : Latin America Market Year-On-Year (YoY) (%) Forecast by Country

Global Kefir Market: Overview

Kefir is prepared through a complex process by inoculating the milk with kefir grains which are a combination of yeast and bacteria in a symbiotic matrix. Kefir can be made from different types of milk such as sheep, goat, coconut, cow, soy or rice. The micro-organisms present in kefir are non-pathogenic bacteria especially lactobacillus and yeasts Kefir is becoming increasingly popular due to its results in the health benefits among the consumers. In recent years fermented milk products has a strong influence upon health. Kefir consists of vitamins, carbon dioxide, amino acids essential oils that are considered beneficial for health. There are several methods such as industrial and traditional processes to produce kefir. Food scientists engage upon continuous research and development in order to introduce modern techniques to produce kefir.

The report provides an exhaustive study of the Kefir market along with offering the market estimates, in terms of revenue (USD million) for the forecast period from 2017-2025. Further, the global market is classified on the basis of type, flavor and application.

Global Kefir Market: Market Dynamics

Wide variety of applications is a major driver driving the global kefir market. Kefir is a popular product in the market consumed lately by many consumers globally. Kefir is considered to be very healthy for diet conscious consumers and is often recommended as a dietary supplement by the fitness centers. Food recipes such as salad dressing, marinating the meat, ice cream, smoothies and also dipping. Moreover, certain pharmaceuticals also prefer advising obese and gastric patients with kefir in order to improve their metabolism and smoothen the bowel movement. It is a natural antibiotic and does not feed on yeast, making it safer for chefs to prepare relishing dishes. Its digestible properties are attracting the market and people are adopting the product globally to use in their food recipes. However, Mind block of lactose intolerant consumers is restraining the global kefir market. Lactose intolerant consumers comprise of approximately 65% of the human population globally. This is a major symptom acting after infancy till one’s adulthood. Lactose intolerant people mostly belong to the East Asian, African, Native American and Hispanic backgrounds. Their impaired ability to digest lactose is an ability that many infants face it since their birth. Even though, Kefir is known to be healthy and harmless for this segment, consumers still face a mind block to consume this product. Their lactase production is low and they are skeptical of suffering from abdominal pain, bloating, nausea and other related illness. This is a major issue prevalent among the lactose intolerant consumers and they are highly responsible for holding back the growth of the market. However, the impact of this restraint is expected to subside by the end of the forecast period on account of increasing awareness about the benefits of kefir among the lactose intolerant population.

Global Kefir Market: Regional Outlook

Moreover, in this report the study provides different countries included in different regions such as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa. North America is most dominant region of the global kefir market. North America includes the U.S. and Rest of North America. The U.S. held the most dominant market share whereas rest of North America is expected to witness the fastest growth rate. Europe includes U.K., Germany, France and Rest of Europe. Rest of Europe held majority markets share in the European region and is also anticipated to witness the fastest growth rate during the forecast period. Asia Pacific includes countries such as India, China, Japan and Rest of Asia Pacific. China is the most dominant country in the region whereas India is the fastest growing region in the Asia Pacific region. In addition, Middle East and Africa includes country such as UAE, South Africa and Rest of Middle East and Africa. Latin America comprise of countries such as Brazil and Rest of Latin America.

Global Kefir Market: Competitive Landscape

A competitive analysis of all the leading players is included in the report. Major players of the global kefir market include Lifeway Foods, Inc., E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company, Hain Celestial, Archer Daniels Midland, Nestle S.A., Kerry Group, Groupe Danone, Danlac Canada Inc., Döhler Group and Koninklijke DSM N.V. among others.

The global Kefir market can be segmented as follows;-

Global Kefir Market, by Type

  • Frozen Kefir
  • Organic Kefir
  • Low Fat Content Kefir
  • Greek Kefir

Global Kefir Market, by Flavor

  • Regular
  • Flavored

Global Kefir Market, by Application

  • Dietary Supplements
  • Sauces and Dips
  • Drinks and Smoothies
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Others

Global Kefir Market, by Geography:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • U.K
    • Germany
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Rest of APAC
  • Middle East and Africa
    • UAE
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of Latin America


 
 
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