The increased shelf life of milk powder is expected to push the growth of the global milk powder market. The report assesses the size of the milk powder market and forecasts the growth rate and valuation of the overall market during the period between 2012 and 2018. Providing a brief overview of the market, the report points out the various drivers, restraints, and opportunities, and the latest trends in the market.
An in-depth analysis of the global milk powder market has been provided in the report, citing the recent developments in the market. The report also analyses the effect of Porter’s five forces on the market to estimate the projected bargaining power of the suppliers and the consumers.
The report categorizes the global milk powder market on the basis of the product types and application segments, and studies the growth of each of the segments. The report further compiles the profiles of the key players in the market and analyses their strengths and weaknesses to estimate their growth in the forecast horizon.
Overview of Global Milk Powder Market
Milk powder is produced by reducing the water content in the milk below 4% by heating. The milk is heat treated, homogenized, and pre-concentrated before drying. If stored appropriately, milk powders can be stored for up to one year.
The report cites that the increased shelf life of milk powder with easier storage conditions and its usage as an alternative to fresh milk is expected to propel the global milk powder market. Whole milk powder has all the nutrients of whole milk in the concentrated form. However, vitamin C, thiamin, and vitamin B12 are lacking in milk powder. The report points out that the health concerns related to UHT milk powder has restrained the global milk powder market.
Countries such as China have put stringent regulations regarding powdered milk after consumption of contaminated milk powder resulted in infant deaths in 2008. This will paint a negative image of the overall market.
The report segments the global milk powder market on the basis of the types of milk powder, such as dry whole milk, dry whey products, dry dairy blends, dry buttermilk, and nonfat dry milk. The report studies each of the product segments and assesses the demand for the products in the market. The report also categorizes the global powdered milk market on the basis of application into segments such as confectionaries, nutritional foods, infant formulas, and baked sweets and savories.
The report studies the global milk powder market in key regions such as Europe, Asia pacific, North America, and Rest of the World. The U.S., France, and China are the largest markets for powdered milk while New Zealand is the leading exporter of milk powder across the globe.
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The key players operating in the global milk powder market have been profiled in the report. Details about industry players such as Unilever, Kraft Foods, Nestle, Belgomilk, and Friesland Campina have been mentioned in the report along with their business strategies, revenue segmentation, product offerings, and latest developments. The growing concern regarding reduced protein content in milk powder, along with a decline in dairy prices worldwide, has negatively affected the industry players.
Major geographies analyzed under this research report are:
- Asia Pacific
- North America
- Rest of the World
This report gives you access to decisive data such as:
- Market growth drivers
- Factors limiting market growth
- Current market trends
- Market structure
- Market projections for the coming years
Key highlights of this report
- Overview of key market forces propelling and restraining market growth
- Up-to-date analyses of market trends and technological improvements
- Pin-point analyses of market competition dynamics to offer you a competitive edge
- An analysis of strategies of major competitors
- An array of graphics and SWOT analysis of major industry segments
- Detailed analyses of industry trends
- A well-defined technological growth map with an impact-analysis
- Offers a clear understanding of the competitive landscape and key product segments