Global Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food & Supplementary Food (RUTF & RUSF) Market: Snapshot
The demand in the global market for ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) and ready-to-use supplementary food (RUFF) market projected to increment at a healthy CAGR of 8.6% during the forecast period of 2017 to 2025. The prosperity of RUTF and RUSF market is a reflection of a number of factors, such as increased government and NGO concerns regarding malnutrition treatment, growing malnutrition as a result of escalating population across the globe, rising demand for drinkable RUTF products, and increased number of emergencies and disasters in various parts of the world. On the other hand, increasing consumer or local government shift toward local ingredients and risk of contamination as a result of inconsistency in RUTF milk products are some of the hindrances faced by the market.
The global ready-to-use therapeutic food and supplementary food market is estimated to be worth US$829.3 mn by the end of 2025, remarkably up from its evaluated valuation of US$429.9 mn in 2017. The stockholders of RUTF and RUSF market are expected to gain new opportunities from UNICEF encouragements for domestic production of RUTF, escalated research on substitute of raw material, and the development of new drinkable powdered and bar form of RUTF.
UNICEF Emerges as Most Important End-user
Based on product, the market for ready-to-use therapeutic food has been segmented into solid products including powder or blends and biscuit or bar, semi-solid products or paste, and drinkable therapeutic food, whereas the ready-to-use supplementary food segment has been classified into solid or powder and semi-solid or paste. Collectively, the RUTF segment served more than 70% of the demand in 2017, and is expected to further eat into RUSF segment’s share towards the end of the forecast period. While solid power sub-segment is gaining traction from its usage in infant food, semi-solid or paste sub-segment is frequently used as they do not require any preparation.
On the basis of end-users, the report detects that UNICEF contributed 66.1% of the demand in 2017, chalk and cheese ahead of other end-use categorizes of WFP and NGOs. A number of companies are focused on making RUTF and RUSF products that comply with UNICEF requirements.
Europe Currently Most Lucrative Region
In 2017, Europe accounted for more than half, 54.3% of the demand, daylight ahead of second most profitable region of the Middle East and Africa, which didn’t even contribute a quarter of the global demand in the ready-to-use therapeutic food and supplementary food market. A number of regional players in Europe are concentrating on supplying RUTF and RUSF to UNICEF and other NGOs, as well as increase their production capacity. In North America, regional manufacturers are engaged in the production of high-quality ready-to-use therapeutic food and supplementary food products, supplying them to infants in a number of African nations such as Kenya, Sudan, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, and Nigeria. In Asia Pacific, the implementation of CAMAM in various countries such as India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Afghanistan has helped the market.
Some of the key companies currently operating in the global ready-to-use therapeutic food and supplementary food market are: Mana Nutritive Aid Products, Nutriset SAS, Valid Nutrition, InnoFaso, GC Rieber Compact AS, Tabatchnik Fine Foods, Edesia USA, Diva Nutritional Products, Hilina, Insta Products, NutriVita Foods, Kaira District Cooperative, 13.3.15. Meds & Food For Kids, Nuflower Foods and Nutrition Pvt., Samil Industrial Co., and Power Foods Tanzania.
Global RUTF and RUSF Market: Overview
Transparency Market Research offer 8-year forecast for the global ready-to-use therapeutic food and supplementary food (RUTF & RUSF) market between 2017 and 2025. The global RUTF & RUSF market is expected to register a CAGR of 8.6% during the forecast period. The primary objective of the report is to offer insights on the advancements and opportunity in the RUTF & RUSF market. The study demonstrates market dynamics that are expected to influence the current challenges and future status of the global RUTF & RUSF market over the forecast period. This report also offer updates on trends, drivers, restraints, value forecasts, and opportunities for manufacturers operating in the global and regional RUTF & RUSF market.
Global RUTF & RUSF Market: Trends and Opportunities
Global humanitarian organizations have become more prominent and worldwide awareness over malnutrition and hunger is expected to boost the RUTF and RUSF market as the benefits of the product is immense in tackling chronic malnutrition problems. Recent diversification and innovation has improved the feasibility of the product regarding its application in the field which has made it more opted solution for nutritional wellbeing for the under privileged population around the world. Further, the report contains all the necessary details regarding the driving and restraining forces the manufacturer in going to face over the forecast period.
Global RUTF and RUSF Market: Segmentation
By type, the market is segmented into ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) and ready –to-use supplementary food (RUSF), by End-user the market is segmented into UNICEF, WFP, NGOs and Others. According to the study conducted, the RUTF is dominant over RUSF due to being widely used for severe acute malnutrition. In end-user segment, UNICEF is anticipated to dominate over the forecast period as it being the largest humanitarian organization present globally.
The report includes market share of each segment according to the region with analysis towards market trends respectively. A section of the report highlights RUTF & RUSF demand. It also provides a market outlook for 2017–2025 and sets the forecast within the context of the RUTF & RUSF ecosystem, including the new product developments as well as product offerings in the global RUTF & RUSF market. This study discusses key trends contributing to growth of the global RUTF & RUSF market, as well as analyses the degree to which drivers are influencing the global market.
In the final section of the report, a competitive landscape has been included to provide report audiences with a dashboard view. Key categories of providers covered in the report are RUTF & RUSF’s key players of the global RUTF & RUSF market. Detailed profiles of the providers are also included in the scope of the report to evaluate their long-term and short-term strategies, key offerings and recent developments in the RUTF & RUSF space. Key players in the global RUTF & RUSF market includes GC Rieber Compact AS, Diva Nutritional Products, Edesia USA, Hilina, InnoFaso, Insta Products, Mana Nutritive Aid Products, Nutriset SAS, NutriVita Foods, Power Foods Tanzania, Tabatchnik Fine Foods, Kaira District Cooperative, 13.3.15. Meds & Food For Kids, Valid Nutrition, Nuflower Foods and Nutrition Pvt., and Samil Industrial Co.
In addition, it is imperative to note that in an ever-fluctuating global economy, we not only conduct forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also analyze on the basis of key parameters such as year-on-year (Y-o-Y) growth to understand the predictability of the market and to identify the right opportunities.
Also, another key feature of this report is the analysis of all key segments in terms of absolute dollar. This is traditionally overlooked while forecasting the market. However, absolute dollar opportunity is critical in assessing the level of opportunity that a provider can look to achieve, as well as to identify potential resources from a sales and delivery perspective in the global RUTF & RUSF market.
Global Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food and Supplementary Food (RUTF & RUSF) Market: By Product
- Solid (Powder or Blends and Biscuits or Bar)
Global Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food and Supplementary Food (RUTF & RUSF) Market: By End Users
Key Regions/Countries Covered
- North America
- Latin America