Middle East & Africa Baby Food Market Research Report, 2027

Middle East & Africa Baby Food Market Research Report, 2027

Actual Market Research 23-09-2022 49 Pages Figures : 15 Tables : 15 Region : MEA Category : Consumer Goods & Services

1. The Kraft Heinz Company

2. Arla Food

3. Friesland Campina

4. Hipp Organic (UK)

5. Hero Group

Products catering to the nutritional needs of babies are of great value for parents who actively seek new & improved infant formulas and easy-to-digest baby foods. Being one of the fastest-growing retail product in the food & beverage sector, baby foods continue to gain grounds by capitalising on increasing consumer spending of middle-class parents across all parts of the world. According to the report titled, “Middle East and Africa Baby Food Market Research Report 2027”, published by Actual Market Research the market in the region held and a value of over USD 7 Billion in the year of 2021. The demand for baby food in the Middle East and Africa has witnessed significant growth over the past years. this is because the parents have become increasingly aware of the significance of baby food with respect to the nutritional necessity of their child's health and growth. The retail sector in Saudi Arabia has observed rapid development in recent times, and the market for baby food has grown steadily. The demand for the product in the region has further potential for growth which can be attributed to the increased exposure to Western lifestyles along with the underlying strength of the economy. The increasing population in the region mainly drives the Middle East and Africa baby food market. Both South Africa and UAE are among the major economies in the Middle East and Africa region. Growing disposable income in African countries has increased the affordability of baby food products, which has resulted in improved quality of food from the infant stage. The increasing immigration activities in the region of Middle East and Africa's in countries like UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Tanzania is increasing the demand for baby food products in the country. The number of women working outside the home, both in the high and low-income areas, has also risen. Since working mothers return to their jobs shortly after giving birth, prepared baby foods and formulas, which can be instantly provided to the children, are proving to be an appealing alternative for working mothers to feed their children with nutritious options. One of the main factors propelling the growth of the infant care products market in Saudi Arabia is the rising consciousness for quality products. One of the effective government agencies in Saudi Arabia that ensures food and product quality at predetermined intervals of time is the ministry of health. The Saudi Arabian market for infant care products is growing as a result of the government's strong laws and regulations protecting the quality of goods and services, particularly in food and baby care. Consumers' growing awareness of the importance of high-quality baby products is driving the market expansion for baby care items in developed nations like Saudi Arabia. The high support offered by the Saudi Arabia government is making Saudi Arabia a market for quality products. Baby care products are items that have to showcase more quality and hygiene. The food policies of the Saudi government in the field of food and health sector and baby care are boosting the market of baby care products in Saudi Arabia. Recent Developments • In March 2022, Le Lionceau, a Dakar-based company that specialized in the production and marketing of smooth purée for children from 6 months to 36 months, launched its products in Senegal. The company claims that its products are of high nutritional quality and made from locally produced fruits, vegetables, cereals, and ingredients. • In May 2020, India-based children's organic food company Mimmo Organics expanded its operations in the Middle East with the launch of its baby food products. • In February 2020, Arla Foods, a leading international dairy company, introduced its new range of Arla Baby&Me Organic supplements to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates following increased demand for related products in the Middle East with a launch event at Park Hyatt Jeddah – L'azurde Ballroom held recently. COVID-19 impact The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic affected the market growth of baby food in Middle-East and Africa. The lockdowns and isolations imposed by governments resulted in the shutdown of manufacturing units in the Middle East and Africa, resulting in the decline of the baby food market. The supply chain sector of the baby food market got affected, but with that the rising awareness about infant health and wellness, the market grew and saw an incline in the sale of baby food products. Major Companies Included: The Hain Celestial Group, The Kraft Heinz Company, Perrigo Company plc, Reckitt Benckiser Group plc, Hero Group, HiPP GmbH & Co. Vertrieb KG, Arla Food, Danone, Ella's Kitchen, Friesland Campina, Ausnutria, Beingmate Considered in the report • Geography: Middle East and Africa • Base year: 2021 • Historical year: 2016 • Forecasted year: 2027 Countries covered: • South Africa • Saudi Arabia • UAE Aspects covered in the report • Market Size by Value for the period (2016-2027F) • Market Share by Product Type (Milk Formula, Dried Baby Food, Cereals, Others) • Market Share by Channel Sales (Hyper/Supermarket, Convenience store, Pharmacy/ Drugstores, Online) • Market Share by Country • Market Share by Company The approach of the report: We keep an eye on evolving markets and try to evaluate the potential of the products and services. If we find the market interesting, we start working on it and create the desired table of content, considering all aspects of the business. We start by creating separate questionnaires for C-level executives, national/regional sales personnel, company owners, dealers, distributors, and end-users. Once the questionnaires have been finalized, we start collecting the primary data (mostly through phone calls) and try to understand the market dynamics regionally or tier-wise. This process gives us in-depth details of the market, including all present companies, the top-performing products with reasons why they dominate; we get the details of new players and their innovative approaches; market trends; dynamics; and all the small details of the market. After the collection of primary inputs, we then cross-check the same with secondary sources that include associations, trade journals, annual reports, paid databases, newspapers, magazines, press releases, government sources, etc. From this, we get a rough estimate of the market and start checking existing product price variants, trade, production, raw material scenarios, policies and regulatory landscape, etc. Then, to finalize the market, we start collecting financials of each player present in the market, including limited, private limited, and LLPs. Moreover, we perform cross-industry and cross-region analysis of the product, and based on collected primary inputs and using statistical modeling, we start forecasting the market. We follow our forecasting algorithm, which is unique for each product but gives more weight age to primary inputs. At the same time, the content team starts preparing company profiles, market dynamics, market trends, five forces, PEST analysis, etc. Once the data is verified by the data expert, the team (primary team, content team, and data team) together crosscheck the segmentations, validate the market, and then the designing team starts plotting the graphs. Once the file is ready, the content team completes the report and makes sure that all the discussed points have been covered and provides their valuable inputs in the form of strategic recommendations for new as well as existing players. The QC team then checks the overall report that includes spell check, data verification, and makes the same dispatch ready and error-free. Intended Audience This report can be useful to industry consultants, manufacturers, suppliers, associations & organizations related to the Consumer goods and Service industry, government bodies, and other stakeholders to align their market-centric strategies. In addition to marketing & presentations, it will also increase competitive knowledge about the industry.

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