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Globally, the growing demand for clean label, non-dairy, nutritious food products among consumers is fuelling the demand of non-dairy creamer. Some of the leading brands in the food and beverage industry such as Starbucks are revising their strategy and coming up with the non-dairy versions of their products. Hence the demand for non-dairy ingredients such as non-dairy creamer is rising.
In its new study, ESOMAR-certified market research and consulting firm Future Market Insights (FMI) offers insights about key factors driving demand for non-dairy creamer market. The report tracks the global sales of non-dairy creamer market in 20+ high-growth markets, along with analyzing the impact COVID-19 has had on the non-dairy industry in general, and non-dairy creamer in particular.
What is the Future Outlook for Non-dairy Creamer Market in Comparison to Historical Pattern of Growth?
Non-dairy creamer can be either manufactured from plant based milk such as almond milk, soy milk, coconut milk, and others or from hydrogenation of the vegetable oil. Of these, non-dairy creamer manufactured from the hydrogenation process of vegetable oil can be harmful to human health because of the amount of trans-fat present in these creamers. But the non-dairy creamer which are manufactured from the plant based milk such as almond milk, soy milk, coconut milk, and others does not have trans-fat instead they have better nutritional value. Thus it is mostly preferred by health conscious and vegan population.
Due to increasing health related concerns, consumers are looking for food products with clean labelling. Thus, non-dairy creamer manufacturers are providing certain claims, certifications, and labelling in order to build positive image in the minds of consumers. Some of the claims offered by the manufacturers are All-natural, Organic, Non-GMO, No preservatives, No additives, No artificial ingredients and many more.
Why are Consumers Shifting from Dairy Based Creamer to Non-Dairy Creamer?
?In past few years the demand for non-dairy creamer has increased significantly. There are several reasons behind the changing consumer’s preference from dairy creamer to non-dairy creamer. One of the main reasons is the increasing number of consumers facing health issues such as lactose intolerance. This has been encouraging them to opt for the non-dairy products such as non-dairy creamer.
Moreover, non-dairy creamer manufacturers are launching innovative variations in terms of base, type, and flavour. This is resulting in a variety of product offerings for consumers which is affecting their buying behavior. Thus consumers are shifting towards non-dairy creamer.
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How is Coffee Culture Enabling Non-dairy Creamer Sales?
?In the East and South Asia countries, which are historically tea drinking regions, the coffee culture is widely adopted. The growing acceptance of coffee culture is driving the market for instant coffee mixes that can have the flavour and look of a gourmet coffee. Therefore, understanding the demand for instant coffee mixes, the manufacturers are doing their utmost to provide an out of the home luxury experience of instant coffee blends.
Instant mix is gaining traction as the manufacturers are doing modifications in their products in order to increase the consumer base. For instance, some of them are including non-dairy ingredients to gain traction from a certain section of consumers. Besides this, non-dairy creamer is increasingly popular among coffee-drinking generation, which is why several leading coffee shop franchisees are including non-dairy creamers in their menu.
How is Increasing Disposable Income Aiding Growth of Non-Dairy Creamer Market?
Some of the emerging countries such as China and India have emerged as key markets for non-dairy creamer. Besides the increasing focus on health and wellness in these countries, high disposable income of consumers is favoring growth of the overall market. Change in lifestyle, also influenced by improving spending power will remain a key determinant of growth. This automatically led to the growth in the consumption of processed food which resulted in growth in the consumption of non-dairy creamer.
How are Fluctuating Prices of Dairy Milk Are Affecting the Demand for Non-Dairy Creamer?
From the past few years the prices of dairy milk have been fluctuating, thus the prices of dairy based products are also fluctuating which is resulting in the reduction of value of dairy products. While on the other hand, the prices of non-dairy products is somewhat stable. Thus the fluctuating prices of dairy milk is positively affecting the demand for non-dairy milk and its products. Non-dairy creamer has therefore emerged as a preferred alternative to milk, derived from plant-based sources.
How Is Veganism and Flexitarian Diet Trend Aiding Non-Dairy Creamer Sales?
The article titled Flexitarianism on the rise published in 2020 highlighted how flexitarian diet is growing and which trends are provoking consumers to opt for flexitarian diet. In past few years, the trend of veganism has made a solid space among the consumers. The popularity of veganism has doubled since last 5 years, says google trends.
Most of the consumers don’t see veganism as a dietary restriction, in fact they see it as a healthy lifestyle choice. There is increasing preference for food products containing ingredients derived from plant based sources. Non-dairy creamer can be either made from vegetable oil or from the plant based milk such as almond milk, coconut milk and other. Thus with growing vegan population the demand for non-dairy creamer is also expected to show growth.
Moreover, with growing awareness about benefits of plant based products consumers mostly from the millennial generation are opting for flexitarian diet practices, which is ultimately fuelling the demand for plant based product, resulting growth of non-dairy creamer sales.
Why U.S. is the leading country in non-dairy creamer market?
The U.S. has emerged as one of the leading markets for non-dairy creamer. One of the key factors behind the growth of non-dairy creamer sales in the U.S. is the increasing number of consumers facing issue of lactose intolerance. Thus consumers are shifting towards the non-dairy alternatives.
According to the National Digestive Disease Information Clearinghouse, nearly 30 million to 50 million Americans are lactose intolerant. This inevitably makes the U.S. a key market for non-dairy creamer.
The U.S. accounted for a significant share in the global market in 2021 and it is expected to show lucrative growth and dominate the North America non-dairy creamer market in the forecast period with a CAGR of 5.8%.
How big is Opportunity in China?
China is one of the most prominent markets for non-dairy creamer globally, accounting for a share of more than 5%. Being a developing country there is rapid urbanization in China. This is resulting in the change in lifestyle of consumers which will affect positively to the non-dairy creamer market.
China exhibits attractive opportunity for non-dairy creamer sales and it will play significant role in non-dairy creamer market globally in the forecast period. It is expected to grow with a CAGR of 9.7% over the forecast period.
Is Nordic Gaining Traction in Non-Dairy Creamer Market?
Most of the manufacturers operating in Nordic are introducing innovative products in order to attract the more consumer base which is one of the key factor behind the growth of non-dairy creamer market in Nordic.
Nordic accounted for more than 15% of Europe market for non-dairy creamer market and it is also expected to grow with more than 4% of CAGR over the forecasted period.
How is Mexico Dominating Non-Dairy Creamer Market in Latin America?
Mexico is dominating the non-dairy creamer market in Latin America. The growing lactose intolerance among the consumers is one of the key factor behind the growth of non-dairy creamer market in Latin America. Due to increasing lactose intolerance huge number of consumer is shifting towards non-dairy creamer.
Mexico accounted for more than 20% of market share of non-dairy creamer market in Latin America. It is expected to witness a significant growth over forecast period with a CAGR of 7%.
How Big Is Market for Non-Dairy Creamer In Australia?
Australia accounted for more than 55% of market share in Oceania market for non-dairy creamer and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 6% over the forecast period. The rising prevalence of lactose intolerance in Australia seems like the key factor influencing the demand for non-dairy creamer. Besides this, focus towards a healthy lifestyle will continue aiding expansion in the country.
Why is Powder Form of Non-Dairy Creamer More Preferred?
FMI estimates that powder form of non-dairy creamer holds more than 50% market share in year 2021 and it is expected to grow with notable CAGR of around 6.4% over the forecasted period.
The powder form non-dairy creamer has wide range of applications in several food products such as bakery products, beverages and dairy products. Moreover powdered form non-dairy creamer is available in the market since a very long time as compared to liquid form non-dairy creamer which is still in the introductory stage.
What’s the Market Share of Unflavored Non-Dairy Creamer?
The unflavored non-dairy creamer holds the largest market share of more than 40% which is expected to be valued at US$ 1,159.3 Mn in the year 2021. According to FMI, the unflavored non-dairy creamer is expected to dominate the market in the forecasted period which is expected to be valued at US$ 1,997.7 Mn.
What is Share of Hypermarkets/Supermarkets in Sales of Non-Dairy Creamer?
Hypermarket/Supermarket holds more than 50% of market share in indirect distribution channel segment. FMI estimates that the sales of non-dairy creamer through indirect distribution channel is valued at US$ 624.8 Mn in year 2021 out of which US$ 329.1 Mn sales was generated through hypermarkets/ supermarkets.
In the forecast period sales via indirect channels are expected to be valued at US$ 1,439.4 Mn out of which hypermarkets/ supermarkets are expected to hold more than 50% of market share valued at US$ 789.7 Mn.
Which is More Preferred Base for Non-dairy Creamer?
The general non-dairy creamer is manufactured by hydrogenation of the vegetable oil. But this process of hydrogenation in order to obtain the non-dairy creamer results in the generation of trans-fat which is harmful to human health. Thus, the consumers who have opted for healthy diet practices are usually ignores products with trans-fat.
Thus there is a huge opportunity for manufacturers to come up with the plant-based creamers as they don’t contain trans-fat and they have better nutritional value than vegetable oil. Plant based non-dairy creamers are manufactured from plant based milk like almond milk, coconut milk, soy milk and others. But the cost involved in the production of plant based non-dairy creamer is high because of the high cost of raw materials which is restricting the growth of the non-dairy creamers market.
While vegetable oils still continue to hold the leading share in the market, growth exhibited by the plant-based milk segment is likely to be at a higher pace.
Who is the Leading End User of Non-dairy Creamer?
The food and beverages sector will remain a key end user of non-dairy creamer. Increasing use in various beverage mixes, besides applications in bakery, food premixes, soups & sauces, and other food products will consistently fuel demand from the sector. FMI has projected the food and beverages sector to account for over 45% of non-dairy creamer sold in 2021 in terms of volume
Companies operating in non-dairy creamer market are mainly focusing on strategies, helping them to increase the existing market share.
Some manufacturers are using advanced production technologies in order to manufacture good quality products.
- Fujian Jumbo Grand Food Co. Ltd. has installed 3 international high-tech producing lines for the production of high-quality non-dairy creamers at its facility.
- The technology and manufacturing machines used by the company to manufacture non-dairy creamers are from Europe in order to manufacture the best quality of non-dairy creamers.
Along with advanced production facilities the manufacturers are focusing on merger and acquisition activities to increase the global presence and hold on market.
- In June 2017, Balchem Corporation acquired the Innovative Food Processors, Inc., who is into the manufacturing of agglomerated and microencapsulated food and nutrition ingredients.
Moreover, the manufacturers are also introducing innovative and newer product to increase the product offering and to attract more consumer base.
- Nestlé S.A. launched two new non-dairy creamer products in the Natural Bliss range – Half & Half blend of Almond and Coconut Milk Creamer and Oat Milk Creamer.
Some of the leading companies operating in the non-dairy creamer market are:
- Nestlé S.A.
- Danone S.A.
- Balchem Corporation
- FrieslandCampina Kievit BV
- Super Group Ltd.
- Shandong Tianjiao Biotech Co. Ltd.
- Preserved Food Specialty Co. Ltd.
- Rich Products Corporation
- PT Santos Premium Krimer
- Custom Food Group
- Fujian Jumbo Grand Food Co Ltd.
- Mokate Group
- Califia Farms LP
- Vitusa Corp.
- Korn Thai Co. Ltd.
- Almer Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
- Viceroy Holland B.V.
*The list is not exhaustive, and only for representational purposes. Full competitive intelligence with SWOT analysis available in the report.
Scope of the Report
Historical Data Available for
USD Million for value and Units for Volume
Key Regions Covered
North America, Latin America, Europe, East Asia, South Asia, Oceania Middle East & Africa
Key Countries Covered
US, Canada, Germany, U.K., France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Russia, China, Japan, South Korea, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, GCC Countries, Turkey, Northern Africa, South Africa
Key Segments Covered
Form, Nature, Flavour, Type, Base, End Use, Packaging, Distribution Channel
Key Companies Profiled
Market Forecast, brand share analysis, competition intelligence, DROT analysis, Market Dynamics and Challenges, Strategic Growth Initiatives
Customization & Pricing
Key Questions Answered in the Report
Q1. Which is the most lucrative market for non-dairy creamer?
The U.S. currently leads the global non-dairy creamer market. It covers more than 60% of total sales in North America and is expected to show a significant growth over the forecast period.
Q2. Which form of non-dairy creamer is more preferred?
Powder non-dairy creamer is leading the market in terms of form with a share of more than 50% in the year 2021.
Q3. Which non-dairy creamer nature is highly sought-after organic or conventional?
The conventional non-dairy creamer is leading the market with more than 90% of share in year 2021. But the demand for organic non-dairy creamer is growing especially in the developed countries.
Q4. Which flavored non-dairy creamer is most in demand?
The original/ unflavored non-dairy creamer is witnessing highest demand in the market. The original flavoured non-dairy creamer will hold more than 40% market share through 2021.
Q5.Which are some of the leading companies offering Non-dairy creamer?
Some of the leading companies offering non-dairy creamer are Danone S.A., Super Group Ltd., FrieslandCampina Kievit BV, Nestlé S.A., Rich Products Corporation, PT Santos Premium Krimer, Balchem Corporation, Custom Food Group, Fujian Jumbo Grand Food Co Ltd., Korn Thai Co. Ltd., Shandong Tianjiao Biotech Co. Ltd., Preserved Food Specialty Co. Ltd., Califia Farms LP, Vitusa Corp., Mokate Group, Almer Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and Viceroy Holland B.V.
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Non-Dairy Creamer Market By Category
- French Vanilla
- Other Flavours
- Plant-based Milk
- Others (Soy, Hemp, Cashew)
- Vegetable Oil
- Food and Beverage Processing
- Food Premixes
- Soups and Sauces
- Beverage Mixes
- Coffee Mixes
- Tea Mixes
- Bakery Products and Ice Creams
- RTD Beverages
- Infant Food
- Prepared and Packaged Food
- Plastic Jars
- Hypermarkets/ Supermarkets
- Modern Grocery Stores
- Specialty Stores
- Online Retail
- North America
- Latin America
- East Asia
- South Asia