Food & Beverage

Analysis on Status and Demand in Infant Formula Market

There are about 17 million infants in China annually. Assuming that 80% of the infants are breastfed, the rest 20%, namely 3.4 million infants need infant formula. At present, annual production volume of infant formula ranges from 80,000-120,000 tons while annual market demand is about 300,000 tons, and therefore annual demand for infant formula is in a shortage of about 200,000 tons. 1 Overall Infant Formula Market Declines while Demand for High-end Infant Formula Grows. China’s consumption of milk powder declines slightly on the whole. China’s monthly consumption per capita…

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