The Future of Yogurt and Desserts 2024
Facing uncertainty, consumers can rely on yogurt and desserts for affordable indulgence, nutrition and authenticity. Caroline Roux, Consultant Analyst…

The Future of Yogurt and Desserts 2024

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Report Summary

Discover the most important future trends in the global yogurt and desserts market with Mintel’s Future Of report. The report identifies the key consumer and industry trends that will impact the global yogurt and desserts market over the next five years.

The most important upcoming trends in the yogurt and dessert market are analysed and succinctly presented alongside relevant insights from Mintel’s consumer data. So you can understand how consumer demands will change and identify future innovation and growth opportunities.

This report also presents Mintel’s analysts’ pick of the most innovative and inspirational launches in the global yogurt market. Understanding the future of the yogurt and dessert industry has never been so easy.

To learn more about the global yogurt market, read Mintel’s A Year of Innovation in Yogurt, or to learn more about the global desserts market, take a look at Mintel’s A Year of Innovation in Desserts and Toppings.

Meet The Expert

Caroline Roux provides robust consumer insights and realistic recommendations to dairy and ingredients companies. She tracks global innovation and consumer trends to assist clients in their growth strategies. Caroline’s previous experience includes being a brand manager at a major dairy company.

Facing uncertainty, consumers can rely on yogurt and desserts for affordable indulgence, nutrition and authenticity.

Caroline Roux - Global AnalystCaroline Roux
Consultant Analyst

Table of Contents


    • Where we are now
    • In the next two years
    • In five years and beyond
  2. in the next two years

    • Mintel’s perspective
    • Yogurt and desserts offer multi-faceted indulgence
    • Yogurt and desserts will dial up their credentials as affordable indulgence to oppose ice cream competition
    • In the US, yogurt brands will innovate towards uncompromising indulgence
    • In Asia, there is room for yogurt to be a dessert option
    • Consumers need comfort from indulgent food
    • From ‘honest’ to ‘clean’ indulgence
    • Yogurt will protect health in the long term
    • Embrace the shift towards a preventative approach to health
    • Graph 1: ‘How well you age is based mostly on the way you live (eg staying fit, proper nutrition)’, 2024**
    • Brands are mainstreaming protein to make it a hero nutrient for healthy ageing
    • Yogurts will link their inherent nutrition to holistic health, including mental wellbeing
    • Yogurt consumption reduces the risk of developing type 2 diabetes
    • With antioxidants, plant-based yogurt can protect consumers from conditions of ageing
    • Yogurt and desserts will be ‘heritage food’
    • During ‘the’ election year, the connection between national food and heritage will be a hot topic
    • Graph 2: ‘Food is the main way I stay connected to my culture/heritage’, 2021**
    • Brands can cater to the needs of a growing number of consumers who have migrated outside of their home countries
    • Heritage food through the ages
    • To protect their food heritage, consumers will resist products made using novel technologies
  3. in next five years and beyond

    • Mintel’s perspective
    • Include liver health in holistic gut health and hormonal balance
    • Position yogurt and desserts as cooling and refreshing food during heat waves
    • The rising price of cocoa can accelerate the relevance of alt-chocolate
  4. Key takeaways

About the report

This market report provides in-depth analysis and insight supported by a range of data. At the same time, introductory and top-level content is provided to give you an overview of the issues covered.

The consumer

What They Want. Why They Want It.

The Competitors

Who’s Winning. How To Stay Ahead.

The Market

Size, Segments, Shares And Forecasts: How It All Adds Up.

The Innovations

New Ideas. New Products. New Potential.

The Opportunities

Where The White Space Is. How To Make It Yours.

The Trends

What’s Shaping Demand – Today And Tomorrow.

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