The Future of Baby Food and Milk 2022 is a global baby food and milk market report that covers the latest global innovations and consumer trends across the global baby food and milk industry in 2022. Our global baby food market report identifies evolving areas, consumer attitudes, and important advances expected across regions like EMEA, APAC, and LATAM over the next five years and beyond.



Global Baby Food Market Landscape

Manufacturers in the global baby food and milk market are focusing on helping parents meet their babies’ nutritional needs. Sustainable and natural formulas will dominate the future of baby food and milk products.

The US infant formula shortage in 2022 has highlighted supply risk and food safety issues that need to be addressed not just in the US but also in other global baby food markets.

Global Baby Food Trends in the Next Two Years

Brands in the global baby food market will need to be transparent and do more to reassure parents who are concerned about the safety of baby food and milk. Perceptions of plant-based food as healthier and more ethical are set to permeate into new launches. Meanwhile, with the falling number of births, brands in the global baby food and milk market will also have to target older babies.

Global Baby Food Trends in the Next Five Years and Beyond

Supply chain issues in the global baby food and milk market have raised the urgency for a third choice in the form of lab-grown ‘human milk’.

Mintel’s global baby and milk market report outlines how sustainability is shifting towards carbon neutrality, which is set to take hold and shape the future of baby food and milk. Additionally, the metaverse could be a place for brands to interact with digital natives who become parents.

To discover more about The Future of Baby Food and Milk Market Report 2022, read our US Baby Food and Drink Market Report 2022, or take a look at our extensive Global Baby Food Market Research.

Expert Analysis from a Specialist in the Field

This report, written by Tan Heng Hong, a leading analyst in the Food & Drink sector, delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends in the Baby Food Market 2022 and add expert context to the numbers.

Baby food and milk will have a stronger focus on food safety, plant-based ingredients and older babies.

Tan Heng Hong
Tan Heng Hong
APAC Food & Drink Analyst

Table of Contents


    • Graph 1: baby food and milk launches, by select claim category, 2018-22

    • Steer towards ‘cleaner’ baby food and milk
    • Graph 2: % share of launches of organic baby food and milk, by region, 2020-22
    • Plant-based ingredients for a healthier planet and baby
    • Ageing up for older babies is an opportunity
    • Graph 3: number of births, 2017-21

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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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