The global dairy snacks market reached a value of US$ 214.8 Billion in 2021. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 302.5 Billion by 2027, exhibiting at a CAGR of 6% during 2022-2027. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic on different end use industries. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.

Dairy snacks have numerous nutrients, such as calcium, magnesium, selenium, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, and vitamin B12 and B5. Their moderate consumption helps in reducing the risk of colorectal cancer, type 2 diabetes, and non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as osteoporosis. Nowadays, several manufacturers are introducing new variants that aid in combating stress and anxiety and boosting mood. This, coupled with the growing awareness about their benefits, is driving the demand for dairy snacks, such as cheese, yogurt, and ice cream, across the globe.

Dairy Snacks Market Trends:
A considerable rise in the consumption of ready-to-eat (RTE) milk products on account of inflating disposable incomes and the increasing global population represents one of the key factors bolstering the growth of the market. This can also be attributed to shifting consumer preferences towards high-value products due to rapid urbanization and changing dietary patterns. Moreover, the growing awareness among individuals about the importance of adopting a healthy lifestyle is positively influencing the demand for dairy snacks like probiotic drinks. Apart from this, good nutrition plays a pivotal role in the overall growth and development of children. It also assists in protecting against infectious and chronic diseases. This, in confluence with the surging concerns among parents about their children’s health, is escalating the demand for dairy snacks. Furthermore, several manufacturers are introducing fortified dairy snacks with the improved nutritional content of iron, plant sterols, and stanols. In line with this, due to the rising health consciousness among individuals, these manufacturers are offering low-calorie and lactose-free variants to cater to the diversified tastes and preferences of the consumers. This is anticipated to create a positive outlook for the market.

Key Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global dairy snacks market, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2022-2027. Our report has categorized the market based on type, nature, distribution channel and end use.

Breakup by Type:

Ice Cream

Breakup by Nature:


Breakup by Distribution Channel:

Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
Convenience Stores
Specialty Stores
Online Stores

Breakup by End Use:

Foods and Beverages Industry

Breakup by Region:

North America
United States
South Korea
United Kingdom
Latin America
Middle East and Africa

Competitive Landscape:
The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined along with the profiles of the key players being Arla Foods Ingredients Group, Dairy Farmers of America Inc., Danone S.A., Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited, Friesland Campina, Lactalis International, Megmilk Snow Brand Co.Ltd, Meiji Holdings Co. Ltd., Nestle S.A, Organic Valley, The Kraft Heinz Company and Unilever PLC. Key Questions Answered in This Report:
How has the global dairy snacks market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global dairy snacks market?
What are the key regional markets?
What is the breakup of the market based on the type?
What is the breakup of the market based on the nature?
What is the breakup of the market based on the distribution channel?
What is the breakup of the market based on the end use?
What are the various stages in the value chain of the industry?
What are the key driving factors and challenges in the industry?
What is the structure of the global dairy snacks market and who are the key players?
What is the degree of competition in the industry?