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  • Published On : Oct 2022
  • Code : CMI3883
  • Pages :120
  • Formats :
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  • Industry : Food and Beverages

low-calorie food is an excellent option to speed up the weight loss by regulating overall weight management. These food are not only low in calorie content but are also a rich source of protein and fibers that give the feeling of fullness and reduce hunger. low-calorie food is also a rich source of various vitamins and minerals that promote the overall health of the individual. Moreover, low-calorie food improves digestion and also maintain the blood-sugar level in order to prevent carving and hunger for fast food. Greek yogurt, oats, berries, soup, eggs, chia seeds, and fish are some of the low-calorie food that are consumed worldwide.

Global low-calorie food market was valued at US$ 11.3 Billion in 2021 in terms of revenue, exhibiting a CAGR of 6.1% during the forecast period (2022 to 2030).

Drivers

Rising cases of obesity along with the associated disease with the obesity around the globe is expected to drive the market growth of the low-calorie food. According to the World Health Organization, in 2016, more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight. Of these over 650 million were obese. Moreover, globally, 38 million children under the age of 5 were overweight or obese in 2019. Growing cases of obesity around the globe is a major factor augmenting the market growth of low-calorie food over the forecast period.

Growing health wellness awareness among consumers is accelerating the adoption of a healthy lifestyle thus fueling the market growth of the low-calorie food. Increasing adoption of healthy practices such as yoga, gym, and consumption of healthy food is further propelling the market growth of the low-calorie food. Moreover, low calories foods are also gaining huge demand with the increasing prevalence of disease associated with an unhealthy lifestyle. This is expected to foster the market growth.

According to the studies conducted by organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity is the root cause of ailments such as heart diseases, diabetes, and blood pressure. The number of overweight people is increasing day by day and this factor has given rise to demand for low-calorie food products. The outbreak of COVID-19 has created a great impact in the current scenario. The importance of immunity building for resistance against the virus has led to a major shift in diet and various low-calorie products are becoming popular.

Figure 1. Global low-calorie Food Market Value Share (%), By Region, 2021

LOW-CALORIE FOOD MARKET

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Market Restraints

Taste is a major factor that limits the consumption of low-calorie food. Moreover, the high price of low-calorie beverages is also expected to hamper the market growth of low-calorie food over the forecast period. Moreover, the presence of artificial preservatives in low-calorie food is expected to act as a challenge for the low-calorie food market. Processed food and ready-to-eat food claims to have few potential health hazards and this is expected to hamper the market growth of the low-calorie food over the forecast period.

low-calorie Food Market Report Coverage

Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2021 Market Size in 2021: US$ 11.3 Bn
Historical Data for: 2017-2020 Estimated Year: 2022
Forecast Period 2022 to 2030 CAGR: 6.1% Forecast Period: 2022-2030
Geographies covered:
  • Region: North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa
Segments covered:
  • By Product Type: Aspartame, Sucralose, Stevia, Saccharin, Cyclamate, Others 
  • By Application: Beverages, Food, Healthcare, Tabletop, Others 
Companies covered:

PepsiCo, Inc., Nestle SA, The Coca-Cola Company, Groupe Danone, Abbott Laboratories, Bernard Food Industries, Inc, Zydus Wellness Ltd., Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc., McNeil Nutritionals LLC, Cargill, Incorporated, and Ajinomoto Co., Inc

Growth Drivers:
  • Rising cases of obesity with associated disease with obesity around the globe 
  • Rising demand for low-calorie food
Restraints & Challenges:
  • Taste is a major factor that limits the consumption of low-calorie food

Market Trends

Increasing demand for low-calorie snacks among consumers is projected to foster the market growth of the low-calorie food over the forecast period. Growing demand for a sugar substitute in confectionery food products is expected to be a major trend. The sugar substitute is widely used in the healthcare & dairy products, baked, snacks, and dietary beverages. Out of which dairy products are gaining traction in the market. Moreover, changing food patterns in youth and children is another major trend that is expected to augment the demand for healthy food. All these factors are projected to augment market growth over the forecast period.

Figure 2. Global low-calorie Food Market Value Share (%), By Application, 2021

LOW-CALORIE FOOD MARKET

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On the basis of application, beverages dominated the global low-calorie food market in 2021 with around 43% of market share in terms of revenue, followed by food and health care, respectively.

Recent Developments

  • In August 2022, PepsiCo, Inc., a food, snack, and beverage corporation, announced partnerships with World Central Kitchen (not-for-profit non-governmental organization) and Save the Children (NGO in India working for protection of child rights and child abuse) to provide meals, potable water and disaster relief to those impacted by severe flooding in eastern Kentucky.
  • In August 2022, PepsiCo, Inc., a food, snack, and beverage corporation, announced that it had entered into a strategic agreement with premium Romanian spring water, AQUA Carpatica under which PepsiCo will own a 20 percent equity stake in AQUA Carpatica. Under the agreement, PepsiCo will have rights to distribute the spring water in Romania and in Poland with opportunities to expand into other markets, including the U.S.
  • In August 2022, PepsiCo, Inc., a food, snack, and beverage corporation, announced a definitive agreement forging a long-term strategic distribution arrangement. The distribution agreement initially transitions Celsius' current U.S. distribution to PepsiCo's best-in-class capabilities.

Competitive Section

Major players operating in the global low-calorie food market include PepsiCo, Inc., Nestle SA, The Coca-Cola Company, Groupe Danone, Abbott Laboratories, Bernard Food Industries, Inc, Zydus Wellness Ltd., Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc., McNeil Nutritionals LLC, Cargill, Incorporated, and Ajinomoto Co., Inc 

Frequently Asked Questions

Global low-calorie food market was valued at around US$ 11.3 Billion in 2021. 

Rising cases of obesity along with the associated disease with the obesity around the globe is expected to drive the market.

Increasing demand for low-calorie snacks among consumers is projected to foster the market.

Taste is a major factor that limits the consumption of low-calorie food. 

Major players operating in the market include PepsiCo, Inc., Nestle SA, The Coca-Cola Company, Groupe Danone, Abbott Laboratories, Bernard Food Industries, Inc, Zydus Wellness Ltd., Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc., McNeil Nutritionals LLC, Cargill, Incorporated, and Ajinomoto Co., Inc 

The market is estimated to grow at around 6.1% CAGR in the forecast period (2022-2030).

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