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Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food Market 2017–2027

Ready to use therapeutic food (RTUF) is nutrient-enriched food used for treating malnutrition in children. This food contains important vitamins and minerals and is a rich source of energy and protein. These foods are prepared from peanut-based paste, sugar, oil, and powdered milk. Ready to use therapeutic food is easy to consume, does not require refrigeration and are available in affordable price with excellent shelf-life. This product saves money and is also highly effective in treating children's lives. According to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 98% of children treated with RUTF were well-nourished after six months and 96% were well-nourished after a year.

The global ready-to-use therapeutic food market is projected to reach around US$ 835.1 million by the end of 2027, in terms of revenue, growing at CAGR of 10.3% during the forecast period (2019-2027).

Drivers

Growing cases of malnutrition around the globe are projected to propel the market growth of Ready to use therapeutic food. According to the World Health organization, in 2016, an estimated 155 million children under the age of 5 years were suffering from stunting, while 41 million were overweight or obese. Around 45% of deaths among children under 5 years of age are linked to undernutrition. Therefore, growing cases of malnutrition around the globe are propelling the market growth of ready to use therapeutic food.

Growing demand for drinkable RUTF products is expected to foster the market growth of ready to use therapeutic food. It is difficult to feed infants RUTF paste to treat malnutrition, hence this factor is expected to raise the demand for drinkable RUTF products such as therapeutic milk. Hence, drinkable RUFT products are gaining huge demand from infants and this, in turn, is augmenting the market growth of ready to use therapeutic food. 

On basis of the region, Europe region dominated the global ready-to-use therapeutic food market in 2018, accounting for 61.7% share in terms of volume, followed by Middle East & Africa and North America, respectively.

Figure 1. Global Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food Market, Revenue Share (%), By Region, 2018

Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food  | Coherent Market Insights

Market Restraints

Factors such as inconsistency in RUTF milk products and risk of microbial contamination and absence of specific commodity standards in the Codex Alimentarius for therapeutic milk by UNICEF are expected to hinder the market growth of RUFT. Moreover, many manufacturers of ready-to-use therapeutic food products are not following the World Health Organization (WHO) standard of food product preparation which is leading to microbial contamination.

RUFT products are too expensive to use besides the treatment of severe acute malnutrition and their provision highly depends on short-term external funding for emergency programs or humanitarian. This factor is expected to hinder the market growth of ready to use therapeutic food over the forecast period.

Market Opportunities

Growing research for developing alternative of raw materials used for the preparation of ready to use therapeutic food. At present RUTF products are prepared by using peanuts, vitamins and minerals, oil, and milk powder which are significantly high, resulting in a higher cost of the end product. In order to deal with this, various manufacturer are conducting research and development activities for developing a cost-effective substitute for these raw materials.

The rising focus of manufacturers to launch of bar and biscuits RUTF products is expected to lucrative growth opportunity to the market of RUTF. Moreover, various manufacturers are also focusing on developing powder form of RUTF products which is creating a huge opportunity for the manufacturer to expand their presence in the market. 

Figure 2. Global Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food Market– Opportunity Analysis

Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food  | Coherent Market Insights

Market Trends

The growing trend of using an alternative to sugar such as pure jaggery or icing sugar for producing ready-to-use therapeutic candy bars, paste or cream and biscuits is expected to foster the market growth of ready to use therapeutic food. Moreover, major companies are focusing on producing ready-to-use therapeutic food products based on whey permeate powder, a good substitute for sugar is further projected to augment the market growth of RUTF.

An increasing number of partnerships in the market for the procurement of Ready to Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) is expected to accelerate market growth over the forecast period. For instance, in May 2018, the Federal Government of Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (Mou) with the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), for the procurement of ready to use therapeutic food (RUTF). The partnership is to serve as counterpart contribution for the procurement and distribution of the commodity in the six geo-political zones of the Country.

Figure 3. Global Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food Market, Revenue Share (%), By Product Type, in 2018

Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food  | Coherent Market Insights

On the basis of product type, in 2018, the semi solid paste accounted the largest market share of 91.3% in terms of value, followed by drinkable therapeutic food and solid respectively.

Competitive Section:

Key players operating in global ready-to-use therapeutic food market are GC Rieber Compact AS, Diva Nutritional Products, Edesia USA, Hilina, InnoFaso, Insta Products, Mana Nutritive Aid Products, Nutriset SAS, NutriVita Foods, Power Foods Tanzania, and Tabatchnik Fine Foods.

Ready-to-use therapeutic food is suitable for various diseases such as in treating malnutrition and diarrhea. This food contains important vitamins and minerals and is a rich source of energy and protein. It is made up of vitamin, vegetable oil, peanuts, powdered milk, minerals, and sugar.

Market Dynamics

The global ready-to-use therapeutic food market has witnessed significant growth in the recent past year, owing to the increasing demand from no-governmental organizations (NGO) and children funds organizations such as United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), and World of Children. For instance, according to United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), UNICEF procures about 70-80% of the global demand for ready-to-use therapeutic food products a year, which is average of 30000 to 35000 metric tons (MT) of ready-to-use therapeutic food for approx. 2.1-2.5 a million children.

Moreover, based on product type, the global ready-to-use therapeutic food market is bifurcated in solid, semi-solid paste and drinkable therapeutic food products. The major segment of ready-to-use therapeutic food is semi-solid paste products across the world, owing to the characteristics of semi-solid paste products such as insignificant risk of contamination. This factor is estimated to foster market growth during the forecast timeframe. This factor is expected to boost the market growth of the global ready-to-use therapeutic food market during the forecast period.

Furthermore, Europe dominated the global ready-to-use therapeutic food market in 2018, owing to the growing supply of ready-to-use therapeutic food products to an organization such as NGOs and UNICEF. For instance, according to UNICEF, in 2016, approx. 50,000 metric tons (MT) ready-to-use food products produced from European companies for UNICEF. As a result, this scenario is estimated to foster the growth of the global ready-to-use therapeutic food market during the forecast timeframe.

Key features of the study:

  • This report provides in-depth analysis of the global ready-to-use therapeutic food market, market size (US$ Million), and Cumulative Annual Growth Rate (CAGR %) for the forecast period (2019–2027).
  • It elucidates potential revenue opportunity across different segments and explains attractive investment proposition matrix for this market. It provides valuable insights about market drivers, restraints, opportunities, new product launches or approval, ready-to-use therapeutic food products, regional outlook, and competitive strategy adopted by the leading players.
  • Key companies covered as a part of this study includes GC Rieber Compact AS, Diva Nutritional Products, Edesia USA, Hilina, InnoFaso, Insta Products, Mana Nutritive Aid Products, Nutriset SAS, NutriVita Foods, Power Foods Tanzania, and Tabatchnik Fine Foods.
  • It profiles leading players in the global ready-to-use therapeutic food market based on the following parameters – company overview, financial performance, product portfolio, geographical presence, key developments, and future plans.
  • Insights from this report would allow marketers and the management authorities of the companies to make informed decisions with respect to their future product launch, market expansion, and marketing tactics.
  • The global ready-to-use therapeutic food market report caters to various stakeholders in this industry, including investors, product developers, distributors, airless packaging product companies, research institutes, new entrants, and financial analysts.
  • Stakeholders would greatly benefit in decision-making through the various strategy matrices used in analyzing the global ready-to-use therapeutic food market.

Market Taxonomy:

  • Global Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food Market, By Product Type:
    • Solid
      • Powder/Blends
      • Biscuits/Bar
    • Semi-solid Paste
    • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
  • Global Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food Market, By Geography:
    • North America
      • U.S.
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • Canada
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
    • Europe
      • U.K.
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • Germany
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • Italy
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • France
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • Spain
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • Nordic
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • Benelux
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • Russia
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • Poland
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • Rest of Europe
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • India
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • Japan
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • ASEAN
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • Australia & New Zealand
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • Rest of Asia Pacific
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
    • Latin America
      • Brazil
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • Mexico
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • Rest of Latin America
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
    • Middle East & Africa
      • GCC
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • South Africa
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • Rest of Middle East & Africa
        • By Product Type:
          • Solid
            • Powder/Blends
            • Biscuits/Bar
          • Semi-solid Paste
          • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
  • Company Profiles
    • GC Rieber Compact AS *
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Strategies
      • Recent Developments
      • Future Plans
    • Diva Nutritional Products
    • Edesia USA
    • Hilina
    • InnoFaso
    • Insta Products
    • Mana Nutritive Aid Products
    • Nutriset SAS
    • NutriVita Foods
    • Power Foods Tanzania
    • Tabatchnik Fine Foods

 “*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective section

Table of Contents

  1. Research Objectives and Assumptions
    • Research Objectives
    • Assumptions
    • Abbreviations
  2. Market Purview
    • Report Description
      • Market Definition and Scope
    • Executive Summary
      • Market Snippet, By Product Type
    • Coherent Opportunity Map (COM)
  3. Market Dynamics, Regulations, and Trends Analysis
    • Market Dynamics
      • Drivers
        • Supply Side Drivers
        • Demand Side Drivers
        • Economic Drivers
      • Restraints
      • Market Opportunities
      • Regulatory Scenario
      • Industry Trend
      • PEST Analysis
      • PORTER’s Analysis
      • New Product Approvals/Launch
      • Promotion and Marketing Initiatives
  4. Global Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food Market By Product type, 2017 - 2027 (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2019 - 2027
      • Segment Trends
    • Solid
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2019 - 2027, (US$ Million)
      • Sub-trends
        • Powder/Blends
        • Biscuits/Bar
    • Semi-solid Paste
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2019 - 2027, (US$ Million)
    • Drinkable Therapeutic Food
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2019 - 2027, (US$ Million)
  5. Global Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food Market By Region, 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, By Region, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Region, 2019 - 2027
    • North America
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2019 - 2027
        • U.S.
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
        • Canada
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
    • Latin America
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2019 - 2027
        • Brazil
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
        • Mexico
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
        • Rest of Latin America
          • Sub-region/Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
    • Europe
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2019 - 2027
        • France
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
        • Germany
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
        • Italy
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
        • Spain
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
        • U.K.
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
        • Nordic
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
        • Benelux
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
        • Russia
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
        • Poland
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
    • Asia Pacific
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2019 - 2027
        • China
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
        • India
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
        • Australia & New Zealand
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
        • ASEAN
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
        • Japan
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
          • Sub-region/Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
    • Middle East & Africa
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country/ Sub-region, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country/ Sub-region, 2019 - 2027
        • GCC
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
        • South Africa
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
        • North Africa
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
        • Rest of Middle East & Africa
          • Sub-region/Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type , 2017- 2027 (US$ Million)
  6. Competitive Landscape
    • Market Share Analysis
    • Company Profiles
      • GC Rieber Compact AS
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Diva Nutritional Products
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Edesia USA, Hilina
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • InnoFaso, Insta Products
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Mana Nutritive Aid Products
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Nutriset SAS, NutriVita Foods
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Power Foods
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Tanzania
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Tabatchnik Fine Foods.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
    • References
    • Research Methodology
    • About us and Sales Contact

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