A2 Milk Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023

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The global A2 milk market was worth US$ 4,410 Million in 2017. The market value is further projected to cross US$ 18,140 Million by 2023, expanding at a CAGR of 24.9% during 2018-2023. A2 milk is a type of cow milk characterized by the absence of A1 β-casein proteins. The consumption of A2 milk is known to prevent the symptoms of stomach discomfort that usually occur after consuming dairy products in lactose intolerant people, such as gas, bloating, and diarrhoea. Besides this, it is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids which help in the growth and development of the human body. Nowadays, the expanding income levels along with the growing awareness about the nutritional benefits of A2 milk have stimulated the growth of the market worldwide.

Global A2 Milk Market Drivers/Constraints:

  • The demand for A2 milk is gaining traction among consumers across the globe owing to the numerous health benefits offered by its consumption, such as boosting immunity, increasing metabolic rate and promoting mental growth.
  • The players are expanding their product portfolio by introducing a wide variety of A2 milk products including baby food, infant formula, cheese, yogurt, etc. so as to cater to the needs and requirements of a diverse group of consumers.
  • Although A2 milk has been rapidly gaining popularity worldwide, the market has untapped growth potential in regions with increasing consumption of dairy products such India and China.
  • A rise in the number of hypermarkets, supermarkets, convenience stores as well as online retailing is expected to boost the sales of A2 milk as it is mainly sold through organised retail formats.
  • The high prices of A2 milk coupled with the availability of cheaper and vegan substitutes represent the major challenges faced by the manufacturers. In addition, lack of proper scientific evidence regarding the benefits of A2 milk can hamper the growth of the market.


A2 Milk Market Share

Breakup by End-Use:

On the basis of end-use, the market has been segmented into liquid milk, infant formula and other dairy products. Amongst these, liquid milk is the most popular product type, accounting for nearly two-thirds of the total A2 milk market.

Breakup by Distribution Channel:

Based on distribution channel, supermarkets and hypermarkets represent the largest segment as these stores provide large amount of shelf space and a wider choice of products from different brands. Other major distribution channels are convenience and grocery stores, and online/non-store retailing.

Regional Insights:

On a geographical front, Oceania enjoys the leading position in the global A2 milk market. This can be accredited to the growing number of dairy companies offering incentives to A2 milk producers in the region. Oceania is followed by Asia, Europe and North America.

Competitive Landscape:

The A2 milk market is relatively new and is currently dominated by a few players, however, a number of new regional and global players are emerging. Some of the leading players operating in the market are:

  • The A2 Milk Company Limited
  • Jersey Dairy
  • Pura
  • Dairy Farmers
  • Fonterra


This report provides a deep insight into the global A2 milk market covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from macro overview of the market to micro details of the industry performance, recent trends, key market drivers and challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter’s five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who have any kind of stake or are planning to foray into the A2 milk market in any manner.

Key Questions Answered in This Report:

  • How has the global A2 milk market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What are the key regions in the global A2 milk market?
  • Which are the major end-use segments in the global A2 milk market?
  • What are the various distribution channels in the global A2 milk market?
  • What are the price trends of A2 milk?
  • What are the various stages in the value chain of the global A2 milk market?
  • What are the key driving factors and challenges in the global A2 milk market?
  • What is the structure of the global A2 milk market and who are the key players?
  • What is the degree of competition in the global A2 milk market?
  • How is A2 milk manufactured?

1    Preface
2    Scope and Methodology

    2.1    Objectives of the Study
    2.2    Stakeholders
    2.3    Data Sources
        2.3.1    Primary Sources
        2.3.2    Secondary Sources
    2.4    Market Estimation
        2.4.1    Bottom-Up Approach
        2.4.2    Top-Down Approach
    2.5    Forecasting Methodology
3    Executive Summary
4    Introduction

    4.1    Overview
    4.2    Key Industry Trends
5    Global A2 Milk Market
    5.1    Market Overview
    5.2    Market Performance
        5.2.1    Volume Trends
        5.2.2    Value Trends
    5.3    Market Breakup by End-Use
    5.4    Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
    5.5    Market Breakup by Region
    5.6    Market Forecast
    5.7    SWOT Analysis
        5.7.1    Overview
        5.7.2    Strengths
        5.7.3    Weaknesses
        5.7.4    Opportunities
        5.7.5    Threats
    5.8    Value Chain Analysis
        5.8.1    Overview
        5.8.2    Research and Development
        5.8.3    Raw Material Procurement
        5.8.4    Manufacturing
        5.8.5    Marketing
        5.8.6    Distribution
        5.8.7    End-Use
    5.9    Porters Five Forces Analysis
        5.9.1    Overview
        5.9.2    Bargaining Power of Buyers
        5.9.3    Bargaining Power of Suppliers
        5.9.4    Degree of Competition
        5.9.5    Threat of New Entrants
        5.9.6    Threat of Substitutes
    5.10    Price Analysis
        5.10.1    Price Indicators
        5.10.2    Price Structure
        5.10.3    Price Trends
    5.11    Key Market Drivers and Success Factors
6    Market by End-Use
    6.1    Liquid Milk
    6.2    Infant Formula
    6.3    Others
7    Market by Distribution Channel
    7.1    Supermarkets & Hypermarkets
    7.2    Convenience & Grocery Stores
    7.3    Online
    7.4    Others
8    Performance of Key Regions
    8.1    North America
    8.2    Europe
    8.3    Oceania
    8.4    Asia
9    Competitive Landscape
    9.1    Market Structure
    9.2    Key Players
    9.3    Profiles of Key Players

List of Figures

Figure 1: Global: A2 Milk Market: Major Drivers and Challenges
Figure 2: Global: A2 Milk Market: Sales Volume (in Million Tons), 2010-2017
Figure 3: Global: A2 Milk Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010-2017
Figure 4: Global: A2 Milk Market: Breakup by End-Use (in %), 2017
Figure 5: Global: A2 Milk Market: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in %), 2017
Figure 6: Global: A2 Milk Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2017
Figure 7: Global: A2 Milk Market Forecast: Sales Volume (in Million Tons), 2018-2023
Figure 8: Global: A2 Milk Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Figure 9: Global: Liquid Milk Market (Produced from A2 Milk): Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 10: Global: Infant Formula Market (Produced from A2 Milk): Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 11: Global: Other Dairy Products Market (Produced From A2 Milk): Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 12: Global: A2 Milk Market: Sales through Supermarkets and Hypermarkets (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 13: Global: A2 Milk Market: Sales through Convenience and Grocery Stores (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 14: Global: A2 Milk Market: Online Sales (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 15: Global: A2 Milk Market: Sales through Other Distribution Channels (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 16: North America: A2 Milk Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 17: Europe: A2 Milk Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 18: Oceania: A2 Milk Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 19: Asia: A2 Milk Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023

List of Tables

Table 1: Global: A2 Milk Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2017 and 2023
Table 2: Global: A2 Milk Market Forecast: Breakup by End-Use (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Table 3: Global: A2 Milk Market Forecast: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Table 4: Global: A2 Milk Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Table 5: Global: A2 Milk Industry: Market Structure
Table 6: Global: A2 Milk Market: Key Players


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