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Medical Foods Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027

Market Overview:

The global medical foods market reached a value of US$ 20.69 Billion in 2021. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 29.18 Billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 5.80% 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.

Medical foods are formulated for being consumed or administered enterally under the supervision of a professional for the dietary management of diseases and meeting the nutritional requirements. They are rich in phenolics, vitamins, and minerals and have antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, antiparasitic, and antitumor properties. They aid in boosting the immune and digestive systems and the cognitive behavior of an individual. At present, product manufacturers are introducing novel variants in various forms, such as pills, puddings, powder, and liquids.

Medical Foods Market Trends:

The increasing prevalence of viral infections and chronic disorders, and the rising global geriatric population, which is more susceptible to developing severe medical ailments, are the key factors positively influencing the demand for medical foods worldwide. In addition, the easy availability of organic and naturally sourced food products fortified with essential nutrients is contributing to the market growth. Furthermore, the easy access to quality healthcare services, coupled with expanding investments in research and development (R&D) activities to offer novel medical food products, is creating a positive outlook for the market. Moreover, the growing awareness about the benefits of consuming medical foods and the increasing health consciousness among the masses are fueling the market. Apart from this, rapid digitization, considerable reliance on smartphones, increasing penetration of the high-speed internet, and improving income levels of individuals are contributing to the overall sales of medical foods through e-commerce channels. This can also be attributed to considerable reliance on online shopping apps as they provide convenience, a vast catalog, and fast shipping facilities.

Key Market Segmentation:

IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global medical foods market report, along with forecasts for growth at the global and regional level from 2022-2027. Our report has categorized the market based on product, route of administration, application, and distribution channel.

Breakup by Product:

  • Pills
  • Powder
  • Others


Powder dominates the market as it helps strengthen muscles, repair tissues, and promote weight loss.

Breakup by Route of Administration:

  • Oral
  • Enteral


The oral route of administration exhibits a clear dominance in the market as it is non-invasiveness and convenient.

Breakup by Application:

  • ADHD
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Cancer
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Others


Diabetes dominates the market as they aid in maintaining blood glucose levels and blood pressure.

Breakup by Distribution Channel:

  • Supermarkets
  • Hospital and Retail Pharmacies
  • Online Pharmacies
  • Others

Hospital and retail pharmacies hold the majority of the total market share as they assist in personalized advice, wider selection, and enhance the experience of the consumer.

Breakup by Region:

  • North America
    • United States
    • Canada
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Indonesia
    • Others
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • United Kingdom
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Others
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Others
    • Middle East and Africa


North America holds the majority of the global medical foods market share on account of the increasing prevalence of severe chronic ailments among the masses of the region.

Competitive Landscape:

The competitive landscape of the market has been analyzed in the report, along with the detailed profiles of the major players operating in the industry. Some of these players are Abbott Healthcare Private Limited, Alfasigma S.p.A., Danone S.A., Fresenius Kabi AG, Mead Johnson & Company, Medtrition Inc., Meiji Holdings Co., Ltd., Metagenics, Inc., Nestlé S.A., Primus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Targeted Medical Pharma Inc., and Victus, Inc.

Report Coverage:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2021
Historical Period 2016-2021
Forecast Period 2022-2027
Units US$ Billion
Segment Coverage Product, Route of Administration, Application, Distribution Channel, Region
Region Covered  Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Countries Covered United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
Companies Covered Abbott Laboratories, Alfasigma S.p.A., Danone S.A., Fresenius Kabi AG, Mead Johnson & Company LLC (Reckitt Benckiser), Medtrition Inc., Meiji Holdings Co. Ltd., Metagenics Inc. (Alticor), Nestlé S.A., Primus Pharmaceuticals Inc., Targeted Medical Pharma Inc. and Victus Inc.
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Key Questions Answered in This Report:

  • How has the global medical foods market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global medical foods market?
  • What are the key regional markets?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the product?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the route of administration?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the application?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the distribution channel?
  • 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 medical foods market and who are the key players?
  • What is the degree of competition in the industry?

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 Medical Foods Market
    5.1    Market Overview
    5.2    Market Performance
    5.3    Impact of COVID-19
    5.4    Market Forecast
6   Market Breakup by Product
    6.1    Pills
        6.1.1 Market Trends
        6.1.2 Market Forecast
    6.2    Powder
        6.2.1 Market Trends
        6.2.2 Market Forecast
    6.3    Others
        6.3.1 Market Trends
        6.3.2 Market Forecast
7   Market Breakup by Route of Administration
    7.1    Oral
        7.1.1 Market Trends
        7.1.2 Market Forecast
    7.2    Enteral
        7.2.1 Market Trends
        7.2.2 Market Forecast
8   Market Breakup by Application
    8.1    ADHD
        8.1.1 Market Trends
        8.1.2 Market Forecast
    8.2    Depression
        8.2.1 Market Trends
        8.2.2 Market Forecast
    8.3    Diabetes
        8.3.1 Market Trends
        8.3.2 Market Forecast
    8.4    Cancer
        8.4.1 Market Trends
        8.4.2 Market Forecast
    8.5    Alzheimer's Disease
        8.5.1 Market Trends
        8.5.2 Market Forecast
    8.6    Metabolic Disorders
        8.6.1 Market Trends
        8.6.2 Market Forecast
    8.7    Others
        8.7.1 Market Trends
        8.7.2 Market Forecast
9   Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
    9.1    Supermarkets
        9.1.1 Market Trends
        9.1.2 Market Forecast
    9.2    Hospital and Retail Pharmacies
        9.2.1 Market Trends
        9.2.2 Market Forecast
    9.3    Online Pharmacies
        9.3.1 Market Trends
        9.3.2 Market Forecast
    9.4    Others
        9.4.1 Market Trends
        9.4.2 Market Forecast
10  Market Breakup by Region
    10.1    North America
        10.1.1 United States
           10.1.1.1 Market Trends
           10.1.1.2 Market Forecast
        10.1.2 Canada
           10.1.2.1 Market Trends
           10.1.2.2 Market Forecast
    10.2    Asia-Pacific
        10.2.1 China
           10.2.1.1 Market Trends
           10.2.1.2 Market Forecast
        10.2.2 Japan
           10.2.2.1 Market Trends
           10.2.2.2 Market Forecast
        10.2.3 India
           10.2.3.1 Market Trends
           10.2.3.2 Market Forecast
        10.2.4 South Korea
           10.2.4.1 Market Trends
           10.2.4.2 Market Forecast
        10.2.5 Australia
           10.2.5.1 Market Trends
           10.2.5.2 Market Forecast
        10.2.6 Indonesia
           10.2.6.1 Market Trends
           10.2.6.2 Market Forecast
        10.2.7 Others
           10.2.7.1 Market Trends
           10.2.7.2 Market Forecast
    10.3    Europe
        10.3.1 Germany
           10.3.1.1 Market Trends
           10.3.1.2 Market Forecast
        10.3.2 France
           10.3.2.1 Market Trends
           10.3.2.2 Market Forecast
        10.3.3 United Kingdom
           10.3.3.1 Market Trends
           10.3.3.2 Market Forecast
        10.3.4 Italy
           10.3.4.1 Market Trends
           10.3.4.2 Market Forecast
        10.3.5 Spain
           10.3.5.1 Market Trends
           10.3.5.2 Market Forecast
        10.3.6 Russia
           10.3.6.1 Market Trends
           10.3.6.2 Market Forecast
        10.3.7 Others
           10.3.7.1 Market Trends
           10.3.7.2 Market Forecast
    10.4    Latin America
        10.4.1 Brazil
           10.4.1.1 Market Trends
           10.4.1.2 Market Forecast
        10.4.2 Mexico
           10.4.2.1 Market Trends
           10.4.2.2 Market Forecast
        10.4.3 Others
           10.4.3.1 Market Trends
           10.4.3.2 Market Forecast
    10.5    Middle East and Africa
        10.5.1 Market Trends
        10.5.2 Market Breakup by Country
        10.5.3 Market Forecast
11  SWOT Analysis
    11.1    Overview
    11.2    Strengths
    11.3    Weaknesses
    11.4    Opportunities
    11.5    Threats
12  Value Chain Analysis
13  Porters Five Forces Analysis
    13.1    Overview
    13.2    Bargaining Power of Buyers
    13.3    Bargaining Power of Suppliers
    13.4    Degree of Competition
    13.5    Threat of New Entrants
    13.6    Threat of Substitutes
14  Price Analysis
15  Competitive Landscape

    15.1    Market Structure
    15.2    Key Players
    15.3    Profiles of Key Players
        15.3.1    Abbott Laboratories
           15.3.1.1 Company Overview
           15.3.1.2 Product Portfolio
           15.3.1.3 Financials
           15.3.1.4 SWOT Analysis
        15.3.2    Alfasigma S.p.A.
           15.3.2.1 Company Overview
           15.3.2.2 Product Portfolio
        15.3.3    Danone S.A.
           15.3.3.1 Company Overview
           15.3.3.2 Product Portfolio
           15.3.3.3 Financials
           15.3.3.4 SWOT Analysis
        15.3.4    Fresenius Kabi AG
           15.3.4.1 Company Overview
           15.3.4.2 Product Portfolio
           15.3.4.3 Financials
           15.3.4.4 SWOT Analysis
        15.3.5    Mead Johnson & Company LLC (Reckitt Benckiser)
           15.3.5.1 Company Overview
           15.3.5.2 Product Portfolio
           15.3.5.3 SWOT Analysis
        15.3.6    Medtrition Inc.
           15.3.6.1 Company Overview
           15.3.6.2 Product Portfolio
        15.3.7    Meiji Holdings Co. Ltd.
           15.3.7.1 Company Overview
           15.3.7.2 Product Portfolio
           15.3.7.3 Financials
           15.3.7.4 SWOT Analysis
        15.3.8    Metagenics Inc. (Alticor)
           15.3.8.1 Company Overview
           15.3.8.2 Product Portfolio
           15.3.8.3 SWOT Analysis
        15.3.9    Nestlé S.A.
           15.3.9.1 Company Overview
           15.3.9.2 Product Portfolio
           15.3.9.3 Financials
           15.3.9.4 SWOT Analysis
        15.3.10    Primus Pharmaceuticals Inc.
           15.3.10.1 Company Overview
           15.3.10.2 Product Portfolio
        15.3.11    Targeted Medical Pharma Inc.
           15.3.11.1 Company Overview
           15.3.11.2 Product Portfolio
           15.3.11.3 Financials
        15.3.12    Victus Inc.
           15.3.12.1 Company Overview
           15.3.12.2 Product Portfolio

List of Figures

Figure 1: Global: Medical Foods Market: Major Drivers and Challenges
Figure 2: Global: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2016-2021
Figure 3: Global: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2022-2027
Figure 4: Global: Medical Foods Market: Breakup by Product (in %), 2021
Figure 5: Global: Medical Foods Market: Breakup by Route of Administration (in %), 2021
Figure 6: Global: Medical Foods Market: Breakup by Application (in %), 2021
Figure 7: Global: Medical Foods Market: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in %), 2021
Figure 8: Global: Medical Foods Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2021
Figure 9: Global: Medical Foods (Pills) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 10: Global: Medical Foods (Pills) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 11: Global: Medical Foods (Powder) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 12: Global: Medical Foods (Powder) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 13: Global: Medical Foods (Other Products) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 14: Global: Medical Foods (Other Products) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 15: Global: Medical Foods (Oral) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 16: Global: Medical Foods (Oral) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 17: Global: Medical Foods (Enteral) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 18: Global: Medical Foods (Enteral) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 19: Global: Medical Foods (ADHD) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 20: Global: Medical Foods (ADHD) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 21: Global: Medical Foods (Depression) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 22: Global: Medical Foods (Depression) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 23: Global: Medical Foods (Diabetes) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 24: Global: Medical Foods (Diabetes) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 25: Global: Medical Foods (Cancer) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 26: Global: Medical Foods (Cancer) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 27: Global: Medical Foods (Alzheimer's Disease) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 28: Global: Medical Foods (Alzheimer's Disease) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 29: Global: Medical Foods (Metabolic Disorders) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 30: Global: Medical Foods (Metabolic Disorders) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 31: Global: Medical Foods (Other Applications) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 32: Global: Medical Foods (Other Applications) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 33: Global: Medical Foods (Supermarkets) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 34: Global: Medical Foods (Supermarkets) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 35: Global: Medical Foods (Hospital and Retail Pharmacies) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 36: Global: Medical Foods (Hospital and Retail Pharmacies) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 37: Global: Medical Foods (Online Pharmacies) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 38: Global: Medical Foods (Online Pharmacies) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 39: Global: Medical Foods (Other Distribution Channels) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 40: Global: Medical Foods (Other Distribution Channels) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 41: North America: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 42: North America: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 43: United States: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 44: United States: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 45: Canada: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 46: Canada: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 47: Asia-Pacific: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 48: Asia-Pacific: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 49: China: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 50: China: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 51: Japan: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 52: Japan: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 53: India: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 54: India: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 55: South Korea: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 56: South Korea: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 57: Australia: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 58: Australia: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 59: Indonesia: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 60: Indonesia: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 61: Others: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 62: Others: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 63: Europe: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 64: Europe: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 65: Germany: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 66: Germany: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 67: France: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 68: France: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 69: United Kingdom: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 70: United Kingdom: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 71: Italy: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 72: Italy: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 73: Spain: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 74: Spain: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 75: Russia: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 76: Russia: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 77: Others: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 78: Others: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 79: Latin America: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 80: Latin America: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 81: Brazil: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 82: Brazil: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 83: Mexico: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 84: Mexico: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 85: Others: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 86: Others: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 87: Middle East and Africa: Medical Foods Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 88: Middle East and Africa: Medical Foods Market: Breakup by Country (in %), 2021
Figure 89: Middle East and Africa: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 90: Global: Medical Foods Industry: SWOT Analysis
Figure 91: Global: Medical Foods Industry: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 92: Global: Medical Foods Industry: Porter's Five Forces Analysis

List of Tables

Table 1: Global: Medical Foods Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2021 and 2027
Table 2: Global: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Breakup by Product (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Table 3: Global: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Breakup by Route of Administration (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Table 4: Global: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Breakup by Application (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Table 5: Global: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Table 6: Global: Medical Foods Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Table 7: Global: Medical Foods Market: Competitive Structure
Table 8: Global: Medical Foods Market: Key Players

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