Colostrum Market Size, Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Development Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020 - 2026

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Colostrum market size is likely to exhibit significant growth over the forecasted timeframe owing to rising consumer awareness towards product benefits and growing demand from food supplement industry to improve overall health. These products are important nutrients source that promotes growth and immunity in infants, newborn animals, help fight diseases, infections against external influences and improve gut health throughout life which has created significant opportunities for industry growth.

Colostrum is a form of milk that comes from the mammary glands of cows, humans and other mammals post pregnancy before breast milk is released. It is rich in protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, digestive enzymes and antibiotics which reduces the risk of intestinal infections, enhances stamina and improves gut health. Colostrum delivers nutrients in a very concentrated low volume form which makes it an important source of nutrient for newborns.

Colostrum is rich in various antioxidants, healthy fats and growth hormones which strengthens the immunity and helps in preventing bacterial infections. These products are widely used as nutritional supplements owing to their ability to boost energy and enhance athletic performance. The product has ability to facilitate fat loss, maintain lean body mass, balance blood glucose levels, repair damaged tissues and accelerate healing process thereby driving demand from athletes over the projected timespan.  Vitamin and nutritional supplement market in the U.S. were valued over at USD 31 billion in 2018 which is likely to have a positive impact on the market growth. Changing lifestyle along with increasing consumer focus towards health & wellness is likely to accelerate the market growth.

Whole colostrum powder offers superior shelf life and is extensively used in several nutritional products such as snacks, beverages and health supplements which is the key driving factor of the market.  Colostrum along with growth and immune factors, offers regenerative effects which promotes healing and exert anti-aging benefits including good bowel health, anti-inflammatory effects, cardio-protection, improved cognitive functioning, and cancer cell inhibition thereby driving product demand. Increasing demand for functional food & supplements along with growing inclination towards fitness and healthy lifestyle shall boost the product demand thereby driving the market growth.

Growing consumer awareness related to the superior health benefits associated with colostrum has enhanced their usage in infant nutrition. These products in infant food help in immunity building and are vital for healthy brain development. Colostrum contains multi-functional protein, enzymes and antibodies which promote ligament & muscle growth, stimulate the growth of healthy bacteria in the gut and inhibit pathogen growth. Global baby food market which accounted for over USD 70 billion offers huge opportunities for market to grow. Rising consumer spending on baby health and growing inclination towards packaged baby foods is likely to stimulate the colostrum market growth.

North America colostrum market demand led by the U.S and Canada is likely to witness significant growth in the projected timespan pertaining to the increasing health consciousness among consumers which has boosted the demand for nutritional supplements in the region.  According to the survey on dietary supplements conducted by Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), over 76% U.S. adults consumed vitamins & minerals in the form of supplements in 2017. Increasing disposable income along with rising sports & fitness trend is likely to induce the regional growth.  

Europe driven by France, Italy, UK, and Germany colostrum market size may witness substantial growth over the forecasted time period owing to the significant growth in animal feed industry. Germany import large volume of milk and dairy products accounted for over USD 7 billion in 2018 which is likely to boost the product demand. Colostrum is extensively served in the animal feed industry as it contains high level of protein, vitamin D which is crucial for newborn animals and protects them from environmental pathogens. Growing focus towards the health & maintenance of animals along with rising consumption of animal derived products shall drive the regional growth.   

Asia Pacific colostrum market demand led by China, India and Japan shall witness significant growth on account of increased demand for infant food products in the region. Colostrum in infant nutrition products provide essential nutrients required for healthy development and protects baby against infections. China’s baby food market was valued over at USD 3 billion in 2017 which shall have a positive impact on the market growth. Increasing focus towards proper feeding of infants and rising number of working mothers in countries such as China, India, Japan, South Korea, Thailand and Malaysia is expected to drive the product demand over the projected period.

Global colostrum market share is fragmented with companies such as NOW Foods, Biostrum Nutritech, and Good Health New Zealand. Companies are majorly focusing on product enhancement in order to increase their production and expand regional reach.

Colostrum Market, By Product, 2014-2025 (Tons) (USD Million)

  • Whole colostrum powder
  • Skim colostrum powder
  • Specialty colostrum powder

Colostrum Market, By Application, 2014-2025 (Tons) (USD Million)

  • Infant food
  • Nutritional supplement
  • Animal feed
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Malaysia
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE

Company Profiles:

  • The Saskatoon Colostrum Company
  • Cure Nutraceutical
  • NOW Foods
  • Sterling Technology
  • Good Health New Zealand
  • Deep Blue Health New Zealand
  • PanTheryx
  • Biostrum Nutritech
  • Colostrum BioTec
  • Biotaris B. V.
  • Immuno-Dynamics
  • Ingredia Nutritional
  • Cuprem
  • Ingredia Nutritional

What Information does this report contain?

Historical data coverage: 2015 to 2019; Growth Projections: 2020 to 2026.
Expert analysis: industry, governing, innovation and technological trends; factors impacting development; drawbacks, SWOT.
6-7 year performance forecasts: major segments covering applications, top products and geographies.
Competitive landscape reporting: market leaders and important players, competencies and capacities of these companies in terms of production as well as sustainability and prospects.

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