Country Profile: Dairy & soy food in China

The Chinese dairy & soy food sector is led by the milk category in both value and volume terms in 2018. The cheese category is expected to register the fastest value and volume growth during 2018–2023. Hypermarkets & supermarkets is the leading channel for the distribution of dairy & soy food products in the country. Health & wellness attributes such as ‘naturally healthy’ and consumer benefits such as ‘general wellbeing’ are expected to contribute the most to the growth of the health & wellness market. Inner Mongolia Mengniu Dairy Industry Co Ltd, Yili Group and Want Want China Holdings Limited are the top three companies in the sector.

GlobalData’s Country Profile report on the Dairy & soy food sector in China provides insights on high growth categories to target, trends in the usage of package materials, category level distribution channel data and market share of brands.

What else is contained?

– Sector data: Overall sector value and volume data with growth analysis for 2013-2023.

– Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for butter & spreadable fats, cheese, cream, dairy-based & soy-based desserts, drinkable yogurt, fromage frias & quark, milk, soymilk & soy drinks, yogurt with inputs on individual segment share within each sector and the change in their market share forecast for 2018-2023.

– Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each sector through distribution channels such as cash & carries & warehouse clubs, convenience stores, department stores, hypermarkets & supermarkets, vending machines, e-retailers, “dollar stores”, variety stores & general merchandise retailers, drug stores & pharmacies, and other general retailers.

– Leading players: Market share of brands and private labels in both value and volume terms in 2018.

– Packaging data: consumption breakdown for package materials and pack types in each category, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Pack material data for rigid plastics, glass, flexible packaging, rigid metal and others; pack type data for: specialty container, bottle, tube, tub and others.

Scope

– The Chinese dairy & soy food sector is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.6% by value during 2018–2023

– Milk is the largest category in both value and volume terms in the Chinese dairy & soy food sector

– The cheese category is expected to register the fastest value and volume growth during 2018–2023.

– Hypermarkets & supermarkets is the largest distribution channel

– Inner Mongolia Mengniu Dairy Industry Co Ltd, Yili Group and Want Want China Holdings Limited are the top three companies in the sector.

– Paper & board is the most commonly used pack material in the Chinese dairy & soy food sector

Reasons to buy

– Identify high potential categories and explore further market opportunities based on detailed value and volume analysis

– Existing and new players can analyze key distribution channels to identify and evaluate trends and opportunities

– Gain an understanding of the total competitive landscape based on detailed brand share analysis to plan effective market positioning

– Our team of analysts have placed a significant emphasis on changes expected in the market that will provide a clear picture of the opportunities that can be tapped over the next five years, resulting in revenue expansion

– The packaging analysis report helps manufacturers, in identifying the most commonly used packaging materials in the sector

– Analysis on key macro-economic indicators such as real GDP, nominal GDP, consumer price index, household consumption expenditure, population (by age group, gender, rurral-urban split, and employed people and unemployment rate. It also includes economic summary of the country along with labor market and demographic trends.

Companies mentioned

Inner Mongolia Mengniu Dairy Industry Co Ltd

Yili Group

Want Want China Holdings Limited

Bright Food (Group) Co. Ltd.

Vitasoy International Holdings

Heilongjiang Wondersun Healthy Food Co. Ltd.

Nestle SA

Beijing Sanyuan Foods Co. Ltd.

Yakult Honsha

Danone Group

Vv Group

Fonterra

DMK Deutsches Milchkontor GmbH

Contract Beverage Packers

Blackcow Food Co. Ltd

China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd

China Huishan Dairy Holdings Company limited

Groupe Lactalis SA

Ji Nan Jiabao Milk Company Limited

Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co. Ltd

Green`s Bioengineering (Shenzen) Co Ltd

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Report scope

Executive summary

China in the global and regional context

China in the global and Asia-Pacific dairy & soy food sector

China compared to other leading countries in the Asia-Pacific

Per capita consumption and expenditure – China compared to the Asia-Pacific and global levels

Sector analysis – dairy & soy food

Country snapshot – dairy & soy food sector in China

Value and volume analysis – dairy & soy food sector in China

Degree of trading up/down in the Chinese Dairy & Soy food sector

Cross category comparison – value and growth rate

Change in category share by value

Cross category comparison – volume and growth rate

Change in category share by volume

Per capita consumption analysis by category

Category analysis: butter & spreadable fats

Segment analysis (in value terms): butter & spreadable fats

Segment analysis (in volume terms): butter & spreadable fats

Category analysis: cheese

Segment analysis (in value terms): cheese

Segment analysis (in volume terms): cheese

Category analysis: cream

Segment analysis (in value terms): cream

Segment analysis (in volume terms): cream

Category analysis: dairy-based & soy-based desserts

Segment analysis (in value terms): dairy-based & soy-based desserts

Segment analysis (in value terms): dairy-based & soy-based deserts

Segment analysis (in volume terms): dairy-based & soy-based desserts

Category analysis: drinkable yogurt

Category analysis: milk

Segment analysis (in value terms): milk

Segment analysis (in volume terms): milk

Category analysis: soymilk & soy drinks

Segment analysis (in value terms): soymilk & soy drinks

Segment analysis (in volume terms): soymilk & soy drinks

Category analysis: yogurt

Distribution analysis

Distribution channel share analysis: dairy & soy food

Distribution channel share analysis by category

Competitive landscape

Leading companies in the sector (in value and volume terms) in the dairy & soy food sector, 2018

Top 5 companies share by brand (in value terms and volume terms) in the dairy & soy food sector, 2018

Brand shares of top five companies (in value terms and volume terms) by category, 2018

Private label share analysis by category

Growth of private labels compared to branded products

Degree of consolidation/fragmentation by category

Health & wellness

Health & wellness trend analysis

Health & wellness market analysis by product attribute

Health & wellness market analysis by consumer benefit

Category comparison – with health & wellness and without health & wellness claims

Packaging analysis

Pack material

Pack type

Closure type

Primary outer type

Consumergraphics

Demographic analysis

Macroeconomic analysis

Economic summary, labor market trends, and demographic trends

GlobalData country risk index (GCRI)

Methodology

Definitions

Appendix

List of Tables

List of Tables

Country snapshot – leading value categories and fastest-growing segments

Cross category comparison – by value (2013–2023)

Cross category comparison – by volume (2013–2023)

Per capita consumption (by category), China compared to Asia-Pacific and global levels (in kg), 2018

Butter & spreadable fats – value analysis by segment, 2013–2023

Butter & spreadable fats – volume analysis by segment, 2013–2023

Cheese – value analysis by segment, 2013–2023

Cheese – volume analysis by segment, 2013–2023

Cream – value analysis by segment, 2013–2023

Cream – volume analysis by segment, 2013–2023

Dairy-based & soy-based desserts – value analysis by segment, 2013–2023

Dairy-based & soy-based desserts – volume analysis by segment, 2013–2023

Milk – value analysis by segment, 2013–2023

Milk – volume analysis by segment, 2013–2023

Soymilk & soy drinks – value analysis by segment, 2013–2023

Soymilk & soy drinks – volume analysis by segment, 2013–2023

Change in distribution share, 2013–2018

Top 5 companies share by brand (in value terms and volume terms) in the dairy & soy food sector, 2018

Brand shares of top five companies (in value terms and volume terms) by category, 2018

Category comparison – with health & wellness and without health & wellness claims, 2013–2023

Performance overview (score: 1-100)

Category data, by segment

Per capita consumption (in kg), 2013–2023

Per capita expenditure, 2013–2023

Dairy & soy food sales distribution in China – by category, 2018

Company share (in value and volume terms) in the dairy & soy food sector, 2018

Brand shares of top five companies (in value terms and volume terms) by category, 2018

Key health & wellness product attributes driving sales in China, 2013–2023

Key health & wellness consumer benefits driving sales in China, 2013–2023

Pack material (in million pack units), 2013–2023

Pack materials by category (in million pack units), 2018

Pack type (in million pack units), 2013–2023

Pack types by category (in million pack units), 2018

Closure type (in million pack units), 2013–2023

Closure types by category (in million pack units), 2018

Primary outer type (in million pack units), 2013–2023

Primary outer types by category (in million pack units), 2018

Real GDP and annual growth (%), 2015–2023

Nominal GDP and annual growth (%), 2015–2023

Consumer price inflation (%), 2015–2023

Employed people and unemployment rate (%), 2015–2023

Nominal household final consumption expenditure and annual growth (%), 2015–2023

Population and annual growth (%), 2015–2023

Population by age group (%)

Population by gender (%)

Population by rural-urban split (%)

Exchange rates, 2013–2023

List of Figures

List of Figures

Value and volume share of China in the global and Asia-Pacific dairy & soy food sector, 2018–2023

China compared to the other top countries in terms of market share, growth, and competitive landscape

PCC comparison – China, Asia-Pacific, and global, 2013–2023

PCE comparison – China, Asia-Pacific, and global, 2013–2023

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, dairy & soy food sector, 2013–2023

Cross category comparison – by value growth rate (2013–2023)

Change in category share (in value terms), 2018–2023

Cross category comparison – by volume growth rate (2013–2023)

Change in category share (in volume terms), 2018–2023

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, butter & spreadable fats, 2013–2023

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, cheese category, 2013–2023

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, cream category, 2013–2023

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, dairy-based & soy-based desserts category, 2013–2023

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, drinkable yogurt category, 2013–2023

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, milk, 2013–2023

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, soymilk & soy drinks, 2013–2023

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, yogurt category, 2013–2023

Share of key distribution channels (in value terms) – dairy & soy food, 2018

Key distribution channel share by category (in value terms), 2018

Leading companies in the sector (in value and volume terms) in the dairy & soy food sector, 2018

Private label penetration by category (in value terms), 2018

Growth analysis, private label and brands, 2013–2018

Category-wise consolidation/fragmentation (in value terms) – dairy & soy food, 2018

Value of health & wellness claims by category, 2018–2023

Contribution of health & wellness by product attributes, 2018–2023

Contribution of health & wellness by consumer benefits, 2018–2023

Key pack materials in the Chinese dairy & soy food sector, percentage share of pack units, 2018

Annual growth rate by key pack material, 2013–2023

Use of pack material by category (in pack units), 2018

Key pack types in the Chinese dairy & soy food sector, percentage share of pack units, 2018

Annual growth rate by key pack type, 2013–2023

Use of pack type by category (in pack units), 2018

Key closure types in the Chinese dairy & soy food sector, percentage share of pack units, 2018

Annual growth rate by key closure type, 2013–2023

Use of closure type by category (in pack units), 2018

Key primary outer types in the Chinese dairy & soy food sector, percentage share of pack units, 2018

Annual growth rate by key primary outer type, 2013–2023

Use of primary outer type by category (in pack units), 2018

Demographic analysis

Real GDP value and annual growth (%)

Nominal GDP value and annual growth (%)

Consumer price inflation (%)

Nominal household final consumption expenditure growth (%)

Population (millions) and annual growth (%)

Population by age group (%)

Population by gender (%)

Population by rural-urban split (%)

Employed people (millions) and unemployment rate (%)

Five lowest risk nations in GCRI Q4 2018

Five highest risk nations in GCRI Q4 2018

Country risk analysis – China compared to Asia-Pacific and the world

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