Global market for infant nutrition is steadily increasing, especially in Asia and in Latin America

February 7, 2012 by LISA Infant Milk

Asia represents 45% of infant milk formula global market, since more than a half of all babies are born in Asia - A press release selected by Lisa Infant Milk.

 
Danone in Emerging countries“Wyeth buy-out: Danone, Nestlé favourites“

Le Figaro, Flash Eco,  08/18/2011

«[…] Asia represents 45% of infant milk formula global market, since more than a half of all babies are born in Asia. China alone accounts for one fifth of the global sales. Danone and Nestlé assess that infant milk formula market is increasing by 10% each year. Thanks to its brand SMA, Wyeth would enable them to accelerate growth on such markets as Asia and Latin America.”

 

“Pfizer looking for buyer of Infant milk Division »

BFM Business, 01/16/2012

« Pfizer is looking for a buyer of its Infant milk Division. Nestlé and Danone do not wish to confirm their interest at the moment. However, they are seriously assessing the project : the bride looks beautiful ! The Infant Nutrition Division of the American firm Pfizer, inherited from Wyeth three years ago, registered a sales amount close to 2 billion dollars in 2010. […]

Global market for infant nutrition is steadily increasing, especially in emerging countries. It is assumed to be worth around 30 billion dollars. »

 

« Nestlé, Danone and Heinz competing for Pfizer infant milk buy-out »

Agroalimentaire News, 01/20/2012

« Nestlé, Danone and Heinz will probably bid Pfizer Nutrition Division buy-out (a turnover of 1,9 billion dollars in 2010). The asset value could reach 8 to 10 billion dollars. […] »

 

« Asia drives growth »

Danone website, last update July 2011

“The Danone Baby Nutrition division made a robust showing in 2010. Powered by double-digit growth in the Asia-Pacific region, sales rose 8,9% like-for-like, to top the €1 billion mark.

Infant milk formula accounts for three-quarters of Baby Nutrition sales, with a particular focus on growing-up milks for ages one to three and older, where sales rose nearly 20% in 2010.”