A recent report published by Infinium
Global Research on the medical food market provides an in-depth analysis of
segments and sub-segments in the global as well as a regional medical food
market. The study also highlights the impact of drivers, restraints, and macro
indicators on the global and regional medical food market over the short term
as well as long term. The report is a comprehensive presentation of trends,
forecast and dollar values of the global medical food market. According to the
report, the global medical food market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.4%
over the forecast period of 2019-2025.
foods are specialized food products to provide specific food ingredients to the
patients. These food products are carefully prepared for patients as per their
requirements. The type of food products
has a specific nutritional capability that cannot be supplied by the ordinary
diet. As per the U.S. food and drug administration, it is a customized food
that is consumed by the patients or sometimes orally administrated to them. It
is provided to the patients under the supervision of skilled healthcare
professionals. Additionally, these food products are customized to provide the
specific dietary requirement of the patients for the short term.
the prevalence of chronic diseases is the key factor in driving the growth of the
medical food market. Further, the growth of the organized retail hospital chain
who is pro-consumer health in the short term is helping to boost the demand for
medical food products. Additionally, the growing awareness among healthcare
professionals for the different types of customized medical food for the
patients is helping to grow the demand for medical food around the world.
However, the cost factor of the medical food products is restricting its use in
the few consumer groups. The government initiative to provide better health
care facilities in the developing countries is expected to boost the demand of
medical food products around the world.
America is the largest player in the medical food market, owing to the presence
of several medical food companies in this region. Further, the highest per
capita income and healthcare expenditure in this region provides a growing
demand for a medical food market. Moreover, the presence of the large consumer
group in this region is helping to grow this market. The Asia-Pacific is
growing with a healthy CAGR for the medical food market owing to the increasing
demand for medical food for the quickest recovery of the patient. Moreover, the
increasing sales of medical foods in China and India are contributing to the
growth of the market in this region.
The report on the global medical food
market covers segments such as mode of administration, products, application,
and sales channel. On the basis of mode of administration, the sub-markets
include oral, and enteral. On the basis of products, the sub-markets include
pills, powders, and other products. On the basis of application, the
sub-markets include chronic kidney diseases, minimal hepatic encephalopathy,
chemotherapy induced diarrhoea, pathogen related infections, nutritional
deficiency, orphan diseases, and other applications. On the basis of sales
channel, the sub-markets include online sales, institutional sales, and retail
The report provides profiles of the
companies in the market such as Primus Pharmaceuticals, inc., Meiji Holdings
Company, Ltd., Accera, Inc., Alfasigma S.p.A., Fresenius Kabi, Mead Johnson,
Targeted Medical Pharma, Abbott Laboratories, Nestlé S.A., and Danone S.A.
The report provides deep insights into
the demand forecasts, market trends, and micro and macro indicators. In
addition, this report provides insights into the factors that are driving and
restraining the growth in this market. Moreover, The IGR-Growth Matrix analysis
given in the report brings an insight into the investment areas that existing
or new market players can consider. The report provides insights into the
market using analytical tools such as Porter's five forces analysis and DRO
analysis of the medical food market. Moreover, the study highlights current market
trends and provides forecast from 2019-2025. We also have highlighted future
trends in the market that will affect the demand during the forecast period.
Moreover, the competitive analysis given in each regional market brings an
insight into the market share of the leading players.