UAE$2.47 Billion Dairy Markets, Forecast and Competition Opportunities, 2021-2027

DUBLIN, January 07, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “UAE Dairy Market, By Type (Dairy Milk, Ghee & Butter, Ice Cream & Cream, Cheese & Spread, Yogurt, Others), By Distribution Channel (Supermarket/Hypermarket, Convenience Stores, Online & Others), by Region, Competitive Forecast and Opportunity, 2027″ report has been added to from offer

The UAE Dairy Products Market was valued at USD 1.66 Billion in 2020 and is projected to reach USD 2.47 Billion with a CAGR of 6.89% by 2026 owing to increasing young population, growing health-conscious consumers and high personal income per capita.

Additionally, growing demand for flavored and organic dairy products among the UAE population, especially through modern grocery and supermarket chains, and changing consumer consumption patterns are other factors. supplying the dairy market in the United Arab Emirates.

Rising awareness of the benefits of consuming pasteurized milk over raw milk and changing consumer purchasing behavior is driving the growth of the UAE dairy market. Furthermore, the growing popularity of low-fat dairy products is generating demand for these products from various segments of the population and opening up new avenues for businesses in the UAE dairy products market.

Dairy purchasing habits have changed and people are slowly adapting to changes in eating habits and with this the demand for value added dairy products such as cheese, butter and other products etc. . increased. Growing demand for dairy products among young people seeking to lead active and healthy lives is expected to play a significant role in driving the UAE dairy market.

With the increasing number of lifestyle-related diseases, the young population demands dairy products on a daily basis, as these products are free from adulterants and chemicals and have high nutritional value. The younger generation also prefer dairy products as they do not contain a high concentration of chemicals and pesticides. The younger generation believe that lifestyle diseases could be controlled by switching to healthy dairy products.

Due to growing health concerns, this has given immense opportunities for manufacturers to cater to this market. Dairy products that were once popular with older generations and underlings are now widely regarded by younger generations.

Although dairy products are considered essential items, the strict COVID-19 lockdown imposed in the United Arab Emirates has slightly affected retail store sales. However, the online channel saw an increase in sales of dairy products during the lockdown period as it was the only safe and available option for consumers. Koita Foods, a dairy and plant-based beverage company, saw a 350% increase in online sales last year as consumers working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic embraced e-commerce and healthier diets. healthy.

The UAE dairy products market is segmented into following segments including type, distribution channel, region and company. In terms of type, the UAE dairy products market is divided into dairy milk, ghee & butter, ice cream & milk cream, cheese & spread, yogurt and others.

Among them, dairy milk dominated the UAE dairy market with around 30% market share in 2020. However, year-on-year trends for dairy milk are down in UAE in due to growing consumer preference for value-added products such as organic. milk, soy milk, especially among younger generations. Ghee and butter segment is the fastest growing segment during the forecast period due to longer shelf life and growing demand from food industry.

Based on distribution channel segment, the UAE dairy market is segmented into supermarket/hypermarket, grocery, online and others. Among them, the supermarket/hypermarket segment dominates the UAE dairy market owing to the availability of all varieties of dairy products in supermarkets.

Based on region, the UAE dairy market is segmented into Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, and Rest of UAE. Among which, Dubai accounted for the majority of the market share in the UAE dairy market owing to the increase in population and rising gross domestic income and personal income per capita.

Some of the major players operating in the UAE dairy products market are

  • Almarai Company

  • Al Rawabi Dairy Co LLC

  • Al Ain Farms

  • Gulf & Safa Dairies Co LLC

  • Marmum Dairy Farm LLC

  • Emirates Industry for milk and camel products

  • Orontes Dairy Manufacturing LLC

  • Stroll Farms Food Industries LLC

  • Unikai Foods PJSC

  • FZC Italian dairy products

Report Scope:

Years considered for this report:

UAE Dairy Products Market, By Type:

  • dairy milk

  • Ghee & Butter

  • Ice cream and milk cream

  • Cheese & Spread

  • Yogurt

  • Others

UAE dairy market, by distribution channel:

  • Supermarket / Hypermarket

  • grocery stores

  • On line

  • Others

UAE Dairy Products Market, By Region:

  • dubai

  • Abu Dhabi

  • Sharjah

  • Rest of the UAE

Main topics covered:

1. Product introduction

2. Research methodology

3. Executive Summary

4. Voice of the Customer

4.1. Brand awareness

4.2. Consumption model

4.3. Factors Influencing Buying Decisions

4.4. Information source

5. Global Dairy Products Market Outlook

6. UAE Dairy Products Market Outlook

6.1. Market size and forecast

6.1.1. By value

6.2. Market share and forecasts

6.2.1. By type (dairy milk, ghee and butter, ice cream and milk cream, cheese and spread, yogurt, others)

6.2.2. By distribution channel (supermarket/hypermarket, grocery stores, online and others)

6.2.3. By region

6.2.4. By company (2020)

6.3. Market map (type and region)

6.4. Top Dairy Distributors in UAE

7. UAE Dairy Milk Market Outlook

7.1. Market size and forecast

7.1.1. By value

7.2. Market share and forecasts

7.2.1. By distribution channel

7.3. Price analysis

8. UAE Cheese and Spreads Market Outlook

9. UAE Yogurt Market Outlook

10. UAE Ice Cream and Milk Cream Market Outlook

11. UAE Ghee and Butter Market Outlook

12. Market dynamics

12.1. Drivers

12.2. Challenges

13. Market trends and developments

14. Impact of COVID-19 on the UAE Dairy Products Market

15. Policy and regulatory landscape

16. UAE Economic Profile

17. Competitive Landscape

18. Strategic Recommendations

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