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Peru Baby Food, 2020

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Peru Baby Food, 2020
Published: June 29, 2020 Content info: 121 Pages

"Peru Baby Food, 2020 " is an analytical report by Global Data which provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the Peruvian market.

Baby milks dominate sales with 91% of value in 2019, equivalent to S/.726 million (US$214 million). Since 2013, milks have slightly increased their share of the sector in value terms. Wet meals, mainly in jars but also in pouches, accounted for 5% of value, and cereals for the remaining 4%. No drinks and few finger foods (with the exception of a few rusks) are currently on sale. All categories have experienced significant growth since 2013, increasing retail value by over 30-40% in the case of cereals and meals, and by 55% in the case of milks.

What else does this report offer?

  • Consumption data based upon a unique combination of industry research, fieldwork, market sizing work and our in-house expertise to offer extensive data about the trends and dynamics affecting the industry.
  • Detailed profile of the companies operating and new companies considering entry in the industry along with their key focus product sectors.
  • Market profile of the various product sectors with the key features & developments, segmentation, per capita trends and the various manufacturers & brands.
  • Overview of baby food retailing with a mention of the major retailers in the country along with the distribution channel.
  • Future projections considering various trends which are likely to affect the industry.


  • The number of live births has been more or less stable since 2015, resulting in a baby population of 1.7 million.
  • The market remains small, with only a minority of parents able to afford commercial baby food, although it has expanded significantly over the last few years. Retail sales of baby food increased by 53% between 2013 and 2019, reaching S/.798 million (US$235 million), equivalent to growth of 29% at constant 2013 prices. Per capita consumption stands at just 4.9 kg.
  • Baby milks dominate sales with 91% of value in 2019, equivalent to S/.726 million (US$214 million). Wet meals, mainly in jars but also in pouches, accounted for 5% of value, and cereals for the remaining 4%.
  • Most of the market is supplied by imports, with local production playing only a very minor role. Nestle is the only international company to have a manufacturing base capable of producing baby food.
  • In 2019, the leading multinationals, Mead Johnson and Nestle, held a combined share of 71% of total value sales. Mead Johnson dominates milks and Nestle cereals, while Heinz is the major player in wet meals.
  • The market is still developing and all categories are expected to achieve some growth over the next six years, pushing up per capita consumption of baby food by 28% to 6.3 kg in 2025. Total retail sales are projected to grow by 42% to S/.1.1 billion by 2025.

Reasons to Buy

  • Evaluate important changes in consumer behavior and identify profitable markets and areas for product innovation.
  • Analyse current and forecast behavior trends in each category to identify the best opportunities to exploit.
  • Detailed understanding of consumption by individual product categories in order to align your sales and marketing efforts with the latest trends in the market.
  • Investigates which categories are performing the best and how this is changing market dynamics.
Table of Contents
Product Code: BF300MR

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Executive Summary
  • Definitions
  • Background
  • Births
  • The Consumer
  • Socio-demographic Trends
  • Working Women
  • Regulations
  • Breastfeeding Trends
  • Overview
  • Manufacturer Shares
  • Category Analysis
  • Baby Milks
  • Baby Cereals
  • Meals
  • Other Baby Food
  • Production and Trade
  • Production
  • Imports
  • Exports
  • Company Profiles
  • Other Manufacturers
  • Mead Johnson Nutrition (Peru) SRL
  • Nestle Peru SA
  • Abbott Laboratories SA
  • Lypack
  • Alimentos Heinz del Peru SA
  • Distribution
  • Baby Food Retailing
  • Economic Background
  • Key Macroeconomic Forecasts
  • Prospects and Forecasts
  • Birth & Population Projections
  • Forecast Overview
  • Consumer Attitude


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