GVR Report cover Diabetic Food Market Report

Diabetic Food Market Analysis By Application (Confectionery, Ice Creams And Jellies, Dietary Beverages, Baked Products, And Dairy Products), By Regions (North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Central & South America, MEA), And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

  • Published Date: Jan, 2017
  • Base Year for Estimate: 2015
  • Report ID: GVR-1-68038-761-2
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Data: 2014 - 2015
  • Number of Pages: 73

Industry Insights

The global diabetic food market size was valued at USD 7.0 billion in 2015 and is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period. Growing awareness over diabetes coupled with preventive measures taken by consumers is anticipated to spur the market growth. Increasing use of artificial sweeteners including acesulfame potassium, aspartame, and neo-tame as a substitute for sugar is expected to positively impact market growth.

Hectic lifestyle and rising demand for junk food is leading to diabetes which is anticipated to fuel the demand for diabetic food over the next nine years. Moreover, increasing cases of juvenile diabetes among children and youth owing to lack of physical activity is expected to fuel the demand.

U.S. diabetic food market revenue by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)

U.S. diabetic food market

Diabetic food manufacturers are penetrating into various market segments by introducing several products including low-fat dairy products, dietary beverages & snacks, low-calorie sugar, jellies and ice creams, diabetic baked products, and confectionery which is expected to propel the demand over the forecast period.

Moreover, the ingredients used for making diabetic food can cause various health-related problems including headaches, cancer, and tumor which is expected to restrain the market growth over the forecast period.

Growing investment in R&D by companies to cater to a wide range of products is expected to create immense growth opportunities for industry participants. For instance, Mondelez International confirmed a USD 65 million investment to build a global Research, Development & Quality (RDQ) network of the future, and thus expanded its R&D center to strengthen its presence in the industry.

Application Insights

Dietary beverages emerged as the leading application segment and accounted for over 29.1% of the overall demand in 2015 owing to high demand for sugar-free and low-calorie beverages particularly in North America and Europe.

The demand for these baked products accounted for over 9.3% in 2015 and is projected to grow at a significant rate in the coming years. Increasing disposable income owing to growing economies such as Asia Pacific is anticipated to augment the growth of the baked products sector over the forecast period.

Demand in dairy products accounted for over 25.5% in 2015. Rising food manufacturing in emerging economies such as China, India, and Brazil is projected to positively influence the market.

Regional Insights

In Asia Pacific, the diabetic food industry accounted for over 22.0% of the overall revenue in 2015. Rising demand in Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, China, South Korea, and India is expected to positively influence regional demand. Asia Pacific is anticipated to witness high growth in dairy products and confectionery sector owing to rising disposable income and growing population, thereby aiding the regional diabetic food market growth.

Global diabetic food market revenue by region, 2015 (USD Million)

Global diabetic food market

North America was the leading consumer of diabetic food in 2015 owing to rising health complexities on account of high level of blood glucose and aging population mainly in U.S. Moreover, obesity is another reason for rising demand for diabetic foods in the U.S., which is anticipated to provide growth opportunity to the market.

Europe is expected to witness lucrative demand growth on account of increasing awareness regarding healthy lifestyle in the region. Asia Pacific is expected to witness the fastest growth at a CAGR of 6.0% over the next nine years particularly in China, India, and Japan owing to rapid globalization, growing population along with increasing disposable income among consumers.

Diabetic Food Market Share Insights

Global key players in the diabetic food industry include Nestle S.A., Unilever Plc, PepsiCo Inc., Cadbury Plc, The Coca-Cola Company, Kellogg Company., Fifty 50 Foods, Inc., Mars Inc., Sushma Gram Udyog, Newtrition Plus Health and Wellness Pvt. Ltd., Amber Lyn and David Chapman's Ice Cream Limited.

Sushma Gram Udyog offers various products including white oats, oat bran, barley porridge, and unpolished brown rice which are made under hygienic conditions having 100% natural ingredients with no chemical and harmful content in the diabetes foods.

Newtrition Plus offers clinically tested innovative and scientifically researched nutritional food. They offer a wide range of functional food, sugar-free, and nutraceutical products. The company also offers customizable products that are developed on the requirements of the consumer. Moreover, the company converts sugar-based products into sugar-free products. The product range includes sugar-free sweets, energy drinks, aerated drinks, ice creams, syrups, and ketchup.

Amber Lyn offers sugar-free Belgian dark chocolate sweetened with maltitol which offers sugar-free, zero cholesterol, gluten-free, zero milk products, zero preservatives, zero trans-fat chocolates for diabetic patients which taste like any other dark chocolates. The introduction of home glucose monitors allows consumers to measure calorie intake, which is expected to augment the market for diabetic food over the forecast period.

Report Scope



Base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2014 & 2015

Forecast period

2016 - 2025

Market representation

Revenue in USD Million, and CAGR from 2016 to 2025

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, CSA & MEA

Country scope

U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Germany, China, India

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, competitive landscape, growth factors and trends

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth and provides an analysis of the latest trends in each of the sub-segments from 2014 to 2025. For the purpose of this report, Grand View Research has segmented the global diabetic food market on the basis of application, and region:

  • Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)

    • Confectionery

    • Ice Creams and Jellies

    • Dietary Beverages

    • Baked Products

    • Dairy Products

    • Others (including snacks)

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)

    • North America

      • The U.S.

      • Canada

      • Mexico

    • Europe

      • UK

      • Germany

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • India

    • CSA

    • MEA

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