The global non-GMO food market size was valued at USD 947.8 million in 2018 and is projected to expand at a CAGR of 16.5% from 2019 to 2025. High demand for organic and non-GMO food products across the globe due to rising health consciousness will fuel the market growth over the forecast years. Big companies are increasing their geographical presence to gain a larger market share.
The establishment of joined warehouses in the key locations to maintain the timely distribution of the products is expected to remain a critical success factor for the companies in the coming years. Rising population and income levels, particularly in developing regions, are also contributing to the market growth. Non-GMO food products are witnessing high demand as they help save cooking time, which is particularly beneficial for consumers with hectic schedules.
Meat and poultry products are anticipated to have the fastest CAGR from 2019 to 2025 on account of rising consumer awareness about the risks of consuming GMO foods. North America is the largest manufacturer and consumer of non-GMO products due to the presence of various application industries in the region. The Asia Pacific is projected to be the fastest-growing regional market on account of relatively cheaper operating costs due to the easy availability of raw materials and low-cost labor.
Some of the key companies of non-GMO food market are Hain Celestial, Amy’s Kitchen, Organic Valley, United Natural Foods, Albert's Organics Chiquita Brands, Shanghai Food, YMT Organic Farm, and Hormel Foods Corp. The market is extremely competitive and key companies focus on M&A and strategic alliances to expand their global reach.
Cereals & grains are the largest product segment. Increasing demand for whole grain products as a source of fiber and carbohydrates is projected to be the major factor driving the segment. GMO-free cereals, in particular, is expected to be the highest-consumed product. The meat & poultry product segment is anticipated to witness the fastest growth over the forecast period owing to high product demand across the globe. The bakery products segment is also anticipated to witness significant growth over the coming years owing to increasing demand for healthy, organic bakery products.
Based on the distribution channel, the market has been divided into hypermarkets & supermarkets, food specialty stores, convenience stores, and others. Hypermarkets & supermarkets and food specialty stores are the key distribution channels.
In 2018, the food specialty store segment held around 23.0% of the global revenue share. The hypermarkets and supermarkets segment led the market in 2018. The segment will remain dominant throughout the forecast years due to better brand visibility and the availability of a wide range of products and brands.
North America is projected to account for the largest market share over the forecast period on account of the rising consumption of animal-rich protein sources. The U.S. was the leading producer of cereals and grains in 2018 and is expected to maintain its dominant position in the coming years. APAC is projected to be the fastest-growing regional market from 2019 to 2025. China is one of the fastest-growing economies in APAC with a substantial percentage of the population. Also, rapidly expanding manufacturing sector in APAC owing to the initiatives, such as “Made in China” and “Make in India”, is projected to contribute to the market growth.
The global industry is characterized by joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions, and diversification of distribution channels to enhance the market share and strengthen the position. High production along with rising consumption of non-GMO fruits, and vegetables, is likely to foster market growth.
High entry barriers, owing to the difficulty in registration and large capital investment, are likely to maintain high competition among industry participants. Industrial rivalry is expected to remain high due to its fast industrial growth and brand loyalty over the forecast period. The companies are majorly focusing on optimal business growth by executing numerous growth strategies.
Some of the key companies present in the industry are Amy's Kitchen, Hain Celestial, and Nature's Path Foods. Other prominent vendors in the market include Beijing Green Yard Development, Chiquita Brands, Shanghai, Albert's Organics, Shanghai Food, Vert Living Natural Market, and YMT Organic Farm.
The market size value in 2019
USD 1.10 billion
The revenue forecast in 2025
USD 2.76 billion
CAGR of 16.5% from 2019 to 2025
The base year for estimation
2014 - 2017
2019 - 2025
Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2019 to 2025
Revenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends
Distribution Channel, product, region
North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Central & South America; Middle East & Africa
U.S., Canada, Germany, France, U.K., China, Japan, India, and Brazil
Key companies profiled
Amy's Kitchen, Hain Celestial, and Nature's Path Foods. Other prominent vendors in the market include Beijing Green Yard Development, Chiquita Brands, Shanghai, Albert's Organics, Shanghai Food, Vert Living Natural Market, and YMT Organic Farm.
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This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2014 to 2025. For this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global non-GMO food market report based on the product, distribution channel, and region:
Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)
Cereals & Grains
Meat & Poultry
Distribution Channel Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)
Hypermarkets & Supermarkets
Food Specialty Stores
Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)
Central & South America
Middle East & Africa
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