Global baby rice flour market is predicted to grow significantly in the coming years due to increase in demand from the developing nations. Rice flour, aka rise powder is the flour made from powdered rice (white or brown rice). It is the best alternative for wheat flour that may prove incompatible to the specific digestive system. Besides, rice flour also has applications as a thickening agent in frozen or refrigerated recipes since it prevents liquid separation. As compared to white rice, brown rice contains more nutrients since white rice is stripped off form most of the good stuff.
Factors influencing the growth of the baby rice flour market include growing birth rate in the emerging economies, increase in need for quality nutrition in babies, rise in disposable income of consumers, increasing adoption of healthy lifestyle, and increasing recommendation by physicians for providing organic rice flour to babies. Additionally, consumers are increasingly preferring gluten-free diet due to growing health issues, which ultimately accelerates the demand for gluten-free food products, thereby driving the market growth.
Increasing awareness of gluten-free food products in the emerging economies is trending in the market. Nonetheless, growing acceptance of organic rice flour in most untapped regions is an opportunity for the baby rice flour market players to expand their customer base.
Since rice flour is used for several applications, such as bread, snacks, and rice noodles, they are highly demanded by the food and beverage industry. Moreover, the consumers are increasingly focusing on healthy diet, which altogether will spur the market at a steady pace in near future. In the previous years, rice flour has been in a great demand because of the changing pricing trend of the product. The leading players are also aiming on adding new capacities at both quality and cost for improving the profitability. Similarly, players are emphasizing on equipment advancements and process developments for improving quality by reducing cost, which will ultimately intensify the market competition.
The prominent players in the baby rice flour market are Gerber, Nestle, Beingmate, Heinz, Engnice, FangGuang, Hipp, Eastwes, and Weicky.
Geographically, this report is segmented into several key Regions, with production, consumption, revenue (million USD), market share and growth rate of Baby Rice Flour in these regions, from 2012 to 2023 (forecast), covering
• North America
• Southeast Asia
Global Baby Rice Flour market competition by top manufacturers, with production, price, revenue (value) and market share for each manufacturer; the top players including
On the basis of product, this report displays the production, revenue, price, market share and growth rate of each type, primarily split into
• Type I
• Type II
On the basis on the end users/applications, this report focuses on the status and outlook for major applications/end users, consumption (sales), market share and growth rate of Baby Rice Flour for each application, including
• Application 1
• Application 2
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