Alimentos ProcesadosFeb. 23, 2021
US$ 2 mil millones alcanzaron las ventas del mercado de leches de origen vegetal en el mercado estadounidense (en inglés)
Plant-based milk alone accounts 40 percent of the total plant-based food market.
Dollar sales of plant-based milk grew 5 percent in the past year and 14 percent over the past two years.
Refrigerated plant-based milk makes up 89.5 percent of all plant-based milk dollar sales, while shelf-stable plant-based milk now makes up just 10.5 percent.
Dollar sales of refrigerated plant-based milk increased 6% over the past year, while dollar sales of shelf-stable plant-based milk decreased 5%.
Moving plant-based milk to the refrigerated set over a decade ago was key to introducing it to a much larger consumer base, thus increasing household penetration and rapidly growing category sales.
Almond milk is the category leader with $1.3 billion in dollar sales.
This is the majority of category dollar sales, which continue to increase.
Oat milk reached $84 million in sales and is the fastest-growing plant-based milk.
Dollar sales of oat milk grew 686 percent in the past year and 1,946 percent over the past two years.
Good Food Institute/February 2021