Plant-Based Beverages Market

Plant-Based Beverages Market Research Report: Information Based on By Type (Milk, Others), Source (Almond, Soy, Coconut, Rice and Others), Function (Cardiovascular Health, Cancer Prevention, Bone Health, Lactose Free Alternative and Others), and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World) Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Regional Analysis, Competitor Analysis and Forecast 2023-2031.

Consumer Goods & Services | October 2023 | Report ID: EMR00207 | Pages: 217

Plant-Based Beverages Market is predicted to reach approximately USD 72.67 billion by 2031, at a CAGR of 13.3% from 2023 to 2031. Non-dairy beverages made from plant sources are referred to as "plant-based beverages" they are an alternative to conventional beverages made with milk. Typically, liquids from a variety of plant components, including nuts, grains, seeds, legumes, and fruits, are extracted to create these beverages. Customers looking for lactose-free, vegan, or dairy-free options because of dietary limitations, health considerations, or ethical considerations can purchase plant-based beverages. They provide a variety of flavours, including, among others, almond, soy, coconut, rice, oat, and hemp milk.  



Plant-Based Beverages Market REPORT SCOPE & SEGMENTATION

Report Attribute


Market Value (2022)

27.2 billion

Projected Market Value (2031)

72.67 billion

Base Year


Forecast Years

2023 - 2031

Scope of the Report

Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment- Based on By Type, By Source Type, By Function Type & Region.

Segments Covered

By Type, By Source Type, By Function Type & Region.

Forecast Units

Value (USD Billion or Million), and Volume (Units)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD million/billion and CAGR from 2023 to 2031.

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa, and Rest of World

Countries Covered

U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, GCC Countries, and South Africa, among others.

Report Coverage

Market growth drivers, restraints, opportunities, Porter’s five forces analysis, PEST analysis, value chain analysis, regulatory landscape, market attractiveness analysis by segments and region, company market share analysis.

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Plant-Based Beverages Market Dynamics

Factors such as the growing consumer concern over sustainability and health, as well as a rise in the number of people adopting plant-based diets, are driving market expansion. To meet the different tastes of consumers, technological improvements and product innovations are producing a wide variety of plant-based beverage options. Furthermore, the competitive landscape is being shaped by significant players' strategic alliances, purchases, and investments. However, obstacles to market expansion still exist, including shifting raw material pricing and rising sales in developing nations. Overall, the market dynamics show a dynamic, developing sector with great room for expansion.


Plant-Based Beverages Market Drivers

Growing demand for plant-based beverages is mostly being driven by the explosive growth in the consumption of plant-based foods. Plant-based choices have gained enormous appeal in recent years, and these beverages have been effective in breaking into the mainstream. Dairy substitutes have gained popularity as customers seek for healthier nutritional options because of their alleged health advantages. The demand for plant-based beverages is further fuelled by growing public awareness of the negative environmental effects of animal agriculture and the rising number of people embracing vegan or vegetarian lifestyles. Together, these elements support the market's upward trend.


The growth of the global market for plant-based beverages is being propelled by the rising disposable income of the middle class and the expansion of urban areas. A report by the British Nutrition Foundation highlights that individuals are increasingly opting for plant-based foods. This shift is driven by a growing awareness of animal cruelty, leading people to reduce their consumption of milk and other dairy products. The inclination towards plant-based choices is particularly noticeable among younger consumers.


  • Restraints:

The influence of variable raw material prices and high product costs may limit the market expansion for plant-based beverages. Although plant-based beverages are widely available in industrialised countries, the business has difficulties in growing its market share in less developed countries. Growth hindrances include high production costs and restricted affordability. Additionally, distribution issues, poor consumer knowledge, and cultural differences prevent developing economies from embracing plant-based beverages. However, initiatives to solve these issues through product variety, teamwork, and education may one day assist to remove these obstacles and enable market expansion.


  • Opportunities:

The emergence of innovative products like plant-based beverages, eggs, and meat substitutes, which offer comparable flavour and nutritional value to their animal-derived counterparts, has further encouraged the expansion of the plant-based business. Influential individuals like athletes and celebrities who actively promote vegetarian products for living a healthy lifestyle are another factor driving the industry. Their accessibility is facilitated by the expanding availability of these products through online retail channels. It is projected that a combination of factors, including product innovation, endorsements, and accessibility, will fuel the growth of the plant-based market in the coming years.


  • Segment Overview

By Type

The market for plant-based beverages is segmented into two primary categories: milk and others. Almond milk, soy milk, oat milk, and coconut milk are just a few of the plant-based substitutes for conventional dairy milk that are available under the milk category. These milk-based alternatives are frequently used in beverages, cooking, and baking and are renowned for their creamy textures. Fruit juices, vegetable juices, infused water, herbal teas and energy drinks are just a few of the plant-based beverages that fall under the "others" category. Using this segmentation, consumers can select various plant-based options or substitutes for milk based on their preferences and requirements.


By Source Type

The market is segmented into various categories including soy beverages, almond beverages, coconut beverages, rice beverages, and others. Soy beverages are derived from soybeans and are known for their high protein content. Almond beverages are made from almonds and offer a subtle nutty flavor. Coconut beverages are made from coconut meat or milk and provide a tropical taste. Rice beverages are typically made from brown rice and have a mild and slightly sweet flavor. The "others" category includes various plant-based beverages such as oat milk, hemp milk, cashew milk, and blends of different plant sources. This segmentation allows consumers to choose from a diverse range of plant-based beverages based on their taste preferences and dietary needs


By Function Type

The market is segmented into a number of categories, including those for bone health, cancer prevention, cardiovascular health, lactose free alternatives, and others. Due to their low levels of cholesterol and saturated fat, coconut milk, almond milk, soy milk, oat milk, and other milk varieties benefit cardiovascular health. Isoflavones found in soy milk in particular may have the ability to prevent cancer. Additionally offering calcium and vitamin D to support bone health, these beverages. They also operate as lactose-free substitutes for people who are lactose intolerant. Additional plant-based beverages with comparable capabilities are included in the "others" category, which provides a wide range of choices to meet different consumer needs.


Plant-Based Beverages Market Overview by Region.

North America has the biggest market share for beverages made from plants. This is due to a number of causes, including increased consumer knowledge of the need of diets high in protein, rising health consciousness, the existence of a well-established beverages sector, and significant technological improvements in the business. The region's strong emphasis on leading healthy lifestyles and openness to accept innovative ideas within the drinks and beverage industry are the reasons for North America's dominant position in the market.



Plant-based beverage sales in the Asia-Pacific region are expected to expand rapidly in the future. This can be attributed to a number of things, including the region's increasing adoption of emerging technologies that are encouraging product innovation, strategic partnerships between domestic and foreign beverage companies, sizable government investments in research and development in the beverage industry, and the existence of numerous important players in the market. These elements support Asia-Pacific's robust market potential, emphasising the region's growing preference for plant-based beverages and the potential for it to be a fruitful market for business operators.


Plant-Based Beverages Market Competitive Landscape

Intense competition among major competitors striving for market share defines the competitive landscape of the market for plant-based beverages. To increase their market position, major companies in the sector are actively involved in product development, strategic alliances, and mergers and acquisitions. They put a lot of effort into developing their product lines, distribution systems, and brand recognition. Smaller, specialised businesses are also making their way onto the market, offering creative and tailored plant-based beverage options. Overall, the market is dynamic, and businesses are constantly working to stand out from the competition and obtain a bigger part of the expanding consumer demand for plant-based beverages. The major players in the market are, The Coca-Cola Company, Blue Diamond Growers, Califia Farms, Hain Celestial, Kikkoman, Pacific Foods, Pureharvest, Ripple Foods, SunOpta, The WhiteWave Foods Company, Want Want China Holdings Limited, WildWood Organic.


Plant-Based Beverages Market Recent Developments


In May 2022,

Ripple Foods, the pioneer in plant-based dairy, unveiled its most recent expansion to their line-up of plant-based products with the introduction of oat milk+protein. This wholesome beverage boasts 6 grams of plant-based protein per serving, a remarkable threefold increase compared to standard oat milk, and it contains 50% less sugar while providing greater calcium content than traditional dairy milk


Scope of Plant-Based Beverages Market Report

Plant-Based Beverages Market Report Segmentation



By Type

  • Milk
  • Others

By Source Type

  • Almond
  • Soy
  • Coconut
  • Rice
  • Others

By Function Type

  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Bone Health
  • Lactose Free Alternative
  • Others

By Geography

  • North America (USA, and Canada)
  • Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Australia, Southeast Asia and Rest of Asia Pacific)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America)
  • Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC, and Rest of Middle East & Africa)

Customization Scope

  • Available upon request


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Objectives of the Study

The objectives of the study are summarized in 5 stages. They are as mentioned below:


  • Plant-Based Beverages Market Size and Forecast:

To identify and estimate the market size for Plant-Based Beverages Market segmented by technology, component, payment mode, vertical, and by value (in U.S. dollars). Also, to understand the consumption/ demand created by consumers of contactless payment between 2023 and 2031.


  • Market Landscape and Trends:

To identify and infer the drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges for Plant-Based Beverages Market


  • Market Influencing Factors:

To find out the factors which are affecting the market of Plant-Based Beverages Market among consumers


  • Company Profiling:

To provide a detailed insight into the major companies operating in the market. The profiling will include the financial health of the company's past 2-3 years with segmental and regional revenue breakup, product offering, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and key strategies.

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Market Analysis & size Estimation

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Frequently Asked Questions

Plant-Based Beverages Market forecast period is 2023 - 2031
According to Plant-Based Beverages Market research, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of ~ 13.3% billion over the next eight years.
The possible segments in Plant-Based Beverages Market are Based on By Type, By Source Type, By Function Type & Region.
The expected market size for Plant-Based Beverages Market is 72.67 billion
The major players in the market are, The Coca-Cola Company, Blue Diamond Growers, Califia Farms, Hain Celestial, Kikkoman, Pacific Foods, Pureharvest, Ripple Foods, SunOpta, The WhiteWave Foods Company, Want Want China Holdings Limited, WildWood Organic..

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