North America Clinical Nutrition Market - Growth, Trends And Forecasts (2017 - 2022)

The North American market for clinical nutrition has been estimated at USD 10.64 billion in 2014 and is projected to reach USD 12.25 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 2.38% during the forecast period from 2014 to 2021. Clinical nutrition is the nutrition of patients in healthcare. It aims to keep a healthy energy balance in patients by providing the required amount of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, water, vitamins, and minerals essential for proper cellular functioning and physiological activities. Clinical nutrition has applications in sports and therapeutics, and can be used for infants, children or adults. Hospitals, ambulatory care, and home are the major end-users of this market.

North America Clinical Nutrition Market-Market Dynamics

Nutritional care has gained wide clinical and scientific interest during the past decade because of which the market has grown quite well over the past few years. The report details several factors driving and restraining the market. Some of these are discussed below.


Some of the factors driving the market are:

High birth rate

High number of premature births

Rise in the number malnutrition patients

Increasing geriatric population


Stringent regulations and lack of awareness are hindering the market growth.

North Americaclinical nutrition market is segmented on the basis of supplements (vitamins & amino acids, minerals and glucose), disease (diarrhea, cancer, diabetes, renal diseases, protein maldigestion, malabsorption and others), type (infant, enteral and parenteral) and the route of administration (oral and tube feeding). The infant nutrition segment further includes Milk-based, Soy-based, Prebiotic/Probiotic and Organic sub-segments and holds the largest share in the clinical nutrition market.

Based on geography, North America is segmented into the US, Canada, and Mexico. Asia-Pacific is the largest market for clinical nutritional products globally. However, North America is also a major market share holder, accounting for more than 35% of the market, where the US represents the largest regional market for clinical nutrition products, followed by Canada.

Many players in this market are trying to expand their product portfolio in order to top the global market. While some companies are entering the market by acquisitions, top companies are expanding their growth in this market by acquiring other companies. Ex: Nestle acquired CM&D Medical food startup in specialized nutrition. A few companies have adopted product innovation and new product launches as their key business strategy to ensure their dominance in this market.

Some of the key players in the market are:

Abbott Healthcare

Baxter Healthcare and Peptide

B. Braun Melsungen AG

Danone medical Nutrition

Fresenius Kabi

Nestle Health Sciences


Key Deliverables in the Study

Market analysis for the North American clinical nutrition market, with region-specific assessments and competition analysis on the global and regional scale.

Market definition along with the identification of key drivers and restraints.

Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenario, rising prospective opportunities, and identification of key companies that can influence this market on a global and regional scale.

Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their market share.

Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the North American clinical nutrition market on both global and regional scale.

A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.

A wide-ranging knowledge and insights about the major players in this industry and the key strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market.

Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped.


1.1 Market Definition

1.2 Market Size Estimation



3.1 Market Introduction

3.2 Market Dynamics

3.2.1 Market Drivers

3.2.2 Market Restraints

3.2.3 Market opportunities

3.2.4 Porter's Five Force Analysis Threat of a new entrant Internal Rivalry Buyer Bargaining Power Supplier Bargaining Power Threat of substitutes

4. Global Medical Nutrition Market Segmentation

4.1 By Applications

4.1.1 Infant

4.1.2 Child

4.1.3 Adult

4.1.4 Sports Nutrition

4.1.5 Therapeutic Nutrition

4.2 By Ingredients

4.2.1 Vitamins & Amino acids

4.2.2 Minerals

4.2.3 Glucose

4.3 By Services

4.3.1 Protein Maldigestion

4.3.2 Malabsorption

4.3.3 Food allergies

4.3.4 Diarrhea

4.3.5 Cancer

4.3.6 Diabetes

4.3.7 Short-bowel syndrome

4.3.8 GI-tract impairment

4.3.9 Acute lung injury (ALI)

4.3.10 Acute Respiratory Distress (ARDS)

4.4 By Route of Administration

4.4.1 Oral

4.4.2 Parenteral

4.4.3 Enteral

4.5 By Geography

4.5.1 North America US Canada Mexico

5. Competitive Landscape

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Market Share Analysis

5.3 Most Active Companies by Market Strategies

5.4 Mergers & Acquisitions

5.5 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations & Joint Ventures

6. Company Profiles

6.1 Abbott Healthcare

6.2 Nestle Health Sciences

6.3 Danone medical Nutrition

6.4 Fresenius Kabi

6.5 Baxter Healthcare and Peptide

6.6 B. Braun Melsungen AG

6.7 Nutricia

7. Appendix

7.1 Abbreviations

7.2 Bibliography

7.3 Disclaimer

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