Food bar Market Research Report- Forecast till 2027

Food Bar Market Global Information by Type (Candy Bars, Energy Bars, Protein Bars, Oats Bars and others), Flavor (Chocolates, Fruits, Peanut Butter, Savoury, Spices and others), Distribution Channel (Store Based and Non-Store Based) and Region Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/F-B & N/3214-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 110 pages

Please note that assessment period of report has been updated from 2017-2023 to 2020-2027. Cordially fill sample form for updated data.

Market Synopsis of Food bar Market:


Market Definition Food bars are considered as a healthy alternative to other snacking product since they contain high protein and fiber content. They include number of products such as candy bars, protein bars, energy bars, oats bars, and others. Among the different food bars, the energy bars are loaded with carbs and sugar and are mainly used for quick boost during long distance training sessions of an athlete. Whereas, protein bars are high in protein content and are best used as meal a replacement. Innovations in the food bars are bringing claims of reduced allergies and gluten-free products, which is driving the growth of Food Bars Market.


Market Scenario Food bars including candy bars, protein bars, energy bars, oats bars and others are consumed as a healthy alternative to snacks. They are high in fiber and protein and low in carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, sodium, and antioxidants. They are available in various flavors such as chocolate, fruits, peanut butter, savoury, spices, and others. Changing lifestyle and rising number of working population are the major drivers of the food bars market.


Rising number of health conscious population along with increasing disposable income is adding fuel to the growth of the global food bars market. Moreover, the trend of consuming food bars as snacks between the meals is gaining popularity among all age groups. However, a large number of product substitutes are available in the market, which may hamper the growth of the food bars market.


Intended Audience



  • Chocolate industry

  • Food processing industry

  • E-commerce industry

  • Traders, importers and exporters


Key Findings



  • Sugar free food bars are gaining acceptance from majority of population

  • Germany, Canada, Belgium, France, and Italy are the major exporters of food bars


Segments The global food bars market is segmented on the basis of type, which include candy bars, energy bars, protein bars, oats bars, and others. Among all, protein bars segment is growing at the fastest rate as compared to others on account of rising concern among the consumers for the nutritional level of the food.


On the basis of flavors, the food bars are segmented into chocolates, fruits, peanut butter, savory, spices, and others. The chocolate flavor dominates the global market. However, peanut butter is expected to have a steady growth over the forecast period.


Based on the distribution channel, the food bars are segmented into store based and non-store based. However, the food bars are mainly sold through grocery wholesalers, retail stores, and food service providers.


Regional Analysis Global Food Bar Market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and rest of the world (RoW). Asia Pacific is one of the most prominent market for food bars and is expected to be the fastest growing market over the forecast period. India and China are the major contributors to Asia Pacific food bar market. Growing population and increasing number of health conscious individuals are driving the market of this region.


In North America, the U.S. holds the major share of the food bars market. Moreover, growing health awareness projected to drive the European food bars market. Additionally, continuous innovations likely to impact the market growth positively in rest of the world.        


Key Players Some of the key players profiled in the global food bar market are Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. (U.S.), Clif Bar & Company. (U.S.), General Mills Inc. (U.S.), Kellogg Co. (U.S.), Nestle (Switzerland), Quaker Oats Company (U.S.), CAVEMAN FOODS (U.S.)


The global food bar market is segmented into the following regions


North America



  • U.S.

  • Canada

  • Mexico


Europe



  • Germany

  • France

  • Italy

  • Spain

  • U.K.

  • Rest of Europe


Asia Pacific



  • China

  • India

  • Australia

  • Japan

  • Rest of Asia Pacific


Rest of the world



  • Brazil

  • Argentina

  • South Africa

  • Others 


The report for Global Food bars market of Market Research Future comprises of extensive primary research along with the detailed analysis of qualitative as well as quantitative aspects by various industry experts, key opinion leaders to gain the deeper insight of the market and industry performance. The report gives the clear picture of current market scenario which includes historical and projected market size in terms of value and volume, technological advancement, macro economical and governing factors in the market. The report provides details information and strategies of the top key players in the industry. The report also gives a broad study of the different markets segments and regions.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


Sugar-free food bars are gaining acceptance in the food bar market.

Canada, France, Belgium, Germany, and Italy are the major food bar exporters.

The chocolate flavor would dominate the food bar market.

The protein bar segment would lead the food bar market ahead.

Growing health awareness would lead the food bar market ahead.

Table of Content

Chapter 1. Methodology and Scope

1.1. Research Methodology

1.1.1 Initial Data Exploration

1.1.2 Statistical Modelling and Forecast

1.1.3 Industry Insights and Validation

1.2. Data Sources

Chapter 2. Executive Summary

2.1. Food bars Industry Market Synopsis, 2020-2027

2.1.1 Business Trends

2.1.2 Product Type Trends

2.1.3 Product Flavor Trends

2.1.4 Product Distribution channel Trends

Chapter 3 Food bars market Industry Insights

3.1 Industry Segmentation

3.2 Industry Size and Forecast

3.3 Industry Ecosystem Analysis

3.4 Industry Impact forces

3.4.1 Growth Drivers

3.4.1.1 Growing demand of portable convenience food

3.4.1.2 High focus on innovations

3.4.2 Industry Pitfalls & Challenges

3.4.2.1 Large number of product substitutes available

3.4.2.2 High sugar content in the product

3.5 Growth Potential Analysis

3.6 Company Market Share Analysis, 2020

3.7 Porter’s analysis

3.8 PESTEL analysis

Chapter 4 Food bars market by Type Insights

4.1 Global Food bars Market Volume Share by Type, 2020-2027

4.1.1 Candy bars

4.1.1.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

4.1.2 Protein bars

4.1.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

4.1.3 Energy bars

4.1.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

4.1.4 Oats bars

4.1.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

4.1.5 Others

4.1.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

Chapter 5 Food bars market by Flavor Insights

5.1 Global Food bars Market Volume Share by Flavor, 2020-2027

5.1.1 Chocolate

5.1.1.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

5.1.2 Fruits

5.1.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

5.1.3 Peanut butter

5.1.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

5.1.4 Savoury

5.1.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

5.1.5 Spices

5.1.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

5.1.6 Others

5.1.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

Chapter 6 Food bars market by Distribution channel Insights

6.1 Global Food bars Market Volume Share by Distribution channel, 2020-2027

6.1.1 Store-Based

6.1.1.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

6.1.1.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

6.1.2 Non-Store Based

6.1.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

6.1.2.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020-2027

Chapter 7 Food bars market Regional Insights

7.1 Food bars Market Volume Share by Region, 2020-2027.

7.2 North America

7.2. A Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.2. B Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2020-2027

7.2. C Market Estimates & Forecast, by Flavor, 2020-2027

7.2. D Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution channel, 2020-2027

7.2.1 U.S.

7.2.1.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.2.1.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2020-2027

7.2.1.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Flavor, 2020-2027

7.2.1.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution channel, 2020-2027

7.2.2 Canada

7.2.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.2.2.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2020-2027

7.2.2.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Flavor, 2020-2027

7.2.2.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution channel, 2020-2027

7.2.3 Mexico

7.2.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.2.3.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2020-2027

7.2.3.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Flavor, 2020-2027

7.2.3.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution channel, 2020-2027

7.3 Europe

7.3. A Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.3. B Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2020-2027

7.3. C Market Estimates & Forecast, by Flavor, 2020-2027

7.3. D Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution channel, 2020-2027

7.3.1 Germany

7.3.1.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.3.1.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2020-2027

7.3.1.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Flavor, 2020-2027

7.3.1.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution channel, 2020-2027

7.3.2 UK

7.3.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.3.2.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2020-2027

7.3.2.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Flavor, 2020-2027

7.3.2.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution channel, 2020-2027

7.3.3 France

7.3.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.3.3.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2020-2027

7.3.3.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Flavor, 2020-2027

7.3.3.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution channel, 2020-2027

7.3.4 Italy

7.3.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.3.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2020-2027

7.3.4.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Flavor, 2020-2027

7.3.4.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution channel, 2020-2027

7.4 Asia Pacific

7.4. A Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.4. B Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2020-2027

7.4. C Market Estimates & Forecast, by Flavor, 2020-2027

7.4. D Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution channel, 2020-2027

7.4.1 China

7.4.1.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.4.1.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2020-2027

7.4.1.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Flavor, 2020-2027

7.4.1.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution channel, 2020-2027

7.4.2 India

7.4.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.4.2.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2020-2027

7.4.2.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Flavor, 2020-2027

7.4.2.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution channel, 2020-2027

7.4.3 Japan

7.4.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.4.3.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2020-2027

7.4.3.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Flavor, 2020-2027

7.4.3.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution channel, 2020-2027

7.5 RoW

7.5. A Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020-2027

7.5. B Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2020-2027

7.5. C Market Estimates & Forecast, by Flavor, 2020-2027

7.5. D Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution channel, 2020-2027

Chapter 8 Competitor Profile

8.1 Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. (U.S.)

8.1.1 Business Overview

8.1.2 Financial Data

8.1.3 Product Landscape

8.1.4 Key Developments

8.1.5 Business Strategy

8.1.6 SWOT Analysis

8.2 Clif Bar & Company. (U.S.)

8.2.1 Business Overview

8.2.2 Financial Data

8.2.3 Product Landscape

8.2.4 Key Developments

8.2.5 Business Strategy

8.2.6 SWOT Analysis

8.3 General Mills Inc. (U.S.)

8.3.1 Business Overview

8.3.2 Financial Data

8.3.3 Product Landscape

8.3.4 Key Developments

8.3.5 Business Strategy

8.3.6 SWOT Analysis

8.4 Kellogg Co. (U.S.)

8.4.1 Business Overview

8.4.2 Financial Data

8.4.3 Product Landscape

8.4.4 Key Developments

8.4.5 Business Strategy

8.4.6 SWOT Analysis

8.5 Nestle (Switzerland)

8.5.1 Business Overview

8.5.2 Financial Data

8.5.3 Product Landscape

8.5.4 Key Developments

8.5.5 Business Strategy

8.5.6 SWOT Analysis

8.6 Quaker Oats Company (U.S.)

8.6.1 Business Overview

8.6.2 Financial Data

8.6.3 Product Landscape

8.6.4 Key Developments

8.6.5 Business Strategy

8.6.6 SWOT Analysis

8.7 CAVEMAN FOODS (U.S.)

8.7.1 Business Overview

8.7.2 Financial Data

8.7.3 Product Landscape

8.7.4 Key Developments

8.7.5 Business Strategy

8.7.6 SWOT Analysis

Data Tables

TABLE 1 PESTLE ANALYSIS – U.S.

TABLE 2 PESTLE ANALYSIS- JAPAN

TABLE 3 PESTLE ANALYSIS- CHINA

TABLE 4 PESTLE ANALYSIS- FRANCE

TABLE 5 PESTLE ANALYSIS- GERMANY

TABLE 6 KEY SUPPLIERS OF FOOD BARS MARKET

TABLE 7 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET, BY TYPE, (2020-2027), USD MILLION

TABLE 8 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET, BY FLAVOR, (2020-2027), USD MILLION

TABLE 9 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL, (2020-2027), USD MILLION

TABLE 10 GLOBAL FOOD BARS MARKET SALES AND GROWTH RATE (2020-2027) USD MILLION

TABLE 11 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET TOP 5 COUNTRIES

TABLE 12 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET TOP COMPANIES-USD MILLION

TABLE 13 NORTH AMERICAN GLOBAL MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET, BY TYPE, (2020-2027) USD MILLION

TABLE 14 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET, BY FLAVOR, (2020-2027), USD MILLION

TABLE 15 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL, (2020-2027), USD MILLION

TABLE 16 EUROPEAN GLOBAL MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET, BY TYPE, (2020-2027) USD MILLION

TABLE 17 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET, BY FLAVOR, (2020-2027), USD MILLION

TABLE 18 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL, (2020-2027), USD MILLION

TABLE 19 APAC GLOBAL MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET, BY TYPE, (2020-2027) USD MILLION

TABLE 20 APAC MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET, BY FLAVOR, (2020-2027), USD MILLION

TABLE 21 APAC MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL, (2020-2027), USD MILLION

TABLE 22 REST OF THE WORLD MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET, BY TYPE, (2020-2027) USD MILLION

TABLE 23 REST OF THE WORLD MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET, BY FLAVOR, (2020-2027), USD MILLION

TABLE 24 REST OF THE WORLD MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL, (2020-2027), USD MILLION

TABLE 25 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPING BASED ON FINACIALS DURING THE YEAR 2020 

Charts & Figures

LIST OF FIGURES

FIGURE 1 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

FIGURE 2 PRIMARY DATA ANALYSIS APPROACH

FIGURE 3 SECONDARY DATA ANALYSIS APPROACH

FIGURE 4 TRENDS IN FOOD BARS MARKET IMPORTS 2020

FIGURE 5 GROWTH RATE IN FOOD BARS MARKET IMPORTS 2020

FIGURE 6 FOOD BARS MARKET IMPORTS MARKET SHARE BY TOP 5 IMPORTERS 2020

FIGURE 7 TRENDS IN FOOD BARS MARKET EXPORTS 2020

FIGURE 8 GROWTH RATE FOOD BARS MARKET EXPORTS 2020

FIGURE 9 FOOD BARS MARKET EXPORTS MARKET SHARE BY TOP 5 EXPORTERS 2020

FIGURE 10 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS

FIGURE 11 COST ANALYSIS: FOOD BARS MARKET

FIGURE 12 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS

FIGURE 13 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET TRENDS BY TYPE

FIGURE 14 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET TRENDS BY FLAVOR

FIGURE 15 GLOBAL MARKET FOR FOOD BARS MARKET TRENDS BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL

FIGURE 16 FINANCIALS