Brazil continues to be affected by the economic recession, however the category of food intolerance has increased in terms of sales and number of products launched. Food intolerance products are still considered niche in Brazil but are gaining popularity, with innovations in lactose-free yoghurt, cheese and other dairy products leading the way. Dairy manufacturers rely on this innovation to draw attention away from competition while simultaneously distributing to previously untouched rural areas. In the future, food intolerance manufacturers will have to educate consumers about the clear benefits of their products to remain competitive in Brazil.
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