Argentina Food Preservatives Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

Argentina food preservatives market is segmented by Type into Natural and Synthetic; by Application into Beverage, Dairy & Frozen Product, Bakery, Meat, Poultry & Seafood, Confectionery, and Others

Market Snapshot

Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: 4.2 %

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Market Overview

Argentina Food Preservatives market is projected to witness a CAGR of 4.20% during the forecast period (2020 - 2025).

  • Nowadays mostly all food products being produced in the country have food preservatives. The purpose is generally to preserve the natural characteristics of food and to increase the shelf life of food, and inhibit natural aging and discoloration that can occur during food preparation. Therefore, this factor is driving the market forward in the country.
  • But there are certain harmful effects of using chemicals for preservation such as; Sulfites are common preservatives used in various fruits, may have side effects in form of headaches, palpitations, allergies, and even cancer, which can restraint the market during the forecast period, as in 2017, the country reported a total of 44,548 patients diagnosed with cancer, up from 1,081 patients diagnosed in 2012 (as per the report published by Ministerio de Salud, Argentina.

Scope of the report

The Argentina food preservatives market offers a variety of preservatives including natural and synthetic type. On the basis of application, the market is segmented into beverage, dairy & frozen products, bakery, meat, poultry & seafood, confectionery, and other industries.

By Type
By Application
Dairy & Frozen Product
Bakery Products
Meat, Poultry & Seafood

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Key Market Trends

Increasing Processed Food and Beverage Market

The food processing industry in Argentina is dynamic and growing, with new capital investments being made and growth expected, moreover, preservatives are being used to increase the shelf life of food and to maintain the quality for a longer time, which is expected to increase the share of preservatives in the country.

In order to aid sales of packaged food, at the beginning of 2019, the government launched a new national program titled Precios Esenciales, which translated to “essential prices”. Initiatives like these are expected to increase the demand for food processing ingredients such as preservatives.

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Increasing Indulgence Towards Speciality Ingredients

Argentina is a potential market for the specialty ingredients thus supporting the natural preservatives market in the country, greatly due to the economic growth and the shift of the preferences of the consumers toward healthy and value-added food. ​Better production technology, and access to distribution channels, are expected to be key factors in the near future to drive the market growth in Argentina. Expansion of the United States and other foreign players in the Argentine food processing sector may favor the applications of specialty food ingredients. ​

Moreover, tighter food safety regulations, adoption of ISO and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point ( HACCP) practices and new nutrition standards by the industry in the country, increase in certification and standardization of products, and expansion of organic production in the country are expected to increase the market for natural preservatives in the country.

Argentina Food Preservatives Market

Competitive Landscape

Some of the major companies producing and importing food preservatives in Argentina are Celanese Corporation, Corbion NV, and Kerry Group plc. Some of the firms produce locally additives, preservatives, and/or flavorings. Importers bring from foreign countries products that are not manufactured locally or supplementary ingredients. In some cases, low-cost or bulk ingredients are imported when the domestic supply insufficient or the local price is too high, this is expected to increase the competition between the players operating in the Argentina Food Preservatives market. Most imports of the ingredients in the country are carried out by the producer, but there are also some direct importers in the market.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables & Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 By Type

      1. 5.1.1 Natural

      2. 5.1.2 Synthetic

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Beverage

      2. 5.2.2 Dairy & Frozen Product

      3. 5.2.3 Bakery Products

      4. 5.2.4 Meat, Poultry & Seafood

      5. 5.2.5 Confectionery

      6. 5.2.6 Others


    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

    2. 6.2 Market Positioning of the Players

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Celanese Corporation

      2. 6.3.2 Aadhunik Industries

      3. 6.3.3 DuPont de Nemours, Inc

      4. 6.3.4 Kerry Group plc

      5. 6.3.5 Cargill, Incorporated

      6. 6.3.6 Corbion NV

      7. 6.3.7 BASF SE

    4. *List Not Exhaustive

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Argentina Food Preservatives Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Argentina Food Preservatives Market is growing at a CAGR of 4.2% over the next 5 years.

Celanese Corporation, Aadhunik Industries, Cargill, Incorporated, DuPont de Nemours, Inc, Kerry Group plc are the major companies operating in Argentina Food Preservatives Market.

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