Canada Food Preservatives Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

Canada food preservatives market is segmented by Type into Natural and Synthetic; by Application into Beverage, Dairy & Frozen Product, Bakery, Meat, Poultry & Seafood, Confectionery, Sauces & Salad Mixes, and others.

Market Snapshot

Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
CAGR: 4.32 %

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Market Overview

The Canada Food Preservatives market is projected to witness a CAGR of 4.32% during the forecast period (2020 - 2025). 

  • Preservatives are a key part of most food products today, due to the time it takes for the product to reach from the factory to consumer homes, thus traveling through a long chain of distributing agents and stockists. Therefore, with the increasing manufacturing of processed food and beverage in Canada, this is driving the demand for the food preservatives market to provide increased shelf life for products. 
  • Also, there is a growing consumer preference for natural preservatives in Canada due to the risks associated with chemical preservatives which are also influencing the demand for natural food preservatives. 

Scope of the report

The Canada food preservatives market offers a variety of preservatives including natural and synthetic types applicable to beverage, dairy & frozen products, bakery, meat, poultry & seafood, confectionery, sauces & salad mixes, and other industries.

By Type
By Application
Dairy & Frozen Products
Meat, Poultry & Seafood
Sauces and Salad Mixes

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Key Market Trends

Strategic Investment Towards Specility Ingredients

In Canada, the shift in the needs and wants of the consumers is challenging the food ingredient ability to measure the market conditions, innovation, and development of new products.  However, consumers of the country highly trust Canadian specialty ingredients such as preservatives. In May 2019, According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, consumers use labels on food products seeking to buy foods sourced from Canada, including the Canadian ingredients in a product and if it was manufactured in Canada.

The Canadian specialty food ingredient market has a stronghold in the global market. Improvements in the economy and favorable shifts in consumer preferences have boosted the specialty food ingredients market revenue over the last five years, thus pushing the preservative market forward too. Canada will witness growth in demand for specialty preservatives as the Canadian government introduced several new labeling measures in December 2016 and is considering front-of-package labeling requirements for foods high in sodium, sugars, and saturated fats. ​

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Increasing Processed Food and Beverage Market

The food and beverage processing industry is the second largest manufacturing industry in Canada in terms of the value of production with shipments worth USD 105.5 billion in 2014; it accounts for 17% of total manufacturing shipments and for 2% of the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP), ads per the data provided by the Government of Canada. Moreover, from the last few and also during the forecast period, a lot of expat population has and will settle in the country, thus increasing the application ingredients like preservatives in the country.

Changing demands from health-conscious consumers has led to the resurgence of artisanal, unpackaged, and fresh items in the bakery industry, which is expected to increase the application of preservatives in these processed bakery products manufactured in the country. Wider product ranges have also been developed with specialty foods such as gluten-free options, flatbread, whole grain, added fiber, and ethnically diverse offerings, thus driving the demands of these food products further.

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Competitive Landscape

Some of the major players operating in the Canada food preservatives market are Celanese Corporation, Corbion NV, Kerry Inc., and Koninklijke DSM N.V. Most of the preservatives and other ingredients needs in the country are fulfilled and sold by the renowned distributers such as Quadra Chemicals and Caldic B.V.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables and 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 Beverages

      2. 5.2.2 Dairy & Frozen Products

      3. 5.2.3 Bakery

      4. 5.2.4 Meat, Poultry & Seafood

      5. 5.2.5 Confectionery

      6. 5.2.6 Sauces and Salad Mixes

      7. 5.2.7 Others


    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

    2. 6.2 Market Position Analysis

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Celanese Corporation

      2. 6.3.2 Corbion NV

      3. 6.3.3 Brenntag AG

      4. 6.3.4 DuPont de Nemours, Inc.

      5. 6.3.5 Kerry Group plc.

      6. 6.3.6 Koninklijke DSM N.V.

      7. 6.3.7 Cargill, Incorporated

    4. *List Not Exhaustive

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The Canada Food Preservatives Market is growing at a CAGR of 4.32% over the next 5 years.

Celanese Corporation, Corbion NV, Brenntag AG, DuPont de Nemours, Inc., Kerry Group plc are the major companies operating in Canada Food Preservatives Market.

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