China Sodium Reduction Ingredients Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The Chinese sodium reduction ingredients market is segmented by product type (amino acids and glutamates, mineral salts, yeast extracts, and other product types) and application (bakery and confectionery, condiments, seasonings and sauces, dairy and frozen foods, meat and meat products, snacks, and other applications).

Market Snapshot

china sodium reduction ingredient market summary
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: 10 %

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Market Overview

The Chinese sodium reduction ingredients market is projected to register a CAGR of 10% during the forecast period.

· Growth in the food industry, especially the packaged and processed food segments, is driving the consumption of sodium among the consumers. To reduce this high consumption, the manufacturers are making products that are tasty and healthy, but with less sodium content.

· The levels of sodium and the ingredients used to reduce sodium content differ across applications, mainly due to the variations in taste, texture, and usage requirements of each application.

· Consumption of noodles, meat, sauces, soups, and snack is high in China, and the segments are huge potential markets for sodium reduction ingredients.

Scope of the report

By product type, the Chinese sodium reduction ingredients market is segmented into amino acids and glutamates, mineral salts (potassium chloride, magnesium sulfate, potassium lactate, and calcium chloride), yeast extracts, and other types. Based on application, the market is segmented into bakery and confectionery, condiments, seasonings and sauces, dairy and frozen foods, meat and meat products, snacks, and other applications.

Product Type
Amino Acids and Glutamates
Mineral Salts
Potassium Chloride
Magnesium Sulphate
Potassium Lactate
Calcium Chloride
Yeast Extracts
Other Product Types
Bakery and Confectionery
Condiments, Seasonings and Sauces
Dairy and Frozen Foods
Meat and Meat Products
Other Applications

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Key Market Trends

Yeast Extracts are Driving the Market

Yeast extracts are used as food additives to impart savory and umami tastes. These ingredients are widely used across soups, snacks, meat, bakery, and dairy products mainly due to the wide array of taste profiles they offer. Yeast extract are composed of glutamic acid, peptides, nucleotides, glutathione, group B vitamins, minerals, and other flavoring compounds. These ingredients are natural and are used as replacements for MSG and HVP, which are a prevailing trend in the food industry. Yeast extracts do not affect the texture of food, as they are highly soluble. Additionally, yeast extracts are rich in proteins, and thus, add nutritional value to the product.

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Increased Utilization in Snacks

Sodium reduction ingredients are highly utilized in snacks, owing to the high consumption of snack foods. Consumption patterns may also vary from region to region, due to differences in type of snacks and flavor preferences, which result in variations in demand for several sodium reduction ingredients. Processed snacks manufacturers have been trying to differentiate their products by developing and launching low sodium granola bars, chips, nuts, and crackers to attract health conscious consumers. The underlying innovation in different reduced salt products is driving the growth of sodium reduction ingredients in matured markets of developed economies.

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Competitive Landscape

The Chinese sodium reduction ingredients market is fragmented, with the presence of global and local players. The major strategies adopted by the companies are new product innovations, expansions, mergers and acquisitions, to cater to the growing demand. The key players in the market are Angel Yeast Co. Ltd, Corbion NV, Tate & Lyle PLC, and Koninklijke DSM NV.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study



    1. 3.1 Market Overview


    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.3.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      2. 4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.3.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 Product Type

      1. 5.1.1 Amino Acids and Glutamates

      2. 5.1.2 Mineral Salts

        1. Potassium Chloride

        2. Magnesium Sulphate

        3. Potassium Lactate

        4. Calcium Chloride

      3. 5.1.3 Yeast Extracts

      4. 5.1.4 Other Product Types

    2. 5.2 Application

      1. 5.2.1 Bakery and Confectionery

      2. 5.2.2 Condiments, Seasonings and Sauces

      3. 5.2.3 Dairy and Frozen Foods

      4. 5.2.4 Meat and Meat Products

      5. 5.2.5 Snacks

      6. 5.2.6 Other Applications


    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Angel Yeast Co. Ltd

      2. 6.3.2 Givaudan

      3. 6.3.3 Biospringer

      4. 6.3.4 Innophos Holdings Inc.

      5. 6.3.5 Ohly Americas

      6. 6.3.6 Corbion NV

      7. 6.3.7 Koninklijke DSM NV

      8. 6.3.8 Tate & Lyle PLC


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Frequently Asked Questions

The China Sodium Reduction Ingredient Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The China Sodium Reduction Ingredient Market is growing at a CAGR of 10% over the next 5 years.

Givaudan, Corbion NV, Koninklijke DSM N.V, Tate & Lyle Plc, Angel Yeast Co., Ltd are the major companies operating in China Sodium Reduction Ingredient Market.

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