Egypt Food Preservatives Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

Egypt Food Preservatives Market is segmented by Type (Natural and Synthetic), Application (Bakery, Confectionery, Beverage, Dairy and Frozen Products, Meat, Poultry and Seafood, Soups and Salad Mixes, and Other Applications)

Egypt Food Preservatives Market Size

egypt food preservatives market summary
Study Period: 2018 - 2028
CAGR: 3.5 %

Major Players


*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Egypt Food Preservatives Market Analysis

The Egyptian food preservatives market is projected to register a CAGR of 3.5%, during the forecast period.

  • The market is mainly driven by the increasing demand for clean-label solutions, rising consumption of processed and packaged food, and the complexity in the supply chain of the food industry. The growing trend of adopting a healthy lifestyle has led to an increase in the demand for foods that contain natural ingredients, such as natural preservatives, by consumers.
  • The food preservative manufacturers have been witnessing an increased demand from the food manufacturers to preserve the freshness, safety, taste, appearance, and the texture of processed foods.

Egypt Food Preservatives Industry Segmentation

The Egyptian food preservatives market is segmented by type that includes natural and synthetic. Based on application, the market is divided into bakery, confectionery, beverage, dairy and frozen products, meat, poultry, and seafood, soups and salad mixes, and other applications.

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

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Egypt Food Preservatives Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Egypt Food Preservatives Market according to our research experts:

Growing Demand for Natural Preservatives

Faster growth in the natural preservatives accounts for the rising health and wellness trends, with consumers seeking processed foods that have safer ingredients. A majority of natural preservatives in use currently are antioxidants that are found in a majority of fruits and vegetables. These compounds act as free radical scavengers and bacterial growth inhibitors. Their mode of action is to slow down the oxidation process in food and delay spoilage. Ascorbic acid (E300) or vitamin C and tocopherol (E306) are the two mainly used natural antioxidants in the food industry. Food manufacturers have now are emphasizing research and development for identifying natural preservatives with better and safer quality.

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Increased Utilization in Beverages

The booming beverage industry is majorly uplifting the consumption of ingredients, including preservatives, which is most likely to foster market growth. The properties of drinks such as high water activity demand the irreplaceable use of preservatives in the beverage industry is to avoid the change in taste, the color, and bitter aftertaste. Moreover, with the rise in demand for functional beverages, the market for natural preservatives is gaining momentum. Manufacturers have been embracing innovation for increasing their position in the market by incorporating the organically sourced preservatives in the product formulation.

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Egypt Food Preservatives Industry Overview

The Egyptian food preservatives market is consolidated, as the major players hold the maximum share in the market. The most active companies are Cargill, DuPont, Kerry Group, DSM, and BASF. The strategy of developing new products and partnerships with local players helps to increase the company’s footprint in the country and release new products, according to the consumers’ changing preferences.

Egypt Food Preservatives Market Leaders

  1. Cargill, Incorporated

  2. Kerry Group

  3. DuPont de Nemours, Inc.

  4. BASF SE

  5. Koninklijke DSM N.V.

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


Egypt Food Preservatives Market Report - 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 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 Bakery

      2. 5.2.2 Dairy and Frozen Products

      3. 5.2.3 Confectionery

      4. 5.2.4 Meat, Poultry, and Seafood

      5. 5.2.5 Beverages

      6. 5.2.6 Sauces and Salad Mixes

      7. 5.2.7 Other Applications


    1. 6.1 Most Active Companies

    2. 6.2 Most Adopted Strategies

    3. 6.3 Market Share Analysis

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Cargill Incorporated

      2. 6.4.2 Kerry Group

      3. 6.4.3 Koninklijke DSM NV

      4. 6.4.4 DuPont de Nemours Inc.

      5. 6.4.5 BASF SE

      6. 6.4.6 KFG for International Trading

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

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Egypt Food Preservatives Market Research FAQs

The Egypt Food Preservatives Market is studied from 2018 - 2028.

The Egypt Food Preservatives Market is growing at a CAGR of 3.5% over the next 5 years.

Cargill, Incorporated, Kerry Group, DuPont de Nemours, Inc., BASF SE, Koninklijke DSM N.V. are the major companies operating in Egypt Food Preservatives Market.

Egypt Food Preservatives Industry Report

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