Europe Food Coating Ingredients Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The Europe Food Coating Ingredients Market is segmented by Type (Sugars and Syrups, Cocoa and Chocolates, Fats and Oils, Spices and Seasonings, Flours, Batter and Crumbs, and Other Types), Application (Bakery, Confectionery, Breakfast Cereals, Snack, Dairy, Meat, and Other Applications), and Geography.

Europe Food Coating Ingredients Market Snapshot

Europe Food Coating Ingredients Market-Summary
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2019
CAGR: 5.45 %

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Market Overview

The European food coating ingredients market is anticipated to register a CAGR of 5.45% during the forecast period (2020-2025).

  • The European food coating ingredients market is driven by the growing demand for bakery products and popularity of gluten-free and sugar-free range of bakery and confectionery products (containing food coatings).
  • Natural ingredients have started occupying significant share in the formulations of coating ingredients, although this has added up to the overall cost of the final products.
  • Moreover, the textural contribution that coating ingredients offers to the RTE cereals, snacks, and nutritional bars has also facilitated the growth of food coating ingredients market in Europe.

Scope of the Report

The European food coating ingredients market is segmented by type into sugars and syrups, cocoa and chocolates, fats and oils, spices and seasonings, flours, batter and crumbs, and other types. By Application, the market is segmented into bakery, confectionery, breakfast cereals, snack, dairy, meat, and other applications. By geography, the market is segmented into the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain, Russia, Italy, and Rest of Europe.

By Type
Sugars and Syrups
Cocoa and Chocolates
Fats and Oils
Spices and Seasonings
Batter and Crumbs
Other Types
By Application
Breakfast Cereals
Other Applications
By Geography
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe

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Key Market Trends

Popularity of Fried Food in the Region

The region witnessed a strong demand for fried food in the past few years. In Europe, coating system is not only used on meats, but it also be used with plant-based alternatives. However, there are growing health concerns toward fried foods, hence, innovative practices, like dipping chicken in egg or buttermilk and then coat with breadcrumbs and then cooking in the oven at 400 degrees delivers a healthier version of fried chicken. With the growing popularity of vegan trends, players are introducing ingredient solution that suits better for vegetables. The frying step is also made obsolete by using a unique oven baked hot air treatment to lock in taste, and it also improves nutritional profiles, allows for attractive bright colors, and reduces production costs. These innovations in the methods are creating opportunities for the market.

Europe Food Coating Ingredient Market

Germany Holds a Prominent Share in the Market

The change in the eating habits of the German consumers, along with the busy lifestyle of the consumers, is increasing the dependency on ready-to-eat foods in the country, which may boost the market growth. However, the stringent regulations by the FDA and European Commission toward reducing the use of chemical coatings have developed a demand for natural food coating ingredients in the market. The increasing popularity of outlets, namely KFC and McDonald's, increasing per capita income, and consumer’s willingness to spend in the developing economies are likely to boost the demand for food coating ingredients during the forecast period. Moreover, the growing research and development for the production of plant-based coating ingredients with increased shelf-life may create an opportunity for the new entrants in the food coating ingredients market.

Europe Food Coating Ingredient Market

Competitive Landscape

The European food coating ingredients market is fragmented, with the presence of various players in the market. Some of the major players in the market are Cargill Inc., Archer Daniels Midland Company, Associated British Foods PLC, Ingredion Incorporated, and Tate & Lyle PLC. Major players in the market are expanding their product portfolio by introducing innovative products in the market.

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 Sugars and Syrups

      2. 5.1.2 Cocoa and Chocolates

      3. 5.1.3 Fats and Oils

      4. 5.1.4 Spices and Seasonings

      5. 5.1.5 Flours

      6. 5.1.6 Batter and Crumbs

      7. 5.1.7 Other Types

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Bakery

      2. 5.2.2 Confectionery

      3. 5.2.3 Breakfast Cereals

      4. 5.2.4 Snack

      5. 5.2.5 Dairy

      6. 5.2.6 Meat

      7. 5.2.7 Other Applications

    3. 5.3 By Geography

      1. 5.3.1 United Kingdom

      2. 5.3.2 Germany

      3. 5.3.3 France

      4. 5.3.4 Spain

      5. 5.3.5 Italy

      6. 5.3.6 Russia

      7. 5.3.7 Rest of Europe


    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 Inc.

      2. 6.4.2 ADM

      3. 6.4.3 Tate & Lyle

      4. 6.4.4 Kerry Group

      5. 6.4.5 Avebe

      6. 6.4.6 Newly Weds Foods

      7. 6.4.7 Bowman Ingredients

      8. 6.4.8 Ingredion Incorporated

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Europe Food Coating Ingredients Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Europe Food Coating Ingredients Market is growing at a CAGR of 5.45% over the next 5 years.

ADM, Cargill Inc., Tate & Lyle, Avebe are the major companies operating in Europe Food Coating Ingredients Market.

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