Europe Sugar Substitute Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

The Europe sugar substitute market is segmented by Origin (Natural and Artificial/synthetic), by Type (High-intensity, Low-intensity, and High fructose syrup), by Application (Food, Beverage, and Pharmaceutical), and by Geography.

Europe Sugar Substitute Market Size

Europe Sugar Substitute Market Size
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Study Period 2018 - 2028
Base Year For Estimation 2022
Forecast Data Period 2023 - 2028
Historical Data Period 2018 - 2021
CAGR 4.78 %
Market Concentration Low

Major Players

Europe Sugar Substitute Market Key Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Europe Sugar Substitute Market Analysis

The European sugar substitute market is growing at a CAGR of 4.78% during the forecast period (2020 - 2025).

  • The sugar substitute market forms an integral part of the sugar industry in the region. It is driven by the rising demand for different types of sugar substitute products such as high-intensity sweeteners, low-intensity sweeteners, and high-fructose syrup in food, beverage, and healthcare applications.
  • The sugar substitute market is projected to grow in developing countries due to the rise in health problems due to sugar consumption and increasing awareness & preference for low-calorie food and beverage products in European countries such as United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain, and others. The growth in the sugar substitutes market in the region is also attributed to the increasing use of sugar substitutes in the health & pharmaceutical industries.
  • Manufacturers are increasingly exploring alternative sweeteners which are low in calorie without compromising on the taste. Major threat is the availability other low-calorie sweeteners. The growth in sports nutrition drinks and health drinks market is further providing boost to the sugar substitute market in Europe.

Europe Sugar Substitute Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Europe Sugar Substitute Market according to our research experts:

Increasing Demand for Low-Sugar Food Products

Increasing demand for low-calorie sweeteners from food and beverage manufacturers have been increased from the last few years, owing to the rising concern over obesity and diabetes across the world. Many key players in beverages are replacing the application of traditional sugar with sugar substitutes and are introducing the products with natural low-calorie sweeteners such as stevia. For instance, in 2018, Coca-Cola launched Coke 'Coca-Cola Life' sweetened with 100% stevia in the United Kingdom. The company is also planning to introduce similar products across the European region in the upcoming years. Increasingly, consumers from European countries such as, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom are inclined toward low-sugar fruits and vegetable juices, which is driving the demand for sugar substitutes under beverage applications.

Europe Sugar Substitute Market Trends

Germany Hold’s a Significant Share in the Market

In the European region, Germany is a considerable market for sugar substitutes owing to an increase in the consumption of processed food products coupled with increasing the diabetic population in the country is driving the market's growth at a faster pace in the country. The non-calorie sweeteners or sugar substitutes, such as aspartame and sucralose, (after attaining government authorization), are widely used in the production of soft drinks in the country. Fluctuating prices of sugar in the country and growing domestic markets for health foods, such as diabetic food and low-calorie food, are propelling the growth of the market. Furthermore, Germany is the major European country with the highest diabetic population in the region and among the ten major diabetic countries around the globe.

Europe Sugar Substitute Market Growth

Europe Sugar Substitute Industry Overview

Europe's sugar substitute market is fragmented with the presence of a large number of global food ingredient players competing in the market. Few of the key leading players in the market are Tate & Lyle PLC, Cargill, Incorporated, Ingredion Incorporated, Kerry Group plc, Roquette Frères, Koninklijke DSM N.V., DuPont de Nemours, Inc., Archer Daniels Midland Company, and others.

Europe Sugar Substitute Market Leaders

  1. Tate & Lyle PLC

  2. Cargill, Incorporated

  3. Ingredion Incorporated

  4. Kerry Group plc 

  5. Roquette Frères

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

"Tate & Lyle PLC,  Cargill, Incorporated,  Ingredion Incorporated,  Kerry Group plc ,  Roquette Frères"

Europe Sugar Substitute Market Report - 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 Force 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 Origin

      1. 5.1.1 Natural

      2. 5.1.2 Artificial/Synthetic

    2. 5.2 By Type

      1. 5.2.1 High-Intensity

      2. 5.2.2 Low-Intensity

      3. 5.2.3 High Fructose Syrup

    3. 5.3 By Application

      1. 5.3.1 Food

      2. 5.3.2 Beverage

      3. 5.3.3 Pharmaceuticals

    4. 5.4 By Geography

      1. 5.4.1 United Kingdom

      2. 5.4.2 Italy

      3. 5.4.3 France

      4. 5.4.4 Spain

      5. 5.4.5 Germany

      6. 5.4.6 Russia

      7. 5.4.7 Rest of Europe


    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

    2. 6.2 Market Position Analysis

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Tate & Lyle PLC

      2. 6.3.2 Cargill, Incorporated

      3. 6.3.3 Ingredion Incorporated

      4. 6.3.4 Kerry Group plc

      5. 6.3.5 Roquette Frères

      6. 6.3.6 Koninklijke DSM N.V.

      7. 6.3.7 DuPont de Nemours, Inc.

      8. 6.3.8 Archer Daniels Midland Company

      9. 6.3.9 Puratos Group

    4. *List Not Exhaustive

**Subject to Availability

Europe Sugar Substitute Industry Segmentation

The European sugar substitute market has segmented by origin, which includes natural and artificial/synthetic. Based on type, the market is segmented into high-intensity, low-intensity, and high fructose syrup. Based on the application, the market is segmented into food, beverage, and pharmaceutical. The report further analyses the regional scenario of the market, which includes a detailed analysis of the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe.

By Origin
By Type
High Fructose Syrup
By Application
By Geography
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe

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Europe Sugar Substitute Market Research FAQs

The Europe Sugar Substitute Market is projected to register a CAGR of 4.78% during the forecast period (2023-2028).

Tate & Lyle PLC, Cargill, Incorporated, Ingredion Incorporated, Kerry Group plc and Roquette Frères are the major companies operating in the Europe Sugar Substitute Market.

Europe Sugar Substitute Industry Report

Statistics for the 2023 Europe Sugar Substitute market share, size and revenue growth rate, created by Mordor Intelligence™ Industry Reports. Europe Sugar Substitute analysis includes a market forecast outlook to 2028 and historical overview. Get a sample of this industry analysis as a free report PDF download.

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