Bakery Ingredients Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

Global Bakery Ingredients Market is segmented by Ingredients Type (Emulsifiers, Enzymes, Leavening Agents, Fats and Shortenings, Sweeteners, Colors and Flavors, Baking Mixes, Preservatives, Baking Soda, and Others), Application (Breads, Cakes and Pastries, Rolls and Pies, Cookies and Biscuits, and Others), and Geography.

Market Snapshot

bakery ingredients market
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Europe
CAGR: 6.12 %

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Market Overview

The global bakery ingredients market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.12% during the forecast period.

  • Evolving retail landscape of retail bakery products has been one of the crucial factors for the expansion of the market over the last few years. The market witnessed a high consumption rate in the categories of cakes, pastries, pies, scones, bread, biscuits, and cereals in the developed markets of North America and Western Europe.
  • The trend of developing healthy alternatives is possible owing to the provision of adding fibre. Also, the enhancement of the nutritional level in bakery products has gained momentum. The incorporation of functional ingredients, such as omega-3, multigrain, probiotics, multivitamins, and phytosterols in bakery products, adds additional nutritional value.

Impact of COVID-19 on the Market:

COVID-19 has resulted in a devastating impact on the bakery ingredients market in two main ways: by directly affecting production and demand, and by creating supply chain and market disruption. The pandemic has affected bakery players in different ways. With foodservice representing as much as 70% of their sales, frozen bakery players have seen reduced orders as food consumption changes from restaurants to home kitchens. The post pandemic consumer will likely demand new and better options. In this scenario, improved nutrition is expected to gain consumer and government attention as a way of preventing diseases and boosting immunity providing an opportunity for companies to focus on innovation. Such factors create ample room to rebalance the bakery ingredients industry even in the face of persistent COVID-19 restrictions.

Scope of the Report

Global bakery ingredients market is segmented by type into emulsifiers, enzymes, leavening agents, fats and shortenings, sweeteners, colors and flavors, baking mixes, preservatives, baking soda, and others. By application into breads, cakes and pastries, rolls and pies, cookies and biscuits, and others. By geography, the scope includes North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa.

By Ingredients Type
Baking Enzymes
Leavening Agents
Fats and Shortenings
Colors and Flavors
By Application
Cakes and Pastries
Rolls and Pies
Cookies and Biscuits
By Geography
North America
United States
Rest of North America
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia-Pacific
South America
Rest of South America
Middle East & Africa
United Arab Emirates
Saudi Arabia
Rest of Middle East & Africa

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Key Market Trends

Growing Demand for Ready-to-Eat Bakery

The growing demand for ready-to-eat food is expected to boost the bakery ingredients market. The shift from conventional home-cooked food to convenience foods has also increased the demand for these bakery ingredients in the emerging markets. Adoption of westernized lifestyle, double-income families, emphasis on healthier lifestyles, greater nutrition awareness, and increase in disposable income are the major factors that are responsible for the growth in the baked foods industry, which, in turn, will drive the demand for the bakery ingredients manufacturers. Also, growing consumer demand for nutritional content in baked foods with low sugar, whole grain, and zero trans-fat per serving is increasing the demand for bakery food,

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Europe Holds the Major Share in Bakery Ingredient Market

Europe is the biggest market for bakery ingredients, followed by North America. However, these are matured markets, in regards to bakery ingredients. Asia-Pacific is the maximum growing segment, owing to the enhanced demand for bakery products and changing lifestyles. In North America, the United States and Mexico, with an increasing number of fast-food chains, extensive use of baked foods, and the use of bakery ingredients, are expected to develop. Germany is the major revenue-generating market in Europe. India and China, with their increasing population and disposable incomes, are projected to be the fastest-growing markets, globally, during the forecast period.

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Competitive Landscape

The leading market players have been using strategies, such as expansions and new product launches, to increase their global presence and their productivity. Innovations in food ingredients by consumer preferences also meet the company objectives of reducing costs. Several companies find it important to meet the local regulatory requirements, apart from meeting their standard safety and quality criteria. The leading players in the bakery ingredients market are - Associated British Foods, Cargill Inc, DSM, DuPont, and Kerry Group, among others.

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 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 Ingredients Type

      1. 5.1.1 Baking Enzymes

      2. 5.1.2 Leavening Agents

      3. 5.1.3 Fats and Shortenings

      4. 5.1.4 Sweeteners

      5. 5.1.5 Colors and Flavors

      6. 5.1.6 Preservatives

      7. 5.1.7 Others

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Bread

      2. 5.2.2 Cakes and Pastries

      3. 5.2.3 Rolls and Pies

      4. 5.2.4 Cookies and Biscuits

      5. 5.2.5 Others

    3. 5.3 By Geography

      1. 5.3.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

        4. Rest of North America

      2. 5.3.2 Europe

        1. United Kingdom

        2. Germany

        3. France

        4. Russia

        5. Italy

        6. Spain

        7. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.3.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. India

        2. China

        3. Japan

        4. Australia

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.3.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle East & Africa

        1. United Arab Emirates

        2. Saudi Arabia

        3. Rest of Middle East & Africa


    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 Archer Daniels Midland Company

      3. 6.4.3 Corbion N.V

      4. 6.4.4 Kerry Group

      5. 6.4.5 Südzucker AG

      6. 6.4.6 Lesaffre

      7. 6.4.7 Tate & Lyle PLC

      8. 6.4.8 Ingredion Inc

      9. 6.4.9 IFFCO Ingredients Solution

      10. 6.4.10 Koninklijke DSM N.V

    5. *List Not Exhaustive


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Frequently Asked Questions

The Bakery Ingredients Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Bakery Ingredients Market is growing at a CAGR of 6.12% over the next 5 years.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

Europe holds highest share in 2020.

Associated British Foods, Cargill Inc, Koninklijke DSM N.V, DuPont, Kerry Group are the major companies operating in Bakery Ingredients Market.

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