Food Additives Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)

Food Additives Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)

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Market Insights                                                                                  

The global food additive market is anticipated to register CAGR of 6.0%, during the forecast period (2018-2023). The global food additives manufacturers are upgrading product portfolio, quality and technology as per the requirement of food processing industry. It is also observed in international market, food additives continuously substituting with healthy substitute, for example, Aspartame an artificial sweetener is widely substituted with stevia natural sweeteners.

Market Dynamics

The food additives market growth is majorly dependent on the growth of food & beverage industry at global level. A rapidly rising population and greater levels of urbanization globally have boosted demand for processed food products, thus, driving the demand for food ingredients. Food additives manufacturers are seeing an increased demand from food manufacturers to preserve the freshness, safety, taste, appearance and texture of processed foods. Growing e-commerce industry in the food & groceries segment is also a major channel for retailers, and the complex food supply chain is driving food manufacturers to use effective levels of food additives. However, the several complexities are restricting the growth of food additives market. In many parts of the global market; the required additives are not reaching the food manufactures, as it is largely being wasted due to lack of handling, processing and packaging facilities.

Market Segmentation

Despite its highly developed state, the global food additives market continues to grow in value terms. Demand remains high from the world's food and drink manufacturers, since additives are used for a wide variety of different purposes – examples include taste enhancement (flavors), food safety (preservatives), appearance (colors), texturizing (hydrocolloids) and, increasingly, to impart additional health qualities (antioxidants and functional food ingredients).

By type, the acidulants market is expected to register highest CAGR growth rate of 7.5%, during the forecast period. The colorants market was valued USD 1905 million in 2016, while the emulsifier market was valued USD 2549 million in 2016. Within preservatives, natural antioxidants segment is expected to witness a CAGR of 4.6%, during the forecast period.

Regional Analysis

Within the preservative market, the market is led by North America, followed by Asia-Pacific; while in emulsifier market, Europe continues to be at leading front. Developing regions are the fastest growing consumers of enzymes for food applications as the per capita income of these regions increases the demand for packaged food. Europe is the second largest consumer and producer of food enzymes in the world after North America, with 25% of the total global market share. Asia-Pacific is expected to witness highest growth rate of 7.1 % in hydrocolloids market, owing to changing lifestyles of consumers and increasing awareness of nutritional food.


Key Developments

  • September 2016: Tate & Lyle opened an oat ingredients facility and expanded a KRYSTAR Crystalline Fructose production at facility in Indiana, the United States
  • August 2017: Tate & Lyle launched CLARIA instant functional clean label starches with two new starch products CLARIA® Instant 340 and 360, which claims to have no compromise with tatse, texture, and color

Competitive Landscape

Major Players - Archer Daniels Midland Company, Cargill, Ashland Inc., Kerry Group PLC, Tate & Lyle plc, BASF, and Associated British Foods, among others.  

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1. Introduction

                1.1 Research Phases

                1.2 Study Assumptions

                1.3 Scope of the Market

2. Market Insights

                2.1  Market Overview

                2.2 Market Trends

                2.3 Industry Attractiveness – Porter’s Five Forces Model

                                2.3.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

                                2.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers

                                2.3.3 Threat of New Entrants

                                2.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services

                                2.3.5 Degree of Competition

3. Market Dynamics

                3.1 Drivers

                                3.1.1 Supply chain complexities in the Food industry

                                3.1.2 Expanding Processed Foods market

                                3.1.3 Penetration of Organized Retail sector

                                3.1.4 Increasing demand from Emerging countries

                3.2 Restraints

                                3.2.1 Consumers demand for natural Additives

                                3.2.2 Demand for Clean label solutions

                                3.2.3 Complex US regulatory environment

                3.3 Opportunities

                                3.3.1 Growing demand for Natural and Nutraceutical Ingredients

                                3.3.2 Innovations to meet the wellness demand

                                3.3.3 Wider Acceptance of GSFA for improved International Trade

4. Market Segmentation

                4.1 By Type

                                4.1.1 Preservatives

                                       Natural Antioxidants




                                4.1.2 Sweeteners

                                       Bulk Sweeteners




                                                       High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)


                                       Sugar Substitutes







                                4.1.3 Emulsifiers

                                       Mono-, Di-Glycerides & Derivatives


                                       Sorbitan Esters


                                4.1.4 Anti Caking Agents

                                       Calcium compounds

                                       Sodium compounds

                                       Silicon Dioxide


                                4.1.5 Enzymes





                                4.1.6 Hydrocolloids


                                       Gelatin Gum

                                       Xanthan Gum


                                4.1.7 Food Flavors and Enhancers

                                       Natural Extracts

                                       Fruit flavors

                                       Monosodium Glutamate


                                4.1.8 Food Colorants

                                       Synthetic Food Colorants

                                       Natural Food Colorants


                                4.1.9 Acidulants

                                       Citric Acid

                                       Phosphoric Acid

                                       Lactic Acid


                4.2 By Application

                                4.2.1 Beverages

                                4.2.2 Bakery

                                4.2.3 Meat and Meat Products

                                4.2.4 Dairy Products

                                4.2.5 Others

                4.3 By Geography

                                4.3.1 By Geography

                                       North America

                                                       United States












                                       Asia Pacific






                                       South America





                                                       South Africa


5. Competitive Landscape

                5.1 Market Share Analysis

                5.2 Strategies by leading players

                5.3 New Product Developments &Other Innovations

6. Company Profiles

                6.1 Cargill Inc.

                6.2 Kerry Group

                6.3 Corbion Purac

                6.4 Stevia First Corporation

                6.5 Hermes Sweeteners Ltd

                6.6 Tate & Lyle Plc

                6.7 Archer Daniels Midland

                6.8 Riken Vitamin

                6.9 Palsgaard

                6.10 Dupont- Danisco

                6.11 Kao Corp

                6.12 Huber Engineered Materials

                6.13 CP Kelco

                6.14 Novozymes

                6.15 DSM

                6.16 International Flavors and Fragrance

                6.17 Givaudan

                6.18 Firmenich

                6.19 Sensient Technologies

                6.20 DD Williamson & Co Inc.

                6.21 Roquette

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