Mexico Food Additives Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

Mexico Food Additives Market is segmented by Type (Emulsifiers, Starches and Sweeteners, Colorants, Flavors and others), Application (Dairy, Bakery, Meat products, Beverages, Confectionery, and Others)

Market Snapshot

Mexico Food Additives Market Size
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: 4.57 %
Mexico Food Additives Market Companies

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Market Overview

The Mexico Food Additives market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.57% during the forecast period (2020 - 2025).

  • Food additives comprise of a varied number of additives being utilized in numerous end-user industries. For example, there is an increasing demand for zero-calorie sweeteners in the country. Therefore, an increasing number of food and beverages manufacturers are launching zero calories beverages in the market.
  • The demand for convenient food products has recorded robust growth, owing to changing lifestyles and dietary preferences. Food additives such as preservatives, emulsifiers, stabilizers, and others, enhance the nutritional profile of the packaged food and extend their shelf-life, thereby pushing for higher demands.

Scope of the report

The Mexico food additives market is segmented on the basis of type as emulsifiers, starches and sweeteners, colorants, flavors, and others. By application the market studied is segmented into, dairy, bakery, meat products, beverages, confectionery, and others.

Starches and Sweeteners
Meat Products

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Key Market Trends

Increasing Demand For Preservatives in the Food Industry

Preservatives slow product spoilage caused by mold, air, bacteria, fungi, or yeast. In addition to maintaining the quality of the food, they help control contamination that can cause foodborne illness, including life-threatening botulism. One group of preservatives; antioxidants, prevent fats and oils, and the foods containing them from becoming rancid or developing an off-flavor.

Despite the functional benefits of chemical preservatives, they are known to be unhealthy, as a result of which, natural preservatives are being increasingly preferred. The growing trend of having a healthy lifestyle has also led to an increase in demand for foods that contain natural ingredients, like natural preservatives. Sorbic acid, benzoic acid, nisin, and acetic acid are the majorly used as preservatives in the food & beverage industry.

Mexico Food Additives Market Growth

Expanding Applications of Food Additives To Drive Sales

Food additives are largely used across several industries including bakery, confectionery, dairy, beverages among others. There have been robust demands for bakery ingredients such as starches, sweeteners, and emulsifiers with improved nutrient profile especially in terms of fat composition. The bakery ingredients are expected to help food processors in minimizing the cost associated with key ingredients, such as dairy, soy, and eggs. A trend is on the rise, with the availability of customized bakery ingredients, including non-fat dairy alternatives, liquid whole egg alternatives, and dough ingredients, which contain fat replacement properties and provide crispy texture, as well as a tender structure than eggs in cakes.

Also, starches are widely utilized in a plethora of beverages including soft drinks, fruit drinks, brewing, and alcoholic beverages. The starches are increasingly utilized for instant beverage mixes wherein it acts as a thickener, flavor carrier, and a bulking agent. Therefore increasing demand for food additives in various application segments is expected to contribute towards the market growth.

Mexico Food Additives Market Share

Competitive Landscape

The Mexico food additives market is flourished with numerous global as well as regional players. Some of the major players in the Mexico food additives market include Cargill Incorporated, DuPont de Nemours, Inc., Tate & Lyle PLC, Kerry Group, Koninklijke DSM NV, Archer Daniels Midland among others.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Porters 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 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Emulsifiers

      2. 5.1.2 Starches and Sweeteners

      3. 5.1.3 Colorants

      4. 5.1.4 Flavors

      5. 5.1.5 Others

    2. 5.2 Application

      1. 5.2.1 Dairy

      2. 5.2.2 Bakery

      3. 5.2.3 Meat Products

      4. 5.2.4 Beverages

      5. 5.2.5 Confectionery

      6. 5.2.6 Others


    1. 6.1 Market Position Analysis

    2. 6.2 Most Adopted Strategy

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Cargill Incorporated

      2. 6.3.2 Chr. Hansen A/S

      3. 6.3.3 Koninklijke DSM N.V.

      4. 6.3.4 DuPont de Nemours, Inc

      5. 6.3.5 Tate & Lyle PLC

      6. 6.3.6 The Archer Daniels Midland Company

      7. 6.3.7 Kerry Group plc

      8. 6.3.8 Brenntag AG


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Frequently Asked Questions

The Mexico Food Additives Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Mexico Food Additives Market is growing at a CAGR of 4.57% over the next 5 years.

Cargill, Incorporated, DuPont de Nemours, Inc., The Archer Daniels Midland Company , Koninklijke DSM N.V., Chr. Hansen A/S are the major companies operating in Mexico Food Additives Market.

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