South America Freeze-Dried Product Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

South America Freeze-Dried Product Market is segmented by Type (Freeze-dried Fruits, Freeze-dried Vegetables, Freeze-dried Beverages Freeze-dried Dairy Products, Freeze-dried Meat and Seafood, and Prepared Foods), and Geography.

Market Snapshot

South America Freeze-Dried Product Market Size
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: 7.06 %
Fastest Growing Segment: Argentina

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Market Overview

South America freeze-dried market is forecasted to reach USD 8.05 billion by 2025. It is expected to witness a CAGR of 7.06% during the forecast period (2020-2025).

  • The increasing consumer awareness about the ill-effects of artificial food additives used for food preservation is fueling the demand for natural and healthy food products. 
  • The high demand for convenience food and other ready-to-eat food and beverage products, owing to busy lifestyles, is further leading to increased consumption of the products in the region.


Scope of the Report

South America freeze-dried foods are available as freeze-dried fruits, freeze-dried vegetables, freeze-dried beverages, freeze-dried dairy products, freeze-dried meat and seafood, and prepared foods. The South America freeze-dried food market is growing at a fast rate, due to the demand for nutritious foods that can be prepared instantly. 

By Product Type
Freeze-dried Fruits
Freeze-dried Vegetables
Freeze-dried Beverages
Freeze-dried Coffee and Tea
Other Freeze-dried Beverages
Freeze-dried Dairy Products
Freeze-dried Meat and Seafood
Prepared Foods
South America
Rest of South America

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Key Market Trends

Argentina witnessed as Fastest Growing Segment

Argentina is projected to become the fastest growing segment in South America freeze-dried product market. In Argentina, health-conscious consumers search for food and beverage products that are rich in nutrients like vitamins. Since freeze-drying helps in retaining most of the nutrients of fruits and vegetables, which would have otherwise been lost due to the exposure to heat-based preservation techniques, more manufacturers are offering freeze-dried foods to cater to increased market demand from the country.

South America Freeze-Dried Product Market Trends

Chilean Consumers Shifting Towards Healthy Foods

Freeze-dried product market in countries like Chile is set to witness substantial growth, owing to a surge in demand for foods and beverages rich in nutritional content and growing consumer awareness related to consumption of healthy food.  Moreover, with an increasing number of consumers opting for healthy foods including instant foods that are rich in nutrients, the market is witnessing rapid growth. Also, an increasing number of product introductions by manufacturers with varieties, new flavors, and enhanced taste will add to freeze-dried product market growth.

South America Freeze-Dried Product Market Analysis

Competitive Landscape

Nestle, AJINOMOTO CO., INC., and Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd., are some of the companies leading the freeze-dried product market in Europe. The companies account for higher market share due to their high global reach, wide product portfolio, and high distribution network. These players focus to leverage opportunities posed by the emerging markets to expand their product portfolio so that they can cater to the requirements for various product segments, especially freeze-dried fruits, freeze-dried vegetables, freeze-dried coffee, and freeze-dried meat products.

Major Players

  1. Nestlé


  3. Thrive Life, LLC

  4. Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.

  5. OFD Foods, LLC.

Nestlé, AJINOMOTO CO.,INC, Thrive Life, LLC, Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd, OFD Foods, LLC.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 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 Product Type

      1. 5.1.1 Freeze-dried Fruits

      2. 5.1.2 Freeze-dried Vegetables

      3. 5.1.3 Freeze-dried Beverages

        1. Freeze-dried Coffee and Tea

        2. Other Freeze-dried Beverages

      4. 5.1.4 Freeze-dried Dairy Products

      5. 5.1.5 Freeze-dried Meat and Seafood

      6. 5.1.6 Prepared Foods

    2. 5.2 Geography

      1. 5.2.1 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America


    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 Nestle SA

      2. 6.4.2 AJINOMOTO CO., INC.

      3. 6.4.3 Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.

      4. 6.4.4 GOLA FOODS USA LLC.

      5. 6.4.5 Harmony House Foods, Inc.

      6. 6.4.6 Expedition Foods Limited

      7. 6.4.7 Thrive Life, LLC.

      8. 6.4.8 OFD Foods Inc.

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

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Frequently Asked Questions

The South America Freeze Dried Products Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The South America Freeze Dried Products Market is growing at a CAGR of 7.06% over the next 5 years.

The South America Freeze Dried Products Market is valued at Argentina in 2026.

Nestlé, AJINOMOTO CO.,INC., Thrive Life, LLC, Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd., OFD Foods, LLC. are the major companies operating in South America Freeze Dried Products Market.

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