United Kingdom Food Hydrocolloids Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The United Kingdom Food Hydrocolloids Market is segmented by Type (Gelatin Gum, Pectin, Xanthan Gum, Guar Gum, Carrageenan, Other Types); Application (Dairy and Frozen Products, Bakery, Beverage, Confectionery, Meat and Seafood Products, Oils and Fats, Other Applications).

Market Snapshot

UK Food Hydrocolloids - Summary
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
CAGR: 5.5 %

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Market Overview

The UK food hydrocolloids market is anticipated to witness a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecasted period, 2020-2025.

  • Increased R&D and innovations in hydrocolloids mostly drive the market. Consumer preference for natural ingredients and the varied applications of hydrocolloids in the food and beverage industry are some of the reasons for the uptick in demand.
  • The changing consumer demographics in terms of lifestyle changes and the growing working population resulting in consumer demand for convenience and processed foods are also boosting the market growth.

Scope of the Report

The UK food hydrocolloids market is segmented by type into gelatin gum, pectin, xanthan gum, guar gum, carrageenan, other types. The market is segmented by application into dairy and frozen products, bakery, beverage, confectionery, meat and seafood products, oils and fats, and other applications.

By Type
Gelatin Gum
Xanthan Gum
Guar Gum
Other Types
By Application
Dairy and Frozen Products
Meat and Seafood Products
Oils and Fats
Other Applications

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Key Market Trends

Growing Demand for Natural Ingredients

European consumers' attitudes and knowledge toward plant-based diets have been growing in the years. The unceasing innovation and developments in the additives market have been tapping the emerging food and beverage industries. Naturally-derived ingredients and additives in the food industry have emerged as a boon for businesses. Moreover, the rising vegan population in the country remains the primary factor boosting the market studied. In addition to this, the growing application areas of hydrocolloids majorly helping to control the thickening and gelling properties of aqueous foods, and the natural property of hydrocolloids is boosting the market growth.

UK Food Hydrocolloids Market

Meat and Seafood Market Holds A Prominent Share

The meat and seafood segments hold a prominent share in the market with a large consumer base in the country. Premiumization, better standards, and more efficient processing operations are all expected to fuel market growth. In order to maintain customers, loyalty manufacturers have started highlighting their product differentiation to have superiority over white brands. This factor has led to an increase in sales of processed meat from branded players. In addition, the growth in a number of smaller shops and specialist shops has opened more opportunities for the manufacturers in the country. The enormous demand for processed meat in the country is expected to propel the hydrocolloid market growth in the country.

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Competitive Landscape

The UK food hydrocolloids market is a fragmented market with the presence of various regional and global players operating in the market. To gain a competitive advantage in the market, players are expanding their product offerings to multiple applications.

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 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 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Gelatin Gum

      2. 5.1.2 Pectin

      3. 5.1.3 Xanthan Gum

      4. 5.1.4 Guar Gum

      5. 5.1.5 Carrageenan

      6. 5.1.6 Other Types

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Dairy and Frozen Products

      2. 5.2.2 Bakery

      3. 5.2.3 Beverage

      4. 5.2.4 Confectionery

      5. 5.2.5 Meat and Seafood Products

      6. 5.2.6 Oils and Fats

      7. 5.2.7 Other Applications


    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

    2. 6.2 Market Position Analysis

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Cargill Incorporated.

      2. 6.3.2 Ingredion Incorporated

      3. 6.3.3 Koninklijke DSM NV

      4. 6.3.4 DuPont

      5. 6.3.5 CP Kelco US Inc.

      6. 6.3.6 Healan Ingredients

      7. 6.3.7 The Archer Daniels Midland Company

      8. 6.3.8 Caldic BV

    4. *List Not Exhaustive

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The United Kingdom Food Hydrocolloids Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The United Kingdom Food Hydrocolloids Market is growing at a CAGR of 5.5% over the next 5 years.

Cargill, Incorporated., Ingredion Incorporated, Koninklijke DSM N.V., DuPont are the major companies operating in United Kingdom Food Hydrocolloids Market.

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