United States Food Additives Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

United States Food Additives Market is segmented by Type (Preservatives, Sweeteners, Hydrocolloids, Food Colorants, Sugar Substitutes, Emulsifier, Anti-Caking Agents, Enzymes, Food Flavors and Enhancers, and Acidulants), Application (Confectionery, Dairy & Frozen, bakery, Meat, Poultry, and Sea Food, Beverages, others).

US Food Additives Industry Overview

United States Food Additives Market Summary
Study Period: 2018 - 2028
CAGR: 3.76 %

Major Players


*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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US Food Additives Market Analysis

United States Food Additives Market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 3.76% during the forecast period (2020-2025).

  • The mature markets of North American economies constitute nearly 30% of processed food market. US accounts for more than 65% share in the North American market. With the rising ageing population and health consciousness of consumer, the American consumer id demanding healthier options.
  • The market is driven by the extensive use of additives in food & beverage sector for different functioning, such as preservative, flavor enhancer, emulsifier, sweetener, colorant, and many other functions. Also, the rising demand for convenience and packaged foods where additives are used in a higher quantity is further fueling the market growth.

US Food Additives Industry Segments

United States Food Additives Market is segmented by type and application. On the basis of type, the market is segmented into preservatives, sweeteners, hydrocolloids, food colorants, sugar substitutes, emulsifier, anti-caking agents, enzymes, food flavors and enhancers, and acidulants. On the basis of application, the market is segmented into confectionery, dairy & frozen, bakery, meat, poultry, and sea food, beverages, and others.

Sugar Substitutes
Anti-Caking Agents
Food Flavors and Enhancers
Food Colorants
Bakery Products
Dairy & Frozen Food
Meat, Poultry, and Sea Food

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US Food Additives Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the US Food Additives Market according to our research experts:

Growing Demand for Retail Food

Food retail is a highly competitive industry,  in developed countries. Increased number of retailers, retail channels and formats are increasing consumer access to process and convenience foods, further increasing demand for food additives by the food & beverage industry in United States. While providing consumers with competitive price, quality and services, organized retail sector exposes consumer to label information, and quality comparison with both private labels and branded products is boosting the retail food market in United States.


Growing Demand for Sugar Substitutes

Sugar substitutes are food additives that are used to duplicate the effect of sugar in taste, usually with less food energy. The majority of sugar substitutes approved for food use are artificially-synthesized compounds. However, some bulk natural sugar substitutes are known, including sorbitol and xylitol, which are found in berries, fruit, vegetables, and mushrooms. Sugar substitutes like stevia, aspartame, sucralose, neotame, acesulfame potassium, and saccharin. are approved by USDA and are categorized under GRAS in the North American region. 


US Food Additives Market Competitor Analysis

The strategies being adopted in the Food additives industry is in the Innovation category under the development of natural food additives and functional food ingredients to meet the customer demand. Some of the major market players in the united states food additives market are Cargill, Incorporated, Kerry Inc., Corbion NV, Tate & Lyle, Archer Daniels Midland Company among others.

US Food Additives Market Top Players

  1. Cargill Inc

  2. Tate & Lyle Plc

  3. Archer Daniels Midland(ADM)

  4. DSM

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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US Food Additives Market Report - 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 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 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Preservatives

      2. 5.1.2 Sweetener

      3. 5.1.3 Sugar Substitutes

      4. 5.1.4 Emulsifier

      5. 5.1.5 Anti-Caking Agents

      6. 5.1.6 Enzymes

      7. 5.1.7 Hydrocolloids

      8. 5.1.8 Food Flavors and Enhancers

      9. 5.1.9 Food Colorants

      10. 5.1.10 Acidulants

    2. 5.2 Application

      1. 5.2.1 Confectionery

      2. 5.2.2 Bakery Products

      3. 5.2.3 Dairy & Frozen Food

      4. 5.2.4 Beverages

      5. 5.2.5 Meat, Poultry, and Sea Food

      6. 5.2.6 Others


    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, Incorporated

      2. 6.4.2 Kerry Inc.

      3. 6.4.3 Corbion NV

      4. 6.4.4 Tate & Lyle

      5. 6.4.5 Archer Daniels Midland Company

      6. 6.4.6 Dupont- Danisco

      7. 6.4.7 Novozymes

      8. 6.4.8 Koninklijke DSM N.V.


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US Food Additives Market Research FAQs

The United States Food Additives Market is studied from 2018 - 2028.

The United States Food Additives Market is growing at a CAGR of 3.76% over the next 5 years.

Cargill Inc, Tate & Lyle Plc, Archer Daniels Midland(ADM), DSM are the major companies operating in United States Food Additives Market.

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In-depth industry statistics and market share insights of the United States Food Additives sector for 2020, 2021, and 2022. The United States Food Additives research report provides a comprehensive outlook of the market size and an industry growth forecast for 2023 to 2028. Available to download is a free sample file of the United States Food Additives report PDF.

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