Vinegar Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)

The Global Vinegar Market is segmented by Type (Balsamic Vinegar, Red Wine Vinegar, White Vinegar, Cider Vinegar, Rice Vinegar, and Other Types); by Source (Organic and Conventional); by Distribution Channel (Supermarkets and Hypermarkets, Convenience Stores, Online Retail Channels and Other distribution channels); and by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and the Middle East and Africa). The market size and forecasts in value (USD million) for the above segments.

Vinegar Market Size

Vinegar Market Summary
Study Period 2019 - 2029
Base Year For Estimation 2023
CAGR 3.12 %
Fastest Growing Market Asia-Pacific
Largest Market Europe
Market Concentration Low

Major Players

Vinegar Market Major Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


Need a report that reflects how COVID-19 has impacted this market and its growth?

Vinegar Market Analysis

Vinegar Market is projected to register a CAGR of 3.12% during the forecast period, 2022-2027.

Over the medium term, the global vinegar market is expected to be driven due to the growing awareness of its number of uses among consumers. The acid in vinegar is used in preservation because it slows down the natural rotting process of some foods. Most often, vinegar is utilized to prepare light, nutritious dishes. The flavors are balanced and given a distinctive tart flavor, which reduces the need for undesirable substances like butter, cream, excessive sugar, oil, etc. Additionally, it reduces the amount of fat in meals and aids in keeping cholesterol and blood sugar levels stable. Owing to their strong acidity, less expensive kinds of vinegar like distilled white wine vinegar are excellent for cleaning because they easily dissolve caked-on dirt, grease, and grime. Moreover, due to the increasing demand for vinegar from consumers, many countries are importing it. For instance, according to UN Comtrade, in 2021, exports of vinegar and substitutes for vinegar from the United Kingdom (UK) were valued at approximately 18 million British pounds. This constitutes an increase of approximately two million British pounds in comparison to the previous year.

This demand has also created many opportunities for the players in the market to offer more different products that has varied uses. Moreover, the rising health awareness among individuals is propelling key market players to introduce organic and gluten-free vinegar variants. For instance, in March 2022, Momofuku Readies launched rice vinegar made with a proprietary blend of organic jasmine and basmati rice. The company claimed that the mix of rice is fermented and aged for months to create an organic, unfiltered rice vinegar. The rice vinegar is perfect for adding a touch of acid to salad dressings and soups, to fresh seafood and marinades, and much more. This, in confluence with aggressive promotional activities, is creating brand awareness and positively influencing product sales.

Vinegar Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Vinegar Market according to our research experts:

Increased Benefits and Launches Of Vinegar Is Boosting Its Sales

Vinegar is widely used in various food preparations in households. It is used for baking and also acts as an effective preservative to preserve food majorly pickles for a longer period of time. Acetic acid is used as a sour agent added in vinegar, pickled vegetables, and sauce, and as a raw material for spice. It is an element used in sauces such as mustard sauce, ketchup, and mayonnaise. Vinegar is seldom used as a seasoning while making chutneys. Apple cider vinegar is a common ingredient in food dressings, flavorings, and preservatives. It is also becoming popular as a home remedy for a number of health issues. Moreover, apple cider vinegar boosts immunity power & metabolism, helps in weight loss, and others. Many manufacturers from nutraceuticals are launching apple cider vinegar as a wellness drink and supplement in the market which is boosting the growth of the overall market. For instance, in January 2022, Bragg Live Food Products Inc. launched a new supplement called Bragg True Energy Apple Cider Vinegar. The company claimed that this provides users with their daily dose of energy minus the downsides of caffeine. Similarly, in November 2021, MyFitness, a startup based in Dadra and Nagar Haveli, India, launched Suprfit brand that offers effervescent tablets and apple cider vinegar.

Moreover, the availability of a number of vinegar flavors such as apple, raspberry, lemon, herbs, and others are encouraging consumers to take the product into account, in order to create exotic flavors and tastes in food items. Along with, taste enhancement several health benefits offered by vinegar are a crucial reason for its wide adoption. Furthermore, the multifunctional properties of vinegar are creating a lot more opportunities for the players to launch more functional products.

Vinegar Market : Sales volume of vinegar manufactured, in thousand liters, United Kingdom, 2017-2021.

Europe holds the largest share

Vinegar is an important part of European culinary tradition. Specifically, Italian ancestors exploited all its virtues as food, drink, aroma, antiseptic, and sanitizer and they also invented balsamic vinegar. Italy is the most significant market for vinegar use and also export in Europe. The country is also its leading exporter. Italy exports almost twice its quantities as compared to other major exporters like Germany, Spain, and France. The export values of Italian types are also substantially higher than those of Spanish or German types. According to OECD, in 2020, Italy exported Vinegar worth USD 331 million, making it the 1st largest exporter of Vinegar in the world. In the same year, vinegar was the 276th most exported product in Italy. Additionally, owing to its heavy consumption of vinegar either directly or by adding to salads and vegetables, balsamic vinegar, which was invented in Modena, Italy, is the most common product type accounting for high consumption in this region. Balsamic vinegar is a slightly sweet, dark, richly flavored vinegar used to enhance salad dressings, marinades, and sauces. It has a wide range of applications as it can also be used in gravies and cooked meats to add flavor and aroma, season salad greens, strawberries, peaches and melons, desserts, risotto, roasted vegetables, drinks, and braised meats. This wide range of uses in baking, cooking, and other household chores is driving the sales of vinegar in this region and is expected to boost the sales of the market during the forecast period.

Vinegar Market : Market Size (%), By Geography, Global, 2021

Vinegar Industry Overview

The market is highly fragmented with the key market players increasingly relying on product innovation as the most adopted strategy. Extensive R&D investments have been witnessed over previous years, which has led to the introduction of numerous products in the market. The major players are focusing on introducing new and attractive variants for target pallets and innovating with their product portfolios in the market to cater to the interests of the consumers. For instance, in March 2022, the California-based, direct-to-consumer brand Zeal launched a limited-edition, slow-fermented vinegar that the company claims is made from wild spring ramps sustainably foraged on a 225-acre nature preserve in Virginia. New product development with artisanal ingredients is one of the most preferred strategies in the market. The Kraft Heinz Company, Acetum, DE NIGRIS, Castelo Alimentos S/A, and Bragg Live Food Products Inc. are some of the major players in the market.

Vinegar Market Leaders

  1. The Kraft Heinz Company

  2. Acetum


  4. Castelo Alimentos S/A

  5. Eden Foods Inc.

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

Vinegar Market Concentration
Need More Details on Market Players and Competitors?
Download PDF

Vinegar Market News

  • In August 2022, The family-run manufacturer Carandini, one of the oldest producers of certified organic balsamic vinegar of Modena, increased its market share in the US. The business expanded its range in the United States with the nationwide release of its organic silver leaf balsamic vinegar of Modena. The company claimed that this medium-density balsamic vinegar of Modena has a balanced flavor and acidity thanks to its 31% organic grape must and organic wine vinegar.
  • In July 2022, Ajinomoto Vietnam launched a new rice vinegar drink Vtox made from naturally fermented rice vinegar mixed with honey and fruit extract. The drinks were launched in 2 variants of lychee and grape.
  • In September 2020, Carandini, an Italian Balsamic Vinegar of Modena producer expanded its product line into the United States. A Balsamic Vinegar of Modena (Emilio), Sweet White Vinegar (Bianca), and Italian Cheese Dressing is among the new authentically Italian domestic offerings.

Vinegar Market Report - 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 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 By product Type

      1. 5.1.1 Balsamic Vinegar

      2. 5.1.2 Red Wine Vinegar

      3. 5.1.3 White Vinegar

      4. 5.1.4 Cider Vinegar

      5. 5.1.5 Rice Vinegar

      6. 5.1.6 Other Types

    2. 5.2 By Source

      1. 5.2.1 Organic

      2. 5.2.2 Conventional

    3. 5.3 By Distibution Channel

      1. 5.3.1 Supermarkets and Hypermarkets

      2. 5.3.2 Convenience Stores

      3. 5.3.3 Online Retail Channels

      4. 5.3.4 Other Distribution Channels

    4. 5.4 By Geography

      1. 5.4.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

        4. Rest of North America

      2. 5.4.2 Europe

        1. United Kingdom

        2. Germany

        3. Spain

        4. France

        5. Italy

        6. Russia

        7. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.4.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Australia

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.4.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.4.5 Middle East & Africa

        1. Saudi Arabia

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle East & Africa


    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 The Kraft Heinz Company

      2. 6.3.2 Acetum

      3. 6.3.3 DE NIGRIS

      4. 6.3.4 Castelo Alimentos S/A

      5. 6.3.5 Bragg Live Food Products Inc.

      6. 6.3.6 Shanxi Shuita Vinegar

      7. 6.3.7 Charbonneaux-Brabant

      8. 6.3.8 Eden Foods Inc.

      9. 6.3.9 Galletti S.p.A.

      10. 6.3.10 Goodbaby Internationl Holdings Ltd.,

    4. *List Not Exhaustive



**Subject to Availability
You Can Purchase Parts Of This Report. Check Out Prices For Specific Sections
Get Price Break-up Now

Vinegar Industry Segmentation

Vinegar refers to an acidic liquid that is produced by the fermentation of ethanol. The vinegar market is segmented by product type, source, distribution channel, and geography. By product type. The market is segmented into balsamic vinegar, red wine vinegar, white vinegar, cider vinegar, rice vinegar, and other types. By source, the market is classified as organic and conventional. By distribution channel, the market is segmented as supermarkets and hypermarkets, convenience stores, online retail channels, and other distribution channels. By geography, this report includes analysis for regions like North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and the Middle East and Africa. For each segment, the market sizing and forecasts have been done based on value (in USD million).

By product Type
Balsamic Vinegar
Red Wine Vinegar
White Vinegar
Cider Vinegar
Rice Vinegar
Other Types
By Source
By Distibution Channel
Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
Convenience Stores
Online Retail Channels
Other Distribution Channels
By Geography
North America
United States
Rest of North America
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia-Pacific
South America
Rest of South America
Middle East & Africa
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa
Need A Different Region Or Segment?
Customize Now

Vinegar Market Research FAQs

The Vinegar Market is projected to register a CAGR of 3.12% during the forecast period (2024-2029)

The Kraft Heinz Company, Acetum, DE NIGRIS, Castelo Alimentos S/A and Eden Foods Inc. are the major companies operating in the Vinegar Market.

Asia-Pacific is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR over the forecast period (2024-2029).

In 2024, the Europe accounts for the largest market share in Vinegar Market.

The report covers the Vinegar Market historical market size for years: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The report also forecasts the Vinegar Market size for years: 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028 and 2029.

Vinegar Industry Report

Statistics for the 2024 Vinegar market share, size and revenue growth rate, created by Mordor Intelligence™ Industry Reports. Vinegar analysis includes a market forecast outlook to 2029 and historical overview. Get a sample of this industry analysis as a free report PDF download.

80% of our clients seek made-to-order reports. How do you want us to tailor yours?

Please enter a valid email id!

Please enter a valid message!

Vinegar Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)