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Ancient Grain Market

Ancient Grain Market Size, Share, Competitive Landscape and Trend Analysis Report by Crop Type and by Application : Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032

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Author's: | Roshan Deshmukh
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Due to expanding applications of ancient grains in the culinary, cosmetics, pharmaceutical, and medical industries, the ancient grains market is expected to rise significantly. Because ancient grains are more widespread in South America and U.S., the America is the largest market for them. Ancient grains have remained mostly unaltered over hundreds of years. They can be found in nearly anything, including cereals, salads, breads, and crackers, as well as pizza & quiche. Because of its gluten-free properties, amaranth and quinoa have attracted a lot of attention. Gluten can also be found in cereals including wheat, barley, and rye.

Chia is a functional food since it aids in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, inflammatory and nervous system illnesses, and diabetes, in addition to contributing to human nutrition.

COVID-19 Impact analysis

  • The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the market landscape. The market ecosystem has changed the way supply is accessed on the market. The outbreak (COVID-19), as a result of trade limitations and a decrease in consumption as a result of lockdowns by governments globally, has played a massive role in the grain products market in 2020.
  • The outbreak of Coronavirus disease Food and Beverages producers depend on domestic and international suppliers for supply of raw materials. Since many governments restricted the movement of goods across the countries and locally, the production of raw materials had to stop.
  • During the forecast period, growing demand for local, sustainable and organic food production should have a positive effect on the dairy food market. Production of organic food, including organic dairy products, focuses on consumer health, environmental and animal welfare.

Top Impacting Factors

  • Due to increased demand for healthful diets, these ancient grains have been shifted from local and regional stores to supermarkets and hypermarkets.
  • Quinoa has risen to prominence among grains due to high recommendations from nutritionists and fitness experts as a strong source of amino acids.
  • Furthermore, food and beverage companies are offering quinoa-based items to the market.

Market Trends

  • Increasing promotion and continual innovation of ancient grains such as chia, amaranth, and quinoa, in the food sector provides significant opportunities for food product manufacturers.
  • Growing demand for niche gluten free products.
  • Increasing applications of chia, amaranth and quinoa in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.

Cyclical trends

Trends follow a cyclical pattern. And, despite the fact that it took a couple thousand years for ancient grains to make a comeback, they're back in a big way. They're showing up in categories all over the food sector, from beverages to baby food and beyond, not only in classic uses such as breads and cereals. Consumers are now increasingly interested in how food is brought up and prepared and are prepared to pay a bit more for what they recognize as healthy.

Consumers are looking for foods that are good for the environment

Sustainable sourcing and include a variety of complex carbs in the diet are two concepts that are gaining traction. Grain-free is undeniably popular, as is the continuous emphasis on full complex grains and knowing where our food comes from. Consumers are looking for food that are good for the environment as an emotional reward. The need for claims like this, which are 100% intrinsic to ancient grains, is increasing.

Carbohydrate diversification sources

Another trend is the diversification of sources of carbohydrates that provide a greater nutritional value and contributing to improve soil health from maize and wheat to the less common grain (as well as legumes and tubers). Progressive consumers see food and grain as a way of improving human health and agricultural biodiversity in restoring the sense of connection.

Key Segments Covered

Crop Type

  • Gluten Free Ancient Grains (Amaranth, Buckwheat, Chia, Kaniwa, Millet, Quinoa, Sorghum, Teff, Wild Rice and Others),
  • Gluten Containing Ancient Grains (Barley, Einkorn, Farro, Kamut, Spelt and Others)

Key Benefits of the Report

  • This study presents the analytical depiction of the ancient grain industry along with the current trends and future estimations to determine the imminent investment pockets.
  • The report presents information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities along with detailed analysis of the ancient grain market share.
  • The current market is quantitatively analyzed to highlight the ancient grain market growth scenario.
  • Porter’s five forces analysis illustrates the potency of buyers & suppliers in the market.
  • The report provides a detailed ancient grain market analysis based on competitive intensity and how the competition will take shape in coming years.

Questions answered in the Report

  • Who are the leading market players active in the ancient grain market?
  • What current trends will influence the market in the next few years?
  • What are the driving factors, restraints, and opportunities in the market?
  • What future projections would help in taking further strategic steps?
  • What is "ancient grain market" prediction in the future?
  • Which will be the niches at which players profiling with recent advancements should set a presence?
  • What are the driving factors and opportunities in the market?
  • What are the current trends and predicted trends?
  • What are the challenges faced in the "ancient grain market "?

Ancient Grain Market Report Highlights

Aspects Details
By Crop Type
  • Gluten Free Ancient Grains
  • Gluten Containing Ancient
By Application
  • Bakery
  • Cereal
  • Confectionery
  • Frozen food
  • Infant Formula
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Others
By Region
  • North America  (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe  (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, Russia, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific  (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • LAMEA  (Brazil, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Argentina, Rest of LAMEA)
Key Market Players

Great River Organic Milling Inc., Nature’s Path Foods, Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., SK Food International Inc, Annie’s Homegrown Inc.

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Ancient Grain Market

Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032