Specialist additives are the most important factors in ensuring the health of a wide range of processed foods. Fibers, carbs, lipids & proteins, minerals, and enzymes are all examples of specialty foods that have varied functional activities to improve the quality and flavor of diets.
In general, these substances preserve flavor, improve color, emulsify it, provide manufacturing benefits, and eventually provide an unnecessary edge protection to the food created. These items' safety, wellness, and technology-related aspects make the diet tasty, nutritious, balanced, and affordable to consume.
Certain benefits linked with the unique food ingredients are thought to be major industrial aspects. In addition to these advantages, these components are regarded as one of the few viable solutions for sustainable food processing.
To improve the efficiency of raw materials and resources, nearly all valuable elements are utilized. Such goods reduce the amount of raw material required during manufacturing, lowering energy consumption and, as a result, greenhouse gas emissions.
COVID-19 Impact Analysis
- Despite increased demand for specialty ingredients, the COVID-19 pandemic affected market growth in the first few months of lockdowns, with significant companies and organizations such as the Shaanxi Plant Association in China reporting their inability to combat logistical concerns. However, the market has been recovering in recent months, reducing the impact, as the food and beverage industry faced new issues on a daily basis, the most significant of which is supply chain disruption.
Top Impacting Factors
The expanding customer understanding of different types of food ingredients and their health advantages are the factors that drive the specialty food ingredients industry's huge market share.
The specialized food ingredients business is hampered by fluctuating raw material costs, slow product acceptance, and customer perceptions.
To address customer demand for probiotics, emulsifiers, and hydrocolloids, food & beverage ingredient firms have replaced old product lines or putting items into a new category with probiotics, emulsifiers, and hydrocolloids.
Parents choose food products that give nourishment for their children's healthy growth; therefore, consumption of high nutritional profile products is expected to continue to rise.
R&D and technological advancements, the craze for convenience meals, diet & flavor integration, and rise in end product applications are all major drivers of the specialty food ingredients sector.
Obesity and Overweight increase Manufacturers' Opportunities
- Food is no longer a status symbol, and the threat of famine has faded from public perception since the introduction of modern farming. With respect to the quantity of food, the relationship between calorie intake and social position has been largely inverted in the other direction. People in most developed countries have easy access to low-cost, high-calorie fast food and ready-to-eat meals. As a result, the average body mass index (BMI) in the developed world and beyond has risen dramatically. Using the most recent statistics from EU countries, the World Health Organization believes that 30-70 percent of adults in the EU are obese.The World Health Organization believes that 30-70 percent of adults in Europe are overweight, while 10-30 percent of adults are obese, based on the most recent data from EU countries. Furthermore, one out of every three 11-year-olds in the EU is overweight or obese, according to the WHO. Female consumers, according to Arla Foods, are the next significant market potential for food and beverage firms, with nearly 75 percent of women being the primary purchasers in their households.
The Largest Market Share belongs to North America
- Rise in incidences of diabetes and obesity in North America have driven the demand for specialty food components by advising people to focus on better lives, which has fueled the market for specialty food ingredients. Despite the fact that mainstream shops account for the majority of specialty food sales, a similar rate of surge can be seen in specialty food and natural food stores. Specialty foods have exceeded their non-specialty counterparts in practically every category due to the increased awareness of food quality. The fastest-growing categories are those that are connected with better-for-you options, health & wellness, and freshness.
Key Benefits of the Report
- This study presents the analytical depiction of the specialty food ingredients 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 specialty food ingredients market share.
- The current market is quantitatively analyzed to highlight the specialty food ingredients market growth scenario.
- Porter’s five forces analysis illustrates the potency of buyers & suppliers in the market.
- The report provides a detailed specialty food ingredients market analysis based on competitive intensity and how the competition will take shape in coming years.
Questions Answered in the Specialty Food Ingredients Market Research Report
- Which are the leading players active in the ‘specialty food ingredients market’?
- What are the current trends that will influence the market in the next few years?
- What are the driving factors, restraints, and opportunities of the market?
- What future projections would help in taking further strategic steps?
- What is “specialty food ingredients 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 "specialty food ingredients market”?
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Key Market Players
Tate & Lyle (UK), FDL Ltd (UK), Amano Enzymes (Japan), Axiom Food (US), Nutriati (US), ADM (US), Biocatalysts (UK), Givaudan (Switzerland), Sensient (US), Omega Protein (US) Enzyme Supplies (UK), Kerry (Ireland), Cargill (US), Ingredion (US), Crespel & Dieters (Germany), DuPont (US), Aminola (Netherlands), DSM (Netherlands), Chr. Hansen (Denmark), Amicogen (South Korea)