Global Food Additives Market


Food additives are the substances that are used to preserve the food, enhance the flavour, enhance the taste, appearance, or other properties. Some of the additives are being used from many years such as salt (used on meat industry for preservation, preserving food by pickling (with vinegar) and many other. With the emergence of the processed food importance of the food additives enormously increased. Different food additives used are food preservatives, antioxidants, thickening agents, colouring agents, stabilizers and flavouring agents.


Food Additives Market

Food Additives Market


Market Dynamics: 


Food additives market is mainly driven by the increase in demand for the packaged food products that require the food additives for the preservation for a long time. In addition, rising population, growing lifestyle changes in the developing countries and convenience consumption of packaged food expected to drive the market growth. Furthermore, growing organized retail industry and increase in demand for the natural food additives due to health consciousness in consumers may propel the market growth during the forecast period. Moreover, manufactures focusing on the development of new additives such as flavours to meet the consumer requirements and growing demand in meat industry for prolonged preservation of meat also expected to drive the food additives market. However, the health hazards due to consumption of the sythetic food additives, high cost of natural additives and growing shift towards the organic food consumption may impende the growth of food additives market over the forecast period.



Market Scope:


Global food additives market is segmented based on source, type of food additive, application


Based on source,


  • Natural
  • Synthetic


Based on type of additive,


  • Enzymes
  • Sweeteners
  • Emulsifiers
  • Shelf life Stabilizers
  • Flavors and Enhancers
  • Others


Based on application,


  • Bakery & Confectionary Additives
  • Dietary & Milk Additives
  • Beverage Additives
  • Diary & Milk Additives
  • Others


Market overview:


Food additives market is very dynamic in natures changes with the customer tastes and preferences. Market players are focusing on the development of new and innovative food additives to increase their markets. In addition, marketers also collaborating in manufacturing and marketing of the products to reach the maximum customers. For instance, In June 2016, Archer Daniels Midland Co. and GLG Life Tech Co. entered into partnership to manufacture, market, sell and distribute low-calorie stevia and monk fruit sweeteners. According to this agreement, CLG will produce, low-calorie sweeteners from Stevia and monk fruit and ADM will be the global marketer and distributor of ingredients to food and beverage companies worldwide. Furthermore, companies in food additives market are adopting strategies such as new product launches, mergers and acquisitions to strengthen their market position. For instance, in June 2017 DuPont Nutrition & Health launched gelling ingredient “grindsted gellan mass 100 (gellan gum), new stabilizer for clean label dairy alternative.


Region Overview: 


Geographically, food additives market is segmented into five regions i.e. Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, and the Middle East & Africa. North America and Europe are expected to have major share in food additives market due to the well-established food and beverages market, growing demand for the packaged food products coupled with growing health consciousness leading to the adaptation of healthy food products and preference of natural additives. In Asia Pacific region developing countries such as India and China expected to grow at notable rates owing to the factors such as growing demand for packaged food products, lifestyle changes and increase in organised retail industry that offers quality and packaged food products. Furthermore, growing demand for meat also acts as positive factor for the growth of food additives market in the region.


Competition Assessment:

Some of the players in Food Additives market include Cargill Incorporated (U.S.), BASF SE (Germany), Kerry Group Plc (Ireland), CHR. Hansen Holding A/S (Denmark), Brenntag AG (Germany), Givaudan (Switzerland), Archer Daniels Midland Company (U.S.), International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. (U.S.), E.I. DuPont (U.S.) and Novozymes (Denmark)


Market Developments: 


  • In September 2017, Ingredion Inc. launched next generation plating agent, N-ZORBIT 2144, high capacity carrier for preparation of powders from liquids in U.S. and Canada.


  • In December 2016, Lasenor Emul, S.L. launched palm oil free emulsifiers for broad spectrum of food and food applications.


Key Features of the Report:


  • The report provides granular level information about the market size, regional market share, historic market (2015 – 2019) and Forecast (2020 – 2026)
  • The report covers in-detail insights about the competitor’s overview, company share analysis, key market developments, and their key strategies
  • The report outlines drivers, restraints, unmet needs, and trends that are currently affecting the market
  • The report tracks recent innovations, key developments and startup’s details that are actively working in the market
  • The report provides plethora of information about market entry strategies, regulatory framework and reimbursement scenario
  • The report analyses the impact of socio-political environment through PESTLE Analysis and competition through Porter’s Five Force Analysis in addition to recent technology advancements and innovations in the market



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