Food Preservatives Market by Type (Natural and Synthetic), Function (Antimicrobials and Antioxidants), Application (Oil & Fat, Bakery, Dairy & frozen, Snack, Meat, Poultry & Seafood, Confectionery, and Beverage), and by Region - Global Forecast to 2021

Published: August 2016
No. of Pages: 235
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“The food preservatives market projected to grow at a CAGR of 2.5%”

The food preservatives market is projected to reach USD 2.94 billion by 2021 at a CAGR of 2.5% from 2016 to 2021. The market is driven by factors such as high demand for food products with prolonged shelf-life, rise in demand for convenience foods, and the use of natural food preservatives for meat & poultry products in the western countries of North America and Europe.

“Meat, poultry, & seafood products led the food preservatives market by application, with the largest share in 2015”

Preservatives are an important factor in the meat, poultry, & seafood industry. Preservatives added to cured meats, bacon, and ground beef are sodium nitrite, which are added to destroy toxins, and react with proteins in the meat. Solutions used by meat processors to improve the shelf-life and taste can also help to reduce pathogens, including E. coli. Preservatives for meat are needed on a large scale, this is because meat is a very commonly consumed product across the globe and the consumption is high in major regions such as North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and Latin America. The economy is rising in these regions, which has given consumers the opportunity to consume meat on a regular basis.

“North America to lead the market in terms of market share between 2016 and 2021”

The North American region consumers are on the lookout for minimally processed convenience foods, with long storage lives. This has heightened the need for appropriate food safety concerns and preservatives to extend shelf-life, which has become increasingly important and critical. The burgeoning demand for such convenience food products is expected to have a high impact on the food preservatives market in North America right through to 2016, which also leads to a large market share during the review period.

The breakdown of the primaries on the basis of company, designation, and region, conducted during the research study, is mentioned as follows:

  • By Company Type: Tier 1 – 35%, Tier 2 – 40%, and Tier 3 – 25%
  • By Designation: Director level – 25%, C Level – 35%, and Others – 40%
  • By Region: North America – 20%, Europe – 30%, Asia-Pacific – 40%, and RoW – 10%

Akzo Nobel N.V. (Netherlands), Danisco A/S (Denmark), Cargill, Incorporated (U.S.), Univar Inc. (U.S.), and Koninklijke DSM N.V (Netherlands) collectively, accounted for the largest portion of the food preservatives market in 2015. Other players such as Brenntag Solutions Group, Inc. (Germany), Tate & Lyle (U.K.), Kemin Industries, Inc. (U.S.), Galactic (Belgium), and Hawkins Watts Limited (New Zealand) also have a strong presence in this market.

Objectives of the study

  • To understand and analyze the market segmentation, such as type, function, and application
  • To provide detailed information about the key factors influencing the growth of the market (drivers, restraints, opportunities, industry-specific challenges, and burning issues)
  • To analyze the opportunities in the market for stakeholders and provide a competitive landscape of market trends
  • To strategically profile key players and comprehensively analyze their market share and core competencies

Target audience:

  • Suppliers
  • R&D institutes
  • Technology providers
  • Food safety manufacturers/suppliers
  • Food preservatives manufacturers/processors
  • Intermediary suppliers
  • Wholesalers
  • Dealers
  • Consumers
  • End users
  • Retailers

Scope of the report

This research report categorizes the food preservatives market based on function, type, application, and region.

Based on function, the market has been segmented as follows:



Based on type, the market has been segmented as follows:

  • Natural
  • Synthetic

Based on application technique, the market has been segmented as follows:

  • Oils & fats
  • Bakery
  • Dairy & frozen products
  • Snacks
  • Meat, poultry, & seafood products
  • Confectionery
  • Beverages

Based on region, the market has been segmented as follows:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • RoW (Latin America, the Middle East, & Africa)

Published By: MarketsandMarkets
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