The 2019 Speciality Food Ingredients Market - Worldwide Growth, Trends and Market Value Forecast to 2024: A $72.4 Billion Opportunity -

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The Global Speciality Food Ingredients Market is forecasted to reach USD 72.4 billion by 2024 growing at a CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast period (2019-2024).

The industry for speciality food ingredients essentially thrives on the wider technological and functional benefits that these ingredients confer, in terms of high quality, safety, affordability, nutrition, and deliciousness of the processed food products.

The preference for certain types of food products is now core to some consumers' identities, especially in developed economies, which is driving the demand of speciality food ingredients.

There is strong correlation between the speciality food ingredient market and the processed food market, with the former conferring functional benefits and customized value-addition as per the end-user applications.

The globally recognized companies operating in specialty food ingredients market utilize smart technology or intellectual property to develop innovative ingredients and solutions. However, new product development is a highly capital-intensive process.

Innovative Product Offerings Necessitate the Use of Speciality Food Ingredients

The preference for certain types of food products has become core to some consumers' identities. There is strong correlation between speciality food ingredient market and processed food market, with the former conferring functional benefits and customized value addition as per the end-user applications.

Today's consumers are more aware of label claims and ingredient lists and their nutrition profiles. People are taking proactive participation, to enhance health and fitness in everyday life. This trend has been driving the demand for speciality food ingredients. For instance in 2017, the sales value for probiotic products, such as yogurt and baby formula and children nutrient drink, saw maximum share of 27%, thereby validating the claim that people are increasingly consuming speciality ingredient induced food products.

Companies are targeting consumers by coming up with new and innovative value-added product lines, including sugar-free products, reduced fat, reduced sodium, and other functional benefits. For instance, the use of stevia extracts for added sugar content in processed food is an attractive value addition. The graph provided by IPPA, shows the percentage sales share of probiotic products.

Highest Growth in Functional Food Ingredient Segment

Functional food ingredient segment comprises of Vitamin & Mineral, Protein & Amino Acid, Omega 3 PUFA, Prebiotic & Probiotic, Botanical and Other Food Ingredients.

Natural, functional, and convenient products that can deliver nutritional benefits without sacrificing taste continue to tap into major trends, currently, driving the thriving healthy beverage market. Thus, people are consuming nutritional and performance drinks before, during, or after exercising, which has resulted in increase in the vitamin and mineral ingredients market.

Proteins and amino acids are widely used in nutritious and sports drinks, owing to the health benefits they provide leading several health food companies to introduce a pre- and post-workout drinks, which have high content of proteins and amino acids, as these ingredients help in muscle building. Probiotics already feature strongly in the nutraceuticals market, due to the popularity of probiotic yogurt.

As technological challenges are being overcome and consumer awareness continues to rise, probiotics are also increasingly moving beyond the dairy sector.

Competitive Landscape

The global speciality food ingredients market is dominated by international players. DuPont holds the prominent position in the market, closely followed by Cargill.

The most active companies globally are Ingredion, Royal DSM, Sensient Technologies, BASF, and ABF Ingredients.

Royal DSM, BASF, Kerry, and DuPont have an extensive product portfolio for the speciality ingredients, such as enzymes, emulsifiers, proteins, flavors, colors, and stabilizers. Further expansion of product portfolio within all categories assists their position in the market.

Cargill, ADM, and BASF have a strong position in the fast-growing global sports nutrition and speciality ingredient categories, benefiting from greater usage of these ingredients in food and beverages generally.

Manufacturers are focusing on providing all-natural speciality ingredients that increase the shelf-life of the product and enables the manufacturer to label its products as 100% all natural, addressing consumer demand for clean labels.

Key Topics Covered




3.1 Market Overview


4.1 Market Drivers

4.2 Market Restraints

4.3 Porters 5 Force Analysis


5.1 By Type

5.1.1 Functional Food Ingredient

5.1.2 Specialty Starch & Texturants

5.1.3 Sweetener

5.1.4 Flavors

5.1.5 Acidulants

5.1.6 Preservative

5.1.7 Emulsifiers

5.1.8 Colorants

5.1.9 Enzymes

5.1.10 Cultures

5.1.11 Proteins

5.1.12 Speciality Oils

5.1.13 Yeast

5.2 By Application

5.2.1 Beverages

5.2.2 Sauces, Dressings and Condiments

5.2.3 Bakery

5.2.4 Dairy

5.2.5 Confectionery

5.2.6 Dried Processed Food

5.2.7 Frozen/Chilled Processed Food

5.2.8 Sweet & Savory Snacks

5.2.9 Other Applications

5.3 Geography

5.3.1 North America

5.3.2 Europe

5.3.3 Asia-Pacific

5.3.4 South America

5.3.5 Middle East & Africa


6.1 Market Share Analysis

6.2 Most Active Companies

6.3 Most Adopted Strategy

6.4 Company Profiles

6.4.1 Cargill Incorporated

6.4.2 DuPont

6.4.3 Tate & Lyle

6.4.4 Kerry Group

6.4.5 Archer Daniels Midland

6.4.6 Koninklijke DSM

6.4.7 Ingredion Incorporated

6.4.8 Sensient Technologies


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For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900

Related Topics: Food Ingredients