Specialty Food Ingredients Market

Specialty Food Ingredients Industry - Upcoming Growth Trends in the Market

The global specialty food ingredients industry is on a trajectory of significant expansion, with an estimated value projected to reach USD 240.9 billion by 2028 from the 2023 valuation of USD 179.8 billion, displaying a promising Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6.0%.

The specialty food ingredients industry has witnessed significant growth and established its dominance in the global food industry. Specialty food ingredients are expanding significantly on a global scale due to several factors. These include a variety of additives, flavors, sweeteners, colors, functional ingredients, and other components that improve the overall quality, taste, and nutritional profile of food and beverage items.
The specialty food ingredients industry is influenced by several key trends, reflecting changes in consumer preferences, technological advancements, and industry regulations. Here are some of the key trends shaping this market:
  • Rise of Plant-Based Alternatives
  • Clean and Natural Ingredients
  • Functional Ingredients
  • Demand for Indulgent Yet Healthy Options
  • Evolving Retail Landscape
These trends are expected to propel the Specialty Food Ingredients Market forward in the coming years.
To know about the assumptions considered for the study download the pdf brochure
Rise of Plant-Based Alternatives: This is a major trend with consumers increasingly opting for healthy and sustainable food options. Plant-based ingredients like pea protein, chickpea flour, and nut-based milks are being used to create dairy and meat alternatives. These specialty ingredients offer similar taste and functionality to animal-derived products, making them a viable option for flexitarians and vegans alike.
Clean and Natural Ingredients: Consumers are demanding clean-label products with recognizable and natural ingredients. This translates to a surge in demand for specialty ingredients that are free from artificial additives, preservatives, and colors.
Functional Ingredients: These specialty ingredients offer health benefits beyond basic nutrition. For instance, ingredients with prebiotics and probiotics promote gut health, while those with added vitamins and minerals address nutritional deficiencies. Functional ingredients cater to the growing demand for fortified and enriched foods.
Demand for Indulgent Yet Healthy Options: Consumers today seek a balance between indulgence and healthy eating. This has led to a rise in specialty ingredients that create delicious yet nutritious foods. These may include sugar and fat alternatives, as well as natural flavors and colors.
Evolving Retail Landscape: The growth of online retail channels has made it easier for consumers to access specialty ingredients. This has expanded the market for niche and specialty food products.
Related Report:
Specialty Food Ingredients Market by Type (Acidulant, Colors, Flavors, Enzymes, Emulsifiers, F&B Starter Culture, Preservatives, Functional Food Ingredients, Specialty Starches, Sugar Substitutes), Distribution Channel - Global Forecast to 2028
Specialty Food Ingredients Market Size,  Share & Growth Report
Report Code
FB 2401
RI Published ON
Choose License Type

This FREE sample includes market data points, ranging from trend analyses to market estimates & forecasts. See for yourself.

  • Call Us
  • +1-888-600-6441 (Corporate office hours)
  • +1-888-600-6441 (US/Can toll free)
  • +44-800-368-9399 (UK office hours)
©2024 MarketsandMarkets Research Private Ltd. All rights reserved
DMCA.com Protection Status