Food Additives Market Report-By Type, Application And Region

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The global food additives market was worth more than USD xx billion in revenue in 2018 and is expected to cross USD xx billion in 2023, growing at a healthy CAGR of over xx% during the forecast period.

Food additives are specialty chemicals used as preservatives, flavoring agents, coloring agents, emulsifying agents and other food products. Food additives are segmented based on type and application of ingredients. Some of the common food additives include salts like sodium sulfite, sodium nitrate, and others.

Based on type food additives can be

  • Preservatives
  • Thickening agents
  • Colorants and pigments
  • Emulsifiers
  • Flavor enhancers
  • Fat replacers
  • Sweeteners
  • Others

Based on application food additives market can be bakery & confectionery, beverage, convenience foods, dairy & frozen desserts, sauces, dressings, spices & condiments, and others, which include meat products, extruded products, oils & fats, and others.

As food additives are the major ingredients used in food and beverage industry, demand from this industry is expected to increase the growth of food additives market. Demand from food and beverage industry is actually increasing because of growing population and extra income in developing countries. Lifestyle changes also lead consumers to adopt ready to eat food products which in turn increasing the demand for food additives.

Drivers and Restraints of Food Additives Market

Growing investments in food and beverage industry in regions like Asia and the Americas are likely to offer tremendous possibilities for food additives market in the future. As a result of accessibility to raw material, multinational businesses are investing in resource-rich regions to be able to limit the overall production cost.

Food additives have a probability of volatility in supply and prices. Feedstock chemicals affect the cost of production of food additives. Health concerns on the usage of certain food additives are a growing trend in the market. Existing and future health regulations concerning the use of certain food additives are likely to challenge the market growth.

Food Additives Market by Region

North America was the largest consumer of food additives and this pattern is anticipated to continue to be identical over the following few years. Consumption in North America is showing upward trend because of increase in population growth and economic activity. Growing demand for food and beverages will drive food additives market in North America. With major production capacities in North America, the region is likely to grow in terms of global supply capability. Demand from Europe was relatively stable and is likely to stay same in the next few years. Consumption of food additives in the Asia-Pacific is likely to grow at a significant rate. China, in particular, is the fastest growing market for food additives in this region.

Top players in this market include E.I. DuPont, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Cargill, Incorporated, CHR. Hansen Holding A/S, Kerry Group Plc, Novozymes A/S and BASF SE among others.


The report covers exhaustive analysis on:
  • Global Market Segments
  • Global Market Size
  • Supply & Demand
  • Global Market Competitive Landscape
  • Production Technology
  • Global Market Value Chain


Regional analysis includes:
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Americas
  • Europe
  • Middle-East and Africa


Report Offers:
  • In depth summary of parent market
  • Altering market characteristics in the industry
  • Detailed market segmentation
  • Historical and forecast market size in terms of volume and value
  • Current industry developments
  • Competitive landscape
  • Strategies of key players and products available
  • Potential and niche segments, regions showing promising growth


Table Of Contents

1.1 Market Definition
1.2 Market Characteristics
2.Food Additives Market Overview
2.1 Food Additives Manufacturing Process
2.2 Food Additives Market Value Chain Analysis
2.2.1 Upstream
2.2.2 Downstream
2.3 Food Additives Market Dynamics
2.3.1 Drivers
2.3.2 Restraints
3. Food Additives Market Segmentation by Type
3.1 Market Segmentation by Function
3.1.1 Preservatives
3.1.2 Colorants
3.1.3 Acidulants
3.1.4 Enzymes
3.1.5 Others
3.2 Market Segmentation by Source
3.2.1 Natural
3.2.2 Synthetic
4. Food Additives Market Segmentation by Application
4.1 Market Segmentation
4.1.1 Bakery & Confectionery
4.1.2 Dairy products
4.1.3 Beverages
4.1.4 Others
5. Food Additives Market Segmentation by Region 
5.1 Asia Pacific 
5.1.1 Market Size: Historic & Forecast 
5.1.2 Market Size by Country China India Japan South Korea Russia Australia
5.2 Americas 
5.2.1 Market Size: Historic & Forecast 
5.2.2 Market Size by Country USA Brazil
5.3 Europe 
5.3.1 Market Size: Historic & Forecast 
5.3.2 Market Size by Country France Germany Italy Spain U.K.
5.4 Middle East & Africa (MEA) 
5.4.1 Market Size: Historic & Forecast 
5.4.2 Market Size by Country Saudi Arabia South Africa
6.Food Additives Trade
6.1 Trade By Region
6.2 Trade By Country
7. Global Food Additives Market Key Competitors
8. Global Food Additives Market Key Mergers And Acquisitions