Europe Food Acidulants Market Report 2021-2026
The Europe Food Acidulants Market is determined to reach USD 2 billion by the completion of the conjecture period. The European market is foreseen to witness moderate growth to record a CAGR of 5.2% during the calculated period. Food Acids is also known as Acidulants that help balance levels of moisture, color, and taste by regulating acidity levels in foods. In addition to regulating the levels of acidity, these ingredients aid to protect food and beverages and act as gelling agents. Acidulants are generally used to achieve a pronounced flavor, especially in jams, sauces, and CSD. These additives vary in flavor profiles depending on flavor intensity and durability. Food acidifier is one of the fastest rising main divisions of the food ingredient market. The market is booming with the increase in consumption of prepared foods and beverages along with increased awareness of the functional benefits of these additives among food service providers. Strict regulations on the production and use of additives as a whole limit the number of new entrants to the market.
In June 2019, Acidulant Company Bartek celebrated its 50th anniversary with an updated brand image, increased capacity, and an expanded and experienced management team that is ready to take the company into maintenance mode to spur new growth. To meet this growing demand, Bartek has increased its malic acid production capacity this year to 4,000 tons per year.
In November 2018, TorQuest Partners published the purchase of Bartek Ingredients Inc. a specialty chemical manufacturer serving the food and drinks and industry. Bartek distributes in more than 35 countries worldwide and employs 115 people at two production sites in southern Ontario.
Market Drivers and Restraints:
Advances in the health-oriented consumer confectionery industry with the development of low-calorie organic products are winning a large number of consumers, complementing the growth of the additive market, including food acidulants. A report by the chocolate factory Barry Callebaut has calculated the growth rates of consumption of countries chocolate, which shows a potential market for food acidulants in the country. Ultra-processed foods are the rich sources of nutrients, dietary energy, and additives. Additives, such as acids, are an important part of the composition of processed foods to provide specific characteristics of these products. According to recent studies mentioned in the Public Health Nutrition magazine, in the United Kingdom, consumers buy more ultra-processed foods than any other country in Europe, which represents around 50.7% of their diet, while other countries prefer Germany that represents 46.2%, Ireland with 45.9%, Belgium with 44.6% and Finland with 40.9%. The growing preference for ultra-foods should stimulate the market for food acidulants in the region. Due to the large number of suppliers in the market, fierce price competition should restrict the market. Chinese players, particularly in citric acid, threaten regional players. Consequently, regulatory controls on imports, in order to create a perfect competitive environment, are still in their infancy in several countries in the region.
The Europe food acidulant market has been categorized, by type, into acetic acid, lactic acid, citric acid, malic acid, phosphoric acid, and others. Among these, the citric acid segment, trailed by phosphoric acid has dominated the European market in the review period. The main application of acidulants can be observed in soft drinks and carbonated drinks. Beverages, followed by condiments, condiment sauces and processed food products, are the most important segment for acidulants
Most food additive manufacturers on the market offer their food acidulant in dry form because of its easy usage, storage and logistics. The use of mixed acidulant compounds is a new development on the market, with unique compound acidulants still widely used. However, its use has increased considerably over the years, making it the more significant of the two.
By application, the regional market covers bakery, meat industry, confectionery, dairy and frozen products, drinks, and others.
The market for Europe Food Acidulants has been classified on the basis of geographical distribution into the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the rest of Europe. Europe led by Italy, France, Germany and the UK food market is expected to exceed $ 2 billion by 2025. A significant increase in the UK organized retail sector has increased demand for packaged and ready consumables for consumption that will encourage the growth of the regional industry. Increased consumer awareness of clean labeled products will stimulate demand for products in this area in future.
ADM Company had the largest share of the Europe Food Acidulants Market in terms of sales and revenue in 2019.
Several major players of the regional market are as under TATE & LYLE, HAWKIN WATTS, CARGILL, BRENNTAG, and ADM, and among others.
1.1 Market Definition
1.2 Scope of the report
1.3 Study Assumptions
1.4 Base Currency, Base Year and Forecast Periods
2. Research Methodology
2.1 Analysis Design
2.2 Research Phases
2.2.1 Secondary Research
2.2.2 Primary Research
2.2.3 Data Modelling
2.2.4 Expert Validation
2.3 Study Timeline
3. Report Overview
3.1 Executive Summary
3.2 Key Inferencees
4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Impact Analysis
4.2 Regulatory Environment
4.3 Technology Timeline & Recent Trends
5. Competitor Benchmarking Analysis
5.1 Key Player Benchmarking
5.1.1 Market share analysis
5.1.3 Regional Presence
5.2 Mergers & Acquistion Landscape
5.3 Joint Ventures & Collaborations
6. Market Segmentation
6.1 Food Acidulants Market, By Type
6.1.1 Acetic Acid
6.1.2 Lactic Acid
6.1.3 Citric Acid
6.1.4 Malic Acid
6.1.5 Phosphoric Acid
6.1.6 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2019-2024)
6.1.7 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis
6.1.8 Market Attractiveness Index
6.2 Food Acidulants Market, By Application
6.2.1 Bakery and Confectionery
6.2.2 Meat Industry
6.2.3 Dairy And Frozen Products
6.2.5 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2019-2024)
6.2.6 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis
6.2.7 Market Attractiveness Index
7. Geographical Landscape
7.1 Global Identity Governance and Administration Market, by Region
7.2.1 By Country
220.127.116.11 Rest of Europe
7.2.2 By Type
7.2.3 By Application
8. Key Player Analysis
8.1 Tate & Lyle
8.1.1 Business Description
8.1.4 SWOT Analysis
8.1.5 Recent Developments
8.1.6 Analyst Overview
8.2 Hawkin Watts
8.4 Cargill Inc
8.6 Huangshi Xinghua Biochemical Co. Ltd
8.7 COFCO Biochemical
9. Market Outlook & Investment Opportunities
List of Tables
List of Figures