The Europe Sodium Reduction Ingredients Market was worth US$ xx million in 2022, and it is estimated that it will reach a valuation of US$ xx million by 2028 with an annual expansion rate of xx% between 2023 and 2028.
Sodium reduction ingredients are used to reduce the salt content of foods by replacing salt in foods or partially reducing excess salt in foods. It is proven that excessive sodium intake can lead to high blood pressure that can lead to kidney, heart, and other organ related diseases. For proper function, the body's average sodium requirement is 2,300 mg per day. Sodium reducing ingredients play an important role in the food additive industry. It increases blood pressure, affects bone density, causes osteoporosis, and affects kidney function. Processed foods and fast foods generally contain more sodium compared to freshly cooked or homemade products. A high sodium intake has a negative impact on the heart and kidneys, thus having a serious impact on a person's health.
Europe Sodium Reduction Ingredients Market is expected to show significant growth over the forecast period as awareness of the adverse effects of sodium consumption increases and personal health concerns rise.
Growing consumer awareness of the harmful effects of excessive sodium intake have led to the rising demand for healthy nutritional foods, driving the European market for sodium reduction ingredients. Increased awareness of the health effects of excessive sodium consumption is expected to continue to be a key factor driving the growth of the European market. The demand for sodium-reducing ingredients is also expected to increase somewhat as demand for processed foods increases from customers in the local countries. In addition, government and private business intervention to increase public awareness of the harmful effects of excessive sodium intake is also expected to lead the regional market for sodium reduction ingredients. Increased application to frozen food, bakery, confectionery and dairy products is expected to further complement the growth of the Europe Sodium Reduction Ingredients market size. Excess sodium intake leads to chronic heart disease. Due to the above mentioned, sodium reducing ingredients are prominent in the functional food products. Sodium reduction ingredients are widely used as substitutes for salt in food production. Other components expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period include trehalose, nucleotides, and hydrolyzed plant proteins. Mineral salt is, by comparison, the most consumed sodium-reducing component for immediate and low-cost use. These products are gaining importance as a masking agent that removes bitter taste and metallic glues from food. Sodium reduction ingredients are prominent in food flavors and preparations, such as condiments and sauces.
Increased R&D to develop better ingredients is expected to give market participants a competitive advantage. Therefore, as public awareness increases, the overall growth in market for sodium reduction ingredients is expected to increase. Additionally, government intervention, coupled with the multidisciplinary efforts of various organizations, has raised awareness of the harmful effects of excessive sodium intake on the body. The growing awareness of the harmful effects of excessive salt intake on the body is expected to drive the overall growth of the Europe Sodium Reduction Ingredients market as consumer preference for healthy foods increases. The growing packaged food industry is expected to increase the overall demand for sodium reducing ingredients in the future. Demand for these products in this region is likely to grow rapidly in countries where patients with high blood pressure, such as the UK and Germany, are advised to reduce or eliminate sodium intake altogether. Changing consumer consumption trends with healthy and nutritious food, product penetration rates and people's purchasing power have increased this gives market participants the opportunity to invest in this market.
Commitment to food flavor by limited consumers is expected to hamper the overall growth of the Europe sodium reduction ingredients market. Processed foods and fast foods generally contain more sodium compared to freshly cooked or homemade products. A high sodium intake has a negative impact on the heart and kidneys, thus having a serious impact on a person's health. It increases blood pressure, affects bone density, causes osteoporosis, and affects kidney function. Growing consumer awareness of these negative effects has set a trend towards lower sodium intake.
The impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in 2019 has already begun to be detected and will have a significant impact on the sodium reduction ingredients market in 2020. COVID-19 has a direct impact on production, creates demand, supply chain and market confusion, and has a financial impact on business and financial markets.
The Europe sodium reduction ingredient product market has a significant impact on the health care and nutritional food sectors. Sodium reducing components are broadly classified according to the types of inorganic salts, yeast extracts, amino acids, trehalose, hydrolyzed plant proteins, nucleotides, etc.
The Europe Sodium Reduction Ingredients Market is also segmented based on its application to bakery and confectionery, meat products, condiments and snacks, dairy and frozen foods, sauces, and others, including baby foods, breakfast cereals, and beverages. The food and beverage industry mainly usesthese ingredients to reduce the sodium content in daily diet. The risks associated with a high sodium diet, such as high blood pressure have been widely documented over the past decade.
Geographically the Europe Sodium Reduction Ingredients Market is segmented into UK, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Russia, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Netherlands, Turkey, Czech Republic and Rest of Europe. Europe is expected to be the next largest market due to the presence of health-conscious people in the region. The European market share for sodium reduction ingredients in the UK, France, Italy and Germany may experience tremendous growth during the forecast period due to increased consumer awareness of salt substitution and health concerns. As the incidence of obesity and diabetes increases due to the high salt content of processed foods and increased pressure on government salt control limits, processed food manufacturers are forced to change to salt substitutes. Obesity is a major threat to the European economy and as a result, organizations are encouraging people, raising awareness about the harmful effects of high sodium content in processed foods, and increasing market demand for sodium reduction ingredients in Europe.
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