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Germany Food Colorants Market by Type (Synthetic, Natural and Nature-Identical), by Application (Processed Food, Beverages, Oils & Fats, Bakery & Confectionery, Poultry, Meat, Dairy Products and Seafood), by Form (Gel, Liquid, Powder), by Solubility (Dye, Lake) and By Region – Industry Size, Growth, Share, Trends, Demand and Forecast Analysis Report (2021-2026)

Pulished: February, 2021
ID: 11015
Pages: 145

Germany Food Colorants Market Growth and Forecast (2021-2026):

The Germany Food Colorants Market size was at US$ xx million in 2021, and it is predicted that it will reach a valuation of US$ xx million by the end of 2026 with a yearly development rate (CAGR) of xx% from 2021 to 2026.

Market Overview:

Food colorants are additives, also known as dyes or pigments, that are added to foods and beverages to impart color and give them an attractive appearance. Food colors are added to foods and beverages to maintain and enhance the freshness, safety, taste, nutritional value, texture, and appearance of foods and beverages. The natural colorants segment is expected to occupy a significant market share in terms of value because fruits and vegetables are readily available. Food colors are an important part of food additives. Over the past 10 to 15 years, a distinct change, particularly in taste and color, has been observed in natural ingredients. The growing demand for minimally processed foods, as well as consumer preferences and the health-promoting properties of natural colorants, are expected to drive the market for natural colors at twice the pace of the synthetic market. In the food and beverage industry, food coloring is used in the food and beverage industry to enhance visual appeal and impart color to food that is lost during food processing. Edible colorants are ingredients that are used primarily to give food or beverages the desired hue to make them look more visually appealing. Food colors are used in a variety of applications, including frozen, ready-to-eat (RTE), or processed foods, as well as carbonated beverages, alcoholic beverages, juices, sauces, and more. Food coloring determines the taste of food and influences consumers to buy products that match their perception of color in terms of taste.

Germany Food Colorants Market Growth:

The regional population growth is supposed to increase demand for food and beverages, which is likely to further increase demand for the food colorants in Germany during the outlook period.


The Germany food colorants market is majorly promoted by the easily available raw materials, including fruits and vegetables. Growing concerns about food safety in Germany and the rest of Europe are putting pressure on manufacturing to adopt clean labels. The food colorant market in Germany is part of the market for food additives. The food and beverage industry uses food coloring to enhance the color of food that is lost during processing. There has been a lot of interest in developing new natural colorants used in the food industry, due to strong consumer demand for more natural products around the world. The easy availability of raw materials such as fruits and vegetables and edible plants and the increasing demand for natural colorants by consumers, are driving the growth of the Germany food colorants market. The healthy properties of natural colors combined with the organic properties of natural products also increase the attractiveness of the same color. The healthy properties of natural colors combined with the organic properties of natural products also increase the attractiveness of the same color. Growing consumer awareness of clean label products, the health risks associated with synthetic colors, and the health benefits of using natural food colorants are driving the demand for natural food colors over synthetic food colors. Synthetic pigments can cause allergic diseases among consumers. Due to its natural origin, natural food coloring attracts consumers who see it as a “safe to use” product, attracting the attention of the Germany food colorants market. The burgeoning BRICS food and beverage industry is expected to be a major market driver during the forecast period, driven by higher domestic demand. Changing preferences for color products due to taste perception will drive the growth of the Germany food colorants industry. Coupled with favorable government regulations, the high adoption of products in gourmet cuisine will expand product coverage.

The Germany food colorants market growth is expected to accelerate further in the coming years as demand for prepared foods increases as consumer awareness of traditional and exotic flavored products increases. The consumption of edible colorants is also expected to increase as the application of edible colorants in the food and beverage industry increases. In addition, the increased demand for processed foods by consumers increases the consumption of food colors. Also, to attract target segments, companies tend to add food coloring. Increased demand for natural ingredients in food, increased consumption of beverages, and regulatory support for food colors in EU regulations are other factors that have increased the market demand for food colorants. The Germany food colorants market is driven by readily available raw materials, including fruits and vegetables. There has been increased pressure for manufacturers to adopt clean labels for food safety issues. This has led to the demand for natural colors, which are more expensive compared to synthetic colors. Increasing disposable income and lifestyle changes in emerging countries are driving demand for processed foods. The growing trend of aesthetics will have a positive impact on the Germany food colorants market and will contribute to its growth. Companies involved in the manufacture of food coloring are actively engaged in R&D activities to expand their product portfolio along with innovation. They also focus on improving the value chain and supply chain to survive and maintain their position in competitive markets.


The main limitation to the industry is the increased awareness of the adverse effects of synthetic colors. However, as health and safety awareness increases, the preference for natural colors gradually increases, leading the Germany food colorants market for natural pigments. Another factor can be the stability of the natural color, which changes with atmospheric or processing conditions, such as pH, temperature and light. Some natural colors begin to fade over time. The limitation of natural colorants is mainly due to the higher production cost of fermented pigments compared to synthetic pigments or pigments derived from natural sources. Strict and costly certifications and regulations regarding the use of food colors and the side effects associated with synthetic health colorants are supposed to limit the growth of the Germany food colorants market.

Germany Food Colorants Market Segmentation Analysis:

By type, the natural segment is likely to register the highest demand and market share in the Germany food colorants market in the coming years.

The Germany food colorants market is segmented into the processed foods, beverages, oils and fats, bakery and confectionery, poultry, meat, dairy and seafood segments according to the application. Processed foods accounted for the largest share in 2020, followed by bakery and confectionery products.

By form, the liquid sector had the largest share in 2020. Liquid dyes are the most common shape applied to almost all types of food. Its applications include frosting, dough, and dough.

In terms of solubility, dyes accounted for the largest share in 2020. Examples of natural dyes used as food colors include carotenoids, chlorophyll, anthocyanins, and turmeric.

Regional Analysis:

Germany's food and beverage industry is the fourth largest industrial sector in the country, creating a production value of 170 billion euros in 2019 and is expected to witness promising prospects during the outlook period. This factor is expected to boost food colorants market in this area. Dairy, meat and poultry products and bakeries one of the most prominent sectors in Germany and are expected to be one of the main food coloring applications in the market, driving the local business.

Key Players in the Market:

Major Key Players in the Germany Food Colorants Market are

  • Cargill
  • BASF
  • DowDuPont
  • Koninklijke DSM N.V
  • Merck
  • Kerry Foods
  • DSM
  • Tyson Group
  • PepsiCo
  • Ingredion
  • Danisco
  • CHR. Hansen
  • Sensient Technologies Corporation
  • AB InBev

1. Introduction                

          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

                   4.1.1 Drivers

                   4.1.2 Restaints

                   4.1.3 Opportunities

          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

                   5.1.2 Products/Service

                   5.1.3 Regional Presence

          5.2 Mergers & Acquistion Landscape     

          5.3 Joint Ventures & Collaborations      

6. Market Segmentation             

          6.1 Food Colorants Market, By Type      

                   6.1.1 Synthetic

                   6.1.2 Natural

                   6.1.3 Nature-Identical

                   6.1.4 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2021-2026)

                   6.1.5 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis

                   6.1.6 Market Attractiveness Index

          6.2 Food Colorants Market, By Application      

                   6.2.1 Processed Food

                   6.2.2 Beverages

                   6.2.3 Oils & Fats

                   6.2.4 Bakery & Confectionery

                   6.2.5 Poultry

                   6.2.6 Meat

                   6.2.7 Dairy Products

                   6.2.8 Seafood

                   6.2.9 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2021-2026)

                   6.2.10 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis

                   6.2.11 Market Attractiveness Index

          6.3 Food Colorants Market, By Form     

                   6.3.1 Gel

                   6.3.2 Liquid

                   6.3.3 Powder

                   6.3.4 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2021-2026)

                   6.3.5 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis

                   6.3.6 Market Attractiveness Index

          6.4 Food Colorants Market, By Solubility

                   6.4.1 Dye

                   6.4.2 Lake

                   6.4.3 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2021-2026)

                   6.4.4 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis

                   6.4.5 Market Attractiveness Index

7. Geographical Landscape         

          7.1 Country Identity Governance and Administration Market, by Region   

          7.3 Germany

                   7.3.2 By Type

                   7.3.3 By Application

                   7.3.4 By Form

                   7.3.5 By Solubility

8. Key Player Analysis                

          8.1 DowDuPont     

                   8.1.1 Business Description

                   8.1.2 Products/Service

                   8.1.3 Financials

                   8.1.4 SWOT Analysis

                   8.1.5 Recent Developments

                   8.1.6 Analyst Overview

          8.2 ADM Company 

          8.3 Chr. Hansen A/S        

          8.4 DSM      

          8.5 Döhler Group   

          8.6 Frutarom

          8.7 Sensient Technologies

          8.8 Kalsec   

          8.9 LycoRed 

          8.10 DDW    

9. Market Outlook & Investment Opportunities          


          List of Tables

          List of Figures        

  • Global, regional and country-level analysis and forecasts of the study market; providing Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped
  • The Segment-level analysis in terms of By Type, Application, Form, Solubility and along with market size forecasts and estimations to detect key areas of industry growth in detail
  • Identification of key drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges (DROC) in the market and their impact on shifting market dynamics
  • Study of the effect of exogenous and endogenous factors that affect the global market; which includes broadly demographic, economics, and political, among other macro-environmental factors presented in an extensive PESTLE Analysis
  • Study the micro environment factors that determine the overall profitability of an Industry, using Porter’s five forces analysis for analysing the level of competition and business strategy development
  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with their product portfolio, current strategic interests, key financial information, legal issues, SWOT analysis and analyst overview to study and sustain the market environment
  • Competitive landscape analysis listing out the mergers, acquisitions, collaborations in the field along with new product launches, comparative financial studies and recent developments in the market by the major companies
  • An executive summary, abridging the entire report in such a way that decision-making personnel can rapidly become acquainted with background information, concise analysis and main conclusions
  • Expertly devised analyst overview along with Investment opportunities to provide both individuals and organizations a strong financial foothold in the market



  1. Germany Food Colorants Market By Type, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  2. Germany Food Colorants Market By Application, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  3. Germany Food Colorants Market By Form, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  4. Germany Food Colorants Market By Solubility, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

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