UK Food Additives Market is segmented by Type (Preservatives, Sweeteners, Hydrocolloids, Colorants, others), Application (Dairy & Frozen, bakery, Meat products, Beverages, Confectionary, others) & Geography
Growing urbanization and changing lifestyles are driving demand for convenience and packaged foods. To meet the demand for food safety and quality, food additives are used. Food additives are used to enhance the taste, color, texture of food, at the same time maintaining the freshness and nutritional content. The United Kingdom market for food additives is estimated to grow at a CAGR of ~% during 2015-2020.
Growing concerns on health among the ageing population is driving the market for natural food additives in the UK region. Due to growing concerns on the safety of food additives and safety of consumers, EU legislation laid down stringent regulations for products entering the EU market. Food additives, enzymes and flavorings should be approved by EU before being marketed in Europe. Products with labelling, and compliance with minimum added levels are the key factors seen as a constraint for entering the Europe market.
The food additives market is segmented by type viz. Preservatives, Food flavors and Flavor enhancers, Antioxidants, Sweeteners, Emulsifiers, Anti Caking agents, Enzymes, Fat replacers, Acidulants and others (texturizer, shelf life stabilizers, etc). The fastest growing segment is the Sweetener type which is seen as an alternative to sugar used in food and beverages. In UK, the Food standard agency estimated 850,000 cases of food poisoning and without preservatives the number would be much higher. Food Additives find major applications in Fruits & vegetables, Bakery & Confectionary, Dairy & Frozen products, Oils & Fats, Savory snacks, Meat poultry & Sea food products.
The major players in the market are Cargill, Tate & Lyle, BASF, DuPont Danisco, DSM, Givaudan, Brenntag, Novozymes, International Flavors and Fragrances, etc. The strategies being adopted in the Food additives industry is in the Innovation category under the development of natural food additives and functional food ingredients to meet the customer demand. In countries Russia local companies take a larger market share. Another major opportunity is in the functional food additives and natural additives market with demand for Omega 3, vitamins, fiber and antioxidants enriched foods. Another key opportunity is in the implementation of General standard for Food Additives (GSFA) for improved International Trade of food additives.
Key Deliverables in the Study
Market analysis for the UK Food Additives Market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis on global and regional scales.
Market definition along with the identification of key drivers and restraints
Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenarios, rising prospective opportunities, and identification of key companies that can influence this market on a global and regional scale
Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their market shares
Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the UK Food Additives Market on both global and regional scales
A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information
A wide-ranging knowledge and insights about the major players in this industry and the key strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market
Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped.