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Natural Food Colours Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2014 - 2020

Natural Food Colours Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2014 - 2020

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Global Natural Food Colours Market Overview

Colour influences the perceived flavour, quality, and freshness of any food/beverage, ranging from candies to wine. Many of the naturally derived colours also exhibit functional properties. For instance, natural carotenoid colours contain anti-oxidants which could act as health promoters apart from providing colours to food. Food colours are used to enhance the appearance of any food or beverage by imparting the desired colour which is lost during the food processing activity. Stringent regulatory frameworks, technological advancement in extraction, formulation & emulsion of colours, and demand for clean label products have brought a considerable shift in the demand from synthetic coal-tar food colours to natural colours and colouring food-stuffs.

Natural Food Colours Market Forecast

The global natural food colour market was estimated to be worth US$ 1,144.0 million in 2014 and expected to reach 1,697.6 million by 2020, reflecting a CAGR of 6.8% during forecast period. The global natural food colour market represented 54.9% of the total food colour market in 2014 and is expected to account for nearly 60% of the overall market by 2020. The natural food colour market will witness a major contribution from colours such as yellow-orange-red and pink from carotenoids and anthocyanin.


Types of Natural Food Colours

Carotenoids were valued at US$ 363.2 million in 2014 with 31.8% market share. It is expected to lose negligible market share but maintain its dominant position through the forecast period. Anthocyanin is the second largest segment in terms of revenue and will maintain its dominance in the forecast period owing to new product development using anthocyanin for red/purple/pink and few blue shades for various low pH foods/beverages. Purple sweet potato and purple carrot & cabbage would emerge as most preferred raw materials for manufacturing anthocyanin-based colours. Spirulina extract is projected to witness tremendous growth during 2015-2020 with rising y-o-y growth through the forecast period.

Applications Overview

The key applications of natural food colours are confectionary & bakery, beverages, packaged foods, dairy products and “others.” “Others” category, which represents 316.0 million of total natural colours market, or 27.6% in 2014, was the largest application segment in 2014 and is likely to maintain its dominant position by 2020. It consists of frozen foods, condiments & dressings, functional food and pet food. Beverages is the second largest category occupying 21.5% of total market share or US$ 230.9 million in terms of revenue in 2013.


Regional Overview

Geographically, the market is segmented into seven regions namely APEJ (Asia Pacific excluding Japan), MENA (Middle-East & North Africa), Japan, Latin America, North America, Eastern Europe, and Western Europe. Western Europe, North America and APEJ together constituted more than 76% of the market share in 2014. Currently, Western Europe is the largest market in terms of size and is expected to dominate through the forecast period. However, APEJ would emerge as the most vibrant market in terms of absolute increment just behind North America. In addition, investors prefer APEJ over North America due to ease of doing business, in terms of regulatory framework and labour cost. Manufacturers are targeting emerging economies of APEJ, EE and MENA as these are relatively by MENA. under penetrated market too. In terms of CAGR, EE is the fastest growing market followed

Natural Food Colours Market: Drivers and Trends

Consumer demand for natural products and food processors’ demand for transparent labelling would drive the demand of natural food colour categories. Furthermore, development in micro-encapsulation techniques and packaging innovation would give thrust to carotenoid market. Government regulations are highly supportive towards the use of natural products. Thus, there are numerous supply side and demand side drivers fuelling the expansion of natural food colours market globally.

Key Players

Some of the market leaders across the globe are Sensient Technologies Corporation and Kalsec Inc., DDW, The Color House, Naturex S.A., ADM (Wild flavors Inc.), Chr. Hansen A/S, ROHA Dyechem Pvt. Ltd., GNT International B.V., DIC Corporation, and LycoRed Ltd. among others.


1. Research Methodology
2. Assumptions & Acronyms Used
3. Global Natural Food Colours - Executive Summary
4 Natural Food Colours Market - Social Media Sentiment Analysis
4.1.1. Social Media Analysis for Overall Natural Food Colours in Confectionery and Bakery Products
4.1.2. Social Media Analysis for Overall Natural Colours in Functional Food Products
4.1.2.1. Coca-Cola – Minute Maid
4.1.2.2. Nestlé – Butterfinger
4.1.2.3. Pukka Pies – pies
4.1.2.4. Nestlé – Crunch
4.1.2.5. Nestlé – Baby Ruth
5. Food Colours: Market Overview
5.1 Natural Food Colours Market Taxonomy
5.2 Shift from Synthetic to Natural Food Colours
5.3 Parent Market Scenario
5.4 Natural Food Colours Market: Market Updates
6 Global Regulations Pertaining to Natural Food Colours
6.1 North America and Western Europe
6.2 Latin America and APEJ
6.3 MEA, EE and Japan
7 Global Market Overview
7.1 Market Introduction
7.2 Global Market Size
8. Drivers, Restraints and Trends
8.1 Demand Side Drivers
8.2 Supply Side Drivers
8.3 Overall Market Restraints
8.4 Trends
9 Market by Segment
9.1 Global Natural Food Colours Market Value Share & BPS Analysis by Product Type
9.2 Global Natural Food Colours Y-o-Y Growth Forecast by Product Type
9.3 Global Natural Food Colours Market Size and Forecast by Product Type
9.4 Global Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Product (Pigment) Type
9.4.1 Carotenoids
9.4.1.1 Carotenoid Sub-segment Analysis
9.4.1.2 Carotenoid Market Segment Value Forecast and Y-o-Y Growth; 2013–2020
9.4.1.2.1 Trends
9.4.2 Curcumin
9.4.2.1 Curcumin Market Segment Value Forecast and Y-o-Y Growth; 2013–2020
9.4.2.1.1 Trends
9.4.3 Anthocyanin
9.4.3.1 Anthocyanin Market Segment Value Forecast and Y-o-Y Growth; 2013–2020
9.4.3.1.1 Trends
9.4.4 Paprika Extract
9.4.4.1 Paprika Extract Market Segment Value Forecast and Y-o-Y Growth; 2013–2020
9.4.4.1.1 Trends
9.4.5 Spirulina
9.4.5.1 Spirulina Extract Market Segment Value Forecast and Y-o-Y Growth; 2013–2020
9.4.5.1.1 Trends
9.4.6 Chlorophyll
9.4.6.1 Chlorophyll Market Segment Value Forecast and Y-o-Y Growth; 2013–2020
9.4.6.1.1 Trends
9.4.7 Others (Betalains, Carmines, etc.)
9.4.7.1 Others Market Segment Value Forecast and Y-o-Y Growth; 2013–2020
9.4.7.1.1 Trends
10. Market by Application
10 Natural Food Colours Market by Application
10.1. Global Natural Food Colours Market Value Share & BPS Analysis by Application
10.2. Global Natural Food Colours Market Size and Forecast by Application
10.3. Natural Food Colours Market Size, Forecast and Trends in Application
10.3.1 Beverages and packaged foods
10.3.2. Confectionery & bakery items and dairy products
10.3.3. Others
10.3.3.1. Others Market Size & Forecast by Categories
10.3.3.2. Others Market Value Share & BPS Analysis by Categories
10.3.3.3. Trends
11. Market by Regions
11.1. Global Natural Food Colours Market Size and Forecast by Regions
11.2. Global Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Regions
11.2.1. Asia Pacific Excluding Japan Natural Food Colours Market Segment Value Forecast and Y-o-Y Growth; 2013–2020
11.2.1.1. Trends
11.2.1.2. Drivers Impact Analysis
11.2.2. Eastern Europe Natural Food Colours Market Segment Value Forecast and Y-o-Y Growth; 2013–2020
11.2.2.1. Trends
11.2.2.2. Drivers Impact Analysis
11.2.3. Japan Natural Food Colours Market Segment Value Forecast and Y-o-Y Growth; 2013–2020
11.2.3.1. Trends
11.2.3.2. Drivers Impact Analysis
11.2.4. Latin America Natural Food Colours Market Segment Value Forecast and Y-o-Y Growth; 2013–2020
11.2.4.1. Trends
11.2.4.2. Drivers Impact Analysis
11.2.5. Middle East & Africa Natural Food Colours Market Segment Value Forecast and Y-o-Y Growth; 2013–2020
11.2.5.1. Trends
11.2.5.2. Drivers Impact Analysis
11.2.6. North America Natural Food Colours Market Segment Value Forecast and Y-o-Y Growth; 2013–2020
11.2.6.1. Trends
11.2.6.2. Drivers Impact Analysis
11.2.7. Western Europe Natural Food Colours Market Segment Value Forecast and Y-o-Y Growth; 2013–2020
11.2.7.1. Trends
11.2.7.2. Drivers Impact Analysis
12. Competitive Landscape
12.1. Competition Dashboard
12.1.1 Other Natural Food Colour Providers
12.2. Global Natural Food colours Market: Company Profiles
12.2.1. GNT International B.V. (1/4)
12.2. Global Natural Food colours Market: Company Profiles
12.2.1. GNT International B.V. (1/4)
12.2.1.1. Company Details
12.2.1.2. Global Presence & Product Portfolio
12.2.1.3. Timeline
12.2.1.4. Strategies
12.2.2. Roha Dyechem Pvt. Ltd. (1/4)
12.2.2.1. Company Details
12.2.2.2. Global Presence & Product Portfolio
12.2.2.3. Timeline
12.2.2.4. Strategies
12.2.3. D.D. Williamson & Co., Inc. (1/5)
12.2.3.1. Company Details
12.2.3.2. Global Presence & Product Portfolio
12.2.3.3. Timeline
12.2.3.4. Strategies
12.2.3.5. Financial Information
12.2.4. Kalsec Inc. (1/5)
12.2.4.1. Company Details
12.2.4.2. Global Presence & Product Portfolio
12.2.4.3. Timeline
12.2.4.4. Strategies
12.2.4.5. Financial Information
12.2.5. Chr. Hansen A/S (1/5)
12.2.5.1. Company Details
12.2.5.2. Global Presence & Product Portfolio
12.2.5.3. Timeline
12.2.5.4. Strategies
12.2.5.5. Financial Information
12.2.6. Archer Daniels Midland Company (1/5)
12.2.6.1. Company Details
12.2.6.2. Global Presence & Product Portfolio
12.2.6.3. Timeline
12.2.6.4. Strategies
12.2.6.5. Financial Information
12.2.7. Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd. (LycoRed) (1/4)
12.2.7.1. Company Details
12.2.7.2. Global Presence & Product Portfolio
12.2.7.3. Timeline
12.2.7.4. Strategies
12.2.8. Naturex S.A. (1/5)
12.2.8.1. Company Details
12.2.8.2. Global Presence & Product Portfolio
12.2.8.3. Timeline
12.2.8.4. Strategies
12.2.8.5. Financial Information
12.2.9. Sensient Technologies Corporation (1/5)
12.2.9.1. Company Details
12.2.9.2. Global Presence & Product Portfolio
12.2.9.3. Timeline
12.2.9.4. Strategies
12.2.9.5. Financial Information
12.2.10. Symrise AG (1/5)
12.2.10.1. Company Details
12.2.10.2. Global Presence & Product Portfolio
12.2.10.3. Timeline
12.2.10.4. Strategies
12.2.10.5. Financial Information

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