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Global Gourmet Salt Market 2017-2021

About Gourmet Salt

Gourmet salts are unrefined salts generally obtained from naturally evaporating water bodies. These salts are commonly found in Pakistan, Hawaii, Cyprus, Australia, Peru, France, Denmark, Bolivia, Thailand, India, and other countries. These salts add flavor and are used as dressings. Gourmet salts are more soluble than other salts and contain high levels of moisture and mineral content. They lend an exotic flavor and are thus popularly used in gourmet cooking.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global gourmet salt market to grow at a CAGR of 6.39% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global gourmet salt market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated by the sales of gourmet salts in key regions: EMEA, Americas, and APAC.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Gourmet Salt Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Cargill
  • SAN FRANSISCO SALT COMPANY
  • Saltworks
  • Morton Salt
  • Devonshire Gourmet salts
Other prominent vendors
  • Alaska Pure Sea Salt Company
  • AMAGANSETT SEA SALT
  • Cheetham Salt
  • Cornish Sea Salt
  • GOURMET SPICE
  • Maldon Crystal Salt
  • Murray River Salt
  • INFOSA
  • Uncle Roy's
  • Verstegen Spices and Sauces
Market driver
  • Rising demand for gourmet salts in meat and seafood processing industry
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • High price of gourmet salts
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Introduction of flavored gourmet salts
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Gourmet Salt Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global gourmet salt market: Cargill, SAN FRANSISCO SALT COMPANY, Saltworks, Morton Salt, and Devonshire Gourmet salts.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Alaska Pure Sea Salt Company, AMAGANSETT SEA SALT, Cheetham Salt, Cornish Sea Salt, GOURMET SPICE, Maldon Crystal Salt, Murray River Salt, INFOSA, Uncle Roy's, and Verstegen Spices and Sauces.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in the market is introduction of flavored gourmet salts. Growing preference for premium ingredients drives the demand for gourmet food. A large number of manufacturers agree that gourmet salts should be natural and made available in a variety of textures and tastes. SaltWorks offers an all-natural range of sea salt flavors. The end-product comprises two authentic ingredients that significantly enhance the flavor of foods.”

According to the report, one driver in the market is rising demand for gourmet salts in meat and seafood processing industry. Salt, brine, and vinegar are used as preservatives in the meat and seafood processing industry. Gourmet salts are used for curing meat and seafood and enhancing their flavors. Since ages, salts have been used as preservatives and curing agents for pickles and meat, respectively. Before the advent of refrigeration, salts were the key ingredients used in the preservation of foods. These are some of the oldest and excellent food preservatives used in salt pork, pickled cucumbers, and canned foods.

Further, the report states that one challenge in the market is high price of gourmet salts. Gourmet salts are expensive due to the costs involved in their production process. Manufacturers incur expenses in harvesting, packaging, merchandising, and marketing the gourmet salts. As these salts are premium products, the manufacturers ensure sophisticated packaging that can attract consumers and protect the packaged product from deterioration. Transportation of gourmet salts is crucial as they must be protected from moisture and spoilage. Fleur de sel and sel gris are the two varieties of gourmet salts which are hand-harvested.

Companies Mentioned

Cargill, SAN FRANSISCO SALT COMPANY, Saltworks, Morton Salt, Devonshire Gourmet salts, Alaska Pure Sea Salt Company, AMAGANSETT SEA SALT, Cheetham Salt, Cornish Sea Salt, GOURMET SPICE, Maldon Crystal Salt, Murray River Salt, INFOSA, Uncle Roy's, and Verstegen Spices and Sauces.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Overview of global gourmet salt market
    • Global gourmet salt market
      • Table Global gourmet salt market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Global gourmet salt market by application
      • Table Global gourmet salt market by application 2016 and 2021 (% share of revenue)
      • Table Growth outlook for global gourmet salt market by product type 2016-2021
    • Global gourmet salt market for the bakery and confectionery products
      • Table Global gourmet salt market for the bakery and confectionery products 2016-2021 ($millions)
    • Global gourmet salt market for the meat and poultry products
      • Table Global gourmet salt market for the meat and poultry products 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Global gourmet salt market for the seafood products
      • Table Global gourmet salt market for the seafood products 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Global gourmet salt market for other applications
      • Table Global gourmet salt market for other applications 2016-2021 ($ millions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global gourmet salt market by geography
      • Table Global gourmet salt market by geography 2016 and 2021 (% share of revenue)
      • Table Growth outlook for global gourmet salt market by geography 2016-2021
    • Gourmet salt market in EMEA
      • Table Gourmet salt market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Gourmet salt market in Americas
      • Table Gourmet salt market in Americas 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Gourmet salt market in APAC
      • Table Gourmet salt market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ millions)
  • Key leading countries
    • US
    • China
    • Germany
    • UK
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Global urban population 2010-2015 (billions)
    • Market challenges
      • Table Sodium chloride content in two key types of gourmet salts
  • Market trends
    • Introduction of flavored gourmet salts
    • Technological innovations in manufacturing
    • Rising demand for multi-featured products
  • Competitor analysis
    • Competitive scenario
    • Competitive positioning assessment
      • Table Competitive positioning matrix for gourmet salt manufacturers in 2016
    • Market positioning matrix based on product portfolio and brand presence for key market players
      • Table Market positioning matrix based on product portfolio and brand presence of keymarket players
    • Cargill
      • Table Cargill: Product portfolio
    • SAN FRANCISCO SALT COMPANY
      • Table SAN FRANCISCO SALT COMPANY: Product portfolio
    • SaltWorks
      • Table SaltWorks: Product portfolio
    • Morton Salt
      • Table Morton Salt: Product portfolio
    • Devonshire Gourmet salts
      • Table Devonshire Gourmet salts: Product portfolio
    • Other prominent players
      • Table Global gourmet salt market: Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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