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Europe Seasoning and Spices Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

Europe Seasoning and Spices Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

Market Insights

With the growing popularity of ethnic food Europe seasoning and spices market is expected to register a CAGR of 6%, during the forecast period, 2018-2023.

Dried seasoning and spices remains the most common trend – with close to half of consumers in every Europe market purchasing dried herbs. It is mainly popular in Poland and Spain. The usage of organic spices and seasonings by consumers is increasing, because these products are appreciated to be made of completely natural ingredients, rather than artificial additives.

Market Dynamics

The driving factor for Europe seasoning and spices market is observed to be the trend for healthy living and ethnic food. Increasing demand for convenience foods further instigates market demand as spices and seasonings adds flavor to food. Many companies, like Doehler, are focusing on natural seasoning & spice extracts, owing to their popularity in every segment of the food & beverage industry and offer plenty of scope for new and attractive taste creations.

However, major restraint in European seasoning and spices market is the overall trend of increasing prices in the seasoning and spices global market. The increase is mainly due to a growing demand while production stays behind. Fluctuating exchange rates especially affect buyers that have long-term contracts with their suppliers in which price agreements to pay have been made.

There lies an opportunity for seasoning and spices suppliers as European buyers are continuously looking for suppliers that can meet requirements owing to the strict standards of European buyers for quality, food safety, and sustainability.

Market Segmentation

Europe seasoning and spices market can be segmented on the basis of product type, application, and geography. The leading spices consumed are pepper, paprika, and allspice (pimento), while leading seasoning includes thyme and oregano. Moreover, coriander leaves are now appreciated in Europe than ever before.

The leading consuming markets are UK, Germany, Romania, and Hungary, together accounting for 58% of the total European seasoning and spices market consumption.

Key Developments

  • March 2018 - New spicy southern seasoned coating mixes have been launched by Kentucky Kernel. All of the new mixes feature genuine herbs, spices, and flavors, with no preservatives, artificial colors or flavorings, no MSG, and no added sugar.
Major players - AJINOMOTO CO. INC., ARIAKE JAPAN COMPANY LTD., ASSOCIATED BRITISH GROUP, BART INGREDIENTS, CATCH, DOHLER GROUP, FUCHSNA, KERRY GROUP, KNORR COMPANY, KRAFT HEINZ COMPANY, MCCORMICK & COMPANY INC., MDH SPICES, among others.

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  • Regional and Country level analysis integrating the demand and supply forces that are influencing the growth of the market
  • Competitive landscape involving the market share of major players, along with the key strategies adopted for development in the past five years
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1. Introduction
1.1 Research methodology
1.2 Market Definition
2. Key Findings
3. Market Overview
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Market Dynamics
3.3 Drivers
3.3.1 Shift towards Healthy Lifestyle and Convenience Food
3.3.2 Increased Demand for Organic Spices
3.4 Restraints
3.4.1 Fluctuations in International Exchange Rate
3.4.2 Adulteration of Spices and Seasonings
3.5 Opportunities
3.5.1 Growing Demand for High Quality Spices & Seasonings
3.5.2 Growth Opportunities for the Retailers
3.6 Porters Five Forces Analysis
3.6.1 Bargaining power of Suppliers
3.6.2 Bargaining power of Buyers
3.6.3 Degree of Competition
3.6.4 Threat of Substitution
3.6.5 Threat of new entrants
4. Market Segmentation
4.1 By Product Type
4.1.1 Black Pepper
4.1.2 Salt and Salt Substitutes
4.1.3 Cardamom
4.1.4 Others
4.2 By Application
4.2.1 Bakery & Confectionary
4.2.2 Beverages
4.2.3 Cosmetics
4.2.4 Others
4.4. By Region
4.4.1 Europe
4.4.1.1 UK
4.4.1.2 Germany
4.4.1.3 Spain
4.4.1.4 Russia
4.4.1.5 Rest of Europe
5. Competitive Landscape Overview
5.1 Market Share Analysis
5.2 Strategies by Key Players
5.3 Most Active Companies
6. Company Profiles
6.1 Ajinomoto Co. Inc.
6.2 Ariake Japan Company Ltd.
6.3 Associated British Group
6.4 Bart Ingredients
6.5 Catch
6.6 Dohler Group
6.7 Fuchsna
6.8 Kerry Group
6.9 Knorr Company
6.10 Kraft Heinz Company
6.11 McCormick & Company Inc.
6.12 MDH Spices
7. Appendix
7.1 Disclaimer

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