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South America Malt Ingredient Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018-2023)

South America Malt Ingredient Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018-2023)

Market Insights

The South America malt ingredient market is expected to register a CAGR of 6.81%, during the forecast period of 2018–2023. Malt has been traditionally used for beer making through fermentation, along with whisky, which is driving the demand of malt. Malt ingredients are used in the food industry as food additives, which impart desirable flavor and color to the finished product.

Market Dynamics

The increase in consumption of processed and convenience food products in emerging markets of South America have contributed to a growth in the sales of malt ingredients. An increase in consumer awareness regarding the health benefits of malt ingredients and the wide-range of applications in the food industry are driving the market. The region has been a very strong performer, consumers have traded up, buying more expensive beer, which is evident in the rising popularity of craft beer. South America used to be a major importer from Europe, however, improvements in malt and malting barley production in Argentina have made the continent more self-sufficient. The demand in developing regions is driven by the increase in disposable income. Malt ingredients are used in bakery and confectionery products as it imparts color and flavor to the finished products. The growth can also be attributed to the increase in the spending capacity of buyers in the region. The major opportunities are the increasing demand for all natural food products and the rising demand for ready-to-eat and packaged food.

Market Segmentation

South America malt ingredients market has been segmented by ingredient type, source type, application type, and commercial grade type and by geography. Malt produced from malting grains is available in various forms, such as malt, malt flour, dried malt extract, liquid malt extract, and kibbled malt, malt flakes, malt vinegar, malt syrup, and others. Malt and malt flour hold the largest share of the market due to their direct consumption for beer, whisky, and beverages manufacturing. Alcoholic beverage industries have a direct contract with the malt suppliers for two-row, four-row, and six-row malt grains or for malt flours, which create an unbeatable demand in the market. Barley holds the largest market share due to its preferable malt consumption in the beverage industry. It has unique enzyme property that makes it dominant over other grains.

Regional Analysis

South America malt ingredient market is divided into Brazil, Argentina, and Others. The growing demand for alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages & food products in the South American region drives this market. The regional markets are dominated 100% by dark malts. The region sources both, mal and malting barley, domestically.

Key Developments

  • October 2015 - Puremalt announced to expand its presence after securing 4.5 million EURO from HSBC. The firm will now roast 6,000 tonnes of malt on site each year, providing a key ingredient in 1,400 branded product lines.
Major players - AGRARIA, BRIESS MALT, CARGILL, CEREAL AND MALT, FRUTAROM, GREAT WESTERN MALTING, LIOTECNICA FOOD INGREDIENTS, MALTEXCO S.A, OTRO MUNDO BREWING COMPANY, PATAGONIA MALT, PUREMALT, among others.

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  • Market segmentation analysis, including qualitative & quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic & non-economic aspects
  • 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
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
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1. Introduction
1.1 Key Deliverables of the Study
1.2 Study Assumptions
1.3 Market Definition
2. Research Approach and Methodology
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Research Design
2.3 Study Timeline
2.4 Study Phases
2.4.1 Secondary Research
2.4.2 Discussion Guide
2.4.3 Market Engineering & Econometric Modeling
2.4.4 Expert Validation
3. Market Overview
4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Drivers
4.1.1 Rising Alcoholic Beverage Consumption in the Region
4.1.2 Increasing Demand for Packaged Food
4.1.3 Increase in the Spending Capacity of Buyers
4.2 Restraints
4.2.1 Availability of Good Quality Cereal Grains
4.2.2 Government Taxes on Imported Malt
4.3 Opportunities
4.3.1 Increasing Demand for All Natural Food Products
4.3.2 Rising Demand for Ready-to-eat and Packaged Food
4.4 Porters Five Forces Analysis
4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
4.4.5 Degree of Competition
5. Market Segmentation
5.1 By Ingredient Type
5.1.1 Malt
5.1.2 Dried Malt Extract
5.1.3 Liquid Malt Extract
5.1.4 Malt Syrup
5.1.5 Malt Flours
5.1.6 Kibbled Malt/Flakes
5.1.7 Malt Vinegar
5.1.8 Others
5.2 By Source Type
5.2.1 Barley
5.2.2 Wheat
5.2.3 Rye
5.2.4 Oats
5.2.5 Rice
5.2.6 Others (Corn, etc.)
5.3 By Application
5.3.1 Brewing
5.3.2 Distilling
5.3.3 Cereals
5.3.4 Bakery
5.3.5 Beverages (Non-Alcoholic)
5.3.6 Confectionery
5.3.7 Others
5.4 By Grade Type
5.4.1 Standard Malt (Base Malt)
5.4.2 Specialty Malt
5.5 By Geography
5.5.1 Brazil
5.5.2 Argentina
5.5.3 Rest of South America
6. Competitive Landscape
6.1 Strategies Adopted by Key Players
6.2 Most Active Companies in the Past Five Years
6.3 Market Share Analysis
7. Company Profiles
7.1 Agraria
7.2 Briess Malt
7.3 Cargill
7.4 Cereal and Malt
7.5 Frutarom
7.6 Great Western Malting
7.7 Liotecnica Food Ingredients
7.8 Maltexco S.A
7.9 Otro Mundo Brewing Company
7.10 Patagonia Malt
7.11 PureMalt
8. Appendix
8.1 Disclaimer

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