Starter Culture Market Overview
Starter Culture Market size is estimated to be $960 million in 2019, growing at a CAGR of 5.2% during the forecast period 2020-2025.Increasing demand of dairy products such as cheese, yoghurt and others is a significant factor driving the starter culture market during the forecast period 2020-2025.In addition the rising demand of bakery & confectionary and the use of alcoholic beverages is also contributing to its market growth. Furthermore, starter cultures are used to give flavor, aroma to the products and are used to control the inhibition of undesirable organism and for proteolytic and lipolytic activities. Furthermore, starter cultures are those organism that are used in the production of cultured dairy products such as yoghurt and cheese. The natural microflora of the milk is either inefficient, uncontrollable and is unpredictable or is destroyed by the heat treatments given to the milk. Furthermore, a starter culture can provide characteristics in a more controlled and predictable fermentation. In addition the primary function of lactic starters is the production of lactic acid from lactose. Furthermore, the use of thermophilic culture and mesophilic culture in traditional cheese making is also contributing to its market growth.
The report: “Starter Culture Market Forecast (2020-2025)”, by IndustryARC, covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the Starter Culture Market.
By Type-Yeast, Bacteria and Molds.
By Form-Frozen Starters, Liquid Starters and Dried Starters.
By Application- Dairy Products, Alcoholic Beverages, Non-Alcoholic Beverages and Others.
By Geography-North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World.
- SpecialityThe Dairy Products accounted for the largest market share in 2019 owing to the rising demand of cheese, yoghurt, kefir and other cultured milk products as well as in butter making and cheese making and the rising demand in bakery & confectionary.
- SpecialityFrozen starters accounted for the largest market share in 2019 owing to its ease of storage and transportation.
- SpecialityNorth America dominated the Starter Culture Market in 2019 owing the increasing demand of flavored drinks & beverages in that region.
- SpecialityIncreasing demand of dairy products is a significant factor driving the Starter Culture market during the forecast period 2020-2025.
By Application- Segment Analysis
By Application the Starter Culture Market is segmented into Dairy Products, Alcoholic Beverages, Non Alcoholic Beverages and Others. Among these the Dairy Products accounted for the largest market share in 2019 owing to the rising demand of cheese, yoghurt, kefir and other cultured milk products as well as in butter making and cheese making and the rising demand in bakery & confectionary. Furthermore, sourdough application has been extensively increased in the last few years owing to the consumers demand for food consumption without the addition of chemical preservatives. Moreover, several starter cultures have been applied in sourdough bread making targeting the increase of bread self-life and the improvement of sensorial character. Non-alcoholic beverages are projected to be the fastest growing segment with a CAGR of 4.6% during the forecast period 2020-2025.
By Form- Segment Analysis
Based on Form the Starter Culture Market is segmented into Frozen Starters, Liquid Starters and Dried Starters. Among these the frozen starters accounted for the largest market share in 2019 owing to its ease of storage and transportation. Furthermore with freeze drying both solids and liquids can be preserved without damaging their basic chemical structure, their natural size, composition and consistency of the sample is retained. Moreover, starter cultures are used to assist the fermentation process in preparation of various food and fermented drinks. A starter culture is a microbiological culture actually performing fermentation. In addition frozen starters is an effective way to preserve starter cultures in order to maintain its taste and composition.
Geography- Segment Analysis
North America is estimated to be accounting for 37% of the Starter Culture Market share in 2019. This is owing the increasing demand of flavored drinks & beverages in that region. Furthermore, the increasing demand of buttermilk, yoghurt, cheese is also contributing to its market growth. Starter Culture is anticipated to boost its market in North America owing to its demand in bakery & confectionary industries. Furthermore, the presence of major players is also contributing to its market growth.
Drivers – Starter Culture Market
- SpecialityIncreasing Demand of Dairy Products
Increasing demand of dairy products is a significant factor driving the Starter Culture market during the forecast period 2020-2025. Furthermore the demand for milk and dairy products is influenced by several factor including domestic and international economic condition and competing dairy alternatives. In addition the dairy industry has received some reports relating to the health benefits of consuming dairy products. This has helped generate more demand for demand for dairy products, ranging from butter to protein enriched drinks.
- SpecialityIncreasing Demand of Ready-to-Drink Beverages
Increasing demand of ready-to-drink beverages is a major factor driving the Starter Culture Market during the forecast period 2020-2025. Changing lifestyle along with the growing the health concern and hectic schedules of people around the world is further driving its market. Furthermore, as consumers seek convenience the ready-to-drink sector has been quick to meet this demand with a torrent of new innovative offerings thereby driving its market growth.
Challenges – Starter Culture Market
- SpecialityStringent Government Regulation on use of microorganism in food products
Some of the factors that may impede the growth of Starter Culture Market are stringent government regulation on use of microorganism in food products during the forecast period 2020-2025The increased use of food culture to ferment perishable raw materials has potentiated the need of regulation to access and assure the safety of food culture and their uses thereby restraining its market growth.
Starter Culture Market Industry Outlook
Product Launches, Merger & Acquistion, joint ventures and R&D activities are key strategies adopted by the players in Starter Culture Market. Starter Culture Market top 10 companies are CSK Food Enrichment B.V., Dalton Biotechnologies, CHR Hansen, Sacco S.R.L., Angel Yeast Co Limited, Lesaffre Group, Lallemand Inc, Dohler Group, Meiji Holdings Company Limited and Saputo Inc.
- September 2019: Dupont launched its dairy starter culture line.
1. Starter Culture Market Overview
1.1 Definitions and Scope
2. Starter Culture Market - Executive Summary
2.1 Market Revenue and Key Trends
2.2 Key trends by Flavor
2.3 Key trends by Packaging Type
2.4 Key trends by Distribution Channel
2.5 Key trends by Geography
3. Starter Culture Market –Comparative Analysis
3.1 Product Benchmarking - Key companies
3.2 Financials Analysis - Key Companies
3.3 Market Share Analysis- Key Companies
3.4 Patent Analysis
3.5 Pricing Analysis
4. Starter Culture Market- Startup companies Scenario Premium (Premium)
4.1 Key Startup Company Analysis by
4.1.3 Application Analysis
4.1.4 Venture Capital and Funding Scenario
5. Starter Culture Market – Industry Market Entry Scenario Premium (Premium)
5.1 Regulatory Framework Overview
5.2 New Business and Ease of Doing business index
5.3 Case Studies of Successful Ventures
6. Starter Culture Market Forces
6.1 Market Drivers
6.2 Market Constraints
6.3 Porters Five Force Model
6.3.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
6.3.2 Bargaining powers of customers
6.3.3 Threat of new entrants
6.3.4 Rivalry among existing players
6.3.5 Threat of substitutes
7. Starter Culture Market -Strategic analysis
7.1 Value chain analysis
7.2 Opportunities analysis
7.3 Market life cycle
8. Starter Culture Market – By Type(Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
9. Starter Culture Market – By Form(Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
9.1 Frozen Starters
9.2 Liquid Starters
9.3 Dried Starters
10. Starter Culture Market – By Application(Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
10.1 Dairy Products
10.2 Alcoholic Beverages
10.3 Non-Alcoholic Beverages
11. Starter Culture Market - By Geography (Market Size -$Million/$Billion)
11.1 North America
11.2.6 Rest of Europe
11.3.3 South Korea
11.3.5 Australia & New Zealand
11.3.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
11.4 Rest of the World
11.4.1 Middle East
11.4.3 South America
12. Starter Culture Market - Entropy
13. Starter Culture Market – Industry/Segment Competition Landscape (Premium)
13.1. Market Share Analysis
13.1.1 Global Market Share – Key Companies
13.1.2 Market Share by Region – Key companies
13.1.3 Market Share by Country- Key companies
13.1.4 Best Practices for Companies
14. Starter Culture Market – Key Company List by Country Premium (Premium)
15. Starter Culture Market Company Analysis
15.1 Company Revenue, Products, M&A, Developments
15.2 CSK Food Enrichement B.V.
15.3 Dalton Biotechnologies
15.4 CHR Hansen
15.5 Sacco S.R.L.
15.6 Angel Yeast Co Limited
15.7 Lesaffre Group
15.8 Lallemand Inc
15.9 Dohler Group
15.10 Meiji Holdings Company Limited
15.11 Saputo Inc
*Financials for private companies would be provided on a best efforts basis”.