Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market - Forecast(2024 - 2030)

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Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market Overview

Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market size was valued as $15.73 billion in 2019 and is poised to grow at a CAGR of 7.21% during the forecast period 2020-2025. Multifunctional food ingredients are utilized to exchange gums, gluten, fats, and other such expensive or unhealthy ingredients. Additionally, these ingredients help in improving the product’s shelf life and aid in fulfilling the prevailing food safety norms. The demand for multifunctional ingredients is propelling with the rise in demand for natural ingredients and clean label products. The marketplace for multifunctional food ingredients has three segments, ingredient type, application and geography.

Report Coverage

The report: “Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market Forecast (2020-2025)”, by Industry ARC, covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market. 

By Type: Emulsions & flavors, Hydrocolloids, Fibers, Oat extracts, Yeast extracts, Bulking agents, Others
By Application: Bakery & confectionery products, Meat & poultry, Dessert & toppings, Dairy products, Processed food products, Others
By  Geography: North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Rest of World

Key Takeaways

  • Geographically, Multifunctional Food Ingredients market share is dominated by North America followed by Europe in 2019. With the adoption of advanced technologies in food manufacturing and increase in awareness among consumers about food safety has driven the multifunctional food ingredients market in these regions.
  • Growth of the multi-functional food ingredients market is poised to drive by a slew of factors, which range from the rising demand for clean label products and changing regulations in industry, additionally to the growing awareness among consumers.
  • Increase in Consumers demand for clean label products and natural ingredients is set to increase the growth for the multifunctional food ingredient market.

By Ingredient Type- Segment Analysis

The global multifunctional food ingredients market set to dominated by the hydrocolloids and bulking agents’ segments during the forecast period 2020-2025. Hydrocolloids are used to modulate the viscosity and texture of liquid products such as sauces. The increasing demand for sauces and other flavoring formulations is set to drive the demand for hydrocolloids in the coming years. Bulking agents are poised to be the fastest growing segment of the global multifunctional food ingredients market in the coming years. Multifunctional fibers made from fruits and vegetable peal and pulp helps to replace expensive ingredients such as eggs, oil and pectin. With increasing application of bulking agents, this segment is poised to show fastest growth in near future.

By Application Type- Segment Analysis

The application type of Multifunctional food ingredients market covers dairy product, bakery and confectionery products, meat and poultry, dessert and toppings, and processed food products. Multifunctional food ingredients ensure food safety and enhances shelf life, increases product yield, maintains taste, texture and appearance. Bakery & Confectionery is forecast to be the fastest-growing segment with a CAGR of 5.43% during the forecast period 2020-2025 owing to growing demand of confectionary items. Multifunctional food ingredients in confectionery products, helps to increase flavor intensity and taste enhancement and ensures product stability during shelf life. Multifunctional flaxseed ingredients act as gum replacer in cereal products such as tortillas, gluten-free products, pizza crusts, sheeted dough, batters and breads.

By Geography - Segment Analysis

North America dominates the market with 41.67% of total Market owing to the adoption of advanced technologies in food manufacturing and increase in awareness among consumers about food safety. With increasing demands for processed food and ready-to-eat products, multifunctional food ingredients market is set to register healthy CAGR during forecast period 2020-2025. Asia-Pacific lacks in developed infrastructure and other facilities acts as a major hindrance in the market growth for multifunctional food ingredients owing to lack of availability of facilities. 

Drivers – Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market 

Shift Towards Healthy Food

The drivers of the market are shift in consumers towards healthy foods, population expansion, improved cold chain logistics, and adoption of automation systems & products.  Players operating in the multifunctional food ingredients market are poised to leverage this opportunity during the forecast period 2020-2025. Health-conscious consumers have reduced the consumption of products that are high in sweeteners and carbs, food that has high in fat content. 
The use of new raw materials derived from marine sources is another trend that is set to grow during the forecast period 2020-2025; marine source like algae is used owing to desirable oil and fiber content. 

Challenges – Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market


The industry is poised to experience vulnerability owing to climatic and environmental factors, resource scarcity and periodically with governing regulatory.

Infrastructure, Unavailability of raw materials 

Other important challenges are Infrastructure, unavailability of raw materials owing to seasonal fluctuations, and lack of knowledge resulting in technological barriers in developing regions particularly, Asia-Pacific. It acts as a major hindrance in the market growth for multifunctional food ingredients. Furthermore, inadequate supply chain in developing economies is restraining the growth of this market.

Multifunctional Food Ingredients industry outlook:

Product launches, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and geographical expansions are key strategies adopted by players in the Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market. Key companies of this market are Cargill Inc., E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company, Kerry Group PLC, Archer Daniels Midland Co., Royal DSM N.V., Ingredion Incorporated, Givaudan, Sensient Technologies Corporation, Tate & Lyle and CHR Hansen Holding A/S among others.

Acquisitions/Product Launches:

  • In early 2015, Corbin launched a new range of multi-functional food ingredients for meat and poultry products. 
  • In 2015, NutraGenesis LLC launched a new functional ingredient, Sensara, for use in drinks and foods. The product provides nourishment to women.
1. Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market Overview
    1.1 Definitions and Scope
2. Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market - Executive Summary
    2.1 Market Revenue and Key Trends by Company
    2.2 Key trends by Ingredient Type
    2.3 Key trends by Application
    2.4 Key trends by Geography
3. Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market – Comparative Analysis
    3.1 Product Benchmarking – Key Companies
    3.2 Financial Analysis – Key Companies
    3.3 Market Value Split by Key Companies
    3.4 Patent Analysis – Key Companies
    3.5 Pricing Analysis
4. Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market - Startup Companies Scenario (Premium)
    4.1 Key Startup Company Analysis by
        4.1.1 Investment
        4.1.2 Revenue
        4.1.3 Venture Capital and Funding Scenario
5. Multifunctional Food Ingredients 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. Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market Forces
    6.1 Market Drivers
    6.2 Market Constraints/Challenges
    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. Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market – Strategic Analysis
    7.1 Value Chain Analysis
    7.2 Opportunities Analysis
    7.3 Market Life Cycle
8. Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market – By Ingredient Type (Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
    8.1 Emulsions & flavors
    8.2 Hydrocolloids
    8.3 Fibers
    8.4 Oat extracts
    8.5 Yeast extracts
    8.6 Bulking agents
    8.7 Others
9. Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market – By Application (Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
    9.1 Bakery & confectionery products
    9.2 Meat & poultry
    9.3 Dessert & toppings
    9.4 Dairy products
    9.5 Processed food products 
10. Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market - By Geography (Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
    10.1 North America
        10.1.1 U.S.
        10.1.2 Canada
        10.1.3 Mexico
    10.2 Europe
        10.2.1 U.K.
        10.2.2 Germany
        10.2.3 France
        10.2.4 Italy
        10.2.5 Spain
        10.2.6 Rest of Europe
    10.3 Asia-Pacific
        10.3.1 China
        10.3.2 India
        10.3.3 Japan
        10.3.4 South Korea
        10.3.5 Australia & New Zealand
        10.3.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
    10.4 Rest of the World
        10.4.1 Middle East
        10.4.2 Africa
        10.4.3 South America
11. Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market - Entropy
12. Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market – Industry/Segment Competition Landscape  (Premium) 
    12.1 Market Share Analysis
        12.1.1 Global Market Share – Key Companies
        12.1.2 Market Share by Region – Key companies
        12.1.3 Market Share by Countries – Key Companies
        12.1.4 Best Practices for Companies
13. Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market – Key Company List by Country Premium (Premium)
14. Multifunctional Food Ingredients Market Company Analysis
    14.1 Company 1
    14.2 Company 2
    14.3 Company 3
    14.4 Company 4
    14.5 Company 5
    14.6 Company 6
    14.7 Company 7
    14.8 Company 8
    14.9 Company 9
    14.10 Company 10 and more
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