Global Clean Label Ingredients Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2017 - 2022)

  • ID: 4402746
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 100 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
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Clean Label Ingredients Market

The global clean label ingredients market is projected to reach a value of USD 47.10 billion by 2022, with a CAGR of 6.6%.

The clean label refers to the production of a food product without the use of chemicals or with a simple ingredient label. The aspects of a clean label are:

Simple and short ingredient list
Ingredients that are “all natural” and contain no chemicals, artificial preservatives, color agents, or flavor agents
Minimally processed ingredients
Ingredients that are easy to understand

Market Dynamics

Consumers are paying more attention to health and wellness, owing to health issues associated with artificial food additives. They are now particular about their food sources, which has resulted in the introduction of clean label, as the consumers prefer to understand the ingredients in their food labels. The clean label has become a consumer trend, which also provides the opportunity to food manufacturers to market their newly developed “clean labeled” products. The dry form of clean label ingredient, like flour, is driving this market, worldwide. Flour is projected to be the largest segment of the clean label market, by 2022. The high-cost of clean ingredients is resulting in the increased cost of clean label products, which is a major restraint for this market.

Market Segmentation

The global clean label ingredient market is segmented by type, application, form and geography. The types of clean label ingredients include natural colors, natural flavors, fruit & vegetable ingredients, starch & sweeteners, flours, malt, and others. Based on its form, this market is segmented into dry & liquid, with flour being one of the major dry clean label ingredients; the liquid form includes liquid flavors, essence, sweeteners, sauces, dips, etc. By application, the market is segmented into beverages, dairy & frozen desserts, bakery, prepared food/ready meals & processed foods, cereals & snacks, and others.

Regional Analysis

Europe is the leading region in the market for clean label ingredients, globally. The growing awareness about healthy food has led Asia-Pacific to opt for clean label ingredients over artificial ingredients. The clean label ingredients market is expected to make its presence in Africa, shortly. The awareness about clean label ingredients in many countries is growing, and this is compelling manufacturers to use more of natural clean label ingredients over artificial and synthetic ingredients.

Regional Analysis

Clean label products are marketed to consumers, who prefer wholesome, nutritious food, devoid of unnatural elements, to provide energy, owing to their focus on a healthy lifestyle. For example, one in ten new products launched in 2014 in the United States had an “organic” claim, and new products labeled with a “GMO-free” label, launched globally, grew more than 40% in 2014, with no signs of slowing. Key players in the clean label ingredients market, through 2022, were identified as Cargill, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Koninklijke DSM N.V., Kerry Group PLC, Tate & Lyle PLC, Ingredion Inc, Brisan, Corbion N.V., Sensient Technologies Corp., E.I. du Pont de Nemours.

Key Deliverables in the Study

Market analysis for the global clean label ingredients, with region-specific assessments and competition analysis on a comprehensive global and regional scale.

Market definition, along with the identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenario and prospective opportunities.

Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their market share.

Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the global clean label ingredients on both, global and regional scales.

A comprehensive list of the main market players, along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and vital financial information.

Insights on the major countries/regions where this industry is growing and identify the regions that are still untapped.
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1.1 Research Methodology
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Report Description

2. Market Overview
2.1 Market Trend

3. Market Dynamics
3.1 Drivers
3.1.1 Increase in Demand for Natural and Healthy Food Ingredients
3.1.2 Consumer Awareness of Clean Label Concept
3.1.3 Health Issues Related to the Use of Artificial Food Additives
3.2 Restraints
3.2.1 Lack of Ability of Clean Label Ingredients to Take Over Artificial Ingredient Market
3.2.2 Increased Cost of Clean Label Products
3.3 Opportunities
3.3.1 Development of Economic Natural Clean Label Ingredients
3.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
3.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
3.4.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
3.4.5 Degree of Competition

4. Segmentation
4.1 By Type
4.1.1 Natural Colors
4.1.2 Natural Flavors
4.1.3 Fruit & Vegetable Ingredients
4.1.4 Starch & Sweeteners
4.1.5 Flours
4.1.6 Malt
4.1.7 Others
4.2 By Form
4.2.1 Dry
4.2.2 Liquid
4.3 By Application
4.3.1 Beverages
4.3.2 Bakery
4.3.3 Dairy & Frozen Desserts
4.3.4 Prepared Food/Ready Meals & Processed Foods
4.3.5 Processed Meat
4.3.6 Seafood
4.3.7 Sauces & Dressing
4.3.8 Cereals & Snacks
4.3.9 Others
4.4 By Geography
4.4.1 North America United States Canada Mexico Others
4.4.2 Europe United Kingdom Germany Spain Russia Others
4.4.3 Asia-Pacific China Japan Others
4.4.4 South America Brazil Argentina Others
4.4.5 Africa South Africa Others

5. Competitive Landscape
5.1 Most Adopted Market Strategies
5.2 Most Active Companies
5.3 Market Share Analysis

6. Company Profiles
6.1 Cargill
6.2 Archer Daniels Midland Company
6.3 Koninklijke DSM N.V.
6.4 E.I. Dupont De Nemours and Company
6.5 Kerry Group PLC
6.6 Ingredion Incorporated
6.7 Tate & Lyle PLC
6.8 Sensient Technologies Corporation
6.9 Corbion N.V.
6.10 Groupe Limagrain
6.11 Chr. Hansen A/S
6.12 Brisan
6.13 Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients
6.14 Parker Products
6.15 PLT Health Solutions
6.16 TIC Gums
6.17 Biospringer

7. Appendix
7.1 Sources
7.2 Disclaimer
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