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Global Tahini Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)

  • ID: 4763973
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 128 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
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  • Al Kanater
  • Al Wadi Al Akhdar Sal
  • Al Yaman Factories
  • El Rashidi El Mizan
  • Haitoglou Bros SA
  • Halwani
  • MORE
Market Overview

The Tahini Market was valued at USD 1.11 billion in 2018 and is expected to witness a CAGR of 4.82%, during the forecast period(2019-2024). In 2018, the Middle East is the largest geographic segment of the market studied and accounted for a share of around 88.3% of the overall market.

Higher demand for nut butter and spreads has induced potential demand for tahini in the world. This, coupled with a significant increase in consumer preferences of tahini, as an ingredient for salads, breakfast foods, and specifically sports drinks, like protein shakes, is driving the global tahini demand.

Scope of the Report

Tahini is one of the popular dishes among the Mediterranean cuisine. The products considered in the report include the commercially available forms of tahini, worldwide. The most popular form is tahini-based sauces, which are generally used as a garnish in salads and topping for meat and vegetables in the Middle Eastern cuisine.

Key Market Trends

Diverse Functionality of Tahini Drives the Global Demand

Tahini, which is known for the properties of good health, contains an abundant amount of nutrients, such as proteins, carbohydrates, antioxidants, lignans, tocopherols, and other micronutrients. Benefits of this include the properties of anti-cancer, anti-oxidative, and anti-hypersensitivity. This staple food item is the most dominant ingredient in hummus and Baba Ghanoush. In Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, and Palestine, it is usually consumed as a dip or used as a garnish on falafel, shawarma, as well as other traditional dishes. Thus, consumer adoption to diverse forms of the tahini, coupled with the optimum nutritional benefits of the ingredient, is expected to boost the demand for tahini, all over the world.

Middle East Dominates the Global Market

Turkey cornered the larger share, with 31.9%, followed by Israel, Iran, Jordan, Saudi, and Lebanon. This clearly implies that around 90% of the global demand was recorded from Middle Eastern countries, in 2018. On considering the raw material supply for the market studied, in 2018, Tanzania was the largest producer of sesame seeds with a production of 1.26 million metric ton. China was the largest importer, while Ethiopia was the largest exporter of sesame seeds. African countries, especially Egypt, is expected to dominate the market studied, both in terms of supply and demand, by the end of the forecast period, while Asian imports are expected to increase during the forecast period. Tahini products face intense competition, especially from the foreign markets, as it is a symbol of culinary culture. The health benefits associated with tahini, coupled with healthy food trend among consumers, has boosted the popularity of tahini in the global market.

Competitive Landscape

The tahini market is a niche market, with various small and medium-sized companies coining a very minimal share in the world. This has resulted in very stiff competition. The development of regional markets and local players in different parts of the world is the major factor for the fragmented nature of the studied market. The Middle East and Africa are the two regions showing maximum competitor activities.
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  • Al Kanater
  • Al Wadi Al Akhdar Sal
  • Al Yaman Factories
  • El Rashidi El Mizan
  • Haitoglou Bros SA
  • Halwani
  • MORE
1.1 Study Deliverables
1.2 Study Assumptions
1.3 Scope of the Study



4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Market Drivers
4.3 Market Restraints
4.4 Porter's Five Force Analysis
4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.4.5 Competitive Rivalry

5.1 Geography
5.1.1 North America United States Canada Mexico Rest of North America
5.1.2 South America Brazil Argentina Rest of South America
5.1.3 Asia - Pacific China India Singapore Rest of Asia - Pacific
5.1.4 Europe Germany United Kingdom France Greece Russia Rest of Europe
5.1.5 Africa Ethipoia Egypt Nigeria Rest of Africa
5.1.6 Middle East Turkey Israel Iran Saudi Arabia Jordan Lebanon United Arab Emirates Rest of Middle East

6.1 Vendor Market Share
6.2 Mergers and Acquisitions
6.3 Company Profiles
6.3.1 Sunshine International Foods, Inc.
6.3.2 Kevala International LLC
6.3.3 Prince Tahina Manufacture Ltd
6.3.4 R.J.M. Food Industries Ltd
6.3.5 Al Wadi Al Akhdar Sal
6.3.6 Al Yaman Factories
6.3.7 Al Kanater
6.3.8 El Rashidi El Mizan
6.3.9 Halwani
6.3.10 Haitoglou Bros SA
6.3.11 MounirBissat
6.3.12 Narin BYS Holding

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Sunshine International Foods, Inc.
  • Kevala International LLC
  • Prince Tahina Manufacture Ltd
  • R.J.M. Food Industries Ltd
  • Al Wadi Al Akhdar Sal
  • Al Yaman Factories
  • Al Kanater
  • El Rashidi El Mizan
  • Halwani
  • Haitoglou Bros SA
  • MounirBissat
  • Narin BYS Holding
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