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  • 70 Pages
  • August 2020
  • Region: Europe
  • Mordor Intelligence
  • ID: 5174977
The Europe Sodium Reduction Ingredient Market is expected to register a CAGR of 6.3%, during the forecast period of 2020 -2025.
  • The demand for these products in the region is likely to witness a rapid growth as countries, such as UK and Germany with a large population of hypertensive individuals that have been advised to either cut down on or completely eliminate their sodium intake would be instrumental in propelling growth for SRI.
  • Some of the major factors driving demand for SRI include the greater emphasis on health nutrition, the growing knowledge with regard to the detrimental effects of excessive intake of salt, improvement in taste, and increased demand for processed foods.

Key Market Trends

Stringent Regulatory Environment for Salt reduction across Processed Foods

In 2008, the European Union's High Level Group on Diet, Physical Activity and Health launched the EU Framework for National Salt Initiatives, that has set a common minimum European benchmark of 16% salt reduction from baseline 2008 levels over the course of four years across all food products.

Furthermore, In order to reduce the salt intake effectively among the general population, the salt reduction initiatives have concentrated on a limited and specific number of food categories, among which 12 categories of food are identified, and countries are bound to select at least 5 to target through their national nutrition action plans and strategies. The 12 prior categories of foods where salt reduction initiaitves are under surveilance includes, bread, meat products, cheese, ready meals, soup, breakfast cereals, fish products, savory snacks, catering meals, restaurant meals, sauces codiments and spices and potato products.

Sodium Reduction Strategies in United Kingdom is noteworthy

Across most of the countries within the European region, the changes in income and prices have been proved to be potentially disruptive for balanced diet.

Countries such as U.K. has a growing consumers interest in ready to eat food along with a growing demand of food with higher safety standards. Post undertaking of salt reduction initiatives, the country successfully reduced the average salt intake of the population and increased consumers awareness.

Apart from this, initiatives that sets targets and works with all sectors of the UK food industry in redesigning products having reduced salts, encouraging the use of improved nutritional labelling and working with non-governmental organisations and local authorities to raise awareness of salt as a health issue, has proved beneficial for the country.

Competitive Landscape

The Europe sodium reduction ingredients market is significantly competitive and fragmented. Some of the manufacturers are Cargill, Bunge, Royal DSM, and Kerry Group, among others. In January 2018, Cargill opened its first food grade potassium chloride operation plant to meet increasing consumer demand for lower sodium food options.

Various manufacturers are engaged in developing new products to satisfy the increasing demand for salt reduction in the meat and processed food industry and achieve market expansion.

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Table of Contents

1.1 Study Assumptions & Market Definitions
1.2 Scope of the Study
4.1 Market Drivers
4.2 Market Restraints
4.3 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
5.1 By Product Type
5.1.1 Amino Acids & Glutamates
5.1.2 Mineral Salts Potassium Chloride Magnesium Sulphate Potassium Lactate Calcium Chloride
5.1.3 Yeast Extracts
5.1.4 Others
5.2 By Application
5.2.1 Bakery & Confectionery
5.2.2 Condiments, Seasonings & Sauces
5.2.3 Dairy & Frozen Foods
5.2.4 Meat & Meat Products
5.2.5 Snacks
5.3 By Country
5.3.1 United Kingdom
5.3.2 Germany
5.3.3 France
5.3.4 Italy
5.3.5 Spain
5.3.6 Russia
5.3.7 Rest of Europe
6.1 Most Active Companies
6.2 Most Adopted Strategies
6.3 Market Share Analysis
6.4 Company Profiles
6.4.1 Cargill Inc
6.4.2 Bunge Ltd
6.4.3 Kerry Group
6.4.4 Tate & Lyle Plc
6.4.5 Archer Daniels Midland Company
6.4.6 Salt of the Earth Ltd
6.4.7 Novozymes A/S
6.4.8 Royal DSM NV

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Cargill Inc
  • Bunge Ltd
  • Kerry Group
  • Tate & Lyle Plc
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company
  • Salt of the Earth Ltd
  • Novozymes A/S
  • Royal DSM NV