Global Food Texture Market, By Functions (Thickening, Gelling, Emulsifying, Stabilizing, Others), By

Published Date: | Report Code : FA1958511


Food Texture agents are those additives that provide the foods with various specific textures such as thickness, creaminess, softness, gelling, viscous, and emulsion. The food texture agents enhance the overall appeal and appearance of the final product. These agents are used as an ingredient in many food industries. The food Texturing agents are either synthetic or naturally produced. The most commonly used agents are starch, gelatin, algae extracts and cellulose derivatives. The texturing agents not only enhance the appeal of the food but also increase their shelf life and enhance the taste as well as quality.

Segment Insights:

The food texture market is segmented into functions and applications.

Based on the function, the segmentation of the market is Thickening, Gelling, Emulsifying, Stabilizing, and Others. Based on the requirement of the food product the functionality of texture to be used can be chosen.

On the basis of the application, the market is segmented as bakery & Confectionary, Dairy & Frozen Foods, Meat & Poultry Products, Snacks & Savory, Sauces & Dressing and Others. Due to the fast pace life of the people, there is an increasing demand for ready to eat foods that are giving rise to the frozen foods segment. The different food textures enhance the shelf life of the food, and help maintain its nutritive content, and prevents spoilage. As these frozen foods are available at affordable prices they are high in demand.

The APAC region is anticipated to grow in recent times. The emerging countries such as china, south Korea and India are major drivers for this market. There is an increase in the disposable income of the consumers, which has led to an increase in the consumption of processed and frozen foods. There is also an abundance of labor which is availed for a low cost, and raw materials in this region.

Key Factors Impacting Market Growth:

  • Increasing awareness and inclination towards natural food textures

  • Changing consumer preferences

  • Increased consumption of packaged foods

Regional Analysis:

This report segments the food texture market by region into North America, Asia Pacific, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and the Rest of the World. North America, Asia Pacific, and Western Europe are estimated to be major regions for the food texture market during the forecast period. North America and Western Europe have been one of the key regions with technological advancements in the Food & Agricultural sector. The use of the latest technologies in the agricultural activities and established processed food market is estimated to drive demand for the food texture market in these regions. In addition to this, some of the major companies operating in this market are headquartered in these regions.

The Asia Pacific is estimated to be one of the fastest-growing markets for food texture during the forecast period. The food & agriculture sector is one of the major contributors to economies in the region. In addition to this, government initiatives to promote technological advancements in this region are also one of the key factors to the growth of the food texture market. Middle East and Rest of the World are estimated to be emerging regions for the food texture market during the forecast period.

Companies Covered: Ajinomoto, Archer Daniels Midland, Ashland, Avebe, Cargill, CP Kelco, Dupont, Estelle Chemicals, Fiberstar, FMC, Fuerst Day Lawson, Ingredion, Kerry, Lonza, Naturex, Nexira, Palsgaard, and Penford...

Market Segmentation:

By Functions:

  • Thickening

  • Gelling

  • Emulsifying

  • Stabilizing

  • Others

By Applications:

  • Dairy & Frozen Foods

  • Meat & Poultry Products

  • Snacks & Savory

  • Sauces & Dressing

  • Others

By Region:

  • North America

    • By Country (US, Canada, Mexico)

    • By Functions

    • By Applications

  • Western Europe

    • By Country (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of Western Europe)

    • By Functions

    • By Applications

  • Eastern Europe

    • By Country (Russia, Turkey, Rest of Eastern Europe)

    • By Functions

    • By Applications

  • Asia Pacific

    • By Country (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Rest of Asia Pacific)

    • By Functions

    • By Applications

  • Middle East

    • By Country (UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iran, Rest of Middle East)

    • By Functions

    • By Applications

  • Rest of the World

    • By Region (South America, Africa)

    • By Functions

    • By Applications

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