Global Gourmet Salts Market, By Product Type (Fleur de sel, Himalayan salts, Sel gris, Flake salts),

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Gourmet Salt is crystallized from current bodies of seawater, either by open-air solar evaporation or by quick vacuum evaporation process. Gourmet salts are used in cuisines that demand extravagance and appeal; gourmet cooks use these salts as seasoning and dressing. They are used as enhancers of texture, appeal, and taste, as against simple blending with food, giving an everyday-flavor. These salts have a better solubility, exotic flavor, moisture, and higher mineral content. They are used in cooking and food preservation. The increasing demand for traditional cuisines with enhanced flavors positively affect the gourmet salt market growth.

The cosmopolitan culture created a demand for traditional cuisines in the metros and, subsequently, gourmet salts found their increased application, owing to their ability to incorporate the ting of traditional flavor and aroma in foods. These salts have also gained popularity among professional chefs in luxury hotels. With boasted benefits over commercial salt, the health conscious population of the Western countries started using rock salts for domestic purpose, creating a demand for the same in the market. 

Gourmet salts also boast of high-profit margins to the retailers, acting as a driver for the market. These salts are expensive compared to conventional salt and the lack awareness in developing countries, which are major constraints to the market. The increase in gourmet restaurants was witnessed during the past five years, globally, positively influencing the gourmet salt market. The food and culinary shows aired on major TV channels increased the popularity of the salt among the viewers. Gourmet salts, due to their high preservation characteristics, are increasingly finding their application in meat & seafood processing industry.

Key Factors Impacting Market Growth:
    • Health benefits over standard table salt
    • Rising health awareness
    • Increased production of processed food
    • High mineral salt intake contributes to hypertension and cardiovascular disease

Regional Analysis:

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

In addition to this, some of the major companies operating in this market are headquartered in these regions. Asia Pacific is estimated to be one of the fastest growing markets for gourmet salt 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 gourmet salt market. Middle East and rest of the World are estimated to be emerging regions for gourmet salt market during the forecast period.

Companies Covered: Amagansett Sea Salt Co., Cargill, INFOSA, Pyramid Salt Pty. Ltd., Morton Salt, Inc., SaltWorks, Inc., Murray River Gourmet Salt, Incorporated, The Marblehead Salt Co. LLC., and CK Life Sciences Int’l….

Market Segmentation:
By Product Type:
    • Fleur de sel
    • Himalayan salts
    • Sel gris
    • Flake salts

By Application:
    • Seafood products
    • Bakery & confectionery
    • Sauces & savory
    • Meat & poultry products
    • Others

By Region:
    • North America
        ◦ By Country (US, Canada, Mexico)
        ◦ By Product Type
        ◦ By Application
    • Western Europe:
        ◦ By Country (Germany, UK, France, Spain, Rest of Western Europe)
        ◦ By Product Type
        ◦ By Application
    • Eastern Europe:
        ◦ By Country (Russia, Turkey, Rest of Eastern Europe)
        ◦ By Product Type
        ◦ By Application
    • Asia Pacific
        ◦ By Country (China, Japan, India, Rest of Asia Pacific)
        ◦ By Product Type
        ◦ By Application
    • Middle East:
        ◦ By Country (UAE, Qatar, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Rest of Middle East)
        ◦ By Product Type
        ◦ By Application
    • Rest of the World
        ◦ By Region (South America, Africa)
        ◦ By Product Type
        ◦ By Application

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