PUBLISHER: DataM Intelligence | PRODUCT CODE: 1146472
PUBLISHER: DataM Intelligence | PRODUCT CODE: 1146472
Food inclusions are small variegates added to the foods and bakery formulations to impart unique flavor, color, texture, or other desirable properties. Food inclusions are available as slices, flakes, nuggets, pellets or other forms. Some food inclusions are dried fruit pieces, chocolate and confectionery chunks, unique grains and seeds, crunchy nuts and flavor or color nuggets and flakes. Chia seed and tree nuts are popular inclusions in the bakery industry. They impart unique textures and are a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber and antioxidants. Food Inclusions are added to enhance texture and improve the aesthetics and sensory properties of the products. They also increase the nutritional value of the food products. Food inclusions are a rich source of proteins, fiber, vitamins, essential fatty acids, etc. Various food inclusions can be used with bakery products such as bread, cakes, muffins, cookies, biscuits, bagels, sweet rolls and others. Increasing the applications of food inclusions in the bakery industry and high demand from the youths drive market growth.
The global food inclusions market was valued at USD YY million in 2021. It is forecasted to reach USD YY million by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 7.64% during the forecast period (2022-2029).
Market Dynamics: An increasing in demand for food inclusions in bakery industry drives market growth
Increasing the consumer's demand for healthier bakery inclusions drives the market growth. New flavors in the fruit, vegetables and chocolate inclusions help to grow the market. Globally, consumers want to buy snacks with real fruit, vegetables, or nut inclusions. Fruit inclusions provide added sensorial impact through color, texture, and flavor, increasing consumer perception of craveability, freshness, comfort, satisfaction, naturalness, and memorability. These inclusions can help benefit consumers and help food manufacturers provide appealing labels, supporting claims such as made from 100% fruit or vegetable-derived ingredients, no added sugar, and free from artificial flavors, colors, and preservatives. Fresh bakery products have more opportunities to experiment with food inclusions, as their products are made for immediate product consumption. Commercial bakeries require careful ingredient selection before those little extras get folded into batters, layered between dough or sprinkled on top. Commercial bakery food product manufacturers made flavorful bits, crunches, chips, chunks, fillings, nuggets, flakes, and sprinkles. Fabricated inclusions provide an economical and best way to bake limited-time offerings. They have popular for the flavor, color and texture of baked goods. Grain-based inclusions are also popular in pre and post-bake applications. The glitter can also come in soluble and insoluble forms for additional creativity in bakery products. Bakery inclusions play an important role in the bakery sector as they impart any desired texture or flavor to the baked products. These ingredients are widely used in the bakery to enhance the appeal of the food products and also increase the health benefits of that product.
Market Segmentation: Chocolate segment accounted for the highest share in global food inclusions market
The chocolate segment dominated the market owing to the high demand from the youths and children due to the appearance and taste of the product. Chocolate inclusion has become more popular than other categories because they are already trendy in the industries. Another factor contributing to the popularity of chocolate inclusion, especially matcha and turmeric, is that their color catches a lot of attention on online selling platforms. Increasing consumer's craving for multi-sensorial experiences, including a tantalizing aroma, appealing appearance or a wider range of unique textures that appeal to all senses drives market growth. Consumers in the young category want their palates to be stimulated, challenged, and surprised by inclusions. Chocolate inclusions are used in candy, bakery products, ice creams, etc. These chocolate inclusions are available in different sizes, shapes, flavors and colors based on their use in different products. An increase in the demand amongst global manufacturers, candy, bakery products, ice creams, etc., drives segment growth in the forecast period.
Geographical Penetration: Asia Pacific is the dominating region during the forecast period.
The Asia Pacific has dominated the region due to the increase in per capita disposal income; increased demand for packaged foods like cakes, bread, chocolate, jellies and frozen desserts is projected to expand the food inclusion market in the region. Key players in the Asia Pacific region are continuously launching new innovative food inclusions that drive market growth. India and China are the dominant countries in the region, generating the highest revenue due to the increased disposable income and increasing demand for packaged food products. Major Key players in the market are actively working to increase their business in the region, which drives the market growth in the forecast period. Due to the rise in the adoption of a healthier lifestyle by consumers in the region, increasing demand for natural food products in diet foods has impacted the growth of the global market in this country.
There are several established participants in the industry and local manufacturers; hence, the market is fragmented. Some major market players are Sensient Colors LLC, PURATOS, Taura Natural Ingredients Ltd, Georgia Nut Company, Symrise, Nimbus Foods Ltd, Cargill, Incorporated, Barry Callebaut and Kerry Group plc, among others. Some major key players launched new products in the market to expand their business. For instance, in January 2020, Puratos launched Smoobees inclusions for bakery applications that offer a creamy texture and rich taste. The company launched three new flavors such as lemon, blueberry and caramel, in European countries. In November 2021, Barry Callebaut released a dairy-free chocolate solution in the market. The company offers a new range of dairy-free chocolates, nuts, cocoa powders and cacao fruit experience ingredients. These solutions are 100% plant-based and dairy-free offering a range of shelf-stable dark compounds suitable for the confection, snack and bakery categories, as well as dark low-melt chunks designed for the ice cream market. This new range includes Dark dairy-free EZ melt compound for Dark dairy-free EZ melt compound, Dark dairy-free compound chip/chunk for baked goods, Dark dairy-free compound soft chunk for plant-based ice cream and frozen dairy. Dark dairy-free bulk liquid for large-scale molding, enrobing, drizzling, and bottoming and dark dairy-free compound soft-shaped chunks for customized inclusions.
COVID-19 Impact: Negative impact on the global food inclusions market
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on the food and beverage industry. Several food processing companies, bakeries, and patisseries have closed due to strict lockdowns imposed by governments and regulatory organizations worldwide. Due to fewer sales of food products during the COVID-19 pandemic, various industry participants and manufacturers saw a considerable decline in their overall bread processing equipment market statistics in Covid pandemic. The pandemic has propelled consumers to consume healthy food products with various functional properties. Thus, COVID-19 has had a negative impact on the production and supply of food inclusions.
The global food inclusions market report would provide an access to approximately 69 market data tables, 72 figures and 170 pages
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