The United Kingdom food flavor and enhancer market size was valued at USD XX Billion in 2022 and is likely to reach USD XX Billion by 2031, expanding at a CAGR of 3.5% during the forecast period, 2023–2031. The growth of the market is attributed to rising vegan population in the country. Food flavor and enhancer is added to replace lost flavor in the process to develop new products.
Flavorings are the major group of food additives with more than 1,200 compounds available for commercial use. Natural flavorings are derived from plants, spices, herbs, animals, or microbial fermentations, whereas artificial flavorings are mixtures of synthetic compounds that chemically are identical to natural flavorings.
Flavor enhancers are compounds enhances the natural food flavor. The concept of flavor enhancement originated in Asia. Some of the flavor-enhancing compounds are amino acid L-glutamate and monosodium glutamate (MSG).
MSG is the most widely used savory ingredient. It is added to food to enhance the salty or sugary flavor even though it is tasteless. MSG is used in frozen foods, spice mixes, canned & dry soups, salad dressings, and meat or fish-based products. The rich flavor associated with L-glutamate was also known as umami.
United Kingdom Food Flavor and Enhancer Market Trends, Drivers, Restraints, and Opportunities
Growing preference for premium mixers had led to significant growth of the market.
Rising prevalence of clean label ingredients is excepted to propel the growth of the market growth.
Increasing demand for exotic food flavors is expected to boost the growth of the United Kingdom food flavor and enhancer market during forecast period.
Rising awareness among the consumer regarding the ill effects of flavors and enhancers can hinder the growth of market. However, the natural ones are expected to create lucrative opportunities for the industry players in the projected timeline.
Technological advancements in the process of manufacturing the flavors by using different techniques includes solid-liquid extraction (SLE) and supercritical fluid extraction can positively influence the market growth.
Scope of United Kingdom Food Flavor and Enhancer Market Report
The report on the United Kingdom food flavor and enhancer market research report includes an assessment of the market, trends, segments, and regional markets. Overview and dynamics have also been included in the report.
Food Flavor and Enhancer Market - United Kingdom Industry Analysis, Growth, Share, Size, Trends, and Forecast
Product Types (Flavors [Natural Flavors, Synthetic Flavors and Natural Identical Flavors] and Flavor Enhancers) and Applications (Bakery and Confectionery, Dairy, Savory, Soups, Pastas and Noodles, Beverages, and Others)
Company Share, Market Analysis and Size, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends, and Revenue Forecast
Key Players Covered in the Report
Givaudan, Archer Daniels Midland, Kerry Inc. IFF Inc., Symrise AG, Firmenich SA, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., and Sensient Technologies Corporation.
United Kingdom Food Flavor and Enhancer Market Segment Insights
Product Types Segment Analysis
Based on product types, the market is divided into flavors and flavor enhancers. The flavors segment is further segmented into natural flavors, synthetic flavors, and natural identical flavors. The flavor enhancers segment is expected to account for a considerable market share during the forecast period. The cost-effectiveness and wide application areas of flavor enhancers in the food and feed applications are driving the growth of the market segment.
Applications Segment Analysis
Based on applications, the United Kingdom food flavor and enhancer market is segmented into bakery and confectionery, dairy, savory, soups, pastas and noodles, beverages, and others. The beverages segment is anticipated to account for a major market share during forecast period. Increasing demand for flavored carbonated beverage products is spurring the segment growth.
Key companies are increasingly focusing on producing product lines based on tropical fruits and super fruits, which is expected to boost the growth of the flavored beverages market. Growing preference for flavored premium spirits has been attracting the spirit companies to introduce new premium flavored drinks. Increasing demand for premium mixers is anticipated to drive the demand for food flavors in the alcoholic beverage industry.
The United Kingdom food flavor and enhancer market has been segmented on the basis of
- Natural flavors
- Synthetic flavors
- Natural Identical flavors
- Flavor Enhancers
- Bakery and Confectionery
- Pastas and Noodles
- Archer Daniels Midland
- Kerry Inc.
- IFF Inc.
- Symrise AG
- Firmenich SA
- International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
- Sensient Technologies Corporation
Key players operating in the United Kingdom food flavor and enhancer market includes Givaudan, Archer Daniels Midland, Kerry Inc. IFF Inc., Symrise AG, Firmenich SA, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., and Sensient Technologies Corporation.