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SOURCE Research and Markets
DUBLIN, Apr. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b3r4d4/specialty_food) has announced the addition of the "Specialty Food Ingredients Market by Type & by Application - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018" report to their offering.
Globally, the multi-functionality of specialty food ingredients has led to large-scale adoption of specialty food ingredients in numerous applications. Specialty food ingredients have unique characteristics which help them to offer specific functionalities to food products. The technological development in this field has led to the development of innovative specialty food ingredients which can be used in a wide variety of food and beverage applications.
The increasing disposable incomes, growth in application sectors, and changing lifestyles are some of the deciding factors for the success of specialty food ingredients. The convenience food trend and functional potential in new product lines are the key drivers for the specialty food ingredients market. Overall, the specialty ingredients market indicates a flourishing market for food and beverage suppliers and manufacturers, where product innovation will be a key aspect to increase the market share. Food & beverage enzymes are the fastest growing segment followed by acidulants.
Functional food ingredients hold the largest share in the specialty food ingredients market. North America and Europe lead the market for specialty food ingredients and are projected to grow at a slow pace. The Asia-Pacific region is set to exhibit promising growth in the coming years.The food safety concerns and regulations along with the consumer's opinion towards E-numbers hinder the growth. The technical expertise in the innovation of these ingredients increases its usage in various applications, but it also increases the cost of the final product. Moreover, the raw material availability, rising costs, and technological barriers limit the growth of various ingredients.
Key Topics Covered:
2 Executive Summary
3 Market Overview
4 Industry Analysis
5 Total Addressable Market
6 Premium Insights
7 Food Emulsifiers Market
9 Food Flavors
10 Food Colors Market
11 Food Preservatives Market
12 Functional Food Ingredients
13 Food & Beverage Enzymes Market
14 Sugar Substitutes
15 Specialty Starches Market
16 Food & Beverages Starter Cultures Market
17 Competitive Landscape
18 Company Profiles
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