The global Fat Replacers Market size is expected to value at USD 2.79 billion by 2025. The market is subject to witness a substantial growth due to the increasing demand for low-calorie dietary products and advanced food ingredients. Rising personal disposable income and growing product penetration across the globe is predicted to drive the growth of fat replacers industry during the forecast period.
Increasing demand from food & beverage industry, recent technological advancement in manufacturing methodologies, and growing influence of latest health & wellness trends are complementing market growth of fat replacers, in the recent years. Globally, the fat replacers market is predicted to grow at CAGR of 6.2% in the forecast period, providing numerous opportunities for market players to invest for research and development in the fat replacers industry.
Growing consumer base and increasing per capita income among individuals, and improved products quality are some of the key factors driving market growth over the forecast period. Moreover, strict laws and regulation regarding manufacturing processes, excessive consummation of high-calorie food products, changing lifestyle patterns, and growing health concerns are driving market progress. Increasing adoption in dairy and bakery products, and robust growth of beverage industry is anticipated to augment market expansion in the upcoming years.
Changing food patterns and increasing demand for packaged and processed foods that offer convenience and safety are bolstering overall market value for fat replacers. Addition of fat replacers in the global food supply chain to meet the nutritional requirement and improve life span of the product, are positively affecting the market performance of fat replacers. Other factors such as high penetration of organized retail sector in urban as well as rural areas on global scale is augmenting the market growth, in recent years.
The fat replacer market is broadly categorized into three major segments based on the product type such as carbohydrate-based fat replacers, protein-based fat replacers, and lipid based fat replacers. The carbohydrate-based fat replacers is considered as one of the fastest growing segment in the market with substantial revenue generation in the last few years. Growing popularity of the carbohydrate-based fat replacers segment is attributed to the rise in the number of application in frozen desserts & meat and baked goods. The protein-based fat replacers segment has also witnessed substantial growth owing to the extensive use in the dairy beverages and frozen desserts.
The fat replacers industry is divided by region as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Africa. North America has shown major growth in recent years owing to the rise in the implementation of latest technologies in food & beverages industry, changing food habits, and existence of well-established manufacturing infrastructure.
Asia-Pacific region is predicted to hold major market share in the fat replacers market with massive growth in forecast period. Countries such as India, China and Singapore are leading the Asia-Pacific market with rising personal disposable income, increasing consummation of confectioneries and dietary processed food products, ever-growing population and significant investment by leading industry players considering potential growth opportunities in the region. The key players in the fat replacer industry are Cargill Inc., FMC Co., Archer Daniels Midland Company, Inc., Ashland Global Holdings, Inc., Kerry Group plc, DKS Co., Ltd., and Agritech Worldwide Inc.
Fat Replacers Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)
• Carbohydrate based
• Protein based
• Fat based
Fat Replacers Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)
• Bakery & confectioneries
• Dairy & frozen desserts
• Processed meat
• Dressings, margarines & spreads
• Convenience foods
Fat Replacers Regional Outlook (Volume, Kilo Tons; Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)
• North America
• Asia Pacific
• Middle East and Africa
• Saudi Arabia
• Central & South America
Research Support Specialist, USA