The global dehydrated garlic market size was valued at USD 2.3 billion, in 2018 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 3.3% over the forecasted period, from 2019 to 2025. The market growth can be attributed to the high consumption of garlic as a key ingredient in every cuisine across the globe. Dehydrated garlic is used as a substitute for traditionally used chopped garlic along with a wide range of other forms. Dehydrated garlic is both easy to use and convenient to store, especially for people in the foodservice industry and also for domestic use.
Consumers are shifting towards dehydrated garlic over fresh garlic. Dehydrated garlic adds a stronger flavor to food along with several health benefits. Diallyl disulfide, s-allyl cysteine, and Allicin are some compounds in dehydrated garlic, which help to cure various health issues. It also contains a good source of essential minerals and nutrients such as phosphorus, selenium, iron, manganese, copper, calcium, potassium, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, B1.
Easy availability, different varieties, high consumption in cuisines with affordable prices is projected to witness favorable growth of the market. The hassle-free delivery coupled with several discounts is influencing the online sales channel growth. After roasting, garlic has softened flavors such as delicate, balanced, and nutty flavors. Hence, it is widely used in sauces, pickles, stir-fries, and more dishes. It complements chili, basil, ginger, onion, beans, and seafood.
By product, the dehydrated garlic market is fragmented into granules & powder, cloves& flakes, and chopped & minced. The flakes and cloves accounted for the largest revenue market share of more than 50.0%, in 2018. The high revenue market share is attributed to the increasing consumption for commercial purposes including eateries, restaurants, and other FMCG organizations. The cloves can be used by mincing, chopping, or in powder form which promotes the high product demand over counterparts.
The granules and powder category is estimated to grow with a CAGR of more than 3.0% in terms of revenue during the forecast period due to increasing usage in medicinal preparation and consumption of food. It also helps to save the labor and energy required for grinding. In addition, the roasted granules and powder give the nutty flavor, which is liked by most people across the globe. The above factors are expected to drive the growth of this segment during the forecast period.
The market is fragmented into B2B and B2C applications. In 2018, the B2B application accounted for more than 50.0% market share, in terms of revenue. This is due to the rising usage of dehydrated garlic for the commercial sector including food chains, pharmaceutical companies, hotels, and restaurants. This product is widely used in chicken bites, chicken thighs, lobster and steak, and potato soup.
Dehydrated garlic is not only used in eateries but also used in the packaged food industry. It is considered a key ingredient for sauce, flavored cheese, and ketchup manufacturers. Smith’s, Miss VickiesQuinoa chips, Tostitos, Lay’s Wise, Deli, Pafrita, and Wise are some companies that offer food with garlic flavored.
In terms of volume and revenue, the offline segment accounted for the largest market share, in 2018. This largest market share is attributed to the easy availability of dehydrated garlic at stores and most of the consumers are dependent on supermarkets for the supply of dehydrated garlic. The physical verification and easy availability of a wide range of forms directly affect the purchasing decisions of buyers. Moreover, many consumers rely on the manual network rather than online platforms. Thus, the above factors are expected to drive the segment growth over the forecast period.
The online sales channel is projected to grow with a higher CAGR of over 3.0% in terms of revenue over the forecast period, 2019 to 2025. The increasing popularity of e-shopping, e-retailing among millennials is anticipated to open new avenues for this segment. Moreover, the huge assortment of several forms of dehydrated garlic is possible through the online channel. E-retailers such as Indiamart and Alibaba are the leading players for the market growth. Negotiation of price and assortment of vendors is a key advantage of online channels, thereby expected to have potential growth over the forecast period.
In 2018, Asia Pacific held the largest market share of 35.0% in terms of volume due to the high intake of garlic as the main ingredient in Chinese and Indian cuisine. The application of dehydrated garlic enhances the taste of the dish. This product has several health benefits such as maintains the health of the lungs, stomach, and spleen. The thioallyl ingredient in garlic acts as an elixir, leading to longevity. In addition, Chinese herbal physicians used it to treat platelet clumping, protect from cancer, heart diseases and help to improve overall immunity.
The outbreak of COVID-19 has witnessed a significant impact on dehydrated garlic market growth. Lockdowns in several countries have led to a shortage of food and vegetables owing to restrictions for border crosses by governments. It has been observed that people have changed their eating habits and lifestyles. Therefore, the demand for essential commodities and spices including fresh/dehydrated garlic has increased. Moreover, growing awareness regarding the health benefits of dehydrated garlic among people has increased demand globally. Dehydrated garlic is majorly produced in emerging economies such as China and India. Thus, several countries like U.S., Australia, Egypt, Israel, and among some other countries are importing spices including dehydrated garlic from India due to supply chain disruption in China during a pandemic.
The major companies include in the market are Ganesh Dehy Foods, Apple Food Industries, SHANDONG YUMMY Food Ingredients CO., LTD., AsianFood Export, Jiyan Food Ingredients, Garlico Industries Ltd., Harsh Impex, KOHINOOR FOOD INDUSTRIES, Nature Exports Co., and Natural Agro Food. This market is projectedto have moderate entry barriers that could create high attention of SMBs in India and China. Rising demand for natural and organic products with various offers on dehydrated garlic is driving intense competition among manufacturers.
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This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels, and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2015 to 2025. For this study, Million Insights has segmented the global dehydrated garlic market report based on product, application, distribution channel, and region:
• Product Outlook (Volume, Kilo Tons; Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
• Granules & Powder
• Flakes & Cloves
• Chopped & Minced
• Application Outlook (Volume, Kilo Tons; Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
• Distribution Channel Outlook (Volume, Kilo Tons; Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
• Regional Outlook (Volume, Kilo Tons; Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
• North America
• the Asia Pacific
• Central & South America
• Middle East & Africa
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