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Ammonium Chloride Food Grade Market Outlook (2023 to 2033)

The ammonium chloride food-grade market is estimated to secure a valuation of US$ 238.5 Million in 2023 and is estimated to rise to US$ 419.1 Million by 2033. The market is anticipated at a CAGR of 5.8% during the forecast period. the factor accelerating the demand for ammonium chloride food grade are as follows-

  • Increasing consumption of processed and ready-to-eat products
  • Technical Advances in the food & Beverage industry
  • Increased demand for convenience food products
  • Increasing consumption of products with ammonium chloride food grade
  • Manufacturers are increasing the adoption of ammonium chloride food grade to enhance the taste and flavor of the food
  • The increasing demand for healthy food and food innovation
  • Favourable government initiative for product development
  • North America dominates the ammonium chloride food-grade market during the forecast period

Ammonium chloride is extensively used in the food industry as a food additive and also as a yeast nutrient in bread making process. It also enhances the final feature of the product as it works in synergy with other added ingredients.

The factor facilitating the growth of the market is the increasing application of ammonium chloride in processed food and ready-to-eat food products. Also, the increasing use of flavor sweeteners in bakery and confectionary products to drive market growth throughout the forecast period. Increasing promotional activity of healthy food additives by several food and beverage firms is likely to boost the market growth.

On the regional end, the ammonium chloride food-grade market in North America is expected to account for the highest market share during the forecast period due to the rise in the popularity of flavored ready-to-eat food in the USA Canada, and Mexico. These factors are projected to surge the demand for ammonium chloride food grade in the region.

Asia Pacific accounted for a major share of the global ammonium chloride food-grade market in 2023. The market in Asia Pacific is anticipated to grow at a moderate pace during the forecast period due to the presence of a large number of manufacturers in China, India, and other south Asian countries.

Some of the market players operating in the ammonium chloride food-grade market are Haohua Junhua Group, Hangzhou Jingang Chemical Co., LTD., Rasino Herb Pvt Ltd, Dahua Group Dalian Chemical Co.Ltd., Sai Pharma Industries, Dallas Group of America Inc., Marhaba International Inc., Tuticorin Alkali Chemical & fertilizers limited, BASF SE, Dalian Future International Co., Ltd, Zaclon LLC., among others

The top market players are focusing on new breakthroughs and product implementation in order to spur the business globally. Manufacturers are trying to maintain their position in the market by providing cost-effective solutions. Also, Key companies are keen to commit to mergers, collaboration, and acquisition in order to expand their market presence. The manufacturer also aims to maintain their competitive advantage through innovative marketing strategies and technology improvements.

For instance - the resin herbs are the leading exporter, manufacturer, and supplier offering a wide array of Ammonium Chloride Food grades. Ammonium Chloride Food Grade is made using high-grade Ammonium Chloride and is available in market at leading price.

The future of the ammonium chloride food grade is promising as the market is expected to continue growing in the coming years. Rapid urbanization and standard of living leading to an increase in consumer spending on healthy food products is a major factor that is creating a lucrative opportunity for the market in the future.

Data Point Key statistics
Expected Market value in 2023 US$ 238.5 Million
Projected Market Value in 2033 US$ 419.1 Million
Growth Rate (2023 to 2033) CAGR of 5.8%

Ammonium Chloride (NH4Cl) is a colourless inorganic compound and is highly soluble in water. It readily forms an acidic solution on mixing with water. Ammonium Chloride or sal ammoniac or salmiak partake applications in the food industry under the name of E number E510. Ammonium chloride is used as food additives for enhancing features of the final food products as it works in synergy with the other ingredients.

Geographically, North America holds the largest market share of ammonium chloride food grade owing to the large scale agriculture and high demand for processed, ready-to-eat food among the regional consumer base. Europe and the Asia Pacific are expected to witness a large growth rate in demand in the region.

Countries like China, India, Germany, have a large number of producers concentrated in the regions and therefore holds the majority of the export trade of ammonium chloride food grade. Countries like Malaysia, Japan, Kazakhstan, and Vietnam are prime importers of ammonium chloride and thus play a key role in the market.

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Processed Ready-to-eat Snacks Bolstering the Market

A large part of the population is inclining towards ready-to-eat processed snacks, dessert, and other food items. Ammonium chloride is a crucial ingredient to be used in processed food for increasing its shelf life, enhancing flavors, and giving it the desired crisp texture.

Manufacturers for large scale production of bread are using ammonium chloride food grade for giving it the desired fluffiness to the bread. Ammonium chloride acts as a flavouring agent and enhances the sweetness as it complements the Flavor of sweetener in bakery and confectionery products.

In countries like India where snacks like Samosa and Jalebi are very popular, restaurants and café owners use ammonium chloride food grade as the ingredients for giving the outer layer the desired crispiness. As of end consumers like the samosa like airy texture of samosa and other snacks, consumption of ammonium chloride in the market is expected to increase in due course of time.

Ammonium chloride has various nutritional benefits and is therefore used for rejuvenating the cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. Owing to the health benefits of ammonium chloride, consumers are accepting it as an essential ingredient in various food products.

In developed regions such as Western Europe, salt is replaced by a mixture of ammonium chloride and potassium chloride for making the meal more nutritious and enhance the seasoning of the food.

Ammonium Chloride Food Grade: Key Players

Some of the key players in the global ammonium chloride food grade market are

  • Haohua Junhua Group Co Ltd
  • Hangzhou Jingang Chemical CO., LTD.
  • Rasino Herbs Pvt. Ltd.
  • Dahua Group Dalian Chemical Co. Ltd
  • Sai Pharma Industries
  • Dallas Group of America Inc.
  • Marhaba International Inc.
  • Tuticorin Alkali Chemicals & Fertilisers Ltd
  • Dalian Future International Co.Ltd (FIC)
  • Zaclon LLC.
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Regulatory Framework Encouraging Market to Grow

Manufacturers are striving to manufacture virgin ammonium chloride and not as the by-product of any other process. This is to ensure the purity, quality, and safety standards of the final product to be used in food grade applications.

For safety reasons and to avoid any accidents manufacturers are specifying the specifications of ammonium chloride with the concentration of various components of the final product. Warning, the direction of usage and storage are very essential to be mentioned on the packaging for ease of consumption.

Good manufacturing practices (GMP) are expected to follow by the manufacturers for maintaining the standard operating procedure and standard quality of the product. Following GMP will help the manufacturer reduce any error and hence reduce the cost of production.

Maintaining and optimizing the supply chain is another important aspect that will help reduce the cost of production and therefore either increase profit margin or decrease the market price of the product which will lead to increase market share.

Ammonium chloride produced as a reaction of sodium chloride (NaCl) is labeled safe for human consumption as a food ingredient by the USA Food and Drug Administration. Manufacturers have to meet the specifications of the Food Chemicals Codex, 3d Ed. (1981), p. 20 for the safe manufacturing of ammonium chloride food grade.

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Regional Analysis Includes

  • North America (USA, Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Rest of Latin America)
  • Europe (Germany, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Spain, BENELUX, Poland, Russia, Nordic, Rest of Europe)
  • East Asia (China, Japan, South Korea)
  • South Asia (India, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia)
  • Oceania (Australia, New Zealand)
  • Middle East & Africa (GCC Countries, South Africa, Rest of MEA)

The Ammonium Chloride Food Grade market report has been compiled through extensive primary research (through interviews, surveys, and observations of seasoned analysts) and secondary research (which entails reputable paid sources, trade journals, and industry body databases).

The report also features a complete qualitative and quantitative assessment by analysing data gathered from industry analysts and market participants across key points in the industry’s value chain.

A separate analysis of prevailing trends in the parent market, macro- and micro-economic indicators, and regulations and mandates is included under the purview of the study. By doing so, the Ammonium Chloride Food Grade market report projects the attractiveness of each major segment over the forecast period.

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