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The rising adoption of ready to eat food products with longer shelf life is increasing the space allotted to dehydrated vegetables across retail shelves. The advent of drying technologies has made it possible to manufacture dehydrated vegetables in less time while retaining the original nutrient value in vegetables. This has been fueling the demand in the dehydrated vegetables market.
In its new study, ESOMAR-certified market research and consulting firm Future Market Insights (FMI) offers insights about key factors driving demand for dehydrated vegetables Market. The report tracks the global sales of dehydrated vegetables market in 20+ high-growth markets, along with analyzing the impact COVID-19 has had on the dehydrated vegetables industry in general, and dehydrated vegetables in particular.
What is the Future Outlook for Dehydrated Vegetables Market in Comparison to Historical Pattern?
In past few years companies are motivated to produce dehydrated vegetables which have certain accreditations, claims, and labeling. The right product labeling goes a long way in cementing brand trust in the minds of consumers and the global clean label movement is one-way in which food and beverages (F&B) manufacturers can build this trust. Regulations across certain countries mandate clean label packaging with clear information on ingredients, sourcing, and processing methods to create more transparency across the food chain. Hence companies are focusing on building positive image about their products in the market.
- For instance, All Van Drunen Farms’ facilities are certified Kosher by the Orthodox Union, Organic approved by Quality Assurance International, HACCP compliant, GMP, FDA, and USDA compliant, and BRC Inspected as per GFSI
- Rosun Dehydration Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of Rosun Groups, various certifications under its belt, i.e. HACCP, Kosher, USDA, Pro-Cert.
According to FMI, dehydrated vegetables market have grown at 4.8 % CAGR between 2016 and 2020.
The surplus demand for healthy food products among the consumers has been creating lucrative growth opportunities. In order to cater to the increasing demand for natural and healthy food ingredients, food manufacturers are emphasizing to include dehydrated vegetables in their product line.
Dehydrated vegetables retain 100% of the nutrition content of fresh vegetables while it only takes half of the space, which offers manufacturers with better convenience to transport food items from one place to another. Apart from convenience in transportation, dehydrated vegetables are rich in nutrients and dietary fiber content which have been helping the market gain traction.
FMI has forecast the market to exhibit 8.3% CAGR between 2021 and 2031 steered by increasing launches within the category.
What is the Scope for Dehydrated Vegetables in Processed Food Industry?
The challenging work environment in urban centers results in amplified work time, making it more difficult for customers to spend time at home for cooking food. Hectic lifestyle is compelling consumers to opt for packaged and ready-to-eat meals. Dehydrated vegetables help customers enjoy tasty foods that consume less time to prepare. Meanwhile dehydrated vegetables are available in a wide range of varieties, which has been presenting increasing choices to consumers.
Consumers are seeking out reasonably priced, convenient and tasty food products that will suit their fast-paced lifestyle, thus providing abundant growth opportunities for dehydrated vegetable products manufacturers.
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How is Growth Affected by Advent of Food Dehydration Technologies?
Dehydration has become highly sought-after as the technology enables in transforming food to a state that is easy to store, package, and transport. Food drying technologies such as heat pump drying, vacuum drying, air drying, and others have been around for some time now. While advent of these technologies continues to aid expansion, the market has been witnessing a spurt of innovations.
For instance, Milwaukee startup Agricycle Global has recently launched Jali Fruit Co., a brand selling sun-dried fruits. It uses innovative solar dehydrators manufactured in Elkhorn in Walworth County for production. Besides this, an increasing number of companies have taken up osmotic drying technologies for partial removal of water from fruits and vegetables.
How big is Opportunity in U.S. Dehydrated Vegetables Market?
Dehydrated vegetables are insanely popular in the U.S. They are even constants in any thru-hikers pack and have made way into a plenty of bars. FMI has forecast the demand to continue surging in the U.S. especially on account of the presence of several leading players in the region.
The country also exhibits a high degree of focus on health and wellness. An increasing number of consumers are cautiously shifting to healthy lifestyle. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the prevalence of obesity was 42.4% between 2017 and 2018. Obesity is often identified as one of the leading causes behind various chronic ailments such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and others.
The rising incidence of various chronic ailments has been causing shift towards healthy food, bolstering prospects for dehydrated vegetables sales in the U.S.
What Factors are Pushing Dehydrated Vegetable Sales in U.K.?
The U.K. is home to some of the leading manufacturers of dehydrated vegetables. The rising demand for ultra-processed food is remarkably high in the U.K. While diet patterns among consumers are gradually changing, still a processed food constitutes a larger share. Nonetheless, increasing incidence of chronic ailments has been fuelling the demand for dehydrated vegetables. According to FMI, the market will rise at above 13% CAGR between 2021 and 2031.
Why is China Considered Highly Lucrative for Dehydrated Vegetables Sales?
China dehydrated vegetables market is estimated to be the largest market in terms of production and consumption both globally. FMI estimates that the China market to hold significant market share, which is one fourth of total production of global dehydrated vegetables market in year 2021. China is contributing largest market share in the global dehydrated vegetables market.
Global vegetable production has developed intensively having positive impact on dehydrated vegetables market. FAOSTAT says that, global vegetable production has increased by 60% over last two decades. On the other hand, Asia produced 74.4% of the world’s vegetables, with China being highest contributor in the region.
Food market in China is estimated to be fast growing with a projected CAGR of 7-8%. Growing manufacturing capacities in china of has significantly aided in growth of dehydrated vegetables Market.
How large is the Opportunity in India?
India remains one of most prominent markets for dehydrated vegetables manufacturers globally. The country is home to the world’s leading food producers, importers, and exporters. FMI has forecast India to remain one of the highly profitable markets over the course of the forecast period. India is the world’s 2nd largest producer of vegetables in the world next only to China.
According to FMI, India holds more than 13% of share in globally in year 2021. It is estimated to increase in the coming years, which is indicative of notable scope for extension it will offer to dehydrated vegetables manufacturing companies.
Russia to Lead Europe’s Dehydrated Vegetables Market
The business environ in European countries is expected to continue supporting dehydrated vegetables sales. Several countries in Western Europe positioned highly on the World Bank’s ‘Doing Business’ index. The dehydrated vegetables market at present in Russia is anticipated to grow at CAGR 5.9% to account for more than US$ 8.4 Bn by 2031 end for dehydrated vegetables market. Sales of dehydrated vegetables will continue surging in Russia through the forecast period, especially as consumers become increasingly aware about their health and wellness.
Why Powder and Granules Form of Dehydrated Vegetables is More Popular?
FMI has projected that powder and granules form of dehydrated vegetables to holds little more than 50% market share in 2021 and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 7.5% over forecast period. Due to the increasing demand among consumers for powdered dehydrated vegetables, this segment will continue registering high demand.
Powdered form of dehydrated vegetables is broadly used in muffins, breakfast food items, biscuits, salads and smoothies, omelets. Along with this powder and granule form dehydrated vegetables can easily mixed with other ingredients in recipes, it adds flavour, color and texture to your meal with no hustle.
Why are Food Manufacturers Considered Leading End User?
Food manufacturers are forecast to account for 74% of the global market in the year 2021 and it is expected showcase impressive growth through the forecast period. This is due to increasing use of dehydrated vegetables in different food products such as snacks and savory products, infant foods, soups, smoothies, salads, dressings & sauces, and others is increasing.
Food manufacturers and food service segments are anticipated to grow significantly over the course of the forecast period.
Why Vacuum Drying is Widely Used for Processing of Dehydrated Vegetables?
Among various dehydration technologies, vacuum drying technique is more commonly used, as it not only enhances the shelf life of the vegetables but also offers improved quality of dried vegetable than normal dryers. Due to advancement in technology and introduction of new techniques for dehydration of food products, dehydrated vegetables manufacturers are using these popular techniques to improve shelf life of dried dehydrated vegetables.
Increasing focus on eliminating the risk of contamination and improving storability has resulted in incorporation of these latest techniques in processing of fresh products. Vacuum drying technique is expected to account for 25% of market in year 2021.
Which Dehydrated Vegetables is highly Sought-after?
Beans are expected to account for leading share in terms of product in 2021. This is due to the increasing consumption of beans in packaged foods and in household sector, this segment will continue witnessing high growth through the forecast period. Beans are a great source of protein and vitamins, hence growing health consciousness among consumers at a global level will result in higher consumption of dehydrated beans.
Also, increasingly busy lifestyle of millennial is promoting consumption of dehydrated vegetables including beans. Besides this, the demand for potato, peas, among others will continue rising through 2031.
What is More Preferred Distribution Channel for Dehydrated Vegetables?
According to FMI, more than 80% of consumers prefer direct channels of distribution. Sales via indirect channels also are likely to surge, especially on account of the rising store based sales. Against this backdrop, the increasing number of supermarkets/ hypermarkets, convenience stores, and other retailing windows will aid the expansion within the indirect channels segment. Besides this, FMI has forecast the sales via online channels to showcase positive growth. With an increasing number of producers expanding their online presence, this channel will showcase the potential of emerging at fore in the near future.
Which is More Preferred Nature of Dehydrated Vegetables?
While conventional sources continue to reign the market, FMI has projected the demand in organic category to rise at a considerably high rate. According to the report, organic segment will exhibit above 8% CAGR between 2021 and 2031. The increasing focus on free-from, non-GMO, and other labelling will enable growth in the organic segment.
Companies operating in dehydrated vegetables market are adoption strategies that will help them expand their footprint worldwide. Companies are focusing on the expansion of production plants to reach an increasing number of customer. For instance:
- In July 2016, Harmony House Foods, Inc., leading dehydrated vegetables producing U.S. Based Company has expanded its dried vegetables facility by adding 32,000 sq. ft. of production space in the Franklin, New Carolina.
- Silva International, Inc. which is one of leading producer dehydrated vegetables is focused on expanding dehydrated food facilities in the U.S. It has opened various warehouses and production sites in last five years. In 2017, company finalised a plan to expand its warehouse capacities by building another warehouse at its Illinois site. The expansion in its warehouse capacities is going to add 150,000 sq. ft. of additional warehouse space.In May 2018, Silva International, Inc. opened a new warehouse and production site in Illinois to expand its business.
Along with increasing production facilities companies are focusing on launching innovative products in market in different forms by using innovative technologies to boost dehydrated vegetables Market.
- For instance in 2017, dehydrated vegetables key manufacturing company Naturex S.A. introduced a range of cold-processed 100% fruit & vegetable powders. These are processed using a 100% spray drying technique of dehydration at a low temperature. This is likely to deliver a better flavour, color, and nutrition.
- In February 2015, R. J. Van Drunen & Sons, Inc leading manufacturer of dehydrated vegetables launched its new product, freeze-dried shallots, which can be used in many recipes.
Some of the leading companies operating in dehydrated vegetables market are:
- Fresno Cooperative Raisin Growers Inc.,
- Olam International,
- Dole Food Company,
- Naturex S.A.,
- Symrise AG,
- Mercer Foods, LLC.
- Chengde Shenli Food Co., Ltd.,
- Vkc Nuts Private Limited,
- Viva Bella Orchards Inc.
- Sun-Maid Growers Of California,
- Sunshine Raisin Corporation,
- Traina Dried Vegetable Inc.,
- Lion Raisins Inc.,
- Jab Dried Fruit Products (Pty) Ltd
- Bergin Fruit Company Inc.
- Traina Dried Fruit Inc.,
- Greek Dried Fruits S.A.,
- Montagu Dried Fruit And Nuts (Pty) Ltd,
- Sun Valley Raisins Inc. A California Corporation,
- Raisin Champion International,
- Geobres Nemean Currants and Sultana Raisins S.A.,
- Ningxia Yuxiang Bio Food Engineering Co., Ltd.,
- Montagu Dried Vegetable And Nuts (Pty) Ltd,
- Chengde Shenli Food Co., Ltd.
*The list is not exhaustive, and only for representational purposes. Full competitive intelligence with SWOT analysis available in the report.
Scope of the Report
Historical Data Available for
USD Million for value and MT for Volume
Key Regions Covered
North America, Latin America, Europe, East Asia, South Asia, Oceania, Middle East & Africa
Key Countries Covered
US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Rest of Latin America, Germany, Italy, France, UK, Spain, BENELUX, Nordic Region, Russia, Poland, Rest of Europe, GCC Countries, South Africa, North Africa
Central Africa, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Rest of ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand, India, China, Singapore.
Key Segments Covered
Product Type, Form, Nature, End Use, By Drying Method, Distribution Channel and Region
Key Companies Profiled
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Key Questions Answered in the Report
Q1. Which is most lucrative market for dehydrated vegetables?
China presently leads global market for dehydrated vegetables Sales in china will be over 25% of total demand throughout the forecast period.
Q2. Which type of dehydrated vegetables used widely?
Beans and potatoes are witnessing considerably high demand as dehydrated vegetables. Dehydrated beans are likely to account for hold more than 30% of market share in year 2021.
Q3. Which Drying Method is Widely Preferred for Dehydrated Vegetables?
The vacuum drying technology is being increasingly incorporated in the process of dehydrating vegetables. Continuous developments in new technology platforms are anticipated to contribute significantly to increasing adoption of the technology.
Q4. Which are some of the leading companies offering dehydrated vegetables Market?
Some of leading companies offering dehydrated vegetables Market are Dole Food Company, Naturex S.A., , Vkc Nuts Private Limited , Viva Bella Orchards Inc., Kiantama, , Traina Dried Vegetable Inc., Lion Raisins Inc., Sunshine Raisin Corporation, Jab Dried Fruit Products (Pty) Ltd ,Bergin Fruit Company Inc., Geobres Nemean Currants and Sultana Raisins S.A., Mercer Foods, LLC., Greek Dried Fruits S.A., Symrise AG, Montagu Dried Fruit And Nuts (Pty) Ltd, Sun Valley Raisins Inc., Olam International, Sun-Maid Growers Of California and many others
Q5. Which Industry Exhibits Highest Demand for Dehydrated Vegetables?
Dehydrated vegetables are highly sought after among food manufacturers as they increasingly focus on accommodating changes as per dynamic consumer preferences.
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- Minced & Chopped
- Powder & Granules
- Slice & Cubes
- Food Manufacturers
- Snacks & Savory Products
- Infant Foods
- Salads, Dressings & Sauces
- Food Service
- Air Drying
- Spray Drying
- Freeze Drying
- Drum Drying
- Vacuum Drying
- Store Based Retailing
- Convenience Stores
- Traditional Grocery Retailers
- Food & Drink Specialty Stores
- Online Retail
- North America
- Latin America
- East Asia
- South Asia