Fermented Cucumber Market Overview
Fermented cucumbers are usually fermented in brine, vinegar, and other solutions mixed along with salt, sugar, and spices. Fermented cucumber are also known as pickled cucumber and are consumed as a seasoning or flavouring agent widely across the continents of Europe, North America, and Australia.
Varieties of fermented cucumbers such as Polish, Genuine, and many others are available in the market often used as an ingredient in pizza and sandwiches, and as a flavouring agent in the food and beverages industry. Fermented cucumber manufacturers are slowly opting to glass alternative packaging such as tins, cans, and pouches to ensure easy transportation and minimal damage to the product.
With the advent of organic fermented cucumber in the food market, the global fermented cucumber market is expected to register a decent growth over the forecast period.
Long Shelf-life and Share in the Mixed Pickles Market to Guarantee Consistency in Demand
Pickles have been a crucial part of the Caucasian cuisine and their adherence towards the salty and sour taste develops a consistent demand for the fermented cucumber. Another factors driving the market are the availability of number of varieties and inexpensive variants of fermented cucumber.
Also, the product has a long shelf life and consists of quality ingredients such as dill oil, garlic, and other spices free from harmful preservatives. This keeps the traditional taste and food safety intact, thereby driving the market’s growth.
The only restraint to the market’s growth would be other kinds of vegetables and fruit pickles but that would be overcome or rather equalized by the rising demand for mixed pickles that consists of fermented cucumbers along with other fermented fruits and vegetables.
Global Fermented Cucumber: Key Players
Some of the key players manufacturing fermented cucumber are as follows –
- Bay View Foods
- Mt Olive Pickles.
- H.J. Heinz Company LLC
- Pinnacle Foods Inc.
- B&G Foods, Inc.
- Woodstock Foods.
- Gedney Foods Company
- The Puckered Pickle Company
- MCCLURE’S PICKLES, INC.
- HENGSTENBERG GMBH & CO.
Opportunities for Global Fermented Cucumber Market Participants
The North American and European markets are expected to maintain a consistent demand for fermented cucumbers in the near future. Since fermented cucumbers are used in a variety of fast foods such as pizzas and burgers, market players are bound to find potential business opportunities in the developing countries of Asia and Africa; cosmopolitans in these regions are showing growing affinity towards western culture and food habits.
Manufacturers will witness growth in their business activities owing to expansion of product portfolio. Adapting to unbreakable packaging such as pouches and cans can help the manufacturers to reduce handling costs and reap profits over fermented cucumbers. The South Asian market is expected to register the fastest growth rate over the forecast period.
The disruption of the global supply chain due to COVID-19 caused the global fermented cucumber market to suffer losses. However, the first quarter of 2020 (especially in the pre-lock down phase) witnessed an increase in sales of fermented cucumber due to the stockpiling of food products with longer shelf life by the consumers.
Throughout the pandemic, the global agricultural market has remained stable, thereby ensuring availability of food produce such as cucumbers and other vegetables for making fermented foods. Alas, many nations are witnessing varying levels of food price inflation due to the cost incurred in handling the corona virus crisis, eventually raising concerns for near future sales figures of fermented cucumber market.
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Regional Analysis Includes
- North America (U.S., Canada)
- Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Rest of Latin America)
- Europe (Germany, U.K., 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)
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Global Fermented Cucumber: Market Segmentation