Natural Food Colours Market: Significant Demand for Clean Label and Naturally Sourced Ingredients in Food Products Spurring Revenue Growth: Global Industry Analysis (2013 - 2017) & Opportunity Assessment (2018 - 2028)

  • Published: Aug, 2018
  • Report Code: REP-GB-35

An Incisive, In-depth Analysis on the Global Natural Food Colours Market

This study offers a comprehensive, 360 degree analysis on the Global Natural Food Colours market, bringing to fore insights that can help stakeholders identify the opportunities as well as challenges. It tracks the global Global Natural Food Colours market across key regions, and offers in-depth commentary and accurate quantitative insights. The study also includes incisive competitive landscape analysis, and provides key recommendations to market players on winning imperatives and successful strategies.

Natural food colours are derived from a plethora of sources such as fruits, vegetables, plants, and other natural sources. These source materials are processed to extract various pigments or dyes in the form of powders, pastes, liquid, gels, etc. The market growth for natural food colours is estimated at a healthy CAGR of 6.5% in terms of value over the forecast period of 2018 through 2028. Growth is anticipated to remain robust in APEJ (Asia Pacific Excluding Japan) owing to shifting consumer preference from chemical and synthetic ingredients towards natural ingredients coupled with increasing demand for clean label products. The general “health and wellness” trend will also continue to influence the demand for natural food colours in the region. Also, there has been an increase in the number of petitions filed by natural food colour manufacturers for use of natural colours in various countries. This, in turn, has led to a rise in initiatives undertaken by governments across the globe for the inclusion of exempted natural colour pigments. With the increasingly stringent regulations imposed by governments of various countries for clean and eco-friendly products, demand for natural food colours is expected to expand significantly in the near future. Approval of natural food colours is intended to close the gap between end-use companies and natural colour manufacturers to seamlessly adopt various formulations ideal for a range of applications.

APEJ Key Market for Global Natural Food Colour Market Revenues

The global natural food colours market is expected to observe a significant growth coming from the APEJ market. In terms of value, the natural food colours market in APEJ is expected to expand at a CAGR of 8.3% over the forecast period, to reach a market value of US$ 5,106.5 Mn by 2028. APEJ accounts for almost 30% of the total share of the global natural food colours market in terms of revenue, which is expected to increase significantly by 2028 end. Increasing government support for encouraging the adoption of natural food colours in various food and beverage applications, in turn, is expected to boost the growth of the natural food colours market in APEJ.

Demand for natural food colours in China & India is expected to increase during the latter years of the forecast period. This is primarily attributed to the launch of new products with natural ingredients. In Asia Pacific, for red colour, carmine is the most preferred pigment, while for orange and yellow colour, beta-carotene and carotenoid are preferable.

Asia Pacific Natural Food Colours Market– Segment-wise Overview

By the pigment type, the natural food colour market will witness a major contribution from the carotenoid segment. In terms of volume, the carotenoid segment holds the largest share and accounts for over 34.9% of the total APEJ natural food colour market. However, in terms of value growth, spirulina extract is expected to register comparatively significant growth during the forecast period. 

In APEJ natural food colours market, beverages application segment is estimated to account for more than 36.6% value share by 2018 end, which is expected to increase further by 2028 end. Demand from packaged food/frozen products and confectionery and bakery products segment is expected to grow at a lucrative CAGR over the forecast period.

Increasing stability and functionality of the existing natural food colours is the key trend in the market. In addition, for the Asian market, creating natural food colours, especially in yellow, orange, and brown in powdered form is the key target point of the manufacturers. This is due to the usage of a large quantity of seasonings in ready-to-eat meals, sauces, and instant noodle. Manufacturers are looking forward to developing a new source of natural food colour at a low cost. They are to focusing on developing new drying methods and materials which allow for innovation in powder stability at a competitive price. To expand in highly regulated countries, manufacturers are also seeking approval and petition for these newly developed natural food colours. Additionally, sustainability, effective supply chain management are some of the key differentiating strategies which are adopted by the manufacturers of natural food colours.

Middle East & Africa is another significant regional market which is projected to register yet another significant growth trend among other regions in the global natural food colours market during the forecast period. Rising awareness and shifting consumer preference towards clean label products is expected to support the market growth in the region.

Future Market Insights offers a 10-year forecast of the Global Natural Food Colours Market between 2018 and 2028. In terms of value, the market is expected to register a CAGR of 6.5% during the forecast period. This study demonstrates market dynamics and trends in global natural food colours market that are expected to influence the current environment and future status of the natural food colours market over the forecast period.

Report description

This Future Market Insights report examines the Global Natural Food Colours Market for the period 2018–2028. It provides historical data of 2013 along with estimated data for 2018, and forecast data up to 2028 in terms of value (US$ Mn) and volume (MT). The primary objective of the report is to offer insights into developments in market that are significantly influencing the demand for natural food colours. Increasing consumer consciousness and preference for clean label and natural products is identified as the primary driver for natural food colours globally. A few other market drivers include growing number of government approvals for natural pigments, increasing demand for clean label food products for children and development of shelf stable natural colour solutions.

The natural food colours market is segmented as follows:

  • By Pigment Type

  • By Application

  • By Region

This report covers the global natural food colours market performance in terms of value and volume contribution. The report also includes FMI’s analysis of key trends, drivers and restraints in each of the seven regions/countries, which are influencing the natural food colours market currently. Furthermore, the report gives a complete region/country-wise analysis of 2018 & 2028 estimates of the total natural food colours revenue and consumption. Porter’s five forces model, cost structure analysis, PEST analysis & scenario forecast of every region/country is included in this report to better equip clients with crystal-clear decision-making insights.

Based on application segmentation, the global natural food colours market is segmented into dairy food products, beverages, packaged food/frozen food products, confectionery and bakery products and others. Beverages segment is predicted to dominate the market in terms of value and volume contribution throughout the forecast period. Natural food colours find profound applications in meat products. This is supported by the development of new product formulations, which are more stable and temperature compatible in case of meat products. For instance, usage of yellow colour for soft drinks, meat, pork, and bakery items is gaining significant prominence among end use companies in Japan. Apart from aforementioned applications, the ‘gardenia yellow’ colour is used in noodles, rice cakes, and other food and beverages products.

Based on regional segmentation, Asia Pacific and North America are estimated to collectively account for more than half the total share of the global natural food colours market, which is expected to increase potentially by 2028 end.  MEA is another significant regional market, which is projected to register the highest CAGR in terms of value and volume among other regions in the global natural food colours market during the forecast period. 

For analyzing the market size in terms of volume, the per capita consumption of natural food colours in major consuming regions have been considered. The data modeling approach has been carried out by analyzing the total acreage of source crop/feedstock planted, average yield, amount consumed directly v/s amount used for processing into extract used in the production of natural food colours and its derivatives, etc. Weighted average selling price for natural food colours was considered to estimate the market size of natural food colours in major consuming countries. These prices were captured in their respective countries and then converted into USD to offer forecasts in one consistent currency standard.

A number of primary and secondary sources were consulted during the course of the study. Secondary sources include Factiva, and Hoovers, and company annual reports and publications. The report provides detailed competitive and company profiles of key participants operating in the global market.

Some of the key market players covered in this report are GNT International B.V., Roha Dyechem Pvt. Ltd., D.D. Williamson & Co., Inc., Kalsec Inc., Chr. Hansen A/S, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd. (LycoRed), Naturex S.A., Sensient Technologies Corporation and Symrise AG, Dohler GmbH, McCormick and Company, DDW The Color House Corporation, Aakash Chemicals and Dye Stuffs, San-Ei Gen F.F.I Inc., AFIS (Australian Food Ingredient Suppliers), GNT International B.V, and Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd. Natural food colour manufacturers are aimed towards improving their collection and sourcing process. This is further supported by agreements with local participants across different regions. Also, companies are focused towards proliferating product portfolio in accordance with customers of varied applications. Nowadays, consumers are getting increasingly inclined towards products that impart looks along with better taste. Thus, in order to drive attention of consumer towards particular products, manufacturers are increasingly developing blended solutions, which offer both better taste and appearance.

Key Segments Covered

Analysis by Pigment Type

  • Carotenoid

    • Beta carotene

    • Annatto

    • Lutein

    • Lycopene

  • Curcumin

  • Anthocyanin

  • Paprika extract

  • Spirulina extract

  • Chlorophyll

  • Carmine

Analysis by Application

  • Dairy Food Products

  • Beverages

  • Packaged Food/Frozen Products

  • Confectionery and Bakery Products

  • Others

Key Regions/Countries Covered

  • North America

    • U.S.

    • Canada

  • Latin America

    • Brazil

    • Rest of Latin America

  • Western Europe

    • U.K.

    • France

    • Germany

    • Spain

    • Italy

    • Rest of Western Europe

  • Eastern Europe

    • Russia

    • Rest of Eastern Europe

  • Asia Pacific Excluding Japan (APEJ)

    • China

    • India

    • Australia & New Zealand

    • Rest Of APEJ

  • Japan

  • Middle East & Africa

    • GCC countries

    • South Africa

    • Rest of MEA

Global Natural Food Colours Market Reports - Table of Contents

Global Natural Food Colours Market Reports - List of Tables

Table 01: Global Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Pigment Type

Table 02: Global Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Pigment Type

Table 03: Global Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Application

Table 04: Global Natural Food Colours Historical Market Volume (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Application

Table 05: Global Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Region

Table 06: Global Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Region

Table 07: North America Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Pigment Type

Table 08: North America Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Pigment Type

Table 09: North America Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Application

Table 10: North America Natural Food Colours Historical Market Volume (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Application

Table 11: North America Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Country

Table 12: North America Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Country

Table 13: Latin America Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Pigment Type

Table 14: Latin America Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Pigment Type

Table 15: Latin America Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Application

Table 16: Latin America Natural Food Colours Historical Market Volume (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Application

Table 17: Latin America Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Country

Table 18: Latin America Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Country

Table 19: Western Europe Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Pigment Type

Table 20: Western Europe Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Pigment Type

Table 21: Western Europe Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Application

Table 22: Western Europe Natural Food Colours Historical Market Volume (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Application

Table 23: Western Europe Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Country

Table 24: Western Europe Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Country

Table 25: Eastern Europe Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Pigment Type

Table 26: Eastern Europe Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Pigment Type

Table 27: Eastern Europe Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Application

Table 28: Eastern Europe Natural Food Colours Historical Market Volume (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Application

Table 29: Eastern Europe Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Country

Table 30: Eastern Europe Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Country

Table 31: APEJ Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Pigment Type

Table 32: APEJ Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Pigment Type

Table 33: APEJ Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Application

Table 34: APEJ Natural Food Colours Historical Market Volume (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Application

Table 35: APEJ Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Country

Table 36: APEJ Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Country

Table 37: Japan Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Pigment Type

Table 38: Japan Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Pigment Type

Table 39: Japan Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Application

Table 40: Japan Natural Food Colours Historical Market Volume (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Application

Table 41: MEA Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Pigment Type

Table 42: MEA Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Pigment Type

Table 43: MEA Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Application

Table 44: MEA Natural Food Colours Historical Market Volume (MT) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Application

Table 45: MEA Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Country

Table 46: MEA Natural Food Colours Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028 by Country

Global Natural Food Colours Market Reports - List of Figures

Figure 01: Global Natural Food Colours Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Metric Tons) Forecast, 2018–2028 

Figure 02: Global Natural Food Colours Market Absolute $ Opportunity, 2018–2028 

Figure 03: Global Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018 and 2028

Figure 04: Global Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018–2028

Figure 05: Global Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018–2028

Figure 06: Global Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Application, 2018 and 2028

Figure 07: Global Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Application, 2018–2028

Figure 08: Global Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Application, 2018–2028

Figure 09: Global Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Region, 2018 and 2028

Figure 10: Global Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Region, 2018–2028

Figure 11: Global Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Region, 2018–2028

Figure 12: North America Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018 and 2028

Figure 13: North America Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018–2028

Figure 14: North America Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018–2028

Figure 15: North America Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Application, 2018 and 2028

Figure 16: North America Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Application, 2018–2028

Figure 17: North America Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Application, 2018–2028

Figure 18: North America Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Country, 2018 and 2028

Figure 19: North America Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Country, 2018–2028

Figure 20: North America Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country, 2018–2028

Figure 21: Latin America Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018 and 2028

Figure 22: Latin America Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018–2028

Figure 23: Latin America Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018–2028

Figure 24: Latin America Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Application, 2018 and 2028

Figure 25: Latin America Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Application, 2018–2028

Figure 26: Latin America Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Application, 2018–2028

Figure 27: Latin America Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Country, 2018 and 2028

Figure 28: Latin America Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Country, 2018–2028

Figure 29: Latin America Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country, 2018–2028

Figure 30: Western Europe Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018 and 2028

Figure 31: Western Europe Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018–2028

Figure 32: Western Europe Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018–2028

Figure 33: Western Europe Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Application, 2018 and 2028

Figure 34: Western Europe Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Application, 2018–2028

Figure 35: Western Europe Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Application, 2018–2028

Figure 36: Western Europe Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Country, 2018 and 2028

Figure 37: Western Europe Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Country, 2018–2028

Figure 38: Western Europe Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country, 2018–2028

Figure 39: Eastern Europe Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018 and 2028

Figure 40: Eastern Europe Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018–2028

Figure 41: Eastern Europe Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018–2028

Figure 42: Eastern Europe Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Application, 2018 and 2028

Figure 43: Eastern Europe Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Application, 2018–2028

Figure 44: Eastern Europe Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Application, 2018–2028

Figure 45: Eastern Europe Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Country, 2018 and 2028

Figure 46: Eastern Europe Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Country, 2018–2028

Figure 47: Eastern Europe Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country, 2018–2028

Figure 48: APEJ Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018 and 2028

Figure 49: APEJ Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018–2028

Figure 50: APEJ Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018–2028

Figure 51: APEJ Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Application, 2018 and 2028

Figure 52: APEJ Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Application, 2018–2028

Figure 53: APEJ Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Application, 2018–2028

Figure 54: APEJ Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Country, 2018 and 2028

Figure 55: APEJ Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Country, 2018–2028

Figure 56: APEJ Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country, 2018–2028

Figure 57: Japan Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018 and 2028

Figure 58: Japan Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018–2028

Figure 59: Japan Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018–2028

Figure 60: Japan Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Application, 2018 and 2028

Figure 61: Japan Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Application, 2018–2028

Figure 62: Japan Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Application, 2018–2028

Figure 63: MEA Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018 and 2028

Figure 64: MEA Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018–2028

Figure 65: MEA Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Pigment Type, 2018–2028

Figure 66: MEA Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Application, 2018 and 2028

Figure 67: MEA Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Application, 2018–2028

Figure 68: MEA Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Application, 2018–2028

Figure 69: MEA Natural Food Colours Market Share Analysis by Country, 2018 and 2028

Figure 70: MEA Natural Food Colours Market Y-o-Y Growth Analysis by Country, 2018–2028

Figure 71: MEA Natural Food Colours Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country, 2018–2028

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