Barbecue Sauce Market Research Report- Forecast to 2030

Barbecue Sauce Market Research Report Information By Form (Liquid And Paste), By Flavours (Cultured Sweet, Sour, Spicy And Others), By Distribution Channel (Store-Based And Non-Store-Based), And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) –Market Forecast Till 2030

ID: MRFR/F-B & N/2969-HCR | 110 Pages | Author: Snehal Singh | September 2023         

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Global Barbecue Sauce Market Overview

Barbecue Sauce Market Size was valued at USD 1.8 billion in 2022. The barbecue sauce market industry is projected to grow from USD1.89 billion in 2023 to USD 2.56 billion by 2030, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.20% during the forecast period (2023 - 2030). The rise in popularity of healthful roasted and grilled meats and veggies Increase in total discretionary income among consumersare the key market drivers enhancing the market growth.

Barbecue Sauce Market Overview

Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Barbecue Sauce Market Trends

  • Grilling and barbecuing are becoming increasingly popular, particularly a among younger person, which is driving market growth.

Many reasons are driving growth in the barbecue sauce market. One of the major drivers is the growing popularity of grilling and barbecuing, particularly among younger people. As a result of their hectic lifestyles, customers are increasingly opting for ready-to-use and easy-to-prepare items such as barbecue sauce. Furthermore, the market for barbecue sauce is rising as a result of consumers' changing eating habits, who are now more receptive to experimenting with diverse flavors.

Another important element driving the barbecue sauce market is the growing demand for natural and organic products. When consumers grow more aware of the health benefits of organic products, they are increasingly willing to pay higher costs for them. This promotes the availability of organic barbecue sauce. Barbecue sauce is a crucial contributor in the market's rise due to its widespread use as an essential component in fusion cuisine.

Another important aspect driving the barbecue sauce industry is rising consumer disposable income, particularly in emerging economies. Consumers may now purchase high-end, pricey things as their purchasing power grows. This is expected to drive the barbecue sauce industry upward in the approaching years.

Barbecue Sauce Market Segment Insights

Barbecue Sauce Form Insights

The barbecue sauce market segmentation, based on form, includes liquid and paste. Because of its consistency, ease of storage, and application, the paste form dominates the BBQ sauce industry. Many consumers of barbecue sauce are domestic users as it is used in cooking, so people likes to use paste sauce over liquid as it provides with a smooth and thick texture which essentially enhances the quality of that dish .

Figure 2: Barbecue Sauce Market, by form, 2022 & 2030 (USD billion)

Barbecue Sauce Market, by form, 2022 & 2030

Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Barbecue Sauce Flavour Insights

The barbecue sauce market segmentation, based on flavour, includes cultured sweet, sour and spicy. The spicy flavor remains to be the number one consumer’s choice. It is due to the increasing demand from those countries where there is richness in spice, like India and many other Asian countries. however, Since tomato-based barbecue sauce is so common, many people are unaware that there are other varieties. The majority of the jarred sauces you'll find on the shelves of your neighborhood grocery store are tomato-based. That is what you anticipate receiving at a picnic or in takeout containers.

Barbecue Sauce Distribution Channel Insights

The barbecue sauce market data has been bifurcated by distribution channel into store based and non-store based. Barbeque sauces are commonly accessible in shops, supermarkets, hypermarkets, specialty retailers, grocery stores, and other establishments. Moreover, e-commerce websites offer it for sale. The expansion is mostly attributed to an increase in the use of barbecue seasonings and sauces in eateries, on roofs, and in specialty food trucks, among other places. 40% of all pig recipes list barbecue sauces among their ingredients, according to Data essential. On the market, the growing trend of BBQ gatherings is anticipated to have a long-lasting effect. Also the growing consumption and popularity of smoked food among the people is also a reason for the growth of this market.

Barbecue Sauce Regional Insights

By Region, the study provides the market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. North American barbecue sauce is the largest market for the BBQ sauce sector. This is because of the widespread intake of meat, beef, pig, and other non-vegetarian foods. Due to the growing demand for grilled and barbecued foods, this region's manufacturing of BBQ seasoning has expanded.

Further, the major countries studiedin the market report areThe U.S., Canada, Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.



Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Europebarbecue sauce market accounts for the second-largest market share. This is owing to consumers' increasing acceptance of varied and new cuisines, as well as their shifting eating habits. Further, the Germany barbecue sauce marketheld the largest market share, and the UK barbecue sauce market was the fastest growing market in the European region

The Asia-Pacific Barbecue Sauce Marketis expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2022 to 2030.Barbeque sauces have a bright market in underdeveloped countries. This is because cross-cultural cuisines and dishes are becoming increasingly popular. Consumers' discretionary income is increasing, allowing them to sample new dishes. Moreover, China’s barbecue sauce market held the largest market share, and the Indian barbecue sauce market was the fastest growing market in the Asia-Pacific region

Barbecue Sauce Key Market Players & Competitive Insights

The major market players are investing a lot of money in R&D to expand their product offerings, which will fuel further market growth for barbecue sauce. With significant market developments like new product releases, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, increased investments, and collaboration with other organizations, market participants are also undertaking a variety of strategic activities to expand their presence. In order to grow and thrive in a market climate that is becoming more competitive and growing, competitors in the barbecue sauce sector must offer products that are affordable.

Manufacturing locally to cut operational costs is one of the main business methods used by producers in the barbecue sauce industry to benefit customers and develop the market sector. The barbecue sauce sector has recently given medicine some of the most important advantages. Major players in the barbecue sauce industry, including Kraft Foods Inc., ConAgra Foods Inc., Sweet Baby Ray's, KC Masterpiece, J Lee's Gourmet Bbq Sauce Inc., and others, are attempting to increase market demand by funding R&D initiatives.

Tabasco is a hot sauce prepared in the United States using vinegar, tabasco peppers (Capsicum frutescens var. tabasco), and salt. McIlhenny Company of Avery Island in south Louisiana manufactures it, which Edmund McIlhenny invented over 150 years ago. Tabasco peppers were originally planted only on Avery Island, but they are currently grown predominantly throughout Central America, South America, and Africa. Tabasco sauce comes in a variety of flavors, including the traditional red sauce, habanero, chipotle, sriracha, and Trinidad Moruga scorpion. Tabasco products are sold in over 195 countries and territories, and are packaged in 36 different languages and dialects. In May 2021 Tabasco, a McIlhenny Company, will debut an American classic BBQ sauce for grilling season. The famed hot sauce is adapting its pepper expertise to America's favorite summertime activity with four new types of BBQ sauces ranging in intensity from moderate to highly spicy, and is available at Walmart stores and online.

GraceKennedy Ltd, a worldwide company engaged in the processing and distribution of food, banking and finance, insurance and remittance services, and retailing of building goods, trades under the trademarks Grace and Grace Foods. It began to exist in 1922. Additionally, it grants rights for the production and sale of some items in a number of Caribbean nations as well as in other developed nations including Canada, the United States, and Great Britain. It is a well-known producer of culinary products inspired by Jamaican and Caribbean cuisine in the food industry area.In May 2022.ENCONA TM, a GRACE FOODS UK brand, will offer a new line of BBQ marinades to improve ordinary recipes. Moroccan Harissa, Korean Bulgogi, Mexican Adobo, and Jamaican-style Jerk are among the eight new marinades.

Key Companies in the barbecue sauce market includes

  • Kraft Foods Inc. (U.S.)

  • ConAgra Foods Inc. (U.S.)

  • Sweet Baby Ray’s (U.S.)

  • KC Masterpiece (U.S.)

  • J Lee's Gourmet Bbq Sauce Inc. (U.S.)

  • Memphis Barbecue Co (U.S.)

  • Killer Hogs (U.S.)

  • Specialty Food Association Inc.

  • Suclebusters

  • Victory Lane BBQ

  • Renfro Foods

  • Others

Barbecue Sauce Industry Developments

In May 2022, Introducing a brand-new line of BBQ marinades, ENCONA TM, a GRACE FOODS UK brand, to transform regular recipes. Eight different varieties of the new marinades are offered, including Moroccan Harissa, Korean Bulgogi, Mexican Adobo, and Jamaican-style Jerk.

In February 2020, A new USDA-approved and certified organic barbecue sauce was introduced by Original Uncle Dougie's, a well-known company that makes barbecue sauce. Squeeze pouches that are simple to use and convenient were filled and packed with it. Chili 'N' Lime, Organic Rich Hickory Bourbon, Organic Bang-Yum Chipotle Dragon, Organic Sweet Ginger Buzz BBQ sauce, and many other varieties of BBQ sauce are among the numerous that are produced.

In July 2022, A hot BBQ sauce with lime & chipotle peppers, a combination of coriander, and 100% plant-based ingredients was introduced by Real Good Ketchup. The recently released Spicy BBQ Sauce from Real Good, which is sold at Ocado stores, is claimed to contain 70% less salt and sugar.

Barbecue Sauce Market Segmentation

Barbecue Sauce Form Outlook

  • Liquid

  • Paste

Barbecue Sauce flavours Outlook

  • Cultured Sweet

  • Sour

  • Spicy

Barbecue Sauce Distribution channel Outlook

  • Store

  • Non-store

Barbecue Sauce Regional Outlook

  • North America

  • US

  • Canada

  • Europe

  • Germany

  • France

  • UK

  • Italy

  • Spain

  • Rest of Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific

  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size2022 USD 1.8 billion
Market Size 2023 USD 1.89billion
Market Size 2030 USD 2.56 billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 5.20% (2023-2030)
Base Year 2022
Market Forecast Period 2023-2030
Historical Data 2019- 2021
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered By Form, By Flavor, By Distribution Channel,, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The U.S, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled Kraft Foods Inc. (U.S.), ConAgra Foods Inc. (U.S.), Sweet Baby Ray’s (U.S.), KC Masterpiece (U.S.), J Lee's Gourmet Bbq Sauce Inc. (U.S.), Memphis Barbecue Co (U.S.), Killer Hogs (U.S.),
Key Market Opportunities The presence of a large variety of flavors and tastes to choose from
Key Market Dynamics The rise in popularity of grilled and roasted veggies and meat

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The barbecue sauce market size was valued at USD 1.8 Billion in 2022.

The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.20% during the forecast period, 2022-2030.

North America had the largest share in the market

The key players in the market are  Kraft Foods Inc. (U.S.), ConAgra Foods Inc. (U.S.), Sweet Baby Ray’s (U.S.), KC Masterpiece (U.S.), J Lee's Gourmet Bbq Sauce Inc. (U.S.),

The paste form barbecue sauce category dominated the market in 2022.

The store based channel had the largest share in the market.

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