Bouillon Cubes Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2032

Bouillon Cubes Market Research Report Information By Type (Vegetable, Beef, Chicken, Fish 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 2032

ID: MRFR/F-B & N/3586-HCR | 110 Pages | Author: Snehal Singh | February 2024         

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Global Bouillon Cubes Market Overview


Bouillon Cubes Market Size was valued at USD 4.5 Billion in 2022. The bouillon cubes market industry is projected to grow from USD 4.71 Billion in 2023 to USD 6.874 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.82% during the forecast period (2023 - 2032). The main market drivers of the bouillon cubes market, among others, are the rise in consumer preference for healthy eating habits, lifestyle changes, and quick-to-prepare and nutritious food products. Additionally, the market for bouillon cubes will benefit from increased R&D efforts, technological improvements, and modernization of production methods.


Bouillon Cubes Market


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


Bouillon Cubes Market Trends




  • Increased demand for convenience foods is driving the market growth




The market's CAGR is being driven by an increase in the demand for convenience meals, increased consumer awareness of the health advantages of bouillon products, and a general trend towards adopting healthy eating practises. Proteins, vitamins, minerals, and nourishment are abundant in Bouillon products. Over the next few years, the general market demand is anticipated to increase due to changing consumer lifestyles and a preference for quick-to-prepare and healthful food products. Additionally, the demand for bouillon cubes is rising due to their longevity, simplicity in preparation, and accessibility to various items. The popularity of bouillon cubes is also anticipated to rise in the near future due to consumer preference for alternatives to using freezers for storage.


In addition, the need for transparent and clean-label products is fueling growth in the worldwide bouillon cubes market. In response to the increased customer desire for clean labelling and transparency in the products they use or eat, producers have begun seeking regulatory body certifications such as hexane-free, organic, non-GMO, vegan, gluten-free, and others. Bringing these certified products to the retail sector requires transparent distribution networks. The demand for organic food products has significantly increased globally in recent years. The demand for organic bouillon cubes is being driven by growing public awareness of the health advantages of organic products and resounding support from neighborhood businesses for producing such goods. Over the projection years, the organic segment is anticipated to become more profitable due to increased consumer demand for healthy and organic products. Organic vegetable bouillon cubes are being added to stock cube manufacturers' products to better satisfy changing consumer preferences.


Furthermore, manufacturers now invest much more in developing new products due to the continually expanding demand. Manufacturers offer stock cubes in unique shapes and sizes, like vegetable stock powder, vegetable stock paste, and meat stock paste, to fulfill the growing demand. The market for bouillon cubes has seen a significant increase in new product development due to rising consumer demand for innovative products. Consumers will have access to a greater range of goods and brands thanks to this idea, and bouillon cubes will get more shelf space and visibility. The leading stock cube companies on the international market are also concentrating on launching new goods in a variety of forms, including stock paste, stock powder, stock granules, and stock gel. Thus, driving the bouillon cubes market revenue.


Bouillon Cubes Market Segment Insights


Bouillon Cubes Type Insights


The bouillon cubes market segmentation, based on type includes vegetable, beef, chicken, fish and others. The beef segment dominated the market. Beef is among the most widely eaten meats in the world. It has been a part of numerous traditions and cultures. Due to its nutritional advantages, which include high protein, low fat, and a high concentration of minerals like calcium and iron, beef consumption is rising quickly.


What are bouillon cubes? Bouillon cubes are compressed cubes or blocks of concentrated broth or stock used to enhance the flavor of soups, stews, and other dishes when dissolved in hot water.


Due to its flavor and adaptability, beef may be employed in various cuisines, which promotes the market growth factor for bouillon/stock cubes.


Bouillon Cubes Distribution Channel Insights


The bouillon cubes market segmentation, based on distribution channel, includes store based and non-store based. The store-based category generated the most income. The increase is linked to people's increasing inclination to purchase food items from supermarkets because they are essential daily items. The easy and widespread availability of bouillon products in supermarkets and hypermarkets, which will continue to drive the business in the future, allows customers to select from a large range of goods.


Figure 1: Bouillon Cubes Market, by Distribution Channel, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)


Bouillon Cubes Market, by Distribution Channel, 2022 & 2032


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


Bouillon Cubes Regional Insights


By region, the study provides the market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. The North American bouillon cubes market area will dominate this market. The rise in disposable money and people's willingness to live modern lifestyles in these areas are the primary causes of this trend. More and more restaurants in the US are selling authentic dishes fortified with various components, including those that are Mexican, Indian, Chinese, and Italian. The common spices and ingredients used in these recipes are pepper, paprika, cumin, parsley, and cinnamon. Due to their rich flavors, pork bouillon cubes are likewise growing in popularity nationwide.


Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The US, Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 2: BOUILLON CUBES MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022 (USD Billion)


BOUILLON CUBES MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022


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


Europe bouillon cubes market accounts for the second-largest market share. The world is becoming more and more vegan. Due to serious environmental consequences and significant health dangers, meat consumption is steadily declining around the globe. Consumer awareness of animal products' detrimental consequences on health is rapidly increasing. Not only are many European consumers avoiding meat, but they are also looking for plant-based meat substitutes. As a result, it is anticipated that German sales of meat bouillon cubes will decline and that demand for vegan and vegetable bouillon cubes will rise. Further, the German bouillon cubes market held the largest market share, and the UK bouillon cubes market was the fastest growing market in the European region


The Asia-Pacific Bouillon cubes Market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2023 to 2032 because large nations like China and India are experiencing population growth. The regions are moving towards embracing western culture for professional and personal purposes. In these areas, demand for cube and other liquid products will rise. Moreover, China’s bouillon cubes market held the largest market share, and the Indian bouillon cubes market was the fastest growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.


Bouillon Cubes Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Leading market players are investing heavily in research and development in order to expand their product lines, which will help the bouillon cubes market, grow even more. Market participants are also undertaking a variety of strategic activities to expand their footprint, with important market developments including new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, higher investments, and collaboration with other organizations. To expand and survive in a more competitive and rising market climate, bouillon cubes industry must offer cost-effective items.


Manufacturing locally to minimize operational costs is one of the key business tactics used by manufacturers in the bouillon cubes industry to benefit clients and increase the market sector. In recent years, the bouillon cubes industry has offered some of the most significant advantages to market. Major players in the bouillon cubes market attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development operations include Nestle S.A., Goya Foods Inc, International Dehydrated Foods Inc., The Unilever Group, Proliver Bvba, Southern Mills Inc., Henningsen Foods Inc., McCormick & Company, The Kraft Heinz Company, and Hormel Foods Corporation.


The company McCormick & Co. Inc. sells spices and seasonings. It produces, markets, offers for sale, and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavoring goods. Grocery stores, warehouse clubs, mass merchandisers, discount and medicine stores, and online merchants, can purchase the company's products. Additionally, it sells coating systems, compound flavors, and seasoning mixtures.


A producer and distributor of meat and other goods, Hormel Foods Corp. Fresh meats, frozen foods, chilled meal solutions, hams, sausages, guacamole, and bacon are all part of the company's product lineup. Additionally, it offers shelf-stable microwaveable meals, hash, flour and corn tortillas, stews, chilies, peanut butter, salsas, nutritious food goods and supplements, dessert and drink mixes and industrial gelatin products.


Key Companies in the bouillon cubes market include



  • Nestle S.A.

  • Goya Foods Inc

  • International Dehydrated Foods Inc.

  • The Unilever Group

  • Proliver Bvba

  • Southern Mills Inc.

  • Henningsen Foods Inc.

  • McCormick & Company

  • The Kraft Heinz Company

  • Hormel Foods Corporation


Bouillon Cubes Industry Developments


September 2021: The introduction of Maggi Organic Bouillon cubes in a recyclable paper package was announced by Nestle S.A.


March 2021: In Thailand, Knorr intended to improve consumer affinity for the brand and encourage mothers to try new cuisines that feature Knorr items, including stock cubes. Making dinner decisions is the nation's biggest problem for mothers. Understanding this difficulty, Knorr collaborated with Thailand's top messaging service and offered the Chabot kitchen aid service.


January 2021: Oxo declared the release of vegan beef-flavored stock cubes in response to rising demand from the vegan community.


Bouillon Cubes Market Segmentation


Bouillon Cubes Type Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2032)



  • Vegetable

  • Beef

  • Chicken

  • Fish

  • Others


Bouillon Cubes Distribution Channel Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2032)



  • Store-based 

  • Non-Store-based


Bouillon Cubes Regional Outlook (USD Billion, 2018-2032)



  • North America

    • US

    • Canada





  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europ





  • 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 Size 2022 USD 4.5 Billion
Market Size 2023 USD 4.71 Billion
Market Size 2032 USD 6.874 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 4.82% (2023-2032)
Base Year 2022
Market Forecast Period 2023-2032
Historical Data 2018- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Type, Distribution Channel and Region
 Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The US, Canada, German, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled Nestle S.A., Goya Foods Inc, International Dehydrated Foods Inc., The Unilever Group, Proliver Bvba, Southern Mills Inc., Henningsen Foods Inc., McCormick & Company, The Kraft Heinz Company, and Hormel Foods Corporation
Key Market Opportunities Awareness Related to the Health Benefits
Key Market Dynamics Rising Number of Working Population has Led to Increased Demand for Convenience FoodA




Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The bouillon cubes market size was valued at USD 4.5 Billion in 2022.

The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.82% during the forecast period, 2023-2032.

North America had the largest share in the market

The key players in the market are Nestle S.A., Goya Foods Inc, International Dehydrated Foods Inc., The Unilever Group, Proliver Bvba, Southern Mills Inc., Henningsen Foods Inc., McCormick & Company, The Kraft Heinz Company, and Hormel Foods Corporation

The beef category dominated the market in 2022.

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

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