Egypt Herbs and Spices Market Research Report – Forecast to 2027

Egypt Herbs & Spices Market research report — by type (Herbs and Spices) Packaging materials (Plastic, Paper, and others) Distribution Channel (Store based, and Non-store based)– Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/F-B & N/4866-CR | August 2018 | Region: Bric | 116 pages

Please note that the assessment period of report has been updated from 2017-2023 to 2020-2027. Cordially fill the sample form for updated data.

Market Overview: 


As per the research, it is expected that the global ancient Egypt herbs and spices market is growing. It reached a valuation of USD 94.8 Mn in 2017, and it is projected to exhibit a compound annual growth rate of 3.27% between 2018 and 2023. 


The import of herbs and spices is rising continuously in Egypt due to the high consumption rate. You must know that the herbs and spices are used in various Egyptian items to add more flavors. The herbs and spices used in ancient Egypt for multiple purposes like food flavoring and garnishing are also used to prepare traditional medicines. 


The market research report for the Egypt Herbs and Spices covers historical market trends, forecast, market dynamics, key players market share analysis, market value by region, segmentation, market factor analysis, and country-level analysis for each market segment. This report is mainly provided for the international market as well as for development trends, key regions development status, and competitive landscape analysis. 


As per the report, it is estimated that the Egypt Herbs and Spices market to retain its dominance throughout the forecast period of 2023. And the estimation is among the Egypt country to reach USD 10089 million with registering CAGR of 30.19. 


COVID-19 Analysis:


According to the Egypt market research, the herbs and spices market is growing at a high CACG during the forecast period of 2018-2023. And the main reason for the expansion of this market is the increasing interest of the individuals in this industry. As per the current trends, it is expected that the herbs and spices market to influence the future prospect. The business trends provide key statistics on the state of the industry and are a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and individuals interested in the market.


 The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the industry was fully assessed, and full risk assessment and industry recommendations were made for herbs and spices in a special period. There were a number of steps taken by the Government/Companies to overcome this impact of COVID-19. As a result of the government and companies' initiatives, the company's and consumers' sales and opportunities in the herbs and spices international market are stabilizing. 


Market Dynamics:


 Major market Drivers


In the current market, the herbs and spices play an important role in consumer food habits as it is used to enhance the taste and flavor. The herbs and spices are popular because of their effective benefits like good for the human body. By the end of the forecast, as mentioned above, the US herbs and spices market is slated to be valued at US$ 2.4 Mn by the end. 


You must know that the global herbs and spices market is anticipated to expand quickly and as per the forecast decade of 2018-2023, registering a CAGR of ~4%. 



  • Market Opportunities and trends


It is expected that the herbs and spices international Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.1% during the forecast period. This industry is continuing to grow in the future period. You must know that spices are being dominantly used in the cosmetics industry for their organic properties. 


There are multiple herbs and spices available in the market that you could purchase for your effective benefits. And the Egyptian herbs manufacturer are manufacturing the best quality at effective prices. So it is expected the demand for herbs and spices would increase in the future. 



  • Market Restraints


In the current period, the main market restraints that were faced by the herbs and spices market is the COVID-19 situation. It has impacted the sales and the demand for herbs and spices to a great extent. And a number of measures were taken that resulted in increasing the demand for herbs and spices. 


In order to overcome the impact of the covid-19 situation in the market, ideal measures were taken by the key players. And the demand for Egyptian herbs and spices is continuously increasing. 



  • Market Challenges


There are multiple changeless that the herbal products the Egyptian market might face. But as per the forecast, the herbal product may enhance its growth in recent years. The best thing about herbal plants is that they could be used as a source of remedies since ancient times in Egypt. 


Still, in the current market, many herbal products are used for remedial measures and are also expected to be used in the future.  



  • Cumulative Growth Analysis


The herbs and spices are used for food flavoring and garnishing and for remedial purposes. Due to the health benefits, it is expected to have a healthy value growth though a degree of stockpiling drives sales. The herbal products are accountable for a sizeable value of consumer health in Egypt.


Now the market players have understood the importance of herbs and spices and their demand in the current market. There has been a small boost in demand for Egypt's herbs and spices from the Covid-19 situation. 


 Value Chain Analysis 


 The Egyptian Herbs and Spices' value chain analysis report includes production, consumption, and processing phases. The production phase mainly deals with the problems related to quality in the cultivation and harvest process. Then the process phases are mainly for the size, location, types of the products. And the consumption phase deals with the qualities and market shares. 


Segment Overview:



  • By type 


The herbs and spices market offers quality herbal products. These spices and segments hold the major share in the market. And it also holds the majority share in the current market for effective growth. As per the projection, the market is expected to thieve at a 3.27% CAGR through the forecast period. 


As per the research and analysis, the herbs segment is also estimated to register a higher CAGR over the review period.



  • By packaging 


The market segment is done as per the packaging materials like as per plastic, papers, and much more. And among the others, the plastic segment holds the most significant market share in the year 2017. The growth of the plastic segment is due to the higher temperature resistance and durability. 


The paper segment is also considered as the cost-effective segment, which is increasing its demand. It is expected to thrive at a comparatively higher growth rate for the forecast period. 



  • By distribution channel


Distribution channels do the market segment for Egyptian herbs and spices. It is done based on the store and non-stored distribution. The best part of the store-based distribution is that it is convenient. 


As per the estimate, the store-based segment is expected to retain its pole until the end of the forecast period, exhibiting a CARG of 3.16 %. 


 Regional Analysis


The analysis of the Egyptian herbs and spices market is segmented by geographical manner. The segmentation is done into North Africa and Southwest Asia. And the North American segment is expected to retain the dominant share over the forecast period in the Egyptian herbs and spices market. 


Moreover, the Southwest Asia segment's forecast period is expected to exhibit a higher CAGR of 3.87 %.


 Competitive Landscape of Egypt herbs and spices


The research report on the Egypt herbs and spices may include the five forces analysis and the SWOT analysis to understand better the factors impacting consumer and supplier behavior. 


The competitive landscape report contains the key information on the key players, market price, market overview, and market trends. It mainly consists of valuable information and in-depth analysis for the forecast period. 


 List of Key Companies Covered in this Report:



  • Organic Spices Inc. (US)

  • AL Sharq spices (Elfayoum)

  • International Aromatics S.A.E (Alexandria)

  • Green Valley Herbs (Fayoum)

  • Aljawhara Herbs and Spices (Fayoum)

  • United for Herbs and Spices (Fayoum),

  • Berlik Spices (Fayoum)

  • Frontier Natural Products Co-op (Norway)

  • Rapid Organic Pvt Ltd (India)

  • Earthen Delight (India)

  • Yogi Botanical Pvt Ltd (India)

  • The Spice Hunter Inc. (U.S.) 

  • Starwest Botanicals Inc. (U.S.)


The industry's market key players are giving out immense contributions to the market for its effective growth. And the best part is that these players hold the responsibility to meet the global market's significant needs that too with considerable production ability. 


 Recent Developments



  • The Egyptian herbs and Spices market will advance at an incremental pace of development during the forecast period. 

  • There is an increasing demand for the application of herbs and spices market during the assessment period.

  • Innovations in processing techniques to increase the production of herbs and spices product will foster its growing need across the world. 

  • There is an increasing awareness of the benefits of dietary supplements that could strengthen the immune system. 


The feasibility of new investment projects is assessed, and overall research conclusions are offered as the current development in the Egypt herbs and spices market trend.  


Report Overview: 



  • Market overview mainly highlights the global recognition of the Egyptian herbs and spices market.

  • The analysis is based on the Covid-19 situation

  • It includes an explanation of the market dynamics

  • Value chain analysis of the Egypt herbs and spices market

  • Overview of Market segment

  • Competitive landscape analysis

  • A recent development in the Egypt herbs and spices market


This report's main purpose is to highlight the global growth of the Egyptian herbs and spices market that too in terms of revenue hike by the end of 2023. 


 Scope of the Report & Segmentation Table:


By types 



  • Herbs 

  • Spices


By packaging



  • Plastic 

  • Papers

  • Other


By distribution channel



  • Egypt

  • North Africa

  • South West Asia


 



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


The market overview report studies the global and regional market that too with in-depth analysis of the overall growth prospects in the global market.

There are multiple segments like by product type, by application, by technology, and by region.

It provides a detailed evaluation of the market and highlights the information on different aspects that may include the drivers, opportunities, restraints, and threats.

The Egypt herbs and spices market is expected to reach USD 114.84 Million by the end of 2023 which currently stands at USD 97.79 Million. The Egypt herbs and spices market has been on an upward growth trajectory and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 3.27% over the forecast period of 2018-2023.


With Pacific, Asian, and African influences, the new wave of ethnic and exotic foods seems to be everywhere. The growth of the multicultural population across the world coupled with growing awareness about the health benefits of different exotic spices foster the growth of the market. Global trade and international travel are driving greater interest in ethnic cuisine. As consumers demand more authentic food items, food & beverage companies are shifting their focus towards making their offerings more diverse. Companies are coming up with exotic flavors in snacks, wafers, and other food items to differentiate their product offerings and capture a broad customer base which drives the Egypt herbs and spices market majorly.


Heightening demand for ready-to-use spices and herbs also contribute significantly to the market growth. Amid hectic lifestyles, consumers rely on convenience food which makes heavier use of spices and herbs to enhance food flavor. Also, availability of new aromatic varieties and spice blends developed for specific and exotic cuisines has uplifted the demand for herbs and spices.


Fair trade standards, increased health awareness regarding herbs and spices and growing demand for dietary supplement products are expected to open new avenues for the Egypt herbs and spices market over the forecast period.


Uncertain climatic conditions is a significant impediment to the Egypt herbs and spices market.


Numberless spices are cultivated during the monsoons, especially in countries such as Vietnam, India, and Sri Lanka. The scarcity of water for agriculture caused by adverse climatic conditions hamper the production of spices and also lower the quality of the crops. This, in turn, affects the price of raw materials and raises the manufacturing and processing costs of herbs and spices.


With the rise in disposable income in developing countries and changing food habits of consumers owing to hectic lifestyle, there has been a surge in demand for ready-to-eat food. To maintain the flavor and health quotient of such foods, manufacturers have made herbs and spices an essential ingredient to them. Moreover, various convenience food manufacturers are creating differentiated food products using exotic spices and herbs to attract a broad customer base which is expected to provide growth opportunities over the forecast period.


The Egypt herbs and spices market has been segmented based on type, packaging material, and distribution channel. By type, the market has been segmented into herbs and spices. Spices segment is the largest and is expected to reach USD 94.75 Million by the end of 2023 with a CAGR of 3.27% over the forecast period. Herbs segment is the fastest growing segment owing to their escalated use in the healthcare industry. The recent universal shift from synthetic to herbal medicine can be accounted for this growth


By packaging materials, the market has been segmented into paper, plastic, and others. Packaging material wise, plastic is the largest segment and accounted for 58.35% share of the market in 2017. Plastic in the form of PVC, PE, PP, PET, and others are used extensively in plastic flexible packaging segment. The material offers high barrier, cost-efficient, temperature resistance and durable packaging options. The paper segment is expected to be the fastest growing segment with a CAGR of 3.76% over the forecast period. Paper-based packaging is a versatile and cost-efficient method to transport, protect and preserve a wide array of items. Papers can be used in a vast variety of ways both as mono packaging and combination with other materials, and they stand out, because of their excellent run ability in printing and processing


 By distribution channel, the market has been segmented into store-based and nonstore based. The store-based segment is the largest segment and is expected to capture a CAGR of 3.16% over the forecast period. Store-based distribution segment is further segmented into supermarket/hypermarket, convenience stores, and others


Regional Analysis


The Egypt herbs and spices market has been segmented into North Africa and South West Asia. North Africa region is estimated to account for the larger share in the Egypt herbs and spices market over the forecast period. The market is projected to attain USD 100.89 Million by the end of 2023. There has been an increase in the use of herbs and spices in the region by convenience food manufacturing companies to make product differentiation from their competitors which are driving the sales of herbs and spices. Moreover, an uptick in demand for dietary supplements in North Africa among consumers also drives the market in the region. Increasing per capita income of consumers is also anticipated to be a key factor for the mounting demand for herbs and spices in the North Africa region.


Southwest Asia is projected to register the relatively higher growth rate of 3.87% over the forecast period. Increasing demand for natural spices & herbs products in the cosmetic and personal care industry and more consumers driven towards ethnic flavors of herbs and spices in their diet is expected to drive the growth of the herb and spice market in Egypt


Competitive Tracking


Notable players in the Egypt herbs and spices market include AL Sharq Spices (Elfayoum), International Aromatics S.A.E (Alexandria), Green Valley Herbs (Fayoum),United for Herbs and Spices (Fayoum), Valley Herbs (Al Fayoum), Herbs Egypt (St. Giza), Aljawhara Herbs & Spices (Fayoum), and Berlik Spices (Fayoum) among many others. The other prominent players in the market include Aljawhara Herbs & Spices (Fayoum), Berlik Spices (Fayoum), and United for Herbs and Spices (Fayoum).

1 Executive Summary

2 Market Introduction

2.1 Definition 14

2.2 Scope of the Study 14

2.3 List of Assumptions 14

2.4 Market Structure 15

2.5 Key Takeaways 15

2.6 Key Buying Criteria 16

3 Research Methodology

3.1 Research Process 18

3.2 Primary Research 18

3.3 Secondary Research 19

3.4 Market Size Estimation 20

3.5 Forecast Model 21

4 Market Dynamics

4.1 Introduction 23

4.2 Drivers 23

4.2.1 Growing Popularity of Ethnic and Exotic Foods 23

4.2.2 Increasing Demand for Ready-to-Use Spice/Herb Blends 24

4.2.3 Growing Demand for Dietary Supplement Products 24

4.3 Restraint 25

4.3.1 Changing Climate Conditions 25

4.4 Opportunities 25

4.4.1 Fair Trade Organization 25

4.4.2 Increasing Demand from Ready-to-Eat Food Manufacturers 25

4.4.3 Increasing Demand for Organic Herbs and Spices 25

4.5 Challenges 26

4.5.1 Risk of Food Adulteration 26

5 Market Factor Analysis

5.1 Value Chain Analysis 28

5.1.1 Raw Material Procurement 28

5.1.2 Processing 29

5.1.2.1 Washing 29

5.1.2.2 Threshing 29

5.1.2.3 Sifting 29

5.1.2.4 Drying 29

5.1.2.5 Sorting/Grading 29

5.1.2.6 Grinding/Cutting 29

5.1.3 Distribution & Sales 29

5.2 Supply Chain Analysis 30

5.3 Top Brands in Egypt Herbs & Spices Market 31

5.4 Porter's Five Forces 32

5.4.1 Threat of New Entrants 32

5.4.2 Threat of Substitutes 33

5.4.3 Bargaining Power of Buyers 33

5.4.4 Bargaining Power of Suppliers 33

5.4.5 Competitive Rivalry 34

6 Egypt Herbs & Spices Market, By Type

6.1 Overview 36

7 Egypt Herbs & Spices Market, By Packaging Material

7.1 Overview 40

8 Egypt Herbs & Spices Market, By Distribution Channel

8.1 Overview 43

9 Egypt Herbs & Spices Market, By Region

9.1 Overview 46

10 Competitive Landscape

10.1 Competitive Landscape 48

10.2 Major Distributors and Wholesalers in Egypt Herbs & Spices Market 49

10.2.1 Egyptian Exporters Co. 49

10.2.2 Elmotmiz for Herbs 49

10.2.3 EgyTrade 50

10.2.4 Farm Herbs 50

10.2.5 Egy Herbs for Import & Export 51

11 Company Profiles

11.1 AL Sharq Spices 53

11.1.1 Company Overview 53

11.1.2 Financial Overview 53

11.1.3 Products Offerings 53

11.1.4 SWOT Analysis 53

11.1.5 Key Strategy 53

11.2 Valley Herbs 54

11.2.1 Company Overview 54

11.2.2 Financial Overview 54

11.2.3 Products Offerings 54

11.2.4 SWOT Analysis 54

11.2.5 Key Strategy 54

11.3 International Aromatics S.A.E 55

11.3.1 Company Overview 55

11.3.2 Financial Overview 55

11.3.3 Products Offerings 55

11.3.4 SWOT Analysis 55

11.3.5 Key Strategy 55

11.4 Herbs Egypt 56

11.4.1 Company Overview 56

11.4.2 Financial Overview 56

11.4.3 Products Offerings 56

11.4.4 SWOT Analysis 56

11.4.5 Key Strategy 56

11.5 Green Valley Herbs 57

11.5.1 Company Overview 57

11.5.2 Financial Overview 57

11.5.3 Products Offerings 57

11.5.4 SWOT Analysis 57

11.5.5 Key Strategy 58

11.6 Aljawhara Herbs & Spices 59

11.6.1 Company Overview 59

11.6.2 Financial Overview 59

11.6.3 Products Offerings 59

11.6.4 SWOT Analysis 59

11.6.5 Key Strategy 59

11.7 United for Herbs and Spices 60

11.7.1 Company Overview 60

11.7.2 Financial Overview 60

11.7.3 Products Offerings 60

11.7.4 Key Strategy 60

11.8 Berlik Spices 61

11.8.1 Company Overview 61

11.8.2 Financial Overview 61

11.8.3 Products Offerings 61

11.8.4 Key Strategy 61

11.9 Calendula Herbs 62

11.9.1 Company Overview 62

11.9.2 Financial Overview 62

11.9.3 Products Offerings 62

11.9.4 Key Strategy 62

11.10 Al Ajmi Group for Import & Export 63

11.10.1 Company Overview 63

11.10.2 Financial Overview 63

11.10.3 Products Offerings 63

11.10.4 Key Strategy 63

12 Conclusion

12.1 Key Findings 65

12.1.1 Unmet Needs 65

12.1.2 Key Companies to Watch 65

12.1.3 Prediction 65

13 List of Tables

TABLE 1 LIST OF ASSUMPTIONS 14

TABLE 2 EGYPT: HERBS & SPICES MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027(USD MILLION) 36

TABLE 3 EGYPT: HERBS & SPICES MARKET, BY PACKAGING MATERIAL, 2020-2027(USD MILLION) 40

TABLE 4 EGYPT: HERBS & SPICES MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL, 2020-2027(USD MILLION) 43

TABLE 5 EGYPT: HERBS & SPICES MARKET, BY REGION, 2020-2027(USD MILLION) 46

TABLE 6 ELMOTMIZ FOR HERBS: COMPANY OVERVIEW 49

TABLE 7 EGYTRADE: COMPANY OVERVIEW 50

TABLE 8 FARM HERBS: COMPANY OVERVIEW 50

TABLE 9 EGY HERBS FOR IMPORT&EXPORT: COMPANY OVERVIEW 51

14 List of Figures

FIGURE 1 EGYPT HERBS & SPICES MARKET SHARE (%), BY REGION (2020-2027) 11

FIGURE 2 EGYPT HERBS & SPICES MARKET SHARE (%), BY TYPE (2020-2027) 11

FIGURE 3 EGYPT HERBS & SPICES MARKET SHARE (%), BY PACKAGING MATERIAL (2020-2027) 12

FIGURE 4 EGYPT HERBS & SPICES MARKET: MARKET STRUCTURE 15

FIGURE 5 KEY TAKEAWAYS OF THE EGYPT HERBS & SPICES MARKET 15

FIGURE 6 KEY BUYING CRITERIA OF EGYPT HERBS & SPICES 16

FIGURE 7 RESEARCH PROCESS OF MRFR 18

FIGURE 8 TOP DOWN & BOTTOM UP APPROACH 20

FIGURE 9 DROC ANALYSIS OF EGYPT HERBS & SPICES MARKET 23

FIGURE 10 DRIVERS IMPACT ANALYSIS 24

FIGURE 11 RESTRAINT IMPACT ANALYSIS 25

FIGURE 12 VALUE CHAIN: HERBS & SPICES MARKET 28

FIGURE 13 SUPPLY CHAIN: HERBS & SPICES MARKET 30

FIGURE 14 PORTER'S 5 FORCES ANALYSIS OF EGYPT HERBS & SPICES MARKET 32

FIGURE 15 EGYPT HERBS & SPICES MARKET, BY TYPE 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 36

FIGURE 16 EGYPT HERBS & SPICES MARKET, BY PACKAGING MATERIAL 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 40

FIGURE 17 EGYPT HERBS & SPICES MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 43

FIGURE 18 EGYPT HERBS & SPICES MARKET, BY REGION 46

FIGURE 19 EGYPT HERBS & SPICES MARKET: MAJOR PLAYER MARKET SHARE 2020-2027 48

FIGURE 20 EGYPTIAN EXPORTERS CO.: COMPANY OVERVIEW 49

Tremendous growth in the consumption of Herbs and Spices in the developing countries is encouraging the key players of Cosmetics and medicine industries to expand their business portfolio in the global market


Major key players listed in the Herbs and Spices market include AL Sharq Spices (Elfayoum) Valley Herbs (Al Fayoum), International Aromatics S.A.E (Alexandria), Herbs Egypt (St. Giza), Green Valley Herbs (Fayoum), Aljawhara Herbs & Spices (Fayoum), United for Herbs and Spices (Fayoum), Berlik Spices (Fayoum) among many others. Herbs and Spices has an established market throughout Egypt owing to Increase in dietary supplements by consumers, and its medicinal properties drive this market. These listed players account for the major share in the Egypt Herbs and Spices market. To compete with the new players entering in the Herbs and Spices market, the established players follow certain strategies to sustain their consumer base.


International Aromatics S.A.E accounted for the highest market share and is projected to constitute approximately 15.1% share in Egypt Herbs & Spices market. The company has been around for 40 years and is well established having a diversified product portfolio. Furthermore, the company has a strong presence in the international market.


Green Valley Herbs also accounted for a prominent share of approximately 12.9% in Egypt Herbs & Spices market. The company offers a wide and diverse range of products and has a presence in almost 40 countries across the globe. Berlik Spices is accounting for 11.9% market share in Egypt Herbs & Spices market. Al Sharq Spices is accounting for approximately 11% of the overall market.


Calendula Herbs exports products in Europe and American Market and manufactures a broad range of products including, Lemon Grass, hibiscus, sage, calendula, spearmint, basil, peppermint, chamomile, thyme, rosemary, parsley, Coriander, saffron, cloves, ginger, among others. The company accounts for approximately 10.2% of the total market share in Egypt Herbs & Spices market. Major manufacturers also are found to have a high focus on strategic business expansion to strengthen their business presence. Furthermore, they have ventured into the organic herbs and spices market to capitalize on the growing demand. Manufacturers such as Berlik Herbs and Spices and United Herbs and Spices offers both conventional organically certified products.


The other prominent players in the market include Aljawhara Herbs & Spices (Fayoum), United for Herbs and Spices (Fayoum), Berlik Spices (Fayoum) and other players. Companies are majorly focusing on acquisitions followed by expansions and joint ventures. Additionally, the companies are inclined towards new product launches and their product promotions to strengthen their marketing base.