Flavor Enhancer Market Research Report- Forecast till 2027

Flavor Enhancer Market Information: by Type (Natural and Artificial), Ingredients (Glutamate, Acidulant, Yeast Extract, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Proteins, and others), Form (Powder, Liquid and others), Application (Bakery & Confectionery, Dairy & Frozen Desserts, Snacks, Beverages, Meat Products, and others) and Region - Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/F-B & N/3442-HCR | February 2023 | Region: Global | 110 Pages         

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Flavor Enhancer Market

The Flavor Enhancer Market Size is anticipated to reach USD 5.6 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 5.2% during 2022-2030

By Type Natural Artificial
By Ingredients Glutamate Acidulant Yeast Extract Hydrolyzed Vegetable Proteins others
By Form Powder Liquid others
By Application Bakery & Confectionery Dairy & Frozen Desserts Snacks Beverages Meat Products others
Key Players
Companies Profiled   Cargill Inc. (U.S.)    Tate & Lyle PLC (U.K.)    Innova Flavors (U.S.)    Ajinomoto Co    Inc. (Japan)    Corbion N.V. (The Netherlands)    DuPont Nutrition & Health (U.S.)    Sensient Technologies (U.S.)
Market Driving Forces   High demand for monosodium glutamate    Growing demand for sensory food items    Growing demand for modernized food habits
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Flavour Enhancer Market overview

The Flavor Enhancer Market Size is expected to grow rapidly in the forecast period. Flavor enhancer is a component that is used as an additive in food. This component can enhance the taste and flavour of the food. It is a product that makes food items more aromatic and flavorful. There are two types of flavour enhancers in the market. There are both natural and artificial flavours available. The natural flavor is healthy and comes in different types. Also, there is the artificial flavor that may varieties than natural flavours.

In chemical formulation, artificial flavours are created. Not only the flavour but the texture of the food items is enhanced by the use of flavour enhancers. Commercial snacks contain these flavour enhancers, some of the snacks items containing these flavor enhancers are soups, frozen snacks and other junk food items. Various savoury snacks, sweets and condiments contain these flavour enhancers. The demand from the food industry is a crucial driver of the Flavor Enhancer Market.

Also, the flavour enhancers are products that are used in controlled quantities in food items. Various segments in the market are witnessing high demand. The glutamate segments are gaining traction in many regions. This segment of the market has high demand in Asia pacific regions such as China and India. There is also the powdered form of this enhancer that has higher adoption. All these are the factor that raises Flavor Enhancer Market Value.

Covid analysis

The global pandemic is changing the dynamics of business. There are many challenges in this period for various industries. From both the consumer and health end there are many issues. The supply chain disruptions are one of the crucial challenges in this period. There is a restriction for many firms from 2020. These restrictions decrease the production and supply of the products. The flavour enhancer market is witnessing low demand in this period.

The flavour enhancers are less preferred products in this period. However the snack and frozen food market is having high use of these flavour enhancers. From 2022 business activities across the world are surging. It is creating a positive impact on the market. A new variety of snacks and condiments will create a positive Flavor Enhancer Market Outlook.

Market dynamics

Crucial market drivers

Demand from the food and beverage market is a crucial market driver. This industry is a major shareholder of the food additives market. The need for taste and flavours in these industries are high. Especially, most beverages use flavour enhancer that is artificial additives. There are no natural food extracts in many beverages. Also, the number of people consuming these carbonated beverages is high. With the use of artificial additives, the manufacturers deliver more variety and flavours in the beverages. Demand from this industry leads to the high growth of this Flavor Enhancer Market.

Further, the growing demand for sensory food items is another crucial driver of the market. Modern foods and consumption by people are by their flavour and aroma. The modernized food habits of the consumers are boosting overall demand in this market.

Further, the high demand for monosodium glutamate is another crucial driver of the market. Many vegetable soups, processed meats and frozen foods contain these elements in their food items. Using this element is controlled quantity is helping to enhance flours in food. The demand for monosodium glutamate in the Chinese market is expanding the overall market. As per Flavor Enhancer Market Forecast, these are crucial drivers that will contribute to high revenue.

Market growth opportunities

The expansion of the organic flavours segment will create Flavor Enhancer Market Growth. Today, organic flavours are gaining more traction in global markets. These flavor enhancers are safe and healthy. There is no harm in these naturally extracted flavours. Today, individuals are becoming more health-conscious. It is causing many to choose healthy alternatives and organically flavoured food items.

The expansion of the organic flavour enhancer market will stir demand from many regions. The organics flavours will have high demand in the frozen food market also. Furthermore, technological developments will create more growth opportunities. The technologies in the market are rapidly growing. There are high investments in technologies from developing nations. This will lead to higher extraction and flavour enhancer manufacturing. The rise in production will lead to more supply in the next few years.

Further, technological developments are having a positive impact on the fast-food market. The costs in the fast-food industry reduce due to technological advancements. This increases the overall spending of the market on flavour enhancers. Al these are growth factors responsible for the high expansion and growth rate of the flavour enhancer market.

The market restraints

There are side effects of artificial flavours that restrain the growth of the Flavor Enhancer Market. The artificial additives can be harmful to health. Synthetic flavours are factors that can create long-lasting health defects. Allergies and diseases can occur if these artificial additives are more in food items.

It is a limitation of the market that curbs demand and supply in some regions. Changing the preference of the customers is another restring. There are natural and artificial flavour enhancer segments in the market. Consumer preference is divided between these flavours. These factors can cause restrictions in the market.

The market challenges

Stringent rules and regulations are factors that pose a challenge. Today, the use of flavour enhancers has many restrictions. The regulatory bodies have many rules regarding the use of these additives. Frozen foods, soups and other food items should contain only the prescribed quantity of food flavours.

In some of the regions usage of artificial flavours have high restrictions. These are the challenges that cab hinders the expansion rate of the market. Challenges in production can cause less demand for the flavours market. All these challenges can curb overall growth in the forecast period.

Cumulative growth analysis

Flavor Enhancer Market Trends remain steady in the forecast period. Rising demand from the food and additives market is leading to high demand. Further, the changing lifestyle of people is shifting their food preferences. The need for sensory food items is another driver for the market.

 However, there are restraints such as side effects of artificial flavour. Stringent rules and regulations are a challenge in the market. The use of food additives is restricted in the frozen foods and soups market. Further, there are growth opportunities such as the expansion of organic flavour segments that raises revenue. Due to all these factors, the growth is sustainable.

Value chain analysis

The North American region is expected to hold the highest Flavor Enhancer Market Share. The use of flavour enhancers is high in the market. The food industry and restaurants have increased the use of these products. Further, North America is a region that is having highest demand for additives.

The production of frozen soups is immense in this market. All these are factors that are raising demand in the flavour enhancer industry. Further, there is the presence of key players that are having a positive impact on the market. The product launches and innovations in the market are high.

Segment overview

Flavor Enhancer Market by type

  • Artificial flavour enhancer

  • Natural flavour enhancer

Flavor Enhancer Market by ingredients

  • Hydrolyzed vegetable proteins

  • Acidulate

  • Yeast extract

  • Glutamate

Flavor Enhancer Market by form

  • Powder

  • Liquid

Flavor Enhancer Market by application

  • Meat products

  • Confectionary and bakery

  • Snacks

  • Beverages

  • Frozen desserts and dairy products

Flavor Enhancer Market by region

North America

  • US

  • Canada


  • Germany

  • France

  • Italy

  • the UK

  • France

Asia pacific

  • China

  • India

  • Australia

  • Singapore

  • Middle East Africa

  • Latin America

Competitive landscape

The competition in the Flavor Enhancer Market is rising. The acquisitions, mergers, collaborations, partnerships and expansion strategies are high in the market. There are surging product launches that will lead to more demand.

Regional analysis

Flavour Enhancer Market Analysis shows three crucial regional players. Asia Pacific, Europe and North America are key regional players with the highest shares. North America is a top-grossing market with high demand for flavour enhancers. The production of these additives is higher in this market. Organic additives are witnessing high demand in this market. Also, investments from US and Canada are contributing to high market growth.

Further, Asia Pacific is the next largest Flavor Enhancer Market with the highest number of shares. The production of glutamate additives is higher in this market. Chain and Japan are witnessing the highest adoption of additives. The artificial additives market is having high demand in the processed food industry. The flavour enhancers market is gaining more traction in Europe. There is expected to be the fastest growth in this region during the forecast period.

The key players in the flavour enhancer market are

  • Cargill Inc. (U.S.)

  • Tate & Lyle PLC (U.K.)

  • Innova Flavors (U.S.)

  • Ajinomoto Co, Inc. (Japan)

  • Corbion N.V. (The Netherlands)

  • DuPont Nutrition & Health (U.S.)

  • Sensient Technologies (U.S.)

Report overview

  • Market overview highlights

  • Analysis based upon COVID 19

  • Explanation of the Market Dynamics

  • Value chain analysis

  • Market segmentation overview

  • The regional analysis

  • Competitive landscape analysis

  • Recent Developments

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Flavor enhancer market is projected to grow at approximately 5.2% CAGR during the assessment period (2020-2027).

Changing lifestyle, rising working populations, and increasing disposable income, are the major tailwinds pushing the growth of the global flavor enhancer market.

Stringent regulations related to application of flavors in the F&B industry, are major growth impeders for the global flavor enhancer market.

Asia Pacific holds the largest share in the global flavor enhancer market, followed by North America and Europe, respectively.

Ajinomoto Co, Inc. (Japan), Cargill Inc. (U.S.), Tate & Lyle PLC (U.K.), DuPont Nutrition & Health (U.S.), Corbion N.V. (The Netherlands), Sensient Technologies (U.S.), and Innova Flavors (U.S.), are some of the top players operating in the global flavor enhancer market.