Food Anti-Caking Agents Market Research Report- Forecast till 2027

Food Anti-Caking Agents Market Global Information by Type (Calcium Compounds, Sodium Compounds, Magnesium Compounds, Microcrystalline Cellulose Compounds and others), Application (Bakery Products, Dairy Products, Soups And Sauces, Seasonings and Condiments and others) and Region Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/F-B & N/3173-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 110 pages

Market Definition

Anti-caking agents are fine powdered substances, which is used as an additives to prevent the formations lumps in food or other sources. Anti-caking agents are mostly water soluble in nature, while some are also soluble in alcohol and other organic solvents. They are used as a coating on the matrix to absorb excess moisture or to create a water-repellent coating on the surface. Commonly used anti-caking agents in the food industry are tricalcium phosphate, sodium bicarbonate, sodium ferrocyanide, powdered cellulose and others. Increase in the consumer inclination toward the use packaged food and spending money for better quality food is primarily driving the global market for food anti-caking agents.

Furthermore, the market is projected to propel at a high CAGR during the forecast period based on its diverse and potential application in food industry.

Market Scenario

Food anti-caking agents are used in food products such as milk and cream powders, table salt, baking powder, cocoa, cheese, and other products. Other than food industry, they are also used in cosmetic industry, fertilizer industry and detergent industry.

They are not only used for maintaining free-flowing ability of materials, but also to enhance the texture and organoleptic properties of the food. Increase in the growth of the food and beverage industry is leading to high requirement of food-coating agents for coffee, chocolate powders and instant soups, which has brought up a new market for the use of food anti-caking agents in the industry. However, health hazards and side-effects associated with the use anti-caking agents in food material are anticipated to hamper the market growth of global food anti-caking agents over the forecast period. 

Key Findings:

  • Anti-caking agents market has increased demand from industries such as food, feed and fertilizers.

  • Top exporters of food anti-caking agents include countries such as the Egypt, Japan, Germany, and the U.S.


Food anti-caking agents market is segmented on the basis of type, which includes calcium compounds, sodium compounds, magnesium compounds, microcrystalline cellulose compounds, others. Among all, the calcium compounds hold a major share of the global market because of rising consumption of food ingredients and the demand for food products with longer shelf-life.

The global food anti-caking agents market is segmented on the basis of application, which includes bakery products, dairy products, soups and sauces, seasonings and condiments, others. Among all, the soups and sauces show a high growth followed by seasonings and condiments because of their high consumption by the population.

Regional Analysis

The global food anti-caking agents market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW). Europe market is dominating the global anti-caking agents market followed by North America. In Europe, Germany and France are the major consumers of food anti-caking agents, due to high consumption of ready to eat foods. Moreover, Asia Pacific region is expected to grow in the food anti-caking agent during the forecast period 2017-2023. Owing to rising population and consumer shift towards convenience food.

Furthermore, China, India &Japan are expected to show a high market share of the globalfood anti-caking agents market in Asia Pacific region.

Key Players

The key players profiled in the food anti-caking agents market are Solvay S.A. (Belgium), Evonik Industries (Germany), Agropur MSI, LLC (the U.S.), Univar Inc. (the U.S.), Brenntag (Germany), PPG Industries (the U.S.), International Media and Cultures, Inc. (the U.S.)

The food anti-caking agents market is segmented under the following regions:

North America

  • US

  • Canada

  • Europe


  • Germany

  • France

  • Italy

  • Spain

  • UK

  • Rest of Europe


  • China

  • India

  • Australia

  • Singapore

  • Rest of Asia Pacific

Rest of the world

  • Brazil

  • Argentina

  • Saudi Arabia

  • South Africa

  • Others

Intended Audience

  • Food & beverage manufacturers

  • Chemical manufacturers

  • Raw material suppliers

  • Traders, importers, and exporters

The report for global food anti-caking agents market of Market Research Future comprises of extensive primary research along with the detailed analysis of qualitative as well as quantitative aspects by various industry experts and key opinion leaders to gain a deeper insight into the market and industry performance. The report gives a clear picture of the current market scenario which includes historical and projected market size in terms of value and volume, technological advancement, macro economical, and governing factors in the market. The report provides detailed information and strategies of the top key players in the industry. The report also gives a broad study of the different markets segments and regions.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Consumption of packaged foods is one of the biggest growth propellers of the global food anti-caking agents market.

Adverse effects associated with the consumption of these agents can hamper the growth of the global food anti-caking agents market.

Soups and sauces can capture the largest demand share in the global food anti-caking agents market till 2023.

Europe can dominate the global food anti-caking agents market.

Agropur MSI, LLC, PPG Industries, Brenntag, Univar Inc., Solvay S., Evonik Industries, and International Media and Cultures, Inc. are major players of the global food anti-caking agents market.