European Food Acidulants Market revenue to reach $2 bn by 2026

Published Date: 2021-03-09

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European Food Acidulants Market size is projected to cross USD 2 billion by 2026, according to a latest forecast report by Graphical Research.

Rising demand for flavored foods and beverages and packaged foods should accelerate the Europe food acidulants market growth. Changing consumer preferences has triggered the demand for acid regulators for improving antioxidant contents in food and enhancing taste experience, stimulating the market demand.

In terms of products, the citric acid segment size surpassed USD 500 million in 2019. Citric acid has been widely used in food and beverage industry for providing a sour taste, acting as a cleaning agent, and increasing nutritional value of the food. Citric acid has been utilized in food industry as food preservative and taste enhancer in products like juices, candies, packaged foods, beverages, and cheese.

The use of citric acid as acidulants is triggered by easy availability of citric acids. Rise in the consumption of packaged food and beverage has accelerated the demand for acid regulators for changing food taste and increasing product shelf life.

Depending upon applications, the bakery and confectionery was valued at nearly USD 300 million revenue in 2019. Acid regulators are added to bakery and confectionery products for enhancing the acidity, adding flavor to the product, controlling dough fermentation, and improving antioxidant content. These are also utilized against active enzymes for preventing discoloration and changes in food acidity.

Browse detailed statistical insights from the report, “Europe Food Acidulants Market Size By Application (Bakery & Confectionary, Food & Nutrition, Beverages, Dairy & Frozen Desserts, Sauces & Dressing, and Others), By Product (Citric Acid, Lactic Acid, Fumaric Acid, Acetic Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Tartaric Acid, Malic Acid), Research Report, Country Outlook, Price Trends, Growth Prospects, Competitive Industry Share & Forecasts, 2020 – 2026” along with the table of contents (ToC) @

The use of acid regulators and acidulants has increased in bakery and confectionery industry pertaining to rising demand for flavored food products. Changing consumer preferences and increase in consumer spending on improving taste experience has also driven the demand for acid regulators.

There has been an increase in the consumption of bakery owing to rising demand for convenience foods and growing trend of eating away from home. Such trend is likely to boost the utilization on additives in in-store bakeries and factories, which is expected to stimulate the demand for food acidulants in bakery and confectionery industry.

Growing working population and rising demand for convenience foods have led to a significant rise in the consumption of packaged food and beverage products in Germany. The consumption of packaged food and beverages products is also accelerated owing to expansion of online sales channels in the country. Rise in the demand for packaged foods is likely to boost the utilization of preservatives in such products, which is expected to drive the utilization of food acidulants as preservatives.

German food and beverage industry have experienced a remarkable growth in the consumption flavored beverages, which is also driven by increasing consumer spending. Such trends in the country have boosted the demand for food additives in food industry. Food producers are exploring new additives for offering enriched taste experience to consumers, which is anticipated to augment the utilization of acid regulators and acidulants as taste enhancers.

Major players in the Europe food acidulants market include ADM, Jungbunzlauer Suisse AG, Cargill, Inc., Corbion Purac N.V., RP International Limited, Bartek Ingredients Inc., Tate & Lyle, Suntran Industrial Group Ltd., Brenntag Holding GmbH, and Fiske.

The European food acidulants market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry, with estimates & forecast in terms of volume in kilo tons and revenue in USD from 2015 to 2026, for the following segments: 

  • Europe Market, By Product 
    • Citric acid
    • Lactic acid
    • Acetic Acid         
    • Fumaric acid
    • Phosphoric acid
    • Tartaric acid
    • Malic acid
  • Europe Market, By Application
    • Bakery & confectionary
    • Food & nutrition
    • Beverages
    • Dairy & frozen desserts
    • Sauces & dressing
    • Others

The above information has been provided for the following countries:

  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Poland
    • Russia
    • Spain