Fat Replacers Market: Current Analysis and Forecast (2022-2028)


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Fat Replacers Market
Fat Replacers Market

Global Fat Replacers Market is expected to grow at a significant rate of around 6% during the forecast period. The global fat replacers market is anticipated to witness an uptick with the development of social society leading to changes in diet and other lifestyles. Moreover, an increasing number of health-conscious populations is boosting the demand for a low-fat diet, which in turn is anticipated to aid the growth of the fat replacers market. Furthermore, the rising prevalence of cardiovascular disorders, high blood pressure, obesity, and other diseases is motivating people across the globe to switch to a low-fat diet which is anticipated to fuel the demand for fat replacers in food products. Furthermore, increasing government support to fat replacers and the launch of campaigns by food & health regulatory bodies to reduce the fat content from food and beverage products is expected to fuel the market growth. This along with the rapidly growing aging population across the globe is causing an increase in the number of patients having obesity, diabetes, etc., As per World Atlas, in 2019, 38 million children below the age of five were either obese or overweight. Moreover, obesity is responsible for close to 5 million deaths annually, or 8% of the global deaths in 2017, representing a 3.5% increase from 4.5% in 1990.

Archer Daniels Midland Company, Associated British Foods Plc., Ingredion Incorporated, Kerry Group PLC., Koninklijke DSM, Nestlé S.A., Tate & Lyle PLC, CP Kelco U.S., Inc., Ashland Global Holdings Inc., Corbion NV., are some of the key players in the market. Several M&As along with partnerships have been undertaken by these players to facilitate customers with hi-tech and innovative products/technologies.

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“Amongst type, Carbohydrate based category to witness higher CAGR during the forecast period”

On the basis of type, the market is categorized into Carbohydrate based, Protein-based, Fat based. Among these, the carbohydrate-based segment grabbed the major market share and dominated the market in 2020.  Carbohydrate-based fat replacers help retain texture, moisture, and viscosity, and provide mouthfeel and continue to lead the market because of their status as US FDA-recognized GRAS substances. Cellulose (Avicel® cellulose gel, MethocelTM, Solka-Floc®) can replace some or all of the fat in dairy products, sauces, frozen desserts, and salad dressings.

“Amongst source, plant segment to hold a significant share in the market in 2020”

Based on source, the market is segmented into plants and animals. The plant segment grabbed the major market share and dominated the market in 2020. The growing inclination towards plant-based food among consumers is contributing to the growth of this segment. According to the Plant Based Foods Association, 29% of consumers categorize themselves as flexitarian, meaning they eat a wide variety of foods, but are actively trying to eat fewer animal products.

“Amongst application, bakery and confectionery segment to hold a significant share in the market in 2020”

Based on the application, the market is categorized into Bakery and Confectionary, Processed Meat Products, Dairy and Frozen Desserts, and Others. Among these, the bakery and confectionery segment grabbed the major market share and dominated the market in 2020. Dairy products, which include cheese, butter, and creams, can be consumed in a variety of flavours, aromas, and textures. As a result, the company concentrates on producing high-quality milk products using clear-cut vegetable fat. Low-fat dairy beverages are becoming more and more well-known all over the world as a result of the introduction of new flavors and the rise in consumer health consciousness.

“Europe to hold a significant share in the market”

Europe is anticipated to grow at a substantial CAGR during the forecast period. The rising demand for a low-calorie and low-fat diet among Europeans is identified as one of the primary growth factors for the fat replacer market. This has led to a burgeoning demand for fat replacement additives, especially from the food companies who seek to provide healthier/low-fat food alternatives to European consumers. Moreover, the rising awareness regarding health issues among consumers is making them change their dietary habits and eat less amount of fat. Therefore, owing to these reasons, fat replacers have a huge market opportunity in the European region.

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  • Detailed examination of drivers, restraints, key trends, and opportunities prevailing in the industry.
  • The study comprehensively covers the market across different segments.
  • Deep dive regional level analysis of the industry.

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1.1.Market Definitions
1.2.Main Objective
2.1.Research Process of the Fat Replacers Market
2.2.Research Methodology of the Fat Replacers Market
2.3.Respondent Profile  
8.1.Carbohydrate based
8.2.Protein based
8.3.Fat based 
9.1.Bakery and Confectionary
9.2.Processed Meat Products
9.3.Dairy and Frozen Desserts
10.1.North America  
 10.1.3.Rest of North America
 10.2.6.Rest of Europe
 10.3.4.Rest of Asia-Pacific
10.4.Rest of World 
11.1.Market Drivers
11.2.Market Challenges
11.3.Impact Analysis
14.1.Demand Side Analysis
14.2.Supply Side Analysis
16.1.Competitive Landscape 
 16.1.1.Porters Five Forces Analysis
17.1.Archer Daniels Midland Compan
17.2.Associated British Foods Plc.
17.3.Ingredion Incorporated
17.4.Kerry Group PLC. 
17.5.Koninklijke DSM 
17.6.Nestlé S.A. 
17.7.Tate & Lyle PLC 
17.8.CP Kelco U.S., Inc. 
17.9.Ashland Global Holdings Inc.
17.10.Corbion NV  

Research Methodology

Research Methodology for the Fat Replacers Market Analysis (2022-2028)

Analyzing the historical market, estimating the current market, and forecasting the future market of the global fat replacers market were the three major steps undertaken to create and analyze the adoption of fat replacers in major regions globally. Exhaustive secondary research was conducted to collect the historical market numbers and estimate the current market size. Secondly, to validate these insights, numerous findings and assumptions were taken into consideration. Moreover, exhaustive primary interviews were also conducted, with industry experts across the value chain of the global fat replacers market. Post assumption and validation of market numbers through primary interviews, we employed a top-down/bottom-up approach to forecasting the complete market size. Thereafter, market breakdown and data triangulation methods were adopted to estimate and analyze the market size of segments and sub-segments of the industry pertains to. Detailed methodology is explained below:

Analysis of Historical Market Size

Step 1: In-Depth Study of Secondary Sources:

Detail secondary study was conducted to obtain the historical market size of the fat replacers market through company internal sources such as annual reports & financial statements, performance presentations, press releases, etc., and external sources including journals, news & articles, government publications, competitor publications, sector reports, third-party database, and other credible publications.

Step 2: Market Segmentation:

After obtaining the historical market size of the fat replacers market, we conducted a detailed secondary analysis to gather historical market insights and share for different segments & sub-segments for major regions. Major segments are included in the report as the source, type, and application. Further country-level analyses were conducted to evaluate the overall adoption of testing models in that region.

Step 3: Factor Analysis:

After acquiring the historical market size of different segments and sub-segments, we conducted a detailed factor analysis to estimate the current market size of the fat replacers market. Further, we conducted factor analysis using dependent and independent variables such as source, type, and application of fat replacers. A thorough analysis was conducted for demand and supply-side scenarios considering top partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, business expansion, and product launches in the Fat Replacers market across the globe.

Current Market Size Estimate & Forecast

Current Market Sizing: Based on actionable insights from the above 3 steps, we arrived at the current market size, key players in the global Fat Replacers market, and market shares of the segments. All the required percentage shares split, and market breakdowns were determined using the above-mentioned secondary approach and were verified through primary interviews.

Estimation & Forecasting: For market estimation and forecast, weights were assigned to different factors including drivers & trends, restraints, and opportunities available for the stakeholders. After analyzing these factors, relevant forecasting techniques i.e., the top-down/bottom-up approach were applied to arrive at the market forecast for 2028 for different segments and sub-segments across the major markets globally. The research methodology adopted to estimate the market size encompasses:

  • The industry’s market size, in terms of revenue (USD) and the adoption rate of the Fat Replacers market across the major markets domestically
  • All percentage shares, splits, and breakdowns of market segments and sub-segments
  • Key players in the global Fat Replacers market in terms of products offered. Also, the growth strategies adopted by these players to compete in the fast-growing market

Market Size and Share Validation

Primary Research: In-depth interviews were conducted with the Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) including Top Level Executives (CXO/VPs, Sales Head, Marketing Head, Operational Head, Regional Head, Country Head, etc.) across major regions. Primary research findings were then summarized, and statistical analysis was performed to prove the stated hypothesis. Inputs from primary research were consolidated with secondary findings, hence turning information into actionable insights.

Split of Primary Participants in Different Regions

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Market Engineering

The data triangulation technique was employed to complete the overall market estimation and to arrive at precise statistical numbers for each segment and sub-segment of the global Fat Replacers market. Data was split into several segments & sub-segments post studying various parameters and trends in the source, type, and application in the global Fat Replacers market.

The main objective of the Global Fat Replacers Market Study

The current & future market trends of the global fat replacers market were pinpointed in the study. Investors can gain strategic insights to base their discretion for investments on the qualitative and quantitative analysis performed in the study. Current and future market trends determined the overall attractiveness of the market at a regional level, providing a platform for the industrial participant to exploit the untapped market to benefit from a first-mover advantage. Other quantitative goals of the studies include:

  • Analyze the current and forecast market size of the fat replacers market in terms of value (USD). Also, analyze the current and forecast market size of different segments and sub-segments
  • Segments in the study include areas of source, type, and application.
  • Define and analysis of the regulatory framework for the fat replacers
  • Analyze the value chain involved with the presence of various intermediaries, along with analyzing customer and competitor behaviors of the industry.
  • Analyze the current and forecast market size of the Fat Replacers market for the major region.
  • Major countries of regions studied in the report include Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, and the Rest of the World.
  • Company profiles of the Fat Replacers market and the growth strategies adopted by the market players to sustain in the fast-growing market
  • Deep dive regional level analysis of the industry

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