Food Inclusion Market: Current Analysis and Forecast (2022-2028)


Emphasis on Types (Chocolate, Fruit & Nut, Cereal, Flavored Sugar & Caramel, Confectionery, and Others); Application (Cereal Products, Snacks & Bars, Bakery Products, Dairy & Frozen Desserts, Chocolate & Confectionery Products, and Others); Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest of the World); and Region/Country







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Food Inclusion Market: Current Analysis and Forecast (2022-2028)
Food Inclusion Market: Current Analysis and Forecast (2022-2028)

The global food inclusions market is expected to grow at a significant rate of around 7% during the forecast period.  Food inclusions are the ingredients that are added to a variety of food products to enhance their texture, taste, or organoleptic properties. Food inclusions also help elevate the sensory characteristics of the food products. The increasing number of restaurants and hotels also raises the variety of food products that results in a rise in the demand for food inclusions. Furthermore, rising urbanization coupled with the evolving lifestyle is among the important reasons for the market growth of food inclusions.

Cargill, ADM, Barry Callebaut, Kerry Group PLC, Tate and Lyle, AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG, Sensient Technologies Corporation, Puratos, Balchem Inc., Taura Natural Ingredients Ltd. 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.

Insights Presented in the Report

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

Based on the types, the market has been categorized into chocolate, fruit & nut, cereal, flavored sugar & caramel, confectionery, and others. Among these, the chocolate segment has a significant share in the food inclusion market. Chocolate has many applications, and it is used in many food items and available in various forms like liquid, solid and semi-solid forms. Furthermore, chocolate is also popular among people as well as used as a taste enhancer and in food decorations.

“Amongst application, the dairy & frozen desserts segment to hold a significant share in the market in 2020”

Based on application, the market has been categorized into cereal products, snacks & bars, bakery products, dairy & frozen desserts, chocolate & confectionery products, and others. Among these, dairy & frozen desserts have a considerable share in the food inclusion market. The rising variety of deserts along with the increasing number of ice-cream parlours contribute to the segmental growth of dairy & frozen desserts in the food inclusion market. Furthermore, the rising demand for deserts as a digestive aid after the meal also catalyses the segmental growth of the food inclusions.

“North America to hold a significant share in the market”

For a better understanding of the market adoption of the Food Inclusions center industry, the market is analyzed based on its worldwide presence in the countries such as North America (United States, Canada, and the Rest of North America), Europe (Germany, France, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, Australia, and Rest of APAC), and Rest of World. In 2020, North America is expected to witness the fastest growth in the global food inclusions market. The presence of people with large per capita income along with the continuously rising demand for healthy food in the region is responsible for the growth of the food inclusions market in the region. For instance, per capita income in the U.S accounted for USD 46,436 in 2022.

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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 Food Inclusions Market
2.2.Research Methodology of the Food Inclusions Market
2.3.Respondent Profile










7.2.Fruit & nut
7.4.Flavored sugar & caramel


8.1.Cereal products
8.2.Snacks & bars
8.3.Bakery products
8.4.Dairy & frozen desserts
8.5.Chocolate & confectionery products


9.1.North America   
 9.1.3.Rest of North America
 9.2.6.Rest of Europe
 9.3.4.Rest of Asia-Pacific
9.4.Rest of World  


10.1.Market Drivers
10.2.Market Challenges
10.3.Impact Analysis






13.1.Demand Side Analysis
13.2.Supply Side Analysis


15.1.Competitive Landscape
 15.1.1.Porters Fiver Forces Analysis


16.3.Barry Callebaut
16.4.Kerry Group PLC
16.5.Tate and Lyle
16.6.AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG
16.7.Sensient Technologies Corporation
16.9.Balchem Inc.
16.10.Taura Natural Ingredients Ltd




Research Methodology

Research Methodology for the Food Inclusions Market Analysis (2022-2028)

Analyzing the historical market, estimating the current market, and forecasting the future market of the global food inclusions market were the three major steps undertaken to create and analyze the adoption of food inclusions 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 Food Inclusions 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 Food Inclusions 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 food inclusions 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 application and usability. 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 food inclusions market. Further, we conducted factor analysis using dependent and independent variables such as the type and application of food inclusions. A thorough analysis was conducted for demand and supply-side scenarios considering top partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, business expansion, and product launches in the Food Inclusions market sector 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 food inclusions 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 market across the major markets domestically
  • All percentage shares, splits, and breakdowns of market segments and sub-segments
  • Key players in the global Food Inclusions 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 food inclusions market. Data was split into several segments & sub-segments post studying various parameters and trends in the areas of application and usability in the global food inclusions market.

The main objective of the Global Food Inclusions Market Study

The current & future market trends of the global food inclusions 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 food inclusions 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 type and application.
  • Define and analysis of the regulatory framework for the food inclusions industry.
  • 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 food inclusions 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 Food Inclusions 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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