Food Preservatives Market: By Function (Antimicrobials, Anti-oxidants, Chelating agents), By Type (Benzoates, Sorbates, Nitrates, Sulphites, Vitamin E&C, Polyphosphates, Disodium EDTA), By Source (Chemicals, Microorganisms, Plants), By Application (Bakery, Beverages, Oils and fats, Dairy products, Seafood, poultry and meat industry, Snacks, Confectionery, Others) and Geography  

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Food Preservatives Market size was valued at USD 2,942.7 million in 2022 growing at a significant CAGR of 4.9% from 2023-2029. The global market provides a detailed overview of the global food preservatives market, and that can be segmented by function, by type, by source, and by application. By function, the global food preservatives market has been segmented into Antimicrobials, Anti-oxidants, and Chelating agents. The Antimicrobials segment is likely to be the largest and fastest-growing segment in terms of function in 2022 and is expected to maintain the growth in the forecasted years. It is attributed to their widespread application in meat, poultry, and dairy products. There are various other applications in various industry across the globe. Based on type, the global food preservatives market is segmented into Benzoates, Sorbates, Nitrates, Sulphites, Vitamin E&C, Polyphosphates, Disodium EDTA. Among these, the Sorbates segment is expected to have the fastest-growing market during the forecast period 2023-2029 due to its wide applications in meat, poultry and dairy products. Based on source, the global food preservatives market is segmented into Chemicals, Microorganisms, Plants. The Chemicals segment accounts for the largest share in 2022. Microorganisms segment is the second-largest share during the forecast period 2023-2029. Based on application, the global food preservatives market is segmented into Bakery, Beverages, Oils and fats, Dairy products, Seafood, poultry and meat industry, Snacks, Confectionery, and Others. The poultry and meat industry segment accounts for the largest share in 2021 and is anticipated to maintain the trend in the forecasted years. Food Preservatives is one of the oldest technologies to prevent food from deterioration. There are several ways to preserve food such as boiling, pasteurizing, freezing, pickling and dehydrating. In conventional methods, sugar, salt and mineral salts are used as preservatives to preserve food. Preservatives play a vital role in the seafood, poultry and meat industries.

Food Preservatives Market Key Development:

  • In Oct 2022, Licious, the meat start-up entered the alternative protein sector with the launch of a direct-to-consumer (D2C) plant-based meat brand.
  • In Jan 2022, Florida Food Products (FFP), a creator of vegetable and fruit-based clean label ingredient solutions, unveiled its latest ingredient offering available for private label use.

Global Food Preservatives Market Summary

Study Period

2023-29

Base Year

2022

CAGR

4.9%

Largest Market

North America

Fastest Growing Market

Europe
Food Preservatives Market Dynamics

A rapid increase in demand for alcohol beverage products such as beer, wine are anticipated to propel the market growth over the forecast years. Moreover, Dramatic changes in the lifestyle of people, changing trend towards consumption of processed food and canned food, inclination towards ready-to-eat and ready-to-cook food are boosting the market growth over the forecast years.

Key Features of the Reports

  • The food preservatives market report provides granular level information about the market size, regional market share, historic market (2018 to 2022) and forecast (2023 to 2029)
  • The report covers in-detail insights about the competitor’s overview, company share analysis, key market developments, and their key strategies
  • The report outlines drivers, restraints, unmet needs, and trends that are currently affecting the market
  • The report tracks recent innovations, key developments and startup’s details that are actively working in the market
  • The report provides plethora of information about market entry strategies, regulatory framework and reimbursement scenario
  • The report analyses the impact of socio-political environment through PESTLE Analysis and competition through Porter’s Five Force Analysis in addition to recent technology advancements and innovations in the market

Global Food Preservatives Market Segmentation

By Function
  • Antimicrobials
  • Anti-oxidants
  • Chelating agents
By Type
  • Benzoates
  • Sorbates
  • Nitrates
  • Sulphites
  • Vitamin E&C
  • Polyphosphates
  • Disodium EDTA
  • Others
By Source
  • Chemicals
  • Microorganisms
  • Plants
By Application
  • Bakery
  • Beverages
  • Oils and fats
  • Dairy products
  • Seafood, poultry and meat industry
  • Snacks
  • Confectionery
  • Others
By Geography
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • Asia Pacific
  • MEA

Frequently Asked Questions

The Food preservatives market size was valued at USD 2,942.7 million in 2022.

The key segments covered in the food preservatives market are technology, components, application, and end-users.

The Food preservatives market has been classified into North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Africa, and the rest of MEA.

The Food preservatives market key players are Danisco A/S (Denmark), Akzo Nobel N.V. (Netherlands), Cargill, Incorporated (U.S.), DSM (Netherlands), Univar Inc. (U.S.), Tate & Lyle (U.K.), Brenntag Solutions Group, Inc. (Germany), Kemin Industries, Inc. (U.S.), Hawkins Watts Limited (New Zealand), Galactic (Belgium)

1.Executive Summary
2.Global Food Preservatives Market Introduction 
2.1.Global Food Preservatives Market  - Taxonomy
2.2.Global Food Preservatives Market  - Definitions
2.2.1.Function
2.2.2.Type
2.2.3.Source
2.2.4.Application
2.2.5.Region
3.Global Food Preservatives Market Dynamics
3.1. Drivers
3.2. Restraints
3.3. Opportunities/Unmet Needs of the Market
3.4. Trends
3.5. Product Landscape
3.6. New Product Launches
3.7. Impact of COVID 19 on Market
4.Global Food Preservatives Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029
4.1.  Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
4.2.  Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) 
4.3.  Market Opportunity Analysis 
5.Global Food Preservatives Market  By Function, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 (Sales Value USD Million)
5.1. Antimicrobials
5.1.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
5.1.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
5.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
5.2. Anti-oxidants
5.2.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
5.2.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
5.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
5.3. Chelating agents
5.3.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
5.3.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
5.3.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
6.Global Food Preservatives Market  By Type, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 (Sales Value USD Million)
6.1. Benzoates
6.1.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
6.1.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
6.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
6.2. Sorbates
6.2.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
6.2.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
6.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
6.3. Nitrates
6.3.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
6.3.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
6.3.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
6.4. Sulphites
6.4.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
6.4.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
6.4.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
6.5. Vitamin E&C
6.5.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
6.5.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
6.5.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
6.6. Polyphosphates
6.6.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
6.6.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
6.6.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
6.7. Disodium EDTA
6.7.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
6.7.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
6.7.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
6.8. Others
6.8.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
6.8.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
6.8.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
7.Global Food Preservatives Market  By Source, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 (Sales Value USD Million)
7.1. Chemicals
7.1.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
7.1.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
7.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
7.2. Microorganisms
7.2.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
7.2.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
7.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
7.3. Plants
7.3.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
7.3.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
7.3.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
8.Global Food Preservatives Market  By Application, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 (Sales Value USD Million)
8.1. Bakery
8.1.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
8.1.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
8.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
8.2. Beverages
8.2.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
8.2.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
8.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
8.3. Oils and fats
8.3.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
8.3.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
8.3.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
8.4. Dairy products
8.4.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
8.4.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
8.4.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
8.5. Seafood, poultry and meat industry
8.5.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
8.5.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
8.5.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
8.6. Snacks
8.6.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
8.6.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
8.6.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
8.7. Confectionery
8.7.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
8.7.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
8.7.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
8.8. Others
8.8.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
8.8.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
8.8.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
9.Global Food Preservatives Market  By Region, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 (Sales Value USD Million)
9.1. North America
9.1.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
9.1.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
9.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
9.2. Europe
9.2.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
9.2.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
9.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
9.3. Asia Pacific (APAC)
9.3.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
9.3.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
9.3.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
9.4. Middle East and Africa (MEA)
9.4.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
9.4.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
9.4.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
9.5. Latin America
9.5.1. Market Analysis, 2018 - 2022 and Forecast, 2023 - 2029, (Sales Value USD Million)
9.5.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
9.5.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
10.North America Food Preservatives Market ,2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 (Sales Value USD Million)
10.1. Function Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
10.1.1.Antimicrobials
10.1.2.Anti-oxidants
10.1.3.Chelating agents
10.2.  Type Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
10.2.1.Benzoates
10.2.2.Sorbates
10.2.3.Nitrates
10.2.4.Sulphites
10.2.5.Vitamin E&C
10.2.6.Polyphosphates
10.2.7.Disodium EDTA
10.2.8.Others
10.3.  Source Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
10.3.1.Chemicals
10.3.2.Microorganisms
10.3.3.Plants
10.4.  Application Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
10.4.1.Bakery
10.4.2.Beverages
10.4.3.Oils and fats
10.4.4.Dairy products
10.4.5.Seafood, poultry and meat industry
10.4.6.Snacks
10.4.7.Confectionery
10.4.8.Others
10.5.  Country Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
10.5.1.United States of America (USA)
10.5.2.Canada
11.Europe Food Preservatives Market ,2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 (Sales Value USD Million)
11.1. Function Analysis  and Forecast  by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
11.1.1.Antimicrobials
11.1.2.Anti-oxidants
11.1.3.Chelating agents
11.2.  Type Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
11.2.1.Benzoates
11.2.2.Sorbates
11.2.3.Nitrates
11.2.4.Sulphites
11.2.5.Vitamin E&C
11.2.6.Polyphosphates
11.2.7.Disodium EDTA
11.2.8.Others
11.3.  Source Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
11.3.1.Chemicals
11.3.2.Microorganisms
11.3.3.Plants
11.4.  Application Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
11.4.1.Bakery
11.4.2.Beverages
11.4.3.Oils and fats
11.4.4.Dairy products
11.4.5.Seafood, poultry and meat industry
11.4.6.Snacks
11.4.7.Confectionery
11.4.8.Others
11.5.  Country Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
11.5.1.Germany
11.5.2.France
11.5.3.Italy
11.5.4.United Kingdom (UK)
11.5.5.Spain
11.5.6.Rest of EU
12.Asia Pacific (APAC) Food Preservatives Market ,2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 (Sales Value USD Million)
12.1. Function Analysis  and Forecast  by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
12.1.1.Antimicrobials
12.1.2.Anti-oxidants
12.1.3.Chelating agents
12.2.  Type Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
12.2.1.Benzoates
12.2.2.Sorbates
12.2.3.Nitrates
12.2.4.Sulphites
12.2.5.Vitamin E&C
12.2.6.Polyphosphates
12.2.7.Disodium EDTA
12.2.8.Others
12.3.  Source Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
12.3.1.Chemicals
12.3.2.Microorganisms
12.3.3.Plants
12.4.  Application Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
12.4.1.Bakery
12.4.2.Beverages
12.4.3.Oils and fats
12.4.4.Dairy products
12.4.5.Seafood, poultry and meat industry
12.4.6.Snacks
12.4.7.Confectionery
12.4.8.Others
12.5.  Country Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
12.5.1.China
12.5.2.India
12.5.3.Australia and New Zealand (ANZ)
12.5.4.Japan
12.5.5.Rest of APAC
13.Middle East and Africa (MEA) Food Preservatives Market ,2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 (Sales Value USD Million)
13.1. Function Analysis  and Forecast  by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
13.1.1.Antimicrobials
13.1.2.Anti-oxidants
13.1.3.Chelating agents
13.2.  Type Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
13.2.1.Benzoates
13.2.2.Sorbates
13.2.3.Nitrates
13.2.4.Sulphites
13.2.5.Vitamin E&C
13.2.6.Polyphosphates
13.2.7.Disodium EDTA
13.2.8.Others
13.3.  Source Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
13.3.1.Chemicals
13.3.2.Microorganisms
13.3.3.Plants
13.4.  Application Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
13.4.1.Bakery
13.4.2.Beverages
13.4.3.Oils and fats
13.4.4.Dairy products
13.4.5.Seafood, poultry and meat industry
13.4.6.Snacks
13.4.7.Confectionery
13.4.8.Others
13.5.  Country Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
13.5.1.GCC Countries
13.5.2.South Africa
13.5.3.Rest of MEA
14.Latin America Food Preservatives Market ,2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 (Sales Value USD Million)
14.1. Function Analysis  and Forecast  by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
14.1.1.Antimicrobials
14.1.2.Anti-oxidants
14.1.3.Chelating agents
14.2.  Type Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
14.2.1.Benzoates
14.2.2.Sorbates
14.2.3.Nitrates
14.2.4.Sulphites
14.2.5.Vitamin E&C
14.2.6.Polyphosphates
14.2.7.Disodium EDTA
14.2.8.Others
14.3.  Source Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
14.3.1.Chemicals
14.3.2.Microorganisms
14.3.3.Plants
14.4.  Application Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
14.4.1.Bakery
14.4.2.Beverages
14.4.3.Oils and fats
14.4.4.Dairy products
14.4.5.Seafood, poultry and meat industry
14.4.6.Snacks
14.4.7.Confectionery
14.4.8.Others
14.5.  Country Analysis 2018 - 2022 and Forecast 2023 - 2029 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
14.5.1.Brazil
14.5.2.Mexico
14.5.3.Rest of LA
15. Competition Landscape
15.1.  Market Player Profiles (Introduction, Brand/Product Sales, Financial Analysis, Product Offerings, Key Developments, Collaborations, M & A, Strategies, and SWOT Analysis) 
15.2.1.Danisco A/S (Denmark)
15.2.2.Akzo Nobel N.V (Netherlands)
15.2.3.Cargill, Incorporated (U.S)
15.2.4.DSM (Netherlands)
15.2.5.Univar Inc. (U.S)
15.2.6.Tate & Lyle (U.K)
15.2.7.Brenntag Solutions Group, Inc. (Germany)
15.2.8.Kemin Industries, Inc. (U.S)
15.2.9.Hawkins Watts Limited (New Zealand)
15.2.10.Galactic (Belgium)
16. Research Methodology 
17. Appendix and Abbreviations 
  • Danisco A/S (Denmark)
  • Akzo Nobel N.V (Netherlands)
  • Cargill, Incorporated (U.S)
  • DSM (Netherlands)
  • Univar Inc. (U.S)
  • Tate & Lyle (U.K)
  • Brenntag Solutions Group, Inc. (Germany)
  • Kemin Industries, Inc. (U.S)
  • Hawkins Watts Limited (New Zealand)
  • Galactic (Belgium)