Alcohol Ingredients Market Size, Share, Opportunities, And Trends By Ingredient (Yeast, Enzymes, Colors, Flavors & Salts, Others), By Beverage Type (Beer, Wine, Spirits), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2023 To 2028

  • Published : Aug 2023
  • Report Code : KSI061613816
  • Pages : 152

The alcohol ingredients market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 3.56% over the forecast period, reaching US$18.889 billion in 2028 from US$14.791 billion in 2021.

The alcohol ingredients market is benefiting from the rising production of alcoholic beverages. Under these different beverages, the content of ethanol & alcohol varies depending upon the type of beverage. The market growth is driven by the increased consumption of alcoholic beverages globally, specifically by the young population.

Urbanization and adoption of Western culture in Asia Pacific region. 

With the growing adoption of Western culture coupled with rapid urbanization trends, the consumption of alcoholic beverages is on the rise globally. The young population is expected to be the major consumer base for these beverages. The rapid rise in alcohol consumption in developed & developing economies will continue to boost market growth till the forecast period. The shifting demographic & changing tastes & preferences of consumers continue to generate growth in innovative product offerings by the market players. According to estimates from the Brewers Association, in the US, in 2021, the retail sales of craft beer increased by around 21% after witnessing slow demand in the 2019 & 2020 periods. The sales were primarily affected due to pandemic restrictions. The total beer sales also increased by around 1%. by volume in 2021. These figures indicate favorable prospects for alcoholic ingredients market growth till the forecast period.

Increasing alcohol consumption

The major growth driver for the alcohol ingredients market is the consumption of alcohol among consumers. In recent years, the growing emergence of pubs, nightclubs & bars are a major factor in promoting the consumption of alcoholic beverages globally. Alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, whisky, and vodka are produced using these ingredients. According to Eurostat, the EU member states produced around 33.15 billion liters of beer with alcohol content in 2021. Beer-containing alcohol increased by up to 3% in 2021 compared to 2020. This reflects the positive projections for alcohol production that will further boost the market growth for alcohol ingredients in the long term. Furthermore, the growing demand for low-alcohol-content beverages is expected to promote market development.

Increasing awareness about flavored alcohol

The increasing awareness about different flavored alcoholic beverages & several varieties of mocktails and bears, among others, will positively impact the market growth. Key developments in the alcohol ingredients market include innovative products by key market players. For instance, in 2021, Angel Yeast, a company producing a variety of yeast strains to suit different alcoholic beverages, invested in the acquisition & production system along with Shandong Lufa Holding company. Manufacturers are also creating innovative products with combinations of colorants, yeast, flavors, and enzymes to suit different consumer needs. Additionally, manufacturers greatly focus on product premiumization due to the rising consumption of craft beers and flavored spirits in various countries.

North America is expected to grow significantly during the forecast period. 

The booming consumption of alcohol coupled with the new technological development in alcohol production are driving the demand for alcohol ingredients in the North American region. For instance, according to the US Census data, in February 2023, sales of beer, wine, and distilled alcohol in the United States stood at US$16,407 million, which represented an increase of 1.3% and 8.7% over 2022 and 2021 sales for the same month. Moreover, the growing number of beer & wine manufacturers in the US and the ever increasing young population are further propelling the market growth. According to the Brewers Association, in 2022, the total number of operating breweries in the US stood at 9,709, which signified an increase of 3.5%

Market Developments:

  • In March 2023, MONSTER launched its new line of alcoholic beverages, “Beast Unleashed,” made from malt alcohol.
  • In January 2023, Bluebird Hardwater launched three new products under its “hardwater” brand, which includes ultra-purified distilled water and premium spirits as major ingredients.
  • In October 2022, California-based beverage company Pulp Culture, in collaboration with Every Company, launched the world’s first protein-enriched beverage, “BUILD,” which contains many functional ingredients such as “Cordyceps.” 

Alcohol Ingredients Market Scope:


Report Metric Details
Market Size Value in 2021 US$14.791 billion
Market Size Value in 2028 US$18.889 billion
Growth Rate CAGR of 3.56% from 2021 to 2028
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2023 – 2028
Forecast Unit (Value) USD Billion
Segments Covered Ingredient, Beverage Type, and Geography
Regions Covered North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific
Companies Covered Cargill, Incorporated, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Kerry Group PLC, Sensient Technologies Corporation, Ashland Inc., D.D. Williamson & Co., Inc., Koninklijke Dsm N.V, Döhler Group, Chr. Hansen Holdings A/S, Treatt PLC
Customization Scope Free report customization with purchase


Market Segmentation:

  • By  Ingredient
    • Yeast
    • Enzymes
    • Color, flavor & salts
    • Others
  • By Beverage Type
    • Beer
    • Wine
    • Spirits
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • United States
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • France
      • United Kingdom
      • Italy
      • Spain
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Israel
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • India
      • South Korea
      • Indonesia
      • Thailand
      • Others

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The alcohol ingredients market is expected to reach a market size of US$18.889 billion by 2028.
Alcohol Ingredients Market was valued at US$14.791 billion in 2021.
The global alcohol ingredients market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.56% over the forecast period.
The alcohol ingredients market growth is promoted by the increased consumption of alcoholic beverages globally specifically by the young population.
The North American region is expected to hold a significant share of the alcohol ingredients market.


1.1. Market Overview

1.2. Market Definition

1.3. Scope of the Study

1.4. Market Segmentation

1.5. Currency

1.6. Assumptions

1.7. Base, and Forecast Years Timeline


2.1. Research Design

2.2. Research Data

2.3. Validation


3.1. Key Findings


4.1. Market Drivers

4.2. Market Restraints

4.3. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers

4.3.3. Threat of New Entrants

4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes

4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry

4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis


5.1. Introduction

5.2. Yeast

5.3. Enzymes

5.4. Color, flavor & salts

5.5. Others


6.1. Introduction

6.2. Beer

6.3. Wine

6.4. Spirits


7.1. Introduction

7.2. North America

7.2.1. By Ingredient

7.2.2. By Beverage Type

7.2.3. By Country United States Canada Mexico

7.3. South America

7.3.1. By Ingredient

7.3.2. By Beverage Type

7.3.3. By Country Brazil Argentina Others

7.4. Europe

7.4.1. By Ingredient

7.4.2. By Beverage Type

7.4.3. By Country Germany France United Kingdom Italy Spain Others

7.5. Middle East and Africa

7.5.1. By Ingredient

7.5.2. By Beverage Type

7.5.3. By Country Saudi Arabia UAE Israel Others

7.6. Asia Pacific

7.6.1. By Ingredient

7.6.2. By Beverage Type

7.6.3. By Country China Japan India South Korea Thailand Indonesia Others


8.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis

8.2. Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness

8.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations

8.4. Market Share Analysis


9.1. Cargill, Incorporated

9.2. Archer Daniels Midland Company

9.3. Kerry Group PLC

9.4. Sensient Technologies Corporation

9.5. Ashland Inc.

9.6. D.D. Williamson & Co., Inc.

9.7. Koninklijke Dsm N.V

9.8. Döhler Group

9.9. Chr. Hansen Holdings A/S

9.10. Treatt PLC

Cargill, Incorporated

Archer Daniels Midland Company

Kerry Group PLC

Sensient Technologies Corporation

Ashland Inc.

D.D. Williamson & Co., Inc.

Koninklijke Dsm N.V

Döhler Group

Chr. Hansen Holdings A/S

Treatt PLC