Global Natural Food Preservatives Market Size, Share, Opportunities, And Trends By Function (Antioxidants, Antimicrobial, Others), By Type (Citric, Honey, Lemon, Salt & Sugar, Vinegar, Others), By Application (Bakery, Beverages, Dairy, Fruits And Vegetables, Sea Food, Meat, And Poultry, Others), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2023 To 2028

  • Published : Mar 2023
  • Report Code : KSI061614491
  • Pages : 140

An ingredient used to preserve food that is derived from natural sources is known as a natural food preservative. As many natural food preservatives are antimicrobial agents, they either kill or prevent bacterial development. Antioxidants are another type of natural food preservative that guards against oxidation. Contrary to synthetic preservatives, natural preservatives are components that come from nature and prevent items from early spoiling. Because of this, the use of natural preservatives is rapidly increasing, which unquestionably aids in increasing the shelf life of the products, lowering spoilage, and maintaining scent and efficacy. These are known as antimicrobial preservatives. The amalgamation of antioxidants with an antibacterial preservative is required.

Snacks, dairy, meat, confections, bread goods, and poultry items are all preserved with food preservatives. It is projected that rising consumer demand for corporate efficiency, cost-cutting, speed, and scalability would generate the tremendous potential for the worldwide market for natural food preservatives. It would be expected that businesses that consistently implement new technologies will propel market expansion. The rapidly growing body of information regarding animal welfare and the development of dietary choices have led to a surge in the demand for plant-based preservatives. For the past few years, beverage producers have embraced a "better-for-you strategy" to appeal to increasingly health-conscious customers. Natural substances are used in this method. It is thus projected that there would be an increase in the need for natural food preservatives.

Growing e-commerce penetration and the significance of natural foods to upsurge the market for natural food preservatives

People's desire for organic and chemical-free meals is sharply rising as they grow more health aware. The market for natural food preservatives is expanding quickly as manufacturers increasingly use natural preservatives due to concerns about environmental sustainability. Additionally, the demand for organic food items is rising globally due to growing internet and e-commerce penetration. Consumers' regular diets of synthetic foods are detrimental to their health, raising concerns about health and causing a trend towards organic items.

Convenience food demand will drive the worldwide market's expansion.

There is a greater preference for foods with a longer shelf life as a result of the rising demand for convenience goods and the increased attention being paid to organic food, which has raised the need for natural food preservatives. As people grow more health conscious, the demand for organic and chemical-free foods has been rising substantially. Manufacturers employ more natural preservatives as a consequence of concerns about environmental sustainability, which accelerates growth. Globalization, a growing working population, and increased internet and e-commerce use, and a growing working population are all driving up demand for organic food products. The constant use of synthetic foods damages consumers' health, raising their awareness of the dangers of these foods, causing them to switch to organic products, and growing the demand for natural food preservatives.

Beverage manufacturers have adopted a "better-for-you strategy" in recent years, which involves using natural ingredients to draw in more and more consumers who are health-conscious. The need for natural food preservatives is thus anticipated to grow as a result. The ease of accessibility and affordability of natural food preservatives are further factors driving market expansion.

North America is projected to be the prominent market shareholder in the natural food preservatives market and is anticipated to continue throughout the forecast period.

An increase in the product's different uses in Canada,

 the United States, and Mexico propelled the market in North America. The main driver of market expansion in Europe is the food and beverage sector. The United States, Canada, Australia, China, Saudi Arabia, and Japan are the leading export destinations for the food and beverage sector in Europe. So, it is anticipated that increased food export from Europe would increase the need for food preservatives, which are necessary to preserve shelf life during transit activities.

During the next years, the market expansion in the Asia Pacific is anticipated to profit from the rising working population and consumers' demand for ready-to-eat foods. Asia Pacific is anticipated to develop throughout the projection period, making it the fastest-growing region. The consumption of meat and drinks is increasing at one of the quickest rates in Central and South American nations. During the projection period, the region's demand for antimicrobial agents is anticipated to be driven by the beverage industry's rapid rise.

Market Key Developments

  • In September 2021, Jennewein Biotechnologie GmbH was purchased by Chr. Hansen Holding A/S to access the rapidly expanding human milk oligosaccharides industry. The business intends to spend more than EUR 200 million in production assets until 2025, including a brownfield facility, to boost Its capacity and meet projected demand.
  • In July 2021, With phage-resistant culture rounds, DSM announced an upgrade to its Dairy Safe cheese biopreservation investment. Cheese manufacturers gain from a far more effective culture rotation system by providing consistent and precise cheese production as well as beneficial phage management through cultural experiences.


  • By Function
    • Antioxidants
    • Antimicrobial
    • Others
  • By Type
    • Citric
    • Honey
    • Lemon
    • Salt & Sugar
    • Vinegar
    • Others
  • By Application
    • Bakery
    • Beverages
    • Dairy
    • Fruits and Vegetables
    • Sea Food, Meat, and Poultry
    • Others
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • USA
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • UK
      • France
      • Spain
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Israel
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • South Korea
      • India
      • Taiwan
      • Thailand
      • Indonesia
      • Others


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 Data

2.2. Assumptions


3.1. Research Highlights


4.1. Market Drivers

4.2. Market Restraints

4.3. Porter’s Five Force 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. Antioxidants

5.3. Antimicrobial

5.4. Others


6.1. Introduction

6.2. Citric

6.3. Honey

6.4. Lemon

6.5. Salt & Sugar

6.6. Vinegar

6.7. Others


7.1. Introduction

7.2. Bakery

7.3. Beverages

7.4. Dairy

7.5. Fruits and Vegetables

7.6. Sea Food, Meat, and Poultry

7.7. Others


8.1. Introduction

8.2. North America

8.2.1. United States

8.2.2. Canada

8.2.3. Mexico

8.3. South America

8.3.1. Brazil

8.3.2. Argentina

8.3.3. Others

8.4. Europe

8.4.1. United Kingdom

8.4.2. Germany

8.4.3. France

8.4.4. Spain

8.4.5. Others

8.5. The Middle East and Africa

8.5.1. Saudi Arabia

8.5.2. UAE

8.5.3. Israel

8.5.4. Others

8.6. Asia Pacific

8.6.1. Japan

8.6.2. China

8.6.3. India

8.6.4. South Korea

8.6.5. Indonesia

8.6.6. Thailand

8.6.7. Others


9.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis

9.2. Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness

9.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations

9.4. Vendor Competitiveness Matrix


10.1. Cargill, Inc.

10.2. DuPont de Nemours

10.3. Kemin Industries

10.4. Hawkins Watts Limited

10.5. Galactic S.A

10.6. Merck KGaA

10.7. BASF SE

10.8. Kerry Group Plc.

10.9. Archer Daniels Midland Company

10.10. Handary S.A.

Cargill, Inc.

DuPont de Nemours

Kemin Industries

Hawkins Watts Limited

Galactic S.A

Merck KGaA


Kerry Group Plc.

Archer Daniels Midland Company

Handary S.A.