Gluten-Free Pasta Market Size, Share, Opportunities, And Trends By Ingredients (Rice, Corn, Millet, Others) By Product Type (Dried, Chilled/Fresh, Canned/Preserved), By Distribution Channel (Supermarket/Hypermarket, Convenience Stores, Online Retail Stores, Other Distribution Channels), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2023 To 2028

  • Published : May 2023
  • Report Code : KSI061615377
  • Pages : 147

Gluten-free pasta is the type of meal that rigorously avoids gluten, which is a protein combination found in wheat, barley, rye, and oats. Gluten-free pasta is predominately consumed by those who suffer from gluten-related allergies and love Italian cuisine. The market for gluten-free pasta is categorised into various segments, including the ingredients, product type, distribution channels and geographical regions.

Increasing numbers of people with celiac disease and gluten allergies are making gluten-free pasta more popular. As a result of the increased demand for gluten-free pasta, they are widely available in speciality shops and supermarkets to being available in grocery stores. Increasing awareness regarding one’s health has led to a massive consumer shift towards a gluten-free diet which is progressing the market demand even further. A recent study conducted by the University of Nebraska shows that 20 per cent of the American population follows a gluten-free diet.  Growing demand for gluten-free products by millennial and GenZ demographic groups is also spurring market growth during the analysis period.  According to recent estimates nearly 50 per cent of the millennial population have tried gluten-free products at least once in their lifetime.

However, high prices as compared to other types of pasta along with high and volatile prices of raw materials obstruct the growth of the global market for gluten-free pasta during the projection period. Continuous product innovation and launched especially in countries such as the US or the UK are providing new opportunities for key market players.

During the anticipation period, the growing cases of gluten-related allergies will support the growth of the global gluten-free pasta market.

Gluten intolerance is a medical condition where a person is unable to digest gluten and becomes ill as a result. Symptoms of gluten intolerance include fatigue, anxiety, diarrhoea, joint pain, bloating, gas, abdominal pain etc. In the United States, nearly six per cent of the population suffers from gluten intolerance, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Another medical disorder caused by gluten consumption is celiac disease. Celiac disease is an autoimmune ailment in which the patient's immune system destroys the small intestinal lining in reaction to gluten ingestion, resulting in malnutrition and other medical complications. The gluten-free diet is the only method to treat celiac disease. According to the official data, nearly 2 million Americans suffer from celiac disease and 20 to 30 per cent of the population have a risk of developing celiac disease. The rising incidents of gluten allergies and celiac disease have led to growing demand for gluten-free products which is estimated to propel market demand even further.  According to CDC, nearly 25 per cent of people in the US follow a strict gluten-free diet.

Growing demand for Italian dishes all over the world will spur growth even further during the analysis period.

Market growth for gluten-free pasta is also driven by Italian cuisine's growing popularity. Italian cuisine has become one of the most popular ethnic cuisines in the world, recognised for its wonderful food and classic dishes such as pizzas and pasta. However, Italian cuisine is also easy, fast, and inexpensive, with a broad selection of vegetable and meat alternatives that appeal to diverse demographic groups. According to a global YouGov survey of, pizza and pasta are among the most popular dishes in the world. Moreover, 86 per cent of the respondents also find Italian to be their favourite cuisine to eat. According to the data published by National Pasta Association says that The average American consumes about 20 pounds of pasta each year which places it sixth in terms of food per capita in the United States.

During the forecast period, North America is anticipated to hold a significant share of the global gluten-free pasta market.

North America region is anticipated to hold a significant market share in gluten-free pasta. This region will experience rapid expansion throughout the projection period due to the rising prevalence of gluten-related allergies among the North American population. Almost 6 per cent of people in The United States suffer from gluten intolerance. Gluten-free pasta is in high demand in markets such as the United States and Canada. This region's market is also expanding as a result of the growing millennial population. This region's market is expanding due to reasons such as changing eating habits and rising demand for healthy food products. The high popularity of Italian cuisine in countries such as the United States is also propelling regional market demand. According to the National Pasta Association data the United States consumes 5.95 billion pounds of pasta per year. According to a National Pasta Association consumer survey, 86 per cent of respondents ate pasta at least once a week. In addition, the prevalence of key market players such as AMI Operating Inc., Quinoa Corporation, H.J. Heinz Company L.P., and others also spurs the growth of gluten-free pasta in this region.

Market Key Developments

  • In January 2023, American pasta manufacturer based in Connecticut Jovial Foods, an organic, allergen-friendly food manufacturer, is expanding its gluten-free pasta offering with stelline pasta.
  • In June 2022, ZENB, an American direct-to-consumer plant-based food company, is expanding its existing range of gluten-free pasta to include spaghetti noodles. The single-ingredient spaghetti, which joins other pasta types in the brand range such as rotini, penne, and elbows, is created from 100 per cent yellow peas and is certified gluten-free, vegan, and non-GMO. The spaghetti has 17 grammes of protein and 11 grammes of fibre per dish.


  • By Ingredients
    • Rice
    • Corn
    • Millet
    • Others
  • By Product Type
    • Dried
    • Chilled/Fresh
    • Canned/Preserved
  • By Distribution Channel
    • Supermarket/Hypermarket
    • Convenience Stores
    • Online Retail Stores
    • Other Distribution Channels
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • United States
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • United Kingdom
      • Germany
      • France
      • Spain
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Israel
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • Japan
      • China
      • India
      • South Korea
      • Indonesia
      • Thailand
      • Others

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

2021 has been taken as the base year in the gluten-free pasta market.
Prominent key market players in the gluten-free pasta market include Dr. Schar AG, Barilla G. e R. F.lli S.p.A. P.I, Jovial Foods, and The Hain Celestial Group, Inc, among others.
The gluten-free pasta market has been segmented by ingredients, product type, distribution channel, and geography.
The growing cases of gluten-related allergies will support the gluten-free pasta market growth.
North America is anticipated to hold a significant share of the global gluten-free pasta 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 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. Rice

5.3. Corn

5.4. Millet

5.5. Others


6.1. Introduction

6.2. Dried

6.3. Chilled/Fresh

6.4. Canned/Preserved


7.1. Introduction

7.2. Supermarket/Hypermarket

7.3. Convenience Stores

7.4. Online Retail Stores

7.5. Other Distribution Channels


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. Dr. Schar AG

10.2. Barilla G. e R. F.lli S.p.A. P.I

10.3. Jovial Foods

10.4. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc

10.5. GF Pasta Co

10.6. RP's Pasta Company

10.7. Broders Cucina Italina

10.8. Doves Farm Foods Ltd

10.9. Ancient Harvest

10.10. H.J. Heinz Company

Dr. Schar AG

Barilla G. e R. F.lli S.p.A. P.I

Jovial Foods

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc

GF Pasta Co

RP's Pasta Company

Broders Cucina Italina

Doves Farm Foods Ltd

Ancient Harvest


H.J. Heinz Company