While United Kingdom is the second largest market for sodium reduction ingredients in Europe after Germany, it is slated to be the fastest growing, with a forecast compounded annual rate of about 13% over 2016-2021. Yeast extracts are likely to register the fastest growth in consumption during the aforementioned period, though demand for mineral salts as sodium reduction ingredients is anticipated to account for the largest share. In terms of application, snacks dominate the market for sodium reduction ingredients in United Kingdom, with an estimated 28% share in 2014, which is likely to continue in the future. However, faster growth in demand for sodium reduction ingredients is expected to be witnessed by meats and meat products during 2016-2021.
Sodium reduction ingredients, constituting a crucial component of the food additives industry, are utilized for either reducing the salt content in food products or entirely replacing it. Excessive intake of sodium will lead to a number of adverse health effects, hypertension being foremost among them. Other health risks of the same include stroke, heart failure, osteoporosis, stomach cancer, kidney disease, kidney stones, enlarged heart muscle and headaches. Sodium consumption in excess can also be the cause of increased water retention that leads to puffiness, bloating and weight gain.
Alleviating these conditions to some extent has been possible through the use of sodium reduction ingredients, such as mineral salts, amino acids and yeast extracts. These mineral salts comprises of various salts such as potassium chloride, magnesium sulfate, potassium lactate and calcium chloride, with hydrolyzed vegetable protein, nucleotides and trehalose as well. Such ingredients typically find application on a combo basis or as blends that can be added to food products. A few of these ingredients are also being utilized in the form of masking ingredients that help in avoiding the bitter or metallic aftertastes of certain foods. Versatility in application has provided the requisite impetus to these health promoting products.
Some of the major factors driving demand for sodium reduction ingredients include:
Greater emphasis on health nutrition
Growing knowledge in regard to the detrimental effects of excessive intake of salt
Improvement in taste
Increased demand for processed foods.
Key Deliverables in the Study
Market analysis for the U.K. Sodium Reduction Ingredient Market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis.
Market definition along with the identification of key drivers and restraints.
Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenarios, rising prospective opportunities, and identification of key companies that can influence this market.
Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their market shares.
Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the U.K. Sodium Reduction Ingredient Market.
A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.
A wide-ranging knowledge and insights about the major players in this industry and the key strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market.
Insights on the major regions in country where this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped.
Key points in table of content
1.1 Key Deliverables of the Study
1.2 Study Assumptions
1.3 Market Definitions
- RESEARCH APPROACH AND METHODOLOGY
2.2 Research Design
2.3 Study Timelines
2.4 Study Phases
2.4.1 Secondary Research
2.4.2 Discussion Guide
2.4.3 Market Engineering & Econometric Modeling
2.4.4 Expert Validation
- KEY FINDINGS OF THE STUDY
- MARKET OVERVIEW
4.2 Market Dynamics
126.96.36.199 Health & Wellness campaigns increasing awareness amongst the consumers
188.8.131.52 Growing demand from the food processing industry
184.108.40.206 Identification of new flavor enhancing ingredients
220.127.116.11 Cost implications and ingredient combinations
18.104.22.168 Low adoption rate
22.214.171.124 Stringent Regulatory framework
126.96.36.199 Innovation in product applications
4.2.4 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
188.8.131.52 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
184.108.40.206 Bargaining Power of Buyers
220.127.116.11 Threat of New Entrants
18.104.22.168 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
22.214.171.124 Degree of Competition
4.2.5 Value & Supply Chain Analysis
- MARKET SEGMENTATION
5.1 By Product Type
5.1.1 Amino Acids & Glutamates
5.1.2 Mineral Salts
126.96.36.199 Potassium Chloride
188.8.131.52 Magnesium Sulphate
184.108.40.206 Potassium Lactate
220.127.116.11 Calcium Chloride
5.1.3 Yeast Extracts
5.2 By Application
5.2.1 Bakery & Confectionery
5.2.2 Condiments, Seasonings & Sauces
5.2.3 Dairy & Frozen Foods
5.2.4 Meat & Meat Products
- POLICIES & REGULATIONS
- COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
7.1 Market shares of leading global players
7.2 Strategies adopted by leading global players
- COMPANY PROFILES
8.1 Advanced Food Systems inc
8.2 Angel Yeast Co.Ltd
8.3 Armor Proteines SAS
8.5 Cambrian Solutions Inc
8.6 Carbery Group
8.7 Cargill Inc
8.8 Dr. Paul Lohmann GmbH KG
8.9 Danisco A/S
8.10 Givaudan SA
8.11 ICL Performance Products
8.12 Innophos Holdings Inc
8.13 Jungbunzlauer Holding AG
8.14 K+S Kali GmbH
8.15 Kerry Group
8.16 Kudos Blends
8.17 Novozymes A/S
8.18 Nu-Tek Food Sciences
8.19 Ohly Americas
8.20 Ottens Flavors
8.21 Purac Biochem BV
8.22 RS Flavor Ingredients
8.23 Royal DSM NV
8.24 Savory Systems International Inc
8.26 Sensient Technologies Corp
8.27 Smart Salt Inc
8.28 Tate & Lyle Plc
8.29 Wild Flavors Inc
8.30 Bunge Ltd
9.1 Secondary Sources
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