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Global Food Colors Market by Type (Natural Colors, Synthetic, Nature Identical) by Application (Nutritional Products, Beverages, Dairy Products, Meat & Poultry Products, Snacks & Cereal) – Business Overview, Analysis and Industry Forecast 2017-2023

 Food and Beverages

Report Overview

Global Food Colors Market was valued at USD XX Billion in the year 2017. Global Food Colors Market is further estimated to grow at a CAGR of XX% from 20110 to reach USD XX Billion by the year 2023. The North America region holds the highest market share in 2017 and the Asia Pacific is considered as the fastest growing market in the forecasted period. At a country level, US, China are projected to grow strongly in the coming years due to increasing density of population and funding through Research and Development.

ADM (U.S), Chr. Hansen (Denmark), Dowdupont (U.S) are the key players in this market.


            Increasing Demand for Natural Colors


            Health Hazards of Synthetic Colorants 


            Safety Reassessment of Synthetic Food Colors 


            Labeling Mandates for E Numbers

The Global Food Colors Market is divided as By Type, Application, Form, Solubility, and Region.

On the basis of Type, the carmine color accounted for the largest share, followed by caramel, in 2018. Due to their wide application areas such as cake icings, hard candy, bakery products, ice cream, yogurt, gelatin desserts, fruit syrups, and jam/preserves in the food industry, caramels are largely used by food & beverage manufacturers. Recent trends in the food industry see consumers leaning toward natural colors because of the health benefits associated with them.

The food colors market, on the basis of Application, is segmented into the food and beverages segments. Processed food accounted for the largest share, followed by bakery & confectionery products. Processed foods such as crisps, sausage rolls, tinned vegetables, savory snacks, and other convenience foods held the largest share of the food colors market.

On the basis of Form, the liquid segment accounted for the largest share. Liquid dyes are the most conventional forms applied in almost all varieties of foods. Their applications include tinting icings, batters, and doughs.

On the basis of Solubility, dye accounted for the largest share. Some examples of natural dyes that are used as food colors are carotenoids, chlorophyll, anthocyanin, and turmeric. These dyes contain nutritional values such as antioxidants, vitamins, and impart other health benefits; thus, there is a high demand for these kinds of dyes in the food industry. The processed food segment is expected to grow at a moderate CAGR of XX% in the coming years.

Key Benefits for Stakeholders

Regulatory and research organizations

Food color manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and retailers

Food & beverage producers, suppliers, distributors, and retailers

Color extraction equipment manufacturers, traders, distributors, and dealers

By Type

Natural Colors


Nature Identical

By Application

Nutritional Products


Dairy Products

Meat & Poultry Products

Snacks & Cereal


By Form




By Solubility



By Region

North America





Key Market Players

Darling Ingredients

Tessenderlo Group


Kewpie Corporation

Danish Crown


Gelita AG

Italgelatine S.P.A

Lapi Gelatine

Nitta Gelatin

Weishardt Group 

(A brief overview of 10 companies is also provided in a report.)

Research Methodology:

Genesis Market Insights follows in-depth Research Methodology focused on reducing deviation in the collected data. GMI offers the most precise evaluations and projection for the market numbers. GMI engages following Market Engineering techniques –

  1.      Raw Market Data is collected and compared with the Existing in-house Data on a broad front.
  2.      Both Bottom-Up and Top-Down approaches are analyzed for segmenting and estimating measurable aspects of the market.
  3.      To avoid bias, we filter the collected data collected from authenticated sources.
  4.      GMI has a well proven Statistical Modeling System for estimates and forecasts.
  5.      Further, the report findings are validated with the Industry Expert Panel on face to face or telephonic interviews.
  6.      Panelists are approached from Leading Enterprises across the value chain including manufacturers, suppliers, technology providers, domain experts and buyers so as to validate a thorough and balanced market overview.

Detailed customization is also available for you. Further, if the report listed above does not meet your key requirements. Our customized research report will analytically cover the required market information you need which will help you to plan your business decisions.

Table Of Content

1. Introduction

1.1 Market Vision

       1.1.1 Market Definition

       1.1.2 Market Scope

1.2 Limitations

1.3 Stakeholders

2. Research Methodology

2.1. Research Process

       2.1.1. Secondary Research

    Key Data from Secondary Research

       2.1.2. Primary Research

    Key Data from Primary Research

    Breakdowns of Primary Interviews

2.2. Market Size Estimation

       2.2.1. Bottom-Up Approach

       2.2.2. Top-Down Approach

       2.2.3. Annual Revenue Process

2.3. Data Triangulation 

2.4. Research Assumptions 

       2.4.1. Assumption

3. Executive Summary

4. Market Overview

4.1. Introduction

4.2. Drivers

4.3. Restraints

4.4. Opportunities

4.7. Challenges

4.6. Regulations

4.7. Supply Chain/Value Chain Analysis

4.7. Patent & Standards

5. Industry Trends

5.1. Introduction

5.2. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

       5.2.1. Threat of New Entrants

       5.2.2. Threat of Substitutes

       5.2.3. Bargaining Power of Buyers

       5.2.4. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

       5.2.7. Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

6. Global Food Colors Market, By Type

6.1 Natural Colors

            6.1.1 Carmine

            6.1.2 Anthocyanins

            6.1.3 Caramel

            6.1.4 Annatto

            6.15 Carotenoids

            6.1.6 Chlorophyll

            6.1.7 Spirulina

            6.1.10 Others

6.2 Synthetic

            6.2.1 Blue

            6.2.2. Red

            6.2.3 Yellow

            6.2.4 Green

            6.2.5 Amaranth

            6.2.6 Carmoisine

            6.2.7 Others

6.3 Nature Identical

7. Global Food Colors Market, By Application

7.1 Food

            7.1.1 Processed Food

            7.1.2 Bakery & Confectionery Products

            7.1.3 Meat, Poultry, and Seafood

            7.1.4 Oils & Fats

            7.1.5 Dairy Products

            7.1.6 Others

7.2 Beverages

            7.2.1 Juice & Juice Concentrates

            7.2.2 Functional Drinks

            7.2.3 Carbonated Soft Drinks

            7.2.4 Alcoholic Drinks

8. Global Food Colors Market, By Form

8.1 Liquid

8.2 Powder

8.3 Gel

9. Global Food Colors Market, By Solubility

9.1 Dyes

9.2 Lakes

10. Geographical Analysis

10.1. Introduction

10.2. North America

       10.2.1. U.S.

       10.2.2. Canada

       102.3. Mexico

10.3. Europe

       10.3.1. U.K.

       10.3.2. Germany

       10.3.3. Italy

       10.3.4. France

       10.3.7. RoE

10.4. Asia Pacific

       10.4.1. South Korea

       10.4.2. China

       10.4.3. Japan

       10.4.4. India

       10.4.7. RoAPAC

10.7. RoW

       10.7.1. Latin America

       10.7.2. Middle East and Africa

11. Company Profiles

11.1 ADM

11.2 Chr. Hansen

11.3 Dowdupont

11.4 Sensient Technologies

11.5 DSM

11.6 Naturex

11.7 DDW

11.8 Döhler Group

11.9 Fiorio Colori

11.10 Kalsec

(A brief overview of 10 companies is also provided)

12. Competitive Analysis

12.1. Introduction

12.2. Market Positioning of Key Players

12.3 Competitive Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

        12.3.1. Investments & Expansions

        12.3.2. New Product Launches

        12.3.3. Mergers & Acquisitions

        12.3.4. Agreements, Joint Ventures, and Partnerships

13. Appendix

13.1. Questionnaire

13.2. Available Customizations 

13.3. Upcoming Events (Trade Fair, Exhibitions, Conferences)


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