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Air-Dried Food Market Analysis

  • Report ID: GMI4406
  • Published Date: Oct 2019
  • Report Format: PDF

Air-Dried Food Market Analysis

Air dried food products primarily include fruits, vegetables, coffee beans, herbs & meat. Coffee beans are likely to clutch a significant share of more than 1/3rd the overall air-dried food market in 2018. Positive trends associated with spray dried instant coffee powders is the key factor driving the coffee beans sector. Spray drying process ensures an efficient dehydration of coffee beans, preserving the flavor and natural essence. In addition, air dried coffee beans are also procured in bulk amounts by many coffee chains such as Starbucks, Tully’s Coffee, etc. Other products covered in the report include fruits, vegetables, herbs, and meat. Air dried vegetables will be popular due to high demand from hotels and restaurants for preparation of delicious meals from fresh produce.<


Powder & granules held majority share in the air-dried food market in 2018. Continued and strong growth can be attributed to popularity of spray dried coffee powders which will be a major driving factor. Air dried fruits and vegetable-based powder & granules can be easily added into baked goods and meals for enhancing nutritional value and taste. Chunks and flakes, on the other hand, are widely used in breakfast meals, and ready-to-eat food items.


Online platforms are gaining popularity among the customers over supermarkets & hypermarkets, and convenience stores as they are cost effective and convenient. Online retailers are equipped with consumer-friendly navigation tools in order to provide delightful shopping experience to consumers. They provide better return policies and shipping services than other types of retail outlets. Online channels also provide price comparison systems and attractive discounts in order to lure customers into buying various products. Online retailing of air-dried food has a good future and can be boosted further with advanced logistics and quick delivery timelines.


Hotels & restaurants, bakery chains, pet food and processed food dominated the B2B air dried food distribution. Processed food held a major chunk of the overall B2B air-dried food market share in 2018. Processed foods include savory snacks, cereals, cookies, pastries & fast foods. Urbanization, demographic shifts, and superior branding efforts by major companies will be popular impact forces affecting the B2B market for air dried food.

Air-dried food market regional consumption

Asia Pacific will exhibit promising trends in air-dried food market during the forecast time span. The working population in this region are now shifting towards ready-to-eat and easy-to-prepare meals and convenience foods, which will bolster the product growth. Favorable trends associated with regional packaged foods sector is going to augment the product sales in near future. Large scale product usage in processed & pet food companies, hotels & restaurants, and bakery chains are expected to drive the regional industry by 2026. North American and European consumers are well aware about product benefits and use them in daily meals & breakfasts. Presence of large number of retail outlets in these regions will also catapult the air-dried food market statistics in given timeframe.

Authors: Kiran Pulidindi

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Air drying is a process of removing moisture content from various food items in order to extend their shelf life and prevent bacterial contamination.

Global market for air dried food will achieve over 10.5% CAGR from 2019 to 2026.

Rising products demand from processed food and bakery chains will be key driving factors for the growth of global air-dried food industry.

Air-Dried Food Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2018
  • Companies covered: 19
  • Tables & Figures: 492
  • Countries covered: 21
  • Pages: 383
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