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Egg Replacers Market Size - By Functionality (Binding, Emulsification, Leavening, Moisture Retention, Texture Enhancement), By Application (Bakery and Confectionery, Dairy Products, Sauces and Dressings, Beverages), Source & Global Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI6480
  • Published Date: Aug 2023
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Egg Replacers Market Size

Egg Replacers Market size was valued at USD 1.3 billion in 2022 and is estimated to grow at over 6.5% CAGR from 2023 to 2032. The growing adoption of vegan and plant-based diets has led to increased demand for egg alternatives, as consumers seek cruelty-free and more sustainable food options. Consumers are increasingly seeking healthier food options, and egg replacers provide alternatives for those looking to reduce cholesterol, saturated fats, and allergens commonly associated with eggs.

Egg Replacers Market

In cultures or religions where eggs are restricted or not consumed, egg replacers provide an alternative for including baked goods and other recipes in the diet. Egg allergies and intolerances are driving the demand for egg replacers, allowing individuals to enjoy foods without the risk of allergic reactions.

Some egg replacers are blends of multiple ingredients, and ensuring a consistent and cost-effective supply of these ingredients can be challenging for manufacturers. Ingredients used in egg replacers may also face supply chain challenges, leading to potential shortages or cost fluctuations. The cost of producing egg replacers can impact their egg replacers market adoption, especially in price-sensitive markets or during times of economic uncertainty.

COVID-19 Impact

Reduced dining out affected foodservice demand for egg replacers, impacting sectors like bakery and hospitality. Economic hardships led to altered consumer spending patterns, potentially affecting purchasing decisions for premium or specialty products like egg replacers. Regulatory processes and compliance inspections were delayed, impacting the introduction and approval of new egg replacer products. Thus, the reduced number of COVID-19 cases and implementation of subsequent strategies by government and non-government organizations is set to drive the market growth.

Egg Replacers Market Trends

The increasing popularity of plant-based diets is driving demand for egg replacers as consumers seek alternatives to animal-based products. Consumers are demanding products with simple, recognizable ingredients, prompting manufacturers to develop egg replacers with clean label profiles. Beyond mimicking the structure of eggs, egg replacers are being designed to offer specific functional properties such as binding, emulsification, and leavening. Research into new ingredients, such as aquafaba (chickpea water), algae, and microorganisms, is leading to more diverse and effective egg replacers. Manufacturers are investing in improving the texture and taste of egg replacers to enhance their acceptability in a wider range of recipes.

Egg Replacers Market Analysis

Global Egg Replacers Market Size, By Source,

The egg replacers market from plant-based segment held over USD 0.7 billion revenue in 2022. The rise in veganism and plant-based diets is a significant driver for plant-based egg replacers, as consumers seek alternatives to animal-derived products. Plant-based egg replacers are often free from allergens like dairy and eggs, making them suitable for individuals with allergies or dietary restrictions.

Global Egg Replacers Market Revenue Share, By Functionality,

The binding segment accounted for 40% of the egg replacers market share in 2022. Egg replacers with strong binding properties are crucial in plant-based products to replicate the structure and texture that eggs provide in traditional recipes.

The bakery and confectionery segment is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 5.9% through 2032. Egg replacers are essential for creating vegan and plant-based versions of cakes, cookies, muffins, and other baked goods. Egg replacers enable the creation of vegan and dairy-free chocolates, truffles, and confections.

 U.S. Egg Replacers Market Size,

U.S. egg replacers market size was reached USD 0.3 billion in 2022. North America has witnessed a significant increase in the adoption of plant-based diets, driven by health, environmental, and ethical considerations. Egg replacers play a crucial role in providing plant-based alternatives in various food products.

Egg Replacers Market Share

Some of the major companies operating in the egg replacers market are:

  • Cargill Inc.
  • DuPont Nutrition & Health
  • Kerry Group
  • Glambia Plc.
  • Tate and Lyle and Ingredion Inc.
  • Corbion Puratos
  • Danone Nutricia
  • Flordia Food Products LLC
  • FIberstar Inc.
  • MGP Ingredients
  • Vitapro S.A
  • Future Food Ingredients
  • The Real Good Food Company LLC
  • Calysta,Inc
  • Stern-Wywiol Gruppe.

These companies focus on strategic partnerships, new product launch & commercialization for market expansion. Furthermore, these companies are heavily investing in research that allows them to introduce innovative products and garner maximum revenue in the market.

Egg replacers Industry News:

  • In November 2022, Nestle’ launched a new plant-based egg substitute in Latin America. The new powdered shelf-stable plant-based protein blends complement egg dishes without compromising on nutrition and cost.
  • In October 2022, AcreMade launched Plant-based Egg Substitute, an egg substitute made from PURIS’ ingredient, yellow field peas.

This egg replacers market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD Million & Units from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Source

  • Plant-Based Replacers
  • Animal based Replacers

Market, By Functionality

  • Binding
  • Emulsification
  • Leavening
  • Moisture Retention
  • Texture Enhancement

Market, By Application

  • Bakery and Confectionery
  • Dairy Products
  • Sauces and Dressings
  • Beverages
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • Indonesia
    • Malaysia 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Egypt


Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Anish Pathak

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of egg replacers crossed USD 1.3 billion in 2022 and is set to reach USD 2.4 billion by 2032, due to the growing adoption of vegan and plant-based diets worldwide.

The plant-based source segment in the egg replacers market recorded USD 0.7 billion in 2022, impelled by the surging number of consumers seeking alternatives to animal-derived products.

U.S. market size was valued at USD 0.3 billion in 2022, attributed to the increasing adoption of plant-based diets driven by health, environmental, and ethical considerations in the region.

Some of the influential egg replacer companies are Cargill Inc., DuPont Nutrition & Health, Kerry Group, Glambia Plc., Tate and Lyle and Ingredion Inc., Corbion Puratos, Danone Nutricia, Flordia Food Products LLC, FIberstar Inc., MGP Ingredients, Vitapro S.A, and The Real Good Food Company LLC.

Egg Replacers Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 191
  • Countries covered: 21
  • Pages: 150
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