Home > Food, Nutrition & Animal Feed > Food Colorants Market

Food Colorants Market Size By Source (Mineral [Titanium Dioxide, Calcium Carbonate, Iron Oxides], Pigments), By Product (Caramel, Curcumin, Chlorophyll, Paprika Extract, Spirulina & More), Type, Form, Solubility, Application, & Forecast, 2023-2032

  • Report ID: GMI2150
  • Published Date: Mar 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry Drivers

Food Colorants Market size valued at USD 4 billion in 2022 and is projected to exhibit 6.3% CAGR from 2023 to 2032.

Food Colorants Market

To get more details on this report: Request Free Sample PDF

Surging production of processed foods as a result of the emergence of fast-paced lifestyles is expected to propel the market demand. For instance, as per data published by the Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence & Statistics (DGCI&S), India’s agricultural and processed food exports increased by 25% in Q2 of the current FY 2022-23 as compared to the same period in FY 2021-22. Food additives are a major component of processed foods, adding texture, taste, and physical characteristics to the product. Over the last decade, the consumption of processed foods has amplified drastically, driving health concerns associated with lack of nutrition and chronic illnesses. Hence, the use of organic raw materials and natural additives is gaining substantial momentum in the food processing sector for producing cleaner and healthier food products.

Presence of strict regulations for synthetic color utilization may restrict industry growth

Growing health and safety concerns associated with the usage of synthetic colors in food processing could hamper the food colorants market growth. Several countries are adopting severe regulations pertaining to the utilization of artificial colorants in foods owing to potential risks of health conditions such as hyperactivity, attention deficit disorders, and chronic illnesses such as, cancer. In July 2022, Mars, one of the largest food manufacturers in the U.S. was scrutinized for using titanium dioxide, a toxin, in its Skittles candies. However, the increasing developments in natural food ingredients are expected to aid food companies to provide clean label ingredients, adding a positive edge to the market expansion.

Rising R&D activities for carotenoid-based chronic therapies to boost the demand for natural colorants

Natural Food Colorants Market Revenue Share, By Product

To get more details on this report: Request Free Sample PDF

The natural food colorants market size from the carotenoids product segment will record over 5.5% CAGR through 2032. The increasing use of carotenoids as an alternative to synthetic food colorants can be attributed to their wide range of health benefits that include antioxidant, antimicrobial, anticancerous, and anti-diabetic properties. These compounds are increasingly studied for their potential therapeutic properties across cardiovascular diseases, eye conditions, diabetes, and cancer. With the growing burden of chronic diseases and the presence of strict regulations to restrict the use of synthetic additives, natural food colorants such as carotenoids are set to register significant growth.

Surging demand for confectionery products to accelerate production of powdered food colorants

Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Tushar Malkani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of food colorants was worth USD 4 billion in 2022 and is poised to witness over 6.3% CAGR during 2023 to 2032.

The beverages application segment is poised to grow at 6.9% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, due to increasing adoption in sports drinks.

The market size for food colorants in Europe will surpass USD 2 billion by 2032, attributed to the growing demand for organic and clean-label food products.

BASF SE, Cargill Incorporated, Dupont, Sensient Colors LLC, GNT Group, Dohler Group, Naturex, Lycored, Frutarom, and Riken Vitamin Co. Ltd are some of the major manufacturers and suppliers of food colorants worldwide.

Buy Now

Access to only 1 person; cannot be shared; cannot be printed
Access for 2 to 5 users only within same department of one company
Access to a company wide audience; includes subsidiary companies or other companies within a group of companies
Immediate Delivery Available

Premium Report Details

  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 18
  • Tables & Figures: 901
  • Countries covered: 25
  • Pages: 643
Inquiry Before Buying

Budget constraints? Get in touch with us for special pricing

Request Discount