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Sudachi Market Size By Application Food (Deserts, Sauces & Dressings, Meat, Poultry & Seafood, Bakery and others), Beverage and Others), By Type (Juice, Puree and Others) Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Development Potential, Price Trends, Covid-19 Impact Analysis, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027

  • Report ID: GMI5043
  • Published Date: Apr 2021
  • Report Format: PDF

Sudachi Market Size

Sudachi market size exceeded USD 47.82 Million in 2020 and is estimated to register over 1.5% CAGR between 2021 and 2027. Increasing acceptance of sudachi as natural citrus flavouring agents in food & beverage industry is expected to propel the market outlook.

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Sudachi is a round, small, green citrus fruit from Japanese origin. It is a sour citrus, mostly used as a replacement of lemon or lime in food flavoring. Increasing health concerns is giving rise to healthy ingredients which in turn is propelling the market demand due to its sweet, sour, and unique taste highly used to prepare salads and seafood.

The market is expected to witness surge in demand due to the change in lifestyle and rising disposable income of consumers. Sudachi is highly consumed with salads, meat & seafood dishes and desserts as they enhance the flavour of the product without increasing the calorie, this factor is helping the sudachi market demand. Increasing spending power on healthy foods in developed economies such as US, Japan and UK are further expected to boost sales of sudachi in the projected period.

Artificial food flavorings usually do not add nutritional value to food products, and sometimes can be harmful in nature. Abdominal pain, allergic reactions, worsening of asthmatic symptoms, food hypersensitivity, vomiting and diarrhoea are some of the consequences of consuming artificial flavourings in food products. Thus, increasing awareness about the adverse impacts of chemical ingredients which causes allergies will boost overall sudachi market statistics.  

COVID 19 outbreak has led to imposition of shutdown of manufacturing units, such measures have led to supply chain disruption across the world. This has negatively affected raw materials supply for Sudachi as most of the raw material is exported from Japan to other countries. This factor has increased its price further for a short span of time.

Sudachi Market Analysis

Global Sudachi Market

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Sudachi market from juice is estimated to exceed USD 27,435 thousand and register over 1.4% CAGR through 2027. Sudachi is mostly consumed by consumers in juice type, due to its liquid form it is easy to blend as well as cook with all kinds of food items. Although its shelf life is less compared to sudachi powder, but its compatibility with food items makes it a better choice. Moreover, manufacturing of sudachi juice is less complicated and time consuming compared to puree and powder. Thus, this factor is helping the global industry expansion.

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Sudachi market from food is anticipated to reach over USD 29,730 thousand by 2027. Sudachi flavour-based food products are gaining popularity in different categories of food segment, due to its high enriched benefits compare to lime. It also provides as natural flavor as well as taste to the product and enhances the overall appearance of the final food items. This factor is helping Sudachi to witness accelerated market share. Food industry is constantly innovating itself to fulfil the increasing demand of new flavors from consumers. This factor is helping Sudachi to accelerate their business landscape.

Desserts is the fastest growing sub-segment in food segment, this is due to increasing adoption of sudachi in ice-creams, mousse, ice pops and many more. Manufacturers are continuously experimenting with the food products to cater distinguish products to the consumers and have a competitive advantage. This factor is further propelling the market to grow in the forcible time frame.

North America Sudachi Market

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North America Sudachi market is estimated to reach over USD 12,070 thousand with a CAGR of over 2% between 2021 and 2027. North America is projected to reflect high demand for natural citrus flavours over the next few years due to the coronavirus outbreak. Citrus fruits contain high vitamins which helps to boost the immunity of a person if consumed on regular basis. They help to fight from germs and helps body to repair. This is helping the regional market to expand and acquire more business share in the next few years.

Moreover, US have high acceptance of Japanese and South East cuisine.  This is due to increasing popularity of low-calorie food products and rising awareness of health benefits. This factor is proving as a positive scenario for the North American market to expand in the forcible period. Currently, US accounts for the major market share as well as is expected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period. This is due to high adoption rate of exotic flavours as well as increasing production of sudachi in the California farms.

Sudachi Market Share

Key manufacturers in Sudachi market includes

  • Nishiji foods
  • Yakami Orchard
  • The Wasabi Company
  • The Bando Foods Company
  • Yuzuya Honten Co., Ltd.

Companies are implementing strategic initiatives including collaboration and expansion to enhance the overall market share. The sudachi industry is currently in a nascent stage thus only small and medium sized companies are selling the products. However, increasing adoption is expected to increase the number of new entrants in the forcible time frame.

Global Sudachi market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry trends, with estimates & forecast in terms of volume (Tons) and revenue (USD Thousand) from 2016 to 2027, for the following segments:

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By Application

  • Food
    • Deserts
    • Sauces & dressings
    • Meat, Poultry & Seafood
    • Bakery
    • Others
  • Beverages
  • Others

By Type

  • Juice
  • Puree
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Brazil
  • MEA
    • Middle East
    • Africa


Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Sarita Bayas

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Sudachi industry generated USD 47,825 thousand in revenue in 2020 and will record a 1.5% CAGR up to 2027 with gaining acceptance as a natural citrus flavouring agent in food and beverage sector.
Sudachi market size from juice segment is projected to hit USD 27,435 thousand at a steady CAGR of 1.4% through 2027.
Sudachi industry share from food applications could reach over USD 29,730 thousand by 2027 due to numerous health benefits compared to lime and other citrus flavouring agents.
The market for sudachi in North America is likely to reach a valuation of USD 12,070 thousand with about 2% CAGR between 2021 and 2027.

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  • Base Year: 2020
  • Companies covered: 10
  • Tables & Figures: 121
  • Countries covered: 14
  • Pages: 300
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