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Taste Modulator Market Size - By Type (Sweet Modulators, Salt Modulators, Sour Modulators, Bitter Modulators), By Application (Food and Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical) & Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI6411
  • Published Date: Aug 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Taste Modulator Market Size

Taste Modulator Market size was valued at USD 1.2 billion in 2022 and is set to register 7.5% CAGR during 2023 to 2032. The growing awareness of health and wellness among consumers has led to a demand for healthier food and beverage options. Taste modulators allow manufacturers to reduce the use of added sugars, sodium, and artificial flavors while maintaining a desirable taste, appealing to health-conscious consumers. Taste modulators are used in the beverage industry to enhance flavor, create unique taste experiences, and reduce sugar content in soft drinks, juices, and other beverages.
 

Taste Modulator Market

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Public health initiatives and government regulations aimed at reducing sugar consumption have driven the use of taste modulators to achieve sweetness enhancement without the use of excessive added sugars. Consumers are increasingly seeking clean label products with natural and recognizable ingredients.
 

The use of taste modulators in food and beverages is subject to various regulations and approvals from regulatory authorities in different countries. Compliance with food safety and labeling regulations can be complex and time-consuming for manufacturers. Taste modulators need to be compatible with different food and beverage formulations without affecting stability, texture, or other product attributes. The cost of taste modulators can be a significant factor for food and beverage manufacturers. Thus, the high-end pricing and risks associated with taste modulator may drive down the acceptance rate, further hampering the taste modulator market growth.
 

COVID-19 Impact

The food and beverage industry, a major consumer of taste modulators, faced challenges due to lockdowns, reduced restaurant dining, and changes in consumer spending. These factors influenced the demand for taste modulators in various food products. The demand for taste modulators that could enhance the flavor of healthier options, such as low-calorie and reduced-sugar products, might have increased. Thus, the reduced number of COVID-19 cases and implementation of subsequent strategies by government and non-government organizations is estimated to boost the business growth.
 

Taste Modulator Market Trends

Consumers are increasingly seeking clean label products with natural and recognizable ingredients. In response, manufacturers are using natural taste modulators derived from plant-based sources to enhance flavors without relying on artificial additives. Public health concerns about excessive sugar consumption have led to a growing demand for taste modulators that can reduce sugar content in food and beverages without compromising taste. Taste modulators are used to enhance sweetness perception while reducing added sugars.
 

Taste Modulator Market Analysis

Taste Modulator Market Size, By Type,

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Based on type, the taste modulator market from sweet modulators segment accounted for around USD 0.5 billion in 2022. Increasing awareness of the health risks associated with excessive sugar consumption has led to demand for taste modulators that can enhance sweetness perception without the need for added sugars. Consumers are seeking natural and clean label alternatives to artificial sweeteners, augmenting the demand for natural sweet modulators sourced from plants.
 

 Taste Modulator Market Revenue Share, By Technology

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The food and beverage application held approximately 40% share of taste modulator market in 2022 and is expected to grow at a lucrative pace through 2032. The demand for taste modulators in beverages is led by the need to reduce sugar content while maintaining desirable sweetness levels. Taste modulators are used to enhance the overall flavor profile of beverages, making them more appealing to consumers.
 

U.S. Taste Modulator Market Size,

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U.S. dominated the North American region with market valuation of USD 0.29 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to expand at a significant pace from 2023 to 2032. North American consumers are increasingly health-conscious and seeking healthier food and beverage options. Taste modulators play a crucial role in reducing sugar and sodium content in products while maintaining desirable taste profiles, aligning with consumers' health goals.
 

Taste Modulator Market Share

Some of the major market players operating in the taste modulator market are

  • Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd
  •  Stora Enso
  •  South African Pulp & Paper Industries
  •  Mondi plc
  • ITC Limited
  • Smurfit Kappa Group
  •  Oji Holding Corporation
  • International Paper Group and Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget.

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

Taste Modulator Industry News:

  • In June 2022, Koninklijke DSM N.V (Netherlands) announced its merger with Firmenich (Denmark). Firmenich is among the major leaders in fragrance and flavors. This merger will help the company to strengthen its market position in the nutrition, wellness, and beauty space. As per company sources, the merger will be completed by 2023.
     
  • In 2022 February, the company completed the merger with Dupont’s Nutrition & Biosciences (US).
     

This taste modulator 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 Type

  • Sweet Modulators
  • Salt Modulators
  • Sour Modulators
  • Bitter Modulators

Market, By Application

  • Food and Beverage
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Nutraceutical
  • 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, Kunal Ahuja

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size for taste modulator was exceeded USD 1.2 billion in 2022 and will reach USD 2.5 billion by 2032.
Food & beverage segment held around 40% share of taste modular market in 2022 due to the increasing use of taste modulator in F&B products to reduce sugar content while maintaining desirable sweetness levels.
U.S. taste modular market size crossed USD 0.29 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to expand at a significant pace from 2023 to 2032 as the consumers in the nation are becoming health-conscious and seeking healthier food and beverage options.
Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd., Stora Enso, South African Pulp & Paper Industries, Mondi plc, ITC Limited, Smurfit Kappa Group, Oji Holding Corporation, International Paper Group, and Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget among others.

Taste Modulator Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2018
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 137
  • Countries covered: 19
  • Pages: 120
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