Pregelatinized Flour Market: outlook
The mounting urbanization and increasing per capita disposable income of the consumers is resulting in the surging demand for food products. In the present era, consumers are more concerned about the food products they consume and also the ingredients that are used in the formulation. Thus, creating pressure over the food manufacturers to offer quality products with a high amount of nutritive ingredient to satisfy the demand of the broad range of customers. Pregelatinized flour is a key ingredient used by several end-use industries to enhance the functional and textural property of their product. Pregelatinized flour is a conventional flour which undergoes the process of pregelatinization, which aims to modify the starch by using spray dryer, drum dryer, or extruder. The modification of the flour by pregelatinization, alters the functional and physicochemical properties of the flour significantly. Thus, pregelatinized flour so formed has better water retention and absorption capacity, enhanced binding and thickening properties, and improved texture enhancing quality. The food industry is the major contributor to the growing demand for pregelatinized flour with baked goods and snacks industry being the largest end-user segment. The pregelatinized flour is used in the making of baked goods including bread, pastries, dough, and others; baby foods and infant formulas; soups and sauces; breakfast solutions; and others, due to its binding and thickening functionality. Besides, pregelatinized flour is used to improve the texture of the food products which enhances the overall product output. Moreover, pregelatinized flour is also used as an excipient in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and animal feed products to uplift the quality and appeal of the products.
Is something restraining your company’s growth in the Pregelatinized Flour market? Ask for the report brochure here
Increasing End Use Applications and Growing Demand for Gluten-free Products is Creating Strong Market Demand for Pregelatinized Flour
The increasing demand for processed and packed food products along with the growing demand for baked goods, breakfast solutions, and baby food is paving the path for pregelatinized flour over the forecast period, making the growing food and beverage industry a primary driver for the pregelatinized flour market. Besides, the pregelatinized flour is finding strong prospects in nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industry as a promising excipient which is used to increase the flowability, increase water absorption capacity, viscosity, and binding and thickening property of the active ingredients. The second driver for the growing demand for pregelatinized flour is the increasing demand for gluten-free food products and ingredients. This is attributed to the rising health and wellness awareness, and prevailing dietary restrictions like gluten intolerance and celiac disease among the consumers. The pregelatinized flour, thus, obtained from sources like corn and rice are gathering strong market traction among the demographics who are preferring gluten-free diet which is thereby leading to significant market opportunities for gluten-free pregelatinized flour. However, the pregelatinized flour market is subjected to price volatility of raw materials due to climatic changes. Seasonal variation effects, irregularity in the climate, and stringent export regulations are some of the factors resulting in the fluctuations of the raw material/grain prices which might hamper the growth of pregelatinized flour market.
Stuck in a neck-to-neck competition with other brands? Request a custom report on competition on Pregelatinized Flour market here
Global Pregelatinized Flour Market: Segmentation
On the basis of nature, the global pregelatinized flour market has been segmented as-
On the basis of source, the global pregelatinized flour market has been segmented as-
- Others (Rye, Oat, Chickpea)
On the basis of end use, the global pregelatinized flour market has been segmented as-
- Bakery and Confectionery
- Breakfast Solutions
- Baby Food
- Soups and Sauces
- Pet Food and Animal Nutrition
On the basis of functionality, the global pregelatinized flour market has been segmented as-
On the basis of sales channel, the global pregelatinized flour market has been segmented as-
Global Pregelatinized Flour: Key Players
Some of the major players of pregelatinized flour market include: Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, Didion Milling Inc., KRONER-STÄRKE GmbH, Tardella Flour Co Inc., LifeLine Foods, LLC., Sage V Foods, LLC, Agrasys S.L., Caremoli Group, BELOURTHE S.A., HT Nutri Group, AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG, SunOpta, Inc., Bunge Ltd., Bressmer & Francke (GmbH & Co.) KG, Favero Antonio Srl, and others
Key Takeaways: Pregelatinized Flour
- In 2018, KRONER-STÄRKE GmbH, a Europe-based natural starch specialist, developed a new product line for native, clean label, pregelatinized flour and starch to provide cost effective solution to lift the health credentials of food products.
Opportunities for Participants of Pregelatinized Flour Market:
North America and Europe are anticipated to gain maximum market traction for pregelatinized flour. These regions are expected to have significant market share attributing to the growing demand for healthy and gluten-free products; the increasing market for baked goods, baby foods, and breakfast solutions among the consumers; and escalating need for pharmaceutical and nutraceuticals among the consumers. Besides, the Asia Pacific region is considered to be a high growth market with increasing CAGR owing to rising per capita expenditure of consumers, rising health and wellness trend, and growing food and beverage industry.
The manufacturers are focusing on product launches which are estimated to have a positive impact on the sales of pregelatinized flour; product launches catering to specific demands, such as pregelatinized flour for bakery mixes, pregelatinized flour for pasta and sauces, and pregelatinized flour for baby food is anticipated to gain traction of the end use industry. Furthermore, the big players are focusing on upscaling their pregelatinized flour production capacities to cater to the growing demand of the consumers.
The report offers a comprehensive evaluation of the market. It does so via in-depth qualitative insights, historical data, and verifiable projections about market size. The projections featured in the report have been derived using proven research methodologies and assumptions. By doing so, the research report serves as a repository of analysis and information for every facet of the market, including but not limited to: Regional markets, technology, types, and applications.
The study is a source of reliable data on:
- Market segments and sub-segments
- Market trends and dynamics
- Supply and demand
- Market size
- Current trends/opportunities/challenges
- Competitive landscape
- Technological breakthroughs
- Value chain and stakeholder analysis
The regional analysis covers:
- North America (U.S. and Canada)
- Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Chile, and others)
- Western Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Spain, Italy, Nordic countries, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg)
- Eastern Europe (Poland and Russia)
- Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand)
- Middle East and Africa (GCC, Southern Africa, and North Africa)
The report has been compiled through extensive primary research (through interviews, surveys, and observations of seasoned analysts) and secondary research (which entails reputable paid sources, trade journals, and industry body databases). The report also features a complete qualitative and quantitative assessment by analyzing data gathered from industry analysts and market participants across key points in the industry’s value chain.
A separate analysis of prevailing trends in the parent market, macro- and micro-economic indicators, and regulations and mandates is included under the purview of the study. By doing so, the report projects the attractiveness of each major segment over the forecast period.
Highlights of the report:
- A complete backdrop analysis, which includes an assessment of the parent market
- Important changes in market dynamics
- Market segmentation up to the second or third level
- Historical, current, and projected size of the market from the standpoint of both value and volume
- Reporting and evaluation of recent industry developments
- Market shares and strategies of key players
- Emerging niche segments and regional markets
- An objective assessment of the trajectory of the market
- Recommendations to companies for strengthening their foothold in the market
Note: Although care has been taken to maintain the highest levels of accuracy in TMR’s reports, recent market/vendor-specific changes may take time to reflect in the analysis.