Global Spice Market: Overview

The global demand for a variety of spices has continued to rise in the past few years owing to the vast rise in the consumption of convenience foods, snacks, and confectionary. The widened market for processed and ready-to-eat food products has also had a vast positive impact on the overall global consumption of a variety of spice.

This report on the global spice market presents an extensive account of the present state of the market and forecasts the way the market’s will evolve in response to present circumstances over the period between 2016 and 2024. The report includes vast details regarding the present and past sales across key product segments and regional markets, the various growth factors expected to drive the market in the future years, and the challenges capable of arresting the growth of the market over the forecast period.

Global Spice Market: Drivers and Restraints

One of the key drivers of the global spice market is the increased usage of spices as natural preservatives in variety of poultry and meat products. Additionally, the significant rise in demand for healthy and nutrition-rich foods from the health-conscious young population globally has widened the consumer base of this segment of food products. Strengthening economies of countries in Asia Pacific have led to increased disposable incomes and have increased the demand for processed and ready-to-eat foods, which is anticipated to be a key growth driver of the spice market in the region.

However, the market is expected to be restrained due to the stringent government regulations related to food additives across different countries such as Canada, U.K., France, Italy and the U.S. Several food safety organizations, such as the FDA, have set high standards regarding the safety of a spice for its intended use for the consumer.

Global Spice Market: Segmentation

On the basis of product type, the global spice market can be segmented into cardamom, pepper, cumin, clove, and ginger. On the basis of application, the market can be segmented into sauces, soups, frozen food, meat, convenience foods, poultry food, and bakery.

On the basis of geography, the report segments the global spice market into Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW). Of these, North America is presently the most attractive regional market for spices, followed by Europe, Asia Pacific, and the RoW. Rising awareness regarding the medicinal properties of spices will continue to keep the demand for spices high in North America over the forecast period as well. The region is expected to gain traction and witness high growth in terms of revenue over the report’s forecast period.

The Asia Pacific market also holds immense promise for spices owing to the flourishing food and beverages industry in the region. A vast surge in the consumption of fast foods across countries such as India and China will also drive the market for spices in the region. China is the leading country-wise market for spices in Asia Pacific, followed by India. Owing to the presence of vast growth opportunities, several international spice companies are focusing on expansion strategies in the region, expected to make the Asia Pacific spice market much more mature and increasingly competitive in the near future.

Global Spice Market: Competitive Dynamics

The global spice market features a fragmented competitive landscape owing to the presence of a large number of small-scale companies. The market also features some large companies holding prominent positions, making the market intensely competitive. Some of the most notable companies operating in the global spice market are Everest Spices, SHS Group, Ajinomoto Co., Inc., Associated British Foods, Mccormick & Company, Kerry Group Plc, Ariake Japan Company Ltd., Sensient Technologies, MTR Foods Private Limited, Ariake Japan Company Ltd., Olam International, Worlee Gruppe, DS Group, and Dohler Group.

This study by TMR is all-encompassing framework of the dynamics of the market. It mainly comprises critical assessment of consumers' or customers' journeys, current and emerging avenues, and strategic framework to enable CXOs take effective decisions.

Our key underpinning is the 4-Quadrant Framework EIRS that offers detailed visualization of four elements:

  • Customer Experience Maps
  • Insights and Tools based on data-driven research
  • Actionable Results to meet all the business priorities
  • Strategic Frameworks to boost the growth journey

The study strives to evaluate the current and future growth prospects, untapped avenues, factors shaping their revenue potential, and demand and consumption patterns in the global market by breaking it into region-wise assessment.

The following regional segments are covered comprehensively:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The EIRS quadrant framework in the report sums up our wide spectrum of data-driven research and advisory for CXOs to help them make better decisions for their businesses and stay as leaders.

Below is a snapshot of these quadrants.

1. Customer Experience Map

The study offers an in-depth assessment of various customers’ journeys pertinent to the market and its segments. It offers various customer impressions about the products and service use. The analysis takes a closer look at their pain points and fears across various customer touchpoints. The consultation and business intelligence solutions will help interested stakeholders, including CXOs, define customer experience maps tailored to their needs. This will help them aim at boosting customer engagement with their brands.

2. Insights and Tools

The various insights in the study are based on elaborate cycles of primary and secondary research the analysts engage with during the course of research. The analysts and expert advisors at TMR adopt industry-wide, quantitative customer insights tools and market projection methodologies to arrive at results, which makes them reliable. The study not just offers estimations and projections, but also an uncluttered evaluation of these figures on the market dynamics. These insights merge data-driven research framework with qualitative consultations for business owners, CXOs, policy makers, and investors. The insights will also help their customers overcome their fears.

3. Actionable Results

The findings presented in this study by TMR are an indispensable guide for meeting all business priorities, including mission-critical ones. The results when implemented have shown tangible benefits to business stakeholders and industry entities to boost their performance. The results are tailored to fit the individual strategic framework. The study also illustrates some of the recent case studies on solving various problems by companies they faced in their consolidation journey.

4. Strategic Frameworks

The study equips businesses and anyone interested in the market to frame broad strategic frameworks. This has become more important than ever, given the current uncertainty due to COVID-19. The study deliberates on consultations to overcome various such past disruptions and foresees new ones to boost the preparedness. The frameworks help businesses plan their strategic alignments for recovery from such disruptive trends. Further, analysts at TMR helps you break down the complex scenario and bring resiliency in uncertain times.

The report sheds light on various aspects and answers pertinent questions on the market. Some of the important ones are:

1. What can be the best investment choices for venturing into new product and service lines?

2. What value propositions should businesses aim at while making new research and development funding?

3. Which regulations will be most helpful for stakeholders to boost their supply chain network?

4. Which regions might see the demand maturing in certain segments in near future?

5. What are the some of the best cost optimization strategies with vendors that some well-entrenched players have gained success with?

6. Which are the key perspectives that the C-suite are leveraging to move businesses to new growth trajectory?

7. Which government regulations might challenge the status of key regional markets?

8. How will the emerging political and economic scenario affect opportunities in key growth areas?

9. What are some of the value-grab opportunities in various segments?

10. What will be the barrier to entry for new players 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.

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