Low Intensity Sweeteners Market

Low Intensity Sweeteners Market

Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Forecasts to 2030 - Global Analysis By Type (D-Tagatose, Sorbitol, Maltitol and Other Types), Category (Natural, Synthetic and Other Categories), Application and By Geography

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Published: 2023 ID: SMRC23840

This report covers the impact of COVID-19 on this global market

Years Covered


Estimated Year Value (2023)

US $3.30 BN

Projected Year Value (2030)

US $5.15 BN

CAGR (2023 - 2030)


Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa

Countries Covered

US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, UK, Italy, France, Spain, Japan, China, India, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Rest of Asia Pacific, South America, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Middle East & Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, and South Africa

Largest Market

North America

Highest Growing Market

Asia Pacific

According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market is accounted for $3.30 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach $5.15 billion by 2030 growing at a CAGR of 6.6% during the forecast period. A sweetener is a type of ingredient that is used to give food the essential flavour of sweetness. Usually referred to as a sugar substitute, this substance. Moreover, low-intensity sweeteners are a type of sugar substitute that are either low-calorie or zero-calorie sweeteners because they have a lot less food energy than sugar-based sweeteners. After consumption, low-intensity sweeteners also assist in maintaining stable insulin levels.

According to the International Diabetes Federation 2021, the North American and Caribbean regions had a large number of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes, with around 193,000 in total.

Market Dynamics:


Increasing health consciousness

Health-conscious consumers are turning to low-intensity sweeteners as sugar substitutes as they become more aware of the harmful health effects of excessive sugar consumption, such as obesity and diabetes. Additionally, public health initiatives and media coverage that stress the significance of limiting sugar intake further feed this trend. Low-intensity sweeteners are becoming increasingly popular among people in an effort to promote healthier lifestyles and improve weight management.


Challenges with texture and taste

Replicating the flavor and texture of sugar in food and beverages is one of the main challenges posed by low-intensity sweeteners. Additionally, when low-intensity sweeteners are substituted, some consumers may notice a distinct difference in taste or mouth feel. It can be a challenging and ongoing process for food and beverage manufacturers to achieve a taste profile that is identical to sugar.


Increasing trends in wellness and health

Low-intensity sweeteners stand to gain from consumers' increased awareness of the health risks linked to high sugar consumption as a result of a global shift towards healthier lifestyles. Moreover, the demand for low-calorie sweeteners is rising as more people try to control their weight, lessen health problems caused by sugar, and better regulate their blood sugar levels. These sweeteners are designed to support consumers' health and wellness goals by offering a taste similar to sugar without the added calories.


Increasing demand for natural sweeteners

Low-intensity sweeteners made of artificial or chemical ingredients are in danger due to the growing consumer preference for natural ingredients and clean labels. As alternatives to both sugar and artificial sweeteners, many consumers are turning to natural sweeteners like honey, maple syrup, and agave nectar. Moreover, the market's potential for growth is threatened by this trend, especially in the case of artificial sweeteners.

Covid-19 Impact:

The COVID-19 pandemic had a conflicting effect on the market for low-intensity sweeteners. On the one hand, as people looked to boost their immune systems and general health, there was an increase in consumer demand for healthier goods and strategies for reducing sugar. As a result, demand for low-calorie sweeteners increased. However, supply chain disruptions, logistical difficulties, and economic ambiguity during lockdowns had an impact on the production and distribution of sweeteners, which caused brief setbacks. Additionally, the demand for sweeteners was impacted in some markets by the closure of foodservice businesses and decreased impulse purchases as a result of pandemic-related restrictions.

The Erythritol segment is expected to be the largest during the forecast period

In the market for low-intensity sweeteners, the erythritol segment has been experiencing the largest share. A polyol sugar alcohol with a natural origin and little effect on blood sugar levels is erythritol. It has become more popular as a sugar substitute in a variety of food and beverage applications, including sugar-free chewing gum, beverages, and desserts, because it provides a sweet taste with fewer calories than sugar. Moreover, the appeal of erythritol is that it can provide a taste and texture similar to sugar without promoting dental caries or causing gastrointestinal discomfort frequently associated with other sugar alcohols. It also fits in with the clean-label movement because it can be made from organic materials like fermented corn or wheat starch.

The Beverages segment is expected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period

The market for low-intensity sweeteners has witnessed the highest CAGR in the beverage segment. Consumer preferences for healthier beverage options and a global shift toward reduced sugar consumption are the main drivers of this growth. There is a growing market for low-calorie and sugar-free substitutes for a variety of beverages, including soft drinks, flavored water, sports and energy drinks, and ready-to-drink teas and coffees. Furthermore, particularly in light of current health and wellness trends, consumers are increasingly looking for products that let them enjoy sweet flavors without excessive calorie and sugar content.

Region with largest share:

The largest market share for low-intensity sweeteners is anticipated to be in the North American region, more specifically the United States. This dominance was fuelled by elements like a sizable consumer base looking for healthier sugar substitutes, a potent presence of major market participants, well-established regulatory approvals for sweeteners, and a high awareness of health and wellness trends. Moreover, in all food and beverage categories, including soft drinks, dairy products, and processed foods, there was a strong demand for low-calorie sweeteners, which contributed to North America's market dominance.

Region with highest CAGR:

The market for low-intensity sweeteners showed the highest CAGR in the Asia-Pacific region. Numerous factors, such as a growing population, rising health consciousness, and a rising demand for low-calorie and sugar-free food and beverage products, have contributed to the significant growth of the Asia-Pacific market. A growing middle class looking for healthier options, urbanization, shifting dietary preferences, and nations like China and India were at the forefront of this growth. Additionally, low-intensity sweeteners are becoming more widely used in a variety of contexts, including beverages and confectionery.

Key players in the market

Some of the key players in Low-Intensity Sweeteners market include DuPont, Matsutani Chemical Industry Co. Ltd., Daesang Corporation, ADM, CJ CheilJedang, Fooding Group Limited, Anderson Advanced Ingredients, Icon Foods, Food Chem International Corporation, DSM, Bonumose Inc. , ZuChem Inc., Apura Ingredients, Inc, Hylen Co., Ltd, PureCircle, Roquette Freres SA, Cargill Inc., Ingredion Incorporated, Samyang Corporation and Van Wankum Ingredients.

Key Developments:

In September 2023, Sirtex Medical, a leading manufacturer of interventional treatment solutions, announced today the establishment of a collaboration and exclusive worldwide distribution agreement with Magle Group, a Sweden-based contract development and manufacturing organization as well as Degradable Starch Microspheres sales and marketing company.

In May 2023, ADM and Air Protein have entered into a strategic development agreement to collaborate on R&D to advance new and novel proteins for nutrition.Air Protein has developed air-based nutritional proteins that require no agriculture or farmland, enabling the decoupling of protein production from traditional supply chain risks.The strategic agreement will combine ADM’s expertise in nutrition, formulation and research, with Air Protein’s unique landless agriculture platform.

In February 2023, Cargill inks aquaculture agreement with NEOM project. ARASCO, NEOM and Cargill have announced plans to promote best practices and jumpstart the sustainable development of Saudi Arabia’s aquaculture sector. The Arabian Agricultural Services Company has signed an agreement with NEOM, the region in northwest of Saudi Arabia focused on innovation and sustainability, and global agribusiness leader Cargill, to explore how they can work together to support the sustainable expansion of Saudi Arabia’s aquaculture sector.

Types Covered:
• D-Tagatose
• Sorbitol
• Maltitol
• Xylitol
• Mannitol
• Erythritol
• Allulose
• Isomalt
• Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysates
• Lactitol
• Trehalose
• Other Types

Categories Covered:
• Natural
• Synthetic
• Other Categories

Applications Covered:
• Food
• Beverages
• Pharmaceutical & Personal Care Products
• Other Applications

Regions Covered:
• North America
o US
o Canada
o Mexico
• Europe
o Germany
o UK
o Italy
o France
o Spain
o Rest of Europe
• Asia Pacific
o Japan
o China
o India
o Australia
o New Zealand
o South Korea
o Rest of Asia Pacific
• South America
o Argentina
o Brazil
o Chile
o Rest of South America
• Middle East & Africa
o Saudi Arabia
o Qatar
o South Africa
o Rest of Middle East & Africa

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Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary

2 Preface
2.1 Abstract
2.2 Stake Holders
2.3 Research Scope
2.4 Research Methodology
2.4.1 Data Mining
2.4.2 Data Analysis
2.4.3 Data Validation
2.4.4 Research Approach
2.5 Research Sources
2.5.1 Primary Research Sources
2.5.2 Secondary Research Sources
2.5.3 Assumptions

3 Market Trend Analysis
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Drivers
3.3 Restraints
3.4 Opportunities
3.5 Threats
3.6 Application Analysis
3.7 Emerging Markets
3.8 Impact of Covid-19

4 Porters Five Force Analysis
4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
4.2 Bargaining power of buyers
4.3 Threat of substitutes
4.4 Threat of new entrants
4.5 Competitive rivalry

5 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market, By Type
5.1 Introduction
5.2 D-Tagatose
5.3 Sorbitol
5.4 Maltitol
5.5 Xylitol
5.6 Mannitol
5.7 Erythritol
5.8 Allulose
5.9 Isomalt
5.10 Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysates
5.11 Lactitol
5.12 Trehalose
5.13 Other Types

6 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market, By Category
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Natural
6.3 Synthetic
6.4 Other Categories

7 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market, By Application
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Food
7.2.1 Bakery Products
7.2.2 Confectioneries
7.2.3 Dairy & Frozen Desserts
7.2.4 Processed Meat
7.2.5 Fruit Preparation
7.2.6 Snacks
7.2.7 Soups
7.2.8 Sauces
7.2.9 Dressings
7.3 Beverages
7.4 Pharmaceutical & Personal Care Products
7.5 Other Applications

8 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market, By Geography
8.1 Introduction
8.2 North America
8.2.1 US
8.2.2 Canada
8.2.3 Mexico
8.3 Europe
8.3.1 Germany
8.3.2 UK
8.3.3 Italy
8.3.4 France
8.3.5 Spain
8.3.6 Rest of Europe
8.4 Asia Pacific
8.4.1 Japan
8.4.2 China
8.4.3 India
8.4.4 Australia
8.4.5 New Zealand
8.4.6 South Korea
8.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific
8.5 South America
8.5.1 Argentina
8.5.2 Brazil
8.5.3 Chile
8.5.4 Rest of South America
8.6 Middle East & Africa
8.6.1 Saudi Arabia
8.6.2 UAE
8.6.3 Qatar
8.6.4 South Africa
8.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa

9 Key Developments
9.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures
9.2 Acquisitions & Mergers
9.3 New Product Launch
9.4 Expansions
9.5 Other Key Strategies

10 Company Profiling
10.1 DuPont
10.2 Matsutani Chemical Industry Co. Ltd.
10.3 Daesang Corporation
10.4 ADM
10.5 CJ CheilJedang
10.6 Fooding Group Limited
10.7 Anderson Advanced Ingredients
10.8 Icon Foods
10.9 Food Chem International Corporation
10.10 DSM
10.11 Bonumose Inc.
10.12 ZuChem Inc.
10.13 Apura Ingredients, Inc
10.14 Hylen Co., Ltd
10.15 PureCircle
10.16 Roquette Freres SA
10.17 Cargill Inc.
10.18 Ingredion Incorporated
10.19 Samyang Corporation
10.20 Van Wankum Ingredients

List of Tables
1 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Region (2021-2030) ($MN)
2 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Type (2021-2030) ($MN)
3 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By D-Tagatose (2021-2030) ($MN)
4 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Sorbitol (2021-2030) ($MN)
5 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Maltitol (2021-2030) ($MN)
6 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Xylitol (2021-2030) ($MN)
7 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Mannitol (2021-2030) ($MN)
8 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Erythritol (2021-2030) ($MN)
9 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Allulose (2021-2030) ($MN)
10 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Isomalt (2021-2030) ($MN)
11 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysates (2021-2030) ($MN)
12 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Lactitol (2021-2030) ($MN)
13 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Trehalose (2021-2030) ($MN)
14 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Other Types (2021-2030) ($MN)
15 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Category (2021-2030) ($MN)
16 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Natural (2021-2030) ($MN)
17 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Synthetic (2021-2030) ($MN)
18 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Other Categories (2021-2030) ($MN)
19 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Application (2021-2030) ($MN)
20 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Food (2021-2030) ($MN)
21 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Bakery Products (2021-2030) ($MN)
22 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Confectioneries (2021-2030) ($MN)
23 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Dairy & Frozen Desserts (2021-2030) ($MN)
24 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Processed Meat (2021-2030) ($MN)
25 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Fruit Preparation (2021-2030) ($MN)
26 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Snacks (2021-2030) ($MN)
27 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Soups (2021-2030) ($MN)
28 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Sauces (2021-2030) ($MN)
29 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Dressings (2021-2030) ($MN)
30 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Beverages (2021-2030) ($MN)
31 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Pharmaceutical & Personal Care Products (2021-2030) ($MN)
32 Global Low Intensity Sweeteners Market Outlook, By Other Applications (2021-2030) ($MN)

Note: Tables for North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East & Africa Regions are also represented in the same manner as above.

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