Microencapsulated Food Ingredients
PUBLISHED: 2024 ID: SMRC26427
SHARE
SHARE

Microencapsulated Food Ingredients

Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Forecasts to 2030 - Global Analysis By Core Material (Vitamins and Minerals, Carbohydrates, Enzymes and Other Core Materials), Shell Material (Polysaccharides, Proteins, Lipids, Emulsifiers and Other Shell Materials), Encapsulation, Application, End User and By Geography

4.2 (99 reviews)
4.2 (99 reviews)
Published: 2024 ID: SMRC26427

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

According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredient Market is accounted for $13.6 billion in 2024 and is expected to reach $20.2 billion by 2030 growing at a CAGR of 6.8% during the forecast period. Microencapsulated food ingredients are microscopic particles in which active ingredients, such as flavors, nutrients, or functional additives, are enclosed within a protective shell. This encapsulation process enhances stability, controls release, and protects the ingredients from degradation during processing and storage. Microencapsulated ingredients are used in various food products to improve taste, texture, nutritional value, and shelf life.

Market Dynamics:

Driver: 

Increasing consumer demand for functional foods

The growing consumer awareness about health and wellness is driving the demand for functional foods fortified with bioactive ingredients. Microencapsulation enables the incorporation of sensitive compounds like vitamins, probiotics, and omega-3 fatty acids into food products while maintaining their stability and bioavailability. Consumers are willing to pay a premium for foods with added health benefits, creating a lucrative opportunity for microencapsulated ingredients. The rising prevalence of lifestyle diseases and the desire for natural, clean-label solutions further fuel this demand.

Restraint:

Cost constraints

The high costs associated with microencapsulation technology can be a restraint for the market. The process involves specialized equipment, skilled labor, and expensive raw materials, which contribute to the elevated production costs. These costs can limit the adoption of microencapsulated ingredients, especially in price-sensitive markets and applications. Food manufacturers need to balance the added value of the encapsulated ingredients with the increased production expenses to ensure profitability and consumer acceptance.

Opportunity:

Expansion in emerging markets

Emerging markets, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region, present significant growth opportunities for microencapsulated food ingredients. The rising disposable incomes, changing dietary preferences, and increasing health consciousness among consumers in these markets are driving the demand for fortified and functional foods. The expanding middle class and urbanization trends further contribute to the market potential. Food manufacturers can tap into these markets by developing tailored products that cater to local tastes and nutritional needs while leveraging the benefits of microencapsulation technology.

Threat:

Substitute technologies

The microencapsulated food ingredient market faces competition from alternative technologies and solutions. Advances in nanotechnology, liposomal delivery systems, and other encapsulation methods may offer advantages in terms of particle size, stability, and bioavailability. These substitute technologies can potentially disrupt the market and capture market share from traditional microencapsulation approaches.

Covid-19 Impact: 

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a mixed impact on the microencapsulated food ingredient market. While the overall demand for functional foods and dietary supplements has increased due to heightened health concerns, the pandemic has also disrupted supply chains and caused shifts in consumer spending patterns. The closure of foodservice outlets and restaurants has affected the demand for certain microencapsulated ingredients used in those channels. However, the retail and e-commerce sectors have witnessed growth as consumers prioritize health and wellness products for home consumption.

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

The polysaccharides segment is anticipated to register the largest market share during the forecast period. Polysaccharides are widely used as wall materials in microencapsulation due to their excellent encapsulation efficiency, low cost, and versatile functionality. They provide good protection for the core ingredients, enhance their stability, and improve their dispersibility in food matrices. Additionally, the wide availability, natural origin, and consumer-friendly perception of polysaccharides contribute to their dominant market position.

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

The emulsification segment is projected to witness the highest CAGR during the forecast period. This method enables the encapsulation of both hydrophilic and lipophilic compounds, offering versatility in ingredient selection. Emulsification provides high encapsulation efficiency, controlled release properties, and enhanced bioavailability of the encapsulated components. The increasing demand for functional oils, flavors, and bioactive compounds that require protection and targeted delivery is driving the growth of the emulsification segment.

Region with largest share:

North America, led by the United States, is estimated to witness the largest market for microencapsulated food ingredients. The region has a well-established functional food and dietary supplement industry, with consumers exhibiting high awareness and willingness to pay for health-enhancing products. The presence of major food manufacturers, advanced technological capabilities and stringent regulatory standards further contribute to the market's dominance.

Region with highest CAGR:

The Asia Pacific region is expected to witness the highest growth rate in the microencapsulated food ingredient market. The region's vast population, rising disposable incomes, and growing health consciousness are key drivers for market expansion. Countries like China, India, and Japan are major contributors to market growth, with increasing demand for fortified and functional foods across various categories. Moreover, the increasing investments in research and development and the establishment of local production facilities by global players are expected to accelerate market growth in the Asia Pacific region.

Key players in the market

Some of the key players in the Microencapsulated Food Ingredient Market include Givaudan SA, Cargill, Incorporated, Ingredion Incorporated, Kerry Group plc, Royal DSM NV, Lycored Ltd, Aveka Group, Balchem Corporation, Encapsys LLC, Firmenich SA, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF), GAT Food Essentials GmbH, Microtek Laboratories Inc., Symrise AG, TasteTech Ltd, Watson Inc., BASF SE, Lonza Group, Aveka Nutra Processing, and Tate & Lyle PLC.

Key Developments:

In March 2024, FrieslandCampina Ingredients launches Biotis DHA FlexP 15 and Biotis DHA FlexP 20, two new algae-based, microencapsulated DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) powders for brain health, suitable for vegan and vegetarian formulations designed for food, drinks and supplements. DHA is an omega-3 fatty acid linked to brain, eye and cardiovascular health.

In March 2024, Cargill Further to its commitment of becoming a go-to-partner for innovative and complete food solutions, unveiled a range of block chocolate(s), chocolate chips and cocoa powder products under its NatureFresh Professional brand, and showcased innovative products and solutions curated for the Indian Food and Bakery industry, at AAHAR 2024.

Core Materials Covered:
• Vitamins and Minerals
• Carbohydrates
• Enzymes
• Organic Acids
• Probiotics
• Prebiotics
• Essential Oils
• Flavors and Aromas
• Colors
• Lipids
• Other Core Materials

Shell Materials Covered:
• Polysaccharides
• Proteins
• Lipids
• Emulsifiers
• Other Shell Materials      

Encapsulation Technologies Covered:
• Spray Drying
• Spray Chilling/Cooling
• Fluidized Bed Coating
• Extrusion
• Emulsification
• Coacervation
• Liposome Entrapment
• Other Encapsulation Technologies      

Applications Covered:
• Flavoring Ingredients
• Coloring Ingredients
• Nutraceuticals & Functional Ingredients
• Fortification of Food Products
• Shelf Life Extension of Food Products
• Controlled Release of Food Ingredients
• Other Applications      

End Users Covered:
• Beverages Industry
• Dairy Industry
• Bakery & Confectionery Industry
• Nutraceutical & Dietary Supplements Industry
• Convenience Food Industry
• Meat Products Industry
• Other End Users      

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 UAE
o Qatar
o South Africa
o Rest of Middle East & Africa

What our report offers:
- Market share assessments for the regional and country-level segments
- Strategic recommendations for the new entrants
- Covers Market data for the years 2022, 2023, 2024, 2026, and 2030
- Market Trends (Drivers, Constraints, Opportunities, Threats, Challenges, Investment Opportunities, and recommendations)
- Strategic recommendations in key business segments based on the market estimations
- Competitive landscaping mapping the key common trends
- Company profiling with detailed strategies, financials, and recent developments
- Supply chain trends mapping the latest technological advancements

Free Customization Offerings: 
All the customers of this report will be entitled to receive one of the following free customization options:
• Company Profiling
o Comprehensive profiling of additional market players (up to 3)
o SWOT Analysis of key players (up to 3)
• Regional Segmentation
o Market estimations, Forecasts and CAGR of any prominent country as per the client's interest (Note: Depends on feasibility check)
• Competitive Benchmarking
Benchmarking of key players based on product portfolio, geographical presence, and strategic alliances

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 End User Analysis     
 3.8 Emerging Markets     
 3.9 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 Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market, By Core Material      
 5.1 Introduction     
 5.2 Vitamins and Minerals     
 5.3 Carbohydrates     
 5.4 Enzymes     
 5.5 Organic Acids     
 5.6 Probiotics     
 5.7 Prebiotics     
 5.8 Essential Oils     
 5.9 Flavors and Aromas     
 5.10 Colors     
 5.11 Lipids     
 5.12 Other Core Materials     
       
6 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market, By Shell Material      
 6.1 Introduction     
 6.2 Polysaccharides     
 6.3 Proteins     
 6.4 Lipids     
 6.5 Emulsifiers     
 6.6 Other Shell Materials     
       
7 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market, By Encapsulation Technology      
 7.1 Introduction     
 7.2 Spray Drying     
 7.3 Spray Chilling/Cooling     
 7.4 Fluidized Bed Coating     
 7.5 Extrusion     
 7.6 Emulsification     
 7.7 Coacervation     
 7.8 Liposome Entrapment     
 7.9 Other Encapsulation Technologies     
       
8 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market, By Application      
 8.1 Introduction     
 8.2 Flavoring Ingredients     
 8.3 Coloring Ingredients     
 8.4 Nutraceuticals & Functional Ingredients     
 8.5 Fortification of Food Products     
 8.6 Shelf Life Extension of Food Products     
 8.7 Controlled Release of Food Ingredients     
 8.8 Other Applications     
       
9 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market, By End User      
 9.1 Introduction     
 9.2 Beverages Industry     
 9.3 Dairy Industry     
 9.4 Bakery & Confectionery Industry     
 9.5 Nutraceutical & Dietary Supplements Industry     
 9.6 Convenience Food Industry     
 9.7 Meat Products Industry     
 9.8 Other End Users     
       
10 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market, By Geography      
 10.1 Introduction     
 10.2 North America     
  10.2.1 US    
  10.2.2 Canada    
  10.2.3 Mexico    
 10.3 Europe     
  10.3.1 Germany    
  10.3.2 UK    
  10.3.3 Italy    
  10.3.4 France    
  10.3.5 Spain    
  10.3.6 Rest of Europe    
 10.4 Asia Pacific     
  10.4.1 Japan    
  10.4.2 China    
  10.4.3 India    
  10.4.4 Australia    
  10.4.5 New Zealand    
  10.4.6 South Korea    
  10.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific    
 10.5 South America     
  10.5.1 Argentina    
  10.5.2 Brazil    
  10.5.3 Chile    
  10.5.4 Rest of South America    
 10.6 Middle East & Africa     
  10.6.1 Saudi Arabia    
  10.6.2 UAE    
  10.6.3 Qatar    
  10.6.4 South Africa    
  10.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa    
       
11 Key Developments      
 11.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures     
 11.2 Acquisitions & Mergers     
 11.3 New Product Launch     
 11.4 Expansions     
 11.5 Other Key Strategies     
       
12 Company Profiling      
 12.1 Givaudan SA     
 12.2 Cargill, Incorporated     
 12.3 Ingredion Incorporated     
 12.4 Kerry Group plc     
 12.5 Royal DSM NV     
 12.6 Lycored Ltd     
 12.7 Aveka Group     
 12.8 Balchem Corporation     
 12.9 Encapsys LLC     
 12.10 Firmenich SA     
 12.11 International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF)     
 12.12 GAT Food Essentials GmbH     
 12.13 Microtek Laboratories Inc.     
 12.14 Symrise AG     
 12.15 TasteTech Ltd     
 12.16 Watson Inc.     
 12.17 BASF SE     
 12.18 Lonza Group     
 12.19 Aveka Nutra Processing     
 12.20 Tate & Lyle PLC     
       
List of Tables       
1 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Region (2022-2030) ($MN)      
2 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Core Material (2022-2030) ($MN)      
3 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Vitamins and Minerals (2022-2030) ($MN)      
4 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Carbohydrates (2022-2030) ($MN)      
5 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Enzymes (2022-2030) ($MN)      
6 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Organic Acids (2022-2030) ($MN)      
7 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Probiotics (2022-2030) ($MN)      
8 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Prebiotics (2022-2030) ($MN)      
9 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Essential Oils (2022-2030) ($MN)      
10 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Flavors and Aromas (2022-2030) ($MN)      
11 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Colors (2022-2030) ($MN)      
12 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Lipids (2022-2030) ($MN)      
13 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Other Core Materials (2022-2030) ($MN)      
14 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Shell Material (2022-2030) ($MN)      
15 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Polysaccharides (2022-2030) ($MN)      
16 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Proteins (2022-2030) ($MN)      
17 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Lipids (2022-2030) ($MN)      
18 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Emulsifiers (2022-2030) ($MN)      
19 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Other Shell Materials (2022-2030) ($MN)      
20 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Encapsulation Technology (2022-2030) ($MN)      
21 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Spray Drying (2022-2030) ($MN)      
22 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Spray Chilling/Cooling (2022-2030) ($MN)      
23 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Fluidized Bed Coating (2022-2030) ($MN)      
24 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Extrusion (2022-2030) ($MN)      
25 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Emulsification (2022-2030) ($MN)      
26 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Coacervation (2022-2030) ($MN)      
27 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Liposome Entrapment (2022-2030) ($MN)      
28 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Other Encapsulation Technologies (2022-2030) ($MN)      
29 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Application (2022-2030) ($MN)      
30 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Flavoring Ingredients (2022-2030) ($MN)      
31 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Coloring Ingredients (2022-2030) ($MN)      
32 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Nutraceuticals & Functional Ingredients (2022-2030) ($MN)      
33 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Fortification of Food Products (2022-2030) ($MN)      
34 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Shelf Life Extension of Food Products (2022-2030) ($MN)      
35 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Controlled Release of Food Ingredients (2022-2030) ($MN)      
36 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Other Applications (2022-2030) ($MN)      
37 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By End User (2022-2030) ($MN)      
38 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Beverages Industry (2022-2030) ($MN)      
39 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Dairy Industry (2022-2030) ($MN)      
40 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Bakery & Confectionery Industry (2022-2030) ($MN)      
41 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Nutraceutical & Dietary Supplements Industry (2022-2030) ($MN)      
42 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Convenience Food Industry (2022-2030) ($MN)      
43 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Meat Products Industry (2022-2030) ($MN)      
44 Global Microencapsulated Food Ingredients Market Outlook, By Other End Users (2022-2030) ($MN)      
       
Note: Tables for North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East & Africa Regions are also represented in the same manner as above.       

List of Figures

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY


Research Methodology

We at Stratistics opt for an extensive research approach which involves data mining, data validation, and data analysis. The various research sources include in-house repository, secondary research, competitor’s sources, social media research, client internal data, and primary research.

Our team of analysts prefers the most reliable and authenticated data sources in order to perform the comprehensive literature search. With access to most of the authenticated data bases our team highly considers the best mix of information through various sources to obtain extensive and accurate analysis.

Each report takes an average time of a month and a team of 4 industry analysts. The time may vary depending on the scope and data availability of the desired market report. The various parameters used in the market assessment are standardized in order to enhance the data accuracy.

Data Mining

The data is collected from several authenticated, reliable, paid and unpaid sources and is filtered depending on the scope & objective of the research. Our reports repository acts as an added advantage in this procedure. Data gathering from the raw material suppliers, distributors and the manufacturers is performed on a regular basis, this helps in the comprehensive understanding of the products value chain. Apart from the above mentioned sources the data is also collected from the industry consultants to ensure the objective of the study is in the right direction.

Market trends such as technological advancements, regulatory affairs, market dynamics (Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities and Challenges) are obtained from scientific journals, market related national & international associations and organizations.

Data Analysis

From the data that is collected depending on the scope & objective of the research the data is subjected for the analysis. The critical steps that we follow for the data analysis include:

  • Product Lifecycle Analysis
  • Competitor analysis
  • Risk analysis
  • Porters Analysis
  • PESTEL Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis

The data engineering is performed by the core industry experts considering both the Marketing Mix Modeling and the Demand Forecasting. The marketing mix modeling makes use of multiple-regression techniques to predict the optimal mix of marketing variables. Regression factor is based on a number of variables and how they relate to an outcome such as sales or profits.


Data Validation

The data validation is performed by the exhaustive primary research from the expert interviews. This includes telephonic interviews, focus groups, face to face interviews, and questionnaires to validate our research from all aspects. The industry experts we approach come from the leading firms, involved in the supply chain ranging from the suppliers, distributors to the manufacturers and consumers so as to ensure an unbiased analysis.

We are in touch with more than 15,000 industry experts with the right mix of consultants, CEO's, presidents, vice presidents, managers, experts from both supply side and demand side, executives and so on.

The data validation involves the primary research from the industry experts belonging to:

  • Leading Companies
  • Suppliers & Distributors
  • Manufacturers
  • Consumers
  • Industry/Strategic Consultants

Apart from the data validation the primary research also helps in performing the fill gap research, i.e. providing solutions for the unmet needs of the research which helps in enhancing the reports quality.


For more details about research methodology, kindly write to us at info@strategymrc.com

Frequently Asked Questions

In case of any queries regarding this report, you can contact the customer service by filing the “Inquiry Before Buy” form available on the right hand side. You may also contact us through email: info@strategymrc.com or phone: +1-301-202-5929

Yes, the samples are available for all the published reports. You can request them by filling the “Request Sample” option available in this page.

Yes, you can request a sample with your specific requirements. All the customized samples will be provided as per the requirement with the real data masked.

All our reports are available in Digital PDF format. In case if you require them in any other formats, such as PPT, Excel etc you can submit a request through “Inquiry Before Buy” form available on the right hand side. You may also contact us through email: info@strategymrc.com or phone: +1-301-202-5929

We offer a free 15% customization with every purchase. This requirement can be fulfilled for both pre and post sale. You may send your customization requirements through email at info@strategymrc.com or call us on +1-301-202-5929.

We have 3 different licensing options available in electronic format.

  • Single User Licence: Allows one person, typically the buyer, to have access to the ordered product. The ordered product cannot be distributed to anyone else.
  • 2-5 User Licence: Allows the ordered product to be shared among a maximum of 5 people within your organisation.
  • Corporate License: Allows the product to be shared among all employees of your organisation regardless of their geographical location.

All our reports are typically be emailed to you as an attachment.

To order any available report you need to register on our website. The payment can be made either through CCAvenue or PayPal payments gateways which accept all international cards.

We extend our support to 6 months post sale. A post sale customization is also provided to cover your unmet needs in the report.

Request Customization

We provide a free 15% customization on every purchase. This requirement can be fulfilled for both pre and post sale. You may send your customization requirements through email at info@strategymrc.com or call us on +1-301-202-5929.

Note: This customization is absolutely free until it falls under the 15% bracket. If your requirement exceeds this a feasibility check will be performed. Post that, a quote will be provided along with the timelines.

WHY CHOOSE US ?

Assured Quality

Assured Quality

Best in class reports with high standard of research integrity

24X7 Research Support

24X7 Research Support

Continuous support to ensure the best customer experience.

Free Customization

Free Customization

Adding more values to your product of interest.

Safe and Secure Access

Safe & Secure Access

Providing a secured environment for all online transactions.

Trusted by 600+ Brands

Trusted by 600+ Brands

Serving the most reputed brands across the world.

Testimonials