Authored By: Sarah
11 Jul 2024

 Spices Market Size to grow by USD 3.05 billion between 2024-2028

According to a research report “ Spices Market” by Product Type (Powder, Whole, Crushed or chopped) End-user (Household, Food service, Industrial) Geography (APAC, North America, Europe, South America, Middle East and Africa)- Global Forecast to 2028 published by Technavio, the market size is estimated to grow by USD 3.05 billion, at a CAGR of  7.22% during the forecast period. In the dynamic world of business, the Spices Market offers a wealth of opportunities beyond mere taste enhancement and flavoring. These natural products are increasingly recognized for their health benefits, with antioxidant properties being a key attribute. For instance, turmeric, a rich source of antioxidants, is used to combat health issues such as Alzheimer's, cancer, and joint inflammation. Cumin seeds, with their antiseptic qualities, bolster the immune system and can be utilized as alternatives for beauty products and medicines. Black pepper powder, employed in medicine production, is commonly used to alleviate stomach ailments, bronchitis, and cancer. It also serves therapeutic purposes when applied topically to treat neuralgia and scabies.

Browse market data tables, figures, and in-depth TOC on “Spices Market” by Product Type (Powder, Whole, Crushed or chopped) End-user (Household, Food service, Industrial) Geography (APAC, North America, Europe, South America, Middle East and Africa) Global Forecast to 2028. Download Free Sample


By Product Type, the Powder segment is projected to dominate the market size in 2024

The household segment represents a significant growth opportunity in the global spices market. Consumers procure spices from various retail channels, including supermarkets, hypermarkets, grocery stores, convenience stores, and organic outlets, for home consumption. Factors such as evolving consumer preferences, urbanization, increasing disposable incomes, and the quest for new food experiences are driving the expansion of the household spices market. Moreover, the growing popularity of traditional and exotic culinary preparations in North America and Europe is opening up new market avenues for manufacturers. The household segment is poised to flourish due to the rising trend of experimenting with diverse food flavors and the revival of traditional dishes.

By End-user, Household  segment is expected to hold the largest market size for the year 2024

In the realm of culinary ingredients, powdered spices represent a finely ground form of various spices, including chili powder, turmeric powder, and garam masala. Garam masala, a popular Indian spice blend, is a complex mix of spices such as cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, and peppercorns, among others. This aromatic blend is commonly used in South Asian countries like India, Nepal, and China, and is integral to flavoring soups, stews, and curries. The warm and fragrant garam masala adds depth to dishes, making it an essential component in Indian cuisine.

APAC is forecasted to hold the largest market size by region in 2024

The APAC spices market is projected to experience robust growth during the forecast period, driven by several key factors. Despite holding the third-largest revenue share in the global market, APAC is a significant contributor to the industry's expansion. Major contributors to the market in this region include India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, Thailand, and Singapore. Factors such as increasing health consciousness, expanding awareness of various spice types, growing disposable income among the millennial, Generation X, and Baby Boomer demographics, the entry of global spice brands, and the adoption of traditional recipes are fueling market growth in APAC.

The Spices Market growth and forecasting report also includes detailed analyses of the competitive landscape of the market growth and forecasting and information about 20 market companies, including:

  • Ajinomoto Co. Inc.
  • British Pepper and Spice Co. Ltd.
  • Dohler GmbH
  • DS Group
  • Elite Spice Inc.
  • EVEREST Food Products Pvt. Ltd.
  • Kerry Group Plc
  • Kikkoman Corp.
  • Mahashian Di Hatti Pvt. Ltd.
  • Master of Spices
  • McCormick and Co. Inc.
  • Olam Group Ltd.
  • Paulig Ltd.
  • The Bart Ingredients Co.
  • The Speculaas Spice Co. Ltd.
  • Touton SA
  • UK Blending Ltd.

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Research Analysis Overview

The vibrant and aromatic world of spices and seasonings is a feast for the senses, offering a kaleidoscope of colors, preservation techniques, and flavors that enhance the taste of food. From the earthy tones of cumin seeds and cloves to the bright green hue of parsley and mint, spices add a magical touch to dishes, elevating their taste and aroma. The spice processing industry employs various techniques for preservation, ensuring the freshness and quality of these precious ingredients. Spices are processed into whole seasoning or ground into powders, catering to diverse retail channels, QSRs, foodservice channels, cafés, hotels, and restaurants. Key players in the spice industry include Kalsec, Nestlé India, and Loop Commerce, who supply a range of spices and seasonings to food processors. Some popular spices include clove, rosemary, cinnamon, chili, ginger, cardamom, garlic, pepper, turmeric, and magic masala. Powder segments like cumin, vanilla, and ginger enjoy high demand, while whole seasonings like cloves and cardamom are preferred for their intense aroma and flavor. Pixlee, a visual marketing platform, captures the essence of these spices, showcasing their beauty and allure to consumers.

Market Research Overview

Title: Unraveling the Magic of Spices: Health Benefits, Trade, and Innovation in the Spices Market The spices market is a vibrant and dynamic sector, encompassing a rich diversity of flavors, aromas, and health benefits. From the pepper segment to the powder segment, spices and seasonings add color, preservation, and flavor to our meals. Spices' origins trace back to ancient civilizations, with the spice trade shaping global commerce for centuries. However, modern technology, such as satellites, drones, and smartphones, is revolutionizing the industry, enabling real-time monitoring of supply constraints and combating spice adulteration. Farmers are embracing digital tools like sensors and online activities to optimize production and cater to the home cooking trend, plant-based diets, and veganism. Fairtrade-certified companies and sustainable sourcing practices ensure healthy food ingredients for the vegan masses. Spice blends and ethnic cuisines continue to captivate consumers, with QSRs, cafés, hotels, and restaurants adopting innovative spice processing techniques. Key players like Kalsec, Nestlé India, and Loop Commerce are leading the way in the powders segment, offering spices like cumin seeds, vanilla, chili, ginger, cardamom, garlic, cloves, cinnamon, pepper, turmeric, and Magic Masala. As the demand for healthful indulgence grows, spices and seasonings will remain essential ingredients in our daily lives, enhancing the taste and nutritional value of meat substitutes and vegetarian dishes alike.


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