Food Preservatives Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size,
Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2014 - 2020
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Food Preservatives Market to be worth US$2.56 bn by 2020
owing to Rising Demand for Convenience Food
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Food Preservatives Market
Food preservatives are a wide range of food additives added to food to keep it fresh and avoid spoilage.
Since packaged food is often water-rich organic material, the natural processes within it can themselves
lead to spoilage of the food. Microbes can also readily fester in food, thanks to the ready supply of
nutrients. This calls for the use of food preservatives, which block antimicrobial action and delay the
natural conditions leading to spoilage.
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Food preservatives can be natural or synthetic, depending upon the duration for which the food needs to
be kept fresh and the precise nature of the threats to be countered by the additive. According to
Transparency Market Research, the global market for food preservatives was valued at US$2 bn in 2013.
Exhibiting a steady 3.50% CAGR from 2014 to 2020, the market’s valuation is expected to rise to US$2.5
How will the increasing demand for organic food affect the food preservatives market?
One of the key drivers for the global food preservatives market is the increasing demand for organic food,
which can’t be preserved with the same formulations used for conventionally farmed food. This has led to
the generation of a new product category in the food preservatives market dealing specifically with the...