Savory Ingredients Market

Savory Ingredients Market Size By Type (Yeast Extracts, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein (HVP), Nucleotides, Monosodium Glutamate, Proteins, and Hydrolyzed Animal Protein (HAP)), By Form (Liquid and Powder), and By Source (Conventional and Natural), Regions, Global Industry Analysis, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2024 to 2033

Base Year: 2023 Historical Data: 2020-22
  • Report ID: TBI-14426
  • Published Date: Jun, 2024
  • Pages: 237
  • Category: Food & Beverages
  • Format: PDF
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The global savory ingredients market was valued at USD 9.9 billion in 2023, growing at a CAGR of 5.6% from 2024 to 2033. The market is expected to reach USD 17.0 billion by 2033. The demand for savory ingredients is being driven by the rising demand for packaged and quick meals among working population due to lack of time to eat, stressful work environment, longer workdays, and a desire for healthier options.

Market Introduction:

Savory ingredients are the ones which are used as flavour enhancers to increase the aroma and flavor of food products during processing. Some of the commonly used savory ingredients include starches, yeast extracts, hydrolyzed vegetable proteins (HVP), hydrolyzed animal proteins (HAP), and monosodium glutamate (MSG) by the food and beverage business to enhance the taste and aroma of packaged food items. Most common applications of savory ingredients include manufacturing seasonings, meat products, and fast meals. Using savory ingredients can also increase the shelf life of food items and the usage of amount of salt which cooking also gets reduced. These ingredients are widely available in retail stores and also in online and offline stores, as they are affordable. The increased demand for savory ingredients is favoured by the rising per capita income and increasing urbanisation. In addition, the industry is positively impacted by customers' growing propensity to buy clean-label and organic products due to growing knowledge of the negative consequences of artificial substances.

Savory Ingredients Market Size

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Recent Development

In 2021, DuPont Nutrition and Bioscience amalgamated with International Flavours & Fragrances. Among other advantages, the combination offers business leadership in enzymes, food flavours, and fragrances.

In 2020, Tate & Lyle and Solevo, a well-known chemical distributor in South Africa, will collaborate on distribution. The companies shared the goal of offering premium ingredients for food and drinks, including soluble fibre, low-calorie sweeteners, and other components.

In 2020, Ingredion Incorporated's first clean-label emulsifier, Evanesse CB6194, composed of vegan chickpeas, will be sold in the US and Canada. The expanding vegan population in the US inspired the creation of this innovative product.

Market Dynamics:


Consumers shift towards wholesome food and healthy alternatives- Changes in the cold chain logistics, population increase, consumer demands for healthier foods, and the uptake of automation products and systems drive the market. Consumption of sweeteners, carbs, and high-fat foods has decreased among customers concerned about their health. Utilising new raw materials from marine sources—prized for their oil and fibre content—is another developing trend.


Stringent regulations- The market expansion for savory ingredients is seriously hampered by the strict regulations that different countries have placed on additive production. Because there is a global shortage of some chemicals, growth is slower than anticipated.


Growing trend of clean label products- The market for savory ingredients may benefit from ongoing research and development initiatives to enhance production efficiency and optimize chemical processes. Technological advancements in production have the potential to boost efficiency and reduce expenses.

Regional segmentation analysis:

The regions analyzed for the market include North America, Europe, South America, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa. Asia Pacific emerged as the largest global savory ingredients market region, with a 34.8% market revenue share in 2023.

The region's food makers and chefs use many components that give their products a unique and savory flavour, fueling the regional market's growth. Furthermore, the growing assimilation of Western trends by Asia Pacific consumers in many domains, such as fashion and cuisine, is anticipated to bolster the expansion of the savory ingredient market. To capture a large market share, new and established manufacturers are attempting to concentrate on the emerging countries of the Asia Pacific area, such as China and India. This is because there is less rivalry in the savory ingredient market in the Asia Pacific region than in the Western region.

Asia Pacific Region Savory Ingredients Market Share in 2023 - 34.8%

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Type Segment Analysis

The type segment is divided into yeast extracts, hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP), nucleotides, monosodium glutamate,  proteins, and hydrolyzed animal protein (HAP). The hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP) segment dominated the market, with a market share of around 25% in 2023.  In the market for savory ingredients, yeast extract and other product categories like soy sauce powder and savory spice are becoming increasingly popular, propelling the growth of the hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP) segment.

Form Segment Analysis

The form segment is divided into liquid and powder. The liquid segment dominated the market, with a market share of around 59% in 2023. As liquid savory components are so simple to combine with other food ingredients, their demand is comparatively greater than that of dry and paste ingredients.

Source Segment Analysis

The source segment is divided into conventional and natural. The natural segment dominated the market, with a market share of around 56% in 2023. People in countries like North America and Europe prefer natural savory ingredients as they do not have many side effects on human health. Following social media trends, people in the Asia Pacific region are also showing interest in natural savory ingredients, adding impetus to the segment’s growth.

Some of the Key Market Players:
  • Angel Yeast Co., Ltd.
  • Kerry Group Public Ltd Co
  • GivaudanS.A.
  • Royal DSM N.V.
  • Tate & Lyle PLC
  • Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
  • Vedan International Holdings Ltd.
  • Sensient Technologies Corporation
  • DIANA Group
  • Lesaffre Group

Report Description:

Attribute Description
Market Size Revenue (USD Billion)
Market size value in 2023 USD 9.9 Billion
Market size value in 2033 USD 17.0 Billion
CAGR (2024 to 2033) 5.6%
Historical data 2020-2022
Base Year 2023
Forecast 2024-2033
Region The regions analyzed for the market are Asia Pacific, Europe, South America, North America, and Middle East & Africa. Furthermore, the regions are further analyzed at the country level.
Segments Type, Form, Source

Frequesntly Asked Questions

As per The Brainy Insights, the size of the savory ingredients market was valued at USD 9.9 billion in 2023 to USD 17.0 billion by 2033.

The global savory ingredients market is growing at a CAGR of 5.6% during the forecast period 2024-2033.

Asia Pacific emerged as the largest savory ingredients market.

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This study forecasts global, regional, and country revenue from 2020 to 2033. The Brainy Insights has segmented the global savory ingredients market based on the below-mentioned segments:

Global Savory Ingredients Market By Type:

  • Yeast Extracts
  • Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein (HVP)
  • Nucleotides
  • Monosodium Glutamate
  • Proteins
  • Hydrolyzed Animal Protein (HAP)

Global Savory Ingredients Market By Form:

  • Liquid
  • Powder

Global Savory Ingredients Market By Source:

  • Conventional
  • Natural

Global Savory Ingredients Market By Region:                            

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Italy
    • Spain
  • Asia-Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
  • South America
    • Brazil
  • Middle East and Africa  
    • UAE
    • South Africa


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