The Future of Ingredients 2024
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Ingredients that deliver foods that are both healthy and sustainable remain long-term priorities, and novel technology holds potential to support their delivery. Emma Schofield, Associate Director - Global Food…

The Future of Ingredients 2024

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The Future of Ingredients is a global market report that covers the latest innovations and consumer trends across the global ingredients market in 2024. Our global report identifies evolving areas, consumer attitudes, and important advances expected across regions like EMEA, APAC, and the Americas over the next five years and beyond.

Current Ingredients Trends

Ageing populations, coupled with rising concern over the prevalence of diet-related health issues, have created a need for consumers to adopt eating patterns that support their health in the longer term.

Additionally, there has been significant investment in the alternative protein sector to support with food sustainability concerns.

  • 47% of Canadian consumers agree an important benefit of good physical health is minimising the risk of long-term health issues.

The Future of Ingredients in the Next Two Years

Government policy is pressuring the food industry to play a role in supporting consumers’ health, driving a need for healthier nutrition profiles.

There will be a growing need for producers to innovate and diversify their ingredients to be more sustainable as it becomes unavoidably clear that the current food production system is unsustainable

  • 36% of Spanish consumers agree that nutri-score labelling is the best way to decide how healthy a product is.

Ingredients Trends in Five Years and Beyond

Novel food production techniques, such as lab-grown, hold the potential to improve the current ingredient landscape, making them sustainable, cost-effective and nutritious.

However, producers of meat or dairy ingredients produced by novel technologies must anticipate opposition to the changing face of food production from consumers, farming industries and governments.

This is just a snapshot of the Future of Ingredients, to learn more about future innovations and challenges facing the market, purchase our full report. To discover more about the global ingredients market take a look at our extensive Global Ingredients Market Research.

Expert Analysis from a Food Specialist

This report, written by Emma Schofield, a leading food analyst, delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight ingredients trends and add expert context to the numbers.

Ingredients that deliver foods that are both healthy and sustainable remain long-term priorities, and novel technology holds potential to support their delivery.

Emma Schofield, Associate Director - Global Food Science

Emma Schofield
Associate Director – Global Food Science

Table of Contents

  1. what you need to know

  2. in the next two years

    • Explore the intersection of food and healthcare
    • Graph 1: nutrition rating systems (eg Nutri-Score) are the best way to decide how healthy a product is, 2023
    • Graph 2: top factors when shopping for food (only factors related to nutrition included), 2023
    • Ultra-processing is driving a new era of ‘clean’ foods
    • Graph 3: claims that impact consumers’ food and drink purchasing decisions, 2023
    • Graph 4: perceptions of specific sugars and sweeteners, 2022
    • Focus on sustainable ingredients that taste good
    • Graph 5: products/services that are good for the global environment that consumers have tried, or want to try in the future, 2023
  3. in five years and beyond

    • Graph 6: frequency at which consumers look for new foods/flavours to try, 2023
    • Graph 7: agreement with the statement that meat and dairy ingredients should only come from animals (ie not be made using ingredients from cell-based technologies), 2023
  4. key takeaways

About the report

This market report provides in-depth analysis and insight supported by a range of data. At the same time, introductory and top-level content is provided to give you an overview of the issues covered.

The consumer

What They Want. Why They Want It.

The Competitors

Who’s Winning. How To Stay Ahead.

The Market

Size, Segments, Shares And Forecasts: How It All Adds Up.

The Innovations

New Ideas. New Products. New Potential.

The Opportunities

Where The White Space Is. How To Make It Yours.

The Trends

What’s Shaping Demand – Today And Tomorrow.

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