The global air-dried food market was capitalized at more than USD 19.3 billion in 2019 and is projected to develop at a CAGR of more than 10.3% by 2025.
Air-Dried Food Market
The global air-dried food market was estimated at 19.3 (USD Billion) in 2019 at a CAGR of 10.3% over the forecast period. The report offers valuation and analysis of air-dried food market on a global as well as regional level. The study offers a comprehensive assessment of the industry competition, limitations, revenue estimates, avenues, current & emerging trends, and industry-validated market data. The report offers historical data from 2016 to 2018 along with a forecast from 2019 to 2025 based on value (USD Billion).
Non-thermal food processing techniques are gaining prominence in the organic food industry with its ability to increase the nutritive content along with providing extraordinary sensory features for fulfilling the complex demand of organic end-users. However, air-dried food helps in increasing the food convenience in terms of extended shelf life in addition to preserving of nutritive content of the food product. For instance, air-dried berries have proved to offer enormous health benefits to consumers and hence have gained humungous popularity in Europe due to its beneficial features. This, in turn, will prompt the growth of the air-dried food industry over the forecast timespan.
In 2018, NCBI conducted a study to determine the trends and attitudes of the first-time organic dried strawberries consumers towards drying technologies in Turkey, Norway, and Romania. The drying technologies included thermal air drying technology and non-thermal microwave drying technology. Furthermore, results derived from the data analysis & interpretation of preference & attitudes of nearly 614 customers gathered through online choice experiment revealed that end-users preferred organic dried strawberries manufactured or processed through thermal air drying technique owing to its ability to retain nutritive content along with the low cost of the technology. All these aforementioned aspects are likely to steer the growth of the air-dried food industry over the forecast timeframe.
The growth of the regional market over the forecast period is predicted to be due to the massive demand for ready-to-eat food as well as an easy-to-prepare diet among the working populace of the Asia Pacific zone.
Key players profiled in the air dried food market include Saraf Foods Ltd., Royal Ridge Coffee Beans, Dehydrates Inc., La Frubense, BCFoods, Milne Coffee Beans Products, Inc., Berrifine A/S, B-B Products Pty Ltd., Freeze-Dry Foods GmbH, DMH Ingredients, Inc., Howenia Enterprise Co. Ltd., and Seawind Foods.
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