Global Meat Starter Culture Market, By Application (Sausages, Salami, Dry-cured Meat, Other Applications), Microorganism (Bacteria, Yeast, Mold), Composition (Multi-Strain Mix, Single Strain, Multi-Strain), Form (Freeze-Dried, Frozen), Product Type (Maturation Starters, Surface Starters), Industry (Meat, Poultry, Seafood) – Industry Trends and Forecast to 2029.
Meat Starter Culture Market Analysis and Size
For use in fresh ground meat, cooked meat, dry meat, and semi-cured meat, maturation starters and surface starters are the two basic types of meat starter cultures. Lactic acid bacteria, gram-positive catalase-positive cocci, fungus, and yeast that are not toxic to humans and are able to withstand salt and nitrite are among the microorganisms employed in meat starting cultures.
Global meat starter culture market was valued at USD 64.98 million in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 94.55 million by 2029, registering a CAGR of 4.80% during the forecast period of 2022-2029. In addition to the insights on market scenarios such as market value, growth rate, segmentation, geographical coverage, and major players, the market reports curated by the Data Bridge Market Research also include in-depth expert analysis, geographically represented company-wise production and capacity, network layouts of distributors and partners, detailed and updated price trend analysis and deficit analysis of supply chain and demand.
Meat Starter Culture Market Scope and Segmentation
2022 to 2029
2020 (Customizable to 2014 - 2019)
Revenue in USD Million, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD
Application (Sausages, Salami, Dry-cured Meat, Other Applications), Microorganism (Bacteria, Yeast, Mold), Composition (Multi-Strain Mix, Single Strain, Multi-Strain), Form (Freeze-Dried, Frozen), Product Type (Maturation Starters, Surface Starters), Industry (Meat, Poultry, Seafood)
U.S., Canada, Mexico in North America, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Denmark, Italy, U.K., France, Spain, Netherland, Belgium, Switzerland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe in Europe, Japan, China, India, South Korea, New Zealand, Vietnam, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific (APAC) in Asia-Pacific (APAC), Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America as a part of South America, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) as a part of Middle East and Africa (MEA)
Market Players Covered
Chr. Hansen A/S (Denmark), DSM (Netherlands), Kerry Group plc. (Ireland), DuPont (U.S.), International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (Israel), Codex-Ing Biotech (U.S.), Lallemand Inc. (Canada), Proquiga Biotech, SA (Spain), Biochem s.r.l. (Italy), RAPS GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), DnR Sausage Supplies (Canada), Sacco srl (Italy), Canada Compound Corporation (Canada), BIOVITEC (France), Genesis Laboratories (Bulgaria), Meat Cracks Technologie GmbH (Germany), T.H.T. sa (Belgium), STUFFERS SUPPLY COMPANY (Canada) and Microtec s.r.l. (Germany)
Meat starting culture is the direct addition of live microbes to meat in order to preserve its microbiological integrity and promote the development of its color, texture, and flavor. Such starting cultures aid in preserving the nutritional value of the meat while enhancing the acceptability of the meat products among consumers.
Meat Starter Culture Market Dynamics
This section deals with understanding the market drivers, advantages, opportunities, restraints and challenges. All of this is discussed in detail as below:
- Rising demand for processed meat
To extend shelf life and improve taste and flavor, meat starting cultures are frequently employed in sausages, salami, dry-cured meat, and other meat products. Another important aspect that is anticipated to boost the growth of the worldwide meat starting cultures market is the growing demand for wholesome, clearly labelled meat products. Further consumer inclination towards products with higher shelf life will bolster the growth of the market.
- Opportunities presented by organized retail sector
One of the main factors influencing the expansion of packaged meat products is the development of the retail sector in the form of supermarkets, hypermarkets, and convenience stores. Convenience and cleanliness have been major motivators for modern urban customers, driving their purchases from retail outlets. The rise of the meat starting cultures has been encouraged by the rising popularity of packaged meat products.
Furthermore, the factors such as rising urbanization, industrialization and mounting consumption of starter cultures due to their various health benefits are some other important market drivers. Additionally, growing usages of the meat cultures to improve the nutritional quality and increasing per capita income are anticipated to drive the growth rate of the market.
- Growth and expansion
Growth and expansion of the food and beverages industry especially in the developing economies will present very many opportunities for the growth of the market. Keeping up with advancements in manufacturing/ production technology may also be beneficial for the market as a whole.
- Stringent regulations imposed by the major regulatory bodies
The market for starting cultures has been severely restricted by strict laws. The import and export of living microorganisms are subject to strict restrictions and regulations set forth by the World Trade Organization (WTO). Five "generic" methods for evaluating the safety of microorganisms in food with a track record of safe use have been announced by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
- Dearth of infrastructure to impede to growth
It has been difficult for small and medium-sized businesses to use meat starter cultures because they lack the equipment and facilities needed to manage high-quality meat starter cultures. Additionally, choosing the ideal beginning culture composition is a crucial element that many businesses still struggle with. The flavor and texture of meat applications are maintained in large part by this choice.
This meat starter culture market report provides details of new recent developments, trade regulations, import-export analysis, production analysis, value chain optimization, market share, impact of domestic and localized market players, analyses opportunities in terms of emerging revenue pockets, changes in market regulations, strategic market growth analysis, market size, category market growths, application niches and dominance, product approvals, product launches, geographic expansions, technological innovations in the market. To gain more info on the meat starter culture market contact Data Bridge Market Research for an Analyst Brief, our team will help you take an informed market decision to achieve market growth.
Impact and Current Market Scenario of Raw Material Shortage and Shipping Delays
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COVID-19 Impact on Meat Starter Culture Market
The meat starter culture supply chain has seen significant changes as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, and consumer behavior is changing as well. To be competitive, business operators must be more cautious and forward-thinking. The economic and social effects of COVID are known to vary greatly between different markets and nations, and companies in the meat starter culture industry are developing methods tailored to each nation.
Expected Impact of Economic Slowdown on the Pricing and Availability of Products
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- IFF announced investments in the advancement of next-generation startup culture and technologies in July 2022. The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and IFF worked together to develop cutting-edge technologies for improved next generation starting cultures. The partnership will offer technologies and techniques to improve strains' suitability for plant-based products.
- Chr. Hansen unveiled a fresh starting culture for vegan yoghurts in May 2021. For fermented plant bases, a product called the VEGA Culture Kit has been created.
- The YO-MIX PRIME cultures series was introduced in May 2020 by DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences. The product delivers mildness and a quality texture and was created for yoghurt producers. The industry's growth aims to reduce sugar content, lower formulation costs, and uphold excellent product quality.
Meat Starter Culture Market Scope
The meat starter culture market is segmented on the basis of application, microorganism, composition, form, product type and industry. The growth amongst these segments will help you analyze meagre growth segments in the industries and provide the users with a valuable market overview and market insights to help them make strategic decisions for identifying core market applications.
- Dry-cured Meat
- Other Applications
- Multi-Strain Mix
- Single Strain
- Maturation Starters
- Surface Starters
Meat Starter Culture Market Regional Analysis/Insights
The meat starter culture market is analyzed and market size insights and trends are provided by country, application, microorganism, composition, form, product type and industry as referenced above.
The countries covered in the meat starter culture market report are U.S., Canada, Mexico in North America, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Denmark, Italy, U.K., France, Spain, Netherland, Belgium, Switzerland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe in Europe, Japan, China, India, South Korea, New Zealand, Vietnam, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific (APAC) in Asia-Pacific (APAC), Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America as a part of South America, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) as a part of Middle East and Africa (MEA).
Europe is flourishing its dominance in the global meat starter culture market due to factors such as surging consumption rate of packaged meat products such as sausages, salami, and dry-cured meat, presence of major manufacturers of meat cultures in the region and growth and expansion of food and beverages industry.
Over the forecast period, Asia-Pacific is anticipated to have the greatest CAGR. The growth of the region is attributed to the increasing demand for meat and poultry products, increasing per capita income, growing trend of consuming processed food items and steady shift of production facilities and operations to developing economies.
The country section of the report also provides individual market impacting factors and changes in regulation in the market domestically that impacts the current and future trends of the market. Data points like down-stream and upstream value chain analysis, technical trends and porter's five forces analysis, case studies are some of the pointers used to forecast the market scenario for individual countries. Also, the presence and availability of global brands and their challenges faced due to large or scarce competition from local and domestic brands, impact of domestic tariffs and trade routes are considered while providing forecast analysis of the country data.
Competitive Landscape and Meat Starter Culture Market Share Analysis
The meat starter culture market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies' focus related to meat starter culture market.
Some of the major players operating in the meat starter culture market are
- Chr. Hansen A/S (Denmark)
- DSM (Netherlands)
- Kerry Group plc. (Ireland)
- DuPont (U.S.)
- International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (Israel)
- Codex-Ing Biotech (U.S.)
- Lallemand Inc. (Canada)
- Proquiga Biotech, SA (Spain)
- Biochem s.r.l. (Italy)
- RAPS GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
- DnR Sausage Supplies (Canada)
- Sacco srl (Italy)
- Canada Compound Corporation (Canada)
- BIOVITEC (France)
- Genesis Laboratories (Bulgaria)
- Meat Cracks Technologie GmbH (Germany)
- T.H.T. sa (Belgium)
- STUFFERS SUPPLY COMPANY (Canada)
- Microtec s.r.l. (Germany)