Shifting Consumers Focus Towards Natural and Vegetarian Algae-based Coatings to Fuel Alginate Casings Market Demand

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Alginate Casings Market Forecast and CAGR

The alginate casings market is expected to show commendable growth in the forecasted period (2021-2031). The rising population and their exposure to wide choices related to the sausages is what driving this market. The increasing standard of living has given a boost to the consumption of meat and sausages. These reasons are anticipated to mark a positive influence on the demand.

Alginate casings are a natural product that are vegetable-based and are derived from brown algae species. These are the edible coatings that are useful to elongate the shelf life of different fruits, vegetables and poultry. Encapsulating the sausages provides a pleasant taste and a good texture to them. This leads to the increased cravings and a subsequent rise in demand.

What is Driving Demand for the Alginate Casings?

Alginate casings can be put to different uses that include alginate-based coatings and as a film in food packaging. It has various benefits like reducing dehydration, embellishing the product appearance, improvising the mechanical properties and controlling respiration.

Alongside, the consumers are shifting their focus towards using algae-based coating that is cent per cent natural and vegetarian. This is driving the demand even further.

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Nowadays, working people are living a busy life and hardly have time to consume proper meals. The alginate-coated sausage is the perfect snack that they can have while working and without wasting much of their time. The alginate layer when applied to the sausages gives it a crisp bite and a soothing texture. This is what makes them even more desirable and all these benefits and uses helps in increasing the demand for alginate casings in the market.

Covid-19 Impact on Global Alginate Casings Market

The Covid-19 pandemic has adversely affected all the sectors of the economy worldwide. The effects have been lasting longer than expected. This resulted in the huge devastation of different industries across the globe.

Now, the economy is in recession and in the mode to recover back its pace. A fall in the performance has been experienced since the second quarter in 2020 which continued till the third quarter in the same year. But in Q4 2020, day-by-day the conditions were improving and different sectors became operational after the ease of the restrictions.

As of now, in the case of this market, the situation is getting better gradually due to the proper availability of raw materials which is helping in the smooth flow of production and will continue to show an increase in the coming future.

The US and Canada Demand Outlook for Alginate Casings Market

Rising consumption of meat and processed meat products in the U.S. and Canada is resulting in subsequent increase in the production of algae-based casings. This is the main reason for increasing demand for alginate casings in the regional market.

Europe Alginate Casings Market Outlook

Countries like, Germany and France are anticipated to show extensive growth in the coming years. Consumers there, have been craving for the sausages that are coated using these casings. This is influencing the demand for alginate casings in the region and will boost the sales shortly soon.

Who are the Key Manufacturers of the Alginate Casings Market?

Some of the leading manufacturers in this market are

  • FMC Corporation
  • Promar
  • Agersol Alignate
  • Visko Teepak
  • Reiser
  • Handtmann
  • F&D Technology
  • Merck
  • Qingdao Hyzlin Biology Technology Development Co.
  • JRS Group

New product launches and product innovations are the strategies adopted by the manufacturers to expand their operations in the market. For example, FMC launched new a technology for alginate-based sausage casings. This contributed to improved performance and product flexibility. These types of new launches will help them to cater to the needs of their customers and ensure better market coverage.

Key Segments

  • By Color

    • Orange
    • Red
    • Black
    • Brown Green
    • Others
  • By Flavors

    • Roasted meat
    • Ripening
    • Bacon
    • Roasted Chicken
    • Others
  • By Use

    • Sausages
    • Vege
    • Cheese
    • Fish
    • Others
  • By Distribution Channel

    • Hypermarket
    • Supermarket
    • Online store
    • Other channels
  • By Region

    • North America
      • US & Canada
    • Latin America
      • Brazil, Mexico, Others
    • Western Europe
      • EU5
      • Nordics
      • Benelux
    • Eastern Europe
    • Asia Pacific excluding Japan
      • Australia and New Zealand (ANZ)
      • Greater China
      • India
      • ASEAN
      • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Japan
    • Middle East and Africa
      • GCC Countries
      • Other Middle East
      • Northern Africa
      • South Africa
      • Other Africa

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