Fat Free Pasta: Market Outlook
Pasta is a staple food, primarily consumed in Latin America and Mediterranean countries. Fat free pasta is being made by a combination of different types of flour such as all-purpose flour, semolina, durum flour, farina flour, and many more.
The introduction of various novel flour to enhance the nutrient content of fat free pasta is the prime driving force that will induce growth in the global market.
Latin America and Europe are the largest markets for fat free pasta, as it is being consumed as a staple food in the region. As pasta is an innate part of the traditional food of these regions, fat free pasta is readily accepted in the region owing to growing health consciousness among the population.
Whereas, owing to rising incidences of obesity North America is anticipated to grow at a considerable rate in the global market. The growing population in the Asia Pacific provides a large opportunity for the fat free pasta market to grow in the region.
Versatility of Fat Free Pasta to Drive the Market
Fat free pasta is a part of a much healthy meal and is complemented further by what other ingredients are being paired up with it, making it a sumptuous and healthy meal. Fat free pasta paired up with ingredients such as herbs, beans, vegetables.
For adding extra flavor, fat-free pasta is often combined with small amounts of meat, fish, nuts, and more for flavoring and enhancing the protein content of the fat free pasta. Owing to this versatility of fat-free pasta, there can be endless numbers of dishes that are fuelling its demand in the global fat free pasta market.
Complex Nutrient Content of Fat Free Pasta Bolstering the Market
Fat free pasta is recognized as complex carbohydrates as it is digested in the body at a slow rate, which keeps the consumer fuller for a long period. Fat free pasta also has a low glycemic index which indicates its positive effects on blood sugar level and is a steady source of energy.
Dieticians and nutrition experts are recommending eating filling meals that provide a lasting source of energy to keep away from the reducing incidence of obesity and related chronic diseases.
As fat free pasta is appetizing owing to its unique taste and texture is preferred by many health conscious consumers.
Fat free pasta is also preferred by the consumers as it can satiate a heavy meal in small servings which can be complemented by pairing up fat free pasta with foods like herbs, meat, seafood, seasoned vegetable.
Fat Free Pasta: A Healthy Way to Introduce Nutrients in Paediatric Diet
Most pediatrics can start eating non-liquid food until they lose the “extrusion reflex”, where they tend to push any non-liquid food out. This stage is usually achieved around 4 to 6 months.
Parents are starting to consider fat free pasta as the first food for the children with pureed, squashes, or chunk vegetable when they reach the age of 7 to 10 months.
Different shapes of fat free pasta, for instance, spirals, shells, bow ties, and many more grab the attention of children and eat it as finger food. For the baby to accept and adapt to the taste of fat free pasta, parents are adding low sodium or low salt chicken broth with cheese as fat free pasta can be a good source of protein for the baby.
Fat Free Pasta Salad to Gravitate Population for Weight loss
Fat free pasta salad glazed with olive oil or mayonnaise-based sauce is often popular among the health-conscious population. Commercially, fat free pasta salad gained popularity and a dedicated consumer base in the 1990s, as it was readily available in the supermarket, stores across Australia and New Zealand.
Fat free pasta salad is usually paired up with cooked beans, nuts, and more vegetables and is usually served cold. Fat free pasta salad is anticipated to grow rapidly in the salad bars market in the region of Oceania, and the Asia Pacific and has steady market growth in North America and Europe.
Fat Free Pasta: Key Players
- Nissin Foods Holdings Co. Ltd.
- ConAgra Foods Inc.
- Barilla Holding
- Armanino Foods of Distinction Inc
- De Cecco
- Tree House Foods Inc.ITC Limited
- General Mills Inc.
- Campbell Soup Company
- American Italian Pasta Company
- Fiori-Bruna Pasta Products
- Strom Products Ltd.
- Ajinomoto Co Inc.
are some of the key players of Fat Free Pasta market.
Oat Bran as Novel Sources for Fat Free Pasta
Center for Research in Food and Development AC, Mexico has lead several researches and suggested the production of fat free pasta from oat bran for more health benefits in 2019.
As semolina is the prime source for making pasta, the Center for Research in Food and Development AC replaced 50% of the semolina with oat bran.
They found the rise of dietary fiber content by over 50% when oat bran was introduced in fat free pasta. Whereas, addition of unripe apple flour showed slight changes in the texture of the pasta.
Moreover, oat bran pasta consisted less amount of starch content than the control pasta made from 100% semolina. Manufacturers are anticipated to produce fat free pasta made from oat bran and channel it to the global market in the near future as it will benefit a large portion of the population including the diabetic and obese population.
Rising Awareness of Sustainable Diet is Fuelling the Fat Free Pasta Market
Production of fat free pasta is much gentler on the earth as compared to raising livestock for meat production, as it emits very little or no GHG (Green House Gases).
Therefore, with rising awareness of sustainable lifestyle, population are ardently adapting sustainable foods such as fat free pasta with vegetable and fruits. Fat free pasta perfectly promotes nutrition-rich plant based or vegan food which impeccably suits the vegan diet as well.
Moreover, dried fat free pasta has a longer shelf life hence does not spoil easily, without preservatives or additives, and thus prevents food wastage in the times where over one-third of the spoiled food ends up in landfills and thus supporting sustainability.
The segment of the population that wants to lessen the environment footprint but cannot completely withdraw red meat from the diet increases the portion of fat-free pasta and decreases the portion of meat to gradually go adapt to a more body and earth friendly diet.
Fat Free Pasta: Packaging Labelling
Manufacturers of fat free pasta are striving to improvise packaging and labeling as packaging acts as a first impression on the consumer while selecting from numerous available options in the market.
As the global market is becoming more open for the consumer with growing online retail channels as well as supermarkets, manufacturers are leveling up with more user-friendly and informative packaging for gaining market traction.
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Fat Free Pasta: Market Segmentation
Based on Source, Fat Free Pasta can be segmented as:
- Whole wheat
Based on Type, Fat Free Pasta can be segmented as:
Based on Nature, Fat Free Pasta can be segmented as:
Based on Distribution Channel, Fat Free Pasta can be segmented as:
- Convenience Stores
- Specialty Food Stores
- Online Retail
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