The additives and supplements sector is growing by 20% in the EU

With growth of 7.3% in 2021 and 12.7% in 2022, the food additives and supplements market grew by 20% overall from 2020 to today in the European Union, due to consumers’ interest in taking care of their health, researching the products they consume and preserving their physical and mental well-being.

That’s what the research found Basic sectors ‘Additives for the food industry’ of the Sectoral Observatory Informa DBK (Cesca branch)in recent days, which assures that the mentioned market had profit of 665 million euroswhich encourages the entire sector to work further.

The European Union is interested in additives and supplements

The European Union is positioned as the main export destination for Spanish companies, while this can be seen abroad significant growth in this sector.

The study claims that there was A growth of 58% in just two years and that’s largely due to the past COVID-19 pandemic warning people to take care of their health, and this was a good complement to that.

Physical and mental well-being

You introduce mandatory prison, consumers have taken over their spaces, now they enjoy more at home, they do activities with family and friends at home, it also enables them to eat more consciously, which is why they research all the ingredients they consume.

To complete this conscious diet, they include food additives or supplements, which provide them with more energy, peace of mind, relaxation, metabolic health, pleasant rest, among other characteristics.

Consumers use additives and supplements to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Photo: Freepik.

The future of additives and supplements

Growth in the sector was quite noticeable in 2020, but experts say that by 2023, only 2% is expected. more sales, which is not at all discouraging because it is around 690 million euros, which are good numbers.

The benefit of the sector used by 1500 workers from 150 companies who are responsible for the production and import of additives and supplements to supply the entire food industry in Spain.

Although for now the companies in charge of this sector They are small and medium in sizeWith this increase in consumer interest, large multinational groups are expected to look to the sector to produce and market on a large scale.

By 2023, the market for additives and supplements is expected to grow by only 2% with sales of 60 million euros. Photo: Freepik.

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