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Culinary Sauces Market to Touch $55.31 Billion by 2027; Rising Disposable Income in Emerging Economies to Augment Market Growth

August 04, 2020 | Food & Beverages

The global culinary sauces market size is projected to reach USD 55.31 billion by 2027 on account of increasing availability of cooking sauces on e-commerce platforms, states Fortune Business Insights™ in its report, titled “Culinary Sauces Market Size, Share & COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Type (Dry and Wet), Application (Households, Food Processors, and HoReCa), End-use (B2C and B2B), and Regional Forecast, 2020 – 2027”. The report further states that the value of the global market stood at USD 43.53 billion in 2019 and is expected to register a CAGR of 3.3% from 2020 to 2027.

The culinary sauces market growth is likely to be negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic as governments have been implementing lockdowns and social distancing rules, which has drastically reduced footfalls in cafes and restaurants worldwide. Adding to this are travel bans and trade restrictions, which have adversely affected global supply chains and the food industry in general.

Conagra Releases New Line of Innovative Food Products

Conagra Brands, the Chicago-based packaged foods leader, rolled out a wide range of snacking products in September 2019 under its broad portfolios, which include frozen & refrigerated meals, condiments & enhancers, and shelf table meals. Prominent among these is the company’s newly introduced sauce offering called “Mango Sweet & Sour Sauce”. Combining the essence of ginger and lime, the sauce can be used for various purposes, including dipping, marinating, and cooking. Moreover, the flavors suffused into the sauce make it ideal for cooking Asian-styled meals at home. This innovation is expected to strengthen Conagra’s position in the culinary sauces domain and deepen its hold on the packaged foods industry.

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Wide Popularity of Umami to Boost the Market

Umami is described as a combined taste of nucleotides and glutamates and occurs naturally in common foods such as fish, meat, dairy products, and vegetables. Like salt, umami enhances the flavor the food it is added into, and is known to stimulate appetite and augment satisfaction quotient of the food item. As a result, the flavor is widely infused in popular foods such as pizzas, soups, and cooked meat. Manufacturers of culinary sauces have been utilizing the power of umami to create delectable sauces. For instance, soy sauce is one of the most popular umami-based sauces as it is heavy in sodium and commonly poured into East Asian preparations. Foods rich in umami are gaining popularity among the youth in urban areas, where the demand for exotic, premium preparations is surging, which is benefiting the global market.

Product Innovation to be the Area of Concentration for Market Players

Tastes and preferences of consumers, especially with regards to food and beverages, are constantly evolving. Globalization has led to a prolific interaction of cultures, exposing people to diverse food preparations and introducing new flavors to traditional dishes. Companies in the food industry need to constantly innovate to meet the changing demands and consumption patterns of consumers. To meet this challenge, players in this market are creating and launching innovative offerings on a regular basis to expand their business horizons and generate new sales opportunities.

Industry Development:

  • March 2019: Kraft Heinz announced the launch of two new condiment sauces, Mayomust and Mayocue, enhancing its line of mayo-based condiment blends. Mayomust is a combination of mayonnaise and mustard, while Mayocue brings together the flavors of mayonnaise and barbecue.  

List of Key Players Covered in the Culinary Sauces Market Report:

  • Hein Celestial (New York, United States)

  • Ken’s Foods (Massachusetts, U.S.)

  • Kikkoman Corporation (Chiba, Japan)

  • Unilever PLC (London, United Kingdom)

  • The Kraft Heinz Company (Pennsylvania, United States)

  • Hormel Foods Corporation (Minnesota, United States)

  • McCormick & Company Inc. (Maryland, United States)

  • YAMASA Corporation (Chiba, Japan)

  • Del Monte Foods Inc. (California, USA)

  • Conagra Brands (Illinois, United States)

Further Report Findings:

  • Asia Pacific is expected to grow at the highest CAGR of 3.65% during the forecast period as culinary sauces are staple ingredients in meals consumed in countries such as Japan and South Korea.

  • North America, with a market size of USD 8.36 billion in 2019, is anticipated tighten its hold on the culinary market share in the coming years owing to increasing cultural diversification in the region.

Table of Segmentation:



Study Period


Base Year


Forecast Period


Historical Period



  Value (USD Billion)


Type, Application, End-use, and Region

By Type


  • Dry

  • Wet

By Application


  • Households

  • Food Processors

  • HoReCa

By End-use

  • B2C

  • B2B

By Geography


  • North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico)

  • Europe (Germany,Spain, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Rest of Europe)

  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Rest of Asia Pacific)

  • South America( Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America)

  • Middle East & Africa (South Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Rest of Middle East & Africa)

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