Natural syrups and beverages are widelyused in snow cones, smoothies, candies, ice cream, pancakes, waffles, sweeteners, medication and others. Natural syrups and beverages are free from artificial colors, flavors and preservatives. Stevia is used as a sweetener and a sugar substitute it is extracted from the leaves of a plant species named Stevia rebaudiana. Natural sugar substitutes such as brazzein, glycerol, insulin, isomalt, lactitol, mogroside mix and various other compounds are present in natural sugar. Increasing demand for natural syrups and beverages in areas such as bakery, confectionery, dairy and frozen dessert, pharmaceutical companies and others creates a huge scope for this market. Currently, the focus of consumers towards health food and diet food results in a steady growth of natural syrups and beverages in retail market. Additionally, Agave inulin which has low fat and sugar content is widely used in most of the drinks and food products segment including bakery and bread products, dairy food products, confectionery products and beverages and various other products. Ologo fructose and insulin offer natural sugar taste and are widely used in beverages to improve the texture, taste, and mouth feel. Huge health benefits are obtained from natural syrups and beverages, thereby creating high demand for the products in the Asia-Pacific region.
Rising consumer awareness regarding health makes the market more demanding in countries like China and India. Moreover, China and India being the main hub for major manufacturing centers, creating huge demand and opportunity for natural syrups and beverages market. Leading manufacturing players present in the Asia-Pacific region are on a verge to increase their production capacity to encounter end-user demands for utilization in baked products, frozen desserts and confectioneries. Consumer demands for natural food and drinks are forcing market vendors to eliminate artificial ingredients. Rising demand of consumers regarding natural and healthy food, thereby,helping in augmenting the market growth of natural syrups and beverages in the Asia-Pacific region during the forecast period of 2017-2025.
The Asia-Pacific natural syrups and beverages market is segmented by type which includes raw honey, real fruit jam, brown rice syrup, stevia, banana puree, maple syrup and others.Moreover, on the basis of distribution channel, the market has been segmented as supermarkets or hypermarkets, discount store, online sales, farmer market and others.The Asia-Pacific natural syrups and beverages market has been segmented by country which includes China, Japan, India and rest of Asia-Pacific.
Rising focus on health benefits among consumers has resulted in high demand of natural products, therefore, propellingthe growth of natural syrup and beverages marketin countries like India, China and Japan. Among the various types of natural syrup and beverages, stevia is forecasting a major demand in the natural sweeteners category. Health campaigns held in Japan, have unexpectedly boosted the health consciousness among Japanese consumers. Both natural origin honey and maple syrup could be promoted as a substitute for sweeteners and traditional sugar, which would help maintain a healthy life.
Some of the major players in the Asia-Pacific natural syrups and beverages market include Herboveda India, Nielsen Holdings PLC. and others.
Asia-Pacific Natural Syrups and Beverages Market: By Type
Asia-Pacific Natural Syrups and Beverages Market: By Distribution Channel
Asia-Pacific Natural Syrups and Beverages Market: By Country