Global Dried Blueberries Market - 2020-2027
|出版日期||內容資訊||英文 180 Pages
|全球藍莓乾市場(2020年∼2027年) Global Dried Blueberries Market - 2020-2027|
|出版日期: 2021年04月29日||內容資訊: 英文 180 Pages||
Dried blueberries are chewy, sweet and wonderfully delicious. They work very well when baking with thick batters, like muffins or scones and are the perfect addition to trail or nuts mix, which can be served at a party as a snack. In addition, they also bring an intense sweetness and fun texture to grainy and green salads, which help balance the tangy flavor of vinegar-based dressings. Moreover, dried blueberries pack a nutritional punch, low in sodium & calories, offering 127 calories per one-quarter cup, and contain no cholesterol. In addition, these fruits contain nutrients that are essential for our health and can enjoy these sweet treats by making smoothie by blending dried blueberries and a banana with milk choice or adding blueberries to hot oatmeal.
Furthermore, dried blueberries offer significant benefits that are essential for a healthy body, such as have a good source of fiber, vitamins & minerals, maintain healthy blood sugar levels, the brain gets a boost, lower the risk of heart disease, reduce the ill effects of a high-fat diet, strengthen the immune system, get to load up on phytonutrients.
The global dried blueberries market is estimated to reach USD XX billion by 2027 from the recorded market size of worth USD XX billion in 2019, growing at a CAGR of XX% during the forecast period (2020-2027).
The increasing awareness of people towards the health benefits of dried blueberries is expected to drive the market growth during the forecast period. Moreover, consuming dried blueberries helps improve vision, aids in clearing arteries, enhances memory, strengthens blood vessels, reverses age-related physical and mental declines, reduces or alleviates urinary tract infections and helps to manage body weight. In addition, blueberries are one of the richest sources of antioxidant phytonutrients found in any fruit category. The characteristics mentioned above are expected to boost the dried blueberry market growth. According to WHO, globally, approximately 17.8 million deaths occur due to cardiovascular diseases. In addition, dried blueberries help lower the risk of heart attack, or decreasing cardiovascular diseases is expected to be the key driver to boost the market growth.
Furthermore, the rapidly increasing urban population, industrial sector, globalization, and rising need for more nutrient-rich and natural ingredient food products are expected to drive market growth during the forecast period. This results in rising demand for dried blueberries for various applications such as an ingredient in cereal & snack bars, dietary supplements, and others. In addition, the rising snacking trend and growing demand for the convenient snacking option led to the growing market for dried blueberries.
However, the high price of dried blueberries and the limited supply of blueberries in specific countries hinder the market growth during the forecast period.
By form, the market is segmented into slices & granulates, powder, whole dried fruits and others. By product type, the market is segmented into freeze-dried, air-dried, microwave dried, infused dried and others. By end-user, the market is segmented into bakery products, confectionaries, dairy products, dietary supplements, beverages, cereal & snack bars, food service providers and others.
Blueberries have antioxidant properties that help to decrease the risk of heart attacks. The agricultural research service of USDA reported that eating blueberries may decrease the risk of a heart attack in women by 33%. Antioxidants may help to control free radical damage that is involved in the early stages of artery-clogging atherosclerosis. Moreover, dried blueberries are a rich source of anthocyanins, which are efficient phytochemicals that give berries their blue color. Apart from this, anthocyanins help fight free radicals. Clinical and epidemiological studies have demonstrated an association between anthocyanins and improved cardiovascular health, as indicated from a study published in 2017 by functional food and superfood. The study examined the health benefits of anthocyanin compounds' antioxidant potential in berries to discover alternative treatments for chronic diseases.
Furthermore, air-dried blueberries are dried with hot air to a moisture level of around 11-15% moisture. It takes about 6.4 lb/kg of blueberry to yield one. This is usually a nice chew that is used in breakfast cereals and snacks. Moreover, infused dried blueberries are dipped in a soda extract to soften the skin and then are tanked in a fruit juice or syrup concentrate solution. The liquid is uniquely engineered to be heavier than the inner moisture of the blueberry and also fid the microscopic pores. The liquid will penetrate the interior through osmosis and drives the water from the blueberry. In hours the product is infused, the shelf-life becomes stable, and the wet product is then air-dried to between 15-20% moisture. In addition, this is the most common dried blueberry product. It is essential to note that this is a primary product and not a by-product of squeezing blueberries for juice.
North America holds the largest market share for dried blueberries. It is expected to be the fastest-growing market during the forecast period due to the rising awareness among the consumers related to the health advantages associated with the consumption of dried blueberries. Moreover, the growing demand for dietary supplements is propelling the demand for dried blueberries in this region. The consumption of dried blueberries has increased globally; the rise in consumption is due to its role in boosting health and longevity. In addition, both table dates and raisin have a supply value of over USD 3 million each. The United States supplies the most dried fruit and claims 17% of the global market for dried fruit production.
The demand for dried blueberries across the Asia Pacific region is expected to surge during the forecast period due to the increasing population and rise in the health consciousness among the consumers. Developing countries like India and China use gooseberries and dried raisins in food preparation for ceremonial purposes. Thus, the region is expected to have a significant share until the year 2025.
The dried blueberries market is fragmented with the presence of regional and global players. The competitive contour lies with the increase in the regional company and growing investment in upstream application. Oregon Berry Packing, Inc., Royal Nut Company, Shoreline Fruit LLC, True Blue Farms, Del Monte Foods Inc., CAL SAN Enterprises Ltd., Karen's Naturals, Graceland Fruit, Inc., Kiantama Oy, Meduri Farms, Inc. are the major player in the blueberries market. The major players adopt several growth strategies such as product launches, acquisitions, and collaborations, contributing to growing the dried blueberries market globally.
Shoreline Fruit LLC