The Global Food Grade Potassium Sorbate Market Size is projected to grow at CAGR of approx. 5.2% during the forecast period.
A chemical additive known as potassium sorbate is extensively used in foods, drinks, and personal care items. It's an artificial salt produced from sorbic acid and potassium hydroxide that has no taste. Potassium sorbate increases the shelf life of foods by preventing the development of mould, yeast, and fungi. Initially thought to be innocuous, potassium sorbate was required for personal intake; however, long-term ingestion can result in a variety of health problems. Because of product improvements and the impact of social media, e-commerce channels, and other variables, the Potassium Sorbate Market is anticipated to expand during the forecast time.
The Effect of Covid-19 on the Potassium Sorbate Market
Many out-of-home options have been removed as a result of social distancing regulations and city (or country)-wide lockdowns. Furthermore, many customers think that having home-prepared food is safer, which has resulted in a shift of millions of dining situations at home and a rise in food sold through the retail channel. The consumer response in APAC, which was the first region to be affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, is instructive: more e-commerce grocery shopping, increased use of smaller, local stores, increased purchasing of food with immunity-boosting claims, and increased use of delivery for foodservice options.
The market for products with a lengthy shelf life is expanding. Increased demand for processed food and feed industry potassium sorbate extends the shelf-life of the goods by limiting the growth of moulds, yeasts, and fungi in the food, as well as a shift in consumers away from processed food that contains artificial & synthetic ingredients such as flavours, colourants, and preservatives and towards organic and natural food products due to their health benefits.
The most significant issue for the market is that as demand for processed products rises, so does utilisation. Excess potassium sorbate intake, on the other hand, can cause health problems such as skin irritation. It affects our DNA as well as other possibly harmful impacts on our systems. Strict handling and preservation standards and regulations previous to dissemination and sale are a significant issue in several regions of Europe and North America.
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The Global Food Grade Potassium Sorbate Market is segmented by region as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa.
North America controlled 38% of the potassium sorbate industry. Due to its health advantages, the use of potassium sorbate has grown significantly in recent years as consumers shift away from manufactured foods containing fake & synthetic substances such as flavours, colourants, and preservatives and towards natural & organic food items. The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of sorbates in dairy goods, bread items, fruit and vegetable products, sugar, oil emulsion products, confectionery products, and some meat and seafood products (FDA).
However, at greater concentrations, sorbates affect the flavour of finished goods, which has an effect on market development. Skin irritation is also a potential adverse affect. As a consequence, regulatory bodies established a highest permissible limit (200 ppm) for its use in food and beverages. The use of potassium sorbate may decline in some areas of the globe, such as North America and Europe, where food safety regulations are strict. Because excessive use of this chemical is anticipated to cause health problems, the market's normal development trend may have to negotiate some turbulent seas in the coming years to service the Potassium Sorbate Market from 2022 to 2029.