A report has been published by Future Market Insights regarding the market for dehydrated vegetables. The report demonstrates that producers of dehydrated vegetables are utilising advanced technology to offer vegetables in easily transportable and consumable forms, and that sustainability and innovation are dictating production and supply chain strategies.
A growing global demand for processed and convenience food is pushing food producers to innovate in terms of their product offerings to provide healthy, ready-to-consume food products with a longer shelf life. In this context, dehydrated vegetables are fast emerging as favourite snack options. This increase in demand is fuelling growth in sales of dehydrated vegetables. To cater to the rising consumer need, companies are leveraging technology to produce dehydrated vegetables that can be consumed for a longer period of time.
The study predicts a 4.8% growth rate of the global market for dehydrated vegetables over the coming decade. From an estimated value of more than US$ 56 Bn in 2018, revenue from the sales of dehydrated vegetables is projected to cross a whopping US$ 90 Bn by 2028.
Advances in Food Technology Will Continue to be a Revenue Enabler in the Dehydrated Vegetables Market
Some of the common technologies used to dehydrate food include air drying, vacuum drying, drum drying, freeze drying, and spray drying. By helping preserve the food under certain specific conditions, these technologies help retain the taste, texture, and nutrition of the final product. Producers are leveraging innovation and advancements in technology to enhance the quality of their products to retain competitive edge in the global dehydrated vegetables market.
A Stable Supply Chain and Convenient Channels of Distribution to Augment Sales of Dehydrated Vegetables
Globally, dehydrated vegetables enjoy a robust supply chain with excellent transportation infrastructure and sustainable packaging formats that ensure timely supply of the products to retail stores and end consumers. Sustainability and innovation continue to drive production and marketing efforts of key players, in keeping with rising consumer awareness pertaining to environmentally friendly production and packaging of food products.
Online commerce has proliferated the retail sector in a big way in recent years and e-commerce has a huge role to play in the distribution of products such as dehydrated vegetables. The concept of online retail stores has made it convenient for consumers to compare and verify product quality, pricing, origin, and producer/supplier details before making a purchase. The online channel also offers a larger variety of products for consumers to choose from, with detailed product specifications and several lucrative offers. This, coupled with factors such as easy payment options, free home delivery, and easy return/exchange policy has brought in increasing transparency and product penetration into deeper consumer pockets. A favourable sales channel is one of the many factors leading to revenue growth of the dehydrated vegetables market.