Published: 2019 April 09

Fat Replacers Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Market Forecast - 2029

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180 pages
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Global Fat Replacers Market is segmented By Type (Carbohydrate-based, Protein-based, Fat/Lipid-based), By Application (Bakery and Confectionary, Dairy and frozen desserts, Processed meat products, Convenience foods and Beverages, Others (Soups, Sauces, Gravies)), and by Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) – Share, Size, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2022-2029


Market Overview

The Global "Fat Replacers Market" is expected to grow at a CAGR during the forecasting period (2022-2029).

  • Fat replacers have opened the door for a new generation of reduced-fat foods that have the taste and texture of high-fat foods. Consumers enjoy, but without unnecessary calories, cholesterol or fat.

Industry Dynamics

  • Fat replacements provide an opportunity for individuals to re-duce intake of high-fat foods and experience reduced-fat formulations of familiar foods while preserving basic food selection patterns.
  • Rising Demand for low calorie and low-fat diet is the primary driver for the market
  • Health-conscious individuals are modifying their dietary habits and eating less fat. Fat re-placers, provide the sensory and functional qualities generally offered by fat; with fewer calories, less intake of fats, and high consumption of carbohydrates.
  • Increasing obesity, blood cholesterol, cancer, and coronary heart diseases due to the intake of high-fat diets is also a significant reason for the increasing demand for Fat Replacers
  • The use of fat replacers in food products will maintain the food’s original quality and characteristics without the risk of fat consumption.
  • In the absence of energy-dense fat molecules, products utilizing fat replacers are generally lower in calories than their full-fat counterparts. Use of Fat replacers can lower the risk of diseases associated with a high intake of fats.
  • The high price of Fat replacers is a primary constraint for the growth of the global fat replacers market
  • The products with fat replacers are high in price in comparison to the regular products. It can be a restraint for the market.
  • The use of fat replacers reduces the intake of essential fatty acids and fat-soluble vitamins. Excessive use of some fat replacers can have a laxative effect and may cause loss of fat-soluble vitamins in the form of fatty stools. These facts can restrict the growth of the market.


  • The report segments the Global Fat replacers market into By Type, By Application, and by Geography.
  • By type, the market has been segmented as Protein-based, Carbohydrate-based, Fat based, and Others (Combination).
  • By Application type, the market has been segmented into Bakery & Confectionery, Convenience food & Beverages, Dairy and Frozen desserts, processed meat products, and Others.
  • Protein-based fat replacers have the potential for rapid growth. They are used in Dairy products (such as ice cream, butter, sour cream, cheese, and yogurt), salad dressing, margarine- and mayonnaise-type products, baked goods, coffee creamer, soups, and sauces. With the increasing demand for Dairy alternatives, the need for Protein-based fat replacers is expected to increase rapidly in the forecast period to 2026. The market for dairy alternatives is growing at a high CAGR globally, and protein fat replacer being one of the primary ingredients for these alternatives has high demand, and its market is further projected to grow briskly.

Market Regional Share

  • By geography, the report segments the market into North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World. North America has the highest market share for the sizeable re-placers market. Asia-Pacific is the fastest-growing region for the massive replacer market.
  • India and China are leading this market and are expected to be dominating players over the forecast period as well. Due to its large population and high availability of plant proteins in the region, used for manufacturing fat-replacers is considered to be the key driving factor in this region. The increasing obese population in Asia is also a factor that is driving the market for fat replacers in this region.


  • The report profiles the following companies, which include Cargill, Tate & Lyle, FMC Corporation, ADM, DuPont, Unilever Inc., DSM Food Specialties, IOC Group, and Ingredion.

Key market segments covered

By Type

  •  Carbohydrate-Based
  •  Protein-Based
  •  Fats/Lipid-based
  •  Others (Combination)

By Application

  •  Bakery & Confectionary
  •  Dairy & Frozen Desserts
  •  Convenience food & Beverages
  •  Processed Meat products
  •  Others (Sauces, Soups, and Gravies)

By Region

  •  Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  •  North America
  •  South America
  •  Rest of the World

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