Increasing population, urbanization and middle-class population expansion with rising demand for health-benefiting food products.
The global pulse ingredients market size is projected to reach nearly USD 10.1 billion in 2025. With the growing demand for gluten-free vegetarian and vegan diets, pulse ingredients have been gaining popularity around the world. Pulses, as a significant source of protein, are desired in vegan and vegetarian diets to prevent protein deficiency, aid in cholesterol stabilization, improve heart health, and encourage weight loss. Pulse is now being used in a wide range of foods, including bakery products, snack bars, nutritious bars, breakfast cereals, cheese replacements, meat substitutes, and snacks. As a result, the global pulse ingredients market is expected to expand substantially in the coming years.
There has been a rapid shift in the adoption of pulse ingredients among gluten-intolerant individuals as awareness of health conditions caused by gluten intake has grown, such as bloating, stomach pain, multiple skin problems, diarrhea, and headaches. As a result, manufacturers have been under pressure to produce a wide range of these products, which is expected to boost the pulse ingredients market's growth.
The study also assesses the demand using value chain analysis to highlight the different characteristics of the global pulse ingredients industry. Furthermore, the pulse ingredients market report covers various qualitative aspects of the industry, such as market restraints, key industry drivers, and opportunities. In addition, the report offers a comprehensive analysis of the competition by company profiles and the competitiveness of local and global vendors.
Consumers have shown a strong preference for chickpea due to the health benefits it offers, which include blood sugar stabilization, reduced risk of heart disease, increased metabolic rate, and weight control. Chickpea flour has been widely used in a variety of applications, including meat, sauces, drinks, confectionery, dairy, and bakery goods. Chickpea flour is used as a thickening agent in soups because of its ability to preserve consistency.
Aforementioned factors play a pivotal role in intensifying the growth of the pulse ingredients market and chickpea remains the largest growing segment in the overall market.
Due to rising disposable income and urbanization patterns, the pulse ingredients market in Asia Pacific is expected to remain the most sought after. As a result, pulse ingredients and products have seen rapid adoption in this field.
Furthermore, since they are becoming more health-conscious, today's smart customers check the label of the goods before making a purchase. As a result, high-quality products have become extremely popular in this region. Furthermore, urbanization developments have opened up new possibilities for bread production innovation. Since bread is consumed in such large amounts, manufacturers have begun to produce bread using pulse ingredients.
Key Segments of the Global Pulse Ingredients Market
Type Overview, 2018-2028 (USD Million)
- Pulse Starch
- Pulse Flours
- Pulse Proteins
- Pulse Fiber & Grits
Source Overview, 2018-2028 (USD Million)
End Use Industry Overview, 2018-2028 (USD Million)
- Food and Beverages
- Rest of Europe
- Rest of Asia-Pacific
Middle East and Africa
- South Africa
- Rest of Middle East and Africa
- Rest of South America