Global Gourmet Salt Market 2017-2021

  • Published: Sep 2017
  • Pages: 66
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This industry research report identifies Cargill, SAN FRANSISCO SALT COMPANY, Saltworks, Morton Salt, and Devonshire Gourmet salts as the key vendors in the global gourmet salt market. A comprehensive analysis of this market is also presented by application (bakery and confectionary products, meat and poultry products, seafood products, and others) and by geography (the Americas, APAC, and EMEA).

Overview of the global gourmet salt market

Research analysis on the global gourmet salt market identifies that the rising number of gourmet restaurants will be one of the major factors that will have a positive impact on the growth of the market. Technavio's market research analysts predict that this market will grow at a CAGR of more than 6% by 2021. Popular global gourmet restaurants provide authentic cuisines from different parts of the world such as Japan, Mexico, and France. Moreover, the extensive use of gourmet salts by chefs has increased the popularity of gourmet salts across the world. Dishes such as handmade orecchiette, caputi pasta, braid pasta, Tartufo ice-cream, laksa, rendangs, tuna tataki, baked unagi, and vegetable sukiyaki are prepared with the gourmet salts. Additionally, gourmet salts are also sprinkled over latte and ice creams.

The introduction of flavored gourmet salts is one of the latest trends that will contribute to the growth of this market in the forthcoming years. SaltWorks already provides an all-natural chain of sea salt flavors. The products offered by the company include black truffle salt, chipotle salt, espresso salt, ghost pepper salt, habanero salt, lemon salt, lime salt, matcha salt, and garlic salt.

Competitive landscape and key vendors  

Owing to the presence of large global players with huge production facilities, the gourmet salt market is largely a concentrated one. The manufacturers compete based on price, product innovations, and quality. Product differentiation is vital for vendors to sustain in this competitive market. The rise in economic development will also aid the growth of the manufacturers in the gourmet salt market.

The leading vendors in the market are ?

  • Cargill
  • Saltworks
  • Morton Salt
  • Devonshire Gourmet salts

The other prominent vendors in the market are Alaska Pure Sea Salt Company, AMAGANSETT SEA SALT, Cheetham Salt, Cornish Sea Salt, GOURMET SPICE, Maldon Crystal Salt, Murray River Salt, INFOSA, Uncle Roy's, and Verstegen Spices and Sauces.

Segmentation by application and analysis of the gourmet salt market

  • Bakery and confectionary products
  • Meat and poultry products
  • Seafood products

During 2016, the bakery and confectionary products segment accounted for the major shares of the gourmet salt market. The numerous applications of sea salts and the increasing usage of gourmet salts like Fleur de sel in bakery and confectionary products, will contribute to the growth of the market in this industry segment in the coming years.

Geographical segmentation and analysis of the gourmet salt market

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA

This market study estimates that in terms of geographic regions, EMEA will be the major revenue contributor to the gourmet salt market throughout the forecast period. Factors such as the increasing usage of gourmet salts in traditional European cuisines and the availability of different varieties, will drive the growth of the market in this region.

Key questions answered in the report include

  • What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2021?
  • What are the key factors driving the global gourmet salt market?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global gourmet salt market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in the global gourmet salt market?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global gourmet salt market?
  • Trending factors influencing the market shares of the Americas, APAC, and EMEA.
  • What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global gourmet salt market?

Technavio also offers customization on reports based on specific client requirement.

Gourmet salts are variety of salt that have high mineral and moisture content coupled with aesthetic and aromatic qualities. This upcoming report on the global gourmet salt market offers insights into the major trends and forthcoming drivers influencing the growth of the food and beverage industry. Our reports for the food and beverage industry are follow an extensive data collection methodology and present an extensive analysis of fast growing market segments like food.   

Moreover, to achieve higher accuracy, our industry experts implement an extensive research approach of quantitative and qualitative data collection methodology and assess the changing demand-supply landscape of the food sector. Our market research report on the gourmet salt market also offers an analysis of statistical models and market shares. Furthermore, our research practices help clients to develop impactful growth strategies and keep pace with the continually changing market dynamics. Also, this market research report also presents an extensive analysis of various products and services based on the insights from the information gathered from specific resources such as channel partners and market stakeholders.  

Global Gourmet Salt Market Size 

This forthcoming market research report on the gourmet salt market also covers vendors like Cargill, Saltworks, San Francisco Salt Company & San Francisco Bath Salt Company, Devonshire Gourmet Salts, and Morton Salt. According to our market research experts, the exponential rise in the demand for gourmet salts from the meat and seafood processing industry may impact the global market during the next few years. 

The upcoming industry research report on the gourmet salt market also categorizes the key drivers, major trends, along with the imminent restraints that the food sector currently experiences. Furthermore, this upcoming report on the gourmet salt market also presents insights into the rapidly changing competitive landscape to give clients a complete picture of the forthcoming events within the food and beverage industry. Technavio also offers in-depth market assessments into the sectors such as food services and non-alcoholic beverages. 

Our market research methodology for the global gourmet salt market 

Global Gourmet Salt Market Market segmentation by region 

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PART 01: Executive summary

PART 02: Scope of the report

PART 03: Research Methodology

PART 04: Introduction

  • Market outline

PART 05: Market landscape

  • Market overview
  • Global gourmet salt market
  • Five forces analysis

PART 06: Market segmentation by application

  • Global gourmet salt market by application
  • Global gourmet salt market for the bakery and confectionery products
  • Global gourmet salt market for the meat and poultry products
  • Global gourmet salt market for the seafood products
  • Global gourmet salt market for other applications

PART 07: Geographical segmentation

  • Global gourmet salt market by geography
  • Gourmet salt market in EMEA
  • Gourmet salt market in Americas
  • Gourmet salt market in APAC

PART 08: Key leading countries

  • US
  • China
  • Germany
  • UK

PART 09: Decision framework

PART 10: Drivers and challenges

  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges

PART 11: Market trends

  • Introduction of flavored gourmet salts
  • Technological innovations in manufacturing
  • Rising demand for multi-featured products

PART 12: Competitor analysis

  • Competitive scenario
  • Competitive positioning assessment
  • Market positioning matrix based on product portfolio and brand presence for key market players
  • Cargill
  • SaltWorks
  • Morton Salt
  • Devonshire Gourmet salts
  • Other prominent players

PART 13: Appendix

  • List of abbreviations

Research Framework

Technavio presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. The analysts have presented the various facets of the market with a particular focus on identifying the key industry influencers. The data thus presented is comprehensive, reliable, and the result of extensive research, both primary and secondary.


Primary sources

  • Manufacturers and suppliers
  • Channel partners
  • Industry experts
  • Strategic decision makers

Secondary sources

  • Industry journals and periodicals
  • Government data
  • Financial reports of key industry players
  • Historical data
  • Press releases


Data Synthesis

  • Collation of data
  • Estimation of key figures
  • Analysis of derived insights

Data Validation

  • Triangulation with data models
  • Reference against proprietary databases
  • Corroboration with industry experts



  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Market trends
  • Five forces analysis


  • Market size and forecast
  • Market segmentation
  • Geographical insights
  • Competitive landscape
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