Spices and Seasoning Market in the US 2017-2021

  • Published: Aug 2017
  • Pages: 62
  • SKU: IRTNTR13676

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This market research study identifies Associated British Foods, AJINOMOTO, American Spice Trading Company, Kerry, and McCormick as the leading players in the spices and seasoning market in the US. A comprehensive analysis of this market is also presented by distribution channel (hypermarkets and supermarkets, specialty stores, convenience stores, and others), by product (chili, mint and mint products, spice oil and oleoresins, pepper, and cumin and turmeric), and by end-user (retail and foodservice).

Overview of the spices and seasoning market in the US

Research analysis on the spices and seasoning market in the US identifies that the increasing application of spices in perfume and cosmetics industry will be one of the major factors that will have a positive impact on the growth of the market. Spices have been used as perfumes by the Greeks and the Romans due to its aromaticity. Ceylon cinnamon is extensively used in perfumes because they have an exotic sweet smell. Saffron is added to perfumes because they add color and fragrance to the product.  Rose perfumes give out a pleasing smell when clove bud oil is added to them. Similarly, ginger oil is used in aftershave lotions and nutmeg in cologne products for men. The herbal and organic products are gaining popularity in the cosmetic and skincare industries because they do not involve side-effects. For instance, turmeric is used in skin creams due to its anti-bacterial property. Technavio’s market research analysts predict that this market will grow at a CAGR of close to 7% by 2021.

The increasing demand for ethnic foods is one of the key trends that will gain traction in the spices and seasoning market in the US throughout the projected period. The ethnic food includes the cuisines or dishes from different culture or tradition, which uses a myriad variety of spices and seasoning. This will boost the export of new variety of spices and seasoning from other nations. The US population is experimenting with new flavors, which will drive the demand for unconventional spices and seasoning.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The spices and seasoning market in the US is fragmented and is characterized by the presence of a substantial number of manufacturers and vendors. Vendors are trying to enhance their market shares by focusing on research and developmental activities and market innovations. They are also trying to survive in the competitive environment by acquiring knowledge about the changing consumer tastes in the US spices market.

Key vendors in this market are -

  • Associated British Foods
  • American Spice Trading Company
  • Kerry
  • McCormick

Other prominent vendors in the market include ARIAKE JAPAN, Döhler, Fuchs North America, G.P. de Silva & Sons International, Kraft Heinz, Olam, ORGANIC SPICES, THE SPICE HUNTER, Unilever, and Worlée.

Segmentation by distribution channel and analysis of the spices and seasoning market in the US

  • Hypermarkets and supermarkets
  • Specialty stores
  • Convenience stores

The hypermarkets and supermarkets have more shelf space when compared to the other distribution channels. This enables shop owners to display a large variety of spices and seasoning, which in turn, drives the influx of customers to this distribution channel and increases the sales of spices and seasoning.

Segmentation by end-user and analysis of the spices and seasoning market in the US

  • Retail sector
  • Foodservice sector

The foodservice sector highly relies on spices and seasoning due to the increasing female working population. The sales volume of spices and seasoning will increase in the US in the forthcoming years because consumers are trying out various cuisines like Japanese, Chinese, Indian, and others. This drives the demand for US spices market that are used in the preparation of these cuisines.

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 spices and seasoning market in the US?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the spices and seasoning market in the US?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in the spices and seasoning market in the US?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the spices and seasoning market in the US?
  • What are the trending factors influencing the market shares of the US?
  • What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the spices and seasoning market in the US?

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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
  • Market size and forecast
  • Five forces analysis

PART 06: Market segmentation  by distribution channel

  • Spices and seasoning market by distribution channel

PART 07: Market segmentation by product

  • Spices and seasoning market in the US by product
  • Market size and forecast

PART 08: Market segmentation by end-user

  • Spices and seasonings market in the US by end-user

PART 09: Decision framework

PART 10: Drivers and challenges

  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges

PART 11: Market trends

PART 12: Vendor landscape

  • Competitive Scenario

PART 13: Key vendor analysis

  • Associated British Foods (ABF)
  • American Spice Trading Company
  • Kerry
  • McCormick
  • Other prominent vendors

PART 14: 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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