Sauces, dressings and condiments are used in the food preparations to enhance the taste and flavor and to increase the visual appeal of the dishes. They can be used as an ingredient while cooking the food or can be served along with the dish prepared. Sauces can be served cold, hot and lukewarm, for instance mayonnaise is served cold, pesto sauce is served lukewarm and béchamel sauce is served hot. Condiments such as herbs, spices and monosodium glutamate are added to enhance the taste of the dish or to add flavor to the dish. Salad dressings such as vinaigrette, soy sauce, and mayonnaise are used in European and American cultures while Asians prefer sesame oil, citrus juice and soy sauce along with salads.
Asia-Pacific sauces, seasonings and condiments market exhibits strong growth owing to the rise in disposable incomes of huge chunk of population across India and China. China and India exhibit nearly double digit growth. Japan on the other hand exhibits decline owing to an ageing demographic. Australia and South Korea exhibit stable growth. Increasing affinity for international cuisines among youth is bolstering the market growth.
This report segments the Asia-Pacific packaged sauces, dressings and condiments market by type and by channel with focus on the major economies of China, Japan, India, Australia and South Korea. Packaged sauces, dressings and condiments market covers major categories such as cooking sauces, table sauces, dips, pickled products, tomato pastes and purees and others. The report also throws light on the major distribution channels such as supermarkets, hypermarkets, department stores, convenience stores, discounters, small grocery stores and others.
Sample Companies Profiled in this Report are:
- Ajinomoto Co Ltd
- S Narendrakumar & Co