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.
South America sauces, seasonings and condiments market exhibit strong growth unlike its counterparts owing to a rising middle class and younger demographic. Higher growth is restrained owing to slowdown in South American economies and rising consumer price inflation. Cooking sauces account for about 35% market share followed closely by table sauces. Exotic herbs and spices and spice based sauces are a part of the traditional South American diet.
This report segments the North America packaged sauces, dressings and condiments market by type and by channel with focus on the major economies of Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile and Venezuela. 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:
- Kraft Heinz Company
- Nestle SA