According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled “Indian Onion Powder Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2020-2025,” the Indian onion powder market reached a volume of 12,965 Tons in 2019. Onion powder is the processed form of dehydrated onions that is widely utilized in the preparation of various dishes, such as soups, salads and curries. It is commercially prepared by dehydrating and freeze-drying fresh onions in a controlled environment and grinding them to yield a fine powder. Although it is relatively less pungent in taste, it efficiently imparts the fresh flavor of onions in the dishes while preserving their nutrient content. It is rich in essential nutrients, such as proteins, calcium, iron, folate, cholesterol, manganese, potassium, carbohydrates, phosphorus, magnesium, and vitamins B-6 and C.
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Indian Onion Powder Market Trends:
The market is primarily driven by the escalating sales of ready-to-eat and convenience food products across India. This is being supported by rapid urbanization, along with hectic work schedules of the masses and their changing dietary preferences. Since onion powder forms an essential component in the food processing industry as a flavoring agent, this is providing a thrust to the market growth. Apart from this, there has been a considerable increase in the uptake of onion powder in the residential sector, which, in turn, is creating a positive outlook for the market. Furthermore, as the usage of onion powder offers convenience and eliminates the requirement for chopping onions, it is widely replacing fresh onions that form a crucial component of Indian cuisine. There has also been a significant expansion in the organized and online retail sectors across India. This, along with the availability of product variants with easy-to-open containers and innovative packaging, is creating a positive outlook for the market. Moreover, the Government of India is undertaking initiatives to enhance investments in the food processing sector, thereby providing an impetus to the market growth. On account of the aforementioned factors, the market is anticipated to witness moderate growth during 2020-2025.
- Based on the packaging, the market has been bifurcated into bulk packaging and pouches. At present, bulk packaging represents the most preferred segment.
- On the basis of the application, food processing exhibits a clear dominance in the market, followed by the healthcare segment.
- Based on the end use, the market has been classified into commercial and residential. Among these, commercial accounts for the majority of the total market share
- On the geographical front, the market has been segmented into Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Others. Amongst these, Gujarat holds the leading position in the market.
- The competitive landscape of the market has been examined in the report with the detailed profiles of the key players.
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