Global Carob Market (2021 to 2027) - by Product, Application, Distribution Channel and Region -

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DUBLIN, January 27, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global Carob Market By Product, By Application, By Distribution Channel, By Regional Outlook, Industry Analysis Report and Forecast, 2021 - 2027" report has been added to's offering.

The Global Carob Market size is expected to reach $351.7 Million by 2027, rising at a market growth of 9.3% CAGR during the forecast period.

Key Market Players

  • TIC Gums, Inc. (Ingredion Incorporated)

  • DuPont de Nemours, Inc.

  • The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.

  • Tate & Lyle PLC

  • Euroduna Americas, Inc.

  • The Carob Kitchen

  • NOW Foods, Inc.

  • Jedwards International, Inc.

  • Alpine Herb Company, Inc.

  • Barry Farm Foods

Carob refers to a flowering evergreen tree that belongs to the family of legumes, named Fabaceae. This plant is cultivated in the landscape and gardens for its eatable pods, and as an ornamental plant. These carob plants are native to the Middle East and Mediterranean regions. The dry, mature, and the mostly toasted pod are occasionally converted into carob powder that is utilized as a substitute for cocoa powder.

Carob bars are widely consumed as a replacement for chocolate bars, along with that carob chips are also consumed as a substitute for chocolate chips. Carob treats are also majorly accessible in healthy food stores. Naturally, carob pods are sweet in taste and do not contain any sort of caffeine or theobromine. The carob market is estimated to witness substantial growth due to the factors like increasing preference of the consumers towards the consumption of healthier substitutes of cocoa powder. In addition, carob powder is widely used as an ingredient in the bakery, confectionery, and pet foods industries since it is a naturally sweet agent with high dietary fiber.

COVID-19 Impact Analysis

The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted numerous sectors of the business domain. The pandemic has created a medical emergency, which has boosted the demand for a wide range of food items, medical products, and hygiene products in the market. Several consumers have shifted toward the consumption of reliable, safe, and healthy foods. Thus, it has surged the demand for healthy and staple food items. The imposition of various restrictions like lockdown and travel ban has negatively impacted various industries. However, essential products like food items and medical products have witnessed a surge in demand during the lockdown period.

Though products like cheese, packaged & processed food, pastries, coffee, milkshakes, chocolates, sweets, and other bakery products have witnessed a slowdown in their sales. Due to this, the demand for carob in the production of these products has also dropped. In addition, the lockdown imposed in many nations has hindered the supply chain of carob products. The shifting consumer buying behavior has also been influenced due to the pandemic and thus, companies are framing robust sales strategies for recovery. These strategies is expected to help the carob market to get back on track shortly.

Market Growth Factors:

Rising health awareness among consumers

The increasing awareness among the consumers regarding the consumption of healthy food items is surging the demand for better and healthy food alternatives. With the shifting inclination of the consumers towards the consumption of healthier food substitutes, the demand for carob products is estimated to surge in the coming years. In addition, the prevalence of various diseases like diabetes is motivating people to adopt healthy food habits and a better lifestyle.

Various health benefits of carob

Carob powder is the best alternative for cocoa powder due to its high nutritional value. Numerous health benefits like low fat, low sodium, high fiber, gluten-free, caffeine-free, and higher calcium content are motivating consumers to switch to carob powder or other carob-based products. This is expected to further accelerate the growth of the carob market in the forecast period.

Market Restraining Factor:

High cost and limited availability

In comparison to cocoa powder, carob powder is a bit expensive, which restricts its market growth. The high cost of carob powder restricts numerous consumers from its consumption. In addition, many manufacturers are also restricting themselves from using carob in their products because of its price and limited availability. Using carob in the manufacturing of a variety of products can increase its overall price and thus, hamper its sales.

Key Topics Covered:

Chapter 1. Market Scope & Methodology

Chapter 2. Market Overview

2.1 Introduction

2.1.1 Overview

2.2 Key Factors Impacting the Market

2.2.1 Market Drivers

2.2.2 Market Restraints

Chapter 3. Global Carob Market by Product

Chapter 4. Global Carob Market by Application

Chapter 5. Global Carob Market by Distribution Channel

Chapter 6. Global Carob Market by Region

Chapter 7. Company Profiles

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