Global Spices and Seasonings Industry

  • March 2012
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 513 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Spices and Seasonings in Millions of Pounds. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 182 companies including many key and niche players such as ACH Food Companies, Inc., Ajinomoto Co., Inc., Ariake Japan Company Limited, Bart Spices Ltd., British Pepper & Spice Co., Ltd., B&G Foods, Inc., CaJohns Fiery Foods, Char Crust, Inc., Frontier Natural Products Co-op., Golden West Specialty Foods, Inc., Goya Foods, Inc., Griffith Laboratories Worldwide, Inc., Italpepe Srl, Kraft Foods, Inc., McCormick & Co., Inc., Lawry?s, Mehran Spice & Food Industries, Newly Weds Foods, Inc., Old World Spices & Seasonings, Vanns Spices Ltd., Victoria Gourmet, Inc., Williams Foods, Inc., and Xcell International Corp. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Table Of Contents





I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-3
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. GLOBAL MARKET ANALYSIS II-1
Spice it Up!!! II-1
Global Spices and Culinary Herb Market II-1
Economy - Not a Key Influencing Factor II-1
Market Dynamics II-2
Market Outlook II-2
India Set to Become a Global Spice Processing Hub II-2
Key Market Trends and Issues II-3
New Roles for Spices, Herbs, and Extracts II-3
Fascination for Ethnic Cuisines Drive Demand II-3
Changing Population Profile II-3
Ethnic Restaurants - A Major Factor in Growth II-3
‘Hot’ is Hot II-4
Need and Desire for Convenience Grows II-4
New Spices and Flavors II-4
New Stimulating Blends of Spices and Flavors Introduced II-4
Pairing of Spices II-4
Consumer Preferences Inclining Towards Health and Nutrition II-5
Healthy Spice Research and Future Trends II-5
Organic Spices II-6
Spice Education II-6
Pre-Seasoned Convenience Food II-6
Low Salt Foods Gaining Popularity II-6
Dietetic Seasonings II-6
Natural Seasonings - A Booming Market II-6
Other Spices Market Escalate II-7
The Global Spice Industry Falls Prey to Adulteration II-7
Spice Dispensers and Mills Bundled with Spices II-7

2. GLOBAL SPICE TRADE - A STATISTICAL REVIEW II-8
Table 1: Global Leading Exporters of Spices (2010): Exports in
million US$ for India, China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Iran,
Guatemala, Netherlands, Spain, Germany, Sri Lanka, Brazil,
Singapore, France, Peru, USA and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 2: Global Leading Importers of Spices (2010): Imports in
US$ '000 for USA, Germany, Japan, Saudi Arabia, United Arab
Emirates, Malaysia, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Spain,
France, India, Singapore, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Mexico and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 3: Global Spices Market (2001-2006): Imports in Metric
Tons by Product Type - Mustard Seeds, WH; Pepper, Ungrnd, BL;
Sesameseed; Ginger, NT/ground; Grnd Mix OTH PEP; OTH DR
Capsicum; Paprika. DR, CRS, G; Cinnamon-Tree FLWR; OTH Ground
Pepper; Mustard, Prepared; Cumin; Spices, Nesoi; Pepper,
Ungrnd, WH; Pepper, CRSHD, GR; Basil F/DR/CR/ PW; and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

Table 4: Global Spices Market (2001-2006): Exports in Metric
Tons by Product Type - Mustard FL/ML PR; Spices, Nesoi;
Pepper, DID/CR/GR; Pepper, CRSHD/GRD; Pepper; Mustard Seeds;
Sesameseed; Mix of Spices; Coriander Seeds; Ginger; Cinnamon
CRSH/GR; Poppy Seeds; Seeds of Cumin; Vanilla Beans; Nutmeg;
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

3. PRODUCT SEGMENTS - VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF LIFE II-12
Cardamom II-12
India and Guatemala - Leading Producers II-12
Leading Importers Worldwide II-12
Chilli II-12
India - The Global Leader in Chilli Market II-12
Table 5: Global Chilli Production: 2000-2007 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13

Table 6: Global Chilli Production by Country (2007):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Production for India,
China, Bangladesh, Peru, Pakistan, Ethiopia and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14
Future Scenario of Chilli II-14
Coriander II-14
India and Argentina - Leading the Coriander Market II-14
Cumin II-15
Cumin Seeds from India Dominate the Market II-15
Cumin Becomes Favorite in the US II-15
Garlic II-15
Table 7: Global Garlic Market (2001-2005): Production in
Million Pounds by Select Country - China, India, Korea, USA,
and Argentina (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16
Marlborough - Leading the Garlic Market II-16
Celery II-16
USA - Leading the Celery Market II-16
Black Pepper II-17
Vietnam Overtakes India II-17
White Pepper II-17
Supply Shortage Inflates Pepper Prices II-17
Key Statistical Findings on the Global Pepper Trade II-18
Table 8: Leading Pepper Producing Countries Worldwide
(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Production for
Vietnam, India, Brazil, Indonesia, Malaysia and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18

Table 9: Leading Pepper Consuming Countries Worldwide
(2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption for
Asia, North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, South
America, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18

Table 10: World Pepper Production and Exports (2007 and 2008):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Countries - Vietnam,
India, Brazil, Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Sri Lanka,
Thailand, Ecuador, Madagascar and Cambodia (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19

Table 11: World Pepper Production and Exports (2009- 2011):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Varieties - Black Pepper and
White Pepper (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20

Table 12: Global Pepper Production in ‘000 Tons (2001-2006):
A Historic Perspective (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20
Mustard II-21
Table 13: Global Mustard Seed Market (2003-2007): Production
in ‘000 Tons by Select Country - Canada, Nepal, Russia, Czech
Republic, and USA (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21
Turmeric II-21
India Dominates the Global Turmeric Market II-21
Table 14: Global Leading Turmeric Producing Countries
(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Production for
India, China, Myanmar, Nigeria, Bangladesh, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-22

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-23
Introduction II-23
Spices and Herbs: A Perspective II-23
Spices and Herbs Become a Hot Trading Commodity II-23
The Spice Route of Discoveries II-24
Leading Spice Supply Nations II-24
Buying Considerations II-24
Storing Considerations II-24
How the Products are Used? II-25
Popular Spices II-25
Select Spices and Plant Part from which the Spice is Obtained II-27
Herb Vs. Spice II-27
“Spices” also Includes Herbs II-27
Spices II-28
Herbs II-28
Types II-28
General Uses of Herbs II-29
Selection II-29
Organic Vs. Non-Organic Spices II-30
Organic Spices II-30
Non-Organic Spices II-30
Health Benefits of Spices II-31
Spices as Herbal Remedies and Healthy Seasonings II-31
Herbs and Spices as Antioxidant Additives in Food Preparations II-32
Spices in Diet Reduce Obesity II-32
Spices Show the Thermogenic Way to Healthy Living II-32
Spices and Herbs Help Prevent Diseases II-33
Types of Spices II-33
Cardamom II-33
Queen of Spices II-33
Chilli II-33
What Makes Chilies ‘Hot’? II-34
History of Chili II-34
Chili Peppers Cultivated as Early as 7000 B.C. II-34
Dried Chili Peppers used in Seasonings II-35
Cascabel II-36
Chipotal II-36
Ancho II-36
Mulato II-36
Pasilla II-36
New Mexico II-36
Chiltepin II-37
Cinnamon II-37
Introduction II-37
Types of Cinnamon II-37
History of Cinnamon II-37
Uses of Cinnamon II-38
Culinary Benefits of Cinnamon II-38
Advanced Applications of Cinnamon II-39
Cinnamon Extracts Improve Insulin Sensitivity II-39
Cinnamon Extract Reduces Oxidative Stress of Metabolic
Syndrome II-39
Cinnamon Aids in Lowering Blood Sugar II-40
Cinnamon Active Against E. Coli II-40
Cloves II-40
Coriander II-40
Types of Coriander Seeds II-41
Large Seed II-41
Small Seed II-41
Types of Coriander II-41
Macrocarpum II-41
Microcarpum II-41
Products of Coriander II-41
Fresh Green Herb II-41
Spice II-41
Uses of Coriander II-42
Cumin II-42
Ginger II-42
History II-42
Different Ginger Forms II-43
Fresh Ginger II-43
Preserved Ginger II-43
Dried Ginger II-43
Processing of Ginger II-43
The Stage of Maturity of the Harvest II-43
Native Properties of Ginger Rhizome II-44
Uses II-44
Motion Sickness and Sea Sickness II-44
Treating Nausea II-44
Garlic II-45
The Stinky Panacea from Nature II-45
History II-45
Uses II-45
Antimicrobial Action II-45
Anti-Cancer Properties II-46
Prevention of Heart Diseases, Atherosclerosis, and Diabetes II-46
The Immune Booster for AIDS II-47
Celery II-47
Pepper II-47
Brief History of the “Master Spice” II-47
What is Pepper? II-47
How it is Used? II-48
Packaging and Labeling II-48
Oregano II-48
Varieties of Oregano II-48
Medical Properties II-49
Uses II-49
Mustard II-50
Types of Mustard II-50
Uses II-51
Turmeric II-52
Nutmeg and Mace II-52
Leading Producer II-53
Uses II-53
Other Popular Spices II-53
Fennel Seed II-53
Marjoram II-53
Saffron II-54
Sage II-54
Basil II-54
Poppy Seeds II-54
Garam Masala II-54
Rosemary II-54
Sesame II-55
European Union Adds Sesame Seeds and Oil to the List of
Allergens II-55
Vanilla II-55
Basil II-55
Paprika II-55
Spice Products II-56
Spice Oils II-56
Spice Oleoresins II-56
Key Properties of Spices II-57
Uses of Spices II-57
Food Industry II-57
Processed Meats II-57
Fish and Vegetables II-58
Soups, Sauces, Chutneys, and Dressings II-58
Cheeses and Dairy Products II-58
Baked Goods II-58
Confectionery II-58
Snacks II-58
Beverages II-58
Cosmetics II-59
Perfumes II-59
Hygiene Products II-59
Aerosols II-59
Pharmaceuticals II-59

5. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-60
Rectory Foods Introduces New Range of Garlic II-60
Simply Organic Launches Seasonings and Spices II-60
Celestial Seasonings Unveils Kombucha Tea Product Line II-60
Weber India to Unveil Barbecue Seasonings II-60
SandG Launches Dimentio II-61
Celestial Unveils Tropical Grapefruit, Cranberry Pomegranate
Green Teas II-61
Kettle Chips Introduces Red Thai Curry Flavor Crisps II-61
Heinz Introduces New Herb and Spice Tomato Puree Range II-61
Ajinomoto to Introduce Pork Based Chinese Seasoning II-61
Frontier Natural Products Launches Four New Baking Ingredients
and Bulk Spices II-61
Frontier Natural Products Redesigns Bottled Spices Packaging II-62
Urban Accents Launches three New Popcorn Seasonings II-62
Urban Accent Introduces Spanish Smoked and Mango Masala
Seasoned Salts II-62
ITC Foods Unveils Aashirvaad Range of Organic Spices II-63
Philip Morris International Unveils Marlboro Clove Cigarette
in Indonesia II-63
McCormick Launches New Low-Sodium Grill Mates II-63
McCormick to Launch a New Line of Gourmet Collection Sea Salts II-64
McCormick to Unveil Gourmet Collection Blends II-64
McCormick to Introduce New Grill Mates Rubs II-64
McCormick Adds Three New Signature Blends II-64
McCormick to Unveil New Blends of McCormick Garlic II-64
McCormick to Launch Sliced Garlic II-65
McCormick to Launch Four New Spice Blends II-65
Niman Ranch Launches New Products II-65
Urban Accents Introduces New Flavors in Grilling Rubs II-65
ITC Foods Introduces Aashirvaad Spices II-65

6. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS IN THE RECENT PAST - A
PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-66
Naturally Fresh Unveils New Cheese Mixes II-66
Hain Celestial Launches Fruit Flavored Teas II-66
McCormick Launches Two New Disposable Spice Grinders II-66
McCormick Unveils New Mexican Seasonings II-66
McCormick Introduces New Grill Mates Spice Rubs II-66
Char Crust Launches New Dry-Rub Seasonings II-67
McCormick Introduces Spices in Kerala II-67
British Pepper and Spice Markets Through Millstone Brand II-67
McCormick Unveils a Range of Spices II-67
New Innovations from Old World Spices and Seasonings II-67
Hain Celestial Group Unveils New Celestial Seasonings II-67
Hain Celestial Group Unwraps New Seasonings for Tea II-68
McClancy Rolls Out SpiceTrader® II-68
New Orange Mango Rooibos Tea from Hain Celestial Group II-68
Eastern Condiments Launches Chicken Masala Food Flavor II-68
McCormick Introduces New Chili Seasoning and Brown Gravy Mix II-68
McCormick Introduces Salsa and Guacamole Seasonings II-68
Chr. Hansen Develops Liquid Seasonings II-69
McCormick Launches New Spice Grinders II-69
McCormick Adds Eight Spices, Seasonings, and Herbs II-69
McCormick Extends Grill Mates® Product Line II-69
McCormick Launches New Products Under Grill Mates® Line II-69
Indian Institute of Spices Research Develops Three New Black
Pepper Clones II-69
McCormick Unveils New Seasoning Grinder Flavors II-69
Pokka Launches Black Sesame Based Coffee II-70
McCormick Rolls Out Five New Seasonings II-70
Andre Prost Unveils New Curry Base Varieties II-70
Barbara's Orchard Launches New Spices II-70
Beyond Food Unveils New Line of Seasonings II-70
Botanical Food Introduces New Line of Seasonings II-70
Cafes La Virginia Launches New Range of Seasoning II-70
Char Crust Offers Dry-Rub Seasoning II-71
Chef Bernard Introduces New Line of Fennel Pollen-Based
Seasonings II-71
Coastal Goods Launches New Line of Seasonings II-71
Comax Presents New Flavors of Cinnamon II-71
Dabur Foods Introduces Garlic Paste Homemade Masala II-71
Frontier Launches Organic Value Size Spices and Organic Bac’Uns II-71
Golden West Offers New Line of Wildeats Seasoning Rubs II-72
Gustaf Paulig Introduces Two New Spices II-72
Heinz Adds New Varieties to its Greenseas Tuna Range II-72
Indian Harvest Unveils Unsalted Seasonings II-72
McFadden Farm Unveils Garlic Flakes and Lemon Pepper II-72
Mehran Unveils Mehran Paya Masala Spice II-72
Melissa's World Introduces Chopped Crystallized Ginger II-72
Morton and Bassett Spices Presents New Organic Spices II-73
Mrs. Rogers Herbs and Spices Introduces Organic Salts II-73
Osem Unveils Two New Varieties of Concentrated Spicing II-73
Oy McCormick Launches New Spice Mix II-73
Pinch Plus Launches New Line of Organic Herbs and Spices II-73
Profile Products Launches Spice Rubs Product Line II-73
Private Harvest Releases New Range of Spice Rubs II-73
Santa Maria Offers Spicy World Lime Wok Spice Mix II-73
Shasta Foods Presents Sweet Soup Seasoning II-74
Spice Hunter Introduces New Line of Cafe Sole Gourmet Grilling
Spices II-74
Thai Kitchen Introduces New Varieties of Jasmine Rice Mix with
Seasonings II-74
Up Country Naturals Introduces Organic Minced Garlic II-74
WillowOak Farms Unveils New Line of Savory Herbs II-74
A.K. Koh Launches New Range of Chicken Spices II-74
Agro Union Offers New Range of Spices in Sweden II-74
Allen and Cowley Offers Cajun Dust II-75
Ajinomoto Berhad Launches Chicken Seasoning II-75
Ajinomoto Berhad Unwraps Range of Fried Rice Seasoning II-75
Angel Camacho Launches Garlic Cloves II-75
Aspen Launches Spice Blend II-75
Balchem Develops New Variety of Cinnamon II-75
Beijing Xinnuo Introduces New Range of Seasoning II-75
CED Import and Exports Launches New Dehydrated Young Ginger II-75
Cepasco Unwraps New Spices in France II-76
Ducros Releases New Spectrum of High Quality Spices II-76
Fiddes Payne Extends its Spices Line II-76
Frontier Introduces New Simply Organic Herbs and Spices II-76
Garlic Lovers Launches Three Garlic Varieties II-76
George DeLallo Unveils Four Bread Dipping Spices II-76
Green Gourmet Presents New Line of Indian Spices II-77
Hulscher Launches Lemon-and-Pepper Seasoning II-77
Israel Edible Products Introduces New Range of Seasonings II-77
Jain Brothers Offers Red Chilly Powder in India II-77
Japanese Wasabi Paste in a New Name II-77
Jensen Unveils Jensen Spices in Australia II-77
Jiangsu Unveils Japanese-Style Seasoning II-77
Jalapeno Chicks Unveils Elvis Style Seasoning II-77
La Compagnia Unwraps New Line of Spice Mix II-78
La Compagnia Reveals New Gourmet Line II-78
Lucas Presents Limon con Chile Seasoning II-78
McCormick Launches Schwartz Shotz II-78
McCormick Flavor Introduces Hispanic Themed Seasonings II-78
McCormick Europe Extends Schwartz Seasoning Mix II-78
Nestle Launches Maggi Mix Pour Curry II-78
Oy Gustav Manufactures Two New Mausteseos Varieties II-79
Parripak Foods Offers New Variety of Garlic II-79
Pico de Gallo Introduces New Line of Hot Seasoning and Spices II-79
Profile Products Introduces Elements of Spice Rubs II-79
Robertsons Launches Spice Up Your Rice Seasoning Mix II-79
Santa Maria Introduces Honningsmag II-79
Sara Spices Debuts Meat Masala II-79
Saraf Foods Launches Instant Freeze Dried Curry Line II-80
Sarasota Introduces Lagoon Heat Flavor II-80
Spice World Adds New Spices in Culinary Ground Spice Mixture II-80
Syarikat Introduces New Curry Powder in Malaysia II-80
Target Introduces Ginger Spices II-80
Thakar Launches New Spice Range in India II-80
Ushodaya Enterprises Introduces Seasoning Paste Varieties II-80
Walkerswood Presents Jamaican Jerk Seasoning II-80
Wang ShouYi Unveils New Cumin Powder II-81
Xcell Introduces All Natural Seasonings II-81
Ziyad Brothers Importing Launches New Range of Spices II-81

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-82
McCormick to Acquire Minority Stake in Eastern Condiments II-82
SFINC Merges with JADICO II-82
Olam to Acquire Gilroy's Vegetable and Dehydrated Products
Business II-82
Grontmij to Acquire Ginger SA II-83
Remia Acquires De Marne's Fabrieken II-83
Langholm Capital Takes Over Bart Spices II-83
Asahi Breweries Forges Joint Venture with Mitsui II-83
India’s Foremost Spices Park in Madhya Pradesh II-83
Qualsec Acquires Vitamin Spice II-84
Bookbinder Specialties Acquires Soups and Seasonings Business
from Stephens II-84
ITC Launches Organic Spices in Overseas Market II-84
Gyma Food Industries Establishes New Manufacturing Facility II-84
VitaminSpice Inks Agreement with Field Texas Unlimited II-85
House Foods to Acquire Masan Group II-85
Southeastern Mills Acquires Superior Quality Foods II-85
Aachi Masala Foods to Start Contract Farming II-85
Ajinomoto to Enter into Alliance with Itoham Foods, Betagro
and Hoei Bussan II-85
Berje Acquires Whole Herb II-85
Bart Spices Inks Deal with Sainsbury II-86
Paula Deen Enterprises Collaborates with Quality Food Brands
to Introduce New Range of Spices II-86
Precision Foods Acquires SAMS Food II-86
McCormick Acquires Lawry® Brand From Conopco Inc. II-86
CH Guenther Acquires Williams Foods II-87
ITC Establishes Cleaning-Cum-Sorting Facility II-87
The Greenery Extends Pepper Cultivation II-87
Spices Board Establishes New Spice Laboratory in Navi Mumbai II-87
FMC Takes Over Guangzhou Coliving II-87
McCormick and Co Snaps Up Billy Bee Honey Products II-88
GreenLine Foods Snaps Up HerbThyme Farms II-88
McCormick (Thailand) Enhances Production Capacity II-88
Buderim Ginger Inks Letter of Intent with MacFarms II-88
Eastern Condiments Establishes New Units and Undergoes
Capacity Expansion II-88
The Spices Board Commences Special Park in Andhra Pradesh II-89
KOHINOOR FOODS Ventures into Domestic Spice Market II-89
Tata Coffee to Sell Branded Pepper II-89
Royal Cosun Divested Unifine Sauces and Spices to Clearwood II-89
Ajinomoto Vietnam Establishes Flavor Seasoning Factory II-89
Synthite Industrial Chemicals Enters into Joint Venture with
Omega Flavours Technology II-90
Synergy Flavors Acquires American Flavors and Fragrance do Brazil II-90
Synergy Flavours Acquires Vanlab II-90
Knorr Foods Purchases New Season Foods II-90
McCormick Canada Buys Fish Crisp II-90
Ajinomoto to Form Alliance with YAMAKI II-91
Kerala State Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation
Inks MOU with Spices Board of India II-91

8. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-92
Jain Irrigation Systems Acquires Cascade Specialties II-92
Ajinomoto Purchases Amoy Food Group II-92
McCormick Acquires Epicurean International II-92
McCormick to Acquire MTR II-92
Archer Daniels Midland Forms an Alliance with Baron Spices II-93
PT Kirin Miwon Food to Construct New Seasoning Plant II-93
Ajinomoto to Build Hondashi Seasoning Facility II-93
Ajinomoto Group Expands Business in Vietnam II-93
Kirin Brewery to Produce Food Seasonings II-93
Spices Trading Corporation to Set Up a Chilli Processing Unit II-93
UTI Venture Funds Invests in Vallabhdas Kanji II-93
British Pepper and Spice Acquires Gordon’s Fine Foods II-94
Ajinomoto Concludes Building of New Nong Khae Facility II-94
Bart Spices Withdraws Co-op Ground Paprika and Bart Ground
Paprika II-94
Indo Global Spices Establishes Export-Oriented Unit II-94
SHS Group Acquires British Pepper and Spice II-94
Associated British Foods Acquires US Herbs and Spices Business
from Burns Philp Group II-95
McCormick Acquires C.M. van Sillevoldt II-95
Cinnamon Acquisition Acquires Atlantic Quality Spice and Seasonings II-95
Ariake Japan Forms Alliance with Itoham Foods II-95
Ajinomoto Bags Patent for Mild Red Pepper II-95
Ajinomoto Establishes Subsidiary in India II-96
Ashoka Flour Mills Forays into Spices Market II-96
Del Campo Mexican Foods Recalls Ground Black Pepper II-96
Ajinomoto Acquires Orsan II-96
Ajinomoto Starts Production Factory in Thailand II-96
Kerry Group Purchases Guernsey Bel and Pacific Seasonings II-96
Astor Products Recalls Sesame Seed Products II-97
McCormick Initiates New Programs II-97
Strong America Recalls Goldensmell Preserved Ginger Containers II-97
Ajinomoto Recalls Aji-No-Moto Home Seasonings in Indonesia II-97
Unilever Bestfoods Recaptures Spice Market in Brazil II-98
Gilroy Foods Enhances Operations II-98
Hindustan Lever Re-Enters Spice Market with Kissan II-98
McCormick Incorporates New Spice Packaging II-98
Newly Weds Foods Acquires Flavorite Laboratories II-98
Williams Foods Acquires Rose Spice and Wagner Gourmet Foods II-99

9. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-100
ACH Food Companies, Inc. (USA) II-100
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (Japan) II-100
Ariake Japan Company Limited (Japan) II-100
Bart Spices Ltd. (The United Kingdom) II-100
British Pepper and Spice Co., Ltd. (The United Kingdom) II-101
BandG Foods, Inc. (USA) II-101
CaJohns Fiery Foods (USA) II-101
Char Crust, Inc. (USA) II-101
Frontier Natural Products Co-op. (USA) II-101
Golden West Specialty Foods, Inc. (USA) II-102
Goya Foods, Inc. (USA) II-102
Griffith Laboratories Worldwide, Inc. (USA) II-102
Italpepe Srl (Italy) II-102
Kraft Foods, Inc. (USA) II-102
McCormick and Co., Inc. (USA) II-103
Lawry’s (USA) II-103
Mehran Spice and Food Industries (Pakistan) II-103
Newly Weds Foods, Inc. (USA) II-103
Old World Spices and Seasonings (USA) II-103
Vanns Spices Ltd. (USA) II-104
Victoria Gourmet, Inc. (USA) II-104
Williams Foods, Inc. (USA) II-104
Xcell International Corp. (USA) II-104

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-105
Table 15: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Spices and Seasonings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
in Million Pounds for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-105

Table 16: World Historic Review for Spices and Seasonings by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Million
Pounds for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-106

Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Spices and Seasonings by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption
for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-107


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current and Future Analysis III-1
Americans Spice Up Their Cuisine III-1
Fiery Ethnic Foods Gaining Popularity III-2
Spices Rewrite the Joys of Cooking III-2
Organic and Fresh Spices: A Promising Space III-2
America’s Obesity Pandemic Makes Spices and Seasonings Lean,
and Healthy III-3
Leading Players III-3
Table 18: Leading Players in the Spices and Seasonings
Market (2010): Market Share Breakdown of Value Sales for
McCormick, Rohm and Haas, Associated British Foods, Private
Label, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Brief Background III-3
America Enters the Spice Trade III-3
United States Dominates Spice Trade III-3
The American Spice Trade Association III-4
Supermarkets and Grocery Stores - Primary Distribution Channels III-4
Private Labels III-4
Table 19: Spices and Seasonings Market in the US (2010):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Product Type -
Seasoning-No Salt/Spice/Pepper, Seasoned Salt/Salt/Salt
Substitute, Food Coloring/ Flavoring/Extract, Pepper, and
Garlic Spread (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4
Product Trends III-5
Mustard III-5
Mustards Find Increased Applications in Condiment Sauces
and Glazes III-5
Creamier Mustards Hope to Win Converts III-5
Health Factors - A Plus with Most Mustards III-5
Sales Patterns III-5
Seasonal Sales III-5
Food Stores Account for Majority of Sales III-5
Packaging: Plastic Squeeze Bottles Increasing in Popularity III-5
Number of Users III-6
Frequency of Use III-6
Table 20: Leading Players in the US Market for Mustard
(2008): Market Share Breakdown of Sales for Reckitt
Benckiser, Kraft Foods, ConAgra Foods, Unilever, Private
Label and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 21: Top 10 Mustard Brands in the US (2009): Market
Share Breakdown of Sales for French’s, Private Label,
Grey Poupon, Guilden’s, Plochman’s, Inglehoffer, Boar’s
Head, Maille, Hellmann’s Dijoinnaise, Jack Daniel’s and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 22: Mustard Market in the US (2004 - A Historic
Perspective): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by
Type - Traditional Yellow, Dijon, Brown or Deli,
Specialty, Honey, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-7
Pepper III-7
All Black and White Pepper Imported III-7
Trend Towards Spicier Foods III-8
Market Trends and Issues III-8
Recession Pushes Seasonings Sales III-8
Spices on a Roll III-8
Americans Reviving Conventional Tastes III-8
Table 23: US Cooking Sauces/ Marinades Market (2008):
Percentage Share breakdown by Major Manufacturers
-McCormick, Kraft, Private Label and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9
Increasing Number of Hispanic Population III-9
Hot Spices Proliferating III-9
Healthy Trend III-9
Aging of Population Could be a Plus III-10
New Blends of Seasonings Attract Consumers III-10
Rise of Mexican Cuisine III-10
Consumers Experiments with New Spicy Foods Drives Spice Sales III-10
Seasoning Savvy III-11
Trade Statistics In Recent Past III-11
Table 24: US Imports of Spices by Select Country of Origin
(2008 and 2009): Imports in US$ Million for Turkey, India,
Mexico, Colombia, Israel, Thailand, Spain, Peru, Pakistan,
Germany, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 25: US Exports of Spices by Select Destination
Country (2008 and 2009): Exports in US$ Million for Canada,
Costa Rica, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Jamaica, Sweden, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12
Anise/Badian Seeds III-12
Table 26: US Imports of Anise/Badian Seeds by Select
Country of Origin (2008 and 2009): Imports in US$ '000 for
Syria, Turkey, China, Egypt, Spain, Thailand, Vietnam,
Kenya, India, Indonesia, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 27: US Exports of Anise Or Badian Seeds by Select
Destination Country (2008 and 2009): Exports in US$ '000 for
Canada, France, Panama, Barbados, Mexico, French
Polynesia, Jordan, Costa Rica, Philippines, Chile, and
Others III-13
Caraway Seeds III-13
Table 28: US Imports of Caraway Seeds by Select Country of
Origin (2008 and 2009): Imports in US$ '000 for Canada, the
Netherlands, Egypt, Finland, India and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 29: US Exports of Caraway Seeds by Destination
Country (2009): Exports in US$ '000 for Canada, Hong Kong,
Mexico, Israel, and Barbados (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-14
Cardamoms III-14
Table 30: US Imports of Cardamoms by Select Country of
Origin (2008 and 2009): Imports in US$ '000 for Guatemala,
India, Ecuador, Nicaragua, China, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia,
Iran, Germany, Netherlands, and Others III-14

Table 31: US Exports of Cardamoms by Select Destination
Country (2009): Exports in US$ '000 for Canada,
Netherlands, France, Japan, United Kingdom, South Korea,
Belgium, Ireland, India, and Guadeloupe (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15
Cinnamon and Cinnamon-Tree Flowers (Uncrushed/Ungrounded) III-15
Table 32: Cinnamon and Cinnamon-Tree Flowers
(Uncrushed/Ungrounded) Market in the US (2006): Exports in
US$ by Country - Canada, Mexico, Japan, Sri Lanka,
Guatemala, Italy, Dominican Republic, Saint Lucia, and
Saudi Arabia (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15
Cinnamon and Cinnamon-Tree Flowers (Crushed/Ground) III-16
Table 33: US Imports of Cinnamon and Cinnamon- Tree
Flowers (Crushed Or Ground) by Select Country of Origin
(2008 and 2009): Imports in US$ '000 for Indonesia, Vietnam,
China, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand, Canada, Hong Kong, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 34: US Exports of Cinnamon and Cinnamon- Tree
Flowers (Crushed Or Ground) by Select Destination Country
(2008 and 2009): Exports in US$ '000 for Canada, Mexico,
United Kingdom, El Salvador, Hong Kong, Australia,
Malaysia, Israel, Chile, Costa Rica, and Others III-16
Coriander Seeds III-17
Table 35: US Imports of Coriander Seeds by Select Country
of Origin (2008 and 2009): Imports in US$ '000 for Canada,
India, Bulgaria, Mexico, Egypt, Israel, Russia, China,
Trinidad and Tobago (Port of Spain), Singapore, and Others III-17

Table 36: US Exports of Coriander Seeds by Select
Destination Country (2008 and 2009): Exports in US$ '000 for
Thailand, Canada, Mexico, India, Venezuela, Netherlands,
Dominican Republic, Israel, Jamaica, Brazil, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17
Cumin Seeds III-18
Table 37: US Imports of Cumin Seeds by Select Country of
Origin (2008 and 2009): Imports in US$ '000 for India,
Turkey, China, Syria, Egypt, South Korea, Pakistan,
Canada, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago (Port of Spain),
and Others III-18

Table 38: US Exports of Cumin Seeds by Select Destination
Country (2008 and 2009): Exports in US$ '000 for Canada,
India, Hong Kong, Dominican Republic, Israel, Mexico,
Jamaica, El Salvador, Brazil, South Korea, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18
Fennel Seeds; Juniper Berries III-19
Table 39: US Imports of Fennel Seeds; Juniper Berries by
Select Country of Origin (2008 and 2009): Imports in US$
'000 for Egypt, India, Italy, Bulgaria, Turkey, Germany,
Albania, China, Croatia, France, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 40: US Exports of Fennel Seeds; Juniper Berries:
Exports in US$ for Years 2002, 2004, 2006, and 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 41: US Exports of Fennel Seeds; Juniper Berries by
Select Destination Country (2008 and 2009): Exports in US$
'000 for Canada, Latvia, Netherlands, Denmark, Saint
Lucia, Honduras, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-20
Garlic III-20
Table 42: Garlic Market in the US: Area Planted and
Harvested in ‘000 Acres for Years 2005, 2008 and 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 43: US Imports of Garlic (Fresh/Chilled) by Select
Country of Origin (2008 and 2009): Imports in US$ '000 for
China, Argentina, Mexico, Canada, Chile, Peru, Spain,
France, India, Pakistan, and Others III-21
Ginger, Curmura, Saffron, Bay Leaves, Curry, Thyme, and
Other Spices III-21
Table 44: US Imports of Ginger, Saffron, Curmura, Thyme,
Bay Leaves, Curry and Other Spices by Select Country of
Origin (2008 and 2009): Imports in US$ Million for China,
Spain, India, Turkey, Mexico, Thailand, Pakistan,
Colombia, Israel, Peru, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 45: US Exports of Ginger, Saffron, Curmura, Thyme,
Bay Leaves, Curry and Other Spices by Select Destination
Country (2008 and 2009): Exports in US$ '000 for Canada,
Costa Rica, Japan, Sweden, Jamaica, Saudi Arabia, Bahamas,
Trinidad and Tobago (Port of Spain), Dominican Republic,
Panama, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22
Mace III-22
Table 46: US Imports of Mace by Select Country of Origin
(2008 and 2009): Imports in US$ '000 for Indonesia, Vietnam,
India, Grenada, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Others III-22

Table 47: US Exports of Mace by Select Destination Country
(2008 and 2009): Exports in US$ '000 for Canada, Mexico,
South Africa, Switzerland, Malaysia, Italy, Panama,
Taiwan, Chile, France, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-23
Mustard Seeds III-23
Table 48: US Imports of Mustard Seeds by Select Country of
Origin (2008 and 2009): Imports in US$ '000 for Canada,
India, New Zealand, Hong Kong, and Others III-23

Table 49: US Exports of Mustard Seeds by Select
Destination Country (2008 and 2009): Exports in US$ '000 for
Canada, Japan, Thailand, Mexico, South Korea, Brazil,
Estonia, Hong Kong, South Africa, Panama, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24
Nutmeg III-24
Table 50: US Imports of Nutmeg by Select Country of Origin
(2008 and 2009): Imports in US$ '000 for Indonesia, India,
Grenada, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Italy, Canada, United
Kingdom, China, South Korea, and Others III-24

Table 51: US Exports of Nutmeg by Select Destination
Country (2008 and 2009): Exports in US$ '000 for Canada,
Mexico, Vietnam, Israel, Russia, Germany, Costa Rica, Hong
Kong, Panama, Barbados, and Others III-25
Pepper III-25
Table 52: Pepper Market in the US (2005-2007): Imports in
‘000 Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25
Peppers of the Genus Pipe (Neither Crushed nor Ground) III-26
Table 53: US Imports of Peppers of the Genus Pipe (Neither
Crushed nor Ground) by Select Country of Origin (2008 and
2009): Imports in US$ '000 for Indonesia, Vietnam, Brazil,
India, South Africa, China, Malaysia, Germany, Ecuador,
France, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 54: US Exports of Peppers of the Genus Pipe (Neither
Crushed nor Ground) by Select Destination Country (2008 and
2009): Exports in US$ '000 for United Kingdom, Canada,
Vietnam, Mexico, Belgium, Kuwait, Japan, South Korea,
France, China, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-26
Vanilla Beans III-27
Table 55: US Imports of Vanilla Beans by Select Country of
Origin (2008 and 2009): Imports in US$ '000 for Madagascar,
Uganda, Indonesia, India, French Polynesia, Comoros, Papua
New Guinea, France, Mexico, Germany, and Others III-27

Table 56: US Exports of Vanilla Beans by Select
Destination Country (2008 and 2009): Exports in US$ '000 for
Canada, Germany, France, Netherlands, Australia, South
Korea, Belgium, United Kingdom, Japan, Switzerland, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27
Focus on Select Players III-28
Chef Merito, Inc. III-28
Precision Foods, Inc. III-28
Restaurant LuLu Gourmet Products III-28
The Spice Hunter III-28
Urban Accents, Inc. III-28
B.Market Analytics III-29
Table 57: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Spices and Seasonings by Product Segment - Dehydrated
Onion/Garlic, Mustard Seed, Red Pepper (except Paprika),
Sesame Seed, Black Pepper, Paprika, Cinnamon, Cumin Seed,
White Pepper, Oregano, Poppy Seed, and Ginger Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Million
Pounds for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 58: US Historic Review for Spices and Seasonings by
Product Segment - Dehydrated Onion/Garlic, Mustard Seed, Red
Pepper (except Paprika), Sesame Seed, Black Pepper, Paprika,
Cinnamon, Cumin Seed, White Pepper, Oregano, Poppy Seed, and
Ginger Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Million Pounds for Years 2003 through 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 59: US 15-Year Perspective for Spices and Seasonings by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption
for Dehydrated Onion/Garlic, Mustard Seed, Red Pepper
(except Paprika), Sesame Seed, Black Pepper, Paprika,
Cinnamon, Cumin Seed, White Pepper, Oregano, Poppy Seed, and
Ginger Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

2. CANADA III-32
A.Market Analysis III-32
Current and Future Analysis III-32
Market Overview III-32
Leading Producer of Mustard III-32
Table 60: Mustard Seeds Market in Canada (2003-2007):
Planted and Harvested Area in ‘000 Hectares; Production,
and Exports in ‘000 Tons (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-33
Types of Mustard Seed Produced III-34
Yellow Mustard III-34
Brown Mustard III-34
Oriental Mustard III-34
Marketing of Mustard III-34
Domestic Use of Mustard III-35
Trade Statistics in Recent Past III-35
Table 61: Canadian Imports of Spices by Select Country of
Origin (2008 and 2009): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports
for India, UK, Thailand, United States, Pakistan, Turkey,
Spain, Morocco, China, Vietnam, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 62: Canadian Exports of Spices by Select Destination
Country (2008 and 2009): Percentage Breakdown of Value
Exports for United States, Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and
Tobago, United Kingdom, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-36
Anise/Badian Seeds III-37
Table 63: Canadian Imports of Anise or Badian Seeds by
Select Country of Origin (2008 and 2009): Percentage
Breakdown of Value Imports for Turkey, China, United
States, Egypt, Syria, India, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 64: Canadian Exports of Anise or Badian Seeds by
Select Destination Country (2008 and 2009): Percentage
Breakdown of Value Exports for United States, Costa Rica,
Philippines, Trinidad and Tobago, Hong Kong, France,
united Arab Emirates, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-38
Caraway Seeds III-39
Table 65: Canadian Imports of Caraway Seeds by Select
Country of Origin (2008 and 2009): Percentage Breakdown of
Value Imports for United States, Netherlands, Germany,
Egypt, Turkey, India, Australia, China, Lebanon, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 66: Canadian Exports of Caraway Seeds by Select
Destination Country (2008 and 2009): Percentage Breakdown of
Value Exports for United States, Germany, Netherlands,
Belgium, Lithuania, Philippines, Czech Republic, United
Arab Emirates, Mexico, Austria, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40
Cardamoms III-41
Table 67: Canadian Im

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