A Global Overview of the Flavours and Fragrances Market - The Americas

A Global Overview of the Flavours and Fragrances Market - The Americas

  • November 2016 •
  • 179 pages •
  • Report ID: 4594296

Report Overview
This report examines the Americas markets for flavours and fragrances and their different uses in industry. The sections within this report cover the following market sectors:

- Bakery
- Beverages
- Confectionery
- Dairy
- Meat
- Oral Hygiene and Pharmaceuticals
- Savoury Convenience Foods
- Snacks
- Others (including Pet Food and Tobacco)

- Cosmetics and Toiletries
- Fine Fragrances
- Household Cleaners and Air Fresheners
- Soap and Detergents
- Others (including Candles, Aromatherapy and Insecticides)

This study is the tenth edition of IAL Consultants’ global flavours and fragrances report. The information included herein is based on an extensive programme of interviews throughout the flavours and fragrances industry, involving flavours and fragrances producers and relevant trade associations, plus a comprehensive review of all available published data. The research for this report was undertaken during the first half of 2015.

Scope of Study

This report describes the consumption of compounded flavours and fragrances by manufacturers of finished products such as packaged food, beverages, toiletries and cleaning products. The consumption is reported for the country in which the finished goods are produced.

Food ingredients, extracts, essential oils and aroma chemicals are not included in IAL’s definition. However, as overlap can occur within companies’ accounting of the industry, the possibility of double counting cannot be absolutely excluded.

The following regions are included in this volume:
- Central and North America
- South America

For the purposes of this report, the two regions will together be referred to as the Americas.
These two major geographical areas break down further into the following countries:
Central & North America
USA, Canada, Mexico
South America
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay,

This report provides consumption data (in US dollars) for 2015, forecasts to 2020, as well as details of the main trends and issues affecting the current and future global consumption of flavours and fragrances. It also provides an overview of the supply situation.

Products and End Uses

In its consideration of the flavours and fragrances market, IAL has discussed with respondents the range of products and end uses listed in this section. Due to the nature of the markets, the quantity of information available for each sector can vary significantly.

The following sectors include, but are not limited to:


Bakery – breakfast cereals, cereal bars, bread, brioche, cakes and biscuits, pastries, bakery fillings/toppings, ready-to-bake products Beverages – alcoholic drinks, carbonated drinks, sports and functional drinks, still drinks, flavoured water, ready-to-drink tea and coffee, dry beverages (tea, coffee, instant health drinks)
Confectionery – chewing gum, sweets/sugar confectionery, chocolate
Dairy – milk/dairy drinks, fresh cheese/cream cheese, ice cream, yogurt and drinking yogurt, coffee creamer, ready-to-eat desserts
Meat – canned/preserved meat and fish, chilled processed meat and fish, frozen meat and fish
Oral Hygiene and Pharmaceuticals – mouthwash, prescription and OTC drugs, toothpaste, vitamin formulae, sports nutrition, clinical nutrition
Savoury Convenience Foods – ready meals, sauces/dressings/condiments, soups, fats & oils, noodles
Snacks – crisps, other savoury snacks
Others – animal feed, pet food, infant nutrition, tobacco


Cosmetics and Toiletries – body care products (bar soaps, liquid soaps, deodorants/body sprays, shower gels, bath foams, skin care, sun care), hair care products (shampoos, conditioners, lotions, sprays, waxes, colouring products), cosmetics (lipstick, foundation, eye makeup, etc.), shaving products, hygiene (baby care, feminine care)
Fine Fragrances – luxury perfumes, mass market perfumes, men’s perfumes, women’s perfumes
Household Cleaners and Air Fresheners – dishwashing products, cleaning products for bathrooms, floors, kitchens & windows, air fresheners.
Soaps and Detergents – fabric detergents, fabric softeners, washing powders, washing soaps
Others – aromatherapy products, insecticides, perfumed candles, others


Information provided in this volume has been obtained from both secondary and primary sources, including an extensive programme of telephone interviews with the leading flavours and fragrances houses and trade associations. Five-year forecasts have been calculated to 2020, based upon industry and economic forecasts as well as other relevant commercial and technical issues likely to affect individual market sectors and products.Forecasts for consumption in 2020 are given alongside the actual consumption figures provided for 2015. In some tables totals may differ slightly due to rounding.