GVR Report cover Gluten Free Sugar Syrup Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Gluten Free Sugar Syrup Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Glucose, Maple, Corn), By Application (Industrial, Direct Human Consumption), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2019 - 2025

  • Report ID: GVR-2-68038-895-4
  • Number of Report Pages: 110
  • Format: PDF, Horizon Databook
  • Historical Range: 2015 - 2017
  • Forecast Period: 2019 - 2025 
  • Industry: Consumer Goods

Industry Insights 

The global gluten free sugar syrup market size was valued at USD 943.461 million in 2018. The market is estimated to expand at a CAGR of 6.31% from 2019 to 2025. The market is driven by the rising concerns among the consumers regarding the high prevalence of various diseases and adoption of healthy eating habits leading to the rise in product sales.

Rapidly growing consumer awareness regarding the advantages of a healthy living lifestyle has had a positive impact on the gluten free sugar syrup market over the past few years. End user segment is opting for gluten free diet to prevent themselves from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and celiac diseases. As of 2016, more than 3.5 million of the U.S. population had visited physicians due to IBS diseases. To create awareness among consumers about the side effects of gluten, the Celiac Disease Foundation started to celebrates Celiac Disease Awareness Day on 13th September.

U.S. gluten free sugar syrup market

The demand for online food and beverage stores is increasing rapidly due to health awareness campaigns and easy access to information. Few companies offer gluten free sugar syrup at online market places. But it has been observed that consumers prefer buying their health and nutrition needs from offline stores. Urban population is the major consumer segment of these products owing to high awareness. Busy lifestyle drives urban consumers to consume bakery and confectionery products on their daily life, which is driving manufacturer to introduce advanced gluten free products.

Bakery and confectionery companies are developing gluten free products to meet GI consumers demand. For instance, German company GoodMills Innovation launched gluten free white flour in September 2017. Another development is Culinary Innovation product by U.S. based Rich Products Corporation. It is the first complete gluten free liquid dairy alternative in the market. Companies are implementing new technological advanced processes such as extrusion cooking and annealing, which help decrease the cooking loss and increase the firmness of the product.

Product Insights

Glucose syrup held the largest market share of over 45% in 2018. It is majorly used as an ingredient of confectionery products such as jelly, jam, gum, and others. Glucose syrup is used to provide viscosity, anti-crystallization, and sweetening power to the product. It is also used for industrial fermentation in beverage industries. End users also prefer to consume the product due to its healthy ingredient contents such as 13 grams of carbohydrates and 50 calories in the form of an insignificant amount of iron, riboflavin, and sugar.

Corn syrup is anticipated to witness the fastest CAGR of 7.83% from 2019 to 2025. Rising demand for carbohydrate drinks, soft drinks, jams, and confectionery products is driving the growth. Key soft drink manufacturers such as The Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo, and others use corn syrup as raw material due to its sweetness, solubility, and acidic properties. The other segment contain agave, cane, and other syrups. Consumption of agave syrup is lower than others due to its high fructose content. Best Ground International; Edulag; and Natural Substitute International, Inc. are some of the key players operating in the gluten free agave syrup market.

Application Insights

The industrial category was the largest application segment accounting for about 62.33% market share in 2018. Growing urbanization and consumer awareness about the benefits of gluten free diet is resulting in the development of industrial category. For instance, The Coca Cola Company has claimed that Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Coca-Cola Classic, and most other Coke beverages are gluten free and safe for celiac patients. Growing demand for gluten free fast foods is also driving the growth of this category. Under industrial category, bakery product accounted for around 39.51% of the industrial market. Many bakery stores are offering only gluten free products to get a separate customer base. For instance, Paris Gluten Free Market Place is one of the popular product supplier in Paris.

Global gluten free sugar syrup market

Direct human consumption category is expected to be the fastest-growing market with a CAGR of 6.85% from 2019 to 2025. Some of the popular uses of this product are fruit preserves, fruit sauces, fruit toppings, and baked goods. Grocery store category contributes to the largest market share of about 68.58% in 2018 for the direct human consumption category. Consumer prefers to purchase from grocery stores due to the availability of stocks of different products. Due to bulk purchasing, grocery stores are able to sell the product on high discounts which attracts customers to choose grocery stores over others. High demand for fresh products, especially among consumers from North America and Europe is attributed to market growth.

Independent health stores is projected to be the fastest growing distribution channel with a CAGR of 8.72% from 2019 to 2025. Majority of urban consumers prefer purchasing from these stores due to the availability of different brands which helps them compare different products. Some of the key U.S. based independent health stores have entered into online segment to cater to the demand. For instance, The Better Health Store has entered into online and offline health store business to cater to the large customer base.

Regional Insights

North America held the largest market share of about 41.3% in 2018. The demand in North America is predicted to rise due to the presence of a large number of gluten-intolerant population. Over 18 million people in the U.S. are gluten intolerant. Consumers are ready to spend extra to manage a healthy lifestyle. Companies are coming up with premium range gluten free products which will drive the regional growth. For instance, Walmart has a separate section of gluten free products where the consumers can compare and choose products as per their dietary requirements.

Europe is expected to register the highest CAGR of 7.29% from 2019 to 2025, on account of rising health awareness among consumers. A large number of population is adopting gluten free diet for its several health benefits. Presence of a large number of gluten intolerant population in U.K. is attributed to the growth. In terms of product, glucose syrup is anticipated to witness the maximum demand, owing to its various health benefits. This demand is followed by maple syrup. U.K. based maple sugar manufacturer Clarks UK Ltd. sold more than 12,000 bottles of pure and blended Clarks Maple Syrup to meet the rising demand.

Gluten Free Sugar Syrup Market Share Insights

Some of the key manufacturers operating in this market are B&G Foods, Inc.; MONIN INCORPORATED; Wholesome Sweeteners, Inc.; CANADIAN ORGANIC MAPLE; Börger GmbH; Skinny Mix; and Tereos. The manufacturers are also offering different varieties of the product. For instance, recently, the U.K. based Shaken Udder Ltd launched chocolate and strawberry based gluten free milkshakes for kids.

Report Scope



Base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2015 - 2017

Forecast period

2019 - 2025

Market representation

Revenue in USD Million & CAGR from 2019 to 2025

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, Middle East & Africa

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors and trends

Country Scope

U.S., Germany, U.K., China, India

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2015 to 2025. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global gluten free sugar syrup market report on the basis of product, application, and region:

  • Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)

    • Glucose Syrup

    • Maple Syrup

    • Corn Syrup

    • Others

  • Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)

    • Industrial

      • Bakery Products

      • Beverages

      • Prepared Foods

      • Others

    • Direct Human Consumption

      • Grocery Store

      • Independent Health Stores

      • Club and Drug Stores

      • Others

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)

    • North America

      • U.S.

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • U.K.

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • India

    • Central & South America

    • Middle East & Africa

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