GVR Report cover Pates Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Pates Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product Type (Chicken, Fish, Duck), By Region (North America, Europe, APAC, CSA, MEA), And Segment Forecasts, 2019 - 2025

  • Published Date: Jul 2019
  • Report ID: GVR-3-68038-268-6
  • Number of Pages: 80
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Data: 2015 - 2017

Industry Insights

The global pates market size was valued at USD 1.1 billion in 2018 and is expected to register a CAGR of 1.3% from 2019 to 2025. The market growth is attributed to changes in food preferences, adoption of western cuisines, and an increase in consumption of processed food among consumers. Technological advancements focusing on increasing the shelf life of processed food and delivering the best quality meat products are accelerating the growth of this market.

Rise in the number of food chains and restaurants and growing hospitality industry have introduced consumers to cuisines from all around the world. The western cuisine is gaining popularity and is available everywhere, resulting in an increased consumption of pates.

U.S. pates market

Market leaders are focusing on product innovation by introducing different varieties of meat spreads in the market. The pate, which originally contained liver of chicken and other poultry, is now manufactured using beef, fish, and pork. Moreover, some manufacturers have introduced vegetarian pate, which is generally made up of cheese. For instance, Pyman Pates offers different types of meat spreads such as Chicken Liver, Duck Liver, Smoked Fish, Vegetarian, and West Country Game.

In Europe, pates are most commonly consumed with baguette and crispy toasts. It is also used in main dishes such as Beef Wellington, wherein mushroom pate is spread on fillet steaks and enclosed in a pastry. Balltone is another popular dish in which pate is used as a filling to the chicken breast. This food product is most popularly consumed in the form of a spread, however as a result of innovation, it is also consumed as a loaf or in slices.

Product Type Insights

The chicken pate held the largest share of 35.4% in 2018 due to its high protein content. The pate was originally made using chicken and duck meat, therefore these categories have a larger market share and are popular. However, this food product evolved as a flavorful and economic way to use all animals in manufacturing by the companies.

The duck pate is anticipated to expand at the highest CAGR of 1.7% from 2019 to 2025. The growth of the segment is attributed to rise in the number of companies producing duck pates and importing it across the globe. For instance, De Ver offers different types of duck pate such as Duck Pate with Sauterns, Black Truffles, and Fine Herbs, as well as Duck Liver Pate with Sauternes.

Regional Insights

In 2018, Europe was the largest regional pates market, accounting a share of more than 45.0% owing to high consumption in this region. The pate is a classic French Dish and has it origin in Europe, resulting in the popularity of this food product in this region. In Europe, meat spread is popularly consumed by spreading it on a baguette, along with a glass of wine. According to the trends, 25% of French people eat it at least once per week and 68% of French people consume it at least once per month.

Global pates market

Asia Pacific is anticipated to register the highest CAGR of 1.9% over the forecast period. Increase in food joints and restaurants, adoption of western culture and food, and rise in disposable income are the prime factors driving the market in this region. Introduction of new pate flavors such as vegetable, mushroom, and cheese and herbs is attracting the vegetarian consumers, which, in turn, is expected to drive the market.

Pates Market Share Insights

The market is dominated by the key players including Patchwork Traditional Rods, Pyman Pates, Lovefood, Braehead Foods Ltd., Kinsale Bay Foods, Danhull Prepared Foods, Tesco, and Waitrose & Partners. Key competitive strategies include product development and innovation in preservatives to maintain the quality of meat and increase shelf life.

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, and Middle East & Africa

Report coverage      

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

Country scope

U.S., Germany, France, Japan, and China

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at the 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 pates market report on the basis of product type and region:

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

    • Chicken

    • Fish

    • Duck

    • Others

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

    • North America

      • The U.S.

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • France

    • Asia Pacific

      • Japan

      • China

    • Central & South America

    • Middle East & Africa

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