Food Decorations and Inclusions Market Size - 2032
Global Food Decorations and Inclusions Market Size, Share Analysis Report, 2024-2032

Food Decorations and Inclusions Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Product (Nuts, Glazes), By Distribution Channel (B2B, B2C); By Region; Segment Forecast, 2024 - 2032

  • Published Date:Jan-2024
  • Pages: 115
  • Format: PDF
  • Report ID: PM3117
  • Base Year: 2023
  • Historical Data: 2019-2022

Report Outlook

The global food decorations and inclusions market was valued at USD 8.34 Billion in 2023 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% during the forecast period. Inclusions and decorations are widely employed in a variety of bakery products to enhance flavor and texture as well as to make the product look more appealing and presentable, which will support market growth throughout the projection period. Food presentation technique involves Landscape Technique, Nordic Look Technique, Bathing Technique, Free-Form & Futuristic Technique, Hide & Seek Technique, and the Super Bowl Technique.

Food Decorations and Inclusions Market Size

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In the food industry, decorations and additions are utilized to make meals more attractive and appealing. Decoration and inclusion specially used for cakes, cookies, sprinkles and inclusions, chocolate shapes, cooked haywire, and other baked goods are widely consumed worldwide, and their extensive use in these goods is what fuels the expansion of the bakery and confectionary sector.

The global market is anticipated to grow as a result of rising demand from the food service industry, rising popularity of homemade cakes & small bakeries, rising demand for chocolate decorations and inclusions, and importance of fruit & nut-based decorations. These decorations also provide enough vitamins & dietary fibers that help in the prevention of serious diseases and help in weight management.

The manufacture and processing of decorations and inclusions will also advance, opening a wide range of prospects for the market. During the pandemic period people try baking at home, this led to a rise in the use of house accents and decorations, which fueled industrial expansion throughout the pandemic. Over the projection period, it is anticipated that high desire, consumption, and integration of products like Cakes, pastries, confectionaries, and cookie items in a variety of products will fuel food decorations and inclusions market expansion.

Growing use of cake in celebration in birthdays and other celebration, purposes are increased demand for decoration of cakes in different types, shapes, and size. Some type involves icing, sprinkles, sugar art, fondant decoration, fruits, chocolate, waffles, yogurt, etc. which provides a unique finish and design to the final dish. Post-meal desserts like ice creams are more popular for its decoration which are boost the decoration and inclusion market.  Carletti company uses a coating method to improve food quality, shelf life, safety and functionality and also act as a inhibitor of moisture, gas, aroma. The market is expanding as a result of an increase in the use of these products and provides a distinctive mouth feel and good texture.

Food Decorations and Inclusions

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Industry Dynamics

Growth Drivers

Increasing demand for healthy and delicious food.
Due to rising consumer interest in appealing goods with a range of flavors and the demand for nutritious snacks, the food and beverage industry is most likely to be the main driver of the global market for food decoration and inclusions. Food inclusions are utilized to enhance and improve the current products and are thought of as a cheap and effective technique to innovate the quality of the product. Additionally, they are widely used in confections, convenience snacks, dairy, frozen meals, and many other products, which is anticipated to speed up the product's market expansion.

In order to increase the appeal of their products to consumers, manufacturers of food and beverage products are concentrating on and investing heavily in the development of items that will enable creative culinary inclusions with other ingredients and additives. As a result, producers of food decorations and inclusions have been inspired to create a wide range of food products. functionality, and in a manner that is unique to permit their incorporation into finished goods.

Report Segmentation

The market is primarily segmented based on product, distribution channel, and region.

By Product

By Distribution channel

By Region

  • Chocolate Decorations & Inclusions
  • Sugar Decorations & Inclusions
  • Nuts
  • Preserved/Freeze Dried Fruits
  • Sugar Paste & Icing
  • Glazes
  • Others
  • B2B
  • B2C
  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Europe (France, Germany, UK, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, South Korea)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina)
  • Middle East & Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, South Africa)

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The chocolate decorations and inclusions segment is expected to witness fastest growth

The chocolate decoration is attributed to its high use of candy, ice creams, and other dairy products. Chocolate products improve the flavor and texture of cakes, cookies, and other baked goods in addition to giving them a nice appearance. Additionally, these items come in a variety of sizes, colors, shapes, forms, and uses, including topping, frosting, & coating.

Chocolate is available in various forms like bars, blocks, chips, wafers, chunks, powders, and nibs. There are various types of chocolate available depending on their uses, such as baking chocolate, unsweetened cocoa powder, dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and white chocolate. Melted chocolate is widely used to decorate your cakes, cookies, cupcakes, and muffins with the help of squiggles and letters to make them delicious.

The nuts segment is growing with fasted CAGR during the study period. The increasing usage of nuts to add colors, flavors, and textures to baked goods and other food products is boosting segmental growth. Nuts are utilized as adornment as well as incorporation. Additionally, eating nuts has a number of positive health effects because they are a wonderful source of fatty acids, antioxidants, fiber, and other nutrients. As a result, the industry is growing due to its increasing incorporation into a variety of food products.

Food Decorations and Inclusions Seg

B2B distribution channel accounted for the largest market share in 2022

The predominant usage of decorating and inclusions in baked goods, ice cream, and other items can be credited for a sizeable portion of the segment. Because there are more bakeries and cake stores opening all over the world, these products are selling better. Additionally, a variety of hospitality-related enterprises, including restaurants, hotels, and others, use these products extensively, which is anticipated to boost the segment's expansion in upcoming years. The rising adoption of e-commerce by the industry is boosting the growth of B2B market.

Do-it-yourself food products like cookies, cakes, and ice creams are becoming more and more popular, which influences consumers to buy decorative goods through various B2C channels. Additionally Consumers' growing desire for homemade baked goods has increased the usage of these goods for presentation, which has increased product sales through B2C channels. extensive product availability and simple access to these products through a multitude of retail channels increased the market growth during study period.

The demand in Europe is expected to witness significant growth

Industry expansion in the area is anticipated to be fueled by a surge in demand for premium bakery goods with decorations. It is anticipated that the strong demand for these items in a variety of industries, particularly the food service industry, will support regional growth. Additionally, the regional customers' rising need for and preference for desserts and baked items with distinctive textures and decorations will drive market expansion. Also, the increasing demand for value-added products are propelled market growth in Europe region. During the projected period, demand is anticipated to be driven by the rising demand from consumers who are vegan, gluten-free, and organic.

Asia Pacific is expected to be the fastest-growing global market over the forecast period.  The increasing consumption of bakery products that are convenient, such as pastries and cakes. The opening of new bakeries and food industry, and growing adoption of a western or international trend in food flavors, cuisines, and decoration would further increase market expansion.

Food Decorations and Inclusions Reg

Competitive Insight

Some of the major players operating in the global food decorations and inclusions market include Barry Callebaut, Cargill, , Carroll Industries, Dawn Food Products, Delicia, Dobla, HLR Praline, ICAM, Kanegrade, Orkla., PCB CREATION, Pecan Deluxe Candy, Ulmer Schokoladen Gmbh, Nimbus Foods, Sweet Dreams, Carmemoli.

Recent Developments

  • In April 2022, Orkla Food Ingredients acquired Denali Ingredients. With this acquisition, Orkla will expand its position as the supplier of a key ingredient to the bakery, & confectionery industries.
  • In Feb 2022, the Supplant Company expanded its product portfolio by a partnership with flagship ingredients and developed a new product like Chocolate Chips, and Revamps Chocolate Bar in anticipation of retail launch.

Food Decorations and Inclusions Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2024

USD 8.86 billion

Revenue forecast in 2032

USD 14.70 billion


6.5% from 2024 - 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019 – 2022

Forecast period

2024 - 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2024 to 2032

Segments covered

By Product, By Distribution channel, By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America; Middle East & Africa

Key companies

Barry Callebaut, Cargill, Incorporated, Carroll Industries, Dawn Food Products, Delicia, Dobla, HLR Praline, ICAM S.P.A., Kanegrade Ltd., Orkla., PCB CREATION, Pecan Deluxe Candy Ltd, Ulmer Schokoladen Gmbh & Co. KG, Nimbus Foods, Sweet Dreams, Carmemoli SPA.


Key companies in the food decorations and inclusions market are Barry Callebaut, Cargill, , Carroll Industries, Dawn Food Products, Delicia, Dobla, HLR Praline, ICAM, Kanegrade, Orkla., PCB CREATION, Pecan Deluxe Candy.

The global food decorations and inclusions market expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% during the forecast period.

The food decorations and inclusions market report covering key segments are product, distribution channel, and region.

Key driving factors in the food decorations and inclusions market rising consumer interest in appealing goods with a range of flavors and the demand for nutritious snacks.

The food decorations and inclusions market size is expected to reach USD 14.70 billion by 2032.