Middle East and Africa Dried Fruits Market Share, Trends, Revenue, Demand, CAGR Status, Challenges, Future Strategy and Growth Opportunities till 2033


Middle East and Africa Dried Fruits Market Share, Trends, Revenue, Demand, CAGR Status, Challenges, Future Strategy and Growth Opportunities till 2033: SPER Market Research

 Category : Food & Beverages

 Published: Feb-2024
 Author: SPER Analyst

Middle East and Africa Dried Fruits Market is projected to be worth USD XX billion by 2033 and is anticipated to surge at a CAGR of XX%.

Dried fruits are a healthy and useful alternative to fresh fruits since they offer a concentrated amount of vitamins, minerals, and fiber. They are created by extracting the water content from ripe fruits using various methods, such as sun-drying, dehydration, or freeze-drying. This preservation method gives fruits a longer shelf life and more concentrated natural flavors, resulting in a chewy, sweet snack that retains a lot of the original fruit's nutrients. Common varieties include figs, dates, raisins, apricots, and cranberries; each has a unique flavor and nutritional profile. Dried fruits are highly prized for their excellent mobility, which makes them ideal for trekking, trail mix, and on-the-go eating.

Middle East and Africa Dried Fruits Market Driving Factors and Challenges

Drivers: Increased Demand for Nutritious Snacks Will Drive the Dry Fruits Market.
Dried fruits and nuts are becoming more popular due to customers' growing health consciousness in both established and developing markets worldwide. The product is high in proteins, fiber, vitamins, and unsaturated fats. Young adults' desire for dehydrated fruits has expanded dramatically due to the growing trend of diets high in protein. Healthy snacking has become more popular among consumers as knowledge of lifestyle-related diseases and obesity has increased. In the retail sector, dry fruit-filled snack bars, breakfast cereals, and bakery goods are becoming more and more popular. Furthermore, Corporate demand in the Middle East and Africa is being driven by increased benefits linked with alternatives to dried fruit. The MEA dried fruit business gains from heightened consumer health consciousness. The growth of the market is also fueled by the expansion of R&D to introduce advancements about its uses in various product lines.

Challenges: High prices and growing worries about food safety restrict market growth.
Concerns about food safety among consumers have significantly affected the dried fruit and nut industry. The rise in dried fruit exports has raised the pressure on businesses to make investments in their food safety compliance. Because mycotoxin is a common contamination found in dried fruits, several developed countries have had to set special controls for imports from developing countries.

Impact of COVID-19 on Middle East and Africa Dried Fruits Market
The COVID-19 epidemic had a significant impact on the dried fruit market in the Middle East and Africa, posing both opportunities and challenges. Supply chain interruptions brought about by lockdowns, travel restrictions, and uncertain economies affected the production, distribution, and export of dried fruit. Changes in consumer behavior, such as stockpiling and a desire for healthier meals, have had an impact on market dynamics. Notwithstanding these challenges, dried fruit gained popularity due to its long shelf life, ease of use, and purported health benefits. Consumption increased as a result, particularly among those who were worried about their health.

Middle East and Africa Dried Fruits Market Key Players:
The market study provides market data by competitive landscape, revenue analysis, market segments and detailed analysis of key market players are; Archer Daniels Midland Company, Red River Foods, Sun-Maid Growers Of California, AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG, Messina Verpakkings, Döhler, SUNBEAM FOODS, Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc., Olam International, Lion Raisins Inc (US), Others.

Middle East and Africa Dried Fruits Market Segmentation:

By Type: Based on the Type, Middle East and Africa Dried Fruits Market is segmented as; Apricots, Berries, Dates, Figs, Peaches, Pears, Prunes, Raisins, Others.

By Application: Based on the Distribution Channel, Middle East and Africa Dried Fruits Market is segmented as; Confectioneries, Dairy Products, Bakery Products, Snacks & Bars, Desserts, Cereals, Others.

By Region: This research also includes data for UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, South Africa, Israel, Rest of Middle East and Africa.                                  

This study also encompasses various drivers and restraining factors of this market for the forecast period. Various growth opportunities are also discussed in the report.

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