The global packaged edible flower market value stood at US$265 million in 2018 and is anticipated to gain approximately US$504 million by 2030 growing at a CAGR of 5% during the forecast period.
Edible flowers are certified flowers that are appropriate for human consumption. Recently, edible flowers are used in an ever increasing number of dishes and drinks, majorly for decorative and garnishing purposes served at high end restaurants. Furthermore, edible flowers are being used in food photography, thereby increasing the application area of this market. Increasing worldwide demand for food, which is at the same time photogenic and delicious, brings in food flowers. Lavender, hibiscus, dandelion and rose flowers are utilized to enhance taste and add extra fragrances. Chefs have started using edible flowers as decorative agents to give their dishes a unique taste and highly appealing textures. Petal garnishing is becoming more and more important in the food industry as a decorative trend, thereby boosting market growth.
The global packaged edible flower market is witnessing an accelerated growth, on account of the rising awareness of health and flavour advantages presented by the edible flowers resulting in a spike in the usage of edible flowers as flavouring agents offering medicinal benefits. Edible flowers are visually appealing and possess strong aroma thereby finding increasing usage in cocktails, desserts, salads, and a variety of dishes. Consumers prefer different texture and flavours in their plates offered by colourful flowers. Furthermore, edible flowers contain beneficial vitamins and minerals resulting in a rising recommendation by the health experts and nutritionists. Today, restaurants are not limited to the use of edible flowers. It has now expanded to households in which consumers are now looking for new culinary experiences using unconventional ingredients such as food flowers. This increases the demand by housemakers along with chefs and food photographers for edible flowers. Edible flowers possess anti-inflammatory and anti-tumorigenic properties which helps in dealing with minor inflammatory problems. This has led the health professionals and nutritionists to make an increased recommendation for edible flowers.
The global packaged edible flower market is segmented on the basis of flower type, production type and geography. Based on flower type, the global packaged edible flower market is segmented into edible hibiscus, edible dandelion, edible rose and other edible flowers. Based on production type, the global packaged edible flower market is sub-segmented into conventional and organic. Geographically, the global packaged edible flower market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America.
Major players operating in the global packaged edible flower market include Betty Mackey, Fresh Origins, LLC, Petite Ingredient, FARM.ONE, little wild things farm, Scarborough Farms, Inc., THE SECRET GARDEN, Cherry Valley Organics, Pretty Produce among others.
By Flower Type
Other Edible Flowers
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