Ajwain (Carom Seeds)
Ajwain's small, oval-shaped, seed-like fruits are pale brown schizocarps, which resemble the seeds of other plants in the Apiaceae family such as caraway, cumin and fennel. They have a bitter and pungent taste, with a flavor similar to anise and oregano. They smell almost exactly like thyme because they also contain thymol, but they are more aromatic and less subtle in taste, as well as being somewhat bitter and pungent. Even a small number of fruits tends to dominate the flavor of a dish.
Mint or Pudina is a common ingredient used to flavor dishes all around the world. It is also a common ingredient in cosmetic products thanks to the excellent skin care benefits that it offers. It is often found in moisturizers, cleansers, conditioners, lip balms, and even shampoos.
The global mints market is expected to reach USD 7.76 billion by 2023 registering a healthy CAGR of 4.2% during the forecast period. About 397million Kg of mints consumed in 2016, which is growing at a stable growth rate.
Rising sugar-free chewing gum sale possess a healthy competition to mint market in the recent year with the introduction of hybrid products composed of mint and gum. Consumer preference for mint remains high as compared to chewing gum due to its oral benefit and low sugar content. Innovation in products with various flavors drives the mint market. Impulse purchase, convenient pack, innovation in products has fueled the mints market growth.
Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a flowering plant species in the carrot family. It is a hardy, perennial herb with yellow flowers and feathery leaves. It is indigenous to the shores of the Mediterranean but has become widely naturalized in many parts of the world, especially on dry soils near the sea-coast and on riverbanks.
The global fennel seeds market to grow at a CAGR of 14.08% during the period 2017-2021. The primary reason for the growth of the global fennel seeds market is the increasing awareness about the health benefits of fennel seeds. It aids in digestion, reduces obesity, helps with menstrual problem, helps eliminate bad breath, and relieves chronic coughs. The growth in organized retail increases the product availability for consumers, which drives the market.
The global market for fennel seeds is dependent on the factor of demand side. Owing to its flavor and aroma. Furthermore, the innovations pertaining to the personal care industry have further inspired the growth of the international market for fennel seeds. Fennel seeds are found to be relaxing and soothing agent in the aromatherapy. Owing to the availability of products of organic fennel seeds, it has become possible for the consumers who prefer organic ingredients, to purchase the product. This has further impacted the growth of the said market positively. The fennel seeds market come with a wide range of applications in the market, particularly as seasoning and flavor ingredient. It is also used soft drinks and beverages. Such widespread usage is boosting the growth of the market.
The increasing demand for aromatherapy is one of the latest trends that will gain traction in the fennel seeds market in the coming years.
Rose plant is globally popular and culturally significant flowering plant that is cultivated across the world, with many varieties being native to Asia. Rose extracts are medically or therapeutically significant components that are derived from petals, fruits, leaves and seeds of the rose plant. Each of these types of extracts has been part of traditional medicines but are finding increasing commercial applications.
In the case of rose extract, a high presence of vitamin C is a major driver for its adoption in the food and beverage industry. For instance, it has been observed that rose contain over 50% more vitamin C than oranges. In this context food fortification, which is the addition of one or more beneficial ingredients to food and beverage products, is an important opportunity for rose extracts. Rose extracts is also gaining prominence for its role in the treatment of osteoarthritis, which is a condition that affects bone and joint health in the elderly population.
The Rose Extract market is segmented on the basis of type, application, and form. The global rose extract market is primarily driven by increasing use of rose petal oil for the treating health conditions in the geriatric population. Moreover, increasing preference of consumers for natural and organic ingredient products is expected to favor the market growth. in addition to this, rose oil are the safe and harmless alternatives to allopathic solutions is also pushes the market growth. However, the presence of a high number of substitute products at competitive prices is hampering the market growth.