Pickle is form of a relish that is made up of either vegetables or fruits that is preserved in brine or vinegar. Pickles are made my immersing the fruits or vegetables in the brine or vinegar solution and stored for a period of time during which the ingredients goes through the pickling process and acquire the desired taste. Pickles are usually sweet or sour in taste and are often spicy. Pickles are prepared to preserve or expand the lifespan of a particular fruit, vegetable or a mix of both, by either anaerobic fermentation in brine or immersion in vinegar. This process typically affects the texture and flavour of the pickles which are then widely consumed with meals as taste enhancers. They are also consumed as toppings in sandwiches, hamburgers and hotdogs. Most pickles are also known for their health benefits as they improve digestion, supply essential minerals and vitamins, reduce ulcers and possess anti-oxidant properties. Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023”, the global pickles market reached a value of US$ 10 Billion in 2017.
Sauces have been an integral part in the global food culture. The growing urbanization, high disposable income, and increased interest in multi-cuisine culture are expected to drive the market for these products. Owing to the growing product innovations and product differentiation, the global market for sauces is expected to cross USD 38.8 billion by 2023 at a CAGR of 4.9%.
The rising demand for spices and ethnic food around the world and changing eating patterns with the adoption of multi-cuisine cooking have been the major driving forces for the market growth of sauces. The demand for different kinds of sauces across the Asia-Pacific region shows the diversified trend of the industry.
Squash is a concentrated syrup which is made up of fruit. Squash is generally non-alcoholic in nature as it is not fermented. Generally while manufacturing squash sugar is added, but now a days few company offers sugar free squash. In modern squash, food coloring and additional flavors are also added. In traditional squash some sort of herbal extract such as ginger extract and elderflower extract are also added to enhance the quality of the squash. Squash are also known as cordial. Squash are also used mixed with alcoholic drinks in order to make cocktails. Orange and lime base are the most commonly used squash in any social event. Squash has a large market share in the global market of fruit juices. Squash is very popular in Denmark, India, United Kingdom, Bangladesh, Argentina, Pakistan, Ireland, Indonesia, Israel, Norway, Sweden, South Africa, Cyprus, Kenya, Australia, China and New Zealand.
Squash Market size will witness potential growth owing to its use in food and beverage industry. Strong demand for ready to serve beverages and change in preference from alcoholic and carbonated beverages to healthy drinks will increase their consumption. Growth in demand for natural sweeteners without artificial colours has surged its demand. Squash contains natural ingredients that are rich in vitamins and healthy choice as compared to aerated drinks and anticipated to boost squash market.