Date Sugar Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Market Insights 2019 to 2029

Published on : Dec-2019 | List of Tables : 120 | List of Figures : 184 | No. of Pages : 170 | Report Code : FACT651MR |

Date Sugar Market Gains Traction amid Intensifying Sugar Substitutes Demand, Heightens Investments

A considerable cross-section of the global population has been switching from cane sugar as a sweetener to substitutes such as stevia, coconut sugar, monk fruit sugar and date sugar. Among them, date sugar has gained significant traction among consumers owing to its distinct taste, strong acceptance by Muslim population and easy availability. While date sugar market is still in the nascent phase, it continues to see dynamic trends that are majorly altering its business and market landscapes. To tap into upcoming opportunities, companies such as Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods and Date Lady have been partnering with local farmers to procure higher volumes of dates with an increase in demand. Besides, all the key players have been investing in certifications, as they are pivotal towards success in this market. With the present momentum, the market is projected to grow 1.6X between 2019 and 2029.

Date Sugar in Syrup/ Liquid Format will Continue to Generate the Highest Demand

While the volume sales of date sugar in syrup/ liquid form is expected to rise at a swift pace, in terms of market value, powdered sugar segment is expected to witness a faster growth, owing to higher pricing of the latter. The combined absolute $ opportunity from powdered and syrup / liquid segments equals to US$ 50 Mn. Market growth rate of granule / crystal form is expected to be higher in the second half of forecast period, where the consumer spending on date sugar is expected to increase further. Date sugar companies are investing in proprietary research to increase the solubility of date sugar so that they can be easily used in beverages such as herbal tea and coffee.

Hypermarkets / Supermarkets to be the Preferred Retail Sales Channel for Date Sugar

Owing to discounted prices on bundled products, hypermarkets / supermarkets are the preferred sales channel for date sugar consumers. In 2018, date sugar sales through this segment represented around 40% of the retail sales. Among retail sales channels, supermarkets / hypermarkets are followed close behind by online retail through which date sugar market generated around one-third of its revenue in 2018. Direct sales of date sugar is also expected to follow a growth pattern similar to that of retail sales, during the forecast period.

Opportunities Abound in Middle-East, Africa and Asia-Pacific, other Regions to Follow a Moderate Single Digit Growth

In terms of date sugar demand, North America, Europe and Middle-East and Africa together account for nearly three-fourth of the global demand. Owing to low date sugar prices in Middle-East and Africa, its market value is significantly lower as compared to other regions.

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In terms of demand, Middle-East and Africa are expected to become the largest date sugar markets in the mid-term forecast. In terms of market value, their regional markets are projected to be the fourth largest market by 2029 end. Certain Middle-East and North African countries as well the U.S. are amongst the key date production clusters. While in some of the date sugar producing countries, production is carried out by procuring dates locally, the other countries import dates to process them into date sugar. Iran, U.A.E., Pakistan, Iraq, and Israel are amongst the key date producers. U.S., Italy, U.K. and U.A.E. represent the prominent date sugar production clusters.

U.S. Based Companies Command the Larger Chunk of Tier 1 Date Sugar Players Revenue

In 2018, Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods, Date Lady, Now Foods and Glory Bee together accounted for over three-fourth of Tier 1 players’ revenue. While most of the date sugar producing companies are privately-held, some of the companies are also family-owned businesses. Some of the key companies including Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods and Barry Farms also offer date sugar through their proprietary online stores, which enables them to track consumer demand for particular date sugar categories more precisely. Some of the companies are also manufacturing date sugar to partially use them in their own end-use products while selling the rest in the market. For instance, Date Lady has been offering BBQ sauce and sweet chili sauce using Californian dates, which have gained popularity within a short time among the U.S. consumers.      

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Date sugar market is anticipated to witness a notable upsurge during the forecast period 2019 to 2029, conferring to a new Fact.MR study. The study promotes crucial trends that are presently determining the growth of date sugar market. This newly published and perceptive report sheds light on vital dynamics, which are likely to convert the future of date sugar market, in turn generating worthwhile opportunities for key companies as well as evolving players who are interested in the manufacturing of date sugar.

Date sugar market study is a detailed market intellect on key revenue progression factors, challenges, industry trends, and opportunities, which will eventually influence the growth of date sugar market. The report primarily conveys a summary of the date sugar market, considering present and upcoming sugar alternative industry scenarios, to reveal striking sides relating to the acceptance of date sugar across prominent regional markets.

A detailed assessment on few of the date sugar raw material suppliers accessible in the report allows the report readers to obtain detailed findings that have resulted from date sugar supply chain analysis, business execution, and value chain analysis across the regional markets incorporated in the report. A list of prominent companies functioning in date sugar market provided in the report enhances reliability of this ample research study.

Date sugar Market: Report Summary and Scope

The study offers a comprehensive overview on diverse features that are inducing demand, revenue generation and sales in date sugar market across the globe.

A comprehensive estimate on date sugar market has also been made accessible by the experts, who have considered the market estimates on the basis of a likely scenario, an optimistic scenario, and a conservative scenario regarding sales of date sugar during the forecast period. Analysis and estimation of price point comparison by region and by product with the global average price has been included in this study.

Date sugar Market: Segmentation

FactMR’s study has done the segmentation of date sugar market on the basis of product form, end use, origin, sales channel and region.

Product Form

End Use


Sales Channel


  • Granules & Crystal
  • Powdered
  • Syrup/ Liquid
  • Industrial Consumption
    • Food Production
      • Bakery
      • Confectionery
      • Snacks
      • Dressings and Condiments
      • Sauces and Spreads
    • Beverage Industry
  • Retail Consumption
  • Organic
  • Conventional
  • Direct Procurement
  • Retail Sales
    • Hypermarkets / Supermarkets
    • Discount Stores
    • Specialty Grocery Stores
    • Traditional Grocery Stores
    • Online Retail
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • CIS & Russia
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa

Date Sugar Market: Analysis on Market Size Evaluation

Predictions of date sugar market, encompassing current as well as forthcoming projected values estimates and analysis on region-wise demand trends and price indexes have been assimilated in the report.

Market estimates at the regional and global scale for date sugar are available in terms of “US$ Mn.” A Y-o-Y growth contrast on prominent date sugar market segments, along with the market attractiveness valuation computes understandings brought in the report. Metrics mentioned above are also followed based on date sugar applications where date sugar witnesses a steady demand.

Date Sugar Market: Scrutinized Assessment on Regional Segments

Weighted sections have been elaborated in the report on date sugar market, which delivers projection on the regional markets. These chapters brighten the regional macros (political economic, and business environment outlook), which are expected to have a significant impact on the growth of date sugar market during period of forecast.

Country-specific valuation on demand for date sugar has been offered for each regional market, along with the market scope estimate and forecast, price index, price point assessment, and impact analysis of dynamics of prominent regions and countries. For all regional markets Y-o-Y growth estimates have also been incorporated in the report.

Date Sugar Market: In-depth Analysis on Competitive Landscape

The report ends with a section on the competition scenario of date sugar market, along with the profiles of major companies contributing to the market expansion. Essential and up-to-date data as well as information correlated to the market performers, who principally engage in the production and supply of date sugar, has been brought with the help of a detailed dashboard view. Market share analysis and comparison of prominent players provided in the report permits the report readers to plan preemptive steps to advance their businesses.

Company profiles have been shared with the report, which exerts essentials such as product portfolio, along with an all-inclusive SWOT analysis on each player recognized along with the company policies identification and analysis. The company presence mapped and presented through the matrix for all the prominent players of the market functioning in date sugar market offers readers with actionable intellect, which helps in thoughtfully presenting the market status, and making decisive predictions on the competition levels in date sugar market. Major companies operating in global date sugar market, include Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods, Date Lady, Naturalia Ingredients SRL, Now Foods, Barry Farms, Teeccino, Clarks U.K. Ltd., Chatfield’s Brands, and Glory Bee.

Request research methodology of this report.

1. Global Date Sugar Market - Executive Summary

    1.1. Global Market Overview

    1.2. Global Date Sugar Market - Opportunity Assessment

    1.3. Fact.MR Analysis And Recommendations

2. Global Date Sugar Market Overview

    2.1. Market Introduction

    2.2. Market Definition

    2.3. Research Scope

3. Consumer Behavior and Attitude Measurement

    3.1. Deciphering Consumer Buying Pattern

    3.2. Decision Centres

    3.3. Buyer Decision Process

    3.4. What are Supplier’s Criterion?

    3.5. Decrypting Channel Preferences

    3.6. Impact of Labeling, Claims and Certifications

    3.7. Prime Tendencies

    3.8. Social Influencers

4. Market Tendencies and Latest Buzz

    4.1. Product Oriented Market Buzz

    4.2. Regional Variance in Preference

    4.3. Labeling Claims And Certifications For Date Sugar

5. Product Launch Track & Trends

    5.1. Key Product Launches in recent years

    5.2. Product Launch Frequency

    5.3. Types of Launches

    5.4. Key Regions To Be Focused 

6. Risk, Opportunities and STP Analysis

    6.1. Risk And Opportunity

    6.2. Marketing Mix Assessment Of Date Sugar – STP Analysis

7. Date Sugar Market Background

    7.1. Natural Sweeteners Market Outlook

    7.2. Alternative Sugar Health Benefits and Impact Assessment

    7.3. Global Sugar Production Outlook

        7.3.1. Sugar Production Clusters

        7.3.2. Sugar Production & Trade – Overview

    7.4. Global Date Production Outlook

        7.4.1. Date Production Clusters

        7.4.2. Date Production & Trade Overview

        7.4.3. Global Date Trade Analysis

   Key Date Exporting Countries, 2018, Tons Exported

   Key Date Importing Countries, 2018, Tons Imported

    7.5. Per Capita Date Sugar Consumption of Key Countries

    7.6. Date Sugar Market Forecast Scenario

        7.6.1. Market Under Likely Scenario

        7.6.2. Market Under Optimistic Scenario

        7.6.3. Market Under Conservative Scenario

8. Market Dynamics & Key Indicators Assessment

    8.1. Market Drivers

        8.1.1. High demand for low glycemic index food

        8.1.2. High consumer propensity towards paleo-friendly products

        8.1.3. Processed snacks and cereals manufacturers opting for date sugar to project healthy image of their brands

        8.1.4. Decentralization of date production leading to ease in availability of raw material

        8.1.5. Streamlining of raw material procurement by manufacturers optimizing their profit margin

    8.2. Market Restraints

        8.2.1. High cost of date sugar hampering uptake by middle class income group

        8.2.2. Wide availability of cost-effective yet potent alternative sweeteners

        8.2.3. Low solubility of date sugar limiting its usage in water-based beverages industry

    8.3.  Key Opportunities

        8.3.1. Sugar alternative in health and nutritional Bars

        8.3.2. Less penetrated geographies can be targeted to achieve long-term profit objectives

    8.4. Market Trends

        8.4.1. Targeted marketing for diabetic and health-conscious population

        8.4.2. Smart labelling to gain traction

        8.4.3. Product premiumization

9. Value Chain Analysis

    9.1. Date Sugar Market Value Chain

    9.2. Operating Margin

    9.3. Key takeaways

    9.4. List of Key Manufacturers and Suppliers

10. Price Point Analysis

    10.1. Global Date Sugar Market Price Point Analysis, by Region

    10.2. Date Sugar Price Forecast, 2017-2029

    10.3. Key Takeaways

    10.4. Factors Influencing Pricing

11. Global Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis 2014-2018 and Forecast, 2019-2029

    11.1. Historical Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis, 2014-2018

    11.2. Current and Future Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Projections, 2019-2029

        11.2.1. Y-o-Y Growth Trend Analysis

        11.2.2. Absolute $ Opportunity Analysis

        11.2.3. Key Takeaways

12. Global Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis, by Product Type, 2014-2018 and 2019-2029

    12.1. Summary of Key Findings

    12.2. Global Date Sugar Market – Product Type Summary 

    12.3. Global Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Product Type

        12.3.1. Granule / Crystal 

        12.3.2. Powdered 

        12.3.3. Syrup / Liquid 

13. Global Date Sugar Market  Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis, by End Use, 2014-2018 and 2019-2029

    13.1. Summary of Key Findings

    13.2. Global Date Sugar Market – End Use Summary 

    13.3. Global Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn)Analysis by End Use

        13.3.1. Industrial Consumption

        13.3.2. Retail Consumption

        13.3.3. Food Production

        13.3.4. Beverage Industry

14. Global Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis, by Sales Channel, 2014-2018 and 2019-2029

    14.1. Summary of Key Findings

    14.2. Global Date Sugar Market – Sales Channel Summary 

    14.3. Global Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Sales Channel

        14.3.1. Direct Procurement

        14.3.2. Retail Sales

        14.3.3. Online Retail

        14.3.4. Traditional Grocery Stores

        14.3.5. Specialty Grocery Stores

        14.3.6. Discount Stores

        14.3.7. Hypermarkets/ Supermarkets

15. Global Date Sugar Market Share Analysis, by Origin, 2019 and 2029

    15.1. Global Date Sugar Market Analysis, By Origin

        15.1.1. Organic

        15.1.2. Conventional

    15.2. Key Takeaways

16. Global Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis, by Region, 2014-2018 and 2019-2029

    16.1. Summary of Key Findings

    16.2. Global Date Sugar Market – Regional Summary 

    16.3. Global Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Region

        16.3.1. North America

        16.3.2. Latin America

        16.3.3. Europe

        16.3.4. CIS & Russia

        16.3.5. Asia-Pacific

        16.3.6. Middle-East & Africa

17. North America Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis 2014-2018 and Forecast, 2019-2029

    17.1. North America Date Sugar Market – Regional Outlook

    17.2. North America Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis & Forecast, 2019 - 2029

    17.3. By Country

        17.3.1. U.S.

        17.3.2. Canada

    17.4. Product Type

    17.5. By End Use

    17.6. By Sales Channel

    17.7. By Origin

18. Latin America Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis 2014-2018 and Forecast, 2019-2029

    18.1. Latin America Date Sugar Market – Regional Outlook

    18.2. Latin America Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis & Forecast, 2019 - 2029

    18.3. By Country

        18.3.1. Brazil

        18.3.2. Mexico

        18.3.3. Argentina

        18.3.4. Chile

        18.3.5. Peru

        18.3.6. Rest of Latin America

    18.4. Product Type

    18.5. By End Use

    18.6. By Sales Channel

    18.7. By Origin

19. Europe Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis 2014-2018 and Forecast, 2019-2029

    19.1. Europe Date Sugar Market – Regional Outlook

    19.2. Europe Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis & Forecast, 2019 - 2029

    19.3. By Country

        19.3.1. Germany

        19.3.2. France

        19.3.3. Spain

        19.3.4. Italy

        19.3.5. U.K.

        19.3.6. BENELUX

        19.3.7. Nordic

        19.3.8. Rest of Europe

    19.4. By Product Type

    19.5. By End Use

    19.6. By Sales Channel

    19.7. By Origin

20. CIS & Russia Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis 2014-2018 and Forecast, 2019-2029

    20.1. CIS & Russia Date Sugar Market – Regional Outlook

    20.2. CIS & Russia Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis & Forecast, 2019 - 2029

    20.3. By Product Type

    20.4. By End Use

    20.5. By Sales Channel

    20.6. By Origin

21. Asia Pacific Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis 2014-2018 and Forecast, 2019-2029

    21.1. Asia Pacific Date Sugar Market – Regional Outlook

    21.2. Asia Pacific Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis & Forecast, 2019 - 2029

    21.3. By Country

        21.3.1. China

        21.3.2. India

        21.3.3. ASEAN

        21.3.4. S. Korea

        21.3.5. Japan

        21.3.6. Australia & New Zealand

        21.3.7. Rest of Asia Pacific

    21.4. By Product Type

    21.5. By End Use

    21.6. By Sales Channel

    21.7. By Origin

22. Middle East and Africa Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis 2014-2018 and Forecast, 2019-2029

    22.1. Middle East and Africa Date Sugar Market – Regional Outlook

    22.2. Middle East and Africa Date Sugar Market Demand (Tons) and Value (US$ Mn) Analysis & Forecast, 2019 - 2029

    22.3. By Country

        22.3.1. GCC Countries

        22.3.2. S. Africa

        22.3.3. Turkey

        22.3.4. Iran

        22.3.5. Israel

        22.3.6. Rest of MEA

    22.4. By Product Type

    22.5. By End Use

    22.6. By Sales Channel

    22.7. By Origin

23. Competition Analysis 

    23.1. Global Date Sugar Market - Dashboard View

    23.2. Market Share Analysis

24. Company Profiles

    24.1. Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods 

        24.1.1. Company Overview

        24.1.2. Product Overview

        24.1.3. Date Sugar Certifications

        24.1.4. SWOT Analysis

        24.1.5. Strategy Overview

    24.2. Date Lady 

        24.2.1. Company Overview

        24.2.2. Product Overview

        24.2.3. Date Sugar Certifications

        24.2.4. SWOT Analysis

        24.2.5. Strategy Overview

    24.3. Naturalia Ingredients SRL

        24.3.1. Company Overview

        24.3.2. Product Overview

        24.3.3. Date Sugar Certifications

        24.3.4. SWOT Analysis

        24.3.5. Strategy Overview

    24.4. Now Foods

        24.4.1. Company Overview

        24.4.2. Product Overview

        24.4.3. Date Sugar Certifications

        24.4.4. SWOT Analysis

        24.4.5. Strategy Overview

    24.5. Barry Farms

        24.5.1. Company Overview

        24.5.2. Product Overview

        24.5.3. Date Sugar Certifications

        24.5.4. SWOT Analysis

        24.5.5. Strategy Overview

    24.6. Teeccino   

        24.6.1. Company Overview

        24.6.2. Product Overview

        24.6.3. Date Sugar Certifications

        24.6.4. SWOT Analysis

        24.6.5. Strategy Overview

    24.7. Clarks U.K. Ltd.   

        24.7.1. Company Overview

        24.7.2. Product Overview

        24.7.3. Date Sugar Certifications

        24.7.4. SWOT Analysis

        24.7.5. Strategy Overview

    24.8. Chatfield’s Brands   

        24.8.1. Company Overview

        24.8.2. Product Overview

        24.8.3. Date Sugar Certifications

        24.8.4. SWOT Analysis

        24.8.5. Strategy Overview

    24.9. Glory Bee   

        24.9.1. Company Overview

        24.9.2. Product Overview

        24.9.3. Date Sugar Certifications

        24.9.4. SWOT Analysis

        24.9.5. Strategy Overview

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