San Francisco, California, June 27, 2017: As pulse flour is increasingly being used as functional food on account of being rich in fiber, low in fat, and also low in glyemic index, the market for this flour is anticipated to witness a steady growth in the coming years, states TMR Research in its latest report. The report is titled “Pulse Flour Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth, and Forecast 2017 – 2025.” As pulses have considerable benefits over rice and wheat flour, the global pulse flour market is anticipated to grow.
The fact that pulses can be mixed with useful elements such as selenium, potassium, and sodium, for obtaining fortified product variants, will further create a heightened demand for this flour as consumers across the globe are driven towards adopting healthier food habits. The growing realization among consumers regarding the benefits of protein-rich diet is thus acting as a strong driver for the global pulse flour market. Additionally, as vegetarian consumers lack protein in their diet, they are increasingly inclined towards adopting pulse flour to fulfill their protein requirement.
Pulse flour is free from gluten, which is another motivating factor for millions of consumers across the globe who are intolerant towards gluten as well as those, wishing to avoid gluten. Consumers are increasingly seeking food products free from gluten to prevent and treat joint pain, and thus they are expected to buy more of pulse flour as opposed to wheat and rice flour in the coming years. Another factor having a positive impact on the global pulse flour market is the increasing applications of this flour, made possible by extensive research carried out by players operating in the market. Pulse flour is now being used in fortified food products and also for animal feed, furthering the growth of the market worldwide. The market is expected to bolster further with the growing efforts from players to engage in pulse refining techniques.
On the basis of application, the bakery and snacks segment is holding key shares in the market on account of high use of pulse flour for making bread. Consumers are increasingly attracted towards new taste and additional nutritional value of bakery and snack products made from pulse flour. By type of pulse, the lentil pulse segment will generate high revenue for the market between the period from 2017 to 2025, states the leading author of this report. The growing demand for lentil flour for increasing the protein content of foodstuff is boosting the segment’s growth. On the basis of geography, Asia Pacific and North America are anticipated to emerge as lucrative markets for pulse flour in the years to come.
Key players operating in the global pulse flour market are: Harvest Innovations, Ingredion Incorporated, Diefenbaker Seed Pocessors, Best Cooking Pulses Inc., Ganesh Grains Ltd., ADM, CanMar Grain Products, AGT Food & Ingredients, and Parakh Agro Industries Ltd.