The current notion about functional foods has resulted of gradual understanding that healthy diets come from intake of nutritious foods and from the recognition of the mechanisms by which foods regulate metabolism and health. Global functional flour market is expected to observe a surge in its demand owing to the increase in the consumption of packaged and processed food products in both the developed and developing regions.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, Associated British Foods Plc, The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., The Caremoli Group,ConAgra Foods, Inc., and Cargill Incorporated are some of the noteworthy names that operate in the global functional flour market.

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According to a new study by Transparency Market Research (TMR), it is predicted that the global functional flour market will grow at a robust 6.6% CAGR between 2017 and 2025. Expanding at such a rapid pace, global functional flour market is poised to acquire prominence reaching US$126.8bn by the end of the forecast period.

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Regional Governments to Push for Consumption of Functional Flours

In addition to the benefits of functional flours, increased initiatives by governments and associations to promote the usage of functional flours are fuelling the global functional flour market too. Growing instances of nutritional deficiency in larger demographics are compelling governments and association to push for measures such as promotion of the usage of nutrients enriched flours. Such measures by various governments are directly boosting the global functional flour market.

Gujarat government’s substitution of fortified wheat flour for wheat grain has dramatically increased the intake of micronutrients among the beneficiaries of social safety net programs (SSNP). The incremental cost of introduction of fortification in each of the programs is quite low. According to the criteria of World Health Organization criteria, each program is “highly cost effective.” In another instance in Latin America, Argentina has gone so far as to mandate the usage of enriched/fortified flour in all of the products destined for domestic production, both locally-manufactured and imported.

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The information shared in this review is based on a TMR report, bearing the title, “Functional Flour MarketMarket (Raw Material – Wheat, Maize, and Rice; Type – Pre-cooked Flour, Specialty Flour, and Fortified Flour; Product – Conventional Flour, Additive-based Flour, and Genetically Modified Flour; Application – Bakery Products, Noodles and Pastas, and Non-food Applications) – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2017– 2025.”

The global functional flour market is segmented based on:

Raw Material

  • Wheat
  • Maize
  • Rice


  • Pre-cooked Flour
  • Specialty Flour
  • Fortified Flour 


  • Conventional Flour
  • Additive-based Flour
  • Genetically Modified Flour


  • Bakery Products
  • Noodles and Pastas
  • Non-food Applications 

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