The global vinegar market reached a value of US$ 2.27 Billion in 2021. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 2.62 Billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 2.6% during 2022-2027. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic on different end use sectors. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.

Vinegar refers to an acidic liquid which is produced by the fermentation of ethanol. It is characterized by a sour taste and is rich in vitamin B-1, riboflavin as well as mineral salts. It is widely used as a marinade, preservative and flavor balancer in the food industry. Apple, coconut, malt, cane, lemon and fig are some of the most common flavors of vinegar available in the market. In recent years, there has also been an increase in the demand for gluten-free and organic vinegar products among health-conscious consumers. Global Vinegar Market Trends:
A significant rise in the demand for ready-to-eat food products has been witnessed owing to factors such as busy schedules, changing dietary patterns and increasing disposable income levels. As vinegar is used to keep these items fresh and nutritious over longer periods, this trend is strengthening the market growth. Apart from this, since vinegar has antimicrobial and antioxidant properties, it is also utilized in disinfectants, stain removers, antiperspirants, photographic materials, dyes, medicines and hair conditioners. Moreover, wood vinegar is extensively used by farmers for improving seed germination, soil enrichment and root growth stimulation.

Key Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global vinegar market, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2022-2027. Our report has categorized the market based on product type, source, end-use and distribution channel.

Breakup by Product Type:

Balsamic Vinegar
Red Wine Vinegar
Cider Vinegar
White Vinegar
Rice Vinegar

Balsamic vinegar represents the most popular product type as it is rich in antioxidants and polyphenols that improve immunity and prevent heart diseases.

Breakup by Source: Natural

The market has been analyzed on the basis of source, covering synthetic and natural segments.

Breakup by End-Use:


On the basis of the end-use, vinegar is mostly used in the institutional sector.

Breakup by Distribution Channel:

Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
Convenience Stores
Specialty Stores

Based on the distribution channel, supermarkets and hypermarkets hold the dominant market share, representing the largest segment on account of their increasing popularity, especially in the developing nations.

Breakup by Region: Asia Pacific
South Korea
North America
United States
United Kingdom
Latin America
Middle East and Africa
Saudi Arabia
United Arab Emirates

On the geographical front, Europe holds the leading position in the global market, accounting for around half of the total share.

Competitive Landscape:
The competitive landscape of the market has also been analyzed in the report with the detailed profiles of the key players operating in the market. Some of the key players include:

Acetifici Italiani Modena S.R.L.
Australian Vinegar
Bizen Chemical Co. Ltd.
Fleischmann’s Vinegar Company, Inc.
Kraft Heinz Company
Shanxi Shuita Vinegar
Castelo Alimentos S/A
Burg Groep B.V.
Aspall Cyder Key Question Answered in this Report
1. What is the size of the global vinegar market?
2. What are the key factors driving the global vinegar market?
3. What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global vinegar market?
4. What is the breakup of the global vinegar market based on the product type?
5. What is the breakup of the global vinegar market based on the end-use?
6. What is the breakup of the global vinegar market based on the distribution channel?
7. What are the key regions in the global vinegar market?
8. Who are the key companies/players in the global vinegar market?