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Citric Acid Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Form (Liquid, Powder), By Application (Pharmaceuticals, F&B), By Region, Competitive Landscape, And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

Citric Acid Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Form (Liquid, Powder), By Application (Pharmaceuticals, F&B), By Region, Competitive Landscape, And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

The global citric acid market is expected to reach USD 3.83 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR 4.9%, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing demand for the product as an acidulant in food & beverages application is expected to be a major factor driving the market.

The market is highly competitive in nature with companies increasing their production capacities to serve the growing demand. The companies compete on the basis of product superiority, manufacturing technologies, and adherence to regulations pertaining to citric acid products in an attempt to increase their revenue.

The industry is marked by the presence of major participants focusing on R&D activities to come up with application-specific citric acid products. These well-established players account for a relatively larger share of the annual production of citric acid and have a competitive edge over the smaller players as they have a prevailing goodwill in the market.

The industry is marked by the presence of numerous small unorganized players that deal majorly with the local distribution and cater to the demand in domestic and adjoining economies. These small players in the industry do not have a significant impact on the market dynamics due to low production volumes and smaller geographic reach.

Further key findings from the report suggest:

  • Powder grade citric acid dominated the industry in 2016 accounting over 63% of the overall market on account of its extensive use in food & beverages for preservation and flavoring
  • Liquid form is anticipated to ascend at a CAGR of 5.1% over the forecast period on account of high demand in food & beverages industry owing to its beneficial properties such as acidification, texture modification, and flavor enhancement
  • Food & beverages application segment is anticipated to ascend at an estimated CAGR of 5.0% over the forecast period. The growing demand for processed food products with high stability and shelf life is expected to have a positive impact on the industry growth.
  • Germany citric acid market was valued at USD 220.1 million in 2016 and is anticipated to witness a high growth rate over the forecast period. The high growth rate was attributed to the presence of major pharmaceutical manufacturers in the region such as Bayer AG; Merck; and Schering AG.
  • The industry is highly competitive with the presence numerous small and medium scale manufacturers, however is dominated by a few major industry players including Kenko Corporation; Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Company; Tate & Lyle plc; and Danisco A/S


Chapter 1 Methodology and Scope
1.1 Research Methodology
1.2 Research scope and assumptions
1.3 List of data sources
Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Citric acid - Industry snapshot and key buying criteria
Chapter 3 Citric Acid Market Variables, Trends and Scope
3.1 Market segmentation and scope
3.2 Penetration & growth prospect mapping
3.3 Value chain analysis
3.4 Market dynamics
3.5 Market driver analysis
3.5.1 Citric acid - Key market driver impact
3.5.1.1 Increasing demand for preventive healthcare
3.5.1.2 Aging population
3.5.2 Citric acid - Key market restraints impact
3.5.2.1 Overcapacity of manufacturing plants
3.6 Key opportunities prioritized
3.7 Industry analysis - Porter’s
3.8 PESTEL analysis
Chapter 4 Citric Acid Market: Form Estimates & Trend Analysis
4.1 Citric acid market: Form movement analysis, 2016 & 2025
4.2 Liquid
4.2.1 Liquid citric acid market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
4.3 Powder
4.3.1 Powder citric acid market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
Chapter 5 Citric Acid Market: Application Estimates & Trend Analysis
5.1 Citric acid market: Application movement analysis, 2016 & 2025
5.2 Pharmaceutical
5.2.1 Global citric acid market estimates & forecasts in pharmaceutical, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
5.3 Food & beverages
5.3.1 Global citric acid market estimates & forecasts in food & beverages, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
5.4 Others
5.4.1 Global citric acid market estimates & forecasts in other applications, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
Chapter 6 Citric Acid Market: Regional Estimates & Trend Analysis
6.1 Citric acid market: Regional movement analysis, 2016 & 2025
6.1.1 North America
6.1.1.1 North America citric market estimates and forecasts, by form (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.1.1.2 North America citric market estimates and forecasts, by application (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.1.1.3 U.S.
6.1.1.3.1 U.S. citric market estimates and forecasts, by form (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.1.1.3.2 U.S. citric market estimates and forecasts, by application (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.1.2 Europe
6.1.2.1 Europe citric market estimates and forecasts, by form (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.1.2.2 Europe citric market estimates and forecasts, by application (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.1.2.3 Germany
6.1.2.3.1 Germany citric market estimates and forecasts, by form (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.1.2.3.2 Germany citric market estimates and forecasts, by application (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.1.3 Asia Pacific
6.1.3.1 Asia Pacific citric market estimates and forecasts, by form (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.1.3.2 Asia Pacific citric market estimates and forecasts, by application (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.1.3.3 China
6.1.3.3.1 China citric market estimates and forecasts, by form (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.1.3.3.2 China citric market estimates and forecasts, by application (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.1.3.4 India
6.1.3.4.1 India citric market estimates and forecasts, by form (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.1.3.4.2 India citric market estimates and forecasts, by application (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.1.4 Central & South America (CSA)
6.1.4.1 CSA citric market estimates and forecasts, by form (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.1.4.2 CSA citric market estimates and forecasts, by application (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.1.5 Middle East & Africa (MEA)
6.1.5.1 MEA citric market estimates and forecasts, by form (Kilotons) (USD Million)
6.1.5.2 MEA citric market estimates and forecasts, by application (Kilotons) (USD Million)
Chapter 7 Competitive Landscape
7.1 Vendor landscape
7.2 Competitive environment
7.4 Strategy framework
Chapter 8 Company Profiles
8.1 Metagenics
8.1.1 Company overview
8.1.2 Product benchmarking
8.2 MP Biomedicals
8.2.1 Company overview
8.2.2 Product benchmarking
8.3 Tate & Lyle plc
8.3.1 Company overview
8.3.2 Financial performance
8.3.3 Product benchmarking
8.3.4 Strategic initiatives
8.4 Danisco A/S
8.4.1 Company overview
8.4.2 Financial performance
8.4.3 Product benchmarking
8.4.4 Strategic initiatives
8.5 Cargill, Inc.
8.5.1 Company overview
8.5.2 Financial performance
8.5.3 Product benchmarking
8.5.4 Strategic initiatives
8.6 Kenko Corporation
8.6.1 Company overview
8.6.2 Product benchmarking
8.7 Pfizer, Inc.
8.7.1 Company overview
8.7.2 Financial performance
8.7.3 Product benchmarking
8.7.4 Strategic initiatives
8.8 Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Company
8.8.1 Company overview
8.8.2 Financial performance
8.8.3 Product benchmarking
8.8.4 Strategic initiatives
List of Tables
TABLE 1 Liquid citric acid market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 2 Powder citric acid market estimates & forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 3 Global citric acid market estimates & forecasts in pharmaceutical, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 4 Global citric acid market estimates & forecasts in food & beverages, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 5 Global citric acid market estimates & forecasts in other applications, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 6 North America citric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 7 North America citric acid market volume, by form, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 8 North America citric acid market revenue, by form, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 9 North America citric acid market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 10 North America citric acid market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 11 U.S. citric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 12 U.S. citric acid market volume, by form, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 13 U.S. citric acid market revenue, by form, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 14 U.S. citric acid market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 15 U.S. citric acid market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 16 Europe citric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 17 Europe citric acid market volume, by form, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 18 Europe citric acid market revenue, by form, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 19 Europe citric acid market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 20 Europe citric acid market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 21 Germany citric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 22 Germany citric acid market volume, by form, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 23 Germany citric acid market revenue, by form, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 24 Germany citric acid market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 25 Germany citric acid market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 26 Asia Pacific citric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 27 Asia Pacific citric acid market volume, by form, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 28 Asia Pacific citric acid market revenue, by form, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 29 Asia Pacific citric acid market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 30 Asia Pacific citric acid market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 31 China citric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 32 China citric acid market volume, by form, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 33 China citric acid market revenue, by form, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 34 China citric acid market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 35 China citric acid market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 36 India citric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 37 India citric acid market volume, by form, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 38 India citric acid market revenue, by form, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 39 India citric acid market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 40 India citric acid market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 41 CSA citric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 42 CSA citric acid market volume, by form, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 43 CSA citric acid market revenue, by form, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 44 CSA citric acid market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 45 CSA citric acid market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 46 MEA citric acid market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons) (USD Million)
TABLE 47 MEA citric acid market volume, by form, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 48 MEA citric acid market revenue, by form, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 49 MEA citric acid market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilotons)
TABLE 50 MEA citric acid market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
List of Figures
FIG. 1 Citric acid market share, 2016 (USD Million)
FIG. 2 Citric acid market segmentation
FIG. 3 Citric acid market, 2014 - 2025, (USD Million)
FIG. 4 Citric acid value chain analysis
FIG. 5 Citric acid market dynamics
FIG. 6 Incidence of heart attack or fatal coronary heart disease by age and sex in U.S.
FIG. 7 Key opportunities prioritized
FIG. 8 Citric acid - Porter’s analysis
FIG. 9 Citric acid - PESTEL analysis
FIG. 10 Citric acid market: Form movement analysis, 2016 & 2025 (By revenue)
FIG. 11 Citric acid market: Application movement analysis, 2016 & 2025 (By Revenue)
FIG. 12 Citric acid market: Regional movement analysis, 2016 & 2025 (By Revenue)
FIG. 13 Competitive environment
FIG. 14 Competitive strategy adopted by leading players

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