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Artificial Sweetener Market in the UK 2015-2019

Artificial Sweetner Market in the UK 2015-2019

Market outlook for artificial sweeteners in the UK

The artificial sweetener market is expected to register a moderate growth rate during the forecast period. Technavio's market research analysts project the artificial sweetener market in the UK to reach USD 93.87 million by the year 2019.

The rising demand for natural sweeteners such as stevia and the declining demand for diet soft drinks, which are the primary users of artificial sweeteners, can pose a serious challenge to the growth of the market during the forecast period. Increasing health consciousness among the consumers and the increasing number of obese and diabetic patients is expected to keep the keep the market growing moderately during the forecast period.

Market segmentation of the artificial sweetener market in the UK by product

  • Aspartame
  • Sucralose
  • Saccharin
  • Cyclamate
  • Ace-K
  • Neotame
Saccharin market in the UK was valued at close to USD 16.28 million in 2014. Saccharin is the third most popular segment after aspartame and sucralose. Saccharin is almost 300 times sweeter than sugar. The latest research shows that saccharin can inhibit the growth of cancer cells. It is primarily used in products such as beverages, candies, and medicines.

Artificial sweetener market In UK by end user
  • Beverages
  • Food
  • Table-top
  • Pharmaceuticals
Artificial sweeteners are primarily used in the beverage industry. They are used to sweeten diet soft drinks such as diet coke and diet Pepsi. Almost 45-47% of artificial sweeteners are used in the beverage industry. Nowadays artificial sweeteners are being used in dairy products and alcoholic beverages such as Sound Vodka Orange Drink, which contain aspartame. Apart from the diet soft drinks artificial sweeteners are used in a majority of beverages products including juices, hot drinks, and flavored water.

Competitive landscape of the artificial sweetener market in the UK
  • ABF
  • Hermes Sweeteners
  • Merisant Company
  • Reckitt Benckiser
  • Tate & Lyle
Competition in artificial sweeteners is crossing new barriers with the introduction of functional product lines. Artificial sweetener manufacturers need to develop products with new flavors suiting local preferences and health claims. New product types and tastes and an increasing number of health-oriented and functional food and beverage products is prevalent in the UK.

Other prominent vendors in the market include Ajinomoto Associated British Foods, Celanese Corporation, Diet Freedom Ltd, Healthy by Nature, Holland Sweetener Company, Reckitt Benckiser U.K., Schwarz Beteiligungs GmbH, Stadt Holdings Corporation, Sweet'n Low, The Groovy food company, and The NutraSweet Company.

Key questions answered in the report
  • What are the key factors driving the artificial sweetener market in the UK?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the artificial sweetener market in the UK?
  • What are the various opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the artificial sweetener market in the UK?
  • Trending factors influencing the market shares for EMEA, APAC, and Americas?
  • Key outcome of the five forces analysis on the artificial sweetener market in the UK?
  • Growth forecast of the artificial sweetener market in the UK until 2019?
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  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Macroeconomic scenario
      • Table Population of UK 2010-2014 (millions)
      • Table Segmentation of population of UK based on age groups
      • Table Inflation rate of UK economy over the years
      • Table GDP and GDP growth rate of UK ($ trillions)
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Overview of artificial sweetener market in UK
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Artificial sweetener market in UK ($ millions)
      • Table Percentage of obesity among adult population (16+)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Table Artificial sweetener market in UK by product segmentation 2014
    • Aspartame
      • Table Aspartame market in UK ($ millions)
    • Sucralose
      • Table Sucralose market in UK ($ millions)
    • Saccharin
      • Table Saccharin market in UK ($ millions)
    • Cyclamate
      • Table Cyclamate market in UK ($ millions)
    • Ace-K
      • Table Ace-K market in UK ($ millions)
    • Neotame
      • Table Neotame market in UK ($ millions)
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Table Artificial sweetener market in UK by end-user 2014
  • Market drivers
    • Table Obese and overweight population in UK
    • Table Number of gyms in UK 2014 and 2015
    • Table Percentage of obese adult population (16+) 2009-2014
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • ABF
      • Table ABF: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table ABF: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014
      • Table ABF: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • Hermes Sweeteners
    • Merisant company
      • Table Merisant: Business segmentation by 2014
    • Reckitt Benckiser
      • Table Reckitt Benckiser: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table Reckitt Benckiser: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Table Reckitt Benckiser: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • Tate & Lyle
      • Table Tate & Lyle: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Tate & Lyle: Business segmentation by revenue 2014 and 2015 ($ billions)
      • Table Tate & Lyle: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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