Global Malic Acid Market 2017-2021

Global Malic Acid Market 2017-2021

About Malic Acid

Malic acid naturally occurs in various fruits, such as apples and watermelons, besides being produced artificially by the fermentation process. Currently, malic acid is most commonly used as a taste enhancer and preservative. Malic acid finds extensive use in various application segments, such as the food and beverages, confectioneries, pharmaceuticals, and personal care segments. It is used as a pain reliever, energy booster besides being used in several other applications.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global malic acid market to grow at a CAGR of 5.39% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global malic acid market for 2017-2021. The report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • Europe
  • ROW
Technavio's report, Global Malic Acid Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Bartek
  • Changmao Biochem
  • FUSO CHEMICAL
  • Polynt
  • Thirumalai Chemicals
Other prominent vendors
  • Anhui Sealong Biotechnology
  • Yongsan Chemicals
  • Miles Chemical
  • The Chemical Company
  • Spectrum Chemical
  • Isegen South Africa
  • Corbion
  • Mitsubishi Chemical
  • Tate & Lyle
  • Mubychem Group
Market driver
  • Growing demand for processed food
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Threat from citric acid
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Evolution of malic acid in food and beverages industry
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Malic Acid Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global malic acid market: Bartek, Changmao Biochem, FUSO CHEMICAL, Polynt, and Thirumalai Chemicals.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Anhui Sealong Biotechnology, Yongsan Chemicals, Miles Chemical, The Chemical Company, Spectrum Chemical, Isegen South Africa, Corbion, Mitsubishi Chemical, Tate & Lyle, and Mubychem Group.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is Evolution of malic acid in food and beverages industry. Malic acid is used widely in the food and beverages industry. It functions as an acidulant and taste enhancer in ready-to-eat food products and carbonated drinks. Along with this, approval by various government bodies, such as the US FDA and FSSAI of India, are expected to increase the growth pace of malic acid consumption. The growth of the food and beverages industry is expected to propel the growth of the global malic acid market.”

According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is Growing demand for processed food. With the emergence of new business models that are expected to transform the entire food retail scenario, the demand for processed food and beverages is expected to increase. Along with this, increasingly busy lifestyle has resulted in the growing demand for ready meals. It is expected that the global market for easy to make ready meals and beverages is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 5% during the forecast period. Malic acid has its major applications in the food industry, especially in processed and ready to eat food products as a flavor enhancer.

Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is Threat from citric acid. Malic acid faces certain challenges from citric acid. The properties of citric acid and malic acid are similar; both are used as flavor enhancers, pH regulators, preservatives, and antioxidants. Both these acids are present on the GRAS list maintained by the US FDA. The main difference is the purpose for which they are used and the price associated with them.

Companies Mentioned

Bartek, Changmao Biochem, FUSO CHEMICAL, Polynt, Thirumalai Chemicals, Anhui Sealong Biotechnology, Yongsan Chemicals, Miles Chemical, The Chemical Company, Spectrum Chemical, Isegen South Africa, Corbion, Mitsubishi Chemical, Tate & Lyle, and Mubychem Group.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global malic acid market 2017-2021
    • Global malic acid market
      • Table Global malic acid market 2016 and 2021 (KT)
      • Table Forecast: Global malic acid market 2016-2021 (KT)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market Segmentation by product
    • Global malic acid market by product
      • Table Global malic acid market by product 2016 (%)
      • Table Global malic acid market by product 2021 (%)
    • Global L-malic acid market
      • Table Global L-malic acid market 2016 and 2021 (KT)
      • Table Forecast: Global L-malic acid market 2016-2021 (KT)
    • Global D-malic acid market
      • Table Global D-malic acid market 2016 and 2021 (KT)
      • Table Forecast: Global D-malic acid market 2016-2021 (KT)
    • Global DL-malic acid market
      • Table Global DL-malic acid market 2016 and 2021 (KT)
      • Table Forecast: Global DL-malic acid market 2016-2021 (KT)
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Global malic acid market by application
      • Table Global malic acid market by application 2016 (%)
      • Table Global malic acid market by application 2021 (%)
    • Global malic acid market in beverages industry
      • Table Global malic acid market in beverages industry 2016 and 2021 (KT)
      • Table Forecast: Global malic acid market in beverages industry 2016-2021 (KT)
    • Global malic acid market in confectioneries and food industry
      • Table Global malic acid market in confectioneries and food industry 2016 and 2021 (KT)
      • Table Forecast: Global malic acid market in confectioneries and food industry 2016-2021(KT)
    • Global malic acid market in personal care and cosmetics industry
      • Table Global malic acid market in personal care and cosmetics industry 2016 and 2021 (KT)
      • Table Forecast: Global malic acid market in personal care and cosmetics industry 2016- 2021 (KT)
    • Global malic acid market in other industries
      • Table Global malic acid market in other industries 2016 and 2021 (KT)
      • Table Forecast: Global malic acid market in other industries 2016-2021 (in KT)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global malic acid market by geography
      • Table Global malic acid market by geography 2016 (%)
      • Table Global malic acid market by geography 2021 (%)
    • Malic acid market in APAC
      • Table Malic acid market in APAC 2016 and 2021 (KT)
      • Table Forecast: Malic acid market in APAC 2016-2021 (KT)
    • Malic acid market in Americas
      • Table Malic acid market in Americas 2016 and 2021 (KT)
      • Table Forecast: Malic acid market in Americas 2016-2021 (KT)
    • Malic acid market in Europe
      • Table Malic acid market in Europe 2016 and 2021 (KT)
      • Table Forecast: Malic acid market in Europe 2016-2021 (KT)
    • Malic acid market in ROW
      • Table Malic acid market in ROW 2016 and 2021 (KT)
      • Table Global: Malic acid market in ROW 2016-2021 (KT)
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Evolution of malic acid in food and beverages industry
    • Increased consumption of nutritional bars in the US
    • Rising awareness of health issues
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive Landscape
    • Key vendors in global malic acid market
      • Table Key vendors in global malic acid market 2016
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Bartek
      • Table Bartek: Product segmentation
      • Table Bartek: Application segmentation
    • Changmao Biochem
      • Table Changmao Biochem: Product segmentation
      • Table Changmao Biochem: Geographic segmentation based on revenue of 2016
    • FUSO CHEMICAL
      • Table FUSO CHEMICAL: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table FUSO CHEMICAL: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2016
    • Polynt
      • Table Polynt: Application segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Polynt: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2016
    • Thirumalai Chemicals
      • Table Thirumalai Chemicals: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Thirumalai Chemicals: Product segmentation 2016
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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