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Global Sorbitol Market 2017-2021

Global Sorbitol Market 2017-2021

About Sorbitol

Sorbitol, which is also called as glucitol, is a sugar alcohol. It is naturally available in fruits, such as apple, apricot, date, fig, nectarine, and peach. The synthetic way of manufacturing sorbitol is by hydrogenation of glucose. The sorbitol preparations rely on raw materials, such as corn syrup. Sorbitol holds approximately 50% sweetness of sucrose and is used in many applications, such as cosmetics and personal care, food and beverages, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, plastics, biofuels, and paper production, in order to achieve benefits of a humectant and plasticizing.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global sorbitol market to grow at a CAGR of 5.28% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global sorbitol 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
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Sorbitol 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
  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • Cargill
  • Ingredion
  • Roquette
  • Tereos
Other prominent vendors
  • Gulshan Polyols
  • Ecogreen Oleochemicals
  • SPI Pharma
  • Sigma-Aldrich
  • Lihua Starch Beijing
Market driver
  • Growing food and beverage packaging industry
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Increasing importance of substitutes
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Shift toward low sugar content food
  • 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 Sorbitol Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global sorbitol market: Archer Daniels Midland, Cargill, Ingredion, Roquette, and Tereos.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Gulshan Polyols, Ecogreen Oleochemicals, SPI Pharma, Sigma-Aldrich, and Lihua Starch Beijing.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in the market is shift toward low sugar content food. Sugar has a tendency of stimulating the cancer cells. Awareness about this relation between sugar and cancer is growing among the population. On another hand, avoiding sugar intake leads to stress resulting in blood sugar levels upraise. This is making consumers shift toward low sugar content foods.”

According to the report, one driver in the market is growing food and beverage packaging industry. The processed food and beverage industry accounted for $4.59 trillion in 2016. It is expected to reach $4.68 trillion by 2017. The growth is expected to be approximately 1.5% year on year owing to the benefits of processed foods such as ease to buy, store, and eat. Consequently, this growth is driving the preservatives, such as sorbitol, and packaging markets globally. The global packaged food market reached $2,470 billion in 2016 from $2,350 billion in 2014. Adding on, it is estimated that the total consumption of packaged beverages globally was two trillion liters in 2015.

Further, the report states that one challenge in the market is increasing importance of substitutes. There are many substitutes for sorbitol, namely acesulfame potassium, aspartame, xylitol, and erythritol. The glycemic index, which indicates elevated blood glucose level, is 9 in sorbitol when compared with its substitute erythritol for which it is 0. Sorbitol also has a laxative effect, which leads to increased bowel movements. Adding on, in case of baking, sorbitol has a tendency of degradation at elevated temperatures, whereas, acesulfame potassium does not degrade, resulting in high usage in baking applications.

Companies Mentioned

Archer Daniels Midland, Cargill, Ingredion, Roquette, and Tereos, Gulshan Polyols, Ecogreen Oleochemicals, SPI Pharma, Sigma-Aldrich, and Lihua Starch Beijing.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market overview
    • Manufacturing process of sorbitol
      • Table Manufacturing process of sorbitol
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Segmentation of global sorbitol market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global sorbitol market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global sorbitol market 2016-2021
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by type
    • Global sorbitol market by type
      • Table Global sorbitol market by type 2016-21
      • Table Market forecast: Global sorbitol market by type 2016 and 2021 ($ million)
    • Global liquid sorbitol market
      • Table Global liquid sorbitol market 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global liquid sorbitol market 2016-2021
    • Global crystal sorbitol market
      • Table Global crystal sorbitol market 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global crystal sorbitol market 2016-2021
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Global sorbitol market by end-user
      • Table Global sorbitol market by end-user 2016-21
      • Table Market forecast: Global sorbitol market by end-user 2016 and 2021 ($ million)
    • Global sorbitol market for cosmetics and personal care
      • Table Global sorbitol market for cosmetics and personal care 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global sorbitol market for cosmetics and personal care 2016-2021
    • Global sorbitol market for food and beverages
      • Table Global sorbitol market for food and beverages 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global sorbitol market for food and beverages 2016-2021
    • Global sorbitol market for chemicals and pharmaceuticals
      • Table Global sorbitol market for chemicals and pharmaceuticals 2016 and 2021 ($millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global sorbitol market for chemicals and pharmaceuticals 2016-2021
    • Global sorbitol market for others
      • Table Global sorbitol market for others 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global sorbitol market for others 2016-2021
  • Market segmentation by geography
    • Global sorbitol market by geography
      • Table Global sorbitol market by geography 2016 and 2021
      • Table Global sorbitol market by geography 2016 and 2021 ($ billion)
    • Sorbitol market in APAC
      • Table Sorbitol market in APAC 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Sorbitol market in APAC 2016-2021
    • Sorbitol market in Americas
      • Table Sorbitol market in Americas 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Sorbitol market in Americas 2016-2021
    • Sorbitol market in EMEA
      • Table Sorbitol market in EMEA 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Sorbitol market in EMEA 2016-2021
      • Table European cosmetics market 2015
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Key market vendors
      • Table Global sorbitol market: Major vendors
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Archer Daniels Midland
      • Table Archer Daniels Midland: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Archer Daniels Midland: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2016
    • Cargill
      • Table Cargill: Products and services offered in 2017
      • Table Cargill: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2017
      • Table Cargill: Product portfolio
    • Ingredion
      • Table Ingredion: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Ingredion: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Ingredion: Product portfolio
    • Roquette
      • Table Roquette: Product offerings
    • Tereos
      • Table Tereos: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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