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Food Thickeners Market by Type (Hydrocolloids, Protein, Starch), Source (Plant, Animal, Microbial), Application (Bakery, Confectionery, Sauces, Marinades & Gravies, Beverages, Dairy, Convenience Foods), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022

Food Thickeners Market by Type (Hydrocolloids, Protein, Starch), Source (Plant, Animal, Microbial), Application (Bakery, Confectionery, Sauces, Marinades & Gravies, Beverages, Dairy, Convenience Foods), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022

“The food thickeners market projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.95%”
The food thickeners market is projected to reach 15.80 billion by 2022 at a CAGR of 5.95% from 2016 to 2022. The market is driven by factors such as growth in demand for convenience foods, consumer awareness toward healthy diet, and multiple functionalities and advantages associated with the use of food thickeners. High R&D costs associated with the development and manufacturing of food thickeners, and fluctuations in raw material prices of hydrocolloids are the major restraints for this market.

“Starch is projected to be the fastest growing segment in the food thickeners market from 2016 to 2022”
The starch segment accounted for the largest market share in the food thickeners market in 2015, and is also projected to be the fastest-growing segment during the forecast period. Easy availability and abundant supply of starch across regions, and relatively lower price than other food thickeners, and optimum functionality are the factors driving growth for starch as thickening agents. They are also preferred because they do not negatively impact the organoleptic properties of food.

“Plant source led the market with the largest share in 2015”
Plant source was the most dominant source of food thickeners in 2015, and is also projected to grow at the highest CAGR for the next six years. This high demand and growth is attributed to factors such as cost effectiveness of plant source, abundant supply & ready availability with large number of suppliers, nutritional value at par with other sources, and greater level of acceptance by both, vegan and non-vegan populations.

“The beverages is projected to be the fastest growing application segment from 2016 to 2022”
The beverages segment is projected to be the fastest-growing during the forecast period. Factors such as additional properties of food thickeners such as fat replacement, water binding, emulsifying, and texturizing along with a number of innovations in the beverage sector are driving the use of thickeners in various beverage applications.

“North America led the market with the largest share in 2015”
North America was the largest food thickeners market in 2015. The dominant share of the North American region is attributed to its high consumption of hydrocolloids, proteins, and starch & starch derivatives in a diverse range of food & beverage applications .Asia-Pacific is projected to be the fastest-growing region during the forecast period. This is attributed to the growing volume consumption of various types of food thickeners in Asia-Pacific, as food & beverage manufacturers focus on product innovation, health aspects, and improving the functional characteristics such as texture, flavor, and other organoleptic properties of their products.

The breakdown of the primaries on the basis of company, designation, and region, conducted during the research study, is as follows:
By Company type: Tier 1 – 30%, Tier 2 – 50%, and Tier 3 – 20%
By Designation: Manager Level – 60%, C-Level – 40%
By Region: Asia-Pacific – 57%, Europe – 29%, and North America – 14%

Key players include the following:
Cargill (U.S.)
Archer Daniels Midland Company (U.S.)
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (U.S.)
Ingredion Incorporated (U.S.)
Kerry Group Plc (Ireland)

The above-mentioned companies have collectively accounted for the largest portion of the food thickeners market in 2015. Other players also have a strong presence in this market. These players are as follows:
Darling Ingredients (U.S.)
Tate & Lyle PLC (U.K.)
Ashland Specialty Ingredients (U.S.)
CP Kelco (U.S.)
TIC Gums (U.S.)
Fuerst Day Lawson (U.K.)

The key players in the food thickeners market adopted expansions & investments as their key growth strategy to increase their market share and profits. Expansions & investments accounted for the highest percentage of the total developments, followed by acquisitions.

Research Coverage
The report analyzes the food thickeners market across different applications verticals and regions. It aims at estimating the market size and future growth potential of this market across different segments such as type, source, application, and region. Furthermore, the report also includes an in-depth competitive analysis of the key players in the market along with their company profiles, recent developments, and key market strategies.

Key Benefits of Buying the Report:
The report will help the market leaders/new entrants in this market by providing them the closest approximations of the revenue numbers for the overall food thickeners market and the subsegments. This report will help stakeholders to better understand the competitor landscape and gain more insights to better position their businesses and make suitable go-to-market strategies. The report will also help the stakeholders to understand the market and provide them information on key market drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • MARKETS COVERED
    • PERIODIZATION CONSIDERED
    • CURRENCY CONSIDERED
    • STAKEHOLDERS
    • RESEARCH STUDY LIMITATIONS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table GLOBAL FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SNAPSHOT, BY VALUE
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FOOD THICKENERS MARKET
    • FOOD THICKENERS MARKET: MAJOR COUNTRIES
    • DEVELOPED VS. EMERGING MARKETS IN FOOD THICKENERS MARKET
    • FOOD THICKENERS MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • FOOD THICKENERS MARKET, BY TYPE
    • FOOD THICKENERS MARKET, BY SOURCE
    • FOOD THICKENERS MARKET, BY TYPE & REGION
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • TYPE
      • SOURCE
      • APPLICATION
      • REGION
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
      • RESTRAINTS
      • OPPORTUNITIES
      • CHALLENGES
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS
    • REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT
    • U.S.
    • CANADA
    • EUROPE
    • JAPAN
  • FOOD THICKENERS MARKET, BY TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table FOOD THICKENERS: AN OVERVIEW OF THEIR BASIC PROPERTIES
      • Table FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • HYDROCOLLOIDS
      • Table HYDROCOLLOIDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table OTHER HYDROCOLLOIDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table HYDROCOLLOIDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: HYDROCOLLOIDS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: HYDROCOLLOIDS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: HYDROCOLLOIDS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ROW: HYRDOCOLLOIDS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • GELATIN
        • Table GELATIN MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • XANTHAN GUM
        • Table XANTHAN GUM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • CARRAGEENAN
        • Table CARRAGEENAN MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • ALGINATE
        • Table ALGINATE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • AGAR
        • Table AGAR MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • PECTIN
        • Table PECTIN MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • GUAR GUM
        • Table GUAR GUM MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • CARBOXYMETHYL CELLULOSE (CMC)
        • Table CARBOXYMETHYL CELLULOSE MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • OTHER TYPES
        • Table OTHER TYPES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • PROTEIN
      • Table PROTEIN MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: PROTEIN MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: PROTEIN MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: PROTEIN MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ROW: PROTEIN MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • STARCH
      • Table STARCH MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: STARCH MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: STARCH MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: STARCH MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ROW: STARCH MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
  • FOOD THICKENERS MARKET, BY SOURCE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY SOURCE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • PLANT
      • Table PLANT-BASED FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • ANIMAL
      • Table ANIMAL-BASED FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • MICROBIAL
      • Table MICROBE-BASED FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
  • FOOD THICKENERS MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • BAKERY
      • Table FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE FOR BAKERY PRODUCTS, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • CONFECTIONERY
      • Table FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE FOR CONFECTIONERY PRODUCTS, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • SAUCES, DRESSINGS, MARINADES & GRAVIES
      • Table FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE FOR SAUCES, DRESSINGS, MARINADES & GRAVIES, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD BILLION)
    • BEVERAGES
      • Table FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE FOR BEVERAGES, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • DAIRY & FROZEN DESSERTS
      • Table FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE FOR DAIRY & FROZEN DESSERTS, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • CONVENIENCE & PROCESSED FOODS
      • Table FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE FOR CONVENIENCE & PROCESSED FOODS, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
  • FOOD THICKENERS MARKET, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: FOOD THICKENERS MARKETS SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2022, (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table HYDROCOLLOIDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table OTHER HYDROCOLLOIDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY SOURCE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • U.S.
        • Table U.S.: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022, (USD MILLION)
      • CANADA
        • Table CANADA: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022, (USD MILLION)
      • MEXICO
        • Table MEXICO: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022, (USD MILLION)
    • EUROPE
      • Table EUROPE: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: HYDROCOLLOIDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: OTHER HYDROCOLLOIDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY SOURCE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • GERMANY
        • Table GERMANY: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • FRANCE
        • Table FRANCE: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • U.K.
        • Table U.K.: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • ITALY
        • Table ITALY: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • SPAIN
        • Table SPAIN: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF EUROPE
        • Table REST OF EUROPE: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: FOOD THICKENERS MARKETS SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: HYDROCOLLOIDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: OTHER HYDROCOLLOIDS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY SOURCE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • CHINA
        • Table CHINA: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • JAPAN
        • Table JAPAN: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • INDIA
        • Table INDIA: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • AUSTRALIA
        • Table AUSTRALIA: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
        • Table REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: FOOD THICKENERS MARKETS SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • REST OF THE WORLD (ROW)
      • Table ROW: FOOD THICKENERS MARKETS SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ROW: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table HYDROCOLLOIDS: ROW FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table OTHER HYDROCOLLOIDS: ROW FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ROW: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY FORM, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ROW: FOOD THICKENERS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • LATIN AMERICA
        • Table LATIN AMERICA: ROW FOOD THICKENERS MARKETS SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • AFRICA
        • Table AFRICA: ROW FOOD THICKENERS MARKETS SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • MIDDLE EAST
        • Table MIDDLE EAST: ROW FOOD THICKENERS MARKETS SIZE, BY TYPE, 2014-2022 (USD MILLION)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • OVERVIEW
    • FOOD THICKNERS MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS (VALUE), BY KEY PLAYER, 2015
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS & TRENDS
    • EXPANSIONS & INVESTMENTS
      • Table EXPANSION & INVESTMENTS, 2011-2016
    • ACQUISITIONS
      • Table ACQUISITIONS, 2011-2016
    • JOINT VENTURES & AGRREMENTS
      • Table JOINT VENTURES & AGRREMENTS, 2011-2016
    • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
      • Table NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2011-2016
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • INTRODUCTION
    • CARGILL
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
        • Table CARGILL: PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND COMPANY
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
        • Table ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND COMPANY: PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • INGREDION INCORPORATED
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
        • Table INGREDION INCORPORATED: PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • TATE & LYLE PLC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • DARLING INGREDIENTS INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • KERRY GROUP PLC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • ASHLAND SPECIALTY INGREDIENTS
      • BUISNESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
        • Table ASHLAND SPECIALTY INGREDIENTS: PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • CP KELCO
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • TIC GUMS, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
        • Table TIC GUMS, INC.: PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • FUERST DAY LAWSON LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
  • APPENDIX
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS' SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL
    • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS
    • AUTHOR DETAILS

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