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Humectants Market by Type (Sugar Alcohol, Glycerol, Alpha Hydroxy Acid & Polysaccharides, Glycols), Application (Food & Beverages, Oral & Personal Care, Pharmaceuticals, Animal Feed), Source (Synthetic, Natural), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022

Humectants Market by Type (Sugar Alcohol, Glycerol, Alpha Hydroxy Acid & Polysaccharides, Glycols), Application (Food & Beverages, Oral & Personal Care, Pharmaceuticals, Animal Feed), Source (Synthetic, Natural), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022

“Humectants market projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.0%”
The humectants market has witnessed a rapid growth in the last few years, and is projected to reach USD 26.27 billion by 2022 at a CAGR of 7.0% from 2017, in terms of value. The humectants market is driven by growth in demand from various end-use industries, changes in consumer lifestyles, increase in consumption of bakery & confectionery products, and rise in consumer demand for low-calorie and healthier food & beverage products. Stringent regulations and international quality standards for humectants such as sugar alcohols and glycols are restraining the market growth.

“Sugar alcohols segment dominated the humectants market”
In 2016, the sugar alcohols segment accounted for the largest share of the humectants market, in terms of value. The sugar alcohols segment dominated the market, owing to its better nutritional profile as humectants and their dominant usage in major end-use applications such as bakery & confectionery products, fruits & vegetables, fruit & vegetable juices, oral & personal care products, pharmaceuticals, tobacco, plastics, and tanneries.

“Europe dominated the humectants market”
The European region accounted for the largest market share in 2016, in terms of value. The increase in health problems due to the consumption of sugar-based products and rise in purchasing power parity in the region are driving the demand for humectants in applications such as food & beverages, oral & personal care products, and pharmaceuticals.

Europe is one the major consuming regions; the availability and affordability of these humectants, and increase in awareness about functionalities & applications of humectants will drive the growth of this market. However, the market is expected to grow at a moderate rate.

One of the main drivers for this market is the wide applications of humectants in the oral and cosmetic & personal care industries in the region, owing to improvement in economic conditions. Europe remains one of the important markets for companies that produce sugar alcohols due to the regulations in place. The major companies operating in Europe include Roquette Frères S.A. (France), Sudzucker AG (Germany), and Tereos Starch & Sweeteners (France).

Break-up of Primaries:
• By Company Type: Tier 1 – 25%, Tier 2 – 25%, and Tier 3 – 50%
• By Designation: D - level – 17%, Consultants –33%, and Others* – 50%
• By Region: Europe – 40%, Asia-Pacific – 40%, and North America – 20%,
*Others include industry associations.

The leading players in the humectants market are Cargill (U.S.), The Dow Chemical Company (U.S.), Archer Daniels Midland Company (U.S.), E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (U.S.), Roquette Frères (France), Ingredion Incorporated (U.S.), BASF SE (Germany), Brenntag AG (Germany), Barentz (Netherlands), Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (U.S.), Batory Foods (U.S.), and Corbion (Netherlands).

Research Coverage:
The humectants market is segmented on the basis of source, type, application, and region. The source segment is divided into synthetic and natural. The application sector is segmented into food & beverages, oral & personal care products, animal feed, and pharmaceuticals. The type segment is divided into sugar alcohols, glycerol, alpha hydroxy acids & polysaccharides, glycols, and others (sodium metaphosphate, sodium lactate, polydextrose, triacetin, sodium PCA, and panthenol). The region segment is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World (RoW). The report also includes an in-depth competitive analysis of the key players in the market along with their company profiles, competitive leadership mapping, recent developments, and key market strategies.

Key Benefits of Buying the Report:
• To get a comprehensive overview of the humectants market with specific reference to additive markets
• To gain a wide range of information about the top players in this industry, their products portfolios, and key strategies adopted by them
• To gain insights of the major regions/countries in which the humectants industry is flourishing


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • MARKET SCOPE
    • PERIODIZATION CONSIDERED
    • CURRENCY CONSIDERED
    • UNITS CONSIDERED
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
    • SECONDARY DATA
      • KEY DATA FROM SECONDARY SOURCES
    • PRIMARY DATA
      • KEY DATA FROM PRIMARY SOURCES
      • BREAKDOWN OF PRIMARIES BY COMPANY TYPE, DESIGNATION, AND REGION
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS & LIMITATIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE HUMECTANTS MARKET
    • HUMECTANTS MARKET, BY REGION
    • ASIA-PACIFIC HUMECTANTS MARKET, BY COUNTRY & BY TYPE
    • HUMECTANTS MARKET: MAJOR COUNTRIES
    • ASIA-PACIFIC HUMECTANTS MARKET, BY APPLICATION
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
        • Table GLOBAL PREVALENCE OF DIABETES IN 2015 & 2040, POPULATION (MILLION)
      • RESTRAINTS
      • OPPORTUNITIES
      • CHALLENGES
    • VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
  • HUMECTANTS MARKET, BY SOURCE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY SOURCE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY SOURCE, 2015-2022 (KT)
    • SYNTHETIC
      • Table SYNTHETIC HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table SYNTHETIC HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (KT)
    • NATURAL
      • PLANT-BASED
      • ANIMAL-BASED
        • Table NATURAL HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table NATURAL HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (KT)
  • HUMECTANTS MARKET, BY TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (KT)
    • SUGAR ALCOHOLS
      • Table SUGAR ALCOHOLS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table SUGAR ALCOHOLS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (KT)
    • GLYCEROL
      • Table GLYCEROL MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table GLYCEROL MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (KT)
    • GLYCOLS
      • Table GLYCOLS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table GLYCOLS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (KT)
    • ALPHA HYDROXY ACIDS (AHAS) &POLYSACCHARIDES
      • Table ALPHA HYDROXY ACIDS & POLYSACCHARIDES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ALPHA HYDROXY ACIDS & POLYSACCHARIDES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (KT)
    • OTHERS
      • Table OTHERS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table OTHERS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (KT)
  • HUMECTANTS MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN FOOD & BEVERAGES, BY SUB-APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KT)
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN FOOD & BEVERAGES, BY SUB-APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KT)
    • FOOD & BEVERAGES
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN FOOD & BEVERAGES, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN FOOD & BEVERAGES, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (KT)
      • BAKERY & CONFECTIONERY PRODUCTS
        • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN BAKERY & CONFECTIONERY, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN BAKERY & CONFECTIONERY, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (KT)
      • BEVERAGES
        • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN BEVERAGES, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN BEVERAGES, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (KT)
      • FUNCTIONAL & NUTRITIONAL FOODS
        • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN FUNCTIONAL & NUTRITIONAL FOODS, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN FUNCTIONAL & NUTRITIONAL FOODS, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (KT)
      • OTHERS FOOD & BEVERAGES
        • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN OTHER FOOD & BEVERAGE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN OTHER FOOD & BEVERAGE APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (KT)
    • ORAL & PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN ORAL & PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN ORAL & PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (KT)
    • ANIMAL FEED
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN ANIMAL FEED, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN ANIMAL FEED, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (KT)
    • PHARMACEUTICALS
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN PHARMACEUTICALS, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN PHARMACEUTICALS, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (KT)
    • OTHERS
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (KT)
  • HUMECTANTS MARKET, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • Table HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (KT)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • U.S.
      • CANADA
      • MEXICO
        • Table NORTH AMERICA: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table NORTH AMERICA: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2022 (KT)
        • Table NORTH AMERICA: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table NORTH AMERICA: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (KT)
        • Table NORTH AMERICA: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table NORTH AMERICA: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KT)
        • Table NORTH AMERICA: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN FOOD & BEVERAGES, BY SUBAPPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table NORTH AMERICA: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN FOOD & BEVERAGES, BY SUB-APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KT)
        • Table NORTH AMERICA: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY SOURCE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table NORTH AMERICA: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY SOURCE, 2015-2022 (KT)
    • EUROPE
      • GERMANY
      • FRANCE
      • U.K.
      • ITALY
      • SPAIN
      • REST OF EUROPE
        • Table EUROPE: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table EUROPE: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2022 (KT)
        • Table EUROPE: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table EUROPE: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (KT)
        • Table EUROPE: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table EUROPE: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KT)
        • Table EUROPE: FOOD & BEVERAGES MARKET SIZE, BY SUB-APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table EUROPE: FOOD & BEVERAGES MARKET SIZE, BY SUB-APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KT)
        • Table EUROPE: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY SOURCE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table EUROPE: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY SOURCE, 2015-2022 (KT)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • CHINA
      • JAPAN
      • INDIA
      • AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
      • REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2022 (KT)
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (KT)
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KT)
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: FOOD & BEVERAGES MARKET SIZE, BY SUBAPPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: FOOD & BEVERAGES MARKET SIZE, BY SUBAPPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KT)
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY SOURCE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY SOURCE, 2015-2022 (KT)
    • REST OF THE WORLD (ROW)
      • BRAZIL & ARGENTINA
      • MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA
        • Table ROW: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ROW: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY/REGION, 2015-2022 (KT)
        • Table ROW: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ROW: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (KT)
        • Table ROW: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ROW: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KT)
        • Table ROW: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN FOOD & BEVERAGES, BY SUB-APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ROW: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE IN FOOD & BEVERAGES, BY SUB-APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KT)
        • Table ROW: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY SOURCE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ROW: HUMECTANTS MARKET SIZE, BY SOURCE, 2015-2022 (KT)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • INTRODUCTION
    • HUMECTANTS MARKET (GLOBAL) COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING, 2017
      • VISIONARY LEADERS
      • DYNAMIC DIFFERENTIATORS
      • INNOVATORS
      • EMERGING COMPANIES
    • COMPETITIVE BENCHMARKING
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
    • MARKET RANKING ANALYSIS
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • INTRODUCTION
    • CARGILL (U.S.)
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
        • Table CARGILL: PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENT
    • BASF SE (GERMANY)
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
        • Table BASF SE: PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENT
    • ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND COMPANY (U.S.)
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
        • Table ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND: PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY (U.S.)
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
        • Table DUPONT: PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • ROQUETTE FRÈRES (FRANCE)
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
        • Table ROQUETTE FRÈRES: PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • INGREDION INCORPORATED (U.S.)
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
        • Table INGREDION INCORPORATED: PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY (U.S.)
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
        • Table THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY: PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • BRENNTAG AG (GERMANY)
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
        • Table BRENNTAG AG: PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • BARENTZ (THE NETHERLANDS)
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
        • Table BARENTZ: PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • ASHLAND GLOBAL HOLDINGS INC. (U.S.)
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
        • Table ASHLAND GLOBAL HOLDINGS INC.: PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • BATORY FOODS (U.S.)
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
        • Table BATORY FOODS: PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • CORBION N.V. (THE NETHERLANDS)
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
        • Table CORBION: PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
  • APPENDIX
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS' SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS
    • AUTHOR DETAILS

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