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Phytosterols Market by Type (Beta-sitosterol, Campesterol, and Stigmasterol), Application (Food Ingredients, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics, and Feed) & by Region - Global Trends & Forecast to 2020

Phytosterols Market by Type (Beta-sitosterol, Campesterol, and Stigmasterol), Application (Food Ingredients, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics, and Feed) & by Region - Global Trends & Forecast to 2020

Phytosterols are a group of natural fatty substances found in all plant cell membranes. They resemble cholesterol in their structure and hence when consumed, compete with the cholesterol for absorption in digestive systems. As a result, the absorption of cholesterol is blocked and the level of blood cholesterol is reduced. Phytosterols can be found in varying concentrations in fat-soluble fractions of seed, root, stem, branches, leaves, and flowers; however, their concentration is the highest in edible oils, seeds, and nuts.

Key industry players invest extensively in R&D initiatives to expand their product portfolios. Continuous investments in new product development, launches, and acquisitions have expanded the scope of the industry. The addition of functional ingredients has further added value to products. Key players in the industry introduce functional ingredients to add health benefits to products, which has resulted in the introduction of a new market for functional products.

Europe holds the largest share of the global phytosterols market. In the forthcoming years, the market is projected to grow the fastest in the European region, making it the fastest revenue-generating pocket.

Phytosterols have been used extensively in food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics due to their high-nutritional properties. In the recent past, the market for phytosterols has undergone tremendous changes. The phytosterols market is growing rapidly due to its health benefits confirmed by a large number of scientific studies. Among all existing phytosterols, beta-sitosterol, campesterol, and stigmasterol are considered as the most relevance ones in economic terms.

The global market is marked with intense competition due to the presence of a large number of big and small firms. New product developments, mergers & acquisitions, and expansions are the key strategies adopted by market players to ensure growth in the market. The market is dominated by players such as the Bunge Limited (U.S.), BASF SE (Germany), Pharmachem Laboratories Inc. (U.S.), DuPont (U.S.), and Raisio Plc. (Finland). In this report, the global phytosterols market is segmented on the basis of type, application, and region. The global phytosterols market was estimated at $438.45 million in 2014 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 8.7% from 2015 to 2020.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • MARKET SCOPE
      • MARKETS COVERED
      • YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY
    • LIMITATIONS
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • FACTOR ANALYSIS
      • INTRODUCTION
      • DEMAND-SIDE ANALYSIS
      • SUPPLY-SIDE ANALYSIS
    • GLOBAL MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
      • BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
      • TOP-DOWN APPROACH
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS & LIMITATIONS
      • ASSUMPTIONS
        • Table ASSUMPTIONS OF THE STUDY
      • LIMITATIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET
    • FOOD: LEADING SEGMENT, BY APPLICATION
    • BETA-SITOSTEROL: LEADING SEGMENT, BY TYPE
    • EUROPE: LARGEST PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET
    • PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET, BY APPLICATION: DOMINANCE WITNESSED BY EUROPE
    • U.S. DOMINATED THE PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET, 2014
    • LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS: ASIA-PACIFIC AND LATIN AMERICA ARE BEST MARKETS FOR INVESTMENTS
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • EVOLUTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET, BY TYPE
      • PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
        • Table WORLD LIVESTOCK NUMBERS (MILLION HEAD)
        • Table IMPACT OF KEY DRIVERS ON THE PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET
      • RESTRAINT
        • Table IMPACT OF KEY RESTRAINT ON THE PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET
      • OPPORTUNITY
      • CHALLENGE
        • Table CHALLENGE TO THE PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
    • SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS
      • PROMINENT COMPANIES
      • SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES
      • END USERS (MANUFACTURERS/CONSUMERS)
      • KEY INFLUENCERS
    • INDUSTRY INSIGHTS
      • BETA-SITOSTEROL: DOMINATES THE PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET
    • PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
      • INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY
      • BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
      • BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
      • THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
      • THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
    • STRATEGIC BENCHMARKING
      • TECHNOLOGY ENHANCEMENT & PRODUCT PORTFOLIO ENHANCEMENT
      • LAUNCHING NEW PRODUCTS & GEOGRAPHICAL EXPANSION
  • PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET, BY TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table PHYTOSTEROL COMPOSITION IN CEREALS, VEGETABLES & FRUITS (MG/KG)
      • Table PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • BETA-SITOSTEROL
      • Table BETA-SITOSTEROL MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • CAMPESTEROL
      • Table CAMPESTEROL MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • STIGMASTEROL
      • Table STIGMASTEROL MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • OTHERS (PHYTOSTEROL)
      • Table MARKET SIZE FOR OTHER PHYTOSTEROLS, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
  • PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • FOOD
      • Table PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE FOR FOOD, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • PHARMACEUTICALS
      • Table PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE FOR PHARMACEUTICALS, BY REGION, 2015-2020 ($MILLION)
    • COSMETICS
      • Table PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE FOR COSMETICS, BY REGION, 2015-2020 ($MILLION)
    • FEED
      • Table PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE FOR FEED, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
  • PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET, BY BRAND
    • INTRODUCTION
    • BENECOL - RAISIO PLC.
      • Table BENECOL: FOOD RANGE
    • REDUCOL - PHARMACHEM LABORATORIES INC.
      • Table REDUCOL: BUYER COMPANIES AND APPLICATIONS
    • COROWISE - CARGILL INCORPORATED
      • Table COROWISE: PHYTOSTEROL INGREDIENTS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS
      • Table COROWISE: STEROL APPLICATION
    • PINVITA - DUPONT
      • Table PINVITA PHYTOSTEROL INGREDIENTS APPLICATION
    • CARDIOAID - ADM
      • Table CARDIOAID PLANT STEROL INGREDIENTS APPLICATIONS
    • PHYTOBAKE - BUNGE LIMITED
    • VEGAPURE & GENEROL - BASF SE
  • PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • U.S.
        • Table U.S.: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table U.S.: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • CANADA
        • Table CANADA: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table CANADA: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • MEXICO
        • Table MEXICO: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table MEXICO: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • EUROPE
      • Table PLANT STEROL-ENRICHED FOOD PRODUCTS AVAILABLE IN RESPECTIVE EU MEMBER STATES (AS OF 2007)
      • Table EUROPE: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • FRANCE
        • Table FRANCE: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table FRANCE: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • GERMANY
        • Table GERMANY: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table GERMANY: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • ITALY
        • Table ITALY: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table ITALY: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • THE NETHERLANDS
        • Table THE NETHERLANDS: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table THE NETHERLANDS: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • SPAIN
        • Table SPAIN: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table SPAIN: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • REST OF EUROPE
        • Table REST OF EUROPE: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table REST OF EUROPE: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • CHINA
        • Table CHINA: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table CHINA: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • INDIA
        • Table INDIA: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • JAPAN
        • Table JAPAN: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table JAPAN: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • MALAYSIA
        • Table MALAYSIA: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table MALAYSIA: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
        • Table REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • LATIN AMERICA
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • BRAZIL
        • Table BRAZIL: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table BRAZIL: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • ARGENTINA
        • Table ARGENTINA: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table ARGENTINA: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • REST OF LATIN AMERICA
        • Table REST OF LATIN AMERICA: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table REST OF LATIN AMERICA: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
    • REST OF THE WORLD (ROW)
      • Table ROW: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table ROW: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • Table ROW: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • SOUTH AFRICA
        • Table SOUTH AFRICA: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table SOUTH AFRICA: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
      • OTHER COUNTRIES IN ROW
        • Table OTHER COUNTRIES IN ROW: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
        • Table OTHER COUNTRIES IN ROW: PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020 ($MILLION)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • OVERVIEW
    • PHYTOSTEROLS MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATION & TRENDS
      • ACQUISITIONS
        • Table ACQUISITIONS, 2010-2015
      • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
        • Table NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2010-2015
      • AGREEMENTS, COLLABORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS & JOINT VENTURES
        • Table AGREEMENTS, COLLABORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS & JOINT VENTURES, 2010-2015
      • EXPANSIONS
        • Table EXPANSIONS, 2010-2015
      • DIVESTMENTS & DISSOLUTION
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • INTRODUCTION
    • ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND COMPANY
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • BASF SE
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGIES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • BUNGE LIMITED
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • CARGILL INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ARBORIS LLC
      • FINANCIAL OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • GUSTAV PARMENTIER GMBH
      • FINANCIAL OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
    • HYPHYTO INC.
      • FINANCIAL OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENT
    • PHARMACHEM LABORATORIES INC.
      • FINANCIAL OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • RAISIO PLC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERINGS
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
  • APPENDIX
    • INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • COMPANY DEVELOPMENTS
      • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES/DEVELOPMENTS
      • AGREEMENTS, PARTNERSHIPS, JOINT VENTURES & COLLABORATIONS
      • MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
      • EXPANSIONS
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS

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