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Global Specialty Fats & Oils Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2018 - 2023)

Global Specialty Fats & Oils Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2018 - 2023)

Specialty fats are special group of vegetable fats that are utilized as a substitutes for other types of fats in a wide variety of products. Specialty oils on the other hand, are the class of oils that are used as dietary supplements and finds exclusivity amidst commodity oils. The global specialty fats & oils market is expected to collectively register a CAGR of 8.5% during the forecast period (2018–2023). Hydrogenation as a process has opened a new market for vegetable oil processing and provided the means for the development of many specialty oils and fats products. Hydrogenation not only brings about the desired physical forms, but also the required consistency and holding characteristics that are essential for enhanced functionality.

Market Dynamics

The wide functionality and even wider application spectrum of specialty fats & oils are expected to act as a prime driver of the market. Specialty fats and oils find a diverse array of niche applications. The rising awareness about the benefits of consumption of good fatty acids and the growing consumer preferences for products that are natural in origin is providing the overall boost to the market. Moreover, the constrained supply of cocoa butter and increasing demand for chocolates world over are expected to provide further fillip to the market.

Market Segmentation

The global specialty fats & oils market is segmented based on type, application and geography. The market is segmented by type into specialty oils and specialty fats. The palm kernel oil belonging to the former category is witnessing higher usage in bakery and confectionery industries. Moreover, the increasing demands for chocolate products globally have made the cocoa butter equivalents (CBEs) as one of the fastest growing segment of the market. Cocoa butter equivalents (CBEs) have been known to achieve desirable blending without altering the melting, rheological, and processing characteristics of the final products. They are now increasingly employed in chocolates and compound coatings to enhance the flavor of ingredients.

Regional Analysis:

Asia-Pacific constitutes the largest market for specialty fats & oils. Asia-Pacific region comprises of economies such as India, and China that are leading consumers of specialty fats and oils. The region has also witnessed a rapid expansion in the application spectrum of specialty oils and fats like personal care, cosmetics, and animal feed to name but a few. Major PLAYERS: WILMAR INTERNATIONAL LIMITED, CARGILL, INTERCONTINENTAL SPECIALTY FATS SDN. BHD., IOI LODERS CROKLAAN, GOLDEN AGRI-RESOURCES’ (GAR), BUNGE LIMITED, INTERNATIONAL FOODSTUFF COMPANY HOLDINGS LIMITED (IFFCO), OLENEX, LIBERTY OIL MILLS LTD., GOLD COAST COMMODITIES, MOI INTERNATIONAL (AUSTRALIA), and OLEOFATS, INC., amongst others.

Key Developments

  • December, 2017: Cargill has introduced the lowest saturated fat, high oleic canola oil while maintaining high fry and shelf life performance, freshness and taste.
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1. Introduction
1.1 Key Deliverables of the Study
1.2 Study Assumptions
1.3 Market Definitions
2. Research Approach and Methodology
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Research Design
2.3 Study Timelines
2.4 Study Phases
2.4.1 Secondary Researc
2.4.2 Discussion Guide
2.4.3 Market Engineering & Econometric Modelling
2.4.4 Expert Validation
3. Market Overview
3.1 Drivers
3.1.1 Superior Functionality
3.1.2 Wider application spectrum
3.2 Restraints
3.2.1 Health concerns especially for saturated fats
3.3 Opportunities
3.3.1 Robust demand from bakery and confectionery industries
3.3.2 Emerging markets represents the future hotspots
3.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
3.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
3.4.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
3.4.5 Degree of Competition
4. Market Segmentation
4.1 By Type
4.1.1 Specialty Oils Palm Kernel Oil Soybean Oil Coconut Oil Rapeseed Oil Others
4.1.2 Specialty Fats Cocoa Butter Substitutes Cocoa Butter Improvers Dairy Fat Replacers Exotic Fats
4.2 By Form
4.2.1 Liquid
4.2.2 Solid/Semisolid
4.3 By Application
4.3.1 Bakery
4.3.2 Confectionery
4.3.3 Dairy
4.3.4 Infant Nutrition
4.3.5 Others
4.4 By Geography
4.4.1 North America United States Canada Mexico Others
4.4.2 Europe Spain UK France Germany Russia Italy Others
4.4.3 Asia-Pacific China India Malaysia Indonesia Others
4.4.4 South America Brazil Argentina Others
4.4.5 Africa South Africa Others
4.5 Competitive Landscape
4.5.1 Strategy adopted by Key players
4.5.2 Most Active Companies
4.5.3 Market Share Analysis
4.6 Company Profiles
4.6.1 Wilmar International Limited
4.6.2 Cargill
4.6.4 IOI Loders Croklaan
4.6.5 Golden Agri-Resources’ (GAR)
4.6.6 Bunge Limited
4.6.7 International Foodstuff Company Holdings Limited (IFFCO)
4.6.8 Olenex
4.6.9 Liberty Oil Mills Ltd.
4.6.10 Gold Coast Commodities
4.6.11 MOI International (Australia)
4.6.12 Oleofats, Inc.
4.7 Appendix

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