Citrus Based Dietary Fibers Market Size By Product (Pectin, Hemicellulose, Cellulose), By Application (Bakery, Confectionery, Dairy, Fruit Beverages, Fruit Preserves, Meat, Fish & Savoury, Pharmaceuticals), By Function (Water Binders/ Fat Replacers, Thickeners, Gelling Agents), By Grade (Food, Pharmaceutical), By Source (Lemons, Limes, Oranges), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (U.S., Canada, Germany, UK, France, Italy, Russia, Spain, Netherlands, China, India, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, UAE, South Africa), Growth Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2018 - 2024
Strong application outlook in food and pharmaceutical industry owing to extensive functional properties including water binding, thickening, gelling, and stabilizing will propel the citrus based dietary fibers market growth. Increasing product demand as an inert excipient or nutritional supplement in pharmaceutical applications will boost the market expansion globally. Additionally, medical benefits of pectin to prevent constipation will supplement the business growth through pharmaceutical segment.
Expanding food & beverage segments including bakery items, dairy products, fruit beverages accompanied by necessity to increase the nutrition content of the products will fuel the citrus based dietary fibers market revenue. Presence of flavonoids, carotene, and polyphenols in citrus based dietary products is expected to flourish the market development. Improved economics owing to cost effectiveness of the product is amid the key factors positively influencing the industry expansion.
Pectin market accounted for over USD 850 million in 2017. Rising demand in food applications owing to functional properties including gelling and thickening will create significant opportunities for manufacturers. Increasing usage as a gelling agent in jams and marmalades is further expected to boost the citrus based dietary fibers industry expansion. Potential outlook as a drug carrier for controlled release and to reduce cholesterol levels in the blood will augment the product demand.
Citrus based dietary fibers market from bakery application is anticipated to grow at over 5% during the forecasted timeframe. Increasing product adoption in refrigerated bakery products owing to enhanced shelf life and improved quality will supplement the business growth. Expanding usage as fat replacers in cookies, cakes & pastries during manufacturing process will fuel the industry development. High water binding capacity is one of the key properties augmenting the product demand from this segment.
Citrus based dietary fibers market as gelling agents is anticipated to register over 30 kilo tons by 2024. Increasing product usage particularly in confectionery and fruit preserves such as jams and marmalades owing to its gelling property is escalating the business expansion. Rising consumer awareness regarding nutritional content of the product in developing countries including Brazil, Mexico and China will strongly support the industry demand.
Food grade applications accounted for a dominating share in the global citrus based dietary fibers market. Water retention, improved meat quality & texture are among the key factors for increasing usage in meat, fish & savoury application. Favorable government policies towards improving the nutrition content of food including dairy, meat, fruit beverages, confectionery, and fruit preserves will create substantial growth.
Lemons as a source accounted for over 50% of the industry share in 2017, and it is a major source of pectin. Easy raw material availability, cost effectiveness, along with large health benefits such as lowered cholesterol levels and improved gut health are the key factors driving the citrus based dietary fibers market expansion through the source.
Europe citrus based dietary fibers market is estimated to witness CAGR at over 6% up to 2024. Rising demand for packaged & ready-to-eat foods along with increasing health consciousness will boost the industry growth through food applications. Europe is among the leading bakery market globally. The German bakery accounts for the largest share in the European industry and was valued over USD 15 billion in 2016.
Global citrus based dietary fibers market share is moderately fragmented owing to the presence of large number of global manufacturers and regional players. The key industry players include Herbstreith & Fox, Fiberstar, Ceamsa, Cargill, Danisco, DuPont, Yantai Andre Pectin, and CP Kelco. Product innovation to improve the application scope is among the key strategies adopted by manufacturers. For instance, Fiberstar launched Citri-Fi 125 in 2017 for tomato-based foods including sauces, condiments, and spreads to replace gums.