Africa Anti Caking Agent Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

Africa Anti Caking Agent Market is segmented by Type (Calcium Compounds, Sodium Compounds, Silicon Dioxide and Other Types); by Application (Bakery, Confectionery, Beverages, Dairy, and Other Applications); and by Geography.

Market Snapshot

africa anti-caking agent market trends
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: 2.67 %
africa anti-caking agent market major players

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Market Overview

Africa anti-caking agent market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 2.67% during the forecast period (2020-2025).

  • The varied application of anti-caking agents drives the growth of the market. The food and beverage sector in Africa is continuously expanding providing more opportunities to the players of the market studied to come up with innovative ingredients to cater to the market studied. The other developing industries of the region also aid market growth.
  • The food industry caters the largest share to the market studied with its application in food & beverage premixes, and others including baking powder, milk & cream powder, cake mixes in order to control, reduce or prevent the caking of particulate matter such as powders or granules.
  • Calcium compounds hold a prominent share of the market studied owing to its wide application in table salt, which absorbs both water and oil. Additionally, the non-food application also contributes a significant share to the market.

Scope of the report

Africa anti-caking agent market is segmented by type into calcium compounds, sodium compounds, silicon dioxide, and other types. By application, the market is segmented into bakery, confectionery, beverages, dairy, and other applications. By geography, the market is segmented into South Africa, Nigeria, and Rest of Africa.

By Types
Calcium Compounds
Sodium Compounds
Silicon Dioxide
Other Types
By Application
South Africa
Rest of Africa

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Key Market Trends

Upsurge in the Application in Dairy Sector

In Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, and Sudan holds the prominent dairy sector of the region, where powdered milk and cream, grated cheese, and other dairy products are extensively consumed catering way to the anti-caking agents market in the region. In South Africa, the per capita consumption of cheese increased from 1.0 to 1.9 kg per year since 1995, according to Agri-Expo and the consumption is projected to incline in the forecast period, therefore contributing to the market studied. The consumers of the region have been experimenting with the flavor and form of the dairy products, which provides growth opportunities to the players operating in the market studied and drives the demand for innovative anti-caking agents.

africa anti-caking agent market trends

South Africa is the Largest Market

South Africa is among the most developed nation of the region demanding better quality food, personal care products, and others. The higher consumption of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in the country caters to the demand for silicon dioxide, as an anti-caking agent. It is mainly used in the production of beer and is filtered off before the final processing as it works by clumping up the dissolved matter and helping it to drop out of suspension, thus clarifying the beer. Additionally, with the rise in the confectionery segment of the country, the application of anti-caking agents in the powdered sugar also increases.

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Competitive Landscape

The South Africa anti-caking agents market is consolidated with leading companies holding the maximum share in the market. The key players in the market are Evonik Industries AG, Merck KGaA and others. The major strategies adopted by the companies are expansion, mergers and acquisitions and partnerships.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study



    1. 3.1 Market Overview


    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 By Types

      1. 5.1.1 Calcium Compounds

      2. 5.1.2 Sodium Compounds

      3. 5.1.3 Silicon Dioxide

      4. 5.1.4 Other Types

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Bakery

      2. 5.2.2 Confectionery

      3. 5.2.3 Beverages

      4. 5.2.4 Dairy

      5. 5.2.5 Others

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 South Africa

      2. 5.3.2 Nigeria

      3. 5.3.3 Rest of Africa


    1. 6.1 Most Active Companies

    2. 6.2 Most Adopted Strategies

    3. 6.3 Market Share Analysis

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Merck KGaA

      2. 6.4.2 ArrMaz

      3. 6.4.3 Evonik Industries AG

      4. 6.4.4 PPG Industries, Inc.

      5. 6.4.5 Solvay

      6. 6.4.6 PQ Corporation

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Africa Anti Caking Agent Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Africa Anti Caking Agent Market is growing at a CAGR of 2.67% over the next 5 years.

Merck KGaA, Evonik Industries AG, PPG Industries, Inc., Solvay , PQ Corporation are the major companies operating in Africa Anti Caking Agent Market.

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