South America Bio-organic Acid Market - Segmented by Application, Product Type, Raw Material, and Geography - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

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South America Bio-organic Acid market is expected to register a moderate CAGR during the forecast period. Brazil dominated the South America bio-organic acid market in 2017.

Increasing Application in Food & Beverage Industry to Dominate the Market

The increasing usage of organic acids in the food & beverage industry has remained one of the major drivers of the market. Leading companies in the industry benefits from various acidic extracts as it helps in regulating acidity and enhances flavor in various food & beverages. Besides this, preservative and antioxidants properties of organic acids have made them an important ingredient for the food & beverages industry. From time to time, organic acids are used in food, mainly to counter pathogens. Such positive factors, is expected to drive the bio-organic acid market in South America in the upcoming years.

Petrochemical - The Dominating Application

Organic acids are fully capable of replacing the market for synthetic acids. Organic acids are extensively used in the petrochemicals industry to produce a wide range of intermediates and end products. Some of the applications where bio-based organic acids are expected to be used include food, polymers, lubricating oils, coatings, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, diesel fuel oxygenates, solvents, and some other applications. Various organic acids, which are being used in the above mentioned applications include acrylic acid, fumaric acid, lactic acid, acetic acid, succinic acid, and some others. Increasing regulations on applications of petrochemical-based products are acting as a driver for bio-organic acids market in South America.

Brazil Dominates the Market

With growing population and change in human lifestyle, the demand for packaged food is increasing in Brazil. The country’s economy is also growing at a steady pace. With increasing interest in organic certification, the organic industry met at the Bio Brazil Fair (BioFach Latin America) in São Paulo on June 2017. Exhibitors from the national and international organic industry attended the event with the aim of disseminating organic culture and promoting its inclusion within healthy lifestyles. This is expected to further boost the growth of bio-organic acid market in the country, during the forecast period.


Major Players: BASF SE, NatureWorks LLC, Braskem, Novozymes, and Cargill, among others.

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1. Introduction

              1.1 Research Phases

              1.2 Study Deliverables

              1.3 Scope of the Report

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Insights

              3.1 Industry Value-Chain Analysis

              3.2 Industry Attractiveness – Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

                             3.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

                             3.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

                             3.2.3 Threat of New Entrants

                             3.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services

                             3.2.5 Degree of Competition

              3.3 Regulatory Policy Analysis

4. Market Dynamics

              4.1 Drivers

                             4.1.1 Demand from Food & Beverage Industry

                             4.1.2 Increasing Demand from Other Industries

              4.2 Restraints

                             4.2.1 Huge Competition from Fossil-fuel Products

                             4.2.2 Other Restraints

              4.3 Opportunities

                             4.3.1 Shifting Focus towards Eco-friendly Products

                             4.3.2 Technological Advancements

5. Market Segmentation and Analysis (Market Size, Growth, and Forecast)

              5.1 By Application

                             5.1.1 Petrochemicals

                             5.1.2 Healthcare

                             5.1.3 Textile

                             5.1.4 Coatings

                             5.1.5 Food & Beverage

                             5.1.6 Others

              5.2 By Product Type

                             5.2.1 Bio-lactic Acid

                             5.2.2 Bio-acetic Acid

                             5.2.3 Bio-adipic Acid

                             5.2.4 Bio-acrylic Acid

                             5.2.5 Bio-succinic Acid

                             5.2.6 Others

              5.3 By Raw Material

                             5.3.1 Biomass

                             5.3.2 Corn

                             5.3.3 Maize

                             5.3.4 Sugar

                             5.3.5 Others

6. Regional Market Analysis (Market Size, Growth, and Forecast)

              6.1 Brazil

              6.2 Argentina

              6.3 Venezuela

              6.4 Rest of South America

7. Competitive Landscape

              7.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

              7.2 Market Share Analysis**

              7.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

8. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials**, Products & Services, and Recent Developments)

              8.1 Braskem

              8.2 BASF SE

              8.3 DSM

              8.4 Mitsubishi Chemicals

              8.5 Novozymes

              8.6 Genomatica

              8.7 Cargill

              *List not exhaustive

9. Disclaimer

**Subject to availability on public domain

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