CITRUS FRUIT COATINGS MARKET - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

Citrus Fruit Coatings Market is segmented by Product Type (Wax, Shellac and Wax and Shellac) and by Geography.

Citrus Fruit Coatings Industry Overview

Market Summary
Study Period: 2018 - 2028
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: North America
CAGR: 6.6 %

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Citrus Fruit Coatings Market Analysis

The citrus fruit coatings market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.6% during the forecast period (2020-2025).

  • The growing consumption of citrus fruits in the globally is augmenting the citrus fruit coatings market to enhance the shelf life of the fruit.
  • North America and Asia-Pacific are the leading regions driving the market. United States based players such as John Bean Technologies (JBT) provides wide range of premium hybrid coatings for citrus that maximises packer value in the domestic and export markets. Thereby, boosting the use in domestic as well as international market.


Citrus Fruit Coatings Industry Segments

The citrus fruit coatings market is segmented on the basis of  their type including wax, shellac and wax and shellac segments. By geography, the market is available on the basis of regions including, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and rest of the world.

By Type
Wax and Shellac
North America
United States
Rest of North America
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Asia Pacific
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Rest of the world
South America
Middle East

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Citrus Fruit Coatings Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Citrus Fruit Coatings Market according to our research experts:

Growing Consumption of Citrus Fruits

The growing consumption of citrus fruit is vastly driving the market studied, owing to changing consumer preferences. Oranges are highly consumed in American region, specially in Brazil and United States. The demand for citrus fruit coatings is augmenting for it is specially formulated for packers who require a highly attractive and durable shine all the way to market. The fruits packed for domestic or international consumption, packers use a coating that protects fruit under extreme processing, environmental and shipping conditions from the packinghouse to the marketplace, and ultimately to the consumer, without jeopardizing the health of the fruit. Thus, boosting consumer preference and contributing to the market studied.



Global Consumption of Oranges, 2018

North America is the Largest Market

North America holds the largest share of the market studied owing to higher production, and consumption in the region. Manufacturers of the country are concentrating on innovations to produce premium hybrid coating for citrus, specially highest quality carnauba coatings to save the fruit to prevent the loss of moisture, which keeps Citrus Fruits juicy and fresh for long period. The naturally produced citrus fruit coating such as shellac, consisting no ammonia or morphine are catering to the growth of the market in North America especially for greening and conservation of the environment.

Citrus Fruit Coatings Market

Citrus Fruit Coatings Market Competitor Analysis

The global citrus fruit coating market is fragmented with presence of global and regional players. Investments & expansions formed the most preferred strategy among the key players to attract and retain new customers globally. They also focused on acquiring local players of emerging markets to expand their business on a global scale and sustain the competition prevailing in the market. New product launches also helped major players in strengthening their product portfolio. 

Citrus Fruit Coatings Market Top Players

  1. Valent BioSciences Corporation

  2. Fomesa Fruitech, SLU

  3. AgroFresh

  4. Xeda International Group

  5. United Phosphorus Inc.

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


Citrus Fruit Coatings Market Report - 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 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Wax

      2. 5.1.2 Shellac

      3. 5.1.3 Wax and Shellac

    2. 5.2 Geography

      1. 5.2.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

        4. Rest of North America

      2. 5.2.2 Europe

        1. Spain

        2. United Kingdom

        3. Germany

        4. France

        5. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.2.3 Asia Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Australia

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.2.4 Rest of the world

        1. South America

        2. Africa

        3. Middle East


    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 Valent BioSciences Corporation

      2. 6.4.2 Nipro Fresh

      3. 6.4.3 Fomesa Fruitech, SLU

      4. 6.4.4 United Phosphorus Inc.

      5. 6.4.5 John Bean Technologies

      6. 6.4.6 AgroFresh

      7. 6.4.7 Xeda International Group

      8. 6.4.8 Productos Citrosol S.A.

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

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Citrus Fruit Coatings Market Research FAQs

The Citrus Fruit Coatings Market is studied from 2018 - 2028.

The Citrus Fruit Coatings Market is growing at a CAGR of 6.6% over the next 5 years.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2018 - 2028.

North America holds highest share in 2021.

Valent BioSciences Corporation, Fomesa Fruitech, SLU, AgroFresh, Xeda International Group, United Phosphorus Inc. are the major companies operating in Citrus Fruit Coatings Market.

Citrus Fruit Coatings Industry Reports

In-depth industry statistics and market share insights of the Citrus Fruit Coatings sector for 2020, 2021, and 2022. The Citrus Fruit Coatings research report provides a comprehensive outlook of the market size and an industry growth forecast for 2023 to 2028. Available to download is a free sample file of the Citrus Fruit Coatings report PDF.

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