Ester Gum Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

The market is segmented by Type (Polymerized Rosins of Glycerol Ester, Glycerol Esters of Wood Rosin, Glycerol Esters of Gum Rosins, Penta Ester Gum, and Other Types), Application (Chewing Gum, Beverages, Paints, Inks and Coatings, Adhesives, Cosmetics, and Other Applications), and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle-East and Africa)

Ester Gum Industry Overview

Ester Gum Market Size
Study Period: 2018 - 2028
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Asia Pacific
CAGR: 8 %

Major Players

Ester Gum Market Key Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Ester Gum Market Analysis

The market for ester gum is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 8% during the forecast period. Growing demand from paints, coatings, and inks is driving the demand of the market studied. However, stringent regulations regarding usage in some industries is expected to hinder the market growth. Asia-pacific dominated the market with a significant share and is estimated to continue its dominance during the forecast period.

Ester Gum Industry Segments

The ester gum market report includes:

Polymerized Rosins of Glycerol Ester (PRGE)
Glycerol Esters of Wood Rosin (GEWR)
Glycerol Esters of Gum Rosins (GEGR)
Penta Ester Gum
Other Types
Chewing Gum
Food and Beverages
Paints, Inks and Coatings
Other Applications
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
North America
United States
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
South America
Rest of South America
Middle-East and Africa
South Africa
Saudi Arabia
Rest of Middle-East and Africa

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Ester Gum Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Ester Gum Market according to our research experts:

Increasing demand from Food and Beverage Sector

Ester gum has gained a significant position in the beverage industry and is gaining more importance with the continuously rising demand across the globe. Glycerol esters of rosin are used as weighting agents in the beverages primarily which contain citrus. Such drinks include carbonated soft drinks and sports drinks. The commonly used types of esters for these applications include glycerol ester of gum rosin and glycerol ester of wood rosin. The growing focus for health and wellness, in addition to the convenience provided great opportunities for differentiation, is driving the non-alcoholic beverage industry globally, which in turn, is expected to boost the ester gum market in the coming years.

Ester Gum Market Share

Asia-Pacific to Witness Fastest growth

Asia-Pacific is one of the major markets for ester gum, with China holding the majority of the regional market share. Increasing demand from various end-user industries primarily Paints, Inks & Coatings and cosmetics market are boosting the demand. The region is also expected to witness a high growth rate during the forecast period. China is witnessing a huge demand for chewing gum, beverages and cosmetics & personal care products in the country. Furthermore, India is another key region propelling the demand for ester gums in paints and adhesives applications. Robust growth in the construction sector is the major positive factor for this growth. Additionally, increasing focus on environmentally friendly products for cosmetic applications is another boosting factor for the ester gum market.

Ester Gum Market Growth

Ester Gum Market Competitor Analysis

The market studied is consolidated among the major players. Some of the key players in the market include DRT, Eastman Chemical Company., Jubilant, and Arakawa Chemical Industries,Ltd., among others.

Ester Gum Market Top Players

  1. DRT

  2. Eastman Chemical Company

  3. Jubilant

  4. Arakawa Chemical Industries,Ltd.

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

 DRT, Eastman Chemical Company., Jubilant, and Arakawa Chemical Industries,Ltd.

Ester Gum Market Report - Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Increasing demand for Paints and Coatings

      2. 4.1.2 Other Drivers

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Srtingent Regulations

    3. 4.3 Industry Value-Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services

      5. 4.4.5 Degree of Competition


    1. 5.1 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Polymerized Rosins of Glycerol Ester (PRGE)

      2. 5.1.2 Glycerol Esters of Wood Rosin (GEWR)

      3. 5.1.3 Glycerol Esters of Gum Rosins (GEGR)

      4. 5.1.4 Penta Ester Gum

      5. 5.1.5 Other Types

    2. 5.2 Application

      1. 5.2.1 Chewing Gum

      2. 5.2.2 Food and Beverages

      3. 5.2.3 Paints, Inks and Coatings

      4. 5.2.4 Adhesives

      5. 5.2.5 Cosmetics

      6. 5.2.6 Other Applications

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. India

        3. Japan

        4. South Korea

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      2. 5.3.2 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

      3. 5.3.3 Europe

        1. United Kingdom

        2. France

        3. Germany

        4. Italy

        5. Rest of Europe

      4. 5.3.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle-East and Africa

        1. South Africa

        2. Saudi Arabia

        3. Rest of Middle-East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

    2. 6.2 Market Share/Ranking Analysis**

    3. 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 DRT

      2. 6.4.2 Arakawa Chemical Industries,Ltd.

      3. 6.4.3 Eastman Chemical Company

      4. 6.4.4 Foshan Baolin Chemical Industry Co., Ltd

      5. 6.4.5 Jubilant

      6. 6.4.6 Mangalam Organics Limited

      7. 6.4.7 PT. INDOPICRI

      8. 6.4.8 Shree Resins

      9. 6.4.9 The Cary Company

      10. 6.4.10 Uniform Synthetics

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

    1. 7.1 Increasing Focus Towards Bio-based Products

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Ester Gum Market Research FAQs

The Ester Gum Market is studied from 2018 - 2028.

The Ester Gum Market is growing at a CAGR of 8% over the next 5 years.

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

Asia Pacific holds highest share in 2021.

DRT, Eastman Chemical Company, Jubilant , Arakawa Chemical Industries,Ltd. are the major companies operating in Ester Gum Market.

Ester Gum Industry Reports

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