Gelling Agents Market Trends, and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)

Global Gelling Agents Market is segmented By Type (Pectin, Gelatin, Agar, Carrageenan, Sodium Alginate, and Others), By Application (Food and Beverage (Bakery, Confectionery, Dairy Products, Beverages, Meat Products, and Others), Cosmetics and Personal Care, Pharmaceuticals and Others) and By Geography.

Market Snapshot

Study Period:

2016-2025

Base Year:

2019

Fastest Growing Market:

Asia Pacific

Largest Market:

North America

CAGR:

6.2 %

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Market Overview

The global gelling agents market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.2% during the forecast period (2020-2025).

  • Consumer preference for natural ingredients and the varied applications of gelling agents in the food and beverage industry are some of the reasons for the uptick in demand.
  • The changing consumer demographics in terms of lifestyle changes and growing working population resulting in consumer demand for convenience and processed foods. This is seen as an opportunity for the manufacturers to adopt several ingredients including gelling agents in their manufacturing process.
  • The leading market players are channelizing their efforts in the development of new products and technologies, utilizing advanced methods to manufacture cost-effective products.

Scope of the report

The global gelling agents market is segmented by type that includes pectin, gelatin, agar, carrageenan, sodium alginate, and others. Based on the application, the market is divided into food and beverage, cosmetics and personal care, pharmaceuticals, and others. The food and beverage segment is further classified into the bakery, confectionery, dairy products, beverages, meat products, and others. The study also involves the global level analysis of regions such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America and the Middle East and Africa.

By Type
Pectin
Gelatin
Agar
Carrageenan
Sodium Alginate
Others
By Application
Food and Beverage
Bakery
Confectionery
Dairy Products
Beverages
Meat Products
Others
Cosmetics and Personal Care
Pharmaceuticals
Others
Geography
North America
United States
Canada
Mexico
Rest of North America
Europe
Spain
United Kingdom
Germany
France
Italy
Russia
Rest of Europe
Asia Pacific
China
Japan
India
Australia
Rest of Asia-Pacific
South America
Brazil
Argentina
Rest of South America
Middle East and Africa
South Africa
United Arab Emirates
Rest of Middle East and Africa

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Key Market Trends

Growing Demand for Pectin

Pectin is used as a gelling and thickening agent and stabilizer in a broad range of fruit products, such as marmalades, fruit-based preparations for yogurts and desserts and bakery products. It is also used in confectionery such as jam and jellies to give them a gel structure. The major advantages of incorporating it in food and other products are that it can reduce cooking time, improve texture and color and increase shelf life. It is also widely used in the pharmaceutical industry for wound healing preparations and specialty medical adhesives. Moreover, pectin is a vital ingredient for industrial use. Industrial pectin products are extracted from natural plant-based raw materials at low pH using the addition of mineral acid to create controlled acidity.

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North America Dominates the Market

North America is one of the largest markets for gelling agents, owing to the high demand for fat reduction and due to the changing food habits and eating practices of the consumers. Gelling agents act as barriers for oils and fats in breaded/fried foods that are consumed heavily in the United States. The future growth trend in North America is expected to be positive given the increasing awareness and consciousness among the population about healthy food and eating habits. The growing confectionery market in the United States is driving the market for gelling agents especially those used in candies. Their function as thickeners in the bakery industry is also fueling the demand for gelling agents.

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Competitive Landscape

Global gelling agents market is fragmented with the presence of several players and the major players include CP Kelco, Cargill Inc., DuPont, Archer Daniels Midland Company and Royal DSM. The key strategies being used by these market players are that of focusing on the expansion of new facilities and launching new products and services, mergers and expansion and partnerships to gain a competitive advantage.

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Table Of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions & Market Definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET DYNAMICS

    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

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 5.1 By Type

      1. 5.1.1 Pectin

      2. 5.1.2 Gelatin

      3. 5.1.3 Agar

      4. 5.1.4 Carrageenan

      5. 5.1.5 Sodium Alginate

      6. 5.1.6 Others

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Food and Beverage

        1. 5.2.1.1 Bakery

        2. 5.2.1.2 Confectionery

        3. 5.2.1.3 Dairy Products

        4. 5.2.1.4 Beverages

        5. 5.2.1.5 Meat Products

        6. 5.2.1.6 Others

      2. 5.2.2 Cosmetics and Personal Care

      3. 5.2.3 Pharmaceuticals

      4. 5.2.4 Others

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 North America

        1. 5.3.1.1 United States

        2. 5.3.1.2 Canada

        3. 5.3.1.3 Mexico

        4. 5.3.1.4 Rest of North America

      2. 5.3.2 Europe

        1. 5.3.2.1 Spain

        2. 5.3.2.2 United Kingdom

        3. 5.3.2.3 Germany

        4. 5.3.2.4 France

        5. 5.3.2.5 Italy

        6. 5.3.2.6 Russia

        7. 5.3.2.7 Rest of Europe

      3. 5.3.3 Asia Pacific

        1. 5.3.3.1 China

        2. 5.3.3.2 Japan

        3. 5.3.3.3 India

        4. 5.3.3.4 Australia

        5. 5.3.3.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.3.4 South America

        1. 5.3.4.1 Brazil

        2. 5.3.4.2 Argentina

        3. 5.3.4.3 Rest of South America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle East and Africa

        1. 5.3.5.1 South Africa

        2. 5.3.5.2 United Arab Emirates

        3. 5.3.5.3 Rest of Middle East and Africa

  6. 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 6.1 Most Active Companies

    2. 6.2 Most Adopted Strategies

    3. 6.3 Market Position Analysis

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Cargill, Incorporated

      2. 6.4.2 Archer Daniels Midland Company

      3. 6.4.3 DuPont de Nemours, Inc.

      4. 6.4.4 Ashland Global Specialty Chemicals Inc.

      5. 6.4.5 CP Kelco

      6. 6.4.6 Foodchem International Corporation

      7. 6.4.7 Koninklijke DSM N.V.

      8. 6.4.8 J.F. Hydrocolloids Inc.

  7. *List Not Exhaustive
  8. 7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

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