GLOBAL GLUCOSE (DEXTROSE) Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

Global Glucose (Dextrose) Market is segmented by Source (Wheat Starch, Corn Starch, and Others); by Application (Food and Beverage, Pharmaceutical Industry and Others); and by Geography.

Glucose (Dextrose) Industry Overview

Glucose Market Size
Study Period: 2018 - 2028
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: North America
CAGR: 3.5 %

Major Players

Glucose Market Key Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Glucose (Dextrose) Market Analysis

The global glucose (dextrose) market is projected to grow at a CAGR 3.5% during the forecast period (2020- 2025).

  • The market is driven by increasing demand for convenience foods with versatile application of sweeteners with additional health benefits in several segments of industry, such as confectionery, bakery, and dairy products.
  • The market faces challenges in terms of fluctuating prices of raw material primarily corn, with issues in supply chain and rapid changes in the global economy. Sugar giants across the world are viewing wheat and cook starch as a sustainable option to produce high-quality glucose syrups that can be used in baked goods, beverages, and ice creams
  • There has been growing trend for clean-label solution, which offers great potential for glucose (dextrose) manufacturers. Companies are upgrading their portfolio with product innovation, supported by  technological advancements. 

Glucose (Dextrose) Industry Segments

The glucose (dextrose) is derived from three major sources which includes wheat, corn ans others. The dextrose holds extensive application in Food and Beverage, pharmaceutical and others. The dextrose is used in various food and beverage products such as  Bakery and Confectionery, Snacks and Cereals, Beverages and Dairy Products. The market is studied thorough for each country under respective region.

By Source
By Type
Food and Beverage
Bakery and Confectionery
Snacks and Cereals
Dairy Products
North America
United States
Rest of North America
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Asia Pacific
Rest of Asia-Pacific
South America
Rest of South America
Middle East and Africa
South Africa
United Arab Emirates
Rest of Middle East and Africa

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Glucose (Dextrose) Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Glucose (Dextrose) Market according to our research experts:

Increasing Application in Bakery and Confectionery Sector

Glucose or dextrose, apart from imparting sweetness, also acts as a flavor enhancer and texture conferring agent. It prevents sugar crystallization, which is a desirable feature in confectionery products, which in turn has substantially increased its application in confectionery industry.  It is generally used in the production of homogeneous confectionery products such as chewing gums and chocolates. The confectionery manufacturers across the globe are incorporating dextrose monohydrate as an alternative to sucrose. Owing to such additional benefits, the dextrose has actively paved strong growth opportunity in the bakery and confectionery sector.

Glucose Market Trends

Asia Pacific Emerges As The Fastest Growing Market

The Asia Pacific region projected to be the fastest-growing in the dextrose market for food & beverages, owing to the rising demand for low-caloric food in this region and the large-scale availability and affordability of corn and wheat starch. Furthermore, the rapidly growing convenience food and pharmaceutical  industries in the Asia Pacific region have led to an increase in the consumption of glucose ( dextrose) products. Increasing demand of energy drinks which contains a significant amount of glucose on account of maintaining a healthy lifestyle also has been the reason for this rapid growth rate in the food & beverage sector primarily in countries like China, Australia, Japan, India and others

Glucose Market Growth

Glucose (Dextrose) Market Competitor Analysis

The global glucose (dextrose) market is highly competitive market at the global level. The presence of major players operating in the country, such as Cargil lncorporated, Archer Daniels Midland Company, and Ingredion Incorporated, have strengthened the market through their product offerings. The major global players have vast product lines and geographical reach, which give them an upper hand. In the recent past, Continuous innovation to introduce new products, with functional benefits is the key competitive factor in the market. Key global players have thus intensified their R&D efforts, in order to develop niche and innovative products based on the requirements of the end-user industry.

Glucose (Dextrose) Market Top Players

  1. The Archer Daniels Midland Company

  2. Cargill, Incorporated.

  3. Ingredion Incorporated

  4. Roquette Freres.

  5. Tate & Lyle PLC 

  6. Tereos SCA

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

The Archer Daniels Midland Company, Cargill, Incorporated., Ingredion Incorporated, Roquette Freres., Tate & Lyle PLC , Tereos SCA

Glucose (Dextrose) Market Report - Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    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 Source

      1. 5.1.1 Wheat

      2. 5.1.2 Corn

      3. 5.1.3 Others

    2. 5.2 By Type

      1. 5.2.1 Food and Beverage

        1. Bakery and Confectionery

        2. Snacks and Cereals

        3. Beverages

        4. Dairy Products

      2. 5.2.2 Pharmaceuticals

      3. 5.2.3 Others

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

        4. Rest of North America

      2. 5.3.2 Europe

        1. Spain

        2. United Kingdom

        3. Germany

        4. France

        5. Italy

        6. Russia

        7. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.3.3 Asia Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Australia

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      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. United Arab Emirates

        3. Rest of Middle East and 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 The Archer Daniels Midland Company

      2. 6.4.2 Cargill, Incorporated.

      3. 6.4.3 Ingredion Incorporated

      4. 6.4.4 Roquette Freres.

      5. 6.4.5 Tate & Lyle PLC

      6. 6.4.6 Tereos SCA

      7. 6.4.7 AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG

    5. *List Not Exhaustive


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Glucose (Dextrose) Market Research FAQs

The GLUCOSE (DEXTROSE) MARKET is studied from 2018 - 2028.

The GLUCOSE (DEXTROSE) MARKET is growing at a CAGR of 3.5% over the next 5 years.

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

North America holds highest share in 2021.

The Archer Daniels Midland Company, Cargill, Incorporated., Ingredion Incorporated, Roquette Freres., Tate & Lyle PLC , Tereos SCA are the major companies operating in GLUCOSE (DEXTROSE) MARKET.


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