South Africa Food Emulsifiers Market-Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020 - 2025)

South Africa Food Emulsifier Market is segmented by Type ( Lecithin, Monoglyceride, Diglyceride, and Derivatives, Sorbitan ester, and Other types); Application (Meat Products, Dairy & Frozen, Beverages, and Confectionary)

Market Snapshot

Study Period:

2016-2025

Base Year:

2019

CAGR:

3.6 %

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Market Overview

The South Africa food emulsifier market is projected to register a CAGR of 3.6% during the forecast period (2020-2025).

  • The market is driven by its functional properties such as moisture absorption functionality, which aids food products in maintaining their organoleptic properties and enhances the shelf-life in food manufacturing and processing. Thus, the high versatility of anti-caking agents is anticipated to further strengthen its demand over the forecast period. These food emulsifiers have applications in various food industries such as bakery, dairy products, soups & sauces, and seasoning & condiments, and other applications. In addition, growing demand for convenience food is contributing to the growth of market growth.
  • However, several health hazards and side-effects associated with synthetic food emulsifiers are anticipated to negatively impact the growth of the market.

Scope of the report

The South Africa food emulsifier market is segmented by type into lecithin, monoglyceride, diglyceride, and derivatives, sorbitan ester, polyglycerol ester, and other types; and by application into dairy and frozen products, bakery, meat, poultry, and seafood, beverage, confectionery, and other applications.

By Type
Lecithin
Monoglyceride, Diglyceride, and Derivatives
Sorbitan Ester
Polyglycerol Ester
Other Types
By Application
Dairy
Bakery
Meat, Poltry, and Seafood
Beverage
Confectionery
Other Applications

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Key Market Trends

Increasing Demand for Clean Label Ingredients

The demand for the clean label has been reported to increase significantly over the last decade as the clean label is no longer a trend and has now become one of the mainstream across categories as consumers prefer food which is recognized as 'healthier'. Thus the main consumers of the segment include the health-conscious people, who tend to pay more for natural food having natural ingredients, and the food products that provide a higher value proposition for the product and brand. Furthermore, regulatory & industry initiatives drive the transparency of the segment.

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Rising Demand For Lecithin

The lecithin market in South Africa has witnessed a significant demand in recent years owing to the rising incidences of lifestyle-based health issues, such as cardiovascular diseases, obesity, osteoporosis, and diabetes, which have fuelled the consumers’ need for food ingredients like lecithin. The majority of the demand for lecithin is from the food and pharmaceutical industry as in the food industry it is used as a food additive because of its functional property of anti-spatter and emulsifier. Liquid lecithin is used majorly in bakery & confectionery & industrial applications. Whereas powder lecithin is used in instant dry mixes, beverage premixes, etc. On the other side, in the pharmaceutical industry, it is used as a dispersing agent and helps in encapsulation and also has an application in the form of nutritional supplements.

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Competitive Landscape

The South Africa food emulsifier market is fragmented in nature owing to the presence of many regional and domestic players. Emphasis is given on the merger, expansion, acquisition, and partnership of the companies along with new product development as strategic approaches adopted by the leading companies to boost their brand presence among consumers. For instance, in February 2017, Brenntag acquired Lionheart Chemical Enterprises (Pty) Ltd (South Africa), Brenntag to strengthen its position in the South African chemical distribution market. Lionheart’s product portfolio also supported the other activities of Brenntag in the South African region for Multisol and Crest Industrial Chemical businesses, which further helped the company’s potential to increase its sales. Key players dominating the country's market include DuPont de Nemours, Inc., The Dow Chemical Company, Palsgaard, ChemSystems, and Fourchem, among others.

Table Of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 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 Lecithin

      2. 5.1.2 Monoglyceride, Diglyceride, and Derivatives

      3. 5.1.3 Sorbitan Ester

      4. 5.1.4 Polyglycerol Ester

      5. 5.1.5 Other Types

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Dairy

      2. 5.2.2 Bakery

      3. 5.2.3 Meat, Poltry, and Seafood

      4. 5.2.4 Beverage

      5. 5.2.5 Confectionery

      6. 5.2.6 Other Applications

  6. 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

    2. 6.2 Market Position Analysis

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 DuPont de Nemours, Inc.

      2. 6.3.2 The Dow Chemical Company

      3. 6.3.3 Palsgaard

      4. 6.3.4 ChemSystems

      5. 6.3.5 Fourchem

      6. 6.3.6 South Bakels Pty., Ltd.

      7. 6.3.7 Protea Chemicals

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

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