Global emulsifiers market analysis and insights
The global Emulsifiers market estimated at US$5.36 billion in the year 2022 is now projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.20% and reach US$8.72 billion by 2028.
The emulsifiers market has witnessed significant growth over the past decade, and several key drivers have propelled this expansion. One of the primary growth drivers is the increasing demand for processed and convenience foods. Emulsifiers play a crucial role in improving the texture, stability, and shelf life of such products, making them a vital ingredient for the food industry. Additionally, the growing trend of clean-label and natural ingredients has driven the demand for emulsifiers derived from sustainable and clean sources.
Another key driver is the expanding cosmetics and personal care industry. Emulsifiers are essential in the formulation of various skincare and beauty products, including creams, lotions, and serums. The rising awareness about skincare and grooming, coupled with the development of innovative and advanced formulations, has created opportunities for emulsifier manufacturers.
Looking ahead, the emulsifiers market is poised for continued growth. As consumers become more health-conscious and seek cleaner and more sustainable products, the demand for natural and clean-label emulsifiers is likely to rise. Moreover, the pharmaceutical industry’s reliance on emulsifiers for drug delivery systems presents another avenue for growth. Additionally, the expanding middle-class population in emerging markets is expected to boost the demand for processed foods and personal care products, further fueling the emulsifiers market’s future growth potential. Continuous technological advancements are additionally ensuring wider adoption of emulsifiers in major end-use application markets.
Emulsifiers regional market insights
North American emulsifiers market is expected to grow significantly over the forecast period 2022-2028. This growth can be attributed to the growing processed food industry, the rising popularity of convenience foods, and the expansion of the pharmaceutical and personal care sectors, which use emulsifiers in various applications. United States contributed around 78% of the total North American emulsifiers market. It is estimated to have a market value of US$1.35 billion in the year 2022. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Canada and Mexico, each forecast to grow at 6.26% and 4.44% respectively over the 2022-2028 period.
Asia Pacific emulsifiers market is anticipated to witness an upsurge owing to the rapidly growing consumption of processed and packaged foods, particularly in developing economies like China and India. Moreover, the market is being driven by high R&D expenditure by major players, combined with efforts to adopt sustainable emulsifiers. China is expected to dominate the Asia-Pacific market and reach a market size of US$1.89 billion by 2028.
Within Europe, Germany, France, Italy and the U.K. are the key countries responsible for the significant growth of the regional market. Germany is expected to grow at a fastest CAGR of 6.57% over the forecast period.
Meanwhile, the Middle East & Africa is expected to show limited growth due to the strong presence of under-developed countries in Africa who are still struggling to meet technology standards. However, any growth that the region experiences is expected to come from developing Middle Eastern nations such as Qatar, U.A.E, and Oman due to a similar growth pattern as the Asia Pacific.
Key players profiled in the report include AAK (UK) Ltd.; Arakawa Chemical Industries Limited; Archer Daniels Midland Company; BASF SE; Cargill Inc.; Croda International Plc; Dow Inc.; Givaudan; Ivanhoe Industries Inc.; Kerry Group; Nikko Chemicals Co. Ltd.; Palsgaard A/S; Puratos; Riken Vitamin Co. Ltd.; Royal DSM N.V.; Solvay; Stepan Company and Tate & Lyle Plc, among others.
October 31, 2023 – Dow and Evonik announced the successful start-up and operation of a pioneering hydrogen peroxide to propylene glycol (HPPG) pilot plant at Evonik’s site in Hanau, Germany. Collaboratively developed by Dow, the world’s largest producer of propylene glycol, and globally leading hydrogen peroxide manufacturer Evonik, the plant uses the distinct HYPROSYN® method to enable the direct synthesis of propylene glycol (PG) from hydrogen peroxide and propylene.
October 30, 2023 – Solugen, a rapidly scaling climate technology company that is reimagining the chemistry of everyday life, and ADM, a global leader in sustainable solutions, announced a strategic partnership to scale a range of innovative, plant-based specialty chemicals and bio-based building block molecules in a new manufacturing facility in Marshall, Minnesota.
Emulsifiers market scope
- By source
- By product
- Mono- and diglycerides
- Stearoyl lactylate
- Sorbitan esters
- Polyglycerol esters
- By applications
- Food and beverages
- Bakery products
- Dairy products
- Frozen & processed foods
- Cosmetics & personal care
- Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology
- Animal feed
- Agrochemicals and pesticides
- Food and beverages
- By region
- North America
- South America
- Asia Pacific
- Middle East and Africa
|No. of Pages||250|
|Estimated Market Size in 2022||US$5.36 billion|
|Forecasted Market Size by 2028||US$8.72 billion|
|Regions Covered||North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa|
|Companies Mentioned||AAK (UK) Ltd.; Arakawa Chemical Industries Limited; Archer Daniels Midland Company; BASF SE; Cargill Inc.; Croda International Plc; Dow Inc.; Givaudan; Ivanhoe Industries Inc.; Kerry Group; Nikko Chemicals Co. Ltd.; Palsgaard A/S; Puratos; Riken Vitamin Co. Ltd.; Royal DSM N.V.; Solvay; Stepan Company and Tate & Lyle Plc, among others.|
The research report provides a comprehensive review of market trends (Technology, Product and Application analysis), market growth drivers, PEST Analysis (Political, Economic, Social and Technological Analysis) Market growth inhibitors, and strategic industry activities and SWOT Analysis of key players in the market. The report provides market estimates and forecast for geographic markets such as the North America (United States, Canada, Mexico and Rest of North America), South America (Brazil, Argentina Chile Colombia Peru Venezuela Ecuador and Rest of South America), Europe (Germany, France, U.K., Russia, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Netherlands, Poland, Austria, Belgium, Finland, Norway, Switzerland, Denmark, Czech Republic, Portugal and Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, India, Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia and Rest of Asia-Pacific), Middle East (Iran, Turkey, Kuwait, UAE, Israel, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt and Rest of Middle East) & Africa.