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Global Hydrocolloids Market 2016 Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast to 2020

Sunday, November 13, 2016 21:48
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The demand for natural food products is increasing among the health conscious consumer. This has resulted in the tremendous growth of the global hydrocolloids market. Hydrocolloids are the polysaccharide and proteins of commercial importance in food and beverages products by impacting its rheological and organoleptic properties. Hydrocolloids function as binding agents, stabilizers, emulsifiers, thickeners and gelling agents. The global market for hydrocolloids is expected to reach a value of US$ 8,000 million by 2020 with a growing CAGR of 5.7%. The market is largely driven by increased Research & Development and innovations in hydrocolloids. Rising demand of natural hydrocolloids, increased demand of processed foods, increased health concerns and demand for low fat foods, and the varied functional applications of hydrocolloids in the food and beverage industry are some of the reasons for the uptick in demand. 

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The market is segmented based on type which includes gelatin, xanthan gum, starch, carrageenan and others. Majority of the hydrocolloids require raw materials to be sourced from natural and synthetic sources. Natural source for hydrocolloids are seaweeds, plants, animals and microorganisms. Hydrocolloids are used for a wide range of applications, such as bakery, confectionery, meat & poultry, beverage, and dairy& frozen products. Bakery and Confectionary dominate the market share for hydrocolloids. Market segmentation on the basis of varied functions includes emulsifier, stabilizer, coating agent, gellyfying agent, fat replacer and others. Based on regions the market is segmented as North America, Europe, Asia-pacific, South America and Africa. In 2013, North America was the largest market for hydrocolloids followed by Europe. Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing region followed by Europe for the period 2015-2020. Changing lifestyles of consumers and increasing awareness on nutritional food is driving the hydrocolloids market in developing countries, such as India and China. 
Key Deliverable of the study: 
• Market analysis for the Global Hydrocolloids Market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis on global and regional scales. 
• Market definition along with overview of drivers, restraints and opportunities. 
• Extensively researched competitive landscape section along with list of key companies and their market shares.
• Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the Global Hydrocolloids Market on both global and regional scales.

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Key points in table of content

1. Research Methodology

    1.1 Methodology

    1.2 Definition of the Market

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Dynamics

    3.1 Dynamics

    3.2 Restraints

    3.3 Opportunities

4. Market Segmentation

    4.1 By Type

    4.2 By Source

    4.3 By Function

    4.4 By Application

    4.5 By Geography

5. Regional Market Analysis

6. Market Share Analysis

7. Major Players

8. Appendix

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