Global Pectin Market, By Function (Stabilizer, Thickener, Fat Replacer, Gelling Agent, Others), By A

Published Date: | Report Code : CH2058611


Pectin is a polysaccharide that is naturally found in organic vegetables and other products. It is a soluble fiber obtained from the cell walls in plants. Pectin is found in many vegetables and plants however, the main sources of pectin are apples and citrus peels that are often found in powdered form commercially. It is used as an additive in many food applications.

Segment Analysis:

The pectin market is segmented based on the function and application.

On the basis of the function, it is divided into, stabilizer, thickener, fat replacer , gelling agent , and others. The usage of pectin as a thickener is the most, as a thickener is used in a variety of foods for its properties.

Based on the application, it is food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, and others. Pectin is widely used as a food and beverage additive. In foods such as desserts, jams and jellies it is used widely whereas, in beverages it is used to enhance the stability of the pulp and the mouth-feel of the juice. In the pharmaceutical applications, the market is growing steadily, as it helps make water binding agents and convert gels to fluids.

The APAC region is expected to grow for this market due to the changing lifestyles and increase disposable income of the consumers, and also the heavy availability of the raw materials.

Key Factors Impacting Market Growth:

  • Changing consumer preferences

  • Increasing demand for packaged foods

  • Increasing demand for organic and natural ingredients

Regional Analysis:

On the basis of the region, the pectin market has been segmented by North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, & Rest of the World. North America and Western Europe being some of major markets are also traditional suppliers of chemicals such as specialty chemicals, bulk chemicals, and so on. Major companies in this market are headquartered in North America and Western Europe. This region has been witnessing number of transitions in terms of productions of chemicals and respective applications by end-use industries. The preference towards bio-based feedstock has been instrumental in the development of the green alternatives in these regions. Moreover, regulatory authorities have imposed strict guidelines with regards environmental concerns and potential health hazards due to exposures. This has been more instrumental in the Western Europe region competitively. Some of the major economies in these regions include US, Germany, UK, France, Canada, Italy, Spain, and so on.

Asia Pacific and Middle East are expected to register substantial growth in pectin market during the forecast period. This demand is with regards to the growth of major applications such as food & beverages, pharmaceuticals, others. Major countries in Asia Pacific region include China, South Korea, Japan, India, Australia, and So on. Middle East includes UAE, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Israel, Egypt, and so on. Eastern Europe has been largely dominated by Russia and Turkey with operations of major chemical giants in the region. Rest the World that includes South America and Africa has a strong potential for pectin market. There has been increasing number of investments by global companies in these regions to strengthen their presence and tap the potential market. Major economies in these regions for pectin market include Brazil, South Africa, Nigeria, Argentina, Colombia, and others.

Companies Covered: FMC Corporation, Cargill Inc., DuPont Nutrition & Health, Herbstreith & Fox, CP Kelco, Devson Impex Private Limited, and Yantai Andre Pectin Co. Ltd.....

Market Segmentation:

By Function:

  • Stabilizer

  • Thickener

  • Fat Replacer

  • Gelling Agent

  • Others

By Application:

  • Food & Beverages

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Others

By Region:

  • North America

    • By Country (US, Canada, Mexico)

    • By Function

    • By Application

  • Western Europe

    • By Country (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of Western Europe)

    • By Function

    • By Application

  • Eastern Europe

    • By Country (Russia, Turkey, Rest of Eastern Europe)

    • By Function

    • By Application

  • Asia Pacific

    • By Country (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Rest of Asia Pacific)

    • By Function

    • By Application

  • Middle East

    • By Country (UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iran, Rest of Middle East)

    • By Function

    • By Application

  • Rest of the World

    • By Region (South America, Africa)

    • By Function

    • By Application

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