Growing health consciousness among the general population and increased consumption of sugar substitutes and low-calorie food alternatives; increased usage of sorbitol in lotions, face creams, syrups, laxatives, and pastilles; rising demand for healthy food products; and growing prevalence of gastrointestinal disorders and diabetes are some of the factors augmenting demand for sorbitol, as per a newly compiled market research report from IndustryARC. The report has assessed the global sorbitol market value at $2.2 billion as of 2018, and anticipates demand to increase at a CAGR of 8% during the forecast period of 2019 to 2025.

The report by IndustryARC, titled “Sorbitol Market: By Product Form (Solid/Powder, Liquid/Syrup), By Function (Bulking Agent, Flavoring Agent, Sweetener, Others) By End User (Food and Beverages, Pharmaceutical, Chemicals, Cosmetics and Personal Care, Others), By Geography - Forecast (2019-2025)”, provides a comprehensive analysis of indispensable facets of the market including market drivers, market value chain, restraints, growth indicators, market trends, challenges, future outlook, and market insights.

Sorbitol Market: Leading Segments

APAC dominated the global sorbitol market and earned 55% of the total revenue in 2018. Low cost of liquid sorbitol, simplified production process, rising demand for sugar alcohol, high requirement of organic personal care products, and growing consumer awareness of product benefits derived from natural ingredients are key aspects fueling growth of the sorbitol market. Additionally, favorable government regulations, growing GDP, increasing investments in the market, and a spur in development of end-use industries are some of the factors that have identified the APAC region as having the maximum share of demand in the sorbitol market.

As per end-user applications, the sorbitol market is bifurcated into food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and cosmetics, and personal care. On the basis of form, sorbitol can be segregated into solid or liquid form. It can also be classified as a bulking agent, flavouring agent, humectant and sweetener. Increasing demand for oral care products such as transparent gels, toothpaste, and mouthwash; growing usage of sorbitol as a foaming and wetting agent, emulsifier, detergent, and dispersant are factors fuelling the demand for sorbitol in cosmetic and personal care applications. As a result, key market players have capitalized on this industrial segment which is expected to grow at an outstanding CAGR of 4.20% by 2025.

Sorbitol Market Disruptive Trends

 · Owing to the direct compression properties of sorbitol, it has multiple benefits such as high dilution and  rate, low hygroscopicity, and high structured surface area. These benefits in turn are fueling the demand for application of sorbitol in different areas.

 · The production of sorbitol, commonly known as gluticol, is increased with metabolic engineering that uses lactobacillus plantarum. The aforementioned method had dominated the traditional method of production that involved catalytic hydrogenation of glucose.

 ·  Government regulations issued by FDA in favor of sorbitol that declared it as a safe ingredient for use in food products is another factor disrupting the growth of sorbitol market.


Sorbitol Market: Competitive Landscape

The report features prominent companies that hold majority shares including Roquette Freres, Tereos Syral, Cargill, Merck, ADM, Danisco, Inhuangdao Lihua Starch Co., Ltd and Ecogreen Oleochemicals

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1. Market Size by Product Categories & Application            11. Demand Analysis (Revenue & Volume)

2. Market trends & Relevant Market Data                            12. Country level Analysis

3. Manufacturer Landscape                                                   13. Competitor Analysis

4. Distributor Landscape                                                       14. Market Shares Analysis

5. Pricing Analysis                                                                 15. Value Chain Analysis

6. Top 10 End user Analysis                                                  16. Supply Chain Analysis

7. Product Benchmarking                                                      17. Strategic Analysis

8. Product Developments                                                      18. Current & Future Market Landscape                                                                                                         Analysis

9. Mergers & Acquisition Analysis                                         19. Opportunity Analysis

10. Patent Analysis                                                                  20. Revenue and Volume Analysis


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