Gum Arabic Market - Forecast(2024 - 2030)

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Gum Arabic Market Overview

Gum Arabic Market size is forecast to reach $603.25 Million by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 6.17% during the forecast period 2020-2025. Gum Arabic is often referred to as acacia gum, gum sudani, meska, chaar gund/goond, and is a natural emulsifier derived from hardened sap obtained from two species of the acacia tree (Senegalia senegal (Acacia) and Vachellia (Acacia) seyal). Gum Arabic is widely used as an emulsifier within the food & beverage industry. Gum Arabic ensures even distribution of sugar within the liquid and helps avoid precipitation of crystals at the rock bottom. Gum Arabic has medicinal properties and can be consumed with water to treat stomach problems, as it is rich in dietary fibre. Additionally, it is extensively utilized in traditional lithography and printing. Consumer spending on dietary and fibre rich food especially in food items. This is owing to consumer growing purchasing power in bakery and confectionary items.

Gum Arabic Market Report Coverage

The report: “Gum Arabic Market Forecast (2020-2025)”, by Industry ARC, covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the Gum Arabic Market. 

By Type- Acacia Senegal, Acacia Seyal
By Applications- Food & Beverages, Pharmaceuticals, Personal care, and Others
By Function- Thickener, Gelling Agent, Stabilizer and Others
By Geography- North America, Europe, Asia- Pacific and Rest of World

Key Takeaways

  • Geographically, North America holds largest share owing to demand in food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, and textiles.
  • Use of Gum Arabic as thickening agents held the major market share in 2019 and is also poised to be the fastest-growing segment during the forecast period 2020-2025.
  • Detailed analysis of the Strength, Weakness, and opportunities of the prominent players operating in the market will be provided in the Gum Arabic report.
  • Globally, the multiple functions of Gum Arabic helped to enhance the quality of the food products. Besides, the demand is set to continue owing to the functionality in the forecast period (2020-2025).

By Type - Segment Analysis

Gum Arabic Market based on type is segmented into Acacia Senegal and Acacia Seyal. Acacia Senegal dominated the Gum Arabic Market in the year 2019 and is poised to grow during the forecast period 2020-2025. Acacia Senegal trees yield in all types of seasons, regardless of climatic conditions and soil texture. They are drought-tolerant, which makes them suitable to grow in the drier parts of the world. These trees yield the largest amount of superior quality gum acacia when they are unhealthy. Key applications of this form of gum include medicine and essential oil, as timber and fuelwood, as a soil improver, for intercropping, and as an ornamental tree in some parts of the world. Acacia Seyal is poised to emerge as the fastest-growing segment by source, registering the highest CAGR of during the forecast period 2020-2025. 

By Application - Segment Analysis

The application type of Gum Arabic Market is segmented into Food & Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Personal care, and others.  Food and Beverage is estimated to be the fastest growing application with a CAGR of 5.81% during the forecast period 2020-2025. This is owing to Food & Beverage manufacturers and makers of edible flavors, syrups, and concentrates have been increasingly using Gum Arabic as a functional ingredient in soft drinks, smoothies, fruit-flavored water and beverages, and various soft-alcoholic drinks, which is accelerating the demand for the product. Thriving e-commerce channels and an increasing number of domestic vendors are the reasons set to continue the growth during the forecast period 2020-2025.

By Geography - Segment Analysis

Based on geography, Gum Arabic Market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the world. North America dominated the market with share of 37.03% during the forecast period 2020-2025. This is owing to large consumer base, especially for beverages, confectioneries, and pharmaceutical products. Asia Pacific is fastest growing segment during the forecast period 2020-2025. This is owing to soaring sales of dairy products, particularly in countries like Japan, China, Australia, and India. Another factor aiding the growth of the regional market is leading confectionery manufacturers expanding their geographical reach across countries in South Asia. 

Drivers – Gum Arabic Market 

The Rise in Dietary Content

The Gum Arabic has high dietary fiber content which aids in healthy digestion and bowel movement. Gum Arabic benefits patients suffering from constipation and irregular bowel movement. Many Gum Arabic manufacturers are focusing on securing regulatory clearance for the inclusion of this emulsifier as an ingredient in food products. Powder encapsulation; remains to be one of the most instrumental production procedure in the pharmaceutical industry. Colorless, tasteless, odorless, and high water-solubility are key properties of instantly soluble Gum Arabic, which is adding as key pointers for driving the Gum Arabic Market.

Challenges – Gum Arabic Market

Inconstancy in Weather

Gum Arabic Market is prone to fluctuations in weather. Inconstancy in weather one year to another leads to variance in production and price of Gum Arabic, which acts as a challenge for the market growth. Opportunity is extremely high but production has limitations within different countries. Gum Arabic Market is lucrative since the global demand for Gum Arabic is usually at peak. 

Multifunctional Food Ingredients industry outlook:

Product launches, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and geographical expansions are key strategies adopted by players in the Gum Arabic Market. Key companies of this market are Gum Arabic Company; Nexira; Kerry Group; Tic Gums Inc.; Agrigum International Limited; Farbest Brands; Archer Daniels Midland Company; Ashland Inc.; Hawkins Watts; and Prodigy NIG Limited.

Acquisitions/Product Launches:

  • June 4, 2018 – CaraGum launches- CaraGum EM CG 108-2, a cost-effective gum Arabic emulsifier. It costs less than conventional gum owing to its high concentration. 
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1. Gum Arabic Market - Overview
    1.1 Definitions and Scope
2. Gum Arabic Market - Executive Summary
    2.1 Market Revenue and Key Trends by Company
    2.2 Key trends by Type
    2.3 Key trends by Function
    2.4 Key trends by Application 
    2.5 Key trends by Geography
3. Gum Arabic Market – Comparative Analysis
    3.1 Product Benchmarking – Key Companies
    3.2 Financial Analysis – Key Companies
    3.3 Market Value Split by Key Companies
    3.4 Patent Analysis – Key Companies
    3.5 Pricing Analysis
4. Gum Arabic Market - Startup Companies Scenario (Premium)
    4.1 Key Startup Company Analysis by
        4.1.1 Investment
        4.1.2 Revenue
        4.1.3 Venture Capital and Funding Scenario
5. Gum Arabic Market – Industry Market Entry Scenario Premium (Premium)
    5.1 Regulatory Framework Overview
    5.2 New Business and Ease of Doing business index
    5.3 Case Studies of Successful Ventures
6. Gum Arabic - Market Forces
    6.1 Market Drivers
    6.2 Market Constraints/Challenges
    6.3 Porters five force model
        6.3.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
        6.3.2 Bargaining powers of customers
        6.3.3 Threat of new entrants
        6.3.4 Rivalry among existing players
        6.3.5 Threat of substitutes 
7. Gum Arabic Market – Strategic Analysis
    7.1 Value Chain Analysis
    7.2 Opportunities Analysis
    7.3 Market Life Cycle
8. Gum Arabic Market – By Type (Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
    8.1 Acacia Senegal
    8.2 Acacia Seyal
9. Gum Arabic Market – By Application (Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
    9.1 Food & Beverages
        9.1.1 Dairy Products
        9.1.2 Confectionery
        9.1.3 Others
    9.2 Pharmaceuticals 
    9.3 Personal Care
    9.4 Others
10. Gum Arabic Market – By Function (Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
    10.1 Thickener
    10.2 Gelling agent
    10.3 Stabilizer 
    10.4 Others
11. Gum Arabic Market - By Geography (Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
    11.1 North America
        11.1.1 U.S.
        11.1.2 Canada
        11.1.3 Mexico
    11.2 Europe
        11.2.1 U.K.
        11.2.2 Germany
        11.2.3 France
        11.2.4 Italy
        11.2.5 Spain
        11.2.6 Rest of Europe
    11.3 Asia-Pacific
        11.3.1 China
        11.3.2 India
        11.3.3 Japan
        11.3.4 South Korea
        11.3.5 Australia & New Zealand
        11.3.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
    11.4 Rest of the World
        11.4.1 Middle East
        11.4.2 Africa
        11.4.3 South America
12. Gum Arabic Market - Entropy
13. Gum Arabic Market – Industry/Segment Competition Landscape (Premium) 
    13.1 Market Share Analysis
        13.1.1 Global Market Share – Key Companies
        13.1.2 Market Share by Region – Key companies
        13.1.3 Market Share by Countries – Key Companies
        13.1.4 Best Practices for Companies
14. Gum Arabic Market – Key Company List by Country Premium (Premium)
15. Gum Arabic Market Company Analysis
    15.1 Company 1
    15.2 Company 2
    15.3 Company 3
    15.4 Company 4
    15.5 Company 5
    15.6 Company 6
    15.7 Company 7
    15.8 Company 8
    15.9 Company 9
    15.10 Company 10 and more
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