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SOURCE Research and Markets
DUBLIN, January 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Dublin - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/crs6l7/hydrocolloid) has announced the addition of the "Hydrocolloid Market By Type, Food & Beverage Application, Source, Function & Geography - Global Trend & Forecast To 2018" report to their offering.
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Hydrocolloids have a wide range of functions such as thickening, stabilizing, and gelling agent in the food industry. They can easily modify the properties of food products. Due to their functional properties and applications, hydrocolloids are extensively used across the world. The global food hydrocolloid market is projected to reach $7 billion, growing at a CAGR of 5% by 2018. The market is witnessing a remarkable growth due to growing demand for healthier food products and natural food ingredients.
North America dominated the global food hydrocolloid market in 2012. The demand for hydrocolloid is increasing in emerging markets such as India and China due to change in lifestyle and preference for convenience foods. Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing region for food hydrocolloids market. This market is dominated by gelatin in terms of value and volume. It is mostly extracted from natural sources such as seaweed and plant exudates among others. Plant exudates are widely used for extraction. Food hydrocolloid is used in dairy products, confectionery, bakery, meat & poultry products, beverages, sauces & dressings, and others. The dairy products segment dominated the food hydrocolloid market and is projected to grow further by 2018. Sauces & dressings had the lowest market in 2012. Use of hydrocolloid is increasing due to other products such as processed foods, infant foods, etc.
This report provides a full analysis of the world's key players in the industry, major hydrocolloid types, sources, functions, applications, and geography market in terms of revenue and volume. It includes different types of food hydrocolloid such as gelatin, pectin, xanthan gum, carrageenan and others. On the basis of sources, the market has been divided into plant, marine, animal, microbial, and synthetic. The market has been segmented on the basis of functions such as stabilizer, thickener, gelling agent, fat replacer, coating materials, etc. The market is further segmented on the basis of applications such as bakery, confectionery, meat & poultry, snacks & savory, beverages, dairy products, and others. Food hydrocolloid market is also segmented by geography into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (ROW).
Market drivers, restraints, opportunities, and burning issues of the market are discussed in detail. The report also discusses the market share by key players and countries. The top players of this industry such as CP Kelco (U.S.), Cargill Inc. (U.S.), Danisco A/S (Denmark), and FMC Corp. (U.S.) have been profiled in this report.
Key Topics Covered:
2 Executive Summary
3 Premium Insights
4 Industry Analysis
5 Hydrocolloids Market Analysis: Evolution, Trends & Insights
6 Hydrocolloids Market Overview
7 Hydrocolloid Market, By Types
8 Hydrocolloid Market, By Food & Beverage Applications
9 Hydrocolloid Market, By Sources
10 Hydrocolloid Market, By Functions
11 Food Hydrocolloid Market, By Geography
12 Competitive Landscape
13 Company Profiles
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