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New report shares details about the humectants market

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The humectants market has witnessed a rapid growth in the last few years, and is projected to reach USD 26.27 billion by 2022at a CAGR of 7.0% from 2017, in terms of value. The humectants market is driven by growth in demand from various end-use industries, changes in consumer life styles, increase in consumption of bakery &confectionery products, and rise in consumer demand for low-calorie and healthier food & beverage products.

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Stringent regulations and international quality standards for humectants such as sugar alcohols and glycols are restraining the market growth.

In 2016, the sugar alcohols segment accounted for the largest share of the humectants market, in terms of value.

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The sugar alcohols segment dominated the market, owing to its better nutritional profile as humectants and their dominant usage in major end-use applications such as bakery &confectionery products, fruits & vegetables, fruit & vegetable juices, oral &personal care products, pharmaceuticals, tobacco, plastics, and tanneries.


The humectants market is segmented on the basis of source, type, application, and region. The source segment is divided into synthetic and natural.

The application sector is segmented into food & beverages, oral & personal care products, animal feed, and pharmaceuticals. The type segment is divided into sugar alcohols, glycerol, alpha hydroxy acids & polysaccharides, glycols, and others (sodium meta phosphate, sodium lactate, poly dextrose, triacet in, sodium PCA, and panthenol).

The region segment is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World (RoW). The report also includes an in-depth competitive analysis of the key players in the market along with their company profiles, competitive leadership mapping, recent developments, and key market strategies.

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11 Company Profiles

(Business Overview, Strength of Product Portfolio, Business Strategy Excellence, Recent Developments)*

11.1 Introduction
11.2 Cargill (U.S.)
11.3 BASF SE (Germany)
11.4 Archer Daniels Midland Company (U.S.)
11.5 E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company (U.S.)
11.6 Roquette Frères (France)
11.7 Ingredion Incorporated (U.S.)
11.8 The DOW Chemical Company (U.S.)
11.9 Brenntag AG (Germany)
11.10 Barentz (The Netherlands)
11.11 Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (U.S.)
11.12 Batory Foods (U.S.)
11.13 Corbion N.V. (The Netherlands)


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