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Alginates & Derivatives Market by Type (Sodium Alginate, Calcium Alginate, Potassium Alginate, PGA, Others), Application (Food & Beverage, Industrial, Pharmaceuticals, Others), & by Region - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019

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Publishing Date: February 2015
Report Code: FB 3153

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This report analyzes the alginates & derivatives market, in terms of region, type, and application.

The global market is dominated by North America and Europe. Developing countries are emerging as leading exporters of alginates to the North American and European regions. The Asia-Pacific region is one of the prominent producers and exporters of alginates. This region is projected to grow at the highest CAGR of 5.6% from 2014 to 2019. The growing demand for convenience foods, dairy and processed meat products in the Asia-Pacific region drives the alginates & derivatives market.

Globally, the alginates & derivatives market is driven by growing demand for sodium alginate, which is used in various industrial applications such as textile, paper, ceramics, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, along with the food & beverage industry.

The geographical and application-wise split was determined using secondary sources and verified through primary respondents. Demand in different regions was considered while estimating the market share of the different regions in the market. The market estimation was also based on various parameters, such as the number of players, demand trends, supply trends, and the extent of research activity in a particular region.  The global alginates & derivatives market is projected to reach a value of $409.2 million by 2019 growing at a CAGR of 3.8% from 2014 to 2019.

Alginates & Derivatives Market Share (Value), By Region, 2013

Alginates & Derivatives Market

Source: Secondary Data, Primary Interviews, and MarketsandMarkets Analysis

The market is segmented as mentioned below:-

Alginates & Derivatives Market, By Type

  • Sodium Alginate
  • Calcium Alginate
  • Potassium Alginate
  • PGA
  • Others (ammonium alginate, magnesium alginate, zinc alginate, alginic acid, triethanolamine, and value-added alginates)

By Application

  • Food & Beverage
  • Industrial
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Others (personal care, cosmetics, fertilizers and spa treatments)

By Region

•   North America
•   Europe
•   Asia-Pacific
•   Rest of the World (RoW)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 14)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Study Scope
    1.4 Markets Covered
           1.4.1 Periodization Considered for Alginates & Derivatives Market
    1.5 Base Currency Considered for Alginates & Derivatives Market
    1.6 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 18)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primaries
    2.2 Factor Analysis
           2.2.1 Introduction
           2.2.2 Overview of Parent Industry
           2.2.3 Demand-Side Analysis
                    2.2.3.1 Textile Industry
                    2.2.3.2 Food Industry
                               2.2.3.2.1 Key Segments in Food Sector
                    2.2.3.3 Growing Middle-Class Population, 2009–2030
           2.2.4 Supply-Side Analysis
                    2.2.4.1 Regulations
                               2.2.4.1.1 United States
                               2.2.4.1.2 European Union Regulations
    2.3 Market Size Estimation
    2.4 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
    2.5 Market Share Estimation
    2.6 Research Assumptions & Limitations
           2.6.1 Assumptions of the Research Study
           2.6.2 Limitations of the Research Study

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 34)
    3.1 Alginates Market

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 37)
    4.1 Attractive Opportunities in Alginates Market
    4.2 Alginates Market, By Application
    4.3 Alginates Market in Asia-Pacific Region
    4.4 U.S. Dominates Overall Alginates Market
    4.5 Alginates Market: Developed vs. Emerging Markets
    4.6 Sodium Alginate Accounted for Largest Share in the Alginates Market in 2013
    4.7 Alginates Market: Life Cycle Analysis, By Region
    4.8 Industrial Segment Projected to Dominate By 2019

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 44)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Evolution of Alginates & Derivatives
    5.3 Market Segmentation
           5.3.1 Alginates & Derivatives Market, By Type
           5.3.2 Alginates & Derivatives Market, By Application
    5.4 Market Dynamics
           5.4.1 Drivers
                    5.4.1.1 Growing Demand for Alginates & Derivatives in Textile Industry
                    5.4.1.2 Increasing Demand for Natural Food Additives
                    5.4.1.3 Multi-Functionality of Alginates & Derivatives
           5.4.2 Restraints
                    5.4.2.1 Vulnerability to Seasonal Changes Restricts Raw Material Production
                    5.4.2.2 Lack of Transparency and Market Information
           5.4.3 Opportunities
                    5.4.3.1 Increasing Consumption of Convenience Food
                    5.4.3.2 Emerging Markets: China, Japan, India, and Brazil
           5.4.4 Challenges
                    5.4.4.1 Increasing Prices of Alginates
                               5.4.4.1.1 Unavailability of Stock
                               5.4.4.1.2 Market Speculations

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 52)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Value Chain Analysis
    6.3 Supply Chain Analysis
    6.4 Industry Insights
    6.5 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
           6.5.1 Threat of New Entrants
           6.5.2 Threat of Substitutes
           6.5.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           6.5.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           6.5.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
    6.6 Strategic Benchmarking
           6.6.1 Strategic Acquisitions, and Investments & Expansions: Key Strategies Adopted By Leading Companies in Global Alginates Market

7 Alginates & Derivatives Market, By Type (Page No. - 59)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Alginates & Derivatives Market, By Type
           7.2.1 Sodium Alginate
           7.2.2 Calcium Alginate
           7.2.3 Potassium Alginate
           7.2.4 PGA
           7.2.5 Other Types

8 Alginates & Derivatives Market, By Application (Page No. - 70)
    8.1 Introduction
           8.1.1 Food & Beverages
           8.1.2 Industrial
           8.1.3 Pharmaceutical
           8.1.4 Others

9 Alginates & Derivatives Market, By Region (Page No. - 79)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Pest Analysis
           9.2.1 Political/Legal Factors
                    9.2.1.1 Government Regulations
           9.2.2 Economic Factors
                    9.2.2.1 Fluctuating Raw Material Prices
           9.2.3 Social Factors
                    9.2.3.1 Varied Applications of Alginates
           9.2.4 Technological Factors
                    9.2.4.1 R&D Initiatives
    9.3 North America
           9.3.1 U.S.
           9.3.2 Canada
           9.3.3 Mexico
    9.4 Europe
           9.4.1 Germany
           9.4.2 U.K.
           9.4.3 France
           9.4.4 Rest of Europe
    9.5 Asia-Pacific
           9.5.1 China
           9.5.2 Japan
           9.5.3 India
           9.5.4 Rest of Asia-Pacific
    9.6 Rest of the World (RoW)
           9.6.1 Latin America
           9.6.2 Africa
           9.6.3 Others in RoW

10 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 113)
     10.1 Overview
     10.2 Competitive Situation & Trends
             10.2.1 Acquisitions & Mergers
             10.2.2 Expansions & Investments
             10.2.3 New Product Launches
             10.2.4 Agreements & Joint Ventures

11 Company Profiles (Page No. - 122)
(Company at a Glance, Recent Financials, Products & Services, Strategies & Insights, & Recent Developments)*
     11.1 Introduction
     11.2 Fmc Corporation
     11.3 Kimica Corporation
     11.4 Cargill Inc.
     11.5 E.I. Dupont De Nemours and Company
     11.6 The Dow Chemical Company
     11.7 Penford Corporation
     11.8 Ashland Inc.
     11.9 Brenntag AG
     11.10 Dastech International, Inc.
     11.11 Dφhler Group
*Details on Company at a Glance, Recent Financials, Products & Services, Strategies & Insights, & Recent Developments Might Not be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

12 Appendix (Page No. - 146)
     12.1 Insights of Industry Experts
     12.2 Discussion Guide
     12.3 Available Customizations
     12.4 Related Reports


List of Tables (91 Tables)

Table 1 Properties of Alginates in Various Industries
Table 2 Impact of Key Factors Influencing the Parent Industry
Table 3 Maximum Usage Level of Alginates & Derivatives in Food Products
Table 4 Assumption of the Research Study
Table 5 Limitations of the Research Study
Table 6 Classification of Alginate Species & Harvest Details
Table 7 Increasing Health Consciousness Among Consumers is Driving the Growth of the Alginates Market
Table 8 Imbalance in Demand & Supply is Restraining the Growth of the Alginates Market
Table 9 Emerging Markets Are Paving New Growth Avenues for Players in the Alginates Market
Table 10 Rising Prices is the Major Challenge for the Alginates Market
Table 11 Industry Insights: Leading Trends Among Key Players
Table 12 Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Type, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 13 Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Type, 2012–2019 (Tons)
Table 14 Sodium Alginate Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 15 Sodium Alginate Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 (Tons)
Table 16 Calcium Alginate Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 17 Calcium Alginate Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 (Tons)
Table 18 Potassium Alginate Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 19 Potassium Alginate Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 (Tons)
Table 20 PGA Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 21 PGA Market Size , By Region, 2012–2019 (Tons)
Table 22 Other Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 23 Other Alginates & Derivatives Market Size , By Region, 2012–2019 (Tons)
Table 24 Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 25 Alginates& Derivatives Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Tons)
Table 26 Alginates in Food & Beverages Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 27 Alginates in Food & Beverages Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 (Tons)
Table 28 Alginates in Industrial Applications Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 29 Alginates in Industrial Applications Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 (Tons)
Table 30 Alginates in Pharmaceutical Applications Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 31 Alginates in Pharmaceutical Applications Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 (Tons)
Table 32 Alginates in Other Applications Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 33 Alginates in Other Applications Market Size, By Region, 2012-2019 (Tons)
Table 34 Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 35 Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Region, 2012–2019 (Tons)
Table 36 North America: Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 37 North America: Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 (Tons)
Table 38 North America: Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 39 North America: Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 (Tons)
Table 40 North America: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 41 North America: Market Size, By Application, 2012–2019 (Tons)
Table 42 U.S.: Alginates & Derivatives Market, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 43 U.S.: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 44 Canada: Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 45 Canada: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 46 Mexico: Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 47 Mexico: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 48 Europe: Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 49 Europe: Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 (Tons)
Table 50 Europe: Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 51 Europe: Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 (Tons)
Table 52 Europe: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 53 Europe: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Tons)
Table 54 Germany: Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 55 Germany: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 56 U.K.: Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 57 U.K.: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 58 France: Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 59 France: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 60 Rest of Europe: Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 61 Rest of Europe: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 62 Asia-Pacific: Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 63 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Country, 2012–2019 (Tons)
Table 64 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 65 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 (Tons)
Table 66 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 67 Asia-Pacific: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Tons)
Table 68 China: Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 69 China: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 70 Japan: Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 71 Japan: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 72 India: Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 73 India: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 74 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 75 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 76 RoW: Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Country/Region, 2012–2019 ($Million)
Table 77 RoW: Market Size, By Country/Region, 2012–2019 (Tons)
Table 78 RoW: Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 79 RoW: Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 (Tons)
Table 80 RoW: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 81 RoW: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 (Tons)
Table 82 Latin America: Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 83 Latin America: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 84 Africa: Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 85 Africa: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 86 Others in RoW: Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Type, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 87 Others in RoW: Market Size, By Application, 2012-2019 ($Million)
Table 88 Acquisitions & Mergers, 2011-2014
Table 89 Expansions & Investments, 2011-2014
Table 90 New Product Launches, 2011–2014
Table 91 Agreements & Joint Ventures, 2011-2014


List of Figures (59 Figures)

Figure 1 Alginates & Derivatives Market, By Type
Figure 2 Alginates & Derivatives Market, By Application
Figure 3 Alginates & Derivatives Market: Research Design
Figure 4 Per Capita Demand for Textile, 2013
Figure 5 RTE, Snacks & Savory Products Segments Held ~35% Share in the Food Sector in 2013
Figure 6 Middle-Class Population in Asia-Pacific is Projected to Grow & Account for the Largest Share in the Global Market By 2030
Figure 7 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 8 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 9 Alginates Market Snapshot (2014 vs. 2019): Sodium Alginate Segment to Remain the Leader Till 2019
Figure 10 Alginates Market Share (Volume), Geographical Overview, 2013
Figure 11 Emerging Economies Offer Attractive Opportunities in the Alginates Market
Figure 12 Food & Beverages Application to Grow at the Highest Rate
Figure 13 Sodium Alginate Captured Largest Share in Emerging Asia-Pacific Market in 2013
Figure 14 Japan is Projected to be Fastest-Growing Country-Level Market for Alginates
Figure 15 Emerging Markets to Grow Faster Than Developed Markets
Figure 16 Sodium Alginate Segment to Grow at the Highest CAGR, Globally
Figure 17 Alginates Market in Asia-Pacific Experiencing High Growth
Figure 18 Market for Alginates in Industrial Application to Dominate By 2019
Figure 19 Evolution of Alginates
Figure 20 Alginates & Derivatives Market, By Type
Figure 21 Alginates & Derivatives Market, By Application
Figure 22 Multi-Functionality of Alginates & Derivatives Drives the Market
Figure 23 Sodium Alginate Dominated the Global Alginates Market in 2013
Figure 24 Processing Contributes Maximum Value to Overall Worth of Alginates
Figure 25 Distribution Channel Plays Vital Role in the Supply Chain of Alginates
Figure 26 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 27 Strategic Expansion of Key Companies
Figure 28 Sodium Alginate Segment Dominates the Alginates Market in 2014
Figure 29 Sodium Alginate to be the Fastest-Growing Alginate Type Through 2019
Figure 30 North America Captured Largest Market Share for Sodium Alginates in 2013 ($Million)
Figure 31 Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Application, 2014 vs. 2019
Figure 32 Alginates & Derivatives in Food & Beverages Market Size, By Region, 2014 vs. 2019
Figure 33 Alginates & Derivatives Market Size, By Region, 2014 vs. 2019
Figure 34 Geographical Snapshot (2014-2019): Asia-Pacific Emerging as New Hotspot for Alginates
Figure 35 North American Market Snapshot: The U.S. Was the Largest Market for Alginates & Derivatives in 2013
Figure 36 Rising Demand for Natural Food Additives is Supporting the Growth of the Canadian Alginates & Derivatives Market
Figure 37 Asia-Pacific Alginates & Derivatives Market Snapshot: China & Japan to be the Most Lucrative Markets From 2014 to 2019
Figure 38 Key Companies Preferred Investment & Expansion Strategies in the Last Four Years
Figure 39 Alginates & Derivatives Market Share, By Key Player, 2013
Figure 40 Mergers & Acquisitions Fueled Growth & Innovation
Figure 41 Mergers & Acquisitions: The Key Strategy, 2011–2014
Figure 42 North America Witnessed the Largest Number of Developments in the Alginates &Derivatives Market From 2011–2014
Figure 43 Annual Developments in the Alginates & Derivatives Market, 2009-2014
Figure 44 Geographical Revenue Mix of Top Five Players
Figure 45 Fmc Corporation: Business Overview
Figure 46 Fmc Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 47 Kimica Corporation: Business Overview
Figure 48 Cargill Inc.: Business Overview
Figure 49 Cargill Inc.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 50 E.I. Dupont De Nemours and Company: Business Overview
Figure 51 E.I. Dupont De Nemours and Company: SWOT Analysis
Figure 52 The Dow Chemical Company: Business Overview
Figure 53 The Dow Chemical Company: SWOT Analysis
Figure 54 Penford Corporation: Business Overview
Figure 55 Ashland Inc.: Business Overview
Figure 56 Brenntag AG: Business Overview
Figure 57 Brenntag AG: SWOT Analysis
Figure 58 Dastech International, Inc.: Business Overview
Figure 59 Dohler: Business Overview

The global alginates & derivatives market is projected to reach a value of $409.2 million by 2019 growing at a CAGR of 3.8% from 2014 to 2019.

Alginates are used as food additives to improve, modify, and stabilize the texture of foods. The increase in consumption of processed and convenience food products in emerging markets such as Asia-Pacific and Latin American countries have contributed to an increase in the sales of alginates and their derivatives. The demand in developing regions is driven by the increase in disposable income.

In Europe and North America, alginates are particularly used in the processing of meat, fish, dairy products, creams, sauces, and dressings. In most countries, the industrial textile sector is the largest user of alginates. The consumption of alginates in the pharmaceutical sector is less in developing countries as compared to developed countries, which presents untapped potential for the market.

Globally, the market is driven by growing demand for convenience foods, dairy, and meat products in the food & beverage industry. Medicinal properties of alginates, which are used to heal wounds and cure infections and other ailments, are driving the alginates market in most developing regions. Growing food product innovations to incorporate natural ingredients and increasing demand for health and wellness products are emerging opportunities for the alginates & derivatives market.

Alginates & Derivatives Market Share (Value), By Region, 2013

Alginates & Derivatives Market

Source: Company Presentations, Company Websites, Secondary Data, Primary Interviews, and MarketsandMarkets Analysis

*Others: Ammonium alginate, magnesium alginate, zinc alginate, alginic acid, triethanolamine alginate, and value-added alginates

The figure above depicts the share of North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW in the global market. The alginates & derivatives market was the largest in North America, in 2013.

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