Sorbitol Market by Product Type (Liquid/Syrup Sorbitol, and Crystal/Powder Sorbitol), Application (Cosmetics & Personal Care, Food & Beverage, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals), and Region - Global Forecast to 2021

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The Global Sorbitol Market is Projected to Reach USD 1.42 Billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 5.3%

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Cargill Incorporation
  • Danisco A/S
  • Gulshan Polyols Ltd.
  • Ingredion Incorporated
  • Jeecon Foods Pvt. Ltd.
  • Kasyap Sweetners Ltd.
  • MORE

The global sorbitol market size (2016-2021) is projected to reach USD 1.42 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 5.3% from 2016 to 2021. The growth of the market can be attributed to the increasing adoption of sorbitol across applications, such as cosmetic & personal care, food & beverages, and pharmaceuticals, owing to their functionalities including flavoring agent, fragrance ingredient, and cooling effect. However, adherence to international quality standards and regulations for sorbitol may restrain the growth of the market.

Cosmetic & personal care is expected to be the fastest-growing application segment, in terms of volume & value of the sorbitol market. Sorbitol is adopted in the cosmetic & personal care application, as they possess outstanding functionalities humectant, thickener, flavoring agent, filler/diluent, good compressibility, and granulating agent. These features make it suitable for a broad range of applications, such as oral care, toothpaste, chewing gum, mouth fresheners, skin care, hair care, cosmetics, soaps & detergents, and shaving creams. Moreover, increasing awareness of people to use organic products to avoid hazards of inorganic products encourage usage of sorbitol in a wide range of personal care and cosmetic products.

Asia-Pacific is expected to be the fastest-growing market for sorbitol market, in terms of value and volume. High economic growth rate, growing manufacturing industries, cheap labor, increasing foreign investments, and rise in the adoption of sorbitol across applications, such as cosmetic & personal care, food & beverages, and pharmaceuticals applications are some of the major factors expected to fuel the growth of the market in the region. Also, increasing health issues due to consumption of sugar encourage usage of sorbitol in this region. China, India, South Korea, and Japan are key markets for sorbitol in Asia-Pacific.

In the process of determining and verifying the market size for several segments and subsegments gathered through secondary research, extensive primary interviews were conducted.

The breakdown of primary interviews are mentioned below.

  • By Company Type - Tier 1 - 65%, Tier 2 - 25%, and Others - 10%
  • By Designation - Manager Level - 50%, C level - 30%, and Director level - 20%
  • By Region - Asia-Pacific - 40%, North America - 25%, Europe - 20%, the Middle East & Africa - 10%, and South America - 5%

The key companies profiled in this market research report are Roquette Frères (France), Cargill Inc. (U.S.), Ingredion Incorporated (U.S.), Tereos Starch & Sweeteners (France), Archer Daniels Midland (U.S.), SPI Pharma Inc. (U.S.), Ecogreen Oleochemicals Pte. Ltd. (Singapore), Merck Group (Germany), Sukhjit Starch & Chemicals Ltd. (India), and Gulshan Polyols Ltd. (India).

Research Coverage

This report covers the sorbitol market, in terms of value as well as volume, and forecasts the market size till 2021. The report includes the market segmentation based on type (liquid/syrup sorbitol and crystal/powder sorbitol), application (cosmetic & personal care, food & beverages, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and others), and region (Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, the Middle East & Africa, and South America). The regions have been further segmented based on key countries into China, India, Japan, South Korea, the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany, the U.K., France, Russia, Italy, Brazil, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Nigeria. The report also provides company profiles and competitive strategies adopted by the key players in the sorbitol market.

The report will help the market leaders/new entrants in this market in the following ways:

1. This report segments the sorbitol market comprehensively and provides the closest approximations of the revenue numbers for the overall market and the subsegments across the different verticals and regions.

2. It will help stakeholders to understand the pulse of the market and provide them information on key market drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities.

3. It will help stakeholders to understand the competitors and gain more insights to better their position in the business. The competitive landscape section includes new product developments, partnerships & joint ventures, expansions, and mergers & acquisitions.

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Cargill Incorporation
  • Danisco A/S
  • Gulshan Polyols Ltd.
  • Ingredion Incorporated
  • Jeecon Foods Pvt. Ltd.
  • Kasyap Sweetners Ltd.
  • MORE
1 Introduction
1.1 Objectives of the Study
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Market Scope
1.3.1 Markets Covered
1.3.2 Years Considered for the Study
1.4 Currency
1.5 Package Size
1.6 Limitation
1.7 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology
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 Breakdown of Primary Interviews
2.2 Market Size Estimation
2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.2.2 Top-Down Approach
2.3 Data Triangulation
2.4 Research Assumption

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights
4.1 Attractive Opportunities in the Sorbitol Market
4.2 Sorbitol Market Growth, By Application
4.3 Sorbitol Market, By Product Type
4.4 Sorbitol Market, By Region
4.5 Sorbitol Market in Asia-Pacific, By Country and Application

5 Market Overview
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Market Segmentation
5.2.1 By Function
5.2.2 By Product Type
5.2.3 By Application
5.2.4 By Region
5.3 Market Dynamics
5.3.1 Drivers
5.3.1.1 Rising Consumer Preference for Low-Calorie Food
5.3.1.2 Increasing Health Problems Due to Consumption of Sugar-Based Products
5.3.1.3 Growing Organic Personal Care Market is Expected to Fuel the Demand of Sorbitol in Cosmetics & Personal Care Products
5.3.2 Restraints
5.3.2.1 Adherence to International Quality Standards and Regulations
5.3.3 Opportunities
5.3.3.1 Growing Demand From Food & Beverage Industry in Emerging Markets
5.3.3.2 Fluctuations in Price and Supply of Sugar is Creating Opportunities for Sorbitol
5.3.4 Challenges
5.3.4.1 Ambiguity Related to the Side Effects of Sorbitol

6 Industry Trends
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Value Chain Analysis
6.2.1 Raw Material Suppliers
6.2.2 Manufacturers
6.2.3 Quality & Safety Controllers
6.2.4 Packaging
6.2.5 End-Use Industry
6.3 Industry Insights
6.4 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
6.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
6.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
6.4.3 Threat of Substitutes
6.4.4 Threat of New Entrants
6.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

7 Sorbitol Market, By Function
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Sweetener
7.3 Bulking Agent
7.4 Flavoring Agent
7.5 Humectant
7.6 Others

8 Sorbitol Market, By Product Type
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Liquid/Syrup Sorbitol
8.3 Powder/Crystal Sorbitol

9 Sorbitol Market, By Application
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Direct Application
9.2.1 Cosmetics & Personal Care
9.2.1.1 Oral Care
9.2.1.1.1 Toothpastes
9.2.1.1.2 Chewing Gums
9.2.1.1.3 Mouth Fresheners
9.2.1.2 Skin Care
9.2.1.3 Hair Care
9.2.1.4 Cosmetics
9.2.1.5 Shaving Creams
9.2.1.6 Soaps & Detergents
9.2.2 Food & Beverage
9.2.2.1 Food
9.2.2.1.1 Confectionery Products
9.2.2.1.1.1 Jams & Preserves
9.2.2.1.1.2 Chocolates
9.2.2.1.1.3 Processed Food
9.2.2.1.2 Bakery Products
9.2.2.1.2.1 Breads
9.2.2.1.2.2 Cakes
9.2.2.1.2.3 Biscuits & Cookies
9.2.2.1.3 Frozen Desserts
9.2.2.1.4 Diabetic & Dietetic Food
9.2.2.2 Beverages
9.2.2.2.1 Diet Soda
9.2.2.2.2 Fruit Juices & Syrups
9.2.3 Pharmaceuticals
9.2.3.1 Counter Medicine
9.2.3.1.1 Syrups
9.2.3.1.2 Tablets
9.2.3.1.2.1 Direct Compression
9.2.3.1.2.2 Wet and Dry Granulation
9.2.3.1.2.3 Capsules and Sachets
9.2.3.2 Creams and Emulsions
9.2.3.2.1 Transdermal & Topical Gels
9.2.3.3 Medicated Confectionery
9.2.3.3.1 Hard Boiled Candies/Lozenges
9.2.3.3.2 Medicated Chewing Gums
9.2.4 Others
9.2.4.1 Tobacco
9.2.4.2 Paper Production
9.2.4.3 Biofuel
9.2.4.4 Surimi and Fish Products
9.2.4.5 Dairy Products
9.2.4.6 Shredded Coconut
9.2.4.7 Plastic
9.2.4.8 Packaging
9.3 Indirect Application
9.3.1 Chemicals
9.3.1.1 Surfactants
9.3.1.2 Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
9.3.1.3 Polyether

10 Sorbitol Market, By Region
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Asia-Pacific
10.2.1 China
10.2.2 India
10.2.3 South Korea
10.2.4 Japan
10.2.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific
10.3 North America
10.3.1 U.S.
10.3.2 Canada
10.3.3 Mexico
10.4 Europe
10.4.1 Germany
10.4.2 France
10.4.3 U.K.
10.4.4 Italy
10.4.5 Russia
10.4.6 Rest of Europe
10.5 Middle East & Africa
10.5.1 Saudi Arabia
10.5.2 Iran
10.5.3 Nigeria
10.5.4 Rest of Middle East & Africa
10.6 South America
10.6.1 Brazil
10.6.2 Argentina
10.6.3 Rest of South America

11 Competitive Landscape
11.1 Overview
11.2 Market Ranking Analysis
11.2.1 Roquette Freres
11.2.2 Cargill Incorporated
11.2.3 Archer Daniels Midland
11.2.4 Ingredion Incorporated
11.2.5 Tereos Starch & Sweeteners
11.3 Competitive Situation and Trends
11.3.1 Expansion
11.3.2 Merger & Acquisition
11.3.3 Partnership & Joint Venture
11.3.4 New Product Launch

12 Company Profiles
12.1 Roquette Frères
12.1.1 Business Overview
12.1.2 Products Offered
12.1.3 Recent Developments
12.1.4 SWOT Analysis
12.1.5 MnM View
12.2 Cargill Incorporation
12.2.1 Business Overview
12.2.2 Products Offered
12.2.3 Recent Developments
12.2.4 SWOT Analysis
12.2.5 MnM View
12.3 Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)
12.3.1 Business Overview
12.3.2 Products Offered
12.3.3 Recent Developments
12.3.4 SWOT Analysis
12.3.5 MnM View
12.4 Ingredion Incorporated
12.4.1 Business Overview
12.4.2 Products Offered
12.4.3 Recent Developments
12.4.4 SWOT Analysis
12.4.5 MnM View
12.5 Tereos Starch & Sweeteners
12.5.1 Business Overview
12.5.2 Products Offered
12.5.3 Recent Developments
12.5.4 SWOT Analysis
12.5.5 MnM View
12.6 Ecogreen Oleochemicals Pte. Ltd.
12.6.1 Business Overview
12.6.2 Products Offered
12.6.3 Recent Developments
12.7 Gulshan Polyols Ltd.
12.7.1 Business Overview
12.7.2 Products Offered
12.8 Merck Group
12.8.1 Business Overview
12.8.2 Products Offered
12.8.3 Recent Developments
12.8.4 MnM View
12.9 SPI Pharma, Inc.
12.9.1 Business Overview
12.9.2 Products Offered
12.10 Sukhjit Starch & Chemicals Ltd.
12.10.1 Business Overview
12.10.2 Products Offered
12.10.3 Recent Developments
12.11 Other Market Players
12.11.1 Danisco A/S
12.11.2 Gujarat Ambuja Exports Ltd.
12.11.3 Qinhuangdao Lihua Starch Co. Ltd.
12.11.4 Kasyap Sweetners Ltd.
12.11.5 Jeecon Foods Pvt. Ltd.

13 Appendix
13.1 Insights From Industry Experts
13.2 Discussion Guide

List of Tables

Table 1 Sorbitol Market, By Function
Table 2 Sorbitol Market, By Product Type
Table 3 Sorbitol Market, By Application
Table 4 Sorbitol Market Size, By Product Type, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 5 Sorbitol Market Size, By Product Type, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 6 Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 7 Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 8 Sorbitol Market Size, By Region, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 9 Sorbitol Market Size, By Region, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 10 Asia-Pacific: Sorbitol Market Size, By Country, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 11 Asia-Pacific: Sorbitol Market Size, By Country, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 12 Asia-Pacific: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 13 Asia-Pacific: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 14 China: Economic Outlook, 2015
Table 15 China: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 16 China: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 17 India: Economic Outlook, 2015
Table 18 India: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 19 India: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 20 South Korea: Economic Outlook, 2015
Table 21 South Korea: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 22 South Korea: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 23 Japan: Economic Outlook, 2015
Table 24 Japan: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 25 Japan: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 26 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 27 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 28 North America: Sorbitol Market Size, By Country, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 29 North America: Sorbitol Market Size, By Country, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 30 North America: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 31 North America: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 32 U.S.: Economic Outlook, 2015
Table 33 U.S.: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 34 U.S.: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 35 Canada: Economic Outlook, 2015
Table 36 Canada: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 37 Canada: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 38 Mexico: Economic Outlook, 2015
Table 39 Mexico: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 40 Mexico: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 41 Europe: Sorbitol Market Size, By Country, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 42 Europe: Sorbitol Market Size, By Country, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 43 Europe: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 44 Europe: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 45 Germany: Economic Outlook, 2015
Table 46 Germany: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 47 Germany: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 48 France: Economic Outlook, 2015
Table 49 France: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 50 France: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 51 U.K.: Economic Outlook, 2015
Table 52 U.K.: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 53 U.K.: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 54 Italy: Economic Outlook, 2015
Table 55 Italy: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 56 Italy: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 57 Russia: Economic Outlook, 2015
Table 58 Russia: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 59 Russia: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 60 Rest of Europe: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 61 Rest of Europe: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 62 Middle East & Africa: Sorbitol Market Size, By Country, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 63 Middle East & Africa: Sorbitol Market Size, By Country, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 64 Middle East & Africa: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 65 Middle East & Africa: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 66 Saudi Arabia: Economic Outlook, 2015
Table 67 Saudi Arabia: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 68 Saudi Arabia: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 69 Iran: Economic Outlook, 2015
Table 70 Iran: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 71 Iran: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 72 Nigeria: Economic Outlook, 2015
Table 73 Nigeria: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 74 Nigeria: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 75 Rest of Middle East & Africa: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 76 Rest of Middle East & Africa: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 77 South America: Sorbitol Market Size, By Country, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 78 South America: Sorbitol Market Size, By Country, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 79 South America: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 80 South America: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 81 Brazil: Economic Outlook, 2015
Table 82 Brazil: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 83 Brazil: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 84 Argentina: Economic Outlook, 2015
Table 85 Argentina: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 86 Argentina: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 87 Rest of South America: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (Kiloton)
Table 88 Rest of South America: Sorbitol Market Size, By Application, 2014-2021 (USD Million)
Table 89 Expansion, 2012-2016
Table 90 Merger & Acquisition, 2012-2016
Table 91 Partnership & Joint Venture, 2012-2016
Table 92 New Product Launch, 2012-2016

List of Figures

Figure 1 Sorbitol: Market Segmentation
Figure 2 Sorbitol Market: Research Design
Figure 3 Market Size Estimation: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 4 Market Size Estimation: Top-Down Approach
Figure 5 Sorbitol Market: Data Triangulation
Figure 6 Assumptions
Figure 7 Cosmetics & Personal Care Segment to Register the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 8 Liquid/Syrup Sorbitol Accounted for the Highest Market Share in 2015
Figure 9 Asia-Pacific Was the Fastest-Growing Sorbitol Market in 2015
Figure 10 Emerging Economies Offer Attractive Opportunities in the Sorbitol Market
Figure 11 Cosmetics & Personal Care to Be the Major Application of Sorbitol
Figure 12 Liquid/Syrup Sorbitol to Be the Fastest-Growing Product Type
Figure 13 Asia-Pacific to Be the Fastest-Growing Market
Figure 14 Asia-Pacific Accounted for the Largest Market Share in 2015
Figure 15 Sorbitol Market, By Region
Figure 16 Impact Analysis of Short-, Medium-, and Long-Term Drivers and Restraints
Figure 17 Rising Consumer Awareness About Low-Calorie and Healthy Food to Drive the Market
Figure 18 Global Diabetes Prevalence in 2015 and 2040
Figure 19 Manufacturers are the Most Important Entity in the Value Chain
Figure 20 Leading Trends Among the Key Players
Figure 21 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 22 Liquid/Syrup Sorbitol to Dominate the Market Between 2016 and 2021
Figure 23 Cosmetics & Personal Care Application to Lead the Sorbitol Market
Figure 24 Regional Snapshot: India and China are Emerging as Strategic Destinations
Figure 25 Asia-Pacific Market Snapshot: China to Be the Largest Sorbitol Market
Figure 26 China Leads the Sorbitol Market in Asia-Pacific
Figure 27 North America Market Snapshot: U.S. Accounted for the Largest Market Share
Figure 28 Companies Adopted Expansion and Merger & Acquisition as the Key Growth Strategy Between 2012 and 2016
Figure 29 Roquette Freres Was the Leading Market Player in 2015
Figure 30 Battle for the Market Share: Expansion and Merger & Acquisition Were the Key Strategies
Figure 31 Roquette Frères: SWOT Analysis
Figure 32 Cargill Incorporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 33 Cargill Incorporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 34 Archer Daniels Midland: Company Snapshot
Figure 35 Archer Daniels Midland: SWOT Analysis
Figure 36 Ingredion Incorporated: Company Snapshot
Figure 37 Ingredion Incorporated: SWOT Analysis
Figure 38 Tereos Starch & Sweeteners: SWOT Analysis
Figure 39 Gulshan Polyols Ltd.: Company Snapshot
Figure 40 Merck Group: Company Snapshot
Figure 41 Sukhjit Starch & Chemicals Ltd.: Company Snapshot
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Cargill Incorporation
  • Danisco A/S
  • Gulshan Polyols Ltd.
  • Ingredion Incorporated
  • Jeecon Foods Pvt. Ltd.
  • Kasyap Sweetners Ltd.
  • MORE

The global sorbitol market is projected to reach USD 1.42 Billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 5.3% from 2016 to 2021.

The sorbitol market has witnessed significant growth in the recent years. Features, such as sweetening flavor, non-cariogenic, cooling effect, free flowing powder, excellent compressibility and blend homogeneity, coating, low-calorie, and filler/diluent make sorbitol the most preferred compound used in various applications, such as cosmetic & personal care, pharmaceuticals, and others.

The main types of sorbitol are liquid/syrup sorbitol and crystal/powder sorbitol. Liquid/Syrup sorbitol type is estimated led the sorbitol market in 2016, due to the suitability of liquid/syrup in several applications. Not only highest, but also it is expected to witness the fastest growth during the forecast period, due to its increasing adoption in various day-to-day consumer applications as a low-calorie sugar substitute. The demand for liquid sorbitol is very high in all regions due to its ease of use and low manufacturing cost. On the other hand, powder sorbitol has limited applications in the food and pharmaceuticals industries.

Sorbitol is used in applications, including cosmetics & personal care, food & beverage, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and others. These are the main applications considered in the report. The cosmetics & personal care segment led the global sorbitol market having accounted for a share of 39.5%, in terms of volume, in 2015. This share is attributed to the increasing demand for sorbitol in oral care products such as toothpaste, mouthwash, mouth freshener, and chewing gum.

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America are the regional markets for sorbitol in the report. Asia-Pacific is estimated to dominate the sorbitol market, owing to the rising demand for sorbitol, driven by its increased use in the cosmetic & personal care and food & beverages industries. Europe is the second-largest consumer of sorbitol, globally. Also, the increase in purchasing power parity of consumers also propels the demand for sorbitol-based products, such as confections, bakery, dairy, and other food products such as cereals and desserts

The sorbitol market is expected to witness significant growth in the coming years. However, factors such as adherence to international quality standards and regulations may hinder the growth of the market.

Roquette Frères (France), Cargill Inc. (U.S.), Ingredion Incorporated (U.S.), Tereos Starch & Sweeteners (France), and Archer Daniels Midland (U.S.) are the key companies operational in the sorbitol market. Entering into related industries and targeting new markets will enable the sorbitol manufacturers to overcome the effects of the volatile economy, leading to the diversified business portfolio and increase in revenue. The other main manufacturers of sorbitol are SPI Pharma Inc. (U.S.), Ecogreen Oleochemicals Pte. Ltd. (Singapore), Merck Group. (Germany.), Sukhjit Starch & Chemicals Ltd. (India), and Gulshan Polyols Ltd. (India).

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  • Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)
  • Cargill Incorporation
  • Danisco A/S
  • Ecogreen Oleochemicals Pte. Ltd.
  • Gujarat Ambuja Exports Ltd.
  • Gulshan Polyols Ltd.
  • Ingredion Incorporated
  • Jeecon Foods Pvt. Ltd.
  • Kasyap Sweetners Ltd.
  • Merck Group
  • Qinhuangdao Lihua Starch Co. Ltd.
  • Roquette Frères
  • SPI Pharma, Inc.
  • Sukhjit Starch & Chemicals Ltd.
  • Tereos Starch & Sweeteners
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