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Global Vanillin Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

  • ID: 4402706
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 110 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
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  • Borregaard
  • Ennloys
  • Evolva Holding S.A.
  • Prinova Group LLC
  • Shanghai Xinjia
  • Solvay S.A.
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Market insights

The global Vanillin market is anticipated to register a CAGR of 8.4%, during the forecast period, 2018- 2023. Natural vanillin is used as a major ingredient in food and flavor industry. Vanillin is the major flavor constituent of vanilla, but is produced through various biotechnological processes, which continue to be developed. Vanilla flavor is also in a stringent competition phase with the other flavor, but still holds a strong position as one of the most popular flavor ingredients.

Food & Beverage Industry Growth Expected to Drive the Vanillin Market

Vanillin is used in food & beverages, to enhance sweetness in food products, such as chocolates, biscuits, candy, ice-creams, and cakes. The growing demand for these food products, across the globe, is expected to boost the demand for vanillin. Further, the developing interest for vanillin in the bakery & confectionery industry and the extensive use as a flavoring agent are some of the factors projected to fuel the growth of global vanillin market.

Vanillin can either be produced naturally or chemically synthesized. The synthetic vanillin market covers over 97% of the overall demand. The global synthetic vanillin market size was over USD 26,780 thousand in 2015. The natural vanillin, derived from orchid pods, represented less than 1% of the overall industry size and was over 60 tons, in 2015. The rising consciousness about health and regulatory norms, among consumers, to discourage synthetic products are anticipated to accelerate the bio-vanillin market growth. However, the stringent government laws and environmental concerns, regarding the production of vanillin, through chemical methods, may hamper market growth.

Pharmaceuticals - High Potential Segment

There are two types of vanillin, namely ethyl and methyl. Ethyl vanillin is expensive and stronger than methyl vanillin. Further, the methyl vanillin has a mild flavor of vanilla planifolia, thus, used in vanilla flavored foods. This vanillin type serves as an important flavoring agent in the food industry for items such as ice-creams, chocolates, and beverages. Further, to accommodate the high demand for vanillin, in the food and beverage industry, chemical synthesis process is used.

The food & beverages segment led the application category. The application is prone to upsurge as the food industry require flavor for different purposes, like new product development, to add new product offering, and to change the quintessence of existing item. Apart from its application in the food industry, Vanillin is also used in the pharmaceutical industry. Vanillin has the ability to mask the bitter taste in medicines which will also play a significant role in increasing its penetration in the pharmaceutical sector. The fragrance industry is expected to be the second largest application segment. It is majorly used in perfumes.

Asia-Pacific Leading at the Regional Front

The global vanillin market is segmented into North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Africa. In 2016, emerging regions, like Asia-Pacific dominated the global vanillin market regarding market revenue. Moreover, Asia-Pacific is expected to expand at a substantial growth. Europe held the second largest share, followed by North America, owing to the increasing chemical and pharmaceutical units in the region. In addition, Brazil is expected to witness significant gains in vanillin market share, registering a CAGR of 9%. The Middle East, led by confectionaries and ice cream industry growth in GCC region, is expected to witness an above-average industry gain.

Key developments
  • November 2017 - Solvay increased its production capacity of European natural vanillin by 60 metric tons, thereby, furthered its commitment to meet long term growth expectations associated with natural food & beverage ingredients.
  • September 2016 - IFF, a leading innovator of sensory experiences that moved the world, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire David Michael & company incorporated.

Reasons to Purchase this Report
  • Analyzing outlook of the market with the recent trends and Porters five forces analysis
  • Market dynamics, which essentially consider the factors, which are impelling the present market scenario, along with growth opportunities of the market in the years to come
  • Market segmentation analysis, including qualitative & quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic & non-economic aspects
  • Regional and Country level analysis integrating the demand and supply forces that are influencing the growth of the market
  • Competitive landscape involving the market share of major players, along with the key strategies adopted for development in the past five years
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
  • 3-month analyst support, along with the Market Estimate sheet (in excel)
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  • Borregaard
  • Ennloys
  • Evolva Holding S.A.
  • Prinova Group LLC
  • Shanghai Xinjia
  • Solvay S.A.
  • MORE
1. Introduction
1.1 Key Deliverables of the Study
1.2 Study Assumptions
1.3 Market Definitions

2. Research Approach and Methodology
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Research Design
2.3 Study Timelines
2.4 Study Phases
2.4.1 Secondary Research
2.4.2 Discussion Guide
2.4.3 Market Engineering & Econometric Modeling
2.4.4 Expert Validation

3. Market Overview
3.1 Trends

4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Drivers
4.1.1 Consumer preferences shifting more towards natural products.
4.1.2 Technological developments, especially in vanillin production
4.2 Restraints
4.2.1 Adverse effect of artificial food ingredients
4.3 Opportunities
4.3.1 Expansion opportunities in unexplored regions, like East of Africa
4.4 Porters Five Forces Analysis
4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products & Services
4.4.5 Degree of Competition

5. Market Segmentation
5.1 By Type
5.1.1 Ethyl
5.1.2 Methyl
5.2 By Application
5.2.1 Food & Beverage
5.2.2 Pharmaceuticals
5.2.3 Fragrances
5.2.4 Others
5.3 By Geography
5.3.1 North America US Canada Mexico Rest of North America
5.3.2 Europe Spain UK France Germany Rest of Europe
5.3.3 Asia-Pacific China India Japan Australia Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.3.4 South America Brazil Argentina Rest of South America
5.3.5 Africa South Africa Rest of Africa

6. Competitive Landscape
6.1 Strategy Adopted by Key players
6.2 Most Active Companies
6.3 Market Share Analysis

7. List of Company Profiles
7.1 Apple Flavor & Fragrance Group Co. Ltd.
7.2 Borregaard
7.3 Ennloys
7.4 Evolva Holding S.A.
7.5 International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
7.6 Jiaxing Zhonghua Chemical Industry Co. Ltd.
7.7 Liaoning Shixing Pharmaceutical & Chemical Co. Ltd.
7.8 Prinova Group LLC
7.9 Shanghai Xinjia
7.10 Solvay S.A.
7.11 Synnova Chemicals

8. Appendix
8.1 Disclaimer
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  • Apple Flavor & Fragrance Group Co. Ltd.
  • Borregaard
  • Ennloys
  • Evolva Holding S.A.
  • International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
  • Jiaxing Zhonghua Chemical Industry Co. Ltd.
  • Liaoning Shixing Pharmaceutical & Chemical Co. Ltd.
  • Prinova Group LLC
  • Shanghai Xinjia
  • Solvay S.A.
  • Synnova Chemicals
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown