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Aroma Chemicals - Market Share Analysis, Industry Trends & Statistics, Growth Forecasts 2019 - 2029

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  • 120 Pages
  • February 2024
  • Region: Global
  • Mordor Intelligence
  • ID: 5318451
The Aroma Chemicals Market size is estimated at USD 4.66 billion in 2024, and is expected to reach USD 5.85 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 4.65% during the forecast period (2024-2029).

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the chemical sector was negatively affected. Lack of resources, labor shortages, and other constraints significantly hindered industrial expansion. The impact of COVID-19 was unprecedented and staggering, with aroma chemicals witnessing a negative demand in all regions during the pandemic. Currently, the market has recovered from the pandemic and is growing at a significant rate.

Key Highlights

  • Over the short term, the blooming use in the fragrance industry and increasing advancements in the personal care products industries are the major factors in driving the growth of the global aroma chemicals market over the forecast period.
  • However, the high R&D cost, coupled with stringent government regulation imposed on the production of aroma chemicals, may hamper the growth of the global aroma chemicals market. Additionally, synthetic chemicals in fragrance are derived from petroleum-based chemicals such as benzene, aldehydes, and others that are harmful and toxic to human health.
  • Nevertheless, the technological advancement in the aroma chemicals market is likely to create lucrative growth opportunities for the studied market over the forecast period.
  • Asia-Pacific is the fastest-growing region in the aroma chemicals market. The region has seen growth due to increasing demand for aroma chemicals in cosmetics, personal care, and food and beverage industries.

Aroma Chemicals Market Trends

Growing Demand from Fine Fragrances Application

  • Aroma chemicals are an important group of organic molecules used as ingredients in flavors and fragrances.
  • Formulations of fragrance from aroma chemicals are used globally for imparting attractive aromas and pleasing scents to perfumes, toiletries, and detergents.
  • The growth of the fragrance industry is primarily driven by the increase in demand for natural fragrances from developing nations and significant technological advancements to meet the changing consumer demands.
  • International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) is a leader in food, beverages, and biosciences. In 2022, IFF's global net sales amounted to approximately be over USD 12.44 billion, compared to USD 11.65 billion in 2021. Moreover, IFF's global R&D expenditure in 2022 amounted to over USD 603 million.
  • Additionally, the increasing demand for customizable and niche fragrances is driving the consumption of aroma chemicals since consumers are looking for personalized fragrance experiences and exotic scents.
  • Furthermore, the rising importance of organic and natural fragrances in aromatherapy, which influences emotional and psychological well-being, is expected to drive the demand for the market studied.

China to Dominate the Asia-Pacific Market

  • China is the world's second-largest economy in terms of growth, and the increasing level of income of the country's population is further driving the economy. Though the economy witnessed steady growth in the past years, it is likely to recover and expand at a significant rate.
  • In China, the largest fragrance markets are predictably located in the most developed cities, such as Beijing and Shanghai.
  • The demand for fragrance in soaps and detergents was one of the market drivers, and this segment is estimated to continue to grow during the forecast period, primarily due to the increasing number of household applications.
  • China has the largest personal care and cosmetics market in Asia-Pacific, which is estimated to grow around 7-10% annually throughout the forecast period.
  • According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China, cosmetics retail sales in China were roughly CNY 65.6 billion (USD 9.70 billion) in January and February 2023, up from the same time the previous year. The largest retail sales value of cosmetics in China was frequently reported during the shopping festivals in January/February, June, and November.
  • Moreover, cosmetics retail sales by wholesale and retail enterprises in China were anticipated to exceed CNY 393.6 billion (USD 58.2 billion) in 2022. This was a modest reduction from the previous year.
  • Furthermore, countries such as India and Japan have also been contributing to the growth of the market studied. This is expected to further drive the demand for the aroma chemicals market over the forecast period.

Aroma Chemicals Industry Overview

The aroma chemicals market is fragmented in nature. Some of the major players in the market studied include Takasago International Corporation, Solvay, Kao Corporation, Hindustan Mint and Agro Products Pvt. Ltd, and BASF SE.

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Table of Contents

1.1 Study Assumptions
1.2 Scope of the Study
4.1 Drivers
4.1.1 Blooming Use in Fragrance Industry
4.1.2 Increasing advancements in the personal care products industries
4.1.3 Other Drivers
4.2 Restraints
4.2.1 High R&D Cost Coupled with Stringent Government Regulation
4.2.2 Other Restraints
4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis
4.4 Porter's 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 and Services
4.4.5 Degree of Competition
5 MARKET SEGMENTATION (Market Size in Value)
5.1 Type
5.1.1 Terpenes
5.1.2 Benzenoids
5.1.3 Musk Chemicals
5.1.4 Other Types
5.2 Application
5.2.1 Soap and Detergents
5.2.2 Cosmetics and Toiletries
5.2.3 Fine Fragrances
5.2.4 Household Products
5.2.5 Food and Beverage
5.2.6 Other Applications
5.3 Geography
5.3.1 Asia-Pacific China India Japan South Korea Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.3.2 North America United States Canada Mexico
5.3.3 Europe Germany United Kingdom Italy France Rest of Europe
5.3.4 South America Brazil Argentina Rest of South America
5.3.5 Middle-East and Africa Saudi Arabia South Africa Rest of Middle-East and Africa
6.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
6.2 Market Share (%) **/Ranking Analysis
6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
6.4 Company Profiles
6.4.1 BASF SE
6.4.2 Bell Flavors & Fragrances
6.4.3 DSM
6.4.4 Givaudan
6.4.5 Hindustan Mint and Agro Products Pvt. Ltd.
6.4.6 Kalpsutra Chemicals Pvt. Ltd
6.4.7 Kao Corporation
6.4.8 Robertet Group
6.4.9 S H Kelkar And Company Limited
6.4.10 Silverline Chemicals
6.4.11 Solvay
6.4.12 Symrise
6.4.13 Takasago International Corporation
6.4.14 Treatt Plc
7.1 Technological Advancement in Aroma Chemicals Industry
7.2 Other Opportunities

Companies Mentioned (Partial List)

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes, but is not limited to:

  • Bell Flavors & Fragrances
  • DSM
  • Givaudan
  • Hindustan Mint and Agro Products Pvt. Ltd.
  • Kalpsutra Chemicals Pvt. Ltd
  • Kao Corporation
  • Robertet Group
  • S H Kelkar And Company Limited
  • Silverline Chemicals
  • Solvay
  • Symrise
  • Takasago International Corporation
  • Treatt Plc