Food Thickening Agents Market

Food Thickening Agents Market

Food Thickening Agents Market: Incorporation of Naturally Derived Food Thickening Agents in Prepared Food Products to Thrive: Global Industry Analysis (2013 - 2017) & Opportunity Assessment (2018 - 2028)

  • XPLREP2827

  • August, 2018

  • 269 Pages

  • Food

This report provides forecast and analysis of the global food thickening agents market. It provides historical data of 2013 along with estimated data for 2018, and forecast data up to 2028 in terms of revenue (US$ Mn) and volume (MT). The report also includes macroeconomic indicators along with an outlook on food thickening agents for the global market. It includes drivers and restraints of the global food thickening agents market and their impact on each region during the forecast period. The report also comprises the study of current industry trends and opportunities for food thickening agents. It also includes value chain analysis. In order to provide users of this report with a comprehensive view of the market, we have included detailed competitiveness analysis and market key players and strategic overview. The dashboard provides a detailed comparison of food thickening agents’ manufacturers on parameters such as total revenue, product offerings, and key strategy. The study encompasses market attractiveness analysis by application, source, and region.

Through a detailed study of the market, our analysts have observed that there is a tendency amongst end users of food thickening agents to shift towards naturally sourced food thickening agents, which is likely to result in an increase in market demand over the forecast period. Also, high prices of products sourced through other sources such as seaweed and animal are deemed to cause a concern in raw material procurement. The report further states that the use of food thickening agents in the food industry is likely to result in a lucrative market opportunity for producers of food thickening agents targeting this segment.

The report includes company profiles of key producers of food thickening agents and the revenue generated from the companies across North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia-Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ), Japan, the Middle East & Africa. For the estimation of revenue, regional average prices were obtained through quotes from numerous food thickening agents producers, exporters, and distributors. All key applications segments of food thickening agents have been considered and potential applications have been estimated on the basis of secondary sources and feedback from primary respondents. Some of the key data points collected for modeling approach include food additives industry scenario, hydrocolloids market outlook, average usage of additives, including food thickening agents, in food products, etc. The market has been forecast based on constant currency rates.

A number of primary and secondary sources were consulted during the course of the study. Secondary sources include Factiva, and Hoovers, and company annual reports and publications. This report covers market dynamics related to food thickening agents that include drivers and trends driving each segment and opportunities in food thickening agents market. The report also includes analysis and insights into the potential of the food thickening agents market in specific regions. Detailed profiles of the providers are also included in the scope of the report to evaluate their long-term and short-term strategies, product portfolio of food thickening manufacturers and recent developments in the food thickening agents market space. Some of the key players analyzed are Cargill Inc., Archer Daniels Midland Company, Du Pont, Ingredion, Tate & Lyle, Ashland Group Holdings, CP Kelco, Akzo Nobel N.V., Kerry Group Plc, Fuerst Day Lawson, Koninklijke DSM N.V., Nestle Lifesciences, Naturex S.A., Acuro Organics Limited, Darling Ingredients, W. Hydrocolloids, Arthur Branwell Co. Ltd, Deosen USA Inc., Eurodana Food Ingredients among others.

Global Food Thickening Agents Market – By Source


  • Guar Gum
  • Gum Arabic
  • Locust Bean Gum
  • Pectin
  • Starches
  • Other Plant Sources


  • Carrageenan
  • Agar
  • Alginate


  • Gellan Gum
  • Curdlan
  • Xanthan Gum

Animal (Gelatin)


  • Carboxy Methyl Cellulose
  • Methyl Cellulose

Global Food Thickening Agents Market – By Application

  • Bakery & Confectionery
  • Meat & Poultry
  • Sauces & Dressings
  • Beverages
  • Dairy Products
  • Other Applications

Global Food Thickening Agents Market – By Region

  • North America
  • Western Europe
  • Eastern Europe
  • Latin America
  • Asia Pacific excluding Japan
  • Japan
  • Middle East & Africa
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