BCC’s goal in conducting this study is to provide an overview of the current and future characteristics of the global market for non-sugar sweeteners. The key objective is to present a comprehensive analysis of the current market and its future direction in the non-sugar sweetener market with the utilization in diet and/or low-calorie food and beverages.
This report explores present and future strategies within the non-sugar sweetener market, which includes nutritive and non-nutritive sweeteners. The current state of the market, setbacks, innovations, and future needs of the market are discussed in this report. A general overview of non-sugar sweeteners–its types, need, benefits, limitations and regulations–also is discussed.
A detailed analysis of the non-sugar sweetener industry structure has been conducted. Revenues are broken down by global region. Sales figures are estimated for the 5-year period from 2011 through 2016.
Applications for non-sugar sweeteners in diet food and beverages are also discussed separately in the report, by region. Significant patents and their allocation in each category of non-sugar sweeteners are included. Company profiles of major players in the sweeteners business, including sweetener manufacturers and processors, are also included.
REASONS FOR DOING THIS STUDY
This study was conducted to provide vital and detailed information regarding the use of non-sugar sweeteners. This industry is primed for growth, as the demand for low-calorie and sugar-free products increases. Health is increasingly becoming an important issue in the food additives market. Greater demand for low-calorie, diet, and sugar-free foods has boosted the demand for non-sugar sweeteners. This study was conducted to provide detailed analysis of the market along with the different factors affecting this market. The rising obesity level, increasing number of people with diabetes, increasing health awareness, growing concerns about dental caries are driving forces for the growth of non-sugar sweetener market.
Acquisitions, mergers, and alliances by companies and global organizations are also covered in this report. The study also discusses the new technologies/developments, manufacturer/supplier competition, as well as the changing environment of the market due to increasing health awareness.
As the number of overweight, obese, and diabetic individuals grows at epidemic rates, business opportunity for non-sugar sweeteners abounds. Businesses dealing in the food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, weight loss centers, diabetic clinics, gyms & health club, personal training, diet management, liposuction, and bariatric surgery sectors within or related to the weight-loss industry shall find this study of interest.
This report is also of great interest to companies, institutions, and researchers working within the low-calorie or weight loss space, including manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, technologists, medical service providers, universities, students, journalists, and other concerned individuals and groups.
SCOPE OF THE STUDY
The scope of this study encompasses the non-sugar sweetener, bio-technical, chemical, and food and beverage markets. BCC analyzes each market and its applications, regulatory environment, technology involved, market projections, and market share. Technological issues include the latest trends and developments. The global market is measured and analyzed.
BCC conducted a comprehensive literature search, which included technical newsletters and journals and many other sources. Data was collected through interviews and correspondence with various chemical, biotechnical, food and beverages, and technical experts. Projections are based on estimates such as the current number of end users, potential end users, mergers and acquisitions, and market trends.
Both primary and secondary research methodologies were used in preparing this study. Many companies within the industry were surveyed to obtain data for this study. Included were manufacturers and end users of non-sugar sweeteners in the chemical, bio-technical, and food and beverages industries. Data was gathered from various industry sources. BCC spoke with officials within the industry and consulted newsletters, company literature, product literature, and a host of technical articles, journals, indexes, and abstracts. Exhaustive investigations of databases by key terminology were completed. In addition, data was compiled from current financial, trade, and government sources.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
The study has been carried out by a team of professionals in the biotechnical and food and beverage industries. The project manager for this project is Shalini S. Dewan, who holds a master’s degree in pharmaceutical chemistry and has over 14 years of industry experience. Among the research topics she has covered are studies on compounds of potential pharmaceutical interest from ibuprofen and 2-naphthyl acetic acid. Shalini was awarded a Gold Medal by the Prime Minister of India for her work and has worked with top companies in India and in the U.S. Some of her other reports with BCC are Reagents of Chromatography; Spectroscopy, An Enduring Market; Advanced Drug Delivery Systems: Technologies and Global Markets; Orthopedic Drugs, Implants and Devices; Medical Imaging Reagents; Pharmaceutical Regulatory Industry; The Dynamic Media, Sera, and Reagent Market in Biotechnology; Contract Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Research and Packaging: Global Markets; Chiral Technology: Global Markets; Autacoids and Related Drugs: Technologies and Global Markets; Contraceptives: Technologies and Global Markets; Liver Disease Treatments: The Global Market; Hormone Replacement Therapies and Other Hormone Therapies: Global Markets; Cardiovascular Medicine: Diagnostics, Drugs and Devices; Cancer Therapies: Technologies and Global Markets; and Medical Imaging Reagents and Analysis Equipment.
The lead analyst for this project was Urvashi Malhotra, a nutritionist, who holds a masters degree in foods and nutrition and hospital management. She has a number of research publications in her credit, including her thesis, on “Development of Products Using Various Alternative Sweeteners.”
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The information developed in this report is intended to be as reliable as possible at the time of publication and of a professional nature. This information does not constitute managerial, legal, or accounting advice; nor should it serve as a corporate policy guide, laboratory manual, or an endorsement of any product, as much of the information is speculative in nature. The author assumes no responsibility for any loss or damage that might result from reliance on the reported information or its use.