Global Markets for Sugars and Sweeteners in Processed Foods and Beverages
The global market for sugar and other sweeteners was nearly $99.1 billion in 2011 and dropped significantly in 2012 to about $77.5 billion. The market is expected to rise at a CAGR of 4.6% and reach nearly $97.2 billion by 2017.
- An overview of the global market for sugars and sweeteners in processed foods and beverages, with reviews of sugar, corn-derived sweeteners like high-fructose corn syrup, sugar alcohols, and other less commercially important caloric sweeteners, as well as aspartame, acesulfame-K (Ace-K), sucralose, and the oldest product, saccharin
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2011 and 2012, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2017
- Discussion of the sources from which sweeteners are derived, applicability and functionality, caloric content, and benefits and drawbacks for each
- Examination of driving forces such as government regulations, technological advances, research and development of new additives, and international factors, and how these forces can promote or retard the development and marketing of current and new sweeteners
- Comprehensive company profiles of major companies in the sweeteners business, including sweetener manufacturers and processors, as well as food and beverage processors.
SCOPE OF THE STUDY
The scope of this study encompasses sugar and other sweeteners, biotechnical, chemical and food and beverage markets. BCC analyzes each market and its applications, regulatory environment, technology, market projections and market shares. Technological issues include the latest trends and developments. Emerging markets include countries like India, China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Canada, Africa, Australia, New Zealand and others.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
A team of professionals in the biotechnology industry carried out this study. The project manager is Shalini S. Dewan, who holds a master’s degree in pharmaceutical chemistry and has more than 14 years of industry experience. Among the research topics she has covered are studies on compounds of potential pharmaceutical interest from ibuprofen to 2-naphthyl acetic acid. Dewan 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 for Chromatography; Spectroscopy: An Enduring Market; Advanced Drug Delivery Systems: Technologies and Global Markets; Orthopedic Drugs, Implants and Devices; Medical Imaging Reagents and Analysis Equipment; 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; and Cancer Therapies: Technologies and Global Markets.
The lead analyst for this project was Urvashi Malhotra, a nutritionist, who holds a master’s degree in foods and nutrition and hospital management. She has a number of research publications to her credit, including her thesis, titled Development of Products Using Various Alternative Sweeteners.