DUBLIN, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/63s5wq/food_preservative) has announced the addition of the "Food Preservative Market by Type, Function, Application, & Geography - Global Trend & Forecast to 2018" report to their offering.
The role of food preservative in food processing has been essential in maintaining the product quality. There are two main classes of preservatives: natural and chemical. Food preservatives are essential for the food manufacturing industry to provide a wide range of safe, wholesome, and attractive products at affordable prices to meet consumer requirements for quality, convenience, and variety.
The food preservative market is driven by the consumer demand processed food and beverages. The growth potential of the market also depends on the research and development, and opportunities to introduce new preservatives. The market is characterized by the growing demand for natural food preservatives.
The trend of natural preservatives has been originated from the appeal of European nations to market the clean label food products that are free of additives, especially chemical variants. And, hence, the changing lifestyle and the booming food and beverage industry have driven the demand for natural preservatives.
In 2012, chemical preservatives accounted for a main share of the total food preservative market. The steady increase in demand for natural products is projected to increase the market value share of natural preservatives by 2018.
North America formed the largest segment of the food preservative market in 2012. It is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 2.5% over the projected period. Asia-Pacific is estimated to be the second-largest market due to increase in demand for processed food in the region. It is also projected to gain the fastest growth during the same period.
Key Topics Covered:
2 Executive Summary
3 Premium Insights
4 Industry Analysis
5 Market Overview
6 Market Analysis
7 Food Preservative Market, By Type
8 Food Preservative Market, By Function
9 Food Preservative Market, By Application
10 Food Preservative Market, By Geography
11 Competitive Landscape
12 Company Profile
- Akzo Nobel N.V.
- Albemarle Corporation
- Brenntag Inc.
- Cargill, Incorporated
- Celanese Corporation
- Dupont De Nemours & Company
- Jungbunzlauer Ag
- Kerry Group
- Purac Biochem B.V.
- Royal Dsm N.V.
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