DUBLIN, December 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7t48k6/food_additives) has announced the addition of the "Global Food Additives Market Report 2013 - 2018" report to their offering.
Any substance which changes the characteristic of the food when added is known as food additive. There are two types of food additives, when added for a specific purpose in the food, it is known as direct additive for e.g. salt and those that are added for package, storing or handling of foods are known as indirect additives. Additives are used to maintain and improve the safety of packaged food, enhance nutritional value of food, and to improve taste, appearance, texture and consistency of the food.
More than 3,000 additives are estimated to be used globally within drink and food products. These additives are used for various purposes such as for enhancing the texture of the food, to stop the microbes from multiplying and spoiling the food, to improve the appearance of the food, to add flavors and alter the texture of the food through gel formation and many more.
Food additives are made by using raw material such as sugar, starch, corn syrup, sodium benzoate and others which are reacted with certain chemicals and are blended with various ingredients such as grains and soya to match the requirement laid down by the FDA. The global food additives market comprises of six categories: texture, nutritional, flavor, color, preservatives and miscellaneous.
The major factors contributing to the growth of the market are the thriving food and beverages industry, shift in trend from synthetic additives towards natural additives and increasing demand for functional food additives due to rising health concerns. But stringent regulations and guidelines are the major restraints of the market. There are small, mid and large sized additive firms operating in the industry with different market and product focus. Some of the major players of the market include Givaudan, Danisco, DSM, and Sensient Technologies Corporation.
Key Topics Covered:
1.1 Report Description
1.2 Research methodology
2 Executive Summary
2.1.1 Global food additive market revenues, 2011 2018 (USD Million)
3 Market Overview
3.2 Value chain analysis
3.6 Porter's five force analysis
3.7 Market attractiveness analysis
3.8 Key trends impacting food additive demand, 2012 to 2018
3.9 Company market share analysis
4 Food Additives Market, by product type
4.2 Flavors & Enhancers
4.7 Shelf-life stabilizers
4.8 Fat replacers
5 Food Additives Market, by geography
5.1 Global Food Additives Market: Geographic Overview
5.2 North America
5.4 Asia Pacific
6 Company Profiles
- Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)
- Associated British Foods (ABF)
- CP Kelco
- Chr. Hansen
- Sensient Technologies Corporation
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