Calcium Propionate Market by Applications & Regions - Trends & Forecasts to 2018

Jan 16, 2014, 15:00 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Calcium Propionate Market by Applications & Regions - Trends & Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. 

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The calcium propionate market volume is estimated to reach 165,903.8 tons by 2018, with a projected CAGR of 5.0% from 2013 to 2018. Globally, the calcium propionate is moving up the ladder in the antimicrobial category of preservatives. Factors such as food security, increasing demand for livestock-based products translates into its resultant demand in order to avoid food spoilage and wastage. However, researches in various fields have opened up new avenues for the application of these ingredients. Product suitability in various other food applications helps drive the market.

The global market volume was 123,800.0 tons in 2012 and is projected to reach 165,903.8 tons by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 5.0% from 2013 to 2018.The end-use sectors exhibit buoyant growth driven by population growth and rising disposable incomes. The global market was dominated by the bakery segment both in terms of value and volume.

Calcium propionate is largely driven by growth in its end-use industries Consumers push for products that come with a long shelf life and those that are not easily prone to microbial growth, which would result in the growth of calcium propionate. With the rapidly increasing feed prices, feed grain preservation is an important concern in order to ensure improved animal performance and safe food for consumers.

The market consists of various stake holders, such as raw material suppliers (propionic acid), manufacturers and traders, distributors to end-use industries. The companies that enjoy a substantial market share are Niacet Corporation (U.S.), Kemira (Finland), Macco Organiques Inc. (Canada), Perstorp Holdings AB (Sweden), and AB Mauri (U.K.). Key players of the global market focus on broadening their distribution network in economies that are yet untapped. Major players of the global market focus on growth through expansion in production facilities with the main objective to increase their market presence and serve the growing demand from downstream industries. The top five players hold a market share of about 86.7% in the market. 

Key Topics Covered: 

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary 

3 Market Overview

4 Market Analysis: Evolution, Trends & Insights

5 Industry Analysis

6 Calcium Propionate: Addressable Markets

7 Premium Insights

8 Calcium Propionate Market, By Application

9 Calcium Propionate Market, By Geography 

10 Swot Analysis

11 Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned:

  • AM Food Chemicals Co Ltd
  • Addcon Gmbh
  • Fine Organics
  • Impextraco Nv
  • Kemira Oyj
  • Krishna Chemicals
  • Macco Organiques Inc
  • Niacet Corporation
  • Perstorp Holding Ab

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