Vitamin D Market by Analog, Application, End-User & by Region - Global Trends & Forecast to 2020: Increasing Recommendation By Doctors & Associations

Jul 02, 2015, 11:41 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, June 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets( has announced the addition of the "Vitamin D Market by Analog, Application, End-User & by Region - Global Trends & Forecast to 2020" report to their offering.

This market is projected to reach about $2.5 Million by 2020, with increasing use of vitamin D in different applications and rising opportunities in countries such as India, China, Italy, and Brazil. In 2013, the North American region was the largest market. The market in the Asia-Pacific region is projected to grow at the highest growth rate during the forecast period.

The increasing incidences of diseases caused by vitamin D deficiencies and increasing recommendation by doctors are some of the driving factors of the vitamin D market. However, regulatory standards in some regions to prevent vitamin D toxicity are restraining the growth of the market. Continuous development in emerging markets such as Brazil, Italy, India, and China is paving new opportunities for this market.

This market is segmented on the basis of application into functional food & beverages, pharmaceuticals, feed, pet food, and personal care. The functional food & beverages segment dominated the vitamin D market in 2014 due to increasing application of vitamin D in functional food & beverages such as cheese, yogurt, and milk.

The market is segmented on the basis of analogs into vitamin D2 and vitamin D3. On the basis of end users, the vitamin D market is segmented into children, adults, and pregnant women. The market is also segmented on the basis of regions into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of the World (RoW); and has been further segmented on the basis of their key countries. This report includes market sizes in terms of value ($million) and volume (KT).

The vitamin D market is fragmented and competitive, with a large number of players operating at regional and local levels. The key players in the market adopted new product launches and expansions as their preferred strategies.

The key players such as Nestlé S.A. (Switzerland), ADM Alliance Nutrition, Inc. (U.S.), Koninklijke DSMN.V. (The Netherlands), Pfizer, Inc. (U.S.), BASF SE (Germany), and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (U.S.) have been profiled in the report.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

5 Market Overview

6 Industry Trends

7 Market, By Analog

8 Market, By Application

9 Market, By Region

10 Market, By End User

11 Clinical Review of Vitamin D Market

12 Competitive Landscape

13 Company Profiles

- ADM Alliance Nutrition, Inc. (U.S.),
- BASF SE (Germany),
- Koninklijke DSMN.V. (The Netherlands),
- Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (U.S.)
- Nestlé S.A. (Switzerland),
- Pfizer, Inc. (U.S.),

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