Antioxidants Market - Global Industry Forecast, 2014 – 2020
Antioxidant can be defined as a substance that prolongs the shelf life of food products by protecting them against deterioration caused by oxidation such as fat rancidity and color changes. These substances are also called shelf-life extenders. Antioxidants are used as food, cosmetics and animal feed additives for various purposes such as to prevent damage of cells, and to reduce singlet oxygen. There are two kinds of antioxidants - synthetic and natural.