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Sodium Propionate Market: Driven by Increasing Application of Antimicrobial Food Preservatives

Sodium Propionate Market: Impact analysis of key growth drivers and restraints, based on the weighted average model, across various regions is also included to better equip clients with crystal clear decision-making insights


New York, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/18/2017 -- Consumption of meat and meat products has increased substantially globally. The growth of retail and foodservice sectors in emerging countries has resulted in the emergence of ready to eat (RTE) meat products, which in turn has increased uptake of food preservatives. Also, manufacturers have developed high-end technologies to produce sodium propionate in forms that suit customer requirements. Intermediary manufacturers are experiencing shrinking margins, which is resulting in increasing cost of end-use products.

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The global sodium propionate market was valued at US$ 31.1 Mn in 2014, which is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.4% during the forecast period (2015–2021). The market is highly volatile in nature, with the highest threat from substitutes due to supply-demand volatility. Shortage of initial raw material 'ethylene' due to rising petroleum prices has disrupted market dynamics to a major extent. In terms of volume, the market accounted for 18,547 tonnes in 2014, which is projected to reach 22,447 tonnes by 2021, exhibiting a CAGR of 3.0% during the forecast period.

The global sodium propionate market is segmented on the basis of application into food, pharmaceuticals, agriculture & animal feed, cosmetics and others.

On the basis of region, the market is segmented into North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East & Africa. The sodium propionate market in Asia Pacific was valued at US$ 6.3 Mn in 2014, which is expected to increase to US$ 9.4 Mn by 2021. The market in Asia Pacific has very few small capacity producers of sodium propionate and the region majorly depends on imports to meet demand. China and India are emerging as leading producers in the region and are targeting emerging markets of Southeast and South Asia by providing cost-effective products.

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Key players profiled in the global sodium propionate market report are Prathista Industries Ltd., Fine Organic Industries Private Ltd., Niacet Corporation, Macco Organiques Inc., Foodchem International Corporation, Tengzhou Tenglong Chemical Co. Ltd., and Dr. Paul Lohmann GmbH KG.