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Modified Cellulose Gum Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 - 2028

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Transparency Market Research

Category :

Food

Market Outlook

Cellulose gum is a natural polymer derived from cellulose. It is also known by its chemical name, carboxymethylcellulose sodium. One of the most organic compounds available globally, cellulose is derived from the outer walls of green plant cells. By chemical modification, derivatives from cellulose, such as modified cellulose gum, find varying applications in the food industry, pharmaceutical products and many other familiar products. Cellulose gums and modified cellulose gums are known for their properties of film forming, emulsion stabilizing, viscosity building and binding along with freeze-thaw stabilizing. In elevated temperatures, their gel formation property makes them unique compounds to add in food and bakery products. Food processors and manufacturers use modified cellulose gums to thicken sauces and gravies, gums, stabilize the gas bubbles formed in whipped creams and toppings. Cellulose gum and its derivative modified cellulose gums are used as surfactants, bulking agents and binding agents in prepared foods.

Modified Cellulose Gum (Natural Polymer) Value share in U.S. market 

Reasons for Covering this Title:

Modified cellulose gum is composed of internally-linked cross-linked cellulose gum (chemical name carboxymethylcellulose sodium). It is basically an off-white, free-flowing and an odorless powder. Modified cellulose gum is also known as Hydrocolloid or HPC and finds an array of applications across the food and bakery industry. Modified cellulose gum is commonly used as a dispersant and disintegrate in dietary supplements and sweeteners. It is an excellent dissolution, offers fast disintegration and can extend the shelf life of food products. Since other natural exudate markets have been outgrowing the cellulose gum market, manufacturers have the opportunity to explore and expand product applications to modified cellulose gum. Product innovations in the industrial sector and the unique properties of modified cellulose gum can be used to boost the growth of the modified cellulose gum market. Attributing to its gelatinous properties, modified cellulose gum has huge market potential as a thickening agent, thermal gelatin and as a stabilizer in the food industry.

Global Modified Cellulose Gum Market: Segmentation

By Application:

  • Dairy Products
  • Bakery Products
  • Sauces and Savory Products
  • Confectionery
  • Prepared Foods
  • Meat and Meat Alternatives
  • Others

By Region:

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Western Europe
  • Eastern Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Japan
  • The Middle East and Africa

Global Modified Cellulose Gum Market:

Major key players in this market include Ashland, FMC health, and nutrition, Sigma Aldrich, Dow Chemical Company , CP Kelco, Lamberti, Akzo Nobel N.V, and Sinocmc.  

Modified Cellulose Gum Key Product Launches

Health Claims:  Producers are basically focusing on the promotion of health benefits by using modified cellulose gum in pharmaceuticals and offering claims with evidence in their end products. Modified cellulose gum is used as an ingredient in pharmaceuticals as a tablet binder, a film forming agent, and a suspending agent. These advantages are encouraging key players in the pharmaceutical industry to adopt modified cellulose gum as an ingredient for various applications and its demand is expected to remain steady over the forecast period.

Ashland offers Klucel modified cellulose gum and Benecel modified cellulose gum, which are widely used in bakery and dairy products and as meat preservatives. Moreover, many key players of cellulose gum are widening their product range to modified cellular gum.

Modified Cellulose Gum Market Opportunities for Market Participants

The demand for modified cellulose gum for application as a thickening agent and stabilizer in manufacturing sauces and savory products is relatively high, and it poses no harm if consumed, unlike other stabilizers. Modified cellulose gum permits dispersion of oil into water and stabilizes beverages to avoid precipitation; subsequently, it is widely used in the food and beverage industry. Also, modified cellulose gum acts a thermal gelatin without changing the flavor or texture of the original beverage. These advantages are an added factor for key players in the global food and beverage industry to adopt and explore applications in various other food products. In addition, this trend is expected to continue over the forecast period.

Brief Approach to Research

We will follow a modeling-based approach and triangulation methodology to estimate data covered in this report. A detailed market understanding and assessment of the distribution channel, species, nature, origin and end use of the product segments covered in the study is followed by carrying out a demand-side approach to estimate the sales of target product segments, which is then cross-referenced with a supply-side assessment of value generated over a pre-defined period. The statistics and data are collected at a regional level, consolidated and synthesized at a global level to estimate the overall market sizes.

Key Data Points Covered in the Report

Some of the key data points covered in our report include

  • An overview of the modified cellulose gum market, including background and evolution
  • Macroeconomic factors affecting the modified cellulose gum market and its potential
  • Market dynamics, such as drivers, challenges, and trends
  • Detailed value chain analysis of the modified cellulose gum market
  • The cost structure of modified cellulose gum and segments covered in the study
  • In-depth pricing analysis, by key product segments, regions and by major modified cellulose gum market participants
  • Analysis of modified cellulose gum supply and demand, such as top producing and consuming geographies, imports/exports, and overall trade scenario
  • Analysis of the modified cellulose gum market structure, including a tier-wise categorization of key market participants
  • Competitive landscape of the modified cellulose gum market, including detailed profiles of the top players in this market

The report offers a comprehensive evaluation of the market. It does so via in-depth qualitative insights, historical data, and verifiable projections about market size. The projections featured in the report have been derived using proven research methodologies and assumptions. By doing so, the research report serves as a repository of analysis and information for every facet of the market, including but not limited to: Regional markets, technology, types, and applications.

The study is a source of reliable data on:

  • Market segments and sub-segments
  • Market trends and dynamics
  • Supply and demand
  • Market size
  • Current trends/opportunities/challenges
  • Competitive landscape
  • Technological breakthroughs
  • Value chain and stakeholder analysis

The regional analysis covers:

  • North America (U.S. and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Chile, and others)
  • Western Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Spain, Italy, Nordic countries, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg)
  • Eastern Europe (Poland and Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand)
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC, Southern Africa, and North Africa)

The report has been compiled through extensive primary research (through interviews, surveys, and observations of seasoned analysts) and secondary research (which entails reputable paid sources, trade journals, and industry body databases). The report also features a complete qualitative and quantitative assessment by analyzing data gathered from industry analysts and market participants across key points in the industry’s value chain.

A separate analysis of prevailing trends in the parent market, macro- and micro-economic indicators, and regulations and mandates is included under the purview of the study. By doing so, the report projects the attractiveness of each major segment over the forecast period.

Highlights of the report:

  • A complete backdrop analysis, which includes an assessment of the parent market
  • Important changes in market dynamics
  • Market segmentation up to the second or third level
  • Historical, current, and projected size of the market from the standpoint of both value and volume
  • Reporting and evaluation of recent industry developments
  • Market shares and strategies of key players
  • Emerging niche segments and regional markets
  • An objective assessment of the trajectory of the market
  • Recommendations to companies for strengthening their foothold in the market   

Note: Although care has been taken to maintain the highest levels of accuracy in TMR’s reports, recent market/vendor-specific changes may take time to reflect in the analysis. 

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