Humectants Market

Humectants Market Overviews

The Global Humectants Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of XX% to reach a market value of USD XX million by 2026.

Humectants are hygroscopic ingredients used to retain moisture. They are the major ingredients used in hair care and skincare products to retain moisture. It contains several hydrophilic groups, such as hydroxyl group, amines & carboxyl groups, and ester. Basically, humectant is an ingredient that draws water molecules out of its environment. Thus, moisturizers containing humectant help rehydrate the skin's surface. In several products, humectants control moisture changes caused by humidity fluctuations in processing, transit, and storage.

Global Humectants Market – Market Dynamics

The global Humectants market is primarily driven by the increase in demand for Humectants from developing countries. Humectants help in increasing the shelf life of a product, retaining moisture, and increasing a product's effectiveness. Increase in demand from food & beverages application along with rise in demand & technological changes in cosmetics and change in lifestyle drives the global humectants market.

Further, growing demand from food industry as an additive is expected to boost the market growth. Sorbitol is the common humectant that is used as a food additive in sugarless food products. Another example of food additive is polydextrose which is used to replace sugar in food products.

Humectants are being used in water borne paints to hold the moisture content when they are stored. Owing to rising population and increasing infrastructure investment, construction industry is driving the paints and coatings industry which in turn drives humectants market.

However, few of the humectants are the derivatives of petroleum products; thus, volatility in crude oil prices could hamper the global market growth.

Global Humectants Market – Segment Analysis

By application, the global Humectants Market is segmented into food & beverages, personal care products, pharmaceuticals, animal feed, and others (plastics, tobacco, and tanneries). In 2018, food & beverages held majority share in the global market. Rising awareness about the benefits of Humectants has increased the importance as well as demand of Humectants in developing countries Brazil, India, and China. In aforementioned countries, rising urbanization and increase in consumer’s disposable income has resulted in increased demand for FMCG products. Therefore, fueling growth in global humectants market.

In pharmaceuticals and personal care products, humectants can be used in topical dosage forms to increase the solubility of a chemical compound's active ingredients, increasing the active ingredients' ability to penetrate skin, or its activity time. This hydrating property can also be needed to counteract a dehydrating active ingredient (e.g., soaps, corticoids, and some alcohols), which is why humectants are common ingredients in a wide range of cosmetic and personal care products that make miniaturization claims (e.g., hair conditioners, body lotions, face or body cleansers, lip balms, and eye creams).

By type, the global Humectants Market is segmented into Sugar Alcohol, Alpha Hydroxy Acid & Polysaccharides, Glycols, and Others. In 2018, sugar alcohol segment accounted for majority share of the global market, owing to the increase in demand from the skin care and food & beverage segment. Sugar alcohols are the active ingredients used in personal care products, and have a significant role in modern cosmetic formulations. Moreover, it is a popular choice among people on dieting, who prefer sugarless foods, due to the lower calorie content as compared to sugar.

Global Humectants Market– Geographical Analysis

By geography, the global Humectants market is segmented into North America, Asia-Pacific (APAC), Europe, South America, and Middle East and Africa (MEA).

 

In 2018, North America is the largest market in the Global Humectants Market. The US is leading the market in this region, which is attributed to huge demand of personal care and household products.

In Europe the usage of humectants is limited owing to the less usage of humectants in cosmetics and more emphasis of government to use natural humectant in comparison to synthetic humectants owing to less harmful effects associated with the natural humectants.

However, Asia Pacific is expected to be the fastest growing market owing to the rising disposable income coupled with changing lifestyle of consumers is expected to support the market growth of the cosmetics market which eventually drives the market growth of humectants market

Global Humectants Market– Competitive Analysis

Humectants market is highly competitive and thus manufacturers continuously focus on developing new strategies in order to grab more number of customers across the globe. Over the coming years, companies are expected to focus on potential growth markets for Humectants. To that end, besides expanding their presence, companies are expected to formulate effective distribution strategies to make their presence felt in the upcoming markets for Humectants. Merger, acquisition and product development are key strategies adopted by leading players.

The major players include BASF SE, Dow Inc., Ashland Global Holdings Inc., Cargill Incorporated, and Wuhan Sanjiang Space Gude Biotech Co. Other prominent players in the market are Barentz, Brenntag AG, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Ingredion Incorporated, and Roquette Freres.

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Global Humectants Market

 

  1.   Global Humectants Market Methodology and Scope

    1. Research Methodology

    2. Research Objective and Scope of the Report

  2. Global Humectants Market – Market Definition and Overview

  3. Global Humectants Market – Executive Summary

    1. Market Snippet by Application

    2. Market Snippet by Type

  4. Global Humectants Market – Market Dynamics

    1. Market Impacting Factors

      1. Drivers

        1. Increase in demand for Humectants from developing countries

        2. Rising use humectants in personal care products

      2. Restraints

        1. High fluctuation in prices

  5. Global Humectants Market – Industry Analysis

    1. Porter's Five Forces Analysis

  6. Global Humectants Market – By Application

    1. Introduction

      1. Market Size Analysis, and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By application segment

      2. Market Attractiveness Index, By application segment

    2. Food & Beverages*

      1. Introduction

      2. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%)

    3. Personal care products

    4. Pharmaceuticals

    5. Animal feed

    6. Others

  7. Global Humectants Market – By Type

    1. Introduction

      1. Market Size Analysis, and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Type segment

      2. Market Attractiveness Index, By Type segment

    2. Sugar Alcohol *

      1. Introduction

      2. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%)

    3. Alpha Hydroxy Acid & Polysaccharides

    4. Glycols

    5. Others

  8. Global Humectants Market – By Region

    1. Introduction

      1. Market Size Analysis, and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Region

      2. Market Attractiveness Index, By Region

    2. North America

      1. Introduction

      2. Key Region-Specific Dynamics

      3. Market Size Analysis, and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Application

      4. Market Size Analysis, and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Type

      5. Market Size Analysis, and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Country

        1. U.S.

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

    3. Europe

      1. Introduction

      2. Key Region-Specific Dynamics

      3. Market Size Analysis, and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Application

      4. Market Size Analysis, and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Type

      5. Market Size Analysis, and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Country

        1. Germany

        2. U.K.

        3. France

        4. Rest of Europe

    4. South America

      1. Introduction

      2. Key Region-Specific Dynamics

      3. Market Size Analysis, and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Application

      4. Market Size Analysis, and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Type

      5. Market Size Analysis, and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Country

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

    5. Asia Pacific

      1. Introduction

      2. Key Region-Specific Dynamics

      3. Market Size Analysis, and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Application

      4. Market Size Analysis, and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Type

      5. Market Size Analysis, and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Country

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. South Korea

        4. Rest of Asia Pacific

    6. Middle East and Africa

      1. Introduction

      2. Key Region-Specific Dynamics

      3. Market Size Analysis, and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Application

      4. Market Size Analysis, and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Type

  9. Global Humectants Market – Competitive Landscape

    1. Competitive Scenario

    2. Market Positioning/Share Analysis

    3. Mergers and Acquisitions Analysis

  10. Global Humectants Market – Company Profiles

    1. BASF *

      1. Company Overview

      2. Product Portfolio and Description

      3. Key Highlights

      4. Financial Overview

    2. Dow Inc.

    3. Ashland Global Holdings Inc.

    4. Cargill Incorporated

    5. Wuhan Sanjiang Space Gude Biotech Co.

    6. Barentz

    7. Brenntag AG

    8. Archer Daniels Midland Company

    9. Ingredion Incorporated

    10. Roquette Freres

  11. Global Humectants Market – Premium Insights

  12. Global Humectants Market – DataM

    1. Appendix

    2. About Us and Services

    3. Contact Us

 

List of Tables

Table 01      Global Humectants Market Value, By Application, 2018,2022 & 2026 ($ Million)

Table 02     Global Humectants Market Value, By Type, 2018,2022 & 2026 ($ Million)

Table 03     Global Humectants Market Value, By Region, 2018,2022 & 2026 ($ Million)

Table 04     Global Humectants Market Value, By Application, 2018,2022 & 2026 ($ Million)

Table 05      Global Humectants Market Value, By Application, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Table 06     Global Humectants Market Value, By Type, 2018,2022 & 2026 ($ Million)

Table 07      Global Humectants Market Value, By Type, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Table 08     Global Humectants Market Value, By Region, 2018,2022 & 2026 ($ Million)

Table 09     Global Humectants Market Value, By Region, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Table 10      North America Humectants Market Value, By Application, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Table 11      North America Humectants Market Value, By Type, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Table 12      North America Humectants Market Value, By Country, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Table 13      South America Humectants Market Value, By Application, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Table 14      South America Humectants Market Value, By Type, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Table 15      South America Humectants Market Value, By Country, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Table 16      Europe Humectants Market Value, By Application, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Table 17      Europe Humectants Market Value, By Type, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Table 18      Europe Humectants Market Value, By Country, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Table 19      Asia-Pacific Humectants Market Value, By Application, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Table 20     Asia-Pacific Humectants Market Value, By Type, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Table 21      Asia-Pacific Humectants Market Value, By Country, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Table 22      Middle East & Africa Humectants Market Value, By Application, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Table 23      Middle East & Africa Humectants Market Value, By Type, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Table 24      BASF: Overview

Table 25      BASF: Product Portfolio

Table 26      BASF: Key Developments

Table 27      Dow Inc.: Overview

Table 28     Dow Inc.: Product Portfolio

Table 29      Dow Inc.: Key Developments

Table 30     Ashland Global Holdings Inc.: Overview

Table 31      Ashland Global Holdings Inc.: Product Portfolio

Table 32      Ashland Global Holdings Inc.: Key Developments

Table 33      Cargill Incorporated: Overview

Table 34      Cargill Incorporated: Product Portfolio

Table 35      Cargill Incorporated: Key Developments

Table 36      Wuhan Sanjiang Space Gude Biotech Co. : Overview

Table 37      Wuhan Sanjiang Space Gude Biotech Co. : Product Portfolio

Table 38     Wuhan Sanjiang Space Gude Biotech Co. : Key Developments

Table 39      Barentz: Overview

Table 40     Barentz: Product Portfolio

Table 41      Barentz: Key Developments

Table 42      Brenntag AG: Overview

Table 43      Brenntag AG: Product Portfolio

Table 44      Brenntag AG: Key Developments

Table 45      Archer Daniels Midland Company: Overview

Table 46      Archer Daniels Midland Company: Product Portfolio

Table 47      Archer Daniels Midland Company: Key Developments

Table 48     Ingredion Incorporated: Overview

Table 49      Ingredion Incorporated: Product Portfolio

Table 50      Ingredion Incorporated: Key Developments

Table 51      Roquette Freres: Overview

Table 52      Roquette Freres: Product Portfolio

Table 53      Roquette Freres: Key Developments

List of Figures

Figure 01    Global Humectants Market Share, By Application, 2018 & 2026 (%)

Figure 02    Global Humectants Market Share, By Type, 2018 & 2026 (%)

Figure 03    Global Humectants Market Share, By Region, 2018 & 2026 (%)

Figure 04    Global Humectants Market Value, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Figure 05    Global Humectants Market Y-o-Y Growth, By Application, 2018-2026 (%)

Figure 06    Food & Beverages: Global Humectants Market Value, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Figure 07    Personal care products: Global Humectants Market Value, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Figure 08   Pharmaceuticals: Global Humectants Market Value, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Figure 09    Animal feed: Global Humectants Market Value, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Figure 10    Others: Global Humectants Market Value, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Figure 11     Global Humectants Market Y-o-Y Growth, By Type, 2018-2026 (%)

Figure 12    Sugar Alcohol: Global Humectants Market Value, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Figure 13    Alpha Hydroxy Acid & Polysaccharides: Global Humectants Market Value, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Figure 14    Glycols: Global Humectants Market Value, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Figure 15    Others: Global Humectants Market Value, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Figure 16    Global Humectants Market Y-o-Y Growth, By Region, 2018-2026 (%)

Figure 17    North America Humectants Market Value, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Figure 18    North America Humectants Market Share, By Application, 2018 & 2026 (%)

Figure 19    North America Humectants Market Share, By Type, 2018 & 2026 (%)

Figure 20    North America Humectants Market Share, By Country, 2018 & 2026 (%)

Figure 21    South America Humectants Market Value, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Figure 22    South America Humectants Market Share, By Application, 2018 & 2026 (%)

Figure 23    South America Humectants Market Share, By Type, 2018 & 2026 (%)

Figure 24    South America Humectants Market Share, By Country, 2018 & 2026 (%)

Figure 25    Europe Humectants Market Value, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Figure 26    Europe Humectants Market Share, By Application, 2018 & 2026 (%)

Figure 27    Europe Humectants Market Share, By Type, 2018 & 2026 (%)

Figure 28    Europe Humectants Market Share, By Country, 2018 & 2026 (%)

Figure 29    Asia-Pacific Humectants Market Value, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Figure 30    Asia-Pacific Humectants Market Share, By Application, 2018 & 2026 (%)

Figure 31    Asia-Pacific Humectants Market Share, By Type, 2018 & 2026 (%)

Figure 32    Asia-Pacific Humectants Market Share, By Country, 2018 & 2026 (%)

Figure 33    Middle East & Africa Humectants Market Value, 2017-2026 ($ Million)

Figure 34    Middle East & Africa Humectants Market Share, By Application, 2018 & 2026 (%)

Figure 35    Middle East & Africa Humectants Market Share, By Type, 2018 & 2026 (%)

Figure 36    BASF: Financials

Figure 37    Dow Inc.: Financials

Figure 38    Ashland Global Holdings Inc.: Financials

Figure 39    Cargill Incorporated: Financials

Figure 40    Wuhan Sanjiang Space Gude Biotech Co. : Financials

Figure 41    Barentz: Financials

Figure 42    Brenntag AG: Financials

Figure 43    Archer Daniels Midland Company: Financials

Figure 44    Ingredion Incorporated: Financials

Figure 45    Roquette Freres: Financials

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