Published: 2019 April 18

Limonene Market

SKU : FB1004
180 pages
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Limonene Market is segmented By Source (Cherries, Lemon, Oranges, Mint, Others), By Application (Food & Beverages, Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals, Others), and By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) – Share, Size, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2022-2029

Limonene Market is expected to grow at a high CAGR 4.8% during the forecast period (2022-2029).

Limonene is the essential oil found in the peels of citrus fruits and other plants. Being a fruit & plant derivative, it has minimal health and environmental impacts. In end-user industries, limonene is used as a flavoring agent, fragrance, cleaner (solvent), and as an ingredient in sanitizers. Due to its benefits, the demand for the usage of this product has grown its application in various end-user industries which is expected to propel the market growth in the forecast period at a high CAGR of 4.3%.

Limonene Market



Market CAGR


Segments Covered

By Source, By Application, and By Region

Report Insights Covered

Competitive Landscape Analysis, Company Profile Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Demand, Recent Developments, Mergers and acquisitions, New Product Launches, Growth Strategies, Revenue Analysis, and Other key insights.

Fastest Growing Region

Asia Pacific

Largest Market Share 

North America

Market Dynamics:

Growth in the end-user industries such as food & beverages, cosmetics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and others is one of the major factors that is boosting the global limonene market growth.

The increasing adoption of natural ingredients and green chemicals in several end-user industries is augmenting the demand for the limonene market globally. As limonene is a plant-based derived solvent, it has minimal adverse impacts and thus will be a high upsurge in its demand in the foreseeable future. In addition, the therapeutic and aromatic properties of the oil are also leading to its usage in foods and traditional medicines as natural alternatives to traditional medications. Due to its superior properties limonene helps in losing weight, prevention of cancer, treating cancer, and treating bronchitis.  It is also used as flavor and fragrance in various food applications. It is also generally recognized as safe in food application by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). According to the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) global per capita, food consumption is expected to grow by approximately 4% from 2015 to 2030. Thus, growth in food consumption is expected to drive market growth in the forecast period.

Also, the growing demand for aerosol propellant and ozone-depleting chemicals usage is likely to drive the limonene market growth trend in the forecast period.

Market Segmentation:

Based on the application the global limonene market is broadly segmented as food & beverage, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and others.

It is owing to limonene's aromatic properties, and it acts as a stabilizing agent in carbonated beverages fruit juices, ice creams, and sweets.

According to the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), in 2015, the U.S. ice cream companies made more than 898 million gallons of ice cream. Thus, growth in its demand in the food & beverage industry is expected to boost the market growth.

Geographical Share:

The global Limonene market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa. North America region accounted for major market share and is expected to grow at a high CAGR during the forecast period. Because the U.S. is the largest producer of citrus fruit in the world which is a major source of limonene. Also, an increase in demand for the use of natural ingredients in cosmetics and preferences towards bio-degradable products will propel the application of limonene in the coming years. According to L’Oreal, in 2016, the U.S. was considered the most valuable beauty and personal care market in the world, generating approximately $84 billion. Thus, growth in the cosmetic industry is expected to propel market growth in this region.

Competitive Trends:

Significant players of the global limonene market are Florida Chemical Company, Inc., Arora Aromatics, Elevance, Bell Chem Corp., Peace Naturals, Sucorrico, Weleda Australia Pty Ltd., Citrus Oleo, Banner Chemicals Limited, and others. The product launches, collaboration, and product agreements, and other key developments are the dominating strategies adopted by the majority of the market players to enhance their product portfolio in the global limonene market. For instance, in November 2017, Peace Naturals has launched three products named Diesel, Sensi Star, Clearview Kush which contains limonene in it. In January 2018, Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc, expanded its product line with Elevance Clean 1000, a high-performing, bio-based cleaning ingredient which is easily blended into d-limonene.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Projected CAGR value of the Limonene Market?

Limonene Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.8% during the forecasting period 2022-2029.

Which region controlled the global market during 2022-2029?

North America region Controls the Limonene Market during 2022-2029.

Which is the fastest growing region in the Limonene Market?

Among all regions, Asia Pacific is the fastest growing market share during the forecast period.

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