Global Acidity Regulators Market: Overview
To regulate acidity or basicity of the food products, acidity regulators are used as food additives. These acidity regulators are also known as pH control agents; they may be neutralizing agents, bases, buffering agents, minerals, or organic acids. The acidity regulators play a crucial role in the food and beverage industry. They are used in various applications such as processed food, bakery items, sauces and dressings, beverages, condiments, confectionery items, and much more. The acidity regulators act as food preservatives in order to increase the shelf life and are also used to stabilize and regulate the pH balance of foods. They modify the taste of a particular food item by adding sharp taste and also act as gelling agents. The acidity regulators are obtained from natural sources or can be produced synthetically. The natural sources of acidity regulators are oranges, tomatoes, apples, lemons, mangoes, and strawberries.
Global Acidity Regulators Market: Segmentation
The acidity regulators market is segmented on the basis of type, end-user applications, and regions. Based on the type, the acidity regulators market is divided as lactic acid, maleic acid, acetic acid, citric acid, and phosphoric acid. On the basis of the applications, the acidity regulators market is categorized into sauces, processed foods, beverages, dressings and condiments, and bakery and confectionery. The beverages segment is further sub-segmented into non-alcoholic drinks and soft drinks. Geographically, the acidity regulators market is diversified as Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, and Rest of the World.
Global Acidity Regulators Market: Growth Factors
The acidity regulator market has grown significantly owing to the increase in demand of the end-user applications such as processed food and beverages. The acidity regulators market has grown immensely due to the growing demand for the processed foods that are healthy among the new generation. The beverages segment has constituted the largest share in the acidity regulators market. Rising disposable income and lack of time have compelled the new generation to prefer packaged food and ready-to-cook meals, which in turn has helped the market growth in a positive way. Canned foods, dried foods, and frozen foods use the acidity regulators to increase their flavors as well as their shelf life. Previously, natural sources were used to extract acids but owing to new technological developments, synthetic acids are generated which have boosted the global market growth.
Global Acidity Regulators Market: Regional Analysis
The Asia Pacific region dominates the acidity regulators market owing to the growing demand of food and beverages. Technological advancements and huge investments made in the developing countries such as China, Brazil, and India are driving the acidity regulators market. The regions such as Latin America, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East have a huge economy and high demand for the condiments and bakery items, thus driving the market growth.
Global Acidity Regulators Market: Competitive Players
Some of the key players in the acidity regulators market include Corbion N.V., Cargill Incorporated, Purac Biochem B.V., Tate & Lyle Plc., Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Univar Brenntag A.G., Kerry Group, and Innophos Holding Inc.
Global Acidity Regulators Market: Regional Segment Analysis
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