DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Chitosan Market by Grade (Industrial, Food, and Pharmaceutical), Application (Water Treatment, Food & Beverages, Cosmetics, Medical & Pharmaceuticals, and Agrochemicals), and Region (Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Row) Global Forecast to 2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
The chitosan market is projected to grow from USD 553.6 million in 2017 to USD 1,088.0 million by 2022, at a CAGR of 14.5% between 2017 and 2022.
Chitosan is a natural fiber, which is derived from chitin. Chitin is found in the outer shells of different types of shellfish such as shrimp, crabs, and lobsters. It is the second-most abundant polysaccharide found in cellulose. As chitosan is a rich source of fiber, it is increasingly used as a dietary supplement for weight loss. It is used to treat water by absorbing toxic substances, greases, oil, and metals from water.
The chitosan market is witnessing rapid growth across the globe, owing to the increasing use of chitosan in various new applications such as textiles and ophthalmology, and rising demand for chitosan from emerging economies of the Asia Pacific region such as India and China.
The water treatment application segment is projected to account for the largest share of the chitosan market, in terms of volume during the forecast period. The growth of the water treatment application segment of the chitosan market can be attributed to the increased demand for treated water for reuse across the globe, owing to the growing scarcity of fresh water. Chitosan is one of the inexpensive materials used for water treatment. It offers outstanding absorbing capabilities than other chemicals.
Key Topics Covered:
2 Research Methodology
3 Executive Summary
4 Premium Insights
5 Market Overview
6 Chitosan Market, By Grade
7 Chitosan Market, By Application
8 Chitosan Market, By Region
9 Company Profiles
- Primex EHF
- Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH
- Vietnam Food
- Kitozyme S.A.
- Advanced Biopolymers as
- Bio21 Co., Ltd.
- G.T.C. Bio Corporation
- Taizhou City Fengrun Biochemical Co., Ltd.
- Zhejiang Golden-Shell Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
- Ningbo Zhenhai Haixin Biological Products Co. Ltd.
- Weifang Haizhiyuan Biological Products Co., Ltd.
- Qingdao Yunzhou Biochemistry Co., Ltd
- Panvo Organics Pvt Ltd
- Xianju Tengwang Chitosan Factory
- PT Biotech Surindo
- Koyo Chemical Co., Ltd.
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