DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "The 2019 Betaine Market: Worldwide Growth, Trends and Forecasts to 2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
The market for betaine is expected to grow at a CAGR of about 6% during the forecast period of 2019-2024.
The major factors driving the growth of market studied are its increased commercial usage as surfactant, and increasing demand from personal care industry. On the flipside, synthetic cosmetics leading to skin and hair problems serves as one of the restraints for the studied market.
- The personal care segment dominated the market in 2018 and is expected to grow during the forecast period with increasing hygiene awareness, and increasing demand for cosmetic products.
- The use of betaine as anti-stress agent for animals is likely to provide opportunities for the studied market during the forecast period.
- North America dominated the market across the globe owing to high demand from personal care products, and food, beverage & dietary supplements in the region.
Personal Care Segment to Dominate Market Demand
- Betaine is extensively used in the personal care industry as an alternative to sulphur-based surfactants. The segment accounts for more than 50% of the global betaine consumption.
- Water retention and moisturizing properties of betaine makes it widely useful raw material for the cosmetic industry.
- Besides, it is widely used as surfactant, emulsifier, and emollient in personal care products, such as lotion, shampoos, skin cleansers, etc.
- Today, the global cosmetic industry has been focusing on innovation & development of new products with safe & sulfur-free natural ingredients. This is expected to have favorable impact on the betaine demand, as it is considered to be a mild surfactant which holds minimal risk of skin and eye irritation problems.
- The demand for personal care products have been increasing at a noticeable rate in the regions like Asia-Pacific, and Middle East, with cultural change, influence of western culture, increased cosmetic demand from youth population, and rising women employment.
- Hence, all such trends are likely to drive the demand for personal care products across the globe, which is further likely to drive the demand for betaine market during the forecast period.
North America Region to Dominate the Market
- North America region dominated the global market share in 2018. Betaine demand in the region is majorly driven by the strong demand from the industries engaged in the production of personal care, animal feed, dietary supplements, and function drink products.
- The United States represents the largest market in the region due to increased demand from the pharmaceutical and personal care industry. The country is the largest producer of pharmaceutical and personal care products in the world.
- The country has been investing heavily on research & development to innovate new personal care products with the help of sulfur-free raw materials and development of generic medicines is also expected to provide new opportunities for the betaine market over the coming years.
- Besides, the high dependency of the population on junk and ready-to-eat food products has also led to increased obesity issues among the population. This, in turn, has increased awareness of calorie reduction, weight loss, and the importance of protein intake.
- Hence, with the increase in health and wellness awareness among the population, the demand for dietary supplements has increased substantially. Therefore, in order to cater to the demand, the production of dietary supplements has also been increasing, which is further adding to the demand for betaine in the region.
The betaine market is a highly fragmented market, where numerous players hold an insignificant share of the market. Some of the noticeable players in the market include BASF, Dow, Evonik Industries, Solvay, and Kao Corporation, amongst others.
1.1 Study Deliverables
1.2 Study Assumptions
1.3 Scope of the Study
2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
4 MARKET DYNAMICS
4.1.1 Increased Demand from Personal Care Sector
4.1.2 Growing Usage in Food & Beverage Industry
4.1.3 Increased Commercial Usage as Surfactant
4.2.1 Synthetic Cosmetics Leading to Skin and Hair Problems
4.3 Industry Value-Chain Analysis
4.4 Porters 5 Force Analysis
4.5 Price Analysis
5 MARKET SEGMENTATION
5.1.1 Betaine Anhydrous
5.1.2 Betaine Monohydrate
5.1.3 Betaine HCl
5.1.4 Cocamidopropyl Betaine
5.1.5 Other Forms
5.2.1 Synthetic Betaine
5.2.2 Natural Betaine
5.3.1 Food, Beverages, and Dietary Supplements
5.3.2 Animal Feed
5.3.3 Personal Care
5.3.5 Other Applications
22.214.171.124 South Korea
126.96.36.199 Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.4.2 North America
188.8.131.52 United States
184.108.40.206 United Kingdom
220.127.116.11 Rest of Europe
5.4.4 South America
18.104.22.168 Rest of South America
5.4.5 Middle East & Africa
22.214.171.124 Saudi Arabia
126.96.36.199 South Africa
188.8.131.52 Rest of Middle East & Africa
6 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
6.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
6.2 Market Share Analysis
6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
6.4 Company Profiles
6.4.1 Amino GmbH
6.4.2 BASF SE
6.4.4 Evonik Industries AG
6.4.5 Kao Corporation
6.4.6 Merck KGaA
6.4.9 Stepan Company
6.4.10 Sunwin Biotech Shandong Co. Ltd.
7 MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS
7.1 Use of Betaine as Anti-stress Agent for Animals
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