The Global Potassium Citrate Market to 2024 - An $817+ Million Opportunity with Asia-Pacific Dominating -

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Potassium Citrate Market and is expected to reach USD 817.51 million by 2024, growing at a CAGR of 3.7%.

Potassium citrate has s wide range of applications in a number of industries, such as foods & beverages, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, as well as personal care products. In the food & beverage industry, it has applications as an acidity regulator, firming agent, and a preservative.

Potassium citrate has its major applications in the food industry. Food industry holds the major share of more than 60% of the total potassium citrate usage. The demand for low sodium products and the increased industrial applications of potassium citrate has boosted the market. Asia-Pacific is the largest market for potassium citrate at the global level.

Key Market Trends

Growing Popularity for Low Sodium Citrate Content in Foods

Potassium citrate is mostly used as an effective substitute for sodium citrate. Potassium citrate is used in food where sodium content should be less. Excess consumption of sodium has higher risks of heart attacks. The recommended consumption limit of sodium is 1,500 milligrams a day, but the average consumption of sodium in United States is about 3,400 milligrams a day, which is almost the double. Including potassium in your diet is a solution for avoiding the health issues caused by sodium.

Consumers all around the world are shifting to a healthier diet and thus prefer products that are healthier, which drives manufacturers to use healthier additives in foods, such as potassium citrate. Potassium citrate salt can also be used in place of sodium bicarbonate and potassium chloride in oral rehydration solutions.

Asia Pacific is the Fastest Growing Market

Asia Pacific accounts for the largest share of the global potassium citrate market. China is the largest producer and exporter of potassium citrate in the region. United States accounts for the largest export share of potassium citrate from China. The export from this region is very high as compared to other regions. This is mainly due to the low price offered by the manufacturers for a competitive advantage, attributable by the lower production cost of potassium citrate in the region.

The food & beverage sector accounted for the largest share in the potassium citrate market in Asia Pacific due to the extensive list of properties of the compound, such as the ability to act as a preservative, emulsifier, etc. The lack of stringent regulations for food additives acts as a prominent factor for the use of potassium citrate in the region.

Competitive Landscape

Global potassium citrate market is fragmented with the presence of many players. Major players have their presence in almost all the major countries. Due to the various applications in food industry, players are formulating strategies for expansion. The major players of the market are Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Cargill, Jungbunzlauer Company, and Tate & Lyle etc.

Key Topics Covered


1.1 Research Phases

1.2 Study Deliverables

1.3 Scope of the Study



3.1 Market Overview


4.1 Market Drivers

4.2 Market Restraints

4.3 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Force Analysis


5.1 By Grade Type

5.1.1 Industrial

5.1.2 Food

5.1.3 Pharmaceuticals

5.2 By Application

5.2.1 Food and Beverage

5.2.2 Industrial

5.2.3 Pharmaceuticals

5.2.4 Cosmetics

5.3 Geography

5.3.1 North America United States Canada Mexico Rest of North America

5.3.2 Europe United Kingdom France Germany Italy Russia Spain Rest of Europe

5.3.3 Asia Pacific China Japan Australia India Rest of Asia Pacific

5.3.4 South America Brazil Colombia Rest of South America

5.3.5 Middle East & Africa Saudi Arabia South Africa Rest of Middle East & Africa


6.1 Strategies adopted by Key players

6.2 Most Active Companies

6.3 Market Share Analysis

6.4 Company Profiles

6.4.1 Cargill Inc.

6.4.2 Tate & Lyle

6.4.3 ADM

6.4.4 Jungbunzlauer Suisse AG

6.4.5 Cofco Biochemical

6.4.6 American Tartaric Products

6.4.7 Huangshi Xinghua Biochemical

6.4.8 Gadot Biochemical Industries

6.4.9 Niran

6.4.10 Juxian Hongde Citric Acid Co. Ltd.


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