Hydrocolloids Market – Growth, Trends, Segment (Type, Application, Source and Region) and Forecasts (2023 to 2029)

Hydrocolloids Market was valued at US$ 11.84 Bn. in 2022. Global Hydrocolloids Market size is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 6.9% over the forecast period.

Hydrocolloids Market Overview:

A heterogeneous collection of polysaccharides that when dispersed in water, create a gel-like substance is referred to as a hydrocolloid. They are extracted from a variety of sources, including plants, microbes, animals, seaweed, and others, and have become extremely popular among many manufacturers around the world. The report explores the Hydrocolloids market segments (Type, Application, Source and Region). Data has been provided by market participants, and regions, (North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and South America). This market report provides a thorough analysis of the rapid advances that are currently taking place across all Technology sectors. Facts and figures, illustrations, and presentations are used to provide key data analysis for the historical period from 2018 to 2022. The report investigates the Hydrocolloids market drivers, limitations, prospects, and barriers. This MMR report includes investor recommendations based on a thorough examination of the Hydrocolloids market’s contemporary competitive scenario.Hydrocolloids MarketTo know about the Research Methodology :- Request Free Sample Report

Hydrocolloids Market Dynamics:

Hydrocolloids' multifunctionality would result in a variety of applications for them: Gums and hydrocolloids are a class of biopolymers that are frequently employed in food technology. To increase quality qualities and shelf life, hydrocolloids are frequently employed in food formulations. As thickeners (soups, gravies, salad dressings, sauces, and toppings), water-retention agents, stabilizers, emulsifiers, and gel-forming agents, hydrocolloids have been widely utilized in a variety of culinary products (jam, jelly, marmalade, restructured foods, and low-sugar per calorie gels). They can also be used to prevent the production of sugar and ice crystals in ice cream and to manage flavor release. Clean-label additives' increasing popularity would fuel market growth: The demand for hydrocolloids has been impacted by the exponential rise in natural and clean-label food consumption across the food and beverage industries as a result of consumer awareness. Also, this has resulted in a rise in the use of natural fibers and gums in food items for their functional qualities, stability, safety, and quality. In addition to adding textural qualities to food, hydrocolloids, which constitute roughly 60–90% of dietary fibers, can improve its nutritional value. Convenience food consumption is rising globally, driving up demand: The growing use of hydrocolloids in these items to extend shelf life, improve quality, and other aspects is directly impacted by the rising consumption and demand for convenience foods. Food products including processed meat, gravies, and sauces benefit from improved viscosity and textural qualities. Because of consumers' active lives, the demand for ready-to-eat items has an impact on the processed food business. Government regulations that are too strict and operational delays limit growth: Many government regulatory agencies are paying particular attention to how hydrocolloids are used in different food products. Food safety is tightly regulated by organizations like the Food and Drug Administration of the United States (USFDA), the European Parliament and Council, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Expert Committee on Food Additives of the Food and Agriculture Organization, and others. They oversee and establish the parameters for how much of it is directly or indirectly used in foods and beverages. African and Asia-Pacific emerging markets: The production, exploitation, and upkeep of precious resources are under increased pressure from the expanding world population. Low-income customers are being impacted by high food prices as a result of high energy prices and growing raw material costs. Water scarcities are adding to the pressure on food supplies, especially in Africa and Northern Asia. Science and technological developments are contributing to a larger extent to the increase of food shelf life. Marketing food hydrocolloids to the smaller food and beverage producers would be necessary to increase the market growth. Uncertainty and ambiguity are brought on by unclear labeling The issue of food labeling in the hydrocolloids sector is comparable to that in the broader food sector, including the regulatory frameworks and health issues that call for more thorough labeling. Nowadays, consumers are more conscious of their right to knowledge. They seek complete disclosure of all components used in food goods. Although the majority of hydrocolloids come from natural sources, customers are hesitant to utilize these goods because they believe the hydrocolloids come from synthetic sources.


Since gelatin is a natural material, no chemical processing is necessary. Because of its high natural protein and amino acid content, it is commonly used in health supplements. Gelatin is derived from creatures like cows, pigs, and fish, and it is extensively used in the confectionery industry to add texture. Additionally, it aids in the binding of water in meat products. The Food and Agriculture Organization forecast that in 2022, Asia produced about 156.06 million metric tonnes of beef. Additionally, it is forecasted that global beef consumption would climb by 12% by 2029, driving up the need for gelatin. a paradigm shift in favour of natural products because artificial chemicals used in cosmetics can irritate the skin and cause allergies and rashes. Since most consumers choose natural additives, gelatin, carrageenan, xanthan gum, and other ingredients were added because of their ability to thicken, gel, and bind water in a variety of cosmetics and personal care products. They are a perfect element for personal care products like body wash, toothpaste, lotions, and others because they are extremely compatible and chemically stable.

Hydrocolloids Market Segment Analysis:

Based on Type, because of its wide range of pharmaceutical items, including wound dressing and tablet formulations, gelatin holds the lion's share of the market in terms of type. It is widely used as a clarifying agent in food goods such sweets, candies, jellies, ice creams, etc. On the other hand, it is a necessary source of protein and can efficiently take the place of fats and carbs in dietary products. Additionally, its use in creating diet items without compromising their flavour and textural qualities influences processors' demand for it. Based on Application, the food and beverages segment has dominated the market with 59% because of its capacity to change the rheology of food systems, including mechanical solid property (texture) and flow behavior, hydrocolloids are primarily used by food and beverage manufacturers (viscosity). Hydrocolloids are widely employed as food additives to accomplish particular tasks because changing the viscosity or texture of food aids in changing the sensory qualities.

Regional Insights:

The North American region held the largest market share accounting for 37% in 2022. The North American region is expected to witness significant growth at a CAGR of 7.8% through the forecast period. The demand for hydrocolloids has been rising in the United States and Canada as a result of the significant market for confectionery, bakery, convenience foods, and packaged food goods. The market for hydrocolloids is forecast to propel in response to the growing desire for convenient and useful foods. During the forecast period, the use of hydrocolloids as stabilizers in the baking sector is forecasted to increase demand for these substances. The United Kingdom, Russia, Germany, and France are some of the leading hydrocolloid producers in Europe. The regional market is also forecast to be driven by the food industry's growth and increasing use of natural ingredients in food items.

Hydrocolloids Market Competitive Landscape:

Leading market competitors are concentrating their efforts on the creation of novel products and technologies while utilising cutting-edge techniques to provide affordable goods. Along with closely following to the delivery specifications, the organisations are working to lower supply chain risk. To increase their market share and geographic reach, corporations everywhere are forming alliances, contracts, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions. Some of the leading Key players of the Hydrocolloids Market are DowDuPont, Ingredion Incorporated, Cargill, Kerry Group, Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), Palsgaard A/S, Darling Ingredients Inc., CP Kelco. The objective of the report is to present a comprehensive analysis of the global Hydrocolloids Market to the stakeholders in the industry. The past and current status of the industry with the forecasted market size and trends are presented in the report with the analysis of complicated data in simple language. The report covers all the aspects of the industry with a dedicated study of key players that include market leaders, followers, and new entrants. PORTER, PESTEL analysis with the potential impact of micro-economic factors of the market have been presented in the report. External as well as internal factors that are supposed to affect the business positively or negatively have been analyzed, which will give a clear futuristic view of the industry to the decision-makers. The reports also help in understanding the Hydrocolloids Market dynamic, and structure by analyzing the market segments and projecting the Hydrocolloids Market size. Clear representation of competitive analysis of key players by Design, price, financial position, product portfolio, growth strategies, and regional presence in the Hydrocolloids Market make the report investor’s guide.

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Global Hydrocolloids Market
Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2022 Forecast Period: 2023-2029
Historical Data: 2018 to 2022 Market Size in 2022: US $ 11.84 Bn.
Forecast Period 2023 to 2029 CAGR: 6.9% Market Size in 2029: US $ 18.90 Bn.
Segments Covered: by Type Alginate Guar Gum Carrageenan Gelatin Xanthan Gum Others
by Application Food & Beverage Personal Care & Cosmetics Pharmaceutical
by Source Botanical Microbial Animal Seaweed Synthetic

Hydrocolloids Market by Region

Asia Pacific (China, South Korea, Japan, India, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Rest of APAC) Europe (UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Austria and Rest of Europe) North America (United States, Canada and Mexico) Middle East and Africa (South Africa, GCC, Egypt, Nigeria and Rest of ME&A) South America (Brazil, Argentina Rest of South America)

Key Players:

1. DowDuPont 2. Ingredion Incorporated 3. Cargill 4. Kerry Group 5. Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) 6. Palsgaard A/S 7. Darling Ingredients Inc. 8. CP Kelco 9. Ashland Inc. 10. BASF 11. Tate & Lyle Plc 12. Glanbia Nutritionals 13. Fuerst Day Lawson 14. Koninklijke Dsm N.V.A 15. Nexira 16. E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company 17. Lubrizol Corporation 18. CP Kelco 19. Ashland Inc. 20. Rousselot S.A.S. 21. Hispanagar 22. IC Gums, Inc. Frequently Asked Questions: 1] What segments are covered in the Global Hydrocolloids Market report? Ans. The segments covered in the Hydrocolloids Market report are based on Type, Application and Source. 2] Which region is expected to hold the highest share in the Global Hydrocolloids Market? Ans. North America region is expected to hold the highest share in the Hydrocolloids Market. 3] What is the market size of the Global Hydrocolloids Market by 2029? Ans. The market size of the Hydrocolloids Market by 2029 is expected to reach USD 18.90 Billion. 4] What is the forecast period for the Global Hydrocolloids Market? Ans. The forecast period for the Hydrocolloids Market is 2022-2029. 5] What was the market size of the Global Hydrocolloids Market in 2022? Ans. The market size of the Hydrocolloids Market in 2022 was valued at USD 11.84 Billion.
1. Global Hydrocolloids Market Size: Research Methodology 2. Global Hydrocolloids Market Size: Executive Summary 2.1. Market Overview and Definitions 2.1.1. Introduction to Global Hydrocolloids Market Size 2.2. Summary 2.2.1. Key Findings 2.2.2. Recommendations for Investors 2.2.3. Recommendations for Market Leaders 2.2.4. Recommendations for New Market Entry 3. Global Hydrocolloids Market Size: Competitive Analysis 3.1. MMR Competition Matrix 3.1.1. Market Structure by region 3.1.2. Competitive Benchmarking of Key Players 3.2. Consolidation in the Market 3.2.1 M&A by region 3.3. Key Developments by Companies 3.4. Market Drivers 3.5. Market Restraints 3.6. Market Opportunities 3.7. Market Challenges 3.8. Market Dynamics 3.9. PORTERS Five Forces Analysis 3.10. PESTLE 3.11. Regulatory Landscape by region • North America • Europe • Asia Pacific • Middle East and Africa • South America 3.12. COVID-19 Impact 4. Global Hydrocolloids Market Size Segmentation 4.1. Global Hydrocolloids Market Size, by Type (2022-2029) • Alginate • Guar Gum • Carrageenan • Gelatin • Xanthan Gum • Others 4.2. Global Hydrocolloids Market Size, by Application (2022-2029) • Food & Beverage • Personal Care & Cosmetics • Pharmaceutical 4.3. Global Hydrocolloids Market Size, by Source (2022-2029) • Botanical • Microbial • Animal • Seaweed • Synthetic 5. North America Hydrocolloids Market (2022-2029) 5.1. North America Hydrocolloids Market Size, by Type (2022-2029) • Alginate • Guar Gum • Carrageenan • Gelatin • Xanthan Gum • Others 5.2. North America Hydrocolloids Market Size, by Application (2022-2029) • Food & Beverage • Personal Care & Cosmetics • Pharmaceutical 5.3. North America Hydrocolloids Market Size, by Source (2022-2029) • Botanical • Microbial • Animal • Seaweed • Synthetic 5.4. North America Hydrocolloids Market, by Country (2022-2029) • United States • Canada • Mexico 6. European Hydrocolloids Market (2022-2029) 6.1. European Hydrocolloids Market, by Type (2022-2029) 6.2. European Hydrocolloids Market, by Application (2022-2029) 6.3. European Hydrocolloids Market, by Source (2022-2029) 6.4. European Hydrocolloids Market, by Country (2022-2029) • UK • France • Germany • Italy • Spain • Sweden • Austria • Rest Of Europe 7. Asia Pacific Hydrocolloids Market (2022-2029) 7.1. Asia Pacific Hydrocolloids Market, by Type (2022-2029) 7.2. Asia Pacific Hydrocolloids Market, by Application (2022-2029) 7.3. Asia Pacific Hydrocolloids Market, by Source (2022-2029) 7.4. Asia Pacific Hydrocolloids Market, by Country (2022-2029) • China • India • Japan • South Korea • Australia • ASEAN • Rest Of APAC 8. Middle East and Africa Hydrocolloids Market (2022-2029) 8.1. Middle East and Africa Hydrocolloids Market, by Type (2022-2029) 8.2. Middle East and Africa Hydrocolloids Market, by Application (2022-2029) 8.3. Middle East and Africa Hydrocolloids Market, by Source (2022-2029) 8.4. Middle East and Africa Hydrocolloids Market, by Country (2022-2029) • South Africa • GCC • Egypt • Nigeria • Rest Of ME&A 9. South America Hydrocolloids Market (2022-2029) 9.1. South America Hydrocolloids Market, by Type (2022-2029) 9.2. South America Hydrocolloids Market, by Application (2022-2029) 9.3. South America Hydrocolloids Market, by Source (2022-2029) 9.4. South America Hydrocolloids Market, by Country (2022-2029) • Brazil • Argentina • Rest Of South America 10. Company Profile: Key players 10.1. DowDoPont 10.1.1. Company Overview 10.1.2. Financial Overview 10.1.3. Global Presence 10.1.4. Capacity Portfolio 10.1.5. Business Strategy 10.1.6. Recent Developments 10.2. Ingredion Incorporated 10.3. Cargill 10.4. Kerry Group 10.5. Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) 10.6. Palsgaard A/S 10.7. Darling Ingredients Inc. 10.8. CP Kelco 10.9. Ashland Inc. 10.10. BASF 10.11. Tate & Lyle Plc 10.12. Glanbia Nutritionals 10.13. Fuerst Day Lawson 10.14. Koninklijke Dsm N.V.A 10.15. Nexira 10.16. E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company 10.17. Lubrizol Corporation 10.18. CP Kelco 10.19. Ashland Inc. 10.20. Rousselot S.A.S. 10.21. Hispanagar 10.22. IC Gums, Inc.