Isomaltulose Market

Isomaltulose Market

Isomaltulose Market Forecasts to 2030 - Global Analysis By Grade ( Food Grade Isomaltulose and Pharma Grade Isomaltulose), By End User (Confectionery, Bakery Products, Breakfast Cereals and Bars, Dairy Products, Frozen Desserts, Beverages, Flouridated Salt, Table Top/ Spoon-for-spoon Sweeteners, Supplements and OTC Medicine and Ingredients) and By Geography

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Published: 2023 ID: SMRC24138

This report covers the impact of COVID-19 on this global market

According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Isomaltulose Market is accounted for $0.83 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach $1.3 billion by 2030 growing at a CAGR of 7.6% during the forecast period. Isomaltulose serves as a low-glycemic and sustained energy source, making it popular in the food and beverage industry as a healthier alternative to traditional sugars. Its advantages include a slower release of glucose into the bloodstream, providing a steady energy supply, and its suitability for diabetics due to its low impact on blood sugar levels. This market caters to products promoting sustained energy and low glycemic index benefits.

According to the most recent health and obesity guidelines, 35.7 percent of all Americans over the age of 20 were obese in 2010.

Market Dynamics:


Rising demand for functional foods

Consumers are increasingly seeking foods that offer not just basic nutrition but also additional health benefits. Isomaltulose fits this trend perfectly due to its unique characteristics – it provides sustained energy, supports weight management, and is suitable for individuals with diabetes. As functional foods gain popularity for their potential to enhance well-being and address specific health concerns, Isomaltulose is incorporated into a variety of products, including energy bars, drinks, and meal replacements. This growing consumer preference for functional foods with added health advantages contributes to the expanding market for Isomaltulose.


More expensive than traditional sugars

Price sensitivity remains a significant factor influencing consumer choices and product formulations in the food and beverage industry. Isomaltulose's elevated production expenses can lead to increased product costs, potentially dissuading price-conscious consumers and manufacturers from adopting it as a primary sweetener. In competitive markets, where cost-effectiveness is paramount, this price disparity poses a challenge. Strategies to mitigate this restraint may involve improving production efficiency and scaling up Isomaltulose production to reduce costs, making it more accessible and competitive in various consumer goods.


Burgeoning demand for weight management and reduced-calorie foods

As consumers increasingly prioritize healthier dietary choices and calorie-conscious eating, Isomaltulose's attributes as a low-glycemic sweetener that supports weight management make it an ideal ingredient for these products. Its slow metabolism rate provides sustained energy without causing rapid spikes in blood sugar, making it an attractive option for formulating reduced-calorie snacks, beverages, and desserts. With the growing awareness of the health risks associated with high-sugar diets, Isomaltulose's role in fulfilling this consumer need positions it as a key player in the development of healthier, weight-conscious food options.


Regulations and approvals for novel ingredients

To introduce Isomaltulose into various food and beverage products, manufacturers must navigate complex and time-consuming regulatory processes, which can entail extensive safety assessments and compliance with ever-evolving food standards. Delays in obtaining necessary approvals not only slow down product development and market entry but also increase costs. Moreover, stringent regulatory requirements may limit innovation and the creation of new Isomaltulose-based offerings. These challenges underscore the need for collaboration between industry stakeholders and regulatory bodies to streamline the approval process and promote market growth.

Covid-19 Impact:

The COVID-19 pandemic has had mixed effects on the Isomaltulose market. On one hand, the increased focus on health and wellness during the pandemic has driven demand for low-glycemic, healthier sweeteners like Isomaltulose in various food and beverage products. However, the pandemic also disrupted supply chains, affecting the production and distribution of Isomaltulose. As a result, there were intermittent shortages and price fluctuations. Additionally, the economic challenges posed by the pandemic have made consumers more price-sensitive, potentially impacting Isomaltulose's adoption due to its higher cost. Overall, the market has shown resilience, but with some disruptions and price-related challenges during the pandemic.

The food grade isomaltulose segment is expected to be the largest during the forecast period

The food grade isomaltulose segment is expected to have a lucrative growth. Representing Isomaltulose specifically manufactured and certified for safe consumption in food and beverage applications. This high-purity form of Isomaltulose is known for its clean and neutral taste, making it suitable for various products. It serves as a healthier alternative to traditional sugars, offering a low glycemic index and sustained energy release, appealing to consumers seeking nutritious and low-calorie options. Food-grade Isomaltulose finds application in a wide range of products, including energy bars, sports drinks, meal replacements, and sugar-free confections, aligning with the growing demand for healthier and functional ingredients in the food industry.

The bakery products segment is expected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period

The bakery products segment is anticipated to witness the fastest CAGR growth during the forecast period. Isomaltulose is increasingly used in the bakery industry as a healthier alternative to traditional sugars, such as sucrose or high-fructose corn syrup. It offers several advantages, including improved texture, extended shelf life, and reduced sugar content while maintaining sweetness. Isomaltulose's low glycemic index provides a sustained energy release, making it ideal for bread, cakes, pastries, and other baked goods. Additionally, as consumers are more health-conscious, bakery products containing Isomaltulose align with the demand for options that support weight management and offer a better glycemic response, contributing to the growth of this market segment.

Region with largest share:

It is anticipated that the North America Isomaltulose market will remain in the majority of the market share throughout the projected period. The region's growing focus on health and wellness has driven the demand for low-glycemic sweeteners, making Isomaltulose increasingly popular in food and beverage applications. Consumers in North America are seeking healthier alternatives to traditional sugars, and Isomaltulose aligns with this trend due to its slow-release energy and suitability for diabetics. Additionally, the regulatory environment in North America supports the use of Isomaltulose in various products, contributing to its market growth. The region's emphasis on functional and better-for-you foods has made it a prominent market for Isomaltulose-based products in diverse categories.

Region with highest CAGR:

Asia Pacific is projected to have the highest CAGR over the forecast period. With a rising awareness of health and nutrition, there's a growing demand for low-glycemic and low-calorie sweeteners, and Isomaltulose perfectly fits this trend. The region's vast population and increasing disposable income are driving the adoption of healthier food and beverage choices. Moreover, the prevalence of diabetes in several Asian countries makes Isomaltulose's low impact on blood sugar levels particularly appealing. As a result, Isomaltulose is increasingly used in various products, including energy drinks, meal replacements, and bakery items, making Asia Pacific a key growth area in the global Isomaltulose market.

Key players in the market

Some of the key players in Isomaltulose market include Borger GmbH, Cargill Incorporated, ErgoNutrition, Fooding Group Limited, Anhui Elite Industrial Co. Ltd., Qingdao Oriental Tongxiang International Trading Co.,Ltd, Baolingbao Biology Co. Ltd., Beneo, Frusano GmbH, Gerfro, Merck KGaA, Mitsui Sugar Co. Ltd., Nanning Rich Vally Technological Co. Ltd., Shaanxi Iknow Biotechnology Co. Ltd., Shandong Darcin Kingsweet Food Co. Ltd, The Good Scents Company (TGSC) and Xi'an Lyphar Biotech Co. Ltd.

Key Developments:

In May 2023, BASF and Cargill plan to expand their collaboration in order to provide high-performance enzyme products for animal protein producers in the United States. The two businesses are dedicated to providing the animal feed industry with unique value by introducing cutting-edge enzyme-based solutions to the market

In February 2023, a functional carbohydrate developed by Borger GmbH called PalatinoseTM sets itself apart from sucrose and other common sugars by having a special mix of physiological features. The word "isomaltulose" is used on food labels as well as ingredient lists of retail items. It may also be found in small amounts in honey although isomaltulose is made from beet sugar. PalatinoseTM offers a gentle natural sweetness (around 50% sugar) with no aftertaste.

Grades Covered:
• Food Grade Isomaltulose
• Pharma Grade Isomaltulose

End Users Covered:
• Confectionery
• Bakery Products
• Breakfast Cereals and Bars
• Dairy Products
• Frozen Desserts
• Beverages
• Flouridated Salt
• Table Top/ Spoon-for-spoon Sweeteners
• Supplements and OTC Medicine
• Ingredients

Regions Covered:
• North America
o US
o Canada
o Mexico
• Europe
o Germany
o UK
o Italy
o France
o Spain
o Rest of Europe
• Asia Pacific
o Japan
o China
o India
o Australia
o New Zealand
o South Korea
o Rest of Asia Pacific
• South America
o Argentina
o Brazil
o Chile
o Rest of South America
• Middle East & Africa
o Saudi Arabia
o Qatar
o South Africa
o Rest of Middle East & Africa

What our report offers:
- Market share assessments for the regional and country-level segments
- Strategic recommendations for the new entrants
- Covers Market data for the years 2021, 2022, 2023, 2026, and 2030
- Market Trends (Drivers, Constraints, Opportunities, Threats, Challenges, Investment Opportunities, and recommendations)
- Strategic recommendations in key business segments based on the market estimations
- Competitive landscaping mapping the key common trends
- Company profiling with detailed strategies, financials, and recent developments
- Supply chain trends mapping the latest technological advancements

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Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary

2 Preface
2.1 Abstract
2.2 Stake Holders
2.3 Research Scope
2.4 Research Methodology
2.4.1 Data Mining
2.4.2 Data Analysis
2.4.3 Data Validation
2.4.4 Research Approach
2.5 Research Sources
2.5.1 Primary Research Sources
2.5.2 Secondary Research Sources
2.5.3 Assumptions

3 Market Trend Analysis
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Drivers
3.3 Restraints
3.4 Opportunities
3.5 Threats
3.6 End User Analysis
3.7 Emerging Markets
3.8 Impact of Covid-19

4 Porters Five Force Analysis
4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
4.2 Bargaining power of buyers
4.3 Threat of substitutes
4.4 Threat of new entrants
4.5 Competitive rivalry

5 Global Isomaltulose Market, By Grade
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Food Grade Isomaltulose
5.3 Pharma Grade Isomaltulose

6 Global Isomaltulose Market, By End User
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Confectionery
6.2.1 Chewing Gums
6.2.2 Hard Candies
6.2.3 Soft Candies
6.2.4 Gummies and Jellies
6.2.5 Chocolates
6.3 Bakery Products
6.4 Breakfast Cereals and Bars
6.5 Dairy Products
6.6 Frozen Desserts
6.7 Beverages
6.7.1 Fruit Juice Beverage
6.7.2 Malt Beverages
6.7.3 Powder Based Drinks
6.7.4 Carbonated Beverages
6.8 Flouridated Salt
6.9 Table Top/ Spoon-for-spoon Sweeteners
6.10 Supplements and OTC Medicine
6.11 Ingredients
6.11.1 Polyols
6.11.2 Intense Sweeteners
6.11.3 Non Carcinogenic Sweeteners
6.11.4 Other Ingredients

7 Global Isomaltulose Market, By Geography
7.1 Introduction
7.2 North America
7.2.1 US
7.2.2 Canada
7.2.3 Mexico
7.3 Europe
7.3.1 Germany
7.3.2 UK
7.3.3 Italy
7.3.4 France
7.3.5 Spain
7.3.6 Rest of Europe
7.4 Asia Pacific
7.4.1 Japan
7.4.2 China
7.4.3 India
7.4.4 Australia
7.4.5 New Zealand
7.4.6 South Korea
7.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific
7.5 South America
7.5.1 Argentina
7.5.2 Brazil
7.5.3 Chile
7.5.4 Rest of South America
7.6 Middle East & Africa
7.6.1 Saudi Arabia
7.6.2 UAE
7.6.3 Qatar
7.6.4 South Africa
7.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa

8 Key Developments
8.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures
8.2 Acquisitions & Mergers
8.3 New Product Launch
8.4 Expansions
8.5 Other Key Strategies

9 Company Profiling
9.1 Borger GmbH
9.2 Cargill Incorporated
9.3 ErgoNutrition
9.4 Fooding Group Limited
9.5 Anhui Elite Industrial Co. Ltd.
9.6 Qingdao Oriental Tongxiang International Trading Co.,Ltd
9.7 Baolingbao Biology Co. Ltd.
9.8 Beneo
9.9 Frusano GmbH
9.10 Gerfro
9.11 Merck KGaA
9.12 Mitsui Sugar Co. Ltd.
9.13 Nanning Rich Vally Technological Co. Ltd.
9.14 Shaanxi Iknow Biotechnology Co. Ltd.
9.15 Shandong Darcin Kingsweet Food Co. Ltd
9.16 The Good Scents Company (TGSC)
9.17 Xi'an Lyphar Biotech Co. Ltd.

List of Tables
1 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Region (2021-2030) ($MN)
2 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Grade (2021-2030) ($MN)
3 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Food Grade Isomaltulose (2021-2030) ($MN)
4 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Pharma Grade Isomaltulose (2021-2030) ($MN)
5 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By End User (2021-2030) ($MN)
6 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Confectionery (2021-2030) ($MN)
7 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Chewing Gums (2021-2030) ($MN)
8 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Hard Candies (2021-2030) ($MN)
9 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Soft Candies (2021-2030) ($MN)
10 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Gummies and Jellies (2021-2030) ($MN)
11 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Chocolates (2021-2030) ($MN)
12 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Bakery Products (2021-2030) ($MN)
13 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Breakfast Cereals and Bars (2021-2030) ($MN)
14 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Dairy Products (2021-2030) ($MN)
15 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Frozen Desserts (2021-2030) ($MN)
16 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Beverages (2021-2030) ($MN)
17 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Fruit Juice Beverage (2021-2030) ($MN)
18 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Malt Beverages (2021-2030) ($MN)
19 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Powder Based Drinks (2021-2030) ($MN)
20 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Carbonated Beverages (2021-2030) ($MN)
21 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Flouridated Salt (2021-2030) ($MN)
22 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Table Top/ Spoon-for-spoon Sweeteners (2021-2030) ($MN)
23 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Supplements and OTC Medicine (2021-2030) ($MN)
24 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Ingredients (2021-2030) ($MN)
25 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Polyols (2021-2030) ($MN)
26 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Intense Sweeteners (2021-2030) ($MN)
27 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Non Carcinogenic Sweeteners (2021-2030) ($MN)
28 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook, By Other Ingredients (2021-2030) ($MN)

Note: Tables for North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East & Africa Regions are also represented in the same manner as above.

List of Figures

List of Figures       
Figure 1 Global Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 2 North America Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 3 US Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 4 Canada Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 5 Mexico Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 6 Europe Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 7 Germany Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 8 UK Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 9 Italy Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 10 France Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 11 Spain Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 12 Rest of Europe Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 13 Asia Pacific Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 14 Japan Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 15 China Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 16 India Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 17 Australia Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 18 New Zealand Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 19 South Korea Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 20 Rest of Asia Pacific Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 21 South America Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 22 Argentina Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 23 Brazil Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 24 Chile Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 25 Rest of South America Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 26 Middle East & Africa Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 27 Saudi Arabia Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 28 UAE Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 29 Qatar Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 30 South Africa Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      
Figure 31 Rest of Middle East & Africa Isomaltulose Market Outlook (2021-2030) ($MN)      


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