"Market Intelligence that Adds Flavour to Your Success"

Hydrocolloids Market Size, Share And Global Trend By Source (Plant Hydrocolloid, Microbial Hydrocolloid, Animal Hydrocolloid, Seaweed Hydrocolloid, Synthetic Hydrocolloid), By Function (Gelling, Emulsification, Stabilization, Thickening, Coating), By Application (Food & Beverage, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics), And Geography Forecast Till 2026

Region : Global | Report ID: FBI100552 | Status : Ongoing



The global hydrocolloids market is projected to witness rapid growth in the forthcoming years, owing to presence of crucial functional properties in it. Rapid change in the lifestyle of global population and changing eating habits has escalated the demand for convenience food, which is expected to contribute to the growth of global hydrocolloids market.

Key market players operating in the global hydrocolloids market are adopting product launch strategies along with getting involved in merger & acquisition activities to increase their market prominence. Cargill Incorporated, Kerry Group Plc., E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, and Ingredion Incorporated are some of the key vendors operating in the global hydrocolloids market.

To gain extensive insights into the market, Request for Customization

Hydrocolloids are substances that are able to form viscous gels when dispersed in water. Hydrocolloids are known for their wide range of functional characteristics, such as gelling, thickening, coating, emulsifying, etc. The capability of hydrocolloids in rheology modification of food systems is a major reason for the wide adoption of hydrocolloids as a crucial food ingredient in the production of food products and beverages.

Growing demand for convenience and functional food due to hectic schedules of people, which prevents them from cooking fresh, is projected to fuel the demand for hydrocolloids market. Strengthening number of diet-conscious population across the globe, which is boosting the demand for food manufactured by using natural ingredients is further projected to aid the growth of hydrocolloids market. Furthermore, increased hydrocolloids product launches by prominent manufacturers for numerous applications is anticipated to benefit market growth.

Fluctuations in prices of raw materials, such as seaweeds, animal tissues, and others that are required for the production of hydrocolloids is anticipated to restrict the market growth during the forecast period.

Key Players Covered

Some of the key companies that are present in the global hydrocolloids market are Kerry Group Plc., Koninklijke DSM N.V., Cargill Incorporated, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Ashland Global Holdings Inc., CP Kelco, W Hydrocolloids, Inc., Ingredion Incorporated, Fuerst Day Lawson Limited, FMC Corporation, and Tata & Lyle Plc. among the other players operating in hydrocolloids market.




By Source

·      Plant Hydrocolloid

Ø  Pectin

Ø  Gum Arabic

Ø  Guar Gum

Ø  Others

·      Microbial Hydrocolloid

Ø  Xanthan Gum

Ø  Gellan Gum

·      Animal Hydrocolloid

Ø  Gelatin

·      Seaweed Hydrocolloid

Ø  Agar

Ø  Carrageenan

Ø  Alginates

·      Synthetic Hydrocolloid

Ø  Methyl Cellulose (MC)

Ø  Hydroxy Ethyl Methyl Cellulose (HMC)

Ø  Hydroxy Propyl Methyl Cellulose (HPMC)

By Function

·      Gelling

·      Emulsification

·      Stabilization

·      Thickening

·      Coating

·      Others

By Application

·      Food & Beverage

Ø  Confectionery & Bakery

Ø  Meat and Poultry

Ø  Dairy Products

Ø  Beverages

Ø  Frozen Products

Ø  Sauces & Dressings

Ø  Others

·      Pharmaceuticals

·      Cosmetics

·      Others

By Geography

·      North America (USA, Canada, and Mexico)

·      Europe (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, U.K., Russia, and Rest of Europe)

·      Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, Australia, and Rest of Asia Pacific)

·      South America (Brazil, Argentina, and Rest of South America)

·      Middle East & Africa (South Africa and Rest of ME&A)


By source, the global hydrocolloids market has been segmented into plant hydrocolloid, microbial hydrocolloid, animal hydrocolloid, seaweed hydrocolloid, and synthetic hydrocolloid. Animal hydrocolloid segment is projected to hold the major market share, owing to higher consumption of gelatin, which is derived from animal tissues. Higher applications of hydrocolloids derived from animal sources in the production of confectionery products is further projected to aid the growth of the segment.

By application, the global hydrocolloids market has been segmented into food & beverage, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and others. The application of hydrocolloids in food & beverage segment is projected to be the highest during the forecast period owing to the rising demand for functional and natural ingredients in food and beverage products. Growing bakery, dairy, and confectionery industry across developed as well as developing economies is projected to influence the segment’s growth positively.

Regional Analysis

North America is projected to hold the major market share in the global hydrocolloids market during the forecast period, owing to increasing usage of hydrocolloids in the production of premium food products and clean-labeled products. Growing confectionery industry in US, coupled with rising demand for low-fat and low-calorie food is projected to aid the hydrocolloids market growth of the region. The hydrocolloids market in Asia Pacific is anticipated to exhibit crucial growth during the forecast years, due to growing food & beverage industry of the region, attributed by the rapidly growing population. Increased demand for convenience and functional food (hydrocolloid is a common functional ingredient) in Asia Pacific due to rising per capita income of consumers is further projected to support the hydrocolloid market growth.

Key Industry Developments

  • In January 2019, Royal DSM launched new branding for its xanthan gum and Gellan gum portfolios. All the three new brands, namely XanTreme, ClariXan, and Gellaneer were launched on 15th January, 2019. The organization’s aim behind this branding exercise was to help customers differentiate between the types of solutions required.
  • In July 2018, Cargill Incorporated launched a new carrageenan extract called Satiagel Seabrid, and expanded its Seabrid product portfolio. The newly launched extract is based on 100% cultivated seaweed, and can be used as a texturizing solution in various dairy desserts.

Hydrocolloids Market Size, Share and Global Industry Trend Forecast till 2026
  • Ongoing
  • 2019
  • 2016-2018


  • 4850

Personalize this Research

  • Granular Research on Specified Regions or Segments
  • Companies Profiled based on User Requirement
  • Broader Insights Pertaining to a Specific Segment or Region
  • Breaking Down Competitive Landscape as per Your Requirement
  • Other Specific Requirement on Customization

Food & Beverages Clients


Client Testimonials

“We are happy with the professionalism of your in-house research team as well as the quality of your research reports. Looking forward to work together on similar projects”

- One of the Leading Food Companies in Germany

“We appreciate the teamwork and efficiency for such an exhaustive and comprehensive report. The data offered to us was exactly what we were looking for. Thank you!”

- Intuitive Surgical

“I recommend Fortune Business Insights for their honesty and flexibility. Not only that they were very responsive and dealt with all my questions very quickly but they also responded honestly and flexibly to the detailed requests from us in preparing the research report. We value them as a research company worthy of building long-term relationships.”

- Major Food Company in Japan

“Well done Fortune Business Insights! The report covered all the points and was very detailed. Looking forward to work together in the future”

- Ziering Medical

“It has been a delightful experience working with you guys. Thank you Fortune Business Insights for your efforts and prompt response”

- Major Manufacturer of Precision Machine Parts in India

“I had a great experience working with Fortune Business Insights. The report was very accurate and as per my requirements. Very satisfied with the overall report as it has helped me to build strategies for my business”

- Hewlett-Packard

“This is regarding the recent report I bought from Fortune Business insights. Remarkable job and great efforts by your research team. I would also like to thank the back end team for offering a continuous support and stitching together a report that is so comprehensive and exhaustive”

- Global Management Consulting Firm

“Please pass on our sincere thanks to the whole team at Fortune Business Insights. This is a very good piece of work and will be very helpful to us going forward. We know where we will be getting business intelligence from in the future.”

- UK-based Start-up in the Medical Devices Sector

“Thank you for sending the market report and data. It looks quite comprehensive and the data is exactly what I was looking for. I appreciate the timeliness and responsiveness of you and your team.”

- One of the Largest Companies in the Defence Industry
We use cookies to enhance your experience. By continuing to visit this site you agree to our use of cookies . More info.