Ethyl methyl cellulose Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012-2016 and Opportunity Assessment 2017-2027


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Cellulose formed by the chemical modification of the polymers are the cellulose ethers. The cellulose ethers include carboxymethyl cellulose, methyl cellulose, and derivatives, hydroxyethyl cellulose and derivatives, hydroxypropyl cellulose and ethyl cellulose. Cellulose and its derivatives are used in wide industrial applications such as food and beverage, and pharmaceuticals. Ethyl methyl cellulose is a thickener and an emulsifier. It is a cellulose derivative with the ethyl and methyl group attached by ether linkages. It is prepared by treating cellulose with the dimethyl sulfate and ethyl chloride. It is obtained directly from fibrous plant material and is partially etherified with ethyl and methyl groups. Ethyl methyl cellulose is an odorless and tasteless powder, which is slightly hygroscopic in nature. It possesses the European number E465.

 


Global Ethyl methyl cellulose: Market Dynamics 

 

 


Ethyl methyl cellulose is prominently driven by the food industry. The market is anticipated to perform well shortly owing to sheer versatility of applications as an emulsifier, stabilizer and foaming agent in food and beverages industry. Expanding food industry globally, demand for food additives, increasing demand for the packaged food, and constant innovation in the food processes are the primary factors driving the growth of global ethyl methyl cellulose market. Moreover, wide use in the food industry especially in jelly products, dairy products, and beverage are some of the major factors fueling the growth of ethyl methyl cellulose market over the forecast period. However, factors affecting the growth of the market are ethyl methyl cellulose which when consumed in large concentration may have health issues such as constipation, diarrhea and bloating. It is restricted to use ethyl methyl cellulose containing products for those who suffer from disease related to the gastrointestinal tract. It is not allowed in the baby food. Availability of better and natural substitutes can also limit the growth of ethyl methyl cellulose market in the forecast period. All the above factors limit the market growth regarding market value share and revenue generation.

 

 


Global Ethyl methyl cellulose: Segmentation

 

 


Ethyl methyl cellulose market is segmented by applications, industrial use, and regions.

 

 


By applications, ethyl methyl cellulose is segmented into

 

 


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    Emulsifier


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    Stabilizer


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    Thickener


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    Foaming agent


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    Anti-clumping agent



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By Industrial uses, ethyl methyl cellulose is segmented into

 

 


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    Food Industry

     

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      Jelly products


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      Fruit fillings


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      Toffees and chewing gum


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      Dairy Products


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      Beverage



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Global Ethyl methyl cellulose: segment Overview 

 

 


Global ethyl methyl cellulose market majorly depends upon the food and beverage industry. It is used as an emulsifier i.e. an agent that preserve the mixture incapable of being mixed. As a foaming agent that facilitates the foam formation in solid and liquid food. Stabilizer maintains the uniform dispersal in a food. Thickening agent increases the viscosity of the food. Thus ethyl methyl cellulose is used in varied range of products such as ice-creams, food and beverages with cocoa, low- calorie milk, condensed milk and cheese. It is used in tobacco additive too.

 

 


Global Ethyl methyl cellulose: Regional Overview 

 

 


The Global ethyl methylcellulose market is segmented into North America, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Japan, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa. Europe is expected to dominate the ethyl methyl cellulose market as it is largest producer of cellulose ethers. Europe is contented with large number of domestic and international manufacturers. It is expected to show significant CAGR in the forecast period as it is among the top consumers too. Asia Pacific is the emerging market in the ethyl methyl cellulose owing to rapid industrial development. Growing economies such as Brazil, Latin America and India is expected to grow with the significant CAGR during forecast period owing to high potential opportunities for the ethyl methyl cellulose market.

 

 


Global Ethyl methyl cellulose: Market Players 

 

 


The global ethyl methyl cellulose market is driven by the prominent players including The Dow Chemical Company, Akzo Nobel N.V. , Freund Corporation,

 

 


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    North America (U.S., Canada)


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    Latin America (Mexico, Brazil and Rest of Latin America)


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    Western Europe (Germany, Italy, France, U.K, Spain, Nordic countries, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg and Rest of Western Europe)


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    Eastern Europe (Poland, Russia and Rest of Eastern Europe)


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    Asia Pacific (China, India, ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand)


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    Japan


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    Middle East and Africa (GCC, S. Africa, and Rest of MEA)



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