Modified Starch Market will Reflect Significant Growth Prospects during 2012-18

Modified Starch1The global modified starch market is an emergent industry with an increasing niche in the global arena. This research study presents a comparative analysis of the market for modified starch in the global as well as various regional markets. The report also studies various aspects of the global modified starch market such as the prevalent trends, prospects, and driving forces fueling the market as well as the challenges limiting the development of the industry.

The worldwide market for modified starch is analyzed on four fronts: types of starch, raw materials, application, and regional markets.

On the basis of type of starch, the global modified starch market is classified into resistant starch, esterified starch, etherified starch, and pre-gelatinized starch; whereas, based on raw materials, potato, corn, cassava, wheat, and others are the key segments of the global modified starch market.

By application, the market is categorized into feed, food, and non-food. Regionally, it is distributed into the modified starch markets of North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World.

Overview of the global modified starch market

The global modified starch market is experiencing healthy growth on account of the regular research and development in the area of modified starch in order to expand its application base.

The increasing awareness pertaining to health food, convenience food, and functional food together with the rising demand for natural ingredients in feed and food has triggered the growth of the global market for modified starch.

Apart from this, the growing demand for modified starch from the biofuel industry has added significantly to the development of the global modified starch market. Further, the potential sources of modified starch and untapped application areas are expected to open up novel opportunities for the global modified starch market.

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On the other hand, the increase in the regulatory policies for biofuel in the U.S. and Europe has resulted in a scarcity of raw material and increasing prices, which is restricting the global modified starch market.

The food segment of the global modified starch market based on application is majorly driven by convenience or processed food owing to increased consumption in emerging as well as developed regions. In the non-food market segment, cosmetics and medicines are the key growth drivers thanks to the functional properties of modified starch making it ideal for various applications in personal care.

The modified starch market in North America dominates the market in terms of consumption and is likely to dominate the global market for modified starch during the period from 2012 to 2018. The regional market is also the biggest producer of modified starch.

Companies mentioned in the research report

Universal Starch Chem Allied, Avebe U.A., Ulrick and Short Ltd., Ingredion Inc., Tate and Lyle Plc., Penford Corp., Global Bio-Chem Technology Group Co. Ltd., KMC, Archer Daniels-Midland Co., Cargill Inc., and China Essence Group Ltd. are the major players of the global modified starch industry profiled in this research report.