Citrus Oil Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast 2016 - 2026

  • To Be Published : Mar-2017 |
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The main component of citrus oil is an antioxidant known as D-limonene (photosensitive in nature) which is found in all the citrus fruits in variable concentration. Citrus oil is an extract of either citrus fruit like grapefruit (citrus paradise), lemon (citrus limon), lime (citrus aurantifolia), mandarin (citrus reticulate), orange (citrus sinensis), and tangerine (citrus nobilis) containing limonene concentration 95.12%, 65.44%, 49.01%, 72.36%, 91.40%, and 94.62% respectively. It is an essential oil containing one or more of above citrus oils extracted from the peel of fruit.

Citrus oil has various clinical properties such as anti-oxidant, anti-cancer, diuretic, antiseptic, anti-bacterial, weight loosing, right brain stimulant, uplifting, acid neutralizing, appetizer, anti-coagulant, anti-depressant, and immune stimulating. Other uses of citrus oil are cleaning bathroom, kitchen surfaces and hands, removing oil, gum and grease spots, refreshing and stimulating fragrance, anti-stretchmark, scars, spots, on dull and oily skin and many more. Citrus oil is also use for alertness, calming, electrolyte, fear, emotional heart, occasional restlessness, insomnia (sleeplessness), etc.

Citrus oil is consumed by different ways i.e. by applying topically with or without mixing with some other ingredients, inhaling, or oral consumption. Different types of citrus essential oils are sweet orange essential oil, blood orange essential oil, lemon orange essential oil, lime essential oil, grapefruit essential oil, bergamot essential oil, mandarin essential oil, tangerine essential oil, petitgrain essential oil, and neroli essential oil.

Citrus essential oils are extracted using two common methods, which is either pressing or steam distillation method.

Market Dynamics:

Citrus peel oils have been used widely in beverages, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and perfumery industry, whereas seed oils are used in cooking and for treatment of leather and textile. The quality, freshness, and uniqueness of citrus oils are major considerations pertaining to their value and applications. However, large amounts of volatile components, as well as unsaturated compounds, render the oils unstable and prone to change with time and storage conditions. Despite increasing applications of citrus oils, certain challenges related to potential health-damaging properties and contamination of citrus oils is not ignored.

The factors driving the citrus oil market are growing cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry, increasing penetration of essential oil in aroma therapy, and rising demand for flavors and fragrances in food and beverage industry. Other factors driving the citrus oil market are increasing per capita income and rapid industrialization. The factor restraining the market of citrus fruit is its phototoxic action when exposed to the direct sunlight after applying topically. The major trend for the citrus market are stressful lifestyle of people, low cost with high quality and health consciousness of people.

Citrus oil companies have an opportunity to expand their business in Asia pacific as it is having the highest growth rate in essential oil market.

Market Segmentation:

Citrus oil market is segmented by ingredient and application. Citrus oil market is segmented on the basis of raw material as lemon, lime, tangerine, orange, mandarin, petitgrain, blood orange, neroli, bergamot, grapefruit, and other. On the basis of application citrus oil market is segmented as food and beverages, medical, home & cleaning, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and other industrial applications. On the basis of form of citrus fruits it is segmented as organic fruits and conventional fruits.

Regional Outlook:

Citrus oil market is segmented on the basis of regions into North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia-Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ), Middle East & Africa (MEA) and Japan. Western Europe largest market for citrus oil followed by North America. Citrus oil market is also growing very fast in Asia pacific and south East Asia region.

Market Players:

The key players in citrus oil market are Young Living, doTERRA, Edens Garden, Native American Nutritional Essential Oils, Rocky Mountain, Plant Therapy, Aura Cacia, Now Foos, Mountain Rose herbs, and Healing Solutions Essential Oils. Other major market players of citrus oil market are Fabulous Frannie Essential Oils, Kis Oils, Plant Guru, ArtNaturals, Majestic Pure, Radha Beauty, Prime Natural, ArOmis, Butterfly Express, and Plantlife.

The Report covers exhaustive analysis on:

  • Citrus oil Market Segments
  • Citrus oil Market Dynamics
  • Historical Actual Market Size, 2013-2015 for Citrus oil Market
  • Citrus oil Market Size & Forecast 2016 to 2026
  • Value Chain
  • Citrus oil Market Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
  • Competition and Companies involved in Citrus oil Market
  • Citrus oil Market Drivers and Restraints

Regional analysis for Frozen Snacks Market includes:

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Western Europe
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Spain
    • Nordics
    • Benelux
  • Eastern Europe
    • Russia
    • Poland
  • Asia Pacific
    • Australia and New Zealand (ANZ)
    • Greater China
    • India
    • ASEAN
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Japan
  • Middle East and Africa
    • GCC Countries
    • Other Middle East
    • North Africa
    • South Africa
    • Rest of MEA MEA

The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.

Report Highlights:

  • Detailed overview of parent market
  • Changing market dynamics of the Global Citrus oil industry
  • In-depth market segmentation of the Global Citrus oil industry
  • Historical, current and projected market size in terms of volume and value of Global Citrus oil industry
  • Recent industry trends and developments of Citrus oil industry
  • Competitive landscape of Global Citrus oil industry
  • Strategies of key players and product offerings in the Global Citrus oil industry
  • Potential and niche segments/regions exhibiting promising growth in Global Citrus oil industry
  • A neutral perspective towards market performance
  • Must-have information for market players to sustain and enhance their market footprint.
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