Global Market Study on Mannosylerythritol Lipids: Increasing Usage as Natural Ceramide Substitute to Drive Growth during Forecast Period 2016 - 2022


  • Published On : Apr-2016 |
  • Pages : 107 Pages |
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This Persistence Market Research (PMR) report examines the ‘mannosylerythritol Lipids’ market for the forecast period 2016 - 2022. The primary objective of the report is to identify opportunities in the market and present updates and insights, pertaining to various segments of the Mannosylerythritol Lipids market.

Mannosylerythritol lipids (MELs) are a glycolipid class of bio-surfactants obtained by a variety yeast and fungal strains that exhibit excellent biochemical and interfacial properties. Bio-surfactant containing 4-O- -D-mannopyranosylmeso-erythritol as the hydrophilic group and a fatty acid and/or an acetyl group as the hydrophobic moiety are known as mannosylerythritol lipids. MEL is reported to be secreted by Ustilago sp. (as a minor component along with cellobiose lipid) and Pseudozyma sp. (as a major component).

To understand and assess opportunities in this market, the report is categorically divided into two sections namely, by end-use industry and region. The report analyses the Mannosylerythritol Lipids market in terms of market volume (tons) and market value (‘000 US$)

The report covers the Mannosylerythritol Lipids market performance in terms of value and volume contribution. The report also includes PMR’s analysis of drivers and restraints witnessed in the market. Key trends are also included in the report to equip the client with crystal clear decision-making insights.

The subsequent sections analyse the Mannosylerythritol Lipids market on the basis of technology, source of recovery, capacity, and region, and presents a forecast for the period 2016–2022. The market is segmented as follows:

By End-use Industry

  • Household Detergents
    • Laundry
    • Dish Wash
    • Others
  • Personal Care & Cosmetics
    • Skin Care
    • Hair Care
    • Others
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Food
  • Others

By Region

  • North Americas
  • Latin America
  • Asia Pacific (APAC)
  • Europe
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)

To deduce market size, the report considers various aspects based on secondary research. Furthermore, data points such as region-wise split and market split by end-use industry, and qualitative inputs from primary respondents have been incorporated to arrive at appropriate market estimates. The forecast presented in the report assesses the total revenue generated and expected revenue contribution by the Mannosylerythritol Lipids market.

When developing the market forecast, the report begins with sizing the current market, which forms the basis for forecasting how the market is anticipated to take shape in the near future. Given the characteristics of the market, PMR triangulates the data via the different analysis based on the supply side, demand side, and dynamics of the Mannosylerythritol Lipids market. However, quantifying the market across the abovementioned segments and regions is more a matter of quantifying expectations and identifying opportunities rather than rationalizing them after the forecast has been completed.

It is imperative to note that in an ever-fluctuating  economy, we not only provides forecasts in terms of CAGR but also analyse on the basis of key parameters, such as year-on-year (Y-o-Y) growth, to understand predictability of the market and identify right opportunities.

Another key feature of this report is the analysis of Mannosylerythritol Lipids market and the corresponding revenue forecast in terms of absolute dollar opportunity. This is usually overlooked while forecasting the market. However, absolute dollar opportunity is critical in assessing the level of opportunity that a provider can look to achieve, as well as to identify potential resources from a sales perspective of the Mannosylerythritol Lipids market.   

To understand key segments in terms of their growth and performance in the Mannosylerythritol Lipids market, Persistence Market Research has developed a market attractiveness index. The resulting index should help providers identify existing market opportunities in the mannosylerythritol Lipids market.

In the final section of the report, Mannosylerythritol Lipids market, the competitive landscape is included to provide a dashboard view of Mannosylerythritol Lipids companies. The report contains company profiles of some of the major players.

Mannosylerythritol lipids (MELs) are a glycolipid class of bio-surfactants obtained by a variety yeast and fungal strains that exhibit excellent biochemical and interfacial properties. Bio-surfactant containing 4-O- -D-mannopyranosylmeso-erythritol as the hydrophilic group and a fatty acid and/or an acetyl group as the hydrophobic moiety are known as mannosylerythritol lipids. MEL is reported to be secreted by Ustilago sp. (as a minor component along with cellobiose lipid) and Pseudozyma sp. (as a major component).

Mannosylerythritol lipids find major application as household detergents, as an ingredient in personal care & cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and food processing industries. In the personal care and cosmetics industry, MEL is used in various products such as shaving creams, skin creams, and lotions, where MEL enhances foaming property and also provides moisturizing and enhances healing properties of the skin.

The growth of the global mannosylerythritol lipids market is mainly driven by rising demand for environment-friendly products, tremendous promise for use in wide range of applications, and rising demand for MEL as a natural ceramide substitute.

Other trends driving the growth of the global mannosylerythritol lipids market include the production of MEL-B using sugarcane juice as the primary carbon source, and customizing the product portfolio more specific to an application.

The global mannosylerythritol lipids market can be segmented, based on end-use industry, into household detergents, personal care & cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food, and others; out of these segments, household detergents segment accounted for over 30.6% of the global mannosylerythritol lipids market volume share in 2015. The personal care & cosmetics segment is expected to remain the fastest growing segment during the forecast period with a value CAGR of 5.7%. In addition, the pharmaceuticals segment is also anticipated to expand at a healthy CAGR over the forecast period.

The personal care & cosmetics segment can be sub-segmented into skin care, hair care, and others. Out of these sub-segments, the skin care sub-segment dominated the global personal care & cosmetics segment in 2015 and is expected to continue its dominance in the global personal care & cosmetics segment by 2022. In contrast, the hair care sub-segment accounted for over 26.4% volume share of the global personal care & cosmetics segment in 2015.

The global household detergents segment can be sub-segmented into the laundry, dish wash, and others. Out of all these sub-segments, laundry sub-segment dominated the global household detergents segment in 2015 and is expected to continue its dominance in the global household detergents segment by 2022. In addition, the dish wash segment is predicted to grow at a healthy CAGR during the forecast period 2016 to 2022.

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The global mannosylerythritol lipids market has been segmented into five major regions which include North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East & Africa. Of all the regions, Europe dominated the market with over xx% of the overall mannosylerythritol lipids market volume share of in 2015. North America ranked second with more than XX% market share in 2015, followed by Asia Pacific. In addition, Asia-Pacific is anticipated to become the fastest growing region in the global mannosylerythritol lipids market.                      

Some of the key players identified in the global mannosylerythritol lipids market are Toyobo Co. Ltd., Biotopia Co. Ltd., and Damy Chemicals Co. Ltd. These key players in the global mannosylerythritol lipids market continue to expand their global presence by expanding into emerging markets either by reducing the cost of the products or placing manufacturing plants near these developing regions so as to reduce costs of the MEL. But primarily these key players heavily spend into research and development to provide MEL with superior properties.

Some market players featured in this report are as follows:

  • Toyobo Co. Ltd.
  • Biotopia Co Ltd.
  • Damy Chemicals Co. Ltd
  • Other
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