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Calcium Propionate Market Worth $312.7 Million by 2018

November 26, 2013

DALLAS, November 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

The market research report “Calcium Propionate Market by Applications (Bakery, Feed,
Dairy, Meat & Processed Meat & Other Food Products) & by Regions (North America, Latin
America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, The Middle East & Africa) – Trends & Forecasts to 2018″,
has been published by MarketsandMarkets. According to this report, the calcium propionate
market is estimated to grow from $220.6 million in 2012 to $312.7 million by 2018, at a
CAGR of 6.0% from 2013 to 2018. North America led the market, followed by Europe in terms
of revenue in 2012.

Browse 90 market data tables and 25 figures spread through 196 pages and in-depth TOC
on “Calcium Propionate Market – Trends & Forecasts to 2018.”

Early buyers will receive 10% customization on this report.

Calcium propionate acts as an effective antimicrobial agent that prolongs the
shelf-life of the product. Calcium propionate is predominantly used in various bakery
items and various others such as animal feed, dairy, meat & processed meat products, and
various other lifestyle products such as packaged food products, sauces, condiments, etc.

North America: The largest market for calcium propionate

North America generated the maximum revenue in the calcium propionate market. Europe
follows North America and has reached maturity due to the maturity of end-user industries.
The demand for calcium propionate will be led by emerging economies such as China, India,
Brazil, and South Africa, due to the rising consumption of processed foods, rising
disposable incomes, and urbanization in these regions. Asia-Pacific is estimated to be the
fastest growing market for calcium propionate. Latin American and the Middle East &
African countries exhibit rapid gains in this market.

Bakery: The biggest market by applications; Feed shows a promising growth

In terms of value, the Calcium Propionate Market is dominated by the bakery segment,
and feed is the fastest growing market with a CAGR of 7.7% of from 2013 to 2018. Calcium
propionate is considered an ideal antimicrobial agent for bakery items such as bread,
cakes, rolls, and other yeast-based products. Product suitability in various other food
applications such as lifestyle products and processed food products will further drive the
market for calcium propionate. Rising feed prices is another major concern to preserve
feed grains, so as to avoid their spoilage and enhance animal performance.

The report also studies various other important aspects that pertain to the market
such as Porter’s analysis and value chain analysis. In addition, nine key players of this
market have also been profiled.

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