Citrus Pectin Market

2019 Analysis and Review Citrus Pectin Market by Product - High Methoxyl Pectin and Low Methoxyl Pectin for 2019 - 2029

  • 2020-02-10
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Citrus Pectin Market Hit its US$ 100 Mn Mark in 2019

As consumers have become dramatically more proactive with their health, citrus fruits are emerging as one of the healthiest recognized products on the market today. Health conscious trends are elevating the citrus’ status in food & beverage industry, leading to increased demand for citrus flavors. While citrus powder proliferates in beverages, citrus pectin is increasingly used for its stabilizing and gelling properties. Pectin, especially fruit pectin, has been witnessing strong demand from pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry, in addition to wide-ranging application in F&B space. Although the citrus pectin market is still in its infancy, it is expected to reach a valuation of US$ 160 Mn in 2029, up from US$ 101.5 Mn in 2019.

Citrus Pectin Market - Key Research Findings

  • The global citrus pectin market surpassed its US$ 100 Mn mark in 2019
  • Driven by fresh approaches to citrus processing, the market is projected to record a CAGR of 4.6% during the forecast period (2019-2029).
  • Orange remains highly preferred source of citrus pectin, contributing around 60% to the global market value.
  • High methoxyl pectin continues to influence growth strategies.
    • Demand for low methoxyl pectin is expected to grow strong in the future.
  • Growing application in jam & jellies is likely to result in increased market share during the predefined timeframe.
  • A gradual shift from synthetic food ingredients to natural variants, in the view of health consciousness and clean label trend, plays an instrumental role in the market growth.
  • Europe continues to maintain its lead in the global citrus pectin market.
    • APEJ is expected to see a quantum leap in demand.

Key Factors Shaping the Citrus Pectin Market

  • Significant Advances in Pectin Production Process

    The impact of advanced technologies has been noticeable in numerous industries, and food extraction and processing sector is no exception. The future of food is not simply a quest for healthy aspect, but it is plant-forward and convenience without compromising the taste. The result is expected to potentially raise the demand for citrus pectin. In order to cater to rising demand, manufacturers are leveraging novel pectin extraction techniques and technologies, which will help boost the production.

  • Increased Application Scope in Personal Care & Cosmetics

    Growing use of citrus pectin in food & beverage, especially in production of jam & jellies, bakery fillings and toppings, confectioneries, and dietary supplements has been working to the advantage of market players. As the competition in the market intensifies, these players are leveraging white spaces in the application of citrus pectin – as a gelling, thickening, and stabilizing agent in cosmetics to fat replacer in meat & poultry products. Moreover, demand for citrus pectin will gain a boost from the trend of ‘green beauty’ putting greater emphasis on personal care & cosmetics with natural ingredients.

  • Decline in Production of Consumption of Citrus Fruits

    In recent years, global production of citrus fruits, especially orange - a highly preferred source of citrus pectin, has been declining due to unfavorable weather conditions which lead to smaller crops in major orange-producing countries. This, in turn, is creating a hindrance in worldwide production and sales of citrus pectin. As orange production drops, the price of these fruits has been on a significant rise, which is negatively impacting the market growth.

Citrus Pectin Market Structure Analysis

  • A number of players vying a pie of the global citrus pectin market are increasing with each passing year.
  • Key market players such as Fiberstar are focusing on diversification of their product portfolio, demonstrated by launch of pet food using citrus pectin as key ingredient.
  • Tier-1 players are increasing their investment in R&D activities and product innovations.
  • Strategic acquisition of smaller or local players for firmer global footprint remains a key focus area of leading market players.

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Market Value in 2019

US$ 101.5 Mn

Segments Covered

Product, Source, Application

Regions Covered

North America, Latin America, Europe, APEJ, Japan, and MEA

Key Companies

Fiberstar, CP Kelco, Ceamsa, Silvateam S.p.A., Herbafood, DuPont, Florida Food Products, Lucid Colloids Ltd., Cargill Inc., Yantai Andre Pectin Co. Ltd., Quadra Chemicals, Herbstreith & Fox, Naturex, Compañía Española de Algas Marinas S.A. (CEAMSA)

Growth Drivers

  • Rapid expansion of F&B industry
  • Increasing demand for natural food ingredients 
  • High application potential in pharmaceuticals and personal care & cosmetics
  • The trend of green beauty

Orange Emerges as Highly Preferred Source

Citrus pectin is largely used in making jams and jellies. A key point to note here is that oranges are highly preferable among manufactures as they have proximate composition which includes dietary fiber, water lipids, nitrogen and other related vitamins, calcium, magnesium and others.  In addition, increasing consumer awareness about food safety along with the clean label movement has been driving the consumption of natural food ingredients including citrus pectin. However, recent decline in production of orange and prevalence of citrus greening disease are likely to pose as potential threat for market players.

High Consumption of Fiber-rich Food Products to Generate Opportunities in EU-4

Europe is anticipated to account for maximum share of the global citrus pectin market by 2029. A gradual increase in consumption of fiberated food products is fueling the demand for citrus pectin in the region. As added functionality in food & beverages is considered as a gateway to better health in the future, demand for citrus pectin in Europe will continue to grow strong. Emergence of EU-4 as top consumers of citrus fruits is also expected to open a wide window of opportunities for market players.

Citrus Pectin as Gelling Agent - Key Growth Promoter

Consumption by the food & beverage industry accounts for a major share of the citrus pectin market, as it is most commonly used as texturizer for food products such as dairy, jams and jellies. In addition, citrus pectin is witnessing high application scope in pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry, for its gelling, stabilizing, and thickening properties. Therefore, key market players capitalizing on personal care & cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries are likely to be rewarded in the long run.

High Methoxyl Pectin remains the top-selling category

Demand for Low Methoxyl Pectin to grow at moderate rate

Oranges remains highly preferred

Adoption of grapefruit to pick pace

High application in jams & jellies

Use inpersonal care & cosmetics increases significantly

How Growth will Unfold

High methoxyl pectin continues to account for major share of manufacturers bottom lines. However, these manufacturers are focusing on increasing the production of low methoxyl pectin, as it requires lower amount of sugar than the former to gel properly. Increasing usage of citrus pectin as a texturizer and stabilizer in the food & beverage industry is encouraging manufactures to put efforts towards modifying chemical properties of citrus pectin. Following research by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), it is found that modified citrus pectin can slow growth of prostate cancer cells, which is expected to boost the market growth. In addition, leading manufacturers are adopting advanced technologies in order to derive citrus pectin and tap growth opportunities in the healthcare sector.

Global Citrus Pectin Market by Product Type, 2019

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Citrus Pectin Market: Global Industry Analysis 2014-2018 & Opportunity Assessment 2019-2029

A recent market study published by Future Market Insights on the Citrus Pectin market offers global industry analysis for 2014-2018 & opportunity assessment for 2019-2029. The study offers a comprehensive assessment of the most important market dynamics. After conducting a thorough research on the historical, as well as current growth parameters, the growth prospects of the market are obtained with maximum precision.

Citrus Pectin Market Taxonomy

The global Citrus Pectin market is segmented in detail to cover every aspect of the market and present complete market intelligence to readers.

Product Type

  • High Methoxyl Pectin
  • Low Methoxyl Pectin


  • Oranges
  • Tangerines/ Mandarins
  • Grapefruit
  • Lemon and Lime


  • Jams & Jellies
  • Beverages
  • Bakery Fillings & Toppings
  • Dairy Products & Frozen Desserts
  • Confectionery
  • Meat & Poultry
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Functional Food
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Personal care & Cosmetics
  • Others


  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • APEJ
  • Japan
  • MEA 

What's Included

The executive summary of the Citrus Pectin market includes the market country analysis, proprietary wheel of fortune, demand-side and supply-side trends, opportunity assessment, and recommendations on the global Citrus Pectin market.

Readers can find the detailed segmentation and definition of the Citrus Pectin market in this chapter, which will help them understand basic information about the Citrus Pectin market. This section also highlights the inclusions and exclusions, which help the reader understand the scope of the Citrus Pectin market report.

The associated industry assessment of the Citrus Pectin market is carried out in this section. The macroeconomic factors affecting growth of the Citrus Pectin market are provided in this section and the impact of these macroeconomic indicators on the Citrus Pectin market is analyzed. The processing overview and technological advancements in the Citrus Pectin market is also provided.

Profit margins at each level of the Citrus Pectin market are analyzed and readers can find detailed information on top importers and exporters as well as the value chain of the market.

The drivers and restraints impacting the growth of the Citrus Pectin market are explained in this chapter. Opportunities and ongoing trends in the Citrus Pectin market are also comprehensively discussed.

This chapter includes detailed analysis of the historical Citrus Pectin market (2014-2018), along with an opportunity analysis for the forecast period (2019-2029). Readers can also find the absolute $ opportunity for the current year (2019 – 2020) and incremental opportunity for the forecast period (2019–2029). This chapter provides details about the Citrus Pectin market on the basis of product type, source and application. In this chapter, readers can understand market attractive analysis for all segments. This chapter explains how the Citrus Pectin market is anticipated to grow across North America, Latin America, Europe, APEJ, Japan and MEA

This chapter includes a detailed analysis of the growth of the Citrus Pectin market in the North America region, along with a country-wise assessment that includes the U.S. and Canada. Readers can also find regional trends, regulations, and market growth based on application and countries in the North America region.

Readers can find detailed information about several factors, such as the pricing analysis and regional trends, which are impacting growth of the Citrus Pectin market in the Latin America region. This chapter also includes growth prospects of the Citrus Pectin market in leading LATAM countries such as Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Peru and the Rest of Latin America.

Important growth prospects of the Citrus Pectin market based on its application in several countries such as EU-4, UK, Germany, BENLUX, Nordic, Eastern Europe and Rest of Europe are included in this chapter.

This chapter includes a detailed analysis of the growth of the Citrus Pectin  market in East Asia region including the important growth prospects of the Citrus Pectin  in several countries such as Greater China,  India, ASEAN, Australia , New Zealand and Rest of APEJ are included in this chapter.

This chapter includes a detailed analysis of the growth of the Citrus Pectin market in the Japan. Readers can also find regional trends, regulations, and market growth of countries in the Japan region.

This chapter offers insights into how the Citrus Pectin market is expected to grow in major countries in the MEA region such as GCC Countries, South Africa, Turkey, Iran, Israel and the Rest of MEA, during the forecast period 2019-2029.

In this chapter, readers can find detailed information about tier analysis and market concentration of the key players in the Citrus Pectin market along with their market presence analysis by region and product portfolio. In addition, readers can find a comprehensive list of leading manufacturers in the Citrus Pectin market, along with detailed information about each company, which includes company overview, revenue shares, strategic overview, and recent company developments. Some of the market players and end users featured in the report are Fiberstar, Ceamsa, Herbafood, Florida Food Products, Cargill, Inc., Quadra Chemicals, Naturex,Compañía Española de Algas Marinas S.A. (CEAMSA),Herbstreith & Fox,Yantai Andre Pectin Co. Ltd.,Lucid Colloids Ltd.,DuPont, Silvateam S.p.A.,CP Kelco and others.

This chapter includes a list of acronyms and assumptions that provide a base to the information and statistics included in the Citrus Pectin report.

This chapter helps readers understand the research methodology followed to obtain various conclusions, as well as important qualitative and quantitative information, on the Citrus Pectin market.

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