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Food Grade Activated Carbon Market

Market Insights on Food Grade Activated Carbon covering sales outlook, demand forecast & up-to-date key trends

Food Grade Activated Carbon Market: Global Industry Analysis 2015 - 2019 and Opportunity Assessment 2020 - 2030

Food Grade Activated Carbon Market Overview

Activated carbon finds uses in a wide variety of industrial sectors, including food & beverage, water treatment, personal care and pharmaceutical.  Currently, increasing demand for filtrated and unadulterated freshwater, especially from developed and emerging regions of the world, is expected to play a crucial factor in strengthening the overall growth of the food grade activated carbon market over the forecast period.

The market for food grade activated carbon for water treatment applications has seen substantial growth over the last few years and the trend is likely to continue over the forecast period. At present, research activities are increasingly concentrating on the production of food grade activated carbon from affordable sources and eventually minimizing the adoption of costly industrial food grade activated carbon.

In addition, the mitigation of wastewater using food grade activated carbon has earned significant attention as such technical developments play a crucial role in lowering the cost of goods of food grade activated carbon and, at the same time, the cost of bio-waste disposal.

The increasing demand for activated carbon in the treatment of numerous contaminants, including dyes, ions, and a range of organic contaminants, is expected to provide a significant boost to the overall growth of the food grade activated carbon market during the forecast period.

High Adoption of Food Grade Activated Carbon in Various End-Use Sectors

Across the food & beverage market, adsorbent technologies are increasingly have been used to treat liquids. In addition, food grade activated carbon in powder form is used for decolourisation purposes and for the elimination of impurities, including organic compounds.

While food grade activated charcoal is gradually that are used in wastewater treatment, the requirement for food grade activated carbon from pharmaceuticals and personal care sectors is experiencing steady growth.

Food grade activated carbon plays an important role in removing bacteria, toxins, dirt and chemicals from the skin surface, as a result of which many companies across the personal care sector are moving towards the use of activated carbon in their goods – a factor that is expected to contribute to activated carbon market development over the forecast period.

In addition, food grade activated charcoal has also gained significant interest from cosmetic firms, as it removes blackheads and acne and more. Food grade activated carbon used in food products may contribute to reduced consumption of vitamins, gastrointestinal side effect and lower absorption of drugs.

As a result, the drawbacks of the use of food grade activated carbon in food products may impede the global demand for food grade activated carbon over the forecast period. People have adopted food grade activated carbon dioxide as an appropriate method to cure many of the conditions. It is used in toothpaste for its whitening qualities and in skin care products for its capacity to absorb toxins.

Perhaps one of the most effective ways people use food grade activated charcoal is by applying it to their food. It traps contaminants and chemicals in the intestines and, since it is not consumed by the body, activated carbon dioxide along with the toxic compounds it retains on its surface is extracted by feces.

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Food Grade Activated Carbon Market: Key Players

Some of the key players operating in the global food grade activated carbon market includes

  • Kalimati Carbon Pvt. Ltd.
  • Puragen Activated Carbons
  • Carbon Activated Corporation
  • Pruthvi’s Foods Pvt. Ltd.

Food Grade Activated Carbon: Regional Analysis

The Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing market for food grade activated carbon in terms of volume and value. Increased development by companies, especially in the food & beverages sector, the increasing shift of manufacturing facilities to the developing economies of the area, and a large industrial base, are key drivers contributed to the growth of the food grade activated carbon market in the region.

The food grade activated carbon market report offers a comprehensive evaluation of the market. It does so via in-depth qualitative insights, historical data, and verifiable projections about market size. The projections featured in the report have been derived using proven research methodologies and assumptions.

By doing so, the research report serves as a repository of analysis and information for every facet of the food grade activated carbon market, including but not limited to: regional markets, product type and raw materials.

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  • Food grade activated carbon market segments and sub-segments
  • Market trends and dynamics
  • Supply and demand
  • Market size
  • Current trends/opportunities/challenges
  • Competitive landscape
  • Technological breakthroughs
  • Value chain and stakeholder analysis

The regional analysis covers

  • North America (U.S. and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Chile, and others)
  • Western Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Spain, Italy, Nordic countries, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg)
  • Eastern Europe (Poland and Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand)
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC, Southern Africa, and North Africa)

The food grade activated carbon market report has been compiled through extensive primary research (through interviews, surveys, and observations of seasoned analysts) and secondary research (which entails reputable paid sources, trade journals, and industry body databases).

The report also features a complete qualitative and quantitative assessment by analyzing data gathered from industry analysts and market participants across key points in the industry’s value chain.

A separate analysis of prevailing trends in the parent market, macro- and micro-economic indicators, and regulations and mandates is included under the purview of the study. By doing so, the food grade activated carbon market report projects the attractiveness of each major segment over the forecast period.

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Food Grade Activated Carbon: Market Segmentation

Raw Material:

  • Coal Based
  • Coconut Shell Based
  • Wood Based
  • Others

Product Type:

  • Powdered
  • Granulated
  • Others
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