Aroma Chemicals Market By Product Type (Synthetic Aroma Chemicals, Natural Aroma Chemicals) By Application (Food and Beverages, Cosmetics, Personal and Household Care Products) and Region - Global Forecast 2026
17th December 2018
The global aroma chemicals market is estimated to value at approximately US$ 8 Bn in 2019, and is expected to register a CAGR of 8.5%. The global aroma chemicals market report has been segmented on the basis of product type, application, and region/country.
Global Aroma Chemicals Market: Introduction
Aroma Chemicals are chemical compounds that are synthesized chemically by using techniques such as fractional distillation. Aroma chemicals are also referred to as chemical compounds consisting of specific smell or odor. These compounds have high volatility and can travel through the olfactory system of the nose and cause sensation of odor and doesn’t affect smell and taste unlike flavors. The nature of fragrances tends to be synthetic. Aroma chemicals find application in food, spices, wine, perfumes, essential oils, and fragrance oils.
Global Aroma Chemicals Market: Dynamics
The global aroma chemicals market is expected to register a moderate growth rate over the forecast period, owing to the promising economic conditions and increasing disposable income among the middle class population, combined with enhanced end user awareness of hygiene and personal grooming. Moreover, increasing demand from manufacturing companies related to food, cosmetics, detergents and soap toiletries, and other household products is expected to augment overall market growth over the forecast period. In addition, rising demand from developing economies, along with major technological advancements has also facilitated growth of the global market in recent years and is expected to continue the same over the forecast period. Amalgamation of many small companies engaged in the production of aroma chemicals, into a bigger one is a key trend observed in recent years, and is expected to contribute to growth of the global market.
Massive domestic consumption of aroma chemicals across the globe is expected to be among the major factors driving growth of the global market. In addition, rapid urbanization has triggered the demand for cosmetics and processed foods where aroma chemicals play a significant role, which has resulted in increasing demand for aroma chemicals on a global scale.
Furthermore, increasing consumers’ inclination towards specific scents or odors is estimated to boost demand for custom-made fragrances, which is expected to result in favorable growth of the global market over the estimated time period. Natural chemicals are apparently considered safer, greener, therapeutic, and sustainable in nature. Natural products have high market value owing to the fact that they signify the essence of healthy and green sustainability owing to which the global market is expected to become a lucrative market. Natural fragrances obtained from sustainable and renewable feedstock is also expected to propel growth of the global aroma chemicals market over the forecast period. Increasing application of aroma chemicals in the food & beverages industry for specific taste, flavor and to improve the attractiveness of end food products are also expected to trigger demand for aroma chemicals.
However, factors such as high cost of R&D programs and the obligation to work in compliance with the regulatory standards concerning the industry may affect the global market growth to a certain extent over the estimated time period. In addition, misconceptions to related synthetic chemicals and lack of availability of raw materials are also expected to hamper growth of the global aroma chemicals market.
Advancements in terms of more cost effective aroma chemicals and increasing awareness on account quality approvals for safe use of artificial aroma chemicals is expected to create a higher revenue generation opportunity for the players operating in the global aroma chemicals market in the coming years.
Global Aroma Chemicals Market: Analysis by Product Type
Among the product type segments, currently, the synthetic aroma chemicals segment is expected to dominate in the global market in terms of revenue, and is expected to maintain its dominance over the forecast period, owing to increasing application of synthetic aroma chemicals in a wide variety of products. Natural aroma chemicals segment is estimated to register fastest growth over the forecast period, owing to increasing awareness of natural aroma chemicals and increasing adoption of natural aroma chemicals across the world.
Global Aroma Chemicals Market: Analysis by Application
Among the application segments, the food & beverages segment is expected to account for maximum revenue share, and is expected to continue dominating by account for highest revenue share over the forecast period. Aroma chemicals are used as an essence or flavor ingredient in the food & beverages industry. Increasing growth of food & beverages industry is expected to create demand for aroma chemicals over the forecast period.
Global Aroma Chemicals Market: Analysis by Region/Country
Increasing scope of applications of aroma chemicals in manufacturing of various products such as personal care, cosmetics, detergents and soap etc. is expected to drive growth of the global market. Market in Asia Pacific is expected to register the fastest growth in terms of revenue in the global aroma chemicals market. In addition, increasing demand for fragrances in the developing economies in the region, such as India, China, and Japan is expected to augment growth of the global aroma chemicals market in the coming years. China being the largest market for personal care products in Asia Pacific is expected to contribute majorly to the revenue growth of the Asia Pacific aroma chemicals market. Furthermore, growing population, coupled with rising demand for perfumes from the age group of 20–35 years in Asia Pacific is among the major factors triggering demand for cosmetics, which in turn is expected to contribute majorly to growth of the aroma chemical market in Asia Pacific over the forecast period.
Global Aroma Chemicals Market Segmentation:
Segmentation by Product Type:
- Synthetic Aroma Chemicals
- Natural Aroma Chemicals
Segmentation by Application:
- Food and Beverages
- Personal and Household Care Products
Segmentation by Region/Country:
- Southeast Asia
- South America
- South Africa
- Rest of the World
- BASF SE
- Agilex Flavors and Fragrances, Inc.
- Aromatech Flavorings, Inc.
- Bell Flavors & Fragrances GmbH company
- Flavorchem Corporation
- Vigon International, Inc.
- Silverline Chemicals Ltd
- Hindustan Mint and Agro Products Private Limited
- Chemicals, LLC
- Takasago International Corporation
- Chapter 1 Preface
- 1.1 Report Assumptions
- 1.2 Research Methodology
- 220.127.116.11 Abbreviations
- Chapter 2 Market Overview
- 2.1 Market Definition & Scope of the Report
- 2.1.1 Market Definition
- 2.1.2 Scope of the Report
- 2.2 Market Analysis by Type
- 2.2.1 Natural Aroma Chemicals
- 2.2.2 Synthetic Aroma Chemicals
- 2.3 Market Analysis by Application
- 2.3.1 Foods and Beverages
- 2.3.2 Cosmetics
- 2.3.3 Personal and Household Care
- 2.4 Market Analysis by Region/Country
- 2.1 Market Definition & Scope of the Report
- Chapter 1 Preface
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