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Global Antifog Additives Market (2021 to 2026) - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact and Forecasts

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Dublin, Sept. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Antifog Additives Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to's offering.

The Antifog Additives Market is projected to register a CAGR of more than 4% during the forecast period (2021-2026).

COVID-19 has positively impacted the food packaging industry owing to consumer awareness of fresh and safe deliveries, which in turn is expected to boost the market for anti-fog films market. For instance, according to the Ministry of Foof and Drug Safety (MFDS), processed food and vegetable imports in South Korea increased by around 6,000 tons in 2020 to hit 281,222 tons compared to that of 275,424 tons in 2019. The revenue from the global food and beverage industry was valued at over USD 240 billion in 2020 which increased significantly from approximately USD 158 billion in 2019. Antifog additives which are predominantly used in the production of films create antifogging properties thus protecting vegetables, fruits, meat, etc. Owing to these factors the market for antifog additives is estimated to grow substantially through the forecast period.

Over the medium term, increasing demand for agricultural and food packaging films and growing demand in making coating films for mirrors and goggles are driving the market. Strict government policies, hazardous waste production at the time of film production, and negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic act as restraints for the growth of market.

The demand from food and beverages sector for packaging of processed food owing to prevent the packaged food from spoiling and formation of fog which reduces visibility is projected to propel the antifog additives market. Asia-Pacific holds the largest market share with highest demands coming from countries like India, China, and Japan.

Key Market Trends

Increasing Demand from Films Production Sector

  • Growing population, degrading soil quality, scarcity of food and agricultural organizations focus toward increasing the crop yield and quality are expected to propel the demand for antifog additives over the forecast period.

  • The agriculture industry has been benefited by the usage of antifog additives for producing agricultural films owing to improved light transmission leading to better plant growth, earlier crop maturity and higher crop yield per plant.

  • According to IBEF, Essential agricultural commodiities export increased by 43% to reach USD 7.3 billion during the period of april to september 2020 compared to USD 5.1 billion during the same period in 2019.

  • Antifog additives also help in reducing the burning of plants and crop spoilage, which is leading to increasing demand in the agricultural films sector.

  • Increasing sales of packaged foods have led to the growth of antifog additives demand as the product helps in maintaining its clarity and transparency so that the contents of the packaged item can be clearly seen by the customer.

  • In North America, the United States is the largest consumer of packaged goods, followed by Canada and Mexico. The changing trends in consumer behavior and manufacturers' easier convenience are resulting in a faster growth of the packaging market in the country.In the United States, the packaging market is estimated to be worth USD 280.3 billion in 2022. United States packaging market is estimated to witness a CAGR of about 3.5%, in terms of revenue, during 2021-2026.

  • The revenue from the global food and beverage industry is expected to reach over USD 276 billion in 2021. The revenue is expected to show an annual groth rate of over 8.2% and is projected to reach over USD 379 billion by 2025.

  • The revenue from food and beverage sector in countries namely, India and China are projected to show a CAGR of over 10% and 8%, respectively which is expected to stimulate the demand of antifog additives market.

  • Owing to the aforementioned factors, the antifog additives market is expected to grow rapidly over the forecast period.

Asia-Pacific Region to Dominate the Market

  • The growing awareness about the benefits of using antifog additives in food and agricultural packaging in countries of Asia-Pacific particularly in India, China, and Japan, has propelled the antifog additives market.

  • The availability of large arable land in countries like China and India, and increasing adoption of technological advancements in agriculture to yield high-quality crops will stimulate the market growth of antifog additives.

  • Further, the gradual shifting of people toward packaged and processed food due to hectic lifestyles is expected to enhance the demand of antifog additives. According to Interpak, in China, in food stuff packaging catogery, total packaging is expected to reach 447 billion units in 2023.

  • The strict rules and regulations imposed by the governments of countries like India and China have changed the market dynamics and has increased the focus on using antifog additives for food packaging and processing.

  • India is one of the major consumers of packaged foods and beverages. According to the Packaging Industry Association of India (PIAI), the packaging industry is expected to grow at a rate of 22% during the forecast period. However, this growth was affected during 2020, due to the halted manufacturing activities in the first quarter of 2020.

  • The demand for frozen foods in India is expected to witness a growth rate of approximately 17% in the next few years. Moreover, with the Indian government focusing on the food processing sector, the supply of processed agri-foods is expected to rise over the next five years, which, in turn, may stimulate the demand for antifog additives in the country.

  • According to IBEF in India, 55% of the packaging is done in plastics dominating the food packaging market among which PVC films are widely used.

  • In Japan, the food and beverage industry is expected to reach over USD 31 billion by 2025. This growth can be attributed to the increase in the demand for packaged food and beverages, coupled with the increasing affordability of consumers. This expected growth in the food and beverage industry is estimated to positively influence the demand in the market studied.

  • The aforementioned factors along with the government support have helped in the growth of antifog additives market.

Competitive Landscape

The antifog additives market is fragmented with players accounting marginal shares of the market. Some of the companies in the market are LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V. , Croda International PLC, Emery Oleochemicals, Avient, and DuPont.

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Key Topics Covered:




4.1 Drivers
4.1.1 Increasing Demand in Agricultural and Food Packaging Films
4.1.2 Growing Demand In Making Coating Films for Mirrors and Goggles
4.2 Restraints
4.2.1 Fluctuation in Prices
4.2.2 Hazardous Waste Production During Film Production
4.2.3 Negative Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic
4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis
4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

5.1 Type
5.1.1 Glycerol Esters
5.1.2 Polyglycerol Esters
5.1.3 Sorbitan Esters of Fatty Acids
5.1.4 Other Types
5.2 Application
5.2.1 Films Production
5.2.2 Biopolymers
5.2.3 Coating Films
5.2.4 Polyethylene Terephthalate
5.2.5 Polyvinyl Chloride
5.3 Geography
5.3.1 Asia-Pacific China India Japan South Korea Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.3.2 North America United States Canada Mexico
5.3.3 Europe Germany United Kingdom Italy France Rest of Europe
5.3.4 South America Brazil Argentina Rest of South America
5.3.5 Middle-East and Africa Saudi Arabia South Africa Rest of Middle-East and Africa

6.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
6.2 Market Share (%)/Ranking Analysis
6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
6.4 Company Profiles
6.4.1 Avient
6.4.2 Corbion
6.4.3 Croda International PLC
6.4.4 Dupont
6.4.5 Emery Oleochemicals
6.4.6 Evonik Industries AG
6.4.7 LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V.
6.4.8 Palsgaard
6.4.9 PCC Chemax, Inc.
6.4.10 Tosaf

7.1 Increasing Awareness About Usage of Antifog Additives in Processed Food
7.2 Other Opportunities

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