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Global starches market: $77.4 billion industry forecast by 2018
Starches/Glucose: Global Markets - a new market research report on 2014-04-28 04:10:02
Sales in the global starches market is estimated to have grown to a value of around $51.2 billion at the end of 2012. It is forecast that the industry will be valued at $77.4 billion by 2018, after increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.1% between 2012 and 2018.

Globally, the production of starch containing crops outweighs all other industrial and food crops. More than 50% of the world´s daily average calorie intake is provided by starch or its derivatives. The consumption of starch crops has increased over the years due to its extensive usage in sweetener conversion for the soft drinks industry.

The largest single outlet for starches always has been for conversion into sweeteners. The global demand for cereal sweeteners is closely related to the development of the soft drink industry, which started several years ago in the U.S. Soft drinks became a symbol of the modern society and are now consumed in virtually every country. While juices and carbonated beverages can also be sweetened by saccharose sugar or by low calorie sweeteners; fructose and glucose syrups are typically preferred, not only for cost reasons but also for technical reasons, as such syrups do not re-crystallize and thus keep the beverages appealing.

Although, the most important outlet by far of all starch-derived products is food; the consumption has also increased with starch becoming an important component for bio-fuels, paper and glue production, textile weaving and finishing, and importantly, the fermentation industry.

The market for starches and derivatives thereof is expected to expand on a global scale at a substantial rate. However, this rapid market expansion is set against a shortening availability of suitable raw materials at tolerable prices and increasing energy costs. Such factors have driven a consolidation process and changed the producer landscape over the past few years.

Globally, the market for starch is being driven by an increase in population and disposable incomes. Income elasticity values for starch sweeteners and also for native and modified starches are consistently positive, indicating that increasing incomes promote the use of such products.

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