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Orange Compound Market Size - By Compounds (D-Limonene, α-Pinene, β-Pinene, Linalool, Decanal, Myrcene, Nootkatone, Octanal, Nonanal, Valencene, Perillaldehyde, Sabinene), Application (Food & Beverage, Personal Care & Cosmetics) & Global Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI6893
  • Published Date: Oct 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Orange Compound Market Size

Orange Compound Market size was valued at USD 1.6 billion in 2022 and is estimated to expand at over 5.4% CAGR from 2023 to 2032. Orange compound is a concentrated orange flavouring that is used in a variety of food and beverage products. It is typically made from orange juice, orange oil, and sugar, and may also contain other ingredients such as citric acid and preservatives. Orange compound is available in a variety of forms, including liquid, powder, and paste.

Orange Compound Market

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Orange compound is a popular ingredient in baking, and can be used to flavor cakes, cookies, muffins, pies, and other desserts. It can also be used to flavor ice cream, yogurt, custard, and other frozen treats. Orange compound is also commonly used in beverages, such as orange juice, soda, and cocktails.


Government restrictions on the orange compound sector can be a pitfall for the market. These restrictions can make it more difficult for orange compound producers to sell their products and can also make orange compound products more expensive for consumers.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had a mixed impact on the orange compound industry. Initially, there was increased demand for orange compounds in food and beverage products as consumers sought immune-boosting options. However, supply chain disruptions led to material shortages and delays. The closure of restaurants decreased demand for orange compounds in commercial food prep, causing demand fluctuations. Some segments faced setbacks, while others benefited from consumers' shift to home consumption and health-conscious choices. The long-term impact will likely involve supply chain resilience improvements and a focus on quality and safety to meet evolving consumer expectations.

Orange Compound Market Trends

The orange compound industry is experiencing notable trends in response to changing consumer preferences and market dynamics. There is a growing emphasis on natural and clean-label products, driving the demand for orange compounds derived from real oranges rather than artificial sources. This trend aligns with increasing health-consciousness among consumers, who seek natural flavors and ingredients. Additionally, the market is witnessing innovation in the form of orange compounds with reduced sugar content to cater to health-conscious consumers. The COVID-19 pandemic has also accelerated the demand for orange compounds in products like juices and supplements due to their immune-boosting properties.

Orange Compound Market Analysis

Orange Compound Market Size, By Product, 2021 - 2032 (USD Billion)

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Based on product, the Nootkatone segment dominated around USD 380.8 million revenue in 2022. On the other hand, chemical compounds, including D-Limonene, α-Pinene, β-Pinene, Linalool, Decanal, Myrcene, Octanal, Nonanal, Valencene, Perillaldehyde, and Sabinene, play a crucial role in the market. They are key components responsible for the characteristic aroma and flavour of oranges. These compounds are not only essential for enhancing the natural taste and fragrance of orange-based products but also have applications in various industries, including food and beverages, cosmetics, and fragrances.

Their presence in orange compounds contributes to the overall quality and appeal of orange-flavoured and scented products, aligning with the growing consumer preference for natural and authentic orange experiences in the market. Moreover, an increasing usage will further accelerate the segmental growth.

 Orange Compound Market Revenue Share, By Application, (2022)

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Based on application, the personal care & cosmetics segment accounted for 44% of the orange compound market share in 2022. The applications for the market are diverse, with a primary focus on the food & beverage industry. Within this sector, orange compounds are extensively utilized to enhance the flavour and aroma of various products, including juices, sodas, baked goods, confectionery, and sauces. Their ability to impart the natural essence of oranges makes them indispensable ingredients.

Beyond the food & beverage sector, orange compounds find applications in the "Others" category, which includes cosmetics, fragrances, and cleaning products. These compounds are sought after for their aromatic properties, making them valuable in perfumes, air fresheners, and skincare products.

U.S. Orange Compound Market Size, 2020- 2032 (USD Million)

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U.S. orange compound market size held over USD 454.3 million in 2022. In the United States, one of the significant trends is the increasing emphasis on natural and clean label products. Consumers are increasingly seeking orange compounds derived from real oranges and free from artificial additives. This trend is driven by health-consciousness and a desire for transparent ingredient lists, reflecting a growing preference for natural and authentic, orange-based products.

Orange Compound Market Share

Some of the major companies operating in the orange compound industry are:

  • Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
  • Berjé Inc
  • Bell Flavors & Fragrances
  • Bontoux S.A.
  • Citrosuco
  • Citrus and Allied Essences Ltd.
  • Firmenich SA
  • Lionel Hitchen (Essential Oils) Ltd.
  • MCI Miritz, Symrise
  • Vigon International Inc.
  • Frutarom
  • Robertet SA
  • Sensient Technologies Corporation
  • Treatt plc.

These companies focus on strategic partnerships, new product launch & commercialization for market expansion. Furthermore, these companies are heavily investing in research that allows them to introduce innovative products and garner maximum revenue in the market.

Orange Compound Industry News:

  • In April 2023, Bell Flavors & Fragrances established its new commercial office and laboratory in Mexico City. This office has specialized labs for the application of fragrances & flavors in innovative products that are developed to cater to the market requirements.
  • In November 2022, Citrosuco launched Evera, a new business unit that produces natural ingredients for different industries by reusing orange waste including husks, peels, leaves, and seeds.

The orange compound market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD Million & Tons from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Product

  • D-Limonene
  • α-Pinene
  • β-Pinene
  • Linalool
  • Decanal
  • Myrcene
  • Nootkatone
  • Octanal
  • Nonanal
  • Valencene
  • Perillaldehyde
  • Sabinene

Market, By Application

  • Food & Beverage
  • Personal Care & Cosmetics
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Rest of MEA


Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Kunal Ahuja

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of orange compound reached USD 1.6 billion in 2022 and is set to cross USD 2.8 billion by the end of 2032, due to widespread usage in a variety of food and beverage products.

The nootkatone product segment recorded USD 380.8 million in 2022, owing to higher application in various industries, including food and beverages, cosmetics, and fragrances.

U.S. market size was valued at USD 454.3 million in 2022, attributed to the higher emphasis on natural and clean label products in the nation.

Some of the key market players include Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), Berjé Inc, Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Bontoux S.A., Citrosuco, Citrus and Allied Essences Ltd., Firmenich SA, Lionel Hitchen (Essential Oils) Ltd., MCI Miritz, and Symrise.

Orange Compound Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 135
  • Countries covered: 18
  • Pages: 150
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