Rare Sugar Market Size By Product (D-Mannose, Allulose, Tagatose, D-Xylose, L-Arabinose, L-Fucose), By Application (Dietary Supplements, Cosmetics & Personal Care, Pharmaceuticals, Food & Beverages), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2019 - 2026

Published Date: Dec 2019  |  Report ID: GMI4458  |  Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Amit Rawat

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 130   |   Base Year: 2018




Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Rapid consumer awareness regarding benefits of rare sugar to escalate market growth

Rare Sugar market size was over USD 1.2 billion globally in 2018 and is estimated to grow over 4% CAGR between 2019 and 2026.
 

Rare Sugar market

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Rare sugar is the most basic type of carbohydrate that occurs in very small quantities in natural products. They are prepared through organic procedures such as fermentation & enzyme conversion and have tremendous potential in applications such as additives in cosmetics and antiviral medications. The market size is expected to rise owing to low glycemic index of rare sugar and growing adoption in food & beverage industry.
 

Rare sugar is used as a substitute to table sugar as it is sweeter and does not trigger insulin levels. Increasing prevalence of diabetes & rising awareness on health benefits of rare sugar alternatives will encourage the consumer to switch from table sugar. The market will further witness escalation, as rare sugar aids in weight management and does not accelerate the production of fat accumulating enzymes.
 

Allulose, a type of rare sugar, extracted from peaches and wheat is used in food & beverage industry as a substitute to white sugar. These sugar varieties are easy to use as they are compatible with various cooking methods. Industry demand may witness significant growth as rare sugar helps in digestion and breaking down of complex proteins without aggravating the production of gastric acids.
 

In April 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a guideline related to calories in allulose in Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels. Through this regulation, FDA allows the low-calorie allulose, to be excluded from total and added sugars counts on Nutrition and Supplement Facts labels when used as an ingredient in dietary supplement market. 
 

Market to witness gains owing to rapid adoption of tagatose in weight management dietary supplements

Rare sugar market is segmented based on product into Tagatose, D-Xylose, L-Fucose, Allulose, and D-Mannose. Tagatose rare sugar extracted from dairy products is widely used in fortifying weight management supplements as it contains low calories. The scope of the market will expand as tagatose rare sugar aids in boosting the metabolic system without aggravating bile & cholesterol levels and promotes quick digestion rate.
 

Dietary supplements market containing tagatose can also be prescribed to people diagnosed with type I and II diabetes as it lowers fasting glucose and LDL levels. Regular consumption of tagatose increases digestive efficacy, promotes nutrient absorption and suppresses cravings which aids in natural weight loss. Market statistics should register sizeable gains owing to rare sugar’s compatibility with various delivery forms such as powder, tablets & liquids and ability to enhance flavor without triggering insulin levels.
 

Rare Sugar Market Report Coverage
Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2018 Market Size in 2018: 1.2 billion (USD)
Historical Data for: 2015 to 2018 Forecast Period: 2019 to 2026
Pages: 130 Tables, Charts & Figures: 177
Geographies covered (17): U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia, Brazil, Argentina, UAE, South Africa
Segments covered: Product & Application
Companies covered (9): DuPont, Sweet Cures, Douglas Laboratories, Sanwa Starch, Naturesupplies, Specom Biochemical, Matsutami Chemical industry, ASTRAEA Allulose, Hebei Huaxu
Growth Drivers:
  • North America: High adoption in personal care industry
  • Europe: Increasing usage in dietary supplements
  • Asia Pacific: Growing awareness towards a healthier lifestyle
Pitfalls & Challenges:
  • Strict government regulations

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Market size from cosmetics & personal care application to witness significant growth

Global Rare Sugar Market Statistics, By Cosmetics & Personal Care, 2015 to 2026, (USD Million)
Global Rare Sugar Market Statistics, By Cosmetics & Personal Care, 2015 to 2026, (USD Million)

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Rare sugar industry outlook is segmented on the basis of their applications into cosmetics & personal care, food & beverages, pharmaceuticals, and dietary supplements industries. These sugars are widely used in manufacturing scrubs & exfoliants as it aids in cleaning pores. The market outlook is expected to rise as it reduces the production of oil and prevents the formation of acne, fine lines, and patches.
 

Rare sugars extracted from fruits are widely used in herbal cosmetic preparations as they aid in increasing cosmetics shelf life. They help in maintaining pH level of natural ingredients as it acts as a natural preservative. The rare sugar industry size should witness growth owing to rising consumer awareness related to harmful chemical induced preservatives used in cosmetics.
 

Rare sugar market share to witness lucrative growth opportunities in North America  

North America Rare Sugar Market Outlook. By Product, 2018, (USD Million)
North America Rare Sugar Market Outlook. By Product, 2018, (USD Million)

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North America market size should register over 4% gains by 2026. Increasing prevalence of obesity and diabetes is making consumers opt for healthy food & beverage alternatives. The products are used in prepackaged food as a healthy alternative, as it contains less calories than table sugar. The market demand will grow as these sugars aids in boosting the metabolic rate by increasing digestive efficacy which is attracting more customers.
 

Easy availability of cosmetics containing rare sugars in the market owing to efficient distribution channels such as supermarkets and online retail stores makes it easy for consumer to switch. The market should witness progress as rising prevalence of common skin problems such as dry skin & rosacea among young customers.
 

New product development and collaboration among industry participants to enhance market competitiveness

Key players operating in global rare sugar market are Sweet Cures, Matsutani Chemical Industry, Sanwa Starch, Douglas Laboratories, DuPont, Naturesupplies, Hebei Huaxu, and Specom Biochemical. The market may witness consolidation in the form of acquisitions & joint ventures, and mergers which may strengthen product portfolio and increase regional presence in the market.
 

In May 2018, Ingredion, an American company, a major market player entered into an agreement with Matsutani to introduce ASTREAEA Allulose, a new product that provides improved taste and fewer calories. The product is within GDA guidelines and functions similar to table sugar with low concentration of calories. It is marketed to be used in manufacturing bakery and confectionery preparations and will be manufactured in Mexico. The ingredient has a similar taste profile to sugar and is 70% sweet. The company is rapidly investing in R&D to diversify product segment and attract more customers to gain major market share.
 

In August 2017, ZuChem announced to expand it activated sugar product portfolio for pharmaceutical and biotechnology research. The company has included various products such as GDP L Fucose, TDP -D glucose, TDP-D-desosamine, TDP-D-quinovose, and TDP-D-viosamine in the market. ZuChem’s offering of these products has enabled researchers to study mechanisms and pathways for new drug development.
 

The rare sugar market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of volume in kilo tons & revenue in USD from 2015 to 2026 for the following segments:

By Product

  • D-Mannose
  • Allulose
  • Tagatose
  • D-Xylose
  • L-Arabinose
  • L-Fucose

By Application

  • Dietary Supplements
  • Cosmetics & personal Care
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Food & Beverages
  • Others

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

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Australia
  • Latin America (LATAM)
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
    • South Africa
    • UAE
       

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Rare sugar is the most basic type of carbohydrate that occurs in very small quantities in natural products. They are prepared through organic procedures such as fermentation & enzyme conversion and have tremendous potential in applications such as additives in cosmetics and antiviral medications.
Rapid consumer awareness regarding benefits of rare sugar and growing penetration of rare sugars dietary supplements will be key driving factors for the growth of the global industry.
The North American industry for rare sugar will register over 4% CAGR from 2019 to 2026, as estimated by GMI.

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