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Organic Personal Care Market Analysis and Forecast, 2016 to 2024

17 January 2019, The worldwide Organic Personal Care Market generated over USD 8.3 billion in 2014. It is anticipated to grow at around 9 percent CAGR during 2016 to 2024 (forecast period). The market will produce sales worth USD 15.8 billion by 2024. This significant expansion may be ascribed to awareness regarding eco-friendly products that don’t have petrochemicals, parabens, and aluminium salts.


Novel organic products have grown. Also, manufacturers & sellers consider innovative means of ‘demand generation.’ Both these factors can drive market demand in the near future. Organic products are made from plant roots, essential oils, herbs, & flowers coupled with naturally-available emulsifiers, humectants, additives, & surfactants.


This market has greatly evolved across the globe. Sales trainings for ‘consumer education’ regarding superior ‘beauty products’ should propel market revenues. Client awareness about personal health is also likely to add market growth till 2024. Enhanced living standards and increased disposable earnings of the employed ‘middle-class’ populace across developing Asian Pacific nations may propel the market in the forecast period.


However, discrepancies in ‘feedstock supply’ would hinder the market. Technological advancements and research & developments in processing & cost-efficient manufacturing were the key drivers of organic personal care market in the recent years. Research on developing customized & sophisticated products can open market prospects.


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The market is split by products and geographies. Products comprise skin care, hair care, oral care, and others. Skin care led in terms of demand and surpassed USD 2.5 billion in 2013. Hair is estimated to grow at nearly 9.8 percent CAGR during 2014 to 2020. Oral care captured 13 percent shares in 2013 and should undergo high growth. Its shares could be attributed to escalating gum diseases. 


The geographies are Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, and rest of the world. North America reigned in the recent past and has regional prospects in Mexico. Europe and Asia Pacific followed North America and were pushed by customer inclination and advanced products. The worldwide organic personal care market is mainly characterized by product innovations.


Some of its players are L’Oreal; The Body Shop; Aveda Corp.; and Amway. Few companies have introduced ayurvedic substances; like clove, tulsi, lemon, neem, etc.


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Minibar Market Size Analysis by Product, Technology, and Application

16 January 2019, The global Minibar Market size to reach USD 1.49 billion by 2024, owing to the transformation, growth, and emergence of the hospitality industry worldwide. With the rise in the demand for customer satisfaction and necessity of enhancing profitability in the hotel industry, the demand of minibars is estimated to grow over the forecast period. In addition, the increasing prerequisites of consumers and guests for hassle free services, high comfort, facilities, and luxury while travelling and their stay at elite hotels is anticipated to encourage the market growth. This in turn is expected to reassure the hotel industry to focus on providing value added services such as safety box, laundry, Wi-Fi, ironing, dry cleaning, minibars, in-room dining and others. One of the services offered by exclusive hotels nowadays is the in-room minibars, which adds to customer experience.



The prevailing rate of installation of minibars in rooms of luxury hotels poses growth potential for the global minibar market. Cherishable customer experiences results in enhanced customer loyalty and promotes continued association of customers in future as well, which in turn fuels the growth of minibar market on a global scale.


In terms of product type, the automatic minibars market is expected to grow driven by rise in technological advancements, and use of automated systems in the hospitality industry to ensure privileged services and ensure hassle-free customer handling.


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The market for absorption minibars market is estimated to develop swiftly on account of the existing properties such as environment friendly, completely silent, highly reliable, energy efficient, and offers an extended service life. With the rise in technological advancements, automatic minibars can detect missing items, charge the guests based on the usage of the products using sensors and can be synchronized with the property management system (PMS) of hotels. The use of minibars owing to the features offered by them such as fully automated systems which solve issues faced by hotels and offices at operational levels is projected to fuel the overall market growth over the forecast period. The use of minibar in hotels to deliver customer satisfaction is expected to support the market growth for the global minibar market during the forecast period.


In terms of geography, the use of minibars in Asia Pacific is estimated to develop the fastest owing to the budding commercial and hospitality sector, growing tourism, and large customer base in the hospitality, recreational, and other commercial spaces.


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Smart Water Grid Market Forecast by Technology and Application

16 January 2019, The global Smart Water Grid Market is expected to reach USD 10.27 billion by 2025, driven by a growing emphasis towards a reduction in non-revenue water, the necessity for accurate billing, restructuring of old infrastructure, instantaneous monitoring of the grid, efficient fixing of leaks, and improved client engagement. Furthermore, the need to conform to government regulations, expectations for increased safety and reliability with reduced cost and development of smart cities have been the driving forces for the smart water grid market.



North America dominated the market in 2016 due to the advancement of the IT sector, which plays an integral part of these networks. Advancement in technology has helped various factors such as water safety, managing severe weather conditions and valuation of consumption. Europe followed suit, with an expected contribution of USD 2.96 billion by 2025 due to the increase in adoption of smart water meter compliances for better management.


Asia Pacific is anticipated to witness the fastest growth over the forecast period on account of increase in production and sales of advanced metering infrastructure. Metering infrastructure is getting a boost from the increasing demand for meters transmitting information through an accessible network.


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Fixed Radio Frequency (RF), Power Line Communications (PLC), Broadband over Power Line (BPL), and other municipal grids such as cellular or landline networks are combined with the right metering software to derive accurate data. The data is received by Meter Data Management System (MDMS) that is accountable for the statistics of the water analysis and distribution as per the readings.


The smart water grid industry is expected to grow on account of increasing demand for information about usage that allows preservation of resources and saves money. Smart Infrastructure held the largest market share accounting for 41.5% in 2016 and is expected to witness steady growth on account of increasing number of smart water grids, particularly in emerging economies of the world.


Companies are investing extensively in R&D to enhance technology. Companies have zero dependence on the government bodies due to suitable initiatives for substituting energy systems to grow. Players in the market such as Itron Inc., Siemens AG, Badger Meter, Inc, and Neptune Technology are investing heavily in the smart water grid market.


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Somatostatin Analogs Market Forecast by Type and Indication

15 January 2019, The global Somatostatin Analogs Market size to reach USD 3.1 billion by 2024, owing to the rise in the incidence rate of acromegaly and neuroendocrine tumor over the forecast period. Rising awareness, training and education by Pituitary Association of Australia and UK & Ireland Neuroendocrine Tumor Society is expected to have positive impact on the market growth in the coming years.


The octreotide type analog brand Sandostatin accounted for more than 67% of the market share in 2016. The demand for octreotide is expected to show stagnant growth over the forecast period. Owing to the patent expiration of the drug Sandostatin LAR in 2014 in U.S., which was being marketed by Novartis in North America, Europe and many other countries across the globe. Rising popularity of Lanreotide brand Somatuline in the U.S. and Europe is expected to fuel the market growth. Increasing penetration and popularity of the drug in the market coupled with the rise in the use of Somatuline lanreotide for carcinoid syndrome and other related disorder is expected to provide lucrative growth opportunity for the somatostatin analogs in near future.

Somatostatin Analogs market revenue

Lanreotide is a drug used in management and treatment of acromegaly. It is also administered in the treatment of symptoms caused by carcinoid syndrome. The molecule is long acting somatostatin analog similar to octreotide. The sequence for lanreotide is H-D-2Nal-Cys(1)-Tyr-D-Trp-Lys-Val-Cys(1)-Thr-NH2. The drug is marketed under the brand name Somatuline and is manufactured by Ipsen.


Neuroendocrine tumor (NET) segment held more than 50% of the market share in 2016. Increasing incidence rate of neuroendocrine tumors and associated diseases such as carcinoid tumors is the key factor driving the growth of the market during the forecast period.


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North America held more than 45% of market share in 2016. Increasing incidence of acromegaly and neuroendocrine tumor (NET) coupled with the rise in awareness and accuracy of disease diagnosis in developed economies is building a positive outlook for the acceptance of somatostatin analogs. Presence of favorable reimbursement policies, rise in the use of somatostatin analogs for treatment and, growing research and development activities in the North America is expected to have positive impact on market growth over the forecast period.


Asia Pacific is expected to exhibit the fastest growth over the forecast period owing to the rise in the research and development activities in the medical field and the launch of innovative drug formulations are the main factor driving the growth of somatostatin analogs market over the forecast period.


The global somatostatin analogs industry is consolidated in nature with Novartis AG and IPSEN dominating market. Companies are adopting new strategies for increasing their R&D activities and introducing new product such as signifor and signifor LAR (Pasireotide) which are gaining momentum in U.S. and European market. Competetiors are also entering into new and potential markets where they can expect the product growth in the near future. For instance, Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company Ltd., had launch somatostatin analogs product for the treatment of acromegaly in India.


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Probiotics Ingredients Market Forecast by Product, Applications and End Use

11 January 2019, The global Probiotics Ingredients Market size is expected to reach USD 3.56 billion by 2025 due to increasing product demand as a result of changing lifestyle and eating habits. Furthermore, rising health awareness among consumers pertaining to weight management is expected to shift their preference towards probiotics.


The U.S. Census Bureau estimated that population aged 65 years and above increased from 35 million in 2000 to 49.2 million in 2016, accounting for nearly 15.2% of total population in U.S. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) states that more than 50% population of U.S. have vitamin D deficiency. The above mentioned trends are expected to promote consumption of probiotic-fortified food.


Increasing R&D in fiber ingredients by functional foods manufacturers is expected to open new avenues for the probiotic ingredients market. Manufacturers have developed and identified proprietary strains of probiotics for specific applications to meet different requirements of different medical conditions. For instance, Lactobacillus fermentum VRI-003 PCC and Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 are used to cure eczema. This trend of identifying probiotic strains for specific applications is also expected to boost expansion of the global market.


In terms of application, probiotics food and beverages led the global market and is expected to foresee growth as a result of increasing spending on nutritional enrichment in finished goods. The market revenue from food and beverage segment was USD 1.59 billion in 2017. It is expected to reach USD 2.81 billion by 2025, expanding at a CAGR of 7.6% over the forecast period.


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Product innovation in nutritional goods including yogurt, juices, kombucha, and pickles by prominent companies, such as Danone, is projected to have a positive impact on market growth. For instance, Danone offers Activia, a probiotic drink fortified with dairy ingredients. Easy availability of probiotic foods in specialist shops, pharmacies, and supermarkets is projected to increase product awareness and promote brand image among buyers, which, in turn, will boost development of the market.


Europe emerged as the largest market for probiotic ingredient in 2015 and is likely to expand further as a result of high visibility of probiotic-fortified food products in retail shops and e-commerce portals. The region generated a revenue of USD 696.3 million in 2017 and is expected to reach USD 1.23 billion by 2025, registering a CAGR of around 7% over the forecast period.


Asia Pacific is expected to remain one of the lucrative segments over the forecast period. Significant rise in spending on incorporation of probiotic ingredients for preventive healthcare and sports nutrition by major companies including GSK and Pfizer can impel regional growth. Strong demand for probiotic ingredients from China and Japan, on account of rising consumer awareness regarding healthy metabolism and cardiovascular and gastrointestinal health is expected to bode well for global market.


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Directional Drilling Services Market Forecast by System, Technology and Application

09 January 2019, The Global Directional Drilling Services Market size is expected to reach USD 13.45 billion by 2025. Increasing oil and gas exploration activities owing to high demand for energy in light of growth in manufacturing sectors is expected to drive the market over the forecast period. Technological advancements, which are attracting service providers, are also likely to contribute to the market growth. For instance, Motive Drilling Technologies, Inc. designed an automated decision-making through directional drilling bit guidance system and has applied it to 2 million feet drillings for various companies in North America. The system used provided better efficiency and accuracy in lesser time.



The drilling operators are increasingly investing in research and development to deliver innovative software drilling technologies in terms of instruments and software tools and services. NABORS has developed various drilling software including Navigator Directional Platform, which improves directional drilling process through visualization, tracking, and steering program. It provides data acquisition and supports modelling and visualization of the drilled and planned well paths from remote operating centers, thereby improving operational safety and efficiency and drilling performance. Thus, the advent of such systems is expected to have a positive impact on the directional drilling services market over the forecast period.


The directional drilling services have gain momentum over time owing to the unconventional reserves with more complex well geometries. To enhance the rate of penetration in certain harder-to-reach reserves are driving the demand for rotary steerable systems. Various benefits including longer laterals and greater intermediate reaches of these systems have revolutionized the drilling process. The RSS technologies service segment accounted for about USD 3.5 billion of the directional drilling market in 2012 and is expected to witness significant growth during the next few years. The RSS technology enables the use of Logging While Drilling (LWD) to provide full borehole images. This factor is also expected to drive the segment.


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Owing to the precise directional control, the RSS technology has been widely used for various projects across the globe, such as in water-injection wells in Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia. In terms of technology, Measurement-While-Drilling (MWD) is expected to gain momentum over the forecast period owing to unique requirements from the land-based drilling applications. This technology offers reliable and precise wellbore placement along with high drilling efficiency, which is expected to be the key driving-factor for the segment. Moreover, technological advancements in MWD are projected to drive the market directional drilling services. For instance, NABORS AccuSteer MWD system provides various innovative features, such as near-bit continuous inclination, torque- and bend-on-bit, resistivity weight, and azimuthal gamma.


Other innovations, such as features facilitating reduction in side tracks and solutions for geological challenges, are also expected to drive the MWD segment, which in turn is expected to boost the demand for directional drilling services. Offshore is expected to be the major application segment in near future owing to the exhaustion of onshore sources. The oil and gas manufacturers have increased their spending to discover oil and gas resources in offshore areas.


For instance, in August 2018, the Woodside Energy Ltd. discovered natural gas in offshore Myanmar with its Aung Siddhi prospects. In the same year, Exxon Mobil Corp., stated a rise in resource estimation for offshore Guyana owing to the discovery of recoverable resources. The above-mentioned trends in the oil and gas sector are expected to drive the market further.


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Omega 7 Palmitoleic Acid (POA) Market Analysis by Application and Region

08 January 2019, The Global Omega 7 Palmitoleic Acid (POA) Market size is expected to reach 54.9 kilo tons by 2025. The product is projected to witness rise in nutraceutical applications on account of exception properties that improve cardiovascular health, insulin sensitivity, and reduce inflammation in human body.


The dry eye condition segment is projected to register the fastest growth among applications. It is anticipated to expand at a revenue CAGR of 14.9% from 2017 to 2025. Omega 7 POA is capable of relieving the occasional dry eyes caused by exposure to sunlight, wind, contact lenses, aging, and visual screens. The product also plays a key role in replenishing as well as retaining adequate moisture in human eyes.


Cardiovascular health is expected to dominate the global market, accounting for over 40% of global revenue share in 2016. Rising concerns over coronary heart diseases as well as fatal disorders on account of fluctuating work patterns among working professionals are expected to increase the usage of omega 7 POA.


Sports nutrition and joint health is expected to remain one of the promising markets, witnessing expansion at a CAGR of 11.6% in terms of volume from 2017 to 2025. High prevalence of problems such as strains, sprains, dislocations, and arthritis in weight bearing joints is expected to open new opportunities for omega 7 products in near future.


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Asia Pacific is expected to expand at the fastest CAGR of 14.9% in terms of revenue from 2017 to 2025. Rising sales of nutraceuticals in developing countries including, China, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Thailand as a result of easy product availability through retail channels and e-commerce portals is expected to propel regional growth.


Europe market in personal care applications is expected to generate a revenue of over USD 4 million by 2025. Rising importance of organic cosmetic products as a result of increasing awareness regarding natural ingredients is expected to tap new markets in near future.


The global omega 7 palmitoleic acid market is at nascent stage of development as there are limited number of manufacturers. These manufacturers have formed strategic alliances with the key distributors and nutraceutical formulators for catering consumer requirements. Major market participants include Tersus Life Sciences LLC, Aromtech Oy, and Organic Technologies. Innovation in new product forms through launching patents is expected to remain a key factor for success over the next eight years.


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3D Scanner Market Analysis by Product, Range and Application

08 January 2019, The global 3D Scanner Market size is projected to reach USD 3.8 billion by 2025. Increasing adoption in healthcare industry for making customized gloves and prosthetics is expected to drive the market over the projected period. Medical industry is one of the potential end-use markets generating demand for high-end portable/handheld scanners as they are preferred at medical specialties.


Ability to obtain comprehensive information and geometry of vehicle parts is anticipated to escalate the usage of 3D scanners in the automotive industry. For instance, automotive industry adopted SMARTTECH 3D scanner to build a supercar. Production of prototypes to achieve precision and durability in sports car becomes easier with the help of these scanners.



Accurate and textured 3D models of objects including motorcycle exhaust system and alloy wheel is expected to boost demand for structured light scanners over the forecast period. Taking precise measurements in sharp resolution and effective scanning increases their scope of application. Structured light scanners are ideal for capturing objects of various kinds including the ones with black and shiny surfaces.


Fast and thorough indoor and outdoor three-dimensional measurement is expected to promote product demand. Moreover, growing scope of application in oil and gas industries for pipeline surveying is considered as one of the key growth drivers for the 3D scanner market. Constant technological developments to attain high efficiency and rising consumer awareness are expected to further drive the market.


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Adoption of strategies such as mergers and acquisitions and new product developments by manufacturers to ensure sustainability will create a favorable scenario for 3D scanners throughout the forecast period. For instance, in 2016, SHINING 3D, a Chinese 3D digitizing and printing enterprise, signed an agreement with KS DESIGN LAB from Japan to market its EinScan-Pro and EinScan-S 3D scanners. In addition, in April 2017, FARO Technologies, Inc. acquired Nutfield Technology, a laser scanner manufacturer to expand its geographical presence and product portfolio.


Growing demand for smaller, portable, and plug and play solutions for high-resolution and accurate scans has created opportunities for companies to integrate and expand their product portfolio. For instance, in November 2017, Leica Geosystems, specializing in measurement technology, announced new ScanStation P50 3D scanner, which offers a scanning range capability of more than one-kilometer. In April 2018, Artec 3D, developer and manufacturer of 3D software and hardware, announced integration of handheld scanners with Geomagic freeform software to streamline workflow for manufacturing ready design.


Manufacturers in 3D scanner market focus on product development to sustain the stern competition. Some of the key market players include Hexagon AB; CREAFORM; Artec 3D; FARO Technologies, Inc.; 3D Digital Corp.; Surphaser; Topcon Corporation, Maptek Softwares LLP; and ShapeGrabber, Inc.


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Polydextrose Market Forecast by Product and Application, 2014 - 2025

07 January 2019, The global Polydextrose Market size is expected to reach USD 386.0 million by 2025. Polydextrose is often utilized as a replacement for food and beverage due to its high sugar content. It is usually utilized in diabetic food products owing to its sugar-free nature and low carbohydrate content. Polydextrose is also known to have beneficial prebiotic properties. Working class population forms one of the key consumer bases where rising health awareness is driving the demand. Besides, the market will also benefit from rising consumption of nutritional and medical foods over the forecast period.


Raw material such as sorbitol, maltitol, glucose, general starch, modified starch, starch syrup, vegetable oils and fats, soy flour, citric acid, and maltodextrins are used in production of polydextrose. Corn is used for manufacturing various primary raw materials. Government initiatives and subsidies are expected to play a key role in the production of corn in India and other countries from Asia Pacific.


The use of advanced machinery and major technological shifts in manufacturing processes are anticipated to positively affect growth of the polydextrose market over the forecast period. Most companies are investing in creating customized product forms to effectively address various health disorders. Rising awareness among consumers about the significance of low sugar and high fiber content in polydextrose is expected to drive the demand in near future.



Polydextrose is used as a replacement of fat, starch, and sugar. Owing to its low sugar content and low glycemic index, it is often used to produce medical products and foods for controlling diabetes. Rich fiber and sugar content in polydextrose are also helpful in maintaining bodily functions and weight management. The use of polydextrose in food products is governed by various authorities including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).


Key producers in the market such as Cargill Inc.; DowDuPont, and Tate & Lyle are investing in R&D to advance their product portfolio. Market players are also adopting various strategies to gain market share. To that end, companies have entered into vertical integration to expand and strengthen their presence. Majority of companies have their own polydextrose manufacturing plants. They are looking at expanding existing production capacity.


For instance, in 2017, Tate & Lyle, a provider of specialty food ingredients and solutions, expanded its production capacity at its STA-LITE Polydextrose facility in Nantong, Jiangsu Province, China by more than three times. On the other hand, companies such as Cargill, Inc. and DuPont have adopted plant and production expansion plans to increase their volume output. Companies such as Medallion Lab and Samyang Genex are focusing on product development strategies to gain competitive strength. Over the years to come, manufacturers are expected to offer customize products to specifically address various requirements of end use applications.


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Hexa Research has segmented the global polydextrose market report based on product, application and region: -


Segmentation by Product

  • Powder
  • Liquid


Segmentation by Application

  • Nutritional Food
  • Bakery & Confectionery
  • Beverages
  • Cultured Dairy
  • Others


Segmentation by Region

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Central & South America
  • Middle East & Africa


Key players analyzed:

  • Cargill, Incorporated
  • Tate & Lyle
  • DowDuPont
  • Medallion Labs
  • Baolingbao Biology
  • Mengzhou Tailijie
  • Vitahealth
  • CJ Cheil Jedang
  • Shandong Minqiang Biotechnology Co. Ltd.
  • Samyang Genex


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Global Omega 3 Supplement Market Forecast by Source and Application

07 January 2019, The global Omega 3 Supplements Market size is expected to reach a value of USD 57.06 billion by 2025. It is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of over 6.0% during the forecast period. The market is majorly driven by exponential demand for dietary supplements from developed and developing economies. Increasing awareness regarding weight loss, balanced diet, and daily calorie monitoring are the key growth drivers. Furthermore, rising consciousness regarding the importance of omega 3 supplements owing to high prevalence of heart diseases within emerging economies such as China and India is expected to drive demand for omega 3 supplements in near future.


In India, heart diseases is one of the top causes of mortality, accounting for 1.7 million deaths in 2017, which is more than 53% from 2005. Additionally, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) caused 848,000 deaths in 2016, up by 22.7% compared to 2005. Such an increase in prevalence of heart diseases is expected to drive demand for dietary supplements propelling market for omega 3 supplements.



Rising cases of chronic diseases are expected to have a positive impact on the omega 3 supplement market. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 14 million people between the age of 30 to 70 die every year due to various chronic diseases. Rising government support and initiatives for affordable pharmaceutical drugs is expected to propel demand for omega 3 based pharmaceuticals in the forthcoming years.


Increasing obesity coupled with enhanced healthcare infrastructure in developing nations such as China, India, South Africa, and Brazil is expected to drive product demand over the forecast period. Rising consumer willingness to pay for costly nutraceuticals and supplements owing to health concerns is anticipated to propel the market for omega 3 supplements. The market is highly competitive in nature with manufacturers looking to develop low cost products to fulfil rising demand from emerging economies.


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Asia Pacific is expected to emerge as the fastest growing market for omega 3 supplements. Japan is one of the largest sardine fishing countries, which is expected to propel regional growth in near future. The region accounted for approximately 37% of market share in terms of revenue in 2016 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of over 10% by 2025. Increasing population in China and India is projected to drive regional demand for infant formulas. In addition, demand for packaged baby nutrition formulas owing to growing percentage of working women coupled with rising disposable income of parents is anticipated to augment regional market over the forecast period.


Major players in the omega 3 supplements market are concentrating on new product development and business expansion to improve their share within the global market. Manufacturers are concentrating on developing application-specific products to reach untapped markets. Additionally, they are collaborating with other companies to create new opportunities for their existing products. Majority of companies are vertically integrated in the production of fish and krill oil for omega 3 fatty acid and its supplements. This scenario provides the companies with an enhanced product portfolio accounting for increased sales.


In addition, companies are involved in the production of advanced omega3 supplements for multiple health problems such as heart diseases, skin and hair care, and joint problems among others. For instance, since 2016, Golden Omega, an operating unit of Corpesca S.A. which is the largest seafood exporter of Latin America; has started its own fish oil manufacturing plant to derive specialty omega 3 products. The company is majorly focusing on U.S., Japan, Korea, China, and European Union (EU).


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India Frozen Food Market Analysis by Type and Distribution Channel

04 January 2019, India Frozen Food Market is expected to be valued at $1,322.3 million by 2024. India is the second largest food producer in the world straight after China. Despite strong agriculture production base, a noteworthy amount of food produced gets wasted owing to poor storage and inadequate infrastructure in country. Hence, frozen processed food products with longer shelf life and easy preparation than traditional food products, are expected to be booming and hence, bring new players in the market to serve the rising requirement with adequate and sustainable infrastructure. India being the tropical country, vast amount of post-harvest losses of vegetable and fruits takes place every year and therefore, frozen convenience food is expected to solve the problem over the coming years.


The Indian industry comprises of heat-and-eat vegetarian, ready-to-cook, fry, and non-vegetarian food products, and is chiefly dominated by some regional players and select national brands. However, the frozen food market in India is at a nascent stage owing to low awareness, few products, lack of refrigeration equipment, and underdeveloped cold chain network.



The paucity of time along with growing urbanization, lots of Indians are preferring western dishes over traditional food products. The population of working women and young professional teenagers living alone is increasing the demand. Increased shelf life, good visibility, a variety of frozen food products, and offering free samples in food markets is expected to provide further exposure to these products in country over the coming years.


Regardless of the variety of offerings and expected promising growth, the frozen food industry in India is at nascent stage however, companies are focusing on finding out more promising freezing process which will reduce the production time and will help in increasing the volume in minimum time. Lack of necessary back-end infrastructure is causing delays and failures in delivery of frozen food products from the manufacturer to retailers and also is expected to hamper the quality of the products.


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Hexa Research has segmented the India frozen food market report based on type and distribution channel:


Segmentation by Food Type

  • Frozen ready meals
  • Frozen Pizza
  • Frozen fish/seafood
  • Frozen Meat
  • Frozen potato products
  • Frozen bakery products
  • Others


Segmentation by Distribution Channel

  • Online
  • Offline


Key players analyzed:

  • Mother Dairy Fruits & Vegetables Pvt Ltd.
  • Sahar Enterprises L.L.C.
  • Innovative Foods Ltd.
  • McCain Foods Limited
  • Kohinoor Foods


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Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) Market Analysis

03 January 2019, The global Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) Market is estimated to witness significant growth in the coming years due to growing popularity of non-invasive procedures. Improvement in reimbursement policies and introduction of advanced NIPT products are likely to support market growth. Rising awareness regarding these tests across the globe is also poised to create lucrative opportunities in the future. In present days, obstetricians are extensively suggesting these tests for early diagnostic screening in the first trimester of pregnancy.


Prenatal testing helps in determining the possibility of fetal abnormality. Development of these tests in a noninvasive form helps avoid expensive and risky invasive procedures such as chorionic villus sampling (CVS) and amniocentesis. Improvements by payers in coverage related to average risk pregnancy tests are anticipated to fuel the adoption of amniocentesis tests and Down's Syndrome treatment. This, in turn, is estimated to augment adoption rate of non-invasive prenatal aids.


Growing maternal age is projected to unfold ample growth opportunities in the market. Advancing maternal age is responsible for several health complications such as high blood pressure, reduced fertility, risk of miscarriage, and maternal death. It also increases the risk of chromosomal abnormalities in babies. Possible abnormalities in babies may include poor muscle tone, breathing complaints, heart related problems, and others. Increasing consciousness regarding prevention and screening of chromosomal anomalies can boost market growth in the coming years.


However, presence of strict regulatory framework regarding approval of medical devices can hinder the growth of the market. Lengthy approval procedures delay innovation and development of devices. In addition, lack of skilled professionals is also expected to restrain the growth of the non-invasive prenatal testing market.


Various techniques involved in NIPT tests include fetal cells in maternal blood tests, cell-free DNA in maternal plasma tests, biochemical screening tests, and ultrasound detection. Cell-free DNA in maternal plasma tests are anticipated to witness an upswing in their demand in the coming years. This can be attributed to growing requirement for cf-DNA-based techniques in NIPT testing. In addition, increasing government efforts for providing prenatal services are likely to stir up the demand for these tests.


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North America is considered as one of the attractive markets in the global arena. High government spending for research and development (R&D) activities and development of whole genome sequencing as a result of availability of technologically advanced and presence of established healthcare research framework have been providing an upthrust to the regional market.


On the other hand, Asia Pacific is poised to exhibit noteworthy growth in the coming years. Rising average maternal age, improving healthcare facilities, rising disposable income, and high prevalence of chromosomal abnormalities are some of the primary growth stimulants for the regional market. Advancing maternal age and high-risk pregnancies in China are projected to create lucrative growth opportunities for the regional market in near future.


Countries such as Japan and China are sights of high growth rates in the region. Additionally, improvement in healthcare facilities along with growing exposure for clinical research in India and Australia are also projected to support the growth of the market in APAC in the coming years.


Some of the key players operating in the global non-invasive prenatal testing market are Sequenom Inc.; PerkinElmer, Inc.; Agilent Technologies, Inc.; Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc.; and Quest Diagnostics. Various laboratories and companies are collaborating with test provides for providing latest products and services to patients. This is anticipated to work in favor of the market.


In addition, public health agencies in major economies in the world are providing these tests directly, which is expected to bode well for the market. Companies are concentrating on development and launch of advanced tests. For instance, LifeCell, stem cell bank from India, introduced 'Pentastic', an ultrasound and biochemistry-based blood test. This test has to be carried out in the first trimester of pregnancy between 11 to 13 weeks. The screening can be performed to detect abnormalities related to genes and structural malformations in fetus. The test is also helpful to examine serious high blood pressure in pregnancy.


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Singapore Frozen Food Market Forecast by Type and Distribution Channel

02 January 2019, Singapore Frozen Food Market is expected to be valued at USD 141.4 Million By 2024. Singapore is the tourist hub of Asia Pacific region, the country is expected to have huge food industry with many restaurants, hotels, airline caterers, hospitals, ship handlers, and clubs. Singapore tends to be a strategic entry point for key exporters who are looking to tap into the vast regional market. Furthermore, well established judicial system, stable political structure, good corporate governance, and presence of strong domestic institutions have made Singapore the favourite destination for business setup and operations.


Growing urbanization coupled with rising disposable income is expected to be one of among the key drivers for the rise in purchasing power of frozen food products by local people. Frozen food market in Singapore is on the edge of further expansion owing to the rapid expansion of food outlets along with reduced tariff barriers on frozen food imports by the government. However, highly priced frozen food products from multinational brands are expected to hamper the overall frozen food segment in Singapore but, sophisticated health-conscious adults, as well as teenagers, are ready to pay premium prices for the superior quality provided.



Frozen meat products are the largest segment of the frozen food market in Singapore, accounting for a maximum market revenue share of more than 30% in the year 2016 and is expected to grow at a healthy CAGR owing to changing the perception of local people of Singapore towards frozen meat and seafood products on a positive scale.


Singapore is the tourist hub of the Asia Pacific region, the country is expected to have huge food industry with many restaurants, hotels, airline caterers, hospitals, ship handlers, and clubs. Singapore tends to be a strategic entry point for key exporters who are looking to tap into the vast regional market. The trend for ready meals and convenience food is further expected to drive the growth of frozen food market in Singapore.


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Hexa Research has segmented the Singapore frozen food market report based on type and distribution channel:


Segmentation by Type

  • Frozen ready meals
  • Frozen Pizza
  • Frozen fish/seafood
  • Frozen Meat
  • Frozen potato products
  • Frozen bakery products
  • Others


Segmentation by Distribution Channel

  • Online
  • Offline


Key players analyzed:

  • Ben Foods Pvt Ltd
  • C S Tay Foods Pvt Ltd
  • Charoen Pokphand Intertrade Pte Ltd
  • Auric Pacific Group Limited
  • Ken Ken Food Mfg. Pvt Ltd


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Italy Confectionery Market Size and Forecast by Product Type

02 January 2019, The Italy Confectionery Market is expected to reach USD 6.44 billion by 2025 as a result of increasing demand from consumers owing to the rising in disposable income. The confectionery market has witnessed stagnant growth over the past few years owing to the rise in health concerns to avoid sugar and recession. The economic recovery is expected to slowly increase the demand of confectionery over the forecast period. Increasing health awareness among the consumers is expected to drive the healthy eating habits. Thus, manufacturers are launching products to fulfill the requirements of consumer. For instance, dark chocolate nutrition bars and 100% cocoa products are being launched in the market.



The chocolate is considered as a daily snack and has accounted for the largest market share of in 2016 and is expected to remain do over the forecast period as well. This is attributed to the added benefits to the chocolate such as exotic fruits, nuts and nutrients. Thus, helping consumers to fulfill the daily nutritional intake. The busy lifestyle of consumers is expected to augment the growth of on the go nutritional chocolate bars, which is expected to aid in growth of the confectionery market over the forecast period. Increasing health awareness coupled with the detrimental effects of excess consumption of sugar has affected the growth of sugar confectionery market. Thus, manufacturers of sugar confectioneries are launching organic products with health benefits. For instance, the Golia from Perfetti Van Melle is focusing on offering herbal and medicated products to the health conscious products. Gum is expected to be the fastest growing segment over the forecast period owing to new health beneficial product development from the manufacturers.


Moreover, the increasing environmental awareness is expected to drive the need for green label products. Thus, products with ethical sourcing and sustainability practices is anticipated to drive the confectionery growth in future. The market is characterized by the presence of well-established players such as Ferrero and Nestle. Increasing penetration and availability of foreign brands is projected to drive the confectionery sector further. Increase in promotion activities of such healthy confectioneries in retail is expected to increase in sale of confectionery over the study period.


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Hexa Research has segmented the Italy confectionery market report based on type:


Segmentation by type, 2015 - 2025 (USD Billion)

  • Chocolate
  • Sugar confectionery
  • Gum


Key players analyzed:

  • Perfetti Van Melle
  • Leaf Italia
  • Ferrero SpA
  • Nestlé S.A.
  • Venchi S.p.A.


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Pet Supplements Market Analysis and Forecasts, 2015 To 2025

02 January 2019, The global Pet Supplements Market is expected to expand at a steady pace in near future. Growing awareness among pet owners regarding the importance of nutritional diet to prevent health disorders of domestic animals is anticipated to drive this growth. These supplements offer ingredients such as chondroitin, glucosamine, antioxidants, carnitine, probiotics, and prebiotics, essential for pet health. Animals are prone to similar types of chronic conditions found in aging humans, including cardiovascular diseases, cancer, cataract, arthritis, and thinning hair among others. Hence, along with healthy diet, supplements play a crucial role in prevention of chronic disorders. This factor is anticipated to provide major fillip to the global demand in near future.


Rising focus on health and wellness of domestic animals is one of the major factors positively influencing adoption of pet supplements. In addition, growing awareness regarding intolerances and food allergies can also boost product sales. Easy availability in retail stores can also propel product demand in the forthcoming years. Other factors such as rising preference for natural products and high awareness regarding obesity and age related health issues can bode well for the expansion of the market in near future.



Moreover, presence of regulatory authorities like Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) controlling animal supplements can stimulate use of the product. FDA’s Center for Veterinary (FDA-CVM) relies on AAFCO to approve or deny sales and distribution of pet supplements. Such stern monitoring can further propel the growth in the forthcoming years.


Digestive health, condition-specific, joint health, skin/coat health, and cognitive health among others can be considered as some of the major types available in the market. Digestive and joint health are expected to be popular among consumers. Condition-specific supplements in the coming years. This, in turn can create lucrative business opportunities for the key companies in terms of development of new and effective condition specific products.


Palatability is a major issues, hence pet owners invest a lot in research and development to develop these products in treat forms, instead of regular pills, liquids, and powders. For instance, Herbal Vet has launched an easy to administer organic powder called Herbal Vet Hip & Joint Powder. Made from non-GMO, natural ingredients, this powder can be mixed in pet food for easy administration. It can help reduce hip and joint pain and rebuild joint cartilage and tissue and in dogs and cats.


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High demand for organic or natural ingredients is one of the significant trends observed in the market. Rising consumer awareness regarding the side effects of chemical ingredients is anticipated to bode well for the organic supplements. Demand for natural products is likely to encourage manufacturers to use natural herbs like turmeric. Curcumin present in turmeric is considered as an essential natural ingredient owing to its health benefits. For instance, Amazing Nutritionals have launched Turmeric Chews chewable tablets for dogs. These tablets offer probiotics, Omega 3 fish oil, glucosamine, and chondroitin. Their anti-oxidant properties can prevent joint, heart, liver, and brain related disorders in dogs.


Another ingredient estimated to gain traction among manufacturers is Cannabidiol (CBD). This active ingredient can be found in marijuana and is used in human medicines to treat multiple chronic conditions like anxiety, pain, and epilepsy. Manufacturers use it as one of the ingredients. CBD based supplements can help pets deal with chronic pain. For instance, Honest Paws has launched Roasted Peanut Butter Flavored CBD Treats for dogs. Made from pure full spectrum CBD oil along with eggs, peanut butter, and malted barley; these treats can cure anxiety issues, stress of flying, nervous-licking, and phobias in dogs.


Most common products include supplements for coat and skin, liver, joints, gastrointestinal tract, brain, anxiety, and kidney. Digestive and joint health products are projected to witness significant demand in near future. Cats, dogs, and horses among others are some of the major animal types. Dog supplements are expected to witness high demand in the forthcoming years attributed to product availability and rising consumer awareness. Online and offline are some of the major types of distribution channels. Online distribution channels are expected to witness impressive growth in the forthcoming years attributed to rising consumer preference owing to added convenience.


In North America, U.S. is estimate to hold significant market share in the forthcoming years. In Europe, countries such as Germany, France, and U.K. are expected to be major consumers. In Asia Pacific, on the other hand, Japan, India, and China can be considered as the potential consumers for market expansion. Some of the leading companies operating in the pet supplements market are Zoetis, Novotech Neutraceuticals, Ark Naturals, VetriScience Laboratories, Kemin Industries, NOW Foods, and Nestlé Purina Pet Care.


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Audio Video (AV) Market Size, Market Share, Application Analysis

31 December 2018, The global Audio Video (AV) Market is driven by the rising demand for advanced AV experience. Continuous efforts from manufacturing companies across the globe to introduce innovative AV products is also likely to boost the market growth in the forthcoming years. In addition, rising demand for various sources of entertainment is projected to contribute to the sales of AV products. Other factors that are expected to propel the market development include latest trends and R&D activities by manufacturing companies. Alexa skills, earcons, audio renaissance, and acoustic-based NFC are some of the latest trends in the global market. Alexa is expected to be the most disruptive technology, which is catalyzed with the advanced technology of audible push notifications. Earcon is another trend in the industry.



Earcons are non-verbal audio signals that indicate an event to users and are becoming an effective marketing tool replacing the conventional sonic logos. Companies like Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Snapchat have their own earcons. For instance, considering the popularity of “OK Google” voice search, Google is adding this sound into their video marketing. In addition, Apple recently launched some videos showcasing “Siri”. 3D audio is also among one of the latest industry trends. YouTube VR and Facebook 360 can be considered as examples of 3D audio technology. The technology allows users to interact with 360 degree videos offering spatial audio. Considering the demand, major companies in various sectors, such as Fiat, Vogue, GE, and AMC, are releasing 360 degree video content with spatialized audio.


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Facebook and Google are also focusing on launching dedicated workstations for spatial audio. Furthermore, shifting preference for podcasts for original content can create lucrative growth opportunities for the market. Most video systems available in the market offer standard resolution of 1080 pixels. However, rising demand for 4K resolution is likely to change this scenario in the coming years. The 4K technology in video systems offers higher resolution than High Definition (HD) technology. Such systems can be used where detailed content is must, for example, fine photography. Manufacturing companies are introducing newer products with 4K technology offering UHD quality. For instance, JVC recently launched its 4K UHD Smart TV that can also support Android 4.4 version allowing users to access applications like Amazon Prime, Netflix, and many more.


When it comes to video projection, projection mapping is likely to break the boundaries. The technology can create panoramic 360 degree and immersive visual experience for viewers. Geographically, the market can be divided into North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and RoW. The North America region is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period due to the presence of major market participants such as Apple, Inc.; Facebook, Inc.; and Google LLC. In addition, quick adoption of new technologies also boosts market growth. Asia Pacific is likely to witness a substantial growth during the forecast period. This can be attributed to the rising awareness regarding latest AV technologies. In addition, key manufacturing companies in Japan, China, and India are introducing newer products with advanced technologies, which is also likely to support market development. Some of the leading companies operating in the global Audio Video (AV) market are Google LLC; Apple, Inc.; Facebook, Inc.; Panasonic Corp.; and Samsung Group.


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