World flavor and fragrance demand will reach US$18.6 billion in 2008. Developing areas will continue to outpace industrialized regions. Blends will grow faster than aroma chemicals and essential oils. Flavor blends will remain dominant based on soft drinks and convenience foods that require higher flavor loadings than basic foodstuffs.
This study analyzes the world flavor and fragrance industry. It presents historical demand data for 1993, 1998 and 2003 and forecasts to 2008 and 2013 by product (e.g., flavor blends, fragrance blends, aroma chemicals, essential oils and natural extracts); by market (e.g., food, beverages, cosmetics and toiletries, detergents and cleaners); by world region and for 17 countries.
The study also examines the market environment, details industry structure and market share, and profiles major industry players including Givauden, International Flavors & Fragrances, Firmenich, Symrise, Quest, Takasago, T. Hasegawa, Sensient, Mane, and Danisco.