Sugar Market Report and Forecast 2017–2022


Sugar is a sweet, crystalline food supplement mainly extracted from sugar beet and sugar cane. It is a food additive which is used in all kind of drinks and foodstuffs. During 2009-2016, the global sugar market grew at a CAGR of around 2% . The market is currently being driven by rising standards of living and increasing purchasing power in the emerging economies which usually leads to higher consumption of processed foods such as dairy, soft drinks, etc., which have high sugar content. This report by Expert Market Research entitled Sugar Market Report and Forecast 2017–2022” provides a comprehensive analysis for anyone who plans to foray into the sugar market.

Historical market trends for the sugar industry have been provided from 2008-2015 and forecasts have been presented till 2022. On a regional level, the report has segmented the global sugar market into the following regions – North America, South America, Asia-Pacific and Europe. South America currently represents the largest producer and Asia-Pacific the largest consumer of sugar. On the basis of product type, the global sugar market has been bifurcated into sugar derived from sugar cane and sugar beet. For each of the sugar types, the report has provided both historical and future market trends. Additionally, the report has analysed the global sugar market on the basis of end-use. Industrial usage (beverages, bakery and confectionary products) represents the biggest end-use market of sugar.

The value chain analysis of sugar has also been covered in this report encompassing all the activities in the value chain such as procurement, manufacturing, sales and distribution. Furthermore, the study assesses the market based on Porter’s five forces model, which evaluates the level of competition in the market by analysing factors such as bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, threat from substitutes and new entrants. A thorough evaluation of the competitive landscape of the sugar industry has also been provided. Some of the key players in this market include Sudzucker AG, Teros, Cosan, Mitr Phol Sugar Corporation and Associated British Foods.

This report provides an exhaustive insight for setting-up and running a sugar manufacturing plant. Factors such as land requirement, construction requirement, raw material requirement, labour requirement, machinery requirement, manufacturing process, utility requirement, total capital investment, total operating costs, prices, income projections, expenditure projections, profit margins, net present value, return on investment, payback period, etc. have been  comprehensively covered in this report.

The following are the key questions answered by this report:

  • What are the market trends for the global sugar market?
  • Which are the biggest markets (regions) for sugar?
  • What are the major types of sugar? Which are the most popular?
  • What are the key application areas for sugar?
  • Who are the key manufacturers in the sugar market?
  • What are the land and construction requirements to start a sugar manufacturing plant?
  • What are the machinery requirements to start a sugar manufacturing plant?
  • How is sugar priced? What are the profit margins at various stages of the supply chain?
  • What is the total capital investment required to start a sugar manufacturing plant?
  • What are the running costs of a sugar manufacturing plant?
  • How much revenue can a sugar manufacturing plant generate?

In order to prepare this research report, Expert Market Research conducted face to face and telephonic interviews with numerous industry participants in the sugar industry. They included manufacturers, distributors, end users, consultants, marketing professionals, researchers, etc. Primary research accounted for the bulk of the research efforts, complemented by an extensive secondary research. Secondary sources included annual reports, press releases, books, journals, white papers, newspapers, magazines, government sources and various proprietary databases.

Expert Market Research uses its comprehensive database of macroeconomic and industry specific data to produce its market forecasts. The initial baseline forecast is produced with the most recent market data. After an initial baseline forecast, all future macroeconomic and sector-specific events and assumptions are taken into account to generate the final forecast.

Chapter 1 Preface
    1.1 Research Methodology and Market Definitions
    1.2 Introduction
    1.3 Report Summary
Chapter 2 Global Sugar Market: Industry Overview
    2.1 Key Factors Driving the Sugar Industry
    2.2 Market Trends
    2.3 Market Breakup by Country
        2.3.1 Brazil
        2.3.2 India
        2.3.3 European Union
        2.3.4 China
        2.3.5 Thailand
        2.3.6 Others
    2.4 Market Breakup by Source
        2.4.1 Sugar Cane
        2.4.2 Sugar Beet
    2.5 Market Breakup by End-Use
        2.5.1 Household Consumption
        2.5.2 Beverages
        2.5.3 Bakery and Confectionery
        2.5.4 Ice Cream & Dairy Products
        2.5.5 Others
   2.6    SWOT Analysis
       2.6.1    Strengths
       2.6.2    Weaknesses
       2.6.3    Opportunities
       2.6.4    Threats
   2.7 Value Chain Analysis
   2.8 Imports & Exports
   2.9 Market Outlook
Chapter 3 Porters Five Forces Analysis
    3.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
    3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
    3.3 Threat of New Entrants
    3.4 Threat of Substitutes
    3.5 Degree of Competition
Chapter 4 Competitive Landscape
    4.1 Competitive Structure
    4.2 Capacities of Key Players
    4.3 Key Player Profiles
        4.3.1 Sudzucker AG
        4.3.2 Teros
        4.3.3 Cosan
        4.3.4 Mitr Phol Sugar Corporation, Ltd.
        4.3.5 Associated British Foods
        4.3.6 Nordzucker AG
        4.3.7 Biosev (Louis Drefyus)
        4.3.8 Wilmar International Limited
        4.3.9 Thai Roong Ruang Group
Chapter 5 Setting Up a Sugar Manufacturing Plant
    5.1 Key Success and Risk Factors for Manufacturing Sugar
    5.2 Products Manufactured
    5.3 Manufacturing Process Involved
    5.4 Process Flow
    5.5 Raw Material Requirements and Expenditures
Chapter 6 Capital Investment
    6.1 Land Requirements and Investment
    6.2 Construction Requirements and Investment
    6.3 Machinery Requirements and Investment
    6.4 Other Capital Requirements and Investment
Chapter 7 Operating Expenditures
    7.1 Raw Material Requirements and Expenditures
    7.2 Packaging Requirements and Costs
    7.3 Labour Requirements and Costs
    7.4 Transportation Requirements and Costs
    7.5 Utility Requirements and Costs
    7.6 Financial Support
    7.7 Other Operating Expenditures
Chapter 8 Project Economics
    8.1 Techno-Economic Parameters
    8.2 Product Pricing and Margins
    8.3 Income Projections
    8.4 Expenditure Projections
    8.5 Taxation
    8.6 Depreciation
    8.7 Financial Analysis 

List of Figures

Figure 2 1: Global Sugar Market: Production Volume Trend (in Million Tons), 2009-2016
Figure 2 2: Global Sugar Market: Consumption Volume Trend (in Million Tons), 2009-2016
Figure 2 3: Global Sugar Market: Production Breakup by Country (in %), 2016
Figure 2 4: Global Sugar Market: Consumption Breakup by Country (in %), 2016
Figure 2 5: Global Sugar: Breakup by Type (in %), 2016
Figure 2 6: Global Sugar: Breakup by End-Use Industry (in %), 2016
Figure 2 7: Global Sugar Market: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 2 8: Global Sugar Market: Exports Value Breakup by Country (in %), 2016
Figure 2 9: Global Sugar Market: Import Value Breakup by Country (in %), 2016
Figure 2 10: Global Sugar Market Forecast: Consumption Volume (in Million Tons), 2017 - 2022
Figure 5 1: Sugar Manufacturing Plant: Process Flow
Figure 5 2: Sugar Manufacturing Plant: Conversion Rate of Feedstocks
Figure 6 1: Sugar Manufacturing Plant: Breakup of Capital Costs (in %)
Figure 7 1: Sugar Manufacturing Plant: Packaging of Sugar
Figure 8 1: Sugar Manufacturing Plant: Breakup of Operating Costs (in %)

List of Tables

Table 2 1: Global Sugar Market: Production Breakup by Country (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2016
Table 2 2: Global Sugar Market: Consumption Breakup by Country (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2016
Table 2 3: Global Sugar Market: Export Values and Volumes of Major Countries, 2016
Table 2 4: Global Sugar Market: Import Values and Volumes of Major Countries, 2016
Table 4 1: Global Sugar Market: Major Players and Their Capacities (in Million Tons), 2016
Table 6 1: Sugar Manufacturing Plant: Capital Costs (in USD)
Table 6 2: Sugar Manufacturing Plant: Land Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 6 3: Sugar Manufacturing Plant: Construction Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 6 4: Sugar Manufacturing Plant: Machinery Requirements and Costs (In USD)
Table 6 5: Sugar Manufacturing Plant: Other Capital Costs (in USD)
Table 7 1: Sugar Manufacturing Plant: Raw Material Requirements and Costs (in Tons/Year)
Table 7 2: Sugar Manufacturing Plant: Labour Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 7 3: Overview of Financial Support
Table 8 1: Sugar Manufacturing Plant: Various Techno-Economic Parameters
Table 8 2: Sugar Manufacturing Plant: Income Projections (in USD)
Table 8 3: Sugar Manufacturing Plant: Expenditure Projections (in USD)
Table 8 4: Sugar Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis (Without Considering Taxes)
Table 8 5: Sugar Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis (On Considering Taxes)

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