Asahi Kasei Corporation, DuPont de Nemours, Sigachi Industries Limited, DFE Pharma GmbH, and Accent Microcell, among others, are the major players in the global microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) market.
The global microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5% in the forecast period of 2022-2027.
Microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) is pure cellulose that has been partially depolymerised. Acid hydrolysis, reactive extrusion, and steam explosion are a few of the procedures that utilise the cellulose precursor. MCC is used in a variety of industries, including food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, and personal care.
MCC is used as a fat-free alternative for foods that are harmful by nature. Microcrystalline cellulose is high in fibre which can help with digestion. It is an excellent source of a variety of nutrients. In recent years, there has been a surge in public awareness about personal health and fitness, which has boosted the market for microcrystalline cellulose. The global market demand for microcrystalline cellulose has been bolstered by the growing prevalence of obesity and the increasing demand for healthy eating habits.
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Asia Pacific holds a significant position in the global microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) market and is emerging as the market leader. This is due to the rapidly increasing population in developing economies. Household disposable income has been rising in nations such as India and China, resulting in a surge in demand for personal care goods in the region, propelling the market expansion of microcrystalline cellulose (MCC). A significant growth is also expected in North America due to the growing obese population in the region. This is predicted to increase demand for low-fat, healthy foods, propelling the microcrystalline cellulose market forward.
The microcrystalline cellulose industry is divided into wood-based and non-wood based depending on the source. Based on application, the market is segregated into food and beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics and personal care, among others. North America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa are the major regional markets for microcrystalline cellulose (MCC).
MCC is also utilised in the pharmaceutical sector for fillers, dissolving agents, anti-sticking agents, adsorbents, and capsule diluents, among other things. The MCC market is expected to grow even more by the growing pharmaceutical industry. MCC is also widely used in cosmetics and personal care products for its role in improving product quality and effectiveness. This is expected to have a positive impact on the market.
Headquarter: Tokyo, Japan
Since its foundation with ammonia and cellulose fibre, Asahi Kasei has steadily grown through proactively transforming its business portfolio to satisfy the changing demands of all generations. The company contributes to a sustainable society by providing answers to the world's concerns through its three business categories of Material, Homes, and Health Care, which employ over 40,000 people worldwide.
Headquarter: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
DuPont is one of the world's largest producers of chemicals and science-based products. The company has been developing and reinventing itself for more than 200 years in order to provide clients with technology-driven solutions. DuPont is present all over the world, collaborating with industry leaders in fields such as safety, healthcare, electronics, transportation, and construction.
Headquarter: Hyderabad, India
Sigachi has been assisting its customers in delivering their products better and farther with a full-scale Excipient Application Lab and another research and development lab certified by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India. Sigachi specialises in pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, food, and chemical goods, and exports to over 36 countries.
Headquarter: Goch, Germany
DFE Pharma develops, manufactures, and distributes excipients for use in oral solid dosage. They also collaborate with pharmaceutical firms across the world on original research and fine-tune their products to ensure that their medications deliver precisely the correct results for patients. Their product line includes oral solid dosage fillers/binders (lactose, microcrystalline cellulose, starches), super disintegrants (croscarmellose sodium and sodium starch glycolate), and inhalation carriers (croscarmellose sodium and sodium starch glycolate) (lactose).
Headquarter: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Accent Microcell is one of the most prestigious pharmaceutical companies with a global presence. Accent's distinguishing characteristics, which have resulted in an increase in consumer base, are its superior quality and high-end products. The company is known for its immense expertise in manufacturing and supplying of excipient and its derivative products.
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