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Malic Acid Market Size & Forecast Report, 2014 - 2025

Report ID: MN17619471  |  Published: June 2019  |  No of Pages: 110
Format: Electronic (PDF)  |  Industry: Chemicals


Concerning the report issued by the specialists, in 2018, the range of the global Malic Acid Market was projected at US$ 182.6 million. It is likely to record a CAGR of 5.0% during the period of forecast and is expected to extent US$ 257.7 million by the completion of 2025.

Malic acid occurs in nature such as a dicarboxylic organic acid. It is produced in entirely alive creatures. Malic acid conveys a pleasurably bitter taste to vegetables and fruits. Malic acid is commercially manufactured using maleic anhydride. Mainly malic acid is utilized as a preservative in food items to increase taste i.e. bitterness. It delivers an extended shelf life to the foods using its antimicrobial possessions and capability to control pH levels. Hence, it is utilized to preserve food & beverages. Growing acceptance of the products of convenience food & beverage because of the increasing population in the city area is motivating the development of the malic acid industry.


Increasing demand from the sector of food & beverage manufacturing to increase the taste over specialty elements is expected to motivate the development of the business during the period of forecast. Growing demand for protein drinks and nutritious bars, in addition to increasing inclination for better functional beverages having greater nutrient tastes, are expected to motivate the malic acid market during the period of approaching years. Furthermore, backing from additional controlling organizations for example the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) are expected to offer the market an important push during the period of forecast.

The bacteriological biosynthesis of malic acid is projected to generate huge openings for the companies during the subsequent five years due to allied shortcomings of the manufacturing procedure of petrochemical.


Yet, unstable prices of raw materials and greater prices of investment for the creation of a plant may restrain the general development of the malic acid industry during the upcoming years.


The global malic acid market can be classified by End-Use, Source, Forms, and Region. By End Use, it can be classified as Cosmetics & Personal Care, Beverages, Food & Confectionery items, and others. By Source, it can be classified as Vegetables and Fruits. By Forms, it can be classified as Solid crystalline form and Dry powder form.

Regional Lookout:

By Region, the global malic acid industry can be classified as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, and Middle East & Africa. In 2018, Asia Pacific was responsible for a 43.8% share of the entire market demand on a global level. It is projected to record a revenue-centered CAGR of 5.9% during the period of projection. The general development of the market is because of the increasing population, the growing favorite for food acidifiers to increase the shelf life of end usages, and the existence of important transnational chemical cluster businesses for the source of raw materials.

Due to the emerging sector of processed foodstuff and ready-to-drink items, emerging nations similar to China and India are the most important users of malic acid within this state. North America has arisen such as the subsequent important local market and is expected to show a revenue centered CAGR of 5.1% during the period of projection. All the credit goes to greater demand for confectionery and bakery end uses.

Within the region of North America, the U.S.A. led the market because of a growing number of customers’ emphasis on the end uses of cosmetics and specialty personal care items. Furthermore, increasing demand for sports drinks, carbonated refreshments, energy drinks, and ready-to-drink tea along with the presentation of numerous low-calorie drinks in the market are expected to increase the general development in North America.

Europe is projected to develop by the speedy step and is expected to make up 17.4% of the entire capacity of the market by the completion of 2025. Increasing demand from the end-use sector of food & beverage and growing manufacturing of personal care items are the reasons projected to increase the demand within this province. The market in the Central and South America (CSA) is expected to develop by a profitable step during the upcoming years due to an unimportant controlling setup.


Important companies are focused on mergers & acquisitions because their most important policy is to enlarge their base of clients on a global level. For example, Mitsui Chemicals and Fuso Chemicals Co. Ltd have come into an agreement in which Chemicals Inc. has decided to hand over its business of organic acids to Fuso Chemical Co Ltd.

Some of the important companies for the malic acid market are: We go Chemicals & Minerals Corporation, Yongsan Chemicals, Prinova, Qiaoyou Chemical, Isegen, Changmao Biochemical Engineering Company Limited, Polynt, Sea long Biotechnology, Thirumalai Chemicals Co. Ltd., Miles Chemical, Fuso Chemicals Co., Ltd., and Bartek Ingredients Inc.

Market Segment:

Malic Acid End-use Outlook (Volume, Tons; Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)
    • Beverages
    • Confectionery & Food
    • Personal Care & Cosmetics
    • Others

Malic Acid Regional Outlook (Volume, Tons; Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)
    • North America
        • U.S.
        • Canada
        • Mexico
    • Europe
        • France
        • U.K.
        • Germany
        • Spain
        • Italy
    • the Asia Pacific
        • China
        • Japan
        • India
        • South Korea
        • Australia
    • Central & South America
        • Brazil
    • Middle East & Africa
        • Saudi Arabia
        • South Africa

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