Antifog Additives Market Research Report—Global Forecast till 2030

Antifog Additives Market Research Report Information By Type (Glycerol Esters, Polyglycerol Ester, Sorbitan Esters of fatty acids, Ethoxylated Sorbitan Esters) Application (Agricultural Films, Food Packaging, Others) Forecast 2030

ID: MRFR/CnM/8662-HCR | February 2023 | Region: Global | 100 Pages         

Antifog Additives Market

The Antifog Additives market was valued at USD 1.7 billion in 2021 and is projected to reach USD 3 billion by 2030 at a CAGR of 7.0%.

Segmentation
By Type Glycerol Esters Polyglycerol Ester Sorbitan Esters of fatty acids Ethoxylated Sorbitan Esters
By Application Agricultural Films Food Packaging Others
Key Players
Companies Profiled   LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V.   Croda International PLC   Emery Oleochemicals   Avient   DuPont   PolyOne Corporation   A. Schulman Inc.   Akzo Nobel N.V.   Clariant AG   Evonik Industries   Ashland Inc.   Corbion N.V
Drivers
Market Driving Forces   Demand for coating films for mirrors and goggles
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Antifog Additives Market Overview


The global Antifog Additives market was valued at USD 1.7 billion in 2021 and is projected to reach USD  3 billion by 2030 at a CAGR of 7.0%.


Fogging is the phenomenon of condensation of water vapor on the surface of the packaging material in the form of tiny discrete droplets. Antifog additives prevent fog formation in plastic films, primarily seen in agricultural and food packaging applications. The difference observed in temperature, humidity  or surface tension causes vapors to condense on the surface of the product, resulting in fog production.


COVID-19 Impact on the Antifog Additives Market:


The outbreak of Covid-19 has had severe impact on all ecosystems of businesses worldwide including manufacturing, distribution, to end-use market movements. Consumers as well as product formulators were taken a back by the pandemic toll on general business protocols and emergence of businesses across the entire value chain but impact of pandemic was positive on the Antifog Additives films.


The rapid spread of COVID-19 is causing significant disruption to a wide range of industries across the globe. As these industries come under essential services, the impact of COVID-19 was not as worse as in other industries. Increase in demand and Consumer awareness for  pandemic has impacted the food packaging safe deliveries which is expected to boost the market for antifog films. The revenue from the global food and beverage industry was valued at over USD 240 billion in 2020, which increased  from approximately USD 158 billion in 2019. Antifog additives,used in producing films, create antifogging properties, thus protecting vegetables, fruits, meat, etc. Owing to these factors, the market for antifog additives is estimated to grow substantially through the forecast period. On the other hand, strict government policies, hazardous to health and environment, waste production at the time of film production, and the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic act as restraints for Antifog Additives market growth.


Market Dynamics


Drivers



  • Demand for coating films for mirrors and goggles: Antifog coatings are applied to the surface of the plastic sheet or film. These external coatings work similarly to the internal additives in that they help decrease the surface tension between the water droplets and the material’s surface, resulting in improved transparency. This is one of the major driving factors in the antifog additives market.


Restraints



  • Changes in government policies: Due to strict government regulations, the antifog additives market may face issues related to the usage of antifog additives in food packaging films and the manufacturers of agricultural and food packaging films. Government policies are regulated for the betterment of the environment and waste management obtained from manufacturing industries.


Opportunity



  • Growing demand in the Food Packaging Industry: Antifog additives are used in the food processing industry to improve products' cosmetic value while extending their shelf life. The use of antifog chemicals to protect the quality of processed food items is becoming more widely recognized, especially after the pandemic, which may contribute to further business expansion. Due to its properties, the market is expected to open new opportunities for antifog additives in the food packaging industry over the coming years.


Challenges



  • Adverse impact on Environment: Waste from the industries manufacturing food packaging and agricultural films should be managed to prevent the adverse effect on the environment. Developing antifog additives that offer durability and improved performance in both hot and cold conditions is of the biggest challenges for the growth of the antifog additives market.


Segmentation


By Type



  • Glycerol Esters

  • Polyglycerol Ester

  • Sorbitan Esters of fatty acids

  • Ethoxylated Sorbitan Esters


By Application



  • Agricultural Films

  • Food Packaging

  • Others


By Region



  • North America

  • Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

  • Latin America

  • The Middle East & Africa


Regional Analysis


Asia-Pacific holds the largest market share, with the highest demand coming from India, China, and Japan. The packaging used in the food processing industry is highly susceptible to fog formation. Due to the increased demand for packaged food in countries like India and China, antifog additives are expected to increase in Asia. The Indian government is focusing on the food processing sector. The supply of processed agri-foods is expected to rise over the next five years, which may stimulate the demand for antifog additives in the country.


In Europe, the antifog additives market is a growing market driven by the rising development in food processing and packaging. Due to strategic innovations such as product launches and enhanced R&D operations in developing markets, the antifog additives market is strengthening in the region.


North America is also expected to be a potential Antifog Additives market in the future due to the increased knowledge regarding the use of antifog additives to maintain the quality of processed food.


The other regions, Latin America, the Middle East & Africa, are expected to show little development in the market for antifog additives. In the Middle East & Africa, Saudi Arabia is the second-largest plastic products manufacturer industrial company. Raw materials are easily accessible in the region, enabling it to supply customers in Saudi Arabia and expand its global network with a stronger position in the Middle East & Africa, one of the significant growth markets for plastic applications.


Competitive Landscape


The antifog additives market is a growing market driven by the rising development in the food processing and packaging sectors. Due to strategic innovations such as product launches and enhanced R&D operations in developing markets, the antifog additives market is strengthening. North America is leading the market, followed by the Asia-Pacific and Europe. The main factors driving the antifog additives market are the cost-effective additive manufacturing and enhanced food and packaging sector demand. However, factors such as strict public regulations and plastic-related environmental issues are anticipated to limit the development of the antifog additives market during the forecast period.


 LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V., Croda International PLC, Emery Oleochemicals, Avient, DuPont, PolyOne Corporation, A. Schulman, Inc., Akzo Nobel N.V., Clariant AG, Evonik Industries, Ashland Inc., Corbion N.V.are some of the companies which are leading in Antifog Additives Market.


Some of the key developments include:



  • In December 2020, Emery Oleochemicals announced a new distributor agreement with IMCD. IMCD Benelux will represent Emery’s Green Polymer Additives business unit to distribute and provide technical support for Emery’s natural-based lubricants, antistatic and antifogging agents, and release agents as their special plasticizers.

  • In January 2018, PolyOne Corporation purchased IQAP Masterbatch Group S.L., creative manufacturer of specialty colorants and additives with customers throughout Europe. IQAP has established a technological solutions portfolio that supports high-growth end markets, including transportation, packaging, consumer, wire & cable, and textiles, in line with PolyOne’s strategy.

  • In January 2018, Clariant Ag launched its new state-of-the-art masterbatch production site in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia. The owner of site is by Clariant Masterbatches Saudi Arabia, a joint venture between Clariant and Rowad, a leading plastic products manufacturer in the Middle East and part of Tasnee. The location provides the site with easy access to vital raw materials. It enables it to supply customers in Saudi Arabia and expands its global network with a stronger position in the Middle East and Africa region, one of the significant growth markets for plastic applications.


Report Overview:


The report segments the Antifog Additives Market by type, application, and region. In terms of insights, this report has focused on various levels of analysis such as market dynamics, value chain analysis, Porter's five forces, competitive landscape, and company profiles—all of which comprise and discuss views on the global Antifog Additives emerging and fast-growing segments, regions, and countries.


Objectives of the Study



  • To get a comprehensive overview of the global Antifog Additives Market

  • To get wide-ranging information about the key factors driving the market and market opportunities

  • To gain information regarding the key players in the industry, their product portfolio, strategies, and key developments

  • To gain insights into the key country/region in which the market is growing


Intended Audience



  • Food industries

  • Suppliers and traders of Antifog Additives and related products

  • Government, associations, and industrial associations

  • Investors and trade experts

  • Agro-based industries



Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size    2030: 3 billion
  CAGR    7.0% CAGR (2022-2030)
  Base Year    2021
  Forecast Period    2022-2030
  Historical Data    2020
  Forecast Units    Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage    Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered    Type, Application,and Region
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, Africa
  Key Vendors   LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V., Croda International PLC, Emery Oleochemicals, Avient, DuPont, PolyOne Corporation, A. Schulman, Inc., Akzo Nobel N.V., Clariant AG, Evonik Industries, Ashland Inc., Corbion N.V.
  Key Market Opportunities   Demand in the Food Packaging Industry
  Key Market Drivers   â€¢ Increasing Demand from Agriculture Industry • Demand for coating films for mirrors and goggles


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The global Antifog Additives Market will register a growth of 7.0%.

Antifog additives are organic compounds that tend to reduce the surface tension, and their primary application is in the Agricultural and food packaging industry.

The Asia-Pacific is growing at the highest growth in the Global Antifog Market.

LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V., Croda International PLC, Emery Oleochemicals, Avient, DuPont, PolyOne Corporation, A. Schulman, Inc., Akzo Nobel N.V., Clariant AG, Evonik Industries, Ashland Inc., Corbion N.V are the key players in the Global Antifog Market.