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The global aromatic chemicals market size is valued at USD 5.8 billion in 2022 and is predicted to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.36% from 2023 to 2030. This growth is due to increased consumption of fragrances in cosmetics and toiletries, soaps and detergents, and food and beverage industries. Aromatic chemicals are seeing an increase in demand due to an increasing range of applications in key end-use industries such as dairy products, cosmetics and toiletries, soaps and chemicals. detergents, purified perfumes, ready meals, bakery and confectionery foods. In addition, the growing demand for low-calorie beverages and the growing beverage market are the main growth drivers for the industry.

Global Aroma chemicals market: Regional insights

The aroma chemicals market is dominated by the Asia-Pacific region. In 2021, it captured the largest revenue share of approximately 30.4%. The market is expected to grow by 5.4% by 2030. The Asia-Pacific aroma chemicals market is growing due to increasing demand for various flavors and fragrances in countries such as China, Japan, and India.

The product market is also expected to grow moderately in the United States and Canada, driven by demand for low-carbohydrate, low-fat foods and beverages. The use of air fresheners in the food industry is also expected to increase during the forecast period, and growing consumer awareness of healthy lifestyles is boosting the demand for health foods and organic cosmetics in the North American region. Demand for aroma chemicals is expected to increase in the future due to the expansion of their use in organic cosmetics. The European market is constantly growing due to the use of air fresheners in various cosmetic and personal care products. Increasing demand for soap, beverage and detergent applications will also lead to growth in Europe. Demand for cosmetics and personal care products, along with consumer awareness of hygiene habits and beauty, is expected to contribute to the growth of the Middle East and Africa market.

 Figure 1. Global Aroma Chemicals Market Share (%), By Region, 2022

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Global Aroma Chemicals Market-  Growth drivers:

  • Growing demand for food beverages:
    Growingdemand for beverages because of its ability to maintain body water and energy levels, especially in dry and humid weather, coupled with daily needs. Increasing popularity of protein drinks due to increasing awareness of self-care and lifestyle changes.
  • Cosmetic and personal care industry penetration:
    Consumption of cosmetic products is increasing due to increasing consumer awareness about personal care. Factors such as growth in per capita income, changing lifestyles, and fluctuating sleep cycles have boosted the demand for cosmetic
  • Increasedconsumption of toiletries:
    Consumers' growing awareness of maintaining a healthy and hygienic environment around them, is expected to boost demand for toiletries such as soaps, detergents, disinfectants, disinfectant floor cleaners, and toilet cleaners, among others, which in turn is expected to drive demand for chemicals fragrant in the forecast year.
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Aroma Chemicals Market Report Coverage

Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2022 Market Size in 2022: US$ 5.8 Bn 
Historical Data for: 2017-2021 Forecast Period: 2023
Forecast Period 2023 to 2030 CAGR: 6.36% Forecast Period: 2023-2030
Geographies covered:
  • North America: U.S. and Canada
  • Latin America: Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America
  • Europe: Germany, U.K., Spain, France, Italy, Russia, and Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific: China, India, Japan, Australia, South Korea, ASEAN, and Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Middle East: GCC Countries, Israel, and Rest of Middle East
  • Africa: South Africa, North Africa, and Central Africa
Segments covered:
  • By Composition: Esters (Geranyl Acetate, Methyl Acetate, Methyl Formate, Methyl Propionate, Others), Amines (Trimethylamine, Cadadverine, Pyridine, Others), Linear Terpenes (Geraniol, Myrcene, Citronellol, Others), Cyclic Terpenes (Camphor, Menthol, Eucalyptol, Others), Aromatic (Eugenol, Vanillin, Anisole, Benzaldehyde, Others)
  • By Application: Cosmetic and Toiletries, Food and Beverages products, Home care products, Fragrances, Soap and Detergents, Others
Companies covered:

Agilex flavors and fragrances INC, BASF, Aromatech flavorings INC, Bell Flavors & Fragrances Company, Flavorchem Corporation, and Vigon International INC

Growth Drivers:
  • Growing demand for food beverages
  • Cosmetic and personal care industry penetration
  • Increased consumption of toiletries
Restraints & Challenges:
  • Synthetic Chemicals in perfumes and their potential health effects may affect the industry

Global Aroma Chemicals Market- Restraints:

Synthetic Chemicals in perfumes and their potential health effects may affect the industry

About 95% of synthetic chemicals in fragrances are derived from petroleum based chemicals such as benzene derivatives, phthalates, aldehydes and others which are considered harmful and toxic to human health. These chemicals cause defects, cancer, allergies, ashtama, and nervous system disorders among adults and children. Also, some of these synthetic chemicals are cited as dangerous on the EPA’s hazardous waste list.

According to the environmental working group(EWG) researchers, about 75% of the fragrances product contain pthalates with have resulted in breast cancer, diabetes, reduction in sperm count, reproductive malformation and disruptive hormonal activities. These factors may hamper the overall market growth.

Figure 2. Global Aroma Chemicals Market Share (%), By Segment Type, 2022

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Recent Developments:

In July 2021, P2 Science, Inc. (P2), a green chemistry company, launched a new herbal aroma chemical, Herbenone. This  product imparts fresh basil, slight jasmine, herbal, and anise notes to all types of personal care and cosmetics products.

In June 2021, Synarome, company that manufactures and creates over 200 aroma chemicals and specialties for the global flavors and fragrances industry, acquired Chartres-based Synarome  in order to achieve 2021 sales of USD 7.09 million.

In May 2021, Azelis, acquired 100% of the outstanding shares of  Vigon International, Inc, an U.S.-based specialty manufacturer and distributor of ingredients for the flavors, fragrances and cosmetics market segments. This  acquisitions will enable Azelis to gain a strong position in the flavors and fragrances market in America.

Major Players in the Global Aroma Chemicals Market

Major players operating in the global aroma chemicals market include Agilex flavors and fragrances INC, BASF, Aromatech flavorings INC, Bell Flavors & Fragrances Company, Flavorchem Corporation, and Vigon International INC.

Aroma Chemicals are compounds that are primarily used for incorporation of fragrance in variety of End-use products. The major source of these chemicals is from essential oil isolates and from the petrochemical industry. The various use of aroma chemicals in the end-use industries such as food and beverage, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals is driving the growth of aroma chemicals market. However, the changing customer preferences and high cost of research and developments are a major restraint to the global aroma chemicals market.

Market Dynamics

Europe was the major market for aroma chemicals in 2022 and is expected to retain its dominance during the forecast period, expanding at a CAGR of 5.95%.  Growing demand for cosmetics and processed food in the region are the major  factors driving growth of aroma chemicals market. Moreover, the increased usage of these chemicals in wine fermentation, to enhance fragrance, is another factor contributing to the market growth.

Key Features of the Study:

  • This report provides an in-depth analysis of the global aroma chemicals market, market size (US$ Billion), and Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) (%) for the forecast period (2023–2030)
  • It elucidates potential revenue opportunities across different segments and explains attractive investment proposition matrix for this market.
  • It provides valuable insights about market drivers, restraints, opportunities, new product launches or approval, pipeline products, regional outlook, and competitive strategy adopted by the leading players
  • It profiles leading players in the global aroma chemicals market based on the following parameters – company overview, financial performance, product portfolio, geographical presence, key developments, and future plans
  • Insights from this report would allow marketers and the management authorities of the companies to make informed decisions with respect to their future product launch, market expansion, and marketing tactics
  • Global aroma chemicals market report caters to various stakeholders in this industry, including investors, product developers, distributors, healthcare companies, research institutes, new entrants, and financial analysts
  • Stakeholders would greatly benefit in decision-making through the various strategy matrices used in analyzing the global aroma chemicals market

Detailed Segmentation:

  • Global Aroma Chemicals Market, By Composition:
    • Esters
      • Geranyl Acetate
      • Methyl Acetate
      • Methyl Formate
      • Methyl Propionate
      • Others
    • Amines
      • Trimethylamine
      • Cadadverine
      • Pyridine
      • Others
    • Linear Terpenes
      • Geraniol
      • Myrcene
      • Citronellol
      • Others
    • Cyclic Terpenes
      • Camphor
      • Menthol
      • Eucalyptol
      • Others
    • Aromatic
      • Eugenol
      • Vanillin
      • Anisole
      • Benzaldehyde
      • Others
  • Global Aroma Chemicals Market, By Application:
    • Cosmetic and Toiletries
    • Food and Beverages products
    • Home care products
    • Fragrances
    • Soap and Detergents
    • Others
  • Global Aroma Chemicals Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • U.S.
      • Canada
    • Europe
      • U.K.
      • Germany
      • Italy
      • France
      • Russia
      • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • India
      • Japan
      • ASEAN
      • Australia
      • South Korea
      • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Latin America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Rest of Latin America
    • Middle East
      • GCC
      • Israel
      • Rest of Middle East
    • Africa
      • North Africa
      • Central Africa
      • South Africa
  • Company Profiles
    • Agilex flavors and fragrances INC *
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Strategies
      • Recent Developments
      • Future Plans
    • Aromatech flavorings INC
    • Bell Flavors & Fragrances Company.
    • Flavorchem Corporation
    • Vigon International INC

*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective section.

Frequently Asked Questions

The global aroma chemicals market is estimated to surpass US$ 9.5 Billion by 2030
Major players operating in the market include Agilex flavors and fragrances INC, BASF, Aromatech flavorings INC, Bell Flavors & Fragrances Company, Flavorchem Corporation, and Vigon International INC
Among applications, cosmetics and toiletries segment held a dominant position in the market in 2022 and is expected to retain its dominance throughout the forecast period.
Growing demand for cosmetics, healthcare products, food, personal care, and household products globally is one of the major factors that is expected to propel the market over the forecast period (2023-2030).
The market is estimated to exhibit a CAGR of 6.36% over the forecast period
Among regions, Asia Pacific is estimated to hold a dominant position in the market during the forecast period.

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