Aroma compounds are mostly known for their odourants and fragrances. Such compounds are mainly used for replicating a desired composition which resembles natural fragrances. Aroma chemicals are mainly produced through using natural oils and fats as raw materials. These chemicals are specifically utilized in manufacturing of a wide variety of lifestyle products. Aroma chemicals possess several properties such as volatility, polarity, stability, and surface activity. Comprehensive palette of natural and synthetic aroma chemicals along with a few technical staffs are used by perfumers for creating a certain commercial product. Moreover, aroma chemicals are widely used for preparing fragrance formulations in various commercial products such as toiletries, perfumes, and cleansing products. Along with these, aroma chemicals are utilized as a taste enhancer in processed foods as well as beverages. All such USPs are driving the global aroma chemicals market. Rising demand for personal care products globally, and growing need for effective health additives are also fueling growth in the global aroma chemicals market.

According to experts, the global aroma chemicals market is expected to clock value US$6.57 bn by the end of 2024. The growth is anticipated to occur at an impressive CAGR of 6.2% during the assessment period from 2016 to 2024. Rising use of Sulphur-containing molecules for fragrances are leading to the creation of various latest compositions in fine fragrances. Such factors are also boosting the global aroma chemicals market. The market is mainly segmented on the basis of type, product type, application, and region.

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Synthetic Aroma Chemicals Account for Leading Share in Market

From the perspective of type, the global aroma chemicals market is bifurcated into synthetic aroma chemicals and natural aroma chemicals. Among these two segments, synthetic aroma chemicals segment is expected to showcase fantastic expansion in the next few years, specifically during the mentioned forecast period – 2016 to 2024. This is mainly due to their ability in producing chemically modified natural aroma chemicals, whose originating point is natural but chemical structure is rendered. Natural aroma chemicals is the next leading segment in the market as they are perceived therapeutic, safer, and more sustainable than synthetic aroma chemicals.

In terms of product type, the global aroma chemicals market is divided into following segments – benzenoids, musk chemicals, terpenoids, and others. Among these products, benzenoids segment is expected to witness highest proliferation during the assessment period. From the perspective of application, the aroma chemicals market is segmented into household care, personal care, food and beverages, and medical. Among all these applications, personal care segment showcases a significant share in the market due to the enormous demand for cosmetics and fragrances. However, household care is the next leading segment in the market due to the rising focus on hygienic and safe food storage and rapid expansion in medical sectors.

Europe Showcases Largest Share in Terms of Revenue and Volume

With respect to geography, the global aroma chemical market is segmented into Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, and the Middle East and Africa. Among these, Europe is expected to showcase lion’s share in the global aroma chemicals market in terms of revenue and volume. This is because the region has witnessed robust operations in aroma chemicals and fragrance industries. Along with this, rapid establishment of various aroma chemicals manufacturers and companies, and rapid expansion of various end-use industries such as household care products, and personal care are also responsible for fueling aroma chemicals market in this region.

Global Aroma Chemicals Market: Overview

Aroma chemicals belong to a group of molecules which are used in fragrance ingredients. They comprise of artificial, natural identical, and natural molecules. Around 3000 types of distinct molecules are used for the production of fragrance compositions. Aroma chemicals have wide range of applications, most common of them include fine fragrance, cosmetics, and toiletries. They are also used as odorizer to impart fragrance to odorless substances that can be dangerous for instance, natural gas, propane, etc.

The report estimates and forecasts the aroma chemicals on the global, regional, and country levels. The study provides forecast between 2016 and 2024 based on volume (kilo tons) and revenue (US$ Mn) with 2015 as the base year. The report comprises an exhaustive value chain analysis for each of the product segments. It provides a comprehensive view of the market. The study includes drivers and restraints for the aroma chemicals market along with their impact on demand during the forecast period. The study also provides key market indicators affecting the growth of the market. The report analyzes opportunities in the aroma chemicals market on the global and regional level. It also provides the global average price trend analysis. 

The report includes Porter’s Five Forces Model to determine the degree of competition in the aroma chemicals market. The report comprises a qualitative write-up on market attractiveness analysis, wherein type, product, application and countries have been analyzed based on attractiveness for each region. Growth rate, market size, raw material availability, profit margin, impact strength, technology, competition, and other factors (such as environmental and legal) have been evaluated in order to derive the general attractiveness of the market. 

Global Aroma Chemicals Market: Segmentation 

The study provides a comprehensive view of the aroma chemicals market by dividing it into type, product, application and geography. In terms of type, the aroma chemicals market has been segmented into natural and synthetic aroma chemicals. In terms of product, the aroma chemicals market has been segregated into terpenoids, benzenoids, musk chemicals, and others. In terms of application, the aroma chemicals market has been segmented into personal care, household care, and others. The personal care segment has been further bifurcated into fine fragrances and cosmetics & toiletries. The household care segment has been further segregated into laundry, dishwashing, and other segment. Application segments have been analyzed based on historic, present, and future trends, and the market has been estimated in terms of volume (kilo tons) and revenue (US$ Mn) between 2016 and 2024. 

Global Aroma Chemicals Market: Regional Outlook 

Regional segmentation includes the current and forecast demand for aroma chemicals in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa (MEA). Additionally, the report comprises country-level analysis in terms of volume and revenue for type and application segments. Key countries such as the U.S., Canada, Germany, France, the U.K., Spain, Italy, Japan, India, China, Mexico, South Africa, and Brazil have been included in the study. Market segmentation includes demand for individual type and application in all the regions and countries. 

Companies Mentioned in the Report 

The report covers detailed competitive outlook that includes market share and profiles of key players operating in the global market. Key players profiled in the report include Givaudan, IFF, Firmenich SA, Takasago International Corporation, Symrise, BASF SE, Solvay, Frutarom, KAO CORPORATION, Sensient Flavors and Fragrance, and Robertet SA. Company profiles include attributes such as company overview, number of employees, brand overview, key competitors, business overview, business strategies, recent/key developments, acquisitions, and financial overview (wherever applicable).

In-depth interviews and discussions with wide range of key opinion leaders and industry participants were conducted to compile this research report. Primary research represents the bulk of research efforts, supplemented by extensive secondary research. Key players’ product literature, annual reports, press releases, and relevant documents were reviewed for competitive analysis and market understanding. This helped in validating and strengthening secondary research findings. Primary research further helped in developing the analysis team’s expertise and market understanding.

Secondary research sources that were typically referred to include, but were not limited to company websites, financial reports, annual reports, investor presentations, broker reports, and SEC filings. Other sources such as internal and external proprietary databases, statistical databases and market reports, news articles, national government documents, and webcasts specific to companies operating in the market have also been referred for the report.

The aroma chemicals market has been divided into the following segments:

Aroma Chemicals Market – Type Analysis

  • Natural
  • Synthetic

Aroma Chemicals Market – Product Analysis

  • Terpenoids
  • Benzenoids
  • Musk Chemicals
  • Others (include Aldehydes, Ketones, Esters, etc.)

Aroma Chemicals Market – Application Analysis

  • Personal care
    • Fine Fragrances
    • Cosmetics & Toiletries
  • Household Care
    • Laundry
    • Dishwashing
    • Others (include Mosquito Repellant, Candles, etc.)
  • Others (include Food & Beverages, Medical, Others )

Aroma Chemicals Market – Regional Analysis

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Spain
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • ASEAN
    • Rest of Asia Pacific (APAC)
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America (LATAM)
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa (MEA)