Global Proanthocyanidins Market - 2019-2026
発行: DataM Intelligence
Proanthocyanidins are the oligomeric flavonoids that are the dimers or oligomers of catechin and epicatechin and their gallic acid esters. Proanthocyanidins are present in various food including the red grapes, black grapes, grape seeds, red wine, bilberries, strawberries, blueberries, red cabbage, apple peel, and pine bark. Proanthocyanidins have beneficial health effects as these are effective for reducing the risk of cancer. Proanthocyanidins provide a beneficial effect on heart health and blood vessels. These flavonoids are rich in the antioxidants that are useful for maintaining healthy blood pressure levels. Proanthocyanidins comprised of the cleansing properties and protecting the skin cells from the ultraviolet rays, prevent scar formation, and improve blood circulation. The global proanthocyanidins market valued USD XX million in 2018 and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of XX% to reach USD XX million by 2026.
The market is driven by the rising demand for the proanthocyanidins in the personal& cosmetic, healthcare, pet nutrition, and functional food & beverage industries as the proanthocyanidins provide the health benefits and therapeutic effects. Proanthocyanidins have antioxidant characteristics. The Proanthocyanidins improve bone strength, cure healing wounds helps in reducing the skin-related issues including skin cancer, and provide cardiovascular benefits. Proanthocyanidins are useful for reducing the intensity of abdominal pain in chronic pancreatitis. Proanthocyanidins help in lowering the cholesterol levels, preventing ulcer formation, and protecting the digestive & urinary systems.
The rising prevalence of lifestyle-related diseases including diabetes and cardiovascular conditions are boosting the further demand for the proanthocyanidins. The proanthocyanidins reduce blood pressure among the people suffering from hypertension. Various studies have demonstrated the efficacy of the proanthocyanidins for reducing the progression of diabetic retinopathy or vision loss.
The increase in the launch of the products comprising the Proanthocyanidins shall stimulate market growth. For instance, in August 2018, Activ'Inside had launched an organic grape seed extract guaranteed with the highest level in OPC, Grape' Inside 60P CO, part of the Signature grape Activ'Inside has developed a unique organic OPC grape seed extract with the highest amount of Oligomer Proanthocyanidins (OPC) range. This extract is a treasure from French grapes and it is also available in 100% organic version.
In April 2014, Naturex had launched the new Dragon's blood extract, which is an innovative revitalizing activity. Dragon's blood (Croton lechleri), called both Sangre de Drago and Sangre de Grado. It comprised of the proanthocyanidins, providing a powerful antioxidant activity. It is useful for the protection of the skin.
However, the high price of proanthocyanidins and lower market penetration is hindering the market growth. The lack of awareness among the consumers regarding the benefits of proanthocyanidins could have a negative impact on the market.
The global proanthocyanidins market is segmented based on product type as Type A, and Type B. Type B segment accounts for the highest market share of XX% in 2019. Type B proanthocyanidins have a higher proportion of the B-type linkages in their chemical structure. Type B proanthocyanidins comprised of the subunits, such as catechin & epicatechin, linked to one another with a single C4-C8 or C4-C6 bond. The type B proanthocyanidins are found in pine bark, grape seed, apples, and cocoa. These proanthocyanidins help in improving the blood flow, night vision, and reduce iron levels in cases of excess iron buildup in the body. Type B proanthocyanidins are beneficial for improving bone strength & formation. These proanthocyanidins help in preventing the infection by protecting from the various pathogens. Type B proanthocyanidins exhibit anti-inflammatory & antioxidant properties.
The Type A segment expected to grow at the highest CAGR owing to the increasing usage of the Type A proanthocyanidins for various applications including the pharmaceuticals, personal care, cosmetics, and food supplements. The cranberry is rich in the Type A proanthocyanidins. It is beneficial for maintaining urinary tract health. Type-A proanthocyanidins exhibit potent bacterial antiadhesion activities that are useful for maintaining personal hygiene.
Further, the market is also classified based on the source as cranberry, grape seeds, pine bark, and others. The cranberry segment accounts for the highest market share as the cranberries are the major source of the proanthocyanidins especially the Type-A proanthocyanidins. The proanthocyanidins found in the cranberry comprised of different structures than those found in other fruits and vegetables. These proanthocyanidins exhibit the anti-adhesion properties that are useful for preventing the adhesion of certain harmful bacteria, including E. coli associated with urinary tract infections, onto the cell walls.
The grape seeds segment accounts for the positive market share over the forecasted period. The proanthocyanidins obtained through grape seeds are a rich source of vitamins P & E, linoleic acid, and resveratrol. The grape seed proanthocyanidins exhibit excellent cleansing properties and protect the skin cells. These proanthocyanidins help in protecting nerve cells from damage. The grape seed proanthocyanidins are useful for lowering the severity of nasal allergies by decreasing the production of histamine.
By region, the global proanthocyanidins market is segmented into North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle-East, and Africa. Among all of the regions, North America dominated the global proanthocyanidins market and is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecasted period owing to there is high consumption of the proanthocyanidins due to their antiangiogenic, antimicrobial, and anticancer properties. There is growing awareness regarding the health and therapeutic benefits of proanthocyanidins. There is increasing usage of the proanthocyanidins in the food and beverage industry. The United States accounts for the highest share of XX% in 2019 due to the high daily intake of proanthocyanidins as dietary supplements. The rising advancement in the dietary supplement industry shall stimulate market growth.
The Asia-Pacific region expected to have positive market growth due to the growing consumption of healthy food with the growing aging population. There is increasing usage of the proanthocyanidins for the pharmaceuticals. The increasing domestic income and purchasing power of people shall boost the demand for proanthocyanidins.
The global proanthocyanidins market is highly competitive with the presence of several international and local markets. Product diversification, revenue generation, and opportunities intensify the market competition. Naturex, Indena Spa, Nexira, Scott Laboratories Inc., Polyphenolics, Natac Group, Eevia Health, andBotaniex Inc. are the leading market players with significant market share.
The major players are using product launches, market expansion, and product diversification strategies for holding their position in the market. For instance, in January 2014, Protexin Veterinary had launched the CystoPro, a new product to aid in the management of urinary tract infections in dogs. It has the key active ingredients in the new product are proanthocyanidins (Type A PACs), derived from cranberries, which work by reducing the ability of E.coli bacteria to infect a dog's urinary tract.
The companies are entering into the collaborations, mergers, strategic partnerships, and acquisitions to increase the demand for Proanthocyanidins and their expansion across the globe. For instance, in September 2018, French nutraceutical ingredient manufacturer Nexira had entered into a strategic partnership with California Natural Color, a supplier of natural color crystals & concentrates for the development of the completely natural grape seed extract, which is extracted with water rather than chemical solvents. This collaboration would allow the company to provide unique customer offerings and exploit the growing market for procyanidins in the supplements industry.
In November 2016, Eevia had entered into the distribution partnership with the Gee Lawson for the territories of the UK and Ireland, Benelux, France, Italy, and Spain. Eevia's comprised of the natural extracts including the trending organic chaga extract, an attention-grabbing organic pine bark extract to rival existing non-organic offerings, and various grades of organic Bilberry Anthocyanin extracts and organic Lingonberry Proanthocyanidin (PAC) extracts.
In October 2013, Indena has entered an industrial and commercial agreement with Pharmatoka. Under the terms of the agreement, Indena would produce GIKACRAN under exclusive license for Pharmatoka and would directly market GIKACRAN in Japan, South Korea, China, India, and Russia. GIKACRAN is a well-characterized cranberry juice (Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.) extract, standardized to provide 17-22% total proanthocyanidin (PAC) measured by DMAC method1,2. 200 mg of GIKACRAN, containing 36 mg of cranberry proanthocyanidins (PACs), provide the same amount of PACs as found in 40g of fresh fruits.