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Low-Calorie Foods Driving Global Polyols SectorLow-Calorie Foods Driving Global Polyols Sector

January 18, 2011

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Low-Calorie Foods Driving Global Polyols Sector

SAN JOSE, Calif.Increasing consumer demand for healthier, low-calorie foods is one of the primary drivers fueling the resurgence of the global market for polyols, which will reach £4 billion pounds by 2015, according to Global Industry Analysts new Polyols: A Global Strategic Business Report."

The market is likely to be driven by rising demand mainly in food and confectionery and pharmaceuticals end-use segments. In fact, food and confectionery represents the fastest-growing end-use segment. Food producers are seeking alternatives that reduce calorie content without compromising taste and appearance. Of the several methods adopted to reduce the calorie content in food such as fat replacement, the substitution of commercial sugar with polyols has gained wide application. Though polyols behave similar to sugar in final products, they possess much lower calorie content. With features such as sweet taste and fewer calories than sugar, polyols are increasingly gaining popularity in the food and confectionery segment.

The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the polyols markets, recession trends, current market trends, key growth drivers, product overview, recent product introductions, recent industry activity, and profiles of major/niche global as well as regional market participants. The report provides annual sales estimates and projections for polyols market for the years 2007 through 2015 for the United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin America.

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