Encapsulation is the process of incorporating food ingredients, enzymes and other materials into capsules. The parent market for the encapsulated food is the global food market, which was $4200 billion in 2012. The awareness of health, demand for convenience food and busy schedules are the major driving factors of the encapsulated food market. The limiting factors of this market are the maintenance of stability of the food during the processing and packaging. The other limiting factor is the size of the capsule. The opportunities of this market are the ongoing high investments due to demand for food that helps in preventing health problems and aging population.
Key player profiled in the report are ABCO Laboratories Inc, Advanced, Bionutrition Corp, Balchem Corporation, Capsulae, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., LIPO Technologies Inc., Lycored Ltd., National Enzyme Company, Sensient Technologies Corporation and Symrise AG.
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