1 INTRODUCTION 19
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 19
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 19
1.3 STUDY SCOPE 20
1.3.1 MARKETS COVERED 20
1.3.2 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 21
1.4 CURRENCY CONSIDERED 21
1.5 LIMITATIONS 21
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 22

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 23
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 23
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 24
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 24
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 25
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 25
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 25
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of primary interviews 26
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 26
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 27
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 27
2.3 DATA TRIANGULATION 28
2.4 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS 29

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 30

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 36
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN ANTIFOG ADDITIVES MARKET 36
4.2 ANTIFOG ADDITIVES MARKET, BY REGION 36
4.3 ANTIFOG ADDITIVES MARKET IN ASIA PACIFIC, BY TYPE AND COUNTRY 37
4.4 ANTIFOG ADDITIVES MARKET: MAJOR COUNTRIES 38

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 39
5.1 INTRODUCTION 40
5.1.1 ANTIFOG ADDITIVES 40
5.1.2 DRIVERS 41
5.1.2.1 Increasing income of the middle-class population in emerging economies 41
5.1.2.2 Low-cost production of antifog additives in Asia Pacific due to the easy availability of cheap labor and raw materials 42
5.1.2.3 Growth of the food processing and food packaging sectors in India and China 42
5.1.3 RESTRAINTS 43
5.1.3.1 Stringent governmental regulations related to the use of antifog additives in food packaging films 43
5.1.3.2 Dependence on industries manufacturing agricultural and food packaging films 43
5.1.4 OPPORTUNITIES 43
5.1.4.1 Innovations in the field of antifog additives 43
5.1.5 CHALLENGES 44
5.1.5.1 Managing waste from the industries manufacturing food packaging and agricultural films 44
5.1.5.2 Requirement of heavy investments in R&D to understand chemistry and develop new products 44

6 INDUSTRY TRENDS 45
6.1 INTRODUCTION 45
6.2 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 45
6.2.1 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 46
6.2.2 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 46
6.2.3 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 46
6.2.4 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 46
6.2.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 46
6.3 ECONOMIC INDICATORS 47
6.3.1 INDUSTRY OUTLOOK 47
6.3.1.1 Agriculture Industry 47
6.3.1.2 Plastic packaging industry 48

7 ANTIFOG ADDITIVES MARKET, BY TYPE 49
7.1 INTRODUCTION 50
7.2 GLYCEROL ESTERS 51
7.2.1 GLYCEROL ESTERS IS THE LARGEST AND FASTEST GROWING APPLICATION SEGMENT 51
7.3 POLYGLYCEROL ESTERS 52
7.3.1 POLYGLYCERAL ESTERS ACCOUNTED FOR THE SECOND LARGEST SHARE IN THE GLOBAL ANTIFOG ADDTIVES MARKET 52
7.4 SORBITAN ESTERS OF FATTY ACIDS 53
7.4.1 SORBITAN ESTERS DUE TO THEIR COMPATILIBILTY WITH PVC ARE GROWING IN DEMAND 53
7.5 ETHOXYLATED SORBITAN ESTERS 54
7.5.1 ETHOXYLATED SORBITAN ESTERS ACCOUNTED FOR A MAJOR SHARE IN THE GLOBAL ANTIFOG ADDITIVES MARKET 54
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7.6 POLYOXYETHYLENE ESTERS OF OLEIC ACID 55
7.6.1 POLYOXYETHYLENE ESTERS OF OLEIC ACID ACCOUNTED FOR A MAJOR SHARE IN THE GLOBAL ANTIFOG ADDITIVES MARKET 55
7.7 GELATIN 56
7.7.1 GELATIN ANTIFOG ADDTIVES ARE MAJORLY USED IN THE FOOD PACKAGING APPLICATION SEGMENT 56
7.8 TITANIUM DIOXIDE 57
7.8.1 TITANIUM DIOXIDE IS MAJORLY USED AS AN ANTIFOG ADDITIVE FOR COATING MIRRORS AND GLASSES 57
7.9 OTHERS 58

8 ANTIFOG ADDITIVES MARKET, BY APPLICATION 60
8.1 INTRODUCTION 61
8.2 FOOD PACKAGING FILMS 63
8.2.1 FOOD PACKAGING FILMS APPLICATION SEGMENT ACCOUNTED FOR THE LARGEST SHARE IN THE GLOBAL ANTIFOG ADDITIVES MARKET 63
8.3 AGRICULTURAL FILMS 64
8.3.1 HIGH DEMAND FOR ANTIFOG FILMS FROM THE AGRICULTURE SECTOR IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES IS EXPECTED TO DRIVE THE AGRICULTURAL FILM APPLICATION SEGMENT 64
8.4 OTHERS 66

9 ANTIFOG ADDITIVES MARKET, BY REGION 67
9.1 INTRODUCTION 68
9.2 ASIA PACIFIC 69
9.2.1 CHINA 73
9.2.1.1 China accounted for the highest share in the global antifog additives market 73
9.2.2 INDIA 74
9.2.2.1 High demand for food packaging films and agricultural films is expected to drive the Indian antifog additives market 74
9.2.3 JAPAN 75
9.2.3.1 Japan accounted for the third largest share in the Asia Pacific antifog additives market 75
9.2.4 SOUTH KOREA 76
9.2.4.1 High demand for agricultural films is expected to drive the South Korean antifog additives market 76
9.2.5 INDONESIA 77
9.2.5.1 Rapid economic development has created a high demand for food packaging and agricultural films has resulted in high demand for antifog additives 77
9.2.6 MALAYSIA 78
9.2.6.1 High demand for food packaging and agricultural films is expected to drive the Malaysian antifog additives market 78
9.2.7 REST OF APAC 79
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9.3 EUROPE 80
9.3.1 GERMANY 85
9.3.1.1 Germany accounted for the highest share in the Europe antifog additives market 85
9.3.2 UK 86
9.3.2.1 UK accounted for the third largest share in the European antifog additives market 86
9.3.3 FRANCE 87
9.3.3.1 France accounted for the fourth largest share in the European antifog additives market 87
9.3.4 ITALY 88
9.3.4.1 High demand for antifog agricultural films from the growing horticulture industry is expected to drive the Italian antifog additives market 88
9.3.5 RUSSIA 89
9.3.5.1 Russia accounted for a major share in the European antifog additives market 89
9.3.6 SPAIN 90
9.3.6.1 High demand for antifog agricultural films from the horticulture industry is expected to drive the antifog additives market in Spain 90
9.3.7 REST OF EUROPE 91
9.4 NORTH AMERICA 92
9.4.1 US 96
9.4.1.1 US accounted for the highest share in the North American antifog additives market 96
9.4.2 CANADA 97
9.4.2.1 Canada accounted for the second largest share in the North American antifog additives market 97
9.4.3 MEXICO 98
9.4.3.1 Rising demand for agricultural and food packaging films is expected to drive the antifog additives market in Mexico 98
9.5 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 99
9.5.1 SAUDI ARABIA 101
9.5.1.1 Saudi Arabia accounted for the largest share in the Middle East & Africa antifog additives market 101
9.5.2 UAE 102
9.5.2.1 UAE accounted for the second largest share in the Middle East & Africa antifog additives market 102
9.5.3 REST OF MEA 103
9.6 SOUTH AMERICA 104
9.6.1 BRAZIL 106
9.6.1.1 Brazil accounted for the highest share in the South American antifog additives market 106
9.6.2 ARGENTINA 107
9.6.2.1 Growing demand for agricultural films and food packaging films is expected to drive the Argentina antifog additives market 107
9.6.3 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA 108

10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 110
10.1 INTRODUCTION 110
10.2 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE MAPPING 110
10.2.1 VISIONARY LEADERS 110
10.2.2 INNOVATORS 110
10.2.3 DYNAMIC DIFFERENTIATORS 110
10.2.4 EMERGING COMPANIES 111
10.3 COMPETITIVE BENCHMARKING 112
10.3.1 STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 112
10.3.2 BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE 113
10.4 OVERVIEW 113
10.5 COMPETITIVE SITUATION & TRENDS 115
10.5.1 PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS 115
10.5.2 INVESTMENTS 115
10.5.3 ACQUISITIONS 115
10.5.4 EXPANSIONS 117
10.6 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS 119
11 COMPANY PROFILES 120
11.1 NOURYON 120
11.1.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 120
11.1.2 PRODUCTS OFFERED 120
11.1.3 MNM VIEW 120
11.2 CRODA INTERNATIONAL PLC. 121
11.2.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 121
11.2.2 PRODUCTS OFFERED 122
11.2.3 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 122
11.2.4 SWOT ANALYSIS 123
11.2.5 MNM VIEW 123
11.3 CLARIANT AG 124
11.3.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 124
11.3.2 PRODUCTS OFFERED 124
11.3.3 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 125
11.3.4 SWOT ANALYSIS 125
11.3.5 MNM VIEW 126
11.4 EVONIK INDUSTRIES AG 127
11.4.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 127
11.4.2 PRODUCTS OFFERED 127
11.4.3 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 128
11.4.4 SWOT ANALYSIS 128
11.4.5 MNM VIEW 128
11.5 ASHLAND INC. 129
11.5.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 129
11.5.2 PRODUCTS OFFERED 129
11.5.3 SWOT ANALYSIS 130
11.5.4 MNM VIEW 130
11.6 DOWDUPONT INC. 131
11.6.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 131
11.6.2 PRODUCTS OFFERED 131
11.6.3 SWOT ANALYSIS 132
11.7 POLYONE CORPORATION 133
11.7.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 133
11.7.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 133
11.7.3 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 134
11.7.4 SWOT ANALYSIS 134
11.7.5 MNM VIEW 135
11.8 CORBION N.V. 136
11.8.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 136
11.8.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 136
11.8.3 SWOT ANALYSIS 137
11.8.4 MNM VIEW 137
11.9 PCC SE 138
11.9.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 138
11.9.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 138
11.10 FINE ORGANICS INDUSTRIES LTD 139
11.10.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 139
11.10.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 139
11.10.3 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 140
11.11 RIKEN VITAMIN CO., LTD. 141
11.11.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 141
11.11.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 141
11.12 AMPACET CORPORATION 143
11.12.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 143
11.12.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 143
11.12.3 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 143
11.13 BYK NETHERLANDS B.V. 144
11.13.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 144
11.13.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 144
11.13.3 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 144
11.14 POLYVEL INC. 146
11.14.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 146
11.14.2 `PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 146
11.15 PALSGAARD A/S 147
11.15.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 147
11.15.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 147
11.16 EMERY OLEOCHEMICALS 148
11.16.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 148
11.16.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 148
11.16.3 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 148
11.17 TOSAF COMPOUNDS LTD. 149
11.17.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 149
11.17.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 149
11.17.3 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 149
11.18 JJ PLASTALLOY PVT LTD 150
11.18.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 150
11.18.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 150
11.19 HIGH TECHNOLOGY MASTERBATCHES S.L. 151
11.19.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 151
11.19.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 151
11.20 NASSOLKEM (P) LTD. 152
11.20.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 152
11.20.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 152
11.21 ILSHINWELLS 153
11.21.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 153
11.21.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 153
11.22 IOI OLEO GMBH 154
11.22.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 154
11.22.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 154
11.23 KAFRIT INDUSTRIES (1993) LTD 155
11.23.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 155
11.23.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 155
11.24 VIBA S.P.A 156
11.24.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 156
11.24.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 156
11.25 GABRIEL-CHEMIE GESELLSCHAFT MBH 157
11.25.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 157
11.25.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 157
11.25.3 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 157
11.26 EHMANN&VOSS&CO. 158
11.26.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 158
11.26.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 158
11.27 SABO S.P.A. 159
11.27.1 BUSINESS OVERVIEW 159
11.27.2 PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 159

12 APPENDIX 160
12.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 160
12.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 163
12.3 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 165
12.4 RELATED REPORTS 165
12.5 AUTHOR DETAILS 166