Europe Phytosterols Market By Application (Food Ingredients, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics), Type (Beta-sitosterols, Campesterols, Stigmasterols)
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Phytosterols or plant sterols are the group of molecules having a specific shape and size. It could be found in plants and animals. The most common types of sterols which can be used in human diet are Campesterol, Beta-Sitosterol, gamma Sitosterol and Stigmasterol. Phytosterols are mainly used in medicines, food & beverages and cosmetics industry. It is very beneficial for heart and brain-related diseases.
Studies suggested that phytosterols could play a very vital role in the reduction of heart diseases and also it helps in the prevention from Alzheimer's diseases. Doctors or physicians also suggest for phytosterols in diet, as it helps against the development of cancer related diseases. In Addition, phytosterols also helps in lowering cholesterol and provides benefits to the skin as well.
The major factor driving the demand for the phytosterols market is the high production of phytosterols in Europe. There is a huge demand for phytosterol easter low fat spreads in Argentina and several EU Countries. Recently, Advanced Organic Materials (AOM) has also launched a European Subsidiary. As per Eurostat Information; leading cause of death in Europe is cardiovascular diseases. In Europe, 2 million deaths were caused by heart related diseases. Hence, it could be expected that increasing cases of cardiovascular diseases would be growing phytosterols market in Europe.
The Phytosterol market has been segmented on the basis of application, type and geography. Based on Application, the market is segmented into food ingredients, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and feed. Food ingredients have the largest count for Phytosterol owing to increasing demand for healthy eatables. Based on Type, the market is segmented into four categories namely Campesterol, Beta-Sitosterol, gamma Sitosterol and Stigmasterol.
Based on country, the market is segmented into Germany, UK, France, Russia, Spain and Italy.The report covers the analysis of key stake holders of the Phytosterols market. Key companies profiled in the report include Archer Daniels Midland Company, Cargill, Inc., BASF SE, E.I. DU Pont De Nemours And Company, Raisio Plc, Unilever, Arboris, Pharmachem Laboratories, Inc. and Gustav Paramentier GmbH.