The report segments the market into key applications that include animal feed and grain preservatives, calcium and sodium propionates
, cellulose acetate propionate
(CAP) and others such as herbicides.
Calcium and sodium propionates
accounted for second largest application segment of the global propionic acid demand in 2012.
Eastman's specialty ketones (MAK, MPK, MIAK), propionates
and EEP will afford coatings formulators a good range of options.
Other potential substrates are PBT, acetal, and cellulose acetate propionate
Among the other antimicrobials, propionates
occupy the second place with a share of 25.
11 Global market for calcium and sodium propionates
, 2012-2019 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million) FIG.
Market by Applications (Bakery, Feed, Dairy, Meat & Processed Meat & Other Food Products) & by Regions (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East & Africa) - Trends & Forecasts to 2018
Verdugt, as the world's largest producer of organic salts, has recently announced a large capacity expansion enabling them to meet the increasing demand in propionates
Verdugt announced that it has completed an expansion of its world scale propionates
production facility in Tiel, the Netherlands.