Isomalt Market Outlook, Current and Future Industry Landscape Analysis 2031

Isomalt is anti-cariogenic, due to which it does not promote tooth decay. It is considered to have several health benefits, which is expected to spur isomalt sales. As per a study by Future Market Insights (FMI), the isomalt market is expected to surpass US$ 900.5 Mn in 2021.

Oral bacteria cannot convert isomalt into decay-causing acids easily. Thus, acidic condition that leads to demineralization does not develop after isomalt consumption, as compared to the one that occurs after eating normal sugar. Regulations by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allow manufacturers of sugar-free isomalt-based products to make health claim- ‘Does not support dental caries’ if those products do not reduce plague PH less than 5.7 upto 30 minutes after consumption. This safety property is fuelling the demand for isomalt.

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While isomalt have application across various industries, the beverages sector will account for maximum sales registered in the market. The demand from beverages sector is expected to rise at above 7% CAGR, sealing its dominance among end users between 2021 and 2031. Meanwhile, isomalt obtained from conventional sources will continue registering high sales, however, increasing focus on greater health benefits will tip scales in favour of organic isomalt.

Regionally, Europe will continue leading the market through the course of the forecast period. The presence of several leading manufacturers will give tailwinds to growth registered by the Europe market.

Key Takeaways from the Isomalt Market Study:

  • Despite a period of subdued growth amid COVID, isomalt market will continue expanding at a positive CAGR of 6.1% between 2021 and 2031
  • Rising incidence of diabetes has been spurring sales in the U.S., pushing it to account for nearly 90% of the North America market
  • While Europe continues dominating the global market, EU-4 countries will account for maximum isomalt sales through the forecast period
  • The U.K. will emerge as a highly lucrative market for isomalt, registering over 7% CAGR, after a period of decelerating isomalt sales in 2020
  • China will account for maximum shares of sales recorded in isomalt due to greater focus on health and wellness among consumers in the country

“Increasing applications of isomalt across diverse industries will result in market growth. In order to gain edge amid competition, manufacturers are launching new products with isomalt as a key ingredient. Isomalt is used to make various products such as confectionery, sugar confectionery, dairy products, bakery products, sports drinks, and others. Due to its low calorie content, isomalt is being increasingly used in various infant nutrition formulas and pharmaceutical products. .” Said a lead analyst at FMI

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Plant-based Isomalt Gaining Popularity

Nowadays, people are inclined towards consumption of vegan products. According to SPINS report, U.S. retail sales of plant-based food grew 11.4% last year to US$ 5 Bn. People are shifting from use of animal products due to rising concerns, such as personal health and animal welfare. Isomalt is extracted from the plant sources such as beet, peaches, berries and hence is finding space in shelves of the consumers that are opting for plant-based diets and healthier food options.

Who is winning?

Some of the leading companies offering isomalt are BENEO GmbH, Cargill, Inc., Merck KGaA, Baolingbao Biology Co., Ltd., Akhil Healthcare Pvt Ltd, SINO Food Ingredients (SINOFI), KF Specialty Ingredients, Wilmar BioEthanol, Deiman SA de CV, Quadra Chemicals Ltd, S. A. Pharmachem Pvt. Ltd, and others

Manufacturers of isomalt are focusing on offering products through various online retailers to reach large consumer base. Food products are mainly perishable, and food and beverage products have to meet the quality expected by buyers and must comply with regulations. Isomalt, owing to its resistance to moisture, has a good shelf life. Therefore, it can be sold without deterioration. Making products easily available can boost the number of consumers purchasing a product. Several manufacturers are moving towards online channels with an aim to sell their products globally. This is helping them to increase their sales and growing their businesses.

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Isomalt Market by Category


  • Organic Isomalt
  • Conventional Isomalt


  • Powder Isomalt
  • Syrup Isomalt

End Use

  • Confectionery
  • Sugar Confectionery
  • Bakery Products
  • Breakfast Cereals & Bars
  • Dairy Products
  • Frozen Desserts
  • Beverages
  • Sports Drink
  • Meat & Fish Products
  • Infant Formula
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Cough Syrups
    • Multivitamins
    • Supplements
    • Others
  • Oral Care
  • Others


  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • East Asia
  • South Asia
  • Middle East and Africa (MEA)
  • Oceania

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