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NEW YORK, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The ostomy care market projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.4% over the forecast period of 2020-2025.

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The ostomy care market is projected to reach USD 3.5 billion by 2025 from USD 2.8 billion in 2020, at a CAGR of 4.4% during the forecast period. Globally, the population of individuals aged 60 years and above is expected to increase from 962 million in 2017 to 2.1 billion by 2050 (Source: UN Population Division). The rising geriatric population is considered as one of the major factors driving the growth of the ostomy care industry, as the incidence of bladder cancer and colorectal cancer is high among geriatric individuals. Thus, the rising geriatric population, coupled with the growing number of awareness programs to educate patients regarding the use of ostomy products, are the major factors driving the growth of this market. However, discomfort and other issues associated with the use of ostomy bags and the growing adoption of alternative treatments are the key factors limiting the growth of this market.

The ostomy accessories segment is expected to be the fastest-growing segment during the forecast period.

The ostomy accessories market is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period owing to the growing skin problems due to frequent removal and re-application of skin barrier of ostomy bags and rising awareness about the care of peristomal skin.

The two-piece bags segment expected to be the largest segment in 2019.

By ostomy bag type, the ostomy care market is segmented into one-piece, two-piece, and skin barrier.Two-piece bags are expected to hold the largest share of the market in terms of volume in 2019.

The major share of the segment is attributed to the advantages of these bags over one-piece bags and a rising number of ileostomy procedures.

Asia Pacific expected to register the highest growth rate in the ostomy care market.

The ostomy care industry is segmented into five major regions, namely, North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa.Awareness initiatives by public and private organizations, a large patient population base for target diseases, and the rising geriatric population are the key factors driving the market growth.

In addition, several market players are focusing on strengthening their distribution networks in APAC markets to capitalize on the growth opportunities in this region, are expected to boost the growth of this region.

A breakdown of the primary participants referred to for this report is provided below:

-- By Company Type: Tier 1-45%, Tier 2-34%, and Tier 3- 21%

-- By Designation: C-level-47%, Director-level-33%, and Others-20%

-- By Region: North America-35%, Europe-32%, Asia Pacific-25%, Latin America-6%, and the Middle East & Africa-2%

The major players in the ostomy care market include Coloplast A/S (Denmark), Hollister Incorporated (US), ConvaTec Group plc (UK), B. Braun (Germany), ALCARE Co., Ltd. (Japan), Nu-Hope (US), Marlen Manufacturing & Development Company (US), Welland Medical Limited (UK), Baohe Ostomy Care (China), Flexicare Medical Limited (UK), Cymed (US), Schena Ostomy Technologies, Inc. (US), Perma-Type Company Inc. (US), 3M (US), Smith & Nephew (US), and Salts Healthcare (UK), among others.

Research Coverage

This report studies the stoma/ostomy care market based on the product, end user, and region.The report also studies factors (such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges) affecting the market growth.

It analyzes the opportunities and challenges in the market and provides details of the competitive landscape for market leaders. Furthermore, the report analyzes micromarkets with respect to their individual growth trends and forecasts the revenue of the market segments with respect to five main regions (and the respective countries in these regions).

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-- Market Development: Comprehensive information about lucrative emerging markets, by product, end user, and region

-- Market Diversification: Exhaustive information about new products, growing geographies, recent developments in the ostomy care market

-- Competitive Assessment: In-depth assessment of growth strategies, products, and manufacturing capabilities of leading players in the ostomy care market

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NEW YORK, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Growth in demand for gluten-free food products to drive the market growth for pea starch.

The global pea starch market size is projected to grow from USD136million in 2020 to USD 192million by 2025, recording a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.0% during the forecast period. The rising health consciousness and awareness among the consumers about the problems related to gluten are the main reasons for the growth in the demand for pea starch. As pea starch provides gluten-free solutions to food manufacturers with other nutritional benefits such as low-fat, low-calorie, lactose-free, and allergen-free solutions, the market for pea starch is expected to experience growth. Using gluten-free solutions in the production of bakery products helps in reducing the fat content and improving the cholesterol levels, along with boosting the metabolic rate and promoting healthy digestion. Gluten-free diets help in reducing the risk of digestive disorders, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. Owing to these benefits of a gluten-free diet, the pea starch market has a high potential for growth.

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The food & beverages segment is projected to dominate the market during the forecast period.

Pea starch is majorly used in food & beverages, owing to its various functional benefits.It helps in improving the texture, consistency, and quality of food products.

Pea starch provides low-fat, low-calorie, gluten-free, allergen-free, GMO-free solutions to food & beverage manufacturers.This helps manufacturers meeting the changing consumer demands of healthy and clean label products.

This is the key factor driving the growth of the food & beverages segment in the pea starch market.

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The organic segment is projected to grow at a higher growth rate during the forecast period.

By source, the organic segment is projected to be the faster-growing segment.The changing preferences and rising awareness about the overall health of individuals have led to an increase in the number of people opting for organic products over the inorganic ones.

The trend of using clean-label will further encourage the use of organic pea starch in the pea starch market.

The binding & thickening segment is projected to record the highest growth rate during the forecast period.

On the basis of function, the binding & thickening segment is projected to account for the largest market share due to the excellent binding & thickening property and high amylose content of pea starch.Pea starch helps in enhancing the quality of the products.

The increased demand for convenience food products and better-quality feed products is projected to contribute to the growth of this segment.

Asia Pacific is projected to account for the fastest growth in the pea starch market during the forecast period.

The Asia Pacific region is projected to be the fastest-growing market during the forecast period.Pea starch helps provide clean labels for processed food product manufacturers, such as baked goods and meat products, owing to its organic origins.

With the increase in consumption of processed food, the demand for pea starch is expected to grow, as is also used as a thickening agent in numerous agri-food applications, such as delicatessen, sauces, creams, meats, noodles, and pasta.

In-depth interviews were conducted with CXOs, managers, and key executives from various key organizations operating in the pea starch market.

-- By Value Chain: Supply-side: 66.0% and Demand-side: 34.0%

-- By Designation: Managers:44.5%, CXOs: 33.2%, and Executives: 22.3%

-- By Region: Asia Pacific: 35%, Europe: 20%, South America: 10%, North America: 25%, and RoW: 10%

The pea starch market comprises of major players, such as Emsland Group (Belgium), Roquette Frères (France), Vestkorn Milling AS (Norway), Ingredion Incorporated (US), Axiom Foods (US), and Yantai Shuangta Food (China). The study includes an in-depth competitive analysis of these players in the pea starch market, with their company profiles, recent developments, and key market strategies.

Research Coverage

The study covers the pea starch market across segments.It aims at estimating the market size and its growth potential across different segments, such as application, grade, source, function, and region.

The study also includes an in-depth competitive analysis of key players in the market, along with their company profiles, key observations related to product and business offerings, recent developments, and key market strategies.

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