Sodium metabisulphite is prepared by evaporating sodium bisulphite saturated with sulphur dioxide. It is a white crystalline powder solid with a slight odor of sulphur. It is toxic for humans when inhaled and strongly irritates skin and tissues. It is commonly used as a food preservative and a reducing agent.
The global increase in demand for packaged food products is expected to boost the sodium bisulphite market with application in the food and beverage industry. Moreover, the demand for food additives and preservatives is also expected to fuel the growth of the market. Furthermore, increase in research and development in new drug formulation has triggered the market demand of sodium metabisulphite in the pharmaceutical industry. Sodium metabisulphite is used in commercial wines to prevent oxidation and preserve flavor, which is likely to gain traction with increase in new brewery firms. With the increase in furniture and dcor demand, the market for sodium metabisulphite is expected to gain significant demand owing to its excellent bleaching properties. However, laboratory tests have shown carcinogenic results on exposure to sodium metabisulphite, which is expected to hinder the market growth. Rapid industrial expansion is expected to drive its market.
North America is the major market for sodium bisulphite owing to the increase in demand for packaged food and beverage products followed by Europe. Furthermore, rapid urbanization coupled with growth in the paper and pulp and pharmaceutical industries are expected to increase its market share in Asia-Pacific region.
The report on the global sodium metabisulphite market is segmented into grade, end-user, and geography. Based on grade, the market is segmented into food, non-food, and photo. Based on end user, the report includes food and beverage, pharmaceutical, water treatment plants, paper and pulp, photography industry, and others. Geographically, the market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.
Top market players in the sodium metabisulphite market include BASF SE, The Dow Chemical Company, Solvay, Aditya Birla Chemicals, Shandong Kailong Chemical Technology Development Co. Ltd, Arkema, Evonik Industries, Ultramarine India Pvt. Ltd, Qingdao Tianya Chemical Co., Ltd, and Hans Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.
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Global Sodium Metabisulphite Market Key Segments
- Food Grade
- Non-Food Grade
- Photo Grade
- Food and Beverage
- Water treatment plants
- Paper and pulp
- Photography industry
- Others (Paint industry, etc.)
- North America
- Rest of Europe
- South Korea
- Rest of Asia-Pacific
- Saudi Arabia
- South Africa
- Rest of LAMEA