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Essential Oil Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Essential Oil Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C20.530 | Jan 2017

Sweet smell of success: Industry revenue is expected to improve over the next five years

The Essential Oil Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Givaudan UK Limited Givaudan UK Limited market share
Lionel Hitchen (Essential Oils) Ltd Lionel Hitchen (Essential Oils) Ltd market share
R C Treatt & Co Ltd R C Treatt & Co Ltd market share
Ungerer Limited Ungerer Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Essential oils are derived from the leaves, flowers, roots or stems of plants using a cold press or by steam distillation. They are then used by a variety of different industries, ranging from pharmaceutical and industrial companies to manufacturers needing food and beverage flavourings. The performance of the industry depends on a range of cultural, economic and environmental factors including the value of the pound, the performance of key downstream markets in the United Kingdom and internationally and environmental conditions in key growing areas for raw materials. Consumer preference for natural ingredients is also an ongoing trend that is having a positive influence on the industry... purchase to read more

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Barriers to entering the industry are moderate. One barrier to entry is the capital commitment required. In contrast to the heavily labour-intensive nature of essential oil production in developing nations, UK production of essential oils is more mechanised, which requires greater capital investment. Moreover, the production of higher-value differentiated or speciality products (as opposed to commodity or homogenous essential oils) as well as the increasingly innovative products demanded by key users in the flavours and fragrance sector also requires a higher degree of capital input.

Regulatory requirements can also act as barriers to entry, including regulations associated with REACH legislation. The.. purchase to read more


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What is the Essential Oil Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry manufacture essential oils, including natural aromatic products, resinoids and mixtures of odoriferous products for the manufacture of perfumes or foods. The industry does not include the manufacture of synthetic aromatic products or the manufacture of perfumes and similar toiletries.

Industry Products
Essential oilsMixtures of odoriferous substances for food and beveragesMixtures of odoriferous substances for other purposesResinoids and other products
Industry Activities
Manufacturing extracts of natural aromatic productsResinoidManufacturing mixtures of odoriferous products to make perfumes or food

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