DUBLIN, Dec. 7, 2017
DUBLIN, Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
The "Global Starch - Procurement Market Intelligence Report" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.
Global Starch Market, provides up-to-date information about market shifts and potential risks, as well as in-depth knowledge of products and services, which can help in planning and in executing category management activities. It focuses on the cost-saving aspects of procurement and on providing insights that can lead to optimization of category spend.
The use of potato starch as superabsorbers is an emerging trend in the starch market. Buyers are partnering with suppliers that are developing 100% biodegradable absorbent pads with potato starch that are used for applications such as meat packaging and diapers. The superabsorbent polymer is made from potato starch, which is renewable. The main goal for suppliers is to develop environment-friendly hygienic products that are compostable and oil-free unlike petroleum-based products.
One of the procurement best practices for buyers is to engage with suppliers that have dedicated production capacity for non-GMO starch or starch products. With the growing demand for non-GMO products in the food and beverage, the buyers must engage with suppliers that have dedicated production capacity for non-GMO starch products.
According to the report, one of the key growth contributors for the global starch market is the increased use of starch in food processing industry. The food processing industry is a major end-user segment in the global starch market.
Further, the report states that major procurement challenge experienced by the buyers is the fluctuations in raw material prices. The major raw materials used to derive starch include maize, potato, wheat, tapioca, and rice. Buyers face issues in estimating the procurement budgets related to the volatility of raw material prices.
Key Topics Covered:
PART 1: CATEGORY AT A GLANCE
PART 2: SCOPE OF THE REPORT
PART 3: MARKET INSIGHTS
PART 4: SUPPLY MARKET INSIGHTS
PART 5: PRICING INSIGHTS
PART 6: PROCUREMENT INSIGHTS
PART 7: TOP FIVE SUPPLIERS
For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gsc7tz/global_starch
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