L-Carnitine: Market Research Report

Date: March 1, 2012
Pages: 209
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US$ 4,200.00
Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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L-Carnitine: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for L-Carnitine in US$ Thousand.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World.

Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2008 through 2017.

The report profiles 56 companies including many key and niche players such as AIDP, Inc., Ajinomoto AminoScience, LLC, Alfa Aesar, Biosynth AG, Lonza Group Limited, Ningbo Honor Chemtech Co., Ltd., Northeast Pharmaceutical Group Co., Ltd., Qingdao FTZ United International Inc., Shenyang Koncepnutra Co., Ltd., Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Spectrum Chemicals & Laboratory Products, Inc., Wuhan Yuancheng Technology Development Co., Ltd., and Zhejiang Jiashan Chengda Pharm & Chem Co., Ltd.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

A Primer
Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) Gaining Ground
Related Markets
Cosmeceuticals Market
Functional Foods Market
Industry Challenges
Untapped Market Potential
Health Claims Not Backed by Adequate Scientific Basis
L-carnitine End-Uses

Table 1. Global L-carnitine Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading End-Use Categories – Energy & Sports Drinks, Nutritional powders & Drinks, Nutritional Gels, Capsules & Tablets and Cereal & Energy Bars (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

L-carnitine Derivatives

Table 2. Global L-carnitine Derivatives Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Types – L-carnitine Tartrate, Base L-carnitine, L-carnitine Fumarate and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Raw Material Required for L-carnitine

2. MARKET TRENDS AND ISSUES

Growing Importance in Sports Nutrition and Functional Foods Market in Japan
L-carnitine Making Way Into Functional Food Market of US
L-carnitine Drives Global Weight Management Ingredients Market
Rising Shift Towards Vegetarianism Restricting Availability of L-carnitine
L-carnitine – An Important Ingredient for Bodybuilders and Athletes

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Carnitine
Metabolism of Fatty Acids
Advantages of Carnitine
Possible Health Risks from Carnitine
Side Effects
Effect of Carnitine Intake on Several Diseases
Ageing
Cancer
AIDS and HIV
Type 2 Diabetes
End-Stage Renal Disease and Hemodialysis
Peripheral-Arterial and Cardiovascular Diseases
Male Infertility
Weight Loss
Others
Carnitine Deficiency
Usefulness of Carnitine for Infants
Preparations
Biochemistry
Physiological Effects
Effect on Bone Mass
Antioxidant effects
L-carnitine
Physical and Chemical Properties
History
Health Benefits of L-carnitine
Angina
Alzheimer’s disease
Atherosclerosis
Bone Loss in Postmenopausal Women
Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Heart Diseases
Diabetes
LDL Cholesterol
Male Infertility
Obesity
Serum Cholesterol
Skin Exfoliation
Others
Daily Carnitine Intake
Natural Presence of Carnitine in Food
L-carnitine Nutrition Chart for Various Food Sources including both Food of Plant Origin and Food of Animal Origin
Signs of Insufficient Carnitine Intake
Carnitine Deficiency
Primary Carnitine Deficiency
Symptoms
Treatment and Diagnosis
Genetics
L-carnitine Plasma Levels
Applications
Skin Care Cosmetics
Functional Food and Health Drinks
Production Technologies
Chemical Synthesis
Enzymatic Conversion
Microbial Fermentation
Asymmetric Synthesis

4. L-CARNITINE DERIVATIVES

Acetyl-L-carnitine
Acetyl-L-carnitine Hydrochloride
L-carnitine Fumarate
DL-carnitine HCl
L-carnitine Tartrate
Health Benefits of L-carnitine Tartrate
Brain Nerves
Heart
Immune Cells
Liver
Muscles
Recovery from Surgeries
Sperm

5. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT

Overview of Regulatory Norms in Select World Regions
The United States
Food and Drugs Administration (FDA)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Section 8(a)
Section 8(b)
Canada
Europe

6. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS

Picabi, Inc. Launches L-Carnitine and Vitamins Fortified, Sparkling Coconut Water
Bio-Synergy Unveils Low-Calorie Nutritional Beverage, Skinny Water in UK
Tone Tea Launches Tone Tea Fat Burner Functional Drink in Sweden
HKF POLSKA Unveils Wood Juice, L-Carnitine Flavored Birch Juice in UK
Vieira de Castro Rolls Out Vieira Integralis, L-Carnitine Wholegrain Cookies
Seoul Milk Launches Ning Jang Go Na Ra Cocomong Fermented Milk
Del Monte Launches Fit 'n Right's Ready-to-Drink Iced Tea in Philippines
Northfield Laboratories Unveils Fitrum Supplements in Philippines
Beiersdorf Manufacturing Unveils 10 Dias Serum with L-carnitine Extract in Columbia
Solgar Rolls Out 1500 mg L-Carnitine Food Supplement in UK
XXX Energy Drinks Introduces L-Carnitine Fortified Energy Drink, Minus
Hewley LLC Introduces L-Carnitine Shampoo and Conditioner
Weider Germany Launches L-Carnitine Drink in Indian Market
Solgar Launches Acetyl L-Carnitine Capsules and Tablets in the US
Gaspari Nutrition Introduces Anavite™
Lonza’s Carnipure™ L-carnitine and Anavite™ Combined to Enhance Endurance
Weider Germany GmbH Rolls Out ‘Perfect Body Shake’ in India
Sigma-tau HealthScience Launches Website for Product Promotion
Prolab Nutrition Introduces Cardio Blast Pre-Workout Supplement
FUZE Rolls Out Agave Goji Berry Flavored White Tea and Empower
Beverly International Unveils QUADRACAN
Vuka Rolls Out New Range of Energy Drinks
Integrative Therapeutics™ Launches Acetyl L-carnitine
XOWii Unveils XOWii Thin
Creagri Introduces New Olivenol™ livin' Dietary Supplement Range
SSP Rolls Out New Kaizen Seikatsu Metaboy Capsule
PepsiCo India Rolls Out SoBe Adrenaline Rush Energy Drink
Nivea to Introduce New Hair Recharge Line
Redux Beverages Reintroduces Cocaine™ Energy Drink
Dr Pepper Snapple Group Launches Venom
Interactive Nutrition International Introduces Z-bol™

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

EVA PHARMA Inks Agreement with Lonza for Supply of Carnipure
Lonza Inks Agreement with Atlantic Multipower for Supply of Carnipure L-carnitine
New Capacity Added for L-carnitine products in Nansha
DSM Nutritional Products to Market Lonza’s Carnichrome in US and Mexico
Northeast Pharmaceutical Group Gets Clearance from the Labor Ministry of Japan
Marshall Holdings International and Marshall Acquisition Sign Merger Agreement with Rudy Nutrition
Anesiva Inks Agreement with Sigma-Tau
Lonza Group Acquires amaxa

8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

AIDP, Inc. (US)
Ajinomoto AminoScience, LLC (US)
Alfa Aesar (US)
Biosynth AG (Switzerland)
Lonza Group Limited (Switzerland)
Ningbo Honor Chemtech Co. , Ltd. (China)
Northeast Pharmaceutical Group Co. , Ltd. (China)
Qingdao FTZ United International Inc. (China)
Shenyang Koncepnutra Co. , Ltd. (China)
Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc (US)
Spectrum Chemicals & Laboratory Products, Inc. (US)
Wuhan Yuancheng Technology Development Co. , Ltd. (China)
Zhejiang Jiashan Chengda Pharm & Chem Co. , Ltd (China)

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 3. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for L-carnitine by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4. World 10-Year Perspective for L-carnitine by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Demand for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2008, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Major Trends
Weight Loss Supplements Gain Significance in the US
Growth in Food Additives Market Drives Demand for Amino Acids
Key Players
Regional Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 5. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

Market Analytics

Table 6. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Market Overview
B. Market Analytics

Table 7. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
European Companies Feel the Heat from Low-Cost Chinese Imports
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 8. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. European 10-Year Perspective for L-carnitine by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Demand for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2008, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4A. FRANCE

Market Analytics

Table 10. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B. GERMANY

Market Analytics

Table 11. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C. ITALY

Market Analytics

Table 12. Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4D. THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. Market Analysis
Key Regional Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 13. UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4E. SPAIN

Market Analytics

Table 14. Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4F. RUSSIA

Market Analytics

Table 15. Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4G. REST OF EUROPE

Market Analytics

Table 16. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
China – A Major L-carnitine Producing Nation

Table 17. Annual Production Capacity (Thousands Metric Tons) of Leading Chinese L-carnitine Manufacturers for Years 2007 & 2008

L-carnitine Foreign Trade in China
Key Players
Regional Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 18. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. REST OF WORLD

Market Analytics

Table 19. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for L-carnitine Market Analyzed with Annual Demand Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 56 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 58)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States
Japan
Europe
France
Germany
The United Kingdom
Italy
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
Africa
Middle East
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