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Carnauba Wax Market Segmentation By Form (Powdery wax, Solid wax and Others); By Type (Type1, Type3, Type4, and Others); By End User(Cosmetic, Food, Automotive, and Pharmaceutical) and Region - Industry Forecast of 2021 to 2026

Pulished: September, 2021
ID: 12106
Pages: 180

Carnauba Wax Market Value & Growth Rate:

The Global Carnauba Wax Market size is anticipated to reach US$ 332 million by the end of 2026, increasing at a CAGR of 5.23% during 2021 and 2026. 

Carnauba Wax Market Scenario:

The increasing demand for carnauba wax is due to the growing cosmetic, food, and pharmaceutical applications. The carnauba wax will play a crucial role in the global carnauba wax market growth owing to the increasing manufacture of medical pills and tablets. Most of the carnauba wax is used in the North American region. Moreover, carnauba wax has high production in South America, Brazil, Sri Lanka, and Africa. The food and pharmaceutical industries were on the rise in the U.S. Therefore, the demand for carnauba wax is also increasing in the United States. Thus, driving the global carnauba wax market during the forecast period.

Carnauba Wax Market Drivers:

Carnauba wax is primarily known as Palm wax and Brazil wax, which is utilized for food-grade polish. In addition, it is also used mainly as a gelling agent in various products. Owing to these features of carnauba wax, its demand is increasing in the multiple end-users include cosmetics, food, and pharmaceutical applications. Carnauba wax is produced from the carnauba plant, which is grown in the northeastern Brazilian states. It plays a crucial role in various applications. Therefore it is termed as queen of waxes.Moreover, it is in a pure state and yellow-brown color flakes. Carnauba wax preparation includes collecting carnauba leaves, drying the leaves, beating them to form wax, and finally refining and bleaching the wax. Carnauba comprises various chemicals include diesters of 4-hydroxycinnamic acid, aliphatic esters, w-hydroxycarboxylic acids, and finally, fatty alcohols.

These are primarily used for shoe polishes, dental floss, automobile waxes, floor & furniture waxes & polishes, and food products, including sweets. Carnauba wax is also found in various cosmetic products owing to its hypoallergenic, gloss, and emollient properties. Even though carnauba wax is brittle, it is commonly coupled with other waxes to waterproof leather products. It offers a high-gloss finish and also increases the hardness and durability of leather. In addition, carnauba wax is also used in the pharmaceutical industry. It is an essential ingredient in the tables that patients swallow. Carnauba wax acts as a mold release agent for the manufacture of fiber-reinforced plastics. Carnauba wax possesses several characteristics. Primarily, it is the hardest among the other waxes, insoluble in water and ethyl alcohol, and its melting point is higher than natural waxes. These are the significant properties of carnauba wax, which further boost the global carnauba wax market in the upcoming years. 

Carnauba Wax Market Restraints:

The increasing regulations by the government act as the major restraint for the global carnauba wax market. In 2021, the government regulated finished dietary supplement products coupled with food ingredients found in nutritional supplements in the United States. As of now, dietary supplements are apart from pharmaceutical products and drugs. Therefore, these are considered a type of food product and must follow the rules and regulations imposed under the federal dietary supplement act. Manufacturers and distributors are in charge of the safety and labeling of their products before marketing their products for sale. If the products are adulterated and misbranded, these are prohibited from the market. On the other hand, it is declared that carnauba wax should never be used in the nose, ears, and any other sensitive parts of the skin because these may cause acne, dry skin, rashes, inflammation, dizziness, dermatitis, blurry vision, nausea, burning sensation of eyes, dryness, and irritation. These are some of the factors of carnauba wax that hamper the global carnauba wax market growth during the foreseen period. 




Market Size Available

2019 – 2025

Base Year


Forecast Period

2021 - 2026



Segments Covered

By Product, Type, Consumption, Distribution Channel and Region

Various Analyses Covered

Global, Regional & Country Level Analysis, Segment-Level Analysis, DROC, PESTLE Analysis, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Analyst Overview on Investment Opportunities

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, Middle East & Africa


Market Leaders Profiled

Advance Inorganics, Nitta Gelatin India Limited, The Mosaic Company, Merck KGaA, Chemische Fabrik Budenheim KG, Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC., Timab, Fosfitalia SpA, InnophosHoldings, Inc., Gadot Biochemical Industries Ltd.

Recent Developments in the Carnauba Wax Market:

  • Feast Watson introduced a new floor stain and varnish named Black Japan Timber, which uses carnauba wax as an ingredient.

  • Xtreme foaming carnauba wax by Spartan Chemical Company is used for foaming wash acres. It also further added that foaming hot wax with carnauba produces high gloss, durability, and softness.

Carnauba Wax Market Segmentation:

By Form:

  • Powdery wax
  • Solid wax 
  • Others

Based on form, the powder form of carnauba wax held the most extensive global carnauba wax market and is anticipated to sustain its growth during the forecast period. Most of the food, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetic industries use a powdery form of carnauba wax. It is used primarily in medical pills and tablets. In addition, it acts as a coating agent for food supplements applications and in bakery items in the form of powder. 

By Type:

  • Type1
  • Type3
  • Type4
  • Others

Based on type, type 3 plays a crucial role in dominating the global carnauba wax market. It is primarily used as an essential product in various applications such as the automotive and food industries. The automotive industry's increasing demand for type 3 carnauba wax for automotive care waxes and polishes boosts the global carnauba wax market in the next six years. On the other hand, type 4 carnauba wax is estimated to have the maximum global carnauba wax market growth owing to the increasing demand for automotive care waxes combined with growing concerns regarding automobile care. In addition, type 4 carnauba wax is generally used in industrial coatings. Therefore, the increasing demand for type 4 carnauba wax further drives the global carnauba wax market growth. 

By End User:

  • Cosmetic
  • Food
  • Automotive
  • Pharmaceutical 

Based on end-user, the cosmetic sector is anticipated to hold the maximum global carnauba wax market share during the foreseen period owing to the increasing aging population and the changing lifestyle of most people across the globe. In addition, the innovative cosmetics for women propel the market to experience maximum sales. Moreover, the purchasing power of the consumers and rapid urbanization in the emerging economies further drives the global carnauba market growth during 2021-2026.  

Carnauba Wax Market Regional Analysis: 

The Global Carnauba Wax Market Report includes the segmentation of Regions:

  • North America is projected to hold the most prominent global carnauba wax market share during the foreseen period owing to the increasing demand for carnauba wax by various end-user include food, automotive, cosmetic and pharmaceutical majorly in the U.S., which led the global carnauba wax market to have the maximum growth in North America region.

  • Asia Pacific plays a dominant role in holding the largest global carnauba wax market share due to the increasing urbanization and innovative cosmetic products for women, majorly in China and India. Thus, it fuels the global carnauba wax market growth in APAC.  

  • The increasing demand for carnauba wax for food and pharmaceutical further drives the global carnauba wax market growth in Europe.

  • The carnauba wax is majorly produced in Africa and Brazil. The end-users were using carnauba wax for different products, which propels the global carnauba wax market growth in the Middle East and Africa region.

  • Latin America

Impact of COVID-19 on Global Carnauba Wax Market:

The global carnauba wax market had experienced positive growth due to the increasing demand for food and also changing lifestyle of consumers across the globe. Mostly, pharmaceutical applications demanded more carnauba wax, which is used in medical pills and tablets. The COVID-19, a novel coronavirus disease, has been spreading among a vast population across the globe. This made the people struck in the houses and stepped out if it is necessary. COVID-19 had made many of the firms close down and also made several people unemployed. The number of COVID cases has been increasing daily, and the government tends to impose a lockdown to curb the disease. Moreover, due to travel bans and restrictions, most of the imports and exports have remained ideal. To produce the medical pills, carnauba wax is majorly used by pharmaceutical applications that further increase the demand for carnauba wax during the corona crisis. 

Carnauba Wax Market Key Players:

The companies covered in the report include:

  1. Spartan Chemical Company, Inc.

  2. Turtle Wax

  3. Feast Watson

  4. Chestnut Products

  5. Howard Products 

  6. Brasil Ceras

  7. Carnauba Do Brasil Ltda

  8. Foncepi- Comercial Exportadora Ltda

  9. Frank B Ross, Inc

  10. J Allcock Son Ltd

  11. Kahl Gmbh Co. Kg



1. Introduction                                 

                1.1 Market Definition    

                1.2 Scope of the report 

                1.3 Study Assumptions 

                1.4 Base Currency, Base Year and Forecast Periods

2. Research Methodology                           

                2.1 Analysis Design                         

                2.2 Research Phases      

                                2.2.1 Secondary Research

                                2.2.2 Primary Research

                                2.2.3 Data Modelling

                                2.2.4 Expert Validation

                2.3 Study Timeline                          

3. Report Overview                                        

                3.1 Executive Summary

                3.2 Key Inferencees       

4. Market Dynamics                       

                4.1 Impact Analysis                        

                                4.1.1 Drivers      

                                4.1.2 Restaints 

                                4.1.3 Opportunities        

                4.2 Regulatory Environment       

                4.3 Technology Timeline & Recent Trends

5. Competitor Benchmarking Analysis    

                5.1 Key Player Benchmarking     

                                5.1.1 Market share analysis

                                5.1.2 Products/Service

                                5.1.3 Regional Presence

                5.2 Mergers & Acquistion Landscape

                5.3 Joint Ventures & Collaborations

6. Market Segmentation                              

                6.1 Carnauba Wax Market , By Form

                                6.1.1 Powdery wax         

                                6.1.2 Solid wax

                                6.1.3 Others      

                                6.1.4 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2021-2026)

                                6.1.5 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis

                                6.1.6 Market Attractiveness Index

                6.2 Carnauba Wax Market , By Type

                                6.2.1 Type1        

                                6.2.2 Type3        

                                6.2.3 Type4        

                                6.2.4 Others      

                                6.2.5 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2021-2026)

                                6.2.6 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis

                                6.2.7 Market Attractiveness Index

                6.3 Carnauba Wax Market , By End User

                                6.3.1 Cosmetic 

                                6.3.2 Food          

                                6.3.3 Automotive            

                                6.3.4 Pharmaceutical

                                6.3.5 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2021-2026)

                                6.3.6 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis

                                6.3.7 Market Attractiveness Index

7. Geographical Landscape                         

                7.1 Global Identity Governance and Administration Market, by Region

                7.2 North America - Market Analysis (2021 - 2026)

                                7.2.1 By Country              



                                7.2.2 By Form   

                                7.2.3 By Type    

                                7.2.4 By End User            

                7.3 Europe                         

                                7.3.1 By Country              






                                       Rest of Europe

                                7.3.2 By Form   

                                7.3.3 By Type    

                                7.3.4 By End User            

                7.4 Asia Pacific                  

                                7.4.1 By Country              




                                       South Korea

                                       South East Asia

                                       Australia & NZ

                                       Rest of Asia-Pacific

                                7.4.2 By Form   

                                7.4.3 By Type    

                                7.4.4 By End User            

                7.5 Latin America                            

                                7.5.1 By Country              




                                       Rest of Latin America

                                7.5.2 By Form   

                                7.5.3 By Type    

                                7.5.4 By End User            

                7.6 Middle East and Africa           

                                7.6.1 By Country              

                                       Middle East


                                7.6.2 By Form   

                                7.6.3 By Type    

                                7.6.4 By End User            

8. Key Player Analysis                    

                8.1 Spartan Chemical Company, Inc.

                                8.1.1 Business Description

                                8.1.2 Products/Service

                                8.1.3 Financials 

                                8.1.4 SWOT Analysis

                                8.1.5 Recent Developments

                                8.1.6 Analyst Overview

                8.2 Turtle Wax                  

                8.3 Feast Watson                            

                8.4 Chestnut Products  

                8.5 Howard Products     

                8.6 Brasil Ceras                

                8.7 Carnauba Do Brasil Ltda        

                8.8 Foncepi- Comercial Exportadora Ltda

                8.9 Frank B Ross, Inc      

                8.10 J Allcock Son Ltd     

                8.11 Kahl Gmbh Co. Kg  

9. Market Outlook & Investment Opportunities


                List of Tables                     

                List of Figures                   


  • Global, regional and country-level analysis and forecasts of the study market; providing Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped

  • Segment-level analysis in terms of technology, component, and type along with market size forecasts and estimations to detect key areas of industry growth in detail

  • Identification of key drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges (DROC) in the market and their impact on shifting market dynamics

  • Study of the effect of exogenous and endogenous factors that affect the global market; which includes broadly demographic, economics, and political, among other macro-environmental factors presented in an extensive PESTLE Analysis

  • Study the micro environment factors that determine the overall profitability of an Industry, using Porter’s five forces analysis for analysing the level of competition and business strategy development

  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with their product portfolio, current strategic interests, key financial information, legal issues, SWOT analysis and analyst overview to study and sustain the market environment

  • Competitive landscape analysis listing out the mergers, acquisitions, collaborations in the field along with new product launches, comparative financial studies and recent developments in the market by the major companies

  • An executive summary, abridging the entire report in such a way that decision-making personnel can rapidly become acquainted with background information, concise analysis and main conclusions

  • Expertly devised analyst overview along with Investment opportunities to provide both individuals and organizations a strong financial foothold in the market

  1. Global Carnauba Wax  Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  2. Global Carnauba Wax  Market By Form, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  3. Global Powdery wax Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  4. Global Solid wax  Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  5. Global Others Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  6. Global Carnauba Wax  Market By Type, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  7. Global Type1 Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  8. Global Type3 Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  9. Global Type4 Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  10. Global Others Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  11. Global Carnauba Wax  Market By End User, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  12. Global Cosmetic Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  13. Global Food Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  14. Global Automotive Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  15. Global Pharmaceutical Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

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