Antifreeze proteins helps in the prevention of formation of ice crystals that damage cells which are obtained from specific plants, fish, insects, bacteria, and fungi. These proteins are also recognized as ice structuring proteins and are type of polypeptides. Antifreeze proteins allows survival of the required food items in extremely cold environments. Antifreeze proteins are used in the frozen food and beverages industry to prevent food damage. Demand for antifreeze proteins has been continuously increasing in healthcare sector owing to its multiple possible application for organ transplant, hypothermic platelet preservation, cryosurgery & the newfound applications in the cosmetic industry. Extraction of an antifreeze protein from fish is a complex process & involves huge R&D investments.
High investments by key players to Strengthen Demand, Tough competition for new entrant and Antifreeze proteins applications is less in food industry
Increasing applicability in cosmetic industry, Growing applicability owing to associated benefits and Increment in fish farming in cooler regions
Increasing use of antifreeze proteins as effective Chemical in medical surgery and Emerging Markets due to rising disposable income
The Vendors Covered in the Study are:
Unilever (Netherlands), Kaneka Corp. (Japan), Sirona Biochem (Canada), Aqua Bounty Technologies (United States), ProtoKinetix (United States), Fuzhou Hedao Trade Co., Ltd. (China), Shenzhen Nice Beauty Equipment Co., Ltd. (China) and INDO GULF COMPANY (India)
List of players that can be included in the study on immediate basis are Beijing Huacheng Jinke Technology Co., Ltd. (China) and Shanghai Yu Tao Industrial Co., Ltd. (China).