Fast growth for tea polyphenols

A new report predicts continuing fast growth for tea polyphenols, with a global market value predicted to grow by a CAGR (compounded annual growth rate) of 7.42 percent through 2019.

Tea polyphenols are chemical compounds present in tea leaves. It includes catechins, theaflavins, tannins, and flavonoids. Green tea, oolong tea, and black tea are derived from the same plant, Camellia Sinensis, but processed differently. Black tea comprises completely oxidized tea leaves, oolong tea comprises partially oxidized tea leaves, and green tea consists of tea leaves that have not been oxidized at all.

The report, from Technavio, covers the growth prospects of the global tea polyphenols market for the period 2015-2019. The report segments the global tea polyphenols market based on:

  • Application (Functional Beverages, Functional Foods, and Dietary Supplements)
  • Product (Green Tea, Oolong Tea, and Black Tea)
  • Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe)

The report is based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Asia-Pacific region, North America and Europe.

Technavio is a leading technology research and advisory company with global coverage. Technavio models the trends using a mix of quantitative and qualitative tools in its proprietary research methodologies. Technavio was founded in 2003 in London and has about 200 analysts globally.

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