January 28/Dallas/PRNewswire -- The market research report "Food Encapsulation Market by Technology (Microencapsulation, Macroencapsulation, Nanoencapsulation, Hybrid), by Shell Materials (Hydrocolloids, Lipids, Polymers, Melts), by Core Phase (Vitamins, Minerals, Probiotics, Colors, Flavors & Essence) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018," defines and segments the food encapsulation market with an analysis and forecast of values. It also identifies driving and restraining factors for the food encapsulation market with an analysis of the trends, opportunities, burning issues, winning imperatives, and challenges.

According to this report, the food encapsulation technology market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 6.2% from 2013 to 2018 and reach $26,208.3 million by 2018.

The changing consumer trends with increasing health awareness are driving the market for functional and fortified foods, which in turns boosts the food encapsulation market.

North America holds the maximum market share of the global Food Encapsulation Technology Market due to the technological advancements seen in the food industries. Consumers in North America are more health conscious due to awareness and health campaigns run by various organizations. Asia-Pacific and Europe are growing fast due to emerging technological leadership and increasing adoption among growing number of food industries. Awareness among the masses plays an important role in increasing the usage of encapsulation technologies.