Glycerine is a simple polyol compound that is colorless, odorless, viscous water-soluble, clear, non-toxic, and is sweet in taste. Glycerine is usually acquired from plant and animal sources. It is a multipurpose chemical product used in a large variety of fields and is extensively used as a sweetener in the food industry and as a humectant in pharmaceutical formulations.
Growing need for production of several food products including confectionery, dairy, and bakery products has led to an upsurge in demand for fig ingredients globally. Moreover, surge in demand for fig for production of various personal care, and cosmetic products is further expected to impact growth of the global market positively.