Vitamin E Price Trends
Procurement Resource provides latest prices of Vitamin E. Each price database is tied to a user-friendly graphing tool dating back to 2014, which provides a range of functionalities: configuration of price series over user defined time period; comparison of product movements across countries; customisation of price currencies and unit; extraction of price data as excel files to be used offline.
Procurement Resource provides prices of Vitamin E for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:
- North America
- South America
- Asia Pacific
- Middle East
About Vitamin E:
Vitamin E is basically a group of 8 fat-soluble compounds, which includes 4 tocopherols and 4 tocotrienols. Vitamin E is known as a fat-soluble antioxidant protecting cell membranes from reactive oxygen species. It has little odour or taste and is insoluble in water. It is found in a wide variety of plants, especially green vegetables, grains, and oils including safflower and sunflower. It is rich in antioxidants, and thus, is utilised for several applications.
Chemical Formula of Vitamin E:
- 430.7 g/mol
- Personal care products
- Vegetable oils and shortenings
- Dietary supplements
- Production of Vitamin E via Plant Oils and Fats; via Vacuum Steam Distillation of Edible Vegetable Oil Products; and via Condensation of 2,3,6-Trimethylhydroquinone With Phytol.
The most significant natural sources of vitamin E are plant oils and fats. The deodorisation of edible oils yields as a byproduct deodoriser sludges that contain tocopherol (Vitamin E) concentrations (3-15%). Several methods are available for the purification of tocopherols. The fatty acids can be extracted and separated via distillation, preferably after esterification. After the elimination of the free fatty acids, the tocopherols can be concentrated by adsorption on basic ion exchangers.
- Penta Manufacturing Company
- Charkit Chemical Company LLC
- Acros Organics
- DSM Nutritional Products AG
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The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).