Citrus Oils Market Trends and Applications

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Citrus Oils and Citrus Essential Oils have long been used across various industries for their wide range of applications. These Citrus Oils offer continually increasing uses and benefits. From the Pharmaceutical, to Food and Beverage, to the Cleaning Product Markets, Citrus Oils have consistently been amongst the most popular and sought-after oils. 

Citrus Oil Applications in Food and Beverage Market 

Citrus Oil is used:

  • As a natural food preserver in the Food and Beverage market, due to its ability to reduce both the growing and spreading of pathogenic microorganisms
  • To enhance and enrich flavour, including masking other flavours from ingredients that may not be as appealing 

Citrus Oil Applications in the Pharmaceutical Market 

  • Within the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the health benefits associated with Citrus, the demand for these Citrus Oils has increased exponentially
  • Particularly, trends have depicted that immune boosting products containing Citrus Oils or Citrus Natural Extracts as an ingredient are amongst the most popular and are increasing in demand
  • Citrus Essential Oil acts as a natural anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-viral product

Citrus Oil Applications in the Cleaning Product Market

  • Due to the highly sanitising quality and cleaning ability of Citrus Essential Oils, they are commonly used in a wide range of cleaning and sanitising products
  • This demand has steadily increased with the progression of the Covid-19 pandemic 
  • Trends show that cleaning products with a Citrus scent are amongst the favoured products chosen by consumers within the cleaning product market

Due to its wide range of applications, Citrus Essential Oil, Citrus Oils and Citrus Natural Extracts are considered favoured products across various industries. In the current global context, the demand for this Oil continues to grow with an upward forecast for the foreseeable future. 

Established in 1983, the Clive Teubes Group has been producing, distributing, and exporting superior quality products to both local and international markets for more than three decades. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, its offerings include: Esters, Essential Oils, Natural Extracts, Citrus Oils, Flavours & Fragrances, Indigenous Oils, Exotic Oils, Special Extracts, and Aromatics. For more information please request a product brochure from or visit