Activated Bleaching Earth Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The market is segmented by Application (Edible Oil and Fats, Mineral Oil and Lubricants, and Others), and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle-East and Africa)

Market Snapshot

Activated bleaching earth market Overview
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Asia Pacific
CAGR: >3 %
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Market Overview

The global market for activated bleaching earth is expected to register a CAGR of over 3% during the forecast period. The major factor driving the market studied is increasing demand for edible oils. On the flip side, unfavourable conditions arising due to the COVID-19 outbreak is hindering the growth of the market.

The edible oils and fats segment is expected to dominate the global activated bleaching earth market over the forecast period.

The Asia-Pacific region represents the largest market and is also expected to be the fastest-growing market over the forecast period, owing to the increasing consumption from countries, such as China, India, and Japan.

Scope of the Report

The Activated Bleaching Earth market report includes:

Edible Oil and Fats
Mineral Oil and Lubricants
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
North America
United States
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
South America
Rest of South America
Middle-East and Africa
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of Middle-East and Africa

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Key Market Trends

Increasing Demand for Edible Oil & Fats

  • The activated bleaching earth is also called wash clay. It is used to remove the colors from the edible oils and fats.
  • It is produced from clays that usually contain high proportions of montmorillonites through acid activation.
  • The activated bleaching earth is used in fish oils, and fish oil concentrates, typically Omega-3 fish oils, tallow oil, lard oil, etc. It is also used in the refining of vegetable oils, such as vanaspati ghee oils and margarine, among others.
  • The per capita use of vegetable oils in food application is expected to grow both in developed and developing countries in coming years attributed by the increasing number of health-conscious consumers, rising population, and changing living standards.
  • Asia-Pacific registered the highest growth in edible oils and fats, across the world, due to huge demand from the food and other industrial sectors in the region.
  • Therefore, the demand for activated bleaching earth for edible oil and fats application is expected to grow during the forecast period.
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Asia-Pacific Region to Dominate the Market

  • Asia-Pacific region is expected to account for the largest market for activated bleaching earth during the forecast period.
  • In Asia-Pacific, China holds the largest share of vegetable oil consumption, as well as production. Though the production volume is high, consumption exceeds production, resulting in higher import volumes when compared to export volumes.
  • India holds the second largest consumer and highest importer of vegetable oils globally. The consumption of vegetable oil of the country is expected to reach 37 Mt by 2027.
  • According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, India is expected to maintain a high per capita consumption growth of 3.1% per year to reach 24 kg per capita by 2027.
  • Furthermore, countries, such as Japan and South Korea, have also been contributing to the growth of the market studied. This is expected to further drive the demand for activated bleaching earth market over the forecast period.
 Activated bleaching earth market growth by region

Competitive Landscape

The global activated bleaching earth market is partially consolidated. The major companies of the market studied include Ashapura Perfoclay Limited (APL), Global Bleach Chem Pvt. Ltd, Oil-Dri Corporation of America, Taiko Group of Companies, and The W Clay Industries Sdn. Bhd, among others.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Increasing Demand for Edible Oils

      2. 4.1.2 Other Drivers

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Unfavorable Conditions Arising Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

      2. 4.2.2 Other Restraints

    3. 4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services

      5. 4.4.5 Degree of Competition


    1. 5.1 Application

      1. 5.1.1 Edible Oil and Fats

      2. 5.1.2 Mineral Oil and Lubricants

      3. 5.1.3 Others

    2. 5.2 Geography

      1. 5.2.1 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. India

        3. Japan

        4. South Korea

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      2. 5.2.2 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

      3. 5.2.3 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. Italy

        4. France

        5. Rest of Europe

      4. 5.2.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.2.5 Middle-East and Africa

        1. Saudi Arabia

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle-East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

    2. 6.2 Market Share (%)/Ranking Analysis**

    3. 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Ashapura Perfoclay Limited (APL)

      2. 6.4.2 Global Bleach Chem Pvt. Ltd

      3. 6.4.3 HRP Industries

      4. 6.4.4 Indian Clay & Mineral Co.

      5. 6.4.5 Musim Mas Holdings Pte. Ltd

      6. 6.4.6 Oil-Dri Corporation of America

      7. 6.4.7 Phoenix Chemicals (Pvt.) Ltd

      8. 6.4.8 Refoil Earth Pvt. Ltd

      9. 6.4.9 Taiko Group of Companies

      10. 6.4.10 The W Clay Industries Sdn. Bhd

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Activated Bleaching Earth Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Activated Bleaching Earth Market is growing at a CAGR of >3% over the next 5 years.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

Asia Pacific holds highest share in 2020.

Ashapura Perfoclay Limited (APL), Global Bleach Chem Pvt. Ltd., Oil-Dri Corporation of America, Taiko Group of Companies , The W Clay Industries Sdn. Bhd are the major companies operating in Activated Bleaching Earth Market.

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