Middle East and Africa Agar Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)

The report covers Middle East & Africa Agar Market and is segmented by Form (Strip, Powder, and Others), By Application (Food and Beverage, Pharmaceuticals, and Other Applications); and by Geography.

MEA Agar Market Size

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Africa Agar Market Size
Study Period 2019 - 2029
Base Year For Estimation 2023
Forecast Data Period 2024 - 2029
Historical Data Period 2019 - 2022
CAGR 5.50 %
Market Concentration Low

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Africa Agar Market Key Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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MEA Agar Market Analysis

The Middle East and Africa agar market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period (2020 - 2025).

  • The strong growth in the seaweed industry of the Middle Eastern and African countries such as South Africa has resulted in increasing production of agar for various end-user industries. The end-user industries primarily food and beverage started treating agar as an important culinary ingredient as it acts as a substitute for gelatin and can be used as a thickener in soup, fruit preserves, ice cream, and other products.
  • Furthermore, agar being tasteless is a perfect ingredient in the food industry as it does not interfere with the flavor of the food produced, making it suitable for a wide range of food and beverage products.
  • The cost-effectiveness of agar as compared to gelatine is also one of the major factors which has triggered the growth of agar market in the region and is expected to continue gaining momentum during the forecast period.

MEA Agar Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Middle East Africa Agar Market according to our research experts:

Nutritional Atrritube of Agar Leading to Increased Application in Food and Beverage Sector

The increasing consumer awareness about the nutritional benefits of agar has strongly driven its demand in the food and beverage sector of the region at a faster pace. Apart from its nutritional benefits agar is used as a stabilizer and gelling agent in bakery products, water gels, confectionery, dairy products, canned meat, and fish products, soups, and sauces, and beverages. Agar being a source of calcium and iron, manufacturers are using it for fortification in various functional food and beverages to capture the interest of health-conscious consumers in the region. Furthermore, the country's retail food and beverage industry are increasing at a faster pace, which in turning is driving the application of agar extensively.

Africa Agar Market Share

South Africa Holds a Significant Share

The South African seaweed aquaculture industry has grown rapidly over the past few years, which is one of the major factors driving the agar market in the country. Increasing demand for natural ingredients coupled with a rising inclination of consumers towards vegan/vegetarian products are factors supporting the growth of the South African agar market. The increasingly health-conscious populace is showing more inclination toward healthier substitutes in the country.

Africa Agar Market Growth

MEA Agar Industry Overview

The Middle East and Africa market is highly fragmented due to the presence of numerous domestic as well as foreign players in the region. New product development and capacity expansion are the two key success strategies adhered to by market participants. Some of the major players in the Middle East and Africa agar market, include Merck KGaA, HISPANAGAR, Norevo GmbH, Ingredion Incorporated (TIC Gums), Gelita AG, among others.

MEA Agar Market Leaders

  1. Norevo GmbH

  2. Ingredion Incorporated (TIC Gums)

  3. Merck KGaA

  4. HISPANAGAR

  5. Gelita AG

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

 Merck KGaA, HISPANAGAR, Norevo GmbH, Ingredion Incorporated (TIC Gums), Gelita AG
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MEA Agar Market Report - Table of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables and Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET DYNAMICS

    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 5.1 By Form

      1. 5.1.1 Strip

      2. 5.1.2 Powder

      3. 5.1.3 Others

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Food and Beverage

        1. 5.2.1.1 Bakery & Confectionary

        2. 5.2.1.2 Beverage

        3. 5.2.1.3 Meat Products

        4. 5.2.1.4 Dairy Products

        5. 5.2.1.5 Others

      2. 5.2.2 Pharmaceuticals

      3. 5.2.3 Other Applications

    3. 5.3 By Geography

      1. 5.3.1 South Africa

      2. 5.3.2 Saudi Arabia

      3. 5.3.3 Rest of Middle East and Africa

  6. 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 6.1 Most Active Companies

    2. 6.2 Market Position Analysis

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Norevo GmbH

      2. 6.3.2 Ingredion Incorporated (TIC Gums)

      3. 6.3.3 Agramex S.A.

      4. 6.3.4 Merck KGaA

      5. 6.3.5 HISPANAGAR

      6. 6.3.6 Polygal AG

      7. 6.3.7 Gelita AG

    4. *List Not Exhaustive
  7. 7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

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MEA Agar Industry Segmentation

The Middle East and Africa agar market is segmented by form and application. Based on form, the market is segmented into strip, powder, others. Based on the application, the market is segmented into food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, other applications. The food and beverage segment is further classified into meat products, bakery, confectionery, snacks/instant noodles, dairy, beverage, other food, and beverages. Based on geography, the study provides an analysis of the agar market in South Africa, Saudi Arabia, and the Rest of the Middle East and Africa.

By Form
Strip
Powder
Others
By Application
Food and Beverage
Bakery & Confectionary
Beverage
Meat Products
Dairy Products
Others
Pharmaceuticals
Other Applications
By Geography
South Africa
Saudi Arabia
Rest of Middle East and Africa
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MEA Agar Market Research FAQs

The Middle East and Africa Agar Market is projected to register a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period (2024-2029)

Norevo GmbH, Ingredion Incorporated (TIC Gums), Merck KGaA, HISPANAGAR and Gelita AG are the major companies operating in the Middle East and Africa Agar Market.

The report covers the Middle East and Africa Agar Market historical market size for years: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The report also forecasts the Middle East and Africa Agar Market size for years: 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028 and 2029.

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Middle East and Africa Agar Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)