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Global algae omega-3 ingredients market is segmented by Type into Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA), Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA), and EPA/DHA; by Application into food and beverage, dietary supplements, pharmaceuticals, and animal nutrition; & by Geography
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The global algae omega-3 ingredients market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 11.90% during the forecast period (2020 - 2025). The market for algae omega-3 ingredients is dynamic and highly fragmented, with numerous small and domestic players occupying the major chunk of the global market share. Omega-3 oils are essential fatty acids that have a broad range of health benefits, including cardiovascular, eye, and brain health, for which they are being widely used in various end-user applications, like dietary supplements, infant nutrition, functional food and beverages, and pharmaceutical and clinical nutrition. Algal oil is gaining popularity among vegans and other people who want a source of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA). It does not pose the risk of contamination with pollutants, such as polychlorinated biphenyls.
The global algae omega-3 ingredients market offers ingredient types such as Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA), Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA), and EPA/DHA applicable to food and beverage, dietary supplements, pharmaceuticals, and animal nutrition and market scenario at the global level.
|Eicosapentanoic Acid (EPA)|
|Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)|
|Food and Beverages|
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EPA is commonly used in combination with DHA in various infant formulas. Most products in the market are present as a combination of EPA and DHA, owing to their combinatorial health effects. Algal oil is gaining popularity among vegans and vegetarians, and other people who want a source of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA). It does not pose the risk of contamination with pollutants, such as polychlorinated biphenyls. For instance, in India, the dietary supplements sector is the largest consumer of omega-3 ingredients. The main source of the omega-3 ingredient is algal oil. Its usage is expected to increase faster than the fish oil, due to the large vegetarian population in India. The combination of EPA and DHA in dietary supplements claims to have benefits for fetal development, cardiovascular health, and cognitive function, among others.
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United States in North America followed by Asia-Pacific accounts for the largest share in the global market. This is due to the increased consumption of Omega 3 supplements, fortified foods and rising awareness regarding the health benefits of Omega 3. Also, domestic expansion of the leading companies and frequent launches of products with enhanced formulations have further fueled the market growth in the region. In the United States, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is a major ingredient that is being used in infant nutrition. Almost all the brands offering infant nutrition formula in the country uses DHA as an ingredient that adds to the cost of formula, which is augmenting the growth of algae omega-3 ingredients market in the country. For instance, Enfamil, a US-based company offers Enfagrow A+ Stage 4 Nutritional Milk Powder, which consists of DHA, along with other essential prebiotics and micronutrients.
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The global algae omega-3 ingredients market is fragmented, as key players, like DSM, Corbion, BASF, Polaris S.A., and Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. are facing competition from local players across various regions. Partnerships remained the most common strategy. Key players, like ADM, DSM, and Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. are focusing on partnerships and joint ventures to increase their production capabilities and consumer base across various regions.
1.1 Study Assumptions And Market Definition
1.2 Scope of the Study
2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
4. MARKET DYNAMICS
4.1 Market Drivers
4.2 Market Restraints
4.3 Porters Five Force Analysis
4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
5. MARKET SEGMENTATION
5.1 By Type
5.1.1 Eicosapentanoic Acid (EPA)
5.1.2 Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)
5.2 By Application
5.2.1 Food and Beverages
5.2.2 Dietary Supplements
5.2.4 Animal Nutrition
5.3.1 North America
184.108.40.206 United States
220.127.116.11 Rest of North America
18.104.22.168 United Kingdom
22.214.171.124 Rest of Europe
5.3.3 Asia Pacific
126.96.36.199 Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.3.4 South America
188.8.131.52 Rest of South America
5.3.5 Middle East and Africa
184.108.40.206 South Africa
220.127.116.11 Saudi Arabia
18.104.22.168 Rest of Middle East and Africa
6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
6.1 Most Active Companies
6.2 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
6.3 Market Positioning Analysis
6.4 Company Profiles
6.4.1 Archer Daniels Midland Company
6.4.2 Koninklijke DSM N.V.
6.4.3 Corbion N.V.
6.4.4 Neptune Wellness Solutions
6.4.5 Source Omega LLC
6.4.7 BASF SE
6.4.8 Novotech Nutraceuticals Inc.
7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS
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