Asia-Pacific Fats and Oil Market– Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018-2023)

Asia-Pacific Fats and Oil Market– Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018-2023)

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Market Insights

The Asia-Pacific oil and fats market is expected to register a CAGR of 5.3%, during the forecast period (2018–2023), and projected to reach USD 1.7 billion by 2023.

The growing affluence of China's middle-class is allowing consumers to purchase high-priced packaged oils and fats. The ban on loose oils and fats in some Chinese cities has led to growth in the demand for packaged oils.

Vegetable and seed oils are perceived to be healthier and preferred by consumers. Olive oil, in particular, has had the highest growth rate due to its perceived health benefits. Retail sales of olive oil has increased tremendously over the years. The growing consumer preference for health products is expected to boost the market of olive oils.

Market Dynamics

The primary driver of fats and oils market in the Asia-Pacific region is its use in cooking and food processing. On the production front, Southeast Asian countries, such as Indonesia and Malaysia, lead with an 85% share of the global production. Moreover, rising demand for alternative biodiesel fuel in the transportation sector and increasing overall population worldwide are witnessing the growth opportunity for fats & oils market.

However, increasing health concern, such as heart related disease and obesity owing to excessive consumption of fats & oils rising quality standards, stringent government regulations for food safety and increasing environmental concern may hamper the growth of fats & oils market in near future.

The rising income, purchasing power, rapid growth of the middle-class population, and consumer demand for processed products provide promising prospects for growth and diversification in the region's specialty fats & oils sector.

Market Segmentation

Asia-Pacific’s oil and fats market has been segmented by source type, application, and geography. Asia-Pacific occupies the largest share in the oil and fats sector in terms of production, as well as consumption. The highest production is that of palm oil and a majority of it is produced in Indonesia and Malaysia.

Asia-Pacific has emerged as a dominant market for fish oil consumption, owing to the huge concentration of the aquaculture industry in China, India, Vietnam, and Indonesia. Moreover, the rising health concerns among consumers have led to the usage of fish oil as nutritional supplement in developed countries, such as Japan and Australia.


Key Developments

March 2018 - Fuji Vegetable Oil planned to invest $70 million to launch a new processing facility adjacent to the former Avondale Shipyard in Jefferson Parish, LA. The specialty oils producer will create 39 new direct jobs for the project, with an average annual salary of $77,000, plus benefits. Louisiana Economic Development (LED) estimates the project will result in another 48 new indirect jobs, for a total of 87 new jobs in Southeast Louisiana

Competitive Landscape

Key Players of Asia-Pacific oil and fats market include - Adani Group, Astra Agro Lestari, Bakels Group, Cargill Inc., ConAgra Foods Limited, Fuji oil, GEF India, International Foodstuff Company Holdings Limited (IFFCO), Oleo-fats Inc., Peerless foods, PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka, Ruchi soya, SSD oil Mills, United Plantations Berhad and Wilmar Group, among others.

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1. Introduction

                1.1 Key Deliverables of the Study

                1.2 Study Assumptions

                1.3 Market Definitions

2. Research Approach and Methodology

                2.1 Introduction

                2.2 Research Design

                2.3 Study Timelines

                2.4 Study Phases

                                2.4.1 Secondary Research

                                2.4.2 Discussion Guide

                                2.4.3 Market Engineering & Econometric Modeling

                                2.4.4 Expert Validation

3. Market Overview

                3.1 Market Dynamics

                                3.1.1 Drivers

                                       Increase in Consumption of Processed foods

                                       Shift towards Usage of Unsaturated Fats in Cooking

                                       Demand for Biodiesel

                                3.1.2 Restraints

                                       Health related issues

                                       Adulteration of Fats & Oil Products

                                3.1.3 Opportunities

                                       Emerging Applications of Fats and Oils as Substitutes of Trans-fats

                                       Biotechnological Intervention

                                3.1.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

                                       Bargaining Power of Suppliers

                                       Bargaining Power of Buyers

                                       Threat of New Entrants

                                       Threat of Substitute Products and Services

                                       Degree of Competition

4. Market Segmentation

                4.1 By Type

                                4.1.1 Chemical Structure

                                       Saturated fats

                                       Unsaturated fats

                                4.1.2 Dietary Requirement

                                       Essential fats

                                       Non-essential fats

                4.2 By Source

                                4.2.1 Vegetable oil

                                       Palm oil

                                       Soybean oil

                                       Sunflower oil

                                       Cotton oil


                                4.2.2 Oilseed oil

                                       Linseed oil

                                       Sesame oil


                4.3 By Application

                                4.3.1 Animal oil

                                4.3.2 Foods

                                       Bakery and Confectionary

                                       Processed foods


                                4.3.3 Feed

                                4.3.4 Industrial




                                       Lubricants and greases


                               4.3.5 Others

                4.4 By Geography

                                4.4.1 Asia-Pacific





                                       Rest of Asia-Pacific

5. Competitive Landscape

                5.1 Strategy adopted by Key players

                5.2 Most Active Companies in the past Five years

                5.3 Market Share Analysis

6. Company Profiles

                6.1 Adani Group

                6.2 Astra Agro Lestari

                6.3 Bakels Group

                6.4 Cargill Inc.

                6.5 ConAgra Foods Limited

                6.6 Fuji oil

                6.7 GEF India

                6.8 International Foodstuff Company Holdings Limited (IFFCO) 

                6.9 Oleo-fats Inc.

                6.10 Peerless foods

                6.11 PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka

                6.12 Ruchi Soya Co.

                6.13 SSD oil Mills

                6.14 United Plantations Berhad

                6.15 Wilmar Group

7. Appendix

                7.1 Disclaimer

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