Beeswax Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

The Beeswax Market is segmented by Application (Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics, and Other Applications), Product Type (Organic and Conventional), and Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and Middle-East, and Africa). The report offers market size and forecasts for the beeswax market in value (USD million) for all the above segments.

Beeswax Market Size

Beeswax Market size
Study Period: 2018 - 2028
Fastest Growing Market: Africa
Largest Market: Asia-Pacific
CAGR: 3.6 %

Major Players

Beeswax Market key players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Beeswax Market Analysis

The beeswax production is expected to grow at a rate of 3.6% during the forecast period 2022-2027.

Extended lockdowns are expected to become a major drawback for bee-keepers since the movement of non-essential vehicles has been banned. In India, the restrictions have made it difficult for farmers to move their huge beehive boxes from one state to another or even within each state. Farmers in Canada have reported struggles in receiving their shipments of beehives from aboard. Global food production, which largely depends on bee pollination, is estimated to be affected due to the COVID-19-related lockdowns in various countries. The indefinite global lockdown has initiated unprecedented challenges for people’s health. Lately, beeswax has garnered noteworthy interest from consumers. Even the US National Library of Medicines has conducted a study of the efficacy of natural products from bees for the treatment of COVID-19 patients. Although the outcomes are still in the nascent stage, beeswax has demonstrated itself as a potential antimicrobial in many research investigations, and it has been considered a good alternative for antiviral drugs for the treatment of some viral infections.

Beeswax is a wax acquired by dissolving the dividers of honeycomb made by the bumblebee. Assortment of beeswax is accessible, going from unrefined yellow beeswax to white beeswax which is made from fading yellow beeswax. Beeswax has various applications, including coating specialists which are utilized in food, explicitly bread shops, and confectionaries. Beeswax is likewise utilized as a delivery specialist, texturizer for biting gum base, stabilizer, and transporter for food added substances, and as an obfuscating specialist.

Beeswax is used in a variety of ways, including as a covering specialist in food, particularly in bakeries and confectioneries. Beeswax is also used as a delivery agent, a texturizer for chewing gum bases, a stabilizer and transporter for food additives, and as an obfuscator. It is used in a variety of applications, including cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.

Beeswax Industry Segmentation

Beeswax is a natural wax produced by honey bees of the genus Apis. The wax is formed into scales by eight wax-producing glands in the abdominal segments of worker bees, which discard it in or at the hive. Segmental analysis of the market according to regions, product type, and application is also provided in the report. By product type, the market is segmented into organic and conventional. On the basis of application, the product is segmented into pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and other applications. By geography, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia -Pacific, South America, Middle East, and Africa. The report offers market size and forecasts for the beeswax market in value (USD million) for all the above segments.

Other Applications
Product Type
North America
United States
Rest of North America
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia-Pacific
South America
Rest od South America
Middle-East and Africa
United Arab Emirates
South Africa
Rest of Middle-East and Africa

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Beeswax Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Beeswax Market according to our research experts:

Increasing Demand for Organic Products

One of the main drivers of the boost in natural products has been the consumer trend toward healthier lifestyles through the use of organic products. Good health is often associated in the consumers’ minds with all things natural, while chemicals are considered to be the cause of side effects. Consequently, these perceptions have given rise to a demand for natural additives and ingredients used in cosmetics. In addition, national trends in consumerism are expected to set the stage for the expansion of eco-conscious and naturally-derived cosmetic enhancements; this is expected to open up new opportunities in the near future. Increased concerns about carbon footprints are also expected to encourage manufacturers to find new eco-friendly resources, develop new products, and introduce new packaging solutions. Likewise, the consumers’ need for products made with natural ingredients is anticipated to continue shaping the demand for organic goods

Owing to the coating properties of beeswax and the rising demand for organic and natural ingredients in various products, applications in the pharmaceuticals industry are projected to continue to increase, thereby rapidly driving revenue growth of the pharmaceuticals segment.

Beeswax Market trends

Asia and Africa Dominate the Market

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization statistics, Asia and Africa are the leading producers and consumers of beeswax. India, Ethiopia, Argentina, and Turkey are some of the leading beeswax producers. The main reasons for its high beeswax production in India and Africa are its pharmaceutical uses, which are attributed to the rising prevalence of lifestyle-related diseases causing skin-related conditions, the onset of aging symptoms on the skin and hair, and rising disposable earnings among consumers in countries in the region. The demand for beeswax is expected to increase the rise for the next few years due to the explosion of diseases in the Afro-Asian region, and beeswax is essential to cure some of those diseases. Organic beeswax is also being produced due to high demand in Europe and the United States. The key importing countries like Germany, the United States, France, and Germany have a high demand for both organic and conventional beeswax.

Beeswax Market analysis

Beeswax Industry Overview

The global beeswax market is fragmented, with the top ten companies accounting for a smaller share. There are many small and regional players in the market. The main reason for the revenue of top companies is diversified product portfolio, brand image, and global presence. Their global presence is also one of the reasons for their sales. These companies are focusing on further expansion of their presence and new product launches to increase their revenue.

The key players in the beeswax market are Seidler Chemical Co., Bulk Apothecary, Miller’s Honey Company, Aadra International, and Koster Keunen.

Beeswax Market Leaders

  1. Seidler Chemical Co.

  2. Bulk Apothecary

  3. Miller’s Honey Company


  5. Koster Keunen

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

Seidler Chemical Co., Bulk Apothecary, Miller’s Honey Company, AADRA INTERNATIONAL, Koster Keunen

Beeswax Market News

  • In 2021, Hilltop launched an original beeswax lip balm. It contains natural emulsifiers that hydrate and replenish, but it also protects against UV rays. It is creating a market for the natural products recently demanded by consumers.
  • In 2021, Bacofoil launched new beeswax wraps made with organic beeswax. It is creating opportunities for consumers to select a more sustainable food wrap choice from a brand synonymous with high-quality product performance.
  • In 2021, Charlotte Tilbury launched magic lip scrub that consists of natural products like shea butter and beeswax to buff away dead skin cells. It is creating a huge market for organic products.

Beeswax Market Report - Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    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 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


    1. 5.1 Application

      1. 5.1.1 Cosmetics

      2. 5.1.2 Pharmaceuticals

      3. 5.1.3 Other Applications

    2. 5.2 Product Type

      1. 5.2.1 Organic

      2. 5.2.2 Conventional

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

        4. Rest of North America

      2. 5.3.2 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. France

        4. Russia

        5. Spain

        6. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.3.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. India

        2. China

        3. Japan

        4. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.3.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest od South America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle-East and Africa

        1. United Arab Emirates

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle-East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Koster Keunen

      2. 6.3.2 Bulk Apothecary

      3. 6.3.3 Seidler Chemical Co.

      4. 6.3.4 Miller’s Honey Company

      5. 6.3.5 Aadra International

      6. 6.3.6 New Zealand Beeswax Ltd

      7. 6.3.7 Melland Ecogreen Technology Co. Ltd

      8. 6.3.8 Paramold Manufacturing LLC

      9. 6.3.9 Ambrosia Natural Products

      10. 6.3.10 Hexton Bee Company

    4. *List Not Exhaustive


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Beeswax Market Research FAQs

The Beeswax Market is studied from 2018 - 2028.

The Beeswax Market is growing at a CAGR of 3.6% over the next 5 years.

Africa is growing at the highest CAGR over 2018 - 2028.

Asia-Pacific holds highest share in 2021.

Seidler Chemical Co., Bulk Apothecary, Miller’s Honey Company, AADRA INTERNATIONAL, Koster Keunen are the major companies operating in Beeswax Market.

Beeswax Industry Report

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