Calcium Citrate Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

Global Calcium Citrate Market is Segmented by Form (Micronized Powder, Powder and Granular), Application (Agriculture, Food & Beverage, Healthcare and Others) and Geography.

Market Snapshot

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Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
Fastest Growing Market: Europe
Largest Market: Asia Pacific

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Market Overview

Global Calcium Citrate market is forecasted to reach USD 897.73 million by 2024 growing at a CAGR of 3.6% during the forecast period (2019 - 2024).

  • The Calcium citrate market is driven by its varied application in several end-user industries ranging from its role as acidity regulator, emulsifier, and preservative in food & beverage to its role as diuretic and phlegm agent in pharmaceutical. Calcium citrate has wide industry applications, and it is being used in most of the countries.
  • An increasing number of millennials are opting for calcium-based supplements. The growth in the demand for supplements and nutrients, particularly among the baby boomer population, is expected to augment the market for calcium citrate. Calcium citrate is mostly found in the form of powder, however, micronized powder witnesses significant growth due to its properties. Calcium citrate finds application majorly in food & beverage, followed by healthcare and clinical nutrition.

Scope of the Report

The scope of the market studied includes calcium citrate market including micronized powder, powder and granular form of calcium citrate. Powder is the most common form of calcium citrate available in the market and continues to do so, owing to the increased demand for calcium supplements. The powder form enhances its ready absorption and activity. By application, it includes agriculture, food & beverage, healthcare and others, followed by segmentation by geography.

Micronized Powder
Food & Beverage
North America
Rest of North America
Rest of Europe
Asia Pacific
Rest of Asia-Pacific
South America
Rest of South America
Middle East & Africa
South Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa

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Key Market Trends

Increased demand for calcium supplements, mostly among women

An increasing number of millennials are opting for calcium-based supplements, women especially in their mid-30s have shown greater interest toward calcium-based supplements, in order to maintain their bone health, which has further fueled the calcium citrate market. The major technological advantage in the favor of calcium citrate-based supplement is its high absorption efficiency -  calcium citrate does not require any extra bile acids (secreted during digestion) for its absorption. It can be safely consumed even on an empty stomach. The market has recently witnessed emergence of calcium citrate supplements in variety of forms, including tablets, capsules, chews, liquids, and powders. The market for bone and joint health ingredients as evident from the graph is set to witness a decent growth rate. Calcium, as it is well known for bone and joint health, is a main growth promoting factor.

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Asia Pacific Remains the Largest Market

Asia-Pacific followed by North America and Europe accounted for the largest markets for calcium citrate, owing to its wide application across diverse industries and its products. In the North American region, government regulations on using safe preservatives as a measure towards food safety issues have further led to an increased demand for calcium citrate. With the rising trend for fortified food, drinks, and supplements in the United States, there is an increased demand for calcium citrate as it adds the required nutritional value to the product. Calcium citrate has been recognized as safe to be used as additive by the European committee in several products like infant formulae, follow-on formulae, or weaning foods.

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Competitive Landscape

The global calcium citrate market is highly dynamic and fragmented. Some of the prominent players in the market studied include Jungbunzlauer, Jost Chemical, Gadot Biochemical Industries Ltd, Albion Minerals (Parent Company: Balchem Corporation), Sucroal SA, and Dr. Paul Lohmann GmbH KG. The production and consumption scenario of calcium citrate in the global market is such that China virtually dominates both. The Chinese market exhibits large number of private-label brands that collectively contribute to the production boom of calcium citrate. This is one of the major contributing factors for the fragmented nature of the industry. Product innovation remains the most common strategy adopted by key players like Jungbunzlauer and Jost Chemical. Whereas, partnership is the second-most common strategy adopted by players, such as FoodChem International Corporation.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study



    1. 3.1 Market Overview


    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Porters 5 Force 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


    1. 5.1 Form

      1. 5.1.1 Micronized Powder

      2. 5.1.2 Powder

      3. 5.1.3 Granular

    2. 5.2 Application

      1. 5.2.1 Agriculture

      2. 5.2.2 Food & Beverage

      3. 5.2.3 Healthcare

      4. 5.2.4 Others

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 North America

        1. US

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

        4. Rest of North America

      2. 5.3.2 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. Italy

        3. UK

        4. France

        5. Russia

        6. Spain

        7. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.3.3 Asia Pacific

        1. India

        2. China

        3. Australia

        4. Japan

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.3.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle East & Africa

        1. UAE

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle East & Africa


    1. 6.1 Market Share Analysis

    2. 6.2 Most Adopted Strategies

    3. 6.3 Most Active Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Posy Pharmachem Pvt. Ltd

      2. 6.4.2 Jungbunzlauer Suisse AG

      3. 6.4.3 Jost Chemical

      4. 6.4.4 Gadot Biochemical Industries Ltd

      5. 6.4.5 Sucroal SA

      6. 6.4.6 Feiyu Fine Chemical

      7. 6.4.7 Panvo Organics Pvt. Ltd

      8. 6.4.8 Dr. Paul Lohmann GmbH KG

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Calcium Citrate Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

Europe is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

Asia Pacific holds highest share in 2020.

JUNGBUNZLAUER SUISSE AG, Jost Chemical Co., Sucroal SA, Dr. Paul Lohmann GmbH KG, Balchem Corporation are the major companies operating in Calcium Citrate Market.

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