Chlorella Ingredients Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The chlorella ingredients market is segmented by Application (Food and Beverages, Animal Feed, Dietary Supplements, and Other Applications) and Geography

Market Snapshot

chlorella ingredients market
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
Fastest Growing Market: North America
Largest Market: Asia
CAGR: 10.25 %

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Market Overview

The chlorella ingredient market is forecasted to witness a CAGR of 10.25% during the forecast period (2020 - 2025).

  • The growing demand for vegan protein consumption is one of the major drivers supporting the growth of the global chlorella ingredients market.
  • Various health benefits of consuming chlorella are another major driver for this market. It is a good source of fiber, fats, chlorophyll, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals. As a medicine, chlorella is used in the prevention of cancer, minimizing side effects of radiation treatment, improving reaction to the flu vaccine, stimulating the immune system, preventing cold, increasing white blood cell counts, and slowing the aging process.
  • Moreover, it is a nutrient-dense superfood that contains 60% protein, 18 amino acids (including all the essential amino acids), and various vitamins and minerals. One of its unique properties is a phytonutrient called CGF.
  • The high production cost involved in chlorella production is a key challenge affecting the growth of the market. Consumable chlorella requires carbonated water for its growth, which increases its production cost.

Scope of the Report

The ]chlorella ingredients market broadly covers the application areas of the same. It is segmented into food and beverages, animal feed, dietary supplements, and other applications.

By Application
Food and Beverages
Animal Feed
Dietary Supplements
Other Applications
North America
United States
Rest of North America
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Rest of the World
South America
Middle-East and Africa

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Key Market Trends

Growing Demand for Vegan Protein

The expanding global vegan population is one of the primary drivers for the growth of the chlorella ingredients market. With the rising awareness about the various health benefits of vegan diets, the number of people adopting vegan lifestyles is increasing globally. Algae-based ingredients, like chlorella, are rich in protein and may offer health and wellness attributes to food products. For example, they may boost plant protein levels in cheese crackers or smoothies, or they may improve the nutritional profile of an ice cream product. Microalgae like chlorella have emerged as a promising sustainable alternative protein source.

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Increasing Penetration of Chlorella in the Developed Economies

The chlorella ingredients are used in the cuisines of many Asian countries, making them hub for the market around the wrold.  Furthermore, with increasing importance of vegetable protein, the chlorella was spotlighted and commercialized. Therefore, market in Europe and North America are expected to boom, during the forecast period.  Due to the growing awareness of health benefits derived from chlorella consumption, which subsequently increases the use of chlorella in the food industry, pharmaceutical industr. Thereby, it is projected to attain a substantial share in the chlorella market globally within the forecast time period particularly in the North American and European nations.

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Competitive Landscape

Unique cultivation methods and upcoming innovative applications are expected to help the chlorella market globally in the years to come. The competition in this market is expected to intensify further, in the coming years, due to increased industrialization, product extensions, technological innovations, and the high-quality of the products manufactured. The key players in the chlorella market are NP Nutra, Phycom BV, Duplaco, Parry Nutraceuticals, and Roquette Klötze GmbH & Co. KG, among others. As a result of the growing demand for chlorella as an ingredient in the market, new product launches, with varied grades and concentrations, are the approach adopted by leading companies.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 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 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 By Application

      1. 5.1.1 Food and Beverages

      2. 5.1.2 Animal Feed

      3. 5.1.3 Dietary Supplements

      4. 5.1.4 Other Applications

    2. 5.2 Geography

      1. 5.2.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

        4. Rest of North America

      2. 5.2.2 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. Italy

        4. Spain

        5. France

        6. Russia

        7. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.2.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Australia

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.2.4 Rest of the World

        1. South America

        2. Middle-East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Most Active Companies

    2. 6.2 Most Adopted Strategies

    3. 6.3 Market Position Analysis

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 NP Nutra

      2. 6.4.2 Phycom BV

      3. 6.4.3 Duplaco

      4. 6.4.4 Parry Nutraceuticals

      5. 6.4.5 Roquette Klötze GmbH & Co. KG

      6. 6.4.6 Seagrass Tech Private Limited

      7. 6.4.7 Allmicroalgae - Natural Products


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Frequently Asked Questions

The Chlorella Ingredients Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Chlorella Ingredients Market is growing at a CAGR of 10.25% over the next 5 years.

North America is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

Asia holds highest share in 2020.

NP Nutra, Phycom BV, Duplaco, Parry Nutraceuticals, Roquette Klötze GmbH & Co. KG, Seagrass Tech Private Limited are the major companies operating in Chlorella Ingredients Market.

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