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

The Global Colostrum Market is segmented By Form (Powder, Capsule and Chewable tablets); By Powder Type (Whole Colostrum Powder, Skimmed Colostrum Powder, and Speciality Colostrum Powder); By Application (Functional foods, Cosmetics, Animal feed, and Dietary supplements), and By Geography.

Market Snapshot

Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
Fastest Growing Market: Europe
Largest Market: North America
CAGR: 3.64 %

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Market Overview

The global colostrum market is anticipated to reach a CAGR of 3.64% during the forecast period.

  • Colostrum is a bovine-derived food supplement that offers various biologically active proteins and other factors that promote the maintenance of lean muscle tissue and make the immune system healthy.
  • It is considered one of nature’s superfoods due to the presence of IgG antibodies. It likely helps to promote bioavailability and absorption of nutrients into the body while promoting healthy gastrointestinal function.
  • Colostrum creates a tough coating on the baby's stomach and intestines to keep germs from causing illness.
  • Bovine proteins in colostrum are similar to whey or casein protein supplements that may cause intestinal irritation or concerns for adults with certain sensitivities.

Scope of the Report

The global colostrum market is segmented by form into powder and capsules and chewable tablets. Based on the powder type, the market is segmented as whole colostrum powder, skimmed colostrum powder, and speciality colostrum powder. According to the application, the use of colostrum can be in functional foods, cosmetics, animal feed, and dietary supplements Also, the market is segmented by geography.

By Form
Capsule and Chewable tablets
By Powder Type
Whole Colostrum Powder
Skimmed Colostrum Powder
Speciality Colostrum Powder
By Application
Functional foods
Animal feed
Dietary supplements
North America
United States
Rest of North America
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia-Pacific
South America
Rest of South America
Middle East and Africa
South Africa
Saudi Arabia
Rest of Middle East and Africa

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Key Market Trends

The Use of Colostrum in Cosmetic Industry has Widened

Colostrum contains growth factors that help cell growth and regeneration. Some fine cosmeceutical products, therefore, contain colostrum as an incorporate to help protect against external influences. Colostrum also subsides skin irritation and supports the treatment of skin defects. It has antibacterial effects and also positively impacts skin moisturizing. Colostrum cosmetics contribute to better elasticity and resistance of the skin, slow down the aging process and brightens up the facial skin. For instance, Viveza Holding's brand MCE Pharma offers a complete range of premium cosmetics that are preferred by the higher class, along with similar kinds of products in an economic range.

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North America is the Highest Contributor Segment to the Global Colostrum Market

The demand for more supplements to fulfill the rising demands of the consumers in the North American region has been tackled to an extent with the innovations taking place. Human nutrition has been an area of concern for the regional population and in turn, a direct platform for the manufacturers to do research and development. Owing to their unhealthy food habits, the US people have recognized that it is important to immune themselves in advance than to face complications in the future. For instance, the US brand Bone Science, a trademark of the US company Redmars America Co, Ltd. is all set to launch Dr's Grow UP, a natural dietary supplement containing colostrum that will initially be available in the USA and South Korea from 2020.

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Competitive Landscape

With the increasing scope of application of colostrum in infant foods, dietary supplements, and cosmetics, there has been an emerging rivalry among the major players to develop colostrum in most versatile forms so that it can be a part of the versatile application range, strengthening their market reputation. However, the bovine colostrum market is affected by the changing government policies for its use in the production of infant formula so the manufacturers have looked for alternative sources to incorporate their product in. For example. apart from the famous powder form, colostrum is available in capsules and chewable tablets as well in order to serve as a dietary supplement or functional food for adults. The major players of the market are NOW Foods, Cure Nutraceutical, The Saskatoon Colostrum Company, Good Health New Zealand, and Sterling Technology.

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 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 Form

      1. 5.1.1 Powder

      2. 5.1.2 Capsule and Chewable tablets

    2. 5.2 By Powder Type

      1. 5.2.1 Whole Colostrum Powder

      2. 5.2.2 Skimmed Colostrum Powder

      3. 5.2.3 Speciality Colostrum Powder

    3. 5.3 By Application

      1. 5.3.1 Functional foods

      2. 5.3.2 Cosmetics

      3. 5.3.3 Animal feed

      4. 5.3.4 Dietary supplements

    4. 5.4 Geography

      1. 5.4.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

        4. Rest of North America

      2. 5.4.2 Europe

        1. Spain

        2. United Kingdom

        3. Germany

        4. France

        5. Italy

        6. Russia

        7. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.4.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Australia

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.4.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.4.5 Middle East and Africa

        1. South Africa

        2. Saudi Arabia

        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 The Saskatoon Colostrum Company

      2. 6.3.2 Cure Nutraceutical Pvt . Ltd.

      3. 6.3.3 NOW Foods

      4. 6.3.4 Sterling Technology

      5. 6.3.5 Good Health New Zealand

      6. 6.3.6 Deep Blue Health New Zealand Ltd

      7. 6.3.7 PanTheryx

      8. 6.3.8 Biostrum Nutritech


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Frequently Asked Questions

The Colostrum Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Colostrum Market is growing at a CAGR of 3.64% over the next 5 years.

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

North America holds highest share in 2020.

NOW Foods, Cure Nutraceutical, The Saskatoon Colostrum Company, Good Health New Zealand, Sterling Technology are the major companies operating in Colostrum Market.

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