|Study Period:||2016 - 2026|
|Fastest Growing Market:||North America|
|Largest Market:||Asia Pacific|
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The aquafeed market is projected to register a CAGR of 5 % during the forecast period (2021-2026). As per an article shared by IFFO, the marine ingredients industry has been considered part of the essential food supply chain in many countries, which explains that fishing and reduction operations have continued to be carried out almost everywhere.
The COVID-19 pandemic has slowed down the operations, though, with staff shortages and new sanitary guidelines for the operation of fisheries and processing. Feed companies have ensured necessary supplies to farmers to safeguard the health and welfare of their animals and to maintain the production level on farms. The growing demand for fish has increased export-oriented aquaculture and increased the adoption of 'Scientific Aquaculture Management Practices' (SAMP). As a result, fish farming is anticipated to grow, presenting an opportunity for the aquafeed market to grow. Due to the limited availability of marine feed resources and the growing demand for fish, the fish farming trend is expected to increase, thus opening up an opportunity for the compound feed market to grow.
Asia-Pacific is anticipated to dominate the aquafeed industry in the next few years due to significant growth in the aquaculture industry. This is due to the ease of availability of natural resources, induced conditions for aquaculture, and cheap labor. In other regions such as Europe and North America, growing inclination toward salmon farming, rising demand for seafood, the hardiness of the species, and governmental interest have led to a higher demand for aqua feed from aquaculture species. Cargill Inc., Biomar, Aller Aqua AS, Charoen Pokphand Group, Nutreco NV, and Alltech Inc. are key players dominating the market. Key players compete to gain market share through new product launches, mergers, and acquisitions, among other strategies.
Scope of the Report
Aquafeed is a mixture of raw materials, additives, and other supplements, sourced from either natural or synthetic sources and is fed to farmed fish. Soybean meal, fishmeal, fish oil, and carp are the most commonly used raw materials. The Aqua Feed Market is Segmented by Type (Fish Feed, Mollusk Feed, Crustacean Feed, and Other Aquafeed) and Geography (North America, Europe, South America, Asia-Pacific, and Africa).
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Key Market Trends
Increase in Global Fish Consumption
Population growth, rising incomes in developing nations, and urbanization have led to a surge in global fish production. The level of income and consumption of animal protein is positively related to the increasing consumption of fish and other seafood at the expense of staple foods. Driven by higher incomes and urbanization, the global consumption of fish is growing faster than the global population. Fisheries and aquaculture are increasingly becoming a primary source of protein, foreign exchange, livelihoods, and well-being of the population globally. The highest growth for fish consumption is expected from the Asia-Pacific and Latin American regions because of changing diet patterns, urbanization, population, and economic growth. Chinese demand for fish continues to surpass the domestic supply, as stated by Agriculture and Agri-food Canada. North America and Europe, which have relatively small aquaculture industries, have a high demand for fish and other seafood products and depend on Asian producers to meet their demands. Seafood consumption in the US was around 7.2 kg per capita in 2009. The consumption of fish and seafood in the EU stood at 24.35 kg per capita in 2017, and Portugal recorded the highest per capita consumption in the EU.
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Asia-Pacific Dominates the Market
Asia-Pacific has accounted for about 89.0% of world aquaculture production for over two decades. Asia-Pacific is anticipated to dominate the aquafeed industry in the next few years due to significant growth in the aquaculture industry. More than half of the domestic production in countries like Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, India, and Indonesia are destined only for the European and North American markets, with Vietnam covering nearly three-quarters of production to export share in 2017. The aquafeed industry in the region is driven by expanding aquaculture and increased demand for seafood. China is one of the largest producers of compound feed globally, with the production at around 168 million metric ton in 2019, of which aquaculture was valued at 16.5 million metric ton.
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The global aquafeed market is a fairly consolidated market, with major players holding 62.0% of the market share and the others holding 38.0% market share. Cargill Incorporated, Charoen Pokphand Group, and Nutreco NV are the major players in the market. Ridley Corporation, Biomin, Aller Aqua, Inve Aquaculture Inc., etc., are some other small players in the market. These major players are investing in new products and improvisation of products, expansions, and acquisitions for business expansions. Major companies are acquiring market share extensively by establishing new aqua-feed plants. For instance, BioMar established a new aqua-feed plant in Australia by investing EUR 40.0 million in 2020. The production facility would produce up to 110,000.0 metric ton per year of aquafeed to support the Australian and Oceania aqua industry.
In 2017, Aller Aqua launched a new feed technology named 'Power 2', through which the company would manufacture and market its aquafeeds to achieve the optimum nutritional needs of the aquatic animals.
In 2020, Huddle Corp. raised around USD 1.6 million to expand its target market with more efficient aquatic feed. This would help the company in generating more revenue during the forecast period.
Table of Contents
1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition
1.2 Scope of the Study
2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
4. MARKET DYNAMICS
4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Market Drivers
4.3 Market Restraints
4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
5. MARKET SEGMENTATION
5.1.1 Fish Feed
22.214.171.124 Carp Feed
126.96.36.199 Salmon Feed
188.8.131.52 Tilapia Feed
184.108.40.206 Catfish Feed
220.127.116.11 Other Fish Feed
5.1.2 Mollusk Feed
5.1.3 Crustacean Feed
18.104.22.168 Shrimp Feed
22.214.171.124 Other Crustacean Feed
5.1.4 Other Aqua Feed
5.2.1 North America
126.96.36.199 United States
188.8.131.52 Rest of North America
184.108.40.206 United Kingdom
220.127.116.11 Rest of Europe
18.104.22.168 Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.2.4 South America
22.214.171.124 Rest of South America
126.96.36.199 South Africa
188.8.131.52 Rest of Africa
6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
6.1 Most Adopted Strategies
6.2 Market Share Analysis
6.3 Company Profiles
6.3.1 BioMar AS
6.3.2 Coppens International BV
6.3.3 Aller Aqua AS
6.3.6 Archer Daniels Midland Co.
6.3.7 Ridley Corporation
6.3.8 Nutriad International NV
6.3.9 Hanpel Tech Co. Ltd
6.3.10 Charoen Pokphand Group
6.3.11 Nutreco NV
6.3.13 Inve Aquaculture Inc.
7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS
8. AN ASSESSMENT OF THE COVID-19 IMPACT ON THE MARKET
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the study period of this market?
The Aqua Feed Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.
What is the growth rate of Aqua Feed Market?
The Aqua Feed Market is growing at a CAGR of 5% over the next 5 years.
Which region has highest growth rate in Aqua Feed Market?
North America is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.
Which region has largest share in Aqua Feed Market?
Asia Pacific holds highest share in 2020.
Who are the key players in Aqua Feed Market?
BioMar A/S, Aller Aqua A/S, Cargill Inc., Nutreco NV, Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL. are the major companies operating in Aqua Feed Market.