Global Collagen Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

Global Collagen Market is segmented by Source (Animal-based Collagen and Marine-based Collagen), Application (Dietary Supplements, Meat Processing, Food, Cosmetics, and Personal Care, and Other Applications), and Geography.

Market Snapshot

Collagen Market 1
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
Fastest Growing Market: Middle East and Africa
Largest Market: Asia Pacific
CAGR: 5.05 %

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Market Overview

Global collagen market is projected to grow with CAGR of 5.05% during the forecast period (2020 - 2025).

  • Growing awareness regarding personal health, the presence of established players, and increased investments in research activities are leading to numerous fortified clean-label product launches, both in food and personal care applications, which are expected to drive the growth of the collagen market.
  • Key players in the collagen market are investing in R&D and are entering into mergers and acquisitions to enhance their product portfolios. Additionally, the main players are incorporating collagen peptides into food and dietary supplements, as they enhance quality and provide additional health benefits to natural products.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic placed unprecedented stress on ingredient supply chains, with bottlenecks in farm labor, processing, transport and logistics, and momentous shifts in demand. However, in the second half of 2020, the supply chains demonstrated remarkable resilience in the face of these stresses.

Scope of the Report

The scope of the market includes animal-based collagen and marine-based collagen (segmented by source). By application, the collagen market is segmented into dietary supplements, meat processing, food, cosmetics, and personal care applications, and other applications. The other applications segment of collagen includes medical care, food packaging, etc.

By Source
Animal-based Collagen
Marine-based Collagen
By Application
Dietary Supplements
Meat Processing
Food and Beverage
Cosmetics and Personal Care
Other Applications
By Geography
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 & Africa
United Arab Emirates
South Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa

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Key Market Trends

Growing Demand For Collagen Peptides As Dietary Supplements

The global marketplace has witnessed a paradigm shift from curative practices to preventive management in healthcare, especially for conditions, like arthritis. This is due to the high medical and healthcare costs, globally. Populations in the United States, Europe, and Japan are aging, thereby prompting consumers to seek a variety of dietary supplements for maintaining and enhancing their overall health and well-being. 

With the growing demand for dietary supplements, collagen (which is mostly derived from bovine sources and, sometimes, from chicken and fish scales) has become a part of functional drinks for the treatment of joint, muscle, and bone-related health issues. Hence, the use of collagen as a dietary supplement in preventing various diseases, like arthritis, is supporting the market growth. Thus, the dietary supplements industry plays a pivotal role in the growth of the collagen market.

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Asia Pacific Holds A Prominent Share In The Collagen Market

 The consistent restructuring of business policies, increasing affordability, and rising awareness regarding the health benefits associated with collagen and its derivatives, Asia Pacific is anticipated to witness the largest market share during the forecast period.  In countries like China, the female population accounts for a significant share of the consumption of collagen-based beauty drinks across the world. Furthermore, there are several firms operating in this market, which can be attributed to the market’s profitability. The wide spectrum of applications of collagen in wound healing products attracted major investments, primarily from leading pharmaceutical and biotechnological companies is accelerating the growth of collagen-based products  in countries like India, China, Japan, Australia, and others. These companies are exploring technologies, in order to incorporate collagen-based products for better drug delivery systems.

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Competitive Landscape

The Tessenderlo Group, Holista Colltech Limited, Gelita AG, and GELNEX are some of the key players in the collagen market. Juncà Gelatines SL, Darling Ingredients Inc., and KENNEY & ROSS LIMITED are other prominent companies in the collagen market. These companies are increasing their product lines and also expanding their presence geographically. New product launches as a result of innovation, market expansion, and partnerships/agreements are the preferred strategic approach adopted by most of the key companies involved in the production of collagen.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables & Study Assumptions

    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 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 Source

      1. 5.1.1 Animal-based Collagen

      2. 5.1.2 Marine-based Collagen

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Dietary Supplements

      2. 5.2.2 Meat Processing

      3. 5.2.3 Food and Beverage

      4. 5.2.4 Cosmetics and Personal Care

      5. 5.2.5 Other Applications

    3. 5.3 By 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. Italy

        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. United Arab Emirates

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle East & Africa


    1. 6.1 Major Strategies by Key Players

    2. 6.2 Most Active Companies

    3. 6.3 Market Position Analysis

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Tessenderlo Group

      2. 6.4.2 Holista Colltech Limited

      3. 6.4.3 Nitta Gelatin Inc.

      4. 6.4.4 Gelita AG

      5. 6.4.5 Junca Gelatines SL

      6. 6.4.6 Lapi Gelatine SpA Unipersonal Company

      7. 6.4.7 Darling Ingredients Inc.

      8. 6.4.8 Weishardt Gelatines

    5. *List Not Exhaustive


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Frequently Asked Questions

The Collagen Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Collagen Market is growing at a CAGR of 5.05% over the next 5 years.

Middle East and Africa is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

Asia Pacific holds highest share in 2020.

Tessenderlo Group, Nitta Gelatin Inc., Darling Ingredients Inc., Gelita AG, Weishardt Gélatines are the major companies operating in Collagen Market.

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