Starch Derivatives Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)

The Report Covers Starch Derivatives Market Analysis and it is segmented by Type into Maltodextrin, Cyclodextrin, Glucose Syrups, Hydrolysates, Modified Starch, and others), by Source into Corn, Wheat, Cassava, Potato, and Other Sources, by Application into Food and Beverage, Feed, Paper Industry, Pharmaceutical Industry, Bioethanol, Cosmetics and Other Industrial Applications, and by Geography.

Starch Derivatives Market Size

Starch Derivatives Market Summary
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Study Period 2019 - 2029
Base Year For Estimation 2023
CAGR 6.40 %
Fastest Growing Market Asia Pacific
Largest Market North America
Market Concentration Low

Major Players

Starch Derivatives Market Major Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Starch Derivatives Market Analysis

Global starch derivatives market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.4% during the forecast period (2020- 2025).

  • The market is primarily driven by an extensive application spectrum of starch and its derivatives across various end-user sectors. Stringent regulations encouraging the use of natural ingredients across various sectors, including pharmaceutical, textile, fermentation, and cosmetics, is likely to propel the industry growth.
  • Paper and packaging is the underlying market for starch-based adhesives and is expected to witness healthy growth in the foreseeable future. Ever-increasing regulatory requirements toward low-emission adhesives are expected to fuel the demand for bio-based and biodegradable adhesives, which in turn, is expected to drive the market for starch and its derivatives.

Starch Derivatives Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Starch Derivatives Market according to our research experts:

Modified Starch is Strongly Accelerating the Overall Market For Starch Derivatives

The food & beverage industry accounts for the largest market share. Growth in functional food products, clean label demand, and achieving cost reduction in the production process are the major factors driving the applications of modified starch in the food industry. The paradigm shift of consumer towards low calorie food products is yet another factor that has resulted in number of food and beverage processing companies to incorporate modified starch to meet the propelling demand the functional/low-calorie food product. For instance, companies like Nestle have launched low-fat Greek yogurt, NESTLÉ a+ GREKYO, to promote functional/low-calorie dairy products in the market. Another dairy company, Tine has introduced yogurt with low-fat and rich protein content to serve the consumers’ demand for low-fat products. Hain Celestial has launched a low-fat product, kefir.

Modified Starch Market : Y-O-Y Growth Rate, 2016 - 2018

North America Emerges as The Largest Market for Starch Derivatives Market

North America leads the global starch and starch derivatives market, due to wide availability of corn, which has a broad array of food, non-food, and feed applications. Increasing adoption and awareness of the functionalities of starch and its derivatives in food and non-food industries in the countries have led to rapid demand for the ingredients for varied applications primarily countries like United States, Canada, and Mexico. A multitude of promising developments and innovations in the starch market are also poised to propel the demand for starch from the food industry in the region. A significant increase in demand for the weight management ingredients or food and functionally varied ingredients. Growing advancements in the technology of microencapsulation has expanded the starch industry, in developed regions like North America and in developing regions like the Asia Pacific.

Starch Derivatives Market - Market Size, by Region, Global, 2018

Starch Derivatives Industry Overview

The global starch derivatives market is highly competitive and revenue share is acquired by several local and international players which leads in a fragmented and unorganised market at the global level. The presence of major players operating in the country, such as Cargil lncorporated, Archer Daniels Midland Company, and Ingredion Incorporated, have strengthened the market through their product offerings. The major global players have vast product lines and geographical reach, which give them an upper hand. In the recent past, ADM has done mergers and expansions, in order to strengthen its starch production capacity, which will ultimately help the company to position itself as one of the key players in the market studied. Continuous innovation to introduce new products, with functional benefits is the key competitive factor in the market. Key global players have thus intensified their R&D efforts, in order to develop niche and innovative products based on the requirements of the end-user industry.

Starch Derivatives Market Leaders

  1. Archer Daniels Midland Company

  2. Cargill, Incorporated

  3. Tereos S.A.

  4. Ingredion Incorporated

  5. Tate & Lyle PLC

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

Starch Derivatives Market Concentration
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Starch Derivatives Market Report - 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 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Maltodextrin

      2. 5.1.2 Cyclodextrin

      3. 5.1.3 Glucose Syrups

      4. 5.1.4 Hydrolysates

      5. 5.1.5 Modified Starch

      6. 5.1.6 Others

    2. 5.2 By Source

      1. 5.2.1 Corn

      2. 5.2.2 Wheat

      3. 5.2.3 Cassava

      4. 5.2.4 Potato

      5. 5.2.5 Other Sources

    3. 5.3 By Application

      1. 5.3.1 Food and Beverage

      2. 5.3.2 Feed

      3. 5.3.3 Paper Industry

      4. 5.3.4 Pharmaceutical Industry

      5. 5.3.5 Bioethanol

      6. 5.3.6 Cosmetics

      7. 5.3.7 Other Industrial Applications

    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. France

        4. Germany

        5. Russia

        6. Italy

        7. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.4.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Singapore

        5. Australia

        6. 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. United Arab Emirates

        3. Saudi Arabia

        4. Rest of Middle East & Africa


    1. 6.1 Market Share Analysis

    2. 6.2 Strategies Adopted by Players

    3. 6.3 Most Active Companies

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Archer Daniels Midland Company

      2. 6.4.2 Cargill Incorporated

      3. 6.4.3 Royal Avebe U.A (Avebe Nutrition)

      4. 6.4.4 Ingredion Incorporated

      5. 6.4.5 Beneo

      6. 6.4.6 Roquette

      7. 6.4.7 Tate & Lyle PLC

      8. 6.4.8 Tereos S.A

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

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Starch Derivatives Industry Segmentation

The market is studied for different type of starch derivatives such as maltodextrin, cyclodextrin, glucose syrups, hydrolysates, modified starch, and others. The different sources through which starch derivative are derived includes corn, wheat, cassava, potato and other sources. Its wide application in different end user industries such as food and beverage, feed, paper industry, pharmaceutical industry, bioethanol, cosmetics, and other industrial applications. Also, the market for starch derivatives is further studied for potential countries under each region.

By Type
Glucose Syrups
Modified Starch
By Source
Other Sources
By Application
Food and Beverage
Paper Industry
Pharmaceutical Industry
Other Industrial Applications
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
United Arab Emirates
Saudi Arabia
Rest of Middle East & Africa
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Starch Derivatives Market Research FAQs

The Starch Derivatives Market is projected to register a CAGR of 6.40% during the forecast period (2024-2029)

Archer Daniels Midland Company, Cargill, Incorporated, Tereos S.A., Ingredion Incorporated and Tate & Lyle PLC are the major companies operating in the Starch Derivatives Market.

Asia Pacific is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR over the forecast period (2024-2029).

In 2024, the North America accounts for the largest market share in Starch Derivatives Market.

The report covers the Starch Derivatives Market historical market size for years: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The report also forecasts the Starch Derivatives Market size for years: 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028 and 2029.

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Starch Derivatives Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)