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

The Lentil Market is Segmented by geography into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle-East, and Africa. The report includes the Production (Volume), Consumption (Value and Volume), Trade in terms of Import (Value and Volume) and Export (Value and Volume), and Price Trend Analysis. The report offers the market size and forecasts in terms of volume in metric tons and value in USD thousand for all the above segments.

Market Snapshot

lentils market
Study Period: 2017-2027
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: 4.1 %

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Market Overview

The Global Lentil market is projected to witness a CAGR of 4.1% during the forecast period (2022-2027). According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the consumption of pulses has steadily decreased in the recent past. This is majorly due to the increasing disposable income in various countries which led to the change in the diet of an individual. People are preferring other protein sources such as dairy and meat products over the vegetable proteins in spite of the rising disposable income. However, the population growth rate exceeding the agricultural production rate in a few countries has led to a consistent growth pulses trade including lentils. Canada, India, Australia, Turkey, and United States are some of the major producers of lentils across the globe. However, the production of lentil has decreased in worldwide due to the poor prices and bad weather conditions. Statistics, projected the area under lentil cultivation to declined 8.32% in 2020 when compared to the previous crop seasons 2017.

Scope of the Report

Lentil is one among the majorly produced and consumed pulses, well know for their lens shape and are sold with or without the shell. Brown, Puy, Green, Yellow & Red, and Beluga are the major types of lentils consumed across the globe. The lentil market is segmented by geography into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle-East and Africa. The report includes the production (volume), consumption (value and volume), trade in terms of import (value and volume) and export (value and volume), and price trend analysis. The report offers market estimation and forecast in value (USD thousand) and volume(metric ton).

Geography
North America
United States
Canada
Europe
France
Germany
Turkey
Russia
Asia-Pacific
India
Pakistan
Bangladesh
Australia
Middle-East & Africa
Egypt
United Arab Emirates

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Key Market Trends

Major Producers of Lentils

According to FAO, the global production of lentils was 7130.7 thousand metric tons in 2017, which has decreased by 8.32% and reached 6537.5 thousand metric tons in 2020. Canada and India are the major producers of lentils, which accounted for 43.8% and 18.0%, respectively; in 2020. The global lentil production is decreasing due to various reasons such as poor weather conditions, reducing demand, and so on. However, a few major producers such as Canada, Australia, and the United States have witnessed 20.39%, 46.3%, and 37.5% growth in 2020 when compared to 2019. However, the production of India Lentils has decreased for the current crop season 2020 due to farmers shift in other crops, pandemic impact and weather conditions.

lentils production

India is a major importer of Lentils

India has imported around 1,061,305 metric tons of lentils in 2020, which was valued at USD 580.8 million in the same period. Canada, Australia, United Arab Emirates and the United States are the major exporters of lentils to India. Canada accounted for 81.5% of the import market value, followed by Australia and the United Arab Emirates, respectively; in 2020. The import of lentils by the country was fluctuating due to the dynamic supply of lentils in the country. The import of lentils by India has increased due to the poor harvest in the crop season 2020-2021. However, the government of India has projects the import of pulses to fall by 50% which might also have a negative impact over the lentils import in the upcoming crop season 2021-2022.

lentils import by India

Recent Development

In 2020, total lentil production was recorded at 6,537,581 metric tons. It has decreased upto 8.3% compared to 2017 production. But increased 13% compared with previous year; in 2019.

In 2020, total lentil exports volume were stood at 5,137,412 metric tons globally, increased upto 31,6% compared to previous year; in 2019. Canada is the largest exporter of lentils in the world with 56.5% share.

In 2020, total lentil imports volume were accounted at 4,921,493 metric tons valued at USD 2.98 billion. India is the largest importer of lentils in world with 19.5% share.

Table of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions & Market Definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET DYNAMICS

    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Value Chain Analysis

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 5.1 Geography

      1. 5.1.1 North America

        1. 5.1.1.1 United States

        2. 5.1.1.2 Canada

      2. 5.1.2 Europe

        1. 5.1.2.1 France

        2. 5.1.2.2 Germany

        3. 5.1.2.3 Turkey

        4. 5.1.2.4 Russia

      3. 5.1.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. 5.1.3.1 India

        2. 5.1.3.2 Pakistan

        3. 5.1.3.3 Bangladesh

        4. 5.1.3.4 Australia

      4. 5.1.4 Middle-East & Africa

        1. 5.1.4.1 Egypt

        2. 5.1.4.2 United Arab Emirates

  6. 6. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

  7. 7. IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE MARKET

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