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

The Mustard Market Research Report is segmented by Form (Seed, Powder, Oil, and Paste); Distribution Channel (Online Retailing, Hypermarkets/Supermarkets, Convenience Store/Grocery Stores, and Other Channels); and Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and the Middle East and Africa). The market size and values are provided in terms of (USD Million) during the forecasted years for the above segments.

Mustard Market Size

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Study Period 2019 - 2029
Market Size (2024) USD 6.87 Billion
Market Size (2029) USD 9.10 Billion
CAGR (2024 - 2029) 5.80 %
Fastest Growing Market Asia Pacific
Largest Market Africa

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Mustard Market Major Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Mustard Market Analysis

The Mustard Market size is estimated at USD 6.87 billion in 2024, and is expected to reach USD 9.10 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 5.80% during the forecast period (2024-2029).

According to data provided by National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited, it is a significant oilseed crop that produces roughly 14% of the world's vegetable oil production. After palm and soybean oil, mustard is among the top three vegetable oil sources (NCDEX). India is the leading producer of mustard in Asia, and mustard oil is the principal cooking oil in Indian cuisine. At the same time, the uses for the defatted mustard cake include animal feed and fertilizer. The market is projected to be significantly increasing for mustard oil in the upcoming years because mustard seeds are increasingly used in food and beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, cosmetic, and other industries.

Mustard seed is another excellent source of protein. This crop's seed is also high in fiber, erucic acid, palmitic acid, tocopherols, tocotrienols, carotene, oryzanol, squalene, and thiamine, among other minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, and phytonutrients.

COVID-19 had a significant effect on the market. This was due to the health benefits that the mustard carries with it, such as blocking microbial growth, promoting skin health, reduces inflammation. The consumer's consciousness towards the health benefits has tremendously dragged the per capita spending towards the mustard market. McCormick & Company, which is one the major players in the industry, has estimated growth of 26% in sales of french's mustard during fiscal 2021.

Currently, scientists are looking for nitrate-free alternatives to preserve meat products. The shelf life of meatballs can be increased by mixing ground mustard into the mixture. White mustard-based products received a better sensory review than controls or those made with black and brown mustard. The inclusion of mustard efficiently stops microbial growth in the final product. Therefore, mustard has vast application opportunities.

Mustard Market Trends

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

Rising Awareness about Health Benefits from Mustard Consumption

With the changing lifestyle, consumers tend to prefer a healthier lifestyle. The demand for mustard has been increasing over the years. This is mainly due to the significance of mustard as a health-beneficial product, such as mustard seeds which can kill cancer cells. Moreover, the wide range of mustard seed applications includes flavoring agents in different food dishes, mayonnaise and dips, preparing condiments such as table mustard, and many more that drive this market segment. Also, mustard oil and organic mustard seeds are the current trends that further boost the global mustard market. In addition, having therapeutic benefits, mustard herb & oil has been in rising demand. Among the various varieties offered, demand for Yellow Mustard sauce is higher as compared to Dijon, Spicy/Brown, Honeymustard, and Horseradish due to its wide range of applications in the food industry that includes its use as having flavoring agent in salad dishes, mayonnaise, and dips, preparing condiments such as table mustard.

Mustard Market: Production of edible oils, By Volume, In Thousand Metric Tonnes, India, 2021

Asia-Pacific is the Fastest-Growing Market

Asia-Pacific is the fastest-growing mustard market. The region is elevating due to the rising demand for mustard by consumers. the countries like China and India play a significant role in mustard production in the region. According to Central Organization for Oil Industry and Trade (COOIT), India has an estimated 85 lakh tonnes in the 2020-21 crop year (July-June), the production is still accelerating due to the increasing demand for mustard all over the globe. The utilization of mustard varies from country to country with the region. In India, the major utilization of mustard is by mustard oil and in preparation of spices for various cuisines, whereas, in China, the consumers use mustard leaves for consumption as well, the leaf is used in salad, blending into a smoothie, soups, and stews, and roasted leaves of mustard seasoned with garlic and spices are eventually used as side-dish for numerous cuisines in the respective country. The major demand for mustard and mustard-based products is due to the increasing awareness of health benefits that can be gained by consuming these products is one major reason that is driving the market.

With almost three million metric tonnes produced during the fiscal year 2021, mustard accounted for the largest portion of all edible oils produced in India. Mustard can be utilized as a spring oil plant because of its high-fat content. Because it gives meals a fiery, spicy flavor, mustard oil is utilized in cooking. Asia, particularly India and China, is where it is most widely used.

Mustard Market: Market Size (%), by Region, Global, 2021

Mustard Industry Overview

The market studied is competitive due to the presence of domestic and international players in the segment. Some of the major players in the global mustard market include Backwoods Mustard Company, Woeber Mustard Manufacturing Company., McCormick & Co., Conagra Brands Inc., and Unilever. Most companies are actively involved in product innovation along with mergers and acquisitions, owing to globalization, since the leading global companies have a considerable share within the industry. The strategy behind mergers and acquisitions also enables these top players to sustain dominance over other regional players in the industry.

Mustard Market Leaders

  1. Backwoods Mustard Company

  2. Woeber Mustard Manufacturing Company

  3. Unilever

  4. McCormick & Co.

  5. Conagra Brands Inc.

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

Backwoods Mustard Company, Woeber Mustard Manufacturing Company, Unilever, McCormick & Co., Conagr
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Mustard Market News

  • In November 2022, FMCG firm Emami Agrotech announced its plans to 'strongly invest' in its soybean and mustard edible oil categories and strengthen its distribution and marketing.
  • In June 2022, Pansari Group relaunched the Oreal edible oil range in new packaging with additional benefits. The Oreal edible oil includes five types of organic oils - mustard oil, soya oil, till oil, refined oil, and purti vanaspati.
  • In March 2022, Sengee Biochem Exim Pvt. Ltd. expanded its portfolio of healthy food products and launched ORAH Extra Virgin Mustard Oil. This Mustard Oil will also be available on e-commerce platforms, such as Amazon, Flipkart, etc., to ensure pan-India availability of the product.

Mustard Market Report - Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition

    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 Form

      1. 5.1.1 Seed

      2. 5.1.2 Powder

      3. 5.1.3 Oil

      4. 5.1.4 Paste

    2. 5.2 Distribution Channel

      1. 5.2.1 Online Retailing

      2. 5.2.2 Hypermarkets/ Supermarkets

      3. 5.2.3 Convenience Store/Grocery Stores

      4. 5.2.4 Other Distribution Channels

    3. 5.3 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. Spain

        2. United Kingdom

        3. Germany

        4. France

        5. Italy

        6. Russia

        7. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.3.3 Asia Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Australia

        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 and Africa

        1. South Africa

        2. United Arab Emirates

        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 Backwoods Mustard Company

      2. 6.3.2 Mustard and Co.

      3. 6.3.3 Woeber Mustard Manufacturing Company

      4. 6.3.4 Unilever

      5. 6.3.5 Boar's Head Brand

      6. 6.3.6 Bertman Foods Co.

      7. 6.3.7 Colman's of Norwich

      8. 6.3.8 McCormick & Company, Inc.

      9. 6.3.9 Conagra Brands Inc.

      10. 6.3.10 The Kraft Heinz Company

    4. *List Not Exhaustive

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Mustard Industry Segmentation

Mustard seeds are the tiny round seeds of various mustard plants. The seeds are usually about 1 to 2 millimeters in diameter and may be colored from yellowish-white to black. The global mustard market has been segmented by distribution channel into online Retailing, hypermarkets/ supermarkets, convenience stores/ grocery stores, and other Retailing. The market is also segmented by geography, including countries in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, the Middle East, and Africa. For each segment, the market sizing and forecasts have been done based on the value (in USD million).

Distribution Channel
Online Retailing
Hypermarkets/ Supermarkets
Convenience Store/Grocery Stores
Other Distribution Channels
North America
United States
Rest of North America
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Asia Pacific
Rest of Asia-Pacific
South America
Rest of South America
Middle East and Africa
South Africa
United Arab Emirates
Rest of Middle East and Africa
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Mustard Market Research FAQs

The Mustard Market size is expected to reach USD 6.87 billion in 2024 and grow at a CAGR of 5.80% to reach USD 9.10 billion by 2029.

In 2024, the Mustard Market size is expected to reach USD 6.87 billion.

Backwoods Mustard Company, Woeber Mustard Manufacturing Company, Unilever, McCormick & Co. and Conagra Brands Inc. are the major companies operating in the Mustard Market.

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

In 2024, the Africa accounts for the largest market share in Mustard Market.

In 2023, the Mustard Market size was estimated at USD 6.49 billion. The report covers the Mustard Market historical market size for years: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The report also forecasts the Mustard Market size for years: 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028 and 2029.

Mustard Industry Report

Statistics for the 2024 Mustard market share, size and revenue growth rate, created by Mordor Intelligence™ Industry Reports. Mustard analysis includes a market forecast outlook to 2029 and historical overview. Get a sample of this industry analysis as a free report PDF download.

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