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

The Report Covers Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Market Demand and Major Suppliers and is Segmented By Type (Monomers, Co-Polymers, and Terpolymers), Application (Packaging, Agriculture, Biomedical, and Others), and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle-East and Africa). The Market Size and Forecasts will be Provided in terms of Volume (Kilotons) for all the Above Segments.

Polyhydroxyalkanoate Market Size

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Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Market Summary
Study Period 2019 - 2029
Market Volume (2024) 39.70 kilotons
Market Volume (2029) 114.14 kilotons
CAGR (2024 - 2029) 23.52 %
Fastest Growing Market Asia Pacific
Largest Market Europe

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*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Polyhydroxyalkanoate Market Analysis

The Polyhydroxyalkanoate Market size is estimated at 39.70 kilotons in 2024, and is expected to reach 114.14 kilotons by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 23.52% during the forecast period (2024-2029).

The major factor driving the market studied is the growing demand for eco-friendly materials. On the flip side, the higher prices of PHA compared to the conventional polymers and unfavorable conditions arising due to the COVID-19 outbreak are hindering the growth of the market.

Packaging application is expected to dominate the market studied during the forecast period.

Europe is expected to dominate the global PHA market owing to the increasing consumption from countries such as Germany, France, and United Kingdom.

Polyhydroxyalkanoate Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Market according to our research experts:

Increasing demand from Packaging Application

  • Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) are considered as promising materials that are used for packaging applications. They are used in various applications such as plastic bags, films, boxes, sheets, disposable spoons and forks among others.
  • Increasing demand for biodegradable plastics along with governments initiatives of various countries are expected to boost the demand for PHA from packaging and food services application.
  • The packaging is one of the key aspects considered by the firms engaged in the manufacturing industry, to ensure aesthetic appeal to the consumers. With the growing number of manufacturing units, food processing plants, and increasing industrial production, the global packaging industry is witnessing robust growth.
  • In the last few years, the packaging industry has been experiencing a transition, where the manufacturing and industrial sector has been adapting to flexible packaging. Owing to this, the demand for flexible packaging is rapidly growing in the global packaging industry.
  • Additionally, the e-retail business and demand from the food and beverage industry are substantially increasing the packaging requirement in recent times.
  • Therefore, the growing demand for packaging and food services is expected to boost the demand for PHA in coming years.
Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Market, Revenue (%), by Application, Global, 2019

Europe Region to Dominate the Market

  • Europe region is expected to account for the largest share of Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) market during the forecast period.
  • The packaging industry in Germany has been growing at a rapid pace, owing to the huge increases in domestic e-commerce and rising foreign exports. In addition, the increasing preference for packaged food and beverages has also aided its growth.
  • Owing to the positive development in the packaging industry, the demand for advanced packaging has increased in Germany, which is expected to contribute to the demand for the market studied in the coming years.
  • There is a growing demand for small size and premium packaging from the personal care and food and beverage sectors in the United Kingdom. The country has been focusing on offering more environmentally friendly packaging, which has increased the demand for PHA from the packaging sector in the country.
  • In France, the food manufacturing industry represents about 20% of the French manufacturing industry. The packaging design innovation in the food industry is 43%, compared to other industrial sectors. This has been contributing to the demand for the food packaging in the country.
  • Therefore, the demand for PHA in European countries is expected to grow during the forecast period.
Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Market - Growth Rate by Region, 2020-2025

Polyhydroxyalkanoate Industry Overview

The global Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) market is partially consolidated in nature. The major companies are Bio-on SpA, PolyFerm Canada, Danimer Scientific, Tianjin GreenBio Materials Co., Ltd., and Kaneka Corporation among others.

Polyhydroxyalkanoate Market Leaders

  1. Bio-on SpA

  2. PolyFerm Canada

  3. Danimer Scientific

  4. Tianjin GreenBio Materials Co., Ltd

  5. Kaneka Corporation

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Market Concentration
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Polyhydroxyalkanoate Market Report - Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Growing Demand for Eco-Friendly Materials

      2. 4.1.2 Other Drivers

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Higher Price Compared to the Conventional Polymers

      2. 4.2.2 Unfavorable Conditions Arising Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

    3. 4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Porters Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services

      5. 4.4.5 Degree of Competition


    1. 5.1 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Monomers

      2. 5.1.2 Co-Polymers

      3. 5.1.3 Terpolymers

    2. 5.2 Application

      1. 5.2.1 Packaging

      2. 5.2.2 Agriculture

      3. 5.2.3 Biomedical

      4. 5.2.4 Others

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. India

        3. Japan

        4. South Korea

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      2. 5.3.2 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

      3. 5.3.3 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. Italy

        4. France

        5. Rest of Europe

      4. 5.3.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle-East and Africa

        1. Saudi Arabia

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle-East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

    2. 6.2 Market Share(%)/Ranking Analysis**

    3. 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Bio-on SpA

      2. 6.4.2 CJ CheilJedang Corp.

      3. 6.4.3 Danimer Scientific

      4. 6.4.4 Full Cycle Bioplastics

      5. 6.4.5 Genecis Bioindustries Inc.

      6. 6.4.6 Kaneka Corporation

      7. 6.4.7 PolyFerm Canada

      8. 6.4.8 RWDC Industries

      9. 6.4.9 Tepha Inc.

      10. 6.4.10 TerraVerdae Inc.

      11. 6.4.11 Tianjin GreenBio Materials Co., Ltd.

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

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Polyhydroxyalkanoate Industry Segmentation

The Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) report includes:

South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
North America
United States
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
South America
Rest of South America
Middle-East and Africa
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of Middle-East and Africa
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Polyhydroxyalkanoate Market Research FAQs

The Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Market size is expected to reach 39.70 kilotons in 2024 and grow at a CAGR of 23.52% to reach 114.14 kilotons by 2029.

In 2024, the Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Market size is expected to reach 39.70 kilotons.

Bio-on SpA, PolyFerm Canada, Danimer Scientific, Tianjin GreenBio Materials Co., Ltd and Kaneka Corporation are the major companies operating in the Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Market.

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

In 2024, the Europe accounts for the largest market share in Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Market.

In 2023, the Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Market size was estimated at 32.14 kilotons. The report covers the Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Market historical market size for years: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The report also forecasts the Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Market size for years: 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028 and 2029.

The opportunities in the Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Market are a) Favorable government regulations and policies supporting the use of biodegradable materials b) Increasing investments in research and development activities for PHA applications

Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Industry Report

The Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) market is experiencing robust growth, driven by increasing environmental concerns and the demand for sustainable alternatives to traditional plastics. The market is segmented based on type, production method, and application, with significant growth projected across various regions. Short chain length PHAs dominate the market due to their versatile applications in packaging and biomedical sectors. Europe leads in market share, attributed to stringent environmental regulations and high consumer awareness. Key market dynamics include a rising demand for biodegradable materials in packaging and food services, driven by government policies favoring sustainability. However, the market faces challenges such as high production costs compared to conventional plastics and the need for greater consumer and industry awareness about PHA benefits. Opportunities lie in leveraging non-food raw materials for production and expanding applications in sectors like agriculture and biomedical. Overall, the PHA market is poised for significant expansion, offering eco-friendly solutions across various industries. For detailed statistics, market share, size, revenue growth rate, and a forecast outlook, access a free report PDF download from Mordor Intelligence™ Industry Reports.

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