Cassava Starch Market Report and Forecast 2017-2022


Cassava represents the third most popular source of starch after corn and wheat and currently accounts for around 8% of the total global starch production. Cassava starch is produced predominantly by the wet milling of fresh cassava roots. In some Asian countries such as Thailand, it is also produced from dry cassava chips. During 2009-2016, the global cassava starch market grew at a CAGR of around 2% and is further expected to exhibit a stable growth during 2017-2022. The market is currently being driven by the enormous potential of cassava in industrial use. This report by Expert Market Research entitled “Cassava Starch Market Report and Forecast 2017-2022” provides a comprehensive analysis for anyone who plans to foray into the cassava starch market.

Historical market trends for the cassava starch industry have been provided from 2009-2016 and forecasts have been presented till 2022. On a regional level, the report has segmented the global cassava starch market into the following regions – North America, South America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East and Africa. Asia-Pacific represents the largest market with Thailand and Indonesia being the biggest markets within the region. Additionally, the report has analysed the global cassava starch market on the basis of end-use. Sweeteners represent the biggest market followed by fuel ethanol.

The value chain analysis of cassava starch has also been covered in this report encompassing all the activities in the value chain such as procurement, manufacturing, sales and distribution. Furthermore, the study assesses the market based on Porter’s five forces model, which evaluates the level of competition in the market by analysing factors such as bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, threat from substitutes and new entrants. A thorough evaluation of the competitive landscape of the cassava starch industry has also been provided. Some of the key players in this market include TCS Tapioca, Eiamehang Tapioca, Sunrise International, PT Buda Starch & Sweetner, SPAC Tapioca, etc.

This report provides an exhaustive insight for setting-up and running a cassava starch processing plant. Factors such as land requirement, construction requirement, raw material requirement, labour requirement, machinery requirement, manufacturing process, utility requirement, total capital investment, total operating costs, prices, income projections, expenditure projections, profit margins, net present value, return on investment, payback period, etc. have been comprehensively covered in this report.

The following are the key questions answered by this report:

  • What are the market trends for the global cassava starch market?
  • Which are the biggest markets (regions) for cassava starch?
  • What are the key application areas for cassava starch?
  • Who are the key manufacturers in the cassava starch market?
  • What are the land and construction requirements to start a cassava starch processing plant?
  • What are the machinery requirements to start a cassava starch processing plant?
  • How is cassava starch priced? What are the profit margins at various stages of the supply chain?
  • What is the total capital investment required to start a cassava starch processing plant?
  • What are the running costs of a cassava starch processing plant?
  • How much revenue can a cassava starch processing plant generate?

In order to prepare this research report, Expert Market Research conducted face to face and telephonic interviews with numerous industry participants of the cassava starch industry. They included manufacturers, distributors, end users, consultants, marketing professionals, researchers, etc. Primary research accounted for the bulk of the research efforts, complemented by an extensive secondary research. Secondary sources included annual reports, press releases, books, journals, white papers, newspapers, magazines, government sources and various proprietary databases.

Expert Market Research uses its comprehensive database of macroeconomic and industry specific data to produce its market forecasts. The initial baseline forecast is produced with the most recent market data. After an initial baseline forecast, all future macroeconomic and sector-specific events and assumptions are taken into account to generate the final forecast.

Chapter 1 Preface
1.1 Research Methodology and Market Definition
1.2 Introduction
1.3 Report Summary
Chapter 2 Global Starch Market: Industry Overview
2.1 Key Factors Driving the Starch Industry
2.2 Market Trends
2.3 Market Breakup by Region
2.3.1 Asia Pacific
2.3.2 North America
2.3.3 Middle East and Africa
2.3.4 South America
2.4 Market Breakup by Feedstock
2.4.1 Corn
2.4.2 Wheat
2.4.3 Cassava
2.4.4 Others
2.5 Market Breakup by End-Use
2.5.1 Sweeteners
2.5.2 Fuel Ethanol
2.5.3 Paper Making
2.5.4 Food
2.5.5 Others
Chapter 3 Global Cassava Market: Industry Overview
3.1 Key Factors Driving the Cassava Industry
3.2 Market Trends
3.3 Market Breakup by Region
3.3.1 Asia Pacific
3.3.2 North America
3.3.3 Middle East and Africa
3.3.4 South America
3.4 Market Breakup by End-Use
3.4.1 Food Use
3.4.2 Feed Use
3.4.3 Others
Chapter 4 Global Cassava Starch Market: Industry Overview
4.1 Key Factors Driving the Cassava Starch Industry
4.2 Market Trends
4.3 Market Breakup by Region
4.3.1 Asia Pacific
4.3.2 North America
4.3.3 Middle East and Africa
4.3.4 South America
4.4 Market Breakup by End-Use
4.4.1 Sweeteners
4.4.2 MSG/Lysine
4.4.3 Food 
4.4.4 Paper 
4.4.5 Modified Starch
4.4.6 Sago Pearl
4.4.7 Others
4.5 SWOT Analysis
4.5.1 Strengths
4.5.2 Weaknesses
4.5.3 Opportunities
4.5.4 Threats
4.6 Value Chain Analysis
4.7 Market Outlook
Chapter 5 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
5.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
5.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
5.3 Threat of New Entrants
5.4 Threat of Substitutes
5.5 Degree of Competition
Chapter 6 Competitive Landscape
6.1 Competitive Structure
6.2 Key Player Profiles
6.2.1 TCS Tapioca
6.2.2 Eiamehang Tapioca
6.2.3 Sunrise International
6.2.4 PT Buda Starch & Sweetener
6.2.5 SPAC Tapioca
Chapter 7 Setting Up a Cassava Starch Manufacturing Plant
7.1 Key Success and Risk Factors for Manufacturing Cassava Starch
7.2 Products Manufactured: Introduction and Specification
7.3 Manufacturing Process Involved
7.4 Process Flow
7.5 Raw Material Requirements and Mass Balance
Chapter 8 Capital Investment
8.1 Land Requirements and Investment
8.2 Construction Requirements and Investment
8.3 Machinery Requirements and Investment
8.4 Other Capital Requirements and Investment
Chapter 9 Operating Expenditures
9.1 Raw Material Requirements and Expenditures
9.2 Packaging Requirements and Costs
9.3 Labour Requirements and Costs
9.4 Transportation Requirements and Costs
9.5 Utility Requirements and Costs
9.6 Financial Support
9.7 Other Operating Expenditures
Chapter 10 Project Economics
10.1 Techno-Economic Parameters
10.2 Product Pricing and Margins
10.3 Income Projections
10.4 Expenditure Projections
10.5 Taxation
10.6 Depreciation
10.7 Financial Analysis

List of Figures

Figure 2 1: Global Starch Market: Production Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2009-2016
Figure 2 2: Global Starch Market Forecast: Production Volume (in Million Tons), 2017-2022
Figure 2 3: Global Starch Market: Production Volume Breakup by Region (in %), 2016
Figure 2 4: Global Starch Market: Production Volume by Feedstock (in %), 2016
Figure 2 5: Global Starch Market: Breakup by End-Use (in %), 2016
Figure 3 1: Global Cassava Market:  Production Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2009-2016
Figure 3 2: Global Cassava Market Forecast: Production Volume (in Million Tons), 2017-2022
Figure 3 3: Thailand Cassava Market: Prices (in USD/Ton), 2009-2016
Figure 3 4: Global Cassava Market: Production Volume Breakup by Region (in %), 2016
Figure 3 5: Global Cassava Market: Breakup by End-Use (in %), 2016
Figure 4 1: Global Cassava Starch Market: Production Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2009-2016
Figure 4 2: Global Cassava Starch Market: Production Volume Breakup by Region (in %), 2016
Figure 4 3: Thailand Cassava Starch Market: Breakup by End-Use (in %), 2016
Figure 4 4: Global Cassava Starch Market: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 4 5: Global Cassava Starch Market Forecast: Production Volume (in Million Sq. Metres), 2017-2022
Figure 4 6: Global Cassava Starch Market Forecast: Consumption Volume (in Million Sq. Metres), 2017-2022
Figure 7 1: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Various Types of Unit Operations Involved
Figure 7 2: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Conversion Rate of Feedstocks
Figure 8 1: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Breakup of Capital Costs (in %)
Figure 8 2: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Proposed Plant Layout
Figure 10 1: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Breakup of Operating Costs (in %)

List of Tables

Table 6 1: Thailand Cassava Starch Market: Major Players
Table 7 1: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Raw Material Requirements (in Tons/Day)
Table 8 1: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Capital Costs (in USD)
Table 8 2: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Land Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 8 3: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Construction Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 8 4: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Machinery Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 8 5: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Other Capital Costs (in USD)
Table 9 1: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Raw Material Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 9 2: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Packaging Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 9 3: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Labour Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 9 4: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Transportation Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 9 5: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Utility Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 9 6: Overview of Financial Support
Table 10 1: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Techno-Economic Parameters
Table 10 2: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Income Projections (in USD)
Table 10 3: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Expenditure Projections (in USD)
Table 10 4: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis (Without Considering Taxes)
Table 10 5: Cassava Starch Processing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis (On Considering Taxes)

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