Starch is one of the most abundant carbohydrate available in nature. It is formed in seeds, roots or tubers of higher plants for energy storage. It can be extracted from a wide variety of agricultural products. These include- cassava, wheat, corn, potatoes and in a lesser amount from rice, barley, sorghum, sago, etc. Wheat, after corn, currently represents the second most popular feedstock for starch production. During 2008-2015, the global wheat starch production grew at a CAGR of around 1.3% and is further expected to grow at a CAGR of 1.2% during 2017-2022. The market is currently being driven by huge demand of wheat starch for various food and non-food applications in developed economy, particularly in Europe. This report by Expert Market Research entitled “Wheat Starch Market Report and Forecast 2017–2022” provides a comprehensive analysis for anyone who plans to foray into the wheat starch market.
Historical market trends for the global wheat 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 wheat starch market into the following major regions – Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific and others. Asia-Pacific currently represents the largest market. Additionally, the report has segmented the market by end-use which include food applications, non-food applications, animal feed applications and others.
The value chain analysis of the wheat starch industry 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 analyzing factors such as bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, threat from substitutes and new entrants. A thorough evaluation of the competitive landscape of the wheat starch industry has also been provided. Some of the key players in this market include Tate and Layle, Roquette Freres, Cargill Inc., Archer Daniels Midland and Tereos Syral.
This report provides an exhaustive insight for setting-up and running a wheat starch manufacturing 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 wheat starch market?
- Which are the biggest markets (regions) for wheat starch?
- What are the key application areas for wheat starch?
- Who are the key manufacturers in the wheat starch market?
- What are the land and construction requirements to start a wheat starch manufacturing plant?
- What are the machinery requirements to start a wheat starch manufacturing plant?
- How is wheat starch priced? What are the profit margins at various stages of the supply chain?
- What is the total capital investment required to start a wheat starch manufacturing plant?
- What are the running costs of a wheat starch manufacturing plant?
- How much revenue can a wheat starch manufacturing plant generate?
In order to prepare this research report, Expert Market Research conducted face to face and telephonic interviews with numerous industry participants in the wheat starch industry. They included manufacturers, distributors, end users, consultants, marketing professionals, researchers, etc. Primary research accounted for the bulk of the research efforts, complimented 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.