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Global Corn Starch Market to Reach 94.90 Million Tons by 2028

Global Corn Starch Market

According to a new report by Expert Market Research, the market reached a volume of around 84.86 million tons in 2022 and is further expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.7%, reaching a volume of 94.90 million tons by 2028.

Corn starch or maize starch refers to the starch, which is made from corn, i.e., the most popular feedstock for starch production. Corn starch serves as a great source of energy and is rich in calories and carbohydrates but low in saturated fat and sodium. It also contains some essential minerals which include calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, iron and zinc.


Further, corn starch helps to prevent low blood sugar and its anti-inflammatory properties help to fight many skin problems such as skin rashes, burns and itching. Owing to its low cost along with its myriad benefits, corn starch finds innumerable applications in various industries. In the food industry, it is extensively used as a food ingredient as well as a thickening agent to prepare many dishes like gravies, sugars, soups and sauces, etc. Apart from this, it is also used in the manufacturing of adhesives for paper and fabrics. Some of the other products made using corn starch include desserts, dairy products, processed foods and pet food.


Over the past several years, the global corn starch market has witnessed a stable growth on account of expanding applications of corn starch in a number of industries coupled with the growth in the end-use industries. According to a new report by Expert Market Research, the market reached a volume of around 84.86 million tons in 2022 and is further expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.7%, reaching a volume of 94.90 million tons by 2028.


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Key findings from the report:

  • The major applications of corn starch are food and beverages, animal feed, pharmaceuticals and chemicals, textile, and paper and corrugates, among others.
  • Region-wise, the United States dominated the market with a share of more than a half of the global production in 2020. It was followed by China, Europe and others.
  • The global corn starch market is fragmented in nature with a number of players operating. Some of the players include Cargill, Incorporated., Archer Daniels Midland Company, Ingredion Incorporated, Tate & Lyle PLC, Roquette Frères S.A., Tereos SA, AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG, Grain Processing Corporation, HL Agro Products Pvt. Ltd., and Associated British Foods plc, among others.
  • In 2020, Cargill represented the largest player, with a share of nearly one-tenth of the total global corn starch production.


Expert Market Research has analysed the global corn starch market according to type, application, major regions, and top players:

Market breakup by Type

  • Native Starch
  • Modified Starch
  • Sweeteners


Market breakup by Application

  • Food and Beverages
  • Animal Feed
  • Pharmaceuticals and Chemical
  • Textiles
  • Paper and Corrugates
  • Others


Market breakup by Region

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa


Top players

  • Cargill, Incorporated.
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company
  • Ingredion Incorporated
  • Tate & Lyle PLC
  • Roquette Frères S.A.
  • Tereos SA
  • AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG
  • Grain Processing Corporation
  • HL Agro Products Pvt. Ltd.
  • Associated British Foods plc
  • Others


*At Expert Market Research, we strive to always give you current and accurate information. The numbers depicted in the description are indicative and may differ from the actual numbers in the final EMR report.

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