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Global Native Starch Market to be aided by the Expected Growth in the Global Starch Market at a CAGR of 4.4% in the forecast period of 2020-2025

According to a new report by EMR titled, ‘Global Native Starch Market Report and Forecast 2020-2025’, the global native starch market is being driven by the growing global starch market which attained a volume of nearly 92.91 million metric tons in 2019. The global starch market is further expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.4% between 2020 and 2025 to attain a production volume of 120.30 million metric tons by 2025.

The global native starch market is being driven by its increased demand in both food and non-food sectors, owing to its favourable properties like water holding capacity and high viscosity, among others. The U.S. is the leading market as well as the major producer of the native starch, globally. The other significant markets for the product are the Asia Pacific and Europe. The starch production in Europe recorded a growth of around 2.3 million tons between 2004 and 2017. Out of the total starch production, native starch accounts for over 35% of the global output. The native starch can be obtained from diverse sources and is available in different forms, thus providing the manufacturers with the greater options.

The expanding application of starch in the textile industry has increased the demand for the product, globally, thus, providing further impetus to the native starch market. In March 2019, Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR), a leading global ingredients solutions company, expanded its capacity through its acquisition of the US-based native and modified potato starch producer, Western Polymer. The acquisition has expanded the company’s higher-value specialty ingredients business that align with consumer trends and customers' needs. To fulfil the increasing product demand, the companies are expanding their market. In February 2019, Cargill, the US-based food to retail company, announced that it will invest USD 22.7 million in its Sas Van Gent starch production facility in the Netherlands, hence expanding its production capacity.

Moreover, the increasing demand for vegan products in food and beverage sector is providing a further boost to the global native starch market. In July 2018, Ingredion launched three functional potato starches for reducing costs and optimising texture in processed cheese, further providing the optimum taste that the consumers demand. The company, with this launch, has tapped into the growing consumer demand for vegan products, which will enhance its business as well.

Market Breakup by Source, Types, Forms, Applications, and Regions:

  • The different sources to produce native starch are corn, wheat, potato, cassava and rice, among others.
  • Native starch is available in gel and powdered form, among others.
  • Native starch finds application in sectors like food, paper, textile, pharmaceuticals, and personal care, among others.
  • Region-wise, the global native starch market can be divided into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa.

Key Findings of the Report:

  • With the increasing innovations in the food and beverage sector, the demand for native starch, particularly in ready-to-eat segment has increased, thus, aiding the global market.
  • The growing number of vegans along with the rising demand for plant-based products is propelling the market forward. 
  • With the growing middle-class population and rising disposable incomes, the demand for convenient food has increased, which, in turn, aids the potato starch market.
  • The growth of textile industry, particularly in the developing economies, further aids the market growth.

Key Offerings of the Report:

  • The EMR report gives a detailed insight into the source, types, forms, applications, and regional markets for the global native starch market for the periods (2015-2019) and (2020-2025). 
  • The global trade data analysis for the year 2019 has been provided.
  • The EMR report also provides the regional historical (2015-2019) and forecasted (2020-2025) price trends for native starch.

Cargill, Incorporated, Tate & Lyle PLC, Ingredion Incorporated, Tereos Starch & Sweeteners s.a.s., Roquette Frères S.A., The cooperative Avebe U.A., and AGRANA Beteiligungs AG, among others are the major players in the global native starch market. This comprehensive report by EMR looks into market share, capacity, and latest developments like mergers, acquisitions, capacity expansions, and plant turnarounds of the major players.

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