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Global Lecithin Market Share, Analysis, Trends, Forecast: By Source: Soy, Sunflower, Rapeseed, Others; By Form: Liquid, Powder, Granules; By End Use: Food and Beverages, Animal Feed, Pharmaceuticals, Personal Care And Cosmetics, Others; Regional Analysis; Competitive Landscape; Key Trends and Developments in the Market; 2023-2028

Global Lecithin Market Outlook

The global market size for lecithin reached a value of more than USD 557.93 million in 2021. The global lecithin market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.50% between 2023 and 2028, reaching a value of USD 861.05 million by 2027.

 

Key Trends in the Market

Lecithin is a mixture of fats such as glycerophospholipids which act as an essential component for the cells in the human body. The fatty substances used for lecithin can be found in animal tissues as well as plant tissues. Lecithin is used in food preparation, medication, and cosmetics because of its properties of acting as an emulsifier, antioxidant, and flavour protector. Lecithin is also used to treat digestive issues and prevent clogged milk ducts during breast feeding.

 

  • There is an increase in end use industries including food, feed, pharmaceutical and beverages using lecithin widely in their products, ultimately helping in the growth of the lecithin market. The growing applications of lecithin is because its usage as viscosity reduction agents, wetting agents, and emulsifiers.
  • Allergies are becoming more prevalent worldwide, resulting in an increasing demand for hypoallergenic food products. These food items often use lecithin to improve the quality and taste of the food, to attract more consumers towards their products. The demand for hypoallergenic foods is expected to be a key trend in the market for lecithin.
  • Pharmaceutical industries use lecithin obtained from plants which then acts as a revitalising agent, dispersant, emulsifier, mould release agent, and wetting agent in various applications. It offers many benefits such as increasing bioavailability and skin penetration of medications.
  • Clogged milk ducts among breast feeding women can be painful and result in a more challenging breast feeding process. They can also result in infections such as mastitis. Lecithin supplements can help prevent clogged milk ducts, helping in breast feeding mothers.

 

Market Analysis

Based on source, the global lecithin market is divided into soy, sunflower, rapeseed, and others. On the basis of form the market can be divided into liquid, powder, and granules. By end use, the market is segmented into food and beverages, animal feed, pharmaceuticals, personal care and cosmetics, and others. The regional markets can be divided into North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa.

 

The comprehensive EMR report provides an in-depth assessment of the market based on the Porter's five forces model along with giving a SWOT analysis. The report gives a detailed analysis of the following key players in the market, covering their competitive landscape and latest developments like mergers, acquisitions, investments, and expansion plans.

 

  • Cargill, Incorporated
  • International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (Dupont)
  • Fismer Lecithin GmbH
  • Caldic B.V.
  • American Lecithin Company
  • Sternchemie GmbH & Co. KG
  • Bunge Limited
  • Others

 

Market Share by Form

Liquid form of lecithin is used by a majority of end use industries such as cosmetics, confectionaries, and food processing which has made it the largest market share holder in the lecithin market. It can also be dispersed in oil, as compared to powder or granule form.

 

Powder form also holds a substantial market share for lecithin. In powder form, lecithin can bind with both lipids and non-lipids which is why powder form is often used by manufacturers to produce butter, candy, and other similar products, instead of liquid form.

 

Market Share by Region

At a regional level, the Asia Pacific dominates the lecithin market due to the large-scale manufacturing industry in the region. The region is also a leading producer of varied pharmaceutical ingredients, including lecithin. Large populations further increase the demand for lecithin products for use in pharmaceuticals, foods, and personal care.

 

In Europe, the market for lecithin is supported by favourable regulations by various governments supporting the use of lecithin in food items. Meanwhile, in the North America region, demand is high for hypoallergenic foods and skin care products with lecithin. This is due to the non-toxic nature of lecithin.

 

Competitive Landscape

Cargill, Incorporated founded in 1865 has its headquarter in Minnesota, United States. It is an American global food corporation that believes in providing nourishment to the world in a responsible and a sustainable way.

 

Caldic B.V. was established in 1970 and has its headquarter in Rotterdam, Netherlands. It is a chain supply company of chemical products, specialising in food, energy and power transmission, and pharmaceutical sectors.

 

Bunge Limited was established in 1818 and has its headquarter in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is an international soybean exporter as well as an agribusiness and food company that deals with edible oils, grain brands, and bakery.

 

Other market players include International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (Dupont), Fismer Lecithin GmbH, American Lecithin Company, and Sternchemie GmbH & Co. KG, among others.

 

Key Highlights of the Report

REPORT FEATURES DETAILS
Base Year 2022
Historical Period 2018-2022
Forecast Period 2023-2028
Scope of the Report

Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment:

  • Source
  • Form
  • End Use
  • Region
Breakup by Source
  • Soy
  • Sunflower
  • Rapeseed
  • Others
Breakup by Form
  • Liquid
  • Powder
  • Granules
Breakup by End Use
  • Food and Beverages
  • Animal Feed
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Personal Care And Cosmetics
  • Others
Breakup by Region
  • North America
    • United States of America 
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • United Kingdom
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Others
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • ASEAN
    • Australia
    • Others
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Mexico
    • Others
  • Middle East and Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Nigeria
    • South Africa
    • Others
Market Dynamics
  • SWOT
  • Porter's Five Forces
  • Key Indicators for Demand
  • Key Indicators for Price
Trade Data Analysis
  • Major Exporting Countries
    • By Value
    • By Volume
  • Major Importing Countries
    • By Value
    • By Volume
Competitive Landscape
  • Market Structure
  • Company Profiles
    • Company Overview
    • Product Portfolio
    • Demographic Reach and Achievements
    • Certifications
Companies Covered
  • Cargill, Incorporated
  • International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (Dopont)
  • Fismer Lecithin GmbH
  • Caldic B.V.
  • American Lecithin Company
  • Sternchemie GmbH & Co. KG
  • Bunge Limited
  • 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.

1    Preface
2    Report Coverage – Key Segmentation and Scope
3    Report Description

    3.1    Market Definition and Outlook
    3.2    Properties and Applications
    3.3    Market Analysis
    3.4    Key Players
4    Key Assumptions
5    Executive Summary

    5.1    Overview
    5.2    Key Drivers
    5.3    Key Developments
    5.4    Competitive Structure
    5.5    Key Industrial Trends
6    Market Snapshot
    6.1    Global
    6.2    Regional
7    Opportunities and Challenges in the Market
8    Global Lecithin Market Analysis

    8.1    Key Industry Highlights
    8.2    Global Lecithin Historical Market (2018-2022) 
    8.3    Global Lecithin Market Forecast (2023-2028)
    8.4    Global Lecithin Market by Source
        8.4.1    Soy
            8.4.1.1    Market Share
            8.4.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.4.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.4.2    Sunflower
            8.4.2.1    Market Share
            8.4.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.4.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.4.3    Rapeseed
            8.4.3.1    Market Share
            8.4.3.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.4.3.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.4.4    Others
    8.5    Global Lecithin Market by Form
        8.5.1    Liquid
            8.5.1.1    Market Share
            8.5.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.5.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.5.2    Powder
            8.5.2.1    Market Share
            8.5.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.5.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.5.3    Granules
            8.5.3.1    Market Share
            8.5.3.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.5.3.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    8.6    Global Lecithin Market by End Use
        8.6.1    Food and Beverages
            8.6.1.1    Market Share
            8.6.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.6.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.6.2    Animal Feed
            8.6.2.1    Market Share
            8.6.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.6.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.6.3    Pharmaceuticals
            8.6.3.1    Market Share
            8.6.3.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.6.3.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.6.4    Personal Care And Cosmetics
            8.6.4.1    Market Share
            8.6.4.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.6.4.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.6.5    Others
    8.7    Global Lecithin Market by Region
        8.7.1    North America
            8.7.1.1    Market Share
            8.7.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
            8.7.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.7.2    Europe
            8.7.2.1    Market Share
            8.7.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
            8.7.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.7.3    Asia Pacific
            8.7.3.1    Market Share
            8.7.3.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
            8.7.3.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.7.4    Latin America
            8.7.4.1    Market Share
            8.7.4.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
            8.7.4.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.7.5    Middle East and Africa
            8.7.5.1    Market Share
            8.7.5.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
            8.7.5.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
9    North America Market Analysis
    9.1    United States of America 
        9.1.1    Market Share
        9.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        9.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    9.2    Canada
        9.2.1    Market Share
        9.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        9.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
10    Europe Market Analysis
    10.1    United Kingdom
        10.1.1    Market Share
        10.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        10.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    10.2    Germany
        10.2.1    Market Share
        10.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        10.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    10.3    France
        10.3.1    Market Share
        10.3.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        10.3.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    10.4    Italy
        10.4.1    Market Share
        10.4.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        10.4.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    10.5    Others
11    Asia Pacific Market Analysis
    11.1    China
        11.1.1    Market Share
        11.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        11.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    11.2    Japan
        11.2.1    Market Share
        11.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        11.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    11.3    India
        11.3.1    Market Share
        11.3.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        11.3.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    11.4    ASEAN
        11.4.1    Market Share
        11.4.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        11.4.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    11.5    Australia
        11.5.1    Market Share
        11.5.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        11.5.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    11.6    Others
12    Latin America Market Analysis
    12.1    Brazil
        12.1.1    Market Share
        12.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        12.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    12.2    Argentina
        12.2.1    Market Share
        12.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        12.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    12.3    Mexico
        12.3.1    Market Share
        12.3.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        12.3.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    12.4    Others
13    Middle East and Africa Market Analysis
    13.1    Saudi Arabia
        13.1.1    Market Share
        13.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        13.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    13.2    United Arab Emirates
        13.2.1    Market Share
        13.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        13.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    13.3    Nigeria
        13.3.1    Market Share
        13.3.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        13.3.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    13.4    South Africa
        13.4.1    Market Share
        13.4.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        13.4.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    13.5    Others
14    Market Dynamics
    14.1    SWOT Analysis
        14.1.1    Strengths
        14.1.2    Weaknesses
        14.1.3    Opportunities
        14.1.4    Threats
    14.2    Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
        14.2.1    Supplier’s Power
        14.2.2    Buyer’s Power
        14.2.3    Threat of New Entrants
        14.2.4    Degree of Rivalry
        14.2.5    Threat of Substitutes
    14.3    Key Indicators for Demand
    14.4    Key Indicators for Price
15    Value Chain Analysis
16    Trade Data Analysis (HS Code- 292320)

    16.1    Major Exporting Countries
        16.1.1    By Value
        16.1.2    By Volume
    16.2    Major Importing Countries
        16.2.1    By Value
        16.2.2    By Volume 
17    Price Analysis
18    Competitive Landscape
    18.1    Market Structure
    18.2    Company Profiles
        18.2.1    Cargill, Incorporated
            18.2.1.1    Company Overview
            18.2.1.2    Product Portfolio
            18.2.1.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            18.2.1.4    Certifications
        18.2.2    International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (Dopont)
            18.2.2.1    Company Overview
            18.2.2.2    Product Portfolio
            18.2.2.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            18.2.2.4    Certifications
        18.2.3    Fismer Lecithin GmbH
            18.2.3.1    Company Overview
            18.2.3.2    Product Portfolio
            18.2.3.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            18.2.3.4    Certifications
        18.2.4    Caldic B.V.
            18.2.4.1    Company Overview
            18.2.4.2    Product Portfolio
            18.2.4.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            18.2.4.4    Certifications
        18.2.5    American Lecithin Company
            18.2.5.1    Company Overview
            18.2.5.2    Product Portfolio
            18.2.5.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            18.2.5.4    Certifications
        18.2.6    Sternchemie GmbH & Co. KG
            18.2.6.1    Company Overview
            18.2.6.2    Product Portfolio
            18.2.6.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            18.2.6.4    Certifications
        18.2.7    Bunge Limited
            18.2.7.1    Company Overview
            18.2.7.2    Product Portfolio
            18.2.7.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            18.2.7.4    Certifications
        18.2.8    Others
19    Key Trends and Developments in the Market

 

Additional Customisations Available

1    Manufacturing Process
    1.1    Overview
    1.2    Detailed Process Flow
    1.3    Operation Involved
2.    Project Requirement and Cost Analysis
    2.1    Land, Location and Site Development
    2.2    Construction
    2.3    Plant Machinery
    2.4    Cost of Raw Material
    2.5    Packaging
    2.6    Transportation
    2.7    Utilities
    2.8    Manpower
    2.9    Other Capital Investment
    

List of Figures and Tables

1.    Global Lecithin Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2018 and 2028
2.    Global Lecithin Historical Market: Breakup by Source (USD Million), 2018-2022
3.    Global Lecithin Market Forecast: Breakup by Source (USD Million), 2023-2028
4.    Global Lecithin Historical Market: Breakup by Form (USD Million), 2018-2022
5.    Global Lecithin Market Forecast: Breakup by Form (USD Million), 2023-2028
6.    Global Lecithin Historical Market: Breakup by End Use (USD Million), 2018-2022
7.    Global Lecithin Market Forecast: Breakup by End Use (USD Million), 2023-2028
8.    Global Lecithin Historical Market: Breakup by Region (USD Million), 2018-2022
9.    Global Lecithin Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (USD Million), 2023-2028
10.    North America Lecithin Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2018-2022
11.    North America Lecithin Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2023-2028
12.    Europe Lecithin Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2018-2022
13.    Europe Lecithin Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2023-2028
14.    Asia Pacific Lecithin Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2018-2022
15.    Asia Pacific Lecithin Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2023-2028
16.    Latin America Lecithin Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2018-2022
17.    Latin America Lecithin Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2023-2028
18.    Middle East and Africa Lecithin Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2018-2022
19.    Middle East and Africa Lecithin Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2023-2028
20.    Major Exporting Countries by Value
21.    Major Importing Countries by Value
22.    Major Exporting Countries by Volume
23.    Major Importing Countries by Volume
24.    Global Lecithin Market Structure

Key Questions Answered in the Report

The global market size for lecithin reached a value of more than USD 557.93 million in 2021.

The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.50% between 2023 and 2028.

The expected market size for lecithin in 2027 is USD 861.05 million.

The market is segmented based on source, form, end use, and regions.

The key market drivers are increasing application of lecithin in foods and pharmaceuticals, and regulations supporting the use of lecithin.

Key trends of the market are growth of end use industries, greater awareness of hypoallergenic foods, increased production of lecithin, and innovations into its wider applications.

The regional markets can be divided into North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa.

Key players in the global lecithin market are Cargill, Incorporated, International Flavours & Fragrances Inc. (Dupont), Fismer Lecithin GmbH, Caldic B.V., American Lecithin Company, Sternchemie GmbH & Co. KG, and Bunge Limited

Lecithin is a mixture of fats such as glycerophospholipids that can be sourced from plant or animal tissues.

The primary end uses of lecithin are in food and beverages, animal feed, pharmaceuticals, and personal care and cosmetics, among others.

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We are technically excellent, strategic, practical, experienced and efficient; our analysts are hand-picked based on having the right attributes to work successfully and execute projects based on your expectations.

Right Methodology

We leverage our cutting-edge technology, our access to trusted databases, and our knowledge of the current models used in the market to deliver you research solutions that are tailored to your needs and put you ahead of the curve.

Right Price

We deliver in-depth and superior quality research in prices that are reasonable, unmatchable, and shows our understanding of your resource structure. We, additionally, offer attractive discounts on our upcoming reports.

Right Support

Our team of expert analysts are at your beck and call to deliver you optimum results that are customised to meet your precise needs within the specified timeframe and help you form a better understanding of the industry.

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