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Global Commercial Seaweeds Market By Type (Brown Seaweed, Green Seaweed, Red Seaweed), By Form (Liquid, Flakes, Powder), By Application (Human Food, Animal Feed, Agriculture) – Business Overview, Analysis and Industry Forecast 2017-2023

 Food and Beverages

Report Overview

GLOBAL COMMERCIAL SEAWEEDS MARKET was valued at USD 12.24 Billion in the year 2017. Global Commercial Seaweeds market is further estimated to grow at a CAGR of 9.1% from 2018 to reach USD 20.64 Billion by the year 2023.

Asia Pacific region holds the highest market share in 2017 and North America is considered as the fastest growing market in the forecasted period. At a country level, Japan, China and South Korea are projected to grow strongly in the coming years.

Cargill, Inc. (U.S.), E.I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company (U.S.), Roullier Group (France), Biostadt India Limited (India), and Compo GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) are some of the key players in the Commercial Seaweeds Market. Rising research and development expenses to address the changing demand of end users. Similarly, growth strategies such as acquisition, merger and expansion of the distribution network were few techniques adopted by most of the top players in the last 5 years.


            Growing Awareness of Medicinal Uses of Seaweed

            Rising Demand for Asian Cuisine in the Western World


            High Arsenic and Mercury Content


            Technological and Scientific advancements

            Demand for Seaweed Derived Snacks


            Occurrence of Natural Calamities Resulting in a Decline in the Production of Seaweeds

The Global Commercial Seaweeds is segmented as by type, by form, by application and by region. On the basis of type, the market is segmented as Brown Seaweed, Green Seaweed and Red Seaweed of which Red Seaweed holds the highest market share. Red seaweed is used on a large-scale, due to its easy availability and use in a wide-range of industrial sectors. On the basis of form type, the global seaweed market is segmented as liquid, flakes and powder of which powder form of seaweed expected to hold the highest market share in the forecasted period.

On the other hand, by application the market is segmented as Human Food, Animal Feed, Agriculture and Others for this Human Food market is expected to grow at highest CAGR during the year 2018-2023. The major application of seaweed is in the food for human consumption, followed by animal feed.

Key Benefits for Stakeholders

Commercial Seaweeds manufacturers & distributors

Seaweed raw material (seaweed extracts) suppliers

Seaweed product exporters & importers

Various Research organizations and consulting firms

Government, Regulatory bodies and consumers

By Type

Brown Seaweed

Green Seaweed

Red Seaweed

By Form




By Application

Human Food

Animal Feed 



By Region

North America




Key Market Players

E.I. Dupont De Nemours and Company


Roullier Group

Compo Gmbh & Co. Kg

Biostadt India Limited

Acadian Seaplants Limited


CP Kelco

Gelymar and Seasol International Pty. Ltd.

Seasol International Pty. Ltd

(Another brief information of 10 companies will be provided in the report)

Research Methodology:

Genesis Market Insights follows in-depth Research Methodology focused on reducing deviation in the collected data. GMI offers the most precise evaluations and projection for the market numbers. GMI engages following Market Engineering techniques –

  1.      Raw Market Data is collected and compared with the Existing in-house Data on a broad front.
  2.      Both Bottom-Up and Top-Down approaches are analyzed for segmenting and estimating measurable aspects of the market.
  3.      To avoid bias, we filter the collected data collected from authenticated sources.
  4.      GMI has a well proven Statistical Modeling System for estimates and forecasts.
  5.      Further, the report findings are validated with the Industry Expert Panel on face to face or telephonic interviews.
  6.      Panelists are approached from Leading Enterprises across the value chain including manufacturers, suppliers, technology providers, domain experts and buyers so as to validate a thorough and balanced market overview.

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Table Of Content

1. Introduction

1.1 Market Vision

       1.1.1 Market Definition

       1.1.2 Market Scope

1.2 Limitations

1.3 Stakeholders

2. Research Methodology

2.1. Research Process

       2.1.1. Secondary Research

    Key Data from Secondary Research

       2.1.2. Primary Research

    Key Data from Primary Research

    Breakdowns of Primary Interviews

2.2. Market Size Estimation

       2.2.1. Bottoms-Up Approach

       2.2.2. Top-Down Approach

       2.2.3. Annual Revenue Process

2.3. Data Triangulation 

2.4. Research Assumptions 

       2.4.1. Assumption

3. Executive Summary

4. Market Overview

4.1. Introduction

4.2. Drivers

4.3. Restraints

4.4. Opportunities

4.5. Challenges

4.6. Regulations

4.7. Supply Chain/Value Chain Analysis

4.8. Patent & Standards

5. Industry Trends

5.1. Introduction

5.2. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

       5.2.1. Threat of New Entrants

       5.2.2. Threat of Substitutes

       5.2.3. Bargaining Power of Buyers

       5.2.4. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

       5.2.5. Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

6. Commercial Seaweeds Market, By Type

6.1 Brown Seaweed

6.2 Green Seaweed

6.3 Red Seaweed

7. Commercial Seaweeds Market, By Form

7.1 Liquid

7.2 Flakes

7.3 Powder

8. Commercial Seaweeds Market, By Application

8.1 Human Food

8.2 Animal Feed 

8.3 Agriculture

8.4 Others

9. Geographical Analysis

9.1. Introduction

9.2. North America

       9.2.1. U.S.

       9.2.2. Canada

       9.2.3. Mexico

9.3. Europe

       9.3.1. U.K.

       9.3.2. Germany

       9.3.3. France

       9.3.4. RoE

9.4. Asia Pacific

       9.4.1. China

       9.4.2. Malaysia

       9.4.3. South Korea

       9.4.4. India

            9.4.5 Ro APAC

9.5. RoW

       9.5.1. Latin America

       9.5.2. Middle East and Africa

10. Company Profiles

(Business Overview, Financial Overview, Product write Up, Recent Developments)

10.1 E.I. Dupont De Nemours and Company

10.2 Cargill

10.3 Roullier Group

10.4 Compo Gmbh & Co. Kg

10.5 Biostadt India Limited

10.6 Acadian Seaplants Limited

10.7 Brandt

10.8 CP Kelco

10.9 Gelymar and Seasol International Pty. Ltd.

10.10 Seasol International Pty. Ltd

(A brief overview of 10 companies is also provided.)

11. Competitive Analysis

11.1. Introduction

11.2. Market Positioning of Key Players

11.3 Competitive Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

        11.3.1. Investments & Expansions

        11.3.2. New Product Launches

        11.3.3. Mergers & Acquisitions

        11.3.4. Agreements, Joint Ventures, and Partnerships

12. Appendix

12.1. Questionnaire

12.2. Available Customizations 

12.3. Upcoming Events (Trade Fair, Exhibitions, Conferences)


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