Research and Markets: India Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFAs) Market Overview 2013-2020

[15th May, 2014] The website research and markets  has announced the addition of the “Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFAs) – An Indian Market Overview” report to their offering…

It is evident from the industry players that as a whole the Indian omega-3 market is not performing up to expectations due to the lack of promotional activities to make consumers aware of health benefits associated with the intake of omega-3 fatty acids. Among omega-3 ingredient sources algal oil is expected to grow faster than the fish oil, attributed to the large vegetarian population in India.

Indian market for omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFAs) ingredients is in growth stage of its lifecycle. Omega-3 fatty acids have been used in food fortification and dietary supplements from a long period in India. Consumer awareness of omega-3 health benefits and rising disposable income, especially in urban areas of the country, will lead the market growth in the future. It is estimated that the market will grow by a healthy rate of 11.4% CAGR from 2013 through 2020 in terms of volume, where as in terms of value it is projected to touch US$29.4 million by 2020 growing at a CAGR of 13%.

Dietary supplements sector is the largest consumer of omega-3 ingredients in terms of volume and value, followed by food & beverage fortification sector. Fish oil sourced omega-3 ingredients dominate the dietary supplements sector, while algal DHA oils are leading in food & beverage fortification industry. Other end-use application industries for omega-3 ingredients include infant nutrition with a significant consumption and pet nutrition with least consumption in terms of volume. Pharma and clinical nutritional applications are yet to be developed in the Indian omega-3 market.

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Introduction
  2. Regulatory Landscape For Omega-3 Fatty Acids

  3. Global Industry Structure And Competitive Landscape

  4. Global Market Overview

  5. Key Global Players

  6. Indian Market Overview

  7. Key Indian Players

  8. Guide To The Industry

  9. Appendix

Major Global Market Players

  • BASF SE
  • Croda International Plc
  • Enzymotec Ltd.

  • Epax AS

  • GC Rieber Oils

  • Lonza Group Ltd

  • LYSI hf.

  • Royal DSM NV

  • Smit Functional Oils (Smit & Zoon Group)

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    Fortmill Times

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