North America Algae Omega-3 Ingredient Market - Segmented by Type, Concentration, Application and Geography (2018 - 2023)

  • ID: 4115015
  • Report
  • Region: North America, United States
  • 80 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Adm
  • Algisys
  • Bioprocess Algae LLC
  • Nordic Naturals
  • Qualitas Health
  • Source-Omega
  • MORE
North American region is the largest consumer of algal-based DHA and EPA. During 2016, North American algae Omega-3 market was USD 183.39 million, and it is expected to reach USD 342.52 million by 2022, with 11% CAGR.

EPA and DHA types of algae omega-3 ingredients have numerous scientifically proven health benefits, which make them preferable omega fatty acids. North America is the largest consumer of EPA algae omega-3 ingredient, followed by Europe and Asia-Pacific. However, North America is expected to lose its position in future, due to rapidly growing Asia-Pacific market for omega-3 ingredients.

Growing Demand for dietary Supplements

The algae omega-3 demand is growing in the health supplement segment, as it provides the same benefit as that of fish oil, but with no off-odor or taste. Algae Omega-3 is considered to be more bioavailable and sustainable. The algae omega-3 ingredient market is driven by the demand for dietary supplement products. The use of premium-grade omega-3 for infant formula is another factor driving the market, as algae omega-3 has proved to be of superior quality.

North Americans are becoming less tolerant of unsustainable practices. The algae technologies allow for the production of a variety of environmentally sustainable biological products like algae omega-3 ingredients. The algal-based supplements of omega-3 oil, are the most sustainable innovative products, available in North America. Consumers are concerned about the need for omega-3 products in their diet. The United States is the largest market for omega-3 in North America, followed by Canada and Mexico. By application, the dietary supplement holds the major share, and followed by pharmaceutical, infant, food & beverages, pet food and medicinal food.

U.S Dominates the North America Algae Omega-3 Ingredients Market

Americans especially are becoming more aware of the need for Omega-3 products as part of a healthy diet, and roughly 17% of US consumers supplement their diet with Omega-3. There are approximately 35 million vegetarian buyers and 15 million vegans in the US and they get very little DHA in their diet. This is the major reason for the popularity of the algae-based Omega-3.

Most of the omega-3 oil is available in soft gelatin capsules. Consumers need to increase the product awareness during next last five years. The US public needs substantial premium products, which are abundant in omega-3. The companies are focusing on products with enhanced omega-3 functional foods.

Canadian microalgae industry is very promising. Algal-based omega-3 is in more demand, where Canadian food manufactures cannot use fish oil, for example - fortified beverages. Infant formula fortification is a high value market for algae based DHA and contributes to almost half of the microalgae based DHA market in Canada. The Canadian algal based omega-3 industry is scaling-up production, its supply channels and customer base year-on-year. Mexico is an opportunity for the manufacturers because, 96% of the Mexicans were aware of the benefits of omega-3.

Key developments
  • January 2018: Startup Triton Algae is bringing healthy and safe non GMO, and vegan algea powder rich in omega - 3, 6, and 9 fatty acids, vitamin A/ Betacarotene and iron. This is an excellent source of high protein.
  • September 2017: Nordic Naturals® Introduces Five New Children’s Products. The new products offer concentrated, triglyceride-form omega-3 fish oil in age-appropriate formulations for cognition, learning and attention, mood health, and more, plus a kid-friendly, fast-melt probiotic powder.
Major Key Players: DSM NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS, BIOPROCESS ALGAE, Llc, NEPTUNE WELLNESS SOLUTIONS, SOURCE-OMEGA, QUALITAS HEALTH, NORDIC NATURALS, ADM, ALGAECYTES, SIMRIS ALG, ALGISYS, POLARIS, TerraVia (Solazyme), BIOCEUTICALS

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Adm
  • Algisys
  • Bioprocess Algae LLC
  • Nordic Naturals
  • Qualitas Health
  • Source-Omega
  • MORE
1. Introduction
1.1 Key Deliverables of the study
1.2 Study Assumptions
1.3 Market Definitions

2. Research Approach and Methodology
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Research Design
2.3 Study timelines
2.4 Study Phases
2.4.1 Secondary Research
2.4.2 Discussion Guide
2.4.3 Market Engineering & Econometric Modelling
2.4.4 Expert Validation

3. Market Overview
3.1 Market Dynamics
3.1.1 Drivers
3.1.1.1 Increased demand of dietary supplement
3.1.1.2 Sustainable source of Omega 3 fatty acid suitable for vegeterian label
3.1.1.3 Superior product quality and best alternative for fish oil Omega 3
3.1.2 Restraints
3.1.2.1 High downstream processing cost which increases the price
3.1.2.2 Low consumer awareness
3.1.3 Opportunities
3.1.3.1 Growing demand of algae EPA in drug application
3.1.3.2 High demand of premium quality Omega 3 products in developed region
3.1.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
3.1.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.1.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
3.1.4.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.1.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
3.1.4.5 Degree of Competition

4. Market Segmentation
4.1 By Type
4.1.1 Eicosapentanoic acid (EPA)
4.1.2 Docosahexanoic acid (DHA)
4.2 By Concentration Type
4.2.1 High Concentrated
4.2.2 Concentrated
4.2.3 Low Concentrated
4.3 By Purity/Quality type
4.3.1 Premium
4.3.2 Others
4.4 By Application
4.4.1 Food & Beverages
4.4.1.1 Infant Formula
4.4.1.2 Fortified food & Beverages
4.4.2 Dietary Supplement
4.4.3 Pharmaceuticals
4.4.4 Animal Nutrition
4.5 By Geography
4.5.1 North America
4.5.1.1 United States
4.5.1.2 Canada
4.5.1.3 Mexico
4.5.1.4 Others

5. Competitive Landscape
5.1 Strategy adopted by Key players
5.2 Most active companies in the past five years
5.3 Market Share Analysis

6. Company Profiles
6.1 DSM NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS
6.2 BIOPROCESS ALGAE, LLC
6.3 NEPTUNE WELLNESS SOLUTIONS (Biogroga)
6.4 SOURCE-OMEGA
6.5 QUALITAS HEALTH
6.6 NORDIC NATURALS
6.7 ADM
6.8 ALGAECYTES
6.9 SIMRIS ALG
6.10 Algisys
6.11 Polaris
6.12 TerraVia (Solazyme)
6.13 Xiamen Huison Biotech
6.14 Nature's Way (Ascenta Health)
6.15 BIOCEUTICALS
6.16 SYNTHETIC GENOMICS

7. Appendix
7.1 Disclaimer
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  • Dsm Nutritional Products
  • Bioprocess Algae LLC
  • Neptune Wellness Solutions
  • Source-Omega
  • Qualitas Health
  • Nordic Naturals
  • Adm
  • Algaecytes
  • Simris Alg
  • Algisys
  • Polaris
  • Terravia (Solazyme)
  • Xiamen Huison Biotech
  • Nature's Way (Ascenta Health)
  • Bioceuticals
  • Synthetic Genomics
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