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Europe Biostimulants - Market Share Analysis, Industry Trends & Statistics, Growth Forecasts 2017 - 2029

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  • 175 Pages
  • February 2024
  • Region: Europe
  • Mordor Intelligence
  • ID: 5012095
The Europe Biostimulants Market size is estimated at USD 1.59 billion in 2024, and is expected to reach USD 2.34 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 8.03% during the forecast period (2024-2029).

Key Highlights

  • Amino Acids is the Largest Form : Amino acids are the most consumed biostimulants in Europe. They play important role in enhancing plant productivity especially, under abiotic and biotic stress conditions.
  • Fulvic Acid is the Fastest-growing Form : Fulvic acid aids in increased nutrient uptake and consequently, improved growth and yield of crops. Field crops dominated the fulvic acid market with a share of 78.7% in 2022.
  • Row Crops is the Largest Crop Type : The dominance of the row crop is mainly due to its large cultivation area in the region, which accounts for about 82.3% of the total organic crop area in the region in 2022.
  • France is the Largest Country : France is the largest market for biostimulants in the European Region. Amino acids dominated the France biostimulants market by contributing to market share of 77.6% in 2022.

Europe Biostimulants Market Trends

Amino Acids is the largest Form

  • Biostimulants refer to substances and microorganisms utilized to improve plant growth and development. In Europe, the biostimulant market is projected to experience significant growth, estimated at 53.3%, within the forecast period. Humic acid, fulvic acid, amino acids, protein hydrolysates, seaweed extracts, and other biostimulants, such as plant and animal derivatives, are Europe's most commonly used biostimulants.
  • Amino acids hold the largest market share in the European biostimulant market, accounting for 56.7% in 2022. This is attributed to their ability to enhance plant health and tolerance to stress and their chelating effects that protect plants from heavy metals and contribute to micronutrient mobility and acquisition.
  • Foliar application of biostimulants is effective through absorption by mesophyll cells via the cuticle and epidermal cells. When supplied via soil, absorption occurs through root epidermal cells and is redistributed via the xylem.
  • The biostimulant market for row crops is dominant, holding a share of 78.1% in 2022 and is expected to grow by 62.0% within the forecast period (2023-2029). This is due to the significant area under cultivation for row crops, occupying 82.3% of the total organic crop area in the region in 2022.
  • The growing awareness of the benefits of biostimulants among farmers in enhancing crop resistance to biotic and abiotic stress, improving nutrient absorption, and their application in both organic and non-organic farms are expected to drive the market during the forecast period (2023-2029).

France is the largest Country

  • The biostimulants market in Europe is dominated by France, which held an 18.0% market share in 2022. French farmers are adopting biostimulants as an alternative to intensive chemical inputs, aligning with public policy objectives to reduce chemical use in agriculture.
  • Italy is the second-largest and the fastest growing market. It is projected to have a 7.0% CAGR during the forecast period. Italy's high adoption of organic farming, with 15.0% of agricultural land under organic farming, is contributing to the market growth. Germany is the third-largest market, with a 12.4% market share, and the formation of clear regulations by regulatory bodies may further strengthen the market.
  • The formation of clear regulations by the regulatory bodies may further help in strengthening the biostimulants market in the country. In May 2020, the European Commission's Farms to Fork Strategy stated that organic is a key sector to achieve the European Green Deal's food ambitions. The strategy also stated that the market for organic food is set to continue and, therefore, organic farming needs to be further promoted. The EU has developed strict standards to encourage organic farming and advance ecological safety, contributing to the growth of the biostimulants market.
  • Biostimulants are becoming more widely adopted as people become more aware of the negative effects of chemically produced pesticides and fertilizers on human health. Biostimulants are also non-toxic and do not contaminate the soil, further contributing to their growing adoption throughout Europe.

Europe Biostimulants Industry Overview

The Europe Biostimulants Market is fragmented, with the top five companies occupying 5.76%. The major players in this market are Agronutrition, BioAtlantis Ltd, Biolchim SPA, Trade Corporation International and Valagro (sorted alphabetically).

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Table of Contents

3.1 Study Assumptions & Market Definition
3.2 Scope of the Study
3.3 Research Methodology
4.1 Area Under Organic Cultivation
4.2 Per Capita Spending On Organic Products
4.3 Regulatory Framework
4.4 Value Chain & Distribution Channel Analysis
5.1 Form
5.1.1 Amino Acids
5.1.2 Fulvic Acid
5.1.3 Humic Acid
5.1.4 Protein Hydrolysates
5.1.5 Seaweed Extracts
5.1.6 Other Biostimulants
5.2 Crop Type
5.2.1 Cash Crops
5.2.2 Horticultural Crops
5.2.3 Row Crops
5.3 Country
5.3.1 France
5.3.2 Germany
5.3.3 Italy
5.3.4 Netherlands
5.3.5 Russia
5.3.6 Spain
5.3.7 Turkey
5.3.8 United Kingdom
5.3.9 Rest Of Europe
6.1 Key Strategic Moves
6.2 Market Share Analysis
6.3 Company Landscape
6.4 Company Profiles
6.4.1 AGLUKON Spezialduenger GmbH & Co.
6.4.2 Agronutrition
6.4.3 Atlántica Agrícola
6.4.4 BioAtlantis Ltd
6.4.5 Biolchim SPA
6.4.6 Bionema
6.4.7 Ficosterra
6.4.8 Green Has Italia S.p.A
6.4.9 Trade Corporation International
6.4.10 Valagro
8.1 Global Overview
8.1.1 Overview
8.1.2 Porter's Five Forces Framework
8.1.3 Global Value Chain Analysis
8.1.4 Market Dynamics (DROs)
8.2 Sources & References
8.3 List of Tables & Figures
8.4 Primary Insights
8.5 Data Pack
8.6 Glossary of Terms

Companies Mentioned (Partial List)

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes, but is not limited to:

  • AGLUKON Spezialduenger GmbH & Co.
  • Agronutrition
  • Atlántica Agrícola
  • BioAtlantis Ltd
  • Biolchim SPA
  • Bionema
  • Ficosterra
  • Green Has Italia S.p.A
  • Trade Corporation International
  • Valagro