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Global Seaweed Snack Market Analysis, 2021

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  • 202 Pages
  • March 2021
  • Region: Global
  • MarkNtel Advisors LLP
  • ID: 5439607

Market Overview

Seaweed is an edible alga that grows in the sea. There are several ways to consume it, popularly as a processed snack. Seaweed is a healthier alternative for chips and crackers as these snacks have a high proportion of sodium and additives.

According to the publisher's research report, Global Seaweed Snack Market Analysis, 2021, the market is likely to grow at a CAGR of around 9% between 2021-26. The demand for seaweed snacks has gained a rich pace across the globe. It is low in calories and high in fiber & minerals and is a healthy substitute with numerous health benefits. This has increased a significant rise in vegan popularity and customer inclination toward seaweed snacks.

It helps with thyroid function and improves digestive health as well. In addition to this, the burgeoning demand for gluten and GMOs free is driving health consciousness and awareness among people. These are soaring the demand for seaweed snack extensively. Moreover, seaweed is a carbon-negative food source having less impact on the market. Hence, it is further driving the growth of the market.

Impact of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has a profound impact on the functionality of modern society. The lockdown imposition has restricted the operations of restaurants and food joints, which has affected the demand for seaweed snacks. Disruptions in supply chains and the decline in people's spendings have further hampered the market growth substantially. Nonetheless, the market is likely to recover gradually very soon.

Market Segmentation

Nori Sheets Accounted for the Largest Market Share

Based on type, the market categorizes into Nori Sheets, Flakes, Bars, Chips, Others. Among these segments, Nori Sheets accounted for the largest market share in the market in 2019. They have their wide usage in food like sushi and garnishing and are a healthier alternative with high nutrients and low in calories.

The growing popularity of seaweed and increasing millennial inclination for sushi in western countries has propelled the demand for nori sheets. Besides this, the launch of a new flavored product is placing a positive influence on the growth of the global seaweed snack market, as revealed by this research report “Global Seaweed Snack Market Analysis, 2021.

Red Source Register Fastest Growth

Based on the source, the market bifurcates into red, brown, and green. The red source is likely to grow at the fastest rate in the Global Seaweed Snack market during the forecasted period. It is high in protein content used for making meat alternatives and in nori sheets to wrap sushi.

The surge in the consumption of sushi across the globe has propelled segment growth. Besides this, increasing awareness among consumers regarding the health benefits of red seaweeds is projected to further aid the segment growth in the future.

Regional Landscape

Asia-Pacific Dominated the Market

China, Japan, and South Korea are the biggest markets for seaweed snacks in the Asia-pacific region. It is a staple food in these countries. Seaweed is popularly used as a healthier alternative to processed food such as chips, as it is low in calories and high in calcium, protein, iodine, iron, etc. Some factors driving the growth are the strong foothold of giant market players, the introduction of new and innovative products, and increasing the demand for seaweed snacks among consumers.

South Korea acquired a considerable market share in Asia-Pacific. It is due to the introduction to the development plan for the seaweed industry. The government aims to accentuate the Korean seaweed industry as an export-driven food industry, worth 1 trillion by 2024. Thereby it is further anticipated to place a lucrative opportunity for the market growth in the forecast period.

Market Driver

Rising Awareness Regarding Health Benefits of Seaweed Snack

The seaweed market is likely to witness robust growth over the forecast period between 2021-26. The increasing awareness among people is due to the health benefits of seaweed. It is a rich source of antioxidants, amino acids, folic acid, calcium, omega-3 fatty acids, iodine, mineral, protein, etc.

In addition to this, the adoption of a sedentary lifestyle is majorly by people facing issues like obesity, high blood pressure, cholesterol, thus escalating the heart disease risk. Hence, the demand for seaweed snacks is boosting rapidly, as it helps to reduce such risks and support health.

Competitive Landscape

According to the publisher, the major leading players in the Global Seaweed Snack market are Taokaenoi Food & Marketing PCL, gimMe Health Foods Inc., Frito-Lay North America, Inc., Annie Chun’s, Inc., Kimnori U.S.A. Inc., KPOP Foods, SeaSnax, Ocean’s Halo, SEAWEED MARKET OÜ, Singha Corporation, etc.

Key Questions Answered in the Market Research Report:

1. What are the key overall market statistics or market estimates (Market Overview, Market Size- By Value, Forecast Numbers, Market Segmentation, Market Shares) of Global Seaweed Snack Market?
2. What is the region wise industry size, growth drivers and challenges key market trends?
3. What are the key innovations, opportunities, current and future trends and regulations in the Global Seaweed Snack Market?
4. Who are the key competitors, what are their key strength and weakness and how they perform in Global Seaweed Snack Market based on competitive benchmarking matrix?
5. What are the key results derived from the market surveys conducted during the course of Global Seaweed Snack Market study?

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
1.1. Product Definition
1.2. Research Process
1.3. Assumptions
1.4. Market Definition
2. Executive Summary3. Impact of COVID-19 on Global Seaweed Snack
4. Global Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
4.1. Market Size & Analysis
4.1.1. By Revenues
4.2. Market Share & Analysis
4.2.1. By Type Nori sheets Flakes Bars Chips Others
4.2.2. By Source Red Brown Green
4.2.3. By Distribution Channel Offline Hypermarkets & Supermarket Convenience Store Specialty Stores Online
4.2.4. By Region North America South America Europe Asia-Pacific Middle East & Africa
4.2.5. By Company Revenue Shares Strategic Factorial Indexing Competitor Placement in MarkNtel Quadrant
5. North America Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
5.1. Market Size & Analysis
5.1.1. By Revenues
5.2. Market Share & Analysis
5.2.1. By Type
5.2.2. By Source
5.2.3. By Distribution Channel
5.2.4. By Country US Canada
5.3. The US Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
5.3.1. Market Size & Analysis By Revenues
5.3.2. Market Share & Analysis By Type By Source By Distribution Channel
5.4. Canada Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
5.4.1. Market Size & Analysis By Revenues
5.4.2. Market Share & Analysis By Type By Source By Distribution Channel
6. South America Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
6.1. Market Size & Analysis
6.1.1. By Revenues
6.2. Market Share & Analysis
6.2.1. By Type
6.2.2. By Source
6.2.3. By Distribution Channel
6.2.4. By Country Brazil Others
7. Brazil Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
7.1. Market Size & Analysis
7.1.1. By Revenues
7.2. Market Share & Analysis
7.2.1. By Type
7.2.2. By Source
7.2.3. By Distribution Channel
8. Europe Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
8.1. Market Size & Analysis
8.1.1. By Revenues
8.2. Market Share & Analysis
8.2.1. By Type
8.2.2. By Source
8.2.3. By Distribution Channel
8.2.4. By Country Germany France The UK
9. Germany Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
9.1. Market Size & Analysis
9.1.1. By Revenues
9.2. Market Share & Analysis
9.2.1. By Type
9.2.2. By Source
9.2.3. By Distribution Channel
10. France Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
10.1. Market Size & Analysis
10.1.1. By Revenues
10.2. Market Share & Analysis
10.2.1. By Type
10.2.2. By Source
10.2.3. By Distribution Channel
11. The UK Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
11.1. Market Size & Analysis
11.1.1. By Revenues
11.2. Market Share & Analysis
11.2.1. By Type
11.2.2. By Source
11.2.3. By Distribution Channel
12. Asia-Pacific Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
12.1. Market Size & Analysis
12.1.1. By Revenues
12.2. Market Share & Analysis
12.2.1. By Type
12.2.2. By Source
12.2.3. By Distribution Channel
12.3. By Country
12.3.1. China
12.3.2. Japan
12.3.3. South Korea
13. China Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
13.1. Market Size & Analysis
13.1.1. By Revenues
13.2. Market Share & Analysis
13.2.1. By Type
13.2.2. By Source
13.2.3. By Distribution Channel
14. South Korea Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
14.1. Market Size & Analysis
14.1.1. By Revenues
14.2. Market Share & Analysis
14.2.1. By Type
14.2.2. By Source
14.2.3. By Distribution Channel
15. Japan Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
15.1. Market Size & Analysis
15.1.1. By Revenues
15.2. Market Share & Analysis
15.2.1. By Type
15.2.2. By Source
15.2.3. By Distribution Channel
16. Middle East & Africa Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
16.1. Market Size & Analysis
16.1.1. By Revenues
17. Market Share & Analysis
17.1. By Type
17.2. By Source
17.3. By Distribution Channel
18. Global Seaweed Snack Market Regulations19. Global Seaweed Snack Market Trends & Insights
20. Global Seaweed Snack Market Consumer Behavior Analysis
20.1. Consumer Trends and Preferences
20.2. Factors Affecting Buying Decision
20.3. Consumer Product Adoption
21. Global Seaweed Snack Market Dynamics
21.1. Growth Drivers
21.2. Challenges
21.3. Impact Analysis
22. Global Seaweed Snack Market Hotspot and Opportunities23. Global Seaweed Snack Market Key Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth
24. Competition Outlook
24.1. Competition Matrix
24.1.1. Brand Specialization
24.1.2. Target Markets
24.1.3. Target End Users
24.1.4. Research & Development
24.1.5. Strategic Alliances
24.1.6. Strategic Initiatives
24.2. Company Profiles (Business Description, Product Segments, Business Segments, Financials, Strategic Alliances/ Partnerships, Future Plans)
24.2.1. Taokaenoi Food & Marketing PCL
24.2.2. gimMe Health Foods Inc.
24.2.3. Frito-Lay North America, Inc.
24.2.4. Annie Chun’s, Inc.
24.2.5. Kimnori U.S.A. Inc.
24.2.6. KPOP Foods
24.2.7. SeaSnax
24.2.8. Ocean’s Halo
24.2.10. Singha Corporation
25. Disclaimer

Companies Mentioned

  • Taokaenoi Food & Marketing PCL
  • gimMe Health Foods Inc.
  • Frito-Lay North America Inc.
  • Annie Chun’s Inc.
  • Kimnori U.S.A. Inc.
  • KPOP Foods
  • SeaSnax
  • Ocean’s Halo
  • Singha Corporation