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Global Biosurfactants Market (2021-2026) by Type, Application, Geography, Competitive Analysis and the Impact of Covid-19 with Ansoff Analysis

  • ID: 5503425
  • Report
  • September 2021
  • Region: Global
  • 175 Pages
  • Infogence Global Research


  • AGAE Technologies LLC
  • Biotensidon GmbH
  • Ecover
  • Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
  • Kaneka Corporation
  • Lanxess
The Global Biosurfactants Market is estimated to be USD 4.8 Bn in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 6.3 Bn by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 5.5%.

Market Dynamics

The major factor driving the growth of the biosurfactants market is the growing demand for biosurfactants in various applications including soaps & detergents, personal care, and industrial cleaning. Consumer inclination towards bioproducts will boost the industry demand over the forecast timeframe. Increasing agricultural activities and raising awareness of hygiene owing to COVID-19 is further escalating the market growth. However, the high production cost and high raw material cost are the major factors negatively impacting the market growth.

The key market players are investing in the development of cost-effective products and large-scale commercialization of glycolipid biosurfactants is expected to create huge opportunities for the biosurfactants market to generate untapped opportunities for the market.

Market Segmentation

The Global Biosurfactants Market is segmented further based on Type, Application, and Geography.

By Type, the market is classified into. Glycolipids, Lipopeptides, Phospholipids and Fatty Acids, Polymeric Biosurfactants, and Particulate Biosurfactants Amongst all, the Glycolipid segment is estimated to hold the highest market share during the forecast period.

By Application, the market is classified as Detergent, Personal Care, Food Processing, Agricultural Chemicals, and Others. Amongst the two, the Detergent segment is estimated to hold the highest market share during the forecast period.

By Geography, North America is projected to lead the market.

Recent Developments

1. Stepan Company had acquired Logos Technologies LLC’s NatSurFact business, which is a rhamnolipid-based line of bio-surfactants mainly derived from renewable sources, which in turn improves the company's product portfolio. - 27th March 2020
2. Holiferm agreed to a partnership deal with Azelis to distribute bio-surfactant products across the UK and Ireland. - 13th July 2021

Company Profiles

Some of the companies covered in this report are BASF SE, Boruta-Zachem, Lanxess, Lankem, Croda International, Ecover, Toyobo, Saraya, etc.

Competitive Quadrant

The report includes Competitive Quadrant, a proprietary tool to analyze and evaluate the position of companies based on their Industry Position score and Market Performance score. The tool uses various factors for categorizing the players into four categories. Some of these factors considered for analysis are financial performance over the last 3 years, growth strategies, innovation score, new product launches, investments, growth in market share, etc.

Why buy this report?

  • The report offers a comprehensive evaluation of the Global Biosurfactants Market. The report includes in-depth qualitative analysis, verifiable data from authentic sources, and projections about market size. The projections are calculated using proven research methodologies.
  • The report has been compiled through extensive primary and secondary research. The primary research is done through interviews, surveys, and observation of renowned personnel in the industry.
  • The report includes an in-depth market analysis using Porter’s 5 forces model and the Ansoff Matrix. In addition, the impact of Covid-19 on the market is also featured in the report.
  • The report also includes the regulatory scenario in the industry, which will help you make a well-informed decision. The report discusses major regulatory bodies and major rules and regulations imposed on this sector across various geographies.
  • The report also contains the competitive analysis using Positioning Quadrants, the analyst’s Proprietary competitive positioning tool.

Report Highlights:

  • A complete analysis of the market, including parent industry
  • Important market dynamics and trends
  • Market segmentation
  • Historical, current, and projected size of the market based on value and volume
  • Market shares and strategies of key players
  • Recommendations to companies for strengthening their foothold in the market
Frequently Asked Questions about the Global Biosurfactants Market

What is the estimated value of the Global Biosurfactants Market?

The Global Biosurfactants Market was estimated to be valued at $4800.0 Million in 2021.

What is the growth rate of the Global Biosurfactants Market?

The growth rate of the Global Biosurfactants Market is 5.6%, with an estimated value of $6300.0 Million by 2026.

What is the forecasted size of the Global Biosurfactants Market?

The Global Biosurfactants Market is estimated to be worth $6300.0 Million by 2026.

Who are the key companies in the Global Biosurfactants Market?

Key companies in the Global Biosurfactants Market include Akzo Nobel N.V., BASF SE, Boruta, Zachem SA, Lanxess, Lankem Ltd, Croda International Plc, Ecover and Kaneka Corporation.
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  • AGAE Technologies LLC
  • Biotensidon GmbH
  • Ecover
  • Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
  • Kaneka Corporation
  • Lanxess

1 Report Description
1.1 Study Objectives
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Currency
1.4 Years Considered
1.5 Language
1.6 Key Stakeholders
2 Research Methodology
2.1 Research Process
2.2 Data Collection and Validation
2.2.1 Secondary Research
2.2.2 Primary Research
2.2.3 IGR Models
2.3 Market Size Estimation
2.3.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.3.2 Top-Down Approach
2.4 Assumptions of the Study
2.5 Limitations of the Study
3 Executive Summary
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Market Size and Segmentation
3.3 Market Outlook
4 Market Influencers
4.1 Drivers
4.1.1 Increasing Demand from Detergents and Industrial Cleaners
4.1.2 Regulations on the Use of Synthetic Surfactants
4.1.3 Growing Demand for Agricultural Chemicals and Declining Arable Land to Feed the Resultant Population
4.1.4 Rising awareness among consumers towards eco-friendly alternatives in personal care and cosmetic products
4.2 Restraints
4.2.1 Less Commercialization Due to High Production Cost
4.3 Opportunities
4.3.1 Increased Consumer Preference Towards the Use of Bio Products
4.3.2 Development of Cost-Effective Production Techniques
4.4 Challenges
4.4.1 Limited Availability and High Cost of Feedstock
4.5 Trends
5 Market Analysis
5.1 Regulatory Scenario
5.2 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
5.3 Impact of COVID-19
5.4 Ansoff Matrix Analysis
6 Global Biosurfactants Market, By Type
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Glycolipids
6.2.1 Sophorolipids
6.2.2 Rhamnolipids
6.2.3 Trehalose lipid
6.2.4 Mannosylerytitol Lipids
6.3 Lipopeptides
6.3.1 Surfactin
6.3.2 Lichenysin
6.4 Phospholipids and Fatty Acids
6.5 Polymeric Biosurfactants
6.6 Particulate Biosurfactants
7 Global Biosurfactants Market, By Application
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Detergent
7.3 Personal Care
7.4 Food Processing
7.5 Agricultural Chemical
7.6 Others
8 Global Biosurfactants Market, By Geography
8.1 Introduction
8.2 North America
8.2.1 US
8.2.2 Canada
8.2.3 Mexico
8.3 South America
8.3.1 Brazil
8.3.2 Argentina
8.3.3 Chile
8.3.4 Colombia
8.4 Europe
8.4.1 UK
8.4.2 France
8.4.3 Germany
8.4.4 Italy
8.4.5 Spain
8.4.6 Netherlands
8.4.7 Sweden
8.4.8 Russia
8.4.9 Rest of Europe
8.5 Asia-Pacific
8.5.1 China
8.5.2 Japan
8.5.3 India
8.5.4 Indonesia
8.5.5 Malaysia
8.5.6 South Korea
8.5.7 Australia
8.5.8 Sri Lanka
8.5.9 Thailand
8.5.10 Rest of APAC
8.6 Middle-East and Africa
8.6.1 Qatar
8.6.2 Saudi Arabia
8.6.3 South Africa
8.6.4 United Arab Emirates
9 Competitive Landscape
9.1 IGR Competitive Quadrant
9.2 Market Share Analysis
9.3 Strategic Initiatives
9.3.1 M&A and Investments
9.3.2 Partnerships and Collaborations
9.3.3 Product Developments and Improvements
10 Company Profiles
10.1 Akzo Nobel N.V.
10.2 BASF SE
10.3 Boruta-Zachem SA
10.4 Lanxess
10.5 Lankem Ltd
10.6 Croda International Plc
10.7 Ecover
10.8 Kao Corporation
10.9 Kaneka Corporation
10.10 Toyobo Co., Ltd.
10.11 TeeGene Biotech Ltd
10.12 Saraya Co
10.13 Givaudan
10.14 Hebei Ebio Biotechnology Co., Ltd.
10.15 Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
10.16 Holiferm
10.17 Urumqi Unite Bio-Technology Co., Ltd.
10.18 Evonik Industries AG
10.19 AGAE Technologies LLC
10.20 Biotensidon GmbH
10.21 MilliporeSigma
10.22 Jeneil Biotech Inc.
10.23 MG Intobio Co., Ltd.
10.24 Daqing Victex Chemical Co., Ltd.
10.25 Unilever Plc.
10.26 Kemin Industries South Asia Pvt Ltd
10.27 Stepan Company
11 Appendix
11.1 Questionnaire
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  • Akzo Nobel N.V.
  • Boruta-Zachem SA
  • Lanxess
  • Lankem Ltd
  • Croda International Plc
  • Ecover
  • Kao Corporation
  • Kaneka Corporation
  • Toyobo Co., Ltd.
  • TeeGene Biotech Ltd
  • Saraya Co
  • Givaudan
  • Hebei Ebio Biotechnology Co., Ltd.
  • Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
  • Holiferm
  • Urumqi Unite Bio-Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • AGAE Technologies LLC
  • Biotensidon GmbH
  • MilliporeSigma
  • Jeneil Biotech Inc.
  • MG Intobio Co., Ltd.
  • Daqing Victex Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • Unilever Plc.
  • Kemin Industries South Asia Pvt Ltd
  • Stepan Company
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