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Tuna Fish Market Report by Type, Species, End Use, Region and Company Analysis 2024-2032

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  • 210 Pages
  • June 2024
  • Region: Global
  • Renub Research
  • ID: 5758514
Global Tuna Fish Market will reach US$ 53.73 billion by 2032 from US$ 40.93 billion in 2023, with a CAGR of 3.07% from 2024 to 2032

Tuna fisheries have been a significant part of the worldwide market for many years. Tuna is well-known for its culinary uses and dietary advantages, and various tuna species are observed in temperate and tropical oceans. However, tuna fisheries face sustainability challenges due to overfishing, habitat degradation, and bycatch issues. Sustainable fishing practices and accountable customer picks are essential to addressing those issues and maintaining the species and the ecosystems they inhabit.

Commercial tuna fishing is a huge part of the blue economic system, with certain species like bluefin, skipjack, bigeye, albacore, and yellowfin fetching high charges. Consumption practices have changed in recent years, consistent with the fish industry. As per the study of the National Fisheries Institute observed that America, Japan, and the European Association devour the most canned fish, accounting for 51 percent, 31%, and 6 percent of worldwide utilization, respectively. In the United States on my own, more than 1 billion kilos of pressed and canned fish are eaten annually.

Recently, the intake of canned fish has increased globally. It is a famous supply of protein that is simple to save and no longer requires refrigeration. Its minimum refrigeration requirements make it simple to transport. For example, in September 2021, the Thai Union emblem John West introduced a new line of nutrient-rich canned fish in U.K. retail stores. Three sorts of products are supplied: heart, immunity, and power. The heart range incorporates fish infused with rapeseed oil, a wealthy supply of omega-3 fatty acids. The immunity range consists of fish in spring water with added vitamin C to aid the immune system. Lastly, the electricity range accommodates fish in spring water with vitamin B to help reduce fatigue and tiredness.

Massive changes in buyers' nutritional styles and food inclinations result from fast-growing lifestyles and expanding urbanization. Nowadays, consumers are certain to make healthy food decisions. People can get nutrients and creature proteins by consuming fish. Consequently, the marketplace has currently experienced an encouraging increase. Government organization play an essential role in marketplace improvement. By acquiring new suggestions for energized fish cultivation, they tend to increase an interest in fish, mainly fish. This proactive method guarantees the marketplace's steadiness and maintainability, notwithstanding expanding consumer inclinations. In an essential turn of events, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization and the Japanese government signed an economic arrangement in February 2021. This settlement encourages the lengthy-term growth of Iran's tuna value chain, allowing Iranian fishermen to enter new markets. Such critical drives are intended to move the global marketplace better than ever before, highlighting the enterprise's precise idea.

Europe Tuna Fish Market

Europe dominated the tuna fish market due to its robust emphasis on tuna consumption and high per capita fish utilization. According to the European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture Products file, European households spent 11% more on fish and aquaculture products in 2022 as compared to 2021. In 2022, 10% of all European fish came from aquaculture, making it one of the top 5 most prevalent species fed there. Comparing the usage with 2021, there has been a 1% growth in volume and a 29% boom in price. Additionally, Ecuador's fish imports' fee rose by 24% in 2022.

Asia Pacific Tuna Fish Market

The Asia-Pacific market for tuna fish is anticipated to hold the second-largest percentage. The growing demand for animal protein drives a speedy boom in fish farming and aquaculture in Asia. The recognition of lower-priced animal protein in low-income developing nations permits fish processors to go into these markets. Additionally, Japan is one of the world's main markets for the product. During the iciness, traditional celebrations demand frozen and fresh fish for sashimi. Conversely, sashimi fish intake has accelerated in China during the course of autumn festivals.

Tuna Fish Market Company Overview

Prominent player in the Global Tuna Fish Market include Century Pacific Foods Inc., ITOCHU Corporation, Thai Union Group Inc., IBL Ltd., Bolton Group, Grupo Albacore S.A., and Dongwon Enterprises Co. Ltd.

Tuna Fish Market News

  • In September 2023, Dongwon Enterprises Co. Ltd. acquired StarKist Co., a US-based provider of nutritious meal objects. The organizations aimed to grow their operations by promoting the family proprietors' stakes in other organizations and attracting traders before going public.
  • In July 2023, Big Fish Maldives Pvt Ltd. opened a brand-new plant in Himmafushi and introduced an ultra-low-temperature tuna product processing system that operates at minus 60 °C. The company spent USD five million on gadgets to reinforce output, and the factory can produce 6,000 metric tons of tuna fish each year.
  • In May 2023, Thai Union Group's Select logo launched canned tuna steak in Himalayan purple brine for fitness-aware purchasers in Thailand.

Type - Market breakup in 3 viewpoints:

1. Canned
2. Fresh
3. Frozen

Species - Market breakup in 6 viewpoints:

1. Skipjack
2. Albacore
3. Yellowfin
4. Bigeye
5. Bluefin
6. Others

End User - Market breakup in 3 viewpoints:

1. Retail
2. Food Service
3. Industrial

Country - Market breakup in 25 viewpoints:

1. North America
1.1 United States
1.2 Canada
2. Europe
2.1 France
2.2 Germany
2.3 Italy
2.4 Spain
2.5 United Kingdom
2.6 Belgium
2.7 Netherlands
2.8 Turkey
3. Asia Pacific
3.1 China
3.2 Japan
3.3 India
3.4 South Korea
3.5 Thailand
3.6 Malaysia
3.7 Indonesia
3.8 Australia
3.9 New Zealand
4. Latin America
4.1 Brazil
4.2 Mexico
4.3 Argentina
5. Middle East & Africa
5.1 Saudi Arabia
5.2 UAE
5.3 South Africa

All the Key players have been covered from 4 Viewpoints:

  • Overview
  • Recent Development
  • Product Portfolio
  • Financial Insights

Company Analysis:

1. Century Pacific Foods Inc.
2. ITOCHU Corporation
3. Thai Union Group Inc.
4. IBL Ltd.
5. Bolton Group
6. Grupo Albacore S.A.
7. Dongwon Enterprises Co. Ltd.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Research Methodology3. Executive Summary
4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Growth Drivers
4.2 Challenges
5. Global Tuna Fish Market
6. Global Tuna Fish Market Share Analysis
6.1 Type
6.2 Species
6.3 End User
6.4 Country
7. Type
7.1 Canned
7.2 Fresh
7.3 Frozen
8. Species
8.1 Skipjack
8.2 Albacore
8.3 Yellowfin
8.4 Bigeye
8.5 Bluefin
8.6 Others
9. End User
9.1 Retail
9.2 Food Service
9.3 Industrial
10. Country
10.1 North America
10.1.1 United States
10.1.2 Canada
10.2 Europe
10.2.1 France
10.2.2 Germany
10.2.3 Italy
10.2.4 Spain
10.2.5 United Kingdom
10.2.6 Belgium
10.2.7 Netherlands
10.2.8 Turkey
10.3 Asia Pacific
10.3.1 China
10.3.2 Japan
10.3.3 India
10.3.4 South Korea
10.3.5 Thailand
10.3.6 Malaysia
10.3.7 Indonesia
10.3.8 Australia
10.3.9 New Zealand
10.4 Latin America
10.4.1 Brazil
10.4.2 Mexico
10.4.3 Argentina
10.5 Middle East & Africa
10.5.1 Saudi Arabia
10.5.2 UAE
10.5.3 South Africa
11. Porter’s Five Analysis
11.1 Bargaining Power of Buyers
11.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
11.3 Degree of Rivalry
11.4 Threat of New Entrants
11.5 Threat of Substitutes
12. SWOT Analysis
12.1 Strength
12.2 Weakness
12.3 Opportunity
12.4 Threat
13. Key Players
13.1 Century Pacific Foods Inc.
13.1.1 Overview
13.1.2 Recent Development
13.1.3 Product Portfolio
13.1.4 Financial Insights
13.2 ITOCHU Corporation
13.2.1 Overview
13.2.2 Recent Development
13.2.3 Product Portfolio
13.2.4 Financial Insights
13.3 Thai Union Group Inc.
13.3.1 Overview
13.3.2 Recent Development
13.3.3 Product Portfolio
13.3.4 Financial Insights
13.4 IBL Ltd.
13.4.1 Overview
13.4.2 Recent Development
13.4.3 Product Portfolio
13.4.4 Financial Insights
13.5 Bolton Group
13.5.1 Overview
13.5.2 Recent Development
13.5.3 Product Portfolio
13.6 Grupo Albacore S.A.
13.6.1 Overview
13.6.2 Recent Development
13.6.3 Product Portfolio
13.7 Dongwon Enterprises Co. Ltd.
13.7.1 Overview
13.7.2 Recent Development
13.7.3 Product Portfolio

Companies Mentioned

  • Century Pacific Foods Inc.
  • ITOCHU Corporation
  • Thai Union Group Inc.
  • IBL Ltd.
  • Bolton Group
  • Grupo Albacore S.A.
  • Dongwon Enterprises Co. Ltd.


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