Global Chitosan Market Research Report 2024(Status and Outlook)

Global Chitosan Market Research Report 2024(Status and Outlook)

Report Overview:

Chitosan is a derivative of chitin obtained by treating the chitin in a concentrated sodium hydroxide bath at elevated temperature. Chitosan, which is soluble in acidic aqueous media, is used in many applications (food, cosmetics, biomedical and pharmaceutical applications).

The Global Chitosan Market Size was estimated at USD 94.93 million in 2023 and is projected to reach USD 125.76 million by 2029, exhibiting a CAGR of 4.80% during the forecast period.

This report provides a deep insight into the global Chitosan market covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from a macro overview of the market to micro details of the market size, competitive landscape, development trend, niche market, key market drivers and challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter’s five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc.

The analysis helps the reader to shape the competition within the industries and strategies for the competitive environment to enhance the potential profit. Furthermore, it provides a simple framework for evaluating and accessing the position of the business organization. The report structure also focuses on the competitive landscape of the Global Chitosan Market, this report introduces in detail the market share, market performance, product situation, operation situation, etc. of the main players, which helps the readers in the industry to identify the main competitors and deeply understand the competition pattern of the market.

In a word, this report is a must-read for industry players, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who have any kind of stake or are planning to foray into the Chitosan market in any manner.

Global Chitosan Market: Market Segmentation Analysis

The research report includes specific segments by region (country), manufacturers, Type, and Application. Market segmentation creates subsets of a market based on product type, end-user or application, Geographic, and other factors. By understanding the market segments, the decision-maker can leverage this targeting in the product, sales, and marketing strategies. Market segments can power your product development cycles by informing how you create product offerings for different segments.

Key Company


Qingdao Yunzhou Biochemistry

Norwegian Chitosan AS

Ningbo Zhenhai Haixin



Vietnam Food


Golden-Shell Pharmaceutical


Weikang Group

Jiangsu Aoxin Biotechnology

KIMICA Corporation

Jiangsu Shuanglin

Mirae biotech

Jinan Haidebei Marine

Meron Group

Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals

Market Segmentation (by Type)

Pharmaceutical Grade

Food Grade

Industrial Grade

Market Segmentation (by Application)

Water and Waste Treatment

Food and Beverages

Healthcare and Medical

Agriculture and Agrochemicals

Cosmetics and Toiletries


Geographic Segmentation
  • North America (USA, Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe (Germany, UK, France, Russia, Italy, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, South Korea, India, Southeast Asia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • South America (Brazil, Argentina, Columbia, Rest of South America)
  • The Middle East and Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Nigeria, South Africa, Rest of MEA)
Key Benefits of This Market Research:
  • Industry drivers, restraints, and opportunities covered in the study
  • Neutral perspective on the market performance
  • Recent industry trends and developments
  • Competitive landscape & strategies of key players
  • Potential & niche segments and regions exhibiting promising growth covered
  • Historical, current, and projected market size, in terms of value
  • In-depth analysis of the Chitosan Market
  • Overview of the regional outlook of the Chitosan Market:
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  • Provision of market value (USD Billion) data for each segment and sub-segment
  • Indicates the region and segment that is expected to witness the fastest growth as well as to dominate the market
  • Analysis by geography highlighting the consumption of the product/service in the region as well as indicating the factors that are affecting the market within each region
  • Competitive landscape which incorporates the market ranking of the major players, along with new service/product launches, partnerships, business expansions, and acquisitions in the past five years of companies profiled
  • Extensive company profiles comprising of company overview, company insights, product benchmarking, and SWOT analysis for the major market players
  • The current as well as the future market outlook of the industry concerning recent developments which involve growth opportunities and drivers as well as challenges and restraints of both emerging as well as developed regions
  • Includes in-depth analysis of the market from various perspectives through Porter’s five forces analysis
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Chapter Outline

Chapter 1 mainly introduces the statistical scope of the report, market division standards, and market research methods.

Chapter 2 is an executive summary of different market segments (by region, product type, application, etc), including the market size of each market segment, future development potential, and so on. It offers a high-level view of the current state of the Chitosan Market and its likely evolution in the short to mid-term, and long term.

Chapter 3 makes a detailed analysis of the Market's Competitive Landscape of the market and provides the market share, capacity, output, price, latest development plan, merger, and acquisition information of the main manufacturers in the market.

Chapter 4 is the analysis of the whole market industrial chain, including the upstream and downstream of the industry, as well as Porter's five forces analysis.

Chapter 5 introduces the latest developments of the market, the driving factors and restrictive factors of the market, the challenges and risks faced by manufacturers in the industry, and the analysis of relevant policies in the industry.

Chapter 6 provides the analysis of various market segments according to product types, covering the market size and development potential of each market segment, to help readers find the blue ocean market in different market segments.

Chapter 7 provides the analysis of various market segments according to application, covering the market size and development potential of each market segment, to help readers find the blue ocean market in different downstream markets.

Chapter 8 provides a quantitative analysis of the market size and development potential of each region and its main countries and introduces the market development, future development prospects, market space, and capacity of each country in the world.

Chapter 9 introduces the basic situation of the main companies in the market in detail, including product sales revenue, sales volume, price, gross profit margin, market share, product introduction, recent development, etc.

Chapter 10 provides a quantitative analysis of the market size and development potential of each region in the next five years.

Chapter 11 provides a quantitative analysis of the market size and development potential of each market segment (product type and application) in the next five years.

Chapter 12 is the main points and conclusions of the report.

1 Research Methodology and Statistical Scope
1.1 Market Definition and Statistical Scope of Chitosan
1.2 Key Market Segments
1.2.1 Chitosan Segment by Type
1.2.2 Chitosan Segment by Application
1.3 Methodology & Sources of Information
1.3.1 Research Methodology
1.3.2 Research Process
1.3.3 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
1.3.4 Base Year
1.3.5 Report Assumptions & Caveats
2 Chitosan Market Overview
2.1 Global Market Overview
2.1.1 Global Chitosan Market Size (M USD) Estimates and Forecasts (2019-2030)
2.1.2 Global Chitosan Sales Estimates and Forecasts (2019-2030)
2.2 Market Segment Executive Summary
2.3 Global Market Size by Region
3 Chitosan Market Competitive Landscape
3.1 Global Chitosan Sales by Manufacturers (2019-2024)
3.2 Global Chitosan Revenue Market Share by Manufacturers (2019-2024)
3.3 Chitosan Market Share by Company Type (Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3)
3.4 Global Chitosan Average Price by Manufacturers (2019-2024)
3.5 Manufacturers Chitosan Sales Sites, Area Served, Product Type
3.6 Chitosan Market Competitive Situation and Trends
3.6.1 Chitosan Market Concentration Rate
3.6.2 Global 5 and 10 Largest Chitosan Players Market Share by Revenue
3.6.3 Mergers & Acquisitions, Expansion
4 Chitosan Industry Chain Analysis
4.1 Chitosan Industry Chain Analysis
4.2 Market Overview of Key Raw Materials
4.3 Midstream Market Analysis
4.4 Downstream Customer Analysis
5 The Development and Dynamics of Chitosan Market
5.1 Key Development Trends
5.2 Driving Factors
5.3 Market Challenges
5.4 Market Restraints
5.5 Industry News
5.5.1 New Product Developments
5.5.2 Mergers & Acquisitions
5.5.3 Expansions
5.5.4 Collaboration/Supply Contracts
5.6 Industry Policies
6 Chitosan Market Segmentation by Type
6.1 Evaluation Matrix of Segment Market Development Potential (Type)
6.2 Global Chitosan Sales Market Share by Type (2019-2024)
6.3 Global Chitosan Market Size Market Share by Type (2019-2024)
6.4 Global Chitosan Price by Type (2019-2024)
7 Chitosan Market Segmentation by Application
7.1 Evaluation Matrix of Segment Market Development Potential (Application)
7.2 Global Chitosan Market Sales by Application (2019-2024)
7.3 Global Chitosan Market Size (M USD) by Application (2019-2024)
7.4 Global Chitosan Sales Growth Rate by Application (2019-2024)
8 Chitosan Market Segmentation by Region
8.1 Global Chitosan Sales by Region
8.1.1 Global Chitosan Sales by Region
8.1.2 Global Chitosan Sales Market Share by Region
8.2 North America
8.2.1 North America Chitosan Sales by Country
8.2.2 U.S.
8.2.3 Canada
8.2.4 Mexico
8.3 Europe
8.3.1 Europe Chitosan Sales by Country
8.3.2 Germany
8.3.3 France
8.3.4 U.K.
8.3.5 Italy
8.3.6 Russia
8.4 Asia Pacific
8.4.1 Asia Pacific Chitosan Sales by Region
8.4.2 China
8.4.3 Japan
8.4.4 South Korea
8.4.5 India
8.4.6 Southeast Asia
8.5 South America
8.5.1 South America Chitosan Sales by Country
8.5.2 Brazil
8.5.3 Argentina
8.5.4 Columbia
8.6 Middle East and Africa
8.6.1 Middle East and Africa Chitosan Sales by Region
8.6.2 Saudi Arabia
8.6.3 UAE
8.6.4 Egypt
8.6.5 Nigeria
8.6.6 South Africa
9 Key Companies Profile
9.1 Primex
9.1.1 Primex Chitosan Basic Information
9.1.2 Primex Chitosan Product Overview
9.1.3 Primex Chitosan Product Market Performance
9.1.4 Primex Business Overview
9.1.5 Primex Chitosan SWOT Analysis
9.1.6 Primex Recent Developments
9.2 Qingdao Yunzhou Biochemistry
9.2.1 Qingdao Yunzhou Biochemistry Chitosan Basic Information
9.2.2 Qingdao Yunzhou Biochemistry Chitosan Product Overview
9.2.3 Qingdao Yunzhou Biochemistry Chitosan Product Market Performance
9.2.4 Qingdao Yunzhou Biochemistry Business Overview
9.2.5 Qingdao Yunzhou Biochemistry Chitosan SWOT Analysis
9.2.6 Qingdao Yunzhou Biochemistry Recent Developments
9.3 Norwegian Chitosan AS
9.3.1 Norwegian Chitosan AS Chitosan Basic Information
9.3.2 Norwegian Chitosan AS Chitosan Product Overview
9.3.3 Norwegian Chitosan AS Chitosan Product Market Performance
9.3.4 Norwegian Chitosan AS Chitosan SWOT Analysis
9.3.5 Norwegian Chitosan AS Business Overview
9.3.6 Norwegian Chitosan AS Recent Developments
9.4 Ningbo Zhenhai Haixin
9.4.1 Ningbo Zhenhai Haixin Chitosan Basic Information
9.4.2 Ningbo Zhenhai Haixin Chitosan Product Overview
9.4.3 Ningbo Zhenhai Haixin Chitosan Product Market Performance
9.4.4 Ningbo Zhenhai Haixin Business Overview
9.4.5 Ningbo Zhenhai Haixin Recent Developments
9.5 KitoZyme
9.5.1 KitoZyme Chitosan Basic Information
9.5.2 KitoZyme Chitosan Product Overview
9.5.3 KitoZyme Chitosan Product Market Performance
9.5.4 KitoZyme Business Overview
9.5.5 KitoZyme Recent Developments
9.6 BIO21
9.6.1 BIO21 Chitosan Basic Information
9.6.2 BIO21 Chitosan Product Overview
9.6.3 BIO21 Chitosan Product Market Performance
9.6.4 BIO21 Business Overview
9.6.5 BIO21 Recent Developments
9.7 Vietnam Food
9.7.1 Vietnam Food Chitosan Basic Information
9.7.2 Vietnam Food Chitosan Product Overview
9.7.3 Vietnam Food Chitosan Product Market Performance
9.7.4 Vietnam Food Business Overview
9.7.5 Vietnam Food Recent Developments
9.8 NovaMatrix
9.8.1 NovaMatrix Chitosan Basic Information
9.8.2 NovaMatrix Chitosan Product Overview
9.8.3 NovaMatrix Chitosan Product Market Performance
9.8.4 NovaMatrix Business Overview
9.8.5 NovaMatrix Recent Developments
9.9 Golden-Shell Pharmaceutical
9.9.1 Golden-Shell Pharmaceutical Chitosan Basic Information
9.9.2 Golden-Shell Pharmaceutical Chitosan Product Overview
9.9.3 Golden-Shell Pharmaceutical Chitosan Product Market Performance
9.9.4 Golden-Shell Pharmaceutical Business Overview
9.9.5 Golden-Shell Pharmaceutical Recent Developments
9.10 YSK
9.10.1 YSK Chitosan Basic Information
9.10.2 YSK Chitosan Product Overview
9.10.3 YSK Chitosan Product Market Performance
9.10.4 YSK Business Overview
9.10.5 YSK Recent Developments
9.11 Weikang Group
9.11.1 Weikang Group Chitosan Basic Information
9.11.2 Weikang Group Chitosan Product Overview
9.11.3 Weikang Group Chitosan Product Market Performance
9.11.4 Weikang Group Business Overview
9.11.5 Weikang Group Recent Developments
9.12 Jiangsu Aoxin Biotechnology
9.12.1 Jiangsu Aoxin Biotechnology Chitosan Basic Information
9.12.2 Jiangsu Aoxin Biotechnology Chitosan Product Overview
9.12.3 Jiangsu Aoxin Biotechnology Chitosan Product Market Performance
9.12.4 Jiangsu Aoxin Biotechnology Business Overview
9.12.5 Jiangsu Aoxin Biotechnology Recent Developments
9.13 KIMICA Corporation
9.13.1 KIMICA Corporation Chitosan Basic Information
9.13.2 KIMICA Corporation Chitosan Product Overview
9.13.3 KIMICA Corporation Chitosan Product Market Performance
9.13.4 KIMICA Corporation Business Overview
9.13.5 KIMICA Corporation Recent Developments
9.14 Jiangsu Shuanglin
9.14.1 Jiangsu Shuanglin Chitosan Basic Information
9.14.2 Jiangsu Shuanglin Chitosan Product Overview
9.14.3 Jiangsu Shuanglin Chitosan Product Market Performance
9.14.4 Jiangsu Shuanglin Business Overview
9.14.5 Jiangsu Shuanglin Recent Developments
9.15 Mirae biotech
9.15.1 Mirae biotech Chitosan Basic Information
9.15.2 Mirae biotech Chitosan Product Overview
9.15.3 Mirae biotech Chitosan Product Market Performance
9.15.4 Mirae biotech Business Overview
9.15.5 Mirae biotech Recent Developments
9.16 Jinan Haidebei Marine
9.16.1 Jinan Haidebei Marine Chitosan Basic Information
9.16.2 Jinan Haidebei Marine Chitosan Product Overview
9.16.3 Jinan Haidebei Marine Chitosan Product Market Performance
9.16.4 Jinan Haidebei Marine Business Overview
9.16.5 Jinan Haidebei Marine Recent Developments
9.17 Meron Group
9.17.1 Meron Group Chitosan Basic Information
9.17.2 Meron Group Chitosan Product Overview
9.17.3 Meron Group Chitosan Product Market Performance
9.17.4 Meron Group Business Overview
9.17.5 Meron Group Recent Developments
9.18 Dainichiseika Color and Chemicals
9.18.1 Dainichiseika Color and Chemicals Chitosan Basic Information
9.18.2 Dainichiseika Color and Chemicals Chitosan Product Overview
9.18.3 Dainichiseika Color and Chemicals Chitosan Product Market Performance
9.18.4 Dainichiseika Color and Chemicals Business Overview
9.18.5 Dainichiseika Color and Chemicals Recent Developments
10 Chitosan Market Forecast by Region
10.1 Global Chitosan Market Size Forecast
10.2 Global Chitosan Market Forecast by Region
10.2.1 North America Market Size Forecast by Country
10.2.2 Europe Chitosan Market Size Forecast by Country
10.2.3 Asia Pacific Chitosan Market Size Forecast by Region
10.2.4 South America Chitosan Market Size Forecast by Country
10.2.5 Middle East and Africa Forecasted Consumption of Chitosan by Country
11 Forecast Market by Type and by Application (2025-2030)
11.1 Global Chitosan Market Forecast by Type (2025-2030)
11.1.1 Global Forecasted Sales of Chitosan by Type (2025-2030)
11.1.2 Global Chitosan Market Size Forecast by Type (2025-2030)
11.1.3 Global Forecasted Price of Chitosan by Type (2025-2030)
11.2 Global Chitosan Market Forecast by Application (2025-2030)
11.2.1 Global Chitosan Sales (Kilotons) Forecast by Application
11.2.2 Global Chitosan Market Size (M USD) Forecast by Application (2025-2030)
12 Conclusion and Key Findings

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