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Global Seaweed Market 2017-2021

Global Seaweed Market 2017-2021

About Seaweed

Seaweed belongs to a group of plant-like organisms that grow in the sea. It is a multi-purpose product widely used as food for both human and animals. Seaweed can be collected from the deep sea, and they are also increasingly cultivated across the coasts globally. There are three major types of seaweed based on the color, namely, brown, red, and green seaweed.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global seaweed market to grow at a CAGR of 10.28% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global seaweed market for 2017-2021. The report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • APAC
  • Americas
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Seaweed Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Cargill
  • DuPont
  • Groupe Roullier
  • Irish Seaweeds
  • Qingdao Gather Great Ocean Algae Industry Group (GGOG)
Other prominent vendors
  • Annie Chun’s
  • Chase Organics
  • GimMe Health Foods
  • Maine Coast Sea Vegetables
  • Mara Seaweed
  • Ocean Harvest Technology
  • Seagreens
  • SeaSnax
  • Seasol
  • This is Seaweed
Market driver
  • Health benefits of seaweeds
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Health risks associated with the consumption of seaweeds
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Seaweed as a paleo diet
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Seaweed Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global seaweed market: Cargill, DuPont, Groupe Roullier, Irish Seaweeds, and Qingdao Gather Great Ocean Algae Industry Group (GGOG).

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Annie Chun’s, Chase Organics, GimMe Health Foods, Maine Coast Sea Vegetables, Mara Seaweed, Ocean Harvest Technology, Seagreens, SeaSnax, Seasol, and This is Seaweed.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is Seaweed as a paleo diet. The growing popularity of paleo diet is expected to drive the global seaweed market in the coming years. Most consumers consider seaweeds as a part of the paleo diet, and hence, the demand for them is expected to grow in the coming years. In terms of color, seaweeds can be of three types, namely, red, green, and brown, all of which are considered as paleo food.”

According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is Health benefits of seaweeds. The growing awareness of the various health benefits of consuming seaweed is expected to drive the market's growth over the next five years. Seaweed is a natural substitute for salt, and exhibits antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory properties that are required to lower blood cholesterol levels and regulate blood pressure. Seaweed also aids in digestion and weight management (since it has very low calorie and fat content, provides fiber, and contains alginate — an anionic polysaccharide that is known to cut fat absorption). It is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, dietary fiber, essential amino acids, and vitamins A, B, C, and E.

Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is Health risks associated with the consumption of seaweeds. Although there are many benefits of the consumption of seaweeds, eating large amounts of seaweeds might result in certain side effects and can also interact with certain medications. Seaweeds have high concentrations of certain nutrients, which can be risky for some people. For example, excess consumption of vitamin K interferes with medications such as warfarin, which is prescribed to treat and prevent blood clots. Certain seaweeds like red seaweed dulse have high potassium content, which might cause issues for those with kidney problems.

Companies Mentioned

Cargill, DuPont, Groupe Roullier, Irish Seaweeds, Qingdao Gather Great Ocean Algae Industry Group (GGOG), Annie Chun’s, Chase Organics, GimMe Health Foods, Maine Coast Sea Vegetables, Mara Seaweed, Ocean Harvest Technology, Seagreens, SeaSnax, Seasol, and This is Seaweed.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
      • Table Global seaweed market in global superfoods market 2016 ($ billions)
    • Global superfoods market
      • Table Global superfoods market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global seaweed market: An overview
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global seaweed market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Global seaweed market by application
      • Table Global seaweed market by application 2016 and 2021 (% share of revenue)
    • Global seaweed market for food applications
      • Table Global seaweed market for food applications 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global seaweed market for animal feed applications
      • Table Global seaweed market for animal feed applications 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global seaweed market for other applications
      • Table Global seaweed market for other applications 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Global seaweed market by product
      • Table Global seaweed market by product 2016 and 2021 (% share of revenue)
    • Global red seaweed market
      • Table Global red seaweed market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global brown seaweed market
      • Table Global brown seaweed market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global green seaweed market
      • Table Global green seaweed market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global seaweed market by geography
      • Table Global seaweed market by geography 2016 and 2021 (% share of revenue)
    • Seaweed market in APAC
      • Table Seaweed market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Seaweed market in the Americas
      • Table Seaweed market in the Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Seaweed market in EMEA
      • Table Seaweed market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Key leading countries
    • Table Key leading countries 2016 (% of global market)
    • China
      • Table Seaweed market in China 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Japan
      • Table Seaweed market in Japan 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Indonesia
      • Table Seaweed market in Indonesia 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • North Korea
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
      • Table Global seaweed production 2016 (% share of total market volume)
  • Market trends
    • New product launches
    • Seaweed as a paleo diet
    • Rising demand for low-calorie snacks
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Key vendors operating in the global seaweed market
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Cargill
      • Table Cargill: Carrageenan products
    • DuPont
      • Table DuPont: Carrageenan products
    • Groupe Roullier
      • Table Groupe Roullier: Business segmentation
      • Table Groupe Roullier: Seaweed products
    • Irish Seaweeds
      • Table Irish Seaweeds: Product segmentation
      • Table Irish Seaweeds: Seaweed products
    • Qingdao Gather Great Ocean Algae Industry Group (GGOG)
      • Table Qingdao Gather Great Ocean Algae Industry Group: Products
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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