Omega 3 Ingredients Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Market Insights 2018 to 2028

Status : Ongoing | Report Code : FACT2249MR

Market outlook

Growing consumer preference for a variety of supplements owing to the health benefits offered by them has fuelled the demand for omega 3 ingredients, as they are among the essential fatty acids. Omega 3 ingredients are organic compounds derived from plant and marine sources. Some of the plant sources of omega 3 ingredients include walnuts, flaxseeds, vegetable oils, flaxseeds, chia seeds, etc. Some of the marine sources of omega 3 ingredients include shellfish, sardine, haddock, salmon, etc.

As omega 3 ingredients are essential fatty acids that cannot be synthesized by the human body, they play a vital role in functional foods to enhance the concentration of polyunsaturated fatty acids in staple food. There are three main omega 3 ingredients: ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid). They are used for supplementing the essential fatty acids that are required for boosting the health and metabolism. Among the types of omega 3 ingredients, ALA is mostly processed from plant sources, whereas EPA and DHA are mostly processed from marine sources. Omega 3 ingredients play an important role in nutraceuticals and are consumed all over the world, which is expected to continue during the forecast period.

Emerging Demands of Omega 3 Ingredients in Nutraceuticals

The demand for brain health and nutraceutical products for youngsters has been the major driver of the omega 3 ingredients market across the world. Though the consumption of Omega 3 ingredients is not restricted by age, it is consumed by a large number of working adults to boost their metabolism and cognitive health.

Omega 3 ingredients are also being used as preventive medicine for the maintenance of mental as well as physical health, which provides greater opportunities for the manufactures of omega 3 ingredients worldwide. Several key players of the omega 3 ingredients market have continued to represent their products in the global market over the years, which has increased the quality as well as quantity of the available omega 3 ingredients across the world. Along with their application in pharmaceuticals, omega 3 ingredients also find several applications in feed processing, as omega 3 ingredients are one of the essential components of pet foods. Due to their multiple uses, omega 3 ingredients have well-defined supply chains and distributions worldwide. The consumer demand for omega 3 ingredients is growing as they have become an integral part of the daily diet, and this is estimated to drive the global Omega 3 ingredients market.  

Global Omega 3 Ingredients: Market Segmentation

On the basis of source, the global omega 3 ingredients market has been segmented as-

  • Plant-derived
    • Nuts and Seeds
    • Vegetable Oils
    • Soybeans
  • Marine-derived
    • Fishes

On the basis of product type, the global omega 3 ingredients market has been segmented as-

  • ALA (alpha-linolenic acid)
  • EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid)
  • DHA (docosahexaenoic acid)

On the basis of end use, the global omega 3 ingredients market has been segmented as-

  • Food Industries
    • Functional Food
    • Infant Formula
    • Others
  • Feed Industries
    • Pet Food
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Others

On the basis of the distribution channel, the global omega 3 ingredients market has been segmented as-

  • Business to Business
  • Business to Consumer
    • Specialty Stores
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • e-commerce

Global Omega 3 ingredients: Key Players

Some of the key players of the global omega 3 ingredients market include NU-MEGA Ingredients Pty Ltd.; Koninklijke DSM N.V.; BASF SE; Croda International Plc.; Omega Protein Corporation; Copeinca ASA; Arista Industries, Inc.; FMC Corporation; Pronova BioPharma ASA and Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited (ONC). More manufacturers and industrialists are showing a keen interest in Omega 3 ingredients due to the increasing global demand.

Opportunities for Market Participants:

Dietary supplements are an active part of the daily diet in a modern lifestyle, which is expected to boost the demand for the Omega 3 ingredients across the world. Key developers and manufacturers are showing a keen interest in Omega 3 ingredients as the global dietary supplements market is escalating, hence greater market opportunities and higher returns can be expected by those who have invested in the omega 3 ingredients market.

Global Omega 3 ingredients: A Regional Outlook

Omega 3 ingredients are predominantly extracted and processed in North America due to the growth of dietary supplement brands and the presence of large herbal & chemical processing companies. In the US, a large number of consumers are interested in consuming omega 3 ingredients due to growth in the incidence of neurological disorders. In Latin America, Omega 3 ingredients are highly consumed as a preventive medicine for cardiovascular diseases due to increased health awareness. In Europe, Omega 3 ingredients have diverse supply chains and wider consumption due to growing concerns regarding cognitive health and cancer prevention. Thus, due to growth in the demand and distribution of omega 3 ingredients, the market is expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period.

The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, and inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators, and governing factors, along with market attractiveness as per segment. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.

The report covers exhaustive analysis on:

  • Market Segments
  • Market Dynamics
  • Market Size
  • Supply & Demand
  • Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
  • Competition & Companies Involved
  • Value Chain 

Report Highlights: 

  • An overview of the omega 3 ingredients market, including background and evolution
  • Macroeconomic factors affecting the market and its potential
  • Market dynamics, such as drivers, challenges and trends
  • Detailed value chain analysis of the omega 3 ingredients market
  • The cost structure of the products and segments covered in the study
  • In-depth pricing analysis, by key product segments, regions and by major participants in the omega 3 ingredients market
  • Analysis of supply and demand, such as top producing and consuming geographies, imports/exports, and overall trade scenario
  • Analysis of the omega 3 ingredients market structure, including a tier-wise categorization of key market participants
  • Competitive landscape of the market, including detailed profiles of the top players in omega 3 ingredients market

The research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the market and contains thoughtful insights, facts, historical data and statistically supported and industry-validated market data. It also contains projections using a suitable set of assumptions and methodologies. The research report provides analysis and information according to market segments such as geographies, type, application, and end use.

The report covers exhaustive analysis on:

  • Market Segments
  • Market Dynamics
  • Market Size
  • Supply & Demand
  • Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
  • Competition & Companies involved
  • Technology
  • Value Chain

Regional analysis includes:

  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru)
  • Western Europe (Germany, Italy, France, U.K, Spain, BENELUX, Nordics)
  • Eastern Europe (Russia, Poland, CIS)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, ASEAN, South Korea)
  • Japan
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC Countries, South Africa, Turkey, Iran, Israel)

 The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.

Report Highlights:

  • Detailed overview of parent market
  • Changing market dynamics in the industry
  • In-depth market segmentation
  • Historical, current and projected market size in terms of volume and value
  • Recent industry trends and developments
  • Competitive landscape
  • Strategies of key players and products offered
  • Potential and niche segments, geographical regions exhibiting promising growth
  • A neutral perspective on market performance
  • Must-have information for market players to sustain and enhance their market footprint

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Omega 3 Ingredients Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Market Insights 2018 to 2028