Glucosamine Market, By Type (Glucosamine Sulfate, N-acetyl-glucosamine, Poly-n-acetyl-glucosamine, G

Published Date: | Report Code : FA1948192


The glucosamine market is projected to register high demand during the forecast period with increasing demand from major end-use industries such as dairy products, pharmaceuticals, nutritional supplements, food & beverages during the forecast period. 

Increasing the need to prevent osteoarthritis among patients and awareness regarding the benefits of the product are expected to lead the glucosamine market.

Glucosamine is an amino sugar, which is essential for the biosynthesis of glycosylated proteins and liquid. It helps to rebuild and repair human cartilage, and also used as a base ingredient in the joint health dietary supplements. Glucosamine is often used in conjunction with chondroitin, which provides elasticity to cartilage. Moreover, glucosamine is also used in cosmetic products, as it supports the formation of connective tissues and helps in increasing moisture, and promotes exfoliation and hydration.

An increasing number of vegan consumers globally and prevalence of shellfish allergies are growing driving the use glucosamine in the manufacturing of nutritional supplements, which is expected to fuel the growth of the market during the forecast period. However, as the increasing use of fish oil and omega-3 act as substitutes to glucosamine, this factor may pose as a challenge for the market.

Key Factors Impacting Market Growth:

  • Increasing vegan population
  • Increasing cases of joint problems and raising awareness regarding product benefits
  • Increasing the use of glucosamine in pet food

Regional Analysis: 

This report segments the glucosamine market by region into North America, Asia Pacific, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and the Rest of the World. North America, Asia Pacific, and Western Europe are estimated to be major regions for the glucosamine market during the forecast period. North America and Western Europe have been one of the key regions with technological advancements in the Food & Agricultural sector. The use of the latest technologies in the agricultural activities and established processed food market is estimated to drive demand for the glucosamine market in these regions. In addition to this, some of the major companies operating in this market are headquartered in these regions.

Asia Pacific is estimated to be one of the fastest-growing markets for the glucosamine during the forecast period. The food & agriculture sector is one of the major contributors to economies in the region. In addition to this, government initiatives to promote technological advancements in this region are also one of the key factors in the growth of the glucosamine market. The Middle East and the rest of the World are estimated to be emerging regions for the glucosamine market during the forecast period.

Companies Covered: 

Koyo Chemical Company Limited, CellMark (Alcan Chemical Division), Cargill Inc., Dalian Lijian Bio-Technology Development Co. Ltd, Triarco Industries Inc.., Golden-Shell Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., Xiamen Blue Bay Science & Technology Co., and Schiff Nutrition international Inc.

Market Segmentation:

By Product Type:

  • Glucosamine Sulfate
  • N-acetyl-glucosamine
  • Poly-n-acetyl-glucosamine
  • Glucosamine HCL
  • Glucosamine Acetyl

By Form Type:

  • Tablets 
  • Liquid
  • Capsules
  • Powder
  • Others

By Application:

  • Additives
  • Dairy Products
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Nutritional Supplements
  • Food & Beverages

By Region:

  • North America
    • By Country (US, Canada, Mexico)
    • By Product Type
    • By Form Type
    • By Application
  • Western Europe
    • By Country (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of Western Europe)
    • By Product Type
    • By Form Type
    • By Application
  • Eastern Europe
    • By Country (Russia, Turkey, Rest of Eastern Europe)
    • By Product Type
    • By Form Type
    • By Application
  • Asia Pacific
    • By Country (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Rest of Asia Pacific)
    • By Product Type
    • By Form Type
    • By Application
  • Middle East
    • By Country (UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iran, Rest of Middle East)
    • By Product Type
    • By Form Type
    • By Application
  • Rest of the World
    • By Region (South America, Africa)
    • By Product Type
    • By Form Type
    • By Application

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