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Biosurfactants Market Size By Product (Sophorolipids, Rhamnolipids, Alkyl Polyglucosides [APG], Methyl Ethyl Sulfonates [MES], Sucrose Esters, Sorbitan Esters, Lipopeptides, Phospholipids, Mannosylerythritol Lipids (MEL)), By Application (Household Detergents, Personal Care, Industrial Cleaners, Food Processing, Oilfield Chemicals, Agricultural Chemicals, Textiles, Pharmaceutical, Bioremediation), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Price Trend, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI484
  • Published Date: Nov 2022
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry Statistics

Biosurfactants Market size amassed more than USD 8 billion in 2022 and is set to depict around 5% CAGR from 2023 to 2032.
 

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The significant rise in healthcare expenditure and the rapid expansion of the pharmaceutical sector across developed markets such as North America will boost the demand for bio-based surfactants. Health and wellness across developed economies involve several out-of-pocket expenses, including high co-pays, deductibles, high insurance premiums, etc., resulting in increased healthcare spending.
 

Biosurfactants, also known as microbial surfactants, usually involve high manufacturing costs that may act as a growth restraining factor. On the flip side, the broad application spectrum, the increased cognizance of the product benefits, and the inception of favorable government initiatives are likely to strengthen the market outlook.
 

Broad application spectrum to augment the demand for rhamnolipids

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Biosurfactants market from rhamnolipids segment is poised to be worth over USD 3 billion by 2032. Rhamnolipids are extensively utilized across the pharmaceutical and therapeutics industries owing to their low toxicity and capability to inhibit the growth of several human cancer cell lines. Besides, their increasing usage in enhanced oil recovery, bioremediation, agriculture, and food processing applications to reduce food spoilage will aid the segment progress.
 

Sophorolipids biosurfactants from personal care applications to grow substantially due to expanding cosmetics industry

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Biosurfactants market from personal care application segment was worth over USD 700 million in 2022 and is expected to witness around 7.5% CAGR through 2032. Sophorolipids are widely used as foaming agents, emulsifiers, wetting agents, solubilizers, detergents, and active ingredients in several cosmetic formulations. The tremendous uptick in demand for personal care and cosmetic products driven by the increasing expenditure on beauty and aesthetics will bring about lucrative gains to the bio based surfactants industry.
 

Increasing demand for personal care products to boost industry size across North America

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North America biosurfactants market from mannosylerythritol products is projected to amass more than USD 1 billion by 2032. This can be credited to the rising disposable incomes and the increasing sales of cosmetics and personal care products. Besides, the growing awareness about mental health coupled with the proven effectiveness of mannosylerythritol lipids in treating schizophrenia and other diseases caused by microbial infections and dopamine metabolic dysfunction will fuel the regional market landscape.
 

Footprint expansion remains the key growth strategy

Major companies operating in the biosurfactants industry include BASF SE, Merck KGaA, Evonik Industries AG, Givaudan SA, Kao Corporation, and Boruta Zachem SA. Players in the competitive landscape have been emphasizing expanding their production capabilities to gain access to a broader customer base and make the most of available growth opportunities.
 

COVID-19 impact assessment on the biosurfactants market trends

The COVID-19 crisis had a positive influence on the biosurfactants industry. Biosurfactants are used in a range of industrial and medical applications and their innate versatility opened up new avenues for their utilization in several COVID-related applications. Personal and home care products such as disinfectants, handwashes, and cleaning supplies witnessed a massive surge in sales owing to their effectiveness in mitigating viral transmission. Pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries also observed a significant boom, which, in combination with the increasing drug development projects, transformed the market dynamics.
 

Nonetheless, the growing severity of the crisis and the accelerating pace of hospital admissions inflated the demand for advanced drug delivery systems, creating positive prospects for the biosurfactants industry.
 

The biosurfactants market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of volume in tons and revenue in USD Million from 2018 to 2032 for the following segments:

By Product

  • Rhamnolipids
    • By application
      • Bioremediation
      • Personal care
      • Industrial cleaners
      • Food processing
      • Oilfield chemicals
      • Agricultural chemicals
      • Pharmaceutical
      • Textile
  • Sophorolipids
    • By application
      • Household detergents
      • Personal care
      • Industrial cleaners
      • Food processing
      • Oilfield chemicals
      • Agricultural chemicals
      • Pharmaceutical
      • Bioremediation
  • Methyl Ester Sulfonates
    • By application
      • Household detergents
      • Personal care
      • Industrial cleaners
      • Agricultural chemicals
  • Alkyl polyglucosides
    • By application
      • Household detergents
      • Personal care
      • Industrial cleaners
      • Oilfield Chemicals
      • Agricultural Chemicals
      • Textile
  • Sorbitan Esters
    • By application
      • Household detergents
      • Personal care
      • Industrial cleaners
      • Food processing
      • Agricultural Chemicals
      • Textile
  • Sucrose Esters
    • By application
      • Household detergents
      • Personal care
      • Industrial cleaners
      • Food processing
      • Pharmaceutical
      • Agricultural Chemicals
  • Lipopeptides
    • By application
      • Household detergents
      • Personal care
      • Industrial cleaners
      • Food processing
      • Bioremediation
      • Pharmaceutical
    • By product
      • Sodium surfactin
      • Iturin
      • Fengycin
      • Others
    • Phospholipids
      • By application
        • Personal care
        • Food processing
        • Pharmaceutical
        • Others
    • Mannosylerythritol
      • By application
        • Household detergents
        • Personal care
        • Food processing
        • Pharmaceutical
        • Others
    • Others
      • By application
        • Household detergents
        • Personal care
        • Industrial cleaners
        • Food processing
        • Oilfield Chemicals
        • Pharmaceutical
        • Agricultural chemicals
        • Textile

    The above information is provided on a country basis for the following:

    • North America
      • U.S.
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • UK
      • France
      • Italy
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • India
      • Japan
      • Thailand
    • Latin America
      • Brazil
    • Middle East & Africa

 

Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Sarita Bayas

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Global market size for biosurfactant was worth more than USD 8 billion in 2022 and is expected to witness around 5% CAGR from 2023 to 2032 driven by surging healthcare spending and the flourishing pharmaceutical sector.
Rhamnolipids segment is anticipated to garner over USD 3 billion by 2032 owing to the increasing utilization of rhamnolipids biosurfactants in pharmaceuticals, agricultural, and food processing applications.
Sophorolipids biosurfactants from personal care application segment is poised to expand at around 7.5% CAGR through 2032, attributed to the rising income levels and increased spending on beauty and aesthetics.
Leading enterprises participating in the biosurfactants market include BASF SE, Merck KGaA, Evonik Industries AG, Givaudan SA, Kao Corporation, and Boruta Zachem SA.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 25
  • Tables & Figures: 1295
  • Countries covered: 11
  • Pages: 795
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