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Calcium Peroxide Market - By Grade (Food grade, Industrial grade, Pharma Grade) By Application (Oxidizing agent, Chemical intermediate, Bleaching agent, Dough conditioner, Seed disinfectant, Deodorizing agent), By End user & Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI7068
  • Published Date: Oct 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Calcium Peroxide Market Size

Calcium Peroxide Market was valued at USD 2.2 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to grow a CAGR of over 3.6% between 2023 and 2032.

Calcium Peroxide Market

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The market is experiencing steady growth due to its expanding applications in agriculture, environmental remediation, and food industries. Calcium peroxide, a solid compound that releases oxygen when it decomposes, is primarily used in agriculture to enhance soil quality and boost crop yields, acting as a slow-release oxygen source and soil conditioner.

It plays a crucial role in environmental applications, aiding in wastewater treatment and soil remediation processes. As the demand for sustainable and eco-friendly solutions continues to rise, calcium peroxide's role in these sectors is expected to drive market growth in the coming years, with a focus on its applications in oxygen generation, chemical synthesis, and food preservation. However, market growth may also be influenced by factors like regulatory policies and cost-effective production methods.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had a mixed impact on the calcium peroxide market. While the initial disruption in supply chains and decreased production capabilities posed challenges, the market later witnessed a surge in demand, especially in the agriculture sector, as countries sought to enhance food security through increased crop yields. The heightened awareness of food safety and hygiene during the pandemic also drove the use of calcium peroxide in food preservation and disinfection applications. However, these positive effects were partly offset by constraints on transportation and logistics. As the pandemic unfolded, the calcium peroxide industry adapted to the changing landscape by prioritizing safety measures and innovating solutions, ultimately exhibiting resilience and sustained growth in the face of challenges.

Calcium Peroxide Market Trends

The growing emphasis on sustainable agriculture and environmentally friendly practices is driving increased adoption of calcium peroxide as a soil conditioner and crop yield booster. Additionally, the demand for wastewater treatment solutions continues to rise, with calcium peroxide finding applications in the remediation of contaminated sites and groundwater purification. The food industry is witnessing a trend toward natural food preservation, where calcium peroxide is being used as a safe and eco-friendly alternative. These trends reflect a broader shift toward cleaner and more sustainable technologies, positioning calcium peroxide as a versatile and in-demand solution across multiple industries.

Calcium Peroxide Market Analysis:

Calcium Peroxide Market Size, By Grade, 2021 - 2032 (USD Billion)

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Based on grade, food grade holding a significant market share around 34.7% in 2022 due to its applications in the food industry, where it serves as a natural and safe preservative. Industrial grade calcium peroxide also captures a notable share, mainly utilized in agriculture, environmental remediation, and wastewater treatment applications. Pharma grade calcium peroxide, while a smaller segment, is gaining traction in pharmaceutical and healthcare applications due to its potential use in the development of oxygen-releasing drugs and therapies. The distribution of market share among these grades reflects the diverse range of applications and industries that calcium peroxide caters to, with food and industrial grades being the dominant segments.

Calcium Peroxide Market Revenue Share, By Application, (2022)

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Based on application, calcium peroxide serves as a crucial oxidizing agent, gaining a significant portion of the market share of 30% in 2022 and is projected to grow through 2032. Due to its role in applications like environmental remediation and soil conditioning in agriculture. It also plays a pivotal role as a chemical intermediate in various chemical processes, further contributing to market share. The use of calcium peroxide as a bleaching agent, particularly in the food industry, is another key application, ensuring its prominent presence in the market. Additionally, it serves as a dough conditioner, seed disinfectant, and deodorizing agent in niche applications, collectively accounting for a notable share. The versatility of calcium peroxide across multiple sectors positions it as a valuable compound with a diversified market share distribution.

Based on end user, food and beverage sector claims a substantial portion of the market share about 30% due to calcium peroxide's use as a natural food preservative and dough conditioner. Agriculture is another significant end user, where it is employed as a soil conditioner and seed disinfectant, contributing to a sizable market share. In the mining industry, calcium peroxide is utilized in environmental remediation, boosting its presence. Pharmaceuticals represent a growing segment, with the compound finding applications in oxygen-releasing drugs. The paper and pulp industry also utilizes calcium peroxide in bleaching processes, adding to its market share. Other niche applications in various sectors collectively contribute to the overall market share distribution, reflecting calcium peroxide's versatility and relevance across multiple industries.

 U.S. Calcium Peroxide Market Size, 2021- 2032 (USD Million)

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North America dominated the calcium peroxide market in 2022, holds a significant share of around 34.7% of the global market, with the United States playing a pivotal role. The U.S. market for calcium peroxide is well-established and robust, primarily due to its extensive applications in the food industry, agriculture, and environmental remediation. The country's focus on sustainable agriculture practices, coupled with the demand for natural food preservation, has driven substantial market growth. Moreover, stringent regulations on environmental remediation and wastewater treatment further contribute to its dominance. While North America, and the U.S. in particular, have maintained a notable share in the global market, continued innovation and sustainable practices are likely to bolster its position further as these trends continue to gain momentum in the region.

Calcium Peroxide Market Share

Major players operating in the calcium peroxide industry include:

  • Solvay S.A.
  • Evonik Industries
  • HeiQ Materials AG
  • Shaanxi Sciphar Hi-Tech Industry Co., Ltd.
  • Shanghai Hongying Trading Co., Ltd.
  • Suzhou Hizar Machinery & Tool Co., Ltd.
  • Merck KGaA

These players focus on strategic partnerships, new product launch & commercialization for market expansion. Furthermore, these players are heavily investing in research that allows them to introduce innovative products and garner maximum revenue in the market.

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  • In December 2022, Evonik Industries has launched amaranth oil–derived squalene as an alternative to squalene extracted from shark-liver oil. Squalene is used as an adjuvant to boost vaccine efficiency. Evonik calls its product the first adjuvant-grade squalene to be derived from amaranth, an herbaceous plant cultivated in many parts of the world. Squalene is also extracted from olive oil by the French company Sophim and produced via fermentation by the US firm Amyris.

The calcium peroxide market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry, with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Million) & volume (Kilo Tons) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Grade

  • Food grade
  • Industrial grade
  • Pharma Grade

Market, By Application

  • Oxidizing agent
  • Chemical intermediate
  • Bleaching agent
  • Dough conditioner
  • Seed disinfectant
  • Deodorizing agent
  • Others

Market, By End user

  • Food and beverage
  • Agriculture
  • Mining
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Paper and pulp
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • Indonesia
    • Malaysia 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Egypt


Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Kunal Ahuja

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Market size for calcium peroxide was USD 2.2 billion in 2022 and is anticipated witness over 3.6% CAGR between 2023 and 2032 owing to expanding application scope in agriculture, environmental remediation, and food sectors

The food grade segment recorded around 34.7% share of the calcium peroxide industry in 2022 due to its higher usage in the food sector to serve as a natural and safe preservative.

North America held 34.7% of the calcium peroxide industry share in 2022, due to its extensive applications in the food industry, agriculture, and environmental remediation in the region

Some of the prominent calcium peroxide companies include Solvay S.A., Evonik Industries, HeiQ Materials AG, Shaanxi Sciphar Hi-Tech Industry Co., Ltd., Shanghai Hongying Trading Co., Ltd., Suzhou Hizar Machinery & Tool Co., Ltd., and Merck KGaA

Calcium Peroxide Market Scope

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