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Choline Chloride Market Size, Share and Industry Analysis Report by Grade (50%, 75%, 70%, 60%, 98%), Form (Powder, Liquid) and Application (Animal Feed {Poultry {Broilers, Layers}, Swine, Cattle, Pet Food, Aquaculture}, Oil & Gas, Human Nutrition, Personal Care, Pharmaceuticals), Regional, Growth Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027

  • Report ID: GMI3788
  • Published Date: Jan 2022
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry Overview

Global Choline Chloride Market size exceeded USD 480 million in 2020 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% between 2021 and 2027. Significant expansion of animal farming industry to fulfill the growing food requirements from the increased population and increasing concerns regarding meat quality and risk of livestock diseases is anticipated to boost the market growth.

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Choline chloride is an organic, water soluble, white salt which is mainly used in animal feed as it promotes animal growth. It accelerates growth in chickens therefore it is used as an important additive in poultry feed.

The main function of choline is to prevent the fatty liver syndrome (abnormal fatty infiltration) in the liver by acting as a lipotropic agent. It ensures effective utilization of the nutrients and proper metabolism of the body of the poultry livestock such as broilers and layers. It is used in oil & gas industry as a clay control additive in fluids used for hydraulic fracturing. Also, it possesses humectant property which makes it suitable for rinse-off formulations such as soap bars and liquid body soaps.

Choline chloride is widely used as a clay stabilizer in the oil & gas industry due to its safe & economical properties. The growing oil & gas industry and rapid investments to widen brand image are encouraging companies to invest in eco-friendly solutions which should positively impact the choline chloride market growth. Industry players are also investing in developing innovative solutions to capitalize on the emerging sustainability trends in the oil & gas industry which should boost market share.

Highly pure form of the product is widely used in preparing various pharmaceutical preparations which targets neurological health. Growing pharmaceutical sector along with the rising demand for natural ingredients is likely to boost product demand for pharmaceutical productions. Pharmaceutical industry players are investing in research & development, expanding their product portfolio, and product development which is anticipated to boost the choline chloride market share.

Increasing demand for 50% grade as immune boosting enhancers in animal feed industry


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Global choline chloride market from 50% grade surpassed USD 135 million in 2027 and witnessed significant gains during the forecast timeframe. The 50% grade chlorine chloride is widely used in animal feed owing to various benefits such as cell membrane development, fat metabolism, neural signals and maintaining liver health. Increasing demand for high performance & health boosting ingredients in the animal feed industry is expected to boost product demand.

The 50% grade choline chloride is widely used in animal feed to enhance ruminant diets to improve the quality & quality of milk. Farmers & dairy industry players are rapidly using 50% grade powder & liquid preparations to improve the flavour, texture, and nutritional profile of milk products. Shifting consumer inclination toward high-quality dairy products, increased competition in the industry, and boosting the demand for high-quality feed additives is anticipated to fuel the 50% grade choline chloride market demand.

After the COVID-19 pandemic the fear for livestock disease outbreak has increased, this have turned focus towards maintaining animal health and driven demand for nutritional feed which is expected to create business opportunity for 50% grade choline chloride market growth. Further, increasing urbanization and rising demand for animal derived products is stimulating the growth of livestock industry which should favour choline chloride market growth.

High compatibility of powder form with variety of natural ingredients makes it suitable for nutrition supplement production

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Global choline chloride market from powder form accounted for over USD 185 million in 2020. Powder form are widely used in pharmaceutical and animal feed application which should drive product demand. The powder form of choline chloride is blend with minerals, vitamins and drugs which are used for treatment of human health problems such as liver function degradation, hepatitis, pernicious anaemia, and early cirrhosis.

Changing perception on animal rights along with consumer demand for nutrient rich feed are likely to boost powder form of the product demand for animal feed application. Powder form is widely used in animal feed preparations & pet food owing to its neutral taste and odour. It offers compatibility with various natural ingredients and is easily digestibility making it an attractive alternative to chemical enhancers. Farmers are rapidly moving toward natural supplements and additives to protect their livestock against bacterial & viral outbreaks.

Increasing consumer demand for healthy feed solutions should boost market growth in North America

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North America choline chloride market is poised to surpass USD 165 million by the end of 2027. Growing pharmaceutical industry in North America is anticipated to boost choline chloride demand for drug manufacturing. U.S. captures the largest pharmaceutical market globally attributed to the presence of leasing pharmaceutical players in the region.  An increase in the number of individuals with chronic liver health problems along with a widespread of hepatitis disease outbreaks across the U.S. should favor the market growth.

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven individual attention towards preventive health and fitness which is stimulating the market growth. Increasing consumer spending on pharmaceutical products is expected to boost powder form demand for pharmaceutical applications. Technological advancements, new product launches and increasing consumer attention towards prevention of diseases is all expected to drive the product demand for production of pharmaceutical drugs thus creating business opportunity in the region.

Increasing demand for high-quality red & white meat products along with changing perception on animal nutrition is likely to boost product demand. Choline chloride power & liquid solutions are widely used in animal feed products as they help in improving the quality & quantity of animal-derived end products.


Industry players in the meat industry are rapidly adopting sustainability & healthy animal feed products to counter the growing popularity of plant-based alternatives which should boost market share. Also, animal feed manufacturers are striving to meet demand for more nutritional products and meat producers showing high inclination to raise healthier animals which is expected to create business opportunities in the region.

Key business strategies adopted by manufacturers include mergers and acquisitions

The choline chloride industry is competitive and includes various companies such as Sigma Aldrich, Kemin Industries, SDA Products, BASF SE, Jublient Life Sciences, Balchem, Eastman Chemicals, Algry Quimicia Sl, Balaji Amines, Pestell Minerals & Ingredients, GWH International, Nuproxa Switzerland. Companies are primarily engaged in market strategies such as expanding production capacity, mergers, and acquisitions for company expansion.

In October 2019, Kemin Industries launched choligem product to complete its ruminant essential product portfolio. The choligem product improves the ruminant animal health which was introduced to company’s newly created ruminant essentialities product portfolio. This strategy was basically to increase its product offering for meeting the demand for proper animal nutrition and health.


Global choline chloride market report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of volume in kilo tons and revenue in USD million from 2021 to 2027 for the following segments:

By Grade

  • 50%
  • 75%
  • 70%
  • 60%
  • 98%
  • Others

By Form

  • Powder
  • Liquid


By Application


  • Animal Feed 
    • Poultry feed 
      • Broilers
      • Layers
    • Swine
    • Cattle
    • Pet food
    • Aquaculture 
  • Oil & Gas
  • Human Nutrition
  • Personal Care
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions:

By Region

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


Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Sarita Bayas

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Choline chloride market share was valued at more than $480 million in 2020 and is predicted to showcase a CAGR of 6.5% during the forecast period of 2021-2027.
The COVID-19 pandemic positively impacted the choline chloride market growth as livestock owners are increasingly focusing on preventive healthcare and fitness of their animals, further boosting the use of choline chloride in pharmaceutical products.
50% graded choline chloride market share may exceed $135 million in valuation by 2027 as it is widely used in animal feeds due to its advantages, such as cell membrane development, increase in neural signals, higher fat metabolism, and maintenance of liver health, among others.
Powdered form choline chloride industry accounted for more than $185 million in 2020 as the powders are extensively used in a wide range of animal feed and pharmaceutical applications and are easily digestible and compatible with several natural ingredients
North America choline chloride market share may surpass $165 million by 2027 as the pharmaceutical sector in the region is showing robust growth and there is a rising incidence of diseases, such as chronic liver ailments and hepatitis.

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  • Base Year: 2020
  • Companies covered: 12
  • Tables & Figures: 426
  • Countries covered: 24
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