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Collagen Market By Product (Gelatin, Peptides), By Source (Bovine, Porcine, Marine), By Dosage Form (Powder, Liquid, Capsule), By Application (Food, Healthcare, Nutraceuticals, Personal care & cosmetics) & Global Forecast, 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI206
  • Published Date: Mar 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Collagen Market Size

Collagen Market size exceeded USD 4 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at 8% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, owing to the escalating output from the food processing sector.

Collagen, which is the most abundant protein in the human body and animals, is being widely adopted in gelatin production. Gelatin has been gaining acceptance across the food industry for use as a major ingredient in desserts, candies, and other processed products. To cater the growing demand for processed food, the demand for gelatin is rising for its application as a food additives.


Collagen Market

For example, the Indian MoFPI (Ministry of Food Processing Industries) implemented a Centrally Sponsored Scheme-PM Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises from 2020-2021. This initiative was intended to provide technical, financial, and business support for the upgradation or setting up of 200,000 micro food processing enterprises. However, stringent regulations to limit animal abuse may limit gelatin adoption and consequently hinder the collagen market growth.

Rising arthritis prevalence to fuel bovine collagen use for bone loss prevention

The bovine source segment will register 7.5% CAGR during the forecast timeline. Bovine collagen is extensively utilized in the cosmetic industry, due to its anti-wrinkle, skin elasticity, moisturizing, and other skin-benefiting properties. The use of collagen sourced from bovine is also associated with several health benefits such as arthritis relief and improved skin health. The growing risk of rheumatoid arthritis, which is emerging as a major health burden worldwide, have led to increasing the consumption of bovine collagen for bone loss prevention.

Collagen Market Analysis

Collagen Market, By Product

Collagen market share from the peptides product segment is predicted to depict over 8.5% CAGR through 2032, as rising application scope of porcine skin collagen peptides in dietary supplements and nutraceuticals, owing to their antioxidant, skin permeation, and anti-aging attributes. These peptides are becoming an important ingredient in various functional foods, as they are soluble in water.

The common and popular form of collagen is collagen powder which finds wide application in smoothies, drinks, and food. collagen powders are super versatile as they can be added to variety of items such as smoothies, coffee, water, and in breakfast food such as omelet. Increasing use of powder form of the product in pharmaceutical industry owing to its better physiochemical stability, rapid dispersion will boost demand for powder collagen thereby accelerating the market growth. Also, powder form costs less to manufacture therefore the product is more economic as compared to other dosage forms.

Global Collagen Market, By Application

The collagen market value from personal care and cosmetics applications segment is projected to expand at a CAGR of 7% till 2032, considering the strong demand for anti-aging products. Collagen is utilized as a safe cosmetic ingredient in varied topical formulations and offers anti-wrinkle skin benefits. It also delivers enhanced moisture absorption and retention and water-holding and melanogenic capacity, further encouraging the consumption of collagen-enriched skincare formulations.

Collagen Market, By Region

The Asia Pacific collagen market will exhibit over 9.5% CAGR between 2023 and 2032. The population expansion, and processed food consumption has surged the demand in many Asian countries, including Indian and China. The growing awareness about the benefits of using collagen in food will boost the intake of collagen-rich foods due to their improved protein and nutritional content. Asia Pacific has also become the epicenter of the global pharma sector, with key economies such as India driving innovation and growth. Also the use of colleen supplements in tablets and drug delivery applications in the pharma sector is likely to increase the market substantially in the region.

Collagen Market Share

Major players involved in collagen market include :

  • Nutra Food Ingredients
  • Connoils LLC
  • Nitta Gelatin
  • Weishardt Holding SA
  • PB Leiner
  • Gelnex
  • Vital Proteins LLC
  • Nippi Inc
  • Gelita AG
  • Lapi Gelatine SPA
  • Vinh Hoan Corporation
  • Kenny & Ross Ltd.
  • Amicogen Inc
  • Titan Biotech Ltd
  • Rousselot
  •  Crescent Biotech.

These companies are focusing on product range and business expansions to strengthen their presence in the global industry.

For instance, in 2021, GELITA unveiled Bioactive Collagen Peptides under the IMMUPEPT brand. This product was designed to offer optimal stimulation of connective tissues and fibroblasts rich in collagen to improve the bone-immune system.

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic led to the initiation of several studies focused on the effects of new therapeutics and treatments against the disease. For example, in 2020, new research from a team at the Illinois Institute of Technology helped advance the understanding of the role played by collagen, a key organizing and constructive element in the human body, in treating the novel coronavirus. The study also discovered an immunoreceptor domain with the potential to act as the MHC (major histocompatibility complex) region, to protect the body from invading viruses. Such discoveries are likely to drive the consumption of the supplements even in the post-pandemic period.

This collagen market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of volume in Kilotons & revenue in USD Million from 2018 to 2032 for the following segments.

  • Market, By Product
    • Gelatin
    • Peptides
  • Market, By Source
    • Bovine
    • Porcine
    • Marine
    • Others
  • Market, By Dosage Form
    • Powder
    • Liquid
    • Capsule
    • Others
  • Market, By Application
    • Food
      • Snacks & cereals
      • Dairy products
      • Bakery & confectionery products
      • Others
    • Healthcare
      • Orthopedic
      • Dental
      • Wound care
      • Others
    • Nutraceuticals
      • Dietary Supplements
      • Functional Food
      • Others
    • Personal Care & Cosmetics
      • Skin care
      • Hair care
      • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

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


Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Kunal Ahuja

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Global market size for collagen crossed USD 4 billion in 2022 and is projected to exhibit over 8% CAGR through 2023-2032, owing to the escalating output from the food processing sector.

Collagen industry share from the peptides product segment is poised to depict over 8.5% CAGR through 2023-2032, given their rising application scope in nutraceuticals, owing to antioxidant, skin permeation, and anti-aging attributes.

Asia Pacific market size for collagen will exhibit over 9.5% CAGR through 2023-2032, due to growing health awareness and the rise in processed food consumption.

Nutra Food Ingredients, Weishardt Holding SA, PB Leiner, Gelnex, Vital Proteins LLC, Nippi Inc, Gelita AG, Amicogen Inc, Titan Biotech Ltd, Rousselot, and Crescent Biotech are some of the key players functioning in the collagen industry.

Collagen Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 218
  • Countries covered: 20
  • Pages: 270
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