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Collagen Market Size By Product (Gelatin, Peptides), By Source (Bovine, Porcine, Marine), By Dosage Form (Powder, Liquid, Capsule), By Application (Food {Snacks & Cereals, Dairy products, Bakery & Confectionery} Healthcare {Orthopedic, Dental, Wound care) Nutraceuticals {Dietary Supplements, Functional Food), Personal care & cosmetics {Skin care, Hair care}) Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Covid-19 Impact Analysis, Price Trend, Competitive Market & Forecast, 2021 – 2027

  • Report ID: GMI206
  • Published Date: May 2021
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry Trends

Collagen Market size exceeded USD 3,600 million in 2020 and is estimated to register over 8.3% CAGR between 2021 and 2027. Rising consumer awareness about health benefits of collagen is likely to promote the market growth.

Collagen Market

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Collagen is the most abundant protein in human body found in the muscles, bones, skin and tendons in the human. It is widely used in medical and cosmetics applications as it helps to repair body tissues. Collagen is the key structural protein in the extracellular matrix in the various connective tissues in the body. Increasing technological advancements and R&D investments in the medical & healthcare industry for the treatment of diseases will augment the market outlook. 

Collagen market is expected to witness substantial growth during the forecast period driven by increasing product use in food & beverages and healthcare industries. Moreover, with the increasing demand from various end use industry verticals including food, healthcare, nutraceuticals and cosmetics the market is expected to witness high growth. Additionally, the rising per capita income and increase in health awareness among people has led to rise in consumption of nutraceuticals and health promoters thus augmenting the market statistics.

COVID-19 outbreak has adversely affected the value chain due to shut down of manufacturing facilities, restriction of transportation, and closures of borders across the countries. This has moderately impacted the collagen market. The outbreak of coronavirus across the globe has led to increase in nutraceuticals and supplement demand to increase immunity thereby positively impacting the industry growth.

Collagen act as crucial protein in human body offering several health benefits such as help in tissue repair. Growing consumer consciousness for healthy skin coupled with shifting inclination towards use of supplements and nutraceuticals is expected to propel the product demand. Manufacturers are adopting various growth strategies such as investing is capacity expansions, research & development activities, mergers, acquisitions and product launches in order to cater the growing demand for collagen from various industry verticals.

Growing use of gelatin in nutraceuticals and food & beverage industry will augment market share

Global Collagen Market

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Gelatin product segment of collagen market was valued at over USD 1,577.1 Million in 2020 and is forecast to register more than 8% CAGR through 2027. Gelatin is extensively used in food & beverage industry as gelling agent for manufacturing cheese, desserts, confectionary, and yogurt. Rising demand for confectionary products and introduction of novel flavors driven by changing consumer eating habits, shifting demographics, and increasing disposable income will pave way for the expansion of market during the forecast period.

Furthermore, growing adoption of gelatin in manufacturing of nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals and supplements will fuel the market trends. Gelatin is also used in making anti-aging creams and lotions attributed to its skin nourishing properties. Growing demand for skin care products with antiaging properties will augment the collagen industry outlook.

Growing bovine collagen utilization in cosmetics and healthcare sector will augment the industry landscape

Bovine Collagen Market Analysis

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Collagen market from bovine accounted for USD 1.226.3 Million in 2020. Bovine based collagen derived from cow, extracted from cartilage, bones, cow hides and connective tissues. High yield and low cost offer biggest advantage in low-valued products such as in Food & Beverages sectors, thus supporting the market size. Furthermore, increasing use of BSE free bovine collagen in medical application will create lucrative growth opportunities for global collagen industry. Furthermore, increasing health awareness among people and health benefits of bovine collagen such as help in maintaining health of bones and muscles will drive the product demand as supplement and nutraceuticals.

Increasing product demand in orthopedic & dental application will fuel the industry forecasts

Collagen Market

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Collagen market from healthcare application was valued at over USD 876.2 Million in 2020 and is projected to witness over 8.2% CAGR during the forecast period. Collagen is widely used in production of wound covers and dressing material for burns and sores. Collagen helps in tissue repairing which aids wound healing process. Moreover, technological developments in the medical and healthcare industry to treat wounds and injuries will augment market statistics. Increase in regular dental checkups and growing oral hygiene awareness among individuals are expected to drive the industry demand.

Rapid urbanization and industrialization in countries such as China, India and ASEAN countries are set to stimulate industry growth in Asia Pacific

Asia Pacific accounted for significant share in the global collagen market and was valued at USD 930.4 Million in 2020 and is projected to witness over 9.5%CAGR during the forecast period. Socio-economic factors such as increasing populace, urbanization & industrialization, rising per capita income and changing lifestyle will drive the regional market outlook. Collagen is widely used as gelling and stabilizing agent in food industry for making products such as cereals & snacks, confectionery & bakery products and dairy products. Increasing bakery & confectionary products demand will fuel the market statistics during the forecast period.

Asia Pacific Collagen Market

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Strategic product launch and acquisition are some of the key strategies adopted to enhance the market competitiveness

Key players operating in the collagen market are Gelita AG, Gelnex, Lapi Gelatine, Weishardt Group, Juncà Gelatines, Darling Ingredients and Nitta Gelatine. The presence of large number of players make market more competitive and moderately fragmented in nature. The market participants adopt strategic initiatives such as collaborations, partnerships, mergers, acquisitions, capacity expansions and product launch to enhance product portfolio, expand geographic presence and strengthen market position. For example, in 2021, GELITA launched a Bioactive Collagen Peptides under the brand name IMMUPEPT, which offers benefits of collagen peptides, IMMUPEPT is designed to optimally stimulate collagen-rich connective tissues and fibroblasts to enhance bone-immune system.

The global 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 2016 to 2027 for the following segments

  • By Product
    • Gelatin
    • Peptides
  • By Source
    • Bovine
    • Porcine
    • Marine
    • Others
  • By Dosage Form
    • Powder
    • Liquid
    • Capsule
    • Others
  • 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
    • Others

By Region

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa


Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Sarita Bayas

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Global market for collagen was valued at USD 3,600 million in 2020 and will expand at a CAGR of 8.3% between 2021 and 2027.

The share of gelatin products will record a CAGR of 8% from 2021 to 2027 on account of its extensive usage as a gelling agent in the food & beverage industry.

Healthcare applications are set to depict a CAGR of 8.2% through 2027 due to the wide deployment of collagen in the production of wound covers and dressing material for sores and burns.

Asia Pacific market for collagen exceeded USD 930.4 million in 2020 and will grow at a CAGR of 9.5% owing to rising per capita income, surging populace, and increasing industrialization & urbanization in the region.

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  • Base Year: 2020
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 218
  • Pages: 210

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