Glucosinolates Market Size By Extract (Broccoli {Functional food, Dietary supplements, Cosmetics}, Mustard seed {Food & beverages, Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals}, Brussel sprouts {Food & beverages, Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals}, Cabbage {Food & beverages, Dietary supplements, Cosmetics}), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2019 - 2025

Published Date: Sep 2019  |  Report ID: GMI4353  |  Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Kritika Mamtani

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 270   |   Base Year: 2018

Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Industry Trends

Glucosinolates Market size was over USD 140 million in 2018 and industry expects consumption at over 15 kilo tons by 2025.


Glucosinolates Market

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Rising risks of chronic diseases along with high consumer demand for dietary supplements to enhance the mineral, vitamin and amino acid portfolio in overall diets may boost product demand. Global nutraceuticals market surpassed USD 230 billion in 2018 owing to high prevalence of disease such as diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular along with rapid increase in healthcare expenditure. Also, rising e-commerce industry and rapid consumer awareness through social media influence is expected to drive industry demand. These products act as cancer defeating compounds and helps in improving the overall health and wellness which may further enhance industry demand.

Changing consumer food patterns towards more healthy and organic diets along with willingness to spend on natural and plant-based ingredients may enhance product demand. Global plant-based food market was valued at over 4.5 billion in 2018 owing to growing trend of veganism, growth of flexitarian consumers, along with rising environmental, ethical and health concerns. Additionally, the availability of plant-based products at affordable costs and innovations in this product category may drive the overall glucosinolates market.

GSL’s are compounds containing secondary metabolites of nitrogen and sulphur majorly found in cruciferous vegetables. These compounds are available in various concentrations among plant organs during its development stage. Rising consumer preference towards plant sources such as broccoli, kale, mustard, brussel sprouts and cabbage owing to high content of phytonutrients may further boost market growth.

High concentrations of GSL’s in crops may promote toxicity including growth retardation, impaired reproductive activity, and reduction in yield and performance among farm animals. However, advanced analytical techniques are being applied to quantify the glucosinolates in forage plants which aims at reducing animal exposure thereby providing various opportunities in the market growth.

Glucosinolates Market Report Coverage
Report Coverage Details
Base Year:2018
Market Size in 2018:140 Million (USD)
Forecast Period:2019 to 2025
Forecast Period 2019 to 2025 CAGR:6.4%
2025 Value Projection:220 Million (USD)
Historical Data for:2014 to 2018
No. of Pages:270
Tables, Charts & Figures:459
Segments covered:Extract and Region
Growth Drivers:
  • North America: Increasing demand for pesticides and insecticides.
  • Europe: Rising demand from cosmetics industry.
  • Asia Pacific: High risk of chronic diseases.
Pitfalls & Challenges:
  • Unhinged research potential limited clinical efficacy and easy availability of substitutes

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Glucosinolates Market, By Extract

Broccoli extract market size from dietary supplements application is likely to surpass USD 35 million by the end of forecasted timeframe. Broccoli is available as a rich source of nutraceuticals along with usage as a raw material in the purification and extraction of raw materials in the overall dietary supplement industry. The presence of various phenolic compounds such as flavonoids and hydroxycinnamic acids possess high antioxidant activity further preventing diseases such as cardiovascular and diabetes may enhance market growth. Rising awareness regarding availability of these supplements enriched with phytonutrients may further promote market growth.

Mustard seed market demand from cosmetics applications may witness gains at over 5.5% by 2024. These extracts are used for hydrating skin, slowing ageing, reducing skin infection, promoting and strengthening hair growth. These are highly used in creams, moisturizers, toners, lotions and salves for promoting overall skin and hair health. Mustard seeds are also used to treat chronic cough and rheumatic pain which may further boost industry demand. Rising consumer demand for natural cosmetic products owing to potential side effects of harmful chemicals during synthetic cosmetic production and ethical consumerism may further promote market growth.

Glucosinolates Market, By Region

North America glucosinolates market driven by Canada, Mexico and the U.S. should exceed USD 55 million by 2025 owing to rising demand for pesticides and insecticides due to stringent regulations towards agriculture produce along with consumer demand for organically grown crops may boost product demand. The high antioxidant concentration in glucosinolates extracts inhibits the production of oxidative agents thereby preventing the adulteration of crops and bitter taste in fruits and vegetables which may promote regional market demand. Also, these products extracted from mustard, cabbage and broccoli are highly used in manufacturing insecticides to repel insects such as ants, moths and woodwarms.  

Europe glucosinolates market demand led by UK, Germany and France may observe gains at above 5% by the end of projected period. Growing demand for anti-aging products due to high prevalence of skin concerns such as wrinkles, breakouts and uneven tone is likely to boost market demand. These products are utilised in various sunscreen lotions, creams, moisturizers and skin cleaners as they are rich in antioxidants, reduces the risk of skin cancers along with improving blood circulation and retaining moisture levels which may further boost regional market demand.

Asia Pacific driven by Japan, China, India and South Korea glucosinolates market size was valued at over USD 50 million in 2018. Increasing prevalence of diseases related to heart, lungs and liver including cancer and CVD’s owing to high consumption of alcohol and junk foods is propelling healthcare experts to develop solutions for reducing the overall risks related to chronic disorders. These products are highly used in treating such diseases by reducing the potential carcinogens from the body. Rising consumer awareness on overall health and wellness, high healthcare expenditure and easy availability of raw material for dietary supplement manufacturing may further promote market growth.

Competitive Market Share

Global glucosinolates market share is competitive consisting of major market participants such as Wincobel, Jarrow Formulas GmbH, Native Extracts, Seagate Products, NutraValley, Interherb and Brightol. Manufacturers are highly focusing on innovative product launches along with engaging in R&D activities to promote innovation and enhance global market reach.

Industry Background


GSL’s reduces the risks of cardiovascular and cancer diseases as these are derived from broccoli and cabbage extracts which contains high concentration of antioxidants and are low in calories. These products attacks cancer causing pathogens by triggering the production of antibodies. These are also highly used in the production of supplements for enhancing metabolic rate thereby increasing body’s capacity to absorb cholesterol and fats.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Glucosinolates extracted from mustard seeds are widely being used in moisturizers, creams, toners and lotions for various benefits including hydration of skin, reduce skin infection, stimulating hair growth and slowing aging.
Cosmetic applications will be a major consumer of glucosinolates owing to increased demand for natural products, driven by growing awareness regarding the harmful side-effects of synthetic chemical-based cosmetics.
Higher consumer demand for healthy and naturally sourced ingredients and a growing disposable income will boost the availability of plant-based food products, influencing glucosinolates production globally.
Asia Pacific region has recorded increased prevalence of heart, liver and lung diseases due to unhealthy eating and drinking habits, fueling glucosinolates demand to help in treating these diseases.

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  • Published Date: Sep 2019
  • Pages: 270
  • Tables: 435
  • Charts / Figures: 24
  • Companies covered: 10
  • Countries covered: 22

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