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Lignans Market Size By Source (Oilseeds, Cereals, Plant Resins), By Application (Food, Cosmetics [Skin Care, Hair care, Toiletries], Animal Feed [Ruminants, Horses], Pharmaceuticals [Estrogen Related Health Diseases, Cardiovascular Disease]), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020 – 2026

  • Report ID: GMI4594
  • Published Date: Mar 2020
  • Report Format: PDF

Lignans Market Size

Global Lignans market size exceeded USD 60 Million, globally in 2019 and is estimated to grow at over 4.5% CAGR between 2020 and 2026. Growing use of lignans in food, cosmetics, pharmaceutical and animal feed industry will propel the global industry growth.

Lignans market

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Lignans are phenylpropanoid dimers consisting of two phenyl propane units linked by their central C8 carbons. These substances are widely present in plants which usually occur in root, stem, bark, fruits and seed parts. Lignans are predominantly derived from flax seeds, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, wheat, corn, strawberry, pea and broccoli.

This product offers persuading attributes including anti-viral, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anti-oxidant, immunosuppressive, hepatoprotective, and osteoporosis prevention. Lignans finds applications in industries including food, cosmetics, pharmaceutical and animal feed. Thus, these factors should boost product demand. 

Shifting consumer preferences towards biobased over synthetic products owing to risks posed by synthetic substances.   This product helps in enhancing ovarian & uterine health, prostrate health, colon health, digestion, hair health and reduction in cholesterol & sugar levels, thus fueling the global lignans market growth.

Stringent government norms implementation for this industry has resulted in superior product quality manufacturing which are providing positive environmental impact. U.S. FDA has classified this product as Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) and no objection in utilization for food manufacturing. Through these regulations, manufacturers will be able to produce quality products that strictly abide to norms & reduce compliance cost leading to increased company profitability, thereby fostering lignans industry growth.

Lignans Market Analysis

GLobal Ligans Market By Cereals

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Lignans are predominantly found in cereals including wheat, oats, rye and barley. This type of products is predominantly incorporated in foods including Couscous, macaroni, rice, bread, Semolina pasta, cheerios, muesli, oatmeal, raisin bran, compressed puffed rice, puffed barley, wholegrain biscuits and granola bar.  Rising demand for cereal based food owing to growing awareness among population in achieving balanced diet on day to day basis should promote product demand.  Cereal based foods offer persuading characteristics including low saturated fat, cholesterol free, and rich source of carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants & phytochemicals.Owing to such composition of beneficial characteristics results in protecting from heart diseases, weight management and enhances bowel health. According to researches, generation Z population majorly tend to follow health eating habits. Growing generation Z population in countries including India, China and U.S. should promote cereals-based food demand, thus boosting cereal based lignans market trends.

Global Lignans Market By Food Application

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Lignans are majorly utilized in manufacturing food products including pasta, cereals, whole grain breads, energy bars, crackers, snack foods and meatless meal products. These products are used to incorporate estrogen and antioxidant attributes to food products. Plant lignans in high-fiber foods are predecessor of mammalian lignans, which are associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer. Thus, aforementioned factors should promote product demand.

Shifting consumer preferences towards heathy diet owing to rising prevalence of lifestyle diseases including diabetes, high cholesterol levels, blood pressure, obesity and cardiovascular diseases should promote functional food demand. Global functional food industry is expected to reach over USD 275 billion by 2025. Lignans are present in functional foods including sesame and flaxseeds. Thus, these factors should fuel the lignans market trends.

Global Lignans Market By Cosmetics Application

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According industry analysis, global cosmetics business is anticipated to reach over USD 428 billion by 2022. Growing cosmetics demand owing to rising grooming awareness among male population along with population purchase parity should boost industry growth. Booming e commerce sector has resulted in more product accessibility to products which should further boost cosmetics demand. Thus, propelling global lignans market growth.

Lignans are predominantly used in cosmetic products including moisturizers, shampoos and anti-aging products. This products helps in preventing or treating dryness, rough skin, dull complexion, moisturizing and softening the skin. Major cosmetics manufacturing participants are incorporating lignans on to their products owing to their persuading characteristics should accelerate overall lignans industry statistics.

Europe Lignans Market By Pharamceuticals Application

According to market insights, Europe pharmaceutical industry is propelling at a faster rate owing to supportive government initiatives and rising novel product development by manufacturers. Initiatives including Priority Medicines initiative (PRIME) by European Medicines agency aiming to enhance development of medicines for unmet medical conditions should promote lignans market growth.  

Lignans are majorly used for manufacturing medicines for cancer treatment. This product offers beneficial attributes including antioxidative, anti-inflammatory, anti-atherosclerogenic, and antiestrogenic potential which results in reducing and preventing risks posed by cancer. As per recent researches, it has been forecasted that 27.5 million of new cancer cases each year by 2040. Thus, aforementioned factors should boost overall regional market trends.

Lignans Market Share

Global lignans market is fragmented with major players including

  • TSKG
  • Natural Ingredient Bio-Resources
  • Prairie Tide Diversified
  • Biogin
  • Shaanxi Zebrago Industrial
  • Xian Lyphar Biotech
  • Natural Ingredient Bio-Resources, Limited
  • Dongguan Meiherb Biotech
  • VNI bioscience
  • Zebrago Herb
  • Hunan NutraMax
  • Kingherbs Hanzhong Penghong Tianyi Biotech Co., Ltd
  • Naturalin Bio-Resources Co., Ltd.
  • Ningbo United Plant Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Hebei Xinqidian Biotechnology Co., Ltd.
  • Skuny Bioscience Co., Ltd.
  • Shaanxi Sinuote Biotech Co., Ltd.
  • Xi'an Qingshuo Import and Export Trade Co., Ltd
  • Wuxi Gorunjie Natural-Pharma Co., Ltd
  • Xi'an Contri Biological Technology Co., Ltd
  • Hangzhou Excelente
  • Beijing UE Biotech Co., Ltd
  • FarmaSino Pharmaceuticals

Market leaders are engaged in new product launches, capacity expansions, mergers & acquisitions, and partnerships & collaborations.

Lignans market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry trends, with estimates & forecast in terms of volume (Tons) and revenue (USD Million) from 2015 to 2026, for the following segments:

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By Sources

  • Oilseeds
  • Cereals
  • Plant resins

By Application

  • Food
  • Cosmetics
    • Skin Care
    • Hair care
    • Toiletries
    • Others
  • Animal Feed
    • Ruminants
    • Horses
    • Others
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Estrogen related health diseases
    • Cardiovascular disease
    • Others

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

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Russia
    • Spain        
  • Asia Pacific          
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Thailand
    • Malaysia
    • Australia
  • Latin America
    • Brazil        
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Sarita Bayas

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Increasing novel product advancements in pharmaceutical industry is driving the global lignans industry size.
Food, cosmetics, animal feed and pharmaceutical are the leading application segments of the market.
TSKG, Natural Ingredient Bio-Resources, Prairie Tide Diversified, Biogin, Shaanxi Zebrago Industrial, Xian Lyphar Biotech, Natural Ingredient Bio-Resources, Limited, Dongguan Meiherb Biotech, VNI bioscience, Zebrago Herb, Hunan NutraMax, Kingherbs Hanzhong Penghong Tianyi Biotech Co., Ltd, Naturalin Bio-Resources Co., Ltd., Ningbo United Plant Technology Co., Ltd., Hebei Xinqidian Biotechnology Co., Ltd., Skuny Bioscience Co., Ltd., Shaanxi Sinuote Biotech Co., Ltd., Xi'an Qingshuo Import and Export Trade Co., Ltd, Wuxi Gorunjie Natural-Pharma Co., Ltd, Xi'an Contri Biological Technology Co., Ltd, Hangzhou Excelente, Beijing UE Biotech Co., Ltd and FarmaSino Pharmaceuticals are the major players in the global market.

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  • Base Year: 2019
  • Companies covered: 9
  • Tables & Figures: 207
  • Countries covered: 20
  • Pages: 180
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