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Glucosinolates Market size to exceed $250mn by 2027

  • Published Date: August 9, 2021

Glucosinolates Market size is set to surpass USD 250 million by 2027, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights Inc.

Glucosinolates are sulfur-based compounds found naturally in cruciferous vegetables such as Brussel sprouts, broccoli, and kale. These compounds have a characteristic pungent aroma & bitter taste and break down into isothiocyanates, which play a vital role in the suppression of plant pathogens & pests. Glucosinolates also help prevent serious illnesses in humans, which include cancer.

The rich glucosinolate content of Brussel sprouts extract should drive product demand

Brussel sprouts glucosinolates market demand exceeded 920 tons in 2020 and is set witness a significant CAGR up to 2027. Brussel sprouts are an effective source of four glucosinolates, sinigrin, glucobrassicin, gluconasturtiian, and glucoraphanin, which impart potent cancer-preventive benefits. Brussel sprout glucosinolates can be hydrolyzed by human gut bacteria into bioactive compounds, which offer significant health benefits such as retarding tumor growth, protecting cells from DNA damage and anti-cancer effects.

Brussel Sprouts Glucosinolates industry from food & beverage applications is set to witness around 6.4% gains over the forecast period. Technological advancements in the food & beverage sector, increasing penetration of organized retail, rising demand for organic food, and increasing consumer preference for immunity-boosting food products will represent substantial growth opportunities.

Browse key industry insights spread across 270 pages with 435 market data tables and 25 figures & charts from the report, “Glucosinolates Market Forecasts 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, Growth Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027” in detail along with the table of contents:

Growing consumer preference for organic and plant-based cosmetic ingredients should boost the cabbage glucosinolates industry size

Cabbage glucosinolates market size surpassed USD 10 million in 2020 and is expected to register a healthy CAGR pertaining to the ample content of the compounds in various types of cabbages such as red, savory, and white cabbage. Lightly cooked cabbage produces a high yield of an anticancer compound called Allyl Isothiocyanate (AITC), which is obtained by the hydrolysis of glucosinolates that indicates the suitability of the compound for light cooking.

The cabbage glucosinolates market from cosmetics applications is estimated to grow at a CAGR over 6.5% during the predicted timeframe. The increasing adoption of cosmetics by men, changing lifestyles, expansion of the ecommerce sector, and the adoption of digital marketing by cosmetic manufacturers offer significant growth opportunities.

Increasing preference for organic pesticides in North America should stimulate regional glucosinolate demand

The North America glucosinolates market is expected to register over 6.5% CAGR up to 2027 owing to the growing demand for pesticides and insecticides. Farmers increasingly prefer organic pesticides to chemical alternatives owing to the latter’s adverse effects on plants, animals, and human health. Glucosinolate breaks down into volatile compounds, making them ideal for insect fumigation; thereby, boosting regional market statistics.

The rising demand for plants & vegetables on account of various factors such as population growth and increasing consumer preference for plant-based diets will stimulate glucosinolate demand in North America. The region is witnessing the growing adoption of small- and large-scale farming and stringent government regulations pertaining to food security, which will further drive product demand.

Growing consumer preference for antiaging products will drive market growth in Europe

Europe glucosinolates market size exceeded USD 45 million in 2020 and will register around 6% gains through 2027. Rising awareness regarding the adverse effects of pollution on the skin and increasing incidences of skin cancer will boost regional market expansion. Favorable government initiatives to reduce the prevalence of skin cancer will drive glucosinolate adoption.

Major glucosinolate manufacturers are focusing on launching new products, expanding their distribution network, and engaging in constant R&D activities to develop new extraction methods. These strategies will allow the companies to expand their market share, increase revenue generation, and achieve market leadership. The key players in the consolidated glucosinolates market include Wincobel, Jarrow Formulas, Nutra Canada, Kirkman Group, and Interherb.

Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Kritika Mamtani

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