Seaweed Extracts Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2030

Seaweed Extracts Market Research Report Information By Type (Liquid, Powder), By Application (Food & Beverage, Agriculture, and Horticulture, Pharmaceuticals, and Nutraceuticals), And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) –Market Forecast Till 2030

ID: MRFR/F-B & N/6410-HCR | 90 Pages | Author: Snehal Singh | March 2024         

Seaweed Extracts Market Speak to Analyst Request a Free Sample

Global Seaweed Extracts Market Overview:


The Seaweed extract Market Size was valued at USD 3.5 billion in 2022. The Seaweed Extracts industry is projected to grow from USD 3.7065 Billion in 2023 to USD 5.23 billion by 2030, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.90 % during the forecast period (2023 - 2030). Due to the increasing use of seaweed extract such as agar, alginate, etc. The rising demand for biofuels is the critical market driver enhancing market growth.


Seaweed Extracts Overview
Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Seaweed ExtractsMarket Trends



  • Growing demand for seaweed extracts in Cosmetics boosts the market growth.


The demand for cosmetic items has increased due to improving living standards and awareness. This has resulted in a favorable development prognosis for the seaweed extract industry. Seaweeds have advantages since they are renewable, widely distributed, and rich in versatile bioactive compounds that can be used as ingredients, additives, and active components in creating skincare products.


Seaweed extracts can be used alone or in combination with various other components. These include hyaluronic acid, vitamin B3, peptides, and plant extracts. Due to Seaweed's long-term functional qualities, the market for cosmetic goods is also growing. As a result, seaweeds are used to make skin-whitening chemicals. As a result, skin-whitening agents generated from seaweeds create lucrative business opportunities for the beauty industry.


Therefore, increased food consumption for snacks and the pharmaceutical industry will propel the Seaweed extracts market growth as it contains a high amount of alginate that helps in weight loss. Further, its application in manufacturing biofuels, biomass, and wastewater management has also increased market CAGRglobally in recent years.


However, These are used in cosmetic products, including creams, soaps, and shampoo, as gelling agents. These factors are expected to propel another factor driving the Seaweed Extracts market revenue growth.


Seaweed Extracts Market Segment Insights:


Seaweed ExtractsBy Type Insights


The Seaweed extract market segmentation, based on Type, seaweed extract is defined as in which form it can be used. Seaweed extract is a industry, and it has been classified as Liquid, Powder, Flakes, And Others. The seaweed extract in liquid form is expected to have a more significant and fastest Seaweed Extract market revenue due its increased benefits and ease of availability


 In 2019 Tradecorp launched Phylgreen, a unique seaweed extract used in crops, especially vegetables and flowers.


September 2020 W Hydrocolloids, Inc. successfully acquired a stake in Philippine Bio-Industries Inc., a company that operates a seaweed-producing facility. With this acquisition, W Hydrocolloids, Inc. acquired PBI's fully automated refined carrageenan facility, which produces carrageenan and carrageenan blends. Moreover, the companies focus on acquiring more quality certificates across various regions and using stringent product testing procedures to serve customers.


Figure 1: Seaweed Extracts Market, by Type, 2022 & 2030(USD Billion)


Seaweed Extracts Market, by Type, 2022 & 2030
Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Seaweed Extracts By Application Insights


The Seaweed Extracts market segmentation, based on the application seaweed extract market, has vast scope in many fields based on its applications. It can be used in the healthcare industry's food and beverage, cosmetics, and personal care products. The seaweed extract market would show immense growth in the agriculture and horticulture industries. The availability of seaweed extract as a raw material is abundant and can be cultivated easily. Hence, rising applications of Seaweed extract such as agar, alginate, etc. Seaweeds are rich in vitamins like vitamin B12 and E and used in personal care products, impacting market growth.


The widespread use of seaweed extract in numerous industries has propelled the growth of the seaweed industry. It is widely utilized in the cosmetic and personal care industries because of its all-natural ingredients, which help with skin hydration and cell regeneration. Serums, lotions, and moisturizing creams function as natural ingredients. The pharmaceutical business also employs it. Tyrosine and iodine found in seaweed extract support thyroid function. It even includes antioxidants that repair harm and damage to body cells by free radicals.


The Seaweed Extracts market data showed that the demand for seaweed extracts has increased as customers' health awareness has grown. It is also in high demand in the food and supplement industries. Seaweed is high in fiber, riboflavin, thiamin, iron, calories, protein, and fat.


2021 Cargill launched red seaweed powder from an organoleptic perspective to Accenture's smooth and creamy texture in dairy. The product is produced without chemical modification, keeping the natural components intact. This approval has further broadened the growth opportunity for the Seaweed Extract Industry.


2019 Sapec sips and the controlling shareholder acquired 31% shares of Algaia SA from Demeter & Cap Decisif. This will lead to the strategic development of the business in multiple markets and provide natural and sustainable solutions over the years.


Seaweed Extracts Regional Insights


By Region, the study provides market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. The Asia-Pacific  Seaweed Extracts market accounted for USD 1.6 billion in 2022 and is expected to exhibit a significant CAGR growth during the study period. This is attributed to the growing incidence of spine abnormalities such as scoliosis, kyphosis, and lordosis, as well as an aging population across the Region.


Further, the significant countries studied in the market report are The U.S., Canada, Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 2: GLOBAL SEAWEED EXTRACTS MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022 (%)


GLOBAL SEAWEED EXTRACTS MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022
Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Europe's Seaweed Extractsmarket accounts for the third-largest market share due to its application in the food & beverage, agriculture, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical industry. Further, the Germany Seaweed Extractsmarketheld the largest market share, and the UK Seaweed Extracts market was the fastest-growing market in the European Region.


The Asia-Pacific Seaweed Extracts Market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR of 5.3% from 2022 to 2030. This is due high value in the market of cosmetics and food. Moreover, the JapanSeaweed Extractsmarket held the largest market share, and the India Seaweed Extracts market was the fastest-growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.


For instance, the China Seaweed Extracts market is the second-highest consumer of brown algae. Kelp is sourced from Brown seaweed. The presence of iodine and iron makes kelp great food. It contains potassium and vanadium, which act as medicine for diabetics. Hence, Asia-Pacific is anticipated to register the highest growth rate over the forecast period from 2022–2030.


Seaweed ExtractsKey Market Players & Competitive Insights


Major market players are spending a lot of money on R&D to increase their product lines, which will help the Seaweed extract market grow even more. Market participants are also taking various strategic initiatives to grow their worldwide footprint, with key market developments such as new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, increased investments, and collaboration with other organizations. Competitors in the Seaweed extract industry must offer cost-effective items to expand and survive in an increasingly competitive and rising market environment.


One of the primary business strategies manufacturers adopt in the Seaweed Extracts industry to benefit clients and expand the market sector is manufacturing locally to reduce operating costs. The seaweed extract industry has provided pharmaceutical products with some of the most significant benefits in recent years. The Seaweed Extractsmarket major player such as Grow More Inc. (US), Kelp Products International (South Africa), Algae, the Arctic Company (Norway), Shigawake Organics Ltd. (Canada), Ocean Organics Natural and Organic Fertilizers (US), Mycsa AG (US), Humate (Tianjin) International Limited (China), Technaflora Plant Products Ltd (China), Suboneyo Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals P Limited (India), Algerian Seaweed Products (Ireland), Chase Organics (UK)and others are working on expanding the market demand by investing in research and development activities.


Cargill, Incorporated, is a privately held American food corporation based in Minnetonka, the largest privately held corporation in the United States in revenue.


Cargill launched red seaweed powder in 2021 from an organoleptic perspective to Accenture's smooth and creamy texture in dairy. The product is produced without chemical modification, keeping the natural components intact.


W Hydrocolloids, Inc. has always been centered on growth, innovation, and providing only the best ingredients in the food solutions business.WHI has established itself as the optimum food ingredients service provider covering seven continents.


W Hydrocolloids, In September 2020, Inc. successfully acquired a stake in Philippine Bio-Industries Inc., a company that operates a seaweed-producing facility. With this acquisition, W Hydrocolloids, Inc. acquired PBI's fully automated refined carrageenan facility, which produces carrageenan and carrageenan blends. Moreover, the companies focus on acquiring more quality certificates across various regions and using stringent product testing procedures to serve customers.


Key Companies in the Seaweed Extracts market include



  • Grow More Inc. (US)

  • Kelp Products International (South Africa)

  • Algae

  • the Arctic Company (Norway)

  • Shigawake Organics Ltd. (Canada)

  • Ocean Organics Natural and Organic Fertilizers (US)

  • Mycsa AG (US)

  • Humate (Tianjin) International Limited (China)

  • Technaflora Plant Products Ltd (China)

  • Suboneyo Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals P Limited (India)

  • Algerian Seaweed Products (Ireland)

  • Chase Organics (UK)


Seaweed Extracts Industry Developments


2021 Cargill launched red seaweed powder from an organoleptic perspective to Accenture's smooth and creamy texture in dairy. The product is produced without chemical modification, keeping the natural components intact.


2019 Sapec sips and the controlling shareholder acquired 31% shares of Algaia SA from Demeter & Cap Decisif. This will lead to the strategic development of the business in multiple markets and provide natural and sustainable solutions over the years.


2019Tradecorp launched Phylgreen, a unique seaweed extract used in crops, especially vegetables and flowers.


Seaweed Extracts Market Segmentation


Seaweed Extracts By Type Outlook



  • Liquid

  • Powder


Seaweed Extracts By Application Outlook



  • Food & Beverage

  • Agriculture and Horticulture

  • Pharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals


Seaweed Extracts Regional Outlook



  • North America

    • US

    • Canada



  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe



  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific



  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America



Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size2022 USD 3.5 billion
Market Size 2023 USD 3.7065billion
Market Size 2030 USD 5.228050393 billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 5.90% (2023-2030)
Base Year 2022
Market Forecast Period 2023-2030
Historical Data 2019- 2021
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered By Type, By Application, and By Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, AsiaPacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The U.S, Canada, Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled Grow More Inc. (US), Kelp Products International (South Africa), Algae, the Arctic Company (Norway), Shigawake Organics Ltd. (Canada), Ocean Organics Natural and Organic Fertilizers (US), Mycsa AG (US), Humate (Tianjin) International Limited (China), Technaflora Plant Products Ltd (China), Suboneyo Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals P Limited (India), Algerian Seaweed Products (Ireland), Chase Organics (UK)
Key Market Opportunities Liquid-based Seaweed extracts are in high demand
Key Market Dynamics Increasing the use of various seaweeds extracts




Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Seaweed Extracts market size was valued at USD 3.5 Billion in 2022.

The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.90 % during the forecast period, 2022-2030.

North America had the largest share of the market

The key players in the market are Grow More Inc. (US), Kelp Products International (South Africa), Algae, the Arctic Company (Norway), Shigawake Organics Ltd. (Canada), Ocean Organics Natural and Organic Fertilizers (US), Mycsa AG (US), Humate (Tianjin) International Limited (China), Technaflora Plant Products Ltd (China), Suboneyo Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals P Limited (India), Algerian Seaweed Products (Ireland), Chase Organics (UK)

Massive demand for seaweeds in the food processing industry is the primary driver of the seaweed extracts market.

The liquid Seaweed extract had the largest share of the market.

Key Questions Answered

  • Global Market Outlook
  • In-depth analysis of global and regional trends
  • Analyze and identify the major players in the market, their market share, key developments, etc.
  • To understand the capability of the major players based on products offered, financials, and strategies.
  • Identify disrupting products, companies, and trends.
  • To identify opportunities in the market.
  • Analyze the key challenges in the market.
  • Analyze the regional penetration of players, products, and services in the market.
  • Comparison of major players’ financial performance.
  • Evaluate strategies adopted by major players.
  • Recommendations
Request Free Sample

Why Choose Market Research Future?

  • Vigorous research methodologies for specific market.
  • Knowledge partners across the globe
  • Large network of partner consultants.
  • Ever-increasing/ Escalating data base with quarterly monitoring of various markets
  • Trusted by fortune 500 companies/startups/universities/organizations
  • Large database of 5000+ markets reports.
  • Effective and prompt pre- and post-sales support.
Speak to Analyst
Leading companies partner with us for data-driven Insights.
Client logo Client logo Client logo Client logo Client logo Client logo Client logo Client logo Client logo Client logo

Kindly complete the form below to receive a free sample of this Report

Please fill in Business Email for Quick Response
Invalid