Europe Pea Starch Market By Application (Stabilizing and Gelling Agent(Soups, Sauces, Meat Products)), By Type (Food Grade, Feed Grade And Industrial Grade), By End-User (Pharmaceutical, Feed, Food& Beverage, Textile, Livestock), and By Country (UK, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Russia, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Netherlands, Turkey, Czech Republic and Rest of Europe) – Size, Share, Trends, Growth, Forecast (2024 to 2029)

Updated On: January, 2024
ID: 3684
Pages: 145

Europe Pea Starch Market Growth and Forecast (2023 - 2028):

The Europe Pea Starch Market was calculated to be US$ xx million in 2022, and it is predicted that it will reach a valuation of US$ xx million by 2028 with an expansion rate (CAGR) of xx% between 2023 and 2028.

Market Overview:

Pea starch has excellent properties such as better shear stability, high temperature resistance, and natural acid. It is used primarily in a variety of food products such as deli, meat, cream, and pasta in sauce. Pea starch is derived from yellow peas. It is processed into pea flour, a common ingredient found in peas. Pea starch is rich in amylose and is considered gluten-free. Pea starch is non-GMO and does not cause allergies. It contains 40% starch, and the natural starch form is a white powder with a neutral taste and color. It is used in various industries such as food and beverage, feed industry, pharmaceuticals, etc.

Recent Developments in Europe Pea Starch Industry:

  • In December 2018, Emsland Group signed a deal with IMPAG Group (Switzerland) for the distribution of natural starch and modified starches such as pea starch.
  • May 2018: Roquette announced that it has established a new production unit dedicated to special pea protein in France. This expansion is part of the investment plan of 40 million euros for 2017.

Europe Pea Starch Market Growth:

The demand for Europe Pea Starch is increasing due to its versatile use in the pharmaceutical, food and feed industries.


The increase in processed foods has led to a greater demand for gelling and stabilizing agents. Gelling agents and stabilizers are used to obtain the proper texture and integrity of the food. Pea starch is one of the popular stabilizing and gelling agents in the food industry. Changes in lifestyle and eating habits, as well as the increased demand for lateral awareness due to sedentary lifestyles and the increasing number of working women, have led to an increase in demand for processed foods throughout the world. After the pea protein is extracted, the pea starch is extracted from the by-product. Pea starch contains a lot of amylose, which gives strength to pea starch, which has strong gelling properties. Pea starch is considered one of the best ingredients for foods that should have a short and elastic structure. The increasing application of pea starch as a gelling and stabilizing agent is one of the main drivers of the Europe Pea Starch market. Other benefits of pea starch, such as low-calorie content, lactose, nutritional content, and gluten-free formulation, are some of the secondary factors for using pea starch in food ingredients. The demand for processed foods has grown around the world in recent decades. Pea starch is also used to stabilize various canned foods such as hot dogs. It is widely used in ready-to-use starch soups and noodles because it adds thickness and texture to various soups and sauces.

Pea starch is very useful for processing dairy products such as custard and chocolate mousse due to its excellent gelling properties. It provides stability in a variety of bakery and confectionery products such as fruit fillings, breakfast cereals, baked snacks and soft candies. Pea starch is also used in the pharmaceutical, animal feed and textile industries. With increasing application and increasing demand, the Europe Pea Starch market is supposed to increase positively in terms of value and volume during the forecast period. The rising demand for pea starch due to the increased use of ethanol production is one of the main factors driving the growth of the Europe Pea Starch market.Also, the increase in pea production in developed countries due to its excellent thickening and gelling properties that are beneficial for a variety of end-uses is a factor that is supposed to drive the growth of the Europe Pea Starch market in the future. Besides, the growing need for pea starch as pet food is estimated to increase the demand in the European Pea Starch market during the outlook period. Furthermore, the increasing adoption of Pea Starch in a variety of food and industrial applications is another factor that is envisioned to support the growth of the Europe Pea Starch market during the conjecture period.


Starch degeneration can cause serious problems for food processors by causing certain undesirable effects, such as a shortened shelf life in starchy foods. It especially affects bakery products by increasing the hardness of the breadcrumbs, changing the taste and aroma, and losing the crunchiness. Lack of consumer awareness of the superior features and benefits of a product will be a major factor undermining market prospects. The low demand for products due to ignorance has been aggravated by the prevalence of other products in the Europe Pea Starch market, such as corn, potatoes and products derived from corn. These factors can hamper the growth of the Europe Pea Starch industry during the forecast period.

Europe Pea Starch Market Segmentation Analysis:

By end-user, the food and beverage sector are estimated to be the largest and fastest growing sector. Pea starch is used primarily in foods and beverages due to its various functional benefits. It helps to improve the texture, consistency and quality of food. Pea Starch offers food and beverage manufacturers low-fat, low-calorie, gluten-free, allergen-free, and GMO-free solutions. This enables manufacturers to meet changing consumer demand for clean and healthy label products. This is a key factor driving the growth of the food and beverage sector in the market.

Depending on the application, the European market is divided into stabilizing and gelling agents (soups, sauces and meat products).

By type, the food grade segment is expected to dominate the market during the outlook period. It is used to improve the quality, texture and consistency of food.

Regional Analysis:

Geographically the Europe Pea Starch Market is segmented into UK, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Russia, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Netherlands, Turkey, Czech Republic and Rest of Europe. Europe is supposed to have the substantial share in 2025 due to the world's largest manufacturer and exporter of pea starch. The region is also estimated to remain a major consumer due to increased consumption of processed foods and growing demand for adhesives in a wide range of industrial applications. Currently, Europe is expected to be an important region for the global pea starch market and is likely to grow during the envisioned period.

Key Players in the Market:

Major Key Players in the Europe Pea Starch Market are

  • Emfood Trading BV
  • DuPont
  • Tate & Lyle Bio Products
  • AM Nutrition
  • American Key Food Products
  • Emsland Group
  • Roquette America, Inc
  • Cosucra
  • Vestkron Milling
  • Axiom Foods Inc



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