Latin America Carrageenan Market By Type (Kappa, Lota And Lambda), By Application (Food Industry (Dairy, Meat, Beverages And Pet Food), Pharmaceutical Industry And Cosmetics Industry), By Grade (Refined Carrageenan And Semi Refined Carrageenan), By Seaweed Source (Gigartina, Chondrus, Iridaea And Eucheuma) and By Country (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile and Rest of Latin America) – Size, Share, Trends, Growth, Forecast (2024 to 2029)

Updated On: January, 2024
ID: 1520
Pages: 140

Latin America Carrageenan Market Growth and Forecast (2023 - 2028):

The Latin America Carrageenan Market was worth USD 100 million in 2022 and estimated to be growing at a CAGR of 5.9%, to reach USD 130 million by 2028.

Market Overview:

For centuries, carrageenan has been used all over the region of which eatable species were the first. Advancement of their uses was preferred by their set accessibility and closeness to centres of human settlement, typically coastal areas. With human progress and discoveries, other species were also found to yield medicinal, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, industrial and agricultural use.

Drivers and Restraints:

One of the key drivers of the food grade carrageenan market is the increasing demand of treated foods. With growing awareness about the constituents of processed foods, the demand for organic ingredients is also on escalation. Other very significant factor for the progress of carrageenan market is the multi functionality of the product which substitutes a lot of other products used in processed foods. Lack of awareness in this region is obstructing the market growth.

Latin America Carrageenan Market Segmentation Analysis:

Latin America market for Carrageenan is segmented by type into Kappa, Lota and Lambda. Based on application the market is segregated into Food Industry, Pharmaceutical Industry and Cosmetics Industry. Food industry is further sub segmented into Dairy, Meat, Beverages and Pet Food. On the basis of grade the carrageenan market is divided amongst Refined Carrageenan and Semi Refined Carrageenan. Market is also bifurcated based on seaweed source into Gigartina, Chondrus, Iridaea and Eucheuma. Pharmaceutical industry is one of the key end-use industries of carrageenan due to its expanding application as gelling agent. 

Region Analysis:

Geographically the Latin America Carrageenan Market is segmented into Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile and Rest of Latin America. Brazil having the highest demand for food products is leading the carrageenan market for Latin America region.

Key Players in the Market:

Major Key Players in the Latin America Carrageenan Market are

  • AEP Colloids
  • Shemberg Marketing Corporation
  • Ingredients Solutions Inc
  • Gelymar SA, Soriano SA
  • Marcel Trading Corporation
  • Danisco A/S
  • Scalzo Food Industries
  • Altrafine Gums
  • TIC Gums Incorporation
  • Gum Technology Corporation
  • DuPont (U.S.), Cargill (U.S.)
  • Kerry Group (Ireland)
  • CP Kelco (U.S.)
  • Ashland Inc (U.S.)
  • Ingredion (U.S.)
  • TIC Gums (U.S.)
  • Tate & Lyle (U.K.)

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