Chickpea Flour Market

Chickpea Flour Market: APEJ to Remain Dominant: Global Industry Analysis 2012-2016 & Opportunity Assessment 2017-2026

  • 2018-01-25
  • REP-GB-6126
  • 170 pages
  • Format: PDF/PPT/Excel

An Incisive, In-depth Analysis on the Chickpea Flour Market

This study offers a comprehensive, 360 degree analysis on the Chickpea Flour market, bringing to fore insights that can help stakeholders identify the opportunities as well as challenges. It tracks the global Chickpea Flour market across key regions, and offers in-depth commentary and accurate quantitative insights. The study also includes incisive competitive landscape analysis, and provides key recommendations to market players on winning imperatives and successful strategies.

The global chickpea flour market continues to be influenced by a range of macroeconomic and microeconomic factors. Increasing awareness on the benefits of health and wellness of chickpea flour is fuelling adoption in developed countries. In many Asian countries, especially India, chickpea flour has been a staple, and has been used in the preparation of many cuisines. According to a latest study by Future Market Insights (FMI), the global chickpea flour market is likely to surpass a valuation of US$ 5 Bn by the end of 2026.

India Continues to be Central to Global Demand for Chickpea Flour

India is one of the most important markets for chickpea flour, owing to the high production and consumption of chickpea in the country. The harvesting of chickpea is done during the month of mid-January to mid-March, and a decline in production during this time has the potential to alter the status quo in the global demand and supply. India’s centrality to the global chickpea flour market is one of the key reasons for the dominance of Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) in the global chickpea flour market.

Awareness about Health Benefits Driving Adoption in Developed Countries

In developed regions, such as North America and Europe, chickpea flour has gained traction recently, as a large consumer base in the region is looking for healthy food products. The pervasive health and wellness trend is likely to provide an impetus to the demand for chickpea flour in North America and Europe during the assessment period.

Sales through E-Commerce Channels Creating New Growth Avenues

Traditionally, the sales of chickpea flour have remained resurgent through food chain services and modern trade. These two distribution channels continue to be the leading channels for chickpea flour. However, in the recent past, sales through online channels have opened up new growth avenues for manufacturers. According to the report, sales through online stores are likely to surpass sales through departmental stores during the assessment period.

Bakery and Confectionary Continue to Account for Bulk of Demand

Chickpea flour is used in a wide range of applications, including bakery and confectionary, extruded products, beverages, animal feed, and dairy products. Among these, demand for chickpea flour is most formidable in bakery and confectionary segments. By 2026, demand for chickpea flour through bakery and confectionary segment is likely to be worth nearly US$ 2.5 Bn. Extruded products is the second largest application segment in the market.

Desi Chickpea Continues to Outsell Kabuli

On the basis of product type, demand for desi chickpea flour has traditionally remained higher than kabuli flour. The status quo is likely to remain unchanged during the assessment period, with desi chickpea flour likely to account for a higher revenue share of the market.

Competition Tracking

Leading companies in the chickpea flour market focus on collaboration and strengthening of supply chains in a bid to consolidate their position. Some of the leading players in the market include Ingredion, ADM, The Scoular Company, SunOpta, Anchor Ingredients, EHL Limited, Batory Foods, Diefenbaker Spice & Pulse, Blue Ribbon, Great Western Grain, Best Cooking Pulses, Bean Growers Australia, Parakh Agro Industries Ltd, and CanMar Grain Products.

Future Market Insights has developed an exclusive forecast study on the global market for chickpea flour. The report offers comprehensive analysis on the current locus and future prospects of the global chickpea flour market for the assessment period, 2017-2026. By employing multiple research approaches and methodologies, the report has created an all-embracive study on factors influencing the sales and production of the global chickpea flour market. The report has been developed to cater to the concerns of key market participants, and provide solutions with respect to product development, market entry and new applications. A holistic outlook on the global chickpea flour marketplace has been offered in this study. The scope of chickpea flour consumption across different regions has been gauged. Manufacturing insights, trade analysis inputs, and consumer-side research have been infused with the market size estimations developed in the report.

Report Highlights

The report provides an executive summary that enlists the key findings from segmental analysis provided in the following sections. The executive summary follows up with a market overview that sets the tone for the rest of the research report. Historic developments and notable technological advancements encompassing the production of chickpea flour have been compiled in the overview. The overview also reveals the subjective undercurrents of the global chickpea flour landscape. Further, the study discloses the taxonomy of chickpea flour market, which has been employed for analysis. The global chickpea flour market has segmented in the report on the basis of types of product-type, distribution channel, application, and region.


Product Type

Distribution Channel


  • North America

  • Desi

  • Food Chain Services

  • Bakery and Confectionery

  • Latin America

  • Kabuli

  • Modern Trade

  • Extruded products

  • Europe


  • Convenience Store

  • Beverages

  • Japan


  • Departmental Store

  • Animal Feed

  • APEJ


  • Online Store

  • Dairy Products

  • MEA


  • Other Distribution Channel

  • Other Applications

The report also provides additional information on cross-segmental analysis and market size estimations for key countries in these regions. The report follows the segmental analysis of the global chickpea flour market by developing a detailed assessment of the competition. Industry leaders and emerging players, both, operating in the global chickpea flour market have been profiled in the report. The current market standings of these companies have been compared and the report has also revealed the strategic developments of these companies.

Scope of the Report

A key advantage of availing this report is understanding the impact of range of factors influencing the expansion of the global chickpea flour market. From macroeconomic factors to industry trends, the report has extensively analyzed the dynamics of the overall chickpea flour market. For interpreting market size estimations, the report has used metric such as absolute dollar opportunities, compound annual growth rate, Year-on-Year growth rate, and BPS index. The report has developed this report for capturing the global understanding, and market size estimations have been quantified in US dollars (US$). The scope of the report is delivering inferences that can influence the future growth strategies of market participants. Companies partaking in the expansion of the global chickpea flour market can avail the valuable insights provided in the report and consider them reliable for planning their next steps towards future market direction.

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