Eggshell Membrane Powder: Making its Way into the Wellness Scene
Agricultural bio-waste has been a known concept. However, increasing awareness about the associated health benefits are recently rendering them an attractive market value. With emerging applications across agricultural, biological, and environmental engineering domains, agricultural by-products are climbing up the popularity scale. Powdered eggshell membrane is among one of the high-potential members in this category, which is gaining widespread recognition across various end use sectors. The trend of using eggshell membrane derivatives for supplementation or fortification has been around for a while, which further involves its use in nutraceutical, dermatological, and cosmetic products. Eggshell membrane powder was initially perceived as a natural elixir to treat osteoarthritis, which marked its entry into the pharmaceutical industry. Today, the eggshell membrane powder is being used in a range of products with umpteen therapeutic benefits.
Eggshell Membrane Powder Market - Key Research Findings
- The global eggshell membrane powder market size in 2019 is ~US$ 946 Mn.
- The eggshell membrane powder market is expected to grow at a CAGR of ~13% during the forecast period 2019-2029.
- Besides adoption for protective and anti-allergic functions, increasing demand for eggshell membrane powder-based products has been driving the sales of eggshell membrane powder as a raw material.
- Collectively, East Asia and North America are likely to account for half of the revenue shares in the eggshell membrane powder industry, by the end of 2029.
- North America, due to the strong presence of egg and egg-based products industry, will continue to be a prominent regional market for eggshell membrane powder manufacturers.
- The building & construction industry is expected to remain a prominent application area to invest in, for eggshell membrane powder market players.
Key Factors Shaping the Eggshell Membrane Powder Market
Universal Approach towards Health
- Consumers are shifting their wellness approach and choosing healthier products instead of only looking for functional ingredients. They are stressing more on natural products and avoiding products that are full of additives, and stabilizers, even though these products claim to be low-fat. Moreover, consumers are not willing to compromise on taste despite following a holistic approach. As a result, consumers are opting for more natural and nutraceutical products made from eggshell membrane powder.
Increasing Frequency of Innovative Launches
- Increasing emphasis of manufacturers on introducing innovative elastomeric coating solutions is projected to assist the market growth in the near future. The compelling demand for non-conventional insulating materials for better temperature optimization has been directing manufacturers’ focus to R&D of thicker coatings with advanced technical characteristics. While the newly developed eggshell membrane powder is supposed to replace and overcome the shortcomings of the conventional insulators, such as glass wool, cotton, and wood, it is highly likely that the sales of eggshell membrane powder will be on the rise.
Use of Egg Membrane Powder in the Medical Field
- Egg membrane could also be used in the medical field for bone grafting i.e. preparing artificial bones, and replacing other plastic and steel materials used in manufacturing of artificial bone. Usage of artificial egg membrane powder-based bones is more preferable, due to its calcium content, which resembles the human bone constituents. It is also used in drug-delivery therapy. The nano-particles of eggshell are also used in drug-delivery systems, thus, accelerating the market demand.
Increasing Demand for Pet Food Supplements
- The pet food supplement industry is an emerging industry, as consumers are becoming fonder of their pets and take proper care of their nutrition. In order to ensure that their pets get adequate nutrients, consumers prefer pet food supplements that are organic and natural, to avoid any adverse effects on pets. Egg membrane protein powder is mainly used in pet supplements to reduce bone disorders and comfort them in case of seasonal allergies. Hence, this evolving demand for pet supplements is driving the global egg membrane protein powder market.
Increased Investment of Large Players in the Overall Eggshell Membrane Powder Food Business
- A large number of companies in the overall nutraceutical food market are focusing on developing and growing their eggshell membrane powder business. These companies are increasing their investments in the production of organic eggshell membrane powder. It is one of the significant factors, which is driving the global eggshell membrane powder market at a rapid pace.
- FMI’s research finds that the eggshell membrane powder market was valued nearly US$ 946 Mn in 2019, and is estimated to record ~ 13% Y-o-Y growth in 2029. The eggshell membrane powder market is expected to be a profitable business due to the global demand for eggshell membrane powder.
- The eggshell membrane powder market is expected to witness a major transformation in the near future, with increasing pollution, contamination, and rise in health-conscious consumers wanting to consume health-beneficial products, due to their eggshell membrane benefits. All these factors are raising the global demand for use of organic products in food products and beverages, and functional beverages.
Eggshell Membrane Powder Market Structure Analysis
- The global eggshell membrane powder market represents a fairly consolidated competition landscape, where majority of key players maintain their strategic focus on the development of solid distribution partnerships and joint ventures, targeting a firmer global footprint.
- The eggshell membrane powder market has been relatively moderate in size, which remains a key factor for its dynamic competitive nature.
- Leading manufacturers of eggshell membrane powder are currently prioritizing R&D and new product launches to resonate with the booming consumption of eco-friendly products in North America, Europe, and China.
- Portfolio extension is also identified to remain one of the key developmental strategies adopted by manufacturers of eggshell membrane powder.
- For a stronger foothold in target markets, eggshell membrane powder manufacturers will continue to rely on inorganic strategies, such as mergers and acquisitions.
- Deeper understanding of the market trends and preferential shifts of end-use segments across various regions are likely to create a bottleneck for prominent players, looking forward to untapped opportunities in the eggshell membrane powder market.
No Longer a ‘Scrap’ – Set to Attain the ‘Novel Food’ Status
Eggshell membrane powder is being touted as a high-potential ingredient in functional foods and dietary supplements, on account of its ability to condition and promote joint health. The use of eggshell membrane powder as a source of dietary calcium, across the food & beverages industry, is gaining significant momentum, as the F&B producers have been directing their investments to naturally-sourced ingredients that promise high value in return. With the first-ever approval as a ‘novel food’ across EU, eggshell membrane powder is set to officially enter the category of novel foods, at a global level.
An aggravating shift towards vegetarian and vegan diets is likely to hold a strong impact on the penetration of eggshell membrane powder in coming years. While this trend is placing the onus on development and commercialization of ethical and plant-based alternatives, it is creating a considerably challenging scenario for the market players to sustain growth in the eggshell derivatives landscape.
Entering Europe’s Pet Food Scene
The rich calcium, collagen, and elastin profile of eggshell membrane powder has been considered to be idea for the pet food, when it comes to maintaining bone health and keeping seasonal allergies at bay. While a number of recently conducted research studies have revealed the possible effectiveness of eggshell membrane powder as a pet food ingredient, it is also gaining recognition for its abilities to induce pain diminishing effects, which complements the complete regime of effective pet care. The trend is likely to be seen more prominently across Europe.
The Broader Perspective
Cosmetics with ‘natural’ ingredients have captured a dedicated space on retail shelves, which can be attributed to the continuous assessment and re-assessment of products, by consumers. Eggshell membrane powder comprises a multitude of collagen types, such as hyaluronic acid, elastin, and keratin, which contribute to the overall attributes of eggshell membrane powder, including hydration and elasticity. Such particulars are touted to solidify the potential of eggshell membrane powder as an effective raw material for cosmetic and personal care products. Eggshell membrane powder is also deemed to be one of the most-effective ingredients to fend off aging, which further contributes to its potential to penetrate in the cosmetics and personal care industry.
Conventional remains top-selling
Demand for organic sees an upswing
Cosmetics & Personal Care retains its lead
Revenues from food & beverages remain significant
How Growth will Unfold
The growth of eggshell membrane powder market will revolve around consumer-centric innovations, with leading market players keeping a constant eye on the evolving market trends. Brands are participating in various conferences, promotional events, and online marketing campaigns, for the fact that exceptional product reach has been, and will continue to be the key to enhanced sales performance. The market players are also paying attention to constant improvements in the existing as well as new product prototypes, and to achieve the same they are investing in strategic partnerships with prominent companies operating in the life sciences domain. Research and development will continue to be the epicenter of manufacturers’ growth strategies.
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Eggshell Membrane Powder Market Taxonomy
The global eggshell membrane powder market is segmented in detail to cover every aspect of the market and present complete market intelligence approach to the reader.
- Dietary Supplement for Human
- Dietary Supplement for Pet
- Cosmetics & Personal Care
- Food and Beverages
- Bakery & Confectionary
- Snacks & Savory
- North America
- Latin America
- South Asia
- East Asia
- Middle East and Africa
The report initiates with the executive summary of the eggshell membrane powder market, which includes a summary of key findings and statistics of the market. It also includes the demand & supply-side trends pertaining to the eggshell membrane powder market.
Readers can find the definition and a detailed taxonomy of the eggshell membrane powder market in this chapter, which will help them understand the basic information about the eggshell membrane powder market. Along with this, comprehensive information pertaining to eggshell membrane powder and its properties are provided in this section. This section also highlights the inclusions and exclusions, which help the reader understand the scope of the eggshell membrane powder market report.
The eggshell membrane powder market report provides the key market trends that are expected to significantly impact the market growth during the forecast period. Detailed industry trends are provided in this section.
This chapter explains the key macro-economic factors that are expected to influence the growth of the eggshell membrane powder market over the forecast period. Along with the macroeconomic factors, this section also highlights the forecast factors, scenario factors, investment feasibility analysis and policy and regulatory landscape for the eggshell membrane powder market. Moreover, in-depth information about the market dynamics and their impact analysis on the market have been provided in the successive section.
This section also highlights the profitability margin analysis by region and provides a list of active participants.
This chapter explains the key factors that are expected to influence the growth of the eggshell membrane powder market over the forecast period. Also, it provides the market share on the basis of trade.
This chapter explains the key factors that are expected to influence the growth of the egg membrane powder market over the forecast period. Also, market price on the basis of segmentation is provided in the section.
This chapter explains how the eggshell membrane powder market will grow across various geographic regions such as North America, Latin America, Europe, East Asia, South Asia, Oceania, and Middle East & Africa (MEA).
Based on nature, the eggshell membrane powder market is segmented into organic and conventional. In this chapter, readers can find information about the key trends and developments in the eggshell membrane powder market and market attractiveness analysis based on nature.
This chapter provides details about the eggshell membrane powder market based on application, and has been classified into nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, cosmetics & personal care, and food & beverages. In this chapter, readers can understand the market attractive analysis based on application.
This chapter includes a detailed analysis of the growth of the North America eggshell membrane powder market, along with a country-wise assessment that includes the U.S. and Canada. Readers can also find the pricing analysis, regional trends, and market growth based on the application and countries in North America.
This chapter provides the growth scenario of the eggshell membrane powder market in Latin American countries such as Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, and the Rest of Latin America. Along with this, assessment of the market across target segments has been provided.
Important growth prospects of the eggshell membrane powder market based on its end users in several countries such as EU 5, Nordic Countries, Russia, BENELUX Countries, Poland, Russia, and the Rest of Europe are included in this chapter.
In this chapter, India, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, and Rest of South Asia are the prominent countries that are the prime subjects of assessment to obtain the growth prospects of the South Asia eggshell membrane powder market. Readers can find detailed information about the growth parameters of the South Asia eggshell membrane powder market during the forecast period of 2019-2029.
This chapter highlights the growth of the eggshell membrane powder market in East Asia by focusing on China, Japan, and South Korea. This section also helps the readers understand key factors that are responsible for the growth of the eggshell membrane powder market in East Asia.
This chapter highlights the growth of the eggshell membrane powder market in Oceania by focusing on Australia and New Zealand. This section also helps readers understand key factors that are responsible for the growth of the eggshell membrane powder market in Oceania.
This chapter provides information about how the eggshell membrane powder market will grow in major countries in the MEA region such as GCC Countries, South Africa, Israel, Turkey, and the Rest of MEA, during the forecast period.
In this chapter, readers can find a comprehensive list of all the prominent stakeholders in the eggshell membrane powder market, along with detailed information about each company, which includes company overview, revenue shares, strategic overview, and recent company developments. Some of the market players featured in the report are KnuGroup, Mitushi Biopharma, Eggbrane, Kewpie Corporation, Biova, LLC, Microcore Research Laboratories India Pvt. Ltd, Eggshell Membrane Technologies, LLC, Eggnovo SL, and Ecovatec Solutions Inc.
This chapter includes a list of acronyms and assumptions that provide a base to the information and statistics included in the eggshell membrane powder market report.
This chapter helps readers understand the research methodology followed to obtain various conclusions as well as important qualitative and quantitative information about the eggshell membrane powder market.
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