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Folic Acid Market

Market Insights on Folic Acid covering sales outlook, demand forecast & up-to-date key trends

Global Folic acid Market segmentation by Application type (pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, food & beverages) Form (Soft gels, Lozenges, Tablets) By source (Plants, Animal) By region (north America, Latin America, Asia pacific, eastern Europe, western Europe, Japan)

Folic Acid Market Outlook

The international Folic acid market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 4.8% over the course of the estimated period, according to a report by Future Market Insights. The market is expected to be worth USD 1,122.9 Million in 2032 as opposed to USD 702.6 Million in 2022, according to forecasts.

Market size value in 2022

USD 702.6 Million

Market forecast value in 2032

USD 1122.9 Million

Forecast period

2022-2032

Global growth rate (CAGR)

4.8%

Growth rate of Australia in Folic acid market

2.6%

Vitamin B in the form of folic acid is water soluble. It is used to treat specific anemias brought on by folic acid deficiencies. Additionally, it aids in stroke and heart disease prevention. The development of cells, proper brain development, and tissue expansion are all significantly aided by folic acid. It is important for cell division, which is required for the creation of DNA, the genetic material.

It is frequently used to improve fetal growth and prevent birth abnormalities. Additionally, it aids in the body's detoxification process, which keeps the skin healthy and natural. During the projected period, it is anticipated that rising sickness and disease incidences together with growing knowledge of folic acid's health advantages would increase demand for the nutrient.

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Historical outlook Vs Future forecast for Folic acid market

According to Future Market Insights, the global market for Folic acid will grow at a CAGR of 3.6% to reach USD 678.2million in 2021 from USD 588.7 million in 2017.

Folic acid is anticipated to be propelled by its expanding use in the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical sectors. Folic acid has a significant medical value; hence its usage is anticipated to expand quickly over the projection period. Factors such as increased health consciousness coupled with expanding knowledge level regarding the relevance of folic acid for keeping good health promotes the growth of folic acid market.

There are many health groups that support adding folic acid to grains and pulses. For instance, the CDC and the U.S. Public Health Service recommended that 400 micrograms (0.4 mg) of folic acid be taken daily by all women of reproductive age to prevent serious birth defects in offspring.

The international Folic acid market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 4.8% over the course of the estimated period, according to a report by Future Market Insights.

Country wise insights

How North America Holds the Largest Market Share in Folic acid market?

The market's highest share is predicted to belong to North America, followed by Europe and Asia-Pacific. In North America, significant investments are commonly seen in R&D centers and new product development. Additionally, it is anticipated that during the projected period, regional growth would be sparked by the expansion of the region's manufacturing base and the use of cutting-edge technologies and knowledge. There was a considerable demand for folic acid materials in Europe. The strict guidelines on taking additional nutraceuticals and a healthy diet are to blame for the rising demand. Additionally, over the course of the forecast period, the European Union's favorable rules and changes are anticipated to fuel regional growth.

What makes Europe an Attractive Market for Folic acid?

Europe has long been a prime market for folic acid, and there are several reasons for this. For one, the continent has a large population of women of childbearing age, which is the group most likely to use folic acid supplements. Additionally, European countries have generally high incomes and health consciousness, both of which contribute to demand for folic acid supplements.

There are also a number of factors specific to the folic acid market that make Europe an attractive destination for manufacturers and suppliers. For example, European countries have some of the highest maximum permitted levels of folic acid in food products, which provides manufacturers with greater flexibility in formulations. Additionally, many European countries have mandated fortification of certain foods with folic acid, creating a guaranteed market for the nutrient.

Why is Asia Pacific Emerging as an Opportunistic Folic acid Market?

Folic acid, also known as vitamin B9, is a water-soluble vitamin that is mainly found in leafy green vegetables and fruits. It is an important nutrient for the human body, and plays a vital role in the development of the neural tube. Folic acid deficiency can lead to birth defects such as spina bifida and anencephaly.

The Asia Pacific region is emerging as an opportunistic folic acid market due to the increasing awareness of the importance of folic acid among women of childbearing age, and the growing prevalence of neural tube defects in the region. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.8% during the forecast period (2022-2032).

Some of the key players operating in the Asia Pacific folic acid market include DSM Nutritional Products, Inc., BASF SE, Lonza Group Ltd.

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Category wise insights

How Increasing Demand for Prenatal Vitamin Supplements is supporting the growth of Folic acid market?

One of the most crucial nutrients for women are vitamins, including vitamin B12, vitamin B9, and vitamin D. These vitamins are especially necessary for the baby's nervous system (B12) and skeletal (D) development since balanced eating and nutrition throughout pregnancy are essential for women to have healthy kids. The market for folic acid is growing as a result of the fact that it is mostly utilized in prenatal vitamins. Nearly all obstetricians in the US advise pregnant women to take prenatal vitamins to encourage healthy development and lower birth defects.

How is the Pharmaceutical Industry Supporting Growth of the Folic acid Market?

Folic acid is a water-soluble vitamin and is mainly found in leafy green vegetables and fruits. It is also available in supplement form. Folic acid is important for the development of the neural tube. It helps to prevent spina bifida, a birth defect in the spinal cord.

The pharmaceutical industry is supporting the growth of the folic acid market by producing supplements and fortified foods. Fortified foods are foods that have been enriched with vitamins and minerals. The most common fortified food is cereal. Many cereals are now fortified with folic acid.

The pharmaceutical industry is also researching new uses for folic acid. Folic acid supplements are now being used to treat anemia. Anemia is a condition where there are not enough red blood cells in the body. Red blood cells carry oxygen to all parts of the body.

Competitive landscape

Most companies are focusing on innovation and new product launches in order to meet consumers' growing demand and maintain their leadership positions in the market for Folic acid.

Businesses in the Folic acid market sector are always introducing new types of ingredients in order to meet changing consumer needs and capture the greatest market feasible. Businesses are working on expanding their distribution networks in order to reach new markets.

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These are some of the major companies in the Folic acid market

  • BASF SE
  • DSM N.V.,
  • Jiangxi Tianxin Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd
  • Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • Zydus Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • Medicamen Biotech Ltd.

The pricing strategies employed by manufacturers of Folic acid who were positioned across geographic boundaries, sales growth, manufacturing capability, and speculative production development were all carefully analyzed by FMI in a recent report.

The entire study takes into account recent alterations that the FMI team has been studying that have an impact on Folic acid manufacturers.

Folic acid market report scope

Attribute

Details

Forecast period

2022-2032

Historical data available for

2017 to 2022

Market analysis

USD million in value

Key regions covered

  • North America
  • Eastern Europe
  • Western Europe
  • Japan
  • South America
  • Asian pacific
  • Middle east and Africa

Key countries covered

  • USA
  • Germany
  • France
  • Italy
  • Canada
  • U.K.
  • Spain
  • China
  • India
  • Australia

Key segments covered

  • Application
  • Form
  • Source
  • Distribution channel
  • Region

Key companies profiled

  • BASF SE
  • DSM N.V.,
  • Jiangxi Tianxin Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd
  • Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • Zydus Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • Medicamen Biotech Ltd.

Report coverage

  • Market Forecast,
  • Company Share Analysis
  • Competitive Landscape
  • DROT Analysis
  • Market Dynamics
  • Challenges
  • Strategic Growth Initiatives

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Folic acid market segmentation by category

Application Type:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Nutraceuticals
  • food & beverages

By Form:

  • Soft gels
  • Lozenges
  • Tablets

By Source:

  • Plants
  • Animal

By Distribution channel:

  • Online
  • Offline

By Region:

  • north America
  • Latin America
  • Asia pacific
  • eastern Europe
  • western Europe
  • Japan
  • MEA

Frequently Asked Questions

The Folic acid market size is assessed to USD 702.6 Million in 2022.

The Folic acid market is expected to rise at a CAGR of 4.8%.

US, China, Canada, Germany, China, India, U.K., Australia are the major countries driving demand for Folic acid market.

China Folic acid market is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 6.0% over the next ten years.

Market share of Germany in Folic acid market is about 26.8% of the global market.

BASF SE, DSM N.V., Jiangxi Tianxin Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd, Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Zydus Pharmaceuticals Ltd. are expected to be the top players driving the market growth.

The global Folic acid market is forecasted to surpass USD 1122.9 Million by the end of 2032.

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