Guar Gum Market

Guar Gum Market: Fast Hydrated Gum Oil Drilling Grade Product Type Segment will continue to Exhibit a Strong Growth Rate Over 2026: Global Industry Analysis (2012 - 2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017 - 2026)

  • 2017-12-22
  • REP-GB-4092
  • 170 pages
  • Format: PDF/PPT/Excel

An Incisive, In-depth Analysis on the Guar Gum Market

This study offers a comprehensive, 360 degree analysis on the Guar Gum market, bringing to fore insights that can help stakeholders identify the opportunities as well as challenges. It tracks the global Guar Gum 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.

There has been a significant rise in demand for guar gum in recent years, partly attributable to the increased use of the product in the oil & gas industry. Much of the current commercial status enjoyed by guar gum is due to the development of cationic and anionic guar gum derivatives and their application in oil and gas well stimulation. It was also used in explosives as an additive to dynamite or a gelling agent in slurry explosive. Guar gum has emerged as a key ingredient for fracking fluids that are used in the oil & gas hydraulic fracturing process. The thickening and gelling properties of guar gum essentially improves the viscosity of hydraulic fluids. In the food & beverage sector, the product is primarily used as a stabilizer and thickener. Apart from this, the product also finds its application in textile, and paper industries. As per the latest report published by Future Market Insights (FMI), the global guar gum market is set to reach a valuation of over US$ 1,300 Mn in 2026, expanding at a humble growth rate between 2017 and 2026.

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Guar gum is considered a novel agrochemical, hence is eligible for various food processing application. Moreover, a positive outlook towards its role in managing health disorders such as bowel movements, diabetes colon cancer and cardiac ailments, characterising the increasing application of guar gum in drug manufacturing. Factors as such as expected to support the growth of the market over the next couple of years.

APEJ to Spearhead the Global Guar Gum Market Over 2026

In terms of revenue, Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) is expected to dominate the global in 2017 and beyond. The region’s market is projected to the witness a CAGR of 2.3% during the forecast period. Production of guar gum is concentrated in South Asian countries particularly India and Pakistan as they have the best climatic conditions for guar cultivation. India is the largest producer of guar in the world and thereby possess a significant control over the global guar gum market.

Hydrated Gum Oil Drilling Grade a Leading Product Type Segment

On the basis of product type, the fast hydrated gum oil drilling grade segment will remain highly attractive through in the assessment period. Currently, the segment is represents for close to 68% share of the global market. Towards the end of 2026, the segment is estimated to surpass a valuation of US$ 800 Mn, expanding at a modest CAGR. In addition the segment is likely to grow by US$ 39.5 Mn annually, over the course of the forecast period.

Fracking Will remain the Largest End Use Industry

Based on end-use industry, the fracking segment is likely to retain its leading position over 2026. This segment currently commands for close to two-third market share and the trend is expected to continue beyond 2017. During the assessment period, the segment is projected to exhibit a CAGR of 2.4% to a valuation in excess of US$ 800 Mn.

High Preference for Guar Gum as a Binding Agent 

Based on primary function, the binding agent segment will continue to exhibit high growth in 2017 and beyond. The segment presently represents a considerable percentage of the overall market share and is expected to surpass a valuation of US$ 880.6 Mn by 2026.

Competitive Landscape

Leading players operating in the global guar gum marker include Jai Bharat Gum, Vikas WSP, Hindustan Gums, Shree Ram Gum, Cargill Inc, Lucid Group, Ashland Inc., Supreme Gums Pvt. Ltd, India Glycols Ltd, Rama industries and Lamberti.

An in-depth, unbiased and insightful report has been recently published by Future Market Insights (FMI). The report titled “Guar Gum Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012-2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017-2026)”. This report offers a detailed analysis on the global guar gum market, covering all key market dynamics. Through this report, the readers will gain information regarding key trends influencing the global guar gum market.  Data pertaining to various market parameters is provided in this report. Insightful information about the competitive landscape of the global guar gum market has also been offered in this report, which includes profiles of key market players.

Report Synopsis

FMI’s report on global guar gum market follows a systematic structure that allows readers to gain a thorough understanding of the market, reflecting on all particulars regarding its key segment.  The systematic structure also makes it easy for the readers to understand each and every segment comprehensively. The report commences with an executive summary, comprising a market snapshot along with an introduction and definition of the product – “guar gum” for the scope of the research. An overview of global guar gum market is also presented in this part of the report, disclosing pertinent market figures (value in US$ Mn) for historical period (2012-2016) and forecast (2017-2026). The reader will also come across market value in the terms of revenue share and CAGR. Next, an analysis on product supply chain, life cycle, pricing, and cost structure has been carried out in the report.

Market Taxonomy

A section of the report offers analysis of key market segments. The fact and figures related to each segments offered in the report will allow the readers to compare these segments in terms of year-on-year growth and revenue. Further, the report also includes a dedicated section that provides insightful analysis on the key regions and highlights prominent countries. On the basis of region, the global guar gum market is segmented into North America, Japan, Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ), the Middle East & Africa (MEA), Europe and Latin America.


Product Type

End Use Industry

Primary Function

  • North America

  • Food Grade

  • Food and Beverages

  • Thickener and Stabilizer

  • Latin America

  • Fast Hydrated Gum Oil Drilling Grade

  • Fracking

  • Binding Agent

  • Europe

  • Industrial Grade

  • Textiles

  • Other Functional Properties

  • Japan


  • Pharmaceuticals


  • APEJ


  • Other End Use Industries


  • MEA




 Competition Landscape

The concluding section of the report offers detailed information of competition landscape of the market. This section profiles key market players and delivers information in terms of company overview, key developments, key financials and product overview.  The section is considered to be an extremely important part of the report as it allow reader to gain access to information reading undertakings and market position of key companies operating in the global market for guar gum.

Research Methodology

The research methodology applied in this report is a perfect concoction of secondary and primary research approaches. Analysts conducted interviews with industry expert and opinion leaders, combined with a multifaceted secondary research. The inputs resourced from primary research relates to current and future market scenario in both developed and developing countries. The data obtained through primary and secondary research undergoes multilevel verification process in order to garner highly credible insights that can support major business decisions

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