Sea Bream Market

2019 Analysis and Review of Sea Bream Market by Product - Red Bream (Red Porgy), Gilt-head Bream, Black Bream, Pandora Bream, and White Bream for 2019 - 2029

Conventional Sea Breams Hold Nearly 75% Market Share

By the end of 2019, nearly 3/4th of sea bream market revenues were accounted by conventional sea breams. However, the demand growth for organic sea breams is growing at a healthy pace owing to benefits such as low fat content, low liver lipid content, and high hepatosomatic index, over their conventional counterparts.

The demand growth is further driven by the accelerating shift towards organic products and the study emphasizes notable spike in organic sea bream revenues in 2023.

North America to Surpass Europe

Rising awareness about the health benefits of consuming sea breams including, red breams, and black breams, is responsible for Europe’s hegemony in the global sea bream market. Significant expansion of veganism and escalating per capita fish consumption in countries - Norway, and Spain - will remain the primary drivers to Europe’s market that currently accounts for over a third revenue share. However, towards the end of the forecast period, the North American market is expected to surpass the market in Europe owing to surging consumption of seafood as snacks. Further, the market in South Asia & Pacific and Latin America is offering opportunistic growth potential due to less regulation interference in the aquaculture farming.

Leveraging E-Retail Channels for Bigger Margins

Witnessing the burgeoning e-retail ecosystem, manufacturers are distributing their offerings via established e-retailing platforms such as Alibaba, and Amazon. Despite a relatively lower revenue generation, fast-paced development of integrated e-retailing platforms and logistics, improvements in the online buying experience for consumers, and a wider range of online payment systems, are expected to boost the growth of the global sea breams market in the coming years.

How Growth will Unfold

Sea bream’s worth about US$ 221 Mn were consumed by foodservice sector in 2018, which accounts for over a third revenue share of the sea bream market. While maximum revenues will be generated via the foodservice providers, food processing industry is also anticipated to emerge as a predominant consumer of sea breams in the near future. Further, this report reveals lucrative sales opportunities through the animal and pet food industry.


Which factor predominantly assists the increase in sea bream consumption?

Manufacturers are witnessing higher demand for sea bream compared to other sea food products. Whether for preparing seafood at home or while placing order in restaurants, people are opting for sea bream against other sea foods. This factor is particularly assisting the growth of global sea bream market.

Which form of sea bream will record the highest sales in the next five years?

The processed form of sea bream will continue witnessing impressive growth and hold the leading market share. Rising number of working professionals and the increasing demand for processed food because of its convenience will aid the growth of this segment.

What is future prospect for white bream?

In the current scenario, gilt-head bream holds the major share in the sea bream market. However, it is forecast that in the following years, white bream from the sea bream market will show higher growth compared to other types of sea bream due to its rising demand on account of its different health benefits.

Which application area will offer the most lucrative growth opportunities for sea bream market?

Sea bream market earns major share of revenue from the foodservice industry due to seam bream’s increasing applications in various food products. Sea bream is less costly than other sea foods, which pushes its use in the foodservice industry. Growth of animal feed and pet food industries would also support market growth.

How does the regional scenario of sea bream market look like?

The global sea bream market is highly organized in developed regions such as Europe and North America. However, the market is developing steadily in developing regions such as Latin America, East Asia, and South Asia. Europe however is currently the leading shareholder in global sea bream market.

Will declining price of gilt-head bream affect the future trajectory of the sea bream market?

Yes, the price of gilt-head bream has remained relatively stagnant as compared to other sea bream types such as white bream and pandora bream. However, sales will get significantly influenced by the production of ‘gilt-head bream’ in the Europe sea bream market.


The global Sea Bream market is segmented in detail to cover every aspect of the market and present complete market intelligence to readers.


  • Organic
  • Conventional


  • Red Bream (Red Porgy)
  • Gilt-head Bream
  • Black Bream
  • Pandora Bream 
  • White Bream 
  • Others


  • Fresh
  • Processed
    • Frozen
    • Canned


  • B2B
  • B2C
    • Store-Based Retailing
      • Hypermarket/Supermarket
      • Fish Mongers
      • Local Market
      • Others
    • Online Retailing


  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • East Asia
  • South Asia 
  • Oceania
  • Middle East and Africa

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