Phytosterols Market By Type (Beta-sitosterol, Campesterol, Stigmasterol, Others), By Application (Food, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics, and Feed) and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, MEA), - Global Forecasts 2016 to 2026

Date: Jan 2021 Report Id: 28 Category: Antioxidants Report Format: pdf-img excel-img ppt-img word-img

Phytosterols Market Report Overview:

The Phytosterols market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 8.4% to reach USD 1336.7 million by 2026 from 760 million in 2019. Increasing health awareness amongst consumers for reducing calorie intake on account of the rising prevalence rate of several lifestyle diseases such as cardiovascular problems, high cholesterol, and obesity along with consumers’ willingness to pay more for nutraceutical products has significantly contributed to the growth of this market.

Phytosterols Market

Phytosterols are sterols that are present in the fatty tissues of plants. These have chemical structure similar to cholesterol and they cannot be synthesized by humans and animals therefore must be integral part of diet.  The absorption of phytosterols in humans is comparatively is lower as compared with cholesterol.

The research report analyses the ecosystem of Phytosterols and categorizes the Phytosterols Market to forecast the revenues and analyse the trends in each of the following below mentioned market segments.

By Type

  • Beta-sitosterol
  • Campesterol
  • Stigmasterol
  • Others

By Application

  • Food
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cosmetics
  • Feed

By Region

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Norway
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Netherlands
    • Rest Of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • New Zealand
    • Rest Of Asia Pacific
  • South America
  • ROW

Unique insights provided by this report also includes the following:

  1. In-depth value chain analysis
  2. Opportunity mapping
  3. Sector snapshot
  4. Technology landscape
  5. Regulatory scenario
  6. Patent trends
  7. Market trends
  8. Covid-19 impact analysis
  9. Raw material supply analysis
  10. Pricing trends
  11. Sustainability trends and environmental concerns
  12. Critical Success Factors
  13. Competitive Landscape
  14. Customer preferences

In terms of the type of product, the Beta-sitosterol segment is estimated to be the largest segment during the forecast period

In terms of application, the global Phytosterols market can be segregated into Beta-sitosterol, Campesterol, and Stigmasterol. The Beta-sitosterol segment of the Phytosterols market is projected to be the largest, on account of growing usage in lowering cholesterol levels and reducing the risk of some cancers. Campesterol is increasingly being used as a food additive and dietary supplement.

By Application, the Food Industry is expected to be the biggest segment

The food industry segment of the global Phytosterols market is expected to be the biggest market during the forecast period. Phytosterols are used as ingredients in food products such as spreads, cream, cheese, mayonnaise, chicken products, yogurt, buttermilk, soymilk, oatmeal, etc. They are added to the food products as they prevent the absorption of bad cholesterol in the gastrointestinal tract.

Europe is expected to be the largest segment in the forecast period

Europe accounted for the largest share of the Phytosterols market. The region is also projected to witness a higher product demand in the coming years on account of demand from established economies in industries such as pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and food. Rising disposable income coupled with health consciousness and growing consumer awareness in major Asia- Pacific countries such as Japan, China, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, and Indonesia has contributed to the growing market of Phytosterols in this region.

Snapshot of Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges of Phytosterols Market are:


  • Phytosterols market is emerging as an attractive product calorie conscious people on account of its property to prevent the absorption of cholesterol
  • The rising prevalence rate of several lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular problems, high cholesterol and obesity has also created a demand for Phytosterols
  • Increasing incidences of deaths Caused By Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Development of biotechnology and related processes


  • Competition from other alternative products


  • Application in areas such as treatment and prevention of cancer


  • Side effects of Phytosterols

Company Profiles and Competitive Intelligence Covered in Phytosterols Market Report are:

  1. BASF SE
  2. Arboris, LLC
  3. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company
  4. Cargill Inc.
  5. Lubrizol Corporation
  6. Advanced Organic Materials
  7. Ashland
  8. Gustav Parmentier GmbH.
  9. Pharmachem Laboratories Inc.
  10. Raisio Plc.
  11. Drt Group
  12. HyPhyto Inc
Author Credentials

Priyanka has been writing chemicals & material market research reports for the last 12 years. A post-graduate, her specialization is in the chemicals sector. Preparing end-to-end reports covering minute details for market insights, competitive intelligence and trend analysis in the CMFE sector.

    1. Product Outline
    2. What are Phytosterols
    3. Overview of Phytosterols
    4. Phytosterols comparison with alternatives
    5. Phytosterols and its Health Benefits
    6. Analysis of Phytosterols Ecosystem / Value Chain
    7. Supply Chain Analysis
    8. Covid -19 Impact
    9. Market Dynamics
      1. Drivers
      2. Restraints
      3. Opportunities
      4. Threats
    10. Technology Overview
    11. Patent Analysis
  2. Regulatory Landscape for Phytosterols
    1. Regulations and Standards
    2. Health Claim Approvals
  3. Raw Material Analysis
    1. Major sources of raw material for Phytosterols production
  4. Phytosterols Pricing Analysis
    1. Prices of Phytosterols
    2. Comparison of Phytosterols Prices with other alternatives
  5. Phytosterols Market by Type
    1. Beta-sitosterol
    2. Campesterol
    3. Stigmasterol
    4. Others
  6. Phytosterols Market by Application
    1. Food
    2. Pharmaceuticals
    3. Cosmetics
    4. Feed
    5. Others
  7. Regional Analysis
    1. North America
      1. US
      2. Canada
      3. Mexico
    2. Europe
      1. Germany
      2. UK
      3. France
      4. Norway
      5. Italy
      6. Spain
      7. Netherlands
      8. Rest Of Europe
    3. Asia Pacific
      1. China
      2. India
      3. Japan
      4. Australia
      5. New Zealand
      6. Rest Of Asia Pacific
    4. Middle East and Africa
    5. South America
  8. Key Strategic Insights
    1. New Raw Material Sources
    2. New Applications
    3. Emerging Technologies
    4. Opportunity mapping
    5. Critical Success Factors
    6. Environmental Impact and sustainability issues
    7. Consumer preferences in Food Products
  9. Key Market Trends / Recent Developments
  10. Competitive Scenario
    1. Competitive Strategies of Key Players
      1. Mergers and Acquisitions
      2. Investments
      3. Joint Ventures
      4. New Product launches
    2. Strength of product portfolio
    3. Ranking of Key Players
    4. Presence of players by Geographies
    1. BASF SE
    2. Arboris, LLC
    3. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company
    4. Cargill Inc.
    5. Lubrizol Corporation
    6. Advanced Organic Materials
    7. Ashland
    8. Gustav Parmentier GmbH.
    9. Pharmachem Laboratories Inc.
    10. Raisio Plc.
    11. Drt Group
    12. HyPhyto Inc

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