Starchy root and tuber crops are used as global sources of carbohydrates. They provide an extensive part of the world’s food supply and are also an significant source of animal feed and processed products for human consumption and industrial use. Roots and tubers play an essential role in the diet of populations in developing countries and also in their usage for animal feed and for manufacturing starch, alcohol, and fermented foods and beverage. The rising demand for these products in ethnic shops and restaurants, propelling the root and tuber crop market growth. Increasing interest in exotic vegetables and consumer awareness of the culinary possibilities boosting the market growth of root and tuber crop. Advantage of root and tuber crops as staple foods is their favorable adaptation to diverse soil and environmental conditions and a variety of farming systems with minimum agricultural inputs is driving the market growth in the forecast period. High transportation cost, short shelf life, are the limiting factors for growth of market in developing countries.
This report identifies the Root and Tuber Crop market size for the year 2016-2017, and forecast the same for year 2023. It also highlights the potential growth opportunities in the coming years, while also reviewing the market drivers, restraints, growth indicators, challenges, market dynamics, competitive landscape, and other key aspects with respect to Root and Tuber Crop market.
Geographically Asia-Pacific dominated Root and Tuber Crop market followed by Africa, Europe and Americas in the production of root and tuber crop. Potatoes has become a major food crop in the cool highland areas of South America, Asia, and Central and Eastern Africa. In Asian countries, some edible tubers are also used as traditional medicines, these factors influence Asia-Pacific to remain fastest growing regional market during the period of study.
This report segments Root and Tuber Crop market based on type, application and regional market as follows:
Based on type this report on Root and Tuber Crop market is segmented as follows: root, tuber, corm and others. This report on Root and Tuber Crop also covers in detail about various applications of Root and Tuber Crop, some of the major applications covered in the report are food, planting material, animal feed, distilled spirits and others
This report on Root and Tuber Crop has been further segmented into major regions, which includes detailed analysis of each region such as: Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), Africa and Middle East covering all the major country level markets in each of the region
The research methodology followed for the report includes the initial segmentation of the market based on type, applications and geography. This was pursued by market revenue and volume collation of various types of sources employed for the applications considered, with respect to the regions. By processing the data collated with Average Selling Price (ASP) through bottom up approach, the global market size was estimated and forecast was done. Finally, the results were validated through primary research process involving root and tuber crop applications and regulatory bodies.