Aquaculture Additives Market - Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth And Forecast 2021 - 2026

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Aquaculture Additives Market Overview 

Aquaculture Additives Market size was valued at $ 1.25Billion by 2020 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 7.8% during the forecast period 2021-2026. The Aquaculture Additives Market growth rate is attributed to the growing knowledge among fish breeders about the advantages of supplying adequate nutrition to fish is anticipated to bring new opportunities. Aquaculture, also known as aqua-farming, is a procedure of breeding fish, molluscs, crustaceans, aquatic plants, algae, and other aquatic organisms. Types of aquaculture include shrimp farming, fish farming, Mari-culture, oyster farming, cultivation of ornamental fish and alga-culture. Aquaculture additives are chemical compounds that act as extra nutrients for aquatic animals that help to boost their immunity levels, protect from infections, and maintain overall health of the aquatic organisms.
Furthermore, aquaculture additives contain antibiotics to prevent occurrences of bacterial diseases of fish. Antibiotics provide pathogenic protection to fish as well as promote metabolism. However, the antibiotics market is anticipated to witness hurdles over the next eight years owing to the implementation of bans on several products including malachite green, chloramphenicol, gentian violet, and nitrofuran as they cause water contamination. Advancements in amino acid nutrition technology and their application in the formulation of environment-oriented and functional aquafeed is projected to aid market growth in the upcoming years. Apart from this, the regulations for reducing nitrogen levels in feeds are projected to enhance the importance of low-protein amino acids.

Report Coverage

The report: “Aquaculture Additives Market Forecast (2021-2026)”, by Industry ARC, covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the Aquaculture Additives Market:
By Product: Amino Acids, Antibiotics, Vitamins, Feed Acidifiers, Anesthetic & Sedation Materials, Anti-Parasitic and Others.
By Application: Carp, Mollusks, Salmon, Shrimps, Tilapia, Catfish, Sea Bass, Trout and Others.
By Geography: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and RoW.

Key Takeaways

  • Asia-Pacific dominated the Aquaculture Additives Market with a share of 42.16% in the year 2020.        
  • The factors such as growing knowledge among fish breeders about the advantages of supplying adequate nutrition to fish are amongst the major factor projected to impel growth of Aquaculture Additives Market.
  • Increase in demand for aquaculture additives in developing countries and extensive use of these additives to enhance the overall aquaculture production are the key factors owing the growth in the segment during forecast period 2021-2026.

Aquaculture Additives Market Segment Analysis - By Product 

On the basis of product, amino acids segment held the highest segmental revenue share in 2020. This can be attributed to the fact that supplements of essential amino acids aids in the modulation of metabolism and helps develop new strategies to provide an amino acid balanced feed which is projected to offset the environmental impact on aquaculture animals, increased profitability, and growth performance of the aquaculture additives market.
On the contrary, feed acidifiers segment is anticipated to witness significant gains along the forecast period 2021-2026 as feed acidifiers are made from organic acids and their salts and they aid refining gastric acid levels in the aquatic animals, thereby strengthening digestion and food assimilation. Moreover, the demand for acidifiers as additives is projected to witness significant growth as a result of their effectiveness in controlling diseases caused by harmful bacteria, such as Salmonella and E. coli.

Aquaculture Additives Market Segment Analysis - By Application

On the basis of application, carp segment accounted for the largest segmental revenue of the Aquaculture Additives market in 2020 owing to the fact that Carp is one of the important aquaculture species in the European and Asian countries. Carps are rich in omega 3 fatty acids and a rich source of low-fat protein. The rising importance of omega 3 fatty acids in the food and beverage industry owing to their ability to reduce cholesterol levels is anticipated to boost carp-related farming activities. Carps are increasingly utilized in rice paddies intended to feed on insects and other organisms associated with rice culture.
However, the catfish is poised to hold the highest growth rate with a CAGR of 7.89% over the forecast period 2021-2026. This is attributed to the fact that the demand for catfish in retail markets and is poised to augment the aqua-feed market growth over the next few years. The aqua-feed consumed by catfish includes soybean meal, cornmeal, cottonseed meal, peanut (groundnut) meal, and wheat, and it is supplemented with minerals, vitamins, and vegetable oil. Animal protein in the form of fish meal is also provided for channel catfish. 

Aquaculture Additives Market Segment Analysis - By Geography

Asia Pacific is the major region dominating the Aquaculture Additives market with a market share of 42.16% in the year 2020 owing to favourable climatic conditions. The region is estimated to lead the market over the forecast period 2021-2026. Expanding aquaculture industry in India and China due to the factors, such as ease of resource availability, induced conditions for aquaculture, and cheap labour is anticipated to bode well for regional growth.
However, North America is projected to be the significant-growing market during the forecast period 2021-2026 owing to the strong support from the governments of both U.S. and Canada for the expansion of aquaculture. The species substantially contributing to the industry growth include salmonids and molluscs, especially hard clams, oysters, and mussels.

Aquaculture Additives Market Drivers

Rising consumer awareness about health benefits of consumption of aquatic animals 

The Aquaculture Additives market is poised to receive upswing owing to the fact that worldwide consumption rate of seafood has been witnessing a steady increase in the recent past owing to rising awareness regarding health benefits and nutritional value associated with seafood. Shrimps and Salmon are rich sources with high nutritional value comprised of vitamins, proteins, omega-3 fatty acids, and minerals. Demand for seafood globally is significantly high and increasing steadily. Seafood makes up one-sixth of all animal-based proteins consumed around the world. Increasing demand for seafood is encouraging sustainable aquaculture practices and the trend is anticipated to continue in future. Several certification programs have made progress in defining key characteristics of sustainable aquaculture. Sustainability of species totally depends on its lifecycle and feeding habits, as well as on farming operations. Hence, adoption of aquatic additives to feed underwater animals and in order to get certification is one of the major factors fuelling market growth.

Aquaculture Additives Market Challenges

Fluctuation in prices of raw materials 

Despite several drivers, fluctuation in prices of raw materials used to make additives, easy availability of additives by local players at low cost are major factors that could restrain growth of the global aquaculture additives market.

Aquaculture Additives Industry Outlook

Product launches, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and geographical expansions are key strategies adopted by players in the Aquaculture Additives Market. In 2020, Aquaculture Additives Market share is fragmented by the top ten players present in the market. Aquaculture Additives Market top 10 companies are BioMar A/S, Cargill, Incorporated.; Ridley Corporation Limited, Aller Aqua A/S, Cermaq Group AS, ADDCON GmbH, ADM, BASF SE, BIOMIN Holding GmbH, DSM, Evonik Industries AG and others.

Acquisitions/Product Launches

  • In January 2018, Cargill, Inc. opened a feed mill dedicated to the fish species in Andhra Pradesh, India. The facility, with a total capacity of over 90,000 tons annually, is anticipated to enable the company to increase its fish feed capacity threefold in the country.

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1. Aquaculture Additives Market Overview
    1.1 Definitions and Scope
2. Aquaculture Additives Market - Executive Summary
    2.1 Market Revenue, Market Size and Key Trends
    2.2 Key trends by Product
    2.3 Key trends by Application
    2.4 Key trends by Geography
3. Aquaculture Additives Market – Comparative Analysis
    3.1 Product Benchmarking – Key Companies
    3.2 Financial Analysis – Key Companies
    3.3 Patent Analysis – Key Companies
    3.4 Pricing Analysis
4. Aquaculture Additives Market - Startup Companies Scenario Premium
    4.1 Key Startup Company Analysis by
        4.1.1 Investment
        4.1.2 Revenue
        4.1.3 Venture Capital and Funding Scenario
5. Aquaculture Additives Market – Industry Market Entry Scenario Premium Premium
    5.1 Regulatory Framework Overview
    5.2 New Business and Ease of Doing business index
    5.3 Case Studies of Successful Ventures
6. Aquaculture Additives Market Forces
    6.1 Market Drivers
    6.2 Market Constraints/Challenges
    6.3 Porters five force model
        6.3.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
        6.3.2 Bargaining powers of customers
        6.3.3 Threat of new entrants
        6.3.4 Rivalry among existing players
        6.3.5 Threat of substitutes 
7. Aquaculture Additives Market – Strategic Analysis
    7.1 Value Chain Analysis
    7.2 Opportunities Analysis
    7.3 Market Life Cycle
8. Aquaculture Additives Market – By Product (Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
    8.1 Amino Acid
    8.2 Antibiotics
    8.3 Vitamins
    8.4 Feed Acidifiers
    8.5 Anesthetic & Sedation materials
    8.6 Anti-Parasitic
    8.7 Others
9. Aquaculture Additives Market -  By Application (Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
    9.1 Carp
    9.2 Mollusks
    9.3 Salmon
    9.4 Shrimps
    9.5 Tilapia
    9.6 Catfish
    9.7 Sea Bass
    9.8 Trout
    9.9 Others
10. Aquaculture Additives Market -  By Geography (Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
    10.1 North America
        10.1.1 U.S.
        10.1.2 Canada
        10.1.3 Mexico
    10.2 Europe
        10.2.1 U.K.
        10.2.2 Germany
        10.2.3 France
        10.2.4 Italy
        10.2.5 Netherlands
        10.2.6 Belgium
        10.2.7 Spain
        10.2.8 Denmark
        10.2.9 Rest of Europe
    10.3 Asia-Pacific
        10.3.1 China
        10.3.2 India
        10.3.3 Japan
        10.3.4 South Korea
        10.3.5 Australia & New Zealand
        10.3.6 Taiwan
        10.3.7 Malaysia
        10.3.8 Rest of Asia-Pacific
    10.4 Rest of the World
        10.4.1 Middle East
        10.4.2 Africa
        10.4.3 South America
11. Aquaculture Additives Market - Entropy
12. Aquaculture Additives Market – Industry/Segment Competition Landscape      Premium  
    12.1 Market Share Analysis
        12.1.1 Global Market Share – Key Companies
        12.1.2 Market Share by Region – Key companies
        12.1.3 Market Share by Countries – Key Companies
        12.1.4 Best Practices for Companies
13. Aquaculture Additives Market – Key Company List by Country Premium  Premium
14. Aquaculture Additives Market Company Analysis
    14.1 Company 1
    14.2 Company 2
    14.3 Company 3
    14.4 Company 4
    14.5 Company 5
    14.6 Company 6
    14.7 Company 7
    14.8 Company 8
    14.9 Company 9
    14.10 Company 10
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1.US Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
2.Canada Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
3.Mexico Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
4.Brazil Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
5.Argentina Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
6.Peru Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
7.Colombia Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
8.Chile Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
9.Rest of South America Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
10.UK Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
11.Germany Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
12.France Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
13.Italy Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
14.Spain Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
15.Rest of Europe Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
16.China Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
17.India Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
18.Japan Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
19.South Korea Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
20.South Africa Aquaculture Additives Market Revenue, 2019-2024 ($M)
21.North America Aquaculture Additives By Application
22.South America Aquaculture Additives By Application
23.Europe Aquaculture Additives By Application
24.APAC Aquaculture Additives By Application
25.MENA Aquaculture Additives By Application
26.Alltech, Inc., Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
27.BioMar A/S, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
28.Cargill, Inc., Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
29.Ridley Corporation Limited, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
30.Norel S.A., Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
31.Aller Aqua A/S, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
32.Beneo GmbH, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
33.Cermaq Group AS, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
34.Dibaq A.S., Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
35.Addcon GmbH, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
36.Archer Daniels Midland Company, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
37.BASF SE, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
38.Biomin Holding GmbH, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
39.Skretting A.S., Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
40.DSM, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
41.Evonik Industries AG, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
42.NEOVIA, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
43.Novus International, Inc., Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
44.De Heus Animal Nutrition B.V., Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
45.Nutriad International NV, Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
46.Avanti Feeds Ltd., Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
47.NK Ingredients Pte Ltd., Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)
48.Bentoli, Inc., Sales /Revenue, 2015-2018 ($Mn/$Bn)