Calcium Citrate Market Insights
The calcium citrate market is projected to grow at a significant rate over the forecast period. The rising demand for bone & joint supplements among geriatric population coupled with growing consumer preference towards healthy food products is expected to augment demand over the coming years. Benefits associated with calcium citrates such as superior aqueous solubility, enhanced bioavailability and easy absorption as compared to other calcium supplements are also expected to increase the preference for the product by food & beverages and healthcare manufacturers.
Increasing adoption of calcium citrate for the treatment of low blood calcium levels, bone loss (osteoporosis), weak bones (osteomalacia/rickets) and hypoparathyroidism among others are anticipated to foster demand in the forecast period. Moreover, growing inclination towards consuming calcium supplements by women to maintain bone health is expected to boost the market growth.
However, availability of cheaper calcium supplements as compared to calcium citrate is projected to restrain industrial growth.
Calcium Citrate Market: Form Insights
On the basis of form, the calcium citrate market is classified into micronized powder, powder and granular form amongst others. The demand for powder form is projected to foster demand for calcium citrate on account of easy absorption. Increasing adoption of calcium citrate powder by pregnant, lactating, and the aged population is also likely to contribute to the overall market growth.
Calcium Citrate Market: Application Insights
Based on applications, the calcium citrate market is segmented into agriculture, food & beverage and healthcare among others. The global market is likely to be influenced by the increased use of calcium citrate in the healthcare industry. Increasing adoption of health supplement by consumers coupled with growing geriatric population with problems such as low blood calcium levels, bone loss, and weak bones among others is expected to propel the market growth.
Calcium Citrate Market: Regional Insights
North America followed by Europe accounted for the largest market share in the global calcium citrate market in 2016. This growth is attributed to increasing demand for supplements and nutrients, particularly among the baby boomer population. Increasing incidence of bone-related diseases among women and rising demand for calcium supplements is expected to foster market demand in these regions.
Calcium Citrate Market: End-Use Landscape
The end-use landscape entails a list of current and prospective consumers prevailing across the regions. This section provides company addresses, contact details, products, and regional presence of companies who are purchasing or are likely to purchase calcium citrate over the coming years. Some leading consumers of calcium citrate are Solgar, Rainbow Light, Blue Bonnet Nutrition, Kirkland Signature, Solaray, and GNC.
Calcium Citrate Market: Vendor Landscape
The report contains a chapter dedicated to vendors operating in the market, covering raw material manufactures, equipment developers, manufacturers, and distributors. The report provides these insights on a regional level. This section of the report entails contact details, experience, products manufactured/supplied, and geographical presence of companies.
Calcium Citrate Market Share & Competitor Analysis
Some of the players operating in the global calcium citrate market include Posy Pharmachem Pvt. Ltd, Jungbunzlauer Suisse AG, Jost Chemical Co., Gadot Biochemical Industries Ltd, Sucroal, Feiyu Fine Chemical, Panvo Organics Pvt. Ltd, Dr. Paul Lohmann GmbH KG, Albion Minerals and FoodChem International Corporation.
In May 2018, Lupin, a transnational pharmaceutical company announced launching a calcium product: Corcal Bone and Beauty. The supplement is specially designed for women. With the launching of this product, Lupin aims to develop its nascent women’s segment.
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