Global Phytosterols Market 2017-2021

  • Published: Oct 2017
  • Pages: 66
  • SKU: IRTNTR14819

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This market research study identifies Arboris, Archer Daniels Midland, BASF, and Cargill as the leading players in the global phytosterols market. A comprehensive analysis of this market is also presented by product type (beta-sitosterol, campesterol, stigmasterol, and other phytosterols) and by geography (the Americas, APAC, and EMEA).

Overview of the global phytosterols market

Phytosterols are considered as a health-promoting ingredient in food products, which can reduce the occurrences of diseases. Chronic diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and obesity are expected to be the major burden by 2020 according to World Health Organization (WHO). High cholesterol level is the major reason for the rising prevalence of heart diseases in the US. In addition, high cholesterol results from hectic lifestyles, stress, and lack of nutrition and vitamins. This in turn, is motivating functional food manufacturers to develop and provide functional foods with phytosterols and other plant sterols and substances. Technavio’s market research report identifies that the therapeutic benefits of phytosterols will be one of the primary growth drivers for the global phytosterols market till 2021. It has been studied that the daily intake of phytosterols by individuals aged between 50 and 70 years suffering from severe hypercholesterolemia will save around USD 9 million of healthcare cost. Technavio’s market research analysts predict that this market will grow at a CAGR of close to 9% by 2021.

Researchers are working on properties of phytosterols due to their rising interests in the cholesterol-lowering ability of phytosterols. One of the key trends that will boost growth in the global phytosterols market in the forthcoming years is the formulation of new products with phytosterols as an ingredient. This has resulted in the emergence of new sterols and stanols that are soluble in water and dispersible in food and beverage applications. Similarly, heart health-promoting supplements are another new phytonutrient-based formulation in the nutrition segment. These new formulations will boost the consumption of phytosterols.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The phytosterols market comprises of prominent manufacturers. They have a wide functional ingredients portfolio. This in turn, enables them to gain an advantage in the formulation of ingredients. Furthermore, the R&D team of manufacturers of the plant sterols market are focusing on the development of newer formulations. This in turn, will boost the application of phytosterols in the food and beverage segment.

Key vendors in this market are -

  • Arboris
  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • BASF
  • Cargill

Other prominent vendors in the market include CONNOILS, DRT, GUSTAV PARMENTIER, K. Patel Phytoextractions, Lubrizol, Matrix Fine Sciences, VITAE CAPS, and Xi'an Healthful Biotechnology.

Segmentation by product type and analysis of the phytosterols market

  • Beta-sitosterol
  • Campesterol
  • Stigmasterol

The consumption of beta-sitosterol is increasing on a global level due to various benefits associated with them. These benefits include the reduction of blood cholesterol levels, skin conditioning and protection, and improvement of cognitive functions. Beta-sitosterol is extensively preferred in dietary supplements over other types of phytosterols. The consumption of beta sitosterol supplements will further increase because they are used to treat hypercholesterolemia, benign prostatic hyperplasia, and hair loss. Vegetarian consumers are also adopting these products because phytosterol complex in the supplement is free from yeast, dairy, egg, gluten, and wheat.

Segmentation by geography and analysis of the phytosterols market

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA

The consumption of phytosterols is high in EMEA due to the rising health concerns and prevalence of lifestyle-related conditions. Germany and the UK are the major countries that consume phytosterols in large quantity. Manufacturers are motivated to increase their research and development of new products due to the growing demand for heart health-promoting foods. This in turn, will boost the identification and utilization of therapeutic phytosterols benefits for various applications in the pharmaceutical industry.

Key questions answered in the report include

  • What will the phytosterols market size, market forecast and the growth rate be in 2021?
  • What are the key factors driving the global phytosterols market?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global phytosterols market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in the global phytosterols market?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global phytosterols market?
  • What are the trending factors influencing the market shares of the Americas, APAC, and EMEA?
  • What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global phytosterols market?

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PART 01: Executive summary

PART 02: Scope of the report

PART 03: Research Methodology

PART 04: Introduction

  • Market outline

PART 05: Market landscape

  • Market overview
  • Global phytosterols market
  • Five forces analysis

PART 06: Market segmentation by product type

  • Global phytosterols market by product type
  • Global beta-sitosterol market
  • Global campesterol market
  • Global stigmasterol market
  • Global market for other phytosterols

PART 07: Market segmentation by geography

  • Global phytosterols market by geography
  • Phytosterols market in EMEA
  • Phytosterols market in Americas
  • Phytosterols market in APAC

PART 08: Key leading countries

  • US
  • China
  • Germany
  • India

PART 09: Decision framework

PART 10: Drivers and challenges

  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges

PART 11: Market trends

  • New product formulations with phytosterols as an ingredient
  • Increase in focus on potential pharmaceutical applications
  • Growing demand from emerging markets

PART 12: Vendor landscape

  • Competitive scenario
  • Competitive positioning assessment
  • Arboris
  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • BASF
  • Cargill
  • Other prominent market players

PART 13: Appendix

  • List of abbreviations

Research Framework

Technavio presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. The analysts have presented the various facets of the market with a particular focus on identifying the key industry influencers. The data thus presented is comprehensive, reliable, and the result of extensive research, both primary and secondary.


Primary sources

  • Manufacturers and suppliers
  • Channel partners
  • Industry experts
  • Strategic decision makers

Secondary sources

  • Industry journals and periodicals
  • Government data
  • Financial reports of key industry players
  • Historical data
  • Press releases


Data Synthesis

  • Collation of data
  • Estimation of key figures
  • Analysis of derived insights

Data Validation

  • Triangulation with data models
  • Reference against proprietary databases
  • Corroboration with industry experts



  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Market trends
  • Five forces analysis


  • Market size and forecast
  • Market segmentation
  • Geographical insights
  • Competitive landscape
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