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Aquafeed Market Size & Forecast Report, 2012 - 2022

Report ID: MN17619375  |  Published: June 2015  |  No of Pages: 96
Format: Electronic (PDF)  |  Industry: Agriculture


The global Aquafeed Market was projected at US$ 69.72 billion in 2014. The scope of the market is projected to touch US$ 133.1 billion by the completion of the year 2022. It is expected to record a CAGR of 11.4% during period of forecast.

Aquafeed can be well-defined as nutrition particularly set for aquatic animals so as to satisfy their nourishing necessities. The feed is normally equipped with particular materials and flavors that are nutritional in nature and added in precise small quantities. These days the aquafeed is existing in huge varieties of product, due to improved fascination of customer in the direction of its functionality and species particular necessities.

Aquafeed is resulting merely from plant sources, for example concentrate of sunflower protein, canola oil, soy meal, and corn gluten meal. Among them, the maximum regularly utilized constituent in aquafeed is oceanic bases for example fish oil and fish meal. In the present scenario, the maximum favored and sold form of it among the whole worldwide aquafeed products is the extruded category of aquafeed, owing to its greater percentage of disintegration and quicker beginning of act in fish.


The manufacture of aquaculture is expected to perform an important part in the sector of aquafeed during the approaching period. Maximum nation states are accelerating their activities of manufacture and reviewing the rules to simplify the environment of aquaculture into additionally approachable transnational regions of trade.

At a national level, governments are estimating positive prediction regarding the production. This is a countless motivation for the companies to capitalize more and more into the aquafeed market. Important establishments are showing robust improvements to be pressed in for aquafeed products in the market of Europe. The companies of important manufacturing nation state for example Norway, China, Peru, and others have to upsurge their standard of manufacture for aquafeed to protect themselves from the limitations triggered by these codes of practice.


The global aquafeed market can be classified by Purpose, Types, Form, Product and Region. By Purpose, it can be classified as Special Nutrition, Digestibility, Palatability, Health and Others. By Types, it can be classified as Shellfishes, Fish, Tilapia, Salmon, Mollusks, Catfish, Carp and Others. By Form, it can be classified as Liquid, Pellets, Powder, and Extruded. By Product, it can be classified as Feed Acidifiers, Antibiotics, Vitamins, and Amino Acids.

Regional Lookout:

By Region the global aquafeed industry can be classified as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa. The North America region is motivated by the U.S.A and Canada. Growing ingestion of fish and demand for seafood together with increasing per head earnings of middle-class may possibly boost the development of the business within the region. Institutional backing along with the government initiatives for the development of the product will motivate the development of the regional business. Most important companies are financing for the development of new-fangled product for transnational and native market to increase their range of product.

The market in Europe is motivated by Germany, France, and the UK. The market demand for aquaculture additives possibly will record important improvements during the period of forecast. Modification in consumer inclination and growing business of treated fast food, along with increasing per head earnings must push the development of the provincial business.

The Asia Pacific’s market scope for aquafeed is headed by Japan, India, and China. Growing availability of source, low-slung wages of manual labor, and ambient ecological circumstances must motivate the development of the local business. Growing per head earnings along with improved way of life must inspire the development of the business.


The companies are adopting the policy of mergers & acquisitions to improve their capability of manufacture and fortify their global existence. Additionally, the important contestants are focused on presenting the new-fangled product to raise the general development of the market.

Some of the important companies for aquafeed market are DSM, Aller Aqua A/S, Biomar A/S, BASF, and Ridley Corporation Ltd. Additional notable companies are Coppens International B.V., Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited, Alltech Inc., Cargill, Inc., Nutreco N.V., BIOMIN Holding GmbH, Avanti Feeds Ltd, Beneo GmbH, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Biostadt India Ltd., Norel Animal Nutrition, Nutriad, Dibaq a.s, De Heus Animal Nutrition.

Market Segment:

Aquafeed Additives Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2012 - 2022)
    • Amino Acids
    • Antibiotics
    • Vitamins
    • Feed Acidifiers
    • Others

Aquafeed Application Outlook (Volume, Tons; Revenue, USD Million, 2012 - 2022)
    • Carps
    • Mollusks
    • Crustaceans
    • Salmons
    • Tilapia
    • Catfish
    • Others

Aquafeed Regional Outlook (Volume, Tons; Revenue, USD Million, 2012 - 2022)
    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia Pacific
    • RoW

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