Global Gamma Oryzanol Market is estimated to reach USD 2.06 billion owing to the increase in consumers inclination towards healthy lifestyle. Gamma oryzanol is a naturally occurring substance found in rice bran oil. It is also present in wheat bran, vegetable & fruits. Gamma oryzanol lowers body cholesterol and reduces inflammation. The antioxidant property of the substance fights aging of skin and wrinkles. Moreover, it aids in obesity, diabetes, insulin sensitivity and allergies.
Major factors driving the gamma oryzanol market entail growing number of people suffering from skin conditions and high cholesterol. Growing awareness of consumers towards healthy life and their participation in several fitness and health clubs is also propelling the demand for gamma oryzanol thereby driving gamma oryzanol industry. Gamma oryzanol is often promoted but it is used in treatment for unspecified menopausal issues in women. However, the substance is researched to have no effect on hormones, which is hampering the growth of gamma oryzanol market. Moreover, gamma oryzanol clearly not suggestive for thyroid problems.
To widen geographical reach, the leading players in gamma oryzanol industry are focusing on quality improvement in emerging economies. This improvement is dependent on economical situations, mechanical enhancement and government support. The players are also facing tough competition with respect to value, branding, and product separation.
Gamma oryzanol industry is categorized on the basis of type, application and geography. Based on type, the market is divided into food grade and pharmaceutical grade. Since discovery, gamma oryzanol has been widely used in food products. On the basis of application, the market is divided into cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, animal feed, and supplements. Owing to the increase in demand for cosmetics on the global scale, cosmetics segment is predicted to lead market of gamma oryzanol in the coming years.
Geographically, the gamma oryzanol market is segmented as North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Middle East & Africa. Europe is expected to register significant growth in the near future owing to the growing adoption of supplements in several regions. The key players in the gamma oryzanol industry include Delekang Food Co. Ltd., Jining Ankang Pharmaceutical, Henry Lamotte OILS, Huadong Medicine Group Wufeng Pharmaceutical, Okayasu Shoten, OryzaOil&Fat Chemical, Kangcare Bioindustry Co. Ltd., and TSUNO.
Global Gamma Oryzanol Application Outlook (Volume, Tons; Revenue, USD Million, 2012 - 2022)
• Sports supplements
• Animal feed
Global Gamma Oryzanol Regional Outlook (Volume, Tons; Revenue, USD Million, 2012 - 2022)
• North America
• Asia Pacific
• Central & South America
• Middle East & Africa
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