The global chickpea market size is expected to reach USD 10.68 billion by 2028, according to a new report by Million Insights. It is expected to expand at a CAGR of 3.15% from 2021 to 2028. Increasing demand for protein-rich chickpea as from developed as well as developing countries is propelling market growth.
The growing trend of healthy diet and vegetarianism has led to the significant growth of the market. The ground chickpea can be an alternative to caffeine-related products such as coffee as its taste and flavor are the same as coffee. Brown chickpeas have various health benefits such as reducing the risk of certain types of cancers and regulating sugar levels in the blood. They boost immunity and also provide extra strength to our muscles. This has led to increased inclination of the young generation towards the product for a balanced diet, resulting in significant growth of the market.
Desi chickpeas captured the largest share of more than 70.0% in 2020. Rising demand for this product for a proportionate diet is propelling the segment growth. Moreover, desi chickpeas have numerous health benefits. This is projected to help the market to grow in the upcoming years.
Asia Pacific held the largest share of over 70.0% in 2020 owing to the increasing demand from India, Australia, and Myanmar. India is a leader in the production of chickpeas, accounting for 9.94million metric tons according to the FAO. Following India, Australia and Myanmar are the leading producers and exporters of chickpeas to developed countries. All these factors together are expected to boost the regional market growth.
The report “Chickpea Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Type (Desi, Kabuli), By Distribution Channel (Hypermarkets & Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Grocery Stores, Online), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2021 - 2028” is available now to Million Insights.
Million Insights has segmented the global chickpea market on the basis of type, distribution channel, and region:
Chickpea Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2028)
Chickpea Distribution Channel Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2028)
Chickpea Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2028)