The global lignans market size was valued at USD 375.0 million in 2020 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.1% from 2021 to 2028.
Growing demand for herbal products over synthetic drugs and the growing trend in food and beverage industry are driving the market growth.
Lignans are a group of secondary metabolites found naturally in plants products such as cereals, vegetables, cereals and other fiber rich foods. Lignans are said to be effective in cancer and diabetic patients due to its defense against pathogenic fungi and bacteria, thereby eliminating the risk of secondary infections in these patients. Lignans also help in boosting the immune systems of an individual as it is beneficial for human gut. Growing awareness regarding healthy and organic food products for improved health outcomes and increased products of lignin rich products are driving the market for lignans.
Non-alcoholic beverages, such as tea, coffee, etc. contain the highest content of lignan. The concentration of lignan varies by the type of tea and coffee such as tea contains ranging from 0.0392-0.0771mg/100g and coffee contains ranging from 0.0187-0.0313mg/100g. While alcoholic beverages such as red wine contains of 0.080ul/100ml lignan on average; white wine contains 0.022ul/100ml.
It is also observed that the lignan also has the anti-oxidant ability for the prevention of various disorders, including cardiovascular disease and cancer. Traditionally lignans have showed health benefit such as lowered heart diseases, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis and breast cancer.
There are some other rich sources of the lignan which are flaxseed and sesame seeds which can be utilized commercially for the fortification of food products and in the pharmaceutical industry. Soy seed, rapeseed, pumpkin seed, sunflower seed, wheat, oats, rye, barley, legumes, beans, berries, and vegetables are also other sources of lignan.
The rapid increase in use of lignan in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, animal feed industry, and food and also increase in nutraceutical and functional foods are the factors which are going to drive the market.
|Analysis Period||2017 - 2028|
|Forecast Data||2021 - 2028|
|Segments Covered||By Source, By Application, And By Geography|
|Regional Scope||North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa|
|Key Companies Profiled||
Biogin Biochemicals Co. Ltd., FarmaSino Pharmaceuticals (Jiangsu) Co. Ltd., Kingherbs, SPI Pharma, Naturalin Bio-resources co.ltd., Plamed Green Science Group, Hebie Xinquidian Biotechnology co. ltd., Prairie Tide Diversified Inc., TSKG Products, LLC, Xi’an Sinuotebio Tech Co. Ltd., Shaanxi Zebrago Industrial Co. Ltd.
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Food and Beverages held the largest share by application
Consumption of lignan varies geographically due to some dietary methods of different regions. For instance, the traditional Mediterranean diet is pre-dominantly plant based diet with high intake of unprocessed cereals, legumes, vegetables, nuts, fruits. Indian diet contains various types of categories of food products including fish, grapes, chocolates, oil, tea, coffee, biscuits and bread. Due to high lignan content, the Indian mulberry has been extensively traditionally utilized in the treatment of cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, diarrhea, headache, inflammation, etc. The typical content of Indian diet is sesame, both sesame seeds and oil is rich in lignan.
Due to dietary habits of the population which have traditionally influenced diets and the traditional methods to cure diseases by natural process is increasing along with demand for rich contents of natural ingredients is also growing. The rising occurrence of chronic and lifestyle related diseases, in confluence the considerable shift towards herbal drugs, represent one of the key factor boosting the global lignans market growth.
Cereals and Grains lead the Sources segment
The cereals and grains segments dominated the market by sources accounting for US$ 168 Mn in 2020. Common sources of lignans from cereals and grain include corns, oats, barley and rye. These sources have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties which make them beneficial for human consumption. Growing application of natural sources in cosmetics is also driving the demand for cereals and grains as natural source of lignans
Some of the key players offered in the report include Biogin Biochemicals Co. Ltd., FarmaSino Pharmaceuticals (Jiangsu) Co. Ltd., Kingherbs, SPI Pharma, Naturalin Bio-resources co.ltd., Plamed Green Science Group, Hebie Xinquidian Biotechnology co. ltd., Prairie Tide Diversified Inc., TSKG Products, LLC, Xi’an Sinuotebio Tech Co. Ltd., Shaanxi Zebrago Industrial Co. Ltd.
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Middle East & Africa
The estimated value of global Lignan market in 2020 accounted to be US$ 375.0 mn.
The projected CAGR of Lignan market during the analysis period of 2021 to 2028 is 7.1%
The prominent players of the global Lignan market market involve Biogin Biochemicals Co. Ltd., FarmaSino Pharmaceuticals (Jiangsu) Co. Ltd., Kingherbs, SPI Pharma, Naturalin Bio-resources co.ltd., Plamed Green Science Group, Hebie Xinquidian Biotechnology co. ltd., Prairie Tide Diversified Inc., TSKG Products LLC, Xi’an Sinuotebio Tech Co. Ltd., Shaanxi Zebrago Industrial Co. Ltd. and others
North America held the dominating share for lignan market during the analysis period of 2021 to 2028
Asia pacific region exhibited fastest growing CAGR for lignan market during the analysis period of 2021 to 2028
Growing demand for herbal products over synthetic drugs and the growing organic trend in food and beverage industry drive the market growth.
Based on Source, Cereals and Grains segment held the maximum share for lignan market in 2020