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Biosurfactant Market Size By Type (Glycolipid, Fatty Acids, Neutral Lipids), By Source (Bacteria, Fungi, Agricultural Waste, Agro-Industrial Waste), By Application (Environmental Remediation, Laundry Detergent, Food Processing, Pharmaceuticals) - Industry Trends Analysis & Forecast 2030

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Market Overview

Biosurfactants are derived from natural and biodegradable renewable resources that are produced by bacteria or fungi. Like vegetable-based and petroleum-based surfactants, they can have excellence emulsifying, foaming, wetting, dispersing and even remediation properties. Over the period of time, the adverse impact of the synthetic surfactants on various things as well as on the environment, has led to the adoption of biosurfactants all over the world. Surfactants are surface-active amphiphilic compounds that require high cost of production, that use glucose as the sole source of carbon. But the use of bagasse and orange peels can increase the production by 20%. Therefore, continuous innovations can lead the global biosurfactants market to grow.

Biosurfactant Market Segmentation

By Type

  • Glycolipid
  • Fatty Acids, Phospholipids and Neutral Lipids
  • Particulate Biosurfactants
  • Polymeric Biosurfactants

By Source

  • Bacteria
  • Fungi
  • Agricultural Waste
  • Agro industrial Waste

By Application

  • Environmental Remediation
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Food Processing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Agriculture Chemicals
  • Personal Care

Based on Geography

  • North America (U.S. & Canada)  biosurfactants market {Market Share (%), Market Size (USD Billion)}
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina & Rest of Latin America)  biosurfactants market {Market Share (%), Market Size (USD Billion)}
  • Europe (The U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Hungary, Spain, Poland, Sweden & RoE)  biosurfactants market {Market Share (%), Market Size (USD Billion)}
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia)  biosurfactants market {Market Share (%), Market Size (USD Billion)}
  • Middle East & Africa (GCC, South Africa, North Africa, RoMEA)  biosurfactants market {Market Share (%), Market Size (USD Billion)}

Market Share by Type & Geography

On the basis of type, glycolipid dominated the global biosurfactants market with a revenue share of 42.6% in 2017. The major glycolipids such as rhamnolipids, trehalolipids and sophorolipids have the compound structure that lowers the surface and interfacial tension, thus it is highly preferred in biosurfactants. Of the total biosurfactants, 60% are glycolipids. Biosurfactants are predominantly used in environmental remediation and it has the major application share, and it is expected to grow at a rate of 11.6% over the forecast years.

Based on geography, Europe had the largest market share of 32.4% in 2017, having the maximum number of manufacturers producing biosurfactants in this region such as Ecover, Biotensidon and more. Europe is the opportunistic market in the growth of biosurfactants, with the major application in environment remediation in order to achieve the sustainable environment goals. Countries such as Switzerland, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Spain, the U.K. and others have high ranking in environmental performance index, thus being the most opportunistic countries for penetration of biosurfactants.

Market Trends, Drivers and Challenges

There is a rising trend of application of inoculants of biosurfactant producing bacteria for the phytoremediation of hydrocarbon polluted soil. Application of the biosurfactants in phytoremediation on a large scale is attracting more innovations in this field.

According to the report, major driving factor for the growth of biosurfactants market is the steps taken towards mitigating the adverse impacts of the synthetic surfactants, which is depleting the non-renewable resources, non-degradable as well as the toxicity being passed on to the consumers, are impacting the growth of biosurfactants market.

Further, though biosurfactants are ecofriendly, but some experiments have shown that under certain circumstances biosurfactants can be toxic to the environment. The major challenge for the biosurfactant producers is to have careful and controlled use of surface active molecules in such a way that can cleanup of the toxic environmental pollutants and provide a clean environment.

Key Players

Global biosurfactants market report comprises of the following companies as the key players in the biosurfactant market: Ecover, Biotensidon, Jeneil, Evonik, Biotech, Urumqui Unite, Saraya, and MG Intobio.

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.

Covered in This Biosurfactant Market Report

The report covers the present ground scenario and the future growth prospects of the biosurfactants market for 2017-2030 along with the sales and revenue of the biosurfactant. We calculated the market size and revenue share on the basis of revenue generated from major players across the globe. 

Biosurfactants market report has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis from industry experts. The report covers the competitive landscape and current position of major players in the biosurfactants market. The report also includes porter’s five force model, SWOT analysis, company profiling, business strategies of market players and their business models. Global biosurfactants market report also recognizes value chain analysis to understand the cost differentiation to provide competitive advantage to the existing and new entry players.

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Key questions answered in this Global Biosurfactants Market Report

  • What is the total market size by 2024 and what would be the expected growth rate?
  • What is the revenue of global biosurfactants market in 2015-16 and what would be the expected demand over the forecasted period?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What are the factors which are driving this market?
  • What are the major barriers to market growth?
  • Who all are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities for the existing and entry level players?
  • What are the recent developments and business strategy of the key players?

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