Cottonseed Oil Market

Cottonseed Oil Market

Cottonseed Oil Market Forecasts to 2030 - Global Analysis By Type (Organic and Conventional), Raw Material (Genetically Modified Cotton and Non-genetically Modified Cotton), Packaging (Bulk and Retail), Distribution Channel (Direct and Indirect), End User and By Geography

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Published: 2023 ID: SMRC23754

This report covers the impact of COVID-19 on this global market

According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Cottonseed Oil Market is accounted for $4.4 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach $6.3 billion by 2030 growing at a CAGR of 5.2% during the forecast period. Cottonseed oil is a vegetable oil extracted from cotton plant seeds. The oil has a faint taste and has a pale yellow tint. It may be found in a range of culinary items as well as in some industrial uses. It is employed in the production of cooking oils, salad dressings, and margarine. Soap, cosmetics, and other products for personal care are also made from cottonseed oil. It has more monounsaturated fatty acids than saturated fatty acids, with a higher concentration of the former. It is also used to make paints, varnishes, lacquers, and enamels.

According to SEA, the current production of cottonseed oil in India is about 12 lakh tonnes (lt), next to rapeseed oil and soyabean oil.

Market Dynamics:


Rising health awareness of consumption cottonseed oils

In an era where dietary considerations hold paramount importance, consumers are progressively seeking cooking oils that offer a favorable nutritional profile. Cottonseed oil, with its relatively low saturated fat content and a higher proportion of heart-healthy unsaturated fats, resonates well with these evolving dietary preferences. Additionally, the presence of natural antioxidants, such as vitamin E, within cottonseed oil further enhances its appeal as a healthier option. This increased demand for edible oils that align with health-conscious choices positions cottonseed oil as an attractive alternative for health-conscious consumers, spurring its adoption and growth in the market as a versatile cooking oil option.


Allergenic potential

The oil contains proteins that can trigger allergic reactions in sensitive individuals. This becomes a concern as allergen labeling regulations have become more stringent, obligating manufacturers to clearly indicate allergens in their products. Cottonseed oil's potential to cause allergic responses complicates its inclusion in various food items, deterring both consumers and manufacturers. As health-consciousness grows and consumers become more cautious about ingredient lists, the market demand for cottonseed oil might be adversely affected.


Marketing strategies and endorsements

Effective marketing strategies that promote cottonseed oil's nutritional qualities, such as its balanced fatty acid composition and natural antioxidants, can be successful in a market where customers are prioritizing health and wellbeing more and more. To advertise the health advantages of the oil, working with dietitians, celebrities, or other specialists can increase the oil's reputation and boost customer confidence. Additionally, highlighting its numerous culinary uses in frying, baking, and cooking might increase its attractiveness. Utilizing social media and digital platforms may help to reach a larger audience, inform them of the benefits of the oil, and promote its use.


The easy availability of substitutes

As consumers seek diverse edible oil options, the market faces competition from a wide range of alternatives such as soybean oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil. These substitutes offer their own unique nutritional profiles and flavor characteristics, often catering to specific culinary preferences. Additionally, the marketing efforts of these substitute oils contribute to their popularity. This abundant choice of alternatives poses a challenge to cottonseed oil's market position, compelling it to differentiate and showcase its distinct qualities.

Covid-19 Impact:

The COVID-19 epidemic caused substantial alterations in the cottonseed oil market. Distribution and procurement were hampered by lockdowns and limitations, which also disrupted supply chains. A shift in consumer behavior caused shifting demand patterns, and a greater emphasis on making meals at home had an impact on retail sales. Due to closures, there was less demand in the foodservice and hospitality industries, which had an effect on bulk buying. The epidemic also brought attention to health issues, sparking interest in cottonseed oil and other healthier cooking oils. Despite initial obstacles, the market proved resilient, adjusting to changing customer tastes and placing a focus on health features.

The food service providers segment is expected to be the largest during the forecast period

The food service providers segment is expected to have a lucrative growth. Cottonseed oil's neutral flavor, high smoke point, and versatile cooking properties make it a popular choice for deep frying, sautéing, and baking in the foodservice industry. Its affordability and availability contribute to its widespread use in restaurants, cafes, and catering services. As consumer preferences shift towards healthier options, food service providers often opt for cottonseed oil due to its lower saturated fat content compared to some other oils. This segment's demand for quality cooking oils significantly influences the cottonseed oil market's dynamics and consumption patterns.

The organic segment is expected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period

The organic segment is anticipated to witness the fastest CAGR growth during the forecast period. Organic cottonseed oil is produced through environmentally conscious practices that avoid synthetic pesticides, fertilizers, and genetically modified organisms. Organic cottonseed oil caters to consumers seeking healthier and more sustainable options. It aligns with the increasing demand for natural, minimally processed foods by offering a product free from chemical residues. The organic segment also supports environmentally friendly farming methods, promoting soil health and biodiversity. As awareness of health and sustainability grows, the demand for organic cottonseed oil is expanding, influencing the market and encouraging more responsible agricultural practices.

Region with largest share:

During the forecast period, it is expected that the North American Cottonseed Oil market will continue to hold a majority of the market share due to its well-established food industry, increasing focus on healthy diets, and utilization of cottonseed oil in various food products. With a rising awareness of the health benefits associated with unsaturated fats, cottonseed oil's low saturated fat content is appealing to health-conscious consumers. Additionally, North America's thriving food processing sector drives the demand for edible oils, including cottonseed oil, as an ingredient in various products. As a region with a history of cotton cultivation, North America's cottonseed production contributes to a steady supply for oil extraction, influencing the market's dynamics.

Region with highest CAGR:

Asia Pacific is projected to have the highest CAGR over the forecast period, due to its growing population, changing dietary habits, and expanding food processing industries. The region's consumption of edible oils, including cottonseed oil, is on the rise as urbanization and income levels increase. Cottonseed oil is utilized in various food products, contributing to the demand. Moreover, countries like China and India are major cotton producers, resulting in a steady supply of cottonseed, a primary source for the oil. With its economic growth and evolving food landscape, Asia Pacific's influence on the cottonseed oil market is expected to remain substantial, both in consumption and production.

Key players in the market

Some of the key players in Cottonseed Oil market include Best Natures Cosmetic, Aromex Industry, Cargill, Inc., Byodo Naturkost GmbH, Bunge Limited, Roland Foods LLC, Nature Stuff Limited, Adani Wilmar, La Tourangelle, Higher Nature Limited, Hain Celestial, Fuji Oil Holdings Inc., Clearspring Ltd., Biopurus .CO., Marico Limited, Louis Dreyfus, Locavor, Adams Group Inc. and Bio Planete.

Key Developments:

In July 2023, EGT, LLC, a joint venture among Bunge, Pan Ocean America and Agtegra Cooperative, announced that it will nearly triple the current capacity of soybean meal (SBM) storage at its Longview, WA export terminal. The project, expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2025, also includes improving handling capabilities, enabling it to operate with greater speed, flexibility and efficiency.

In June 2023, Cargill, in collaboration with TechnoServe, has announced ‘Srishti’, a transformative partnership to empower 10,000 maize farming households in Davanagere, Karnataka. Through this partnership, farmers will be trained on the use of regenerative agriculture to improve soil health, sequester carbon, and improve water quality and use..

In December 2022, Roland Foods, the eighty-eight-year-old purveyor of fine ingredients, announced earlier this year the company’s rebrand and renewed focus on innovation. An importer of premium global products, Roland Foods is a reliable resource for both chefs and home cooks all over the world.

Types Covered:
• Organic
• Conventional

Raw Materials Covered:
• Genetically Modified Cotton
• Non-genetically Modified Cotton

Packagings Covered:
• Bulk
• Retail

Distribution Channels Covered:
• Direct
• Indirect

End Users Covered:
• Industrial
• Food Service Providers
• Retail/Households
• Other End Users

Regions Covered:
• North America
o US
o Canada
o Mexico
• Europe
o Germany
o UK
o Italy
o France
o Spain
o Rest of Europe
• Asia Pacific
o Japan
o China
o India
o Australia
o New Zealand
o South Korea
o Rest of Asia Pacific
• South America
o Argentina
o Brazil
o Chile
o Rest of South America
• Middle East & Africa
o Saudi Arabia
o Qatar
o South Africa
o Rest of Middle East & Africa

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- Market share assessments for the regional and country-level segments
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- Market Trends (Drivers, Constraints, Opportunities, Threats, Challenges, Investment Opportunities, and recommendations)
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- Competitive landscaping mapping the key common trends
- Company profiling with detailed strategies, financials, and recent developments
- Supply chain trends mapping the latest technological advancements

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Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary

2 Preface
2.1 Abstract
2.2 Stake Holders
2.3 Research Scope
2.4 Research Methodology
2.4.1 Data Mining
2.4.2 Data Analysis
2.4.3 Data Validation
2.4.4 Research Approach
2.5 Research Sources
2.5.1 Primary Research Sources
2.5.2 Secondary Research Sources
2.5.3 Assumptions

3 Market Trend Analysis
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Drivers
3.3 Restraints
3.4 Opportunities
3.5 Threats
3.6 End User Analysis
3.7 Emerging Markets
3.8 Impact of Covid-19

4 Porters Five Force Analysis
4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
4.2 Bargaining power of buyers
4.3 Threat of substitutes
4.4 Threat of new entrants
4.5 Competitive rivalry

5 Global Cottonseed Oil Market, By Type
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Organic
5.3 Conventional

6 Global Cottonseed Oil Market, By Raw Material
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Genetically Modified Cotton
6.3 Non-genetically Modified Cotton

7 Global Cottonseed Oil Market, By Packaging
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Bulk
7.3 Retail
7.3.1 Pouches
7.3.2 Cans
7.3.3 Tins

8 Global Cottonseed Oil Market, By Distribution Channel
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Direct
8.3 Indirect
8.3.1 Hypermarkets/Supermarkets
8.3.2 Convenience Stores
8.3.3 Traditional Groceries
8.3.4 Online Retail

9 Global Cottonseed Oil Market, By End User
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Industrial
9.2.1 Food Processing Industry Bakery & Confectionery Sauces Spreads Dressings Shortenings/Margarine
9.2.2 Cosmetics & Personal Care
9.3 Food Service Providers
9.4 Households
9.5 Other End Users

10 Global Cottonseed Oil Market, By Geography
10.1 Introduction
10.2 North America
10.2.1 US
10.2.2 Canada
10.2.3 Mexico
10.3 Europe
10.3.1 Germany
10.3.2 UK
10.3.3 Italy
10.3.4 France
10.3.5 Spain
10.3.6 Rest of Europe
10.4 Asia Pacific
10.4.1 Japan
10.4.2 China
10.4.3 India
10.4.4 Australia
10.4.5 New Zealand
10.4.6 South Korea
10.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific
10.5 South America
10.5.1 Argentina
10.5.2 Brazil
10.5.3 Chile
10.5.4 Rest of South America
10.6 Middle East & Africa
10.6.1 Saudi Arabia
10.6.2 UAE
10.6.3 Qatar
10.6.4 South Africa
10.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa

11 Key Developments
11.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures
11.2 Acquisitions & Mergers
11.3 New Product Launch
11.4 Expansions
11.5 Other Key Strategies

12 Company Profiling
12.1 Best Natures Cosmetic
12.2 Aromex Industry
12.3 Cargill, Inc.
12.4 Byodo Naturkost GmbH
12.5 Bunge Limited
12.6 Roland Foods LLC
12.7 Nature Stuff Limited
12.8 Adani Wilmar
12.9 La Tourangelle
12.10 Higher Nature Limited
12.11 Hain Celestial
12.12 Fuji Oil Holdings Inc.
12.13 Clearspring Ltd.
12.14 Biopurus .CO.
12.15 Marico Limited
12.16 Louis Dreyfus
12.17 Locavor
12.18 Adams Group Inc.
12.19 Bio Planete

List of Tables
1 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Region (2021-2030) ($MN)
2 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Type (2021-2030) ($MN)
3 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Organic (2021-2030) ($MN)
4 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Conventional (2021-2030) ($MN)
5 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Raw Material (2021-2030) ($MN)
6 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Genetically Modified Cotton (2021-2030) ($MN)
7 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Non-genetically Modified Cotton (2021-2030) ($MN)
8 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Packaging (2021-2030) ($MN)
9 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Bulk (2021-2030) ($MN)
10 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Retail (2021-2030) ($MN)
11 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Pouches (2021-2030) ($MN)
12 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Cans (2021-2030) ($MN)
13 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Tins (2021-2030) ($MN)
14 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Distribution Channel (2021-2030) ($MN)
15 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Direct (2021-2030) ($MN)
16 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Indirect (2021-2030) ($MN)
17 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Hypermarkets/Supermarkets (2021-2030) ($MN)
18 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Convenience Stores (2021-2030) ($MN)
19 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Traditional Groceries (2021-2030) ($MN)
20 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Online Retail (2021-2030) ($MN)
21 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By End User (2021-2030) ($MN)
22 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Industrial (2021-2030) ($MN)
23 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Food Processing Industry (2021-2030) ($MN)
24 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Bakery & Confectionery (2021-2030) ($MN)
25 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Sauces (2021-2030) ($MN)
26 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Spreads (2021-2030) ($MN)
27 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Dressings (2021-2030) ($MN)
28 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Shortenings/Margarine (2021-2030) ($MN)
29 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Cosmetics & Personal Care (2021-2030) ($MN)
30 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Food Service Providers (2021-2030) ($MN)
31 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Households (2021-2030) ($MN)
32 Global Cottonseed Oil Market Outlook, By Other End Users (2021-2030) ($MN)

Note: Tables for North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East & Africa Regions are also represented in the same manner as above.

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