The global potato starch market has garnered a revenue of around US$5,000 mn in 2017 and is estimated to reach a market value of US$7,178.4 mn by the end of 2026. The market is growing and is anticipated to rise at 4.6% CAGR over the forecast period, from 2017 to 2026.
Global Potato Starch Market- Type, Application, Region and
Segment Forecast 2018-2026
Potato starch, as the name suggests, refers to the starch derived from potatoes.
Starch grains or leucoplasts as it is also known as are found in the cells of the root
tubers of potato plants. Potatoes are crushed to extract starch from them. The starch
grain are then released from the cells that are destroyed. It is then washed out and
dried to convert them into powder.
Potato starch comes with typical large oval spherical granules that range in size
between 5 to 100 μm. Potato starch is considered a very refined one, containing very
less of fat or protein. This renders the powder a clear white hue. When the starch is
cooked, it comes with typical characteristics of good clarity, neutral taste, long
texture, high binding strength, and minimum tendency to yellowing or foaming of
Potato starch is used in many ready-to-mix and ready-to-eat products food
products. Food products such as dessert mix, baked goods, and curry make use of
potato starch. Additionally, it has countless applications across the category of
convenience food products worldwide and particularly in the developing countries.
These components are estimated to stimulate growth of the global potato starch
market in the years to come.
Some of the noted players that are operating in the global potato starch market
comprise Emsland Group, Beteiligungs-AG, SÜDSTÄRKE GMBH, PEPEES Group, and
Cargill, Inc. However, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg or BENELUX is
anticipated to expand with a most lucrative CAGR in terms of value over the forecast
The global potato starch market has garnered a revenue of around US$5,000 mn in
2017 and is estimated to reach a market value of US$7,178.4 mn by the end of 2026.
The market is growing and is anticipated to rise at 4.6% CAGR over the forecast
period, from 2017 to 2026.
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