Chitosan Market

Global Chitosan Market Outlook, Opportunities And Strategies – Including Chitosan Market Analysis

Learn about the global chitosan market through The Business Research Company, which provides information on chitosan market size, chitosan market drivers and restraints, chitosan market players, the COVID-19 impact on the chitosan market, and more.


The global chitosan market size is expected to grow from $5.12 billion in 2021 to $6 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.2%. The global chitosan market size is expected to grow to $12.14 billion in 2026 at a CAGR of 19.2%.

The increasing requirement for wastewater treatment across the globe is expected to propel the growth of the chitosan market.


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Chitosan Market
Chitosan Market


The chitosan market consists of sales of chitosan products by entities (organizations, sole traders, and partnerships) that is referred to as sugar, which is obtained from the outer skeleton of crustaceans and in the cell walls of certain fungi. Chitosan can be used as a medicine and for manufacturing certain drugs. It is used for high blood pressure, wound healing, obesity, high cholesterol, and various other purposes. Due to its biodegradable nature, chitosan is also used for the development of antimicrobial films for food packaging.


Global Chitosan Market Segments Include:

By Grade: Pharmaceutical Grade, Industrial Grade, Food Grade

By Source: Shrimp, Squid, Crab, Krill, Others

By Application: Water Treatment, Food and Beverages, Cosmetics, Medical and Pharmaceuticals, Agrochemicals, Others

By Geography: The market is segmented into North America, South America, Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Middle East and Africa. Among these regions, Asia-Pacific was the largest region in the chitosan market in 2021.


Technological advancements are a key trend gaining popularity in the chitosan market. The key players in chitosan market are developing innovative technologies or products for specific applications such film packaging, skin tissue engineering, pharmaceutical drugs and others.


TBRC’s chitosan market report covers:

Major Market Players: Advanced Biopolymers AS, Agratech International, Inc, Golden-Shell Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd, G.T.C. Bio Corporation, Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH, Kitozyme S.A, Novamatrix, Panvo Organics Pvt Ltd, Primex Ehf, Qingdao Yunzhou Biochemistry Co., Ltd, Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg, Meron Biopolymers, KIMICA Corporation, Kraeber & Co. GmbH, Axio Biosolutions, Marshall Marine Products, PT BIoTech Surindo, Xianju Tengwang Chitosan Factory, and Biophrame Technologies.

Regions: Asia-Pacific, China, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, USA, South America, Middle East and Africa.

Countries: Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Russia, South Korea, UK, USA.

Time Series: Five years historic (2016-21) and ten years forecast (2022-2026-2031)


The Chitosan Global Market Report 2022 – Market Size, Trends, And Global Forecast 2022-2026 is one of a series of new reports from The Business Research Company that provides chitosan market overviews, analyzes and forecasts market size, share, chitosan market players, chitosan market segments and geographies, leading competitor revenues, profiles and market shares.

TBRC’s chitosan market report identifies top countries and segments for opportunities and strategies based on market trends and leading competitors’ approaches.


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