Asia Pacific Food Minerals Market value may surpass USD 530 million by 2026. Mineral is an important chemical element required for healthy functioning of the body. Calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, sodium, potassium and chloride, iron, zinc, iodine, selenium and copper are some important minerals, which helps to maintain good health and reduce ailments. Minerals play a major role in primarily preventing heart diseases, chronic diseases, and nutritional deficiency.
Minerals play an essential role in development, growth and strengthens immunity system. It performs various functions in the body such as building strong bones, maintain a normal heartbeat, and the transmission of nerve impulses. It also supports the synthesis of hormones and enzymes in the body. Increasing awareness about health, wellness and nutritional composition of food among consumers is driving the food minerals market.
Calcium food mineral market is likely to witness growth at over 7.5% by 2026. Various natural food sources such as milk, cheese, green leafy vegetables, contains high amount of calcium carbonate and calcium sulphate, which helps in growth & maintenance of health bones, teeth health, muscles mass, and blood. It also helps in releasing hormones and other chemicals in the body, and maintains normal heartbeat. Calcium also reduces the risks of hypertension, which is likely to boost the market growth.
Rising awareness about personal health concerns such as weight management, stress management, will boost the growth of food minerals market. Consumers in developing nations such as China, Indonesia, India and South Korea exhibit greater diet and health consciousness owing to urbanization. Additionally, increasing demand for natural, organic mineral-based food in the everyday diet will propel the food mineral market growth in the forecast period.
Magnesium food minerals market size may exceed over USD 110 million by the end of 2026. It is essential for energy production, oxidative phosphorylation, and glycolysis process in the body. Furthermore, magnesium plays an important role in regulating more than 300 enzyme systems which can performs diverse biochemical reactions in the body, including protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, blood glucose control, and blood pressure regulation. It also helps in regulating potassium and sodium levels which will propel the food minerals market demand.
Food minerals market has several applications in pharmaceuticals and food and beverages industry. The presence of a large number of supermarkets and convenience stores offering food products is one of the major factors which should boost the market growth. Furthermore, food minerals have anti-inflammatory & anti-oxidizing properties and helps treat heart disorders, renal disorders, endocrinal issues, and musculoskeletal issues. Additionally, it helps to control high blood pressure, eye health, and reducing obesity. Significant growth in the working population will trigger the growth of food minerals market during forecast period.
Asia Pacific food minerals market share should register a CAGR around 6% during the forecast period. owing to rising incidences of obesity and growing acceptance of healthy living in China and India. In addition to this, rising demand for mineral supplements due to health awareness has boost the product popularity in the region. Consumers in developing nations such as China, Indonesia, India and South Korea exhibit greater diet and health consciousness owing to urbanization.
The major players include in the food mineral market are Cargill Incorporated, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Avion Pharmaceuticals, CalciTech Europe Limited, ABITEC Sigma Minerals Ltd.,Eisai Co., Ltd., Waitaki Bio, ABF Ingredients, SPI Pharma, and AB Enzymes, among others.