Arrowroot is a simply digested starch retrieved from the rootstock of the rhizomes and several arrowroot plants such as Maranta arundinacea, Zamia Integrifolia, and Manihot esculenta among others. It is gluten-free and can be used as a direct substitute for corn starch. It has no flavor of its own, so can be used to condense any sauce, soup, stew, or pudding. Arrowroot starch can also be used in gluten free baking for light and gentle textures. It is used as a thickener and binder and serves as a substitute for eggs in vegetarian bakery and confectionery products.
Arrowroot starch consists of relatively higher amounts of protein than tropical food sources such as cassava, potato, yam, and plantains, among others. It consists of very low calories amounts and also contains high levels of B-complex group of vitamins. These groups of vitamins include pyridoxine, niacin, pantothenic acid, thiamin, and riboflavin.
Arrowroot starch helps in tackling various health issues such as circulation issues in the body, metabolic processes, birth defects, stomach concerns, growth and developments, weight loss concerns, and digestion. It also helps in improving heart health, boosts energy levels in the body, prevents neural tube defects, managing diabetes, eliminating constipations and diarrhea, alleviates gastrointestinal discomfort and prevents anemia. Arrowroot starch consists of high levels of potassium that helps in easing the tension in blood vessels and arteries, hence lowering blood pressure and decreasing risk of atherosclerosis, heart attacks, and strokes.
Arrowroot starch Market Segmentation
Arrowroot starch market can be segmented on the basis of source, application, and by regions. On the basis of sources, arrowroot starch market is segmented as Maranta arundinacea, Zamia Integrifolia, Curcuma angustifolia, and Manihot esculenta among others. Furthermore, on the basis of application, the arrowroot starch market is segmented as food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, paper making, cosmetics, and others. The food and beverages segment is further segmented into bakery & confectionery, processed food, beverages and others. Arrowroot starch market is further segmented on the basis of region as, Latin America, North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific. In regional segments North America and Europe possess significant potential whereas Latin America, and other developing markets such as Asia Pacific and MEA possess significant market demand for arrowroot starch over the forecast period.
Arrowroot starch Global Market Trends and Market Drivers:
Arrowroot starch provides a host of health benefits which is expected to fuel the growth of the market across the globe. These health benefits include tackling various health issues such as circulation issues in the body, metabolic processes, birth defects, stomach concerns, growth and developments, weight loss concerns, and digestion. It also helps in improving heart health, boosts energy levels in the body, prevents neural tube defects, managing diabetes, eliminating constipations and diarrhea, alleviates gastrointestinal discomfort and prevents anemia.
Arrowroot starch market is primarily driven by their versatile properties. It is used as a thickener to cook food products like soups, stews, gravies, and sauces. It is also used to make fried food crunchy. Moreover, it is also used as a binder and can substitute eggs in vegetarian food products such as vegetarian burgers and vegetarian loafs. It thickens and gels with other ingredients in order to create a binding effect. Arrowroot starch is also used in baking and desserts products such as creams, custards, puddings, and pie fillings in order to give them structure and body.
Arrowroot starch Market Key Players:
Key global market players manufacturing different arrowroot starch for different applications include Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), Avebe U.A., Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods, Britannia Industries Limited, Mountain Rose Herbs, Sainsbury's, Great American Spice Company, Azure, Bramble Berry, Inc., Aryan International, and The Sundaram Overseas Operation.
The report offers a comprehensive evaluation of the market. It does so via in-depth qualitative insights, historical data, and verifiable projections about market size. The projections featured in the report have been derived using proven research methodologies and assumptions. By doing so, the research report serves as a repository of analysis and information for every facet of the market, including but not limited to: Regional markets, technology, types, and applications.
The study is a source of reliable data on:
- Market segments and sub-segments
- Market trends and dynamics
- Supply and demand
- Market size
- Current trends/opportunities/challenges
- Competitive landscape
- Technological breakthroughs
- Value chain and stakeholder analysis
The regional analysis covers:
- North America (U.S. and Canada)
- Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Chile, and others)
- Western Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Spain, Italy, Nordic countries, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg)
- Eastern Europe (Poland and Russia)
- Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand)
- Middle East and Africa (GCC, Southern Africa, and North Africa)
The report has been compiled through extensive primary research (through interviews, surveys, and observations of seasoned analysts) and secondary research (which entails reputable paid sources, trade journals, and industry body databases). The report also features a complete qualitative and quantitative assessment by analyzing data gathered from industry analysts and market participants across key points in the industry’s value chain.
A separate analysis of prevailing trends in the parent market, macro- and micro-economic indicators, and regulations and mandates is included under the purview of the study. By doing so, the report projects the attractiveness of each major segment over the forecast period.
Highlights of the report:
- A complete backdrop analysis, which includes an assessment of the parent market
- Important changes in market dynamics
- Market segmentation up to the second or third level
- Historical, current, and projected size of the market from the standpoint of both value and volume
- Reporting and evaluation of recent industry developments
- Market shares and strategies of key players
- Emerging niche segments and regional markets
- An objective assessment of the trajectory of the market
- Recommendations to companies for strengthening their foothold in the market
Note: Although care has been taken to maintain the highest levels of accuracy in TMR’s reports, recent market/vendor-specific changes may take time to reflect in the analysis.
Note : All statements of fact, opinion, or analysis expressed in reports are those of the respective analysts. They do not necessarily reflect formal positions or views of Transparency Market Research.