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Corn also is known as maize, is a cereal grain which was primarily cultivated by the native people of Southern Mexico. There is seen a significant rise in the total production of corn across the globe due to which, it has become a staple food in larger parts of the world. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has stated that the total world production of corn or maize in 2017 alone was about 1,134 Mn tonnes. Various uses of corn such as in the human food to increase the nutritional value, in feed for livestock, in chemicals and biofuel, as a commodity, and many such is what making the product popular amongst businesses.

Corn steep liquor is derived from the process of corn wet milling at the very initial stage. Corn wet milling is a process in which corn kernels are broken down into their respective parts such as protein, corn starch, corn oil, and fibre. Corn steep liquor contains a variety of nutrients in it. It contains nitrogen in the form of peptides and amino acids, vitamins, and micro and macronutrients. Corn steep liquor is the best substitute for other organic fertilizers such as soybean meal, fish emulsion, chicken litter, and feather meal. With the use of corn steep liquor, nitrogen is already available to the plants and is not dependent upon the microbial activities essential to create nitrogen for the plants. Overall, the corn steep liquor market has a huge demand and opportunities in the markets across the globe.  

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Increasing Consumption of Meat and Related Products Is Driving the Demand for Livestock Businesses, that is Ultimately Driving the Growth of the Corn Steep Liquor

The corn steep liquor has a number of applications in different industries. The primary factor that is driving the growth of the corn steep liquor market is the rapidly increasing consumption of meat and meat products that have led to rising in the livestock business across the world. The livestock business has created a lot of opportunities for the animal feed additives business such as corn steep liquor. Moreover, the use of corn steep liquor in the manufacturing of organic fertilizers is driving the market at large. The use of corn steep liquor in fertilizers provides nitrogen to the plants faster than the other organic fertilizers which is one of the reasons for the growth of the corn steep liquor market. It also provides a large number of nutrients to plants such as amino acids, vitamins, and minerals and proteins. 

The key restraint in the corn steep liquor market is there are a number of substitutes available for the products in the market which is hindering the growth of the market.  

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Global Corn Steep Liquor: Market Segmentation

On the foundation of nature, the corn steep liquor market is segmented as:

  • Conventional
  • Organic

On the foundation of the certification type, the corn steep liquor market is segmented as:

  • Non-GMO
  • GMO

On the foundation of the end use, the corn steep liquor market is segmented as:

  • Food and beverages
  • Animal feed
    • Poultry
    • Swine
    • Others
  • Microbiology
  • Fertilizers
  • Laboratory and research

On the foundation of the distribution channel, the corn steep liquor market is segmented as:

  • B2B
  • B2C
    • Store-based retail
      • Specialty stores
      • Other retail formats
    • Online stores

On the basis of form, the corn steep liquor market is segmented as:

  • Liquid
  • Powder 

Global Corn Steep Liquor Market: Key Players

Some of the key market participants in the corn steep liquor market are Merck KGaA, Tate & Lyle PLC, Grower's Secret, Inc., Gulshan Polyols Ltd., FeedStimulants, SSCPL Herbals, Anil Group, Sanstar Bio - Polymers Ltd., Tereos Starch & Sweeteners s.a.s., Tina Xu Shanghai Renyoung Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Spectrum Chemical Manufacturing Corp., and many others.

Some of the key importer, distributor, and suppliers of corn steep liquor include Parchem fine & specialty chemicals, Juci Corn Biotechnology Co., Ltd., Ms Biosolutions Llp, Informa PLC, and many more. 

Opportunities for Market Participants

The manufacturers of corn steep liquor market have huge opportunities in the years to come. There is a significant rise in the organic fertilizers and animal feed across the globe especially in North America and Europe which provides the manufacturers with a huge opportunity in the market. Moreover, the manufacturers have opportunities in expanding their market in developing countries such as China, India, and other Asian countries. Manufacturers also have opportunities in promoting the corn steep liquor in the countries where farming and livestock business are the prime businesses. 

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