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Glucosamine Hydrochloride: Introduction

  • Glucosamine hydrochloride is one of the forms of glucosamine. Glucosamine hydrochloride is an amino sugar and synthetically produced mono-saccharide through the fermentation process of grains such as wheat and corn or hydrolysis of shellfish exoskeleton. Glucosamine hydrochloride is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, glaucoma, joint pain, a jaw disorder called temporomandibular disorder (TMD), and many other conditions.

Key Drivers of Global Glucosamine Hydrochloride Market

  • The glucosamine hydrochloride market is expected to expand at a significant pace during the forecast period. Increase in number of arthritis cases across the globe and rise in obese population are anticipated to boost the demand for glucosamine hydrochloride during the forecast period.
  • Glucosamine hydrochloride is primarily used in the production of dietary supplements. The shift toward a sedentary working lifestyle across the global population is expected to propel the demand for various dietary supplements. This, in turn, is anticipated to boost the glucosamine hydrochloride market during the forecast period.
  • Rise in focus on the production of vegetarian glucosamine, as it is considered safe for usage in food & beverages, is estimated to boost the market during the next few years. Glucosamine hydrochloride is also used in the manufacture therapeutic products in Australia.

Nutritional Supplements Application Segment to Dominate Global Market

  • Based on application, the nutritional supplements segment accounted for major share of the global glucosamine hydrochloride market in 2020, owing to its use in the maintenance of joint and bone health
  • Glucosamine hydrochloride is primarily manufactured from shellfish. However, increase in instances of allergy and rise in number of vegans, particularly in the U.S., have compelled manufacturers to develop glucosamine hydrochloride from fungi and other plant sources.
  • Food & beverages is a comparatively new application of the glucosamine hydrochloride market along with dairy products. Hence, the segment is expected to witness moderate penetration during the forecast period.

Availability of Substitutes to Hamper Global Market

  • Omega 3 fatty acids, collagen, and fish oils; and herbal ingredients such as turmeric and Indian gooseberry are potential substitutes. Thus, availability of substitutes is estimated to hamper the market during the forecast period.
  • Enactment of stringent regulations by various organizations, including the U.S. FDA, regarding the use of glucosamine hydrochloride in food & beverages and for medical purposes is projected to negatively impact the market in the near future

Covid-19 Impact on Glucosamine Hydrochloride Market

  • Demand for nutraceuticals and functional foods is expected to rise in the near future owing to rise in consumers opting for immunity boosting supplements during the COVID-19 pandemic. Decline in consumption of poultry, meat, and seafood products across the globe is also expected to drive the demand for plant and animal-based protein supplements in the near future. This is anticipated to propel the global glucosamine hydrochloride market in the near future.

Asia Pacific to Hold Significant Share of Global Glucosamine Hydrochloride Market

  • In terms of region, the global glucosamine hydrochloride market can be divided into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa
  • Asia Pacific dominated the global market for glucosamine hydrochloride in 2020. The market in the region is estimated to expand significantly during the forecast period, largely driven by increase in demand for nutritional supplements.
  • The U.S. was the major country of the glucosamine hydrochloride in North America in 2020. Glucosamine hydrochloride is being used as an unregulated dietary supplement in the country since the past few years. Growth in consumption of dietary supplements owing to the rise in prevalence of arthritis among consumers; and rise in geriatric population are expected to fuel the market during the forecast period.
  • In Europe, approval of glucosamine hydrochloride as a food ingredient as well as a prescription drug is estimated to propel its demand during the forecast period. Glucosamine hydrochloride is widely accepted for the treatment of osteoarthritis in Europe. This is anticipated to positively impact the market during the forecast period.

Key Players Operating in Market

The glucosamine hydrochloride market is fragmented with numerous small-scale manufacturers and distributors catering to various domestic markets. Various market players are striving to develop glucosamine based on consumer preference. This is expected to propel the market in the near future. Key players operating in the global glucosamine hydrochloride market include:

  • KOYO Chemical
  • TSI Inc.
  • Cytoplan
  • Cargill
  • Anderson Global Group
  • Bayir Chemicals
  • Panvo Organics
  • Golden-Shell Pharmaceutical
  • Wellable Marine Biotech

Global Glucosamine Hydrochloride Market: Research Scope

Global Glucosamine Hydrochloride Market, by Material

  • Shellfish Glucosamine Hydrochloride
  • Vegetarian Glucosamine Hydrochloride

Global Glucosamine Hydrochloride Market, by Application

  • Nutritional Supplements
  • Food & Beverages
  • Dairy Products
  • Others

Global Glucosamine Hydrochloride Market, by Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia & CIS
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • ASEAN
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

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The following regional segments are covered comprehensively:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

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