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Potato Starch Market: Snapshot 

Potato starch has applications in numerous ready-to-eat products and ready-to-mix food products including curry, baked goods, and dessert mix. Additionally, it has several applications across convenience food products globally and especially across the developing countries. These factors are expected to fuel growth of the global potato starch market in coming years. 

The booming textile industry globally and especially across emerging regions including India and China is resulting to the higher consumption of potato starch. Additionally, potato starch has applications across the textile sizing in cotton clothes. Growing demand for potato starch for textile sizing is positively impacting on the potato starch market’s growth. 

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Further, starch is an adhesive material and has applications during the size mix process owing to various factors such as Starch properties can be tuned as per requirement. Cost-effective when compared to other substitutes, potato starch is observed to be gaining significant traction on a global level.

 Some of the key factors restraining growth of the global potato starch market are the price volatility of raw material and potatoes due to climatic changes. Additionally, continuously changing climate and seasonal variations are lowering quality of crops due to critical and uneven rainfall patterns. These fluctuations are leading to volatility in the costs of crops and hampering growth of the global potato starch market. 

Nonetheless, major food manufacturers are focusing on the using cost-effective acid-modified potato starch as an alternative to use of gelling agent and this is replacing the other materials such as regular starch and gelatin. Additionally, potato starch provides ubiquitous texture, which is more appealing to the product. This is a key factor having potential of creating opportunities for the growth of the global potato starch market in the coming future. 

The global potato starch market collected revenue of US$5,000 mn in 2017 and is expected to attain a value of US$7,178.4 mn by 2026-end. The market is swelling is expected to expand at a CAGR of 4.6% over the forecast period from 2017 to 2026. 

Widening End Use Applications to Propel Market Growth 

Based on the type, the potato starch market is segmented into native and modified potato starch. In terms of nature, the potato starch market is segmented into conventional and organic. In terms on the end-use, the potato market is bifurcated into textile industry, food industry, paper industry, personal care, pharmaceuticals, and others. In terms of distribution channel, the market is bifurcated into indirect and direct. Of these, the indirect channel section is further bifurcated into online retailing and store-based retailing. 

Europe to be Leading Region in Potato Starch Market 

On the geographical front, the potato starch market is segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, And the Middle East & Africa. Of these, Europe held the dominant share of the global potato starch market in 2018 in terms of volume and value. However, the market in North America is expected to gain substantial share by the end of 2026. This growth of the market is attributable to the consumer dependence and demand for potato starch as the demand for accessibility is growing across these regions.

Some of the key players operating in the global potato starch market include Emsland Group, SÜDSTÄRKE GMBH, Cargill, Inc., PEPEES Group, and Beteiligungs-AG. However, BENELUX is expected to expand with a most lucrative CAGR in terms of value over the forecast period.

Potato Starch Market to Gain Significantly Owing to Increasing Demand from Textile Industry

Potato starch is present in a variety of food products especially the baked goods, curry, dessert-mix, ready-to-mix, and ready-to-eat ones. Also, it has a few applications across accommodation food items around the world and particularly across the agricultural nations. These components are relied upon to fuel development of the worldwide potato starch market in coming years. Besides this, the use of potato starch by the textile industry is also expected to aid in expansion of the market in the coming years. Potato starch is defined in simple terms as the starch got from potatoes. Starch grains are found in the phones of the root tubers of potato plants. Potatoes are smashed to separate the starch content from them. The starch grain is then delivered from the cells that are annihilated. It is then cleaned and dried before converting them to a powder form.

Potato starch is viewed as an extremely refined one, containing less of fat or protein. This delivers the powder an unmistakable white shade. At the point when the starch is cooked, it accompanies average attributes of good lucidity, nonpartisan taste, long surface, high restricting strength, and least inclination to yellowing or frothing of the arrangement.

The material business is flourishing worldwide and especially across the agricultural nations, for example, China and India. It has prompted the expanded utilization of potato starch. Moreover, potato starch additionally discovers it utilization across material measuring exercises in cotton garments. Rising interest for potato starch for removing stains or similar substances from clothes is augmenting growth of the worldwide potato starch market decidedly.

The rapidly expanding textile industry all around the world and particularly across developing nations such as India and China is coming about to the higher utilization of potato starch. Moreover, potato starch is applications across the material measuring in cotton garments. Developing interest for potato starch for material measuring is decidedly affecting on the potato starch market's development.

This report provides forecast and analysis of the global potato starch market. It provides the actual data of 2017 along with the estimated data of 2018, and forecast data up to 2026 in terms of revenue (US$ Mn). The report also includes macroeconomic indicators along with an outlook on Potato Starch for a global market. It includes drivers and restraints of the global potato starch market and their impact on each region during the forecast period. The report also comprises the study of current issues with consumers and opportunities for potato starch products. It also includes value chain analysis.

In order to provide users of this report with the comprehensive view of the market, we have included detailed competitiveness analysis and market key players and strategy overview. The dashboard provides the detailed comparison of potato starch manufacturers on parameters such as total revenue, product offerings, and key strategy. The study encompasses market attractiveness analysis by type, nature, end-use, distribution channel, and region.

The report includes potato starch market company profiles and the revenue generated from the companies across North America, Latin America, Europe, APAC, and MEA. By type, the global potato starch market is segmented as modified and native. By nature, the market is segmented into organic and conventional. By end-use, the potato market is segmented into food industry, textile industry, paper industry, pharmaceuticals, personal care and others. By distribution channel, the market is segmented as direct and indirect. Furthermore, by indirect channel, the market is segmented as store-based retailing and online retailing.  For the calculation of revenue collection of average regional prices were obtained through primary quotes from numerous potato starch manufacturers, retailers and distributors.

All key end users have been considered and potential applications have been estimated on the basis of secondary sources and feedback from primary respondents. Country demand patterns have been considered while estimating the market for various end users of potato starch in the different regions. Top-down approach has been used to estimate the potato starch market by countries. Global market numbers by type have been derived using the bottom-up approach, which is cumulative of each country's demand. The company-level market share has been derived on the basis of potato starch penetration. The market has been forecast based on constant currency rates.

A number of primary and secondary sources were consulted during the course of the study. Secondary sources include Factiva, and Hoover’s, and company annual reports and publications. The report provides detailed competitive and company profiles of key participants operating in the global market. Some of the major companies operating in the global Potato Starch market are are Emsland Group, Cargill, Inc. , SÜDSTÄRKE GMBH, PEPEES Group, Ingredion, Novidon, Avebe, AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG, Tereos, AKV Langholt, Finnamyl Ltd, Roquette, Škrobárny Pelh?imov , Manitoba Starch, Vimal PPCE, ALOJA-STARKELSEN ,Lyckeby, PPZ Trzemeszno Sp., Siddharth Starch Pvt. Ltd.

The Potato Starch market has been segmented as follows – 


  • Native
  • Modified


  • Organic
  • Conventional

Distribution Channel

  • Direct
  • Indirect
    • Store Based Retailing
    • Online Retailing

End Use

  • Food Industry
  • Textile Industry
  • Paper Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Personal Care
  • Others


  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • APAC
  • MEA

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