Global Seaweed Snack

Global Seaweed Snack Market Research Report: Forecast (2021-2026)

By Type (Nori sheets. Flakes, Bars, Chips, Others), By Source (Red, Brown, Green), By Distribution Channel (Offline [Hypermarkets & Supermarket, Convenience Store, Specialty Stores], Online), By Regio Read more

  • Food & Beverages
  • Mar 2021
  • 202
  • FB22017

Market Overview

Seaweed is an edible alga that grows in the sea. There are several ways to consume it, popularly as a processed snack. Seaweed is a healthier alternative for chips and crackers as these snacks have a high proportion of sodium and additives.

According to the MarkNtel Advisors' research report, "Global Seaweed Snack Market Analysis, 2021," the market is likely to grow at a CAGR of around 9% between 2021-26. The demand for seaweed snacks has gained a rich pace across the globe. It is low in calories and high in fiber & minerals and is a healthy substitute with numerous health benefits. This has increased a significant rise in vegan popularity and customer inclination toward seaweed snacks.

It helps with thyroid function and improves digestive health as well. In addition to this, the burgeoning demand for gluten and GMOs free is driving health consciousness and awareness among people. These are soaring the demand for seaweed snack extensively. Moreover, seaweed is a carbon-negative food source having less impact on the market. Hence, it is further driving the growth of the market.

Report Coverage Details
Study Period Historical Data: 2016-19
Base Year: 2020
Forecast Period: 2021-20
CAGR (2021-2026) 9%
Regions Covered North America: USA, Canada
Europe: Germany, UK, France
Asia-Pacific: China, Japan, South Korea
South America: Brazil, and Argentina
Key Companies Profiled Taokaenoi Food & Marketing PCL, gimMe Health Foods Inc., Frito-Lay North America, Inc., Annie Chun’s, Inc., Kimnori U.S.A. Inc., KPOP Foods, SeaSnax, Ocean’s Halo, SEAWEED MARKET OÜ, Singha Corporation
Unit Denominations USD Million/Billion

 

Impact of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has a profound impact on the functionality of modern society. The lockdown imposition has restricted the operations of restaurants and food joints, which has affected the demand for seaweed snacks. Disruptions in supply chains and the decline in people's spendings have further hampered the market growth substantially. Nonetheless, the market is likely to recover gradually very soon.

Market Segmentation

Nori Sheets Accounted for the Largest Market Share

Based on type, the market categorizes into Nori Sheets, Flakes, Bars, Chips, Others. Among these segments, Nori Sheets accounted for the largest market share in the market in 2019. They have their wide usage in food like sushi and garnishing and are a healthier alternative with high nutrients and low in calories.

The growing popularity of seaweed and increasing millennial inclination for sushi in western countries has propelled the demand for nori sheets. Besides this, the launch of a new flavored product is placing a positive influence on the growth of the global seaweed snack market, as revealed by the MarkNtel Advisors’ research report “Global Seaweed Snack Market Analysis, 2021."

Red Source Register Fastest Growth

Based on the source, the market bifurcates into red, brown, and green. The red source is likely to grow at the fastest rate in the Global Seaweed Snack market during the forecasted period. It is high in protein content used for making meat alternatives and in nori sheets to wrap sushi.

The surge in the consumption of sushi across the globe has propelled segment growth. Besides this, increasing awareness among consumers regarding the health benefits of red seaweeds is projected to further aid the segment growth in the future.

Regional Landscape

Asia-Pacific Dominated the Market

China, Japan, and South Korea are the biggest markets for seaweed snacks in the Asia-pacific region. It is a staple food in these countries. Seaweed is popularly used as a healthier alternative to processed food such as chips, as it is low in calories and high in calcium, protein, iodine, iron, etc. Some factors driving the growth are the strong foothold of giant market players, the introduction of new and innovative products, and increasing the demand for seaweed snacks among consumers.

South Korea acquired a considerable market share in Asia-Pacific. It is due to the introduction to the development plan for the seaweed industry. The government aims to accentuate the Korean seaweed industry as an export-driven food industry, worth 1 trillion by 2024. Thereby it is further anticipated to place a lucrative opportunity for the market growth in the forecast period.

Market Driver

Rising Awareness Regarding Health Benefits of Seaweed Snack

The seaweed market is likely to witness robust growth over the forecast period between 2021-26. The increasing awareness among people is due to the health benefits of seaweed. It is a rich source of antioxidants, amino acids, folic acid, calcium, omega-3 fatty acids, iodine, mineral, protein, etc.

In addition to this, the adoption of a sedentary lifestyle is majorly by people facing issues like obesity, high blood pressure, cholesterol, thus escalating the heart disease risk. Hence, the demand for seaweed snacks is boosting rapidly, as it helps to reduce such risks and support health.

 

  1. Introduction
    1. Product Definition
    2. Research Process
    3. Assumptions
    4. Market Definition
  2. Executive Summary
  3. Impact of COVID-19 on Global Seaweed Snack
  4. Global Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Type
        1. Nori sheets
        2. Flakes
        3. Bars
        4. Chips
        5. Others
      2. By Source
        1. Red
        2. Brown
        3. Green
      3. By Distribution Channel
        1. Offline
          1. Hypermarkets & Supermarket
          2. Convenience Store
          3. Specialty Stores
        2. Online
      4. By Region
        1. North America
        2. South America
        3. Europe
        4. Asia-Pacific
        5. Middle East & Africa
      5. By Company
        1. Revenue Shares
        2. Strategic Factorial Indexing
        3. Competitor Placement in MarkNtel Quadrant
  5. North America Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Type
      2. By Source
      3. By Distribution Channel
      4. By Country
        1. US
        2. Canada
    3. The US Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
      1. Market Size & Analysis
        1. By Revenues
      2. Market Share & Analysis
        1. By Type
        2. By Source
        3. By Distribution Channel
    4. Canada Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
      1. Market Size & Analysis
        1. By Revenues
      2. Market Share & Analysis
        1. By Type
        2. By Source
        3. By Distribution Channel
  6. South America Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Type
      2. By Source
      3. By Distribution Channel
      4. By Country
        1. Brazil
        2. Others
  7. Brazil Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Type
      2. By Source
      3. By Distribution Channel
  8. Europe Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Type
      2. By Source
      3. By Distribution Channel
      4. By Country
        1. Germany
        2. France
        3. The UK
  9. Germany Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Type
      2. By Source
      3. By Distribution Channel
  10. France Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Type
      2. By Source
      3. By Distribution Channel
  11. The UK Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Type
      2. By Source
      3. By Distribution Channel
  12. Asia-Pacific Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Type
      2. By Source
      3. By Distribution Channel
    3. By Country
      1. China
      2. Japan
      3. South Korea
  13. China Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Type
      2. By Source
      3. By Distribution Channel
  14. South Korea Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Type
      2. By Source
      3. By Distribution Channel
  15. Japan Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Type
      2. By Source
      3. By Distribution Channel
  16. Middle East & Africa Seaweed Snack Market Outlook 2016-2026F
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues
  17. Market Share & Analysis
    1. By Type
    2. By Source
    3. By Distribution Channel
  18. Global Seaweed Snack Market Regulations  
  19. Global Seaweed Snack Market Trends & Insights
  20. Global Seaweed Snack Market Consumer Behavior Analysis
    1. Consumer Trends and Preferences
    2. Factors Affecting Buying Decision
    3. Consumer Product Adoption
  21. Global Seaweed Snack Market Dynamics
    1. Growth Drivers
    2. Challenges
    3. Impact Analysis
  22. Global Seaweed Snack Market Hotspot and Opportunities
  23. Global Seaweed Snack Market Key Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth
  24. Competition Outlook
    1. Competition Matrix
      1. Brand Specialization
      2. Target Markets
      3. Target End Users
      4. Research & Development
      5. Strategic Alliances
      6. Strategic Initiatives
    2. Company Profiles (Business Description, Product Segments, Business Segments, Financials, Strategic Alliances/ Partnerships, Future Plans)
      1. Taokaenoi Food & Marketing PCL
      2. gimMe Health Foods Inc.
      3. Frito-Lay North America, Inc.
      4. Annie Chun’s, Inc.
      5. Kimnori U.S.A. Inc.
      6. KPOP Foods
      7. SeaSnax
      8. Ocean’s Halo
      9. SEAWEED MARKET OÜ
      10. Singha Corporation
  25.  Disclaimer
Global Seaweed Snack Market Segmentation
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