Saudi Arabia Nutraceuticals

Saudi Arabia Nutraceuticals Market Research Report: Forecast (2022-2027)

By Product Type (Dietary Supplements (Proteins & Peptides, Vitamins & Minerals, Herbals, Others), Functional Foods (Functional Foods (Functional Foods, Probiotics Fortified Food, Omega Fatty Acid Fort Read more

  • Food & Beverages
  • Jun 2022
  • 89
  • FB55021

Market Definition

Nutraceutical products are non-specific biological supplements used to promote general well-being, control symptoms, and prevent malignant processes. It is a food or part of a food that provides medical or health benefits, including the prevention & treatment of disease. Saudi Arabia is one of the largest economies in the Middle East, with a sizeable population that attracts a large number of pharmaceutical & processed food companies to offer their respective products. Further, the increase in the adoption of nutraceutical supplements in the food products & beverages, along with the nutraceutical supplementation, would flourish the market in the coming years.

Market Insights

The Saudi Arabia Nutraceutical Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 6.71% during the forecast period, i.e., 2022-27, says MarkNtel Advisors in their recent research report. The Saudi Arabia Nutraceutical market expanded significantly during 2017-2021. The increasing awareness of consumers toward the health benefits of nutraceuticals as well as the food & beverages sector, including the nutraceuticals in the edible products, has been some of the key factors attributing to the growth of the nutraceutical market. Further, with the high intake of sugary & oily food products, along with comfortable lifestyle adoption, lifestyle-based diseases in the country have become widespread. These diseases include cholesterol, diabetes, blood pressure, cardiovascular diseases, etc., which have been some of the leading causes of death in the country.

Report Coverage Details
Study Period Historical Data: 2017-20
Base Year: 2021
Forecast Period: 2022-27
CAGR (2022-2027)


Country Covered Central, East, West, South
Key Companies Profiled Bayer Saudi Arabia, LLC, Vitabiotics Ltd., Nestlé Middle East & North Africa, Herbalife Nutrition Ltd., BASF Saudi Arabia Co. Ltd., PepsiCo Inc., General Mills Inc., Nature's Way Products, LLC., Abbott Saudi Arabia Trading LLC, Pfizer Saudi Limited Corporate, Others
Unit Denominations USD Million/Billion


Moreover, this phenomenon has significantly increased awareness among the netizens, thereby enhancing the adoption of healthy lifestyle practices, along with the adoption of healthy food in the diet, such as nutraceuticals as supplements. In 2020, according to the Saudi Health Ministry, around 37% of deaths in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia were caused by cardiovascular disease. Besides, due to the high number of patients suffering from chronic illness, the demand for nutraceutical products is expected to witness a sizeable increase in the coming period.

Furthermore, the government of Saudi Arabia has taken a variety of initiatives to promote the health benefits of nutraceuticals. In 2018, the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) launched its 'Healthy Food Strategy' in order to reduce the consumption of sugar, salt, and fat in food products. This initiative also includes placing a clear nutritional label on the products. Additionally, the companies that signed the pledge with the government were Kellogg’s Arabia & PepsiCo. International, Nestlé Middle East, Mars Saudi Arabia, Mondelez Arabia, Ferrero, Coca-Cola, Unilever, and Freeze Land.

Key Trend in the Market:

  • Launch of New Dietary Supplements in the Country  

The various types of health or food supplements have been launched in the country over the last few years, according to the distinguished requirements of nutraceutical consumers. In addition, the growing adoption of nutraceuticals in Saudi Arabia has intended the companies to launch different types of dietary supplements. Besides, in 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic also caught the attention of nutraceutical providers in Saudi Arabia to develop dietary supplements due to concerns over the health illnesses caused by the virus. Further, the launched nutraceutical product aimed to boost the immune system of the customers, weight loss management, etc., in Saudi Arabia. For instance:

  • In 2022, South Korea’s AceBiome announced to launch probiotic dietary supplement in Saudi Arabia for weight management health issues.
  • In 2020, Vestige Marketing Pvt. Ltd., one of the dietary supplement distributors in Saudi Arabia, launched an energy snack bar in order to energize the body & maintain meals hunger pangs.

Significantly, the rising adoption of nutraceuticals in Saudi Arabia would motivate nutraceutical producers to innovate & launch different categories of dietary supplements as per the customer's requirements in the forecast years & it is also expected to attract the customers as per their needs.

Impact of COVID-19 on the Saudi Arabia Nutraceutical Market

In 2020, with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nutraceutical market witnessed robust growth, owing to the major factors such as health awareness among consumers, demand for vitamins, adoption of healthy food practices, and an increase in physical activities among the population to increase immunity. Moreover, as good nutrition is directly associated with enhanced immunity, thus certain types of health supplements have also experienced a surge in popularity among consumers, such as Vitamin C, multivitamins, zinc, protein, omega-3, and probiotics. Additionally, the increase in health & fitness activities among the population of Saudi Arabia contributed immensely to greater demand for health supplements leading to a higher growth witnessed in 2020.

Besides, there was an increase in the sales of plant-based supplements in Saudi Arabia amid the coronavirus spread, as the consumers were slightly skeptical towards the animal-based supplements usage. Further, the nutraceuticals production facilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia were impacted due to the supply chain constraints in March & June of 2020, as the country is highly dependent on the import of raw materials. However, the supply chain consistency was ensured due to the prompt response by the government agencies to ensure the constant supply of pharmaceutical & nutraceutical production in the country.

  1. Introduction
    1. Product Definition
    2. Research Process
    3. Market Segmentation
    4. Assumptions
  2. Preface
  3. Executive Summary
  4. Impact of COVID-19 on Saudi Arabia Nutraceuticals Market
  5. Saudi Arabia Nutraceuticals Market Trends & Insights
  6. Saudi Arabia Nutraceuticals Market Dynamics
    1. Growth Drivers
    2. Challenges
  7. Saudi Arabia Nutraceuticals Market Hotspot & Opportunities
  8. Saudi Arabia Nutraceuticals Market Policies, Regulations, Product Standards
  9. Saudi Arabia Nutraceuticals Market Outlook, 2017-2027
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenues
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Product Type
        1. Dietary Supplements
          1. Proteins & Peptides
          2. Vitamins & Minerals
          3. Herbals (Ayurveda Extracts, Plant Extracts, Algal Extracts, And Phytochemicals)
          4. Others (Fatty Acids and Fiber)
        2. Functional Foods
          1. Probiotics Fortified Food
          2. Omega Fatty Acid Fortified Food
          3. Branded Ionized Salt
          4. Branded Wheat Flour
          5. Others
        3. Functional Beverages
          1. Fruit & Vegetable Juices and Drinks
          2. Dairy & Dairy Alternative Drinks
          3. Non-Carbonated Drinks (Bottled Water, Tea, And Coffee)
          4. Other (Herbal Tea, Sports Drinks, And Energy Drinks)
      2. By Source
        1. Plant
        2. Animal
        3. Microbial
      3. By Form
        1. Tablets & Capsules
        2. Gummies & Soft Gels
        3. Powder & Liquid
      4. By Sales Channel
        1. Offline Store-Based
          1. Supermarkets & Hypermarkets
          2. Specialty Stores
        2. Online
      5. By Region
        1. Central
        2. West
        3. East
        4. South
      6. By Company
        1. Revenue Shares
        2. Competition Characteristics
  10. Saudi Arabia Tablets & Capsule Nutraceuticals Market Outlook, 2017-2027
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. Revenues
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Source
  11. Saudi Arabia Gummies & Soft Gels Nutraceuticals Market Outlook, 2017-2027
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. Revenues
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Source
  12. Saudi Arabia Powder & Liquid Nutraceuticals Market Outlook, 2017-2027
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. Revenues
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Source
  13. Saudi Arabia Nutraceuticals Market Key Strategic Imperatives for Success & Growth
  14. Competition Outlook
    1. Competition Matrix
      1. Product/ Solution Portfolio
      2. Target Markets
      3. Research & Development
      4. Strategic Alliances
      5. Strategic Initiatives
    2. Company Profiles of Top Companies (Business Description, Product Segment, Business Segment, Financials, Strategic Alliances or Partnerships, Future Plans)
      1. Pfizer Inc
      2. Bayer AG
      3. Vitabiotics Ltd
      4. Nestlé SA
      5. Danone
      6. BASF S.A.
      7. PepsiCo Inc
      8. General Mills
      9. Natures Way
      10. Abbott Nutrition
  15. Disclaimer
Saudi Arabia Nutraceutical Market Segmentation
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