UAE Sunflower Oil

UAE Sunflower Oil Market Research Report: Forecast (2022-27)

By Application (Food, Feed, Industrial) By Region (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Northern Emirates) By Companies (Abu Dhabi Vegetable Oil Company, United Foods Company, The Savola Group, IFFCO Group, Ra Read more

  • Food & Beverages
  • May 2022
  • 189
  • FB10214

Market Definition

Sunflower oil can be defined as fatty oil extracted from the seeds of the common sunflower and is used chiefly in foods, soaps, varnishes, and paints. Sunflower oil provides more Vitamin E than any other vegetable oil. It is a combination of monounsaturated & polyunsaturated fats with low saturated fat levels. The growth in health consciousness among the individuals in the UAE is contributing significantly to the rise in the sales of sunflower oil.

Market Insights

The UAE Sunflower Oil Market is anticipated to register around 3.10% CAGR in terms of quantity sold during the forecast period, i.e., 2022-27. The market growth of sunflower oil in the UAE experienced a moderate increase during the historical period on account of various health benefits associated with it & the growing utilization of healthy cooking oils in food processing industries. According to National Sunflower Association, the sunflower oil contains more Vitamin E as compared to any other edible oil & is valued for its subtle taste & frying benefits.

Report Coverage Details
Study Period Historical Data: 2017-20
Base Year: 2021
Forecast Period: 2022-27
CAGR (2022-2027) 3.10%
Key Companies Profiled Abu Dhabi Vegetable Oil Company, United Foods Company, The Savola Group, IFFCO Group, Rafael Salgado S.A., Cargill Incorporated, Amira Nature Foods Ltd., Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, Sime Darby Plantation Berhad
Unit Denominations USD Million/Billion


Moreover, high amounts of vitamins, polyunsaturated fatty acids, and monounsaturated fats help in preventing various illnesses & other risks. High-oleic sunflower oil is an ideal source of monounsaturated fatty acids used in maintaining cardiac health & good cholesterol in the body. Further, by the research conducted by Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, more than half of the UAE residents have been affected by heart disease during their lifetime as of 2021.

Therefore, the rising consumption of sunflower oil would help in reducing the risks of coronary heart disease by lowering the bad cholesterol in the body. Hence, surging the demand for sunflower oil in the market.  Besides, the rising government inclination boost tourism has a positive impact on the hospitality sector. The increasing presence of international hotel chain in the country is further projected to fuel the demand for sunflower oil in the forthcoming period. For instance, in 2021, The Dorchester Collection announced to open its first the Lana hotel in the Dubai, UAE by Q4 2022.

Key Trends in the UAE Sunflower Oil Market

  • Advancement in Reducing the Trans-Fatty Acid

Trans-fats increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases & type 2 diabetes by lowering the good cholesterol & increasing the bad cholesterol levels in the human body. The increase in heart diseases, diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure in patients decreases the average life span by 10% to 20% in the UAE. In addition, about 36% of the deaths are caused due to cardiovascular diseases. According to Arab health 2020, about 10,000 people suffer heart stroke every year in the UAE, majorly due to lack of exercise, lifestyle, diabetes, and obesity. Therefore, the UAE government has imposed a partial ban on Trans-fats as it is the primary reason for health hazards that needs to be eliminated from edible oil. For instance:

  • In 2020, the Ministry of Economy announced to ban trans fat in the UAE by the end of 2023 by replacing it with healthier fat & oils. This would prevent the production & supply of hydrogenated oil in the country.
  • In 2018, World Health Organization (WHO) released REPLACE –six strategic guidelines for the elimination of trans-fatty acid products from the global food supply. This initiative has been helpful in gradually eliminating cardiovascular disease & obesity.

  1. Introduction
    1. Product Definition
    2. Research Process
    3. Market Segmentation
    4. Assumptions
  2. Executive Summary
  3. Impact of COVID-19 on UAE Sunflower Oil Market
  4. UAE Sunflower Oil Market Trends & Insights
  5. UAE Sunflower Oil Market Dynamics
    1. Drivers
    2. Challenges
  6. UAE Sunflower Oil Market Regulations & Policies
    1. Custom Duties & Other Import Tax
    2. Sops & Subsidies
    3. Other Government Schemes
  7. UAE Sunflower Oil Market Supply Chain Statistics
    1. Margin at Various Levels
    2. Product Prices at Various Levels of Supply Chain
  8. UAE Sunflower Oil Market Import & Export Statistics
  9. UAE Refined Deodorized Sunflower Oil Prices, By Companies
  10. UAE Sunflower Oil Market Per Capita Annual Consumption
  11. UAE Sunflower Oil Market Hotspots & Opportunities
  12. UAE Sunflower Oil Market Outlook, 2017-2027
    1. Market Size & Analysis
      1. By Revenue (USD Million)
      2. By Quantity Sold (in Metric Tons)
    2. Market Share & Analysis
      1. By Application
        1. Food
        2. Feed
        3. Industrial
      2. By Region
        1. Dubai
        2. Abu Dhabi
        3. Sharjah
        4. Northern Emirates
      3. By Companies
        1. Competition Characteristics
        2. Market Share of Top Companies
  13. Competitive Benchmarking
    1. Competition Matrix
      1. Product Portfolio
      2. Target Markets
      3. Target End Users
      4. Research & Development
      5. Strategic Alliances
      6. Strategic Initiatives
    2. Company Profiles (Business Description, Product Offering, Strategic Alliances or Partnerships, etc.)
      1. Abu Dhabi Vegetable Oil Company
      2. United Foods Company
      3. The Savola Group
      4. IFFCO Group
      5. Rafael Salgado S.A.
      6. Cargill Incorporated
      7. Amira Nature Foods Ltd.
      8. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company
      9. Sime Darby Plantation Berhad
  14. Disclaimer
 UAE Sunflower Oil Market Segmentation
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