Global Industrial Hemp Market
Dublin, Dec. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Industrial Hemp Market by Type (Hemp Seed, Hemp Seed Oil, CBD Hemp Oil, Hemp Bast, Hemp Hurd), Source (Conventional, Organic), Application (Food & Beverages Pharmaceuticals, Textiles, Personal Care Products) and Region - Forecast to 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
According to the publisher, the global industrial hemp market size is estimated to be valued at USD 6.8 billion in 2022 and is projected to reach USD 18.1 billion by 2027, recording a CAGR of 21.6% in terms of value.
Industrial hemp is defined as the plant Cannabis sativa L. and any part of such plant, whether growing or not, with a delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration of not more than 0.3% on a dry weight basis. As industrial hemp contains less than 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), it has a wide range of applications in the textile, food, and beverage, construction, animal care, personal care, pharmaceutical, paint, lubricant, bioplastic, and biofuel industries. One of the major drivers of the global industrial hemp market is the legalization of hemp cultivation in various countries.
Furthermore, growing awareness of hemp's nutrient-rich profile and its benefits to human health is expected to boost hemp cultivation even more. The high content of essential fatty acids in hemp seed and oil aids in the prevention of many common ailments, leading to its increased use in food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, and personal care products.
By application, there is an increased use of industrial hemp in animal nutrition, driving the growth of the industrial hemp market
Hemp production produces byproducts, one of which is hemp meal. Because of its high fiber, fat, and protein content, hemp meal is a potential feedstuff for animal agriculture and a possible substitute for soybean meal in many livestock diets. Furthermore, hemp products face regulatory hurdles before they can be legally incorporated into livestock feedstuffs, due to concerns that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), found in hemp biomass, could be transferred to animal products intended for human consumption. Hempseed and hempseed cakes could be used as feed materials for all animal species, according to the scientific opinion of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Panel on Additives and Products or Substances Used in Animal Feed, with species-specific differences in the rate of inclusion in the diet. Hemp oil, as a rich source of essential fatty acids, can be used as a supplement in animal feed, while hemp seeds and hempseed cakes can be used as a fat and protein source in animal diets.
By type, increase in the popularity of hemp bast drives the growth of industrial hemp market
Hemp bast fibers are cellulosic fibers found in the phloem of bast fiber crops such as industrial hemp which are natural fibers derived from plants. The main components of hemp bast fibers are cellulose (53-91%), hemicellulose (4-18%), lignin (1-21%), and pectin (1-17%). The benefits of bast fibers include lighter product weight, lower energy consumption, and a smaller environmental footprint. Bast fibers can be spun and woven and are thus widely used in the textile industry. Furthermore, bast fibers are far stronger than cotton and do not mildew. Hemp bast fibers have exceptional properties such as strength, durability, and anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.
No. of Pages
2022 - 2027
Estimated Market Value (USD) in 2022
Forecasted Market Value (USD) by 2027
Compound Annual Growth Rate
Increasing Legalization of Industrial Hemp Cultivation
Growing Use of Hemp Seed and Hemp Seed Oil in Food Applications
Rising Incidence of Chronic Diseases
Complex Regulatory Structure for Use of Industrial Hemp
Stigmatization of Hemp Market
Development of New Industrial Hemp-Based Products
Increasing Preference for Edibles Across Generations
Unavailability of Suitable Seeds for Cultivation of Industrial Hemp
Lack of Processing Facilities and Planting & Harvesting Equipment
Key Topics Covered:
2 Research Methodology
3 Executive Summary
4 Premium Insights
5 Market Overview
6 Industry Trends
7 Industrial Hemp Market, by Type
8 Industrial Hemp Market, by Source
9 Industrial Hemp Market, by Application
10 Industrial Hemp Market, by Region
11 Competitive Landscape
12 Company Profiles
13 Adjacent & Related Markets
Blue Sky Hemp Ventures Limited
Bombay Hemp Company Private Limited
Colorado Hemp Works
Cronos Group Inc.
Curaleaf Holdings Inc.
Dun Agro Hemp Group
East Mesa Inc.
Green Thumb Industries
Hemp Oil Canada
Marijuana Company of America, Inc.
Mh Medical Hemp GmbH
Minnesota Hemp Farms
Parkland Industrial Hemp Growers Co-Op. Ltd.
South Hemp Tecno
Valley Bio Ltd.
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