Opportunities in the $14.6 Billion Global Industrial Hemp Market to 2026: Rising Demand from Pharma Industry for Hemp Fibre and Hemp Seed Oil


Dublin, Aug. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Industrial Hemp Market Report and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

The global industrial hemp market attained a value of USD 4.7 billion in 2020. Aided by the introduction of favourable regualtions, the market is projected to further grow at a CAGR of 22.5% between 2021 and 2026 to reach a value of USD 14.6 billion by 2026.

Industrial hemp is defined as the fibre of the cannabis plant, which is extracted from the stem and is used to produce a variety of industrial and consumer products. Hemp is grown in more than 30 nations and is known to be high in fibre and low in active tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The colour of hemp fibre is yellowish grey to deep brown, with a length of 4 to 6.5% feet. Hemp has a superior resistance to degradation by heat. Innovative applications are offered by hemp in the industrial sector, such as food and beverage, personal care, and animal care, among others.

The industrial hemp market is being driven by the rising application of the fibre in various industries, including food and beverage, personal care, pharmaceutical and textiles, among others. Hemp seed oil, which is a derivative of hemp fibre, is a crucial component in the personal care and beauty industry, as it provides a barrier to the skin from pollutants and also helps the issues with the skin, such as skin dryness and itchiness. Therefore, the thriving beauty and personal care industry in the emerging economies, owing to the rising disposable income, growing population, and changing consumer preference towards premium care products, have aided the market growth.

The rising demand for hemp from the pharmaceutical industry, owing to the medicinal properties of the hemp fibre and hemp seed oil is likely to aid the market further in the forecast period. In terms of region, the Asia Pacific is likely to account for a significant share in the market, owing to the robust economic growth in countries like India and China, which is expected to bolster the demand for pharmaceutical products and beauty and personal care products.

The report looks into the market shares, plant turnarounds, capacities, investments, and mergers and acquisitions, among other major developments, of the key players in the industry.

Some of the major players in the market explored in the report are:

  • Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods
  • Hemp Inc.
  • Hemp Oil Canada Inc.
  • HempFlax Group B.V.
  • Hemp Production Services
  • Unrivaled Brands, Inc

Key Topics Covered:

1 Preface

2 Report Coverage - Key Segmentation and Scope

3 Report Description

4 Key Assumptions

5 Executive Summary

6 Snapshot

7 Industry Opportunities and Challenges

8 Global Industrial Hemp Market Analysis

9 Regional Analysis

10 Market Dynamics

11 Value Chain Analysis

12 Trade Data Analysis (HS Code: 5302)

13 Price Analysis

14 Competitive Landscape

15 Industry Events and Developments

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