Global Fish Meal Market By Application (fertilizers, feed and others); By Livestock (poultry, swine, ruminants, aquatic animals and others); By Source (salmon and trout, marine fish, crustaceans, tilapia and others); By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-pacific and rest of the world)- Analysis of market size, share & trends for 2016-19 and forecasts to 2030




Product overview

A fish meal is a commercial product made out of fish that are generally not used for human consumption. Fishmeal is commonly used to feed farm animals and as fertilizers. Fishmeal is made out of bones and offal leftover of the fishes, caught by commercial fisheries, which is then dried and crushed into powder and cake.

Market highlights

Global Fish Meal Market is expected to exceed USD 16,276.67 billion by 2030 from USD 9,340.66 million in 2016 at a CAGR of 7.8% throughout the forecast period, i.e., 2020-2030. The global fishmeal market is estimated to grow on the back of the following reasons. Fishmeal is rich in calcium, protein, crude fiber, and amino acids which can be easily digested by the livestock, even by the aquatic animals. Moreover, it contains plenty amount of other vital minerals and fatty acids which are essential for the growth and development of various livestock. Additionally, fishmeal is a rich source of organic nitrogen and hence is extensively used as fertilizer as it accelerates the growth of plants. Thus, increasing demand for protein in animal feed is going to drive the growth of the global fishmeal market.

Global fishmeal market opportunity analysis

Source: Fatpos Global

Recent Highlights in Global Fishmeal Market

In May 2020, COPEC announced that it sees higher profitability in the fishmeal market by the end of 2020 due to better anchovy quality, lower petroleum prices, and other factors.

In February 2019, a joint venture held between Royal DSM and Evonik industries had positioned themselves as earlier leaders in the development of omega-3 rich oils made of algae, as this would conserve the aquatic fish.

Global Fishmeal Market: Segments

Global Fish Meal Market has been bifurcated on the basis of application, livestock, source, and region.

On the basis of livestock, it is divided into ruminants, swine, poultry, aquatic animals, and others. Based on the source it is segmented as salmon and trout, anchovy, marine fish, menhaden, capelin, pilchard, tilapia, sand eel, and others. The oily fish species is a profitable source as it is high in protein and useful for making fishmeal and fish oils. On the basis of application global fishmeal market is categorized as fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, feed, and others.

Global Fishmeal Market: Drivers and Restraints


Increasing demand for organic nitrogen

Fishmeal is rich in organic nitrogen and hence is being demanded by the agricultural sector in order to ensure the healthy and fast growth of the crops.

Rising awareness of health

Since people are now more aware of health and want to boost their immunity naturally they are opting for more organic solutions. Fishmeal and fish oil is a rich source of amino acids, proteins and omega-3 are catalyzing the demand of innovative health supplements both for infants and adult consumers.


Price Volatility

Volatility concerning the prices of fishmeal products is one of the major restraints that is expected to hamper the growth of the Global Fishmeal Market in the upcoming years. However, a steady increase in the prices of raw material (fish) is going to decrease the demand for Fishmeal products.

Global Fishmeal Market: Region

Global Fish Meal Market is segmented on the basis of regional analysis into five major regions. These include North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Middle-East& Africa. At present, Asia-Pacific holds a major share in the global market. Europe is the second-most market-leading region after the Asia Pacific. Germany, Italy, France, and Switzerland are the countries with major consumption in the European region.

Source: Fatpos Global

Global Fishmeal Market: Impact of Covid-19

The global pandemic Covid-19 has become global stress not just for human lives but also to many industries across different industry verticals. The Covid-19 virus has infected several million people across the world, with the United States accounting for the highest share of infected cases. With an increasing number of active cases on a daily basis, it is difficult to predict the duration of the pandemic. The adverse impact of Covid-19 on the global fishmeal market can be seen by the fact that the demand has declined significantly as China being one of the major consumers was severely hit by the disease, decline in production due to worldwide lockdown.

Key players

Some key players operating in the fishmeal market are:

Croda International Plc (UK)
Company overview
Business Strategy
Key Product Offerings
Financial Performance
Key Performance Indicators
Risk Analysis
Recent Development
Regional Presence
SWOT Analysis
Oceana Group Ltd (South Africa)
FMC Corporation(US)
Austevoll Seafood ASA(Norway)
Omega Protein Corporation(US)
Empresas COPEC S.A. (Chile)
Sarma Fish S.A.R.L. (Morocco)
Alpha Atlantique (Morocco)
Novus International Inc(US)
Calysta Inc(US)
Global Fish Meal Market Report also contains an analysis on:

Fishmeal Market by Segment
By Application
By Source
Salmon and Trout
Marine fish
By Livestock
Aquatic Animals
By Region
North America
Latin America
Middle-East & Africa
Global Fish Meal Market size
Global Fish Meal Market Dynamics
Supply and Demand
Current Issues/trends/challenges
Competition and Companies Involved in the Market
Value Chain of the Market
Market Drivers and Restraints
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Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary
2. Fishmeal Market
1. Product Overview
2. Market Definition
3. Segmentation
4. Assumptions and Acronyms
3. Research Methodology
1. Research Objectives
2. Primary Research
3. Secondary Research
4. Forecast Model
5. Market Size Estimation
4. Average Pricing Analysis
5. Market Dynamics
1. Growth Drivers
2. Restraints
3. Opportunity
4. Trends
6. Recent Development, Policies & Regulatory Landscape
7. Risk Analysis
1. Demand Risk Analysis
2. Supply Risk Analysis
8. Fishmeal Market Analysis
1. Porters Five Forces
1. The threat of New Entrants
2. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3. Threat of Substitutes
4. Rivalry
2. PEST Analysis
1. Political
2. Economic
3. Social
4. Technological
9. Global Fishmeal Market
1. Market Size & forecast, 2019A-2030F
1. By Value (USD Million) 2019-2030F; Y-o-Y Growth (%) 2020-2030F
10. Global Fishmeal Market: Market Segmentation
1. By Regions
1. North America:(U.S. and Canada)
 By Value (USD Million) 2019-2030F; Y-o-Y Growth (%) 2020-2030F
2. Latin America: (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
 By Value (USD Million) 2019-2030F; Y-o-Y Growth (%) 2020-2030F
3. Europe: (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, BENELUX, NORDIC, Hungary, Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe)
 By Value (USD Million) 2019-2030F; Y-o-Y Growth (%) 2020-2030F
4. Asia-Pacific: (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia Pacific)
 By Value (USD Million) 2019-2030F; Y-o-Y Growth (%) 2020-2030F
5. The Middle East and Africa: (Israel, GCC, North Africa, South Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa)
 By Value (USD Million) 2019-2030F; Y-o-Y Growth (%) 2020-2030F
2. By Application: Market Share (2020-2030F)
1. Fertilizer, By Value (USD Million) 2019-2030F; Y-o-Y Growth (%) 2020-2030F
2. Feed, By Value (USD Million) 2019-2030F; Y-o-Y Growth (%) 2020-2030F
3. Others, By Value (USD Million) 2019-2030F; Y-o-Y Growth (%) 2020-2030F
3. By Livestock: Market Share (2020-2030F)
1. Poultry, By Value (USD Million) 2019-2030F; Y-o-Y Growth (%) 2020-2030F
2. Swine, By Value (USD Million) 2019-2030F; Y-o-Y Growth (%) 2020-2030F
3. Ruminants, By Value (USD Million) 2019-2030F; Y-o-Y Growth (%) 2020-2030F
4. Aquatic Animals, By Value (USD Million) 2019-2030F; Y-o-Y Growth (%) 2020-2030F
5. Others, By Value (USD Million) 2019-2030F; Y-o-Y Growth (%) 2020-2030F
4. By Source: Market Share (2020-2030F)
1. Salmon and Trout, By Value (USD Million) 2019-2030F; Y-o-Y Growth (%) 2020-2030F
2. Marine Fish, By Value (USD Million) 2019-2030F; Y-o-Y Growth (%) 2020-2030F
3. Crustaceans, By Value (USD Million) 2019-2030F; Y-o-Y Growth (%) 2020-2030F
4. Tilapia, By Value (USD Million) 2019-2030F; Y-o-Y Growth (%) 2020-2030F
5. Others, By Value (USD Million) 2019-2030F; Y-o-Y Growth (%) 2020-2030F
11. Company Profile
1. Croda International Inc.
1. Company Overview
2. Company Total Revenue (Financials)
3. Market Potential
4. Global Presence
5. Key Performance Indicators
6. SWOT Analysis
7. Product Launch
2. Oceana Group Ltd.
3. FMC Corporation
4. Austevoll Seafood ASA
5. Omega Protein Corporation
6. Empresas COPEC S.A.
7. Sarma Fish S.A.R.L.
8. Alpha Atlantique
9. Novus International Inc
10. Calysta Inc
12. Consultant Recommendation
**The above-given segmentations and companies could be subjected to further modification based on in-depth feasibility studies conducted for the final deliverable.