Collagen Market (By Source: Bovine, Marine, Porcine, Poultry; By Product: Gelatin, Hydrolyzed collagen, Native collagen, Synthetic collagen; By Application: Food and Beverage, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Nutraceuticals, Cosmetics, Others; By Type; By Form; By Product Category; By Function) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Regional Outlook, and Forecast 2023 – 2032

Collagen Market Size to Reach USD 23.02 Bn by 2032

The global collagen market size was estimated at USD 10.08 billion in 2022 and it is forecasted to hit around USD 23.02 billion by 2032, poised to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.9% during the forecast period 2023 to 2032.

Collagen Market Size 2023 to 2030

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Key Takeaway:

  • By source, the bovine segment accounted revenue share of 39% in 2021.
  • By application, healthcare segment was accounted for a 49.6% revenue share in 2021.
  • Asia Pacific market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.2% from 2022 to 2030. 
  • By distribution channel, the pharmacy segment held highest revenue share of over 45% in 2021.

The rapid growth in the use of collagen in the various industries is preparing in the attraction towards consumption of nutritious products. The increasing demand of the collagen consisting products in the healthcare sector along with the materials are the major driving forces which helps the market to grow during the forecast period. 

Use of collagen in food products has also help the market to grow rapidly. Collagen is a protein which has a fibrous structure is obtained from extracellular matrix in the body. This protein is mainly insoluble as compared to the others. Glycerine, arginine and amino acids mainly help in the synthesis of this protein. Its main benefit is seen where it leads to the promotion of the brain cells. The health of the bone is also maintained considerably by preventing loss of the bone tissue. Joint pains are also reduced with the help of collagen as they reduce the friction that takes place between the bones during numerous movements. 

Collagen also plays a major role in enhancing in the quality of the keratin containing body parts such as hair and nails. Collagen is a major component which helps in maintaining the quality of the skin. It majorly supports the elasticity and strength of the skin tissue cells. Many religions particularly prohibit the use of animal source products which proves to be a barrier for the growth of the market during the forecast period. The inadequate technologies regarding in the processing of the various products especially in the developing countries has imposed or challenge in front of the market.

The pandemic of covid-19 has shown a noticeable impact on the collagen market. It has mainly affected the food and beverages market which mainly contains collagen as its major product. The strict lockdowns imposed by numerous governments rules and regulations have reduced the demand and supply of food and beverages keeping in mind it's impact on health. Increasing health awareness among the educated population has also hampered the use of collagen in the food and beverages industry. The domestic companies are mainly affected due to the disruption in the supply cycle. There is an increased demand of food products that are rich in nutrition and help in building the health of the body qualitatively. This has provided a boost to the market owing to the higher consumption of protein rich food substances. 

Collagen forms a major component of the health supplements that are consumed for mainly facilitating and building muscles. This market provides a great opportunity for the collagen sector to grow during the forecast period. Pertaining to the increased health awareness among the people the consumption of protein rich diet has increased to a great extent. Furthermore, the awareness regarding health created by the pandemic has shifted on the population from unhealthy to healthy options of food and beverages. More attention is given to the nutritive value of the various food products rather than considering the ongoing trends. This growing health awareness is estimated to provide great opportunities for the growth of the collagen market during the forecast period.

Report Scope of the Collagen Market

Report Coverage Details
Market Size by 2032 USD 23.02 Billion
Growth Rate from 2023 to 2032

CAGR of 8.9%

Largest Market North America
Fastest Growing Region Asia Pacific
Base Year 2022
Forecast Period 2023 to 2032
Segments Covered Source, Product, Application, Type, Form, Product Category, Function, Geography
Companies Mentioned Nippi Inc, Nitta Gelatin, Vinh Hoan, Weishardt, GELITA AG, CollPlant, Collagen Solutions, Koninklijke DSM NV, Lapi Gelatin, Getinge AB, Integra LifeSciences Holdings.


Growth Factors

The presence of collagen in the food and beverages offers number of health benefits for the human body. It is a product which is mainly used to enhance the foam stability of the food product. The texture and chewiness of the food is decided by the quality of collagen present in the food product. The texture of the food product is mainly decided by the degree of collagen present. Collagen is also used as a major factor to maintain the texture and stability of dairy items. The consistency of the sweet dishes is also dependent on the amount of collagen present in them. This includes the manufacturing of nutritional bars which is extensively used by the individuals visiting the gym. The function of collagen in the nutritional bars is to maintain its softness and stability. Keeping in view the versatile use of collagen in the food and beverages industry, it finds its major growth in this sector. As far as the health care sector is concerned collagen is mainly utilized to cure malnutrition. 

Various disorders relating to improper food absorption and adsorption are treated with the help of collagen protein. Individuals suffering with digestive troubles are also treated using this component. These are the major factors that help the collagen market to have a substantial sale in the society. The quality of collagen protein in the human body fades away with passing time. The function of collagen in the human body to maintain the stability and elasticity of the human skin. This degradation of the collagen protein in the human body can be taken care of by the administration of collagen. Since the skin loses on its collagen content in the strength and thickness is lost. This condition is commonly termed as aging. The collagen protein is mainly used in skin tightening products and creams which acts as a supplementary that provides nutrition. It also facilitates the regeneration of cartilage and bone structures. Cardiac and vascular tissue also use this protein to form their structures. 

Collagen is mainly used in lotions and creams that are used to apply on the body for cosmetic purposes. Hydrolyzed collagen which is a major component for the beauty products helps to drive the market to a great extent in this sector. Skin care products and hair care products mainly contain of this component. It is mainly combined with surfactants and washing agents in soaps, shampoos and gels. The recent modifications seen in the lifestyle and habits of the people residing in the urban countries increase the demand for food products which have enhanced functional components and hence facilitate the process enhancement that help in the growth of the collage market. In the developing economies it helps the market to find opportunities as a result of the increasing consumption of various modern day to day products. Leading manufacturing industries are using smart strategies to generate revenue.

Sources Insights

The bovine sources accounted market share of around 39% in 2021. The marine based sources are estimated to lead the market by recording growth at a CAGR of 10.2%. The other sources include porcine, poultry and bovine. Out of all these the Marine collagen is of better quality as compared to its counter parts. Pertaining to the better absorption Marine based sources are considered as the first choice. The bio availability of the Marine based sources is higher. The only drawback is the higher costs that have to be paid for the Marine based sources as compared to the others. The fear of acquiring any diseases due to the consumption of bovine is restraining the growth of bovine based collagen.

Apart from the bovine based collagen, it can also be derived from marine sources. Marine collagen is extremely superior as compared to that of the bovine source. Marine collagen is easily available and it has a great rate of absorption in the body which makes it a better option.

Product Insights

The product of gelatin is estimated to rule the market for turning to the rising demand as a stabilizer used in the food industry. The rise in the fishing industry as also boosted its demand in the Asia Pacific region. The alteration in the dietary habits and lifestyle has led to a higher utilization of gelatin in the food industry.

Hydrolyzed collagen is forecasted to record the highest growth pertaining to its use in the healthcare services. Various disorders related to bones and the dental sectors are treated using this component.

Application Insights

The food and beverage industry is foreseen to record in the highest revenue due to the increasing use of collagen in the sector. The use of collagen in nutritious food products has helped this sector to showcase a tremendous growth. The food and beverages segment is expected to have the highest growth as there is an increase in the demand for supplements which have collagen. Collagen is taken in the form of functional food and beverage across many nations. It is used in many cosmetics as it is helpful in preventing aging. It is also used in case of accidents to cover up the bones or sores with the help of collagen covers. They act as a shield and protect the wound from any infection. Owing to all of these reasons the market is expected to grow well in the coming years.

Geography Insights

North American region is expected to have the largest market share during the forecast period. Increasing geriatric population and awareness regarding the availability of collagen products in this region is driving the growth of the market. Collagen is extensively used in the cosmetic, food and beverages and healthcare industry. Growing awareness about the benefits of collagen and the presence of strong health care industry in the North American region is expected to drive the market growth. In countries like Canada and Mexico the demand for collagen is growing due to the introduction of gummy confectionery products which have collagen in them. By application the US collagen market was valued US$ 2 billion by 2020.

Collagen Market Share, By Region, 2021 (%)

European market is also expected to have a good growth in terms of volume. The presence of confectionery manufacturers in this region is driving the growth of this market. Increasing demand for move processing industry in the European region and large number of slaughterhouses present in the European countries is driving the growth of the market. 

Asia Pacific region is expected to have a good market growth 10.2% as the government is increasing the investment to establish meat processing industry in this region. Investments are made in order to improve the research and development activities for the collagen based products which will be helpful in driving the growth of the market in the Asia Pacific region.

Key Market Players

  • Nippi Inc
  • Nitta Gelatin
  • Vinh Hoan
  • Weishardt
  • CollPlant
  • Collagen Solutions
  • Koninklijke DSM NV
  • Lapi Gelatin
  • Getinge AB
  • Integra LifeSciences Holdings.

Key Market Developments

  • Gelita AG took over 65 percent shares in SelJel which is a Turkish company in December 2020. This is mainly a growth strategy for fulfilling the demand for halal beef gelatin.
  • Navico from Vietnam joined hands with Amicogen, from South Korea, in order to begin a new unit in Mekong Delta in August 2021.
  • EnviroFlight, which is a brand by Darling Ingredients, has launched how fresh research and development unit in the North Carolina. This took place in April 2021. This recent development I will facilitate I special focus on expanding the information which is required for the other uses of BSFL in the cosmetic, nutrition and animal health sectors.
  • GELITA USA has started with its collagen peptide center which is encouraged by its market growth especially in the healthcare and cosmetic sectors. This manufacturing center is a 30,000 sq ft complex in the Port Neal industrial area at Lowa. This outlet grants a great opportunity for the market to grow. This event took place in MArch 2021.

Segments covered in the report.

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By Source

  • Bovine
  • Marine
  • Porcine
  • Poultry

By Product

  • Gelatin
  • Hydrolyzed collagen
  • Native collagen
  • Synthetic collagen

By Application

  • Food and Beverage
    • Beverage
    • Confectionery
    • Dairy
    • Meat and Fish Products
    • Other Applications
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Hard Gel Capsules
    • Soft Gel Capsules
    • Microencapsulation
  • Nutraceuticals
    • Sports Nutrition
    • Weight Management
  • Healthcare
    • Wound Dressing
    • Tissue Regeneration
    • Medical Implants
    • Cardiology
    • Research (Cell Culture, Cell Behavior)
    • Drug Delivery
  • Cosmetics
  • Others 

By Type

  • Type I
  • Type II
  • Type III
  • Type IV

By Form

  • Powder
  • Liquid
  • Capsule
  • Others

By Product Category

  • GMO
  • Non-GMO

By Function

  • Texture
  • Stabilizer
  • Emulsifier
  • Finding
  • Others

By Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • France
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Malaysia
    • Philippines
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
    • GCC
    • North Africa
    • South Africa
    • Rest of the Middle East & Africa

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current size of collagen market?
The global collagen market size was reached at USD 10.08 billion in 2022 and it is anticipated to rake around USD 23.02 billion by 2032.
What will be the CAGR of global collagen market?
The global collagen market is expected to drive growth at a CAGR of 8.9% during the forecast period 2023 to 2032.
Who are the major players operating in the collagen market?
The major players operating in the collagen market are Nippi Inc, Nitta Gelatin, Vinh Hoan, Weishardt, GELITA AG, CollPlant, Collagen Solutions, Koninklijke DSM NV, Lapi Gelatin, Getinge AB, and Integra LifeSciences Holdings.
Which are the driving factors of the collagen market?
Demand for collage products in the cosmetic and aesthetic sectors has proved to be a boon for the growth of the market during the forecast period.
Which region will lead the global collagen market?
North American will lead the global collagen market during the forecast period 2022 to 2030.


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