all report title image
  • Published In : May 2024
  • Code : CMI7013
  • Pages :132
  • Formats :
      Excel and PDF
  • Industry : Food and Beverages

Market Size and Trends

Global ginger oil market is estimated to be valued at USD 12.21 Bn in 2024 and is expected to reach USD 14.54 Bn by 2031, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.5% from 2024 to 2031.

Ginger Oil Market Key Factors

To learn more about this report, request a free sample copy

Ginger oil has several health benefits and therapeutic properties such as anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant properties, and it helps in reducing nausea, relieving pain in arthritis and muscles. Ginger oil is used as a flavoring agent in food and beverages industries. Increasing application of ginger oil in dietary supplements, personal care and cosmetics industries owing to its skin care properties can drive the market growth. Increasing industrial application of ginger oil along with health benefits is expected to boost demand for ginger oil in the near future.

Growing popularity and usage of ginger oil in food and beverages industry

Ginger oil is used extensively in food and beverage industry for both flavoring and preservative purposes. The unique and strong flavor of ginger oil adds zest to various culinary dishes and beverages. It is commonly used in Asian cuisine for preparation of curries, soups, sauces, and desserts to enhance their flavor. Ginger oil blends well with wide range of ingredients like herbs, spices, vegetables, and meats. Its popularity is increasing globally as people are incorporating more Asian inspired flavors and ingredients in their daily cooking. Ginger oil is also widely used in beverage industry. Many non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks infuse ginger oil to add a subtle ginger flavor and aroma. For example, ginger ale and ginger beer are commercially successful ginger oil infused drinks globally. Moreover, ginger oil is also used as a natural preservative and flavoring agent in processed food industry. Food manufacturers are increasingly utilizing ginger oil in products like salad dressings, seafood, meat marinades, and snack seasonings due to its preservative properties and delicious aromas. The versatility of uses and health appeal of ginger boosts demand for its oil in food applications.

Market Concentration and Competitive Landscape

Ginger Oil Market Concentration By Players

To learn more about this report, request a free sample copy

Wide range of medicinal and therapeutic uses increasing ginger oil demand

Ginger oil is renowned for its various healing and medicinal properties. It possesses strong anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antibacterial qualities that are beneficial for overall health and well-being. Ginger oil has been effectively used to treat nausea, chronic pain, cough, respiratory diseases and digestion related issues. Furthermore, ginger oil is extensively used in aromatherapy due to its soothing and relaxing qualities. It is blended in products like massage oils, bath oils and room fresheners for therapeutic effect. Growing popularity of alternative medicines like aromatherapy boosts demand for ginger oil. Ginger oil improves blood circulation and support cardiovascular health due to presence of compounds like gingerol. Its immunity boosting characteristics is gaining attention. People are increasingly using ginger oil as a natural remedy or supplement to prevent common cold, cough, and other infections. The wide usage of ginger oil for holistic healing therapies and preventive healthcare can drive the market growth.

Key Takeaways from Analyst:

Global ginger oil market growth is driven by increasing use of ginger oil in various food applications such as bakery, sauces, dressings and beverages. Ginger oil blends well with other essential oils and flavors. Its warming and stimulating properties make it suitable for use in cold and cough medicines as well as digestive supplements. This is expected to boost demand for ginger oil in the pharmaceutical industry.

Ginger oil extraction is a labor-intensive and costly process that can hamper the market growth. Changing climatic conditions also impact ginger cultivation. Fluctuating ginger prices can hamper the market growth. Meanwhile, Asia Pacific dominates the global ginger oil market due to vast cultivation and processing in countries like India, China and Indonesia.

North America and Europe are other major markets due to rising use of this oil in aromatherapy and natural personal care products. Latin America and Middle East & Africa offer lucrative opportunities for ginger oil producers and exporters over the forecast period. Organic and fair trade certified ginger oil varieties can attract health-conscious consumers globally. Technology upgrades can boost yields for farmers and lower production costs.

Market Challenge: High production costs

The high production costs is significantly restraining the growth of the global ginger oil market. Ginger oil is extracted from ginger roots through different processes like steam distillation, carbon dioxide extraction etc. These extraction methods are complex, time consuming and capital intensive in nature. The energy costs associated with running extraction equipment and maintaining optimum temperatures for evaporation are quite high. Additionally, labor costs for cultivating, harvesting and processing ginger into oil form is also substantial. As ginger cultivation requires warm tropical climate and manual labor, production costs are higher in developed countries of West and parts of Asia.  The costs of acquisition and transportation of raw ginger from farms to production facilities adds further to the expenses. Ginger being a perishable seasonal crop, its procurement has to be done in required quantities on time for continuous production. This leads to high inventory carrying and cold storage costs. Moreover, implementing standards of food safety, quality control and compliance with various global certifications during manufacturing increases overhead costs. Periodic audits, paperwork and certification fees for organic, kosher and halal approvals dent into the margins. The costs of packaging, warehousing and distribution of finished ginger oil products regionally and globally also impact the affordability.

Market Opportunity: Product innovation through flavor variants

Ginger oil has seen rising demand in recent years due to its various health and medicinal benefits. The global ginger oil market has grown significantly as consumers are increasingly preferring natural remedies and essential oils for minor health issues as well as flavoring agents. While ginger oil enjoys popularity in its pure form, food and beverage manufacturers can leverage this consumer trend and drive higher volumes by introducing ginger oil with different flavor variants. Innovation in taste profiles through blends of ginger oil with other spices and essential oils like lemon, orange, cinnamon etc. can attract new customers and increase repeat purchases. This will not only help expand the existing market for ginger oil but also tap into adjacent categories like bakery, snacks and beverages. Product line extensions with customized ginger oil flavors catering to regional tastes also present a lucrative opportunity. For example, introducing ginger oil blended with Indian spices like cardamom and cloves can boost sales in South Asian markets. Similarly, fusing ginger oil with herbs like basil or rosemary may appeal more to European palates. Food and beverage startups are likely to lead this innovation through new product launches, given their agility. Established brands need to monitor such market developments and be prepared to respond quickly with their own flavor innovation. 

Ginger Oil Market By Nature

To learn more about this report, request a free sample copy

Insights, By Nature: Health and environmental consciousness boosts organic segment

In terms of nature, organic segment is estimated to contribute the 65.7% share of the market in 2024, owing to growing health and environmental consciousness among consumers. Organic ginger oil is perceived as a safer and natural alternative to conventional oil due to the absence of chemicals in its production process. The organic vegan lifestyle has gained popularity, especially among young urban consumers, thus, increasing demand for organic ingredients. The concerns around toxic pesticide residues and sustainability are prompting many people to opt for organic alternatives. Producers of organic ginger oil focuses on these aspects to market their products as purer, chemical-free and eco-friendly. This enhances the premium image of organic ginger oil and expand its consumer base. However, production costs tend to be higher for organic due to lower yields, which can limit its affordability for some. With consumer sentiment favoring natural and chemical-free products, organic ginger oil remains the frontrunner segment.

Insights, By Sales Channels: Hypermarkets/Supermarkets: One-Stop Shopping Convenience Drives Leadership

In terms of sales channels, hypermarkets/ supermarkets segment is estimated to contribute the 38.9% share of the market in 2024, as it provides the convenience of one-stop shopping to consumers. These outlets house extensive products range under one roof, allowing consumers to purchase ginger oil along with other items during their weekly grocery trips. The larger store sizes also allow hypermarkets to allocate more shelf space for ginger oil showcasing different brands. Moreover, their widespread presence across both urban and rural areas ensures geographic reach and easy access for consumers. Periodic promotional campaigns by hypermarkets help to raise awareness and offer best prices, strengthening their appeal. However, its reliance on brick-and-mortar stores can limit reach for consumers preferring online channels. As the predominant modern retail channel, hypermarkets/supermarkets will dominate ginger oil sales with their shopping ease. 

Insights, By Application: Cosmetics & Personal Care: Multi-functional Benefits Spur Demand

In terms of application, cosmetics & personal care segment is estimated to contribute the 36.7% share of the market in 2024, due to numerous benefits of ginger oil for skincare and haircare. Ginger oil is widely used in cosmetic products owing to its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and stimulating properties. It effectively treats acne, scars, skin infections and helps retain moisture when added to lotions and creams. For haircare, ginger oil tackles dandruff and conditions by promoting circulation on the scalp. Its refreshing fragrance makes it a popular additive in perfumes and fragrances Ginger oil blends well in aromatherapy as a stress-relieving agent. Furthermore, growing preference for herbal cosmetics sans harsh chemicals. 

Regional Insights

Ginger Oil Market Regional Insights

To learn more about this report, request a free sample copy

North America has emerged as the dominant region in the global ginger oil market with estimated 35.5% market share in 2024. The widespread popularity and applications of ginger oil across various industries such as food and beverages, therapeutic and aromatherapy have propelled the North America market growth. With majority of leading ginger oil manufacturers located in countries like the U.S., Canada and Mexico, North America represents the nerve center for global production and distribution of ginger oil. Moreover, high consumer awareness about the medicinal properties of ginger oil boosts its demand in cosmetics, personal care and therapeutic products in the region. However, stringent purity and quality control regulations imposed by FDA have increased the cost of production in North America, making its suppliers relatively high-priced in international markets.

Asia Pacific region, especially South Asian countries like India and China, is projected to witness the fastest growth in the ginger oil market in the near future. Abundant availability of high-quality ginger due to favourable climatic conditions in these countries provides raw material advantage. Furthermore, flourishing herbal and Ayurvedic industries catering to the needs of rising health-conscious populations can boost demand for ginger oil. The low set-up and production costs as compared to developed regions make Asia Pacific a lucrative exporter hub. India, in particular, has emerged as a major exporter owing to quality certification by agencies like ECOTEX and reinforcement of stringent extraction standards by FSSAI to meet the requirements of international markets.

Market Report Scope

Ginger Oil Market Report Coverage

Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2023 Market Size in 2024: US$ 12.21 Bn
Historical Data for: 2019 to 2023 Forecast Period: 2024 to 2031
Forecast Period 2024 to 2031 CAGR: 3.5% 2031 Value Projection: US$ 14.54 Bn
Geographies covered:
  • North America: U.S. and Canada
  • Latin America: Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America
  • Europe: Germany, U.K., Spain, France, Italy, Russia, and Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific: China, India, Japan, Australia, South Korea, ASEAN, and Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa: GCC Countries, Israel, and Rest of Middle East & Africa
Segments covered:
  • By Nature: Organic and Conventional
  • By Sales Channel: Hypermarkets/Supermarkets, Specialty Stores, Mass Grocery Stores, Online Retail, Others
  • By Application: Cosmetics & Personal Care, Pharmaceuticals, Household, Others 
Companies covered:

Katyani Exports, Universal Olioresins, AOS Product Pvt. Ltd., Phoenix Aromas (Nanjing) Co. Ltd., Alchem International Ltd., Kancor Industries, Frutarom, Chr. Hansen, Biomax Life Sciences Limited, Firmenich, A.G. Organica, Aadhunik Ayurveda, Hindustan Mint and Agro Products Pvt. Ltd., Avi Naturals, Anjum Aromatics, Moksha Lifestyle, Sidus Natural Products P Ltd., Rakesh Sandal Industries (Rakesh Group), Shubham Natural Fragrances, Fancy India Corp.

Growth Drivers:
  • Growing popularity and usage of ginger oil in food and beverages industry
  • Wide range of medicinal and therapeutic uses increasing ginger oil demand 
Restraints & Challenges:
  • High production costs
  • Concerns regarding side effects of certain compounds in ginger oil

Key Developments

  • In 2023, dōTERRA announced the launch of several new essential oils and essential oil blends at its global convention as well as additions to their sleep and gut health systems. dōTERRA remains firm in its goal to provide high quality products and sustainably sourced essential oils.
  • In 2017, Sensient Flavors, a U.S.-based company, launched a new collection of natural ginger flavors and other products.

*Definition: Global ginger oil market comprises the trading of ginger essential oil extracted from the rhizome of ginger plants. Ginger oil is widely used as a flavoring agent in foods like candies, baked goods, beverages etc. It is also used extensively in aromatherapy due to its various medicinal properties including anti-inflammatory, antioxidants, antifungal.

Market Segmentation

  • Nature Insights (Revenue, USD Bn, 2019 - 2031)
    • Organic
    • Conventional
  • Sales Channel Insights (Revenue, USD Bn, 2019 - 2031)
    • Hypermarkets/Supermarkets
    • Specialty Stores
    • Mass Grocery Stores
    • Online Retail
    • Others
  • Application Insights (Revenue, USD Bn, 2019 - 2031)
    • Cosmetics & Personal Care
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Household
    • Others
  • Regional Insights (Revenue, USD Bn, 2019 - 2031)
    • North America
      • U.S.
      • Canada
    • Latin America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Mexico
      • Rest of Latin America
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • U.K.
      • Spain
      • France
      • Italy
      • Russia
      • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • India
      • Japan
      • Australia
      • South Korea
      • ASEAN
      • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Middle East & Africa
      • GCC Countries
      • Israel
      • Rest of Middle East & Africa
  • Key Players Insights
    • Katyani Exports
    • Universal Olioresins
    • AOS Product Pvt. Ltd.
    • Phoenix Aromas (Nanjing) Co. Ltd.
    • Alchem International Ltd.
    • Kancor Industries
    • Frutarom
    • Chr. Hansen
    • Biomax Life Sciences Limited
    • Firmenich
    • A.G. Organica
    • Aadhunik Ayurveda
    • Hindustan Mint and Agro Products Pvt. Ltd.
    • Avi Naturals
    • Anjum Aromatics
    • Moksha Lifestyle
    • Sidus Natural Products P Ltd.
    • Rakesh Sandal Industries (Rakesh Group)
    • Shubham Natural Fragrances
    • Fancy India Corp.

Frequently Asked Questions

The CAGR of global ginger oil market is projected to be 3.5% from 2024 to 2031.

Growing popularity and usage of ginger oil in food and beverages industry and wide range of medicinal and therapeutic uses increasing ginger oil demand are the major factors driving the growth of global ginger oil market.

High production costs and concerns regarding side effects of certain compounds in ginger oil are the major factors hampering the growth of global ginger oil market.

In terms of nature, organic segment is estimated to dominate the market in 2024.

Katyani Exports, Universal Olioresins, AOS Product Pvt. Ltd., Phoenix Aromas (Nanjing) Co. Ltd., Alchem International Ltd., Kancor Industries, Frutarom, Chr. Hansen, Biomax Life Sciences Limited, Firmenich, A.G. Organica, Aadhunik Ayurveda, Hindustan Mint and Agro Products Pvt. Ltd., Avi Naturals, Anjum Aromatics, Moksha Lifestyle, Sidus Natural Products P Ltd., Rakesh Sandal Industries (Rakesh Group), Shubham Natural Fragrances, Fancy India Corp. are the major players.

North America is expected to lead the global ginger oil market.

View Our Licence Options

Need a Custom Report?

We can customize every report - free of charge - including purchasing stand-alone sections or country-level reports

Customize Now

Want to Buy a Report but have a Limited Budget?

We help clients to procure the report or sections of the report at their budgeted price. Kindly click on the below to avail

Request Discount
Logo

Reliability and Reputation

ESOMAR
DUNS Registered
Clutch
DMCA Protected

9001:2015

Reliability and Reputation

27001:2022

Reliability and Reputation

EXISTING CLIENTELE

Joining thousands of companies around the world committed to making the Excellent Business Solutions.

View All Our Clients
trusted clients logo