Basil seeds are also known as tukmaria, tulsi seeds, and sweet basil seeds. Basil seeds are enriched with vitamin K, protein, and iron. These seeds are used for eating. It is used in various food and beverages such as cold and hot food and beverages. These seeds help to reduce constipation, body heat, bloating, and it controls sugar level and acidity. Also, it is a great source of vitamin and protein for skin and hair.
The increasing awareness regarding the health benefits of basil seeds such as it helps to reduce body heat, constipation, controls blood sugar level, and also, helps in weight loss is a major factor fueling demand for basil seeds from consumers across the world. Such factors are expected to propel growth of the basil seed market during the forecast period.
On the basis of product type, the sweet basil seed segment is expected to drive growth of the global basil seed market in the near future due to increasing awareness regarding healthy and natural benefits of these seeds on skin and hair among consumers. This is, in turn, fueling demand for sweet basil seeds across the globe.
Moreover, among seed type, the organic basil seed segment is expected to drive growth of the global basil seed market during the forecast period, owing to increasing consumer preference for organic and natural food products across the world.
Among distribution channel, the supermarkets & hypermarkets and online stores segments are expected to drive the growth of the global basil seed market, owing to the easy availability of basil seeds in these stores. However, high cost of basil seeds is expected to hamper growth of the global basil seed market over the forecast period.
Among regions, Asia Pacific is expected to gain significant market share in the global basil seed market. This is owing to the traditional usage of basil seed in food products and increasing demand for basil seeds from health conscious consumers in this region.
Key players operating in the global basil seed market include Enza Zaden, RR Agro Foods, Holy Natural, Sakata, David's Garden Seeds, Alfa Herbs Company, Meet Foods, Farm Flavour, Veerral Agro, and Sustainable Seed Company.
On the basis of product type, the global basil seed market is segmented into:
- Sweet Basil Seed
- Scented Basil Seed
- Holy Basil Seed
- Purple Basil Seed
On the basis of seed type, the global basil seed market is segmented into:
- Organic Seed
- Inorganic Seed
On the basis of application, the global basil seed market is segmented into:
On the basis of distribution channel, the global basil seed market is segmented into:
- Supermarkets & Hypermarkets
- Online Stores
- Specialty Stores
On the basis of region, the global basil seed market is segmented into:
- North America
- Latin America
- Rest of Latin America
- Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific
- South Korea
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Middle East
- Rest of Middle East
- South Africa
- North Africa
- Central Africa