The global cucumber seeds market was valued at US$ 1,342.3 Million in 2018, according to Global Cucumber Seeds Market Report, by Product Type (Hybrid Cucumber Seeds and Open Pollinated/Heirloom Cucumber Seeds), by Farm Type (Farmland, Greenhouse, and Others (Hydroponics)), and by Region (North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, and Africa) published by Coherent Market Insights.
The global cucumber seeds market is projected to reach US$ 1,939.6 Million by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 4.2% during the forecast period. Increasing demand for healthier and low calorie food is expected to propel demand for cucumbers and thereby fuel growth of the global cucumber seeds market over the forecast period. Cucumber has high water content and lower calorie content, which makes it a healthy food option and results in increasing cucumber consumption in salads and smoothies, in order to reduce obesity. For instance, according to data released on obesity by World Health Organization in 2017, 39% of women and 39% of men aged 18 years and above were overweight in 2016 globally.
Therefore, rising health awareness is shifting consumer preference towards healthy food products, which in turn is expected to boost demand for cucumbers and thereby drive global cucumber seeds market growth over the forecast period. However, the cost of cucumber seed production is high as compared to other vegetable seeds. This is owing to tedious threshing process of cucumber seeds. The cucumber seeds are embedded tightly inside the cucumber pulp. The threshing of such wet seeded crops involve removal of seeds, drying of seeds, and an additional fermentation process involved apart from the traditional seeded crop threshing. Therefore, this additional processing steps increases its production cost, which in turn is expected to pose challenges to global cucumber seeds market growth.
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