Phytosterols Market by Type - Global Industry Analysis, Size,
Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2021
84 Page Report
Global Phytosterols Market Revenue Rising at 10% CAGR 2015-2021 due
to Rising Prevalence of Cardiovascular Diseases
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According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Phytosterols Market by
Types ((B-sitosterol, Campesterol, Stigmasterol and Others (Ergosterol and Brassicasterol) by Application
(Food Ingredients, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics)) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and
Forecast, 2015 - 2021,” The phytosterols market, in terms of revenue was valued at USD 473.8 million in
2014, which is expected to reach USD 926.7 million by 2021, growing at a CAGR of 10.0% from 2015 to
2021. However, in terms of volume, the global phytosterols market was valued at 17.99 million tons in
2014 which is expected to increase to 32 million tons by 2021 growing at a CAGR 8.6% over the forecast
Phytosterols are steroid compounds possessing cholesterol like molecules that are found in all plant foods.
Consumption of phytosterols in a wide variety of foods has been an imperative factor in reducing the
cholesterol level in the human body. Products such as B-sitosterol, Stigmasterol, Campesterol find
application in food ingredients, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.
The global phytosterols market has been segmented on the basis of geography into North America,
Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW). Europe dominated the global phytosterols market
accounting for more than a quarter of the market. High production of phytosterols in Europe is the...