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Agricultural enzymes market - 2023-2030

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Global Agricultural Enzymes Market reached US$ 352.1 million in 2022 and is expected to reach US$ 582.7 million by 2030, growing with a CAGR of 6.5% during the forecast period 2023-2030.

There is a growing emphasis on sustainable agriculture practices worldwide, driven by concerns about environmental degradation, soil health, and food security. Agricultural enzymes offer eco-friendly solutions for improving soil fertility, nutrient uptake, and crop yield, aligning with the goals of sustainable farming. This trend is driving market demand for enzyme-based products as farmers seek to adopt more environmentally friendly and socially responsible agricultural practices.

As farmers prioritize environmentally friendly and socially responsible practices, the demand for enzyme-based products is rising in the North American market. Market players in North America are investing in R&D to develop new enzyme products. These technological advancements and investments are contributing to market growth by offering farmers innovative solutions to enhance crop productivity and sustainability.

For instance, on June 5, 2023, Paine Schwartz Partners, renowned for its commitment to sustainable food chain investment, announced a significant strategic growth investment through Paine Schwartz Food Chain Fund VI in Elemental Enzymes, a prominent innovator specializing in naturally derived enzymes and biochemicals tailored for commercial agriculture.


Growing Demand for Sustainable Agriculture

The rising awareness about environmental sustainability is prompting farmers to seek eco-friendly solutions for crop production. Agricultural enzymes, being natural and biodegradable, are gaining traction in the market as they offer effective alternatives to synthetic chemicals. This shift towards sustainable farming practices is expected to boost the demand for agricultural enzymes.

The demand for organic food products is witnessing a steady rise due to growing health consciousness among consumers. Organic farming relies on natural inputs and techniques, making it compatible with the use of agricultural enzymes. As the market for organic products expands, the demand for enzymes that support organic farming practices is expected to increase correspondingly.

According to the Forschungsinstitut fur biologischen Landbau Organization (FiBL), on February 23, 2023, organic agriculture practiced across 191 countries, with over 76 million hectares of agricultural land being managed organically by at least 3.7 million farmers. In 2021, global sales of organic food and beverages nearly reached 125 billion euros, which are factors that are supporting and driving the market growth.

Rising Need for Improving Crop Yields

As the global population continues to expand, there is a growing need to enhance agricultural productivity to ensure food security. Agricultural enzymes play a crucial role in improving crop yields by facilitating better nutrient absorption, optimizing soil health, and enhancing plant growth. This increasing demand for higher yields is expected to drive market growth as farmers seek solutions to improve their crop productivity.

According to the United Nations, the world's population has more than tripled since the mid-twentieth century. From an estimated 2.5 billion people in 1950, the global human population surged to 8.0 billion by mid-November 2022. This represents an addition of 1 billion people since 2010 and 2 billion since 1998. Projections indicate that the world's population is poised to increase by nearly 2 billion individuals over the next 30 years, reaching 9.7 billion by 2050, with a potential peak of nearly 10.4 billion in the mid-2080s. These statistics underscore the significant demographic shifts and population growth trends observed over the past decades and anticipated in the coming years.

Limited Awareness and Adoption

Many farmers, especially in regions where traditional farming practices prevail, have limited knowledge about the benefits of agricultural enzymes. They do not fully understand how enzymes work and how they can improve crop yield, soil health, and overall farm profitability. This lack of awareness inhibits market growth as farmers hesitate to adopt new technologies they don't understand.

Farmers often adhere to conventional farming methods that they are familiar with and have been using for generations. Introducing agricultural enzymes requires a shift in mindset and practices, which can be met with resistance due to concerns about efficacy, cost, and perceived risks. Resistance to change hampers market penetration and slows down the adoption of enzyme-based products.

Segment Analysis

The global agricultural enzymes market is segmented based on enzyme type, product type, crop type, and region.

Growing Demand of Phosphate Enzymes in Plant Growth

Phosphatases hold the largest share of the global agricultural enzymes market. Phosphatases play a vital role in mobilizing phosphorus, an essential nutrient for plant growth and development. These enzymes catalyze the hydrolysis of organic phosphates, making phosphorus more accessible to plants. As phosphorus availability often limits crop productivity in many agricultural systems, the demand for phosphatases to improve phosphorus nutrient efficiency contributes to market dominance.

Ongoing research and innovation in enzyme technology are driving the development of novel phosphatase formulations. Market players are investing in enzyme engineering and optimization to enhance the performance of phosphatases under diverse soil and environmental conditions. These advancements in phosphatase technology are expected to expand market opportunities and foster the adoption of phosphatase-based products in agricultural enzymes worldwide.

Geographical Penetration

Growing Enzyme Innovations and Large Agricultural Sector in North America

North America is positioned to dominate the global agricultural enzymes market. North America has a significant agricultural sector characterized by large-scale commercial farming operations, extensive acreage under cultivation, and diverse crop production. The United States, Canada, and Mexico are major producers of grains, oilseeds, fruits, and vegetables, propelling to substantial demand for agricultural inputs, including enzymes.

North America boasts advanced research and development capabilities in biotechnology and enzyme engineering. The region has numerous biotech companies, research institutions, and academic centers specializing in enzyme innovation and agricultural biotechnology. This technological prowess enables North American companies to develop cutting-edge enzyme formulations tailored to address specific challenges in agriculture, giving them a competitive edge in the global market.

For instance, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced its USD 300 million Organic Transition Initiative in August 2022, aimed at fostering the growth of organic producers and bolstering organic supply chains. This initiative, by encouraging the adoption of bio-based inputs, is poised to drive the expansion of the agricultural enzymes market in the country.

COVID-19 Impact Analysis

The pandemic disrupted global supply chains, affecting the production and distribution of agricultural inputs, including enzymes. Lockdown measures, travel restrictions, and labor shortages disrupted manufacturing operations and logistics, leading to delays in product availability and delivery. As a result, market players faced challenges in meeting customer demand and maintaining adequate inventory levels, impacting market growth.

The pandemic prompted shifts in consumer behavior and preferences, including increased demand for healthy and sustainably produced food products. As consumers became more health-conscious and concerned about food safety, there was growing interest in organic and naturally derived agricultural inputs, including enzymes. This shift in consumer preferences created opportunities for market players to offer enzyme-based solutions aligned with sustainable farming practices.

Russia-Ukraine War Impact Analysis

The conflict led to disruptions in supply chains, particularly in the region directly affected by the war. Both Russia and Ukraine are significant producers and exporters of agricultural commodities, including grains and oilseeds. The disruption of transportation routes, border closures, and logistical challenges impeded the flow of agricultural inputs and outputs, including enzymes, affecting market operations and supply availability.

The Russia-Ukraine conflict resulted in shifts in global trade patterns for agricultural commodities, impacting demand for related inputs such as enzymes. Importers and exporters sought alternative sources and routes to mitigate supply chain risks and ensure continuity of trade. These changes in trade dynamics could have influenced the geographic distribution of demand for agricultural enzymes, requiring market players to adapt their strategies accordingly.

By Enzyme Type

  • Phosphatases
  • Dehydrogenases
  • Sulfatases
  • Others

By Product Type

  • Fertility Products
  • Growth Enhancing Products
  • Control Products

By Crop Type

  • Cereals & Grains
  • Oilseeds & Pulses
  • Fruits & Vegetables
  • Turf & Ornamentals
  • Others

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • Middle East and Africa

Key Developments

  • In September 2022, Creative Enzymes introduced its latest offering: Kex2 protease sourced from Saccharomyces cerevisiae recombinant. With the rising demand for agricultural enzymes, numerous industry participants are prioritizing multiple product launches to meet the market's needs.
  • In June 2021, Corteva Agrisciences announced a strategic partnership with Elemental Enzymes, a pioneering life sciences company specializing in innovative biotechnology and enzyme solutions. The collaboration saw an extension of their existing multi-year global agreement to incorporate a new bio-fungicide tailored for various row crops such as soybeans, cereals, corn, oilseeds, rice, and sugarcane, alongside applications in turf and ornamental sectors.
  • In April 2021, BASF entered into a partnership with Sandoz GmbH, a subsidiary of Novartis, to make strategic investments at the Kundl/Schaftenau Campus in Austria. This collaboration facilitated BASF's expansion of its production capabilities for enzymes and biotechnology products, enhancing the company's overall footprint in this field.

Competitive Landscape

The major global players in the agricultural enzymes market include Advanced Enzyme Technologies, Novozymes A/S, American Biosystems, Inc., Syngenta AG, BASF SE, Creative Enzymes, Agrinos AS, AB Enzymes, Enzyme Innovation, and DSM.

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  • To visualize the global agricultural enzymes market segmentation based on enzyme type, product type, crop type, and region, as well as understand critical commercial assets and players.
  • Identify commercial opportunities by analyzing trends and co-development.
  • Excel data sheet with numerous agricultural enzymes market-level data points with all segments.
  • PDF report consists of a comprehensive analysis after exhaustive qualitative interviews and an in-depth study.
  • Product mapping available as excel consisting of critical products of all the major players.

The global agricultural enzymes market report would provide approximately 62 tables, 56 figures, and 213 Pages.

Target Audience 2023

  • Manufacturers/ Buyers
  • Industry Investors/Investment Bankers
  • Research Professionals
  • Emerging Companies
Product Code: AG1806

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1.Methodology and Scope

  • 1.1.Research Methodology
  • 1.2.Research Objective and Scope of the Report

2.Definition and Overview

3.Executive Summary

  • 3.1.Snippet by Enzyme Type
  • 3.2.Snippet by Product Type
  • 3.3.Snippet by Crop Type
  • 3.4.Snippet by Region


  • 4.1.Impacting Factors
    • 4.1.1.Drivers
      • Demand for Sustainable Agriculture
      • Need for Improved Crop Productivity
    • 4.1.2.Restraints
      • Awareness and Adoption
    • 4.1.3.Opportunity
    • 4.1.4.Impact Analysis

5.Industry Analysis

  • 5.1.Porter's Five Force Analysis
  • 5.2.Supply Chain Analysis
  • 5.3.Pricing Analysis
  • 5.4.Regulatory Analysis
  • 5.5.Russia-Ukraine War Impact Analysis
  • 5.6.DMI Opinion

6.COVID-19 Analysis

  • 6.1.Analysis of COVID-19
    • 6.1.1.Scenario Before COVID
    • 6.1.2.Scenario During COVID
    • 6.1.3.Scenario Post COVID
  • 6.2.Pricing Dynamics Amid COVID-19
  • 6.3.Demand-Supply Spectrum
  • 6.4.Government Initiatives Related to the Market During Pandemic
  • 6.5.Manufacturers Strategic Initiatives
  • 6.6.Conclusion

7.By Enzyme Type

  • 7.1.Introduction
    • 7.1.1.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Enzyme Type
    • 7.1.2.Market Attractiveness Index, By Enzyme Type
  • 7.2.Phosphatases*
    • 7.2.1.Introduction
    • 7.2.2.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%)
    • 7.2.3.
  • 7.3.Dehydrogenases
  • 7.4.Sulfatases
  • 7.5.Others

8.By Product Type

  • 8.1.Introduction
    • 8.1.1.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Product Type
    • 8.1.2.Market Attractiveness Index, By Product Type
  • 8.2.Fertility Products*
    • 8.2.1.Introduction
    • 8.2.2.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%)
  • 8.3.Growth Enhancing Products
  • 8.4.Control Products
  • 8.5.Others

9.By Crop Type

  • 9.1.Introduction
    • 9.1.1.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Crop Type
    • 9.1.2.Market Attractiveness Index, By Crop Type
  • 9.2.Cereals and Grains*
    • 9.2.1.Introduction
    • 9.2.2.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%)
  • 9.3.Oilseeds & Pulses
  • 9.4.Fruits & Vegetables
  • 9.5.Turf & Ornamentals
  • 9.6.Others

10.By Region

  • 10.1.Introduction
    • 10.1.1.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Region
    • 10.1.2.Market Attractiveness Index, By Region
  • 10.2.North America
    • 10.2.1.Introduction
    • 10.2.2.Key Region-Specific Dynamics
    • 10.2.3.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Enzyme Type
    • 10.2.4.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Product Type
    • 10.2.5.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Crop Type
    • 10.2.6.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Country
  • 10.3.Europe
    • 10.3.1.Introduction
    • 10.3.2.Key Region-Specific Dynamics
    • 10.3.3.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Enzyme Type
    • 10.3.4.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Product Type
    • 10.3.5.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Crop Type
    • 10.3.6.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Country
      • of Europe
  • 10.4.South America
    • 10.4.1.Introduction
    • 10.4.2.Key Region-Specific Dynamics
    • 10.4.3.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Enzyme Type
    • 10.4.4.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Product Type
    • 10.4.5.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Crop Type
    • 10.4.6.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Country
      • of South America
  • 10.5.Asia-Pacific
    • 10.5.1.Introduction
    • 10.5.2.Key Region-Specific Dynamics
    • 10.5.3.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Enzyme Type
    • 10.5.4.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Product Type
    • 10.5.5.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Crop Type
    • 10.5.6.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Country
      • of Asia-Pacific
  • 10.6.Middle East and Africa
    • 10.6.1.Introduction
    • 10.6.2.Key Region-Specific Dynamics
    • 10.6.3.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Enzyme Type
    • 10.6.4.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Product Type
    • 10.6.5.Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Crop Type

11.Competitive Landscape

  • 11.1.Competitive Scenario
  • 11.2.Market Positioning/Share Analysis
  • 11.3.Mergers and Acquisitions Analysis

12.Company Profiles

  • 12.1.Advanced Enzyme Technologies*
    • 12.1.1.Company Overview
    • 12.1.2.Product Portfolio and Description
    • 12.1.3.Financial Overview
    • 12.1.4.Key Developments
  • 12.2.Novozymes A/S
  • 12.3.American Biosystems, Inc.
  • 12.4.Syngenta AG
  • 12.5.BASF SE
  • 12.6.Creative Enzymes
  • 12.7.Agrinos AS
  • 12.8.AB Enzymes
  • 12.9.Enzyme Innovation
  • 12.10.DSM



  • 13.1.About Us and Services
  • 13.2.Contact Us
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