The Millets Market was valued at US$ 9,407.8 million in 2018 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.6% from 2019 to 2027 to reach US$ 14,026.3 million by 2027.
Millets are small-seeded grasses widely grown across the world as cereal crops or grains for fodder and human food. Various types of millet crops such as sorghum, finger millet, pearl millet, barnyard millet, proso millet, and little millet are grown across the globe. These crops are grown in semiarid tropical regions as they are highly drought tolerant in nature. For centuries, millets have served as a major staple food in Asia and Africa. Millets are no gluten food and are rich in nutrients such as copper, magnesium, phosphorus, and manganese. The rich nutritional content in the millets helps in maintaining a healthy life. Millets are an ideal food for people suffering from chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart diseases. Millets are rich in fiber, which helps in digestion and can relieve bowel issues. Regular consumption of millets helps in preventing gastrointestinal problems and other diseases related to kidney and liver.
Millet consumption is associated with the curing of various types of diseases. For instance, the high fiber levels present in millet reduces low-density lipoprotein or bad cholesterol and increases the high-density lipoprotein or good cholesterol. Besides, millet’s high fiber content reduces blood pressure and thus minimizing the risk of heart attacks. Likewise, the magnesium content in millets helps in improving insulin sensitivity and in preventing type 2 diabetes. Being rich in iron and folic acid, millets prevent anemia and maintain the right level of hemoglobin in the body. Also, it avoids other diseases such as obesity and cardiovascular problems—heart attack, coronary artery disease, and arrhythmias. The application of millets in nutrition products and infant food is increasing at an alarming rate due to the high nutritional content of millets. Therefore, rising awareness among consumers about the health benefits associated with regular consumption of millets is expected to drive the growth of the millets market.
Europe is expected to grow at the highest CAGR of 5.4% during the forecast period. Several domestic and international companies have a strong foothold in North America. The western part of Europe is known for its better standards of living, with people displaying a higher income level. It is one of the wealthiest regions on the European continent, with per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP) more than the other parts. The European consumer displays variations in preferences and reflects economic status, culinary practices, and consumption habits of different countries. Europe is a well-established and mature market for millets.
The List of Companies - Global Millets Market
- Dharani FaM CooP Ltd
- Dharmapuri District Minor Millet Farmer Producer Company Limited
- Earthon Products Pvt Ltd
- Just Organik
- Pristine Organics Pvt Ltd.
- Sahaja Samrudha Organic Producer Company Ltd (SSOPCL)
- Shimla Hills Offerings Pvt. Ltd
- Sresta Natural Bioproducts Pvt. Ltd.
- Viruthai Millets Farmer Producer Company Ltd. (VMFPCL)