Wheat germ oil is derived from wheat germ, which is known to be the ‘heart’ of wheat. Wheat germ is the fundamental source of nutrition of wheat kernel and contains several essential nutrients like protein, vitamin B, omega-3 fatty-acids, iron, palmitic acids, linoleic acids, stearic fatty acids, oleic acids and calcium. The wheat germ oil is dark in color and has a strong fragrance. Those suffering from gluten allergy should refrain using wheat-germ oil.Being sensitive to light, the wheat germ-oil should be stored in refrigerator.
Wheat germ oil is a fat soluble natural oil that is extracted by cold pressing from the germ of wheat kernel which is amber to light brown in appearance with heavy odor and nutty flavor. Wheat germ oil contains around 25% of the stuff that is found in wheat grain such as vitamins, minerals and proteins.
Wheat germ oil contains fatty acids such as linoleic acid (omega-3), palmitic acid, linoleic acid (omega-6), stearic fatty acids, and oleic acid which promotes cell generation and growth coupled with maintaining healthy immune system, nervous system and reproductive system. Wheat germ oil contains omega-3 fatty acids that helps in reducing blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
The global wheat germ oil market is segmented on the basis of applications and region. The wheat germ oil market is segmented on the basis of applications such as dietary supplements such as capsules and soft gels and cosmetics such as in skincare and hair-care products.
Wheat germ oil is also used in food products such as edible oils, salads, pasta, germ-enriched bread, snack foods, cereals, and others. Wheat germ oil is also used in medical industries such as medicinal supplements.
Hence, the global wheat germ oil market is expected to significantly increase the revenue contribution over the forecast period.
The market drivers for the growth of wheat germ oil market constitutes growing demand for wheat germ oil in cosmetics industry for skincare products along with rising number of wheat germ oil based dietary supplements. These factors are significantly expected to drive the market for the forecast period.
Consumers are preferably using wheat germ oil in cooking as it is readily available and affordable. Therefore, the global market for wheat germ oil is projected to grow at a higher CAGR during the forecast period.
This report focuses on top manufacturers in global market, with production, price, revenue and market share for each manufacturer, covering
Henry Lamotte Oils GmbH
Henan Kun Hua Technology
Kanta Enterprises Private Limited
Hebei Jiafeng Plant Oils
By types, the market can be split into
By Type (Food grade, Industrial grade)
By Technology (Cold pressing?Extraction, etc)
By Application, the market can be split into
Nutritional supplements industry
By Regions, this report covers (we can add the regions/countries as you want)
On the basis of applications, the global wheat germ oil market is segmented into capsules, soft gels,skincare and hair-care products.
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