Global Lupine seed Market: Overview
Lupine is a blue coloured flowering plant belonging to legume family (fabaceae) of the genus of lupinus sativa. In agricultural varieties, there are four major classifications, on the basis of colour namely yellow lupine (lupinus luteus), blue lupine (lupinus angustifolia), white lupine (lupinus albus) and lupinus mutabilis for animal fodder. lupinus mutabilis, particularly grown crop is sulphur rich transgenic variety of lupine seed which is rich source of protein, albumin and globulins in presence of soil enhancer. Lupine seed has many health benefits but in its natural form lupine is very poisonous and bitter in case and may lead to life threatening condition if consumed directly. Lupine seeds has many nutritional benefits into its properties overpowering its harmful effects if taken as per directed by physician as its suggested if lupine seeds soaked in plenty of water over night if consumed can cure many chronic diseases such as lowering the blood cholesterol, improves body metabolism, increases body immunity, prevents osteoporosis, great source of phosphorus, vitamin B, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B9 carries folic acid essential during pregnancy, promote bone density, very good source of protein and vitamins for vegan and vegetarian population. Lupine seeds also has properties to prevent the production of free radical that causes cell damage which on mutation might lead to carcinoma formation in human body.
Global Lupine seed Market: Drivers and Restraints
Lupine seed market is primarily driven by its essential health benefits providing properties such as cholesterol lowering properties, potential to manage diabetic condition owing to its antihyperglycemic properties in the lupine (lupinus caudatus). Lupine seed can be called as a super food also used as ingredient in nutritional health supplements in medicines to treat mainly chronic diseases like High B.P, diabetes, osteoporosis, boosts immunity,. Lupine seed is basically an edible seeds carrying all essential vitamins mineral and thiamine, folate and folic acid and iron daily requirement of individual being the protein rich vegetable beans in the form of lupine flour as its good for heart in curing the diseases such as atherosclerosis, heart attack, high B.P, and reduces the risk of other related heart diseases, lupine due to its high fibre content gives a feeling of satiety in the individual for long period of time therefore is used as ingredient in weight loss supplements.
Global Lupine seed Market: Segmentation
On the basis of species, Lupine seed market is segmented into:-
- Lupinus albus
- Lupinus luteus
- Lupinus angustifolia
- Lupinus caudatus
- Lupinus mutabilis
On the basis of form, Lupine seed market is segmented into:-
- DeHulled Lupine seed
- Regular Lupine seed
- Toasted Lupine seed
- Crushed Lupine seeds
On the basis of Application, Lupine seed market is segmented into:-
- Food And Beverages
- Nutritional & Wellness supplements
- Cosmetics And Others
On the basis of sales channel, Lupine seed market is segmented into:-
- Pharmacy stores
- Specialty Stores
- Other retail formats
Global Lupine seed Market: Region wise Outlook
The global Lupine seed market is divided into seven regions, namely North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ), Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Japan and Middle East and Africa (MEA). In Western Europe lupine seeds were first officially introduced owing to its health benefits as super food which has great nutritional value carrying amazing balance of all necessary vitamins, minerals, enzymes, phosphorus, iron, zinc, amino acids and omega-3 fatty acids in U.K, France. Followed by in Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ), in Australia sweet lupine is in very high demand due to its edible vitamin and protein carrying properties.
Global Lupine seed Market: Key Players
Some of the prominent players identified in the global lupine seed market includes INVEJA SAS – LUP’INGREDIENTS, West Coast Seeds, Soya UK Ltd, Coorow Seeds, Barentz Food & Nutrition, Lupina LLC., FRANK Food Products, Soja Austria Vertriebs GmbH, among others.