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Market Overview of Global Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule market:
According to our latest research, the global Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule market looks promising in the next 5 years. As of 2022, the global Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule market was estimated at USD 557.87 million, and it's anticipated to reach USD 875.48 million in 2028, with a CAGR of 7.8% during the forecast years.
Vegetable capsules are capsules made from natural plant materials and hydroxypropyl methylcellulose as the main raw material. Vegetable capsules have the advantages of stable properties, low humidity conditions not brittle, high humidity conditions can still maintain the stability of the capsule shell, wide storage conditions, and no preservatives need to be added during the production process.
Short-term demand is negatively affected
In the pharmaceutical market, COVID-19 has affected the supply and demand of pharmaceutical capsules and reduced the expected industry growth rate. The use of certain drugs has declined because some patients have delayed elective medical procedures due to COVID-19. At the same time, in the short term, home isolation and shutdown policies have affected production circulation and logistics transportation. Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule's raw materials are mainly cotton or wood, and there are certain requirements for transportation conditions. In the short term, transportation costs will increase and production will become more difficult, which will have a short-term negative impact on the Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule industry.
Long-term increase in demand
The medicine has a strong recovery ability, and people's demand is strong. In the post-epidemic era, people pay more attention to health and natural medicine. In the nutrition market, as consumers increase their consumption of nutrition and dietary supplements, the industry has benefited from the increased demand caused by COVID-19. End consumers prefer clean labels and vegetarian capsules. Healthier lives and the transition of the population to the elderly population are still key drivers for the growth of nutritional capsules and ingredients, and COVID-19 has further increased people's attention to this aspect.
Vegetable (HPMC) Capsules have the advantages of stable properties, low humidity conditions not fragile, high humidity conditions can still maintain the stability of the capsule shell, wide storage conditions, no need to add any preservatives in the production process. Compared with traditional capsules, it is undoubtedly a more natural and safer choice. It has the advantages of natural plant extraction, no peculiar smell, no preservatives, and no fungicides.
Pay attention to natural health products
With the increase of aging and the increase of chronic diseases, more and more people pay attention to health problems. The health care product industry has received more attention. The plant capsule industry is in line with the development trend of the health care product and pharmaceutical industry due to its green and health advantages, and the industry has developed rapidly. Not only are there more and more attention groups, but more and more authorities in the pharmaceutical field are also beginning to pay attention to this industry.
Some problems with the product itself
HPMC capsules take longer to break down, so it takes longer to relieve pain. Compared with gelatin capsules, HPMC capsule walls are much weaker. Gelatin capsules basically only collapse during the cap separation process, but HPMC capsules are easy to break or break.
There may be side effects
Vision problems may include blurred vision, decreased vision, or vision loss in extreme cases. In addition, there may be other fewer eye problems, including painful or red-eye beating; frequent tearing of the eye due to sensitivity to light; white fluid accumulation on the iris, but it is very rare. Side effects are special cases, and it is easy to associate them with certain types of hydroxypropyl methylcellulose.
In global comparison, a significant portion of the revenue was generated in Europe (35.73% in 2021).
Lonza (Capsugel) is one of the major players operating in the Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule market, holding a share of 25.21% in 2021.
Lonza is a leading global provider of integrated healthcare solutions. They focus on enabling treatments that prevent illness and support healthier lifestyles. They optimize scientific innovation and manufacturing technology to enable their customers to serve their patients and consumers. Lonza's industry-leading Capsugel® capsules and research-backed ingredients offer solutions for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical companies.
At Qualicaps ®, through the manufacture and supply of two-piece capsules and related equipment, contributes to global health. It provides the following product portfolios: pharmaceutical-grade capsules, nutritional capsules, and pharmaceutical processing equipment. Become a capsule partner of the pharmaceutical industry through high standards of quality, function, and performance.
By type, HPMC without Gelling Agent segment accounted for the largest share of market in 2021.
HPMC with Gelling Agent
HPMC capsules contain gelling agents to achieve enteric properties, thereby protecting sensitive ingredients from the acid environment of the stomach and dissolving completely in the intestinal tract. They have become the preferred solution for many probiotic, herbal or mineral formulations on the market today.
HPMC without Gelling Agent
HPMC capsules consist of HPMC and water only, no gelling agent, and the amount of API released has nothing to do with pH, which means that they provide a more effective choice for other HPMC capsules that contain a gelling system. HPMC capsules have good and consistent disintegration and dissolution characteristics, which can optimize product performance. In addition, they are suitable for ingredients that are sensitive to moisture, provide product stability and reduce the risk of crosslinking. Other auxiliary gelling agents and ionic gel accelerators used in HPMC capsules may slow the release of active ingredients.
The market's largest segment by application is the segment Pharmaceutical, with a market share of 78.15% in 2021.
This report covers a research time span from 2018 to 2028, and presents a deep and comprehensive analysis of the global Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule market, with a systematical description of the status quo and trends of the whole market, a close look into the competitive landscape of the major players, and a detailed elaboration on segment markets by type, by application and by region.
Key Takeaways from the Global Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule Market Report:
Market Size Estimates: Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule market size estimation in terms of value and sales volume from 2018-2028
Market Trends and Dynamics: Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule market drivers, opportunities, challenges, and risks
Macro-economy and Regional Conflict: Influence of global inflation and Russia & Ukraine War on the Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule market
Segment Market Analysis: Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule market value and sales volume by type and by application from 2018-2028
Regional Market Analysis: Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule market situations and prospects in North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Africa
Country-level Studies on the Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule Market: Revenue and sales volume of major countries in each region
Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule Market Competitive Landscape and Major Players: Analysis of 10-15 leading market players, sales, price, revenue, gross, gross margin, product profile and application, etc.
Trade Flow: Import and export volume of the Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule market in major regions.
Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule Industry Value Chain: Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule market raw materials & suppliers, manufacturing process, distributors, downstream customers
Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule Industry News, Policies & Regulations
Key players in the global Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule market are covered in Chapter 12:
Sunil Healthcare Limited
Healthcaps India Ltd.
Fortcaps Healthcare Ltd.
Dah Feng Capsule Industry
Natural Capsules Limited
ACG Associated Capsules
Shanxi Guangsheng Medicinal Capsule
Qingdao Yiqing Biotechnology
Shandong Healsee Capsule
Jiangsu Lefan Capsule
In Chapter 2 and Chapter 15.1, based on types, the Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule market from 2018 to 2028 is primarily split into:
HPMC with Gelling Agent
HPMC without Gelling Agent
In Chapter 3 and Chapter 15.2, based on applications, the Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule market from 2018 to 2028 covers:
Geographically, the detailed analysis of consumption, revenue, market share and growth rate of the following regions are covered in Chapter 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15.3, 15.4:
North America (Covered in Chapter 7)
Asia-Pacific (Covered in Chapter 8)
Europe (Covered in Chapter 9)
Latin America (Covered in Chapter 10)
Middle East and Africa (Covered in Chapter 11)
The data of this research report is mainly obtained from industry associations, magazines, press releases, national customs, annual reports of enterprises, expert interviews, paid databases and other channels with authority. It also provides scientific forecasts of the industry's core development indicators through professional analysis and forecasting models.
In short, whatever role you take in this industry value chain, this report will help you or your company to acquire a systematic and in-depth understanding of the industry.
This report consists of 16 chapters. Below is a brief guideline to help you quickly grasp the main contents of each chapter:
Chapter 1 starts the report with an overview of the Vegetable (HPMC) Capsule market, as well as the definitions of the target market and the subdivisions. Through the presented global market size, regional market sizes, and segment market shares, you will be able to draw an overall and comprehensive picture of the market situation. Meanwhile, the research method and data source will be shared in this chapter.
Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 breaks down the market by different types and applications, with historic data presented in metrics of sales volume, revenue, market share and growth rate.
Chapter 4 elaborates on market dynamics and future trends in the industry, which contains an in-depth analysis of market drivers, opportunities, challenges, and risks. Other essential factors that will have a major impact on the market, i.e., industry news and policies in recent years, global inflation, and regional conflict, are also taken into consideration.
Chapter 5 compares the sales volume and revenue of the major regions across the globe, which enables the readers to understand the regional competitive pattern.
Chapter 6 is the analysis of the trade flow. Import volume and export volume are revealed on a regional level.
Chapters 7-11 focus on country-level studies. Data from the major countries in each region are provided, showing the current development of the industry in different countries. Besides, you will also find qualitative trends analysis under global inflation under each of the 6 regions.
Chapter 12 first up presents the competitive landscape by displaying and comparing the revenues, sales volumes, and market shares of the top players in the market, followed by a company-by-company analysis of all the major market participants with introductions of their products, product applications, company profiles, and business overview. In addition, their competitiveness is manifested through numbers of sales volume, revenue, price, gross and gross margin.
Chapter 13 looks into the whole market industrial chain, ranging from the upstream key raw materials and their suppliers to midstream distributors and downstream customers, with influences of global inflation taken into consideration.
Chapter 14 is perfect for those who wish to develop new projects in the industry. This chapter sheds a light on industry entry barriers and gives suggestions on new project investments.
Chapter 15 forecasts the future trend of the market from the perspective of different types, applications, and major regions.
Chapter 16 is the conclusion of the report which helps the readers sum up the main findings and insights.
Years considered for this report:
Historical Years: 2018-2022
Base Year: 2022
Estimated Year: 2023
Forecast Period: 2023-2028