Quillaia Extracts Market Trends, Global Analysis Report 2024-2032
Quillaia Extracts Market Trends, Global Analysis Report 2024-2032

Quillaia Extracts Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Form (Powder, Liquid), By Application; By Region; Segment Forecast, 2024 - 2032

  • Published Date:Feb-2024
  • Pages: 117
  • Format: PDF
  • Report ID: PM2034
  • Base Year: 2023
  • Historical Data: 2019-2022

Report Outlook

The global quillaia extracts market was valued at USD 770.95 million in 2023 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast period.

Quillaia extract is a natural extract derived from the inner bark of the Quillaja saponaria tree, native to the Andean regions of Chile. The extract is rich in saponins, which are natural surfactants with foaming and emulsifying properties. Quillaia extract is widely used in the food and beverage industry, particularly in the production of beverages like root beer, cream soda, and certain types of soft drinks.

The Quillaia extract market has experienced notable growth owing to an increasing demand for natural and plant-based ingredients across various industries. One of the primary driving factors for this growth is the rising preference for natural foaming and emulsifying agents in the food and beverage industry. Quillaia extract has gained popularity as a natural alternative in beverages like soft drinks, root beer, and alcoholic beverages. Also, the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries have contributed to the expansion of the market. Its emulsifying properties make it a valuable ingredient in the formulation of creams, lotions, and certain medications, acting as a stabilizer and enhancing the product's efficiency.

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Nevertheless, certain restraining factors, such as the limited availability of Quillaja saponaria trees, which are the primary source of this extract, impact the market growth of Quillaia extract. Sustainable harvesting practices are necessary to prevent overexploitation and ensure a consistent supply of Quillaia extract. Fluctuations in raw material prices and variations in the quality of extracts based on factors like geographical location and extraction methods pose challenges for manufacturers in maintaining a standardized product, impacting market growth to some extent.

Growth Drivers

  • The increased demand for natural specialty food ingredients has aided the market growth.

The Quillaia extract market has experienced substantial growth because of the increased demand for natural specialty food ingredients. The increasing consumer preference for natural products has significantly contributed to the expansion of this market. As consumers become more health-conscious and seek transparency in food and beverage ingredients, the demand for natural specialty ingredients, such as Quillaia extract, has increased. The extract's natural origin and functional properties, particularly its role as a foaming and emulsifying agent, position it as a valuable component in the formulation of various food and beverage products.

Manufacturers in the food industry are incorporating Quillaia extract into a range of applications, including soft drinks, craft beverages, and even certain processed foods. The growing demand for natural specialty food ingredients not only propels the Quillaia extract market forward but also represents a broader shift in consumer preferences that is shaping the food and beverage industry.

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Report Segmentation

The market is primarily segmented based on form, application, and region.

By Form

By Application

By Region

  • Powder
  • Liquid
  • Food & beverage
  • Personal care
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Others
  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Europe (France, Germany, UK, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia. South Korea)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina)
  • Middle East & Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, South Africa)

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By Form Analysis

  • The powder form accounted for a significant market share in 2023.

The powder form of quillaia extracts accounts for a significant market share because it offers a high level of usefulness and ease of incorporation into various applications across industries such as food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics. Its powdered form allows for convenient storage, transportation, and handling, making it a practical choice for both large-scale production facilities and smaller businesses. Because powder is moisture-free, it improves the flavor and shelf life of finished products. It is simple to use and blends well with other ingredients. All of these factors contributed to an increase in the use of quillaia extract powder.

By Application Analysis

Food and Beverage segment is estimated to dominate the market over the forecasted period.

The food and beverage segment's dominance in the Quillaia extracts market is due to their foaming and emulsifying properties, which serve as valuable ingredients in the formulation of various food and beverage products. The rising consumer demand for natural and clean-label ingredients has driven manufacturers to switch to alternatives for synthetic additives. Quillaia extract is a perfect natural solution for this requirement. Within the food and beverage industry, Quillaia extract finds widespread application in the production of carbonated soft drinks, craft beverages, and other liquid formulations where foaming and stabilization are essential. Its ability to enhance the texture, mouthfeel, and overall sensory experience of beverages contributes to its popularity among manufacturers. Also, Quillaia extract's presence in the formulation of specialty foods, such as sauces, dressings, and desserts, showcases its adaptability to various product categories.

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Regional Insights

  • Asia Pacific region accounted for the highest market share in 2023

Asia Pacific dominated the market and generated the most revenue in 2023, owing to the region's growing preference for natural ingredients in food and beverage products. South Korea and New Zealand are the world's top consumers of quillaia extracts. Also, rising consumer health consciousness, as well as increased demand for processed foods from countries such as India and China, are driving Asia Pacific’s market growth.

Also, the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries in the Asia Pacific region are expanding, driven by rising disposable incomes and evolving beauty and wellness trends. Quillaia extract's application as an emulsifying agent in cosmetics and its potential in pharmaceutical formulations contribute to its increased demand within these sectors.

North America is expected to make significant contributions to the global market with a substantial growth rate. Also, the FDA has approved the use of quillaia extracts in food and beverage processing in countries such as the United States. Quillaia extracts are used in the preparation of beer, and the increasing consumption of beer in these regions has resulted in a high market demand.

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Key Market Players & Competitive Insights

Major players in the market are investing heavily in research and development to increase the application of the product in various industries. The acquisition of regional players by global companies aims to increase their presence in the market and gain technical know-how of quillaia production, which is concentrated in Chile.

Some of the major players operating in the global market include:

  • Adams Food Ingredients Ltd
  • Baja Yucca
  • BioFlora LLC
  • Chile Botanics
  • Desert King
  • Garuda International Inc
  • Givaudan SA
  • Ingredion
  • Marigot Ltd
  • Maxicrop USA
  • Stan Chem International

Recent Developments

  • In January 2022, Q-VANT Biosciences, a pharmaceutical manufacturing company, developed a completely sustainable method of meeting the growing global vaccine market demand for Quillaja saponin-based adjuvants such as QS-21. QS-21 adjuvant is regarded as the "Gold Standard" adjuvant for improving immune response to vaccine antigens.

Quillaia Extracts Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2024

USD 808.11 million

Revenue Forecast in 2032

USD 1,206.26 million


5.1% from 2024 – 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019 – 2022

Forecast period

2024 – 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2024 to 2032

Segments Covered

By Form, By Application, By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa


Report customization as per your requirements concerning countries, regions, and segmentation.


Quillaia Extracts Market Size Worth USD 1,206.26 Million By 2032

The global Quillaia Extracts Market key market players include Adams Food Ingredients Ltd, Baja Yucca, BioFlora LLC, Chile Botanics, Desert King.

Asia Pacific contribute notably towards the Quillaia Extracts Market.

The global quillaia extracts market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast period.

Quillaia Extracts Market report covering key segments are form, application, and region.