Omega 3 Market Size Worth $4,459.28 Million by 2032 | CAGR: 7.60%

Omega 3 Market Size Worth $4,459.28 Million by 2032 | CAGR: 7.60%

The global omega 3 market size is expected to reach USD 4,459.28 million by 2032, according to a new study by Polaris Market Research. The report Omega 3 Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Type (DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid), ALA (Alpha Linolenic Acid), and EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)); By Source by Application; By Region; Segment Forecast, 2024 - 2032” gives a detailed insight into current market dynamics and provides analysis on future market growth.

Omega-3 fatty acids are essential nutrients that offer numerous health benefits, contributing to overall well-being and reducing the risk of chronic diseases. These fatty acids are primarily found in certain fish, nuts, seeds, and plant oils. Incorporating omega-3 into the diet has been associated with various health advantages, including improved cardiovascular health, reduced inflammation, and enhanced brain function. Research suggests that omega-3 fatty acids play a crucial role in reducing triglyceride levels in the bloodstream, thereby lowering the risk of heart disease.  Additionally, omega-3s have anti-inflammatory properties, which can alleviate symptoms of conditions such as arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease. Moreover, these fatty acids are essential for brain health and cognitive function, with studies indicating their potential to reduce the risk of cognitive decline and improve memory and concentration. Given these health benefits, the market for omega-3 products has witnessed significant growth in recent years.

The omega-3 market has experienced robust expansion globally, driven by increasing consumer awareness regarding the importance of omega-3 fatty acids for health and wellness. With rising health consciousness and a growing focus on preventive healthcare, consumers are increasingly seeking out foods and supplements fortified with omega-3. The market encompasses a wide range of products, including fish oil supplements, fortified foods and beverages, and pharmaceuticals.

Furthermore, advancements in extraction technologies have enabled manufacturers to develop innovative omega-3 products with improved bioavailability and reduced fishy aftertaste, catering to consumer preferences for convenient and palatable options. Several factors are driving the growth of the omega-3 market. Firstly, the prevalence of lifestyle-related health conditions such as cardiovascular diseases, obesity, and diabetes has spurred demand for nutritional supplements and functional foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids.

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Advancements in extraction and purification technologies also fuel the omega-3 market's growth, enabling manufacturers to produce high-quality omega-3 ingredients cost-effectively. Additionally, regulatory approvals and certifications endorsing the health benefits of omega-3s have bolstered consumer confidence and facilitated market penetration across various regions.

Top of FormOmega 3 Market Report Highlights

  • In 2023, the DHA (docosahexaenoic Acid) segment accounted for the largest market share in the Global Omega 3 Market. DHA has extensive applications in the treatment of conditions like dementia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), coronary artery disease (CAD), and Type 2 diabetes. The health and longevity benefits associated with DHA have led to its inclusion in geriatric nutrition products.
  • The pharmaceutical segment is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR during the forecast period. Consumers are increasingly adopting healthier alternatives and prioritizing preventive care for a healthier lifestyle, boosting the popularity of Omega 3s due to their rich source of vitamins, proteins, and minerals.
  • In 2023, North America dominated the largest market.  As consumers continue to prioritize health and wellness, the demand for Omega-3 fortified products is expected to remain robust, presenting lucrative opportunities for manufacturers and retailers operating in this market.
  • Asia Pacific is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR in the global Omega 3 Market. The increased demand for omega-3 products as a preventive measure has led to an increased market share.
  • The global key market players are AKER BIOMARINE, BASF SE, Croda International Plc., Pelagia Holding AS, GC Rieber, DSM-Firmenich AG, Omega Protein Corporation, Corbion, Nuseed Global, Cargill Inc.

Polaris Market Research has segmented the omega 3 market report based on type, source, application, and region.

Omega 3, Type Outlook (Revenue - USD Million, 2019 - 2032)

  • DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)
  • ALA (Alpha Linolenic Acid)
  • EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)

Omega 3, Source Outlook (Revenue - USD Million, 2019 - 2032)

  • Plant-Based
  • Marine-Based

Omega 3, Application Outlook (Revenue - USD Million, 2019 - 2032)

  • Pharmaceutical
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Animal Feed & Pet Food
  • Functional Food & Beverages
  • Infant Formula      

Omega 3, Regional Outlook (Revenue - USD Million, 2019 - 2032)

  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Netherlands
  • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Australia
  • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
  • UAE
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Israel
  • South Africa
  • Rest of Middle East & Africa

Omega 3 Report Scope:

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2023

USD 2,336.39 Million

Market size value in 2024

USD 2,477.74 Million

Revenue Forecast in 2032

USD 4,459.28 Million


7.60% 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

Report Coverage

Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends

Segments covered

  • By Type
  • By Source
  • By Application
  • By Region

Regional scope

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

Competitive Landscape

  • Market Share Analysis (2023)
  • Company Profiles/Industry participants profiling includes company overview, financial information, product/service benchmarking, and recent developments

Report Format

  • PDF + Excel


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