1. Market Research
  2. > Food
  3. > Processed Food Market Trends
Global Flax Seeds Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2028

Global Flax Seeds Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2028

  • July 2021
  • 208 pages
  • ID: 6127634
  • Format: PDF
  • Accuray Research LLP


Table of Contents

Flax Seeds: Market Size

From $537.65 million in 2020, the global Flax Seeds market is projected to reach $1,610.66 million by 2028. Based on our analysis the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 14.7% from 2020 - 2028 timeframe.

Some of the prominent trends that the market is witnessing include, increasing awareness regarding the health benefits of flaxseed, rising use of flax crop materials in textile and plastic industries and increasing demand for use in pet food.

Global Flax Seeds Market: Market Dynamics

Flax seeds help to reduce blood pressure and cholesterol and also help in preventing cardiovascular diseases is the major factor driving the market growth. Flax seeds are rich in alpha-linolenic acid and fiber that can help prevent metabolic disorders such as dyslipidemia, and insulin resistance. The increasing awareness among the people about healthier food products is driving the market growth. It contains more than 50% of linolenic acid and offer numerous health benefits. The increased trade between countries and the acceptability of products by people across the world is fueling market growth.

For instance, in September 2016, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company launched “Onavita” flaxseed oil. Onavita is a non-GMO and fully refined flaxseed oil that provides a cost-effective solution for customers and it suitable for vegans and vegetarians.

On the other hand, flaxseed contains vitamin E which reduces the effect of free radicals on the scalp, helping with faster & healthy hair growth. Flaxseed consumption helps reduce depression and nourishes the functioning of the nerves are driving the market growth.

Impact of COVID-19 on Flax Seeds

The COVID-19 had a significant impact on the flaxseed market. The outbreak of COVID-19 has brought effects on many aspects, like flight cancellations, travel bans and quarantines restaurants closed, all indoor events restricted over forty countries state of emergency declared massive slowing of the Flax Seeds market. The outbreak of COVID-19 disrupted the supply chain of flaxseeds in the international market. During Covid-19, there has been a huge surge of demand for Flaxseed due to the increasing health awareness among consumers. The sudden increase in demand has made it difficult for the producers to meet the demand due to the unavailability of agricultural inputs.

By Product

Ground Seed (Milled) Segment Dominate the Market in 2020

The ground seed (milled) segment made huge revenue in 2020 and growing its prominence during the forecast period. Ground flaxseed helps in reducing the risk of diabetes, stroke, cancer, and heart diseases. In addition, nutritional contents such as omega 6 and omega 3 fatty acids help in improving body functionality. Ground flaxseed is also a good source of protein and contains a significant amount of all nine amino acids. Also, the consumption of ground flaxseeds helps reducing depression, further improving nerve functions.

By Geography

Asia Pacific Region is Leading in the Global Market Place

Asia Pacific is likely to have a huge demand in the forecast due to increasing demand from the developed countries and increasing awareness among consumers about the health benefits of flax seeds. Asia-Pacific is the large flax seed-producing region. Flaxseed oil is largely consumed in the region as it reduces cholesterol and blood sugar in human beings.

List of the Key Players profiled in the market Include:

• AgMotion Speciality Grains
• Archer Daniels Midland
• Bioriginal Food & Science Corp.
• CanMAr Grain Products Ltd
• Cargill Incorporated
• Flax Farm Ltd
• Linwoods Health Foods
• Prairie Flax Products Inc.
• Richardson International Ltd
• S.S Johnson Seeds
• Shape Foods Inc.
• Simosis International
• Stokke Seeds
• Sunnyville Farms Ltd
• TA Foods Ltd

List of the regions/countries profiled in the market Include:

North America
• US
• Canada
• Mexico
• Germany
• U.K
• Italy
• France
• Spain
• Rest of Europe
Asia Pacific
• China
• Japan
• India
• Australia
• New Zealand
• Rest of Asia Pacific
Middle East
• Saudi Arabia
• Rest of Middle East
Latin America
• Argentina
• Brazil
• Rest of Latin America
Rest of the World (RoW)
• South Africa
• Others

Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 150+ Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 25,000 trusted sources
  • Single User License — provides access to the report by one individual.
  • Department License — allows you to share the report with up to 5 users
  • Site License — allows the report to be shared amongst all employees in a defined country
  • Corporate License — allows for complete access, globally.

ReportLinker may already be registered as a supplier with your company. If you want to Order by PO, check with us first and we'll let you know if we are a registered supplier and what the vendor number is. Otherwise, we'll provide you with the necessary information to register ReportLinker as a vendor.

Ahmad helps you find the right report:

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

We were impressed with the support that ReportLinker’s research specialists’ team provided. The report we purchased was useful and provided exactly what we want.

Category Manager at

ReportLinker gave access to reliable and useful data while avoiding dispersing resources and spending too much time on unnecessary research.

Executive Director at
PwC Advisory

The customer service was fast, responsive, and 100% professional in all my dealings (...) If we have more research needs, I'll certainly prioritize working with ReportLinker!

Scott Griffith

Vice President Marketing at
Maurice Sporting Goods

The research specialist provided prompt, helpful instructions for accessing ReportLinker's product. He also followed up to make sure everything went smoothly and to ensure an easy transition to the next stage of my research

Jessica P Huffman

Research Associate at
American Transportation Research Institute

Excellent customer service. Very responsive and fast.

Director, Corporate Strategy at

I reached out to ReportLinker for a detailed market study on the Air Treatment industry. The quality of the report, the research specialist’s willingness to solve my queries exceeded my expectations. I would definitely recommend ReportLinker for in-depth industry information.

Mariana Mendoza

Global Platform Senior Manager at
Whirlpool Corporation

Thanks! I like what you've provided and will certainly come back if I need to do further research works.

Bee Hin Png

CEO at
LDR Pte Ltd

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

  • How we can help
    • I am not sure if the report I am interested in will fulfill my needs. Can you help me?
    • Yes, of course. You can call us at +33(0) 4 37 65 17 03 or drop us an email at [email protected] to let us know more about your requirements.
    • We buy reports often - can ReportLinker get me any benefits?
    • Yes. Set up a call with a Senior Research Advisor to learn more - [email protected] or +33(0) 4 37 65 17 03.
    • I have had negative experiences with market research reports before. How can you avoid this from happening again?
    • We advise all clients to read the TOC and Summary and list your questions so that we can get more insight for you before you make any purchase decision. A research advisor will accompany you so that you can compare samples and reports from different sources, and choose the study that is right for you.

  • Report Delivery
    • How and when I will receive my Report?
    • Most reports are delivered right away in a pdf format, while others are accessed via a secure link and access codes. Do note that sometimes reports are sent within a 12 hour period, depending on the time zones. However, you can contact us to escalate this. Should you need a hard copy, you can check if this option is offered for the particular report, and pay the related fees.
  • Payment conditions
    • What payment methods do you accept?
      1. Credit card : VISA, American Express, Mastercard, or
      2. You can download an invoice to pay by wire transfer, check, or via a Purchase Order from your company, or
      3. You can pay via a Check made out in US Dollars, Euros, or British Pounds for the full amount made payable to ReportLinker
    • What are ReportLinker’s Payment Terms?
    • All payments must normally be submitted within 30 days. However, you can let us know if you need extended time.
    • Are Taxes and duties included?
    • All companies based in France must pay a 20% tax per report. The same applies to all individuals based in the EU. All EU companies must supply their VAT number when purchasing to avoid this charge.
    • I’m not satisfied. Can I be refunded?
    • No. Once your order has been processed and the publisher has received a notification to send you the report, we cannot issue any refund or cancel any order. As these are not ‘traditional’ products that can be returned, reports that are dispatched are considered to be ‘consumed’.
  • User license
    • The license that you should acquire depends on the number of persons that need to access the report. This can range from Single User (only one person will have the right to read or access the report), or Department License (up to 5 persons), to Site License (a group of persons based in the same company location), or Corporate License (the entire company personnel based worldwide). However, as publishers have different terms and conditions, we can look into this for you.


Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2021. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.

Make sure you don’t miss any news and follow us on