Molluscs Market Report Scope & Overview:

Molluscs Market Size was valued at USD 64.70 billion in 2022 and is expected to reach USD 93.43 billion by 2030, and grow at a CAGR of 4.7% over the forecast period 2023-2030.

Molluscs are one of the vital results of the hydroponics market. They are being developed under a controlled climate to expand the creation for business reasons. Molluscs as a food item are part of the request inside the fish fragment attributable to the healthful advantages it offers. They are viewed as a rich wellspring of minerals, proteins and solid fats. Because of the increment prevalence of Molluscs, it is normal that the related market will develop significantly well before long.

Molluscs Market Revenue Analysis

The developing food industry across the globe is expecting market development. In addition, the developing well-being awareness among shoppers has expanded the interest in nutritious food items and the utilization of Molluscs. This diminishes the gamble of constant illnesses, which, thus, is supposed to advance market development during the gauge time frame.

Molluscs and people are most frequently related financially. Molluscs have numerous significant business advantages like fisheries and mariculture however can likewise be answerable for gigantic financial misfortune and human anguish. Molluscs are seen as probably the earliest human home locales in southern Africa a long time back, and almost certainly, people have remembered Molluscs for their eating regimen and as material assets for a long period. All the more as of late, business fisheries have zeroed in on bivalve, gastropod, and cephalopod taxa for food (shellfish, abalone, scallops, Molluscs, cephalopods, and mussels) as well as pearl and button fisheries.

Market Dynamics:

Driving Factors:

  • The rising interest and utilization of protein-rich weight control plans rather than fatty food item consumption.

Restraining Factors:

  • Upset transportation and suspended the stockpile of fish food items.


  • Expanding interest in handled fish.


  • The unsold creation of Molluscs has brought about expanding levels of live fish stocks.

Impact of Covid-19:

The lockdown inside the nations and the conclusion of exercises inside them because of COVID-19 prompted the decrease in the practices connected with hydroponics. This not just impacted the size of the development of Molluscs yet, in addition, the development of the entire market. The shops and retail locations were closed because of the lockdown noticed around the world. This likewise impacted the exchange of the fish items which thus hampered the deals of Molluscs in different nations all over the planet. The offer of the food added substances is supposed to develop after the overall arrival of the lockdown circumstance because of COVID-19.

Market Estimations:

The rising creation of Crassostrea items in creating economies like India, China, and Japan is driving the development of this section. The rising fame of fish food because of developing mindfulness about wellbeing cognizance among the customers has projected the market development in the conjecture period. The expanding interest for scallops is because of significant protein hotspots for human utilization, which has extended the development of this fragment in the figure time frame. The rising populace, combined with rising fish utilization per capita across the globe, are significant driving variables for the market.

The shopper's tendency toward devouring a sound, nutritious, and protein-rich eating regimen has altogether sped up the interest in frozen fish items. Moreover, the rising interest for handled and bundled fish items overall has projected market development during the conjecture period. Continuously changing ways of life and occupied life timetables of purchasers are requesting handled fish like canned Molluscs, which, thusly, are acquiring ubiquity among the shoppers. Also, the rising utilization of Molluscs items because of a few medical advantages, for example, lessening the gamble of ongoing infections is impelling the development of this portion in the figure time frame.

Providers of Molluscs items utilize the customary retail channel to sell by listening in on others' conversations, publicizing, and showcasing. Buyers incline toward hypermarkets and stores for buying merchandise, staple, and fish food items, where they can truly confirm item quality. Hypermarkets and general store channels are supposed to stay predominant in the gauge period because of further developed circulation channel networks across the globe. The rising reception of the online business area for the shopping of food items and fundamental items by purchasers because of the web infiltration rate has seen rewarding development as of late. A few providers of Molluscs are offering items on their sites as most would consider being normal to drive industry interest during the estimated time frame.

Key Market Segmentation:

By Cultivation Culture:

  • Saltwater

  • Freshwater

  • Soil

By Application:

  • Household

  • Commercial

By Distribution Channel:

  • Supermarkets and Hypermarkets

  • Retail Stores

  • Others

By Species:

  • Crassostrea

  • Rudi tapes Philippi arum

  • Scallops

  • Others

By Form:

  • Frozen

  • Canned

Molluscs Market Segmentation Analysis

Regional Analysis:

  • North America

    • The USA

    • Canada

    • Mexico

  • Europe

    • Germany

    • The UK

    • France

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • The Netherlands

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

    • Japan

    • south Korea

    • China

    • India

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific

  • The Middle East & Africa

    • Israel

    • UAE

    • South Africa

    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

  • Latin America

    • Brazil

    • Argentina

    • Rest of Latin America

The Asia Pacific made the biggest commitment to the worldwide Molluscs market of more than 60% in 2021. This can be credited to the expanded tendency among shoppers toward a solid way of life and expanding extra cash, which, thus, will drive interest in sound and nutritious food items. The rising utilization of fish food items in nations like China, India, and Japan, inferable from the rising interest in protein-rich fish food items, is driving the business development around here. Particularly in China and India, which have an immense buyer base for food items, this has additionally shown development in the creation of Molluscs items.

Europe is the quickest developing Molluscs market. The developing interest for premium quality food items because of newness, variety of the items, and accommodation for sanitation are supposed to support the market development during the conjecture time frame. The rising utilization of Molluscs items in nations like Germany, Spain, and Italy, is because of the rising mindfulness about the medical advantages that are impelling the market development.

Key Players:

Nereus Aquaculture S.A., Cermaq ASA, Cooke Aquaculture Inc., Blue Ridge Aquaculture, Tassal Group Ltd., Zeal Aqua, The Waterbase Limited, Carter & Sons Ltd, Selonda Aquaculture S.A., and NSF Certification UK Ltd.

Cooke Aquaculture Inc-Company Financial Analysis

Company Landscape Analysis

Molluscs Market Report Scope:
Report Attributes Details
Market Size in 2022 USD 64.70 Billion
Market Size by 2030 USD 93.43 Billion
CAGR CAGR 4.7% From 2023 to 2030
Base Year 2022
Forecast Period 2023-2030
Historical Data 2020-2021
Report Scope & Coverage Market Size, Segments Analysis, Competitive  Landscape, Regional Analysis, DROC & SWOT Analysis, Forecast Outlook
Key Segments • by Type (Abalones, Oysters, Clams, Others)
• By Application (Household, Commercial)
• by Distribution Channel (Supermarket and Hypermarkets, Retail Stores, Online Stores, Others)
Regional Analysis/Coverage North America (USA, Canada, Mexico), Europe
(Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands,
Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (Japan, South Korea,
China, India, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific), The
Middle East & Africa (Israel, +D11UAE, South Africa,
Rest of Middle East & Africa), Latin America (Brazil, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
Company Profiles Nereus Aquaculture S.A., Cermaq ASA, Cooke Aquaculture Inc., Blue Ridge Aquaculture, Tassal Group Ltd., Zeal Aqua, The Waterbase Limited, Carter & Sons Ltd, Selonda Aquaculture S.A., and NSF Certification UK Ltd.
Key Drivers •The rising interest and utilization of protein-rich weight control plans rather than fatty food item consumption.
Market Opportunities •Expanding interest in handled fish.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ans: Crassostrea segment is projected to make a foothold in the worldwide Molluscs market.

Ans: The rising interest and utilization of protein-rich weight control plans rather than fatty food item consumption and Expanding interest in handled fish are the elements driving and resulting in opportunities for the Molluscs market.

Ans: Cultivation Culture, Application, Distribution Channel, Species, and Form segments are covered in the Molluscs Market 

Ans: Manufacturers, Research Institutes, university libraries, suppliers, and distributors of the product.

Ans: The Global Molluscs Market Size was valued at USD 61.8 billion in 2021 

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

1.1 Market Definition

1.2 Scope

1.3 Research Assumptions

2. Research Methodology

3. Market Dynamics

3.1 Drivers

3.2 Restraints

3.3 Opportunities

3.4 Challenges

4. Impact Analysis

4.1 COVID-19 Impact Analysis

4.2 Impact of Ukraine- Russia war

4.3 Impact of ongoing Recession

4.3.1 Introduction

4.3.2 Impact on major economies US Canada Germany France United Kingdom China Japan South Korea Rest of the World

5. Value chain analysis

6. Porter’s 5 forces model

7. PEST analysis

8. Global Molluscs Market segmentation, by Cultivation Culture 

8.1 Saltwater

8.2 Freshwater

8.3 Soil

9.  Global Molluscs Market segmentation, by Application

9.1 Household

9.2 Commercial

10. Global Molluscs Market segmentation, by Distribution Channel        

10.1 Supermarkets and Hypermarkets

10.2 Retail Stores

10.3 Others

11. Global Molluscs Market segmentation, by Species

11.1 Crassostrea

11.2 Rudi tapes Philippi arum

11.3 Scallops

11.4 Others

12. Global Molluscs Market segmentation, by Form

12.1 Frozen

12.2 Canned

13. Global Molluscs Market, by region/ country

13.1 Introduction

13.2 North America

13.2.1 USA

13.2.2 Canada

13.2.3 Mexico

13.3 Europe

13.3.1 Germany

13.3.2 UK

13.3.3 France

13.3.4 Italy

13.3.5 Spain

13.3.6 The Netherlands

13.3.7 Rest of Europe

13.4 Asia-Pacific

13.4.1 Japan

13.4.2 South Korea

13.4.3 China

13.4.4 India

13.4.5 Australia

13.4.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific

13.5 The Middle East & Africa

13.5.1 Israel

13.5.2 UAE

13.5.3 South Africa

13.5.4 Rest

13.6 Latin America

13.6.1 Brazil

13.6.2 Argentina

13.6.3 Rest of Latin America

14. Company profiles

14.1 Nireus Aquaculture S.A.

14.1.1 Financial

14.1.2 Products/ Services Offered

14.1.3 Swot Analysis

14.1.4 The SNS View

14.2 Cermaq ASA

14.3 Cooke Aquaculture Inc.

14.4 Blue Ridge Aquaculture

14.5 Tassal Group Ltd.

14.6 Zeal Aqua

14.7 The Waterbase Limited

14.8 Carter & Sons Ltd

14.9 Selonda Aquaculture S.A.

14.10 NSF Certification UK Ltd.

15. Competitive Landscape

15.1 Competitive Bench Marking

15.2 Market Share Analysis

15.3 Recent Developments

16. Conclusion

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