Konjac market share and global evaluation of Konjac 2024-2032

Konjac market share and global evaluation of Konjac 2024-2032

Konjac Market 2024-2032

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1. Konjac is the only natural world that can provide a large number of glucomannan plants

Modern medicine shows that Konjac glucomannan is a high-quality dietary fiber, to promotes intestinal peristalsis, helps digestion has a very good effect.

And has a strong expansion force that has more than any kind of plant gum viscosity, both filling the stomach and intestines, eliminates hunger, but also because of the calories contained in a negligible, you can control body weight, to achieve the purpose of weight loss and bodybuilding.

Therefore, it is known as “blood purifier” and “intestinal cleanser”. The WHO will Konjac called “the twenty-first century life stabilizer” .

The National Ministry of Health in 98 years announced the second batch of new food resources, konjac is one of them.

Ministry of Health and Welfare of Japan on the health effects of konjac is very important, and through legislative provisions in secondary and elementary school meals to have appropriate konjac food.

Amorphophallus konjac
Amorphophallus konjac

2. Konjac contains a natural antibacterial agent

Konjac flour is the main raw material, with other raw materials made of food, konjac can form an antibacterial film on the surface of the food, can prevent bacterial invasion, prolong the storage time, and play a role in preserving freshness and anti-bacteria.

3. The World evaluation of Konjac

4. Global Konjac Market

Based on past supply and demand dynamics, demand for konjac glucomannan is dominated by 3 major markets.

(1)Japanese market: Japanese people generally have the tradition of eating konjac food, but due to the limited area of the country, often affected by typhoons, the production is extremely unstable, coupled with a wide range of industrial applications on the demand for a large number of imports every year.

(2)South Korea and Southeast Asia market: the current annual need to import a large number of konjac flour.

(3)Europe and the United States market: the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1989 through the registration of konjac food, began to import konjac flour and konjac products. Europeans do not grow konjac but its weight loss healthcare function is very interesting, Europeans have strengthened the research and development of konjac food.

According to some statistics, the current global supply of glucomannan is about 12,000 tons, while the demand is more than 50,000 tons.

The purchase price of fresh konjac in Japan is 12 yuan/kg (RMB), which is 6-8 times higher than that in China.

A number of years, China is still the main supplier of global Konjac resources, which is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the development of our Konjac industry.

With the steady progress of China’s comprehensive construction of a moderately affluent society, people’s consumption concept will be to health care, longevity, and improve the quality of life change.

Which for the development of the domestic konjac food market has brought unprecedented business opportunities.

Southeast coastal developed areas and large and medium-sized city consumers to reduce blood fat, blood pressure, weight loss, and maintain gastrointestinal health will more often choose konjac food.

Northwest, North China, Northeast arid and grassland areas of the winter vegetable shortage and meat and milk-based dietary structure adjustment will be more often choose konjac food.

Konjac Market Size and Share by Product Type (Estimation)

Product Type2024 Market Size (USD Billion)2032 Market Size (USD Billion)2024-2032 CAGR (%)
Konjac Gum8.512.55.0%
Dietary Fiber6.09.06.0%
Konjac Flour10.016.06.5%
Konjac Sponge3.56.27.5%

Regional Outlook for Konjac Market (2024-2032)



2024 Market Size (USD Billion)

2032 Market Size (USD Billion)

CAGR (%)

North America

USA, Canada





Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, Netherlands





China, India, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia




Latin America

Argentina, Brazil, Mexico




Middle East & Africa

UAE, Saudi Arabia, Israel, South Africa




The following graph shows the growth trends by product application (Food & Beverages, Pharmaceuticals & Cosmetics) from 2024 to 2032. These trends show steady growth in all three categories, with food & beverages leading the market share growth, followed by pharmaceuticals & cosmetics.

Product Use Growth Trends, 2024-2032

The following graph shows the growth trends by distribution channel (hypermarkets and supermarkets, specialty stores, and online stores) from 2024 to 2032. These trends show a significant increase in market share for online stores, followed by steady growth for hypermarkets and supermarkets, and specialty stores.

Distribution Channel Growth Trend, 2024-2032
Report MetricDetails
Market size value in 2024USD 28.0 Billion
Market size value in 2032USD 43.7 Billion
Growth Rate6.0% CAGR
Forecast period2024-2032
Forecast Unit (Value)USD Billion
Segments coveredProduct Type (Konjac Gum, Dietary Fiber, Konjac Flour, Konjac Sponge)
Companies coveredShimizu Chemical Corporation, Sichuan Sentaiyuan Biotechnology Co., Ltd., NAH Foods, FMC Corporation, Jiahe Biotech
Customization scopeRegional Analysis, Additional Segments, Market Entry Strategies, Competitive Landscape Analysis, Price Trends Analysis


The global Konjac market size is projected to be USD 30 billion in 2024.

The global Konjac market is expected to grow significantly by 2025. This growth is driven by increasing demand for konjac products in food, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics due to their health benefits such as weight management, improved digestion, and natural skincare ingredients.

The Konjac market has a promising future, with an expected size of USD 52 billion by 2032, at a CAGR of 5.8%. Key drivers include increased demand for health foods, the popularity of natural ingredients, and diverse applications.

The Asia-Pacific region, especially China and Japan, will dominate the Konjac market, followed by Europe and North America.

The Konjac Asian market is promising. Especially countries such as Japan, China, and South Korea, are expected to dominate the market due to several key factors.

Although the market is expected to grow, several challenges remain such as flavor and texture preferences, price sensitivity, and competition from other plant-based alternatives. However, opportunities exist in terms of product innovation, expansion into emerging markets, and utilization of digital marketing strategies to reach a wider consumer base.

Overall, the outlook for the Asian Konjac market is bright, driven by increasing health awareness, application diversification, and expanding retail channels.

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