Royal jelly is composed of 67% water, 11% simple sugars, 12.5% protein, 5% fatty acids and 2-3% 10-hydroxy-2-decenoic acid (10-HDA). Royal jelly also consists of trace minerals, vitamin B5, pyridoxine (vitamin B6) and trace amounts of vitamin C. Royal Jelly is a thick smooth milky substance emitted by the organs of working honeybees to sustain creating hatchlings and queen honeybees. It is fed as nutrition agent to larvae bees and drones during the early three days of their lives to stimulate growth. Continuous feeding of larvae with royal jelly for an extended period leads to the formation of queen bees. The queen honeybee consumes only royal jelly throughout her life, which is around 50 times longer than the life of a normal honeybee.
The market is witnessing significant demand owing to rising consumption of royal jelly as it provides a rich wellspring of B complex vitamins giving vitality and stamina, and in addition supports the sensory system and decreases anxiety. It also activates the immune system to combat against bacterial infections, healing wounds, and memory functioning. Ordinary plasma type royal jelly based products is witnessing rapid use in treatment of thyroid cases which further enhances its application among consumers. In addition, it does not pose any side effects to human body. There is little consumption of pulp type royal jelly as its over consumption might lead to instances of infertility among females. Royal jelly contains vitamins A, C, D and E, which is beneficial owing to its powerful antioxidant and anti-aging benefit, and is a rich wellspring of amino acids and minerals. Royal jelly is highly associated to health benefits as it helps to limit cholesterol levels and blood lipids. In addition to it, royal jelly is also useful in protecting the liver as well as enhancing its physical strength. This further stimulates the immune system to fight against viral and bacterial infection. Changing market trends and increasing demand for better health supplements stimulate the market growth. As per US Dept. of Agriculture, royal jelly is the richest natural source known for Vitamin B5.Higher vitamin consistency improves the nerve transmissions as well as production and release glandular secretions. The royal jelly market is expected to witness strong demand in the upcoming years due to its increasing medical applications. The significant functional properties such as antibacterial activity, vasodilative, anti-inflammatory activity, hypotensive activities, disinfectant action, antihypercholesterolemic activity and antioxidant activity surging the product demand.
Geographically, North America is projected to be the largest market for royal jelly owing to growing instances of obesity. Rise in consumer purchasing power is another factor driving market growth. The increasing health benefits such as treatment of hormonal and stomach issues has urged consumers to opt for royal jelly based drugs. Growing consumer’s attention over the other health benefits associated with royal jelly, owing to its high acetylcholine content, which is often used to transmit nerve signals from cell to cell are the other factors driving the market growth. Moreover, there is increased recommendation of royal jelly based drugs to females by doctors over the issues related with fertility. However, the allergic reactions on human body, associated with royal jelly such as asthma, hives and fatal anaphylaxis might deter the market growth.
Global Royal Jelly market is segmented on the following basis:
- Product Type
- Ordinary Plasma
- High-yield Pulp
- North America
- Rest of Europe
- Asia-Pacific (APAC)
- Rest of APAC
- Latin America
- Rest of Latin America
- Middle East & Africa
- Rest of Middle East & Africa
Key Players Identified for Royal jelly Market Include:
YS Royal Jelly, Swanson Premium Royal Jelly, Thompson Royal jelly, Swanson Premium Royal Jelly, Durham’s Royal Jelly, Puritan's Pride., NOW Foods, Source Naturals and other notable players.
This report offers:
- An overview of the global royal jelly market.
- Assessment tools such as market drivers, restraints, future prospects, and market attractiveness.
- Market analysis, trends and development for the period of 2015-2025, forecast till 2025, historical data for 2015 and for the year 2016, and CAGR predicted from 2017-2025
- Company profiling providing key information about the major players operating in the royal jelly market.