Onion Oil Market

Global Onion Oil Market By End User (Men and Women), By Distribution Channel (Supermarket/ Hypermarket, Specialty Store, Online and Other Distribution Channels), By Nature (Conventional and Organic), By Regional Outlook, Industry Analysis Report and Forecast, 2021 - 2027

Report Id: KBV-7297 Publication Date: January-2022 Number of Pages: 156
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Market Report Description

The Global Onion Oil Market size is expected to reach $100.5 million by 2027, rising at a market growth of 8.7% CAGR during the forecast period.

Oil extracted from onion through steam distillation process is called onion oil. Majority of the onion oil is extracted from red onion due to its various antimicrobial and antifungal properties. Nowadays, busy lifestyle, increasing pollution, and use of a variety of hair products and appliances ultimately lead to hair breakage, reduction in the level of essential protein in hair follicles. These issues can be cured by using onion oil that helps in maintaining complete health of hair.

Increased hair issues, awareness among customers about the benefits of onion oil, and rising usage of onion oil by male population are estimated to expand the demand for onion oil in the market. In addition, the hair benefit of onion oil and its easy availability in supermarket, pharmacy, online stores, and other distribution channels are resulting in increased population of onion oil users.

Onions are also used as an insect repellent because its smell may flee insects. Onion oil manufacturers are increasingly investing in R&D activities to blend onion oil with some other herbs or ingredients so that it can offer better results.

Pollution is something everyone has to deal with daily which in the end results in hair damage even after trying to protect them through various products. Not only this, but even the polluted water also makes the strands weak and soaks the stickiness of the hairs which leads it to breakage. It is impossible to avoid contact with pollutants but hair-related issues can be controlled by taking more care. There are many customers who are shifting towards the usage of home remedies and natural products to prevent hair damage.

Onion Oil Market Size - Global Opportunities and Trends Analysis Report 2017-2027

COVID-19 Impact Analysis

The pandemic has negatively affected the onion oil market due to the disruption caused in supply chains like material suppliers and distributors and producers. Restrictions over import and export imposed by many states and countries across the world to control the COVID-19 have negatively affected the growth of the onion oil market. Many companies stopped production because of the lesser availability of the workforce.

The food and beverage industry faced challenges like cancellation of food technology events, and shut down of manufacturing units which resulted in the reduction of production as well as demand for onion oils. However, as things are getting back on track, the onion oil market is estimated to do well in the coming years.

Market Growth Factors:

Increasing usage of onion oil in aromatherapy

Aromatherapy refers to an entire healing treatment that uses natural extracts. It is also known by the name of essential oil therapy which uses aromatic essential oil to improve the health of mind, body, and spirit along with enhancing physical and mental health. Onion oil is one of the major essential oils used in aromatherapy to cure depression, stress, and anxiety, and also improve sleep, provide relief from various types of pains including the kidney stone pain. It is also used to overcome some side effects of cancer treatments such as pain and nausea.

Various health benefits of onion oil

Onions are the rich source of insulin, which is used for treating cough, congestion, bronchitis, and other metabolism infections for ages. Also, onion consists of a compound that controls loss of bone density and thus keeps the bones healthy. This is commonly used by women who are at risk of osteoporosis as they go through menopause. Onion consists of many sulfides in it that protect neoplasm growth. In addition, onion decreases the risk of cancers such as renal cell cancer, esophageal cancer, breast cancer, laryngeal cancer, and prostate cancer if used regularly.

Market Restraining Factor:

Pungent odor

The pungent odor of onion oil may restrict consumers from its usage. This smell can linger overnight which can displease the customer using it. Onions release enzymes called alliances that convert the sulfoxides present in onions into sulfenic acids, which is the reason behind the unpleasant smell of onion oil. Some people notice the pungent smell of onion oil even after washing their hair.

Onion Oil Market Share and Industry Analysis Report 2020

End User Outlook

Based on end-user, the onion oil marketed is classified into men and women. In 2020, the women segment dominated the onion oil market by acquiring the maximum revenue share. Onion oil is becoming very famous among women because of belief that it helps in re-growing hair, solving scalp issues, and many other hair-related issues Women are becoming more concerned about their skin beauty and healthy hair, which is highly contributing to the demand for onion oil and hence, fuels the growth of the segment.

Distribution Channel Outlook

Based on the distribution channels, the onion oil market is fragmented into hypermarket/supermarkets, specialty stores, and online stores. In 2020, the supermarket/ hypermarket segment procured the highest revenue share in the onion oil market. Supermarket/hypermarkets are becoming the most common choice of the consumers for shopping because of the availability of a wide variety of goods at the same place. Also, the rise in the working-class population, increasing urbanization and competitive prices offered by supermarkets would motivate consumers to buy onion oil through this distribution channel since they can check the products first hand.

Nature Outlook

Based on nature, the onion oil market is segmented into conventional and organic. In 2020, the conventional segment acquired the largest revenue share in the onion oil market and is estimated to continue this trend over the forecast period. Onions grown through conventional farming are cultivated by using fertilizers. These fertilizers are made from chemicals and inorganic compounds extracted from petroleum byproducts like ammonium nitrate, potassium sulfate.

Onion Oil Market Report Coverage
Report Attribute Details
Market size value in 2020 USD 56.2 Million
Market size forecast in 2027 USD 100.5 million
Base Year 2020
Historical Period 2017 to 2019
Forecast Period 2021 to 2027
Revenue Growth Rate CAGR of 8.7% from 2021 to 2027
Number of Pages 156
Number of Tables 336
Report coverage Market Trends, Revenue Estimation and Forecast, Segmentation Analysis, Regional and Country Breakdown, Companies Strategic Developments, Company Profiling
Segments covered End User, Distribution Channel, Nature, Region
Country scope US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, UK, France, Russia, Spain, Italy, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Brazil, Argentina, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Nigeria
Growth Drivers
  • Increasing usage of onion oil in aromatherapy
  • Various health benefits of onion oil
  • Pungent odor

Regional Outlook

Based on region, the onion oil market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. In 2020, Asia-pacific acquired the maximum revenue share in the onion oil market. Increased numbers of beauty-conscious consumers in China, Australia, and India have fuelled the demand for onion oil in this region. Also, India is one of the largest onion producers, which would attract onion oil manufacturers to enter this region for the wide availability of raw materials.

Free Valuable Insights: Global Onion Oil Market size to reach USD 100.5 million by 2027

The market research report covers the analysis of key stake holders of the market. Key companies profiled in the report include AU Natural Organics, Meena Perfumery, TNW International Pvt. Ltd., Hindustan Hills, Mamaearth (Honasa Consumer Pvt. Ltd.), and Soulflower Co. Ltd.

Scope of the Study

Market Segments Covered in the Report:

By End User

  • Men
  • Women

By Distribution Channel

  • Supermarket/ Hypermarket
  • Specialty Store
  • Online and
  • Other Distribution Channels

By Nature

  • Conventional
  • Organic

By Geography

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Russia
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Singapore
    • Malaysia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • Nigeria
    • Rest of LAMEA

Key Market Players

List of Companies Profiled in the Report:

  • AU Natural Organics
  • Meena Perfumery
  • TNW International Pvt. Ltd.
  • Hindustan Hills
  • Mamaearth (Honasa Consumer Pvt. Ltd.)
  • Soulflower Co. Ltd.
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Frequently Asked Questions About This Report

The onion oil market size is projected to reach USD 100.5 million by 2027.

Increasing usage of onion oil in aromatherapy are driving the market in coming years, however, pungent odor limited the growth of the market.

AU Natural Organics, Meena Perfumery, TNW International Pvt. Ltd., Hindustan Hills, Mamaearth (Honasa Consumer Pvt. Ltd.), and Soulflower Co. Ltd.

Yes, As things are getting back on track and governments have withdrawn restrictions from the manufacturing units, the demand for onion oil would surge in the coming years.

The Men market is expected to witness highest CAGR of 9.4% during (2021 - 2027). Early hair greying is a major issue faced by almost all the men nowadays, which is also motivating them to use onion oil.

The Asia Pacific market dominated the Global Onion Oil Market by Region in 2020, and would continue to be a dominant market till 2027; thereby, achieving a market value of $37.3 Million by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 9.6% during the forecast period.



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