There are two verities of flax plants, one which yields blue flowers and the other which yields white flowers. Plants with white flowers produce coarse and strong fibers compared to plants with blue flowers. Products of the Flax crop, including seeds, straw, fibers and stalk, are used in different industries such as medical, textile, insulation and food. Weed control and optimum use of fertilizers such as Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Potassium determines the yield of the crop. Most processing companies tend to reject crop that is heavily contaminated by weed.
The demand for flax crop is increasing year on year, owing to the demand for seeds and fiber that are used in industries such as food, medical and textile. Their usage in flax oils, pet foods and omega-enriched food products is also increasing year on year.
This flax crop market report covers demand for flax crop by different end products across the globe in different regions; special focus is laid on the markets where demand is growing substantially. Market demand is segmented by plant products including straw, stalk parts and seeds. In addition, a detailed analysis of the end user industries is covered in the scope of the report. The standards and regulations set by different governments are covered in detail as the quality of the seeds plays a major role in driving demand for the flax crop.
The top 20 companies involved in processing flax fiber, straw, stalk and seeds have been profiled in the report. Financial overview, company strategies (development and expansion into different regions and product portfolios) and M&A’s for a majority of the companies are covered as a part of the competitive landscape. Market share analysis for key players in each of the product segments in 2015 is also covered in brief.
1. Global Flax Crop Market Overview
2. Executive Summary
3. Global Flax Crop Market Landscape
3.1. Market Share Analysis
3.2. Comparative Analysis
3.2.1. End user profiling
3.2.2. Top 5 Financials Analysis
4. Flax Crop – Market Forces
4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Constraints
4.3. Market Challenges
4.4. Attractiveness of the Flax Crop Market
4.4.1. Power of Suppliers
4.4.2. Power of Customers
4.4.3. Threat of New entrants
4.4.4. Threat of Substitution
4.4.5. Degree of Competition
5. Flax Crop - Market Strategic Analysis
5.1. Value Chain Analysis
5.2. Pricing Analysis
5.3. Opportunities Analysis
5.4. Product/Market Life Cycle Analysis
5.5. Suppliers and Distributors
6. Flax Crop Market by Type of Product
6.1. Straw (By Type of Flax Fiber)
6.1.1. Coarse Tow
6.1.2. Medium Tow
6.1.3. Fine Tow
6.1.4. Long Line
6.1.5. Cottonized Tow
6.2. Stalk Parts
6.3.1. By Colors
6.3.2. By Type
188.8.131.52. Ground Flax Seeds
184.108.40.206. Oilseed Flax
220.127.116.11. Whole Flaxseeds
7. Flax Crop Market by End Use Applications
7.1. Food & Beverages
7.2. Animal Feed
7.6. Paints and Coatings
8. Flax Crop Market - Geographic Analysis
9. Flax Crop Market – Company Share Analysis
10. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials, SWOT Analysis, Developments, Product Portfolio)
10.1. Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc.
10.2. Legumex Walker Inc.
10.3. Biolin Research Inc (Private-small)
10.4. Cargill, Incorporated.
10.5. Glanbia plc
10.6. Archer Daniels Midland Company
10.7. CHS Inc.
10.8. SunOpta Inc
10.9. Grain Millers, Inc.
10.10. SWM INTL
10.11. Linen of Desna LLC
*More than 10 Companies are profiled in this Research Report*
"*Financials would be provided on a best efforts basis for private companies"