Global Clean Label Starch Market size was valued at USD 1.5 Billion in 2024 and is expected to reach USD 3.3 Billion by 2033, at a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period 2024 – 2033.

Clean Label Starch Market: Overview

Clean label starches are made from natural ingredients and undergo little processing, with no chemical-based preservatives. Produced using conventional processes, they match customer demands for transparency and authenticity, serving as thickeners and stabilisers in a variety of food and beverage goods, mirroring a larger clean label movement that emphasises simplicity and healthfulness.

A noteworthy global trend in the clean label starch industry is the rising customer desire for natural, minimally processed food components. As health and wellness concerns grow, customers become more aware of the chemicals in their food items, resulting in a trend away from synthetic flavors and towards cleaner alternatives.

Furthermore, severe regulatory and labelling regulations in many places are pushing up demand for clean label starches.

Moreover, innovations in food processing techniques are allowing manufacturers to create clean label starches with enhanced functionality and performance, adapting to the diverse needs of the food and beverage industry while meeting consumer preferences for simpler, natural ingredients. This tendency is projected to continue to drive expansion in the clean label starch market worldwide.

By form, the liquid segment held the highest market share in 2023 and is expected to keep its dominance during the forecast period 2024-2033. The market is driven by liquid forms of clean label starch, which are easy to include in food and beverage formulations and have better functionality, texture, and adaptability in a variety of applications.

By source, the corn segment held the highest market share in 2023 and is expected to keep its dominance during the forecast period 2024-2033. Corn dominates the clean label starch industry owing to its global availability, numerous usages, non-GMO product status, and pristine label appeal as a natural and unprocessed component in a variety of food items.

By end user, the food and beverage segment held the highest market share in 2023 and is expected to keep its dominance during the forecast period 2024-2033. The food and beverage sector is driving the clean label starch market because of rising customer demand for natural, less processed ingredients in food items, which promotes clarity and healthy choices.

North America dominates the clean label starch market, partly due to rising demand from consumers for natural ingredients, strong regulatory requirements, a well-established food sector, and increased awareness of health and wellness issues.

Roquette is a French family-owned enterprise that manufactures over 650 byproducts from maize, wheat, potato and beans. Roquette continues to grow its position as the leader in starch production in Europe and the fourth-ranked producer of starch globally.

Report Scope

Feature of the Report Details
Market Size in 2024 USD 1.5 Billion
Projected Market Size in 2033 USD 3.3 Billion
Market Size in 2023 USD 1.2 Billion
CAGR Growth Rate 5.5% CAGR
Base Year 2023
Forecast Period 2024-2033
Key Segment By Form, Source, End User and Region
Report Coverage Revenue Estimation and Forecast, Company Profile, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors and Recent Trends
Regional Scope North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South & Central America
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CMI has comprehensively analyzed the Global Clean Label Starch market. The driving forces, restraints, challenges, opportunities, and key trends have been explained in depth to depict in depth scenario of the market. Segment wise market size and market share during the forecast period are duly addressed to portray the probable picture of this Global Clean Label Starch industry.

The competitive landscape includes key innovators, after market service providers, market giants as well as niche players are studied and analyzed extensively concerning their strengths, weaknesses as well as value addition prospects. In addition, this report covers key players profiling, market shares, mergers and acquisitions, consequent market fragmentation, new trends and dynamics in partnerships.

Global Clean Label Starch Market 2024–2033 (By Billion)

List of the prominent players in the Clean Label Starch Market:

  • Cargill Incorporated
  • Ingredion Incorporated
  • Tate & Lyle PLC
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company
  • Roquette Frères
  • Emsland Group
  • Grain Processing Corporation
  • AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG
  • Beneo GmbH
  • Avebe U.A.
  • Sonish GmbH & Co. KG
  • Western Polymer Corporation
  • Manildra Group
  • Südzucker AG
  • Tereos S.A.
  • Zhucheng Xingmao Corn Developing Co. Ltd.
  • SunOpta Inc.
  • MGP Ingredients Inc.
  • Taiyo Kagaku Co. Ltd.
  • Thai Flour Industry Co. Ltd.
  • Others

The Clean Label Starch Market is segmented as follows:

By Form

  • Liquid
  • Powder

By Source

  • Tapioca
  • Rice
  • Corn
  • Potato

By End User

  • Food and Beverages
  • Paper Industry
  • Feed Industry
  • Others

Regional Coverage:

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Rest of North America


  • Germany
  • France
  • U.K.
  • Russia
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Netherlands
  • Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • New Zealand
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Rest of Asia Pacific

The Middle East & Africa

  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Egypt
  • Kuwait
  • South Africa
  • Rest of the Middle East & Africa

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Rest of Latin America