Global Sunflower Oil Market size was valued at USD 21.2 Billion in 2024 and is expected to reach USD 35.4 Billion by 2033, at a CAGR of 5.8% during the forecast period 2024 – 2033.

Sunflower Oil Market: Overview

Sunflower oil is rich in polyunsaturated fats, particularly linoleic acid, as well as monounsaturated fats and vitamin E, which contributes to its health benefits. It is widely used in food preparation due to its neutral taste and ability to enhance the flavors of dishes without overpowering them.

Global trends in the sunflower oil market reflect both shifting consumer preferences and broader economic and environmental factors. Health consciousness continues to drive demand for sunflower oil due to its perceived health benefits, including its high levels of unsaturated fats and vitamin E.

Additionally, increasing awareness of the importance of sustainable and ethical sourcing practices is influencing purchasing decisions, leading to a rise in demand for sustainably produced sunflower oil. Technological advancements in extraction methods and packaging techniques are also shaping the market, allowing for improved product quality and extended shelf life.

Furthermore, changing dietary habits and culinary trends, such as the growing popularity of plant-based diets and ethnic cuisines, are expanding the application of sunflower oil in various food products worldwide. Overall, the sunflower oil market is evolving in response to consumer preferences, regulatory changes, and advancements in production methods, driving growth and innovation in the industry.

By type, the mid-oleic segment held the highest market share in 2022 and is expected to keep its dominance during the forecast period 2024-2032. Mid-Oleic sunflower oil is witnessing increasing demand due to its health benefits, including a balanced fatty acid profile with higher levels of monounsaturated fats and lower levels of saturated fats. Its stability and suitability for high-temperature cooking make it a popular choice among health-conscious consumers and food manufacturers.

By distribution channel, the retail stores segment held the highest market share in 2022 and is expected to keep its dominance during the forecast period 2024-2032. Increasing consumer preference for healthier cooking oils, rising demand for natural and organic products, and expanding availability and promotion of sunflower oil in retail stores contribute to driving the sunflower oil market.

By application, the food and beverage segment held the highest market share in 2022 and is expected to keep its dominance during the forecast period 2024-2032. Growing consumer awareness of health benefits associated with sunflower oil, such as its high unsaturated fat content and vitamin E, drives demand.

In the Asia-Pacific region, increasing health consciousness among consumers, rising disposable incomes, growing urbanization, and the versatility of sunflower oil in cooking drive its market. Additionally, the expansion of food service industries and the popularity of ethnic cuisines contribute to the rising demand for sunflower oil.

Avril, a French vegetable oil and biodiesel group, bolsters its sunflower seed crushing capacity to diminish dependency on imports. This decision stems from disruptions caused by the conflict in Ukraine, affecting sunflower oil and meal shipments from the European Union’s primary sources.

Report Scope

Feature of the Report Details
Market Size in 2024 USD 21.2 Billion
Projected Market Size in 2033 USD 35.4 Billion
Market Size in 2023 USD 20.5 Billion
CAGR Growth Rate 5.8% CAGR
Base Year 2023
Forecast Period 2024-2033
Key Segment By Type, Distribution Channel, Application 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 sunflower oil market. The driving forces, restraints, challenges, opportunities, and key trends have been explained in depth to depict an 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 sunflower oil 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 Sunflower Oil Market 2024–2033 (By Billion)

List of the prominent players in the Sunflower Oil Market:

  • Cargill
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company
  • Conagra Brands Inc.
  • Bunge Ltd.
  • Hanoon Oil Factory
  • Colorado Mills
  • PPB Group Barhad
  • Parakh Group
  • Abu Bhabi Vegetable Oil
  • Rein Oil CC
  • Aston
  • EFKO
  • Oliyar Production
  • Delizio
  • Avril Group
  • Optimusagro Trade
  • Marico & Rein Oil CC
  • Macjerry Sunflower oil
  • KAISSA Oil
  • Adani Wilmar
  • Kernel
  • Delta Wilmar CIS
  • UkrOliya LLC
  • Others

The Sunflower Oil Market is segmented as follows:

By Type

  • High-Oleic
  • Mid-Oleic
  • Linoleic

By Distribution Channel

  • Retail Stores
  • Online

By Application

  • Food & Beverages
  • Biofuel
  • Personal Care

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