Biodegradable Mulch Films Market 2023 Overview, Opportunities, Top Manufactures, Market Dynamics, And Forecasts

Biodegradable Mulch Film Market Overview

The Biodegradable Mulch Film Market research report provides insightful comprehension about market size, share, CAGR, upcoming trends, drivers, growth, value & forecast. Mulching is a technique used to cover the soil surface around crops to create optimum conditions for crop growth. The usage of biodegradable mulch films is an eco-friendly mulching technique to carry out controlled agriculture on limited arable land, with limited irrigation. With the ability to self-degrade at the end of the cycle, it avoids the removal and disposal of plastic. Biodegradable mulch films, without having any adverse impact on the environment, assist in improving crop quality and enhancing agricultural productivity by minimizing soil erosion, providing nutrients, increasing soil temperature, and suppressing the growth of weeds. The Biodegradable Mulch Film market report includes the analysis by Biodegradable Plastic (TPS, AAC, Controlled Degradable Masterbatches), by Type (Starch, Starch Blended With PLA, Starch Blended With PHA), by Crop Type (Fruits & Veg, Grains, Plants) & by Region. The SWOT analysis, and Porter’s Five Forces Analysis are just a few of the market analysis techniques included in the documentation of the market research report. The Biodegradable Mulch Film market research report is known to be a helpful manual for industry leaders when it comes to in-depth examination.

The point of this Biodegradable Mulch Film Market report is to characterize, break down, portion, and estimate the global biodegradable mulch film market size based on biodegradable plastic, types, crop types, region, and key players. This research study evaluates the global biodegradable mulch film market status, growth rate, player market shares, player positioning, projection trends, competition landscape, market drivers, challenges and opportunities, pricing analysis, deployment channels, and distributors.

Biodegradable Mulch Film Market Key Players

  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • Kingfa Sci & Tech Co Ltd (China)
  • BioBag International AS (Norway)
  • AEP Industries Inc. (U.S.)
  • RKW SE (Germany)

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while other players include British Polythene Industries PLC (U.K.), Armando Alvarez (Spain), Al-Pack Enterprises Ltd. (Canada), Novamont S.Pa. (Italy), and AB Rani Plast OY (Finland). These players have adopted various strategies to expand their global presence and increase their market share. Expansions, agreements, joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions, and new product launches & technological advancements are some of the major strategies adopted by the market players to achieve growth in the biodegradable mulch films market.

BASF SE (Germany) has gained market prominence through its biodegradable mulch films ECOVIO and ECOFLEX. The company strengthened its product portfolio through the inclusion of ECOVIO F MULCH.  It also expanded geographically in emerging economies like China by providing biodegradable mulch films for agricultural land for the production of crops such as corn, tomatoes, and potatoes.

Kingfa Sci & Tech Co Ltd (China) launched 30,000 metric tons of capacity of biodegradable EcoPond-branded polylactic acid/polybutylene succinic polymer, which helped it to develop a leading position in the market. Novamont S.Pa. (Italy) introduced Mater-Bi agricultural mulching films for strawberries.

Biodegradable Mulch Film Market Segmentation

Biodegradable Mulch Film Market categorizes based on biodegradable plastic, type, crop type, and region.

By Biodegradable plastic

  • Thermoplastic starch (TPS)
  • Aliphatic-aromatic copolyesters (AAC)
  • Controlled degradation masterbatches
  • Others (naturally produced polyesters including PVB, PHB, and PHBH; renewable resource polyesters such as PLA; synthetic aliphatic polyesters including PCL and PBS; photo-biodegradable plastics)

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By Type

  • Starch
  • Starch blended with polylactic acid (PLA)
  • Starch blended with polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA)
  • Others [starch blended with  polyhydroxyhexanoate  (PHH), starch blended with polylactic acid aliphatic copolymer (CPLA)]

The starch segment in the biodegradable mulch films market is projected to have the largest share in terms of size, during the forecast period. Starch has gained high demand in the biodegradable mulch films market owing to its wide availability, low cost, and potential application in the production of biodegradable mulch films.

By Crop Type

  • Fruits & vegetables
  • Grains & oilseeds
  • Flowers & plants

Fruits & vegetables segment is estimated to have the largest share in the biodegradable mulch films market in 2015 and the current trend is expected to follow during the forecast period. The market for biodegradable mulch films for the growth of fruits & vegetables is very promising as their application to these crops is convenient (due to the perennial nature of crops in most cases) and sustainable.

By Region

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Europe
  • North America
  • RoW (Brazil, Africa, South Africa, and Others)

Significant growth for biodegradable mulch films is observed in the Asia-Pacific region

Asia-Pacific has a high growth potential for biodegradable mulch films. China is among the leading countries for biodegradable mulch films as the country faces industrial growth and urbanization which have led to higher standards of living among consumers, resulting in rise in demand for food products.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Study Scope
           1.3.1 Geographic Scope
           1.3.2 Years Considered
    1.4 Currency Considered
    1.5 Limitations
    1.6 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
           Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
           Key Data From Primary Sources
           Key Industry Insights
                      Breakdown of Primaries – By Company Type, Designation & Region


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