Which Country Consumes the Most Molasses in the World?

Vegetable And Animal Oils And Fats February 09, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

Global molasse consumption amounted to 67,065 thousand tonnes in 2015, picking up by +10.0% against the previous year level. Overall, the global molasse consumption indicated a pronounced growth from 2007 to 2015. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The total consumption volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.5%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2015, when the output figure increased by +10% from the previous year level. In that year, the global molasse consumption reached its maximum volume, and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

Top Molasses Consuming Countries in the World

1. Brazil (14233K Tonnes)

2. India (10557K Tonnes)

3. Thailand (4312K Tonnes)

4. China (3343K Tonnes)

5. Pakistan (2402K Tonnes)

Global Molasses Consumption

In 2015, the countries with the highest consumption were Brazil (14,233 thousand tonnes), India (10,557 thousand tonnes), Thailand (4,312 thousand tonnes), together making up 48% of total consumption. They were followed by China with a 5% of global consumption share and Pakistan with a 4% share.

From 2007 to 2015, the most notable growth rates of molasse consumption among the main consuming countries was attained by Thailand (+4.6% per year), while the other global leaders experienced mixed trends in the consumption figures.

Per capita molasse in Brazil was estimated at 68.48 kg/year, much higher than the global average of 14.13 kg/year. Brazil was the leading country in terms of per capita consumption, among the main consumers of molasse, followed by Thailand (63.44 kg/year), Pakistan (12.71 kg/year), India (8.05 kg/year) and China (2.38 kg/year).

In Thailand, per capita molasse consumption has grown noticably (+4.2% per year) in recent years. In 2015, Thailand per capita consumption reached 68.48 kg/year as compared with 45.51 kg/year in 2007.

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Source: World: Molasses - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025