Global Pumpkin Seeds Market Size, Share, Opportunities, And Trends By Product (White Pumpkin Seeds, Black Pumpkin Seeds), By Application (Supermarkets And Hypermarkets, Convenience Stores, Specialist Retailers, Other), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2023 To 2028

  • Published : Mar 2023
  • Report Code : KSI061614577
  • Pages : 145

The name "pumpkin seed" is derived from the Spanish word "pepita," which means "small seed of squash" and refers to the edible pumpkin seeds. Pumpkin seeds are rich in vitamins and minerals that contain a lot of protein, dietary fibre, and other micronutrients. Pumpkin seeds can be boiled, cooked, or just eaten raw. Carotenoids and vitamin E, two cancer preventatives, are also present in pumpkin seeds.

Similarly, pumpkin seed oil provides some fundamental health benefits and enhances a variety of states of being, including prostate and bladder problems as well as depression. The purchasers' hurried work lives may be inferred from pumpkin seed, which provides the solution to a related question. Mexican food, such as tacos, tortillas, and salsa, has become more popular, especially in North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific area. Additionally, most Mexican dishes use pumpkin seeds as a fantastic mending. This particular element supports and fuels the desire for pumpkin seeds. Due to their incredible medicinal benefits, the seeds have attracted a significant amount of market interest across all international business sectors. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends consuming pumpkin seeds as a good source of zinc and a variety of other nutrients, including magnesium, manganese, copper, and proteins.

Pumpkin seeds have been shown to have magical effects on things like liver health, diabetes effects, heart health, and resistance. Pumpkin seed oil is also used in high-quality products. These factors are what are pushing the concentrate, oil, and crude seed markets for pumpkin seeds to expand quickly.

The industry is expanding largely as a result of pumpkin seeds' advantageous health properties.

Many different types of caffeic acid, sinapic acid, vitamin E, hydroxybenzoic acid,  phenolic acids, syringic acid, ferulic acid, vanillic acid, coumaric acid, and protocatechuic acid are all found in pumpkin seeds, which are also high in antioxidants. rich in vital proteins, magnesium, fibre, zinc and potassium. The consumption of pumpkin seeds is rising due to several health advantages, which are fueling the market's expansion.

The consumption of pumpkin seed oil is anticipated to expand the market at the quickest rate.

The pumpkin seed oil sector is predicted to exhibit the greatest growth rate over the forecast period. Burns can be treated with pumpkin seed oil, and oil capsules are used to promote regular urination. In addition to having anti-inflammatory properties, pumpkin seeds are good for regulating diabetes, sleep, heart, and liver health. A rise in customers who are concerned about their health is driving significant market demand for roasted and spiced pumpkin seeds as a better option to snack foods.

Asia Pacific is projected to be the prominent market shareholder in the pumpkin seeds market globally.

Worldwide, Asia-Pacific is the region that produces the most pumpkin seeds. Major producers and consumers of pumpkins and pumpkin seeds include Asia Pacific and North America. But, when it comes to pumpkin seed consumption, Europe and South America also hold considerable market shares. Mexico is a significant producer and exporter of pumpkins in Latin America. India and China are the two countries that generate the most pumpkin and pumpkin seeds for the Asia Pacific region's markets. The market is anticipated to be driven by emerging market trends, such as the rise in vegan populations, as well as new product introductions over the projected period.

The Americas, South America, and Central America are where pumpkin seeds are primarily indigenous. Compared to other nations like India, Russia, Mexico, Ukraine, and the United States, who are also the major producers of pumpkin seeds, China now produces some pumpkin and pumpkin seeds.

Market Key Developments

  • In September 2022, Crushed pumpkin and sunflower seeds from oil producers were used to create clean-label vegan meat for restaurants and caterers by the Israeli business FoodtechIL. The business has encountered certain technical difficulties when employing yeast as a substantial source of protein to produce meat substitutes. So, after experimenting with several side streams, the business was able to get a patent for its method of employing pumpkin and sunflower seeds to produce high-protein textured foods.
  • In December 2021, Chia seeds and pumpkin seeds, which are well known for being high in antioxidants, Omega 3 fatty acids, dietary fibres, vitamins, and minerals, were launched by the juice company Dabur Real. The items were launched as a result of research that revealed customers' health consciousness has increased, leading them to switch from solely palatable snacks like chips, cookies, and savoury alternatives to more health-conscious ones.

Global Pumpkin Seeds Market Scope:


Report Metric Details
Growth Rate CAGR during the forecast period
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2023 – 2028
Forecast Unit (Value) USD Billion
Segments Covered Product, Application, and Geography
Regions Covered North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific
Companies Covered Conagra Brands, PepsiCo, Seeds for Africa, Shandong Jinsheng Cereals & Oils, True Elements, AKS-NEV, Giant Snacks, Howard Dill Enterprises, Meridian Foods, BETON
Customization Scope Free report customization with purchase



  • By Product
    • White Pumpkin Seeds
    • Black Pumpkin Seeds
  • By Application
    • Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
    • Convenience Stores
    • Specialist Retailers
    • Other
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • USA
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • UK
      • France
      • Spain
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Israel
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • South Korea
      • India
      • Taiwan
      • Thailand
      • Indonesia
      • Others


1.1. Market Overview

1.2. Market Definition

1.3. Scope of the Study

1.4. Market Segmentation

1.5. Currency

1.6. Assumptions

1.7. Base, and Forecast Years Timeline


2.1. Research Data

2.2. Assumptions


3.1. Research Highlights


4.1. Market Drivers

4.2. Market Restraints

4.3. Porter’s Five Force Analysis

4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers

4.3.3. Threat of New Entrants

4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes

4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry

4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis


5.1. Introduction

5.2. White Pumpkin Seeds

5.3. Black Pumpkin Seeds


6.1. Introduction

6.2. Supermarkets and Hypermarkets

6.3. Convenience Stores

6.4. Specialist Retailers

6.5. Other


7.1. Introduction

7.2. North America

7.2.1. United States

7.2.2. Canada

7.2.3. Mexico

7.3. South America

7.3.1. Brazil

7.3.2. Argentina

7.3.3. Others

7.4. Europe

7.4.1. United Kingdom

7.4.2. Germany

7.4.3. France

7.4.4. Spain

7.4.5. Others

7.5. The Middle East and Africa

7.5.1. Saudi Arabia

7.5.2. UAE

7.5.3. Israel

7.5.4. Others

7.6. Asia Pacific

7.6.1. Japan

7.6.2. China

7.6.3. India

7.6.4. South Korea

7.6.5. Indonesia

7.6.6. Thailand

7.6.7. Others


8.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis

8.2. Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness

8.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations

8.4. Vendor Competitiveness Matrix


9.1. Conagra Brands

9.2. PepsiCo

9.3. Seeds for Africa

9.4. Shandong Jinsheng Cereals & Oils

9.5. True Elements

9.6. AKS-NEV

9.7. Giant Snacks

9.8. Howard Dill Enterprises

9.9. Meridian Foods

9.10. BETON

Conagra Brands


Seeds for Africa

Shandong Jinsheng Cereals & Oils

True Elements


Giant Snacks

Howard Dill Enterprises

Meridian Foods