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Millet Seeds Market

Millet Seeds Market Size, Share, Competitive Landscape and Trend Analysis Report by Type,, Nature and Sales Channel : Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2030

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Author's: Himanshu Vig | Roshan Deshmukh
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Millet Seeds Market Statistics: 2030

The global millet seeds market was valued at $10.1 billion in 2020, and is projected reach $18.3 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 6.1% from 2021 to 2030.The pearl millet segment led in terms of millet seeds market share in 2020, however, the proso millet is expected to have the highest growth in the forecast period.

Millets are coarse grains that are grown majorly in Asia and Africa. It is a part of a staple diet of consumers residing in Asia and Africa. Millets require relatively less amount of water to grow as compared to other cereals such as rice wheat, and are not harmed by sever climatic conditions. As a result, millets are prominent source of nutrition in geographical areas having harsh climatic conditions especially in the western and southwestern African countries. Millets rich in nutrition such as of proteins, calcium, fiber, vitamins, and minerals which are beneficial for human nourishment. Furthermore, they are low in carbohydrates, and thus can be utilized as power food in the form of energy bars or protein snacks. Moreover, millets are rich source of nutrition for people with gluten allergies, as millets do not contain gluten. Furthermore, breads, cakes, and desserts made form millets are completely harmless for people with gluten allergies, hence, a greater number of people with such allergies are adopting millets as an alternative for wheat. Thus, increase in   consumer awareness regarding health benefits associated with millets in is expected to strengthen the growth of the global millet seeds market. Furthermore, increase has been witnessed in the demand for millets among consumers with practicing veganism, owing to high protein densities, which notably contributes toward the growth of the market.


Rise in awareness about eating organic, nutrient-rich foods in the west is leading to a greater adoption of millets in western countries, especially in Europe. In addition, these countries are realizing the potential of millets as power foods, which is further bolstering the popularity of millets in the western countries. UK, the U.S., Denmark are some of the major countries in the west where high demand for millets can be observed.

Segment review

The global millet seeds market is segmented into type, nature, sales channel, and region. Depending on type, the global market is segregated into pearl millet, finger millet, proso millet, foxtail millet, and others. On the basis of nature, it is bifurcated into conventional and organic. By sales channel, it is fragmented into across hypermarket/supermarket, specialty store, and others. Region wise, it is studied across Asia-Pacific, Africa, Europe, and rest of the world.

Millet Seeds Market
By Type
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Proso millet segment would exhibit the highest CAGR of 7.7% during 2021-2030.

By type, pearl millet is the most commonly used and consumed across the globe, followed by other various types of minor millets. The use of prose millet is slowly increasing, and it is expected to positively impact the growth of the overall market during the forecast period.

Millet Seeds Market
By Nature
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Organic segment would exhibit the highest CAGR of 7.9% during 2021-2030.

Depending on the nature, the organic segment is expected to witness the highest CAGR during the forecast period, owing to the fact that organic millets are completely natural, and pesticide-free.

Millet Seeds Market
By Sales Channel
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Others segment would exhibit the highest CAGR of 7.8% during 2021-2030.

By sales channel, specialty stores are the most common and the most easily accessible types of stores for purchase of millet seeds, hence, the segment captures the highest market share.

Millet Seeds Market
By Region
Rest of World

Rest of World region would exhibit the highest CAGR of 8.4% during 2021-2030.

By region Asia Pacific dominates the global market. Millet seeds are a staple diet in many of these countries in the region, consumed in the form of flat breads, sweets, deserts, alcoholic, and nonalcoholic beverages. It has been cultivated in the region since ancient times, and the export of millet seeds form this region is significantly large.

The report focuses on the millet seeds market growth prospects, restraints, and opportunities of the global millet seeds market. The study provides Porter’s five forces analysis to understand the impact of various factors such as competitive intensity of competitors, bargaining power of suppliers, threat of substitutes, threat of new entrants, and bargaining power of buyers of the millet seeds market.

Some of the major players profiled for in the millet seeds market analysis include Allied Seed, Crystal Crop Protection Ltd., Delphi Organic GmbH, Eastern Colorado Seeds, Hancock Seed & Company, Mamta Hygiene Products Pvt Ltd, Mirfak Pty Ltd, Nuts in Bulk, RR Agro Foods, and Soya UK Ltd. Other prominent players analyzed in the report are Alta Seeds, Bayer, Corteva Agriscience, and Johnston Seed Company.

COVID-19 impact analysis

  • Millet seeds industry was slightly positively impacted during the pandemic, owing to increase in demand of healthy foods.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the export of millet to the western countries, but increased local demand in Asia-Pacific and Africa, which led to increased sales.
  • Increase in demand for natural and organic foods is expected to create high demand for organic millets market.

Key Benefits For Stakeholders

  • The report provides an extensive analysis of the current and emerging market trends and opportunities.
  • The report provides detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the current trends and future estimations that help evaluate the prevailing opportunities in the market.
  • The millet seeds market forecast is offered along with information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities.
  • The market analysis is conducted by following key product positioning and monitoring the top competitors within the market framework.
  • The report provides extensive qualitative insights on the potential and niche segments or regions exhibiting favorable growth.

Millet Seeds Market Report Highlights

Aspects Details
By Type
  • Pearl Millet
  • Finger Millet
  • Proso Millet
  • Foxtail Millet
  • Others
By Nature
  • Conventional
  • Organic
By Sales Channel
  • Hypermarket/Supermarket
  • Specialty Stores
  • Online Channels
By Region
  • .Asia-Pacific  (India, China, Nepal, Myanmar, Australia, Rest of Asia Pacific)
  • Africa  (Niger, Nigeria, Mali, Sudan, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Chad, Rest of Africa)
  • Europe  (Russia, Ukraine, Rest of Europe)
  • Rest of World  (North America, Latin America, Middle East)

Analyst Review

The last few years have seen a major increase in popularity and demand of healthy and natural foods. Many consumers across the world are demanding such types of foods that they can consume on a daily basis. Millets are one such type of foods that is healthy, nutritious, and can be incorporated into many different kinds of dishes for consumption. This has increased the popularity of millets in the past few years and has thus helped to bring millets seeds in the forefront of the healthy foods category.

Millets are high in protein, fiber, minerals, and vitamins while being low on carbohydrates and fats. They are native to Asia-Pacific and Africa, and is grown on a large scale in the western parts of both regions. In rural areas, it is the main source of nutrition and is the part of the staple diet of the local populace. As millets are becoming more mainstream, efforts are put into genetic research and development of millets to create varieties with greater nutritional value and a better yield. These crops are also used a rotational crop in farming, as they help in improving soil quality and require less water to grow.

Use of millets in the production of snacks and packaged foods is helping to increase the exposure of millets to the general populace. Its use in energy bars and high protein foods is helping millet seeds achieve the status of power foods. Organic varieties of millets are also increasing in demand, as consumers are clamoring for organic foods and foods products. This is leading to the proliferation of the organic millet market.

Author Name(s) : Himanshu Vig | Roshan Deshmukh
Frequently Asked Questions?

The millet seeds market is expected to reach $18.3 billion by 2030.

The millet seeds market is poised to grow with a CAGR of 6.1% from 2021 to 2030.

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The forecast period for the market report is 2021-2030

The segments of the millet seeds market are determined by the type, nature, and sales channel.

The upcoming trends in the millet seeds markets are, millet use in the production of snacks and deserts, and the incorporation of millet seeds in vegan and gluten free diets.

Some of the major players operating in the millet seeds market are Allied Seed, Crystal Crop Protection Ltd., Delphi Organic GmbH, Eastern Colorado Seeds, Hancock Seed & Company, and Mamta Hygiene Products Pvt Ltd.

By region, the Asia-Pacific region will dominate the market by the end of 2030

The covid -19 pandemic scenario will positively impact the millet seeds market in coming years

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Millet Seeds Market

Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2030