Bay leaf was originated in Asia and later spread to the Mediterranean and other regions. Bay leaf is cultivated in northern regions because it cannot survive in colder climates. Turkey, France, Belgium, Italy, Russia, Colombia, Central America, North America and India are the leading exporters of bay leaves.
The bay leaf tree is a symbol of honour in many ancient mythologies and is widely use in culinary dishes in Europe and North America. The fresh bay leaves are very mild and do not develop flavour until several weeks after picking and drying. Bay leaves can drastically change the flavour of the food and is one of the oldest spices used by mankind to add flavour and aroma to food. This leaf is used in soups, stews, meat, seafood and other vegetable dishes. Bay leaf is an important ingredient in Indian garam masala.
They offer many benefits including- great help in digestion, being used as a natural remedy in a wide range of digestive disorders which reduce the severity of problems such as celiac disease or irritable bowel syndrome, and gas related problems. Bay leaves contain enzymes which are able to break down proteins and help in digestion, inducing sweat and reducing fever. Even, the bay leaf compress when applied on chest provides great relief to respiratory and chest troubles, such as coughs, flu, bronchitis, and chest infections.
Parthenolide is present in bay leaf, a phytonutrient which has anti-inflammatory properties. Massaging with bay leaf essential oil helps in relieving joint and muscle pains, including arthritis pain, also effectively treats dandruff, protects the heart and lower the risk of strokes and heart attack. Consuming bay leaves assist in regulating blood sugar levels, prevent different types of cancer and stress relief and they are majorly used in food, medicine and cosmetics.
The global market for bay leaf is spread in countries such as North America (USA, Canada and Mexico), Europe (Germany, France, UK, Russia and Italy), Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, Korea, India and Southeast Asia), South America (Brazil, Argentina, Columbia etc.) and Middle East and Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa).
According to the report, “Asia-Pacific Bay Leaf Market by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022”, the competitors in the bay leaf market are namely- Alpina Organic Bay Leaf Company, Laurus, Hoby Agriculture and Forest Product Co. Ltd, Mountain Rose Herbs, Darsil, ALDERA, Sultar Ltd, G2m and Alpina.
With the increasing job opportunities in Asia-Pacific countries, China and India are sure to develop tremendously in the bay leaf market. The advanced technology is a major reason for the growth of this market in the coming years.
The rapid growth in the bay leaf market will be due to the consumers’ awareness in the benefits of the bay leaf. The supply, sales, and demand for more reliable quality bay leaf have led to the development in the bay leaf industry in the Asia-Pacific region. The bay leaf market is all set to expand and steadily grow by the year 2022.
Key Topics Covered in the Report
Global Bay Leaf Market Research Report
Asia-Pacific Bay Leaf Industry Future Outlook
Asia-Pacific Spices Market Research Report
Asia-Pacific Bay Leaf Import Value
Asia-Pacific Bay Leaf Export Value
Asia-Pacific Bay Leaf Competitors
Asia-Pacific Flavouring Food Items Market Trends
Asia-Pacific Bay Leaf Growing Market Demand
Asia-Pacific Edible Aromatic Leaves Market Analysis
Asia-Pacific Organic Bay Leaf Market Growth Opportunities
Asia-Pacific Bay Leaf Oil Market Trends
China Bay Leaf Market Research Report
China Bay Leaf Industry Future Outlook
Korea Bay Leaf Market Research Report
Japan Bay Leaf Market Research Report
Taiwan Bay Leaf Industry Analysis
Southeast Asia Bay Leaf Industry Analysis
India Bay Leaf Industry Analysis
Australia Bay Leaf Industry Analysis
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