Cassava starch market analysis:
As a starch-rich root crop, cassava is listed as the world's three largest potato crops along with potato and sweet potato. Cassava is currently grown in more than 70 countries around the world. According to statistics, in 1999, the world's cassava planting area was 16.58 million hectares, and the total amount of fresh cassava production was 166 million tons. The world's largest producer of cassava is Nigeria, with more than 33 million tons, followed by Brazil, Thailand, Indonesia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. At present, starch is used more and more widely, whether it is industrial, pharmaceutical or food is an indispensable raw material, and starch is the most basic, most important and most economical processing product of cassava. As a basic raw material, starch is widely used in food, medicine, paper, textile, oil drilling, building materials, feed and other fields. At present, China's cassava starch production accounts for about 10% of the annual starch production, with an annual output of about 600,000 tons, and the market price of cassava starch is between 405 and 485 US dollars, because of the large quantity demand, China is a large importer of cassava starch. With the emergence of new technologies and new materials using starch as raw materials, high-tech industries with starch as raw materials are continuously formed. cassava starch products market demand has great potential and the prospects are very broad.