What are the effects of marigold extract? Marigold extract has the function of improving vision and preventing hardening of the arteries. Its rich lutein and zeaxanthin play a significant role in maintaining normal vision and preventing eye diseases. With the advent of an aging society, age-related macular degeneration and The high incidence of cataracts has made the international market show great demand for such products.
In 2011, due to the different levels of disasters in the country, the market value of marigold was greatly reduced, and the harvest price was also rising. Therefore, the growers began to increase the planting area, and the market appeared to be oversupply, so from marigold to extract, then To lutein, it started to fall all the way from the new season. After two years of inventory digesting, in 2014, the marigold industry began to return to normal.
Exports of marigold extract: In 2014, China's marigold extract exports increased by 39.9% year-on-year, with exports reaching US$62.7 million; export volume was 3,778 tons, up 17.2% year-on-year. Mexico is the largest export market for marigold extracts in China, accounting for half of the country. The annual export value is 38,845,900 US dollars, accounting for 61.96%. Spain and India followed closely, with exports of 12.183 million and 1,857,900 respectively.
With the development of the global aging trend, coupled with the emerging eye care market, the market for marigold extract is very broad.