Colloidal Silver is a natural substance made up of of sub-microscopic clusters of silver, held in a suspension of pure ionized water by a little electric charge placed on each particle. Colloidal silver is considered a natural antibiotic and used in several industries ranging from dietary supplement to water treatment. Colloidal silver has been utilized all through history to treat various chronic infections.
By application, the global colloidal silver market has been segmented as –
- Dietary supplement
- Animal feed
- Personal care cosmetics
- Water treatment
- Others (coating, paper manufacturing)
Colloidal silver has been used in the food and pharmaceutical industry for a long time. At present, colloidal silver is gaining popularity in the nutrition industry with new application areas such as dietary supplement, animal feed and more. Increasing dietary deficiency related health issues have created demand for colloidal silver that is tailored to meet individual needs and dietary preferences of the consumers across the globe. Colloidal silver is essential for our well-being since they play an active part in the improvement of cognitive capacities and wellbeing support. To cater to the growing demand for colloidal silver, manufacturers are launching and offering new product variants to their consumers.
The colloidal silver market is anticipated to be positively influenced by evolving consumer preferences, and increasing number of new colloidal silver product variants. With the changing lifestyle and consumer preference towards packaged food supplement products, the demand for colloidal silver will continue to rise in the coming years. Growing consumption will create an opportunity for the existing market players and new entrants as well. Catering the growing demand for colloidal silver containing several health benefits is one of the critical supply-side driver supporting the market growth. Colloidal silver products containing natural ingredients coupled lower product penetration level in developing economies is generating opportunities for both large scale and small scale manufacturers across the globe.