Probiotics are living microorganisms that, when consumed, have the potential to confer beneficial health effect. - Definition by the US FDA
The global probiotic ingredients market is estimated to register a CAGR of XX% over the forecast period (2017-2022), to reach a market value of USD XX billion by 2022. Probiotics form an important part of the functional foods, which helps consumers live a healthy lifestyle.
The term “probiotics” is used for ingested microorganisms, which are related to the benefits for, both, humans and animals. The major growth in the market is due to the potential expansion of the scientifically proven benefits, associated with commercial probiotics, such as strengthening the immune system, reduction of gastrointestinal discomfort, etc.
The main factor driving the global probiotic ingredients market is the health benefits of functional foods containing probiotic ingredients. At present, the rising popularity of these foods and beverages among consumers of all age groups, is boosting the market. With increasing stress, age, and poor diet, there is a negative impact on the consumer health, which includes indigestion, obesity, infections, etc. Probiotic ingredients play a major role, from weight management to disease treatment. Many companies have developed patented strain, species and genus of microorganisms, claiming to have health benefits. The high investments made in innovations and process technology are driving the market, with manufacturers highly focused on providing huge benefits of food, beverages and other applications that are dependent on scientific substantiation. New products are introduced in the form of chocolate, gums, and biscuits, to temper the interest of the consumer.
Consumers are switching to these products to take preventive measures regarding their health and also owing to the rising healthcare costs. Since bacteria & microorganisms sum up the probiotic ingredients, the regulatory guidelines are stringent. Adherence to international quality is mandatory for the probiotic products. However, the system of regulation outlined by the US FDA, for the sources of probiotic products, is anything but'one size fits all.' These stringent acts demotivate manufacturers to enter the market.
The market is segmented, by ingredient, into yeast & bacteria; bacteria is subcategorized into Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria. These sub-categorized ingredients are further analyzed on acute specifications, which include ingredients, such as Lactobacillus Acidophilus, Lactobacillus Rhamnosus, Lactobacillus Casei, Lactobacillus Reuteri, Lactobacillus Bulgaricus And Lactobacillus Gg. Bifidobacterium Bifidum, Bifidobacterium Longum, and Bifidobacterium Breve, under Bifidobacteria. Bacteria is the highest growing segment in the ingredient type.
By application, this market includes food & beverage, dietary supplements, and animal feed. Food & beverage segment is leading the market, owing to functional food ingredients, associated with health benefits. The dietary supplements are expected to grow rapidly during the forecast period. Further classification includes function type and end use. The end use is based on human and animal probiotics. Human probiotic is the largest market, and animal probiotic is the fastest-growing segment, with a CAGR of 8.2% during the forecast period. Function type includes regular, prevention of disease and therapy.
Asia-Pacific constitutes the largest market for probiotic ingredients, followed by Europe. The major reason contributing to Asia-Pacific's growth is the increasing population and the growing economies and the region is projected to register the highest CAGR of XX%, during the forecast period. Fast growth is observed in the food & beverage industry in developing countries, such as China, India, and Japan. The second highest market is that of dietary supplements, with a CAGR of XX%.
Some of the major players capturing the probiotics market include:
Chr. Hansen A/S
Yakult Honsha Co. Ltd
E.I.DuPont De Nemours & Company
Recent Industry Insights
“Sheep milk is processed at Hamilton's Innovation Park into high-value yogurt, probiotics, ice cream and protein products, aimed at the fitness market.'
The demand for probiotic ingredients is increasing due to the growing demand for healthy food, encouraging manufacturers to focus on marketing the health benefits of probiotics. Scientific developments in commercial probiotic ingredients, with proven benefits, are also creating opportunities in the market.
Our report on global probiotic ingredient market covers the following:
MRO market trends & dynamics
Latest News & starch derivatives market developments
Porter’s five force analysis
Key Deliverables in the Study:
A five-year forecast of the global probiotics ingredients market and noted trends.
Offers insight into the key demographics of probiotics market in functional foods and beverages trends like infant foods that are most likely to be a key focus for innovation from 2017-2022.
Identifies interesting new and emerging innovation on offer in terms of bifidobacterium, lactobacilli and yeast, positioning, and marketing across key food and beverage categories.
Understanding the probiotics market and the demand from industries like dairy, bakery and others.
Insights on the major countries/regions where the probiotics market is developing and to also identify the regions that are still untapped.
Market share of brands and private labels and private label growth analysis during 2017-2022
1.1 Research Methodology
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Report Description
2. Market Overview
2.1 Market Trends
3. Market Dynamics
3.1.1 Consumers Seeking Natural Healthy Options without Side-Effects
3.1.2 High Investments in the Innovation of Probiotic Products
3.1.3 Rising Impact of Probiotics, from Weight Management to Disease Treatment
3.2.1 Stringent Standards & Regulations
3.2.2 Lack of Awareness about Probiotic Ingredients
3.3.1 Growing Demand in Developing Regions
3.3.2 Larger Application in Food than Pharmaceutical Forms
4. Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.3 Threat of New Entrants
4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
4.5 Degree of Competition
5. Market Segmentation
5.1 By Ingredient
18.104.22.168.1 Lactobacillus Acidophilus
22.214.171.124.2 Lactobacilus Rhamnosus
126.96.36.199.3 Lactobacilus Casei
188.8.131.52.4 Lactobacilus Reuteri
184.108.40.206.5 Lactobacilus Bulgaricus
220.127.116.11.6 Lactobacilus GG
18.104.22.168.1 Bifidobacterium Bifidum
22.214.171.124.2 Bifidobacterium Longum
126.96.36.199.3 Bifidobacterium breve
5.2 By Application
5.2.1 Food & Beverage
188.8.131.52 Bakery & Confectionery
184.108.40.206 Dry Food
220.127.116.11 Non-Dairy Beverages
5.2.2 Dietary Supplements
18.104.22.168 Infant Formula
5.2.3 Animal Feed
5.3 By Function
5.3.2 Prevention of Disease
5.4 By End Use
5.4.1 Human Probiotics
5.4.2 Animal Probiotics
5.5 By Geogrpahy
5.5.1 North America
22.214.171.124 United States
126.96.36.199 United Kingdom
5.5.4 South America
188.8.131.52 South Africa
6. Competitive Landscape
6.1 Strategies Adopted by Players
6.2 Most Active Companies in the Past Five Years
6.3 Market Share Analysis
7. Company Profiles
7.1 CHR Hansen Holdings A/S
7.2 Arla Foods Inc.
7.3 Groupe Danone
7.4 Nestlé S.A.
7.5 Yakult Honsha Co. Ltd.
7.6 E. I. DuPont de Nemours & Company
7.7 BioGaia AB
7.8 Lifeway Foods, Inc.
7.9 Probi AB
7.10 Probiotics International Ltd.
7.11 Garden of Life
7.12 General Mills
7.13 I-Health Inc.
7.14 Jameison Laboratories
7.15 Jarrow Formulas
7.17 Wild wood
7.18 DSM Food Specialities
7.19 Well's Dairy. Inc.
7.19.1 Amerifit Brands
7.20 Culturelle Probiotics
7.21 Lallemand Health Solutions