The report covers forecast and analysis for the probiotics market on a global and regional level. The study highlights historic data from 2015 to 2018 along with a forecast from 2019 to 2025 based on revenue (USD billion). The study includes drivers and restraints for the probiotics market along with the impact they have on the demand over the forecast period. Additionally, the report includes the study of opportunities and various trends in the probiotics market on a global level.
As per the report, the global demand for probiotics market was valued at approximately USD 48.9 billion in 2018 and is expected to generate revenue of around USD 81.8 billion by end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of around 7.6% between 2019 and 2025.
Probiotics have desirable impacts on the human body when taken in appropriate quantities, such as enhanced gut health and decreased intestinal inflammation. Probiotics play a major role in preventive health care because by enhancing the immune system they avoid the occurrence of illnesses. As a result, increased awareness of preventive healthcare is anticipated to benefit the market growth. Preventive health care involves a healthy lifestyle and nutritional choices that assist to avoid diseases. Awareness of preventive healthcare is on the surge owing to multiple variables such as increased disposable income, living standards, and population growth. Also contributing positively to the increasing awareness is the easy accessibility of data about preventive healthcare on the internet. Increasing customer preference for natural products is the significant factor boosting market growth. Market growth is driven by growing consumer concerns about preventive healthcare and the efficacy of probiotic bacteria on health. Probiotic demand has risen owing to enhanced consumption of functional foods, which, apart from offering fundamental nutrition, have possibly beneficial health impacts.
On the basis of ingredient, application, end-user, form, and geography, probiotics market is segmented. Based on ingredient, market is segmented into bacteria and yeast. The bacteria segment is sub-segmented into Lactobacilli, Bifidobacteria, Streptococcus, and others. The yeast segment is classified into Saccharomyces Boulardii and others. Most probiotics are predominantly bacterial, with lactobacillus or lactic acid bacteria being used most notably. In fermented foods such as kefir, sauerkraut, yogurt, and kimchi, these ingredients are primarily used. Dietary supplements are another important bacterial ingredient application segment. Thus during the forecast period, the bacteria segment is expected to dominate the probiotics market.
Based on application, market is segmented into functional food & beverages, dietary supplements and feeds. The functional food & beverages segment is further bifurcated into non-dairy beverages, cereals, dairy products, infant formula, and others. Due to the increasing popularity of probiotic functional foods & drinks among customers, the food & beverage segment lead the probiotics market, based on application. Rise in the awareness, consumer’s acceptance in its effectiveness, and safety are some of the factors that drive the probiotics industry. Moreover, the probiotic dietary supplements have become more common among customers who are looking for natural alternatives to treat different health conditions.
Based on end-user, the market is bifurcated into human and animal. During the forecast, the animal segment is anticipated to record the highest development. A factor driving the probiotics industry is the prohibition on synthetic AGPs (antimicrobial growth promoters) in Europe. The reason behind the ban was to limit the use of antimicrobials, antibiotics, and other drugs to endorse livestock development and increase milk, meat, and other foods.
On the basis of form, the market is segmented into liquid probiotic and dry probiotic. Due to its implementation in yogurt, which is the most common source of probiotics, demand for liquid probiotics has elevated compared to dry probiotics. Other fluid probiotics products include kefir water, probiotic juices, and yogurt-based beverages, which are good daily supplementation options.
Asia Pacific dominated the global probiotics market in 2018 due to significant increase in consumer awareness owing to market players competitive policies. The region has gained a substantial growth over the past decade when it comes to probiotics acceptance. This is attributable to the rising levels of health consciousness coupled with wider accessibility of probiotic products in this region. Another important factor propelling the probiotic consumption in Asia Pacific is the increasing popularity of vegetarian probiotic products due to a good rise in consumer vegetarianism. Furthermore, over the years, prominent players in the businesswill make new product innovations in the Asia Pacific probiotics market.
Some of the key players in the probiotics market are Danisco A/S, Arla Foods, Inc., Probi AB, Ganeden, Inc., Lifeway Foods, Inc., Chr. Hansen Holding A/S, General Mills, Inc., BioGaia AB, Nestle S.A., Danone, and Lallemand Inc.
Global Probiotics Market: Ingredient Segment Analysis
- Automated Microscope Camera
- Streptococcus Thermophilus
- Saccharomyces Boulardii
Global Probiotics Market: Application Segment Analysis
- Functional Food & Beverages
- Dairy Products
- Non-Dairy Beverages
- Infant Formula
- Dietary Supplements
Global Probiotics Market: End-user segment Analysis
Global Probiotics Market: Form segment Analysis
- Liquid Probiotics
- Dry Probiotics
Global Probiotics Market: Region wise Segment Analysis
- North America
- Asia Pacific
- Latin America
- Middle East and Africa