Published Date : 05 Jul 19 | Views: 316 | Industry : Food & Beverages
Some of the main types of prebiotic ingredients are soy oligosaccharides, nucleotide-activated saccharides, monosaccharides, disaccharides, and inulin. According to researchers, oligosaccharides are projected to show faster growth in the global prebiotic ingredients market. Prebiotic ingredients are demanded in key end-use industries such as pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements, animal feed, food and beverage, and agriculture. Among these, the food and beverage segment is forecast to exhibit quicker market growth due to high use of prebiotic ingredients as a sugar substitute. Among sources of prebiotic ingredients, roots are prognosticated to collect a larger market share.
The South America prebiotic ingredients market is expected to rise at a quicker growth rate in the next few years. Europe, on the other hand, is prophesied to account for a leading share of the global prebiotic ingredients market. High demand for fortified and high-fiber functional foods is anticipated to bode well for the Europe market. Prebiotic-based fortified foods could be largely consumed by Europeans with health problems such as obesity and diabetes. Germany is foretold to become a prominent European market for foodservice and witness considerable demand for food additives in future.
Some of the key players operating in the global prebiotic ingredients market are Nutriagaves De Mexico SA De CV, Cosucra Groupe Warcoing SA, Kerry Group, Royal FrieslandCampina N.V., DowDuPont Inc., Cargill Inc., Ingredion Inc., Tereos Group, and BENEO-Orafti SA. In order to gain a high market share, players are anticipated to adopt strategies to expand their product portfolio, introduce new products, and aggressively expand in the global market. According to market experts, Tereos Group and BENEO-Orafti SA could be among the most active players of the global market.
Need for preventive treatments for cardiovascular disease, hormonal imbalance, stress, indigestion, and related health problems is foretold to increase the demand for prebiotic ingredients. Growing healthcare awareness and high requirement of important nutrients considering the rise of chronic diseases are expected to further push the demand in the global prebiotic ingredients market. Gradually increasing use of prebiotic ingredients in the food and beverage industry and changes in eating habits and lifestyles of people could be other powerful factors auguring well for the global market growth.