A new market report titled “Prebiotic Ingredients (FOS, GOS, MOS, Inulin) Market for Food & Beverage, Dietary Supplements & Animal Feed – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, and Forecast, 2012 – 2018,” by Transparency Market Research observes that the prebiotics demand was worth USD 2.3 billion in 2012 and is estimated to reach USD 4.5 billion in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 11.4% between 2012 and 2018. Europe is the global revenue leader in prebiotics and dominates the demand for these products.
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The global demand for prebiotic ingredients was dominated by inulin, accounting for over 40% of the overall market in 2011. However, mannan oligosaccharides (MOS) are expected to be the fastest-expanding of all prebiotic ingredients, growing at a volume based CAGR of 10.3% between 2012 and 2018.
With respect to application areas for prebiotic ingredients, food & beverages, dietary supplements and animal feed are the major markets where prebiotic sales have seen tremendous potential. Prebiotic demand for food & beverage applications is expected to reach USD 3.7 billion in 2018. Dietary supplements, although a more recent trend, have also picked up pace in the past few years and prebiotic ingredients find applications in food supplements, nutritional supplements, infant formulae and specialty nutrients, all of which are well established markets in the present scenario. Analysis shows that the infant formulae market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.3% between 2012 and 2018.
The most recent application for prebiotics has been in the animal feed sector as pet food has become a highly lucrative market of late thus providing a larger consumer base for prebiotic ingredients. Prebiotic demand for animal feed applications is expected to cross 70,000 tons by 2018.
This research study analyzes the prebiotics market from a global perspective, understanding market dynamics, segmenting the market on regional and application levels while providing estimates and forecasts for each. The report strives to provide a holistic picture of supply and demand characteristics of prebiotic ingredients by providing historical data from 2009 and a forecast of market numbers until 2018 along with analysis of revenues and volumes.
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