Increasing consumer awareness towards weight loss and calorie reduction in China, India, Japan and Australia should drive product demand over the forecast timeframe: BCC Research
The global prebiotics market is expected to increase to $5.9 billion by 2022, according to the report Prebiotics: Ingredients, Applications and Global Markets. The market was valued at $3.2 billion in 2016.
Europe accounted for 49.9 percent of the global market in 2016, with demand valued at $660 million. Rise in consumer awareness regarding healthy diet consumption leads to increase in food & feed ingredients demand which have a positive influence for growth in dietary supplement market size.
In addition, excessive consumption of alcohol, junk food and smoking habit has led to rising incidences of obesity, diabetes and cardiac arrest, thereby leading to increasing nutraceutical (functional food) demand.
Led by development in the Asia-Pacific, Latin American and Middle East regions, the prebiotics market is likely to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 11.1 percent forecast between 2017 and 2022, according to an industry report by BCC Research. In North America and Europe, market saturation and product maturity mean growth will be slower but still brisk, with annual expansion through 2022 at 9.4 percent and 10.8 percent respectively.
Prebiotics are indigestible dietary supplement which facilitates growth of useful bacteria in gut helping fight chronic disease along with improving digestion, metabolism, immune system and overall health of livestock and human.
Acacia Gum, Raw The best natural sources of prebiotics include:
Chicory Root, Raw Jerusalem Artichoke, Raw Dandelion Greens, Raw Garlic, Raw Leeks, Raw or Cooked Onions, Raw Jicama etc.