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Global Feed Phytogenics Market Size, Share and Industry Analysis Report by Product (Essential Oils, Herbs & Spices, Oleoresins) and Livestock (Poultry, Swine, Ruminant, Aquatic, Equine), Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2022 – 2028

  • Report ID: GMI120
  • Published Date: Mar 2022
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry Overview

Feed Phytogenics Market size exceeded USD 695 million in 2021 and is estimated to grow at over 3.5% CAGR between 2022 and 2028 owing to increasing livestock raising and the consumption of animal meat products and increased home consumption of prepacked fish products.

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Feed phytogenics are plant derived feed additives which are used for animal nutrition. They contain natural, plant-based bioactive molecules which work as protective mechanism for livestock health. They are derived from herbs, spices, other plants, and their extracts. The benefits of Phyto additives in nutrition includes increased feed intake, increased growth performance, stimulation of digestion, reduced incidence of disease, improved reproductive parameter, and feed efficiency.

Increasing sales of prepacked seafood products owing to its health benefits coupled with cook at home preference among consumers is driving the feed phytogenics market share. Consumer concern for the contamination of the unpacked seafood products is driving rapid prepacked seafood product sales from retail channels. Manufacturers are focused on offering new range of seafood retail products targeted towards home bound customers.

Growing fisheries and aquaculture sector along with sustainable development is driving the aquatic feed sector. The COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions reduced the demand for high value fresh fish however the consumer demand for prepacked food increased rapidly. High consumer interest towards healthier foods along with sustainability is driving seafood consumption this factor should favour feed phytogenics market growth.

Fish and seafoods are packed with health and nutritional benefits such as they are low-calorie option for protein. White fleshed fish are also low in fats compared to other sources of animal protein thus considered healthy. Furthermore, seafoods also helps to improve the physical and mental health of consumers this factor is also proving positive to increase the demand for aquatic meat products.  

Essential oils are safe alternatives to antibiotic growth promoters which should boost the market growth

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Global feed phytogenics market value from essential oils product is expected to reach over USD 450 million by 2028, owing to its rising importance as an alternative to antibiotics in animal diet. The essential oils have in-vitro efficacy as antioxidant, antimicrobial, immunodulating and anti-inflammatory agent. The use of essential oils in animal feed improves the durability of animal feed raw materials and provides positive health effects on domestic animal’s health & performance such as improves animal intestinal health and promotes nutrient absorption.

The blend of eugenol, clove, vanillin, and thymol essential oil are used in the feeds of cows owing to its ability to improve animal performance, and feed intake without the use of antibiotics. The product also improves immune and digestive performance in animals. Consumer interest in alternative additives has increased owing to decreasing use of antibiotics for animal feed production this factor is expected to foster the feed phytogenics market revenue.

The additives have high demand from animal feed manufacturers for improving the quality of feed, enhancing animal health and performance, raising the digestibility of the feed materials. These factors should boost essential oil demand for livestock application thus stimulating business growth during the projected time frame.

Increasing demand from poultry producers for natural source of microbial suppression is likely to boost the business growth

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The poultry livestock segment was valued at over USD 245 million in 2021 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 3.5% through 2028. The poultry birds can be easily infected with common pathogens therefore challenge of raising healthy and disease-free birds is anticipated to drive product demand. Growing concern about sustaining the efficacy and overuse of antibiotics is anticipated to positively impact the feed phytogenics market sales.

Phytogenics represent a natural and cost-effective source of elimination of antibiotics from the poultry barns which should escalate product demand. The tannins are phytogenics used in poultry diet due to its bioactivity against poultry pathogens and benefits on intestinal health without impacting nutritional requirements. The livestock producers use different phytogenics based on potential pathogen pressure and environmental conditions. Growing individual poultry business due to government schemes and subsidies is driving the demand for poultry feed which is likely to drive the growth of feed phytogenics market.

Phtogenics are inherently lower in risk and are plant-based composition that contains different molecules owing to which it is safe and can be used for poultry feed. Poultry producers are prefering feeds that improves metabolism, immunity, health, and growth performance. These factors are anticipated to boost feed phytogenics demand for poultry feed application and foster business growth. Shift in consumer preference towards meat and meat products due to increasing protein intake in health-conscious consumers may boost product demand.


High demand for animal feed along with rising meat consumption is supporting feed phytogenics market growth in North America

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North America feed phytogenics market should exceed USD 135 million by 2028 owing to increasing demand for chicken meat in the market. The consumers in the region are rapidly shifting from beef meat to chicken meat which should fuel product demand for poultry feed application.

In U.S. the meat consumption is relatively stable and not decreasing due to rising trend of plant-based products which is anticipated to boost the product demand. The meat consumption in U.S. is also influenced by general economic conditions and economics of feeding livestock. The feed phytogenics are cost effective alternative for animal feed application owing to which it should witness demand in the region.

Rising exports of meat, feed demand for domestic consumption and increase in livestock feeding efficiency should proliferate product demand. Decreasing pork and beef consumption along with rising consumption of chicken in Canada is further expected to fuel product demand for poultry livestock application.

Manufacturer focus on developing new meat products to meet consumer demand along with innovations across the protein landscape should foster market growth. Increased demand for processed meat products such as ready-to-eat, and ready-to-cook meat products is likely to favor the business growth. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated demand for plant-based products and is reducing the demand for meat products.

Continuous research & development activities and Innovative product launches to be key business strategies adopted by key players

Global feed phytogenics industry is fragmented, and key players include Biomin GmBH, Dow DuPont, Igusol, Natural Remedies Pvt Ltd, Nor-Feed, Nutricare Lifesciences Limited, Phytosynthese and Natural Herbs & Formulations are key players operating in the market. They are also showing keen interest in the market with adoption of strategies such as merger & acquisitions, product launch for many of the end use animal feed business.

In October 2021, EW nutrition launched Ventar D which is a gut health optimizer and innovative blend of phytomolecules. The product launch is an integrated effort of EW nutrition company’s research, development, production, and sales. The company’s novel solution offering is to make animal production more sustainable while increasing profitability.

The feed phytogenics market report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of volume (Kilo Tons) and revenue in USD (Million) from 2022 to 2028 for the following segments:

By Product

  • Essential oils
  • Herbs & spices
  • Oleoresins
  • Others

By Livestock

  • Poultry
  • Swine
  • Ruminant
  • Aquatic
  • Equine
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Belgium
    • Poland
    • Netherlands
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Indonesia
    • Philippines
    • South Korea
    • Taiwan
    • Vietnam
    • Malaysia
    • Australia
    • Thailand
  • Central & South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Peru
    • Chile
    • Columbia
  • Middle East & Africa
    • Nigeria
    • Turkey
    • South Africa
Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Sarita Bayas

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The global feed phytogenics industry size had crossed USD 695 million in 2021 and is poised to depict growth at a rate of over 3.5% CAGR between 2022 and 2028 driven higher consumption of animal meat products.
The feed phytogenics market revenue from the essential oil product segment is likely to surpass USD 450 million by 2028, on account of the rising importance of animal diet as an alternative to antibiotics.
The feed phytogenics industry size from poultry livestock accounted for close to USD 245 million in 2021 and will witness a CAGR of 3.5% through 2028 owing to the escalating concerns pertaining to sustaining the efficacy and overuse of antibiotics.
The feed phytogenics industry in North America is slated to cross USD 135 million by 2028 impelled by the surging demand for chicken meat in the region.

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  • Base Year: 2021
  • Companies covered: 14
  • Tables & Figures: 244
  • Countries covered: 31
  • Pages: 220
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