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Insoluble Dietary Fibers Market Size By Product (Cellulose, Hemicellulose, Chitin & Chitosan, Lignin, Fiber/Bran, Resistant Starch), By Source (Cereals & Grains, Fruits & Vegetables), By Application (Food [Bakery, Breakfast Cereals & Snacks, Confectionery, Dairy, Meat Products, Infant Food], Beverages, Pharmaceutical, Companion Animal Nutrition), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Price Trend, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020 – 2026

  • Report ID: GMI2874
  • Published Date: May 2020
  • Report Format: PDF

Increasing necessity to enhance nutritional content in food and beverages should boost the global market demand.

Insoluble dietary fibers market size exceeded USD 3 Billion, globally in 2019 and is estimated to grow at over 8% CAGR between 2020 and 2026. Increasing consumer awareness on food safety & hygiene will fuel the industry demand.

Insoluble Dietary Fibers Market

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Insoluble dietary fibers consist of carbonates that are crucial for the optimal metabolism rate in a human body. These substances aid in maintaining a healthy digestive system as they are not absorbed by the body, resulting in the efficient functioning of all the systems. Strong outlook in nutritional supplements and food & beverage applications for the prevention of gastrointestinal disorders will foster product demand.

Comprehensive functional properties including efficient stabilizing, water binding, thickening, and gelling will drive the product demand. It does not dissolve in liquids and stimulates the functioning of intestines. Insoluble dietary fibers are used in numerous end-use industries including bakery, beverages, breakfast cereals & snacks, confectionery, dairy, dietary supplements, and meat products. These factors will have a positive impact on market growth.

Global food and beverage business is poised to surpass over USD 2.7 Trillion by 2026. Changing consumer food preferences toward high fiber foods such as cereals & grains along with carbohydrates enriched edible products will augment the industry size. Also, the growing prevalence of health disorders including cholesterol, obesity, diabetes, and other cardiovascular ailments is anticipated to increase the demand for insoluble dietary fibers.

Companies invest in product innovations to evaluate, purify, and improvise their products through technological upgradations for obtaining varying solubility levels. Market profitability may get affected due to fluctuating raw material prices and some harmful ill effects due to irregular dosage levels. High product scope as calorie reducer, cholesterol reducer, immunostimulant, and bowel movement regulator will fuel insoluble dietary fibers market growth.

Positive application scope of cellulose in prevention of diverticular disease to boost overall market share

Celluose Volume

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Insoluble dietary fibers market is bifurcated on the basis of product as hemicellulose, cellulose, chitin & chitosan, lignin, resistant starch, fiber/bran, and others. Cellulose is the most abundant organic compound available as it forms the cell wall of plants such as apple & beans, whole grains, and root vegetables. It plays a very prominent role in human nutrition as it prevents diverticular disease, a condition that affects the colon wall.

Cellulose segment registered sales over 74 kilo tons in 2019. Innovations in cellulose & cellulose derivate applications including controlled release and taste masking of drugs have enhanced adoption rate in extended-release tablets and capsules. The increasing demand for biodegradable cellulose fiber owing to a rising level of global warming in the environment will stimulate market trends. According to the Harvard School of Public Health, these fibers assist in maintaining healthy gut flora, and prevent proliferation of bad bacteria.

Rising cereals & grains usage to accelerate overall market share

Cereals & grains Volume

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Insoluble dietary fibers industry is bifurcated based on source as cereals & grains, fruits & vegetables, and others. Cereals & grains segment will witness high demand owing to wide product availability and economical cost. Oats, wheat, bran, rice, and corn are among the major grain sources. According to FAO, China, India, Russia, U.S., Germany, and France are among the major wheat producers.

Cereals & grains segment sales exceeded 90 kilo tons in 2019. They are rich in insoluble fibers such as cellulose, fiber/bran, resistant starch, lignin, and hemicellulose, which offer health benefits such as the reduction of heart diseases and diabetes. Increasing demand for bakery products and breakfast cereals are the key factors driving their demand.

Increasing product adoption in numerous food products to spur insoluble dietary fibers market statistics

Food Application Market Analysis

Insoluble dietary fibers market growth is attributed to augmenting bakery industry owing to the growing demand for ready-to-eat products. Insoluble dietary fibers in food products can mitigate the risks of diseases such as colon cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, and other gastrointestinal illness. Additionally, scientific evidence confirming the strong correlation between their product intake and cardiovascular diseases will escalate industry demand.

Increasing usage as an additive to improve texture, as a bulking agent, fat replacer, as a natural antioxidant, and to add color will provide lucrative business opportunities for industry expansion. Growing health awareness, stringent food labeling regulations, and favorable initiatives by government agencies such as dietary & nutrition guidelines will have a positive impact on the market growth. 

North America insoluble dietary fibers industry growth is attributed to increasing consumer focus on healthy food eating habit

North America Insoluble Dietary Fibers Market Size

North America market set to register over 6.5% CAGR through 2026. Increasing health concerns including rising nutritional & gastrointestinal disease incidences owing to inapt food habits in the region are paving the way for product demand. Increasing nutritional supplements demand accompanied by rising healthcare spending per capita are among the key factors supporting the regional growth.

The region is characterized by large populace with diabetes and obesity seeking for weight-loss programs and dietary supplement products. Stringent government regulations on nutritional supplement facts labels along with increasing dietary fiber launches focusing on its functional properties are fueling the business expansion. For instance, FDA under U.S. Nutritional facts label has made it mandatory for the manufacturers to prove physiological benefits of products mentioned under ‘dietary fiber’ label, thus leading to enhanced product development.

R&D activities and new product launches to remain prime business strategies by market players

Global insoluble dietary fibers market is fragmented with key players including Tate & Lyle, Cargill, Solvaira Specialties, ADM, Roquette Freres, DuPont Danisco, SunOpta, J. Rettenmaier & Sohne Gmbh & Co and Ingredion Incorporated.

Companies are engaged in product launches, partnerships, and innovations to expand their product portfolio and cater to the rising product demand in industrial, commercial, and utility sectors. In October 2017, Roquette Freres announced opening a new Asia Pacific Headquarters and an Innovation Centre in Singapore focusing on Food, Nutrition, and Pharma segments. With this, the company expects to increase its sales in the Singapore market and expand its presence in the Asia Pacific region.

In April 2017, Ingredion Incorporated launched NOVELOSE insoluble dietary fiber series for fiber fortification and calorie reduction in pasta, baked goods, noodles, etc. This strategy will enhance the company’s product portfolio and help the food manufactures to easily add fiber to food items at lower costs.

The insoluble dietary fibers market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry trends, with estimates & forecast in terms of volume (Kilo Tons) and revenue (USD Million) from 2015 to 2026, for the following segments:

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By Product

  • Celluose
  • Hemicellulose
  • Chitin & chitosan
  • Lignin
  • Fiber/bran
  • Resistant starch
  • Others

By Source

  • Cereals & Grains
  • Fruits & Vegetables
  • Others

By Application

  • Food
    • Bakery
    • Breakfast cereals & snacks
    • Confectionery
    • Dairy
    • Meat products
    • Infant food
  • Beverages
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Companion animal nutrition
  • Others

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

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Poland
  • APAC
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Australia
  • LATAM     
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Mexico
  • MEA
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • South Africa
Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Tushar Malkani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Growing consumer awareness regarding product benefits coupled with increasing prevalence of gastrointestinal diseases owing to aging population & unhealthy diet are driving the global market size.

Global insoluble dietary fibers market is set to register over 6.5% CAGR through 2026, as estimated by GMI.

Major challenges that are likely to impact the global market size include harmful effects of excessive dietary fiber intake along with diverse pharmaceutical regulations.

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