Probiotics Market Size By Ingredients (Lactobacilli, Bifidobacterium, Streptococcus, Bacillus), By End-Use (Human, Animal), By Application (Food and Beverages {Dairy Products, Non-Dairy Products, Cereals, Baked Food, Fermented Meat Products, Dry Food}, Dietary Supplements {Food, Nutritional, Specialty Nutrients, Infant Formula}, Animal Feed), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2015 – 2026

Published Date: Nov 2019  |  Report ID: GMI418  |  Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Kritika Mamtani

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 310   |   Base Year: 2018




Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Incorporation of effective probiotic strains in food & beverage products to stimulate market growth

Probiotics market size exceeded USD 2 billion, globally in 2018 and is estimated to grow at over 7.3% CAGR between 2019 and 2026.
 

Probiotics market

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Probiotics are live microbial bacteria which are used in supplementing human and animal diets as they strengthen immune system and help in quick & efficient digestion. Probiotics also help in increasing resistance against pathogens, microbes, and bacteria by aiding the production of digestive enzymes and triggering the production of healthy gut bacteria. They are compatible with various food applications such as bakery and dairy products which may boost market share.
 

Probiotics strains are widely used to fortify beverages as they aid in maintaining salt balance and reduce dehydration by regulating the flow of digestive juices which should trigger market demand. Regular consumption of probiotic induced beverages keeps the stomach, intestines and colon clean thereby aiding in proper digestion of essential nutrients and reducing symptoms of acid reflux which may augment market share.
 

The use of probiotic strains in fermented meat products such as salami and ham increases the elasticity of dough which makes it easier for stomach acids to breakdown complex protein and eases digestion. Probiotics help in increasing the shelf life of meat products by providing natural defense against airborne mold and bacteria thereby reducing the risk of cross contamination which should augment market growth.
 

EU has authorized the marketing of probiotic strains such as Clostridium butyricum (CBM 588) in and Bacteroides xylanisolvens (DSM 23964) which is encouraging market demand. These strains are used in fermentation of heat-treated milk products. Propionibacterium freudenreichii W200 was the first probiotic strain to be included in Qualified Presumption of Safety (QPS) list of EFSA in March 2017.
 

Probiotics Market Report Coverage
Report Coverage Details
Forecast Period 2019 to 2026 CAGR: 7.3% Value Projection: 3.5 Billion (USD)
Pages: 310 Tables, Charts & Figures: 414
Geographies covered (21): Arla Foods, BioGaia AB, Chr. Hansen Holding A/S, Danone, DuPont Danisco, General Mills, I-Health, Lallemand, Lifeway Foods, Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Private Limited, Nebraska Cultures, Nestle, Probi AB, Yakult Honsha Co., Kerry Group, Moringa Milk Industry, Kemin Industries
Segments covered: Ingredients, End Use & Application
Companies covered (17): U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, Netherlands, Belgium, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, UAE, South Africa
Growth Drivers:
  • Europe
  • Increasing bakery products demand
  • Increasing dairy products consumption
  • Asia Pacific: Functional food market growth which will drive probiotics demand
  • LATAM: Growing dairy consumption trends
Pitfalls & Challenges:
  • Functional issue
  • Bacterial limitations

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Increasing use of Lactobacilli strain in milk & dairy products to increase industry share

The probiotics market outlook is segmented on ingredients into streptococcus, bifidobacterium, and lactobacilli. Lactobacillus strain is used as additive in milk and yogurt formulations to increase digestibility and reduce symptoms of blotting and acid reflux which is likely to boost market demand. Lactobacillus probiotic also helps in improving the texture and flavor of yogurt as it provides a sweet after taste which may boost market share.
 

Lactobacillus probiotic strain is also used in fortifying infant milk formulations as it mimics the natural bacteria found in infant gut which may boost market growth. It is also compatible with powder milk formulas and helps in preventing symptoms of stomach pain and vomiting. Lactobacillus inhibits excess production of stomach acids thereby supporting healthy sleep cycles in infants which may trigger market share.
 

Adoption of vitamin enriched probiotics to improve the quality of animal end products

Probiotics Ingredients Market Forecasts, By Application, 2019 & 2026, (USD Million)
Probiotics Ingredients Market Forecasts, By Application, 2019 & 2026, (USD Million)

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Streptococcus probiotic strain is widely used in fortifying animal feeds as it reduces the risk of chronic bacterial diseases such as pox and tuberculosis which may boost industry trends. It also improves blood circulation, healthy growth of muscles, and improves resistance against microbes found in grass and hay which may trigger market demand.
 

Vitamin enriched probiotic strains are widely used to supplement natural feed products to increase the quality and quantity of milk and increase resistance against viral infections which is likely to trigger market demand. Its helps in boosting digestion rate by improving the quality of gut bacteria, inhibiting the growth of tapeworms, and triggering the production of acid controlling enzymes which is likely to boost market trends.
 

Rising prevalence of digestive diseases and chronic skin problems to be a leading cause of probiotics supplement consumption 

Probiotics Market Outlook, By Dietary Supplements, 20158 - 2026, (USD Million)
Probiotics Market Outlook, By Dietary Supplements, 20158 - 2026, (USD Million)

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Probiotic ingredients market is bifurcated on basic of application including food & beverage and dietary supplements. They are widely utilized in preparing supplements to treat digestive disorders such as constipation and acid reflux which encouraging industry demand. Probiotics help in quick digestion without aggravating the production of gastric acids and bile thereby increasing digestive efficacy which may foster product demand.
 

Probiotics are used in manufacturing supplements to treat chronic and inflammatory skin disease such as eczema, acne, and atopic dermatitis which is likely to boost industry growth. Regular consumption of probiotic products helps in controlling acne breakouts as it inhibits excess production of oil and promotes healthy tissue growth which may accelerate market share.
 

Increasing demand for baked food and fermented meat products in Germany to supplement market growth

Germany Probiotics Market Outlook, By Baked Food, 2018 & 2026 , (USD Million)
Germany Probiotics Market Outlook, By Baked Food, 2018 & 2026 , (USD Million)

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The global probiotics ingredients market report covers regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa. Germany probiotic demand should register 6.5% gains by 2026. These products are widely utilized in preparing meat and baked food preparations as they help in breaking down of complex protein and helps in reducing symptoms of constipation such as bloating and high acid production which may augment industry growth.
 

Increasing geriatric population, rising inclination to fortify food products with natural additives is making manufacturers introduce new hybrid probiotics that have low side effects. These strains not only help in easy digestion but also enhance nutrition profile with vital amino acids, vitamins, and healthy micro bacteria which is likely to accelerate industry demand.
 

New product development, acquisition & collaboration among Industry players remains key growth strategy

Global probiotics market is consolidated and majors players include DuPont Danisco, Chr. Hansen, Valio, Morinaga Milk Industry, Yakult Honsha, BioGaia, Kemin Industries, PROBI, Kerry Group, Protexin, Lallemand, Cerbios - Pharma SA, Bifodan A/S, and Winclove. Market players are developing various  strains which have increased application usage in food & beverage, dairy and dietary supplements industries.
 

In April 2017, BioGaia signed an agreement with Prodentis to manufacture oral food probiotics supplements containing a natural lactic acid bacteria Lactobacillus reuteri Prodentis. The strain has shown positive effects on reducing the symptoms of gingivitis and periodontal disease in over 30 clinical studies. The agreement will help the company is strengthening R&D facilities, diversify product portfolio, and strengthen company’s presence in Canada, Vietnam, and Philippines.
 

In March 2018, Danone entered into a strategic partnership with Yakult and completed the sale of 14% of Danone’s stake in Yakult for USD 1.48 billion. This joint venture will promote activities and research towards manufacturing strains with low side effects and high performance efficacy which likely to augment probiotics industry growth.
 

In June 2018, General Mills invested USD 12 million in NextFoods, the maker of Goodbelly products. This partnership may bring further innovation within probiotics for brands such as Yoplait or non-traditional probiotics industry. The company may diversify into probiotics based snacks and high performance energy bars to attract more customers.
 

The probiotics market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry, with estimates & forecast in terms of volume in Kilo Tons revenue in USD from 2015 to 2026, for the following segments:

By Product

  • Lactobacilli
  • Bifidobacterium
  • Streptococcus
  • Bacillus

By End-Use

  • Human
  • Animal

By Application

  • Food and Beverages
    • Dairy Products
    • Non-Dairy Products
    • Cereals
    • Baked Goods
    • Fermented Meat Products
    • Dry Food
  • Dietary Supplements
    • Food
    • Nutritional
    • Speciality Nutrients
    • Infant Formula
  • Animal Feed

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

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Netherlands
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Indonesia
    • Malaysia
  • Latin America (LATAM)
    • Brazil
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • South Africa
       

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Probiotics are used in supplementing human and animal diets as they strengthen immune system and help in quick & efficient digestion. Probiotics also help in increasing resistance against pathogens, microbes, and bacteria by aiding the production of digestive enzymes and triggering the production of healthy gut bacteria.
The German probiotics industry will witness over 6.5% CAGR from 2019 to 2026.
On the basis ingredients, the major segments of probiotics are lactobacilli, Bifidobacterium, streptococcus and bacillus.
DuPont Danisco, Chr. Hansen, Valio, Morinaga Milk Industry, Yakult Honsha, BioGaia, Kemin Industries, PROBI, Kerry Group, Protexin, Lallemand, Cerbios - Pharma SA, Bifodan A/S, and Winclove are the key companies operating in the global market.

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