Beta Glucan Market size to exceed $815mn by 2026

Beta Glucan Market size is set to surpass USD 815 million by 2026, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

Beta glucan industry shall register significant gains from 2020 to 2026 owing to rising demand from food & beverage and pharmaceutical industry. Increasing development in pharmaceutical industry coupled with rapid investment by industry players is likely to propel market growth. Demand is likely to grow owing to rising consumer awareness towards health and fitness trends coupled with increase in purchase power.


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Shift in consumer preference towards breakfast cereals fortified with barley beta glucan to boost market outlook

Increasing dependence on quick breakfast cereals owing to growing health awareness, rising young population, and busy schedules is likely to stimulate market growth. Rise in cardiovascular diseases, and diabetes should stimulate the adoption of barley-based products owing to its antioxidant properties. Rise in the variety of barley induced breakfast cereals along with growing cereals use in poultry & livestock feed to meet increased meat demand should further accelerate beta glucan market growth.

Increase in aging population and longer life spans owing to advancement in medical technology is likely to boost growth of barley beta glucan industry. Insoluble oats extracts have high concentration of essential nutrients such as fiber and protein which makes them easily digestible. Also, increasing use in manufacturing high performance energy and metabolism boosting pharmaceutical preparations is likely to boost beta glucan market trends.

Rising inclination towards seaweed beta glucan snacks to augment market statistics

Change in consumer conscience towards healthy eating habits should boost the growth of seaweed-based beta glucan industry. It is extensively used preparing in various snacks such as chips, sauces, dried & roasted items. Seaweed based products offer various pathogen inhibiting properties which increases their suitability for medicines to cure asthma, headaches, cough & cold, and stomach ailments which should boost product demand.

Manufacturers are rapidly adopting seaweed extracts in preparing anti-oxidant rich products with various nutritious benefits to target health conscious consumers. Increasing investment in extracting high purity soluble powder from exotic seaweed species along with stringent marketing techniques is likely to augment the global industry trends.

 “As per industry forecasts, seaweed beta glucan is forecasted to witness a substantial growth of over 13% at the end of 2026 owing to rapid shift towards naturally fortified food products”.

Browse key industry insights spread across 450 pages with 874 market data tables and 18 figures & charts from the report, “Beta Glucan Market Outlook, By Extract (Cereals {By Extract [Oats, Barley], By Form [Soluble, Insoluble], By Application [Food & Beverages, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic, Animal Feed (Poultry, Swine, Aquaculture)]}, Yeast {By Form [Soluble, Insoluble], By Application [Food & Beverages, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic, Animal Feed (Poultry, Swine, Aquaculture)]}, Mushroom {By Form [Soluble, Insoluble], By Application [Food & Beverages, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic, Animal Feed (Poultry, Swine, Aquaculture)]}, Seaweed {By Form [Soluble, Insoluble], By Application [Food & Beverages, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic, Animal Feed (Poultry, Swine, Aquaculture)]}), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany, UK, Italy, France, Spain, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia, Malaysia, Brazil, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, UAE, South Africa), Application Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020 – 2026” in detail along with the table of contents:

Rising trends towards using adopting cereal beta glucans in cosmetic industry to drive market growth

Rapid penetration of natural cosmetic preparations owing to increasing demand for natural ingredients in cosmetic preparation is likely to boost product demand, Manufacturers are experimenting with different extracts to introduce innovative and high-performance anti-aging solutions which should boost beta glucan market trends.

The demand for oat beta glucan is growing in cosmetic products including facial cream, serum, lotions and sun creams owing to its lubricating, collagen enhancement and moisture retaining properties. Oats derived beta glucan is widely used in making cosmetic formulation as it is less expensive, provides soothing, anti-irritating and moisturizing effect to the skin. Changing consumer perceptions towards adopting high performance and natural cosmetics is expected to drive beta glucan industry outlook.

 “As per the analysis, cereal beta glucan market size from cosmetic applications is forecasted to grow at about 11% up to 2026 owing to rapid utilization in anti-aging lotions and serums"

Increasing demand for natural ingredients in pharmaceuticals encapsulations and syrups in Europe is likely to boost market demand

Rising geriatric population, increasing rates of cancer owing to unhealthy food habits, adulteration in fruits & vegetables, and busy lifestyles will boost the market for mushroom pharmaceuticals as they possess medicinal properties. Also they are widely used to treat the aftereffects of chemotherapy. Increase in aging populations will boost the market of mushroom extracts in anti-aging and metabolism boosting formulations owing to their antiinflammation, antioxidizing, and easily digestible properties.

It is compatible with various insoluble & soluble formulations which makes it easy to process into syrups and powders. It offer various health benefits such as reduction in cholesterol levels, blood sugar levels, and lowering LDL levels. Increasing prevalence of obesity, autoimmune disorders and rising demand for natural remedies is likely to encourage consumption and boost market share.

Industry players are rapidly investing in diversifying product portfolio by investing in new extraction and product development techniques. Industry players are also engaging  in strategic joint ventures to offer new inventions & creativeness to improve their product range. Some key players in beta glucan market include Tate & Lyle, Lantmännen, Cargill,  mcePharma, Garuda International, AIT Ingredients, Bio Origin Foods, STR Biotech and Kerry Group.

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