The Probiotics Market: Ingredients, Supplements, Foods

Published - Apr 2014| Analyst - Rachel Agheyisi| Code - FOD035D
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Report Highlights

The global market of probiotic ingredients, supplements, and foods reached nearly $23.1 billion in 2012. This market is expected to grow to nearly $27.1 billion in 2013 and $36.7 billion in 2018 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.2% over the five-year period from 2013 to 2018.

Report Includes

  • An overview of the global probiotics market, with coverage of the manufacture of probiotics as ingredients and their applications in dietary supplements and foods
  • Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2012, estimates for 2013, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2018
  • Discussion of the importance of scientific research, product innovation, consumer awareness and preferences, and government regulatory requirements
  • A focus on probiotic-enhanced products designed for human use, as well as the market potential for products developed for pets and veterinary animals
  • Examination of historical trends in global and regional sales of probiotics, industry structure, patents and technologies, and current government regulatory requirements that are relevant to the industry
  • Comprehensive company profiles of major players.

Report Scope

The report represents an update of the BCC Research report on the probiotics industry published in 2011 (FOD035C).  The current report covers recent developments and trends in the markets for probiotic ingredients and their applications in supplements and food products.  Recognizing the complexity of probiotics, the scope of the report covers only those probiotics that are well documented and are currently used in supplements and foods.  To the extent possible, the types of the beneficial claims associated with the selected strains are presented.  While focusing on probiotic–enhanced products designed for human use, the study also explores the market potential for products developed for pets and veterinary animals.

The report describes in detail recent historical trends in global and regional sales of probiotics, industry structure, patents and technologies, and current government regulatory requirements that are relevant to the probiotics industry.  Recent developments in the regulatory environment in the EU are covered in detail because of their potential for significantly reshaping the European segment of the industry.  For the purpose of the report, the regional markets fall into the following categories:  Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, and the rest of the world (ROW).  The report includes profiles of major companies in the global probiotics industry.

Analyst Credentials

Rachel Agheyisi works as a freelance research analyst for BCC Research.  Her professional experience includes more than 20 years in academia and business consulting.  She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from McMaster University in Canada.

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Published - Jun-2011| Analyst - Rachel Agheyisi| Code - FOD035C

Report Highlights

Global sales of probiotic ingredients, supplements, and foods amounted to $21.6 billion in 2010 and are expected to reach $31.1 billion by 2015 with a CAGR of 7.6% for the next 5-year period.

Published - Jun-2008| Analyst - Rachel Agheyisi| Code - FOD035B

Report Highlights

  • The global market for probiotics increased from $14.9 billion in 2007 to an estimated $15.9 billion by the end of 2008. It should reach $19.6 billion by 2013, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.3%.
  • Probiotic foods have the largest share of the market and are expected to be worth $13.8 billion in 2008 and $17.0 billion in 2013, a CAGR of 4.2%.
  • Japan accounted for the largest share of total sales in 2007 with 39.5%, driven primarily by the country’s large and well-developed probiotic foods segment.
Published - Jul-2005| Analyst - Rachel Agheyisi| Code - FOD035A

Report Highlights

  • U.S. sales of probiotics are estimated at $764 million in 2005 and are expected to rise at an average annual growth rate (AAGR) of 7.1% to $1.1 billion in 2010.
  • U.S. sales of probiotics are estimated at $764 million in 2005 and are expected to rise at an average annual growth rate (AAGR) of 7.1% to $1.1 billion in 2010.
  • Probiotics used in the manufacture of supplements are projected to reach $291.4 million in 2010, representing an AAGR of 6.7%.
  • Food applications dominate the markets and sales are estimated at $498 million in 2005 and will rise at an AAGR of 7% to $700 in 2010. Yogurts, kefir and cultured drinks represent the major categories.
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