The Probiotics Market: Ingredients, Supplements, Foods

Jun 2011| FOD035C| BCC Publishing
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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.

Report Scope

The report represents a complete update of the BCC report on the probiotics industry (FOD035B) published in 2008. The current report covers the 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.  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.  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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Title/Chapter Name Pages Price Member Price
Full Report: The Probiotics Market: Ingredients, Supplements, Foods 282 $2,750 Free
Chapter- 1: INTRODUCTION3Free
Chapter- 2: SUMMARY2$250Free
Chapter- 3: OVERVIEW5$49Free
Chapter- 9: COMPANY PROFILES24$234Free
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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