Beta Glucan Market By Source Type (Cereals, Fungal & Microbial ), By Application (Food & Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics, Animal Feed ) - Growth, Future Prospects And Competitive Analysis, 2017 - 2025

The beta glucan is considered as an important functional ingredient with numerous health benefits. The industries are adopting beta-glucan to fortify foodstuff with high dietary fibres as consumer interests in the nutraceutical products is on escalation. Furthermore beta-glucan actively impacts the metabolic parameters and help curing the chronic diseases. The worldwide development of policies for inclusion of functional ingredients in industrial products boosts the global beta-glucan market.

Among the source type, cereals segment accounted a major value share in 2016, with oats considered to be a diverse nutrient supplier and expected to gain gradual increase in share by 2025. This is attributed by the development of manufacturers to offer novel food products with barley which is the high source of beta-glucan. The fungal and microbial segment is expected to observe optimistic growth owing to the growing demand of yeast β glucan in cosmetics and pharmaceutical applications.

According to application segmentation, food & beverage segment was accounted more than 25% value share in 2016. Increasing demand for fibrous intake and concerns over blood cholesterol levels majorly drives the beta-glucan market in food & beverage applications. Also, beta-glucan allows food product manufacturers to impart heart-health claims in functional foods such as heart healthy biscuits, dairy products, snack bars etc., which in turn aids in driving the global beta-glucan market. In animal feed application, the advanced algae technologies are being adopted to bolster the immune system of poultry in order to prevent them from disease attack. Algal Scientific Corporation, (the U.S based beta-glucan manufacturer for animal feeds) is one such company with its proprietary technology offers algae derived beta-glucan with algae meals containing 50% beta-glucan content. The beta-glucan market in animal feed application is expected to foresee a sound upsurge in demand over the forecast period.

Geographically, the Europe accounted major share in the global beta-glucan market in 2016. Approval of health claims by EU, related to heart heath, blood glucose, cholesterol control and digestive health will be fuelling the growth for beta-glucan market in the region over the forecast period. In Asia Pacific, the government initiatives for awareness on cancer, women heart health and maternal health is expected to drive the sales revenue of beta-glucan during the forecast period.

Some of the key players present in this market are ADEKA Corporation, Koninklijke DSM N.V., BIOTEC PHARMACON, Tate & Lyle PLC, Ohly GmbH, Bioresis Malaysia, Kraeber & Co GmbH, Swedish Oat Fiber AB, NutraQ AS, Hangzhou New Asia International Co., Ltd, Orffa International Holding B.V. among others. Mergers/acquisition and new product launch, are some of the strategies the companies are undertaking to mark their robust presence in the global beta glucan market.

Beta Glucan Market

The report titled “Global Beta-glucan Market - Growth, Future Prospects, and Competitive Analysis, 2017 – 2025” offers strategic insights into the global beta-glucan market along with the market size and estimates for the duration 2015 to 2025. The said research study covers in-depth analysis of multiple market segments based on source type, application and cross-sectional study across different geographies. The study covers the comparative analysis of different segments for the years 2016 & 2025. The report also provides a prolific view on market dynamics such as market drivers, restraints and opportunities.

In order to help the strategic decision makers, the report also includes profiles of the leading beta-glucan manufacturers, along with their, product portfolio and key developments. Other in-depth analysis provided in the report includes:

  • Current and future market trends to justify the forthcoming attractive markets within the beta-glucan industry
  • Market fuelers, market impediments, and their impact on the market growth
  • In-depth competitive environment analysis
  • Trailing 2-Year market size data (2015 – 2016)
  • SRC (Segment-Region-Country) Analysis

Overall, the research study provides a holistic view of the global beta-glucan market, offering market size and estimates for the period from 2017 to 2025, keeping in mind the above mentioned factors.

On the basis of geography, the global beta-glucan market is segmented as per following regions and countries

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • EU7
    • CIS
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
    • GCC Countries
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

The Europe market accounted for major value share in the global beta-glucan market with around 30% value share in 2016 and expected to remain dominant. This is attributed since the EU has commissioned four heath claims related to the oat beta-glucan intake. Furthermore, countries such as Russia, Finland, Poland, U.K., Germany and Sweden in Europe are the major producers for beta-glucan sources. Factor such as increasing consumer demand for healthy dietary fiber intake is expected to drive the beta-glucan market in North America and Europe region. Asia Pacific on the other hand is expected to cater significant growth both in terms of value and volume with positive consumer trends on consumption of functional ingredients.

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Published Date:  Sep 2017
Category:  Food & Beverage
Report ID:   58716
Report Format:   PDF
Pages:   120
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