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How Prebiotics are Driving Gut Health to New Heights?

1 July 2022 by Mordor Intelligence


How Prebiotics are Driving Gut Health to New Heights?

– The global prebiotic ingredient market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.15% for the forecast period 2022-2027.

– Prebiotics had a positive growth rate during the pandemic period. The market was driven by increasing consumer awareness for adding prebiotics to the food.

– According to an earlier study published in the online journal Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, with the addition of prebiotics to the daily diet, the body will be able to promote beneficial gut bacteria.

– Prebiotics are driving the digestive health ingredients market, with bakery and cereal products, expected to witness high demand.

– Prebiotics have a multi-functional nature, and are used to modify textural properties, such as creaminess, in a wide range of food and beverage products.

– Fructan prebiotics, such as inulin, are used to replace fat and sugar in various foods and beverages.

– In Oct 2021 to fulfill the demand of poultry owners for natural and wholesome feed, Cargill is delivering feed by adding essential oils to its Nutrena Naturewise poultry feeds.

New Era of Prebiotic Ingredients is Coming

– Globally, nutraceutical products are gaining importance and are becoming a part of consumers’ daily dietary practice.

– Manufacturers, such as Sensus, and Ingredion Inc., have come up with innovative sweetener alternatives, such as FOS, which significantly reduces the sugar content in processed food and beverages.

– The rising popularity of prebiotic ingredients, on account of rising awareness about low fat and calorie reduction, is expected to fuel the market demand, especially for inulin.

– The US FDA has recognized inulin as generally recognized as safe (GRAS) product, which is expected to have a positive impact on the market.

– The utilization of prebiotics in animal feed has an inherent advantage, in terms of withstanding high pelletizing temperatures and longer shelf life.

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Research on the State of the Prebiotic Ingredients Industry

– BENEO GmbH and TEREOS SA are the most active companies with numerous brands offering a broad range of prebiotic ingredients across the world.

– Prebiotic ingredients manufacturers are focusing on upgrading the products they offer and introducing naïve formulations, including organic inulin.

– In October 2021, OptiBiotix Health PLC launches SnackSmart Fruit & Fibre gummies, which is the first consumer-facing product in the company’s online store to contain the functional fiber and mineral blend, WellBiome, which promotes a healthy gut via a blend of non-digestible prebiotics and dietary fiber, glucomannan, and chromium.

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