US Prebiotics Industry

  • October 2010
  • -
  • Global Industry Analysts

This report analyzes the US And European markets for Prebiotics in Metric Tons and US$ Million. The US market is further analyzed by the following product segments: Mannan-Oligosaccharide (MOS), Fructans (Fructo-Oligosaccaride (FOS), Inulin), and Others. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2006 through 2015. The report profiles 84 companies including: Major manufacturers of Prebiotic Ingredients/Supplements such as Beghin Meiji, Beneo-Orafti SA, Cargill Inc., Clasado Ltd., Cosucra Groupe Warcoing SA, and GTC Nutrition; and Major Manufacturers Of Prebiotic Food Products - FrieslandCampina Domo, Jarrow Formulas, Inc., Kraft Foods, Inc., Parmalat S.p.A, Roquette America, Inc., Royal Cosun, Sensus, Solvay Pharmaceuticals SA, Stonyfield Farm, Weetabix Ltd., and Yakult Honsha Co. Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

Table Of Contents


PREBIOTICS MCP-6079
A US and EUROPEAN MARKET REPORT


CONTENTS


I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Mannan-Oligosaccharide (MOS) I-3
Fructans I-4
Fructo-Oligosaccaride (FOS) I-4
Inulin I-4
Others I-4


II. A US and EUROPEAN MARKET REPORT

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
A Prelude II-1
Functional Foods Market II-1
Demand Variations Among End Users Drive Functional Foods Market II-2
Impact of Recession II-2
Industry Drivers II-2
Growing Awareness of Well Balanced Diet on a Global Scale II-2
Food Industry: The Fundamental Growth Driver II-3
‘Feel Good’ Factor will Drive Future Growth II-3
Building Consumer Confidence Through Scientific Evidence II-3
Launch of Probiotic-Prebiotic Combo II-4
Animal Feed Prebiotics Market Heats Up II-4
Emergence of Innovative Prebiotic Ingredients II-4
Novel Marketing Techniques to Boost Prebiotics Market II-4
Regulations II-5

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-6
Introduction II-6
Commonly Available Prebiotics II-6
Functioning of Prebiotics II-7
Benefits of Prebiotics II-7
Need for Specific Norms and Scientific Validation II-8
Prebiotic Ingredients: Classification II-8
Oligosaccharides II-9
Mannan-oligosaccharides (MOS) II-9
Chicory Fructans II-9
Fructo-Oligosaccharide (FOS) II-10
Inulin: The Widely Used Prebiotic II-10
Galacto-Oligosaccharide (GOS) II-11
Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO) II-11
Xylo-oligosaccharide (XOS) II-11
Prebiotics for Infants II-12
Oligosaccharides in Human Milk II-12
Recommended Consumption II-12
Medical Benefits of Prebiotics and Probiotics II-13
Gum Arabic Provides Solution to Constipation II-15

3. REGIONAL PERSPECTIVE II-16

3a. THE UNITED STATES II-16
A.Market Analysis II-16
Current and Future Analysis II-16
Largest and Fastest-Growing Market Segment II-16
Market Overview II-16
Fructans Prebiotic Market For Bone Health II-17
Key Statistics: II-17
Table 1: US Fructan Prebiotic Market (2007): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Volume Shipments by End-Use Segment
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-17

Table 2: US Fructan Prebiotics Market for Bone Health
(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by
Segment II-18

Table 3: US Fructan Prebiotics Market for Bone Health
(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by
Application II-18

Table 4: US Fructan Prebiotics Market for Bone Health
(2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Key
Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18
Prebiotic Market For Digestive Health II-18
Key Statistics: II-19
Table 5: US Fructan Prebiotics Market for Digestive Health
(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by
Segment II-19

Table 6: US Inulin Prebiotics Market for Digestive Health
(2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Key
Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19

Table 7: US FOS Prebiotics Market for Digestive Health
(2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Key
Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20

Table 8: US MOS Prebiotics Market for Digestive Health
(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by
Application Area II-20

Table 9: US MOS Prebiotics Market for Digestive Health
(2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Key
Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20
Focus Areas for New Entrants II-20
Import - Export Statistics II-21
Table 10: US Imports of Inulin (2008): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Import Value by Key Countries (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21

Table 11: US Exports of Inulin (2008): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Export Value by Key Destination Countries
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21
B.Market Analytics II-22
Table 12: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Prebiotics with Product Segment - Mannan-Oligosaccharide
(MOS), Fructans (Fructo-Oligosaccaride, Inulin), and Other
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-22

Table 13: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Prebiotics with Product Segment - Mannan-Oligosaccharide
(MOS), Fructans (Fructo-Oligosaccaride, Inulin), and Other
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23

Table 14: US 10-Year Perspective for Prebiotics by Product
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Mannan-Oligosaccharide (MOS), Fructans
(Fructo-Oligosaccaride, Inulin), and Other Market for Years
2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-24

Table 15: US 10-Year Perspective for Prebiotics by Product
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Mannan-Oligosaccharide (MOS), Fructans
(Fructo-Oligosaccaride, Inulin), and Other Market for Years
2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25

3b. EUROPE II-26
A.Market Analysis II-26
Current and Future Analysis II-26
Market Overview II-26
Prebiotics for Food and Beverage Market II-26
Table 16: European Galacto-Oligosaccharide Market (2008):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Key Players II-27

Table 17: European Galacto-Fructose Market (2008):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Key Players II-27
Growth in Health Claim Petitions Related to Prebiotics II-27
Prebiotic Health Benefits Draw Maximum Interests from
Italians And Women II-28
Pet Feed Prebiotics Segment II-28
Table 18: European Fructan Prebiotics Market for Animal
Feed (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Key
Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29

Table 19: European MOS Prebiotics Market for Animal Feed
(2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Key
Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29
B.Market Analytics II-30
Table 20: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prebiotics with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for
Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30

Table 21: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prebiotics with Annual Sales Value in US$ Million for
Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30

3c. CANADA II-31
Market Overview II-31
Table 22: Canadian Imports of Inulin (2008): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Import Value by Key Countries (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31

3d. JAPAN II-32
Market Overview II-32
Health Issues II-32
Regulatory Inducement II-33

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-34
Beneo Orafti Inks Pacts with Spanish Supermarkets and Panama’s
Dairy II-34
NXT Nutritionals Merges with NXT Nutritionals Holdings II-34
Royal Friesland Foods, Campina Merge to Form Friesland Campina II-34
Friesland Foods Receives GRAS Grade for Vivinal GOS Prebiotic
Ingredient II-35
Tate and Lyle to Construct First Polydextrose Facility in Europe II-35
Friesland Foods Partners with Warnambool Cheese and Butter
Factory II-35
GTC Nutrition Receives NOSB Approval for NutraFlora® scFOS®
Prebiotic II-36

5. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-37
EIRO Research Introduces EIRO PUR Prebiotic Cleanse II-37
Biotivia Bioceuticals Launches Florativia II-37
Winn-Dixie Unveils Novel Organic Active Yogurt Product Line II-37
VivAgave® Introduces Organic Inulin II-37
Beneo-Orafti Introduces New Prebiotic Ingredient II-38
Sunny Crunch Foods Launches Probiotic Chewy Cereal Bars II-38
NXT Nutritionals Launches SUSTA 50 Packet Boxes II-38
Nestle Expands Juicy Juice Portfolio with ‘Immunity’ and ‘
Brain Development’ Drinks II-39
Weetabix Introduces Oaty Bars II-39
Jarrow Formulas to Launch Health Products for Children II-39
Jarrow Formulas Launches Jarro-Dophilus® CDS II-40
Kraft Unveils LiveActive Chewy Granola Bars II-40
Lifeway Foods Rolls Out Kefir Wellness Snack Bars II-40
Bimbo Bakeries Introduces Oroweat Active Health Prebiotic Bread II-40
Flavours Launches NutraBitz Soft Chews II-40
Attune Foods Launch Chocolate Granola Bars II-40
Mrs Baird’s Launches Prebiotic Bread in Texas II-41
GTC Nutrition Joins Hands with Ganeden Biotech II-41
Huvepharma Partners with ABTL II-41
Milupa Aptamil Launches New Infant Formula II-41
WhiteWave Introduces New All-natural Yogurt Products II-42
Dumex to Introduce New Infant Milk Powder Range II-42
Kibow Biotech Introduces Kibow Floraâ„¢ and Three Other Products II-42
Kraft Foods to Launch Probiotic Cheese Products II-42
GTC Nutrition Launches FortiFeedFLO™ to Expand FortiFeed®
scFOS® Prebiotic Fiber Range II-43
Kraft Launches LiveActive Cottage Cheese II-43

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-44
Major Manufacturers Of Prebiotic Ingredients/ Supplements II-44
Beghin Meiji (France) II-44
Beneo-Orafti SA (Belgium) II-44
Cargill Inc (US) II-44
Clasado Ltd (UK) II-44
Cosucra Groupe Warcoing SA (Belgium) II-45
GTC Nutrition (US) II-45
Major Manufacturers Of Prebiotic Food Products II-45
FrieslandCampina Domo (The Netherlands) II-45
Jarrow Formulas, Inc. (US) II-46
Kraft Foods, Inc. (US) II-46
Parmalat S.p.A (Italy) II-46
Roquette America, Inc. (US) II-46
Royal Cosun (The Netherlands) II-47
Sensus (The Netherlands) II-47
Solvay Pharmaceuticals SA (Belgium) II-47
Stonyfield Farm (US) II-47
Weetabix Ltd (UK) II-48
Yakult Honsha Co. Ltd. (Japan) II-48


III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 84 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 97)

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Region/Country Players
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The United States 41
Canada 2
Japan 6
Europe 32
France 4
Germany 2
The United Kingdom 4
Italy 1
Spain 2
Rest of Europe 19
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 15
Latin America 1
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