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The African Insoluble Dietary fibers Market has been estimated at USD 71.1 million in 2015 and is projected to reach USD 100.5 million by 2020, at a CAGR of 7.0% during the forecast period 2015 to 2020. Insoluble dietary fibers are known for huge water absorption capabilities. They make lifestyle or digestive process easier for the consumers. Insoluble fiber is found in whole-grain products, such as wheat bran cereal, vegetables & fruits. It provides ‘bulk’ for stool formation and helps wastes move quickly through the colon. They ease the intestine activity, increase satiation and help in maintaining a healthy weight. They offer advantage of functional characteristics and nutritional regime with health benefits. They are highly used in functional food, feed industries and pharmaceuticals industries.

The market trend is in tandem with growing awareness of healthy eating habits and the major role these additives play in aiding digestive health. Governments encourage the intake and recommends acceptable levels of intake of insoluble dietary fibers. The number of supermarkets, food service restaurants and several processed food supply channels in the emerging markets are rising, and thus, the food industry is seeing an uptick in demand. This ultimately gives rise to growth in insoluble dietary fibers market.

The insoluble dietary fibers market is segmented by Functional type, Product type and by Application. The fibers are classified into Cellulose, Hemi cellulose, Chitin and Lignin depending on their characteristics. The insoluble dietary fibers find a wide range of applications in the Meat industry, Bakeries and Beverages segment and in Confectioneries as these fibers help prevent colon cancer by keeping an optimal pH in intestines to prevent microbes from producing cancerous substances.

The African region represents a small but a rapidly growing market. The regions of South Africa, Egypt, and Nigeria are the most important players, with South Africa leading the pack. The technical functionalities of the using insoluble fibers are important to the African landscape as this provides an adequate cost cutting mechanism.

Insoluble dietary fiber rich foods are more preferred because of its many uses and advantages. The key players are focused on identifying new active ingredients and more possible applications in Weight management industry. ADM, Cargill, Dupont, Roquette are some of the major players. Acquisitions, Mergers and Joint ventures are some of the strategies followed by these companies to increase their market share in Africa.

Key Deliverables in the Study

1. Market analysis for the African Insoluble Dietary fibers market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis on regional scale.

2. Market definition along with the identification of key drivers and restraints.

3. Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenarios, rising prospective opportunities, and identification of key companies that can influence this market on the regional scale.

4. Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their market shares.

5. Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the African insoluble dietary fibers market on regional scale.

6. A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.

7. A wide-ranging knowledge and insights about the major players in this industry and the key strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market.

8. Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped.

Table Of Contents

Africa Insoluble Dietary Fibers Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2015-2020)
1. Introduction

1.1 Key Deliverables of the study

1.2 Study Assumptions

1.3 Market Definition

2. Research Approach and Methodology

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Research Designs

2.3 Study Timelines

2.4 Study Phases

2.4.1 Secondary Research

2.4.2 Discussion Guide

2.4.3 Market Engineering and Econometric Modelling

2.4.4 Expert Validation

3. Market Dynamics

3.1 Drivers

3.1.1 High demand for processed and convenience foods in western countries

3.1.2 Increasing demand for fiber supplements to fulfil nutrtitional requirement globally

3.1.3 Increasing western influence and awareness of health benefits from dietary fibers in developing countries

3.2 Restraints

3.2.1 Delayed and inconsistent regulatory standards for approval

3.2.2 Technical difficulties pertaining to reactivity and stability

3.3 Opportunities

3.3.1 Unexploited market in the developing countries

3.3.2 Identification of new active ingredients

3.3.3 Higher incidence of application in weight management and healthcare industry

3.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

3.4.1 Bargaining Power of Buyers

3.4.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

3.4.3 Degree of competetion

3.4.4 Threat of new entrants

3.4.5 Threat of substitutes

4. Market Segmentation

4.1 By Function Type

4.1.1 Bulking Agent

4.1.2 Fat Replacer

4.1.3 Texturing Agent

4.1.4 Others

4.2 By Product Type

4.2.1 Cellulose

4.2.2 Hemi-Cellulose

4.2.3 Chitin and Chitosan

4.2.4 Lignin

4.2.5 Resistant Starch

4.2.6 Others

4.3 By Application

4.3.1 Bakery

4.3.2 Beverages

4.3.3 Confectioneries

4.3.4 Meat

4.3.5 Pasta and Soup

4.3.6 Others

4.4 By Geography

4.4.1 Africa South Africa Others

5. Competitive Landscape

5.1 Most preferred strategic approach by major companies

5.2 Most active companies in the past five years

5.3 Market Share Analysis

6. Company Profiles

6.1 Archer Daniels Midland Company

6.2 Cargill

6.3 E.I Dupont De Nemours and Company

6.4 Fibrisol Service Limited

6.5 Grain Processing Corporation

6.6 Ingredion Incorporated

6.7 J. Rettenmaier and Söhne Gmbh and Co. Kg

6.8 Roquette Freres

6.9 Shanghai Nuoshen Food Trading Co., Ltd.

6.10 Südzucker Ag

6.11 Sunopta, Inc.

6.12 Taiyo Lucid Pvt Ltd.

6.13 Tate and Lyle PLC

7. Appendix

7.1 Abbreviations

7.2 Sources

7.3 Bibliography

7.4 Disclaimer

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