Prebiotic Market: Size, Share, Trends, Growth, Opportunity, & Forecast 2023-2032

Prebiotics Market Research Report: Information By Type (Functional Food & Beverage, Dietary Supplements, Others) By Application (Fructooligosaccharides, Galactooligosaccharides, Inulin, And Others), And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) –Market Forecast Till 2032

ID: MRFR/F-B & N/1361-CR | 108 Pages | Author: Harshita Gorade | August 2019         

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Global Prebiotics Market Overview


Prebiotics Market Size was valued at USD 3.9 Billion in 2022. The prebiotics market industry is projected to grow from USD 4.33 Billion in 2023 to USD 10.13 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.20% during the forecast period (2023 - 2032). Expanding use in the dairy industry due to their health benefits and are the key market drivers enhancing market growth.


Prebiotics Market Overview


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Prebiotics Market Trends



  • Expanding use in the dairy industry due to their health benefits is driving the market growth.


Large pharmaceutical companies are driving market CAGR for prebiotics are also period as a result of prebiotics' expanding use in the dairy industry due to their health benefits. Furthermore, increasing technological developments in the production of inulin and oligosaccharides are likely to displace sugar, which is predicted to dominate the market during the forecast period. Over the next seven years, growth is anticipated to be fueled by a high demand for supplements and a shifting consumer perception of the health benefits of fiber.


Constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GRD), and inflammatory bowel disease are just a few gastrointestinal tract conditions that have become more common in recent years. These conditions have sparked concerns about gut health, which is expected to fuel market growth over the forecasted time frame. The market is also expected to be driven by the rising cultivation and harvesting of prebiotic natural herbs. Manufacturers are now in charge of active health management programs due to companies' increasing investments in research and development (R&D) to create new ingredients and consumers' growing willingness to pay a premium price for food products that contain prebiotic ingredients.


This will ultimately fuel market expansion over the upcoming years. Prebiotics have many uses in the food and beverage industry, including improving texture and serving as sweeteners. Over the forecast period, it is anticipated that rising concerns about sugar diseases will fuel product growth. Additionally, there is a demand for key prebiotic components like inulin and fructooligosaccharide (FOS) from goods that need a low-calorie sweetening taste, which will fuel the growth of the prebiotic industry as a whole over the forecast period. Thus, driving the prebiotics market revenue.


Prebiotics Market Segment Insights


Prebiotics Type Insights


Based on type, the prebiotics market segmentation includes functional food & beverage, dietary supplements, and others. The functional food & beverage segment dominated the market; the growing importance of animal proteins and the fortification of animal feed with bacteria that enhance animal gut health will lead to further growth in the demand for prebiotics in animal feed, which was already high in 2021. The market for dietary supplements is anticipated to experience the fastest volume-based CAGR during the forecast period. The market demand for these products is anticipated to increase as consumer awareness of the benefits of consuming protein increases, particularly its role in maintaining ideal nutritional levels and maintaining lean body mass. A crucial role in encouraging the use of dietary supplement products is anticipated to be played by growing awareness of the advantages of protein and maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle. The two main factors boosting the demand for the product in various applications are the aging population and the rising concerns regarding gut health. Over the forecast period, the demand is anticipated to increase due to consumers' growing spending on products that promote intestinal health.


Prebiotics Application Insights


Based on application, the prebiotics market segmentation includes fructooligosaccharides, galactooligosaccharides, inulin, and others. The inulin category generated the most income. Over the forecast period, the growing demand for inulin in baked goods and beverages is anticipated to fuel segment growth significantly. The demand for GOS products worldwide will increase significantly between 2022 and 2030. Over the next eight years, demand is anticipated to increase due to growing applications in infant foods and increasing demand for synbiotics manufacturing. Over the forecast period, demand is anticipated to increase due to the expanding applications of FOSin dietary fibers and their capacity to prevent gastrointestinal diseases. The segment will grow due to the increased use of FOS in managing bacterial infections in hospital wards and long-term care facilities. As the demand for prebiotics in animal feeds rises, so does the demand for MOS ingredients. Nevertheless, it is anticipated that the segment growth will be constrained by the lack of MOS ingredients and the rising cost of raw materials.


Figure 1: Prebiotics Market, by Application, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)


Prebiotics Market, by Application, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Prebiotics Regional Insights


By region, the study provides market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. The North American prebiotics market area will dominate this market; BSE, PEDv, and swine flu cases have increased in frequency in the U.S., which has caused manufacturers to place a higher value on the ingredients used in animal feed as a way to guarantee high-quality feed. Prebiotic demand is anticipated to increase due to rising consumer disposable income levels in Brazil and Argentina over the forecast period. Large nations like Brazil, Argentina, and Chile will likely experience increased domestic meat consumption, which is anticipated to contribute to market expansion significantly.


Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The US, Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 2: PREBIOTICS MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022 (USD Billion)


PREBIOTICS MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022 (USD Billion)


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Europe's prebiotics market accounts for the second-largest market share. To reduce the spread of animal diseases like swine flu and other diseases that can infect cattle, consumers are becoming more conscious of the food that animals are fed and what they put in their bodies. Feed manufacturers use prebiotics in their processes to produce nutritious animal feed, which also increases the product's usefulness in the prebiotics market. Further, the German prebiotics market held the largest market share, and the UK prebiotics market was the fastest-growing market in the European region.


The Asia-Pacific Prebiotics Market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2023 to 2032. Countries with large populations and expanding food and beverage industries, like Japan, China, and India, are the main drivers of product demand. Furthermore, the expansion of the regional market is aided by the high consumption of dairy products in Asian nations. According to an economic survey, 198.4 million tonnes of milk were produced in India in 2019–20, up 5.7 percent from 2018–19. The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) estimates India’s demand for dairy products will increase to 266.5 million metric tonnes by 2030. Moreover, China’s prebiotics market held the largest market share, and the Indian prebiotics market was the fastest-growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.


Prebiotics Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Leading market players are investing heavily in research and development in order to expand their product lines, which will help the prebiotics market grow even more. Market participants are also undertaking various strategic activities to expand their footprint, with important market developments including new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, higher investments, and collaboration with other organizations. To expand and survive in a more competitive and rising market climate, the prebiotics industry must offer cost-effective items.


Manufacturing locally to minimize operational costs is one of the key business tactics manufacturers use in the prebiotics industry to benefit clients and increase the market sector. The prebiotics industry has offered some of the most significant advantages recently. Major players in the prebiotics market, including Jarrow Formulas, Inc. (U.S.), Cargill, Incorporated (U.S), GTC Nutrition LLC (U.S), Clasado Ltd. (U.K), Kraft Foods Group, Inc (U.S), Cosucra Group Warcoing SA (Belgium), Stonyfield Farm Inc. (U.S), Nexira Inc. (U.S),  BENEO-Orafti SA (Belgium), Beghin Meiji (France), and Roquette America, Inc (U.S) and others, are attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development operations.


Cargill Incorporated (US) intends to nourish the world safely, ethically, and sustainable manner; Cargill's 155,000 employees across 70 countries work tirelessly every day. Cargill links customers with ingredients, farmers with markets, and people and animals with the food they require for daily survival. They serve as a trusted partner for customers in the food, agriculture, financial, and industrial sectors in more than 125 countries by fusing our 155 years of experience with new technologies and insights. They are constructing an agricultural future that is more robust and sustainable together.


GTC Nutrition LLC (U.S), Golden, Colorado GTC Nutrition LLC. --Denise Wagner joins as a public relations specialist, and Michelle Selzer is hired as a technical sales representative. Michelle Selzer has a bachelor's degree in food science and joins GTC. She gained a solid foundation in product development for the food industry as a former Product Development Technologist at a well-known sports nutrition company. In addition, Barbara Overton, the previous sales and marketing coordinator, has been promoted to sales and marketing manager. The short-chain fructooligosaccharide (scFOS) supplement NutraFlora is only available in the Americas from GTC.


Key Companies in the prebiotics market include



  • Jarrow Formulas, Inc. (U.S.)

  • Cargill

  • Incorporated (U.S)

  • GTC Nutrition LLC (U.S)

  • Clasado Ltd. (U.K)

  • Kraft Foods Group, Inc (U.S)

  • Cosucra Group Warcoing SA (Belgium)

  • Stonyfield Farm Inc. (U.S)

  • Nexira Inc. (U.S)

  • BENEO-Orafti SA (Belgium)

  • Beghin Meiji (France)

  • Roquette America, Inc (U.S)


Prebiotics Industry Developments


March 2022: Jarrow Formulas, Inc. (U.S.), Cargill, Incorporated (U.S), GTC Nutrition LLC (U.S), Clasado Ltd. (U.K), Kraft Foods Group, Inc (U.S), Cosucra Group Warcoing SA (Belgium), Stonyfield Farm Inc. (U.S), Nexira Inc. (U.S),  BENEO-Orafti SA (Belgium), Beghin Meiji (France), and Roquette America, Inc (U.S)


January 2022: HUMAN NUTRITION INC. has announced the release of Skin Heroes, the first prebiotic and probiotic designed specifically to improve dry skin and acne-prone skin.


February 2021: Hydroxycut's newest creation, CUT Energy, a delectable clean energy drink, was released. This powerful mix was carefully formulated for regular energy drink consumers, exercise enthusiasts, and dieters looking to lose weight.


Prebiotics Market Segmentation


Prebiotics Type Outlook



  • Functional food & beverage

  • Dietary supplements

  • Others


Prebiotics Application Outlook



  • Fructooligosaccharides

  • Galactooligosaccharides

  • Inulin

  • Others


Prebiotics Regional Outlook



  • North America

  • US

  • Canada

  • Europe

  • Germany

  • France

  • UK

  • Italy

  • Spain

  • Rest of Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific



  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America



Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2022 USD 3.9 Billion
Market Size 2023 USD 4.33 Billion
Market Size 2032 USD 10.13 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 11.20% (2023-2032)
Base Year 2022
Market Forecast Period 2023-2032
Historical Data 2018- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Type, Applications, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The US, Canada, German, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled Jarrow Formulas, Inc. (U.S.), Cargill, Incorporated (U.S), GTC Nutrition LLC (U.S), Clasado Ltd. (U.K), Kraft Foods Group, Inc (U.S), Cosucra Group Warcoing SA (Belgium), Stonyfield Farm Inc. (U.S), Nexira Inc. (U.S),  BENEO-Orafti SA (Belgium), Beghin Meiji (France), and Roquette America, Inc (U.S)
Key Market Opportunities Expanding use in the dairy industry due to their health benefits.
Key Market Dynamics Increasing technological developments in the production of inulin and oligosaccharides are likely to displace sugar.




Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The prebiotics market size was valued at USD 3.9 Billion in 2022.

The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 11.20% during the forecast period, 2023-2032.

North America had the largest share of the market

The key players in the market are General Mills Inc., Amway, Conagra Brands Inc., Cargill Incorporated, Abbott Laboratories, Kraft Foods Group Inc., and The Coca-Cola Company.

The functional food and beverage category dominated the market in 2022.

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