Prebiotics foods and supplements are non-digestible ingredients that help in stimulating growth and boosting the metabolism of health-promoting bacteria in the intestinal tract. Major factors driving the growth of the global prebiotics foods market include factors like increasing demand for functional foods and drinks and growing disposable income in developing and developed countries. There are several other factors that are anticipated to fuel the growth of this prebiotics foods and prebiotics supplements market over the forecast period. Globally, there has been an immense increase in the adoption of prebiotics foods to treat various several gastrointestinal diseases. Also, there has been an increase in the demand for dietary prebiotics supplements, owing to their higher fiber content.
The global prebiotics foods and prebiotics supplements market has been segmented on the basis of application, product, and region. Further, on the basis of product, the global prebiotics market is segregated into inulin, FOS (fructo-oligosaccharide), GOS (galacto-oligosaccharides) and MOS (mannan-oligosaccharide). Inulin accounts for a major share of revenue among all product segments. This is due to the high demand for dietary supplements and baked goods. Regionally, the prebiotics market can be segmented into Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Latin America, and Africa. Europe dominates the market share globally in terms of revenue. This is because of the presence of several market players in the region. The North American market is expected to account for the second-highest revenue share.
We at SpendEdge, have identified and analyzed several trends driving the prebiotics foods and prebiotics supplements market globally. Here is the list:
Trends Affecting the Market for Prebiotics Foods
Increasing gastrointestinal health issues
The increasing instances of gastrointestinal health issues around the world have pressed the alarm for foods that are gut-friendly. Prebiotics foods are known for that and make their way through the stomach without being broken down by either gastric acids or digestive enzymes. The prebiotics foods or foods containing prebiotics supplements bring positive changes in the digestive organs and gastrointestinal tract. This beneficial property of prebiotics foods calls for the growth of the prebiotics market.
Increasing health awareness
The protein supplements & meal replacements category is growing at an increasing rate. This is because people or consumers have increasingly become very active and alert towards their general wellbeing. The immense increase in health issues calls for the consumption of such foods that guarantee the good health of the gut and digestive system of our body. Therefore, this is one of the most important trends driving the prebiotics foods and prebiotics supplements market.
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