Key Insights from the Report
Steady Demand for Natural Sweeteners among Health-conscious Consumer to Bolster Inulin Adoption
Awareness regarding the adverse effects of inappropriate consumption of sugar has led consumers to actively seek sweeteners of both types including natural as well as artificial sweeteners. In particular, with the intention of weight loss and reducing the risk of diabetes, consumption of artificial sweeteners has intensified in the recent past. However, artificial sweeteners include man-made chemicals that are harmful to human health. Additionally, artificial sweeteners contain high-calorie content that bothers health-conscious consumers. On the other hand, natural and organic sweeteners have low-calorie content and are devoid of harmful chemicals. Owing to this, natural sweeteners such as agave syrup, stevia, and inulin have gained considerable traction. This significant shift in consumer adoption successfully addresses major problems faced during the usage of sugar and artificial sweeteners. Given that rising demand for natural sweeteners among health-conscious consumers is likely to bolster inulin adoption, in turn, driving the inulin market in the coming decade.
Increasing Per Capita Expenditure on Dietary Supplements and Functional Foods to Bode Well for the Inulin Market
Modern consumers are spending more on dietary supplements and exogenous nutrition. Growing population of proactive consumers which are inclined towards health and fitness are avid purchasers of the dietary supplements and functional foods. Increasing expenditure on clinical nutrition and functional is also driving the growth of the global inulin market, and this trend is expected to continue over the forecast period. As compared to other sweeteners, inulin has a higher nutritional content such as rich in fibers and presence of minerals such as potassium and calcium, proteins, and vitamins like vitamin C. For instance, in North America consumers under the age of 37 years old are observed to be the major consumers of the dietary supplements whereas consumers of age 40-50 are gradually developing tendency to adopt supplements. Factors as such are expected to result in a significant rise in the inulin adoption is likely to bode well for the inulin market during the forecast period.
Strong Supply Chain to Fill the Gap between Processing Facilities and Feedstock Resource
Latin America and Western Europe supply feedstock for inulin such as agave, chicory and Jerusalem artichoke with the growing demand from the key producers of inulin. However, countries in the Asia Pacific are establishing processing facilities of inulin owing to the advantages such as the abundance of resources and economic labor. Particularly, China and India are witnessing the establishment of various processing facilities of inulin, presenting a huge demand for inulin feedstock. Well-established shipping routes and supply chain have braced these establishments of processing facilities in Asia Pacific region. With the presence of strong supply chain and shipping routes, accessibility of feedstock of inulin has increased significantly in the Asia Pacific region, in turn, supporting the growth of the inulin market in the global space during the estimated period.
Alternative Prebiotic Ingredients and Adverse Effects of Excessive Inulin Consumption to Challenge Adoption
Naturally derived ingredients such as mannan oligosaccharides (MOS), fructooligosaccharides (FOS), galactooligosaccharides (GOS), and inulin are highly sought after in the prebiotics market. Increasing use of alternative prebiotic ingredients such as GOS and MOS is expected to outnumber adoption of inulin in the future. On the other hand, inappropriate and excessive consumption of inulin leads to adverse effects such as discomfort in the digestive system and allergic reactions. Presence of alternative prebiotic ingredients and adverse side effects of inappropriate inulin consumption are likely to challenge the adoption of inulin in the future, in turn influencing growth trajectory of the inulin market during the forecast period.
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About the Report
A recent report published by Fact.MR on the inulin market gauges the market performance for the forecast period of 2018 – 2028. Thorough analysis of the key market insights delivers the most credible go-to forecast of the inulin market. The futuristic inulin market performance has been devised by considering all the vital bricks shaping the growth trajectory of the inulin market. While assessing the inulin market forecast, global as well as regional trends and gainful opportunities have been taken into consideration. Based on this in-depth analysis, the derived and highlighted value of CAGR enables readers to fathom the overall outlook on the inulin market in the coming ten years of the forecast period.
The holistic analysis of inulin market is carried out after the careful assessment of corresponding revenue anticipations in the form of absolute dollar opportunity. The absolute dollar opportunity is generally overlooked during forecast analysis, however, it plays crucial role in identifying potential growth opportunities that help vendors in expansion strategies. With respect to the production and sales in the inulin market, an all-inclusive approach considering a likely scenario, conservative scenario and an optimistic scenario is taken by research analysts to derive viable forecast on the inulin market. Market attractive index is another important key insights included in the inulin market report for business players to fathom lucrative business expansion strategies like merger and acquisition.
Inulin is a polysaccharide, a mixture of multiple carbohydrates. Inulin is naturally derived from roots of plants such as chicory and agave. The extracted inulin has a neutral to sweet taste and is a medicinally important plant used as a nutritional supplement by food as well as dietary supplement industry. Inulin is used in analyzing kidney function and acts as a dietary fiber.
Additional Questions Answered
In addition to the aforementioned cutting-edge insights impacting the inulin market landscape, the report also addresses a few other important aspects as listed-
- What will be the effect of proliferating ‘clean label’ trend on the inulin market?
- Apart from application in dietary supplements and food industry, are there other lucrative niche applications of inulin?
- What will be the impact of competition between natural and artificial products on the inulin market?
- Which is the rapidly expanding region in the inulin market?
- How will new FDA guidelines on dietary fiber influence the inulin market growth trajectory?
The report further elaborates on the inulin market taxonomy based on the segments like source, form type, nature type, end uses and regions. Based on source type the report delivers accurate values on chicory inulin, agave inulin and Jerusalem Artichoke. The inulin market is further segmented on the basis of form type such as powder and liquid. Based on end use of inulin, market is divided into Clinical Nutrition, Dietary Supplements, Functional Food & Beverages, Dairy Products, Infant Formula, Breakfast Cereals & Cereal Bars, Meat Products, and Animal Nutrition. On the basis of nature, the inulin market is divided into organic inulin and conventional inulin.
From the geographical point of view, the regional analysis of the inulin market has been represented in the following regions –
- North America
- Latin America
- Western Europe
- Eastern Europe
- Asia Pacific
- Middle East and Africa
The regional segmentation also discusses some of the historical, current and future trends in the inulin market across the aforementioned regions.
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In this section of the report, a competitive landscape has been included to provide the users with a dashboard view of companies. Key players covered in the report are inulin manufacturers that cater needs of clinical nutrition, dietary supplements, functional food and beverages, dairy products, breakfast cereals and cereal bars, and animal nutrition. Detailed company profiles of the inulin providers are also included to evaluate their long-term and short-term strategies, key offerings and recent developments.
Some of the major companies operating in the inulin market are Cargill Incorporated., BENEO-Orafti SA, Steviva Brands, Inc., THE iiDEA COMPANY, Cosucra Groupe Warcoing SA, Sensus B.V., Naturel West Corp EU B.V., The Tierra Group, NOW Health Group, Inc., Jarrow Formulas, Inc., The Green Labs LLC, PMV Nutrient Products Pvt. Ltd., TrooFoods Ltd., Nutriagaves de México SA de CV, Natura BioFoods, Nova-BioRubber Green Technologies Inc. among the other players.
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During the course of research study of the inulin market, various primary and secondary resources are taken into consideration. Primary research study covered comprehensive interviews with key stakeholders and panel of industry experts conducted by domain-specific analysts. Company annual reports, credible publications and resourceful websites were considered to carry out secondary research.
With the intention to prevent discrepancies regarding the actionable insights included in the report exhaustive cross validations have been carried out. The report provides the users with a credible platform based on unprecedented intelligence on the inulin market, allowing them to make informative and fact-based decisions to surpass their business goals.
Fact.MR has collated a report on inulin market forecast, trend analysis & competition tracking - global review 2018 to 2028. The report provides historical data of 2013 along with the estimated data for 2018 and forecast data up to 2028 in terms of value (US$ Mn) and volume (MT). According to the report, in terms of value, the inulin market is expected to grow at a moderate CAGR of 5.3% during the review period. This study reveals the market trends and market dynamics in a total seven geographical regions including North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia Pacific excluding Japan, and Japan. The report also comprises the study of current issues with consumers and opportunities for inulin.
The primary objective of the report is to offer insights into the development of the inulin market at a global space that are gradually transforming the global businesses associated with the production and consumption of inulin. To completely fathom the inulin market scenario, the report is divided into sections that deliver a seamless outlook of the inulin market. Overview of individual sections in the form of chapters are discussed below.
Chapter 1 – Executive Summary
The global inulin market begins with an executive summary and defining the scope and key segments, as well as their share in the inulin market. The assessment of individual segments with regard to their relative growth rates is depicted in the form of Fact.MR’s proprietary wheel of fortune.
Chapter 2 – Market Introduction
The chapter of market introduction provides the readers with a quick yet affluent introduction of the inulin market. Along with market definition, market taxonomy is also included in the report that allows user to comprehend the segments and sub-segments of the inulin market.
Chapter 3 - Inulin Market Background
The chapter includes macroeconomic factors with an outlook of inulin in the global market. The market dynamics section covers the drivers, restraints, and trends that hold significant influence on the growth of the inulin market. A detailed value chain analysis, study of consumer trends and future opportunities in the inulin market is also included in the chapter.
Chapter 4 - Inulin Market Analysis 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028
An in-depth analysis and forecast of the individual market segments and sub-segments is included. Market size in terms of in terms of value (US$ Mn) and volume (Metric Tons), market share comparison and Y-o-Y growth comparison are parameters used for the analysis and forecast.
Chapter 5 - Global Inulin Market Pricing Analysis
Region-wise price assessment of inulin and prime factors influencing the pricing are included in the chapter enabling users to consider price dynamics of the inulin market.
Chapter 6 - Inulin Market Analysis 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028, by Product Type
The chapter offers market analysis for different product types in the inulin market. The chapter delivers inulin market assessment by product type in terms of historical and current market size, market forecast and market attractive analysis.
Chapter 7 - Inulin Market Analysis 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028, by Form
The chapter offers market analysis for different form types in the inulin market. The chapter delivers inulin market assessment by form type in terms of historical and current market size, market forecast and market attractive analysis.
Chapter 8 - Inulin Market Analysis 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028, by End Uses
The chapter offers market analysis for different end uses of inulin. The chapter delivers inulin market assessment according to inulin end uses in terms of historical and current market size, market forecast and market attractive analysis.
Chapter 9 - Inulin Market Analysis 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028, by Nature
Based on different nature of inulin, the chapter delivers market performance of individual nature type in the inulin market. The chapter delivers inulin market assessment according to nature type in terms of historical and current market size, market forecast and market attractive analysis.
Chapter 10 - Global Inulin Market Analysis and Forecast, By Region
The inulin market segment based on region has been analysed in this chapter. A total of seven regions - North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia Pacific excluding Japan, and Japan have been included in the analysis to derive market performance in terms of historical and current market size, market forecast and market attractive analysis.
Chapter 11 - North America Inulin Market Analysis 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028
Market size and forecast value in the North America region by considering the market scenario in the US and Canada is included in the chapter. Market dynamics of the individual segments have been discussed specifically for North America region.
Chapter 12 - Latin America Inulin Market Analysis 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028
Latin America market analysis and forecast includes the inulin market landscape in countries such as Brazil, Mexico and rest of Latin America. Market size in terms of value and volume has been analyzed for individual market segment to derive overall market performance in the Latin America region.
Chapter 13 – Western Europe Inulin Market Analysis 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028
To derive the inulin market size and forecast of the Western Europe region, market growth analysis in individual countries or assessed group of countries including Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Benelux, Nordic region and rest of Western Europe has been carried out.
Chapter 14 – Eastern Europe Inulin Market Analysis 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028
The chapter delivers analysis of market size in terms of value and volume as well as market forecast in Russia, Poland, and rest of Eastern Europe region. Market size and forecast for individual segments are carried out to deliver regional market performance.
Chapter 15 – APEJ Inulin Market Analysis 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028
The chapter delivers inulin market growth in the APEJ region by analyzing market sizes in China, India, South Korea, ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand and rest of APAC. Market size and forecast for individual segments are carried out to deliver the market performance in the APEJ region.
Chapter 16 – Middle East & Africa Inulin Market Analysis 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028
To derive the market size and market forecast in the MEA region, inulin market growth trends in the GCC countries, South Africa, North Africa and rest of MEA are considered. Further, performance of the individual market segments in Middle East and Africa region are included in the report to derive market forecast values.
Chapter 17 – Japan Inulin Market Analysis 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028
The chapter delivers the inulin market size and forecast values specifically for Japan region. The inulin market performance in Japan in terms of market size in terms of value and volume.
Chapter 18 - Inulin Market Industry Structure
The chapter includes market analysis by tier of companies, market concentration and relative market presence analysis to determine the inulin industry structure.
Chapter 19 - Competition Analysis
The chapter delivers a dashboard view of the key producers of inulin in the inulin market along with their in-depth company profiles across business regions. Analysis of market shares held by individual companies, their relative position in the global stage and business strategies carried out by key players deliver a comprehensive competitive landscape of the inulin market.
Chapter 20 – Assumptions and Acronyms Used
The chapter delivers a comprehensive list of acronyms used and a carefully analyzed and proposed assumptions of any kind and related credible facts in the inulin market report.
Chapter 21 – Research Methodology
A robust research methodology includes thorough primary and secondary research backed by a number of credible primary and secondary sources that were consulted during the course of the study. The chapter entails extensive cross validations to support the derived actionable insights in the report.
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