Insoluble Fiber Market
Insoluble Fiber Market By Product Type (Cellulose, Hemicellulose, Lignin, Resistant Starch), By Source (Fruits, Vegetables, Cereals & Grains, Legumes), By Application (Pet Food & Feed, Functional Food & Beverages)- Global Market Insights 2021 to 2031
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The global insoluble fiber market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 6% over the 2021 to 2031 forecast period, with demand for use in functional food & beverages the highest.
Dietary fiber, generally referred to as roughage, is a type of carbohydrate present in plants. It is a type of plant-derived food that generally passes through the digestive track without being digested or breaking down. They are generally classified into soluble and insoluble fibers.
Insoluble fiber aids in promoting bowel health and is also said to possess many health benefits if consumed in limited quantity. Owing to increasing inclination of people towards healthy diets and being fit, demand for the product is set to rise over the coming years.
Demand from diabetic patients is also anticipated to propel the market to greater heights and open new avenues in the years to come. Demand for insoluble fiber in pet food is also seeing a gradual rise.
In the recently published revised report of Fact.MR, all key factors driving demand for insoluble fibers for a forecast period of ten years are discussed in detail. The report illustrates market penetration by categorizing it into various segments.
The report also provides trends of regional demand along with key countries leading the way for market growth. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has also been explained in detail in the report.
Historical Trends Vs, Future Market Outlook
High demand for insoluble fibers in food fortification has allowed the market to experience gradual growth in the past half-decade. In the same period, demand for insoluble fiber was also supported by its use in animal feed.
In 2020, this industry was mildly hit by COVID-19 in 2nd and 3rd quarters. Slight decline in demand for insoluble fibers was noticed due to closure of countries’ borders and economical pause.
However, soon after lockdowns were lifted, the economic curve resumed to grow, causing the insoluble fiber industry to get back on track. In fact, demand witnessed an upward surge, more than usual, owing to increased awareness amongst the public regarding the health benefits of dietary fibers.
In FY 2021, the market is anticipated to observe increased demand and is set to witness the same in the long-run forecast period as well. Overall, for 2021-2031, the market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 6%.
Why is Functional Food and Beverages End Use Piloting demand for Insoluble Fiber?
Functional food and beverages is one of the significant end-use applications that holds widened opportunities for insoluble fiber manufacturers. Insoluble fibers are used in various food products and beverages that witness high demand. Vegetables, fruits, seeds, nuts, and grains are some of the products that are usually considered as functional foods and fortified with various nutrients.
Increasing awareness regarding the health benefits of dietary fibers is allowing the functional food and beverages segment to hold an upper hand in driving demand for insoluble fiber.
Why is Consumption of Insoluble Fiber Foods High in the U.S.?
The U.S. holds a majority share in the market for insoluble fibers, owing to cuisine preferences and lifestyle being followed in the country. Insoluble fibers are found mostly in fruits, vegetables, wheat bran, and others. As people in the country mostly consume fortified and packed food, demand for insoluble fiber remains high.
Also, awareness among the public in the U.S. regarding the health benefits of dietary fibers is high, which pushes the nation to be the crown bearer of this market space.
Is Germany expected to Contribute Higher Market Share in Europe?
Germany is expected to hold nearly 24% share in Europe’s market for insoluble fibers, owing to its use in making pasta, bread, nutritional bars, and other supplements, which are consumed a lot in the country. Manufacturers in the country supply cellulosic fibers to various end-use industries such as functional food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, pet food, and others, which leads to the product experiencing higher demand. These end-use industries are observed to be growing at a high CAGR, which will increase consumption of insoluble fibers and obviously lift Germany’s market share in the region.
What’s Driving Insoluble fiber Consumption in China?
Population of China is one main reasons behind huge change in the consumption of insoluble fibers. Another factor contributing to such a massive change is the inclination of the public towards dietary fibers. Inclusion of insoluble fibers in the diet is a must to have a good health status and avoid health problems associated the digestive track.
Inclusion of insoluble fibers in the diet by the public in China coupled with its high population is set to launch the market to greater heights and showcase a drastic change in market value over the forecast period.
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Why Does Cellulose Hold More Than Half Market Share?
Under product, cellulose accounts for more than 56% of the market value. Cellulose is included as an insoluble fiber derived from plants. Cellulose holds the pivot point in demand of insoluble fibers due to its ability to be modified and used as a food additive, pill binder, or laxative. Also, cellulose aids in weight loss and controls blood glucose levels, which boosts its consumption and contribution in the market.
Which End-use Application Accounts for High Demand for Insoluble Fiber?
Functional food and beverages, as an end-use application, accounts for a high market share, and is also considered to possess high potential in future. Growing awareness of healthy diets and good health status, and rising demand for functional foods with proper nutrients, are expected to propel market expansion. COVID-19 has led more people to stay fit and maintain a proper diet, and this trend is expected to bolster demand for insoluble fiber foods in the years to come.
What are the Significant Barriers for Insoluble Fiber Manufacturers?
Though the intake of insoluble fiber defines good health, excessive intake may cause many side-effects such as abdominal pain, constipation, weight gain (temporary), reduced blood sugar levels, and others. These side-effects may act as barriers for the growth of insoluble fiber manufacturers.
Fact.MR has profiled the following prominent manufacturers of insoluble fibers in its report
- Archer Daniels Midland Company
- Ashland Inc.
- DuPont de Nemours Inc.
- Ingredion Incorporated,
- Koninklijke DSM N.V.
- Südzucker AG
- SunOpta Inc.
- Tate & Lyle PLC
- Cargill Incorporated
- CP Kelco US Inc.
- Roquette Frères
- AUSPERL Group Pty Ltd.
- BarnDad Innovative Nutrition
- Batory Foods
- Food Ingredients Group (Interfiber)
- Grain Processing Corporation
- J. RETTENMAIER & SÖHNE GmbH + Co KG
- Nexira Inc.
- Unipektin Ingredients AG
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Key Market Segments Covered in Report
- Cellulose Insoluble Fiber
- Hemicellulose Insoluble Fiber
- Chitin & Chitosan Insoluble Fiber
- Lignin Insoluble Fiber
- Bran Insoluble Fiber
- Resistant Starch Insoluble Fiber
- Exotic Fruits
- Citrus Fruits
- Cereals & Grains
- Pet Food with Insoluble Fiber
- Functional Food & Beverages with Insoluble Fiber
- Pharmaceutical & Dietary Supplements with Insoluble Fiber
- North America
- Latin America
- Eastern Europe
- Western Europe
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