Insoluble Dietary Fiber Market

Insoluble Dietary Fiber Market Analysis, By Product Type (Cellulose, Hemicellulose, Chitin & Chitosan, Lignin, Fiber/Bran, Resistant Starch), By Source (Fruits, Vegetables, Legumes, Grains & Cereals), By Application (Dietary Supplements & Pharmaceuticals, Others) & Region - Global Market Insights 2023-2033

Analysis of Insoluble Dietary Fiber market covering 30+ Countries Including Analysis of US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Nordics, GCC countries, Japan, Korea and many more

Insoluble Dietary Fiber Market Outlook (2023-2033)

The global insoluble dietary fiber market stands at a value of US$ 2.8 billion in 2023 and is forecasted to attain a sales revenue of US$ 6.6 billion by the end of 2033. Over the course of the next ten years, insoluble dietary fiber demand is estimated to increase at a notable CAGR of 8.9%.

Increasing health consciousness and a growing focus on fitness are prominent prospects that are expected to be at the helm of demand for insoluble dietary fiber in the future. The world has witnessed a substantial rise in ailments such as diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disorders, etc., that has led to some major changes in the dietary preferences of consumers on a global level.

Insoluble dietary fiber has been shown to help in reducing the chances of contracting major health ailments such as diabetes, obesity, etc. and this is expected to prominently influence sales of insoluble dietary fiber products over the coming years.

Growing consumption of superfoods, changing consumer preferences, the advent of government health awareness programs, increasing consumer knowledge, rising demand for weight loss diets, and growing consumption of dietary supplements and nutraceuticals are other factors that are expected to promulgate demand for insoluble dietary fiber in the years ahead.

Water soluble dietary fiber and soluble dietary fiber are expected to be higher in demand than insoluble dietary fiber but, this trend is expected to change drastically by the end of the forecast period as awareness about the benefits of insoluble dietary fiber consumption increases.

Rising investments in research and development activities by prime companies are expected to broaden the spectrum of applications for insoluble dietary fiber and promote market evolution over the next ten years till 2033.

However, the harmful effects associated with improper or excessive consumption of insoluble dietary fiber are expected to inhibit market development in the long run. Stringent norms in the pharmaceutical industry are also anticipated to limit the use of insoluble dietary fiber in the industry over the coming years.

Increasing health awareness and a growing aging population are prominent trends that are expected to promote insoluble dietary fiber consumption in the Asia Pacific region over the coming years.

China is anticipated to be a key market in this region and currently accounts for nearly 30% of the market share in the APAC regional market. The reliance of Chinese people on natural-sourced food products to improve health and fitness is expected to veer them towards insoluble dietary fiber consumption in the future and drive overall market growth.

More detailed and valuable insights have been profiled in this revised insoluble dietary fiber research analysis by Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider.

Report Attributes


Insoluble Dietary Fiber Market Size (2023)

US$ 2.8 Billion

Projected Market Value (2033F)

US$ 6.6 Billion

Global Market Growth Rate (2023-2033)

8.9% CAGR

Top 3 Countries’ Market Share (2022)


North America Market Growth Rate (2023-2033)

6.8% CAGR

Key Companies Profiled

  • Ingredion Incorporated
  • Unipektin Ingredients AG
  • Solvaira Specialties
  • Roquette Frères
  • du Pont de Nemours and Company
  • SunOpta
  • Tate & Lyle PLC
  • Cargill Incorporated
  • TIC GUMS Inc.
  • J. Rettenmaier & Sohne Gmbh & Co.
  • Südzucker Ag
  • Grain Processing Corporation

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How are New Companies Thriving in the Insoluble Dietary Fiber Marketplace?

“Start-ups Investing in R&D to Create Novel Products to Penetrate the Industry”

Aspiring insoluble dietary fiber companies are focusing on investing in research and development of novel products that other market players are not offering. The new companies are also expected to raise capital through new financing rounds and opt for creative marketing strategies to drive their sales potential and overall revenue generation capacity.

  • Oceanium, a Scottish start-up has developed a new high-fiber seaweed-based methylcellulose replacement. This new product can be used for the production of plant-based meat, gluten-free bread, and beverages. The product has unique functionality, owing to its natural combination of soluble and insoluble dietary fiber and a mixture of other minerals and proteins.

Incoming insoluble dietary fiber manufacturers can also invest in the development of new insoluble dietary fiber supplements that could potentially witness high demand from people suffering from obesity, high cholesterol, diabetes, and cardiovascular disorders.

Insoluble Dietary Fiber Market Forecast by Fact.MR

Country-wise Insights

How Will Demand for Insoluble Dietary Fiber Increase in the U.S.?

“High Incidence of Obesity & Cardiovascular Disorders Promoting Insoluble Dietary Fiber Consumption”

Obesity has become a major health concern in the United States population in recent years and this is expected to be a primary factor augmenting insoluble dietary fiber demand in the future. Insoluble dietary fiber has been known to improve digestive health and also aid in weight loss, which is why it is expected to witness high demand in the country over the coming years as people try to battle obesity.

Government initiatives to promote health awareness, changing consumer dietary preferences, and increasing spending on dietary supplements are other factors that are anticipated to supplement the consumption of insoluble dietary fiber over the next ten years.

Demand for insoluble dietary fiber in the United States accounts for more than 60% of the market share in the North American region at present.

Is Japan an Opportune Market for Insoluble Dietary Fiber Suppliers?

“High Senescent Population to Provide Attractive Business Scope”

Japan has one of the largest geriatric populations in the world and this is expected to further increase in the future as birth rates are continually declining in the country. Aging people are more at risk of cardiovascular diseases and other health ailments, hence they are the perfect target audience for insoluble dietary fiber providers as these fibers have proven to reduce the risk of high cholesterol, cardiovascular disorders, etc.

Rising consumption of dietary fiber supplements by the senescent population and increasing awareness about the benefits associated with the consumption of insoluble dietary fiber are key prospects that guide market potential in Japan. The market in Korea is also estimated to evolve with similar drivers and restraints that affect market development in Japan.

Should Insoluble Dietary Fiber Manufacturers Invest in European Countries?

“Rising Consumption of Superfoods & Dietary Supplements to Drive Insoluble Dietary Fiber Demand”

Increasing focus on health and fitness among the European population has led to the adoption of a low-calorie high-fiber diet in recent years and this is expected to be a prominent trend that influences insoluble dietary fiber consumption in the region.

Government initiatives to promote public health, changing consumer preferences, the growing availability of dietary supplements and nutraceuticals, and growing demand for high-fiber foods are other factors that are expected to influence insoluble dietary fiber demand in most European countries such as Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and France, which are the most lucrative markets in this region.

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Category-wise Insights

Which Type of Insoluble Dietary Fiber is Preferred Over Cellulose?

“Lignin Anticipated to Be Preferred Insoluble Dietary Fiber Alternative Over Cellulose”

Based on product type, the market for insoluble dietary fiber is segmented into cellulose, hemicellulose, chitin & chitosan, lignin, fiber/bran, resistant starch, and others.

A high rate of metabolism and easy incorporation of lignin in processed foods are prime factors that are projected to drive demand for lignin over the coming years. Moreover, lignin is the second-most abundant natural polymer available just after cellulose. Lignin’s ability to reduce oxidation and the ability to replace eggs in bakery products are also anticipated to propel its popularity over the next ten years.

Other uses of lignin are in increasing the juiciness and texture of the meat and the production of mayonnaise. All of the aforementioned factors are forecasted to promote demand for lignin across the forecast period.

Competitive Landscape

Major insoluble dietary fiber manufacturers are focusing on expanding their product portfolio by launching new products that are allowing them to expand their sales potential and gain a competitive advantage over other market players.

  • In May 2022, the ORIJEN® Pet Food Team announced the launch of premium dog food ORIJEN AMAZING GRAINS™. The new pet food is loaded with insoluble and soluble dietary fiber, prebiotics, and probiotics to support better digestion in pets.
  • In June 2020, Ingredion Incorporated, an American ingredient provider announced the launch of a new insoluble dietary fiber in the United States. NOVELOSE® 3490 is an insoluble dietary fiber that is classified as a type 4 resistant starch and is derived from tapioca. The new product can be used extensively in bakery and snack products and is approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration).

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Key Segments of Insoluble Dietary Fiber Industry Research

  • By Product Type :

    • Hemicellulose
    • Cellulose
    • Resistant Starch
    • Lignin
    • Chitosan & Chitin
    • Fiber/Bran
    • Others
  • By Source :

    • Vegetables
    • Legumes
    • Grains & Cereals
    • Others
    • Fruits
      • Citrus Fruits
      • Exotic Fruits
      • Others
  • By Application :

    • Dietary Supplements & Pharmaceuticals
    • Beverages & Functional Food
    • Pet Food
    • Others
  • By Region :

    • North America
    • Latin America
    • Europe
    • APAC
    • MEA

- FAQs -

Currently, worldwide demand for insoluble dietary fiber is valued at US$ 2.8 billion.

Insoluble dietary fiber consumption is projected to rise at a high 8.9% CAGR and accounts for US$ 6.6 billion by 2033-end.

Demand for insoluble dietary fiber in the U.S. is slated to rise at a high CAGR through 2033.

Fruits, vegetables, cereals & grains, and legumes are prominent sources of insoluble dietary fiber.

SunOpta, Tate & Lyle PLC, Cargill Incorporated, and TIC GUMS Inc. are key suppliers of insoluble dietary fiber.

Insoluble Dietary Fiber Market

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