Established Lactase Enzyme Manufacturers Eye Latent Opportunities in Emerging Markets
Well-established manufacturers of lactase enzymes, with their occupancy largely concentrated in Europe, are eyeing consolidation in emerging markets to strengthen their global market foothold. These manufacturers are now targeting untapped opportunities in developing nations.
Leading players such as Koninklijke DSM N.V. are witnessing significant business expansion related to dietary supplements, which is a key application area of lactase enzyme, in China. Additionally, other key players, such as Chr. Hansen Holding A/S, are focusing on reducing their dependency on the European market, shifting their focus to countries in Latin America and Middle East & Africa.
Customer-centric Approach Drives Innovation – Developing Lactase-measuring Devices Emerges as a Popular Trend
The significant rise in global demand for lactose-free food products is widening the range of food & beverage applications of lactase enzymes, which is influencing the business strategies of market players in the lactase enzyme market. An upsurge in demand for lactase enzymes in the F&B space is encouraging manufacturers, such as Chr. Hansen A/S, in putting efforts to achieve consumer-driven commercial success in the lactase enzyme market.
Sensing evolving requirements of end-users to ensure low lactose levels in dairy products, prominent lactase enzyme manufacturers such as Chr. Hansen A/S has introduced novel test kits that measure lactose levels. Such product launches by leading market players are aimed at attracting dairy manufacturers who continuously seek ideal solutions for process control.
Key lactase enzyme manufacturers are also entering into strategic collaborations for marketing their cost-effective lactose-analyzing devices, which enable efficient and fast measurement of lactose levels in dairy products.
Stakeholders Adopt Next-generation Technologies to Enhance Lactase Enzyme Properties and Production Efficiencies
Lactase enzymes continue to witness widespread adoption across various application areas ranging from food & beverages to pharmaceuticals. However, challenges prevail apropos of lactase enzymes’ stability when subjected to thermal and mechanical treatment, which in turn have an adverse impact on the efficiency of the industrial processes.
These challenges are being significantly resolved by manufacturers, who are adopting advanced production technologies such as immobilization and genetic engineering, which ensure higher stability and improved productivity.
Benefits of genetic engineering that include high-quality yield and accelerated manufacturing process of lactase enzymes, and suitability of immobilization technology when it comes to efficient, large-scale manufacturing of lactase enzymes have meant that these production technologies will remain preferred among lactase enzyme manufacturers.
Lactase Enzyme Remains on the Crest of Demand Graph as Lactose-free Dairy Products Go Mainstream
Lactose intolerance continues to persist as a major concern among the world’s adult population, with nearly 75% unable to consume milk and its derivatives. The advent of lactase enzyme, such as β-galactosidase, has emerged as a boon for dairy producers, as it hydrolyzes lactose to readily digestible sugars such as galactose and glucose.
The recent surge in the number of consumers shifting towards lactose-free dairy products is making a huge impact on the dynamics of the lactase enzyme market. Lactose-free dairy products are gaining popularity, not only among lactose-intolerant consumers but along among consumers who can digest lactose, which reflects a broader consumer trend.
Dairy manufacturers are capitalizing on the rising retail value of lactose-free dairy products as compared to regular dairy products. This is encouraging most dairy manufacturers worldwide to add lactase enzymes in the dairy production processes, which is boosting demand for lactase enzymes across the world. Leading manufacturers in the lactase enzyme market are adopting strategies to leverage the rising demand for lactose-free dairy products by increasing the production of lactase enzymes.
For example, DuPont de Nemours and Company – an American conglomerate – recently announced that, with its GODO-YNL2 lactase enzyme, the company is aiming to boost profitable growth in the dairy industry. Chr. Hansen Holding A/S – another leading manufacturer in the lactase enzyme market – declared its strategy to invest heavily in its dairy fermentation capacity in Copenhagen to benefit from the rapidly-growing dairy industry.
Ever-evolving Regulations Influencing Manufacturers to Comply with Necessary Standards
Taking into consideration the need for delivering safe food ingredients, manufacturers of lactase enzymes need to meet the food safety requirements developed by regulatory bodies across the world. Owing to the rise in the number of label-conscious consumers across the world, manufacturers in the lactase enzyme market are putting extra efforts into pursuing necessary certifications from governing bodies.
The inevitable need for gaining certifications, such as Kosher and Halal, from internationally recognized certification bodies may require lactase enzyme manufacturers to modify their manufacturing and/or marketing strategies. This may lead to making it more challenging for market players in the lactase enzyme market to mitigate manufacturing costs to maintain a competitive product price.
Market Players Capitalize on the Health & Wellness Trend to Amplify Sales
With a majority of consumers becoming health conscious and preferring low-calorie diets, demand for food products containing lower sugar content has increased rapidly in the past few years. The recent trends in the lactase enzyme market are mainly driven by a rising percentage of health-conscious consumers preferring food products low on sugar and lactose.
As the health and wellness trend is encouraging consumers to eat healthier, food products manufactured by using lactase enzymes have gained a stand-out health appeal, which is ultimately boosting the growth of the lactase enzyme market. Lactase enzyme manufacturers are focusing on spreading awareness about the added benefits of adding lactase enzymes to various food products in improve taste, flavor, texture, and reducing sugar content in the products to attract a large consumer base.
The Fact.MR report provides detailed information about growth parameters of the lactase enzyme market with the help of a detailed assessment of the competitive environment in the lactase enzyme market.
The market study provides comprehensive data on each stakeholder in the lactase enzyme market, including Chr. Hansen Holding A/S, Advanced Enzyme Technologies Limited, DuPont de Nemours and Company, DSM Chemicals, Novozymes A/S, Merck KGaA (Sigma-Aldrich), Sternenzym, Amano Enzyme Inc., Calza Clemente, Senson, and Specialty Enzymes & Biotechnologies.
The report provides readers with all-encompassing data on each manufacturer’s revenue shares, winning strategies, and the latest information on mergers and acquisitions in the lactase enzyme market. Considering the rapidly-growing dairy industry, Koninklijke DSM N.V. launched ‘Maxilact Smart’, which is claimed to be the fastest lactase enzyme by the company. DSM aims to attract a large number of dairy manufacturers by providing an innovative lactase enzyme that can enhance the efficiency and speed of the lactose-free dairy manufacturing processes.
Other established manufacturers in the lactase enzyme market, such as Chr. Hansen Holding A/S and DuPont de Nemours and Company, are focusing on establishing a stronger presence in developing nations in the Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa. Meanwhile, emerging players are shifting their focus on developing lactase enzymes for innovative applications, such as pharmaceutical products and dietary supplements.
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Lactase enzymes are produced by microorganisms and are an essential catalyst, which helps to break down lactose among consumers with lactose tolerance. Lactase enzymes can be added to food products, beverages, dietary supplements, and pharmaceutical products in dry or liquid form.
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The market study on the lactase enzyme market was recently published by Fact.MR, which provides comprehensive information about the most important market dynamics that prove instrumental in the growth of the lactase enzyme market during 2018-2028. Market players can find the most accurate quantitative and qualitative information about growth parameters of the lactase enzyme market in the report, which can help them to develop data-driven business strategies in the coming future.
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Readers can find detailed information about the important factors that are augmenting along with factors hampering the growth of the lactase enzyme market during the forecast period.
Additionally, the report also contains valuable information can provide lactase enzyme market players with answers to critical questions, such as
- Which types of food products account for the maximum demand for lactase enzymes?
- Why are the sales of lactase enzymes highest in North America?
- Which regulations in various regional segments are influencing strategies of players in lactase enzyme market?
- Why is APEJ attracting most of the leading manufacturers of lactase enzymes?
The process of market research followed at Fact.MR commences with extensive secondary research of the lactase enzyme market. Analysts obtain industry-validated, historic, and current data about the demand and sales of lactase enzymes across the globe.
The comprehensive secondary research is followed by primary research, where detailed information about the lactase enzyme market is obtained, in terms of value (US$ million) and volume (‘000Kg). Based on thorough secondary and primary research of growth parameters of the lactase enzyme market, analysts come up with the most precise forecast on how the lactase enzyme market will grow during the forecast period.
An Adaptive Approach to Modern-day Research Needs
For the better understanding of readers, the Fact.MR report provides salient information about the lactase enzyme market in the most comprehensive manner. The lactase enzyme market is segmented according to geographical regions, product types, applications, and product form, to analyze the segment-wise growth of the market.
Based on geographical region, the lactase enzyme market is segmented into six regions – North America, Latin America, Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Russia, Japan, Asia-Pacific Excluding Japan (APEJ), and the Middle East & Africa (MEA).
The lactase enzyme market is segmented into two product types, viz., fungal lactase and neutral lactase. Furthermore, industrial applications of lactase enzymes include food & beverages, dietary supplements, and pharmaceuticals. Depending on the product form, the lactase enzyme market is divided into two categories – dry lactase enzymes and liquid lactase enzymes.
Lactase Enzyme Market: Detailed Analysis of Growth Parameters Helps Market Players to Make Accurate Business Decision
A recent market study published by Fact.MR – Lactase Enzyme Market Forecast, Trend Analysis, and Competition Tracking – Global Review 2018-2028” consists of a comprehensive assessment of the most important market dynamics. On conducting thorough research on the historic as well as current growth parameters of the lactase enzyme market, the growth prospects of the market are obtained with maximum precision.
The report features unique and salient factors that may make a huge impact on the development of the lactase enzyme market during the forecast period. It can help market players to modify their manufacturing and marketing strategies to envisage maximum growth in the lactase enzyme market in the upcoming years. The report provides detailed information about the current and future growth prospects of the lactase enzyme market in the most comprehensive way for a better understanding of readers.
Chapter 1 – Executive Summary
The report commences with the executive summary of the lactase enzyme market report, which includes the summary of key findings and key statistics of the market. It also includes the market value (US$ million) and volume (‘000 Kg) estimates of the leading segments of the lactase enzyme market.
Chapter 2 – Market Introduction
Readers can find detailed taxonomy and the definition of the lactase enzyme market in this chapter, which helps readers to understand the basic information about the lactase enzyme market dynamics included in the report.
Chapter 3 – Market View Point
This chapter provides readers with information about the most important macroeconomic and microeconomic factors that are instrumental in shaping the lactase enzyme market. It helps readers to understand the critical market dynamics such as drivers, challenges, trends, and opportunities for market players in the lactase enzyme market.
With the help of an overview of the global market for lactose-free food products, supply chain analysis, Porter's five force analysis, consumer sentiment analysis, and PESTLE analysis, the report helps readers to get introduced to the important factors complementing the growth of the lactase enzyme market.
Chapter 4 – Price Point Analysis
This chapter includes the analysis of the historic and current prices of lactase enzymes during the period 2013-2017, along with the information on factors that affecting the prices. On conducting a detailed price point analysis, analysts provide an estimate on how the lactase enzyme prices will change in the upcoming years.
Chapter 5 – Global Lactase Enzyme Market Historical Analysis 2013-2017 and Forecast, By Region 2018–2028
This chapter explains how the lactase enzyme market will grow across various geographic regions, such as North America, Latin America, Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Russia, Japan, Asia-Pacific Excluding Japan (APEJ), and the Middle East & Africa (MEA).
Chapter 6 – Global Lactase Enzyme Market Historical Analysis 2013-2017 and Forecast 2018–2028, By Product Type
Based on the product type, the lactase enzyme market is segmented into fungal lactase enzymes and neutral lactase enzymes. In this chapter, readers can find information about key trends and developments in the lactase enzyme market and market attractive analysis based on the product type.
Chapter 7 – Global Lactase Enzyme Market Historical Analysis 2013-2017 and Forecast 2018–2028, By Application
The lactase enzyme market is segmented into three categories based on the applications of lactase enzymes – food & beverages, dietary supplements, and pharmaceuticals. This chapter includes detailed information on the demand-supply analysis of lactase enzymes depending on their end-use applications.
Chapter 8 – Global Lactase Enzyme Market Historical Analysis 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028, By Form
Dry lactase enzymes and powdered lactase enzymes are the popular product forms in the lactase enzyme market. In this chapter, readers can find historic market values and volumes along with the estimates of future market growth depending on the form of lactase enzymes.
Chapter 9 – North America Lactase Enzyme Market Analysis 2013–2017 and Forecast 2018–2028
This chapter includes a detailed analysis of the growth of the North America lactase enzyme market along with the country-wise assessment including the U.S. and Canada. Readers can also find regional trends, regulations, and market growth based on product type, form, and applications of lactase enzymes in the North American region.
Chapter 10 – Latin America Lactase Enzyme Market Analysis 2013-2017 and Forecast 2018-2028
Readers can find detailed information about factors such as key regulations, pricing analysis, and regional trends that are impacting the growth of the Latin American lactase enzyme market. This chapter also includes the growth prospects of the lactase enzyme market in leading LatAm countries such as Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Peru, and the rest of the Latin American region.
Chapter 11 – Europe Lactase Enzyme Market Analysis 2013-2017 and Forecast 2018-2028
Important growth prospects of the lactase enzyme market based on its product types, form, and applications in several European countries, such as EU4, Germany, BENELUX, Nordic, and Eastern Europe are included in this chapter.
Chapter 12 – CIS & Russia Lactase Enzyme Market Analysis 2013-2017 and Forecast 2018-2028
This chapter of the report introduces the lactase enzyme market in the CIS & Russian region by providing detailed information about the growth avenues for market players in the region and growth prospects of the market based on its leading segments.
Chapter 13 – Japan Lactase Enzyme Market Analysis 2013-2017 and Forecast 2018-2028
Readers can find important factors that can make a huge impact on the growth of the lactase enzyme market in Japan based on the market segmentation, during the forecast period. This chapter provides an overview of regulations, drivers, restraints, and trends in the Japanese lactase enzyme market.
Chapter 14 – APEJ Lactase Enzyme Market Analysis 2013-2017 and Forecast 2018-2028
Great China, India, ASEAN, ANZ, and South Korea are the leading countries in the APEJ region that are the prime subject of assessment to obtain growth prospects of the APEJ lactase enzyme market in this chapter. Readers can find thorough information about the growth parameters of the APEJ lactase enzyme market during the period 2013-2028.
Chapter 15 – MEA Lactase Enzyme Market Analysis 2013-2017 and Forecast 2018-2028
This chapter provides information on how the lactase enzyme market will grow in the major countries in MEA region, such as GCC Countries, Turkey, Iran, Israel, and South Africa, during the period 2013-2028.
Chapter 16 – Competition Landscape, Company Share, and Company Profiles
In this chapter, readers can find a comprehensive list of all the leading stakeholders in the lactase enzyme market along with detailed information about each company, including company overview, revenue shares, strategic overview, and recent company developments.
Market players featured in the report include Chr. Hansen Holding A/S, Advanced Enzyme Technologies Limited, DuPont de Nemours and Company, DSM Chemicals, Novozymes A/S, Merck KGaA (Sigma-Aldrich), Sternenzym, Amano Enzyme Inc., Calza Clemente, Senson, and Specialty Enzymes & Biotechnologies.
Chapter 17 – Assumptions and Acronyms
This chapter includes a list of acronyms and assumptions that provide a base to the information and statistics included in the report.
Chapter 18 – Research Methodology
This chapter helps readers to understand the research methodology followed to obtain various conclusions, important qualitative information, and quantitative information about the lactase enzyme market.
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