Asian consumers prefer natural dietary supplements. These customers are more interested in the traditional medicines because of a deep-rooted belief in the natural products. The prebiotics have a greater association with foods such as dairy products, bakery products, meat products, weight loss products, infant food, animal food, breakfast cereals etc. Thus, a growth of these food segments has a linear growth effect on the market for prebiotics. The use of prebiotics results in improved qualities such as water binding capacity, stability, texture, fiber functionality and others.
Asia Pacific, dominated by China, India and Japan prebiotics market, expects significant gains during the forecast period. Growth in livestock production for meat consumption and increase in nutraceuticals demand owing to change in lifestyle from hectic schedule should drive product demand. Prebiotics market from dairy product applications should witness growth during the forecast period. Inulin is majorly used in dairy products as it replaces fats & sugar and enhances texture & taste of low calorie-based products. Key benefits include fiber enrichment, mouthfeel enhancement and growth in calcium absorption. Rise in dairy products consumption which includes yogurts and frozen desserts will boost product demand.
The major factors driving the Asia-Pacific Prebiotics Market are growing concern for health, significance of microbiome in promoting gut health and rising awareness regarding the importance of high fiber consumption. However, greater market visibility for probiotics may stand as a threat to this market.
The Asia-Pacific Prebiotics market is segmented based on ingredients, functional area, source, application and geography.
The Asia-Pacific Prebiotics Market by ingredients is segmented into oligosaccharides, inulin, polydextrose and others. Oligosaccharides accounted for the largest market share in 2018 and is estimated to grow at fastest CAGR until the end of 2025. The oligosaccharides market is further classified into Mannan-Oligosaccharide (MOS), Galacto-Oligosaccharide (GOS) and Fructo-Oligosaccharide (FOS). The growth of the Asia-Pacific mannan oligosaccharide market is driven by growing demand for processed food, predominance of various diseases, increasing use of prebiotics in animal feed, and growing demand for nutraceutical. Macroeconomic factors such as growing economy, increasing per capita income, the rapid rate of urbanization, and employment rate driving the global mannan oligosaccharide market
The Asia-Pacific Prebiotics market is segmented by ingredients, functional area, source, application and geography. The various ingredients of prebiotics studied in this report are oligosaccharides, inulin, polydextrose and others.
Based on functional area, this market is classified into gut health, cardiovascular health, bone health, immunity and weight management. The Asia-Pacific Prebiotic Market by source is segmented into roots, vegetables, grains, and others. Also, this market finds applications in food & beverages, dietary supplements and animal feed.
Geographically, this market is studied for China, Japan, India and Rest of the Asia-Pacific. The countries included in rest of APAC are Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, etc. Prebiotics are indigestible fibers that increase beneficial gut commensal bacteria resulting in improvements of the host's health. The beneficial effects of prebiotics are due to the by- products generated from their fermentation by gut commensal bacteria. In this review, the direct effects of prebiotics on the innate immune system of fish are discussed. Prebiotics, such as fructooligosaccharide, mannanoligosaccharide, inulin, or ?-glucan, are called immunosaccharides. Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country with a democratic constitutional monarchy government. It is the fifth largest recipient of FDI in Asia with most of the investment in the manufacturing, finance, mining and distribution sectors. Malaysia has 16 bilateral trade agreements, is a part of ASEAN and WTO, and is currently negotiating a Malaysian-European Free Trade Agreement. It is located close to major Asia-Pacific markets and companies investing in Malaysia find it a cost-effective gateway to Asian markets.
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