The global bioactive ingredients market is increasing due to increased demand for a healthy diet in developed countries. Growing health concerns among the global population, together with the increasing awareness about the benefits of consuming bioactive ingredients are the key driving factors for the growth of bioactive ingredients market. Increased incidences of lifestyle diseases followed by inadequate nutrition intake due to busy work life are boosting the growth of bioactive ingredients market.
Growing popularity of bioactive ingredients in animal nutrition, as well as cosmetic industry, is propelling the growth of the market. However, the major challenge faced in this market is the protection of bioactive compounds during food processing. Nevertheless, all these factors are projected to contribute to the estimated CAGR of 6.1% of bioactive ingredients market during the forecast period, 2017-2023.
Bioactive ingredients in foods are those that are not required to sustain life, but still, have an effect on the organism. They can cause numerous effects in the body such as stimulation, anxiety, or intoxication. Bioactive compounds may naturally occur, such as the fatty acids in milk, or are produced in a certain environment, such as the controlled fermentation of vegetable matter to produce alcohol. The most commonly known bioactive ingredients include prebiotics & amino acids, vitamins & minerals, carotenoids & antioxidant, phytochemical & plant extracts, peptides & proteins, and others.
Some of the key players profiled in the global bioactive ingredients market: Cargill Inc. (U.S.), Archer Daniels Midland Company (U.S.), Koninklijke DSM N.V. (The Netherlands), AJINOMOTO CO. INC (Japan), Ingredion Incorporated (U.S.), FMC Corporation (U.S.), Arla Foods (Denmark), DuPont (U.S.), BASF SE (Germany), Roquette (France)
Demand for caffeine as a bioactive ingredient is witnessed to be growing steadily over the forecast period
Cosmetic industry is uplifting the growth of bioactive ingredients through high consumption in personal care products
Bioactive ingredients market is segmented on the basis of type, which includes prebiotics & amino acids, vitamins & minerals, carotenoids & antioxidant, phytochemical & plant extracts, peptides & proteins, and others. Among all, the phytochemical & plant extract segment is witnessed to be growing substantially over the forecast period. Moreover, the vitamins & minerals segment is anticipated to have a steady growth based on growing consumption in cosmetic industry over the estimated period.
On the basis of the source, the bioactive ingredients market is segmented into plant, animal, and other sources. Among them, the plant segment is projected to be leading the market share followed by the animal segment.
On the basis of application, bioactive ingredients market is segmented into functional foods, functional beverages, dietary supplements, animal nutrition, and others. Among all, the dietary supplement segment is witnessed to be dominating the market. However, increasing consumption of functional beverages in developed countries is influencing the growth of functional beverages segment over the noticed period.
The global Bioactive Ingredients Market Size is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and rest of the world (RoW). North America is dominating the global bioactive ingredients market followed by Europe. In Europe, the U.K, Germany, and France are the major contributors to the bioactive ingredients market. In North America, the U.S. has been accounted for a higher consumption of bioactive ingredients owing to high consumption of dietary supplements. Additionally, increasing consumption of functional foods is considered to be the key driving factor in this region.
Asia Pacific is witnessed to gain a potential growth over the forecast period owing to increasing consumer awareness and high inclination towards healthy products. Moreover, the growth of functional foods and beverages in this region is a supportive factor for the growth of bioactive ingredients market. Moreover, technological advancement will surge the growth of bioactive ingredients in the rest of the world among which Brazil is projected to be the main contributor.