Global Prebiotics in Animal Feed (Swine, Poultry, Beef, Aquaculture and Others) Market – Forecast to 2019

May 9, 2014

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Prebiotics are the non- digestible functional ingredients that selectively stimulate
the growth of favorable bacterias in the gut of the host. Prebiotics facilitate the immune
system thereby improving animal health. It is added to the animal feed to maintain gut
health and thus prevent the prevalence of pathogens in the food chain. Prebiotics and
probiotics are two different categories of fermented ingredients. Probiotics are live
cultures of micro organisms that provide balance of bacteria in the gut. Commonly used
probiotics are Lactobacillus acidophilus, Bacillus species and Enterococci faecium.
Prebiotics in combination with probiotics are called as a synbiotics.

Prebiotics are classified as disaccharides, oligosaccharides and polysaccharides and
most commonly used prebiotics includes lactulose, mannan-oligosaccharide (MOS), inulin,
soy Fructo-oligosaccharide(FOS) and galacto-oligosaccharide (GOS). The global market for
prebiotics in animal feed market was worth USD 213.9 million in 2012 in terms of revenue.

The rise in global meat consumption and ban of antibiotics as growth promoters in
animal feed are the factors driving the growth of this market. However, greater market
visibility for probiotics and strict government regulations are the major constraints for
market growth.

Historically, chicory remains a major source of inulin and oligofructose to be used in
functional food. Chicory inulin can be extracted from the root and used as an ideal
ingredient in functional foods. Using the chicory inulin in this manner can lead to a
number of health benefits.

Key Topics Covered:

        Chapter 1 Preface
        Chapter 2 Executive Summary
        Chapter 3 Global Prebiotics in Animal Feed - Industry Analysis
        Chapter 4 Prebiotics in Animal Feed Market - Livestock Type
        Chapter 5 Prebiotics in Animal Feed Market - Regional Analysis
        Chapter 6 Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned:

        - Abbott Laboratories
        - BENEO-Orafti SA
        - Beghin Meiji
        - Cargill Incorporated
        - Cosucra-GroupeWarcoing SA
        - FrieslandCampina Domo
        - Jarrow Formulas, Inc.
        - Roquette Freres S.A.
        - Royal Cosun
        - Yakult Honsha Co. Ltd.

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