Europe Feed Binders Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The Europe feed Binders market report is segmented by Type (Natural and Synthetic), By Animal Type (Ruminant, Poultry, Swine, Aquaculture) and by Geography (Spain, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Russia and Rest of Europe).

Market Snapshot

Market Snapshot
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: 3.9 %

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Market Overview

The Europe Feed Binders Market is estimated to register a CAGR of 3.9% during the forecast period (2020-2025). Growth in the industrial production of livestock and processed meat industry are driving the demand for feed additives in Europe. Expansion in animal-derived products market, especially fish and fish products and increasing preferences for animal protein have further amplified the market growth. Adverse environmental conditions and lack of technology are expected to deter the growth of the market. Europe is the third-largest market for feed binders globally, which is expected to witness steady growth over the years. Among European nations, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom form the majority of demand while market growth would be higher in countries like Spain and Italy.

Scope of the report

Animal feed binders are used for durability and resistance to physical breakdown during handling and storage of feeds. Some binders also have additional nutritional value. Unlike feed for livestock, feed for aquaculture requires an adequate level of processing to guarantee good stability in water, long enough for animals to consume it. In this report, the market is segmented by type, by animal type, and by geography.

Animal Type
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe

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Key Market Trends

Intensifying Fish Farming is Driving the Market

Aquaculture is the most significant segment for feed binders demand in the region, as aquaculture feeds require an adequate level of processing to guarantee good stability in water, long enough for animals to consume it. The aquaculture sector in the region is diverse with the growth of outpacing the growth of other agricultural commodities. In 2017, aquaculture production in the EU was 1.4 million tons. Most of the aquaculture production in the region is concentrated in Spain, France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and Greece. Binder in the aquatic feed pellet is different form livestock feed pellet, the binder in livestock is mainly used to improve the molding rate of pellets, reduce pellet dust and protect the environment, so the livestock feed pellet binder is not of utmost necessity. However, the binder used in aquatic feed pellets is essential for extended scatter time and prevention of nutrients from getting dissolved in the water too quickly. thus, the growth of fish farming and the introduction of new species have led to increased dependency on commercially manufactured compound feed, in turn aiding the growth of feed binders market in the region.

Europe Feed Binders Market

Natural Feed Binders Dominate the Market

There are natural feed binders such as wheat, guar meal, starch, lignin, bentonite clay, gums and others. These natural binders are easily available and most commonly used as opposed to synthetic counterparts such as urea-formaldehyde and polymethylolcarbamide, among others. The natural binders are cheaper than synthetic ones, this may explain the higher market share of these products in the region. However, the rising cost of natural feed binder products such as wheat may cause some shift towards synthetic binders in the forecast period.

Europe Feed Binders Market

Competitive Landscape

The Europe feed binder market is significantly consolidated, with major players dominating the market. The hindered growth of regional markets and local players in different parts of the world is the major factor for the consolidated nature of the market. The major strategies adopted by them are acquisitions, mergers, increasing the capacity of the plants and investing in R&D. Demand for highly efficient additives is expected to make the market more competitive and effectively dynamic during the forecast period.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Introduction to Market Drivers & Restraints

    3. 4.3 Market Drivers

    4. 4.4 Market Restraints

    5. 4.5 Industry attractiveness- Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.5.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.5.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.5.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.5.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.5.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Natural

      2. 5.1.2 Synthetic

    2. 5.2 Animal Type

      1. 5.2.1 Ruminant

      2. 5.2.2 Poultry

      3. 5.2.3 Swine

      4. 5.2.4 Aquaculture

      5. 5.2.5 Pets

      6. 5.2.6 Horses

      7. 5.2.7 Others

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 Spain

      2. 5.3.2 United Kingdom

      3. 5.3.3 Germany

      4. 5.3.4 France

      5. 5.3.5 Russia

      6. 5.3.6 Italy

      7. 5.3.7 Rest of Europe


    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Archer Daniels Midland Company

      2. 6.3.2 Avebe U.A.

      3. 6.3.3 Beneo Gmbh

      4. 6.3.4 Borregaard

      5. 6.3.5 Cp Kelco

      6. 6.3.6 Danisco A/S

      7. 6.3.7 Fmc Corporation

      8. 6.3.8 Ingredion Incorporated

      9. 6.3.9 The Roquette Group

      10. 6.3.10 Uniscope Inc.


  8. 8. IMPACT OF COVID-19

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Europe Feed Binders Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Europe Feed Binders Market is growing at a CAGR of 3.9% over the next 5 years.

Archer Daniels Midland Company, Royal Avebe U.A., Beneo Gmbh, Borregaard, The Roquette Group are the major companies operating in Europe Feed Binders Market.

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