France Feed Additives Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

The France feed additives market is segmented by additives type (antibiotics, vitamins, antioxidants, amino acids, enzymes, mycotoxin detoxifiers, prebiotics, probiotics, flavors and sweeteners, pigments, binders, and minerals) and based on animal type (Ruminant, Poultry, Swine, and Others).

France Feed Additives Industry Overview

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Study Period: 2018 - 2028
CAGR: 4.4 %

Major Players


*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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France Feed Additives Market Analysis

The France feed additives market is expected to register a CAGR of 4.4% during the forecast period (2020-2025). Food safety concerns, especially about the meat and dairy products, have led to increased consumption of feed additives in the region. Increased meat consumption and increasing meat prices are further expected to drive the growth of the market. French animal breeds are highly popular and preferred internationally for meat and other related products. This has led to higher export of animals from the country resulting in demand for compound feed, along with feed additives in the country. Industrialization of meat production, an increase in demand for nutritional animal produce have all fuelled the market. Increasing demand from foreign markets has propelled production and exports. The leading companies in the market are Alltech Inc., Adisseo France SAS, Cargil Inc., Elanco, and Chr. Hansen Holding A / S.

France Feed Additives Industry Segments

With the industrialization of the sector, the use of feed additives has been increasing over the years. The price volatility of natural feed sources during the past decade leads to an increment in the usage of different feed additives in the animal feed industry. Industrialization of the livestock, feed, and processed meat industry has necessitated the application of feed additives, as they act as a supplement, nutrient enhancer, feed conditioner, etc., with all required essential elements for optimum growth of the animals.

Additive Type
Amino Acids
Mycotoxin Detoxifiers
Flavors and Sweeteners
Animal Type
Other Animal Types

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France Feed Additives Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the France Feed Additives Market according to our research experts:

Growing Animal Export Market

The demand for meat is increasing rapidly as more and more people are becoming aware of the health benefits of meat consumption. According to Eurostat, in 2018, the country accounted for 11.4% of the total EU poultry meat production. French animal breeds are highly popular and preferred internationally for meat and other related products. According to ITC Trade, in 2019, live animals worth USD 2.4 billion were exported compared to 2.1 billion live animals in 2016. Among all animal types, in 2019, bovine export amounted highest with the value of USD 1.68 billion. The growing consumer appetite toward meat is expected to drive production which in turn, impacts the feed additives market positively during the study period.

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Growing Livestock Production Drives the Feed Production

The rising cost of feed raw materials, increased emphasis on reduced cost of feed production and rising demand for meat and milk products are the major demand driving factors. According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), in 2017 there are around 18.9 million cattle in France as compared to 18.5 million in 2018. The higher demand for meat and dairy products will drive the market for feed additives to increase productivity in the country during the forecast period.

According to the Alltech Feed Survey, in 2019, the country had a total of 315 mills, catering to 22.1 million metric ton production of compound feed. Fed production for Pigs amounted to the highest with 4.9 million metric tons followed by dairy animals and poultry feed with 3.43 million metric tons and 3.44 million metric tons respectively. Consumption of food containing a suitable quantity of additives exerts positive effects on livestock, such as improvement in digestion and reproduction. Growing commercial livestock production is driving the demand for feed additives.

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France Feed Additives Market Competitor Analysis

The France feed additives market is highly concentrated, with the few leading companies accounting for the majority of the market share. The leading players in the market studied are focused on business expansion, by either investing in new production units or acquiring established small players in the region. The leading companies in the market are Alltech Inc., Adisseo France SAS, Cargil Inc., Elanco, and Chr. Hansen Holding A / S. For instance, in 2016, Addiseo launched Rovabio Advance, which is a probiotic that improves the digestibility of food in animals and limits the use of antibiotics, when used in animal feed.

France Feed Additives Market Top Players

  1. Cargil Inc.

  2. Adisseo France SAS

  3. Alltech Inc.

  4. Elanco.

  5. Chr. Hansen Holding A / S

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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France Feed Additives Market Report - Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions & Market definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 Additive Type

      1. 5.1.1 Antibiotics

      2. 5.1.2 Vitamins

      3. 5.1.3 Antioxidants

      4. 5.1.4 Amino Acids

      5. 5.1.5 Enzymes

      6. 5.1.6 Mycotoxin Detoxifiers

      7. 5.1.7 Prebiotics

      8. 5.1.8 Probiotics

      9. 5.1.9 Flavors and Sweeteners

      10. 5.1.10 Pigments

      11. 5.1.11 Binders

      12. 5.1.12 Minerals

    2. 5.2 Animal Type

      1. 5.2.1 Ruminants

      2. 5.2.2 Poultry

      3. 5.2.3 Swine

      4. 5.2.4 Other Animal Types


    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Competitor Strategies

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Cargill Inc.

      2. 6.3.2 Alltech Inc.

      3. 6.3.3 BASF SE

      4. 6.3.4 Elanco Animal Health

      5. 6.3.5 Danisco Animal Nutrition

      6. 6.3.6 Archer Daniels Midland

      7. 6.3.7 Chr. Hansen Holding A / S

      8. 6.3.8 Novus International Inc.

      9. 6.3.9 Lallemand Inc

      10. 6.3.10 Adisseo

      11. 6.3.11 Nutreco NV


  8. 8. IMPACT OF COVID-19

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France Feed Additives Market Research FAQs

The France Feed Additives Market is studied from 2018 - 2028.

The France Feed Additives Market is growing at a CAGR of 4.4% over the next 5 years.

Cargil Inc., Adisseo France SAS, Alltech Inc., Elanco., Chr. Hansen Holding A / S are the major companies operating in France Feed Additives Market.

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