Fructooligosaccharide Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

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Market Insights

Fructooligosaccharide is widely used as a natural sweetener in region like Japan. Owing to its soluble fiber, it has prebiotic property, which is popularizing its application in functional food. Regulatory approval for FOS usage in infant formula is another major factor accelerating its sales value. Inulin is the widely used commercial source of FOS. Pharmaceutical application of FOS is the new growth opportunity for the market.

  • In 2017, Beneo’s oligofructose received the status of ‘Generally Recognized as Safe’ (GRAS), for the use in the infant formula by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Increasing Demand for Low-calorie Sweeteners

Low-calorie sweeteners have been safely used and enjoyed by consumers all over the world for more than ten years. In 2016, the market for the same recorded a revenue of USD 11.4 billion. It has been used in Japan for many decades, while its usage in Asia-Pacific and other western countries is expanding. Due to its increased usage in a variety of food and drink products, including soft drinks, chewing gum, confectionery, yoghurts, frozen desserts, dessert mixes, etc., the market penetration for the same is growing.

Market Segmentation

The global fructooligosaccharide market has been segmented on the basis of product type, source, application, and geography. Based on product type, the market can be categorized into solid and liquid. The market for the powder form of fructooligosaccharide is growing at a faster rate, owing to its efficient product formulation and shelf life. By application, the market can be segmented into food & beverage, infant formula, dietary supplements, animal feed, and pharmaceuticals. By source, the market can be categorized into inulin, sucrose, and food dextrin. Inulin holds a major share in the overall market, as it is used for FOS and accounts for about 40% of the market.

FOS in the Infant Formula is a Growing Opportunity for Asia-Pacific

In China, abolishing ban on the one child policy is fueling the growth of infant formula market. The demand for specialty/premium ingredient used in infant formula is growing in Asia-Pacific, which is proved to be a great market opportunity for the market. North America and Europe are the leading region for fructo oligosaccharide market. Japan is a mature market in Asia-Pacific.

Innovation Is The Key Strategy For Players

Acquisition and expansion of production capacity are the common strategies adopted by the major companies. Companies focus on innovation in FOS-based fiber for animal feed application, which has a wide scope in the coming years.

Major Key Players In Global Fructooligosaccharide Market Include

  • Beneo-Orafti SA
  • Beghin Meiji
  • Cargill Inc.
  • Ingredion Incorporated
  • Cosucra-Groupe Warcoing SA

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1. Introduction

                1.1 Key Deliverables of the Study

                1.2 Study Assumptions

                1.3 Market Definitions

2. Research Approach and Methodology

                2.1 Introduction

                2.2 Research Design

                2.3 Study Timelines

                2.4 Study Phases

                                2.4.1 Secondary Research

                                2.4.2 Discussion Guide

                                2.4.3 Market Engineering and Econometric Modelling

                                2.4.4 Expert Validation

3. Market Overview

                3.1 Trends

4. Market Dynamics

                4.1 Drivers

                4.2 Restraints

                4.3 Opportunities

                4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

                                4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

                                4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers

                                4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants

                                4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products & Services

                                4.4.5 Degree of Competition

5. Market Segmentation

                5.1 By Source

                                5.1.1 Sucrose

                                5.1.2 Inulin

                5.2 By Application

                                5.2.1 Food & Beverage

                                5.2.2 Infant Formula

                                5.2.3 Dietary Supplements

                                5.2.4 Animal Feed

                                5.2.5 Pharmaceuticals

                5.3 By Geography

                                5.3.1 North America

                                       United States




                                5.3.2 Europe




                                       United Kingdom



                                5.3.3 Asia-Pacific






                                5.3.4 South America




                                5.3.5 Middle East & Africa

                                       South Africa



6. Competitive Landscape

                6.1 Strategy Adopted By Key Players

                6.2 Most Active Companies in the Past Five Years

                6.3 Market Share Analysis

7. List of Company Profiles

                7.1 Victory Biology Engineering Co. Ltd

                7.2 Beghin Meiji

                7.3 Beneo-Orafti SA

                7.4 Cargill Inc.

                7.5 Cosucra-Groupe Warcoing SA

                7.6 Ingredion Incorporated

                7.7 Prebiotin 

                7.8 GTC Nutrition

                7.9 CJ CheilJedang

                7.10 Jarrow Formulas

                7.11 Quantum Hi-Tech

                7.12 Shadong Bailong Chuangyuan

8. Appendix

                8.1 Disclaimer

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