South America Feed Probiotics Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The Feed Probiotics Market is segmented by type into Lactobacilli, Bifidobacteria, and Other Types, by Application into Ruminant, Poultry, Swine, Aquaculture, and Other Applications and By Geography into Argentina, Brazil and Rest of South America.

Market Snapshot

Market Overview
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
CAGR: 5.6 %

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Market Overview

The South America Feed Probiotics Market is projected to register a CAGR of 5.6% during the forecast period 2020-2025. Increasing consumer awareness regarding scientific animal nutrition is the major driving force behind the growth of the probiotic industry.  Increase in industrialized livestock production, and the increasing demand for animal-based protein sources are the factors augmenting the growth of the market studied.

Scope of the report

Feed probiotics refer to the probiotics (beneficial micro-organisms) that are incorporated into base mixes and compound forms, with premix producers, farmers, compound feed producers, and base mix and concentrate producers as end consumers. The scope of the report does not include premix-based probiotics.

Animal Type
Rest of South America

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Key Market Trends

Growth in Consumption of Animal-based products

The increasing growth in population has enhanced the demand for food in South America. In recent years there have been several changes in dietary habits and consumption patterns of the population, where the shift towards the increased consumption of meat and dairy products has been observed. Consumers are becoming health conscious and are focusing on nutrition-rich products, derived from livestock which is provided by enriched feed products. This increase in demand for various animal products such as milk, meat, eggs, and dairy products has led to the growth in the usage of feed probiotics, thereby boosting the sales of probiotics in the animal feed market.

South America Probiotics Market, Poultry and Cattle Meat Production in Million Tonnes, 2017-2018

Brazil Dominates the South American market

The Brazilian feed sector is the third-largest feed sector in the world, mainly due to the high amount of raw materials produced in this country and the size of the country. According to Alltech Global feed survey, In the year 2019, the total feed production in Brazil was 69.5 million metric tons, of which 32.1 million metric tons were for broilers, 17 million metric tons for pigs, and the rest for dairy cows, layers and pets. Brazil is one of the major countries among the South American region for feed probiotics because of increasing meat consumption in the country, which reached approximately 29 million tons in 2018. The increasing demand for meat exports is also driving the market. According to the ITC trade map, European meat imports from Brazil contributed 16 million tons and are anticipated to increase in the near future due to rising meat consumption demands in that region.

South America Feed Probiotics Market, Volume of Meat Export to Europe in Million Tons, Brazil, 2018-2019

Competitive Landscape

The Feed probiotics market in South America is consolidated with a few major players dominating the market. The key players in the marker are Novozymes, Lallemand Animal Nutrition, DuPont, Life Products INC, and Provita. These firms are developing new strategies by significantly investing in Research and development and are coming with new products in this segment to build up a huge presence and gain a strong customer base in the market. Novozymes and Adisseo after their successful partnership, with their combined expertise, developed a high-performing probiotic for poultry animals in 2016, called Alterion, which improves both animal gut health and feed conversion ratio.

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 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Porters Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Lactobacilli

      2. 5.1.2 Bifidobacteria

      3. 5.1.3 Others

    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 Others

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 Brazil

      2. 5.3.2 Peru

      3. 5.3.3 Chile

      4. 5.3.4 Argentina

      5. 5.3.5 Rest of South America


    1. 6.1 Market Share Analysis

    2. 6.2 Most Adopted Strategy

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Novozymes

      2. 6.3.2 Cargill Inc.

      3. 6.3.3 Biomin GmbH

      4. 6.3.4 Novus International Inc.

      5. 6.3.5 DuPont Inc.

      6. 6.3.6 CHR.Hansen A/S

      7. 6.3.7 DSM Animal Nutrition and Health

      8. 6.3.8 Lallemand Animal Nutrition


  8. 8. IMPACT OF COVID-19

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Frequently Asked Questions

The South America Feed Probiotics Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The South America Feed Probiotics Market is growing at a CAGR of 5.6% over the next 5 years.

Lallemand Animal Nutrition , DuPont, DSM Animal Nutrition & Health, Novus International Inc., Biomin Gmbh are the major companies operating in South America Feed Probiotics Market.

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