South America Feed Yeast Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The South America Feed Yeast Market is segmented by Type (Live Yeast, Spent Yeast, and Yeast Derivatives), by Form (Dry, Instant, and Fresh), By Animal Type (Ruminants, Poultry, Swine, and Other Animal Types), and by Geography (Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Chile, and Rest of South America).

Market Snapshot

Market Overview
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: 3.3 %

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Market Overview

The South America feed yeast market is projected to register a CAGR of 3.3% during the forecast period. Yeast is added to animal feed to aid in the digestion of the feed and to improve the gut health of the animal which in turn helps in increasing productivity. The major drivers for this market are increasing awareness among farmers, regarding the benefits of using yeasts in animal feed and rising demands for meat exports to China, with the outbreak of African Swine fever. Considering these factors, many global players are trying to capture major market share in the developing regions predominantly occupying South America. The major players operating here are Nutreco, Biomin, ADM, etc. 

Scope of the report

Yeast can be applied to both compound feed and home-based feed to varying degrees. For the purpose of this report, the yeast which is added to both these forms of feed has been considered to be part of the market scope. The end consumers of the market include compound feed mills. The South American Feed Yeast Market is segmented by Type into Live Yeast, Spent Yeast, and Yeast Derivatives; By Form into Dry, Instant, and Fresh; By Animal Type into Ruminants, Poultry, Swine, and Other Animal Types and By Geography.

Live Cell Yeast Products
Spent Yeast
Dry Yeast
Yeast Derivatives
Animal Type
Rest of South America

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Key Market Trends

Rising demand for Brazilian Pork Exports

According to the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA), exports in Brazil broke a record in 2019, showing an increase of 16.2%. The total pork exports were 646 thousand tons in 2018, while in 2019 it was 750.3 thousand tons. The major boost for Brazilian pork exports since 2019 was from Asia, which was heavily affected by the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF). China alone has imported 248.80 thousand tons in 2019, which is 61% higher in terms of volume imported in 2018. Vietnam has also increased its imports by 82.6%. To meet these increasing export demands, pig farmers in the country are adopting sanitary measures to ensure safe handling and life conditions to animals, starting from nutrition. Thus, showing an increasing demand for feed yeast in the market.

South America Feed Yeast Market, Volume of Pork Export to China in Thousand Tons, 2018-2019

Increasing Demand For Poultry Meat

The production quantity of livestock meat in South America was 46.1 million tons in the year 2018. In recent years the problems related to gut health of poultry birds is commonly been observed. With increasing awareness of farmers in terms of animal health and providing nutrient requirements to the birds, the shift in usage of industrialized feed from home-made feed has been observed. The addition of yeast to poultry feed is one of the best ways to improve the gut health of the animal and aid in increased feed conversion ratio, resulting in a positive impact on the meat yield. Therefore, showing a gradual increase in the demand for usage of yeast in feeds provided particularly in the poultry segment.

South America Feed Yeast Market, Poultry Population in Million Heads, 2016-2018

Competitive Landscape

The South American Feed Yeast Market is consolidated with few major players dominating the market. The major players include Lallemand Animal Nutrition, Novus International Inc., ADM Animal Nutrition, Biomin, and Trouw nutrition. As the feed yeast market is growing the companies are coming up with new product developments to attract a huge customer base and capture major market share. Canadian based Bio-Systems Inc. (CBS Inc.) has launched a new yeast-based feed additive in the year 2018, which can be used as a feed supplement in diets for poultry, swine, and ruminants. It is designed to enhance yeast and grain management, targeting reduction or replacement of antimicrobial use.

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 Live Cell Yeast Products

      2. 5.1.2 Spent Yeast

      3. 5.1.3 Dry Yeast

      4. 5.1.4 Yeast Derivatives

      5. 5.1.5 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 ADM Animal Nutrition

      2. 6.3.2 Nutreco N.V

      3. 6.3.3 Biomin GmbH

      4. 6.3.4 Novus International Inc.

      5. 6.3.5 Lallemand Animal Nutrition

      6. 6.3.6 CHR.Hansen A/S

      7. 6.3.7 Canadian Biosystems

      8. 6.3.8 ICC Brazil


  8. 8. IMPACT OF COVID-19

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The South America Feed Yeast Market is growing at a CAGR of 3.3% over the next 5 years.

Lallemand Animal Nutrition , Trouw Nutrition, Novus International Inc, ADM Animal Nutrition, Biomin Gmbh are the major companies operating in South America Feed Yeast Market.

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