The global prebiotics in animal feed market is estimated to be valued over USD xx million by 2025. Non – digestible functional ingredients are known as prebiotics, and they selectively stimulate the development of advantageous bacteria’s. Prebiotics improves animal health by supporting the immune system. The market for prebiotics in animal feed is developing on the back of growing meat consumption. Meat and meat products is considered as one of the key source of minerals, vitamins and proteins which are vital for development and growth. Prebiotics in animal feed improve the total health and metabolism of animals. Moreover, use of prebiotics in animal feed improves animal performance, immune systems and digestion, thus is expected to thrive market growth. Prebiotics have emerged as the new alternative for antibiotics as many countries have imposed ban on the antibiotics. As the demand for antibiotics are abating and inclination towards prebiotics is increasing, thus it is expected to boost the growth of this market.
Due to the therapeutic effects of prebiotics, antibiotics have been widely used in livestock diets in recent decades. However, due to concerns about the use of antibiotics in animal feed, the bacterial antibiotic resistance product could be subsidised, even some major countries have restricted the use of antibiotics so that the market growth could be driven. In 2006, European Union (EU) has presented a complete prohibition on the use of antibiotics as feed additives. Therefore prebiotics, have emerged as a substitute to antibiotics in animal feed that can not only diminish enteric diseases in livestock animal but also boost their productivity. Therefore, the ban impose on usage of antibiotics in animal feed by countries such as Europe will also drive the global market demand for prebiotics in animal feed.
The key players in prebiotics in animal feed market include Koninklijke DSM N.V., Lallemand, Inc., Nuscience Group, Lesaffre et Cie SA and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Other players include Calpis Co., Ltd., Land O’Lakes, Inc., Evonik Industries AG, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. Novozymes A/S, Schouw & Co. and Alltech. Companies such as E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, and Koninklijke DSM N.V. have acquired leading market position through catering to the various requirements of the market, the provision of a broad portfolio, along with an emphasis on the diverse segments. They are also concentrated on innovation and are geographically expanded.
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