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SOURCE Research and Markets
DUBLIN, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3cmf38/dietary_fiber) has announced the addition of the "Dietary Fiber Market by Product Type and Application - Global Trends & Forecasts up to 2019" report to their offering.
The positive attributes of dietary fiber propels their use as specialty ingredients in end-use industries such as food and pharmaceuticals. The dietary fiber market is classified on the basis of type, such as conventional, novel, soluble, and insoluble.
This report estimates the market size of the dietary fiber market in terms of both value and volume. Functional foods, bakery & confectionery, dairy, beverage, meat products, and pharmaceuticals are the end-user applications for dietary fiber. With the increasing penchant for health benefits, the market is likely to witness a robust growth in the years ahead.
Dietary fiber is an important segment of the specialty food ingredients segment and is fast gaining acceptance due to its documented health benefits. In terms of end-use, functional foods remain the leading market for dietary fibers. The pharmaceutical market is set to exhibit the strongest volume increases, followed by meat products. Bakery & confectionery, dairy and beverage sectors also exhibit strong potential. On the other hand, increasing regulations and strict labeling requirements may act as key restraints hindering the growth of the market.
Major players like Cargill Inc. (U.S.), E.I. DuPont de Nemours (U.S.), Lonza Group (Switzerland), Roquette Freres (France) are scaling their business by bringing in new products and pursuing mergers and acquisitions in developing markets. Top eight players in the dietary fiber industry held a market share of around 65.0% depicting the participation of other small players in the industry.
The global dietary fiber market in terms of volume is projected to grow at a CAGR of 10.4% from 2014 to 2019. Although dominated by conventional fibers, the novel fibers segment is projected to drive the growth 2014 to 2019. The penetration of conventional fibers is high in the developing countries and these are expected to witness a sluggish growth in the years ahead due to the rapid growth and acceptance of novel fibers. The R&D activities, technology developments and unearthing new sources of fibers for the market creates opportunities for the novel fiber segment.
Key Topics Covered:
2 Executive Summary
3 Market Overview
4 Premium Insights
5 Industry Analysis
6 Addressable Market
7 Dietary Fibers Market, By Type
8 Dietary Fibers Market, By Application
9 Global Dietary Fiber Market, By Source
10 Dietary Fiber Market, By Geography
11 Competitive Landscape
12 Company Profiles
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