Beta-Glucan: Market Outlook
Beta-Glucan is naturally found in the cell walls of bacteria, fungi, yeasts, algae, and plants such as oats and barley. Beta-Glucan is widely gaining interest due to its multiple bioactive and functional properties. Beta-Glucan is mostly used for dietary supplements, food, medicine, and other different applications. In food, beta-glucan is used as food ingredients which increase the fiber content in different food products along with enhancing their health properties. Beta-Glucan is also helpful to use as a medicine to cure the various health problems such as asthma, diabetes, high cholesterol, allergies, and others.
Beta-Glucan is a vital component of dietary fiber which contains a high amount of fiber, due to which it is beneficial to use as a food ingredient for various food applications. Beta-glucan also found in different food products, such as oats, cereals, barley, mushrooms, and others. It also used to boost the immune system, and can also fight with cancer by activating the number of cells and proteins.
Growing usage of functional ingredients in food products is among the driving factor for the global beta-glucan market
The beta-glucan market is driven by the increased usage of functional ingredients in food products which enhance the properties of finish products. Functional ingredients increase the nutritional value of food products and also provides various health benefits. Beta-glucan contains a high amount of fiber and nutrients which further suitable to use as a functional ingredient for the variety of food products. Furthermore, there are a variety of health and medical benefits associated with the beta-glucan such as lowering the cholesterol, fighting with cancer, and others which further providing the potential growth to the global beta-glucan market.
The beta-glucan market is also showing the growth due to the trend of health and wellness in food and beverages industry. Consumers preference towards the more health consciousness food is further influencing the more usage of healthy ingredients such as beta-glucan in different food products. However, beta-glucan also capable to reduce the blood sugar which cannot be beneficial for those consumers who have hypoglycemia or low blood sugar problem. This is among the restraining factor which is affecting the global beta glucan market.
Global Beta-Glucan Market Segmentation
On the basis of form, global beta-glucan market is segmented as:
On the basis of source, global beta-glucan market is segmented as:
On the basis of application, global beta-glucan market is segmented as:
On the basis of region, global beta-glucan market is segmented as:
Global Beta-Glucan Market: Key Players
Some of the major players of the global beta-glucan market are Biotec Pharmacon ASA, Biothera Pharmacetical, Ceapro Inc, Immunomedic AS, Super Beta Glucan Inc, DSM NV, Zilor Inc, Cargill Incorporated, Kerry Group, Glycanova and others.
Opportunities for market participants in the global beta-glucan market
Beta-glucan is an effective food ingredient for the different food products such as cheese spreads, frozen desserts, sour cream, and others along with its vital use in the pharmaceutical industry, this further may offer the better opportunity to the manufacturers in the beta-glucan market. In addition, beta-glucan is considered as a safe and health beneficial substance used to cure some serious diseases which may further increase the demand for beta-glucan and market participants may get the desired success in the global beta-glucan market.
Global Beta-Glucan Market: Regional Outlook
North America is leading in global beta-glucan with the highest market value share due to high increasing research and development activities regarding the beta-gluten and increasing awareness for health consciousness in the region. Whereas Europe is also showing the significant value share in the global beta-glucan market and the major reason is the growing intake of high nutrition food. However, emerging economic regions such as South and East Asia is further showing the high growth in the global a beta-glucan market due to increasing spending on various food products and growth of the pharmaceutical industry in the region.
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The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, and inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides an in-depth analysis of beta-glucan market trends, macroeconomic indicators, and governing factors, along with beta-glucan market attractiveness as per segment. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.