The probiotic ingredients market is projected to grow from USD 268 million in 2018 to USD 402 million by 2023, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.5% during the forecast period. The increasing demand for dietary supplements in the pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and personal care industries is projected to drive the market for probiotics, which in turn, is projected to drive the market growth for probiotic ingredients.
The major players in the probiotic ingredients market are Kerry (Ireland), DowDuPont (US), CHR. Hansen (Denmark), Biogaia (Sweden), Probi (Sweden),Glac Biotech (Taiwan), Bifodan (Denmark), Lallemand (Canada), UAS Laboratories (US), and Biena (US). Of these companies, CHR Hansen, DowDuPont, Lallemand and Kerry have held the largest market share of 70% in the probiotic ingredients market. These companies are focusing on agreements and product launches to establish themselves in the market.