The growing health awareness among consumers and other major driving factors is expected to favor the rise in the global functional fibers market
Reports and Insights has published a new report titled, “Functional Fibers Market: Opportunity Analysis and Future Assessment 2020-2028”
Global Functional Fibers Market, By Nature Type (Organic, Conventional), By Grade Type (Food Grade, Industrial Grade, Pharmaceutical Grade), By Source Type (Fruits & Vegetables, Cereals & Grains, Nuts, Seeds, Legumes), By Product Type (Soluble Fibers, Beta-Glucan, Inulin, Polydextrose, Pectin, Corn Fiber, Fructooligosaccharides (FOS), Galactooligosaccharides (GOS), Others (gum fibers, Dextrin)), Insoluble Fibers (Cellulose, Lignin, Fiber/bran, Resistant starch, Chitin & Chitosan, Hemicellulose, Others)), By Application (Food & beverages, Pharmaceuticals, Nutraceuticals (Dietary Supplements, Functional Food), Personal Care & Cosmetics, Others) and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, & Africa) is expected to grow at a significant CAGR for the period between 2020 and 2028.
The global functional fibers market in 2020 is estimated for more than US$ xx Bn and expected to reach a value of US$ xx Bn by 2028 with a significant CAGR of xx%.
Carbohydrates-rich foods or high-fiber foods have been proven over and over again to strengthen satiety, mitigate cardiovascular disease as well as risks of type 2 diabetes, and improve upset stomach and digestive health. But in spite of these positive aspects, the majority of the people come short of the advisable day-to-day requirements, average out of only 15 g per day—considerably lower than the suggested routine fiber intake of 25 to 38 g for adolescents and adults.
Attributing to the fact that the majority of the Americans are not able to get sufficient fiber, several leading manufacturers of the market are summing together various kinds of fibers, called as isolated fibers or functional fibers, to foods and even beverages to aid in propelling the consumer intake. Moreover, they are also adding up soluble corn fiber, soluble fiber dextrin, and polydextrose to foods such as soups, cereals, baked goods, and meal alternatives.
Basically, functional fibers are solitary, non-digestible structures of carbohydrate that have been manufactured from sugars or starches or elicited from starchy foods. It has been shown that functional fibers are likely to have a number of benefits of naturally occurring dietary fiber, such as assisting to inhibit upset stomach or constipation or mitigating blood glucose levels post meals. In addition to that, on food labels, functional fibers are, in present times, composed in the grams of dietary fiber.
Further, viscous fibers assist in lowering cholesterol levels and blood glucose, fermentable fibers are beneficial for colon health, and insoluble fibers benefit in alleviating constipation. Owing to all said beneficial factors, the global functional fibers market is projected to witness significant growth over the coming years. Other than that, the surging health awareness among consumers with regard to sustaining a healthy diet is also estimated to act as a leading factor for the growth in the demand of functional fibers in the global market. Attributing to which, the global functional fibers market is anticipating lucrative opportunities in the following years.