Global Fructooligosaccharide (FOS) Market Outlook 2016-2021
Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) also sometimes called oligofructose or oligofructan, are oligosaccharide fructans, used as an alternative sweetener. FOS exhibits sweetness levels between 30 and 50 percent of sugar in commercially prepared syrups. It occurs naturally, and its commercial use emerged in the 1980s in response to consumer demand for healthier and calorie-reduced foods. Fructooligosaccharides are prebiotics with numerous health benefits within which the improvement of gut microbiota balance can be highlighted, playing a key role in individual health. Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) was initially discovered in plants, it exists in fruits, vegetables and cereals widely.
Fructooligosaccharide (FOS) production, which measures output worldwide, was expected to reach *** tons in 2016 with an increase of 5.08% from its year-earlier level. The global fructooligosaccharide (FOS) market size is estimated to grow from USD 397 million in 2011 to USD 551 million by 2016, at an estimated CAGR of 6.79% between 2011 and 2016. With regards to this, key players of fructooligosaccharide (FOS) industry are expected to find potential opportunities in this market.
The global fructooligosaccharide (FOS) market report profiles some of the key technological developments in the recent times. It also profiles some of the leading players in the market and analyzes their key strategies. The competitive landscape section of the report provides a clear insight into the market share analysis of key industry players. The major players in the global fructooligosaccharide (FOS) market are Meiji Food Materia, Beghin-Meiji, Beneo, Ingredion, Cosucra, Sensus, Quantum Hi-Tech, CJ CheilJedang, Baolingbao and Tata.
Fructooligosaccharide (FOS) market is segmented by regions North America, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), China, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW). In 2016, Asia-Pacific is estimated to be the largest market for fructooligosaccharide (FOS), globally, followed by EMEA, North America, and Rest of the World (RoW). Over the past five years, the fructooligosaccharide (FOS) market has witnessed the highest growth rate in the China.
Worldwide, Food & Beverage was the largest consumer of fructooligosaccharide, which is responsible for about 47 percent of fructooligosaccharide consumption in 2015. The second largest demand comes from the Dairy Products sector, represents approximately 21 percent. The remaining 17 percent was consumed for Health Products.
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