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Probiotics

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Probiotics in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 105 companies including many key and niche players such as BioGaia AB, Chr. Hansen A/S, Danisco A/S, Groupe Danone, Lallemand-Institut Rosell, Lifeway Foods, Inc., Natren, Inc., Nestle Nutrition, Probi AB, Seven Seas Ireland Ltd., Stonyfield Farm, Valio Ltd., and Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations

Disclaimers

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level

  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics

Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • A Primer
  • Probiotics Sustain Growth with Minor Hiccup Due to Recession
  • Probiotic Transformation
  • Threat from Genetically Modified Cultures
  • Increasing Number of Probiotic Products Grace the Marketplace
  • Lactose Intolerance Sufferers Provide Fillip to Probiotics Market
  • Versatile Applicability Ensures Sunny Prospects for Probiotics
  • Weight Management
  • Oral Care
  • Beauty
  • Probiotics - Future Directions
  • Market Dynamics
  • Companies Vie for New Delivery Technologies to Boost Probiotics Consumption
  • Biopolymer Protection Forecast to Augment Probiotic Industry
  • Current & Future Analysis
    • Table 1: World Market for Probiotics (2010-2018): Geographic Regions Ranked by CAGR - US, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, Europe, Canada, and Japan (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. TRENDS AND ISSUES

  • Growing Consumer Awareness
  • Probiotic Skincare - The Latest Beauty Trend
  • Little Bottles Garner More Appeal
  • Scientific and Clinical Validation Key to Growth
  • Culture Wars
  • Emergence of Probiotic Cereals and Chocolate Bars
  • Probiotics to Add Zing to Chilled Beverages
  • Misleading Health Claims Dampen Demand
  • Formulation and Production of Probiotic Products - Major Technical Issues
  • Multi-Level Marketing Networks Grow In Vogue
  • Regulations to Shape Future Market

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Introduction
  • Probiotics Defined
  • Probiotic Functioning Mechanism
  • Concept of Prebiotics
  • Synbiotics
  • Probiotic Products - A Briefing
  • Probiotic Strains
  • Lactobacillus Acidophilus
  • Bifidiobacterium Bifidum
  • Bifidiobacterium Longum
  • Lactobacillus GG
  • Lactobacillus Bulgaricus
  • Lactobacillus Casei
  • Lactobacillus Reuteri
  • Major Species/Strains of Select Probiotics Bacteria
    • Lactobacillus
    • Bifidobacteria
  • Dairy Products - A Popular Probiotic Delivery Vehicle
  • Health Benefits of Probiotics
  • Intestinal Complaints
  • Lifestyle-related Disorders
  • Effects of Pro and Prebiotics on Human Gut Health
    • Microbial Function
    • Gut Flora Composition
  • Benefits of Probiotics & Prebiotics
    • Hypocholesterol Action
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Effect of Pathogens
    • Reduction in Virulence
  • Tips to Customers
  • Species
  • Potency
  • Refrigeration
  • Desiccants
  • Stability
  • Fructo-oligosaccharides
  • Method of Consumption
  • Dosage
  • Probiotic Risk Factors
  • A Need for Consultation
  • Safety Measures
  • Prospects for Probiotics
  • Microbes for Health
  • Probiotics - A Historical Note

4. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT

  • Evaluation of Probiotics in Food - A Systematic Approach
  • Guidelines by Joint FAO/WHO Working Group
    • Introduction
    • Guidelines for Probiotics
      • Genus/Species/Strain
      • In Vitro Tests to Screen Potential Probiotics
      • Safety Considerations
      • In Vivo Studies Using Animals and Humans
      • Health Claims and Labeling
    • Recommendations
  • Growing Regulatory Control

5. RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Recent Research Findings
  • Probiotics May Help Combat the Flu
    • Compelling Scientific Validation
    • Study
  • Danisco Probiotics Shown to Reduce Bloating in Patients with Functional Bowel Disorder
    • Key Results
  • Probiotics Research - Varying Considerations
  • Microencapsulation Technology
  • Biopolymers for Stabilization of Probiotics in Foods
  • Other Major Research Findings
  • Researchers Keen to Improve Probiotics Viability and Survival
  • Probiotics Improve Iron Absorption
  • Probiotics Helpful in Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Probiotics Reduces Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea Among Infants
  • Probiotics Help Children Fight Atopic Dermatitis
  • Probiotics Help Reduce Common Cold
  • Probiotics Helpful in Liver Disease
  • Infant Probiotics - Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus
  • Probiotics in Pediatric Gastrointestinal (GI) Therapy
  • Improving Intestinal Immune Function in Broilers - The Probiotic Way
  • Probiotic Research - A Historical Perspective
  • Research Validity
  • Application Effectiveness: Pulse and Rotation Methods

6. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS

  • Dupont Nutrition and Health Introduces Probiotic Culture Laban
  • Lifeway Foods Unveils Greek Fro-Yo, Lifeway Frozen Kefir and Frozen ProBugs Push Ups
  • Heinz and Probi Introduce Golden Circle Healthy LifeTM Probiotic Juice in Australia
  • Stonyfield Launches Organic Activia Yogurt
  • Danisco Introduces HOWARU(r) Balance
  • Chr. Hansen Introduces Supplements with Probiotics and Fibers
  • Chr. Hansen Unveils Natural Color Solutions and New Probiotics

7. PRODUCT LAUNCHES IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

  • Chobani Greek Yogurt Launches Chobani Champions
  • Douglas Laboratories Launches InfaSkin Probiotic
  • IR-L and LHI Launch Cysbiotic Women's Dietary Supplement
  • Oragenics Introduces EvoraKids(tm)
  • Probi Launches Dietary Supplements in South Africa in Collaboration with Camox
  • Alpharma Animal Health Launches Proflora(tm)
  • Amerifit Unveils Newer Version of Culturelle for Kids
  • BioGaia Introduces Probiotic Products as Pharmaceuticals in India
  • Attune Foods Introduces Probiotic Bar Flavors
  • Ascent Nutrition Introduces Probiotic Beauty Supplement
  • doTERRA Introduces PB Assist(tm)
  • Institut Rosell-Lallemand Introduces New Flavorless Formulation of ProbioKid(r)
  • Medical Nutrition USA Introduces Diff-Stat(tm)
  • Nestle Introduces BISTROV(r) Prebio
  • Danisco and Anlit Unveil HOWARU(r) Probiotic Yogurt Bears
  • Energetix Introduces Flora 12+
  • Enzymedica Launches Digest Gold +PROBIOTICS(tm)
  • Ganeden Biotech Launches GanPro(tm)
  • Ganeden Biotech and Max Muscle Launch Pioneering Probiotics Protein Crunch Bar
  • Kibow Biotech Introduces Kibow Biotics(r)
  • Mars Introduces Chocolate Flavored Probiotic Drink
  • Procter & Gamble Introduces Align Probiotic
  • USANA Health Sciences Introduces Probiotic Plus
  • Oragenics Introduces Teddy's Pride Pet Oral Care
  • Ilovehealthychocolate Unveils XoBiotic
  • Iams Veterinary Formulas Introduces ProStora MAX for Dogs
  • Skanemejerier and Probi Unveil Bravo Friscus
  • Sanofi Aventis Unveils Protecflor(tm) as 'ErceFlora Supra' in Belgium
  • Sunny Crunch Launches Probiotic Chewy Cereal Bars
  • YoCream Launches First Soft Server Frozen Yogurt in the US

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • BioGaia and Unilab Group Enter into Agreement
  • BioGaia and Nestle Ink Agreement
  • BioGaia and Victus Enter into Distribution Agreement
  • Probi Enters into Distribution Agreement with USV
  • Yakult to Expand Operations to China, Brazil, and India
  • DuPont Takes Over Danisco
  • Nestle Establishes Production Facility for Nutrition Products

9. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

  • Lifeway Foods Expands Distribution Channel
  • Probi Enters into Long-Term License Agreement with Danone
  • BioGaia Joins Hands with Interbat for Probiotics Drop Sales in Indonesia
  • BioGaia Sets Foot in Argentina in Collaboration with Ferring Pharmaceuticals
  • China-Biotics Commences Commercial Production In New Facility
  • Institut Rosell-Lallemand Enhances Probiotic Portfolio with LAFTI Acquisition
  • Lallemand Health Ingredients Merges with Lal'Food Entities
  • Martek Biosciences Acquires Amerifit Brands
  • BioGaia Joins Hands with Pharma Nord and Laboratoires BIOETHIC
  • BioGaia Conducts Successful Clinical Study for Probiotic Chewable Tablets
  • BioGaia Joins Forces with Tablets India to Manufacture and Sell Probiotic Products
  • CapAble Inks Agreement with Aqua Scandik
  • Ewopharma to Sell BioGaia's Products in Croatia and Serbia
  • China-Biotics Signs Supply Agreement with Dabeinong Group
  • Atrium Innovation Takes Over Nutri-Health Supplements
  • Lifeway Foods Takes Over Fresh Made Dairy
  • Chr. Hansen takes over Urex Biotech
  • NXT Nutritional, Inc. Becomes Subsidiary of NXT Nutritional Holdings
  • Encap Drug Delivery and Probac Enter into Collaboration Agreement
  • Caleco Pharma Inks Agreement with Puleva Biotech
  • Attune Foods Purchases Cereal Brands
  • Lifeway Foods Adds 7-Eleven Convenience Store Chain to Expand Distribution Channels
  • NXT Nutritionals Selects Kroger
  • Semper Secures Distribution Rights for BioGaia's Integrated Probiotic ORS

10. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

  • BioGaia AB (Sweden)
  • Chr. Hansen A/S (Denmark)
  • Danisco A/S (Denmark)
  • Groupe Danone (France)
  • Lallemand-Institut Rosell (Canada)
  • Lifeway Foods, Inc. (USA)
  • Natren, Inc. (USA)
  • Nestle Nutrition (Switzerland)
  • Probi AB (Sweden)
  • Seven Seas Ireland Ltd. (Ireland)
  • Stonyfield Farm (USA)
  • Valio Ltd. (Finland)
  • Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. (Japan)

11. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 2: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Probiotics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 3: World Historic Review for Probiotics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 4: World 15-Year Perspective for Probiotics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Market Overview
      • New Products Hold Growth Potential
    • Trends and Issues
      • Probiotics Piggy-Backing on Colon Cleansing's Rising Popularity
      • Changing Preferences of US Consumers Towards Probiotics
      • 'Probiotic Shots' Increase Penetration
      • Consumer Education - Key to Market Success
      • Consumer Marketing Trends
      • Probiotic Food Manufacturers Target Kids Segment
      • Product Innovation
      • Quality Control - Need of the Hour
    • Challenges Facing Probiotics Market
      • Price and Quality - A Tangled Issue
      • Shelf Life of the Product - A Concern to Resolve
    • Distribution Channels
    • Table 5: Distribution Channels for Dietary Supplements in the US (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Distribution Channel for Mass Market, Health Food & Natural Products Stores, Internet & Multi Level Marketing (MLM), and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Regulatory Scenario
      • Tightening Regulations
    • International Probiotics Association - A Major Association
    • Product Launches
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 6: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Probiotics with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 7: US Historic Review for Probiotics Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Regulations
      • Lallemand-Institut Rosell - A Key Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 8: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Probiotics with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 9: Canadian Historic Review for Probiotics with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • Strategic Corporate Development
    • Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. - A Key Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 10: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Probiotics with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 11: Japanese Historic Review for Probiotics with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Probiotic Market - A Perspective
    • Competitive Structure
    • Fermented Dairy Drink Consumption - A Brief History
    • Trends and Issues
      • Yogurt Drink Drives Demand for Probiotics
      • Intense Research
    • Regulations
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 12: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Probiotics by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 13: European Historic Review for Probiotics by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 14: European 15-Year Perspective for Probiotics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4a. FRANCE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Groupe Danone - A Key Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 15: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Probiotics with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 16: French Historic Review for Probiotics Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4b. GERMANY

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 17: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Probiotics with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 18: German Historic Review for Probiotics Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4c. ITALY

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 19: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Probiotics with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 20: Italian Historic Review for Probiotics Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Overview
    • Probiotic Drinks - Consumption Demographics
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 21: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Probiotics with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 22: UK Historic Review for Probiotics Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4e. SPAIN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 23: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Probiotics with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 24: Spanish Historic Review for Probiotics Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4f. RUSSIA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 25: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Probiotics with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 26: Russian Historic Review for Probiotics Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4g. REST OF EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Product launches
    • Strategic corporate developments
    • Key players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 27: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Probiotics with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 28: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Probiotics Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Focus on Select Markets
      • Australia & New Zealand
      • Growing Awareness of Health Issues Spur Probiotics Market
      • Competitive Scenario
      • China
      • Market Overview
      • Yucheng - China's Probiotic Hub
      • Government Lends a Push to Probiotics Consumption
      • India
      • Probiotics Market Draws Attention
      • Bigwigs Lock Horns
      • Probiotics Market Drugs Surges Ahead
      • Factors Favoring Indian Probiotic Market
      • Economic Development
      • Ageing Population
      • Rising Healthcare Spending
      • Pharma Growth
      • Pricing
      • Lack of Regulation
      • Major Pharmaceutical Companies into Probiotics
      • Physicians Promoting Probiotics
      • Dairy Companies Exploring Probiotics Segment
      • Regulations
    • Product Launch
    • Strategic corporate developments
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 29: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Probiotics with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 30: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Probiotics Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. THE MIDDLE EAST

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Product Launch
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 31: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Probiotics with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 32: Middle East Historic Review for Probiotics Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. LATIN AMERICA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Strategic Corporate Development
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 33: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Probiotics with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 34: Latin America Historic Review for Probiotics Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
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