The Arabinoxylan fiber market is projected to witness a lucrative growth phase over the forthcoming time period owing to a variety of its health benefits and the rapid shift towards natural ingredients. Arabinoxylan is a type of cellulose which is attained from the outer shell of rice, oat, wheat, rye as well as other cereal grains. It also offers several health-based benefits which includes controlling diabetes and improved digestive health.
The sugars present in arabinoxylan, xylose and arabinose, are known to have antioxidant effects, thereby protecting tissues and cells from the causing extensive damage of free radicals. Arabinoxylan helps in the treatment of numerous health conditions such as high cholesterol, asthma, constipation, obesity, high blood pressure, chronic fatigue syndrome, and heart disease among others.
Arabinoxylan fiber market is bifurcated in terms of application, source, and regional landscape.
In terms of application, the overall arabinoxylan fiber market is classified into animal nutrition, beverages, food, pharmaceuticals, and others. The food application segment is further categorized into infant food, meat products, dairy, confectionery, breakfast cereal & snacks, and bakery. Among these, the dairy segment is likely to witness considerable growth owing to the increasing demand for high quality dairy alternatives and rapid shift towards natural ingredients.
The animal nutrition application segment is further classified into pet, poultry, swine, and ruminants. Rising prevalence of pet adoption and increasing concerns regarding pet health is likely to boost product demand over the coming timeframe. Arabinoxylan is widely used in manufacturing high quality pet food owing to its easily digestible nature.
Based on source, the arabinoxylan fiber market is segmented into maize, oats, barley, rice, wheat, and others. Increasing demand for barley arabinoxylan exacts in anti-aging serums and cosmetics owing to skin cleaning and moisture retaining characteristics is likely to boost product demand. The others source segment is likely to witness growth due to rapid demand for high quality animal feed, which is subsequently projected to boost rye arabinoxylan market share as awareness regarding quality of end animal products increases.
From a regional frame of reference, the Latin America arabinoxylan fiber market is likely to grow with an impressive CAGR of over 10.5% owing to increasing demand for natural ingredients in food & beverage industry. MEA arabinoxylan fiber market is likely to surpass $1.5 million by the end of 2020 owing to increasing demand for meat and milk. Arabinoxylan is widely used in manufacturing natural animal feed solutions which is likely to boost the market share.