Functional Food Ingredients Market - Trends Forecast Till 2028

Functional Food Ingredients Market by Type (Probiotics, Prebiotics, Proteins & Amino Acids, Phytochemicals & Plant Extracts, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Carotenoids, and Fibers & Specialty Carbohydrates), Source, Application, and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa and South America)

Published Date: December, 2021

Base Year Estimate: 2020

Report ID: D-FB-FFIM-792


Number of Pages: 346

Domain: Food & Beverages

Functional Food Ingredients Market – Trends Forecast Till 2028

The global functional food ingredients market size is estimated to be valued at USD 98.9 billion in 2021, recording a CAGR of 7.9% during the forecast period.

Functional ingredients are those ingredients that have disease-preventing, energy-boosting, and health-promoting advantages. The elements that will be added to the end product are expected to be an extract from a natural source of the active ingredient.

The inclination toward nutritional and convenience food and the rise in demand for fortified food & beverage products are some of the factors that have supported long-term expansion for Functional Food Ingredients Market.

The prices of raw materials are projected to increase due to trade barriers, disruptions in the supply of raw materials, and inefficient distribution channels due to COVID-19. The non-availability and high cost of raw materials and high production costs are likely to create challenges for the growth of the global functional food ingredients market.

Functional Food Ingredients Market Research Report

The North American region dominates the market in 2020. This dominance is driven by the prevalence of chronic diseases due to hectic lifestyles and increasing awareness among consumers regarding the health benefits of functional foods. In addition, the region has the highest prevalence of obesity.

Functional Food Ingredients Market is segmented into type, health benefits, application, source and region.

On the basis of Type

  • Probiotics
  • Proteins & amino acids
  • Phytochemicals & plant extracts
  • Prebiotics
  • Fibers & specialty carbohydrates
  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Carotenoids
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals                                                       

On the basis of Health Benefits  

  • Gut health
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Bone health
  • Immunity
  • Nutritive health
  • Weight management

On the basis of Application

  • Food
  • Beverages

On the basis of Source

  • Natural
  • Synthetic

On the basis of Region

  • Asia Pacific
  • North America
  • Europe
  • South America
  • Middle East & Africa

Insights are provided for each region and major countries within the regions

Functional Food Ingredients Market Primary Respondent


Key Players

  • Archer Daniels Midland Co.
  • Ashland Inc.
  • Cargill
  • CP Kelco
  • EI DuPont De Nemours & Co.
  • Fuerest Day Lawson Ltd.
  • Ingredion Inc.
  • Kerry Inc.
  • Tate & Lyle PLC
  • TIC Gums Inc.
  • Associated British Foods
  • Amway
  • Nestle
  • DMH Ingredients
  • Ajinomoto Co. Inc.Market

Recent Developments

  • In May 2021, Cargill launched a new probiotic product named EpiCor, which is a dried yeast fermentate clinically shown in dietary supplement trials to beneficially modulate the gut microbiota and provide immune system support.
  • In February 2021, Cargill and Manna Tree invested in Evolve BioSystems, Inc., which would help the company continue commercializing next-generation probiotics capable of addressing a widespread deficiency in the infant gut microbiome.

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Report Scope


Report Feature


Market Revenue In 2021

USD 98.9 billion

Growth Rate

CAGR of 7.9% during the forecasting period, 2021-2028

Historical Data


Forecast Years


Base Year


Units Considered

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2021 to 2028

Report Segmentation

type, health benefits, application, source and region.

Report Attribute

Market Revenue Sizing (Global, Regional and Country Level) Company Share Analysis, Market Dynamics, Company Profiling

Regional Level Scope

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and Middle East and Africa

Country Level Scope

U.S., Japan, Germany, U.K., China, India, Brazil, UAE, South Africa (50+ Countries Across the Globe)

Companies Profiled

Archer Daniels Midland Co., Ashland Inc., Cargill, CP Kelco, EI DuPont De Nemours & Co., Fuerest Day Lawson Ltd., Ingredion Inc., Kerry Inc., Tate & Lyle PLC, TIC Gums Inc., Associated British Foods, Amway, Nestle, DMH Ingredients, Ajinomoto Co. Inc.

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