Direct Fed Microbials Market 2024 | Growth, Share, Demand and Forecast 2032

Direct Fed Microbials Market 2024 | Growth, Share, Demand and Forecast 2032

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IMARC Group's report titled "Direct Fed Microbials Market Report by Product Type (Lactic Acid Bacteria, Bacillus, and Others), Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Ruminants, Aquatic Animals, and Others), Form (Dry, Liquid), and Region 2024-2032". The global direct fed microbials market size reached US$ 1.30 Billion in 2023. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 2.1 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 5.19% during 2024-2032.

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Factors Affecting the Growth of the Direct Fed Microbials Industry:

  • Increasing demand for natural feed additives:

The rise in preference for natural and organic products is driving the demand for direct fed microbials (DFMs). People are increasingly concerned about the presence of antibiotics and synthetic additives in animal products, which is catalyzing the demand for alternatives such as DFMs. This trend is particularly pronounced in regions with strict regulations on antibiotic usage in livestock production. As a result, livestock producers are seeking natural and sustainable solutions to maintain animal health and productivity while meeting demands for clean-label products. DFMs offer a viable alternative to traditional antibiotics and growth promoters, as they are derived from naturally occurring microorganisms and do not contribute to antibiotic resistance concerns.

  • Growing awareness about animal health and nutrition:

At present, there is an increase in awareness among livestock producers about the importance of gut health and optimal nutrition in animals is propelling the market growth. This heightened awareness stems from various factors, including advancements in scientific research, industry education initiatives, and demand for high-quality animal products. Livestock producers recognize that maintaining a balanced gut microbiota is essential for maximizing nutrient utilization, supporting immune function, and promoting overall animal health and performance. As a result, there is a growing interest in incorporating direct-fed microbials (DFMs) into animal feed formulations to enhance gut health and improve productivity.

  • Technological advancements in microbial research:

With the advent of high-throughput sequencing technologies, advanced bioinformatics tools, and genome editing techniques, researchers are gaining unprecedented insights into the diversity, functionality, and interactions of microbial communities. These technological innovations are facilitating the discovery and characterization of novel microbial strains with potential applications as DFMs. Moreover, advancements in formulation technologies, such as microencapsulation and nanoparticle delivery systems, are improving the stability and efficacy of DFMs in animal feed. Furthermore, innovative approaches in strain selection, genetic engineering, and fermentation processes are enabling the development of DFMs with enhanced properties, such as increased survivability in the gastrointestinal tract and targeted functionality in specific animal species.

Leading Companies Operating in the Global Direct Fed Microbials Industry:

  • Alltech
  • American Biosystems Inc
  • Bayer AG
  • Bio-Vet
  • Cargill Incorporated
  • Chr. Hansen A/S (Chr Hansen Holding A/S)
  • DuPont de Nemours Inc.
  • Kemin Industries
  • Koninklijke DSM N.V.
  • Lallemand Inc.
  • Novozymes A/S (Novo Holdings A/S)
  • Novus International Inc. (Mitsui & Co. Ltd)

Direct Fed Microbials Market Report Segmentation:

By Product Type:

  • Lactic Acid Bacteria
  • Bacillus
  • Others

Lactic acid bacteria represent the largest segment as they confer health benefits when consumed in adequate amounts.

By Livestock:

  • Swine
  • Poultry
  • Ruminants
  • Aquatic Animals
  • Others

Poultry holds the biggest market share due to the rising consumption of eggs and poultry meat among the masses.

By Form:

  • Dry
  • Liquid

Dry accounts for the majority of the market share owing to its easy application.

Regional Insights:

  • North America (United States, Canada)
  • Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Others)
  • Europe (Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, Others)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Others)
  • Middle East and Africa

North America's dominance in the direct fed microbials market is attributed to the rising awareness among the masses about the benefits of direct fed microbials.

Global Direct Fed Microbials Market Trends:

Stringent regulations and guidelines imposed by regulatory bodies worldwide are restricting the use of antibiotics in livestock production. Concerns over antimicrobial resistance and the potential transfer of resistant bacteria to humans through the food chain are leading to bans or limitations on the use of certain antibiotics as growth promoters or prophylactic agents in animal feed. In response, livestock producers are seeking alternative strategies to maintain animal health and productivity. Direct-fed microbials (DFMs) are emerging as promising substitutes for antibiotics, offering natural and sustainable solutions to promote gut health, enhance nutrient absorption, and support immune function in livestock without contributing to antibiotic resistance concerns.

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