Arabinogalactan Market: Overview
Arabinogalactan is a member of carbohydrates family and it is a natural polysaccharide which consists of arabinose and galactose sugars. Arabinogalactan is obtained from the larch trees and these trees are grown abundantly grown in the North American region. Arabinogalactan is widely used in the form of supplements as it a rich source of fiber. It is available in the form of powder and capsules. The proper consumption of the arabinogalactan is considered as a safe and effective way to boost the immunity.
Arabinogalactan Market: Segmentation
The global market for the arabinogalactan is fragmented into form and application. Based on the form, the market is segregated into capsule and powder. The major form in which arabinogalactan is consumed is powder as compared to capsule form. The powder form is used in the supplements, for the veterinary use, and in many other products. Based on the application, the market is categorized into animal feed, cosmetic, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, and others. The major industries where the arabinogalactan is used are pharmaceuticals and the food and beverage industry.
Arabinogalactan Market: Growth Factors
The key factor that is positively affecting the demand of the arabinogalactan is the growing demand for the supplements among the children and adults. Arabinogalactan is a rich source of the fibers that help in the functioning of the immune system and improves the growth of the healthy bacteria in the digestive system. Arabinogalactan is vegan and gluten free thus highly preferred by the vegan consumers. The demand for the arabinogalactan is growing as an alternative to the guar gum, gum arabic, and starch in the pharmaceutical and food products. The recent trend of making use of the natural and the herbal products in the cosmetics is favoring the growth of the arabinogalactan in the global market as the manufacturers in the cosmetic industry are using arabinogalactan in the hair and skin care products as an herbal or natural ingredient since it avoids the water losses and increases the stability of emulsion in the cosmetic products. The availability of the other probiotic and prebiotic supplements may impact negatively the demand for the arabinogalactan in the coming years.
Arabinogalactan Market: Regional Analysis
The geographical diversification of the global arabinogalactan market includes Asia Pacific, North America, the Middle East and Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and Western European regions. The region that is dominating the arabinogalactan market is North America. In North America, it is U.S. that has the majority consumption of the arabinogalactan and it is in terms of both volume and value. Following the North American region is the Western Europe. In the developed countries of the Western European region, there is the increased application of the arabinogalactan in the form of supplements.
Arabinogalactan Market: Competitive Players
The key market players that are involved in the arabinogalactan market include Pure Encapsulations, VetriScience Laboratories, Thorne Research Inc., Lonza, Ametis JSC, and FoodScience of Vermont.
Arabinogalactan Market: Regional Segment Analysis
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