Acacia Fiber Powder Market

Acacia Fiber Powder Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013 - 2017 and Opportunity Assessment; 2018 - 2028

Market Overview

Acacia fiber powder is made from the dried sap of the Acacia Senegal and Acacia Seyal tree belonging to the legume family, native to the Africa region and also found in some Western Asian countries. Acacia fiber powder is also known as acacia gum or gum arabic. Acacia fiber powder is a complex polysaccharide and unlike other fibers, it ferments slowly in the digestive tract, leading to the delayed and gentle release of gas without causing digestive discomfort. Acacia fiber powder helps in weight management by creating a feeling of fullness as it swells when dissolved in water in the stomach and intestine. A key benefits of acacia fiber powder is that it helps in nourishing microbiome in the body, which in turn helps in digestion and metabolism. One tablespoon of acacia fiber powder provides RDA between 21% and 29% for adult women and 16% and 20% for adult men.

Acacia Fiber Powder Market: Dynamics

Acacia fiber powder is a popular ingredient in the food industry as it find application as a stabilizing agent, an emulsifier and a binder. It also enhances the shelf life of the end product. Acacia fiber powder is incorporated in many food products, owing to its lack of aftertaste and GRAS status. Also, recently, acacia fiber powder has been approved by the European Union as a safe food additive, which is expected to further drive the global acacia fiber powder market. Acacia fiber powder is commercially used in the preparation of edible coatings for fruits and vegetables, in place of paraffin wax, to extend the shelf life of the fruits.

Besides its incorporation in functional foods, acacia fiber powder is widely used in dietary supplements due to its high content of dietary fiber. It is used in many low-calorie and dietetic beverages as a source of soluble fiber as one gram of acacia fiber powder contains less than 1cal. Acacia fiber powder benefits gut health, oral health, heart health and eye health as well as improves bowel function and lowers blood glucose level. Other uses that drive the demand for acacia fiber powder include pharmaceutical, cosmetic, textile, and adhesive industries.

Some of the side effects that might appear during the first week of acacia fiber powder consumption are an unpleasant mouthfeel, nausea, bloating and diarrhea. Also, people that have a dust allergy may develop lesions or experience asthma attacks.

Global Acacia Fiber Powder Market: Market Participants

Examples of some of the key manufacturers identified in the acacia fiber powder market include Nexira, Ingredion Inc., Kerry Group, Gum Arabic Company, Alland and Robert, among others.

Global Acacia Fiber Powder Market: Key Developments

With significant investments, research and development in underway to investigate new applications of acacia fiber powder in various fields such as pharmacology, nanotechnology, tumor imaging and drug delivery. Several studies have shown that acacia fiber powder has potential in Nanoconstruct and molecular imaging and its redox property is important for Nano-materials.

Global Acacia Fiber Powder Market: Opportunities for Market Participants

Acacia fiber powder’s status as GRAS as well as approval from EU countries for its use as a food additive are likely to surge the demand in western countries and produce new opportunities for African countries such as Chad, Sudan, Nigeria, Mali and Ethiopia. However, the poor financial condition of farmers from African countries such as Sudan and adverse climatic conditions are posing a threat towards acacia forestry. Also, the production of acacia has declined due to competition from other cash-crops, which is producing a gap between supply and demand. Enhancing the cost of acacia fiber powder and its derivatives on a global level might encourage farmers to opt for acacia farming and with the proper implementation of several programs, revive and boost gum production.

The research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the market and contains thoughtful insights, facts, historical data, and statistically supported and industry-validated market data. It also contains projections using a suitable set of assumptions and methodologies. The research report provides analysis and information according to market segments such as geographies, application, and industry.

The report covers exhaust analysis on:

  • Market Segments
  • Market Dynamics
  • Market Size
  • Supply & Demand
  • Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
  • Competition & Companies involved
  • Technology
  • Value Chain

Regional analysis includes:

  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico. Brazil)
  • Western Europe (Germany, Italy, France, U.K, Spain)
  • Eastern Europe (Poland, Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand)
  • Japan
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC Countries, S. Africa, Northern Africa)

The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.

Acacia Fiber Powder Market: Segmentation

Segmentation of the acacia fiber powder market on the basis of nature:

  • Organic
  • Conventional

Segmentation of the acacia fiber powder market on the basis of type:

  • Acacia Senegal
  • Acacia Seyal

Segmentation of the acacia fiber powder market on the basis of end use:

  • Food and beverage
  • Confectionery and bakery products
  • Dairy products
  • Soft drinks
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Dietary supplement
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Cosmetic
  • Adhesive
  • Textile

Segmentation of the acacia fiber powder market on the basis of distribution:

  • Direct
  • Indirect
  • Wholesale
  • Online retailer
  • Supermarket
  • Specialty stores

Report Highlights:

  • Detailed overview of parent market
  • Changing market dynamics in the industry
  • In-depth market segmentation
  • Historical, current, and projected market size in terms of volume and value
  • Recent industry trends and developments
  • Competitive landscape
  • Strategies of key players and products offered
  • Potential and niche segments, geographical regions exhibiting promising growth
  • A neutral perspective on market performance
  • Must-have information for market players to sustain and enhance their market footprint

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