Germany Probiotics Market to Grow at a CAGR 3.4% by 2027

According to a research report “Germany Probiotics Market by Ingredient (Bacteria and Yeast), Product Type (Functional Food & Beverages, Dietary Supplements, and Feed), End User (Human and Animal), Distribution Channel, and Region – Global Forecast to 2027″, published by MarketsandMarkets, Germany Probiotics Market to Grow at a CAGR 3.4% from 2022 to 2027.

Furthermore, the European Union’s ban on antibiotics in the poultry industry presents an opportunity for probiotics to make a significant impact on the German poultry market. For instance, in November 2020, Evonik (Germany) launched the first probiotic Ecobiol Fizz for chickens in the effervescent tablet form, which stabilize the intestinal microbiota of broilers and layers during stressful periods. The increasing demand for probiotic products in Germany is driven by the robust food processing industry and the country’s culture of health-consciousness and wellness. Furthermore, German consumers seek products that promote gut health and overall well-being, reflecting their focus on preventive healthcare and maintaining a balanced lifestyle. The trend of personalized nutrition has also gained traction, with probiotics being a perfect fit for this trend.

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Expansion in the German food processing industry to boost market

As per Food Export, in 2021, Germany’s food processing industry, with a turnover of around USD 203 billion in 2021, accounts for 5.8% of the country’s GDP. Meat and dairy are the largest contributors, accounting for 24% and 15.5%, respectively. This growth has fueled the growth of the probiotics market, particularly in the functional food and animal feed sectors. German consumers are increasingly seeking functional foods to address health issues like diabetes and obesity. Probiotic yogurts and yogurt drinks have gained popularity as key functional foods in Germany.