Enterprise Ireland clients can view the following reports on the fermented food market at the Market Research Centre. The Market Research Centre is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Contact us at market.research@enterprise-ireland.com with any queries or to book an appointment.

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The global market for probiotics should grow from $39.2 billion in 2017 to $57.2 billion in 2022, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.8% from 2017 through 2022. – The Probiotics Market: Ingredients, Supplements, Food. (BCC, 2018)


  • The Probiotics Market: Ingredients, Supplements, Foods
  • World Markets for fermentation ingredients



  •  ‘What to eat for a healthy gut’ New Scientist, 15th Sept 2018, Vol.239, Issue 3195
  • As awareness of probiotics grows, so too does the market’ Chain Drug Review, 4th June 2018, Vol. 40 Issue 9
  • Consumers seeking fermented foods.’ Nutraceuticals World, Mar 2018, Vol.21 Issue 2
  •  ‘Fermented Foods Opportunity Continues to Ripen’ Nutraceuticals World April, 2017, Vol. 20, Issue 9



  • Kombucha grows as beverage consumers look for functionality


Frost and Sullivan

  • Recent developments in biofuels, bioplastics, and probiotics
  • Global animal feed probiotic market, forecast to 2022
  • Global probiotic ingredients market, forecast to 2021
  • Innovations in agriculture, sugar production, food preservation and packaging and bacterial fermentation

Ibis World

  • Yeast and Bacteria for food production in US



  • Achieving digestive health with food and drink
  • Probiotic-rich Chinese dark tea goes international
  • Probiotic-rich Chinese dark tea goes international
  • Fermented drinks bubble with functional benefits
  • Kid-focused cookies feature probiotics


New Nutrition Business

  • Non-dairy probiotic kefir water targets digestive wellness
  • Millennials clamour for probiotic coconut
  • Water kefir targets dairy free gut-health.
  • Sauerkraut gets modern health food revamp
  • Fermented foods bubbling up
  • Chef aims to convince consumers with ‘lost-art’ of fermented food.
  • Fermentation drinks find their rhythm


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