Calcium Butyrate Market – Snapshot

Butyrate is produced naturally in intestine and is known for health benefits it offer. Calcium butyrate is used in food supplements and animal feeds. It is an off-white colored calcium salt and is highly soluble in water. It is stable under normal pressure and temperature. It is also used as a coloring and flavoring agent.

Calcium butyrate finds its applications in end-use industries such as poultry and dairy farming, animal health, and pharmaceutical. Of these, the demand from poultry and dairy farming is rising accelerating at a higher pace. Poultry and dairy production is considered to be the next growing end-use segment, which is expected to drive this market. The use of calcium butyrate as a dietary supplement in hens, which improves the production rate of eggs, and it also acts as a growth regulator of hormones in hens.

Calcium butyrate is an active food ingredient in cattle feed as it helps in maintenance and restoration of physiological calcium balance. It also controls the undesirable growth of pathogens and micro-organisms such as salmonella and coliform bacteria. Furthermore, it regulates the growth of probiotic bacteria, which has high nutrition value. Calcium butyrate helps in development of and repairing tissues in digestive tract of animals and helps to increase secretion of digestive enzymes. Moreover, it can be used for prevention of inflammation in intestines and blood vessels. Owing to its non-carcinogenic properties, it helps in killing cancerous cells in gut and colon gerion. All these applications of calcium butyrate in various segments are expected to boost the global calcium butyrate market.

Calcium butyrate is an off-white colored calcium salt of butyric acid. Calcium butyrate is stable under normal temperature and pressure. It is highly water-soluble and gives off a sour odor. Calcium butyrate is used as a nutritional additive during manufacturing of different dietary supplements and cattle feed. Moreover, calcium butyrate is a good flavoring as well as a coloring agent. Pharmaceutical, animal health and poultry & dairy farming are the chief end-user industries which consume calcium butyrate. Poultry & dairy farming industry accounted for the largest market share for calcium butyrate in 2013.

Demand for calcium butyrate was substantially driven by rise in the production of poultry & dairy products followed by cattle feed. Calcium butyrate is considered to be one of the active food ingredients for cattle feed. It helps in restoration & maintenance of physiological calcium balance. Calcium butyrate controls the unwanted growth rate of pathogens and other micro-organisms including coliform bacteria and salmonella. Calcium butyrate regulates the growth of probiotic bacteria which have high nutritional value. Moreover, calcium butyrate assists in increasing secretion of digestive enzymes as well as in the repair & development of tissues in digestive tract of animals. Other uses of calcium butyrate include prevention of inflammation in blood vessels & intestines. Furthermore, it helps in killing cancerous cells in colon & gut region, owing to its non-carcinogenic properties. Thus, owing to the multi-functional properties of calcium butyrate, a rise in demand for the same is estimated by 2020, from animal health industry.

Poultry & dairy production is considered to be the next growing end-user segment to fuel the calcium butyrate market demand. Calcium butyrate is provided as a dietary supplement in hens, to improve the production rate of eggs. Calcium butyrate acts as a growth regulator of hormones in hens. Health issues related to the gut region are of prime importance which tends to affect the economics of egg production & quality. Consumption of calcium butyrate has resulted in increasing the egg size, chemical composition of egg shells and albumen content of egg yolks. Moreover, calcium butyrate helps in speeding up of the laying & hatching process in hens.

In terms of global demand for calcium butyrate, Asia Pacific is expected to depict the fastest growth by the end of 2020. China was the major egg producing country followed by India in 2013. The trend is likely to continue over the coming years, owing to increasing animal welfare activities and constant quality improvement of eggs. Moreover, the government is also actively supporting the promotion of eggs and other dairy products. Such a scenario is estimated to drive the market demand for calcium butyrate by 2020. Other countries in Asia Pacific region such as Indonesia is likely to be a potential calcium butyrate market, owing to increase in the animal welfare activities. North America is anticipated to showcase a stagnant growth in demand for calcium butyrate by the end of forecast period. The U.S. is expected to lead, followed by Canada by 2020. These countries accounted for the largest global distribution of dietary supplements and eggs. But, due to the economic crisis, the North America-Europe trade weakened. Therefore, the growth in demand for calcium butyrate is likely to be stagnated in this region. Europe is expected to illustrate a decline in calcium butyrate demand, especially by the end user poultry farming industry. Such a trend is predicted, due to an increase in the vegan population in countries including the U.K. Rest of the world region including Brazil and Argentina is anticipated to have potential growth markets, due to the changing food habits as well as increasing health awareness among consumers.

Some of the key calcium butyrate manufacturers include Kemin Industries, Inc., Pharmax Group, Inc. and Tianjin Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. among others.  

This study by TMR is all-encompassing framework of the dynamics of the market. It mainly comprises critical assessment of consumers' or customers' journeys, current and emerging avenues, and strategic framework to enable CXOs take effective decisions.

Our key underpinning is the 4-Quadrant Framework EIRS that offers detailed visualization of four elements:

  • Customer Experience Maps
  • Insights and Tools based on data-driven research
  • Actionable Results to meet all the business priorities
  • Strategic Frameworks to boost the growth journey

The study strives to evaluate the current and future growth prospects, untapped avenues, factors shaping their revenue potential, and demand and consumption patterns in the global market by breaking it into region-wise assessment.

The following regional segments are covered comprehensively:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The EIRS quadrant framework in the report sums up our wide spectrum of data-driven research and advisory for CXOs to help them make better decisions for their businesses and stay as leaders.

Below is a snapshot of these quadrants.

1. Customer Experience Map

The study offers an in-depth assessment of various customers’ journeys pertinent to the market and its segments. It offers various customer impressions about the products and service use. The analysis takes a closer look at their pain points and fears across various customer touchpoints. The consultation and business intelligence solutions will help interested stakeholders, including CXOs, define customer experience maps tailored to their needs. This will help them aim at boosting customer engagement with their brands.

2. Insights and Tools

The various insights in the study are based on elaborate cycles of primary and secondary research the analysts engage with during the course of research. The analysts and expert advisors at TMR adopt industry-wide, quantitative customer insights tools and market projection methodologies to arrive at results, which makes them reliable. The study not just offers estimations and projections, but also an uncluttered evaluation of these figures on the market dynamics. These insights merge data-driven research framework with qualitative consultations for business owners, CXOs, policy makers, and investors. The insights will also help their customers overcome their fears.

3. Actionable Results

The findings presented in this study by TMR are an indispensable guide for meeting all business priorities, including mission-critical ones. The results when implemented have shown tangible benefits to business stakeholders and industry entities to boost their performance. The results are tailored to fit the individual strategic framework. The study also illustrates some of the recent case studies on solving various problems by companies they faced in their consolidation journey.

4. Strategic Frameworks

The study equips businesses and anyone interested in the market to frame broad strategic frameworks. This has become more important than ever, given the current uncertainty due to COVID-19. The study deliberates on consultations to overcome various such past disruptions and foresees new ones to boost the preparedness. The frameworks help businesses plan their strategic alignments for recovery from such disruptive trends. Further, analysts at TMR helps you break down the complex scenario and bring resiliency in uncertain times.

The report sheds light on various aspects and answers pertinent questions on the market. Some of the important ones are:

1. What can be the best investment choices for venturing into new product and service lines?

2. What value propositions should businesses aim at while making new research and development funding?

3. Which regulations will be most helpful for stakeholders to boost their supply chain network?

4. Which regions might see the demand maturing in certain segments in near future?

5. What are the some of the best cost optimization strategies with vendors that some well-entrenched players have gained success with?

6. Which are the key perspectives that the C-suite are leveraging to move businesses to new growth trajectory?

7. Which government regulations might challenge the status of key regional markets?

8. How will the emerging political and economic scenario affect opportunities in key growth areas?

9. What are some of the value-grab opportunities in various segments?

10. What will be the barrier to entry for new players in the market?

Note: Although care has been taken to maintain the highest levels of accuracy in TMR’s reports, recent market/vendor-specific changes may take time to reflect in the analysis.

Custom Market Research Services

TMR offers custom market research services that help clients to get information on their business scenario required where syndicated solutions are not enough.

REQUEST CUSTOMIZATION

Calcium Butyrate Market

Pre Book