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Worldwide Probiotics Food & Cosmetics Industry to 2026 - Featuring Nestle, Danone and General Mills Among Others -

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Probiotics Food & Cosmetics Market by Product Type (Probiotics Food and Beverages, Dietary Supplements, Cosmetics), Ingredient (Bacteria, Yeast), Distribution Channel (Hypermarkets/Supermarkets, Pharmacies/Drugstores, Specialty Stores, Online) & Region - Global Forecast to 2026" report has been added to's offering.

Probiotics have therapeutic value and prove beneficial for the treatment of atopic dermatitis and skin sensitivity, when used in natural skincare products help to deliver good bacteria to the skin. These bacteria can help restore the natural balance of the skin, ensuring it functions the way it should and is replenished with the nutrients it needs to stay protected from the elements.

Probiotics are also an effective anti-inflammatory, due to which they help and soothe redness, irritation, and skin conditions, including acne, rosacea, and dry skin. The increasing use of probiotics in the personal care segment is attributed to the growing consumer interest in health and grooming. It has Lactobacillus johnsonii aids in the protection of Langerhans cells from being damaged by UV radiation, Lactobacillus pesodoris keeps the odor-producing bacteria away from the body.

Probiotics can replace pharmaceutical agents

The increasing demand for probiotics has shown that customers prefer products with proven health benefits. The increasing evidence of health benefits associated with probiotics for health restoration has increased the customer expectations related to probiotics.

This inclination toward a safe, natural, and cost-effective substitute for drugs has led to the application of probiotics as pharmaceutical agents. Beneficial effects of probiotics as pharmaceutical agents seem to be strain- and dose-dependent. Clinical trials have displayed that probiotics may cure certain disorders or diseases in humans, especially those related to the GI tract.

Yeast probiotics can be used as antibiotics or growth promoters.

Yeast, as a probiotic, is actively used in applications such as food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, and industrial enzymes. For a yeast strain to be selected as a probiotic, it needs to have a high tolerance to acidity, should show resistance to bile salts, must have an adhesion capacity to the intestinal cells, and should demonstrate an immunostimulant effect. According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Saccharomyces cerevisiae is the most commonly used yeast used in food fermentation. Some yeast strains have anti-inflammatory properties and can prevent intestinal infections.

Market Dynamics


  • Increasing Popularity of Probiotic Dietary Supplements
  • Participation of International Bodies in the R&D of Probiotic Products
  • Market Competitiveness in the Probiotics Market


  • International Quality Standards and Regulations for Probiotic Products
  • High R&D Costs for Developing New Probiotic Strains
  • Instances of Allergies to Some Probiotic Supplements


  • Probiotics Can Replace Pharmaceutical Agents
  • Increase in Demand for Probiotics in Developed Economies


  • Intolerance of Probiotics to Stomach Acid and Bile

Companies Mentioned

  • Probi Ab
  • Nestle
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company
  • Danone
  • Dupont
  • Yakult Honsha
  • General Mills
  • Kerry
  • Biogaia
  • Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.
  • Glowbiotics LLC
  • Eminence Organic Skin Care
  • Esse Skin Care
  • L'oreal
  • Estee Lauder
  • Tula Skincare
  • Aurelia London
  • Laflore Probiotic Skincare
  • Gallinee Microbiome Skincare
  • Biomilk Skincare

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Last Updated: 06-Jan-2022