Natural and Synthetic Animal Feed Antioxidants Market - Global
Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast,
2012 – 2018
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Natural and Synthetic Animal Feed
A robust growth in meat consumption globally has been noticed in the last couple of years. The ongoing
market trends have radically benefitted the animal feed market, which has subsequently triggered demand
from the animal feed antioxidants market. Moreover, rising concerns pertaining to animal health and feed
safety have contributed to the surge in demand for animal feed antioxidants in the global market.
According to recent surveys, the global natural and synthetic animal feed anti-oxidants market, in terms of
volume, is projected to grow at a 3.6% CAGR between 2012 and 2018. On the basis of market demand, the
animal feed antioxidants market was worth US$162.4 million in 2011, and if the trends showcased at
present continue, the market will reach US$216.8 million by 2018, registering growth at a 4.2% CAGR in
the next few years.
Antioxidants are also referred to as “shelf-life extenders”. They are molecules that slow down oxidation and
become oxidized themselves at a later stage to neutralize the deteriorating effect of free radicals on fresh
food. Animal feed antioxidants mainly prevent feed from oxidizing, thereby enhancing its shelf-life and
ensuring feed quality and safety. There are two distinct types of feed antioxidants, namely natural and
synthetic animal feed antioxidants. These antioxidants serve the purpose of protecting the other...