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Fiber Food Ingredients In The U.S.: Soluble, Insoluble, And Digestive-Resistant Types, 2nd Edition

Chapter 1: Executive Summary

Fiber as an Ingredient


Soluble vs. Insoluble Fibers

Fiber Ingredient Types

Conventional vs. Novel

Regulatory Landscape

Profiles of Fiber Ingredient Suppliers

Key Competitors

The Market


Figure 1-1: Share of Fiber Food Ingredient Volume Sales, by Fiber Classification, 2007-2016

Novel Fibers Show the Greatest Growth Rate

Projected Growth Rates

Figure 1-2: Projected Compound Annual Growth Rates for Fiber Food Ingredient Volume Sales, by Fiber Classification, 2010-2014

The High-Fiber Consumer Product Landscape

Manufacturers Respond to Consumer Demand

The Fiber Fortified Food Market

Leading Fiber Food Applications in the U.S.

The Consumer


Table 1-1: U.S. Individual Attitudes on Including Fiber in the Diet,by Percent, 2005-2009

Fiber-Seeking Demographics

Packaged Facts Consumer Survey Findings

Table 1-2: Opinion of Including More Fiber in the Diet, 2012

Chapter 2: Fiber as an Ingredient

Key Issues

Introduction to Fiber Food (and Beverage) Ingredients

Why Fiber?

Table 2-1: Daily Fiber Intakes Recommendations, by Age and Gender

Benefits of Consuming Fiber

Americans Don't Consume Enough Food-Based Sources of Fiber

Recommended Sources of Fiber in the Diet

The 2010 Dietary Guidelines Regarding Fiber Intake

Emphasis on Whole Grains

Whole Grain vs. Fiber Confusion

Whole Grains Defined

The Discussion on Fiber

Isolated Fiber Food Ingredients

What Kellogg Company Has to Say

Focus of this Report

Closing the Gap

Food Ingredients Excluded from This Report

A Brief History of Fiber

Long Considered a Super Nutrient

No Longer Being Crude

Defining Dietary Fiber

No Legal Definition Exists

AACC Publishes Definition

Fiber Food Ingredients Recognized

Proposing a Single, Global Definition for Fiber

Table 2-2: The Institute of Medicine's Proposed Definition for Fiber, 2002

Codex Formalizes a Definition, Too

For Now, the Debate Goes On

Fiber Ingredient Classification

Soluble vs. Insoluble Fibers

Soluble Fiber

Synthetic Options

Insoluble Fiber

Both Soluble and Insoluble: Resistant Starch

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