Linda Ohr

Linda Milo Ohr

Packaged Facts estimates the global retail market for probiotic and prebiotic foods and beverages at approximately $15.4 billion in 2008; that total represents a 12.5% increase over estimated 2007 sales of $13.7 billion. In 2008, the growth rate for the probiotic and prebiotic food and beverage market ranged from 5% to more than 30%, depending on the region and product type. Packaged Facts analyzed Datamonitor’s ProductLaunch Analytics data that tracked the global probiotic/ prebiotic food and b…

Yogurt is a common food containing probiotics. The use of probiotics has expanded into other applications such as tea nutrition bars, and confections.

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Linda Milo Ohr is a food scientist and writer based in Highlands Ranch, Colo. ([email protected]).
Linda Ohr