Various categories of feed enzymes including b-glucanase, xylanase, hemicellulase and phytase used in feed for poultry and pigs are reviewed. Producers of feed enzymes are profiled and their sales volume is given. Current prices of feed enzymes are listed and the total world market for feed enzymes estimated.
The projected market by 2020 is determined. The current legislation for feed enzymes prevailing in the U.S. and European Union is discussed.