Biological Silage Additives Market: By Product Type (Fermentation Stimulants, Fermentation Inhibitors, Aerobic Spoilage Inhibitors, Nutrients, Adsorbents), By Application (Inhibition, Stimulation, Moisture Absorption, Others), By Form (Liquid, Powder), By Crop Type (Alfalfa, Oats, Rye, Barley, Maize, Sorghum) and Geograpy

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Biological Silage Additives Market size was valued at USD 2,600 Million in 2023 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 4.9% over 2024-2030. Biological silage additives, also known as microbial inoculants or silage inoculants, are products that contain live microorganisms or enzymes specifically formulated to improve the fermentation and preservation of silage. Silage is a type of preserved forage (such as grass, maize, or alfalfa) that is stored in airtight conditions to feed livestock during periods when fresh forage is scarce or unavailable. There are five main classes of silage additives such as fermentation stimulants, fermentation inhibitors, aerobic deterioration inhibitors, nutrients, and absorbents.

The increasing demand for animal feed preservation is a significant driver for the rising adoption of biological silage additives. As the global demand for high-quality meat and dairy products continues to grow, ensuring the nutritional integrity of animal feed becomes paramount. Biological silage additives play a crucial role in this scenario by enhancing the fermentation process and preserving the nutritional value of forage crops during storage. These additives contain specialized microorganisms that facilitate efficient fermentation, reducing nutrient losses and preventing spoilage. This, in turn, leads to improved feed quality, which translates to better animal health and performance.

Moreover, rising livestock production directly contributes to the increased revenues of the biological silage additives market. With a growing global population and changing dietary preferences, the demand for meat and dairy products is on the upswing. This surge in livestock production necessitates efficient and effective methods of preserving animal feed to ensure optimal nutrition for the animals, which is achieved by biological silage additives. However, biological silage additives can sometimes be more expensive upfront compared to traditional preservation methods. This initial cost could deter some farmers, especially those operating on tight budgets, from adopting these additives. Meanwhile, rising awareness of improved animal health and performance further creates opportunities for the biological silage additives market growth. Key market players are developing innovative solutions to cater to the end users. For example, in May 2023, FM BioEnergy launched two exciting new products, a revolutionary easy-dosing 5-in-1 trace element digester additive and a brand-new silage additive designed to get the best biogas output from British grass.

Biological Silage Additives Market Key Developments:       
  • In August 2021, Volac acquired Micron Bio-Systems to strengthen its feed additive business.
  • In February 2023, FM Bioenergy launched a low-cost ammonium inhibitor digester additive, BC.ATOX NCon Bio for AD feedstocks.

Biological Silage Additives Market Summary

Study Period

2024-2030

Base Year

2023

CAGR

4.9%

Largest Market

Asia Pacific

Fastest Growing Market

Asia Pacific
Biological Silage Additives Market Dynamics

It is noticed that the global biological silage additives market has a significant market growth rate on the perspective of demand for animal feed in the livestock industry. world compound feed production is estimated to be just over one billion tonnes annually. Global commercial feed manufacturing generates an estimated annual turnover of over US $400 billion. In the course of animal husbandry, animal feed provided to domestic animals. Two basic forms exist: fodder and forage. Used alone, the term feed refers more frequently to fodder. Increased demand for animal protein has guided the growth of silage additives on the global market.

Biological Silage Additives Market Segmentation

By Product Type
  • Fermentation Stimulants
  • Fermentation Inhibitors
  • Aerobic Spoilage Inhibitors
  • Nutrients
  • Adsorbents
By Application
  • Inhibition
  • Stimulation
  • Moisture Absorption
  • Others
By Form
  • Liquid
  • Powder
By Crop Type
  • Alfalfa
  • Oats
  • Rye
  • Barley
  • Maize
  • Sorghum
By Geography
  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa

Frequently Asked Questions

The biological silage additives market size was valued at USD 2,600 Million in 2023

The key segments covered in the biological silage additives market are technology, components, application, and end-users.

The biological silage additives market key players Brett Brothers Ltd., Volac International Ltd., Trouw Nutrition, Schaumann Bio Energy Gmbh, ADDCON Group Gmbh, Hansen holding Gmbh, BASF SE, Evonik Industries AG, Lallemand Inc., DuPont Pioneer, Micron Bio-Systems, Biomin Holding GmbH, American Farm Products, Cargill Inc.

The regulations on feed quality and safety and increasing research and development activities are some of the key opportunities for companies to enhance their revenue over the forecast years.

The development of more effective and specialized strains of microorganisms for silage preservation stands out as a significant trend within the biological silage additives market.

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1. Executive Summary
2.  Global Biological Silage Additives Market Introduction 
2.1. Global Biological Silage Additives Market  - Taxonomy
2.2. Global Biological Silage Additives Market  - Definitions
2.2.1. Product Type
2.2.2. Application
2.2.3. Form
2.2.4. Crop
2.2.5. Region
3. Global Biological Silage Additives Market Dynamics
3.1. Drivers
3.2. Restraints
3.3. Opportunities/Unmet Needs of the Market
3.4. Trends
3.5. Key Developments
4. Global Biological Silage Additives Market  By Product Type, 2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 (Sales Value USD Million)
4.1. Fermentation Stimulants
4.1.1. Sugars
4.1.1.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
4.1.1.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
4.1.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
4.1.2. Enzymes
4.1.2.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
4.1.2.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
4.1.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
4.1.3. Inoculants
4.1.3.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
4.1.3.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
4.1.3.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
4.2. Fermentation Inhibitors
4.2.1. Acids and Organic Acids
4.2.1.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
4.2.1.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
4.2.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
4.2.2. Others
4.2.2.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
4.2.2.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
4.2.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
4.3. Aerobic Spoilage Inhibitors
4.3.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
4.3.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
4.3.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
4.4. Nutrients
4.4.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
4.4.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
4.4.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
4.5. Adsorbents
4.5.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
4.5.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
4.5.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
5. Global Biological Silage Additives Market  By Application, 2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 (Sales Value USD Million)
5.1. Inhibition
5 1 1  Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
5.1.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
5.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
5.2. Stimulation
5.2.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
5.2.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
5.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
5.3. Moisture Absorption
5.3.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
5.3.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
5.3.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
5.4. Others
5.4.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
5.4.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
5.4.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
6. Global Biological Silage Additives Market  By Form, 2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 (Sales Value USD Million)
6.1. Liquid
6.1.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
6.1.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
6.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
6.2. Powder
6.2.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
6.2.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
6.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
7. Global Biological Silage Additives Market  By Crop, 2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 (Sales Value USD Million)
7.1. Alfalfa
7.1.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million) 
7.1.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)  
7.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis  
7.2. Oats 
7.2.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million) 
7.2.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)  
7.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis  
7.3. Rye 
7.3.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million) 
7.3.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)  
7.3.3. Market Opportunity Analysis  
7.4. Barley 
7.4.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million) 
7.4.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)  
7.4.3. Market Opportunity Analysis  
7.5. Maize 
7.5.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million) 
7.5.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)  
7.5.3. Market Opportunity Analysis  
7.6. Sorghum 
7.6.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million) 
7.6.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)  
7.6.3. Market Opportunity Analysis  
8.  Global Biological Silage Additives Market  By Region, 2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 (Sales Value USD Million)
8.1. North America
8.1.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
8.1.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
8.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
8.2. Europe
8.2.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
8.2.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
8.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
8.3. Asia Pacific
8.3.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
8.3.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
8.3.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
8.4. Rest of the World
8.4.1. Market Analysis, 2019-2023 and Forecast, 2024-2030, (Sales Value USD Million)
8.4.2. Year-Over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%) 
8.4.3. Market Opportunity Analysis 
8.6.  Global Biological Silage Additives Market - Opportunity Analysis Index, By Application, Product Type, Form, Crop, and Region, 2024-2030
9. North America Biological Silage Additives Market, 2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 (Sales Value USD Million)
9.1. Product Type Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
9.1.1. Fermentation Stimulants
9.1.1.1. Sugars 
9.1.1.2. Enzymes
9.1.1.3. Inoculants
9.1.2. Fermentation Inhibitors
9.1.2.1. Acids and Organic Acids
9.1.2.2. Others
9.1.3. Aerobic Spoilage Inhibitors
9.1.4. Nutrients
9.1.5. Adsorbents
9.2. Application Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
9.2.1. Inhibition
9.2.2. Stimulation
9.2.3. Moisture Absorption
9.2.4. Others
9.3. Form Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
9.3.1. Liquid
9.3.2. Powder
9.4. Crop Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
9.4.1. Alfalfa
9.4.2. Oats
9.4.3. Rye
9.4.4. Barley
9.4.5. Maize
9.4.6. Sorghum
9.5. Country  Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
9.5.1. USA
9.5.2. Canada
10. Europe Biological Silage Additives Market, 2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 (Sales Value USD Million)
10.1. Product Type Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
10.1.1. Fermentation Stimulants
10.1.1.1. Sugars 
10.1.1.2. Enzymes
10.1.1.3. Inoculants
10.1.2. Fermentation Inhibitors
10.1.2.1. Acids and Organic Acids
10.1.2.2. Others
10.1.3. Aerobic Spoilage Inhibitors
10.1.4. Nutrients
10.1.5. Adsorbents
10.2. Application Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
10.2.1. Inhibition
10.2.2. Stimulation
10.2.3. Moisture Absorption
10.2.4. Others
10.3. Form Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
10.3.1. Liquid
10.3.2. Powder
10.4. Crop Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
10.4.1. Alfalfa
10.4.2. Oats
10.4.3. Rye
10.4.4. Barley
10.4.5. Maize
10.4.6. Sorghum
10.5. Country  Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
10.5.1. Germany
10.5.2. France
10.5.3. Italy
10.5.4. Spain
10.5.5. UK
10.5.6. Rest of Europe
11. Asia Pacific Biological Silage Additives Market, 2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 (Sales Value USD Million)
11.1. Product Type Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
11.1.1. Fermentation Stimulants
11.1.1.1. Sugars 
11.1.1.2. Enzymes
11.1.1.3. Inoculants
11.1.2. Fermentation Inhibitors
11.1.2.1. Acids and Organic Acids
11.1.2.2. Others
11.1.3. Aerobic Spoilage Inhibitors
11.1.4. Nutrients
11.1.5. Adsorbents
11.2. Application Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
11.2.1. Inhibition
11.2.2. Stimulation
11.2.3. Moisture Absorption
11.2.4. Others
11.3. Form Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
11.3.1. Liquid
11.3.2. Powder
11.4. Crop Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
11.4.1. Alfalfa
11.4.2. Oats
11.4.3. Rye
11.4.4. Barley
11.4.5. Maize
11.4.6. Sorghum
11.5. Country  Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
11.5.1. China
11.5.2. Japan
11.5.3. ANZ
11.5.4. India
11.5.5. Rest of APAC
12. Latin America Biological Silage Additives Market, 2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 (Sales Value USD Million)
12.1. Product Type Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
12.1.1. Fermentation Stimulants
12.1.1.1. Sugars 
12.1.1.2. Enzymes
12.1.1.3. Inoculants
12.1.2. Fermentation Inhibitors
12.1.2.1. Acids and Organic Acids
12.1.2.2. Others
12.1.3. Aerobic Spoilage Inhibitors
12.1.4. Nutrients
12.1.5. Adsorbents
12.2. Application Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
12.2.1. Inhibition
12.2.2. Stimulation
12.2.3. Moisture Absorption
12.2.4. Others
12.3. Form Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
12.3.1. Liquid
12.3.2. Powder
12.4. Crop Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
12.4.1. Alfalfa
12.4.2. Oats
12.4.3. Rye
12.4.4. Barley
12.4.5. Maize
12.4.6. Sorghum
12.5. Country  Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
12.5.1. Brazil
12.5.2. Mexico
12.5.3. Argentina
12.5.4. Rest of LA
13. MEA Biological Silage Additives Market, 2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 (Sales Value USD Million)
13.1. Product Type Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
13.1.1. Fermentation Stimulants
13.1.1.1. Sugars 
13.1.1.2. Enzymes
13.1.1.3. Inoculants
13.1.2. Fermentation Inhibitors
13.1.2.1. Acids and Organic Acids
13.1.2.2. Others
13.1.3. Aerobic Spoilage Inhibitors
13.1.4. Nutrients
13.1.5. Adsorbents
13.2. Application Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
13.2.1. Inhibition
13.2.2. Stimulation
13.2.3. Moisture Absorption
13.2.4. Others
13.3. Form Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
13.3.1. Liquid
13.3.2. Powder
13.4. Crop Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
13.4.1. Alfalfa
13.4.2. Oats
13.4.3. Rye
13.4.4. Barley
13.4.5. Maize
13.4.6. Sorghum
13.5. Country  Analysis,  2019-2023 and Forecast 2024-2030 by Sales Value USD Million, Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%) 
13.5.1. GCC Countries
13.5.2. South Africa
13.5.3. Turkey
13.5.4. Rest of MEA
14.  Competition Landscape
14.1. Strategic Dashboard of Top Market Players
14.2. Company Profiles (Introduction, Financial Analysis, Product Offerings, Key Developments, Strategies, and SWOT Analysis)
14.2.1. DSM
14.2.2. Omex International
14.2.3. Kemin Industries
14.2.4. H. Wilhelm Schaumann GmbH
14.2.5. Alltech
14.2.6. Lallemand Animal Nutrition
14.2.7. Volac International Limited
14.2.8. Corteva
14.2.9. Chr. Hansen A/S
14.2.10. American Farm Products Inc
14.2.11. BioZyme, Inc.
14.2.12. Biogénesis Bagó
15.  Research Methodology
16.  Key Assumptions and Acronyms
  • Brett Brothers Ltd.
  • Volac International Ltd.
  • Trouw Nutrition
  • Schaumann BioEnergy Gmbh,
  • ADDCON Group Gmbh
  • Hansen holding Gmbh
  • BASF SE
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • Lallemand Inc.
  • DuPont Pioneer
  • Micron Bio-Systems
  • Biomin Holding GmbH
  • American Farm Products
  • Cargill Inc.

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