Probiotic Landscape

Commercial Multi-Strain Probiotics
Lack Microbial Diversity

1
of commercial probiotic products in the U.S. contain just 5 different genera:
Lactobacilli 79%
Bifidobacteria 63%
Streptococci 17%
Bacilli 19%
Lactococci 10%
1
of Commercial probiotic products in the U.S. contain either Lactobacilli or
Bifidobacteria.
0
of commercial probiotic products in the U.S. contain

Propionibacteria.

1
of Global commercial probiotic products contain just 5 different genera:
Lactobacilli 80%
Bifidobacteria 62%
Streptococci 20%
Bacilli 13%
Lactococci 9%
1
of Global commercial probiotic products contain either
Lactobacilli or Bifidobacteria.
0
of global commercial probiotic products contain

Propionibacteria.

Source: Lumina Intelligence 2023. Research Period: December 2017 to December 2022
United States products across the 10 leading online retailers: Amazon, Walgreens, Walmart, GNC, iHerb, Vitacost, Target, Riteaid, CVS, Costco in categories probiotic supplements, probiotic + postbiotic supplements, # of products: 525. Global: 25 countries: Australia, China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, South Africa, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam. # of products: 4,960.

Regulatory status

Propionibacterium freudenreichii is listed on the Qualified presumption of safety (QPS) list.

Propionibacterium freudenreichii is GRAS.
Propionibacterium freudenreichii UF1 self-affirmed GRAS pending.

Propionibacterium freudenreichii UF1 NPN application pending.