Cysteine Market Report by Production Process (Natural, Synthetic), Application (Conditioner, Flavor Enhancer, Reducing Agent, Human Insulin Production, and Others), End Use Industry (Food and Dietary Supplement, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic, Animal Feed, and Others), and Region 2024-2032

Cysteine Market Report by Production Process (Natural, Synthetic), Application (Conditioner, Flavor Enhancer, Reducing Agent, Human Insulin Production, and Others), End Use Industry (Food and Dietary Supplement, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic, Animal Feed, and Others), and Region 2024-2032

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Market Overview:

The global cysteine market size reached US$ 406.5 Million in 2023. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 599.4 Million by 2032, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 4.3% during 2024-2032.

Report Attribute 
Key Statistics
Base Year
2023
Forecast Years
2024-2032
Historical Years
2018-2023
Market Size in 2023
US$ 406.5 Million
Market Forecast in 2032
US$ 599.4 Million
Market Growth Rate (2024-2032) 4.3%


Cysteine is a non-essential sulfur-based amino acid used for protein synthesis, detoxification and numerous metabolic functions. It is biosynthesized through beta-keratin in nails, skin and hair and it promotes the stability of proteins by building di-sulfide bridges. It also increases collagen production and improves skin elasticity and texture. It is a rich source of antioxidants and aids in reducing inflammation, cell damage and reversing the effects of aging. Cysteine metabolizes essential biochemicals, such as coenzyme A, heparin and biotin and can also aid in minimizing the risks of developing cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular ailments. As a result, it is widely used as a reducing agent in the manufacturing of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, personal care products, food supplements and flavor enhancers. 

Global Cysteine Market

Cysteine Market Trends:

Significant growth in the pharmaceutical industry across the globe is one of the key factors creating a positive outlook for the market. Cysteine is widely used for total parenteral nutrition and as an antidote for acetaminophen overdose. It also aids in the treatment of metabolic disorders and malabsorption syndromes. Moreover, the widespread product adoption in the food and beverage industry is providing a thrust to the market growth. Cysteine is used as a dough conditioner and strengthener to break the disulfide bonds of gluten and lower the viscosity of the dough in bakery products. In line with this, the increasing product utilization in the manufacturing of cosmetics and personal care products is also contributing to the market growth. Cysteine acts as an anti-static, conditioning and waving agent and fragrance ingredient in hair care products. Other factors, including extensive research and development (R&D) activities, along with the increasing expenditure capacities of the consumers, are anticipated to drive the market toward growth.

Key Market Segmentation:

IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global cysteine market report, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2024-2032. Our report has categorized the market based on production process, application, and end use industry.

Breakup by Production Process:

  • Natural
  • Synthetic
     

Breakup by Application:

  • Conditioner
  • Flavor Enhancer
  • Reducing Agent
  • Human Insulin Production
  • Others
     

Breakup by End Use Industry:

  • Food and Dietary Supplement
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Cosmetic
  • Animal Feed
  • Others
     

Breakup by Region:

  • North America
    • United States
    • Canada
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Indonesia
    • Others
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • United Kingdom
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Others
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Others
  • Middle East and Africa
     

Competitive Landscape:

The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined along with the profiles of the key players being Ajinomoto Co. Inc., CJ CheilJedang Corp., Merck KGaA, Nippon Rika Co. Ltd, Shanghai Cosroma Biotech Co. Ltd, Shine Star (Hubei) Biological Engineering Co. Ltd., Wacker Chemie AG, Wuhan Grand Hoyo Co. Ltd. (Grand Pharma (China) Co. Ltd.) and Wuxi Bikang Bioengineering Co. Ltd.

Report Coverage:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
 Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units US$ Million
Segment Coverage Production Process, Application, End Use Industry, Region
Region Covered  Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Countries Covered United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
Companies Covered Ajinomoto Co. Inc., CJ CheilJedang Corp., Merck KGaA, Nippon Rika Co. Ltd, Shanghai Cosroma Biotech Co. Ltd, Shine Star (Hubei) Biological Engineering Co. Ltd., Wacker Chemie AG, Wuhan Grand Hoyo Co. Ltd. (Grand Pharma (China) Co. Ltd.) and Wuxi Bikang Bioengineering Co. Ltd.
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Key Questions Answered in This Report

The global cysteine market was valued at US$ 406.5 Million in 2023.

We expect the global cysteine market to exhibit a CAGR of 4.3% during 2024-2032.

The rising utilization of cysteine as a reducing agent in the manufacturing of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, personal care products, food supplements, etc., is primarily driving the global cysteine market.

The sudden outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic had led to the implementation of stringent lockdown regulations across several nations, resulting in the temporary closure of numerous end-use industries for cysteine.

Based on the production process, the global cysteine market can be segmented into natural and synthetic. Currently, synthetic holds the majority of the total market share.

Based on the application, the global cysteine market has been divided into conditioner, flavor enhancer, reducing agent, human insulin production, and others. Among these, flavor enhancer currently exhibits a clear dominance in the market.

Based on the end-use industry, the global cysteine market can be categorized into food and dietary supplement, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, animal feed, and others. Currently, food and dietary supplement accounts for the largest market share.

On a regional level, the market has been classified into North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa, where Asia-Pacific currently dominates the global market.

Some of the major players in the global cysteine market include Ajinomoto Co. Inc., CJ CheilJedang Corp., Merck KGaA, Nippon Rika Co. Ltd, Shanghai Cosroma Biotech Co. Ltd, Shine Star (Hubei) Biological Engineering Co. Ltd., Wacker Chemie AG, Wuhan Grand Hoyo Co. Ltd. (Grand Pharma (China) Co. Ltd.), and Wuxi Bikang Bioengineering Co. Ltd.

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