The global protein ingredients market reached a value of US$ 36.3 Billion in 2020. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to exhibit moderate growth during 2021-2026. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic on different end use industries. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.
Protein ingredients consist of amino acids which are required for maintaining the optimum protein level in the human body. These ingredients can be acquired from different sources, such as plants or animals, and help in repairing damaged cells. They also aid in regulating weight, improving physical strength, lowering muscle loss caused by aging, and mitigating the risk of chronic diseases. As a result, protein ingredients are widely used in the production of food and beverages, personal care products, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
Global Protein Ingredients Market Drivers/Constraints:
Breakup by Product Type:
Based on type, the market has been segmented into animal and plant proteins. Amongst these, animal proteins are the most popular product type, accounting for the majority of the market share. Animal proteins are further categorized as egg protein, whey protein, gelatin, casein and milk protein concentrates/isolates. On the other hand, plant proteins are classified as wheat protein, soy protein, pea protein and others.
Breakup by Application:
On the basis of application, food and beverage represents the largest segment owing to the huge demand for dietary supplements, and functional food and beverages. This segment is followed by the personal care and cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and animal feed segments.
Region-wise, Europe enjoys the leading position in the global protein ingredients market, holding the largest share. This can be accredited to the increasing demand for protein ingredients in the sports nutrition segment and an expanding market for weight management. Other major regions include North America, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa.
The global protein ingredient industry is fragmented with the presence of a large number of global and regional manufacturers. Some of the leading players operating in the market are:
This report provides a deep insight into the global protein ingredients market covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from macro overview of the market to micro details of the industry performance, recent trends, key market drivers and challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter’s five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who have any kind of stake or are planning to foray into the protein ingredients market in any manner.
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