Beta-Alanine Market - Forecast(2024 - 2030)

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Beta-Alanine Market Overview

Beta-Alanine Market size is forecast to reach $114.8 million by 2030 after growing at a CAGR of 5% during 2024-2030. Beta-Alanine is industrially produced as a result of the reaction between ammonia and beta-propiolactone. It is a form of beta-amino acid. The growth of the market of beta-alanine is expected to be driven by the high demand from the Medical and healthcare industry. The other growth factor is the food and Beverage industry which is using beta-alanine for imitation of mushrooms and to fortify flavourings in gravies & other substances. Beta-Alanine has gained significant traction in the sports nutrition market due to its role in enhancing muscle endurance and reducing fatigue. As a precursor to carnosine, it helps buffer acid in muscles, improving athletic performance, particularly in high-intensity exercises and short-duration activities. This trend is driven by rising awareness among athletes and fitness enthusiasts about the benefits of Beta-Alanine supplementation.

Additionally, the growing demand for dietary supplements that support physical performance and recovery is further propelling the market. Sports nutrition companies are increasingly incorporating Beta-Alanine in various formulations, including pre-workout blends and recovery products further boosting its market growth, as companies expand their product lines to cater to a fitness-conscious consumer base. Innovation in the delivery forms of Beta-Alanine supplements is a key trend. Manufacturers are moving beyond traditional capsules and powders to more convenient and appealing forms like gels, ready-to-drink beverages, and even infused edible products. This shift is driven by consumer demand for convenience and variety, and the need to stand out in a crowded supplement market. These innovative delivery methods are making Beta-Alanine supplementation more accessible and attractive to a broader range of consumers, thereby driving market growth. 

Market Snapshot:


Report Coverage

The report:Beta-Alanine Market-Forecast (2024-2030)”, by IndustryARC, covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the beta-alanine Industry.

By Product Type: Food Grade Beta-Alanine, Pharmaceutical Grade Beta-Alanine, Feed Grade Beta-Alanine, and Others.
By Application: Nutritional Supplements, Dietary Supplements, Anti-Allergies, Muscle Supplements, Food Additives, Feed Additives, and Others.
By End User: Food and Beverage, Medical, Personal Care, Animal Feed, Chemical, and Others.
By Geography: North America, South America, Europe, APAC, and RoW.

Key Takeaways

  • Asia-Pacific dominates the beta-alanine market owing to increasing demand from the medical and healthcare industry.
  • Rising importance of healthy lifestyles is driving the growth of the beta-alanine market.
  • High doses of beta-alanine will create health issues that are likely to hinder the market growth of beta-alanine. 

By Product Type - Segment Analysis

Food-grade beta-alanine held the largest share of the beta-alanine market in 2023. Food-grade beta-alanine is extracted from the food products. Food-grade beta-alanine is taken as a nutritional supplement by bodybuilders. Many of the food and beverage industries in the United States and China are incorporating Food grade beta-alanine to be utilized as a food additive for the imitation of mushrooms and fortify flavorings in gravies and other substances. The growth of Food grade beta-alanine can be taken as directly proportional to the growth of the food industry. Some of the larger emerging markets of Food grade beta-alanine are China, India, Russia, Brazil and Japan driving growth, along with global real GDP is projected to grow by 3.1% in 2023 respectively however the meteoric growth that outpaces global GDP will be concentrated in countries like China, India and U.S.

By Application - Segment Analysis

Feed Additives application held the largest share in the beta-alanine market in 2023. Feed additives play an increasingly important role in animal nutrition. The livestock producers seek new sustainable and natural ways to enhance performance, improve gut health, optimize feed conversion, reduce and replace antibiotic growth promoters in feed, and address consumer demands so, beta-amine-based feed is a good option for them.  Beta-Alanine accounts for more than 40% of the global feed additives market. With the industrialization of the animal feed sector, the use of feed additives has been increasing over the years. The price volatility of natural feed sources during the past decade has led to an increment in the usage of different feed additives in the animal feed industry. Industrialization of the livestock, feed, and processed meat industry has necessitated the application of feed additives, as they act as a supplement, nutrient enhancer, and feed conditioner, with all required essential elements for optimum growth of the animals.

By End User - Segment Analysis

The Medical sector has been the primary market for beta-alanine in 2023 growing at a CAGR of 6%. Beta-Alanine is used to manufacture nutritional capsules and pills. It is also often used as a metabolic intermediate in coenzymes, like pantothenic acid. With global health spending expected to rise, it will likely present many opportunities for the medical sector. Among these, the growing and aging population, and the rising prevalence of chronic diseases are major drivers in the growth of the medical sector globally.  In the United States, overall spending growth is driven by a range of factors including new product uptake and brand pricing, while it is offset by patent expiries and generics. Medical spending in China reached $137 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach $140−170 billion by 2023, but its growth is likely to be 3−6%.

Geography - Segment Analysis

APAC dominates the beta-alanine market with a share of 43% followed by North America and Europe. The economy of APAC is mainly influenced by the economic dynamics of countries such as China and India, but with growing foreign direct investment for the economic development of South East Asia, the current scenario is changing. Countries in South East Asia are witnessing high growth in the food and chemical industries. Increasing awareness regarding protein health benefits among youth and the rising importance of active lifestyles are major factors that drive the growth of the beta-alanine market. Growth in the pharmaceutical sector and rapid urbanization are other factors that supplement the market growth of beta-alanine. The 2019–2020 coronavirus pandemic has had far-reaching consequences beyond the spread of the disease and efforts to quarantine it. As the pandemic has spread around the globe, concerns have shifted from supply-side manufacturing issues to decreased business. The current epidemic outbreak has deeply influenced consumers' daily lives in addition to the impact on food and personal care. It is estimated that changes will also be witnessed in consumers' purchase behavior. The supply chain of the food industry is affected because it depends on the products, ingredients, or supplies from China. The Country has been choked off from suppliers, workers, and logistics networks. China’s manufacturing base is facing a multitude of unprecedented challenges, as coronavirus containment efforts hamper factories’ attempts to reopen. This may cause shortages in the global food industry and sourcing from unreliable places.