Food Amino Acids Market By Source (Plant, Animal, Synthetic), By Type (Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Tryptophan, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Others), By Application (Nutraceutical & Dietary Supplements, Infant Formula, Food Fortification, Convenience Foods, Others), By Geography - Global Opportunity Analysis & Industry Forecast, 2022-2027

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Food Amino Acids Market Overview

Food Amino Acids Market size is estimated to reach $8.7 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 8.1% during the forecast period 2022-2027. Amino acids are compounds that integrate to build proteins. When a person consumes food that includes protein, then the digestive system cracks the protein down into amino acids. The body then integrates the amino acids in different ways to perform bodily functions. Amino acids are acquired byways of food like tofu, soy, buckwheat, quinoa, dairy, eggs, and meat. Glutamic acid is an amino acid that can be found anywhere. It can be generated by the human body and can also be found in the food consumed that possesses a soaring protein content. Additional sources of glutamic acid include edible animal meat, leafy greens, rice, corn, and more. Methionine is an amino acid that is found in almost all protein-rich foods in varying quantities. Eggs, fish, and certain meats include high quantities of this amino acid. It is approximated that about 8% of the amino acids in egg whites are sulfur-including amino acids (methionine and cysteine). Investigations conducted on German convenience foods have demonstrated a pronounced disparity in arrangements of free amino acids between food label information and food composition. The proliferating demand for amino acids for different nutraceutical and dietary supplements is set to drive the Food Amino Acids Market owing to the health advantages provided by amino acids. The extensive series of uses of amino acids like glutamic acid beginning from flavor establishment, preservation, nutritional component/building block of protein to specialty constituents like aspartame is set to propel the growth of the Food Amino Acids Market during the forecast period 2022-2027. This represents the Food Amino Acids Industry Outlook.

Report Coverage

The report: Food Amino Acids Market Forecast (2022-2027)”, by Industry ARC, covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the Food Amino Acids Market.

By Source: Plant, Animal, Synthetic.
By Type: Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Tryptophan, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Others.
By Application: Nutraceutical And Dietary Supplements, Infant Formula, Food Fortification, Convenience Foods, Others.
By Geography: North America (U.S, Canada, and Mexico), Europe (Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia & New Zealand, and Rest of Asia-Pacific), South America (Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Rest of South America), and Rest Of The World (Middle East, Africa).

Key Takeaways

  • Geographically, Asia Food Amino Acids Market accounted for the highest revenue share in 2021 and it is poised to dominate the market over the period 2022-2027 owing to the boost in the application of food amino acids like glutamic acid as flavor enhancers in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Food Amino Acids Market growth is being driven by the soaring demand for amino acids as functional foods in conjunction with the surging acceptance of glutamic acid as a flavor enhancer in different foods and beverages. However, the disadvantages of food amino acids like incompleteness of amino acids and tiny absolute quantity of proteins thereby necessitating a larger volume of food are some of the major factors hampering the growth of the Food Amino Acids Market.
  • Food Amino Acids Market Detailed Analysis on the Strength, Weakness, and Opportunities of the prominent players operating in the market will be provided in the Food Amino Acids Market report.

    Food Amino Acids Market: Market Share (%) by Region, 2021

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Food Amino Acids Market Segment Analysis – By Type:

The Food Amino Acids Market based on type can be further segmented into Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Tryptophan, Methionine, Phenylalanine, and Others. The Glutamic Acid Segment held the largest market share in 2021. This growth is owing to the soaring application of glutamic acid as a nutritional supplement and flavor enhancer. Glutamic acid is also applied as a feed additive and an intermediate for producing organic chemicals. The proliferating demand for processed food products and the boost in product penetration in animal feed is further propelling the growth of the Glutamic Acid segment.

Furthermore, the Lysine segment is estimated to grow with the fastest CAGR of 8.8% during the forecast period 2022-2027 owing to the consumption of dietary supplements and the soaring application of lysine as a feed additive similar to glutamic acid.

Food Amino Acids Market Segment Analysis – By Application:

The Food Amino Acids Market based on the application can be further segmented into Nutraceutical And Dietary Supplements, Infant Formula, Food Fortification, Convenience Foods, and Others. The Nutraceutical And Dietary Supplements Products Segment held the largest market share in 2021. This growth is owing to the augmented application of amino acids as nutraceuticals for averting oxidative stress, controlling the immune response, and keeping up natural physiological, biochemical, and homeostatic mechanisms. Glutamic acid supplements are suggested to assist in the minimization of a condition termed benign prostatic hyperplasia observed in men. The heightening demand for glutamic acid owing to its advantages like enhanced memory and concentration and improved immune system are further propelling the growth of this segment. Furthermore, the Others Products segment is estimated to grow with the fastest CAGR of 8.9% during the forecast period 2022-2027 owing to the soaring application of amino acids like glutamic acid as additives in animal feed formulations to advance growth performance, reproduction, and meet the protein need in animals.

Food Amino Acids Market Segment Analysis – By Geography:

The Food Amino Acids Market based on geography can be further segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and the Rest of the World. Asia-Pacific (Food Amino Acids Market) held the largest share with 33% of the overall market in 2021. The growth of this region is owing to the soaring utilization of food amino acids like glutamic acid as flavor enhancers in the food industry in region. The development of interest in a healthy diet in conjunction with the surging demand for food amino acids from the dietary supplement industry owing to the soaring trend of including dietary supplements in consumer diet is further driving the growth of the Food Amino Acids Market in this region. The existence of key players like Daesang Corporation in South Korea is further propelling the growth of the Food Amino Acids Market in the Asia-Pacific region. Furthermore, the North American region is estimated to be the region with the fastest CAGR rate over the forecast period 2022-2027. This growth is owing to factors like the surging consumption of processed and convenience foods in the North American region. The proliferating demand for glutamic acid owing to soaring demand in pharmaceuticals and animal feed is further fueling the progress of the Food Amino Acids Market in the North American region.

Food Amino Acids Market Drivers 

Soaring Application Of Glutamic Acid Is Projected To Drive The Growth Of Food Amino Acids Market:

Glutamic Acid serves an important role in neural activation. It is one of the 20 amino acids. There are two kinds of amino acids namely essential amino acids and non-essential amino acids. Glutamic acid is a non-essential amino acid that shapes proteins. Glutamic acid plays an important role in cellular metabolism. Dietary proteins are cracked down into amino acids by digestion in the human body. Transamination is one of the essential techniques in amino acid degradation. Glutamate also plays an important role in the clearance of surplus nitrogen in the human body. Glutamic Acid serves as an energy source for the brain for great functioning and inspires mental readiness. Glutamic acid is suggested by medical experts as it assists with behavioral issues and supports in building enhanced learning ambiance. Glutamic acid helps the natural functioning of the prostate. Glutamic acid is essential for the elimination of toxic metabolic wastes products generated by the human body. The extensive application of glutamic acid is therefore fueling the growth of the Food Amino Acids Market during the forecast period 2022-2027.

Surging Application Of Methionine Is Expected To Boost The Demand Of Food Amino Acids:

Methionine (L-methionine) is a nutritional supplement and an essential amino acid spotted in food. Methionine is needed for the natural development and restoration of body tissues. It cannot be prepared by the body but must be acquired from the diet. It is thus regarded as an “essential” amino acid. Methionine is a sulfur-including amino acid that enhances the tone and elasticity of the skin, builds up healthy hair, and reinforces the nails. Methionine additives are typically consumed to treat different infections and ailments, but there is restricted scientific research to back the efficiency of the additives for the treatment of ailments. However, methionine is thought to be efficient in the treatment of Tylenol (acetaminophen) poisoning. The surging application of methionine is therefore driving the growth of the Food Amino Acids Market during the forecast period 2022-2027.

Food Amino Acids Market Challenges

Hazards Of Consumption Of Amino Acid Supplements Are Hampering The Growth Of The Food Amino Acids Market:

The suggested protein consumption for an average person is 0.8 g per pound of body weight per day. Any amino acids not utilized within a short time cannot be stocked for future utilization but will be transformed to glucose and scorched as energy or transformed to fat or glycogen for the repository. If the average diet is in surplus of the everyday protein needs, unessential amino acid supplementation can result in weight gain. As per "Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription," endurance athletes need 1.2 to 1.4 grams of protein per pound of body weight per day and strength-training athletes require 1.6 to 1.8 grams. These needs are effortlessly fulfilled by way of diet. Amino acid supplementation can work against an athlete by boosting the hazard of dehydration, as extra water is needed to free the body of the by-products of protein metabolism. These issues are thus hampering the growth of the Food Amino Acids Market.

Food Amino Acids Industry Outlook

Product launches, mergers, and acquisitions, expansions, and investment strategies are key strategies adopted by players in this market. Food Amino Acids top 10 companies include:

  1. Ajinomoto Co. Inc.
  2. Kyowa Hakko Kirin Group
  3. Evonik Industries
  4. Sigma-Aldrich, Co. LLC (Merck KGaA)
  5. Daesang Corporation
  6. Qingdao Samin Chemical Co., Ltd.
  7. Hugestone Enterprise Co., LTD.
  8. Brenntag AG
  9. Prinova NAGASE Group
  10. Kemin Industries

Acquisitions/Product Launches:

  • In December 2021, Kemin Industries has introduced a novel solution in Europe, TOXFIN® CARE, targeted on averting loss in performance and productivity by protecting animal organs and tissue from possible damage brought about by mycotoxins. Mycotoxin management is a critical element in every livestock diet, as infected feed is a primary challenge within the animal nutrition and health industry. Kemin targets to strengthen the immune system, safeguarding poultry, ruminants, and pigs from the not-always-evident, adverse consequences of mycotoxins.
  • In April 2021, Kemin Industries declared the introduction of two novel products. The earliest is Tegravia, a functional fiber for pet food market in South America, specifically Brazil. Kemin Industries has also introduced Paradigmox Green, a novel antioxidant solution for the organic livestock production industry in the EMENA (Europe, Middle East, North Africa) region.
  • In January 2021, Kemin Industries introduced its most novel product for human health and nutrition, DailyZz™, a constituent including a propriety blend abundant in organically occurring polyphenols for secure and natural nightly sleep. A current human clinical trial has demonstrated that in as soon as one week, DailyZz boosts superior quality sleep and enhances next-day functioning in healthy mature grown-ups who have particular sleep complaints. In the 100-person investigation, sleep quality and daytime functioning advantages demonstrated enhancement in both objective and subjective measures.

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1. Food Amino Acids Market Overview
    1.1 Definitions and Scope
2. Food Amino Acids Market - Executive Summary
3. Food Amino Acids Market– Market Landscape
    3.1 Company Benchmarking- Key Companies
    3.2 Key Company Financial Analysis
    3.3 Market Share Analysis
    3.4 Patent Analysis
    3.5 Pricing Analysis (Comparison of General Price Offerings in the Market)
4. Food Amino Acids Market– Startup Company Scenario (Premium)
    4.1 Investment
    4.2 Revenue
    4.3 Venture Capital and Funding Scenario
5. Food Amino Acids Market– Industry Market Entry Scenario Premium (Premium)
    5.1 Regulatory Scenario
    5.2 New Business and Ease of Doing business index
    5.3 Case Studies of Successful Ventures
6. Food Amino Acids Market- Market Forces
    6.1 Market Drivers
    6.2 Market Constraints
    6.3 Porters five force model
        6.3.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
        6.3.2 Bargaining powers of customers
        6.3.3 Threat of new entrants
        6.3.4 Rivalry among existing players
        6.3.5 Threat of substitutes
7. Food Amino Acids Market– By Strategic Analysis
    7.1 Value Chain Analysis
    7.2 Opportunities Analysis
    7.3 Market Life Cycle Analysis
8. Food Amino Acids Market - By Source (Market Size –$Million/$Billion) 
    8.1 Plant
    8.2 Animal
    8.3 Synthetic
9. Food Amino Acids Market - By Type (Market Size –$Million/$Billion) 
    9.1 Glutamic Acid
    9.2 Lysine
    9.3 Tryptophan
    9.4 Methionine
    9.5 Phenylalanine
    9.6 Others
10. Food Amino Acids Market – By Application (Market Size –$Million/$Billion) 
    10.1 Nutraceutical And Dietary Supplements
    10.2 Infant Formula
    10.3 Food Fortification
    10.4 Convenience Foods
    10.5 Others
11. Food Amino Acids Market- By Geography (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    11.1 North America
        11.1.1 U.S
        11.1.2 Canada
        11.1.3 Mexico
    11.2 Europe
        11.2.1 Germany
        11.2.2 France
        11.2.3 UK
        11.2.4 Italy
        11.2.5 Spain
        11.2.6 Russia
        11.2.7 Rest of Europe
    11.3 Asia-Pacific
        11.3.1 China
        11.3.2 Japan
        11.3.3 South Korea
        11.3.4 India
        11.3.5 Australia & New Zealand
        11.3.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
    11.4 South America
        11.4.1 Brazil
        11.4.2 Argentina
        11.4.3 Chile
        11.4.4 Colombia
        11.4.5 Rest of South America
    11.5 Rest Of The World
        11.5.1 Middle East
        11.5.2 Africa
12. Food Amino Acids Market- Market Entropy
    12.1 New product launches
    12.2 M&A's, collaborations, JVs, and partnerships
13. Food Amino Acids Market– Industry Competition Landscape (Premium)
    13.1 Market Share Analysis
        13.1.1 Global Market Share – Key Companies
        13.1.2 Market Share by Region – Key Companies
        13.1.3 Market Share by Countries – Key Companies
    13.2 Competition Matrix
    13.3 Best Practices for Companies
14. Food Amino Acids Market– Key Company List by Country Premium (Premium)
15. Food Amino Acids Market- Company Analysis
    15.1 Company 1
    15.2 Company 2
    15.3 Company 3
    15.4 Company 4
    15.5 Company 5
    15.6 Company 6
    15.7 Company 7
    15.8 Company 8
    15.9 Company 9
    15.10 Company 10
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