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Plant Protein Ingredient Market

Plant Protein Ingredient Market

Trend and Awareness of Veganism to Boost the Plant Protein Ingredient Market Growth

Plant Protein Ingredient Market
  • Feb-2020
  • List of Tables : 126
  • List of Figures : 96
  • 170 Pages
  • Food & Beverage

Weight Management to be Key Driver for Plant Protein Ingredients, With Asia Pacific as Lucrative Pocket

Protein fortification is gaining traction among consumers. Protein is soaring on popularity as it is a sought after addition to food and beverages notably for the weight management and sports nutrition segments of the market.

Attributed to the above mentioned factors, plant protein Ingredients have witnessed an impressive growth in the last few years especially in regions such as East Asia, South Asia and Latin America.

Protein fortification and standardization is propelling the plant protein ingredient market on an upward growth trajectory as plant protein’s nutritional profile is attractive to consumers and is anticipated to create an absolute dollar opportunity US$ 3.0 Bn during forecast period.

The influx of veganism has upheld demand for plant protein ingredients. Proliferation of vegan population across key countries such as Brazil, United Kingdom, Germany, and India etc has surged the demand of plant protein ingredients over dairy based protein ingredients.

Rise in Number of Sports Athletes Upholding Demand for Plant Protein Ingredients

Sports athletes participating in vigorous aerobic and anaerobic activity require greater amounts of protein which has prompted the adoption of protein in their daily diet. Proliferation of athletes favoring plant proteins as a substitute for meat products is on the rise thus giving immense traction to the plant protein ingredient market.

A massive upswing has been noticed in the number of athletic and sports events which is leading to high demand growth of plant protein ingredients. The rising consumption of plant protein ingredients by the sport segment is projected to boost sales by more than US$ 1.0 Bn by end of forecast period.

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Advanced Technologies for Obviating Lactose Intolerance to Propel Demand

With heightened demand for infant nutrition formulas, manufacturers of plant protein ingredients across the globe are introducing notable developments in the quality of infant formulas.

Market players are channelizing efforts in research and using advanced technologies to develop nutritional formulas for infants that are rich in protein.

The growing dilemma of lactose intolerance in infants in the last few years has increased traction of plant protein ingredients.

Increasing Demand of Soy and Pea Protein Ingredients

Pea protein has gathered significant momentum in the market on back of its high fiber properties. Pea protein has a higher nutritional value as compared to other plant based protein ingredients.

Overall pea protein consumption rate is expected to double by the end of 2029. A surge in iron deficiency notably in countries such as the US has given an uptick to consumption of pea Protein.

Soy protein ingredients on the other had has garnered significant attention amongst gymnasts. The proliferation of fitness centers across the globe has given further impetus to this trend which is not likely to abate in the foreseeable future.

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Consumption to Spike in Emerging Countries, with Increased Spending on Health and Wellness

While there has been a consistent demand of plant protein ingredients in developed countries, emerging economies consumption has witnessed a spike with increased spending on health and wellness in consumer driven markets such as China, India, and Brazil etc.

The consumption of East Asia, South Asia and Latin America region is poised to grow at a higher CAGR than that of the global average and is projected to create ample opportunities for emerging companies in plant protein ingredients.

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Enhancement of Production Capacity to be Key Market Tenet

The major companies in the plant protein ingredient market such as A & B ingredients, Axiom Foods Inc., Cargill, Inc. etc are front runners in the plant protein ingredient market.

These players are focusing on increasing their production capacities to meet the growing supply of plant protein ingredients in the market. For instance, In January, 2019 Ingredion, Inc. has announced its investment of US$ 185 Mn for expansion of plant protein ingredient plant based in Vanscoy, Saskatchewan and Canada in order to increase the company’s production capacity which is likely to capture the market in the coming years.

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An Adaptive Approach to Modern-day Research Needs

Plant Protein Ingredient Market: Segmentation

FactMR’s study has done the segmentation of plant protein ingredient market on the basis of product type, form, application and region.

Product Type

  • Soy Protein
  • Wheat Protein
  • Pea Protein
  • Rice Protein
  • Potato Protein
  • Others


  • Isolate
  • Concentrate
  • Other Forms


  • Sports Nutrition
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Infant Nutrition
  • Bakery & Confectionary
  • Fortified Food & Beverages
  • Other Applications


  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • East Asia
  • South Asia & Oceania
  • MEA

Plant protein ingredient market is anticipated to witness a notable upsurge during the forecast period 2019 to 2027, conferring to a new Fact.MR study. The study promotes crucial trends that are presently determining the growth of plant protein ingredient market.

This newly published and perceptive report sheds light on vital dynamics, which are likely to convert the future of plant protein ingredient market, in turn generating worthwhile opportunities for key companies as well as evolving players who are interested in the manufacturing of plant protein ingredients.

Plant protein ingredient market study is a detailed market intellect on key revenue progression factors, challenges, industry trends, and opportunities, which will eventually influence the growth of plant protein ingredient market.

The report primarily conveys a summary of the plant protein ingredient market, considering present and upcoming protein industry scenarios, to reveal striking sides relating to the acceptance of plant protein ingredients across prominent regional markets.

A detailed assessment on few of the plant protein ingredient raw material suppliers accessible in the report allows the report readers to obtain detailed findings that have resulted from plant protein ingredient supply chain analysis, business execution, and value chain analysis across the regional markets incorporated in the report. A list of prominent companies functioning in plant protein ingredient market provided in the report enhances reliability of this ample research study.

Plant Protein Ingredient Market: Report Summary and Scope

Study offers a comprehensive overview on diverse features that are inducing demand, revenue generation and sales in plant protein ingredient market across the globe.

A comprehensive estimate on plant protein ingredient market has also been made accessible by the experts, who have considered the market estimates on the basis of a likely scenario, an optimistic scenario, and a conservative scenario regarding sales of plant protein ingredient during the forecast period. Analysis and estimation of price point comparison by region and by product with the global average price has been included in this study.

Plant Protein Ingredient Market: Analysis on Market Size Evaluation

Predictions of plant protein ingredient market, encompassing current as well as forthcoming projected values estimate and analysis on region-wise demand trends and price index have been assimilated in the report.

Market estimates at the regional and global scale for plant protein ingredients are available in terms of “US$ Mn.” A Y-o-Y growth contrast on prominent plant protein ingredient market segments, along with the market attractiveness valuation computes understandings brought in the report. Metrics mentioned above are also followed based on plant protein ingredient applications where plant protein ingredients witness a steady demand.

Plant Protein Ingredient Market: Scrutinized Assessment on Regional Segments

Weighted sections have been elaborated in the report on plant protein ingredient market, which delivers projections on the regional markets. These chapters brighten the regional macros (political, economic, and business environment outlook), which are expected to have a significant impact on the growth of plant protein ingredient market during period of forecast.

Country-specific valuation on demand for plant protein ingredients has been offered for each regional market, along with the market scope estimate and forecast, price index, price point assessment, and impact analysis of dynamics of prominent regions and countries. For all regional markets Y-o-Y growth estimates have also been incorporated in the report.

Plant Protein Ingredient Market: In-depth Analysis on Competitive Landscape

The report ends with a section on the competitive scenario of plant protein ingredient market, along with the profiles of major companies contributing to the market expansion. Essential and up-to-date data as well as information correlated to the market performers, who principally engage in the production and supply of plant protein ingredients, has been brought with the help of a detailed dashboard view. Market share analysis and comparison of prominent players provided in the report permit report readers to plan preemptive steps to advance their businesses.

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