The worldwide food amino acids market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 6.7% between 2018 and 2026. Increasing demand for amine rich food products as a potential source for protein owing to increasing concerns over health and nutritional content in food is expected to drive the market food amino acids for the next eight years. Mixtures of plant, animal and artificially developed proteins serve as a well-balanced and complete source of the amino acids required for a healthy body function and meeting requirements of human body functions.
The biological performance and enhanced functions of amino acids have aggravated interest from the consumers on the specific benefits of consuming dietary supplements that provide these products. Amino acids mainly function to be the major components of protein sources, and hence are considered to be one of the important groups of primary nutrients. Awareness of the significance of the nine essential amino acids, including lysine, tryptophan, valine, threonine, leucine, isoleucine, histidine and methionine have been growing and consumers are getting aware of the risks associated to health if these are deficient in diet.
Asia Pacific Food Amino Acids Market Share By Application Type, 2017-2026
Note: Inside circle depicts data for 2017 & outside circle depicts data for 2026
As adequate intake of amino acids or protein is essential for a healthy growth of kids and maintaining health & nutrition in adults, the average intake of food in the developed nations surpasses the requisite level. The advantages of taking these products as the dietary supplements are owing to their several functional biological activities. Some of these include maintenance of muscle protein, potentiating of the immune function, enhancing neuronal behavior in the brain, acceleration of tissue repair after trauma or burn, protecting the liver from toxic components, effects of pain relief, lowering of blood pressure when its high, modulating the cholesterol metabolism, stimulating growth hormone or insulin secretion, reducing ammonia in blood etc. Hence, with such advantages and the spreading of these knowledge among the eager to know consumers of the modern society, food products rich with these products are expected to experience higher demand over the next eight years.
It is anticipated that inclusion of these products especially in the dietary supplements will become even more common in the near future. Accordingly, the efficacy data of amino acids on humans when each of these products is digested should be provided more extensively to the consumers especially for few of the amino acid whose health benefits are not yet confirmed humans.
Asia Pacific Food Amino Acids Market, By Product Type, 2017 - 2026 (USD Million)
Asia Pacific is expected to be the leading food amino acids market in the next few years. Increasing concern for a healthy life, rising focus on preventive health care and the fact that the regional industry participants are venturing into new application segments including processed meat products and beverages rich in amino acids are expected to be some of the driving factors for the industry. Several new product launches, under penetrated and unpenetrated market dynamics, numerous expansion activities within these ingredient manufacturers, rising purchasing power, surging demand for healthy and nutrient rich foodstuff are the most important factors driving the Asia Pacific food amino acids market.
Europe is yet another potential region for food amino acids market with a vast population of health and protein rich food consuming consumer base. However, demand for these products is fulfilled mainly by imports from Asia Pacific and North American nation manufacturers.
Some of the leading companies currently operating in the food amino acids market space include Pacific Rainbow International, Inc., Kraemer Martin GmbH (Azelis) , CJ Corporation, Monteloeder S.L., Taiyo International , Sunrise Nutrachem Group, Rochem International Inc., Kingchem LLC , Amino GmbH, Pangaea Sciences Inc., Brenntag AG, Hugestone Enterprise Co., Ltd., Qingdao Samin Chemical Co., Ltd. , Shaoxing Yamei Biotechnology Co., Ltd , Daesang Corporation , Prinova Group LLC , Sigma-Aldrich, Evonik Industries , Kyowa Hakko Kirin Group and Ajinomoto Co., Inc.