Food Amino Acids Market Predict $17.87 Billion By 2032 CAGR 9.1%

Food Amino Acids Market Size Worth $17.87 Billion By 2032 | CAGR: 9.1%

The food amino acids market size is expected to reach USD 17.87 billion by 2032, according to a new study by Polaris Market Research. The report “Food Amino Acids Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Product (Lysine, Glutamic Acid, Methionine, Tryptophan, Others); By Source; By Application; By Region; Segment Forecast, 2024 - 2032” gives a detailed insight into current market dynamics and provides analysis on future market growth.

A healthy life requires an important element known as amino acid, which is responsible for the formation of proteins. Amino acids are also known as macronutrients, which combine to make proteins. With the increasing awareness about good health worldwide, there is a surge in demand for food amino acids supplements. For instance, In December 2023, Ajinomoto launched the “Life is Full of Amino Acids” campaign to educate Thai citizens about the importance of amino acids and their health benefits.

The sports sector is depending more on the usage of supplements, which have been giving them good results. Amino acids not only help to gain muscle but also give an energy boost. Sports athletes often prefer an instant boost of energy by using Branched chain amino acids, such as BCAA, which is a combination of three essential amino acids: leucine, isoleucine, and valine. It is responsible for providing an instant source of energy to accomplish a good result and less fatigue.

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Convenience food is playing a major role in modern day to day life. The projection indicates that convenience food is expected to experience the most rapid growth. This surge in demand for processed and convenient meals has consequently led to an increased need for food amino acids in recent times. Factors contributing to this trend include a rise in consumer wealth, higher levels of female workforce participation, and increased reliance on household technologies.                                                                                     

Food amino acids Market Report Highlights

  • The glutamic acid segment holds the largest share of the market, which is mainly due to its usage as a flavor enhancer in diverse diets and beverages.
  • Animal based segment holds the largest market share due to their direct availability in certain foods such as meat, eggs, fish, and others.
  • The plant-based segment is expected to grow at the fastest rate as a major population is now shifting to a vegetarian or vegan diet.
  • Convenience foods have shown the fastest growth in the market due to increased popularity for ready to eat products.
  • Asia Pacific region held the largest revenue share of the market, which is mainly due to growing economies in India, Vietnam, South Korea, and others adopting protein-rich diets.
  • The global key market players include Ajinomoto Co., Inc., Amino GmbH, Brenntag AG, CJ Corporation, Daesang Corporation, Evonik Industries, Kingchem LLC, Prinova Group LLC, Sigma-Aldrich, Sunrise Nutrachem Group, and others.

Polaris Market Research has segmented the food amino acids market report based on product, source, application, and region:

Food amino acids, Product Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Lysine
  • Glutamic acid
  • Methionine
  • Tryptophan
  • Others

Food amino acids, source Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Animal derived
  • Plant derived
  • Synthetically derived

Food amino acids, application Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Infant food formulations
  • Convenience food
  • Food fortification
  • Beverages

Food amino acids, Regional Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Netherlands
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Latin America
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Middle East & Africa
  • UAE
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Israel
  • South Africa

Food Amino Acids Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2024

USD 8.90 billion

Revenue forecast in 2032

USD 17.87 billion


9.1% from 2024 – 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019 – 2022

Forecast period

2024 – 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2024 to 2032

Segments covered

By product, By source, By applications, By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America; Middle East & Africa


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