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Protein hydrolysate ingredients are referred to as a mixture of amino acid proteins that are produced by the hydrolysis process. These ingredients are available in the form of powder, liquid, and bar. Protein hydrolysate ingredients are widely used in the preparation of infant formula, clinical nutrition, and sports & slimming food.

Market Statistics:

The global protein hydrolysate ingredients market is expected to surpass US$ 6,545.2 Mn in terms of value by the end of 2028.

Global Protein Hydrolysate Ingredients Market: Drivers

Growing demand for nutritious food products along with the increasing aging population is predominantly fueling the market growth of protein hydrolysate ingredients. According to the World Health Organization, between 2015 and 2050, the proportion of the world's population over 60 years will nearly double from 12% to 22%. In 2050, 80% of older people will be living in low- and middle-income countries. Thus, the growing geriatric population around the globe is expected to propel the market growth.

Global Protein Hydrolysate Ingredients Market: Opportunities

Growing middle-class population along with the rapid urbanization across the Asia Pacific region is expected to bring new opportunities for the market of protein hydrolysate. According to the World Economic Forum, by 2030, the Asia Pacific region is expected to contribute roughly 60% of global growth. Moreover, it will also be responsible for the overwhelming majority (90%) of the 2.4 billion new members of the middle class entering the global economy.

Global Protein Hydrolysate Ingredients Market: Recent Developments

In February 2020, Kerry acquired Pevesa Biotech, a Spanish company specializing in non-allergenic and organic plant protein ingredients for infant, general and clinical nutrition. The objective of this move is to expand the position in the hydrolyzed plant protein space and enhance its ability to service the fast-growing organic plant protein market.

In August 2019, Parabel USA Inc. announced to launch a neutral-colored pure protein hydrolysate made from water lentils, designed to be an allergen-free substitute for other plant proteins such as soy and pea.

In March 2019, DuPont Nutrition & Health added six plant protein nuggets to its Supro and Trupro product range. The new ingredients contain more protein or less sodium than previous offerings, and they come in an array of formats and textures for use in applications such as nutrition bars, snacks and cereal.

Global Protein Hydrolysate Ingredients Market: Restraints

High R&D cost for the development of the advanced product with enhanced properties is expected to act as a challenge for the market growth of protein hydrolysate over the foreseeable timeframe.

To know the latest trends and insights prevalent in the Global Protein Hydrolysate Ingredients Market, click the link below:

Global Protein Hydrolysate Ingredients Market - Impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic

Increasing health awareness and high demand for nutrition food products post Covid-19 is expected to propel growth of the global protein hydrolysate ingredients market. Globally, as of 8:48pm CEST, 6 October 2021, there have been 235,673,032 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 4,814,651 deaths, reported to WHO. Protein hydrolysate ingredients offer increased & faster availability of amino acids, greater insulin tropic effect, and faster recovery post workout and intra workout performance. The ingredients are also effective in elderly population.

Key Takeaways:

  • The global protein hydrolysate ingredients market was valued at US$ 4,024.6 Mn in 2020 and is forecast to reach a value of US$ 6,545.2 Mn by 2028 at a CAGR of 6.2% between 2021 and 2028.
  • The powder form in type segment was valued US$ 2,668.7 Mn in 2020, held a share of 66.3% in the year 2020. Consumption of easily absorbable protein-rich food products in powder form have been shown to result in instant surge in the quantity of plasma acids over body workouts. Protein hydrolysate ingredients have greater bioavailability and absorption properties than other whole proteins, which is highly useful for muscle building and post-exercise recovery.

Figure 1. Protein Hydrolysate Ingredients Market Share, By Type, 2020

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Market Trends:                                                                           

The ongoing trend of low fat, low-calorie protein-based nutrition is expected to spur the market growth in the near future. Growing demand for easy-to-digest protein-based weight management nutrition food products due to concern over health is also expected to foster the market growth of protein hydrolysate. Thus, growing demand for low fat, low-calorie protein-based nutrition product is expected to propel the market growth.

Partnership and collaborations are one of the current trends in the market. Major players are adopting such business strategies to expand their presence in the market. For instance, in May 2019, Havero Hoogwegt and Pevesa Biotech, enter into partnership for the global distribution of whey protein hydrolysates in sports nutrition. Therefore, such partnership and agreement by major players will favor the market growth of protein hydrolysate. 

Global Protein Hydrolysate Ingredients Market: Competitive Landscape   

Major players operating in the global protein hydrolysate ingredients market include, Abbott Laboratories, Danone S.A., Arla Foods Ingredients Group P/S, Kerry Group plc, Davisco Foods International, Inc., Carbery Group, Hilmar Ingredients, Armor Proteins, Glanbia Ingredients, and PGP International.

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