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Protein Ingredient Market Size, Share Global Analysis Report, 2020–2026

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Protein Ingredient Market By Product Type (Plant Protein, Animal/Dairy Protein) and By Application (Food & Beverages, Personal Care & Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals and Animal Feed): Global Industry Outlook, Market Size, Business Intelligence, Consumer Preferences, Statistical Surveys, Comprehensive Analysis, Historical Developments, Current Trends, and Forecast 2020–2026

Industry Insights

[175+ Pages Report] According to the report published by Facts Factors, the global protein ingredient market size was worth around USD 46.7 billion in 2019 and is predicted to grow to around USD 77.00 billion by 2026 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of roughly 7.4% between 2020 and 2026. The report analyzes the global protein ingredient market drivers, restraints/challenges, and the effect they have on the demands during the projection period. In addition, the report explores emerging opportunities in the protein ingredient market.

Protein Ingredient Market

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The protein ingredient market report analyzes and notifies the industry statistics at the global as well as regional and country levels in order to acquire a thorough perspective of the entire protein ingredient market. The historical and past insights are provided for FY 2016 to FY 2019 whereas projected trends are delivered for FY 2020 to FY 2026. The quantitative and numerical data is represented in terms of value (USD Billion) from FY 2016 – 2026.

logoKey Insights from Primary Research

  • Wide ranging interviews with chief executives of the major companies operating in the global protein ingredient market, the primary research analysis concludes that the global protein ingredient market to witness an exponential growth of nearly 7.4% over the forecast period.
  • In the year 2019, the market was valued at approximately USD 46.7 Billion, in 2019 and is expected to be valued over USD 77.00 Billion by 2026.
  • On the basis of the product type segment, the plant-based protein segment is expected to hold maximum share in the market. The plant-based protein is also expected to exhibit highest growth rate in the global protein ingredient market during the forecast period.
  • The food and beverage sector is expected to contribute heavily to the market growth whereas the demand from the cosmetic sector is expected to grow at significant rate.
  • The North America region is expected to be the largest revenue generating region for protein ingredient over the forecast period. The Europe market is also expected to contribute heavily to the global protein ingredient market. The Asia Pacific market is expected to exhibit highest CAGR during the forecast timeline.

logoKey Recommendations from Analysts

  • Our analysts recommend for increased focus towards the Asia Pacific market as it has large potential for the market growth. The presence of economies like China, Japan, India, South Korea provides immense potential of growth in the region.
  • The strategic developments such as regional expansion and innovative product development by the major companies is likely to boom the global protein ingredient consumption over the up-coming years.
  • Our analysts also recommend that the North America region is predicted to witness a significant growth attributed to the growing demand for protein ingredient, presence of key players and health conscious population in the region.
  • Rising disposable incomes and widening applications of protein ingredient is anticipated to fuel the protein ingredient market growth over the foreseeable future.
  • The North America and the European region are expected to remain significant source of revenue during the studied period. Regional dominance in these regions are expected to provide additional capital capabilities for expansion beyond the borders.

The quantitative data is further underlined and reinforced by comprehensive qualitative data which comprises various across-the-board market dynamics. The rationales which directly or indirectly impact the protein ingredient industry are exemplified through parameters such as growth drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities among other impacting factors.

Throughout our research report, we have encompassed all the proven models and tools of industry analysis and extensively illustrated all the key business strategies and business models adopted in the protein ingredient industry. The report provides an all-inclusive and detailed competitive landscape prevalent in the protein ingredient market.

The report utilizes established industry analysis tools and models such as Porter’s Five Forces framework to analyze and recognize critical business strategies adopted by various stakeholders involved in the entire value chain of the protein ingredient industry. The protein ingredient market report additionally employs SWOT analysis and PESTLE analysis models for further in-depth analysis.

The report study further includes an in-depth analysis of industry players' market shares and provides an overview of leading players' market position in the protein ingredient sector. Key strategic developments in the Protein ingredient market competitive landscape such as acquisitions & mergers, inaugurations of different products and services, partnerships & joint ventures, MoU agreements, VC & funding activities, R&D activities, and geographic expansion among other noteworthy activities by key players of the protein ingredient market are appropriately highlighted in the report.

The rising demand for the nutritional value and functional nutrients has been the primary catalyst for the growth of global protein ingredient market. Both the protien ingredients source are in high demand owing to its health benefits and body immune system boosting elements.

Additionally, the food and beverages industry is on rise. The demand for nutritional food and drinks is rising which is further propelling the demand for the protein ingredient globally.

The protein ingredient market research report delivers an acute valuation and taxonomy of the protein ingredient industry by practically splitting the market based on product type, application and regions. Through the analysis of the historical and projected trends, all the segments and sub-segments were evaluated through the bottom-up approach, and different market sizes have been projected for FY 2020 to FY 2026.

logoReport Scope

Report Attribute


Market Size in 2019

USD 46.7 Billion

Projected Market Size in 2026

USD 77.00 Billion

CAGR Growth Rate

7.4% CAGR

Base Year


Forecast Years


Key Market Players

Bunge, Cargill, ADM, DuPont, Mead Johnson and Friesland Campina., and Others

Key Segment

By Equipment,Application, and Region

Major Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa

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The regional segmentation of the protein ingredient industry includes the complete classification of all the major continents including North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Middle East & Africa. Further, country-wise data for the protein ingredient industry is provided for the leading economies of the world.

The protein ingredient market is segmented based on product type, application and region. On the basis of product type segmentation, the market is classified into plant protein and animal/dairy protein. On the basis of application, the market is segmented into food & beverages, personal care & cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and animal feed.

logoSome of the essential players operating in the protein ingredient market, but not restricted to include

  • Cargill
  • DuPont
  • Bunge
  • Mead Johnson
  • Friesland Campina 
  • ADM.

The taxonomy of the protein ingredient industry by its scope and segmentation is as follows:

logo By Equipment Type Segmentation Analysis

  • Plant Protein
  • Animal/Dairy Protein

logo By Application Segmentation Analysis

  • Food & Beverages
  • Personal Care & Cosmetics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Animal Feed

logoGlobal Protein Ingredient Therapeutics Market: Regional Segmentation Analysis

  • North America
    • The U.S. `
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • The UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Rest Of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Southeast Asia
    • Rest Of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest Of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest Of Middle East & Africa

Industry Major Market Players

  • Cargill
  • DuPont
  • Bunge
  • Mead Johnson
  • Friesland Campina 
  • ADM.

Frequently Asked Questions

The rising importance and awareness of nutritional elements essential for quality health have been the primary catalyst driving the demand for protein ingredient.
The global protein ingredient market in 2019 was approximately USD 46.7 Billion. The market is expected to grow above a CAGR of 7.4% and is anticipated to reach over USD 77.00 Billion by 2026.
Asia Pacific will contribute notably towards the global Protein Ingredient Market value
Major players operating in the global protein ingredient market covered in this report include Bunge, Cargill, ADM, DuPont, Mead Johnson and Friesland Campina.