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Jan, 24 2024

Amino Acids: Vital Building Blocks for Health, Industry, and Growth across Diverse Biological Applications

Amino acids play a critical role in the synthesis of proteins, enzymes, and hormones, influencing the overall structure and function of cells and tissues. Beyond their foundational role in protein formation, amino acids contribute to energy production, neurotransmitter regulation, and immune system function. Moreover, they are indispensable in various industries, including food and pharmaceuticals, serving as crucial components in the development of nutritional supplements, pharmaceuticals, and animal feed. The importance of amino acids extends to promoting overall health, supporting growth and development, and maintaining the integrity of bodily functions.

According to Data Bridge Market Research analyzes the Global Amino Acids Market is expected to reach USD 6,80,86,885.86 thousand by 2031 from USD 4,29,09,772.35 thousand in 2023, growing at a CAGR of 6.0% in the forecast period of 2024 to 2031.  

"Rise in advancements in biotechnology boosts the market growth"

Advancements in biotechnology have become a key driver in the global amino acids market by revolutionizing the production processes. Through genetic engineering and fermentation techniques, biotechnological innovations enable the cost-effective and sustainable production of amino acids, including essential and non-essential types. Microorganisms such as bacteria and yeast are manipulated to efficiently synthesize amino acids, replacing traditional chemical synthesis methods. This enhances production yields and ensures high-quality and pure amino acid products.

What restraints the growth of global amino acids market?

“Complicated manufacturing process hampers the market growth”

The global amino acids market faces a significant restraint in the form of intricate manufacturing processes. Amino acid production involves complex and resource-intensive methodologies, often requiring precise control over fermentation, extraction, and purification processes. These intricate procedures can result in elevated production costs, making it challenging for manufacturers to maintain competitive pricing in the market. Moreover, the intricate manufacturing processes may also contribute to environmental concerns, aligning with the growing emphasis on sustainable and eco-friendly practices.

Segmentation: Global Amino Acids Market

The global amino acids market is segmented on the basis of type, application, purity level, form, product category, function, and distribution channel.

  • On the basis of type, the global amino acids market is segmented into single amino acid and amino acid mixes
  • On the basis of application, the global amino acids market is segmented into animal feed, food and beverages, pharmaceutical, dietary supplements, sports nutrition, farmers/bio-stimulants industry, cell culture media, cosmetics, and personal care
  • On the basis of purity level, the global amino acids market is segmented into amino acid 99%, amino acid more than 99%, amino acid 90%, amino acid 80%, amino acid 70%, and amino acid less than 60%
  • On the basis of form, the global amino acids market is segmented into powder, granules, liquid, pellet, and others
  • On the basis of product category, the global amino acids market is segmented into microbial amino acid, plant-based amino acid, and synthetic amino acid
  • On the basis of function, the global amino acids market is segmented into fortification, energy booster, flavor enhancer, preservative, muscle growth, immunity booster, and others
  • On the basis of distribution channel, the global amino acids market is segmented into direct and indirect

Regional Insights: North America is expected to dominate the Global Amino Acids Market

In North America, the U.S. is expected to dominate the market due to the surging demand within the automotive industry. As a key driver of economic growth, the U.S. automotive sector's robust expansion fuels increased demand for related products and services. The nation's advanced manufacturing capabilities, technological innovation, and a thriving automotive market contribute to its preeminence in the region.

In the Europe, Germany is expected to dominate the amino acids market, primarily fueled by a surging demand across diverse industries. The country's leadership is driven by its robust industrial landscape, with increasing applications of amino acids in sectors such as pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, and animal feed. Germany's emphasis on innovation and technological advancements further solidifies its position, making it a key player in meeting the growing regional demand for amino acids.

In the Asia-Pacific, China is expected to dominate the amino acid market, driven by escalating demand across various sectors, including food, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, animal feed, and chemicals. The country's robust industrial growth and growing population have fueled the need for amino acids in diverse applications. As a key player in these industries, China is strategically positioned to capitalize on this demand, solidifying its dominance in the regional market and playing a pivotal role in shaping the trajectory of the amino acid industry in Asia-Pacific.

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Recent Developments in Global Amino Acids Market

  • In January 2024, Adisseo unveiled plans to construct a state-of-the-art powder methionine plant in Fujian Province, China, boasting an impressive annual production capacity of 150 kilotons. The estimated investment for this ambitious project is pegged at approximately USD 0.68 billion. With operational commencement slated for 2027, this strategic move is poised to bolster production capabilities substantially, fortify market presence, and position Adisseo for sustained growth in the ever-evolving feed additives sector
  • In April 2023, Merck KGaA solidified a strategic alliance with Absci, leveraging the cutting-edge Bionic Protein non-standard amino acid technology. This collaboration aims to tailor enzymes specifically for Merck's biomanufacturing applications, extending the company's research endeavors and reinforcing its commitment to innovation in the biotechnology landscape

The Prominent Key Players Operating in the Global Amino Acids Market Include:

  • Novus International, Inc. (U.S.)
  • Pangaea Sciences (U.S.)
  • Pacific Rainbow International, Inc. (U.S.)
  • NIPPON RIKA CO., LTD (Japan)
  • AMINO GmbH (Germany)
  • Sichuan Tongsheng Amino Acid Co., Ltd (China)
  • Otto Chemie Pvt. Ltd. (India)
  • BCF Life Sciences (U.S.)
  • Paras Intermediates Private Ltd. (India)
  • Global Bio-chem Technology Group Company Limited (Hong Kong)
  • Sumitomo Chemical (Japan)
  • Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (Japan)
  • CJ CHEILJEDANG CORP. (South Korea)
  • Merck KGaA (Germany)
  • DAESANG (South Korea)
  • FUFENG GROUP (China)
  • Adisseo (France)
  • ADM (U.S.)
  • Vedan International (Holdings) Limited (Taiwan)
  • Evonik Industries AG (Germany)

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Research Methodology: Global Amino Acids Market

Data collection and base year analysis are done using data collection modules with large sample sizes. The market data is analyzed and estimated using market statistical and coherent models. In addition, market share analysis and key trend analysis are the major success factors in the market report. The key research methodology used by DBMR research team is data triangulation which involves data mining, analysis of the impact of data variables on the market, and primary (industry expert) validation. Apart from this, data models include Vendor Positioning Grid, Market Time Line Analysis, Market Overview and Guide, Company Positioning Grid, Company Market Share Analysis, Standards of Measurement, global vs Regional and Vendor Share Analysis. Please request analyst call in case of further inquiry.

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