Global Amino Acids Market, By Type of Amino Acid (Glutamic Acid, Methionine, Cysteine, Lysine, Arginine, Tyrosine, Alanine, Leucine, Histidine, Phenylalanine, Valine, Proline, Tryptophan, Glycine, Serine, Isoleucine Threonine, Glutamine, Aspartic Acid, Asparagine, and Others), Purity Level (Amino Acid 99%, Amino Acid More Than 99%, Amino Acid 90%, Amino Acid 80%, Amino Acid 70%, and Amino Acid Less Than 60%), Form (Powder, Granules, Liquid, Pellet, and Others), Product Category (Microbial Amino Acid, Plant-Based Amino Acid, and Synthetic Amino Acid), Function (Fortification, Energy Booster, Flavour Enhancer, Preservative, Muscle Growth, Immunity Booster, and Others), Application (Animal Feed, Food & Beverages, Pharmaceutical, Dietary Supplements, Sports Nutrition, Cell Culture Media, Cosmetic, and Personal Care), Distribution Channel (Direct and Indirect) Industry Trends and Forecast to 2029
Market Analysis and Insights
Increasing demand of amino acid in various industries such as food and beverages, dietary supplements, cosmetics, animal feed is driving the growth of the global amino acids market. In addition, advancement in biotechnology used for production of amino acids is further enhancing the market growth. Furthermore, increasing acceptability of amino acids for medicinal properties is boosting the sales and profit of the players operating in the market, which in turn, is expected to further drive the market growth for amino acids market.
The major restraint impacting the market growth is the complicated manufacturing process. Further, high logistic cost of amino acids production will also restrain the market growth. On the other hand, availability of different types of amino acids is expected to act as an opportunity for the growth of the global amino acids market. Whereas, the challenge for the market growth is the implementation of strict regulations for commercialization of amino acids products.
Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the global amino acids market will grow at a CAGR of 6.3% in the forecast period of 2022 to 2029.
2022 to 2029
2020 (Customizable to 2019- 2015)
Revenue in USD Million
By Type of Amino Acid (Glutamic Acid, Methionine, Cysteine, Lysine, Arginine, Tyrosine, Alanine, Leucine, Histidine, Phenylalanine, Valine, Proline, Tryptophan, Glycine, Serine, Isoleucine Threonine, Glutamine, Aspartic Acid, Asparagine, and Others), Purity Level (Amino Acid 99%, Amino Acid More Than 99%, Amino Acid 90%, Amino Acid 80%, Amino Acid 70%, and Amino Acid Less Than 60%), Form (Powder, Granules, Liquid, Pellet, and Others), Product Category (Microbial Amino Acid, Plant-Based Amino Acid, and Synthetic Amino Acid), Function (Fortification, Energy Booster, Flavour Enhancer, Preservative, Muscle Growth, Immunity Booster, and Others), Application (Animal Feed, Food & Beverages, Pharmaceutical, Dietary Supplements, Sports Nutrition, Cell Culture Media, Cosmetic, and Personal Care), Distribution Channel (Direct and Indirect)
U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany, U.K., Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, Netherlands, Russia, Belgium, Turkey and Rest of Europe, China, India, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Brazil, Argentina and rest of South America, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, and Rest of Middle East and Africa
Market Players Covered
Merck KGaA, Ajinomoto Co., Inc., KYOWA HAKKO BIO CO.,LTD., Evonik Industries AG, ADM, Prinova Group LLC, NOVUS INTERNATIONAL, Qingdao Samin Chemical Co.,Ltd., AMINO GmbH, PACIFIC RAINBOW INTERNATIONAL, INC., Daesang, Adisseo, CJ CheilJedang Corp., Global Bio-chem Technology Group Company Limited, Sunrise Nutrachem Group Co.,LTD, Kingchem Life Science LLC, NIPPON RIKA Co., LTD., Sichuan Tongsheng Amino acid Co., Ltd, Pangaea Sciences, FUFENG GROUP, Asiamerica Group, Inc., Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.
Amino acids are molecules that combine to form proteins. Amino acids and proteins are the building blocks of life. Amino acids form a substantial part of both animal and human nutrition. In the human body, they are necessary for vital processes for instance the synthesis of neurotransmitters and hormones. They are advantageous for nourishing the immune system, fighting arthritis and cancer, and treating rectal diseases and tinnitus. Nowadays, the demand for amino acids is increasing as they assist in improving conditions such as depression, sleep disorders, premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), smoking cessation, bruxism and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Amino acids are also found in abundance in red meat, seafood, eggs, dairy products, and soy products.
Global Amino Acids Market Dynamics
- Strong supply chain
As the availability of quality raw materials is vital for the manufacturing of amino acids. So as to ensure a continuous supply of raw materials, prominent market participants are using forward and backward integration techniques targeted at ensuring high quality and reliable supply of raw materials. Such vertical integration processes provide greater reliability of raw material supply and chances for the development of new and creative products from current raw materials. Therefore, a strong supply chain is established for the feasible production of amino acids.
Also, the strong and fast direct and indirect distribution channels established by the manufacturers ensure the timely delivery of products leading to increased demand for amino acids. Therefore, the strong supply chain is boosting the demand for amino acids in the market as it ensures the timely availability of amino acids.
- Availability of different types of amino acids in the market
Amino acids can be placed in three groups, non-essential amino acids, essential amino acids, and conditional amino acids. These groups consist of different types of amino acids based on their requirements. As each essential amino acid has a distinct function in the organism, the symptoms of shortage vary correspondingly. Therefore, the availability of different types of amino acids and their varying requirements has led to the production of products having different amino acids.
Therefore, the demand for different types of amino acids has led to the production of different products with different compositions and benefits, eventually leading to the growth of the amino acids market.
Increase in number of initiatives taken by amino acid manufacturers
An increase in the number of initiatives taken by the manufacturers for amino acids such as product launches, expansion, investments, and others will create a great opportunity for the growth of the global amino acids market. The demand for amino acids is increasing in various industries including food & beverages, cosmetics, dietary supplements, pharmaceuticals, and others owing to its various health benefits such as boosting the immune system, building muscle, helping in the repair of body tissue, maintaining healthy skin, nails, and hairs, and other benefits. With the rising awareness among consumers regarding the health benefits offered by the amino acids, the demand for amino acids will increase which is enabling manufacturers to launch new products in the market, expand their manufacturing facilities and raise investments to manufacture different amino acids products for various end users.
- High competition among the market players
The high competition among the already existing market players is posing a significant challenge for the new players who wish to enter the market as several players are offering amino acids products in high quality for different end-users including food & beverages manufacturers, the pharmaceutical industry, dietary supplements manufacturers, and others. Moreover, there are some local players and small-scale manufacturers, which offer low-quality products or counterfeit products at cheaper prices, which are affecting the global amino acids market. In addition, an increase in the number of manufacturers offering a wide range of amino acids for different applications will cause tough competition for the other players in the market.
An increase in the number of players offering high-quality amino acids for different applications is creating a major challenge in the global amino acids market.
Post-COVID-19 Impact on Global Amino Acids Market
Post the pandemic, the demand for health supplements and healthy food products has increased as there won't be any restrictions on movement; hence, the supply of products would be easy. The persistence of COVID-19 for a longer period has affected the supply chain as it got disrupted, and it became difficult to supply the food products to the consumers, initially decreasing the demand for products. However, post COVID, the demand for health and wellness food products has increased significantly owing to increased awareness about the benefits of amino acids in healthy and nutritious food in the long term.
- In July 2021, Ajinomoto Co., Inc. launched RCT-backed amino acid supplement for cognitive decline. It contains seven essential amino acids. This launch has helped the company to strengthen its amino acid based portfolio.
- In April 2021, CJ CheilJedang Corp. launched FlavorNrich Master C. It is the world’s first natural cysteine in response to market needs for plant-based, transparent and natural flavor ingredients. This has helped the company to widen its amino acid portfolio.
Global Amino Acids Market Scope
The global amino acids market is segmented into seven notable segments which are types of amino acids, purity level, form, product category, function, application, and distribution channel.
The growth amongst these segments will help you analyze major growth segments in the industries and provide the users with a valuable market overview and market insights to make strategic decisions to identify core market applications.
Types of amino acids
- Glutamic Acid
- Aspartic Acid
On the basis of types of amino acids, the global amino acids market is segmented into alanine, arginine, aspartic acid, cysteine, glutamic acid, glutamine, glycine, histidine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, proline, serine, asparagine, threonine, tyrosine, tryptophan, valine, and others.
- Amino Acid 99%
- Amino Acid More Than 99%
- Amino Acid 90%
- Amino Acid 80%
- Amino Acid 70%
- Amino Acid Less Than 60%
On the basis of purity level, the global amino acids market is segmented into the amino acid less than 60%, amino acid 70%, amino acid 80%, amino acid 90%, amino acid 99%, and amino acid more than 99%.
On the basis of form, the global amino acids market is segmented into liquid, crystal, powder, pellet, and others.
- No Fat
- Low Fat
On the basis of fat content, the global amino acids market is segmented into no fat, low fat, and reduced-fat.
- Microbial Amino Acid
- Plant-Based Amino Acid
- Synthetic Amino Acid
On the basis of product category, the global amino acids market is segmented into plant based amino acids, microbial based amino acids, and synthetic amino acids.
- Energy Booster
- Flavor Enhancer
- Muscle Growth
- Immunity Booster
On the basis of function, the amino acids market is divided into immunity booster, preservative, flavor enhancer, fortification, muscle growth, energy booster, and others.
- Animal Feed
- Food & Beverages
- Dietary Supplements
- Sports Nutrition
- Cell Culture Media
- Personal Care
On the basis of application, the global amino acids market is segmented into the food & beverages, dietary supplements, pharmaceutical, sports nutrition, animal feed, personal care, cosmetic and cell culture media.
On the basis of distribution channel, global amino acids market is segmented into direct and indirect.
Global Amino Acids Markets Regional Analysis/Insights
The global amino acids market is analyzed, and market size insights and trends are provided based on as referenced above.
The countries covered in the global amino acids markets report are U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany, U.K., Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, Netherlands, Russia, Belgium, Turkey and Rest of Europe, China, India, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Brazil, Argentina and rest of South America, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, and Rest of Middle East and Africa.
The North America dominates the global amino acids market in terms of market share and market revenue and will continue to flourish its dominance during the forecast period. This is due to the industrialization of the livestock industry and the economic growth of the country coupled with increase in the presence of major manufacturers which is boosting the region's amino acid market.
The country section of the report also provides individual market impacting factors and changes in regulations in the market that impact the current and future trends of the market. Data points, such as new and replacement sales, country demographics, disease epidemiology, and import-export tariffs, are some of the major pointers used to forecast the market scenario for individual countries. In addition, the presence and availability of Global brands, their challenges faced due to high competition from local and domestic brands, and the impact of sales channels are considered while providing forecast analysis of the country data.
Competitive Landscape and Global Amino Acids Market Share Analysis
The competitive global amino acids market details the competitors. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width, and breadth, and application dominance. The above data points only relate to the companies' focus on the global amino acids market.
Some of the major players operating in the global amino acids market are Merck KGaA, Ajinomoto Co., Inc., KYOWA HAKKO BIO CO., LTD., Evonik Industries AG, ADM, Prinova Group LLC., NOVUS INTERNATIONAL, Qingdao Samin Chemical Co., Ltd., PACIFIC RAINBOW INTERNATIONAL, INC., Daesang, Adisseo, CJ CheilJedang Corp., Global Bio-chem Technology Group Company Limited., Sunrise Nutrachem Group Co., LTD, Kingchem Life Science LLC, NIPPON RIKA Co., LTD., Sichuan Tongsheng Amino acid Co., Ltd, FUFENG GROUP, Asiamerica Group, Inc. and Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. among others.
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 the 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 grids, 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 an analyst call in case of further inquiry.