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Whey proteins are the proteins derived from whey during the cheese production and are known for improving athletic performance as well as an alternative to milk for lactose intolerant people. They also help in aiding weight loss in all age groups. Realizing the demand for these proteins, cheese makers have been reaping benefits from the growing awareness among the consumers. Owing to its positive effects on the immune system and its attributes for improving the nutrient content of the food, whey is proved to be one of the best sources of protein.
The global whey protein ingredients market has been analysed with respect to different parameters such as demand, supply, endusers and providers of whey protein ingredients. Whey protein ingredients market is categorised by form and by application.
On the basis of form, the report is segmented into:
Whey protein isolate
Whey protein concentrate
Whey protein hydrolysate and
Whey protein isolate is growing at a double digit rate with 17.2% CAGR through 20162021 as they are widely used in nutritive drinks, protein bars and supplement products. Other major applications for whey isolates are bakery, meat and snacks.
The overall market is also presented from the perspective of different geographic regions and the key countries in each region. Europe is the dominant market which held more than onethird share in 2014. The global whey protein ingredients market is estimated to reach $8.93bn by 2021 with an estimated CAGR of 9.4% during the forecast period 20162021. Whey protein concentrate currently dominates the market with a share of around 40% due to increasing demand from FB industry as they provide a concentrated source of protein for enriched nutritional, sensory and functional properties.
Whey protein ingredients market in 2015 was dominated by five major companies, namely:
Arla Foods Amba
Davisco Food International
Milk Specialities Global
Glanbia PLC. and
Hilmar Cheese Co.
These companies have significant presence in the whey protein ingredient market with wide product mix and considerable brand image.
Other players in this market include:
Carbery Food Ingredients
Dairy Farmers of America Inc.
Foremost Farms and others
Original Article: Whey Protein Ingredients Market: By Form Isolates, Concentrates, Hydrolysates, Demineralized Whey ; By Application Bakery Confectionery, Dairy Products Frozen Foods, Infant Nutrition, Beverages, Sports Nutrition, Meat Products Forecast 2016 2021 [UpdaNEXT ARTICLE
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