Amino Acids Market Analysis Report By Source, By Product, By Application, By Livestock, By Region And Segment Forecasts From 2020 To 2027

Report ID: MN17612868  |  Published: August 2021  |  No of Pages: 273
Format: Electronic (PDF)  |  Industry: Food & Beverage


The global amino acids market was prized by USD 21.18 billion in 2019. It is estimated to witness a 7.8% CAGR from 2020 to 2027.


The growing demand from nutraceuticals, food, and pharmaceutical manufacturing is expected to propel the market for amino acids. Due to its capability to take care of mental tiredness, muscle sprain, and tenderness, the product is extensively utilized in nutritional enhancements.


As a result of greater amino intensity and ease of use, plant-sourced raw materials like corn, soybean, and wheat, are getting a reputation. So as to retain the reliable delivery of raw materials for manufacture, major companies of the market are taking up, frontward and rearward incorporation approach, intended for the safe greater class and steady source of raw materials.

Growing demand for nutritional enhancement, together with augmented growth of the healthcare business in nations, like the U.S., China, Mexico, and India, is estimated to boost the demand for amino acids, in the long run. Between diverse categories of amino acids, valine and lysine are increasing major traction, amid end-users.

Livestock Insight

In 2019, the poultry sector held the major, 49.6% revenue share of the amino acids market and is estimated to observe the highest expansion, during the forecast period. The poultry sector comprises boilers, duck, turkey, and chicken.

Increasing demand for the boiler and chicken meat in nations, like Mexico, the U.S., and Russia, is estimated to steer the market for poultry feed, giving augmentation to the greater utilization of feeds additives, together with amino acids, like arginine and lysine.

Application Insight

The food & dietary supplements sector held the principal, 59.4% revenue share of the amino acids market, in 2019 and are expected to retain its leadership, during the forecast period. Amino acids are utilized in the food processing business like nourishment and taste enhancers and preservatives.

The animal feed sector is anticipated to observe the highest growth, during the forecast period. Amino acids are utilized like additives in the formulation of animal feed, to complete the necessity of protein, encourage development operation and reproduction, in animals.

Histidine and tryptophan are utilized in the function of preservatives in milk powder. Cystine is utilized in a number of beverages for example fruit juices like a preservative. Aspartic and phenylalanine acid is consumed in the mixture, to increase aspartame. It is achieving fame like a replacement for sugar in a number of formulations done for the soft drink.

Product Insight

L-glutamate held the biggest 50.6% revenue share of the amino acids market, in 2019. It is expected to preserve its advantage, during the forecast period. L-glutamate is moreover called l-glutamic acid. It is a non-important amino acid. It is widely utilized as a midway for the production of organic chemicals, a taste enhancer, feed additive, and dietetic addition.

Since it is an important amino acid; Lysine has observed notable augmentation, during its current history. Because the body of a person is not able to produce such acid, its requirement is reasonably aggravated by the enlargement of the market for nutritional add-ons. On top of human utilization, the product has achieved recognition like an animal feed preservative.

Source Insight

The plant-based source sector held an 85.5% revenue share of the amino acids market, in 2019. It is anticipated to observe the highest development, during the forecast period due to the increasing inclination of the customers for naturally sourced products. The plant sources comprise peas, wheat, soybean, corn, and potato.

Increasing alertness of the consumers, about organic and natural products, is likely to propel the global ingestion and manufacture of plant-based amino acids. Animals are the main source for the removal of amino acids. Animal meat comprises chicken, pork, and beef, together with additional by-products like the placenta of fish, gut, muscle, and blood.

Regional Insight

In 2019, Asia Pacific held the 50.74% volume share and led the global amino acids market. In the conditions of revenue, the state is projected to observe the highest development, during the forecast period. This can be credited to the growth of the end-use manufacturing like cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, and personal care, augmented expenditure by the consumers, and rising acceptance of fit everyday life.


Growing manufacture of amino acids, within the state, and increasing sell to other countries of feed additives from major nations, like Japan and China, are expected to add to the expansion of the local market.

Mainly, the amino acids are utilized to take care of cardiovascular and liver complaints and decrease muscle exhaustion and failure. Growing inhabitants in emergent nations like India and China, together with the existence of youthful people, has given a rise to elevated demand for amino acids, within these nations.

The European nations like Italy, the U.K., Germany, and France, have observed augmented ingestion of meat, during the previous hardly any years. Rising usage of animal feed additives having a balanced quantity of important amino acids, like threonine, lysine, and, methionine used for increasing the development functioning of the animal, is anticipated to push the market, in Europe.

Increasing demand for high-class meat products along with the meat is expected to impel the market for feed additives, within the state. Sequentially, this is anticipated to increase the consumption of amino acids in feed manufacturing. On the other hand, the province is severely affected, as a result of the eruption of the Covid-19 pandemic. The U.K. and Italy also are the worst-affected nations. Hence, a number of manufacturing companies have stopped their work. This is estimated to badly affect the supply chain for the feed additives, in this manner unfavorably affecting the enlargement of the market, within the region.


The market has distinguished by means of the existence of the recognized companies, having the hefty capability of the production. Due to increased demand for the product, these companies are concentrating on diverse policies such as investment, acquisition, and growth, to increase their range of the product and fulfill the rising demand from the buyer markets.

Some of the companies for the amino acids market are:

    • Taiwan Amino Acids Co. Ltd.
    • Evonik Industries AG
    • Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
    • AMINO GmbH

Report Scope

Report Attribute


The market size value in 2020

USD 24.15 billion

The revenue forecast in 2027

USD 40.3 billion

Growth Rate

CAGR of 7.8% from 2020 to 2027

Market demand in 2020

7,946.34 kilotons

Volume forecast in 2027

11,228.60 kilotons

Growth Rate

CAGR of 5.1% from 2020 to 2027

The base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2016 - 2018

Forecast period

2020 - 2027

Market representation

Volume in Kilotons, Revenue in USD million, and CAGR from 2020 to 2027

Report coverage      

Volume and revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered

Source, product, application, livestock, region

Regional Scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; MEA; CSA

Country Scope

U.S.; Canada; Mexico; Germany; U.K.; France; Italy; China; India; Japan; South Korea; Brazil; Argentina; South Africa; Saudi Arabia

Key companies profiled

Ajinomoto Co., Inc.; Kyowa Hakko Bio Co. Ltd.; AMINO GmbH; Bill Barr & Company; Evonik Industries AG 

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts volume and revenue growth at the global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends and opportunities in each of the sub-segments from 2020 to 2027. For the purpose of this study, Million Insights has segmented the global amino acids market report on the basis of source, product, application, livestock, and region:

• Source Outlook (Volume, Kilotons; Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2027)
    • Plant-Based
    • Animal-Based

• Product Outlook (Volume, Kilotons; Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2027)
    • L-Glutamate
    • Lysine
    • Methionine
    • Threonine
    • Tryptophan
    • Leucine
    • Iso-Leucine
    • Valine
    • Glutamine
    • Arginine
    • Glycine
    • Phenylalanine
    • Tyrosine
    • Citrulline
    • Creatine
    • Proline
    • Serine
    • Others

• Application Outlook (Volume, Kilotons; Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2027)
    • Animal Feed
    • Food & Dietary Supplements
    • Pharmaceutical

• Livestock Outlook (Volume, Kilotons; Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2027)
    • Swine
    • Poultry
    • Cattle
    • Others

• Regional Outlook (Volume, Kilotons; Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2027)
    • North America
        • The U.S.
        • Canada
        • Mexico
    • Europe
        • Germany
        • The U.K.
        • France
        • Italy
    • The Asia Pacific
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
        • South Korea
    • Central & South America
        • Brazil
        • Argentina
    • Middle East & Africa
        • South Africa
        • Saudi Arabia

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