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Challenges Facing the Food & Agriculture Sector and Implications on the Global Protein Ingredients Market

Challenges Facing the Food & Agriculture Sector and Implications on the Global Protein Ingredients Market

Benefits of Industry Consolidation

The global protein ingredients for human nutrition market space is fragmented with many local participants serving only parts of the market. Frost & Sullivan expects that there are benefits from industry consolidation yet to be realized. Value-added market segments

Though dairy and soy-based proteins dominate the market, there are many other new sources of protein that have unique properties consumers want and many grades of proteins that meets very specific needs. Backed by Good Mega Trends

Emerging market demand, the Health & Wellness Mega Trend, and end-user need for high performance products will likely result in a compound annual growth of over 5% during the forecast period. Advantage from Owning Raw Material Source

Backwards vertical integration is a key characteristic that distinguishes top participants from smaller participants in the market.

About this report

Three themes emerge from the key challenges facing the food and agricultural industry sector that companies need to know in order to be successful in this market space: resource efficiency, changes to the socio-economic environment, and the rise of freedom food and enhanced nutrition and health. This study covers the state of the global protein ingredients market today, and provides insights on how the protein markets will proceed given the growing industry challenges facing the industry. The base year is 2014 with forecasts up to 2020. This research service describes strategies that will help companies become global leaders of the value chain.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
  • Study Scope and Definitions
    • Study Scope
  • Industry Challenges and Trends
    • The Challenge
    • Socioeconomic Environment-Global Cereal Consumption
    • Socioeconomic Environment-The Influence of Economic Development
    • Socioeconomic Environment-Global Cereal Consumption by Region
      • Table Cereal Consumption Growth by Region, Global, 2010-2030
    • Socioeconomic Environment-The Influence of GDP Growth
      • Table GDP Growth by Region, Global*, 2010-2030
    • Socioeconomic Environment-The Dynamics of Cereal Supply and Demand in APAC
    • Resource Efficiency in Agriculture Production-Global Cereal Production
    • Global Food & Beverage Market
    • Freedom Food
    • Global Consumer Food & Beverage Budget Trends
    • Global Food & Beverage Total Expenditure
    • Global Food & Beverage Expenditure by Demand Channel
  • Implications of Protein for Animal Nutrition
    • Global High Protein Oil Meals for Animal Feed Market Projections
    • Global High Protein Oil Meals for Animal Feed Market by Major Feedstock
      • Table Animal Feed Market: Unit Demand Forecast of High Protein Oil Meals by Major Feedstock by Product Type, Global, 2014-2020
    • Global High Protein Oil Meals for Animal Feed Market by Region
      • Table Animal Feed Market: Unit Demand Forecast of High Protein Oil Meals by Region, Global, 2014-2020
    • Global Animal Feed Ingredients Market
    • Global Animal Feed Micro-ingredients Market
      • Table Total Animal Feed Micro-ingredients Market: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2014-2020
    • The Rise of Insect-based Protein for Animal Feed Applications
  • Implications of Protein for Human Nutrition
    • Global Protein Ingredients for Human Nutrition Market Segmentation
    • Global Protein Ingredients for Human Nutrition Market-Global Opportunity Dashboard
    • Global Protein Ingredients for Human Nutrition Market-Market Size by Region
    • Global Protein Ingredients for Human Nutrition Market-Unit Shipment Forecast by Protein Source
      • Table Protein Ingredients for Human Nutrition Market: Unit Shipment Forecast by Protein Source,Global, 2014-2020
    • Global Protein Ingredients for Human Nutrition Market-Revenue Forecast by Protein Source
      • Table Protein Ingredients for Human Nutrition Market: Revenue Forecast by Protein Source, Global, 2014-2020
    • Global Protein Ingredients for Human Nutrition Market Growth Expectations-Opportunity Overview
    • Global Animal Protein Ingredients-Percent Unit Shipment by Feedstock
    • Global Plant Protein Ingredients-Percent Unit Shipment by Feedstock
    • Mega Trend-driven Needs
    • Demand for Health & Wellness Food Drives Protein Market Growth
    • Sports Nutrition Market-A Pillar of Sustainable Growth in the Protein Ingredients Market
    • Protein Ingredients Market-Competitive Rivalry Overview
  • Conclusions
    • Top Predictions of the Food & Agriculture Sector for 2030
  • Appendix
    • Protein for Human Nutrition Definitions
    • List of Acronyms

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