Whey Protein Market in the US 2015-2019

Whey Protein Market in the US 2015-2019

About whey protein

Milk consists of two proteins that are casein protein and whey protein. Whey protein is separated from the casein protein in milk. It is also formed as a by-product of cheese making. It is regarded as a complete protein supplement as it is composed of all nine essential amino acids. Whey protein improves the dietary nutrient content and also has a positive effect on the immune system.

Technavio's analysts forecast the whey protein market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 5.48% over the period 2014-2019.

Covered in this report

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the whey protein market in the US for the period 2015-2019. The report considers the revenue generated through the sales of whey proteins products such as dry sweet whey powder, WPC-35, WPC-90, and whey protein isolate by the key vendors in the US. It covers the vendor landscape and a corresponding detailed analysis of the leading vendors in the US.

The Whey protein market in the US by application can be divided into following four major categories:

  • Clinical nutrition
  • Functional food and beverage
  • Infant nutrition
  • Sports and nutrition products
Technavio's report, Whey Protein Market in the US 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. It also covers the landscape of the whey protein market in the US and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Cargill
  • Davisco Foods
  • ERIE
  • Grande Custom Ingredients
  • Hilmar Cheese Company
  • Omega Protein
  • Weider
Other prominent vendors
  • Abbott Nutrition
  • Agri-Mark
  • Agropur MSI
  • AMCO Proteins
  • Bongard's Creameries
  • Farbest Brands
  • Leprino Foods
  • Foremost Farms
Market driver
  • Growing number of working mothers
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Highly fragmented market
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Growing preference toward plant protein ingredients
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2019 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Whey Protein Market in the US 2015-2019
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Whey Protein Market in the US: Cargill, Davisco Foods, ERIE, Grande Custom Ingredients, Hilmar Cheese Company, Omega Protein and Weider
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Abbott Nutrition, Agri-Mark, Agropur MSI, AMCO Proteins, Bongard's Creameries, Farbest Brands, Leprino Foods and Foremost Farms
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The number of cancer patients is expected to increase by 40% by 2020 due to the rising aging population. In future, taking preventive measures against cancer will become mandatory in order to maintain a healthy life. Whey proteins help in the prevention of cancer. Lactoferrin, a protein found in whey proteins, helps in binding iron, reducing the formation of free-radicals and thereby preventing cell damage and reducing the risk of cancer.”
According to the report, rising demand for special benefits are the major driver of the use of whey protein in packaged foods. In order to increase the shelf life and enhance the nutritional content of food, various amino acids, proteins, and vitamins are added to the products.
Further, the report states that the major challenge faced by vendors in the whey protein market in the US is the highly fragmented nature of the market.

Companies Mentioned

Cargill, Davisco Foods, ERIE, Grande Custom Ingredients, Hilmar Cheese Company, Omega Protein, Weider, Abbott Nutrition, Agri-Mark, Agropur MSI, AMCO Proteins, Bongard's Creameries, Farbest Brands, Leprino Foods, Foremost Farms

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
      • Table Key reasons for consumption of whey protein
      • Table Key benefits of whey protein
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Whey protein market in US
    • Global whey market in US by revenue 2014-2019
      • Table Whey protein market in US 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Composition and types of whey protein ingredients
    • Table Whey protein ingredients
    • Table Types of whey protein ingredients
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Whey protein market by application
    • Whey protein market in US for infant nutrition
    • Whey protein market in US for clinical nutrition
    • Whey protein market in the US for functional food and beverages
    • Whey protein market in the US for sports and nutrition products
  • Trade analysis of whey in US
    • Table US import and export volumes of whey in US 2004-2014 (kilo tons)
  • Market segmentation by form
    • Table Whey protein market in US by form 2014
    • Table Whey protein market in US by form 2019
    • The US whey protein market by dry sweet whey powder
      • Table The US whey protein market by whey powder 2004-2019 ($ millions)
    • US whey protein market by WPC 35
      • Table The US whey protein market by WPC 35
    • US whey protein market by WPC 80
      • Table US whey protein market by WPC 80 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • US whey protein market by WPI
      • Table US whey protein market by WPI 2014-2019 ($ millions)
  • Market drivers
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Key vendors in whey protein market in US in 2014
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Cargill
      • Table Cargill: Key market segments
    • Davisco Foods
      • Table Davisco Foods: Business offerings
    • ERIE
    • Grande Custom Ingredients
      • Table Grande Custom Ingredients: Brands
    • Omega Protein
      • Table Omega Protein: Business segmentation 2014 by revenue
      • Table Omega Protein: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Table Omega Protein: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • Hilmar Cheese Company
      • Table Hilmar Cheese Company: Product segmentation
    • Weider
      • Table Weider: Product segmentation
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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