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:
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.
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
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