China Soy Protein Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

The China Soy Protein Market is segmented by Form ( Concentrates, Isolates, Textured/Hydrolyzed ) and by End User ( Animal Feed, Personal Care and Cosmetics, Food and Beverages, Supplements )

China Soy Protein Market Size

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Study Period 2018 - 2028
Base Year For Estimation 2022
Forecast Data Period 2023 - 2028
Historical Data Period 2018 - 2021
CAGR 6.25 %
Market Concentration High

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China Soy Protein Market Analysis

The China Soy Protein Market stood at 761.55 million usd in 2021 and is projected to register a CAGR of 6.25% to reach 1.03 billion usd in 2026.

  • Largest Segment by Form - Concentrates : High protein digestibility and optimal nutritional value make SPC an ideal protein source for animal feed. Also, it being cheaper than isolates further drives its use.
  • Largest Segment by End User - Animal Feed : Soy protein is widely used in the country's animal feed sector due to its distinct benefits like protein digestibility, apt amino acid profile, extended shelf life, etc.
  • Fastest Growing Segment by Form - Textured/Hydrolyzed : Hydrolyzed soy protein has major applications in the animal feed industry, followed by F&B. Constant researches in the segment is projected to boost the segment.
  • Fastest Growing Segment by End User - Animal Feed : Soy protein is widely gaining application in the animal feed sector, including feed for fish, pets, birds, and poultry, mainly as an alternative to meat or dairy ingredients.

China Soy Protein Industry Segmentation

By Form
By End User
Animal Feed
Personal Care and Cosmetics
Food and Beverages
Breakfast Cereals
Dairy and Dairy Alternative Products
Meat/Poultry/Seafood and Meat Alternative Products
RTE/RTC Food Products
Baby Food and Infant Formula
Elderly Nutrition and Medical Nutrition
Sport/Performance Nutrition

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China Soy Protein Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the China Soy Protein Market according to our research experts:

Largest Segment By End User : <span style="font-family: 'regular_bold';color:#0e7db3;">Animal Feed</span>

  • By application, the animal feed industry was the leading application sector for soy protein in 2020. Soy protein, primarily in the form of concentrates, is broadly used in the feed of ruminants, birds, and fish species. Its easy digestibility and protein fortification are the key functionalities driving its application in the sector.
  • F&B was another key end-user segment with a significant share in 2020. In this category, meat/poultry/seafood and meat alternative products held the highest demand.
  • Due to its comprehensive amino acid composition, this ingredient also remains the best substitute for animal protein, which further increases its appeal in F&B application.

China Soy Protein Industry Overview

The China Soy Protein Market is fragmented, with the top five companies occupying 17.25%. The major players in this market are Archer Daniels Midland Company, CHS Inc., DuPont de Nemours Inc., Fuji Oil Group and Kerry Group PLC (sorted alphabetically).

China Soy Protein Market Leaders

  1. Archer Daniels Midland Company

  2. CHS Inc.

  3. DuPont de Nemours Inc.

  4. Fuji Oil Group

  5. Kerry Group PLC

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


China Soy Protein Market News

  • March 2021: Fuji Oil Group appointed Mikio Sakai as the new president and CEO. Mikio Sakai is engaged in plant-based food solutions as a core concept to grow a third business pillar, along with the Oil and Fat and Chocolate businesses. Plant-based food solutions include soy meat and soybeans, which are used as raw materials for plant-based proteins.
  • February 2021: DuPont merged its Nutrition Business with International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), thus establishing a company that may become a leading supplier of ingredients to the food industry in the United States. The company generated a revenue of USD 11 billion, and it may supply soy proteins and other ingredients for consumer products.
  • June 2020: ADM formed a joint venture with beef producer, Marfrig. By this collaboration, ADM aimed to supply plant-based products, including soy flour, soy protein concentrates, isolated soy proteins, textured protein, wheat protein isolates, and other products to the North and South American markets.

China Soy Protein Market Report - Table of Contents

  1. 1. Executive Summary & Key Findings

  2. 2. Introduction

    1. 2.1 Study Assumptions & Market Definition

    2. 2.2 Scope of the Study​

    3. 2.3 Research Methodology

  3. 3. Key Industry Trends

    1. 3.1 End User Market

    2. 3.2 Per Capita Plant Protein Consumption

    3. 3.3 Raw Material/Commodity Production

    4. 3.4 Regulatory Framework

    5. 3.5 Value Chain & Distribution Channel Analysis

  4. 4. Market Segmentation

    1. 4.1 By Form

      1. 4.1.1 Concentrates

      2. 4.1.2 Isolates

      3. 4.1.3 Textured/Hydrolyzed

    2. 4.2 By End User

      1. 4.2.1 Animal Feed

      2. 4.2.2 Personal Care and Cosmetics

      3. 4.2.3 Food and Beverages

        1. Bakery

        2. Beverages

        3. Breakfast Cereals

        4. Condiments/Sauces

        5. Dairy and Dairy Alternative Products

        6. Meat/Poultry/Seafood and Meat Alternative Products

        7. RTE/RTC Food Products

        8. Snacks

      4. 4.2.4 Supplements

        1. Baby Food and Infant Formula

        2. Elderly Nutrition and Medical Nutrition

        3. Sport/Performance Nutrition

  5. 5. Competitive Landscape

    1. 5.1 Key Strategic Moves

    2. 5.2 Market Share Analysis

    3. 5.3 Company Profiles

      1. 5.3.1 Archer Daniels Midland Company

      2. 5.3.2 CHS Inc.

      3. 5.3.3 DuPont de Nemours Inc.

      4. 5.3.4 Foodchem International Corporation

      5. 5.3.5 Fuji Oil Group

      6. 5.3.6 Kerry Group PLC

      7. 5.3.7 Shandong Yuwang Industrial Co. Ltd

      8. 5.3.8 Wilmar International Ltd

  6. 6. Appendix

    1. 6.1 Appendix-1 References

    2. 6.2 Appendix-2 List of Tables & Figures

  7. 7. Key Strategic Questions for Proteins CEOs

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China Soy Protein Market Research FAQs

The China Soy Protein Market is projected to register a CAGR of 6.25% during the forecast period (2023-2028).

Archer Daniels Midland Company, CHS Inc., DuPont de Nemours Inc., Fuji Oil Group and Kerry Group PLC are the major companies operating in the China Soy Protein Market.

China Soy Protein Industry Report

Statistics for the 2023 China Soy Protein market share, size and revenue growth rate, created by Mordor Intelligence™ Industry Reports. China Soy Protein analysis includes a market forecast outlook to 2028 and historical overview. Get a sample of this industry analysis as a free report PDF download.

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