Global Wheat Protein Market - SIZE, SHARE, COVID-19 IMPACT & Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

The Global Wheat Protein Market is segmented by Form ( Concentrates, Isolates, Textured/Hydrolyzed ) , by End User ( Animal Feed, Personal Care and Cosmetics, Food and Beverages ) and by Region ( Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East, North America, South America )

Wheat Protein Industry Overview

Study Period: 2018 - 2028
Largest Share by End User: Food and Beverages
Largest Share by Region: North America
CAGR: 3.22 %

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Wheat Protein Market Analysis

The Global Wheat Protein Market stood at 2.52 billion usd in 2021 and is projected to register a CAGR of 3.22% to reach 2.96 billion usd in 2026.

  • Largest Segment by Form - Concentrates : Concentrates (especially wheat gluten) are leading the market. Their water absorption and structure building properties are making them preferable for various applications.
  • Largest Segment by End User - Food and Beverages : The dominance of F&B segment is led by hiked use of wheat protein due to its functions, which include strength, flexibility, remarkable efficiency, and a high protein content.
  • Fastest Growing Segment by Form - Textured/Hydrolyzed : The continuously rising production of hydrolyzed wheat proteins with non-GMO, organic, and clean label claims for natural products is projected to drive the segment.
  • Fastest Growing Segment by End User - Animal Feed : Animal feed is projected to be the fastest-growing sector due to the growing application of wheat protein as a functional alternative to fish and animal-based feed.

Wheat Protein Industry Segments

By Form
By End User
Animal Feed
Personal Care and Cosmetics
Food and Beverages
Breakfast Cereals
Meat/Poultry/Seafood and Meat Alternative Products
RTE/RTC Food Products
By Region
By Form
By End user
By Form
By End user
New Zealand
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
By Form
By End user
United Kingdom
Middle East
By Form
By End user
Saudi Arabia
United Arab Emirates
Rest of Middle East
North America
By Form
By End user
United States
Rest of North America
South America
By Form
By End user

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Wheat Protein Market Trends

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

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


Wheat Protein Market Competitor Analysis

The Global Wheat Protein Market is moderately consolidated, with the top five companies occupying 44.07%. The major players in this market are A. Costantino & C. spa, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Kerry Group plc, Roquette Frère and Südzucker AG (sorted alphabetically).

Wheat Protein Market Top Players

  1. A. Costantino & C. spa

  2. Archer Daniels Midland Company

  3. Kerry Group plc

  4. Roquette Frère

  5. Südzucker AG

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


Wheat Protein Market Recent Developments

  • September 2020: ADM launched a range of textured wheat proteins that includes Prolite® MeatTEX textured wheat protein and Prolite® MeatXT non-textured wheat protein. These highly-functional protein solutions improve the texture and density of meat alternatives.
  • June 2020: ADM formed a joint venture with beef producer Marfrig. With this collaboration, ADM aimed to supply plant-based products, including soy flour, soy protein concentrates, isolated soy proteins, textured proteins, wheat protein isolates, and other products to the North and South American markets.
  • May 2020: Roquette developed a new brand identity for its range of NUTRALYS plant proteins. This new identity was expected to reflect the renewed mission of NUTRALYS to develop new plant-based gastronomy.

Wheat 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 (*Only for the major country/countries)

    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. Breakfast Cereals

        3. Condiments/Sauces

        4. Confectionery

        5. Meat/Poultry/Seafood and Meat Alternative Products

        6. RTE/RTC Food Products

    3. 4.3 By Region

      1. 4.3.1 Africa

        1. By Form

        2. By End user

      2. 4.3.2 Asia-Pacific

        1. By Form

        2. By End user

        3. Australia

        4. China

        5. India

        6. Indonesia

        7. Japan

        8. Malaysia

        9. New Zealand

        10. South Korea

        11. Thailand

        12. Vietnam

        13. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      3. 4.3.3 Europe

        1. By Form

        2. By End user

        3. France

        4. Germany

        5. Italy

        6. United Kingdom

      4. 4.3.4 Middle East

        1. By Form

        2. By End user

        3. Iran

        4. Saudi Arabia

        5. United Arab Emirates

        6. Rest of Middle East

      5. 4.3.5 North America

        1. By Form

        2. By End user

        3. Canada

        4. Mexico

        5. United States

        6. Rest of North America

      6. 4.3.6 South America

        1. By Form

        2. By End user

  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 A. Costantino & C. spa

      2. 5.3.2 Archer Daniels Midland Company

      3. 5.3.3 Cargill, Incorporated

      4. 5.3.4 Kerry Group plc

      5. 5.3.5 Manildra Flour Mills Pty. Ltd.

      6. 5.3.6 Nippn Corporation

      7. 5.3.7 Roquette Frère

      8. 5.3.8 Südzucker AG

      9. 5.3.9 Tereos SCA

  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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Wheat Protein Market Research FAQs

The Global Wheat Protein Market is studied from 2018 - 2028.

The Global Wheat Protein Market is growing at a CAGR of 3.22% over the next 5 years.

Food and Beverages is growing at the highest CAGR over 2018 - 2028.

North America holds highest share in 2020.

A. Costantino & C. spa, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Kerry Group plc, Roquette Frère, Südzucker AG are the major companies operating in Global Wheat Protein Market.

Global Wheat Protein Industry Reports

In-depth industry statistics and market share insights of the Global Wheat Protein sector for 2020, 2021, and 2022. The Global Wheat Protein research report provides a comprehensive outlook of the market size and an industry growth forecast for 2023 to 2028. Available to download is a free sample file of the Global Wheat Protein report PDF.

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