Hen Egg White Protein Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

Global hen egg white protein market is segmented by Type into lysozyme, avidin, ovalbumin, ovotransferrin, and other types; by Application into functional food, bakery and confectionery, beer and beverage, pharmaceuticals, animal nutrition, and cosmetics & Geography

Hen Egg White Protein Market Size

hen egg white protein market
Study Period: 2018 - 2028
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Europe
CAGR (2019-2024): 3.9%

Major Players


*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Hen Egg White Protein Market Analysis

Global hen egg white protein market is forecasted to reach USD 23 billion by 2024 growing at a CAGR of 3.9% during the forecast period (2019 - 2024). Lysozyme holds the maximum share in the market.

  • The key factors driving the market are strong demand from health- and fitness-conscious consumers and functional benefits associated with egg white protein. However, a strong inclination toward the substitutes and regulatory issues pose challenges for the egg white protein market’s growth.
  • Lysozyme accounts for the highest share within the hen egg white protein industry. Its most important commercial use is in ripening certain European-type cheeses. Lysozyme has been used for over a decade in many European countries and has received GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) status from the Food and Drug Administration of the United States.

Hen Egg White Protein Industry Segmentation

Global hen egg white protein market offers a range of proetein including lysozyme, avidin, ovalbumin, ovotransferrin, and other types widely applicable in functional food, bakery and confectionery, beer and beverage, pharmaceuticals, animal nutrition, and cosmetic industries. The market also covers the present scenario and future prospects at global level.

By Type
Other Types
By Application
Functional Food
Bakery and Confectionery
Beer and Beverage
Animal Nutrition
North America
United States
Rest of North America
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia-Pacific
South America
Reat of South America
Middle East and Africa
South Africa
Rest of Middle East and Africa

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Hen Egg White Protein Market Trends

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

Functional Benefits Associated With Egg White Protein

Protein consumption continues to be a global trend, becoming more than just a part of regular meals. Protein has become a staple for those looking to build muscles or quick recovery after exercise. Egg white protein has a slower absorption rate, when compared to other popular proteins. Slow-absorbed protein allows for better protein anabolism and consuming a slow-absorbing protein is considered ideal after exercise or training. With such functional benefits, the demand for egg white protein is increasing with a considerable growth rate in animal protein market. In order to meet the booming demand, many manufacturers are introducing supplements incorporated with egg white protein.

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Europe Remains the Extensive Market

The  market for hen egg white protein in Europe is driven by the increased consumer awareness regarding the functional benefits associated with it. The demands from geriatric and nutritional food sectors are also fueling the market. Demand for egg whites is rising in United Kingdom, as fast-food chains are making albumen-only breakfast sarnies, flatbreads, and burritos to the consumer as a nod to healthy eating. It has been observed that egg whites are now significantly more expensive than yolks. Further, in some parts of Europe, it has been observed that, use of egg white in meat processing industry is rather a matter of economic advisability than influence of protein enrichment trend. Russia imports egg white from Italy, Argentina, France, Poland, Sweden, and Belgium with the largest share( 40%) controlled by Italy.

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Hen Egg White Protein Industry Overview

Global hen egg white protein market is highly consolidated. Bouwhuis Enthoven, Merck KGaA (Sigma Aldrich), and Calzyme are few companies active in the market. The major companies have an extensive product portfolio in the hen egg white protein market with different concentration and grades. These are used as ingredients in different applications, such as dietary functional food, pharmaceuticals, beverages, animal feeds, cosmetic, bakery, and confectionery.


Hen Egg White Protein Market Leaders

  1. Kewpie Corporation

  2. Merck KGaA

  3. Bouwhuis-Enthoven

  4. Lee BioSolutions

  5. Rembrandt Enterprises

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

Kewpie Corporation, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Bouwhuis-Enthoven, Lee BioSolutions,  Bioseutica,  Rembrandt Enterprises, Calzyme, HiMedia Laboratories

Hen Egg White Protein Market Report - Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study



    1. 3.1 Market Overview


    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Porters Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 By Type

      1. 5.1.1 Lysozyme

      2. 5.1.2 Avidin

      3. 5.1.3 Ovalbumin

      4. 5.1.4 Ovotransferrin

      5. 5.1.5 Other Types

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Functional Food

      2. 5.2.2 Bakery and Confectionery

      3. 5.2.3 Beer and Beverage

      4. 5.2.4 Pharmaceuticals

      5. 5.2.5 Animal Nutrition

      6. 5.2.6 Cosmetics

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

        4. Rest of North America

      2. 5.3.2 Europe

        1. Spain

        2. United Kingdom

        3. France

        4. Germany

        5. Russia

        6. Italy

        7. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.3.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Australia

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.3.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Reat of South America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle East and Africa

        1. South Africa

        2. UAE

        3. Rest of Middle East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

    2. 6.2 Most Active Companies

    3. 6.3 Market Share Analysis

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Kewpie Corporation

      2. 6.4.2 Merck KGaA, Darmstadt

      3. 6.4.3 Bouwhuis-Enthoven

      4. 6.4.4 Lee BioSolutions

      5. 6.4.5 Bioseutica

      6. 6.4.6 Rembrandt Enterprises

      7. 6.4.7 Calzyme

      8. 6.4.8 HiMedia Laboratories

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

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Hen Egg White Protein Market Research FAQs

The Hen Egg White Protein Market is studied from 2018 - 2028.

The Hen Egg White Protein Market is valued at 3.9% in 2018.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2018 - 2028.

Europe holds highest share in 2021.

Kewpie Corporation, Merck KGaA, Bouwhuis-Enthoven, Lee BioSolutions, Rembrandt Enterprises are the major companies operating in Hen Egg White Protein Market.

Hen Egg White Protein Industry Report

Statistics for the 2023 Hen Egg White Protein market share, size and revenue growth rate, created by Mordor Intelligence™ Industry Reports. Hen Egg White 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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