Hydrolyzed Whey Protein Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

Hydrolyzed Whey Protein Market is segmented by Product Form (Capsulated and Powdered), by Application (Dietary Supplements, Food & Beverages, Pharmaceuticals and Others), and by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, Middle East & Africa).

Hydrolyzed Whey Protein Market Snapshot

Hydrolyzed Whey Protein Market
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
Fastest Growing Market: Europe
Largest Market: North America
CAGR: 8.3 %

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Market Overview

The Global Hydrolyzed Whey Protein market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.3% over the forecast period. Hydrolyzed whey is a type of whey protein, which is processed by treating it with high temperature and acid to isolate the protein.

North America dominates the market mostly due to an well established dietary supplement industry, an elevated emphasis on fitness and excercise, an overwhelming changing attitude towards lifestyles choices along with a strong penetration across food & beverage application.

Scope of the Report

The Global Hydrolyzed Whey Protein Market is segmented by Product Form as Capsulated and Powdered, by Application as Dietary Supplements, Food & Beverages, Pharmaceuticals and Others. By Geography, the market is studied for the following regions i.e. North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa.

By Product Form
By ApplIcation
Dietary Supplements
Food & Beverges
North America
United States
Rest of North America
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Asia Pacific
Rest of Asia-Pacific
South America
Rest of South America
Middle East and Africa
South Africa
United Arab Emirates
Rest of Middle East and Africa

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Key Market Trends

The evolving world of sports nutrition

Nutrition has always played a special role in sports, where following a specific blend of nutrition has led to subsequent positive results for sports enthusiasts. On the other hand, a large number of amateur athletes perform daily physical activity both recreationally and semiprofessionally. That population also seeks to achieve an improvement in their personal brands, which can be reached following proper nutritional guidelines. In athlete population, nutrient requirements are incremented compared with non-athlete population. This has led to a surge in the sales of sports related protein powders, altogether. 

As consumers seeks the clean tasting profile across every nutrition based products, manufacturers operating in this segment has vested a lot of interest in improving thier offerings profile. European whey protein manufacturer Carbery has re-launched its Optipep range of hydrolyzed whey proteins for sports nutrition market based on a clean tasting profile with the use of specialist enzymes technology.

Hydrolyzed Whey Protein Market

Rapid growth of Skin care Cosmetics

The beauty consumers desire in terms of preventive measures to maintain skin health has lead to a considerable growth opportunities in both cosmetics and dermo-cosmetics sector. The advent of more sophisticated routines and skin regimes have led to consumers becoming more educated about using products more regularly and preventing skincare damages. 

Hydrolyzed whey protein are known to be a part of skin care products, where the main role includes imparting lightening factor, as hydrolyzed whey acts as a whiteninig agent. on the other hand, whey protein helps to boost natural production of collagen and elastin, which helps to make skin more plump and combats slackness. Hydrolyzed whey protein, with a combination of other ingredients have found its application across skin care, facial care, facial clensing, body care, baby care, and as a part of sun protection, after sun & sun tanning. 

Hydrolyzed Whey Protein Market

Competitive Landscape

The market for hydrolyzed whey protein is fragmented, however, major players operating in the segment holds a significant share following a strong distribution channel along with a concrete presence across global hot spots. Various initiatives taken by the industry players are supporting the growth of the sector and among them one of the mentionable initiative is that of new product launches.

Major players operating in the segment are Arla Foods Ingredients Group, Agropur, Glanbia, Carbery Group, Milk Specialties, Hilmar Cheese Company, American Dairy Products Institute among others.

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 Porter's 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 Product Form

      1. 5.1.1 Capsulated

      2. 5.1.2 Powdered

    2. 5.2 By ApplIcation

      1. 5.2.1 Dietary Supplements

      2. 5.2.2 Food & Beverges

      3. 5.2.3 Pharmaceuticals

      4. 5.2.4 Others

    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. Germany

        4. France

        5. Italy

        6. Russia

        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. Rest of South America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle East and Africa

        1. South Africa

        2. United Arab Emirates

        3. Rest of Middle East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Most Active Companies

    2. 6.2 Most Adopted Strategies

    3. 6.3 Market Share Analysis

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Arla Food Ingredients

      2. 6.4.2 Glanbia Nutriion

      3. 6.4.3 Carbery Group

      4. 6.4.4 Agropur Co-Operative

      5. 6.4.5 Hilmar Cheese Company

      6. 6.4.6 American Dairy Products Institute

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Hydrolyzed Whey Protein Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Hydrolyzed Whey Protein Market is growing at a CAGR of 8.3% over the next 5 years.

Europe is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

North America holds highest share in 2020.

Arla Foods, Glanbia, Carbery Group, Agropur Co-Operative are the major companies operating in Hydrolyzed Whey Protein Market.

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