United Kingdom Whey Protein Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

United Kingdom Whey Protein Market is segmented by Type (Whey Protein Concentrate, Whey Protein Isolate, and Hydrolyzed Whey Protein), Application (Sports and Performance Nutrition, Infant Formula and Functional/Fortified Food).

Market Snapshot

United Kingdom Whey Protein Market Summary
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: 4.12 %

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Market Overview

United Kingdom Whey Protein Market  is forecasted to reach USD 2.16 billion by 2025, witnessing a CAGR of 4.12% during the forecast period (2020 - 2025).

  • United Kingdom constitutes the largest share of the Europe Whey Protein market. Highly matured food and beverage industry witnessed a demand for high quality protein ingredients from the health conscious populations.
  • Further, popularity for sports nutrition products has witnessed a significant growth in the country, which in turn boosted the market for whey protein. This is one of the prime ingredients of weight management and immune system boosting products. U.K. population gives higher importance to fitness and clinical nutrition that drove the market for supplemented diet.

Scope of the report

United Kingdom Whey Protein Market is segmented by type and application. On the basis of type, the market is segmented into Whey Protein Concentrate, Whey Protein Isolate, and Hydrolyzed Whey Protein. On the basis of application, the market is segmented into Sports and Performance Nutrition, Infant Formula and Functional/Fortified Food.

By Type
Whey Protein Concentrate
Whey Protein Isolate
Hydrolyzed Whey Protein
By Application
Sports and Performance Nutrition
Infant Formula
Functional/Fortified Food

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Key Market Trends

Rising Whey Powder Production in European Union

The production of whey protein powder has been surging in the country in the past few years and is expected to continue in the same way in the forecast period. The demand for dairy alternatives has increased among the lactose intolerant adults in the European region. Also, the expanding food industry in the country experienced a demand for high-quality protein ingredients from consumers, in turn, driving the market for whey protein in the region. Following the driving trends, the production of whey powder is expected to cross 2 million tons in the European Union in the forecast period.


Growing Dietary Supplement Market in United Kingdom

The dietary supplements market is growing in the country, due to the consumer knowledge on healthier ingredients and increase in demands for vitamins and minerals supplements, from the health-conscious population. The UK market for the dietary supplements has received a substantial boost from the evolving EU regulations around the health claims that provided considerable innovative space to supplement manufacturers. The EU nutrition and health claim regulations (NHCR) have prompted supplement manufacturers to incorporate micronutrients in their offerings for substantiating the health claims. This has also led to the proliferation of products fortified with vitamins and minerals. 


Competitive Landscape

Their product portfolio, research & development, strategic initiatives and commitment towards meeting consumer's demands play a major role maintaining market stability. Some of the major key players in the United Kingdom whey protein market are Arla Foods, Carbery Group, DMK Group, Glanbia Plc, Lactalis Ingredients 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 Force 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 Whey Protein Concentrate

      2. 5.1.2 Whey Protein Isolate

      3. 5.1.3 Hydrolyzed Whey Protein

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Sports and Performance Nutrition

      2. 5.2.2 Infant Formula

      3. 5.2.3 Functional/Fortified Food


    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 Foods

      2. 6.4.2 Carbery Group

      3. 6.4.3 DMK Group

      4. 6.4.4 Glanbia Plc

      5. 6.4.5 Lactalis Ingredients

      6. 6.4.6 Meggle Group

      7. 6.4.7 Leprino

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The United Kingdom Whey Protein Market is growing at a CAGR of 4.12% over the next 5 years.

Agropur MSI, LLC, Arla Foods, Davisco Cheese Company, Glanbia Plc are the major companies operating in United Kingdom Whey Protein Market.

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