Wheat Protein Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The Global Wheat Protein Market is segmented by Type (Wheat Concentrate, Wheat Protein Isolate, and Textured Wheat Protein), By Application (Dairy, Bakery, Sports Food, Confectionery, Pet Food, Nutritional Supplements, and Others), and Geography.

Market Snapshot

Wheat Protein Market Summary
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: North America
CAGR: 6.8 %
Wheat Protein Market Major Players

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Market Overview

Global Wheat Protein Market  is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.84% during the forecast period (2020-2025).

  • Increasing demand for plant-based nutrition diet along with a growing vegan population in emerging economies is driving the wheat protein market growth. Suring aging population, rising income level and increased urbanization is likely to fuel product demand.
  • Technological advancements in the cosmetics industry and growing demand for natural and organic substitutes in countries like India and China are other factors driving the market.

Scope of the Report

Global wheat protein market is segmented by type and application. On the basis of type, the market is segmented into wheat gluten, wheat protein isolate, textured wheat protein, others. On the basis of application, the market is segmented into dairy, bakery, sports food, confectionery, pet food, nutritional supplements, and others. On the basis of geography, the study provides an analysis of the wheat protein market in the emerging and established markets across the globe, including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa.

By Type
Wheat Concentrate
Wheat Protein Isolate
Textured Wheat Protein
By Application
Sports Food
Nutritional Supplements
Animal Feed
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 & Africa
South Africa
Saudi Arabia
Rest of Middle East & Africa

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Key Market Trends

Growing Significance for Nutrition and Weight Management

Weight management has always been a problem among the population, but over the years it has turned into an epidemic. The level of obesity has doubled globally since 1980. In 2014 more than 1.9 billion adults were overweight and about 600 million were obese. In 2014, 41 million children under the age of 5 had a significant need for proper nutrition and weight management. This has immense scope in the future as most of the population is changing to a healthier lifestyle and consuming food with proper nutrition and managing one’s weight is the key attribute to have this lifestyle. These market trends will positively impact the global wheat protein market.

Wheat Protein Market - Retail Sales Forecast of Weight Management Products, Year-on-year, Europe, 2016 to 2020, in USD billion

North America Market Holds the Major Market Share

North America market holds the major market share in the wheat protein market, owing to the busy lifestyle and hectic work schedule mostly in the United States and Canada is boosting the consumption of RTE food products supporting regional growth. Europe market is anticipated to observe growing CAGR during the forecast period. Expanding product usage in biscuits, cakes, bread, and other bakery products is instigating the wheat protein market. Surging demand for plant-based food products owing to nutritional benefits fuelling the market growth. Germany France and UK are key countries contributing major revenue share owing to the improved adoption of organic products stimulating industry size.

Wheat Protein Market - Market Size by Region (2019)

Competitive Landscape

Some of the major key players in the wheat protein market, globally includes Archer Daniels Midland Company, Cargill, Incorporated., Crespel & Deiters, Roquette Frères, CropEnergies AG, Manildra Group, Kroener Staerke, among others.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    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 Wheat Concentrate

      2. 5.1.2 Wheat Protein Isolate

      3. 5.1.3 Textured Wheat Protein

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Dairy

      2. 5.2.2 Bakery

      3. 5.2.3 Sports Food

      4. 5.2.4 Confectionery

      5. 5.2.5 Nutritional Supplements

      6. 5.2.6 Animal Feed

      7. 5.2.7 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. United Kingdom

        2. Germany

        3. France

        4. Russia

        5. Italy

        6. Spain

        7. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.3.3 Asia Pacific

        1. India

        2. China

        3. Japan

        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 & Africa

        1. South Africa

        2. Saudi Arabia

        3. Rest of Middle East & Africa


    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Archer Daniels Midland Company

      2. 6.3.2 Cargill, Incorporated.

      3. 6.3.3 Crespel & Deiters

      4. 6.3.4 Roquette Freres

      5. 6.3.5 Tereos Syrol

      6. 6.3.6 MGP

      7. 6.3.7 CropEnergies AG

      8. 6.3.8 Kroener Staerke

      9. 6.3.9 Manildra Group

      10. 6.3.10 GLICO NUTRITION CO.,LTD


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Frequently Asked Questions

The Wheat Protein Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Wheat Protein Market is growing at a CAGR of 6.8% over the next 5 years.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

North America holds highest share in 2021.

GLICO NUTRITION CO.,LTD., Archer Daniels Midland Company, Cargill, Incorporated., Roquette Frères, MGP are the major companies operating in Wheat Protein Market.

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