published Date SEP 2018

Wheat Gluten Market Size is Set to Grow at a CAGR of 8.21% (2018-2023)

As people become more health conscious, their awareness of the benefits for high-fiber diet is increasing. Whole grain bread is one of the most popular sources of dietary fibers. Vital wheat gluten is an important ingredient in the whole grain bread and other high-fiber bakery products. Thus, there is an increased demand for Wheat Gluten.

July 26th, 2018: The global Wheat Gluten market is expected to register a CAGR of 8.21%, as per a new report published by Mordor Intelligence, LLP. The rise in health-consciousness among consumers of many countries has given rise to a paradigmatic shift in the consumer behavioral pattern which has directly affected dietary concerns. These have typically triggered a change in dietary consumption where people are now opting for ingredients rich in nutritional value. Wheat glutens are typically offering better quality. The risk of type two diabetes and chances of heart diseases is low while maintaining a healthy calorie structure.

In the food industry, gluten is particularly used to enhance bakery products and as a binding agent; it is served as a high-quality animal feed for fish farms and pet foods.

Consumer mindfulness of healthy foods is expected to spur the demand for wheat gluten. Apart from this, increasing cases of obesity all across the globe is expected to trigger the demand as well, as they are low in calorie which is helpful for weight loss.

The pet food industry is the second largest user of wheat gluten. Gluten not only binds chunks of raw and cooked meat together but also absorbs the natural juices of the meat. Because of its relatively low cost, gluten significantly contributes to the nutritional requirements of pet food.

Another increasing use of gluten is in aquaculture feed, as the farming of aquatic species is rapidly expanding. Gluten and modified glutens have been also used in calf-milk replacements.

Thus, the market players are taking notice of these opportunities by expanding their service offerings, which boosts the market size globally.

Key Insights from the Wheat Gluten Market Report:

  • The rise in health-consciousness among consumers coupled with their inclination towards organic foods for improved health has induced the demand for ingredients rich in nutritional value. This is expected to drive the wheat gluten market.
  • Vital wheat gluten is widely used for making seitan, a vegetarian substitute for the meat which is popular among the vegetarians and vegans.
  • Increased applications in the bakery and confectionery market are likely to enhance the industry growth during the forecast period followed by supplements.
  • Vital Wheat Gluten’s has unique visco-elastic properties which improve dough strength, mixing tolerance, and handling Properties are expected to propel the industry grow further.
  • Rising health concerns among consumers and demand for meat-free foods can propel the market growth during the forecasted period.
  • Wheat gluten is widely used in food products meant for vegans. The texture and taste make wheat gluten an ideal ingredient in artificial meat products and other products. As the vegetarian and vegan movements grow in strength in the United States, the demand for wheat gluten protein is expected to increase.
  • These key players have intensely embarked on industry consolidation by leveraging their distribution network, entering into partnerships with local distributors especially in the emerging economies and developing new products with customization for different end-user industries.

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The report Wheat Gluten Market- Segmentation by Form, By Application, By Geography

Wheat Gluten Market by Form,

  • Liquid
  • Powder

Wheat Gluten Market by Application,

  • Application
  • Bakery & Confectionery
  • Supplements
  • Animal feed
  • Others

Wheat Gluten Market by Region

North America

  • US
  • Canada
  • Mexico


  • UK
  • Germany
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia

Asia Pacific

  • Japan
  • China
  • India
  • Australia

South America      

  • Brazil
  • Argentina

The Middle East and Africa      

  • UAE
  • South Africa

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