Europe Whey Protein Market 2018 Analysis & Forecasts 2014-2022

  • ID: 4474058
  • Report
  • Region: Europe
  • 140 pages
  • Hypercube Insights
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  • Agropur MSI, LLC
  • Arla Foods
  • Carbery Group
  • DMK Group
  • Glanbia Plc
  • Hilmar Cheese Company Inc
  • MORE
Europe Whey protein market accounts for largest market share of around 40% of the global market revenue in 2017. The market was worth $3.4 billion in 2017 and is expected to grow at the CAGR of 6.9% during the review period. Increasing market revenue in this region is due to the increase in number of geriatric population and fitness clubs. Of all the major economies in Europe, U.K. accounts for around 18% of total whey protein market followed by Germany, France, Russia, Spain and Italy. Russia’s whey protein market is forecasted to be the fastest growing in the region at the CAGR of 8.1%.

Changing socio economic trends and dietary patterns in Europe has led to shift in dietary patterns leading to more demand for plant proteins over animal proteins. Rising trend of fitness center and health clubs is estimated to drive the whey protein market in near future. In addition, the growth in market has been demand driven from sports and infant formula industry. Furthermore, growing negative publicity and corresponding concern towards the harmful effects of meat and meat products is creating demand for substitute protein products, creating customer base for whey proteins. Increasing demand of whey protein in Europe is also because of emerging new applications of whey. Whey ingredients were among the top 10 food trends in Europe in 2017. Top chefs and innovative producers of whey products are adding it to everything from frozen snacks to desserts and frozen entrees to sauces, dips, dressings and more to experiment and to make new healthy product out of it.

Growing awareness about the whey protein products in health sector is the major driving factor whey protein market in European countries. Moreover, increasing demand of pharmaceuticals products and pediatric foods is expected to boost the European whey protein market growth over the years. In contrast, the growth of whey protein market is majorly restrained by the high manufacturing cost. In addition, the regulatory issues, certification for marketing and health & safety concerns are observable factors which are hindering the growth of the market. Creating consumer awareness, recipes and usage ideas are strategies followed by major players to overcome the unfamiliarity associated with the product. High cost of products and production cost, maintaining the safety of products and developing strong supply chain are the current issues faced by the manufacturers to maintain steady supply. Nevertheless, sports sector is considered as a huge opportunity which could hail the changing dynamics of whey protein market in the region.

Major producers of whey protein and its products are Carbery Group, Arla Foods, Glanbia PLC, Meggle Group and Valio Limited. All these companies are continuously exploring the new application of whey protein across various industry segments. Aggressive marketing of major players has increased the sales of whey protein in recent years. Arla Foods Ingredients, a Denmark based dairy conglomerate has launched WheyHi as a part of its latest marketing campaign which is called Whey protein Better. The focus is to create awareness about nutrition benefits and multiple applications of whey protein and enable beverage and food companies to benefit from growing trend by entering new categories with huge market potential. .

Key Deliverables:
  • Market trends since 2014 and five year forecasts of market growth
  • Detailed analysis of the micro and macro elements influencing demand trends
  • Identifying opportunity spaces across segments and countries
  • Supply & demand side trend and analysis
  • Price trend analysis, investment prospects and competition pattern
  • Insights on growth potential of the market in key countries
  • Detailed analysis of major producers covering financial investments & strategies adopted
  • Competitive landscape of the industry
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  • Agropur MSI, LLC
  • Arla Foods
  • Carbery Group
  • DMK Group
  • Glanbia Plc
  • Hilmar Cheese Company Inc
  • MORE
1. Introduction
1.1 Research Methodology
1.2 Scope of the Study
1.3 Assumptions

2. Summary
2.1 Market Summary By Type
2.2 Market Summary By Application
2.3 Market Summary by Geography
2.4 Business Trends Summary

3. Industry Dynamics
3.1 Drivers
3.1.1 Increasing awareness about health benefits of supplement diets
3.1.2 Growing use of whey proteins in functional food and beverages industry
3.1.3 Increasing demand for dairy alternatives/ ingredients and proteins
3.2 Restraints
3.2.1 High cost of ingredients and production
3.2.2 Growing vegan population & alternatives to whey protein
3.2.3 Health & safety concerns and undefined regulations
3.3 Opportunities
3.3.1 Growing dietary supplement prescription
3.3.2 Surging demand of high quality protein in food industry
3.4 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
3.4.1 Bargaining power of Suppliers
3.4.2 Bargaining power of Buyers
3.4.3 Degree of Competition
3.4.4 Threat of Substitution
3.4.5 Threat of new entrants
3.5 Future Trends in Whey Protein Industry
3.6 Value Chain Analysis
3.7 Industry Policies & Regulations
3.8 Market Innovations

4. Market Size and Forecast
4.1 Market Share, Type
4.1.1 Whey Protein Concentrate (WPC)
4.1.2 Whey Protein Isolate (WPI)
4.1.3 Hydrolyzed Whey Protein (HWP)
4.1.4 Others
4.2 Market Share, Processing
4.2.1 Ultrafiltration
4.2.2 Ion Exchange
4.2.3 Hydrolysis
4.2.4 Others
4.3 Market Share, Application
4.3.1 Food Infant Formula Confectionary Bakery Snacks Dairy Products Meat Products Others
4.3.2 Beverages
4.3.3 Dietary Supplements
4.3.4 Others

5. Country Market Share
5.1 Europe
5.1.1 U.K.
5.1.2 Germany
5.1.3 France
5.1.4 Italy
5.1.5 Spain
5.1.6 Netherlands
5.1.7 Russia
5.1.8 Others

6. Competitive Analysis
6.1 Market Share Analysis
6.2 Growth Strategies of leading players
6.3 Investment and Development Prospects
6.3.1 Investment in past five years
6.3.2 Investment Opportunities
6.4 Competition Pattern
6.4.1 Concentration Ratio
6.4.2 Industry Competition
6.4.3 Product Competition
6.5 Price Trend Analysis
6.5.1 Product Classifications and Their Prices
6.5.2 Factors Influencing Prices

7. Company Profiles
7.1 Agropur MSI, LLC
7.2 Arla Foods
7.3 Carbery Group
7.4 Champignon-Hofmeister Group
7.5 DMK group
7.6 FriesiandCampina Ingredients
7.7 Glanbia Plc
7.8 Hilmar Cheese Company Inc
7.9 Lactalis Ingredients
7.10 Land O'Lakes Inc
7.11 Leprino Foods Co
7.12 Milk Specialties Global
7.13 Meggle Group
7.14 Saputo Ingredients
7.15 Westland Milk Products
7.16 Fonterra Co-operative Group
7.17 Volac
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  • Agropur MSI, LLC
  • Arla Foods
  • Carbery Group
  • Champignon-Hofmeister Group
  • DMK Group
  • Fonterra Co-operative Group
  • FrieslandCampina Ingredients
  • Glanbia Plc
  • Hilmar Cheese Company Inc
  • Lactalis Ingredients
  • Land O'Lakes Inc
  • Leprino
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