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Germany Protein Market - Size, Share, COVID-19 Impact & Forecasts Up To 2026

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  • November 2021
  • Region: Germany
  • Mordor Intelligence
  • ID: 5656771
The Germany Protein Market stood at 687.85 million usd in 2021 and is projected to register a CAGR of 3.66% to reach 823.25 million usd in 2026.

Key Highlights

  • Largest Segment by Source - Plant: Immense availability, functionality, vegan protein source, and low price of soy, wheat, and pea have contributed to the leading position of plant proteins in the country.
  • Largest Segment by End User - Food and Beverages: The F&B industry dominates the market, primarily led by bakery and meat and dairy alternatives due to their functionalities that make them highly preferred ingredients.
  • Fastest growing segment by Source - Plant: The surging demand for plant proteins (pea and soy protein) from beverages, breakfast cereals, and confectionery contributed to their fastest growth in the country.
  • Fastest growing segment by End User - Supplements: The rising consumer focus on health and sports fitness is anticipated to drive the segment. Among all, the preference for soy in the sector is propelling segmental growth.

Key Market Trends

Largest Segment By End User: Food and Beverages

  • By application, the F&B industry is leading the protein market in the region, accounting for a major volume share of 55.4% in 2020, followed by animal feed (39.9%). The segment is likely to outpace other applications, in terms of volume, with a projected CAGR of 3.37% during the forecast period.
  • In the food and beverage sector, the meat/poultry/seafood and meat alternative products segment accounted for the major volume share in 2020, followed by the dairy and dairy alternative products segment. However, the beverage segment is anticipated to record the fastest CAGR of 7.66%, by volume, during the forecast period.
  • The share is primarily driven by the rising number of vegan and flexitarian consumers who are increasingly relying on or are open-to animal-free product offerings in the market. As of 2020, the number of vegans in Germany doubled from 1.3 million to 2.6 million, representing 3.2% of the population.

Competitive Landscape

The Germany Protein Market is fragmented, with the top five companies occupying 26.92%. The major players in this market are Archer Daniels Midland Company, DuPont de Nemours Inc., Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited, Kerry Group PLC and Royal FrieslandCampina N.V (sorted alphabetically).

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Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary & Key Findings
2 Introduction
2.1 Study Assumptions & Market Definition
2.2 Scope of the Study?
2.3 Research Methodology
3 Key Industry Trends
3.1 End User Market
3.2 Per Capita Animal Protein Consumption
3.3 Per Capita Plant Protein Consumption
3.4 Raw Material/Commodity Production
3.5 Regulatory Framework
3.6 Value Chain & Distribution Channel Analysis
4 Market Segmentation
4.1 By Source
4.1.1 Animal Casein and Caseinates Collagen Egg Protein Gelatin Insect Protein Milk Protein Whey Protein Other Animal Protein
4.1.2 Microbial Algae Protein Mycoprotein
4.1.3 Plant Hemp Protein Oat Protein Pea Protein Potato Protein Rice Protein Soy Protein Wheat Protein Other Plant Protein
4.2 By End User
4.2.1 Animal Feed
4.2.2 Personal Care and Cosmetics
4.2.3 Food and Beverages Bakery Beverages Breakfast Cereals Condiments/Sauces Confectionery Dairy and Dairy Alternative Products Meat/Poultry/Seafood and Meat Alternative Products RTE/RTC Food Products Snacks
4.2.4 Supplements Baby Food and Infant Formula Elderly Nutrition and Medical Nutrition Sport/Performance Nutrition
5 Competitive Landscape
5.1 Key Strategic Moves
5.2 Market Share Analysis
5.3 Company Profiles
5.3.1 Agrial Group
5.3.2 Archer Daniels Midland Company
5.3.3 Arla Foods amba
5.3.4 Darling Ingredients Inc.
5.3.5 DuPont de Nemours Inc.
5.3.6 Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited
5.3.7 Kerry Group PLC
5.3.8 Lactoprot Deutschland GmbH
5.3.9 Lantmännen
5.3.10 MEGGLE GmbH & Co. KG
5.3.11 Roquette Frères
5.3.12 Royal FrieslandCampina N.V
5.3.13 Tessenderlo Group
5.3.14 Ÿnsect
6 Appendix
6.1 Appendix-1 References
6.2 Appendix-2 List of Tables & Figures
7 Key Strategic Questions for Proteins CEOs

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Agrial Group
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company
  • Arla Foods amba
  • Darling Ingredients Inc.
  • DuPont de Nemours Inc.
  • Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited
  • Kerry Group PLC
  • Lactoprot Deutschland GmbH
  • Lantmännen
  • MEGGLE GmbH & Co. KG
  • Roquette Frères
  • Royal FrieslandCampina N.V
  • Tessenderlo Group
  • Ÿnsect