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North America Whey Protein Ingredients Market - SIZE, SHARE, COVID-19 IMPACT & FORECASTS UP TO 2026

North America Whey Protein Ingredients Market - SIZE, SHARE, COVID-19 IMPACT & FORECASTS UP TO 2026

  • September 2022
  • ID: 6321723
  • Format: PDF
  • Mordor Intelligence LLP


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The North America Whey Protein Ingredients Market stood at 858.50 million usd in 2021 and is projected to register a CAGR of 3.36% to reach 1.01 billion usd in 2026.

Key Highlights
Largest Segment by Form - Isolates : Due to their higher production costs, WPIs cost higher. This factor is further leading them to have a greater value share despite having less volume in sales than WPCs.
Largest Segment by End User - Food and Beverages : F&B led the share, owing to high demand from beverages. Consumers are inclining more toward health-oriented, high protein drinks over traditional, carbonated beverages.
Fastest-growing Segment by Form - Hydrolyzed : Hydrolyzed whey ingredients are one of the most launched products in the competitive landscape. Thus, players such as Arla hold the greatest potential to grow in the future.
Fastest-growing Segment by End User - Supplements : Supplements recorded the highest CAGR, impacted by the greater potential in sports nutrition. The segment is set to thrive, with Canada’s expanding athlete base.

Key Market Trends

Largest Segment By End User : Food and Beverages

The snacks sub-segment dominates the F&B segment, accounting for a 49.03% volume share in 2020. The key players like Arla Foods and Fonterra Group are widely investing in product formulations to cater to the snack industry’s surge in demand.
However, the condiments/sauces sub-segment is projected to register with the fastest CAGR of 2.48% by value in the forecast period. WPC offers an excellent fat replacement properties, such as emulsification, boosting its use in dressings, sauces, etc.
In 2019, the supplement industry led the market with a volume share of 52.17%. However, the scenario changed in 2020 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The supplement segment is projected to register the fastest CAGR of 4.95% by value over the forecast period.

Largest Country : United States

The United States led the market with the largest share in 2020, attributed to a high consumer base and the extensive food manufacturing units being established. The production consolidation practiced by major players results in easy accessibility and competitive whey protein prices, further boosting market value.
Canada remained the second-largest market in 2020, driven by high protein consumption in the supplements industry. Whey protein usage was mainly observed in sports nutrition due to the increasing number of fitness enthusiasts and fitness clubs. The Canadian fitness and recreational sports center segment was estimated to have registered a CAGR of 7% over the five years until 2019.
The rest of North America and Mexico are projected to register the fastest CAGR of 4.05% and 4.39%.

Competitive Landscape

The North America Whey Protein Ingredients Market is moderately consolidated, with the top five companies occupying 47.65%. The major players in this market are Agropur Dairy Cooperative, Arla Foods amba, Carbery Food Ingredients Limited, Glanbia PLC and Saputo Inc. (sorted alphabetically).

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