is one of the most important amino acids for the synthesis of proteins. This amino acid is found in highest concentration in blood plasma, musculature, cerebral and spinal fluid. This is most commonly found in all protein rich foods including cereals, meats, eggs, and soy proteins, among others. Glutamic acid is highly important for functioning of immune system, digestive systems, nervous system, and produce energy in the body. It helps is muscle building and hence is mostly found in the supplements used by athletes and body builders. It also regulates the acid balance and helps in detoxification. Moreover, glutamic acid plays essential role in skin tightening and production of new skin cells. Glutamic acid is widely used in the food industry as flavor enhancer. All the advantages of glutamic acid and its increasing demand has proliferated the growth of glutamic acid market.
The major market trends and dynamics are covered in the report which gives precise and comprehensive insights on the market. The increasing use of glutamic acid in food industry, dairy industry and animal feed industry is expected to boost the growth of glutamic acid market. Moreover, the increasing awareness related to health concerns and consumer attractiveness towards healthy and nutritious food is driving the glutamic acid market. Besides, glutamic acid is used in majority of packaged foods as taste enhancer which has positively impacted the growth of this market owing to the consumer preference for such foods. Pharmaceutical industry and dairy industry have opened several opportunities for the extensive use of glutamic acid. The report also covers major factors restraining the growth of this market along with the challenges faced by this industry.
The report classifies the global glutamic acid market
with respect to – market by applications/ end user industry, by function and by geography. The report includes the major application industries including food industry, dairy industry, pharmaceutical industry, animal feed industry among others. In food industry, the glutamic acid is used as additives and flavor enhancer. Manufacturers of snacks, convenience & functional food, condiments, seasoning blends, soups and instant noodles make use of glutamic acid to enhance the taste of these food materials and increase their nutritional content. Moreover, in dairy industry, this amino acid is not only used as flavor booster but also as preservative to increase the self-life of the product. Apart from the industry applications, the report also analyzes the market based on the functions of glutamic acid. The major functions identified and included in the report are metabolism, neurotransmitter, detoxifying agent, flavor enhancer, nutrient, NMR Spectroscopy, and plant growth among others. The report is also analyzed based on geographic regions that comprises of Americas, Europe, APAC and others to provide comprehensive analysis about the market.
The growing food industry in the emerging economies of China and India are estimated to flourish the growth of glutamic acid market in these countries. Asia-Pacific is expected to show high growth rate for the glutamic acid market. Comparatively Europe is expected to grow at moderate rate in the market.
The key players’ analysis and their competitiveness in the market is highlighted in the report. The detailed insights on the key business strategies and developments are also tracked and mentioned in the report. The major manufacturers that are profiled in the report are:
- Sichuan Tongsheng Company Limited
- Bachem AG
- Suzhou Yuanfang Chemical Co. Ltd.
- Luojiang Chenming Biological Products Co.
- Ajinomoto Co., Inc.