Global Market Study on Casein and Caseinate: Industrial Casein to be the Largest Sub-segment by 2025


  • Published On : Aug-2015 |
  • Pages : 145 Pages |
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Casein can be defined as the protein found in all mammals’ milk which include cow, sheep, goat, yak, buffalo, camel and human. Casein also exists in pure form by acidifying milk to the isoelectric point at pH 4.6 by either lactic acid or mineral acid. Caseinate is soluble salts of caseins; they contain essential amino acids and have a protein efficiency ratio of 2.5.

The primary objective of the report is to offer updates on the advancements in the food industry that have given rise to utilization of dairy ingredient: such as casein and caseinate, which is significantly fulfilling consumer demands for proteins.

The casein and caseinate market is segmented into

  • Casein and caseinate, by product type
  • Casein and caseinate, by application  
  • Casein and caseinate, by region

This report covers the casein and caseinate market performance in terms of value and volume contribution. This section additionally includes PMR’s analyses of the key trends, drivers, restraints and opportunities, which are influencing the casein and caseinate market. Impact analysis of the key growth drivers and restraints, based on the weighted average model, is included in this report, to better equip and arms clients with crystal clear decision-making insights.

The global casein and caseinate market is mainly driven by factors such as rising health awareness and new functional food product launches, growing disposable income, increasing promotional activities and growing demands for protein enriched food products. However, restraints faced by the global casein and caseinate market are decline in preference for low carb diet, limited and fluctuating supply and increasing raw material & manufacturing costs.

On the basis of product type, the casein is segmented as edible casein and industrial casein. Among these, industrial casein segment is estimated to remain dominant with 90.2% share of the total global casein and caseinate market in 2025, followed by edible casein with 9.8% share. Caseinate market is segmented as sodium, calcium and potassium caseinate. Sodium caseinate market accounted for 49.8% and expected to reach 53.3% by 2025. In terms of volume date North America is accounted for 111.3 Metric Tons and expected to reach 171.9 Metric Tons by 2025, and registering CAGR of 4.4% in forecast period.

On the basis of application type, the market has been segmented into food and beverage, industrial, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and others. Food and beverage segment accounted for 72.9% share of the global casein and caseinate market in 2014, and is expected to register a healthy CAGR of 5.0% over the forecast period. North America is expected to be dominant market contributing 1231.6 Mn in 2014 and is expected to register CAGR of 5.1% during forecast period. Food and beverage segment is further sub-segmented as nutritional food and beverages, infant nutrition and dairy products. Nutritional food and beverages is categorised as meal replacements, clinical nutrition and sports and slimming products. Of all these categories, sport and slimming products is contributing highest share of 49.9% in 2014 and is expected to be dominant during forecast period. Infant nutrition is categorised as wet product and dry products. Asia Pacific Excluding Japan is anticipated to register the highest CAGR between 2015 and 2025, followed by Latin America due to increasing infant formula market and reduction in trade barriers in the ASEAN region coupled with rising demand of food and beverage.

Companies in casein and caseinate market are expanding their presence by mergers and acquisition and signing partnerships agreements. For instance, in early 2015, Arla Foods and DMK Group entered into a partnership to open a new production facility at DMK Germany. This new site will produce whey products for the global market.

The global casein and caseinate market is segmented as follows:

By Product Type 

  • Casein
    • Edible Casein
    • Industrial
  • Caseinate
    • Sodium Caseinate
    • Calcium Caseinate
    • Potassium Caseinate

By Application

  • Food & Beverages
    • Nutritional Food and Beverage
      • Meal Replacement
      • Clinical Nutrition
      • Sports and Slimming Food
    • Infant Nutrition
      • Wet Products
      • Dry Products
    • Dairy Products
      • Cheese
      • Ice-Cream
      • Butter
      • Yogurt
  • Industrial
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Cosmetics
  • Others

Key Regions/Countries Covered

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • Western Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • United Kingdom
    • Italy
    • Spain
  • Rest of Europe
    • Benelux Union
    • CIS Countries
    • NORDIC Countries
  • Asia Pacific Excluding Japan (APEJ)
    • India
    • China
    • Oceania & Others
  • Japan
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
    • Africa
    • GCC

Casein is the protein found in all mammals’ milk which include cow, sheep, goat, yak, buffalo, camel and human. Casein also exists in pure form by acidifying milk to the isoelectric point at pH 4.6 by either lactic acid or mineral acid. The global casein and caseinate market is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 4.7% during the forecast period. Growth of the global casein and caseinate market is mainly driven by rising health awareness and new functional food product launches, growing disposable income, increasing promotional activities and growing technological advancements in casein and caseinate extraction techniques. Casein and caseinate are used as a binding agent in non-food industries such as in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, textile manufacturing and others.

The global casein and caseinate market is segmented on the basis of types and application. Casein is segmented as edible casein and industrial casein. While caseinate is segmented as sodium, calcium and potassium caseinate. Out of this sodium, caseinate sub-segment accounted for over 45% of the global caseinate market share in 2014. 

On the basis of application type, the market has been segmented into food and beverage, industrial, pharmaceutical, cosmetics and other. The food and beverage segment accounted for 70.0% share of the global casein and caseinate market in 2014 and is expected to register healthy CAGR over the forecast period.  Food and beverage are sub-segmented as nutritional food and beverage, infant nutrition, and dairy products. Nutritional food and beverage are further categorized as meal replacements, clinical nutrition and sports and slimming products.

The global casein and caseinate market has been segmented into seven major regions, which include North America, Latin America, Rest of Europe, Western Europe, Asia Pacific Excluding Japan (APEJ), Japan, and Middle East & Africa. Of all the regions, North America dominated with over 30% share of the overall casein and caseinate market in 2014. Western Europe ranked second with over 25% market share in 2014, followed by APEJ. In addition, Asia Pacific is anticipated to be the fastest growing region in the casein and caseinate market over the forecast period.

Key players included in the report are Nestlé S.A., Danone S.A., Arla Foods and Groupe Lactalis. FrieslandCampina, Fonterra, Westland Milk Products, Groupe Lactalis and Saputo.

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Key players included in the report are:

  • Nestlé S.A.
  • Danone S.A.
  • Arla Foods and Groupe Lactalis.
  • Friesland Campina.
  • Fonterra.
  • Westland Milk Products.
  • Groupe Lactalis.
  • Saputo.
  • Other.
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