Global Alpha Lactalbumin Market Size, Share, Opportunities, And Trends By Product (Cattle Alpha-lactalbumin, Human Alpha-lactalbumin), By Application (Clinical Nutrition, Healthy Foods, Infant Formula, Sports Nutrition, Others), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2023 To 2028

  • Published : Mar 2023
  • Report Code : KSI061614516
  • Pages : 140

In addition to its usage in infant formula to promote healthy growth and appropriate nutrition for young children during their vital time of development, alpha-lactalbumin, a bioactive milk protein found in breast milk, is essential for both infants and adults in a variety of ways. It makes up much to 25% of the total protein in human breast milk. Glutathione, which is abundant in alpha-lactalbumin and primarily helps in strengthening immunity and elevating serotonin and glutathione concentration, improves sleep issues and cognitive performance.

Due to its high concentration of branched-chain amino acids (BCAA, 26%), notably leucine, which effectively holds up and stimulates muscle protein synthesis, alpha-lactalbumin is an ideal protein source for improving muscle health and preventing sarcopenia throughout ageing. It is an essential ingredient in dairy products, pharmaceutical anti-inflammatory drugs, and dietary supplements for weight loss. Moreover, it is used to both cure and prevent breast cancer.

Alpha-lactalbumin contains superior nutrients that nearly mimic those found in breast milk, which is what is driving the food and beverage industry's need for these formulations. Alpha-lactalbumin is also used to make anti-inflammatory medications in the pharmaceutical business. As a result, it is anticipated that the market would rise during the projected period due to the rising uses of alpha-lactalbumin in the food and beverage and pharmaceutical industries. During the course of the forecast period, it is projected that the rising consumer demand for lactose-free formulations and the manufacturers' enhanced R&D efforts to launch new products would have a positive impact on the growth of the global alpha lactalbumin market.

Alpha lactalbumin demand will increase due to rising consumer demand for wholesome foods and nutritious supplements.

The industry for alpha-lactalbumin is expanding as a result of rising consumer health consciousness and rising demand for nutritious meals and goods including newborn formula, sports nutrition, and others. Alpha-lactalbumin, a whey protein that is high in the amino acid tryptophan, is becoming more common in high-end newborn formulae. The rising desire for packaged and practical food products lends support to this. Other reasons supporting industrial growth include rising consumer disposable incomes, rising demand for dairy products and dietary supplements, and a burgeoning pharmaceutical sector.

The growing consumer demand for lactose-free formulations and the manufacturers' increased R&D efforts to introduce new products are anticipated to positively impact the growth of the worldwide alpha lactalbumin market over the course of the forecast period.

Growing consumption of dairy products to drive the market growth

Demand for dairy goods like butter and cheese is closely correlated to population growth, i.e., more people means more demand for these items. Given that milk is perishable, the dairy business is very regional. India took the top spot in terms of milk consumption in 2019, with 77,680 thousand metric tonnes consumed, followed by the United States with 21,780 thousand metric tonnes. The dairy industry in India is crucial to the nation's economy. The majority of the vegetarian community in India relies heavily on dairy products for nutrition. The major cheese-consuming nations in the EU are France, Germany, Denmark, Iceland, and Finland. In recent years, the average per-person cheese consumption in the EU was 26.5 kg. Moreover, 33,400 thousand metric tonnes of milk were consumed in the EU in that same year. These elements are significantly boosting the alpha-lactalbumin market in the EU and Asia.

North America is projected to be the prominent market shareholder in the honey market and is anticipated to continue throughout the forecast period.

The global Alpha-Lactalbumin Market is anticipated to be dominated by North America. Asia-Pacific is anticipated to grow more quickly throughout the projected period due to rising investment in the research & development process and acceptance of solutions in the area. The expansion of Alpha-Lactalbumin Market participants across geographical boundaries is anticipated to fuel further market expansion. Additionally, during the course of the study, the market is anticipated to be supported by rising investments made by notable vendors in product capabilities and business growth. In growing economies like China and India, where enormous populations are combined with recent advances in a variety of industries, many market participants are discovering attractive prospects.

Market Key Developments

  • In November 2022, The Nutrilac FO-7875 microparticulate whey protein concentrate, which is used as an ingredient to boost the amount of protein in food and drink items, particularly yoghurts, without altering texture or flavour, is created by Arla Foods Ingredients using a secret process. The component can permit drinking yoghurt formulations with 11% protein and only 0.8% fat, claims the cooperative.
  • In September 2022, At Dodge City, Kansas, Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc. broke ground for the location of its planned cutting-edge cheese and whey protein production facility. 250 new jobs are anticipated to be created by the new plant, which represents a capital expenditure of more than $600 million.

Global Alpha Lactalbumin Market Scope:

Report Metric Details
 Growth Rate  CAGR during the forecast period
 Base Year  2021
 Forecast Period  2023 – 2028
 Forecast Unit (Value)  USD Billion
 Segments Covered Product, Application, and Geography
 Regions Covered North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific
 Companies Covered Arla Food Ingredients, Davisco Foods International, Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, Sinopharm, Nestle S.A., Hilmar Ingredients Inc., Abcam Plc. 
 Customization Scope Free report customization with purchase



  • By Product
    • Cattle Alpha-lactalbumin
    • Human Alpha-lactalbumin
  • By Application
    • Clinical Nutrition
    • Healthy Foods
    • Infant Formula
    • Sports Nutrition
    • Others
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • USA
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • UK
      • France
      • Spain
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Israel
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • South Korea
      • India
      • Taiwan
      • Thailand
      • Indonesia
      • Others


1.1. Market Overview

1.2. Market Definition

1.3. Scope of the Study

1.4. Market Segmentation

1.5. Currency

1.6. Assumptions

1.7. Base, and Forecast Years Timeline


2.1. Research Data

2.2. Assumptions


3.1. Research Highlights


4.1. Market Drivers

4.2. Market Restraints

4.3. Porter’s Five Force Analysis

4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers

4.3.3. Threat of New Entrants

4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes

4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry

4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis


5.1. Introduction

5.2. Cattle Alpha-lactalbumin

5.3. Human Alpha-lactalbumin


6.1. Introduction

6.2. Clinical Nutrition

6.3. Healthy Foods

6.4. Infant Formula

6.5. Sports Nutrition

6.6. Others


7.1. Introduction

7.2. North America

7.2.1. United States

7.2.2. Canada

7.2.3. Mexico

7.3. South America

7.3.1. Brazil

7.3.2. Argentina

7.3.3. Others

7.4. Europe

7.4.1. United Kingdom

7.4.2. Germany

7.4.3. France

7.4.4. Spain

7.4.5. Others

7.5. The Middle East and Africa

7.5.1. Saudi Arabia

7.5.2. UAE

7.5.3. Israel

7.5.4. Others

7.6. Asia Pacific

7.6.1. Japan

7.6.2. China

7.6.3. India

7.6.4. South Korea

7.6.5. Indonesia

7.6.6. Thailand

7.6.7. Others


8.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis

8.2. Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness

8.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations

8.4. Vendor Competitiveness Matrix


9.1. Arla Food Ingredients

9.2. Davisco Foods International

9.3. Sigma-Aldrich Corporation

9.4. Sinopharm

9.5. Nestle S.A.

9.6. Hilmar Ingredients Inc.

9.7. Abcam Plc.

Arla Food Ingredients

Davisco Foods International

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation


Nestle S.A.

Hilmar Ingredients Inc.

Abcam Plc.