Cysteine Market to Reach Valuation of US$ 227.7 Mn by 2031: Transparency Market Research

Cysteine Market: Introduction

Transparency Market Research delivers key insights on the global cysteine market. In terms of revenue, the global cysteine market is estimated to expand at a CAGR of 5.6% during the forecast period, owing to numerous factors, regarding which TMR offers thorough insights and forecasts in its report on the global cysteine market.

The global cysteine market is broadly affected by several factors, including usage of cysteine in pharmaceutical, food & dietary supplements, cosmetics, pet food, and other products. Rising demand for cysteine in food & dietary supplement is propelling the global cysteine market. Cysteine has extensive use in multiple industries such as pharmaceutical, food & dietary supplements, cosmetics, and pet food as well.

L-cysteine is an amino acid that serves as a building block of some proteins. It is one of the most common reducing agents in baking as well as in enriched beef flavour. It offers numerous benefits such as gluten softening and dough relaxing agent; it reduces mixing and fermentation time in bakery products.

Cysteine is available in numerous foods such as pork, beef, chicken, fish, lentils, oatmeal, eggs, low-fat yogurt, sunflower seeds, cheese and many others. The recommended daily intake of cysteine is 4.1mg per kilogram of body weight or 1.9 mg per pound. A person weighing 70kg (approx. 154 pounds) should consume 287mg of cysteine per day.

Cysteine Market: Dynamics

Rise in demand for food & dietary supplements and pharmaceuticals is expected to drive the cysteine market in the near future. There are no health issues related to the use of L-cysteine. The potential concern is regarding the source of this ingredient. The primary source of amino acid is goose, duck feather, human hair, swine bristles, swine hooves, etc. The trend is moving toward vegan source cysteine due to increasing vegan population. Several countries are not using animal sources for the production. Cysteine can formed by fermentation, protein hydrosylate, and other production process as well.

People across the world are becoming more self-aware about health and wellness in the last couple of years. Thus, health and awareness are generally described as a process that an individual follows to achieve mental health and physical wellbeing. People are increasingly being aware about health and physical wellbeing through nutrition care professionals, Internet, and media, regarding poor diet and unhealthy food.

The intake of vitamin, minerals, organic food, and dietary supplements has increased significantly post COVID-19. Rising awareness about health issues and alternatives; the affluence of the working population with changing lifestyles, dietary patterns; and increase in disposable income are driving consumers toward health supplements and nutraceuticals.

Cysteine Market: Prominent Regions

Based on region, the global cysteine market can be segmented into North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. Asia Pacific dominated the global cysteine market in 2020. The region is expected to maintain its dominance during the forecast period. In Asia Pacific, demand for cysteine increased in industries such as cosmetic, pharmaceuticals, and pet food products. Countries such as China, Japan, and India are spearheading the functional food production in Asia Pacific. These countries are considered to be leading consumers of cysteine that is used in food & dietary supplements.

Cysteine Market: Key Players

The global cysteine market is fragmented with the presence of a large number of players. Key players operating in the global cysteine market are Wacker Chemie AG, Ajinomoto Co. Inc., Taenaka Kogyo Co Ltd. Nippon Rika Co.Ltd, Bachem, Hubei Bafeng Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd, CJ CheilJedang Corp, Wuhan Amino Acid Bio-Chemical Co., Ltd, Donboo Amino Acid Co., Ltd, and Wuhan Grand Hoyo Co. Ltd.

Global Cysteine Market: Segmentation

Cysteine Market, by Type

  • Plant Based
  • Animal Based

Cysteine Market, by Production Process

  • Fermentation
  • Proteine hydrolysate
  • Others

Cysteine Market, by End-user

  • Pharmaceutical
  • Food & Dietary Supplements
  • Cosmetic
  • Pet Food
  • Others

Cysteine Market, by Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Italy
    • Russia & CIS
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • ASEAN
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC Countries
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

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