1 INTRODUCTION 15
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 15
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 15
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 16
1.4 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 16
1.5 CURRENCY 17
1.6 UNIT 17
1.7 STAKEHOLDERS 17

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 18
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 18
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 19
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 19
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 20
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 20
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 21
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of primaries 21
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 22
2.3 MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION 24
2.4 ASSUMPTIONS & LIMITATIONS 25
2.4.1 ASSUMPTIONS 25
2.4.2 LIMITATIONS 26

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 27

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 30
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FOOD AMINO ACIDS MARKET 30
4.2 FOOD AMINO ACIDS MARKET, BY KEY COUNTRY 31
4.3 ASIA-PACIFIC: THE LARGEST MARKET FOR FOOD AMINO ACIDS 32
4.4 FOOD AMINO ACIDS MARKET, BY APPLICATION 33

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 34
5.1 INTRODUCTION 34
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 34
5.2.1 DRIVERS 35
5.2.1.1 Rising demand for glutamic acid as flavor enhancer 35
5.2.1.2 Increasing health concerns of consumers 35
5.2.1.3 Increase in demand for amino acid-based nutrition products 35
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5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 36
5.2.2.1 High cost involved in R&D activities & production resulting in high prices 36
5.2.2.2 Stringent regulations 36
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 36
5.2.3.1 Growing demand in emerging economies 36
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 37
5.2.4.1 Increasing usage of multi-page labeling 37
5.2.4.2 Negative perception of consumers 37
5.3 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 37

6 FOOD AMINO ACID MARKET, BY TYPE 39
6.1 INTRODUCTION 40
6.2 GLUTAMIC ACID 41
6.3 LYSINE 43
6.4 TRYPTOPHAN 44
6.5 METHIONINE 44
6.6 PHENYLALANINE 45
6.7 OTHER TYPES 46

7 FOOD AMINO ACIDS MARKET, BY SOURCE 47
7.1 INTRODUCTION 48
7.2 PLANT-BASED AMINO ACIDS 50
7.3 ANIMAL-BASED AMINO ACIDS 51
7.4 SYNTHETIC AMINO ACIDS 52

8 FOOD AMINO ACIDS MARKET, BY APPLICATION 53
8.1 INTRODUCTION 54
8.2 NUTRACEUTICALS & DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS 55
8.3 INFANT FORMULA 57
8.4 FOOD FORTIFICATION 59
8.5 CONVENIENCE FOOD 60
8.6 OTHERS 62

9 FOOD AMINO ACIDS MARKET, BY REGION 63
9.1 INTRODUCTION 64
9.2 NORTH AMERICA 65
9.2.1 U.S. 69
9.2.2 CANADA 69
9.2.3 MEXICO 70
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9.3 EUROPE 71
9.3.1 GERMANY 75
9.3.2 U.K. 75
9.3.3 ITALY 76
9.3.4 FRANCE 77
9.3.5 REST OF EUROPE 77
9.4 ASIA-PACIFIC 78
9.4.1 CHINA 81
9.4.2 JAPAN 81
9.4.3 INDIA 82
9.4.4 AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND 83
9.4.5 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC 83
9.5 ROW 84
9.5.1 BRAZIL 86
9.5.2 SOUTH AFRICA 87
9.5.3 OTHERS IN ROW 88

10 FOOD AMINO ACIDS MARKET, BY BRAND 89
10.1 INTRODUCTION 89
10.2 REXIVA BY EVONIK INDUSTRIES AG 89
10.3 SUNTHENINE BY TAIYO INTERNATIONAL INC. 89
10.4 BRANCHED CHAIN AMINO ACIDS (BCAA) BY PRINOVA GROUP 89
10.5 L-ARGININE BY KYOWA HAKKO KIRIN GROUP 89
10.6 L-CITRULLINE BY KYOWA HAKKO KIRIN GROUP 89
10.7 L-ASPARTIC ACID BY AJINOMOTO CO., INC. 89
10.8 L-GLUTAMIC ACID BY AJINOMOTO CO., INC. 89
10.9 MIWON (MSG) BY DAESANG CORPORATION 90
10.10 L-ARGININE BY DAESANG CORPORATION 90
10.11 EPSILON-POLY-L-LYSINE BY SHAOXING YAMEI BIOTECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 90

11 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 91
11.1 OVERVIEW 91
11.2 FOOD AMINO ACIDS MARKET: DIVE VENDOR COMPARISON 92
11.2.1 FOOD AMINO ACIDS MARKET: PRODUCT OFFERING 94
11.2.2 FOOD AMINO ACIDS MARKET: BUSINESS STRATEGY 95
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12 COMPANY PROFILES 97
(Company at a Glance, Recent Financials, Products & Services, Strategies & Insights, & Recent Developments)*
12.1 AJINOMOTO CO., INC. 97
12.2 KYOWA HAKKO KIRIN GROUP 101
12.3 EVONIK INDUSTRIES 103
12.4 SIGMA-ALDRICH 105
12.5 PRINOVA GROUP LLC 107
12.6 DAESANG CORPORATION 109
12.7 SHAOXING YAMEI BIOTECHNOLOGY CO., LTD 110
12.8 QINGDAO SAMIN CHEMICAL CO., LTD. 112
12.9 HUGESTONE ENTERPRISE CO., LTD. 113
12.10 BRENNTAG AG 115
12.11 PANGAEA SCIENCES INC. 117
12.12 AMINO GMBH 118
12.13 KINGCHEM LLC 120
12.14 ROCHEM INTERNATIONAL INC. 122
12.15 SUNRISE NUTRACHEM GROUP 124
12.16 TAIYO INTERNATIONAL 127
12.17 MONTELOEDER S.L. 128
12.18 CJ CORPORATION 129
12.19 KRAEMER MARTIN GMBH (AZELIS) 131
12.20 PACIFIC RAINBOW INTERNATIONAL, INC. 132
*Details on company at a glance, recent financials, products & services, strategies & insights, & recent developments might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

13 APPENDIX 133
13.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 133
13.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 136
13.3 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 138
13.4 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 139
13.5 RELATED REPORTS 140
13.6 AUTHOR DETAILS 141