Europe amino acids market is set to witness promising growth owing to the rising product demand from the pharmaceutical, food & dietary supplement, and cosmetics industries. Amino acids play a key role both as intermediates in metabolism and as building blocks of proteins. These are a group of 20 organic compounds that share certain formation traits. Overall, amino acids are grouped into conditional, nonessential, and essential.

These acids are known to build muscles, prevent illness, cause chemical reactions in the body, transport nutrients, among many other functions. Additionally, these acids play a key role in every system across an individual’s body namely maintaining healthy nails, hair, and skin. These help in normal digestion, healing and repairing, forming neurotransmitters, helping in maintaining tissue strength and muscle tone, regulating moods by helping in producing hormones, and assisting in the formation as well as growth of skin, connective tissue, and muscles.

Amino acid deficiency could result in health issues such as slow growth in children, depression, decreased immunity, lower mental alertness, fertility issues, and digestive problems among other health issues. However, a balanced diet can make sure that the body gets a healthy intake of nonessential and essential amino acids through the day.

Europe amino acid market is divided into segments in terms of product, application, and regional landscape.

In terms of product, the Europe amino acid market is classified into isoleucine, phenylalanine, asparagine, serine, glycine, tyrosine, histidine, cysteine, proline, aspartic acid, arginine, alanine, leucine, valine, tryptophan, threonine, and methionine. Among these, the market share of threonine is likely to grow with CAGR of 4.5% over the forecast timeframe owing to increasing utilization in the supplement industry.

The product is essential for healthy skin and teeth, since it is a component in elastin, collagen, and tooth enamel. Threonine is also helpful for people with mild depression, anxiety, and indigestion, thereby also helping in aiding fat metabolism.

Tryptophan segment will witness growth owing to the increasing penetration in manufacturing food & beverage additives sector. Increasing demand for anti-aging and collagen enhancing cosmetics will drive the proline segmental growth. It is frequently used in anti-aging skin care products due to its ability to decrease the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. The product also improves skin elasticity and promotes skin repair and skin regeneration.

Histidine product segment will grow at a significant rate over the coming years. Rising awareness on health & fitness and increasing demand for high quality supplements will further boost market share. This product is known to facilitate growth as well as the formation of blood cells and tissue repair. These also help in maintaining the special protective covering over nerve cells known as the myelin sheath.

Rapid utilization in cosmetic industry in manufacturing moisturizing cosmetic solutions will propel the glycine segmental growth. Its main work in cosmetics is to improve the moisture retention, promoting skin regeneration and repair, enhancing the visible signs of aging, and increasing the collagen production. These factors will further increase its demand in cosmetic industry.

The market for glutamine amino acid is anticipated to grow at a momentous CAGR of more than 4% through the forecast timeframe owing to rapid penetration in food & beverage industry.

The lysine segment is slated to register considerable gains as increasing demand for high performance ingredients in animal feed industry is likely to foster product demand.

Increasing demand for natural acids in cosmetic preparations and changing rising awareness on skin care health to augment market share for the glutamic acid segment.