"The protein ingredient market in Japan is diverse and encompasses various sources of protein used in a wide range of food and beverage products. Japan has a strong focus on health and nutrition, leading to a significant demand for protein ingredients to meet the dietary needs and preferences of consumers. Soy protein is a widely used protein ingredient in Japan. It is derived from soybeans and is commonly used in various food products, including tofu, soy milk, meat alternatives, protein bars, and nutritional supplements. Soy protein is valued for its high protein content, versatility, and nutritional benefits. Whey protein, particularly whey protein isolate and concentrate, is popular in Japan's fitness and sports nutrition sectors. It is a by-product of cheese production and is known for its high-quality amino acid profile. Whey protein is used in protein powders, protein bars, beverages, and other functional food products. Japan's strong fishing industry contributes to the availability of fish and seafood protein ingredients. Fish protein hydrolysates, collagen peptides derived from fish, and other seafood-based proteins are utilized in various products like supplements, functional foods, and beauty products due to their specific health benefits and potential for improving skin health. Rice protein, extracted from rice grains, has gained popularity in Japan as a plant-based protein alternative. It is hypoallergenic, easily digestible, and suitable for individuals with dietary restrictions or sensitivities. Rice protein is used in protein powders, bars, and other functional foods. Besides soy, rice, and pea proteins, other plant-based protein ingredients, such as hemp protein, pumpkin seed protein, and chia seed protein, are also available in the Japanese market. These alternative protein sources cater to consumers seeking diverse plant-based options.The Japanese market showcases ongoing innovations in protein ingredients. This includes the development of new protein sources, such as insect protein and microbial proteins, which have gained attention as sustainable and alternative protein options.The protein ingredient market in Japan is dynamic, driven by consumer demand for diverse protein sources, functional food products, and nutritional supplements .According to the report title “Japan Protein Ingredients (Animal & Plant) Market Overview, 2027”, published by Bonafide Research, the Japan protein ingredient market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of more than 7% in the near future. The protein ingredients are consumed through various sources. In Japan, the major sources of protein consumption are wheat, eggs, rice, fish, nuts, cabbage, and others. Both plant-based as well as animal-based protein ingredients are consumed in the food and beverage industry. The Japanese take protein with every meal of the day as a source of energy. Therefore, the food and beverage industries hold the largest value in the market share. However, the market share of cosmetics and personal care is estimated to grow in the future with doubled growth. The sex ratio of Japan is lower than the global sex ratio, which indicates that the female population of the country is higher than the male population. Because female consumers are the primary market drivers for the cosmetic market, the cosmetic and personal care market is expected to grow at a doubled CAGR in the coming years.The change in the consumption pattern took place when the Millennials stepped into the market. The younger generation is more concerned about their health routines and are sports enthusiasts. Millennials consume proteins that are helpful in maintaining their muscle growth, like whey protein. Fish oil is another animal-based protein whose market is increasing in terms of CAGR, as fish oil contains the protein ingredient that helps to lower threats associated with heart diseases. Similarly, egg protein shows a stagnant growth in market share value all through historic and current years. However, it is also predicted to grow with a doubled CAGR value as this protein is included in both breakfast and lunch meals. The whey protein market is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR in the upcoming forecasted years. The growing demand for whey protein in the market is due to its extremely nutritious and useful functional properties. It is easily digestible and can be consumed even by lactose-intolerant people. It is considered an important element required for optimum human and infant health, which drives the market.With consumers' growing interest in plant-based protein ingredients, pea, wheat, and soy are the most commonly consumed plant protein ingredients.These are the major crops in Japan's farms. Pea protein, which is estimated to have the highest CAGR in the upcoming forecasted years, has a larger application in the food industry and dietary supplements. People consume pea proteins in the form of burger patties and salads. Another plant-based protein source is soy protein, which is consumed in the form of nato and misso in Japan. It shows a fall in the market shares because of its minor intestinal and stomach side effects such as bloating, constipation, and nausea. It also has some allergic ill effects on some people, like itching, rashes, breathing problems etc.Amid the rise of the pandemic, the Japanese government took people’s health into consideration and maintained its responsibility towards the citizens of the nation. The government took several measures, considering the COVID-19 guidelines. The Japanese government took several regulations into consideration for the supply of protein ingredients within the nation. The major revisions pertaining to imported foods that have been brought into action are to require public health attestations for dairy products. The system to label “Food for Special Dietary Uses” is established. The Prime Minister’s approval is required for labelling foods that are suitable for special dietary uses in children, infants, pregnant women, sick people, etc.Considered in this report• Geography: Japan• Historic Year: 2016• Base year: 2021• Estimated year: 2022• Forecast year: 2027Aspects covered in this report• Japan Protein Ingredients Market with its value and forecast along with its segments.• Application wise Protein Ingredients distribution• Various drivers and challenges• On-going trends and developments• Top profiled companies• Strategic recommendationBased on source of protein ingredients • Animal protein• Plant proteinBased on animal type of protein ingredients• Egg protein• Milk protein• Whey protein• Casein protein• Gelatin protein• Fish protein, OthersBased on plant type of protein ingredients • Soy protein• Pea protein• Wheat protein• OthersBy application type• Food & Beverages• Animal Feed• Cosmetic & Personal care• Pharmaceutical & Nutraceutical• OthersThe approach of the report:This report consists of a combined approach of primary as well as secondary research. Initially, secondary research was used to get an understanding of the market and listing out the companies that are present in the market. The secondary research consists of third-party sources such as press releases, annual report of companies, analysing the government generated reports and databases. After gathering the data from secondary sources primary research was conducted by making telephonic interviews with the leading players about how the market is functioning and then conducted trade calls with dealers and distributors of the market. Post this we have started doing primary calls to consumers by equally segmenting consumers in regional aspects, tier aspects, age group, and gender. Once we have primary data with us we have started verifying the details obtained from secondary sources.Intended audienceThis report can be useful to industry consultants, manufacturers, suppliers, associations & organizations related to food and beverage industry, Medical industry, cosmetic industry, animal nutrition industry, government bodies and other stakeholders to align their market-centric strategies. In addition to marketing & presentations, it will also increase competitive knowledge about the industry. "
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