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Global Precision Fermentation Ingredients Market: Explosive Growth with 44.0% CAGR, Reaching $36.3 Billion by 2030

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Precision Fermentation Ingredients Market by Ingredient (Whey & Casein Protein, Egg White, Collagen Protein, Heme Protein), Microbe (Yeast, Algae, Fungi, Bacteria) End User, Food & Beverage Application, and Region – Forecast to 2030” report has been added to’s offering.

The global precision fermentation ingredients market is set for remarkable growth, with an estimated value of USD 2.8 billion in 2023 and a projected increase to USD 36.3 billion by 2030.

This trajectory showcases a robust compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 44.0% in terms of value over the forecast period. Several key factors contribute to this impressive expansion.

One of the significant drivers of market growth is the surge in startups entering the precision fermentation industry, driven by heightened investor interest from companies like ADM and Cult Food.

Precision fermentation, which involves lab-grown ingredients, demands substantial investments in research and development to expedite product commercialization. Rising concerns for animal welfare, environmental sustainability, and the demand for alternative proteins have also fueled the market’s momentum for precision fermentation ingredients.

Key Highlights from the Market:

  • Pharmaceutical Segment: The pharmaceutical segment is expected to hold the second-largest market share during the forecast period. Precision fermentation offers the potential for producing complex therapeutic proteins, enzymes, and bioactive compounds, reducing dependency on traditional methods. It enables cost-effective and scalable production of biopharmaceuticals, fostering advancements in medical science.
  • Meat & Seafood Segment: Within the food & beverage application, the meat & seafood segment is anticipated to hold the second-largest market share. The growth of the global plant-based meat industry has driven the demand for plant-based proteins in meat alternatives. Industry players have introduced precision-fermented meat alternative products, further accelerating the industry’s progress.
  • Whey & Casein Protein: The whey & casein protein segment holds the second-largest market share among ingredient types. Whey protein, known for its high digestibility and amino acid balance, is adaptable across various products. Precision fermentation technology aligns with evolving consumer choices, offering whey and other ingredients without traditional animal sources.
  • Bacteria Segment: Among microbe types, the bacteria segment is projected to demonstrate the highest CAGR in the market. Bacteria have been instrumental in various bioprocesses, offering advantages like rapid growth and genetic modification feasibility. Researchers can engineer bacteria for the targeted production of valuable compounds, from pharmaceuticals to sustainable food ingredients.
  • Asia Pacific Growth: The Asia Pacific region is expected to exhibit the highest CAGR in the precision fermentation ingredients market. The region has witnessed a shift towards meat-free diets, and the demand for precision-fermented egg alternatives is rising, driven by increasing adoption of vegetarian diets and rising egg prices.

Market Dynamics:

  • Drivers: Factors driving market growth include heavy investments and funding in the precision fermentation space, growing adoption of vegan and meat-free lifestyles, and the production of precision-fermented ingredients yielding a lower carbon footprint.
  • Restraints: High manufacturing costs associated with precision fermentation ingredient production are identified as a restraint, along with challenges related to commercialization and cost-effective production at scale.
  • Opportunities: Opportunities in the market include the development of novel protein production systems, lower production and supply chain costs, and competitive product costing against animal-based and other alternative proteins.
  • Challenges: Challenges in the market encompass the lack of commercialization and cost-effective production at scale and low customer acceptance of precision-fermented products.

Companies Mentioned:

  • Change Foods
  • Eden Brew
  • Formo Bio
  • Fybraworks Foods
  • Geltor
  • Helaina Inc.
  • Imagindairy Ltd.
  • Impossible Foods Inc.
  • Melt&Marble
  • Motif Foodworks, Inc.
  • Mycorena
  • Mycotechnology, Inc
  • New Culture
  • Nourish Ingredients Pty Ltd.
  • Perfect Day, Inc.
  • Remilk Ltd.
  • Revyve
  • Shiru Inc.
  • The Every Co.
  • Triton Algae Innovations

Key Attributes:

Report Attribute Details
No. of Pages 312
Forecast Period 2023 – 2030
Estimated Market Value (USD) in 2023 $2.8 Billion
Forecasted Market Value (USD) by 2030 $36.3 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate 44.2%
Regions Covered Global

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