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Glutamine Market

Glutamine Market Size, Share, Competitive Landscape and Trend Analysis Report, by Type, by Product, by Packaging, by End User and, by Distribution Channel : Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032

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Author's: | Roshan Deshmukh
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An alpha-amino acid that is found naturally in human muscles is known as glutamine. It is the main constituent of the skull. About 61% of the skeletal muscle is glutamine. As glutamine consists of 19% of nitrogen, it acts as a nitrogen carrier in the muscle cells. It is naturally present in high protein dietary sources like chicken, beef, fish, sprouts, and dairy products. Intense workout causes glutamine depletion in the body, which further causes loss of stamina and fatigue. It helps to gain weight, and hence, is a popular dietary ingredient among people undergoing weight training.

Glutamine is of two types that is L-glutamine and D-glutamine. The D-glutamine is the D enantiomer of glutamine that is abundantly present in the human body and is involved in metabolic activities. It transports nitrogen in the body, and acts as an energy source to a few cells. On the other hand, L-glutamine improves immunity, supports intestinal health, improves the symptoms of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), and boosts the immune cell activity in the gut, averting inflammation & infection, and soothing intestinal tissues.

Glutamine market fundamentally consists of supplements in the form of powder, pills, liquid, or capsules that can be consumed with plain water or milk. By witnessing the efforts put up by the market, players operate in the glutamine market to meet the growth in demand of glutamine, the forecasters can predict that the revenues of the global glutamine market, which are expected to boost at an excellent rate during the forecast period.

COVID-19 Scenario Analysis:
The COVID-19 pandemic has severely hit the global glutamine market.

  • The market players operating in this market are not able to meet consumer demand.
  • Manufacturers face production & supply related issues.
  • The primary reason behind the slump in the supply of glutamine is the restricted manufacturing activities due to a halt on the export-import activities.
  • There is a disruption in the supply chain, and manufacturers face problems such as restricted labor, lack in the supply of raw material, and logistics slowdown. 
  • In addition, the current stagnation in the supply has decremented the ever-increasing demand for glutamine-rich food products such as meat, beef, chicken, and dairy.

Top Impacting Factors: Market Scenario Analysis, Trends, Drivers, and Impact Analysis
The prime reasons for the growth of the global glutamine market are the growth in trend of bodybuilding among millennials and rise in demand to intake costly supplements to have better & fast results. Glutamine can do wonders on low muscle density, help in recovering muscle, recover broken muscles, and can help in building new & strong muscles. Another major factor that drives the global glutamine market is that it helps in improving the immune system of one's body.
On the contrary, stringent government policies regarding the use of glutamine, concerns regarding packed protein supplements, and lack of trust among the consumers about the consumption of various supplements hamper the growth of the global glutamine market. While a lack of awareness about the glutamine again remains a big challenge for the glutamine market globally. 
However, increase in demand from the pharmaceutical industry, rise in demand for supplements, surge in applications of glutamine in treating various diseases and growth in demand from the developing economies are a few factors that create profitable opportunities for the global glutamine market.  
The Global Glutamine Market Trends 

  • Growth in the Pharmaceutical Sector
  • Owing to change in eating habits and an increase in the number of diseases such as diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer's, and obesity, the market demand for glutamine in the pharmaceutical industry has increased. Glutamine is used in the pharmaceutical sector to manufacture medicines that help in curing cancer, cystinuria, sickle cell anemia, anxiety, insomnia, aiding AIDS, and curing digestive problems like stomach ulcers. These ever-increasing applications of glutamine stimulate its growth in the pharmaceutical industry.  
  • Growth in the Personal Care and Cosmetics Industry
  • Rise in disposable income, coupled with growing trends toward grooming and increase in demand for personal care products, have surged the demand for glutamine in the personal care and cosmetics industry. Glutamine helps in the regeneration of the cells and thus is useful in making baby products, cleaning products, bath products, and many skin conditioning products. Furthermore, glutamine has antioxidant properties due to which it helps in neutralizing harmful toxins and free radicals. These numerous benefits of glutamine have increased global glutamine demand.  

Key Benefits of the Report

  • This study presents the analytical depiction of the global glutamine industry along with the current trends and future estimations to determine the imminent investment pockets.
  • The report presents information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities along with detailed analysis of the global glutamine market share.
  • The current market is quantitatively analyzed to highlight the global glutamine market growth scenario.
  • Porter’s five forces analysis illustrates the potency of buyers & suppliers in the market. 
  • The report provides a detailed global glutamine market analysis based on competitive intensity and how the competition will take shape in coming years. 

Questions Answered in the Glutamine Market Research Report

  • Which are the leading players active in the glutamine market?
  • What are the current trends that will influence the market in the next few years?
  • What are the driving factors, restraints, and opportunities of the market?
  • What future projections would help in taking further strategic steps?

Glutamine Market Report Highlights

Aspects Details
By Type
  • L-glutamine
  • D-glutamine
By Product
  • Powder
  • Pills
  • Liquid
  • Capsules
By Packaging
  • Plastic Pouch
  • Plastic Bottle
  • Glass Bottle
  • Plastic Jar
  • Others
By End User
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Muscle building Supplements
  • Cosmetics and Personal Care
  • Others
By Distribution Channel
  • Supermarket/ Hypermarket
  • Drug Stores
  • Specialized Stores
  • Online Distribution Channel
  • Others
By Region
  • North America  (U.S, Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe  (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific  (China, Japan, India, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • LAMEA  (Middle East, Brazil, Rest of LAMEA)
Key Market Players

Daesang, Nutritech, Prinova, Battery Nutrition Limited., Optimum Nutrition INC, Evonik, Nutri Advanced Ltd, Now Foods, Dymatize enterprises LLC, Kyowa Hakko Kirin, Allmax Nutrition INC, Fufeng, AJINOMOTO Co. Inc.

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Glutamine Market

Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032