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Chickpea Protein Ingredients Market Trends

ID: MRFR//5022-CR | 123 Pages | Author: Snehal Singh| September 2019

Global Chickpea Protein Ingredients Market Overview

Chickpea Protein Ingredients Market Size was valued at USD 0.66 Billion in 2023. The Chickpea Protein Ingredients market industry is projected to grow from USD 0.74 Billion in 2024 to USD 1.55 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.65% during the forecast period (2024 - 2032). Veganism's growing popularity, as well as the growing need for plant-based products are the key market drivers enhancing the market growth.

Chickpea Protein Ingredients Market Overview2

Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Chickpea Protein Ingredients Market Trends

  • Growing organic demand is driving the market growth

The rising organic demand of chickpea is driving Market CAGR for Chickpea Protein Ingredients supplements. The key driver projected to fuel market revenue growth is rising consumer demand for organic chickpea ingredients. Consumers are becoming more interested in organic food items, which has increased the demand for organic chickpea seeds in food products. Furthermore, rising demand for fried legume snacks and other food products has increased the adoption of organic food goods, which is projected to fuel market revenue growth. Furthermore, rising consumer preferences for vegan food consumption for a more sustainable environment will likely promote acceptance of these seeds. Organic chickpea products contain 100% of these constituents with no added substances. Organic chickpea food products are infused with 100% of these components and include no extra food adhesives or colorants, increasing acceptance.

Furthermore, rising demand for chickpea-based spreads, mayonnaise, and sauces is growing acceptance and driving market revenue growth. Furthermore, increased demand for organic products due to these seeds' magnesium and calcium content aids in bone health. This is another aspect generating demand and drives market revenue growth.

Chickpea proteins retain their profile as well as their numerous health advantages. Chickpea protein, for example, improves appetite control by slowing digestion and raising levels of hormones that suppress appetite. Chickpea protein, when consumed, reduces calorie intake while maintaining healthy energy levels.

Furthermore, chickpea protein has a 30% thermic impact, which means that 30% of the calories are absorbed during digestion, minimizing the chance of fat conversion. In addition to these benefits, chickpea protein aids with weight control, bone health, and muscle strength. According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data from 2003 to 2010, those who consume chickpea/hummus are 53% less likely to be obese and 51% less likely to have an increased glucose level. This is likely to boost consumption significantly. Similarly, chickpea protein is well-known for its involvement in blood sugar management, particularly in persons with type 2 diabetes. They prevent blood sugar levels from quickly rising post-meal and play an important role in diabetes treatment.

Several other studies have revealed that plant-based protein is a superior choice for patients with chronic cardiovascular conditions, driving up demand for chickpea protein. In addition to its numerous health benefits, chickpea protein aids in hair loss prevention and skin care, increasing its use in nutraceuticals.

According to food allergy and training (tare) organizations, more than 32% of people in the United States have food allergies that prevent them from eating particular substances. Almost 15 million people are allergic to milk, eggs, wheat, and soy. Similarly, 25% of Americans are lactose intolerant, so dairy digestion is restricted. Plant proteins are used in the production of various meals, including bakery, confectionery, and snacks, to suit the vegan population's expanding criteria. This is projected to be the market's top growth function for the foreseeable future. Thus, driving the Chickpea Protein Ingredients market revenue.

Chickpea Protein Ingredients Market Segment Insights

Chickpea Protein Ingredients Type Insights

The Chickpea Protein Ingredients market segmentation, based on type, includes concentrates, isolates and flour. The isolates segment dominated the market, accounting for 53% of market revenue. Rising demand for chickpea isolates drives expansion in this category due to nutritional benefits such as anti-cholesterol and antioxidant capabilities. The rising demand for chickpea isolates among lactose-intolerant customers due to the consumption of dairy-based food products is increasing the adoption of these seeds. It is predicted to drive revenue growth in this category.

Chickpea Protein Ingredients Category Insights

The Chickpea Protein Ingredients market segmentation is based on category organic and conventional. The organic segment dominated the market, accounting for 69% of market revenue. Consumer demand for organic chickpea ingredients is likely to fuel market revenue growth. Consumers are increasingly interested in organic food items, which has increased demand for organic chickpea seeds in food products.

Chickpea Protein Ingredients Form Insights

Based on form, the Chickpea Protein Ingredients market segmentation includes solid and liquid. The solid segment dominated the market, accounting for 53% of market revenue. Consumers' increasing use of solid-type chickpea products propels this segment's expansion. The growing popularity of chickpea snacks and biscuits as rapid ready-to-eat foods with nutritional benefits are driving up demand for solid chickpea ingredients. Solid chickpea is chosen by food, pharmaceutical, and animal feed makers over liquid chickpea due to their ease of handling and storage, which is projected to fuel growth in this market.

Chickpea Protein Ingredients Application Insights

Based on application, the Chickpea Protein Ingredients market segmentation includes food & beverages {dairy products, bakery and confectionery, beverages, dietary supplements, sweet and savory snacks, infant nutrition and others}, animal feed and others. The food & beverages category generated the most income. The growing use of chickpea flour and concentrates in food and drinks is propelling the expansion of this segment, as these ingredients are commonly employed in large quantities in various food products to provide nutritional advantages. Furthermore, increased consumer demand for nutrition cereals and infant food products will likely boost chickpea acceptance in food and drinks. 

Figure 1: Chickpea Protein Ingredients Market, by Application, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)

Chickpea Protein Ingredients Market, by Application, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)

Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Chickpea Protein Ingredients Regional Insights

The report segmented the market into North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the Rest of the World. The North American Chickpea Protein Ingredients market area will dominate this market. The rising population and customer inclination for sports and gyms in North America will likely fuel market revenue growth. The growing demand for processed meals that require additional flavors and high protein nutrition is predicted to boost the growth of the market. Another factor predicted to enhance the usage of such additives is the rising consumer desire for alternative dairy protein sources.

The major countries studied in the market report are The US, Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.



Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Asia-Pacific Chickpea Protein Ingredients market accounts for the second-largest market share. The strong presence of significant regional competitors is projected to boost the market growth. Furthermore, the growing vegan population in the Asia Pacific and consumer interest in fitness and sports are likely to boost market expansion. Further, the China Chickpea Protein Ingredients market held the largest market share, and the India Chickpea Protein Ingredients market was the fastest-growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.

The European Chickpea Protein Ingredients Market is expected to grow fastest from 2023 to 2032. Rising demand for vegan protein powders and supplements among health-conscious consumers will likely boost European market revenue growth. Moreover, the Germany Chickpea Protein Ingredients market held the largest market share, and the UK Chickpea Protein Ingredients market was the fastest-growing market in the European region.

Chickpea Protein Ingredients Key Market Players & Competitive Insights

Leading industry companies are making significant R&D investments to diversify their product offerings, which will drive the Chickpea Protein Ingredients market's expansion. Important market developments include new product releases, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, greater investments, and collaboration with other organizations. Market participants also engage in several strategic actions to increase their worldwide presence. The Chickpea Protein Ingredients industry needs to provide reasonably priced goods to grow and thrive in an increasingly competitive and challenging market environment.

Local production to minimize operating costs is one of the key business tactics manufacturers use in the Chickpea Protein Ingredients industry to support clients and increase the market sector. The Chickpea Protein Ingredients industry has recently provided some of the most significant benefits.  Major players in the Chickpea Protein Ingredients market, including ChickP, Ingredion Incorporated, and others, are attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development operations.

ChickP is a food-tech startup that has pioneered an innovative answer to the increasing demand for plant-based protein. The company manufactures and sells a highly functional chickpea protein isolate with a high protein load (over 90%). It provides a vegetable-based, non-allergenic protein isolate for infusion into a wide range of food applications, with a neutral flavor thanks to revolutionary, IP-protected technology that sets a new standard for pure protein solutions. ChickP proteins can be integrated into nearly any matrix because of their excellent solubility and smooth viscosity in the unique isolate form, which is especially well-suited for meat and dairy analogs. It adds a significant protein boost to beverages, pastries, snacks, and other foods. In November 2019, An Israeli firm has launched chickpea protein products as dairy substitutes. According to Innova Market Insights data referenced in the company's statement, launches in the category are three times greater than food and beverage launches in general.

Key Companies in the Chickpea Protein Ingredients market include

  • Archer Daniels Midland Company (US)

  • Nutriati, Inc. (US)

  • Batory Foods (US)

  • ChickP (Israel)

  • InnovoPro Ltd (Israel)

  • Cambridge Commodities Limited (UK)

  • AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. (Canada)

  • Ingredion Incorporated (US)

  • Chickplease (US)

  • Nutraonly (Xi'an)

  • Nutritions Inc. (China).

Chickpea Protein Ingredients Industry Developments

Ingredion Incorporated: Introduced HOMECRAFT® Pulse starches and flours, including chickpea variants, providing enhanced performance and a clean label appearance for a range of uses.

March 2023: InnovoPro, the leader in chickpea protein, announced today that its clean-label ingredients would power various products at this year's Natural Products Expo West, which will take place from March 7th to March 11th, demonstrating the adaptability and utility of their platform

May 2022: InnovoPro, a food industry innovator with great tasting and functional chickpea protein solutions, was one of six sustainable FoodTech organizations that showcased their products at the United Nations event on May 12th, in collaboration with Israel's Permanent Mission to the United Nations and The Good Food Institute.

Chickpea Protein Ingredients Market Segmentation

Chickpea Protein Ingredients Type Outlook

  • Concentrates

  • Isolates

  • Flour

Chickpea Protein Ingredients Category Outlook

  • Organic

  • Conventional

Chickpea Protein Ingredients Form Outlook

  • Solid

  • Liquid

Chickpea Protein Ingredients Application Outlook

  • Food & Beverages

    • Dairy Products

    • Bakery and Confectionery

    • Beverages

    • Dietary Supplements

    • Sweet and Savory Snacks

    • Infant Nutrition

    • Others

  • Animal Feed

  • Others

Chickpea Protein Ingredients Regional Outlook

  • North America

    • US

    • Canada

  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific

  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America

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