Texturized Vegetable Protein Market Size Analysis, Future Growth, Segmentation, Competitive Landscape, Forecast 2022-2031

The rising awareness among consumers about a multitude of health benefits of plant-based sources of protein has been aiding the market for texturized vegetable protein. Future Market Insights (FMI) in a new study has forecast the market to reach US$ 1.03 Bn by the end of 2022. Growth forecasts continue to remain positive for the market, thanks to increasing number of vegetarian population worldwide.

Continuously increasing demand for food & beverage products which provide nutritional benefits with sensory taste is one of the major factor driving the demand for texturized vegetable protein. Due to increasing awareness regarding animal cruelty and environmental damages caused by excessive consumption of might the demand for texturized vegetable protein is expected to increase.

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These protein sources also contain lower amount of saturated fat and cholesterol as compared to meat products hence are considered to have more health benefits. Among products available, the demand for soy protein is expected to be the highest. As per FMI, the soy protein segment is forecast to account for over 80% of the market through 2031.

Key Takeaways from the Texturized Vegetable Protein Market Study

The North American texturized vegetable protein market leads in terms of market size and accounts for 30.1% of the global texturized vegetable protein market in 2021. The Soy Protein texturized vegetable protein market is expected to have a market share of 70.0% of the global texturized vegetable protein market in 2031. In the nature segment, Conventional holds 97.9 % of the texturized vegetable protein market.

In the end-user segment, Industry holds the maximum market share of 76.1% in 2021 of texturized vegetable protein market where Meat Analogues holds 42.8% globally in 2021. Soy protein has a major share by product type and is anticipated to grow significantly over the forecast period. North America have a large number of companies and thus, majority of companies are emphasizing on offering non-GMO products, which are processed through extrusion-based technology, with enhanced functional properties so that their product can comply with strict requirements of clean label products.

“Benefits of opting vegan proteins are now gaining popularity due to which many big companies are investing in the production and innovation of texturized vegetable protein. Several manufacturers are acquiring or merging with key companies to expand their product portfolio and increase their market share. E-commerce and online stores are easing entry barriers and distribution costs. These factors are expected to make competition fiercer within the market” said a lead analyst at FMI

Who is Winning?

The global population is increasing at a rapid rate and it is expected that the population will be around 9.5 Bn by 2050 from 7 Bn in 2017. The situation is set to put quite a strain on the food and supply of raw material, resulting in the need for alternate protein sources. Key players operating in the market are adopting various strategies, which include expansion of production capacity and launch of various products.

A few of the leading players operating in the texturized vegetable protein market are Archer Daniels Midland Company, CHS Inc., Roquette Frères, Beneo GmbH, Danisco A/S, Vestkron A/S, Cargill Inc., FUJI OIL CO., LTD., Puris Proteins, LLC., MGP Ingredients, Inc., Crown Soya Protein Group, Sotexpro SA, Wilmar International Ltd., Gushen Biotechnology Group Co., Ltd., Ingredion Inc.

Texturized Vegetable Protein Market Key Segments

Product Type

  • Soy Protein
  • Wheat Protein
  • Pea Protein
  • Rice Protein


  • Organic
  • Conventional


  • Chunks
  • Slice
  • Flakes
  • Granules

End Users

  • Household
  • Commercial
  • Industry
    • Food Industry
      • Bakery
      • Snacks
      • Ready Meals
      • Sports Nutrition
      • Clinical Nutrition
      • Baby Food
      • Meat Analogues
      • Others
    • Animal Feed

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Distribution Channel

  • Direct
  • Indirect
    • Store Based
    • Hypermarket
    • Convenience St.
    • Traditional Store
    • Online Retails


  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • East Asia
  • South Asia
  • Middle East and Africa (MEA)
  • Oceania

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