Published October 2022
Amino acids, the building blocks of protein, are used as feed supplements to provide for nutrients that natural feeds are lacking. Animal feed producers and large-scale meat processing companies are the major consumers of amino acids.
Robust consumption growth will continue, driven by higher meat demand, animal production advancements, and increasing focus on sustainability. Supply is adequate following a phase of rapid capacity expansion, with the production base shifting to Asia, and particularly mainland China, resulting in the commoditization of several major product categories. During the next few years, the rise of low-carbon fuel may result in a change in feed meal supply structure, and thus may impact amino acids demand.
The following pie charts show world consumption of amino acids:
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