Why supplement L-arginine and what is the development prospect of L-arginine market?
Arginine is one of the essential amino acids in the human body. The most common form is L-arginine, which can be found in many healthy foods. Arginine can be used as a nutritional supplement, an energy source for immune cells, help maintain immune function, activate immune cells, synthesize collagen required for damaged tissues, and assist in wound healing.
People can get L -arginine base powder from meat, cheese products, fish, and grain products. Under normal circumstances, they can also produce a certain amount of arginine by themselves, which can meet most of the body's needs. The rest needs to be obtained from different meats and vegetables. However, often health problems will weaken their own productive capacity. At this time, additional supplementation is required through L -arginine-rich foods and nutritional supplements should be taken for serious health problems.
In terms of the development prospects of the L-arginine market, the United States is currently the world's largest L-arginine market, accounting for more than 25% of the market share, followed by the Chinese and European markets, which together account for more than 45% of the market.
In 2020, the global L-arginine base powder market size reached 4 billion yuan and is expected to reach 6.7 billion yuan in 2026, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.5%.
According to the different types of use, L-arginine is divided into food grade and pharmaceutical grade. According to market feedback, L-arginine is mainly used in supplements and nutritional products, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics. It is used more in North America, Europe, China, Japan, and Korea.