Glutamic Acid Market - Global Industry Analysis, Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2023


Occurrence of glutamic acid is quite common in almost every protein compound. It is found abundantly in cereals, meats, certain algae, and soy protein. Glutamic acid is also known as proteinogenic amino acid and its salts are known as glutamates. These are primarily used in food for enhancement of flavor. Glutamate is a non-essential amino acid, which is crucial for proper functioning of cells and for disposing excess nitrogen from human body. Glutamate acts as a neurotransmitter in the nervous system. Glutamic acid is primarily used as flavor enhancer in the processed food industry. Sodium salt of glutamic acid, known as monosodium glutamate (MSG), is extensively used as food additive in the food industry. Browse Full Report With ToC: