Beer is one of the most preferred and cherished alcoholic beverage among consumers. The beer market has been witnessing strong demand and increasing consumption over time. The drivers for this augmented beer consumption and sales include growing disposable income of consumers, rise in youth population, growing adoption of Western culture, growing HoReCa and clubs culture, and others. However, the beer market faces some challenges too, such as tight regulatory scenarios, changing consumer eating habits, and increasing concerns regarding health issues.
Beer consists of calories and alcoholic content that have negative impacts on health, when consumed in excess. Thus, looking at the consumer consciousness towards the implications of beer on health, and its nutritional aspects, brewers are trying out innovative strategies and formulations to improve the quality of their beer. One such innovation is beer protein. Beer protein is nothing but regular beer that is supplemented with protein content, with the intention of providing consumers with a refreshing beverage along with fortified protein intake. Beer protein is particularly gaining popularity among fitness enthusiasts and gym lovers as an excellent source of energy after a heavy workout. Thus, the market for beer protein is therefore anticipated to witness high demand.
Beer protein is traditional beer with fortified protein added to improve the nutritional content of the beer, and to counter the fact that beer is responsible for high-calorie intake and weight gain if consumed in excess. Protein beer is a good source of protein, which makes it an excellent alternative to other proteinaceous beverages. The drivers for the growing demand for beer protein are the increasing popularity of beer as a refreshing beverage, along with the increasing health and wellness awareness among consumers.
Beer protein fulfills consumer demand for a healthier beer alternative that does not compromise with the health and provides the necessary protein intake to deliver sufficient energy to the consumer. Beer protein is gaining popularity among fitness enthusiasts and gym lovers who are turning towards this strong drink to gain energy and refreshment after a workout session. Besides, the increasing youth population, rising per capita disposable income of consumers, growing trend of Westernization, and increasing demand for fitness supplements are expected to further drive the growth of the beer protein market.