has become a major concern among the consumers in the recent years with rising awareness on healthy and nutritive diet. In addition, mishaps surrounding the food contamination incidents coupled with increasing awareness on the ingredients and food production has been influencing the consumer preferences towards more safe and healthy products. Due to the mounting food contamination cases across the globe, food & beverages industry has been under consistent pressure to comply with the procuring, processing and packaging standards set by respective regulatory agencies. Furthermore, government of various nations have been tightening the regulatory framework and mandating food testing in the value chain to ensure consumer safety and health.
The global Food Safety Testing Equipment and Consumables market
is segmented based on Technology, Contaminants, Food Type and Consumables. Different technologies are used to check the safety level such as Chromatography, Mass Spectroscopy, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Immunoassay and so on. Milk and Dairy products, Fruits and Vegetables, Poultry and Fish products are tested for the presence of various potential harmful substances like pathogens, toxins, pesticides and others.
The growth of this market has been consistently supported by increasing number of tests, strengthening government regulations, increasing food recalls and rising consumer awareness on food safety.
North America is the dominant market for food safety equipment primarily due to high penetration of processed food, stringent food laws, organized food value chain, heightened consumer knowledge and advancements in food testing technologies. APAC is estimated to grow at faster pace in the coming years mainly driven by expanding processed food sector and mounting emphasis on food safety especially in emerging economies like China and India.
Profiled in this Report are:
- Agilent Technologies Inc. (U.S.),
- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (U.S.),
- Shimadzu Corporation (Japan),
- PerkinElmer Inc. (U.S.),
- Bruker Corporation (U.S.),
The estimates and forecasts have been derived based on various inputs from primary and secondary sources. Secondary sources such as related articles, whitepapers, journals and other has helped to deliver an extensive analysis in this report. Insights related to various regulatory frameworks, food testing technologies and consumer studies have been collected from the publications of U.S. Food and Drug Administration, NSF International and other country food agencies. To enhance the accuracy of estimates, the data has been validated by conducting interviews with industry experts.