Food Safety Testing Market to Reach New Heights | Size, Share, Outlook | Forecast 2023 – 2028 | Renub Research

Renub Research has recently released a report titled "Food Safety Testing Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2023-2028," providing a detailed industry analysis that includes market share insights. In addition, the report covers research on competitors and regions and current advancements in the food safety testing market. The Food Safety Testing Industry shall experience a CAGR of nearly 8.12% from 2023 to 2028.Consumers demand safer and healthier food options, leading to increased demand for food safety testing to guarantee the standard and safety of food products.

Additionally, advancements in technology and testing methods contribute to the surge of food safety testing by providing more accurate and efficient testing solutions. An example of such progress is the adoption of rapid and reliable molecular-based testing techniques, like polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and next-generation sequencing (NGS), which can detect a wide range of pathogens with high sensitivity and specificity. These components collectively drive the growth of the food safety testing market.

The food safety testing market is experiencing substantial growth driven by various factors, including the increasing globalization of food supply chains in the food industry. This globalization amplifies the need for robust food safety testing to ensure the safety and quality of food products throughout the complete supply chain. Additionally, stringent food safety regulations mandated by government bodies and international organizations create a higher demand for food safety testing services to ensure compliance and mitigate potential penalties or reputational risks. As food safety continues to be a top priority for consumers, governments, and the food industry shall sustain its growth momentum.

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E-commerce's rapid growth in the food industry has transformed food products' sourcing, distribution, and consumption. With online grocery shopping and food delivery becoming increasingly popular, there is a higher demand for food safety testing to ensure the safety and quality of food products purchased and consumed online. Food safety incidents and recalls can severely affect companies' reputations and brand images. As a result, food companies are driving by investing in robust programs to ensure their products meet the highest safety standards, comply with regulations, and protect their reputation and brand value.

Compliance with Regulations and Trade Standards Drives Growth of GMO Contaminant Testing in Food Safety Testing Market

The increasing use of GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) in food production has led to a growing need for testing to detect and quantify GMO contaminants in food products. Furthermore, many countries have established regulations and labeling requirements for GMO-containing foods. Compliance with these regulations necessitates rigorous testing of food products for GMO contaminants, leading to increased demand for GMO testing services. Additionally, variations in GMO regulations and requirements for testing across different countries and regions and the need to comply with international trade standards for export/import have further contributed to the growth of GMO contaminant testing in the food safety testing industry, driving the need to meet different country-specific regulations and ensure compliance with GMO-related standards.

Salmonella's Dominance in the Food Safety Testing Market is because of Widespread, Persistent, and Stringent Regulations

Salmonella, common bacteria found in various types of food, including animal-derived products like raw poultry, eggs, meat, and dairy, is a significant concern for food safety due to its potential to cause foodborne illnesses in humans. Its ability to be present at any stage of food production, processing, distribution, or preparation makes it a persistent challenge for the food industry. Salmonella's survival and multiplication capabilities in different environmental conditions further complicate efforts to control and eliminate it from the food supply chain. Moreover, stringent regulations and testing requirements for Salmonella in food products imposed by regulatory authorities worldwide drive regular testing to comply with regulatory standards and prevent potential outbreaks.

Certifications, Regulatory Requirements, and Awareness Fuel Demand for Food & Vegetable Testing in the Food Safety Testing Market

High-profile food safety incidents and recalls have heightened awareness about the importance of testing for safety and quality in the food industry, particularly concerning fruits and vegetables, leading to increased regulatory scrutiny and stricter testing requirements for these products, driving demand for food and vegetable testing services to prevent future incidents. In addition, many food companies, especially those involved in producing and distributing fruits and vegetables, adhere to industry certifications and standards, such as Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Global GAP, which requires regular testing for safety and quality, contributing to the growth of food and vegetable testing in the food safety testing market.

Rapid Technologies Dominate Food Safety Testing Market for Speed, Accuracy, and Efficiency

Rapid technologies like PCR, ELISA, and biosensors, offer fast and accurate results compared to traditional methods, making them dominant in the food safety testing market. These technologies provide quick and efficient detection and quantification of food contaminants or pathogens, allowing for faster decision-making and response to potential food safety issues. They offer high accuracy and sensitivity, detecting low levels of contaminants or pathogens in food samples with minimal false positives or negatives. In addition, rapid technologies are often automated, reducing manual labor and human errors and ensuring standardized testing procedures with consistent results. As a result, the food industry increasingly adopts rapid technologies for food safety testing, driving their demand and dominance in the industry.

Growth Catalysts of the Asia-Pacific Food Safety Testing Market include Urbanization, Changing Diets, and Regulatory Compliance

The Asia-Pacific food safety testing market has grown due to urbanization and changing dietary patterns, increasing demand for processed foods, and raising concerns about food safety, leading to stricter regulatory scrutiny, and testing requirements. In addition, international trade and export of food products from the Asia-Pacific region have necessitated compliance with global food safety standards, such as those set by the Codex Alimentarius Commission, European Union, and other international organizations, driving the need for stringent testing practices. Investments by governments and private entities to improve food safety infrastructure, enhance testing capabilities, and develop advanced technologies have also contributed to the market's growth, leading to the establishment of state-of-the-art testing facilities, laboratories, and research institutions, further accelerating the market in the Asia-Pacific region.

Competitive Landscape

Some key players in the food safety testing market are SGS SA, Eurofins Scientific, Intertek Group plc (UK), Bureau Veritas SA (France), ALS Limited, TÜV SÜD, TÜV Nord Group, AsureQuality Ltd, and Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings.

Market Summary.

  • Contaminant - The Report covers the food safety testing market by contaminants in 5 viewpoints (Pathogens, Pesticides, GMOs, Toxins, and Others (food allergens, chemical residue).
  • Pathogen Food Testing - The categorization of the food safety testing market into 5 viewpoints based on pathogen food testing, including (Salmonella, Listeria, E-Coil, Campylobacter, and Others).
  • Application - Renub Research report covers the food safety testing market by application in 7 viewpoints (Meat, Poultry & Seafood products, Dairy products, Cereals & Grains, Processed food, Food & Vegetables, and Others).
  • Technology - By technology, the food safety testing market is broken upinto 2 viewpoints (traditional, and rapid).
  • Region By region, the food safety testing market breaks up into 4 viewpoints (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World).
  • Key Players- All the major players have been covered from 3 Viewpoints (Overview, Recent Developments, and Revenue) SGS SA, Eurofins Scientific, Intertek Group plc (UK), Bureau Veritas SA (France), ALS Limited, TÜV SÜD, TÜV Nord Group, AsureQuality Ltd, and Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings.

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