Concise Analysis of the European Food Safety Testing Market - Forecast To 2018

Mar 04, 2014, 09:35 ET from Research and Markets

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The European food safety testing market is growing significantly, driven by rigorous implementation of the food safety regulations to ensure the safety of food and globalization of food supply. The consumer demand for food safety in Europe has also been increasing the food safety testing market. The contamination of food products with genetically modified food, and their unknown effect upon consumption, has been driving the food safety testing demand in the market. Introduction of new and advanced technology for safety testing has further ensured growth of the market.

The European food safety testing market includes testing for contaminants such as pathogens, toxins, genetically modified food, pesticides, and other contaminants in the food products such as meat and poultry products, dairy products, processed foods, and fruit and vegetable, etc. The technology for safety testing includes traditional and rapid technology methods such as convenience-based, PCR-based, immunoassay-based, and other rapid methods such as HPLC and GC amongst others.

The food safety testing market is projected to reach $4,068.8 million by 2018. In 2012, Germany was the largest market for food safety testing and it is projected to be the fastest growing market in Europe. In 2012, U.K. was second largest market followed by the France. In 2012, contaminant testing in fruit and vegetable was the largest segment in European market. In 2012, pathogen testing dominated the food safety testing market followed by GMOs testing. Pathogen safety testing in food samples was dominated by salmonella testing as the largest segment. The leading market players have been using strategies such as new product/service launch to detect the presence of contaminants in the food samples to strengthen their position in the market.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary

3 Premium Insights

4 Market Overview

5 Food Safety Testing Market, By Contaminants

6 Food Safety Testing Market, By Technologies

7 Food Safety Testing Market, By Food Types

8 Food Safety Testing Market, By Countries

9 Regulations

10 Competitive Landscape

11 Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned:

  • ALS Limited
  • Bio-Rad Laboratories
  • Bureau Veritas SA
  • Campden BRI
  • Det Norske Veritas As (Dnv)
  • Eurofins Central Analytical Laboratories Inc
  • Genevac Ltd
  • Genon Laboratories Ltd
  • IFP Institut Für Produktqualität Gmbh
  • ILS Limited
  • Intertek Group Plc
  • Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Limited
  • SGS SA
  • Silliker Inc

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