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Shelf-life Testing Market by Parameter (Microbial Contamination, Rancidity, Nutrient Stability, Organoleptic Properties), Method (Real-time and Accelerated), Technology, Food Tested, and Region - Global Forecast to 2023

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Publishing Date: August 2018
Report Code: FB 6523

 

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The shelf-life testing market was valued at USD 3.19 billion in 2017; it is projected to reach USD 4.76 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 7.0% during the forecast period. Stringent safety regulations for food products, increase in the outbreak of foodborne illnesses, and growth in demand for packaged and convenience food are factors driving this market.

The periodization considered for the study is as follows:

  • Base year: 2017
  • Forecast period: 2018 to 2023

Objectives of the report

  • Determining and projecting the size of the shelf-life testing market with respect to parameter, food tested, method, technology, and regional markets, over a five-year period ranging from 2018 to 2023
  • Identifying the attractive opportunities in the market by determining the largest and fastest-growing segments across regions
  • Analyzing the further segments and subsegments of the global shelf-life testing market included in the report with respect to individual growth trends, future prospects, and their contribution to the global market
  • Identifying and profiling the key market players in the shelf-life testing market
  • Determining the market ranking of the key players operating in the shelf-life testing market
  • Providing a comparative analysis of the market leaders on the basis of the following:
    • Service offerings
    • Business strategies
    • Strengths and weaknesses
    • Key financials
  • Understanding the competitive landscape and identifying the major growth strategies adopted by players across the key regions
  • Analyzing the market dynamics and competitive situations & trends across regions and their impact on prominent market players

Research Methodology:

  • The key regions were identified, along with countries contributing the maximum share
  • Secondary research was conducted to find the value of the shelf-life testing market for regions such as Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and RoW
  • The key players were identified through secondary sources such as the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), while their market shares in the respective regions were determined through both, primary and secondary research processes. The research methodology included the study of annual and financial reports of top market players, as well as interviews with industry experts (such as CEOs, VPs, directors, and marketing executives) for key insights (both quantitative and qualitative) for the shelf-life testing market.

The various contributors involved in the value chain of the shelf-life testing market include raw material suppliers, R&D institutes, shelf-life testing service providers [such as SGS (Switzerland), Bureau Veritas (France), Intertek (UK), Eurofins (Luxembourg), and ALS Limited (Australia)], shelf-life testing equipment manufacturing companies, and government bodies & regulatory associations [such as the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)].

Shelf-life Testing Market

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Target Audience

The stakeholders for the report are as follows:

  • Food & beverage manufacturers
  • R&D institutes & laboratories
  • Shelf-life testing service providers and third-party testing & certification laboratories
  • Regulatory bodies
    • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    • European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
    • Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)
    • Food Safety Commission of Japan, the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) (Singapore)
    • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    • Government agencies and NGOs
  • Component suppliers
    • Reagent manufacturers & suppliers
    • Diagnostic instrument & kit manufacturers/suppliers

Scope of the Report

This research report categorizes the shelf-life testing market based on parameter, food tested, method, technology, and region.

Based on parameter the market has been segmented as follows:

  • Microbial contamination
  • Rancidity
  • Nutrient stability
  • Organoleptic properties
  • Others (water activity, pH, and moisture content)

Based on food tested, the market has been segmented as follows:

  • Packaged food
  • Beverages
  • Bakery & confectionery products
  • Meat & meat products
  • Dairy, dairy products, and desserts
  • Processed fruits & vegetables
  • Others (fats & oils and food additives & ingredients)

Based on method, the market has been segmented as follows:

  • Real-time
  • Accelerated

Based on technology, the market has been segmented as follows:

  • Equipment- & kit-based
  • Manual tests  

Based on region, the market has been segmented as follows:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • RoW (South America, Africa, and the Middle East)

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Service Analysis

  • Service matrix, which gives a detailed comparison of the service portfolio of each company

Geographic Analysis

  • Further breakdown of the Rest of Asia Pacific shelf-life testing market, by key country
  • Further breakdown of the Rest of European shelf-life testing market, by key country

Company Information

  • · Detailed analyses and profiling of additional market players (up to five)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 16)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Study Scope
    1.4 Periodization Considered
    1.5 Currency
    1.6 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 20)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Breakdown of Primaries
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
    2.3 Data Triangulation
    2.4 Research Assumptions and Limitations

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 27)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 32)
    4.1 Attractive Opportunities in the Shelf-Life Testing Market
    4.2 Shelf-Life Testing Market, By Key Country
    4.3 Europe: Shelf-Life Testing Market, By Parameter & Key Country
    4.4 Shelf-Life Testing Market, By Method & Region
    4.5 Shelf-Life Testing Market, By Food Tested & Region

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 36)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Dynamics
           5.2.1 Drivers
                    5.2.1.1 Stringent Safety Regulations for Food Products Result in the Adoption of Shelf-Life Testing Services
                    5.2.1.2 Increase in Outbreaks of Foodborne Illnesses
                    5.2.1.3 Growth in Demand for Packaged and Convenience Foods
           5.2.2 Restraints
                    5.2.2.1 Lack of Market Coordination & Standardization and Improper Enforcement of Regulatory Laws & Supporting Infrastructure in Developing Economies
           5.2.3 Opportunities
                    5.2.3.1 Adoption of Newer Technologies
           5.2.4 Challenges
                    5.2.4.1 High Costs Associated With Procurement of Rapid Shelf-Life Testing Equipment
                    5.2.4.2 Lack of Harmonization of Shelf-Life Regulations
    5.3 Supply Chain Analysis
           5.3.1 Upstream Process
                    5.3.1.1 R&D
                    5.3.1.2 Sample Collection
           5.3.2 Midstream Process
                    5.3.2.1 Transportation
                    5.3.2.2 Testing of Sample
           5.3.3 Downstream Process
                    5.3.3.1 Final Preparation
                    5.3.3.2 Distribution
    5.4 Regulatory Framework
           5.4.1 US
           5.4.2 European Union
           5.4.3 China
           5.4.4 Japan
           5.4.5 India
           5.4.6 Australia

6 Shelf-Life Testing Market, By Parameter (Page No. - 47)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Microbial Contamination
           6.2.1 Pathogens
                    6.2.1.1 Salmonella
                    6.2.1.2 Campylobacter
                    6.2.1.3 E. Coli
                    6.2.1.4 Listeria
                    6.2.1.5 Others
           6.2.2 Yeasts & Molds
    6.3 Rancidity
    6.4 Nutrient Stability
    6.5 Organoleptic Properties
    6.6 Others

7 Shelf-Life Testing Market, By Food Tested (Page No. - 55)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Packaged Food
    7.3 Beverages
    7.4 Bakery & Confectionery Products
    7.5 Meat & Meat Products
    7.6 Dairy, Dairy Products, and Desserts
    7.7 Processed Fruits & Vegetables
    7.8 Others

8 Shelf-Life Testing Market, By Method (Page No. - 63)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Real-Time Shelf Life Testing
    8.3 Accelerated Shelf-Life Testing

9 Shelf Life Testing Market, By Technology (Page No. - 67)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Equipment- & Kit-Based
           9.2.1 Culture-Based
           9.2.2 Chromatography & Spectroscopy
           9.2.3 Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
           9.2.4 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
    9.3 Manual Tests

10 Shelf-Life Testing Market, By Region (Page No. - 72)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 Europe
             10.2.1 Germany
             10.2.2 UK
             10.2.3 France
             10.2.4 Italy
             10.2.5 Spain
             10.2.6 Poland
             10.2.7 Rest of Europe
     10.3 North America
             10.3.1 US
             10.3.2 Canada
             10.3.3 Mexico
     10.4 Asia Pacific
             10.4.1 Japan
             10.4.2 China
             10.4.3 India
             10.4.4 Australia & New Zealand
             10.4.5 Rest of Asia Pacific
     10.5 Rest of the World (RoW)
             10.5.1 South America
             10.5.2 Africa
             10.5.3 Middle East

11 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 96)
     11.1 Overview
     11.2 Competitive Scenario
     11.3 Market Ranking Analysis
             11.3.1 Acquisitions
             11.3.2 Expansions & Investments
             11.3.3 Agreements & Partnerships

12 Company Profiles (Page No. - 100)
     12.1 SGS
     12.2 Eurofins
     12.3 Intertek
     12.4 Bureau Veritas
     12.5 Als Limited
     12.6 Tόv Sόd
     12.7 Tόv Nord Group
     12.8 Mιrieux
     12.9 Asurequality
     12.1 Rj Hill Laboratories
     12.11 Scs Global
     12.12 Agrifood Technology
     12.13 Symbio Laboratories
     12.14 Microchem Lab Services (PTY) Ltd
     12.15 Premier Analytical Services

13 Appendix (Page No. - 131)
     13.1 Discussion Guide
     13.1 Knowledge Store: Marketsandmarkets’ Subscription Portal
     13.2 Available Customizations
     13.3 Related Reports
     13.4 Author Details


List of Tables (67 Tables)

Table 1 US Dollar Exchange Rate Considered for the Study, 2013–2018
Table 2 Shelf-Life Testing Market Snapshot, 2018 vs. 2023
Table 3 Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 4 Microbial Contamination Testing Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 5 Microorganisms Testing Market Size, By Type, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 6 Pathogen Testing Market Size, By Type, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 7 Rancidity Testing Market Size, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 8 Nutrient Stability Testing Market Size, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 9 Organoleptic Property Testing Market Size, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 10 Other Shelf-Life Testing Parameters Market Size, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 11 Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Food Tested, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 12 Shelf-Life Testing Market Size in Packaged Food, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 13 Shelf-Life Testing Market Size in Beverages, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 14 Shelf-Life Testing Market Size in Bakery & Confectionery Products, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 15 Shelf-Life Testing Market Size in Meat & Meat Products, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 16 Shelf-Life Testing Market Size in Dairy, Dairy Products, and Desserts, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 17 Shelf-Life Testing Market Size in Processed Fruits & Vegetables, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 18 Shelf-Life Testing Market Size in Other Food Tested, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 19 Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Method, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 20 Real-Time Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 21 Accelerated Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 22 Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Technology, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 23 Equipment- & Kit-Based: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Region, 2015–2022 (USD Million)
Table 24 Equipment- & Kit-Based: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Type, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 25 Manual Tests: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 26 Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 27 Europe: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Country, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 28 Europe: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 29 Europe: Shelf-Life Testing Services Market Size, By Food Tested, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 30 Europe: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Method, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 31 Europe: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Technology, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 32 Germany: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 33 UK: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 34 France: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 35 Italy: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 36 Spain: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 37 Poland: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 38 Rest of Europe: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 39 North America: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Country, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 40 North America: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 41 North America: Shelf-Life Testing Services Market Size, By Food Tested, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 42 North America: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Method, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 43 North America: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Technology, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 44 Us: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 45 Canada: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 46 Mexico: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016-2023 (USD Million)
Table 47 Asia Pacific: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Country/Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 48 Asia Pacific: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 49 Asia Pacific: Shelf-Life Testing Services Market Size, By Food Tested, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 50 Asia Pacific: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Method, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 51 Asia Pacific: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Technology, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 52 Japan: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 53 China: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 54 India: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 55 Australia & New Zealand: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 56 Rest of Asia Pacific: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 57 RoW: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Region, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 58 RoW: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 59 RoW: Shelf-Life Testing Services Market Size, By Food Tested, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 60 RoW: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Method, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 61 RoW: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Technology, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 62 South America: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 63 Africa: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 64 Middle East: Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2016–2023 (USD Million)
Table 65 Acquisitions, 2013–2018
Table 66 Expansions & Investments, 2013–2018
Table 67 Agreements & Partnerships, 2013–2018


List of Figures (38 Figures)

Figure 1 Shelf-Life Testing Market Segmentation
Figure 2 Regional Scope
Figure 3 Shelf-Life Testing Market: Research Design
Figure 4 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 5 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 6 Data Triangulation
Figure 7 Research Assumptions
Figure 8 Research Limitations
Figure 9 Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Parameter, 2018 vs. 2023 (USD Million)
Figure 10 Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Food Tested, 2018 vs. 2023 (USD Million)
Figure 11 Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Method, 2018 vs. 2023 (USD Million)
Figure 12 Shelf-Life Testing Market Size, By Technology, 2018 vs. 2023 (USD Million)
Figure 13 Shelf-Life Testing Market Share (Value), By Region, 2017
Figure 14 Growing Demand for Packaged and Convenience Foods to Drive the Demand for Shelf-Life Testing
Figure 15 China is Projected to Be the Fastest-Growing Market for Shelf-Life Testing Between 2018 and 2023
Figure 16 Microbial Contamination Accounted for the Largest Share of the European Shelf-Life Testing Market
Figure 17 Europe to Dominate the Shelf-Life Testing Market Across Both Methods Through 2023
Figure 18 Beverages to Be the Fastest-Growing Segment During the Forecast Period
Figure 19 Market Dynamics: Shelf-Life Testing Market
Figure 20 Supply Chain Analysis: Shelf-Life Testing
Figure 21 Shelf-Life Testing Market Share (Value), By Parameter, 2018 vs. 2023
Figure 22 Shelf-Life Testing Market Share, By Food Tested, 2018 vs. 2023
Figure 23 Shelf-Life Testing Market Share, By Method, 2018 vs. 2023
Figure 24 Shelf-Life Testing Market Share for Safety Testing, By Technology, 2018 vs. 2023
Figure 25 US Accounted for the Largest Share in the Shelf-Life Testing Market in 2017
Figure 26 Europe: Shelf-Life Testing Market Snapshot
Figure 27 Asia Pacific: Shelf-Life Testing Market Snapshot
Figure 28 Key Developments By Leading Players in the Shelf-Life Testing Market, 2013–2018
Figure 29 Number of Developments Between 2015 and 2017
Figure 30 Ranking of Key Players in the Shelf-Life Testing Market
Figure 31 SGS: Company Snapshot
Figure 32 Eurofins: Company Snapshot
Figure 33 Intertek: Company Snapshot
Figure 34 Bureau Veritas: Company Snapshot
Figure 35 Als Limited: Company Snapshot
Figure 36 Tόv Sόd: Company Snapshot
Figure 37 Tόv Nord Group: Company Snapshot
Figure 38 Asurequality: Company Snapshot

The shelf-life testing market is estimated to be valued at USD 3.39 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach USD 4.76 billion by 2024, at a CAGR of 7.0% during the forecast period. The market is driven by stringent safety regulations for food products, increase in the outbreak of foodborne illnesses, and growth in demand for packaged and convenience foods.

The shelf-life testing market, based on parameter, has been segmented into microbial contamination, rancidity, nutrient stability, organoleptic properties, and others. The market for microbial contamination is estimated to dominate in 2018, and is also projected to be the fastest-growing segment during the forecast period. Microbiological hazards are a major food safety concern in the food & beverage sector, causing serious foodborne illnesses among consumers. As a result, shelf-life testing is essential to ensure that the microbial content is limited to only a certain level throughout the shelf life of the food products

The shelf-life testing market, by food tested, has been segmented into packaged food, beverages, bakery & confectionery products, meat & meat products, dairy, dairy products, and desserts, processed fruits & vegetables, and others. The packaged food segment is estimated to dominate the market in 2018 and is projected to grow at the highest CAGR by 2023. Rapid urbanization has led to changes in consumer lifestyles. Higher employment opportunities and higher disposable incomes have led to an increased consumption of packaged food products. The contamination of most packaged foods occurs from the processing machinery or product formulations, which could then lead to faulty shelf-life claims. In order to avoid such instances, product manufacturers are increasingly conducting shelf-life tests to provide consumers with proper product information.

The shelf-life testing market, by technology, has been segmented into equipment- & kit-based and manual tests. It was dominated by the equipment- & kit-based segment in 2018. More reliable results and quick turnaround time drive this segment, which consists of both traditional and rapid systems and is highly preferred by manufacturers.

Shelf-life Testing Market

Europe dominated the shelf-life testing market in 2017 as it has the highest number of testing laboratories with a high number of samples tested in the world. Further, the region has the most stringent regulations that also undergo frequent updates. As a result of strict regulatory enforcement throughout the stages in the food supply chain, the highest number of sample tests are conducted in Europe for both safety as well as quality purposes. The Asia Pacific market is projected to grow at the highest CAGR from 2018 to 2023. Growth in the Asia Pacific region can be attributed to factors such as growth in the number of shelf-life testing laboratories in India and China, the rise in the number of incidences of bacterial infectious diseases in the region, and growing adoption of convenience and packaged food in the region.

The lack of market coordination & standardization and improper enforcement of regulatory laws & supporting infrastructure in developing economies restrain the market growth for shelf-life testing.

The global market for shelf-life testing is dominated by large-scale players such as SGS (Switzerland), Bureau Veritas (France), Intertek (UK), Eurofins (Luxembourg), and ALS Limited (Australia).

TάV SάD (Germany), TάV NORD GROUP (Germany), Mιrieux (US), AsureQuality (New Zealand), RJ Hill Laboratories (New Zealand), SCS Global (US), Agrifood Technology (Australia), Symbio Laboratories (Australia), Microchem Lab Services (Pty) Ltd (South Africa), and Premier Analytical Services (UK) are other players that hold a significant share of the shelf-life testing market.

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