Dairy Testing Market by Product Type (Milk & Milk Powder, Cheese, Butter and Spreads, Infant Foods, Ice Cream and Desserts, Yoghurt, and Others), Testing Type (Safety Testing and Quality Analysis), Technology (Traditional and Rapid): Global Market Size Estimates and Forecast (2022–2030)

BMIRE00025864 | Pages: 100 | Food and Beverages | Sep 2022 | Type: Global | Status: Published

The market crossed US$ 5.9 billion mark in 2022 and is expected to hit US$ 11.3 billion by 2030, recording a CAGR of 8.30% during the forecast period.

Dairy testing has been significantly growing with the increase in outbreaks of foodborne illnesses

Food products contaminated with pesticides, pathogens, toxins, and heavy metals can cause foodborne illnesses. One of the major causes of foodborne illnesses throughout the world, is dairy. The main sources of contamination are raw and unpasteurized milk, cheese, and ice cream. Moreover, unsanitary handling of raw milk before or after pasteurization may lead to pathogenic contamination. Nutritional value of milk and dairy products is being affected by various unfavourable microorganisms and chemical contaminants. Due to the increase in foodborne illnesses, there is growing concern over the quality and safety of dairy products used for human consumption. Furthermore, government laws on hygiene, public health, and food safety, as well as increased public awareness, are driving the dairy testing market. New product developments and strategic collaborations amongst top companies striving to expand are some of the factors that are predicted to drive global market growth in the future.

Within the report, the market is segmented into product type, testing type, technology, and geography. By product type, the market is further segmented into milk & milk powder, cheese, butter and spreads, infant foods, ice cream and desserts, yoghurt, and others. On the basis of testing type, the market is bifurcated into safety testing and quality analysis. By technology, the market is categorized into traditional and rapid. Geographically, the market is sub segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South & Central America, and Middle East & Africa.

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Technological advancements in testing industry are further propelling the market growth.

The metabolic instability of dairy products makes them potentially susceptible to deterioration. Additionally, adulterants are utilized frequently to increase profits, which may be harmful to consumers health. In order to assure food safety, evaluate the standards of dairy-related products, and calculate the shelf life of dairy products, a series of tests are carried out, known as dairy testing. Surge in incidences related to adulteration of milk, increase in cases of milk borne diseases, and problems of milk intolerance among the consumers boost the market growth. Furthermore, increase in number of organized retail stores in the emerging economies, which are offering certified foreign based dairy products is also contributing to the market growth. Moreover, rise in health concern among people, change in the lifestyle, and increase in awareness among the millennial consumers about the benefits and necessity of certified tested dairy products are the major reasons that are bolstering the market growth.

Rising adoption of packaged dairy products among the urban population is one of the major factors accelerating the market growth.

There are two types of technologies for dairy testing, traditional and rapid. Rapid technology offers low turnaround time, higher accuracy and sensitivity, and the capacity to test a wide range of contaminants as compared to traditional technology; this is driving the global market for rapid technology. Moreover, rapid technologies are replacing traditional technology, as they are newer, faster, accurate, reliable, and cost effective.

Recent strategic developments in dairy testing market

The dairy testing market has undergone several significant developments, and a few of these have been mentioned below:

  • In September 2021, Bureau veritas acquired AET, which specializes in laboratory testing, product development and sustainability testing. The aim of the acquisition was to increase BV’s global network and client portfolio.
  • In January 2021, SGS completed the acquisition of Synlab in December 2020. Synlab is a leading European Environmental, Food Testing and Tribology Service Company.
  • In October 2021, SGS developed a rapid PCR method to test salmonella in various foods. This technique delivers results faster than the traditional method that takes around five days.  The test is iso accredited and has been introduced at SGS-Laagrima laboratory in Morocco.
  • In January 2021, Eurofins Clinical Testing US Holding, Inc, a subsidiary of Eurofins Scientific, acquired DNA Diagnostic Center, a genetic testing laboratory that caters to the fertility, lifestyle, veterinary, and forensic areas. The acquisition will help Eurofins to enter the DNA testing market.

The dairy testing market is driven by several players by implementing strategic activities such as investments, new launches, mergers & acquisitions, and partnerships. SGS, Bureau Veritas, Eurofins, Intertek, TÜV SÜD, ALS Limited, Mérieux NutriSciences, Neogen Corporation, Romer Labs, and Microbac Laboratories are among the prominent players operating in the market.

Target audience for the report:

  • Raw material providers
  • Dairy products manufacturers
  • Dairy products retailers
  • Food and safety departments
  • Food safety related associations, organizations, forums, and alliances
  • Government bodies
  • Research institutes, organizations, and consulting companies

Scope of the report:

In this report, the market has been segmented on the basis of:

  • Product Type:
    • Milk & Milk Powder
    • Cheese
    • Butter and Spreads
    • Infant Foods
    • Ice Cream and Desserts
    • Yoghurt
    • Others
  • Testing Type:
    • Safety Testing
    • Quality Analysis
  • Technology:
    • Traditional
    • Rapid
  • Region
    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia Pacific (APAC)
    • South & Central America
    • Middle East & Africa
  • Companies profiled
    • SGS
    • Bureau Veritas
    • Eurofins
    • Intertek
    • TÜV SÜD
  • SGS
  • Bureau Veritas
  • Eurofins
  • Intertek
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