Food Disinfection Market by Type (Chlorine Compounds, Hydrogen Peroxide and Peracetic Acid, Carboxylic Acid, Ultraviolet System, Ozone Oxidation System, and Others), Application Area (Processing, Packaging, and Surface) End User (Food Processing, and Beverage Processing): Global Market Size Estimates and Forecast (2022-2030)
The market crossed US$ 12.5 billion mark in 2022 and is expected to hit US$ 17.5 billion by 2030, recording a CAGR of 4.0% during the forecast period.
Increase in food safety measures to drive the food disinfection market.
Disinfection is the process of killing harmful and objectionable bacteria, cysts, and other microorganisms. Disinfection is carried out by various agents such as chemicals, heat, ultraviolet light, ultrasonic waves, or radiation. Food disinfection helps to kill bacteria and other microorganisms in food to avoid harm or threat to health during consumption. Foodborne diseases are one of the major concerns across the globe. Rapid urbanization and changing lifestyles have increased the intake of street food in public places. There are several known ways in which foodborne illnesses can occur. Food disinfection is an integral part of the food safety system for all food businesses, whether they are caterers, retail premises, manufacturing sites. Food disinfection helps to prevent food poisoning, the infestation of pests, cross-contamination by pathogens, food contamination from allergens and much more. The growing demand of heathy food is driving the food disinfection market.
Within the report, the market is segmented into type, application area, end user, and geography. By type, the market is further segmented into chlorine compounds, hydrogen peroxide and peracetic acid, carboxylic acid, ultraviolet system, ozone oxidation system, and others. Based on application area the market is segregated into processing, packaging, and surface. Based on end user, the market is further bifurcated into food processing, and beverage. Geographically, the market is sub segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South & Central America, and Middle East & Africa.
Advancement in technology.
Food products such as vegetables and meat products require proper packaging to maintain longer shelf life. Manufacturers are shifting to various disinfection technologies for packaging of food products due to low preference of food surface disinfection by consumers. Upcoming disinfection technologies such as steam-ultrasound and ozonation are used by several food and beverage manufacturers for faster accomplishment of disinfection and achieving better food quality. Food manufacturers in developing countries such as India and China are implementing various disinfection processes to meet the growing demand for packaged and processed food in the country.
APAC is the fastest growing food disinfection market in the forecast period.
The increase in population ad urbanization, rise in disposable incomes, and an increase in consumption of meat products are the key factors that have encouraged the demand for food disinfection. The countries such as China, India, and Japan are witnessing substantial growth due to the increase in the purchasing power of the population and demand for protein-rich meat diets. Pork and poultry are widely consumed in the Asia Pacific region. Thus, the packaged with high shelf life is preferred by the consumers in the region.
Recent strategic developments in food disinfection market
The food disinfection market has undergone several significant developments, and a few of these have been mentioned below:
- In January 2021, Neogen Corporation acquired Megazyme, Ltd. (Ireland), a major supplier of analytical solutions for the food & beverage industries. This acquisition would help the company to widen its geographic reach and offer its various products to its customers across Ireland.
The food disinfection market is driven by several players by implementing strategic activities such as investments, new launches, mergers & acquisitions, and partnerships. Solvay, Neogen Corporation, Evonik Industries, Ecolab, BASF SE are among the prominent players operating in the market.
Target audience for the report:
- Raw material providers
- Food disinfection related associations, organizations, forums, and alliances
- Government bodies, such as regulating authorities and policy makers
- Venture capitalists, private equity firms, and start-up companies
- Application industry of food disinfection industry
- Research institutes, organizations, and consulting companies
Scope of the report:
In this report, the market has been segmented on the basis of:
- Chlorine Compounds
- Hydrogen Peroxide and Peracetic Acid
- Carboxylic Acid
- Ultraviolet System
- Ozone Oxidation System
- Application Area
- End Users:
- Food Processing
- Beverage Processing
- North America
- Asia Pacific (APAC)
- South & Central America
- Middle East & Africa
- Companies profiled
- Neogen Corporation
- Evonik Industries
- BASF SE
The List of Companies
- Neogen Corporation
- Evonik Industries
- BASF SE