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Food Certification Market By Type (International Organization For Standardization (ISO 22000), International Food Standard (IFS), British Retail Consortium Standard (BRC), Safe Quality Food (SQF), Food Safety And Standards Authority Of India (FSSAI) And Others), By Application (Processed Meat & Poultry, Bakery Products, Ready To Eat Food Products, Infant Food, Dairy Products, And Others) - Growth, Future Prospects And Competitive Analysis, 2016 - 2024

This report, titled "Food Certification Market: Growth, Future Prospects, and Competitive Analysis, 2016–2024," offers strategic insights into the trends in the food certification market along with the market size and forecast for the duration of 2013–2024. The said research study incorporates an in-depth analysis of multiple market segments based on type, application, and geographical distribution.

The food and beverage industry plays a pivotal role in the global economy, ensuring contributions from crop cultivation, production, and processing of food products to distribution and packaging of the finished product and delivery to the consumer across different geographies. Nowadays, there has been an increased inclination toward safety and testing among food and beverage manufacturers, which is majorly attributed to the increasing number of counterfeit products. Food safety management comprises mainly the following components: quality management, hazard analysis and critical control point (HACCP) systems, and good practices, including good hygiene practices (GHPs), good agriculture practices (GAPs), prerequisite programs, good manufacturing practices (GMPs), and others.

Although there has been a proliferation of private food safety standards in the recent past, there are international standards for food safety management. A procedure through which assurance regarding the process or product quality is given by a third party in compliance with certain standards is known as certification. Food safety is gaining traction among manufacturers in the food and beverage industry, owing to an increase in the number of foodborne diseases and an increase in consumer demand for safe and healthy food products. Furthermore, various governments have mandated that certain standards be met in the manufacturing and marketing of food and beverage products.

The global food certification market is segmented on the basis of various types of certifications, including International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 22000, International Food Standard (IFS), British Retail Consortium Standard (BRC), Safe Quality Food (SQF), Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS), European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Kosher Certification, Halal Certification, and others.

Based on application, the global food certification market is segmented into processed meat and poultry, bakery products, ready-to-eat food products, infant food, dairy products, beverages, seafood, fruits and vegetables, organic food products, packaging materials, and others. The market size and forecast for all the segments considered are presented in this report for the period 2013–2023, along with their respective CAGRs for the forecast period 2016–2023 in terms of value).In terms of geographical distribution, the global food certification market is studied for five major regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa. Market size and forecasts for each regional and country-level market are included in the report for the considered periods. 

Along with the quantitative information sets, this report also provides qualitative information, such as market dynamics and an executive summary, for the global food certification market. The report also includes tools to help readers with competitive mappings, such as competition assessment and appealing investment propositions. This study concludes with a company profile section. This section includes major information about the key certification companies across the globe.

Based on type, the global food certification market is segmented as follows:

  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO 22000)
  • International Food Standard (IFS)
  • British Retail Consortium Standard (BRC)
  • Safe Quality Food (SQF)
  • Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS)
  • European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
  • Kosher Certification
  • Halal Certification
  • Others

By type, food certification market segmentation includes both international and regional food certification, of which a few prominent include the International Organization for Standardization (ISO 22000), International Food Standard (IFS), Safe Quality Food (SQF), Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Kosher Certification, and Halal Certification. Among the aforementioned types, the ISO 2000 segment dominated the market in 2015 in terms of revenue share contribution and is further expected to remain dominant during the forecast period.

Since governments of various countries have mandated food certification, ISO 2000 is one of the certifications that must be achieved by food product manufacturers. Nowadays, halal and organic certifications are popular among food and beverage manufacturers, which is attributed to the changing lifestyles of consumers, especially in Asia and the Pacific, leading to the consumption of healthy and natural ingredients. This increases the manufacturer's desire to obtain those certifications. The availability of such certifications within the product is anticipated to enhance its acceptance among consumers and, thus, lead to increased market share as compared to other products in the market.

Based on application, the global food certification market is segmented as follows:

  • Processed meat and poultry
  • Bakery Products
  • Food Products That Are Ready-to-Eat
  • Infant Food
  • Dairy Products
  • Beverages
  • Seafood
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Organic Food Products
  • Packaging Materials
  • Others

Food certification services are offered by the authorities for bakery products, ready-to-eat food products, infant food, dairy products, beverages, seafood, fruits and vegetables, organic food products, and packaging materials, among others. Food certification services thus serve the needs of players across the value chain, including government regulatory bodies, food and beverage manufacturers, exporters and importers, retailers, wholesalers, primary producers, restaurants, and hotels.

In terms of revenue share contribution, the processed meat and poultry segment led the market, followed by the seafood and dairy food products segment. The processed meat and poultry segment is anticipated to dominate the market throughout the forecast period, but the dairy food products and organic food products segments are expected to record robust growth. The packaging materials segment is expected to grow significantly further.

Increasing demand for sustainable and efficient packaging among food manufacturers drives the demand for high-quality standards, thus fueling the food certification market's growth for packaging materials. In addition, stringent regulations, coupled with an increasing number of contamination cases and consumer inclination for certified food products, are expected to fuel the food certification market's growth during the forecast period.

For the purpose of this study, the global food certification market is categorized into three segments:

  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • France
  • Italy
  • U.K.
  • Russia
  • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • India
  • China
  • Japan
  • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • rest of Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
  • GCC Countries
  • South Africa
  • Rest of the Middle East and Africa

In 2015, Europe was the leading market, followed by North America and Asia Pacific. Asia Pacific and Europe collectively accounted for around 60% of the market in terms of value. Food certification market growth in Europe and North America is driven by increasing food and beverage consumption and stringent rules and regulations by food safety and standards authorities on food and beverage manufacturers.

Also, increasing concerns regarding contaminated food and the increasing prevalence of foodborne diseases spur the demand for better standards and, thus, fuel the food certification market's growth in these regions during the forecast period. Growth is projected to be the fastest in the Asia Pacific region during the forecast period of 2016–2024. Factors bolstering the Asia Pacific food certification market's growth include urbanization, changing consumer lifestyles, government intervention for food safety and standards, and consumer concerns for healthy and safe food. The market for food certification in Latin America is anticipated to record significant growth, followed by the Middle East and Africa.

Frequently Asked Questions:

The market for Food Certification Market is expected to reach US$ 19.5 Bn By 2024.

The Food Certification Market is expected to see significant CAGR growth over the coming years, at 5.8%.

The report is forecasted from 2016-2024.

The base year of this report is 2015.

Intertek Group PLC, TUV SUD AG, UL LLC, Dekra SE, Bureau Veritas S.A. are some of the major players in the global market.

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Published Date:  Jan 2017
Category:  Food & Beverage
Report ID:   58318
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