Food Processing Market Research Reports & Industry Analysis

Food processing is the process of transforming raw ingredients into food. The process takes clean crops or animal products and uses them to produce long shelf life products that are highly marketable.

Food processing has been in existence since pre-historic days. Slaughtering, fermenting and preserving foods with salt were the common methods used until canning began. Modern food processing emerged in the late nineteenth century. Canning, freeze drying, artificial sweeteners and preservatives were introduced. In the twentieth century, convenience foods became popular. Frozen foods such as TV dinners became available in all supermarkets.

There are many benefits associated with food processing. The removal of toxins, preservation of perishable foods that are transported from long distances and the removal of pathogenic micro-organisms are just a few examples. Today’s supermarkets would not be feasible without modern food processing methods and military campaigns would be near impossible to execute.

Processed food eliminated the time consuming task of preparing and cooking unprocessed foods and increased free time especially for working people. Food processing can be helpful to people with different allergies who are unable to eat certain food elements.

The negatives associated with food processing include the destruction of certain vitamins as a result of the heating process. In the majority of foods that are processed, there is a loss of between 5%-20% of nutrient value. Additives are another drawback. The risks of additives will vary depending on the health issues of each individual. Salt would be harmful to those with high blood pressure and sugar as an additive would be damaging to a diabetic.

Examples of food processing industries and practices include the sugar industry, vegetable packing plants, meat packing plants, slaughterhouses, canneries and fish processing plants.

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Food Processing Industry Research & Market Reports

  • Ethoxyquin

    ... a revised size of US$231.5 Million by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 3.9% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Ethxyquin-95 Oil, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 4.3% ... Read More

  • Food Manufacturing (UK) - Industry Report

    ... AAK BD FOODS LTD, ADVANCE FOOD LTD and ALLSPORTS NUTRITION LTD. This report covers activities such as food, ingredients, bakery, frozen, seafood and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past ... Read More

  • Consumer Food Manufacturers (GLOBAL) - Industry Report

    ... 1270 companies, including ABI HOLDINGS LIMITED, AGRAVIS RAIFFEISEN AG and AJANTA SOYA LIMITED (TRANSFER FROM DELHI TO RAJASTHAN). This report covers activities such as Food, food, foods, agri, agribusiness and includes a wealth of information ... Read More

  • Food and Beverage Equipment Manufacturers (EUROPEAN) - Industry Report

    ... comprehensive individual analysis on the top 170 companies, including AMENDUNI NICOLA S.P.A., BOUMATIC GASCOIGNE MELOTTE and DE LAMA - S.P.A.. This report covers activities such as food, food, production, machinery, manufacturers and includes a wealth ... Read More

  • Food and Beverage Packaging Machinery Manufacturers (GLOBAL) - Industry Report

    ... and delivers a comprehensive individual analysis on the top 70 companies, including DELKOR SYSTEMS INC, IMES AMBALAJ MAKINALARI SANAYI VE TICARET LIMITED SIRKETI and NEWLONG INDUSTRIAL CO.,LTD.. This report includes a wealth of information on ... Read More

  • Food Manufacturers (NORWAY) - Industry Report

    ... AGRA FOODS AS, FROEYANES JUNIOR AS and PEHAN PRODUKTER AS. This report covers activities such as food, ingredients, frozen, seafood, foodservice and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four ... Read More

  • Food Manufacturers (NORDIC) - Industry Report

    ... ARKEA OY, CARE MEAL SYSTEMS AB and FEELIA OY. This report covers activities such as food, ingredients, frozen, seafood, foodservice and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years. ... Read More

  • Starches and Starch Products (NORDIC) - Industry Report

    ... on the top 20 companies, including AKTIEBOLAGET FERMIA, CARGILL NORDIC OY and JARVISEUDUN PERUNA OY. This report includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years. Plimsoll Publishing’s latest Starches ... Read More

  • Food Stabilizers (Blends & Systems)

    ... estimated at US$2.3 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$3 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 3.6% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Texturizing, one of the ... Read More

  • Lupin

    ... a revised size of US$41 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 4.8% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Animal Feed, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 5.1% ... Read More

  • Food Ingredients Sterilization

    ... projected to reach a revised size of US$428.8 Million by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 2.8% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Heat, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record ... Read More

  • Emulsifiers

    ... of US$7.5 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 6.7% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Natural, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 7.4% CAGR and reach US$4.1 ... Read More

  • Starch

    ... is projected to reach a revised size of 168.9 Million Metric Tons by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 4.9% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Liquid Starch, one of the segments analyzed in the report, ... Read More

  • Starch Derivatives

    ... projected to reach a revised size of US$64.4 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 4.2% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Glucose Syrup, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to ... Read More

  • Customized Premixes

    ... projected to reach a revised size of US$2.1 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 5.7% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Vitamins, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record ... Read More

  • Aseptic Processing

    ... a revised size of US$113.2 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 5.2% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Vials & Ampoules, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a ... Read More

  • Global Natural Antimicrobial Agents Market Research Report 2022

    ... US$ 136.71 million in 2022 and is forecast to a readjusted size of US$ 174.63 million by 2028 with a CAGR of 4.16% during the review period. Fully considering the economic change by this health ... Read More

  • Food Grade Iron Powders

    ... Million in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$7.2 Million by 2027, growing at aCAGR of 4.7% over the period 2020-2027. Iron Compounds, one of the segments analyzed in the ... Read More

  • Food Acidulants

    ... projected to reach a revised size of US$9.7 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 5.9% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Citric Acid, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to ... Read More

  • Starch Recovery Systems

    ... year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$480.4 Million by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 7.3% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Hydrocyclones & Centrifuges, one of the segments analyzed in the ... Read More

  • Tortillas

    ... of US$31 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 4% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Tortilla Chips, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 4.8% CAGR and reach ... Read More

  • Mycoprotein

    ... a revised size of US$857.7 Million by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 5.9% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Food & Beverage, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a ... Read More

  • Sodium Alginate

    ... projected to reach a revised size of US$225.7 Million by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 4.9% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Stabilizers, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record ... Read More

  • Polydextrose

    ... a revised size of US$270.3 Million by 2027, growing at aCAGR of 3.5% over the period 2020-2027. Powder, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record 2.9% CAGR and reach US$145.5 ... Read More

  • Potato Processing

    ... projected to reach a revised size of US$42.2 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 5.4% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Frozen, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record ... Read More

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