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Food Safety Products


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US demand to reach $4.6 billion in 2016

US demand for food safety products is forecast to reach $4.5 billion in 2016. Solid gains will be the result of increased public awareness, the enactment of more stringent government regulations, and industry initiatives that will provide a strong impetus for companies to improve their food safety practices. Additionally, growth will be driven by challenges arising from the increasingly global nature of the food supply, which adds complexity and the potential for the introduction of new pathogens from different regions.

Smart labels, tags to be fastest growing products

While healthy growth is projected in all segments, smart labels and tags are expected to experience the fastest gains. Demand for smart labels and tags will be boosted by increased emphasis on traceability in the food supply chain and expanded adoption of newer smart label technology in food packaging to reduce losses in perishable foods. Opportunities will also exist in the livestock market as large cattle and pig farms seek ways to speed animal transfer and processing at feed lots and slaughterhouses and to improve the traceability of animals to their point of origin. The latter is crucial in the event of animal disease outbreaks. While demand for barcode labels and tags will lag the segment average due to market maturity, the implementation of standardized barcodes in the produce industry for improved traceability will stimulate gains.

Diagnostic products will post above average growth, benefiting from increased government testing requirements along with heightened emphasis on testing for possible contamination following recent high profile recalls due to outbreaks of foodborne illness. Also driving growth for food safety diagnostic testing will be the continued migration toward rapid diagnostic tests, which are more expensive.

Food processing plants to remain dominant market Food processing plants represent by far the largest market for food safety products, accounting for 60 percent of the total in 2011. Overall demand growth in this market is expected to be in line with the industry average, reflecting the continued industry focus on food safety as a primary concern. While all submarkets will log healthy gains, the fastest growth is expected in the seafood, fresh prepared food, and beverage segments. Additional market-specific factors will propel demand in various submarkets. For instance, trends toward convenienceoriented refrigerated food options will support rapid gains in fresh prepared food applications.

Foodservice establishments will continue to represent a sizeable market for food safety products. Advances will be fueled by accelerated growth in foodservice revenues following weaker performance in the recession-impacted 2006-2011 period. Gains will also reflect the general importance of sanitation and testing for the prevention of cross-contamination and foodborne illnesses. Through 2016, the farm market will be the fastest growing application for food safety products. Crop and produce uses will outpace those of livestock due to increased pathogen testing of produce at the farm level, and continued testing for the presence of GMOs at grain elevators. Robust growth is anticipated for smart labels and tags, and software and tracking systems used to comply with produce traceability mandates.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table FOOD SAFETY PRODUCT DEMAND (million dollars)
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • Macroeconomic Outlook
      • Table MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2005 dollars)
    • Demographic Trends
      • Table POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million persons)
    • Consumer Spending
      • Table PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)
    • Food Industry Overview
    • Agriculture Outlook
      • Table AGRICULTURAL INDICATORS
      • Crop Production
        • Table CROP PRODUCTION (billion dollars)
      • Fresh Produce
        • Table FRESH PRODUCE SUPPLY & DEMAND (billion pounds)
      • Livestock & Poultry
        • Table LIVESTOCK & POULTRY POPULATION (million)
    • Food Processing Industry Outlook
      • Table FOOD & BEVERAGE SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)
      • Meat
        • Table MEAT SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)
      • Beverages
        • Table BEVERAGE PRODUCTION (million gallons)
      • Dairy Products
        • Table DAIRY PRODUCT SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)
      • Processed Food
        • Table PROCESSED FOOD SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)
      • Poultry & Eggs
        • Table POULTRY & EGG SHIPMENTS
      • Seafood
        • Table SEAFOOD SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)
      • Fresh Prepared Food
        • Table FRESH PREPARED FOOD SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)
      • Other Food
        • Table OTHER FOOD SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)
    • Food Trade
      • Table FOREIGN TRADE IN FOOD & BEVERAGES, 2006-2011 (billion dollars)
      • Imports
        • Table FOOD & BEVERAGE IMPORTS, 2006-2011 (billion dollars)
      • Exports
        • Table FOOD & BEVERAGE EXPORTS, 2006-2011 (billion dollars)
    • Food Distribution Trends
      • Commodity Distribution
      • Wholesale Distribution
      • Retail Distribution
    • Retail Sales
      • Table RETAIL SALES
    • Foodservice Industry Overview
      • Table FOODSERVICE REVENUES (billion dollars)
    • Food Safety Services Outlook
      • Table FOOD SAFETY SERVICES REVENUES (billion dollars)
    • Historical Market Trends
      • Table FOOD SAFETY PRODUCT MARKET, 2001-2011
    • Food-Related Illness Trends
      • Table FOOD-RELATED PATHOGENS (incidence per 100,000 people)
    • Regulatory Issues
    • International Activity & Foreign Trade
  • TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW
    • General
    • Disinfection
    • Diagnostics
    • Disposable Gloves
    • Smart Labels & Tags
    • Other
  • PRODUCTS
    • General
      • Table FOOD SAFETY PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Disinfection Products
      • Table DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
      • Disinfectants & Sanitizers
        • Table DISINFECTANT & SANITIZER DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
        • Table QUATERNARY AMMONIUM ("QUAT") DISINFECTANT & SANITIZER DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
        • Table PHENOLIC DISINFECTANT & SANITIZER DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
        • Table IODOPHOR DISINFECTANT & SANITIZER DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
        • Table CHLORINATED DISINFECTANT & SANITIZER DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
        • Table OTHER DISINFECTANT & SANITIZER DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
      • Disinfection Equipment
        • Table DISINFECTION EQUIPMENT DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
      • Other Disinfection Products
        • Table OTHER DISINFECTION PRODUCT DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
    • Diagnostic Products
      • Table DIAGNOSTIC PRODUCT DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
      • Testing Products
        • Table DIAGNOSTIC TESTING PRODUCT DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
        • Table PATHOGEN DIAGNOSTIC PRODUCT DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
        • Table PATHOGEN-SPECIFIC DIAGNOSTIC PRODUCT DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
        • Table GENERAL PATHOGEN DIAGNOSTIC PRODUCT DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
        • Table YEAST & MOLD DIAGNOSTIC PRODUCT DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
        • Table RESIDUE DIAGNOSTIC PRODUCT DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
        • Table TOXIN DIAGNOSTIC PRODUCT DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
        • Table GMO/TRAIT DIAGNOSTIC PRODUCT DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
        • Table OTHER DIAGNOSTIC TESTING PRODUCT DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
      • Sensors & Detectors
        • Table SENSOR & DETECTOR DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
    • Disposable Gloves
      • Table DISPOSABLE GLOVE DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
    • Smart Labels & Tags
      • Table SMART LABEL & TAG DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
      • Barcodes
      • Smart Labels
      • RFID Tags
    • Software & Tracking Systems
      • Table SOFTWARE & TRACKING SYSTEM DEMAND IN FOOD SAFETY (million dollars)
    • Other Food Safety Products
      • Table OTHER FOOD SAFETY PRODUCT DEMAND (million dollars)
  • MARKETS
    • General
      • Table FOOD SAFETY PRODUCT DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
    • Food Processing Plants
      • Table FOOD PROCESSING PLANT MARKET FOR FOOD SAFETY PRODUCTS (million dollars)
      • Meat
        • Table MEAT MARKET FOR FOOD SAFETY PRODUCTS (million dollars)
      • Dairy Products
        • Table DAIRY PRODUCT MARKET FOR FOOD SAFETY PRODUCTS (million dollars)
      • Beverages
        • Table BEVERAGE MARKET FOR FOOD SAFETY PRODUCTS (million dollars)
      • Poultry & Eggs
        • Table POULTRY & EGG MARKET FOR FOOD SAFETY PRODUCTS (million dollars)
      • Processed Food
        • Table PROCESSED FOOD MARKET FOR FOOD SAFETY PRODUCTS (million dollars)
      • Seafood
        • Table SEAFOOD MARKET FOR FOOD SAFETY PRODUCTS (million dollars)
      • Fresh Prepared Food
        • Table FRESH PREPARED FOOD MARKET FOR FOOD SAFETY PRODUCTS (million dollars)
      • Other Food Processing
        • Table OTHER FOOD PROCESSING MARKET FOR FOOD SAFETY PRODUCTS (million dollars)
    • Other Markets
      • Table OTHER MARKETS FOR FOOD SAFETY PRODUCTS (million dollars)
      • Foodservice Establishments
        • Table FOODSERVICE MARKET FOR FOOD SAFETY PRODUCTS (million dollars)
      • Farms
        • Table FARM MARKET FOR FOOD SAFETY PRODUCTS (million dollars)
        • Table CROP & PRODUCE MARKET FOR FOOD SAFETY PRODUCTS (million dollars)
        • Table LIVESTOCK MARKET FOR FOOD SAFETY PRODUCTS (million dollars)
      • Retail, Wholesale, & Distribution
        • Table RETAIL, WHOLESALE, & DISTRIBUTION MARKET FOR FOOD SAFETY PRODUCTS (million dollars)
      • Government
        • Table GOVERNMENT MARKET FOR FOOD SAFETY PRODUCTS (million dollars)
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
    • Industry Composition
      • Table US FOOD SAFETY PRODUCT SALES BY COMPANY, 2011 (million dollars)
    • Market Share
      • Diagnostic Products
      • Disinfectants & Sanitizers
      • Disinfection Equipment
    • Acquisitions & Divestitures
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Company Profiles
      • Albemarle Corporation
      • Allflex USA Incorporated
      • Avery Dennison Corporation
      • Avure Technologies Incorporated
      • BarrierSafe Solutions International
      • Barry-Wehmiller Companies Incorporated
      • Becton, Dickinson and Company
      • Bio-Rad Laboratories Incorporated
      • BioControl Systems Incorporated
      • bioMerieux SA
      • Birko Corporation
      • CDC Software International Incorporated
      • Charm Sciences Incorporated
      • Danaher Corporation
      • Datamars SA
      • DayMark Safety Systems
      • DuPont (EI) de Nemours
      • Ecolab Incorporated
      • EnviroLogix Incorporated
      • HighJump Software Incorporated
      • Hygiena LLC
      • IDEXX Laboratories Incorporated
      • Intelleflex Corporation
      • John Bean Technologies Corporation
      • Life Technologies Corporation
      • Lilly (Eli) and Company
      • Merck KGaA
      • MICREOS BV
      • Neogen Corporation
      • Purfresh Incorporated
      • PuriCore plc
      • R-Biopharm AG
      • Roche Holding Limited
      • Rochester Midland Corporation
      • Sealed Air Corporation
      • SPX Corporation
      • Sterilex Corporation
      • Strategic Diagnostics Incorporated
      • Tetra Laval International SA
      • Thermo Fisher Scientific Incorporated
      • 3M Company
      • Tradex International
      • TÜV SÜD AG
    • Additional Companies in the Food Safety Products Industry

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