Post-harvest Treatment Market for Fruits & Vegetables by Type (Coatings, Cleaners, Fungicides, Ethylene Blockers, Sanitizers, and Sprout Inhibitors), Application (Fruits and Vegetables), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022
“The post-harvest treatment market for fruits and vegetables is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.30%.”
The post-harvest treatment market for fruits and vegetables is projected to reach USD 1.67 billion by 2022, from USD 1.17 billion in 2017, at a CAGR of 7.30%. The market is driven by growing consumption of post-harvest protection products which are used to prevent post-harvest losses of fruits & vegetables. Growing demand for fresh fruit & vegetables and exotic fruits & vegetables is also fueling the demand for post-harvest treatment products in the market. Lack of efficient infrastructure for post-harvest mechanism in developing regions and stringent government regulations in Europe are the major restraints to the growth of the post-harvest treatment market for fruits and vegetables.
“Coatings segment led the market with the largest share in 2016.”
The coatings segment accounted for a major share in the post-harvest treatment market for fruits and vegetables. Edible coatings are a necessary requirement for major crops such as apples, tomatoes, and cucumbers. Their usage helps in extending the shelf life, enhancing the appearance, and delaying ripening, which has led to their demand in the post-harvest treatment market for fruits & vegetables. The market growth of fresh fruits & vegetables has also increased the demand for coatings.
“Fruits segment is estimated to lead the market in 2017.”
The fruits segment, by application, is to lead the market and is likely to grow at a higher CAGR during the forecast period compared to vegetables. Post-harvest products such as coatings and ethylene blockers are widely used on fruits such as apples, citrus fruits, and stone fruits. Fruits are commonly climacteric in nature, and hence are highly perishable, which results in wide-scale usage of post-harvest products in order to increase their shelf life, prevent physiological disorders, and prevent excess ripening to minimize losses.
“Asia Pacific to lead the market in terms of growth rate.”
Asia Pacific is expected to lead the global post-harvest treatment market for fruits and vegetables in terms of market size and growth rate between 2017 and 2022. The region is one of the largest producers of fruits & vegetables, and its export trade is well established. India and China lead in the production and consumption of fruits & vegetables. However, post-harvest losses of fruits & vegetables here have led to increased demand for post-harvest products. Countries such as China and Japan have the required technological strength for post-harvest treatment solutions, which in turn gives potential to the post-harvest treatment market for fruits & vegetables in this region.
The breakdown of the primaries on the basis of company type, designation, and region conducted during the research study, is as follows:
By Company type: Tier I – 45%, Tier II – 30%, and Tier III – 25%
By Designation: C-Level – 25%, Directors – 40%, Others* – 35%
By Region: North America – 30%, Europe – 20%, Asia Pacific – 25%,South America – 20%, RoW – 5%
*Others include sales managers, marketing managers, and product managers.
Note: Tier I: Revenue > USD 1 billion; Tier II: Revenue USD 500 million to < USD 1 billion; Tier III: Revenue < USD 500 million
The global market for post-harvest treatments for fruits & vegetables is dominated by large players such as Decco (US), Pace International (US), Xeda International (France), John Bean Technologies (JBT) (US), and Agrofresh (US). Some of the other players in the post-harvest treatment market for fruits and vegetables include Syngenta (Switzerland), Bayer (Germany), DuPont (US), Nufarm (Australia), and FMC (US).
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