Dublin, Oct. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets
(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bxbvsp/european_food) has announced the addition of the "European Food Safety Testing Market by Contaminant, Technology, Food Type & Country - Trends & Forecast To 2018" report to their offering.
The European food safety testing market is growing significantly, driven by rigorous implementation of the food safety regulations to ensure the safety of food and globalization of food supply. The consumer demand for food safety in Europe has also been increasing the food safety testing market. The contamination of food products with genetically modified food, and their unknown effect upon consumption, has been driving the food safety testing demand in the market. Introduction of new and advanced technology for safety testing has further ensured growth of the market.
The European food safety testing market includes testing for contaminants such as pathogens, toxins, genetically modified food, pesticides, and other contaminants in the food products such as meat and poultry products, dairy products, processed foods, and fruit and vegetable, etc. The technology for safety testing includes traditional and rapid technology methods such as convenience-based, PCR-based, immunoassay-based, and other rapid methods such as HPLC and GC amongst others.
The food safety testing market is projected to reach $4,068.8 million by 2018. In 2012, Germany was the largest market for food safety testing and it is projected to be the fastest growing market in Europe. In 2012, U.K. was second largest market followed by the France. In 2012, contaminant testing in fruit and vegetable was the largest segment in European market. In 2012, pathogen testing dominated the food safety testing market followed by GMOs testing. Pathogen safety testing in food samples was dominated by salmonella testing as the largest segment. The leading market players have been using strategies such as new product/service launch to detect the presence of contaminants in the food samples to strengthen their position in the market.
This report comprehensively describes the European food safety testing market in terms of contaminants such as pathogens, toxins, pesticides, genetically modified organisms and other contaminants such as food allergens, chemical residues, etc. in five countries - U.K., Germany, France, Italy, and Poland. Safety testing of food products such as meat and poultry products, dairy products, processed food, fruit and vegetable, using technologies such as traditional and rapid testing methods are covered in the report. The report also discusses the food safety contaminant testing market based on pathogen subtypes, in various food types, and countries.
This report provides full analysis of the key players in the European food safety testing industry, major technologies employed to detect contaminants and food products tested, with a clear insight and commentary on the developments and trends. With the huge opportunity present in the market, the existing laboratories are experiencing a significant growth. The report provides detailed analysis of the current phase of the industry and the competitive strategies adopted by the major players in the food safety testing industry.
Key Topics Covered
2 Executive Summary
3 Premium Insights
4 Market Overview
5 Food Safety Testing Market, By Contaminants
6 Food Safety Testing Market, By Technologies
7 Food Safety Testing Market, By Food Types
8 Food Safety Testing Market, By Countries
10 Competitive Landscape
11 Company Profiles (Overview, Financials, Products & Services, Strategy, And Developments)
- Bio-Rad Laboratories
- Bureau Veritas
- Det Norske Veritas As (Dnv)
- Eurofins Central Analytical Laboratories
- Genon Laboratories
- IFP Institut Für Produktqualität Gmbh
- Intertek Group
- Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance
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