Food Certification Market, by Type (International Organization for Standardization, Safe Quality Food, Kosher Certification, Food Safety and Standard Authority of India, U.S. Department of Agriculture, European Food Safety Authority, International Food Standards, British Retail Consortium Standard, Halal Certification, China Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Ministry of Food and Drug Safety), by Application (Processed Meat and Poultry Products, Infant Food Products, Beverages, Dairy Products, and Organic Food) – Global Industry Insights, Trends and Forecast (2017-2025)

Created On: Aug-2018
Report ID: IR169
Format: PDF

Food certification is authentication by the regulatory bodies, which confirms that the systems, processes, and products in the food supply chain are as per the acknowledged limits of food safety standard. It is dependent on results of audits, inspections, and tests that provide guarantee to the customer that the food products are as per the international and national food quality standard. Food certification includes processes related to the handling, storage, and preparation of food products. There are various benefits of food certification that includes consistent production of quality and safe food products with less risks of contamination and helps in decline of the food recalls from the market. As per the report published in Dec 2015 by WHO (World Health Organization), 1 out of every 10 people undergoes foodborne illness and approximately 4,20,000 people die annually due to consumption contaminated food. Rising incidents of foodborne health issues are increasing awareness among consumers. For instance, in the year 2017, chicken eggs which were distributed in APAC and European markets were found contaminated with fipronil that is a dangerous Class II pesticide, which was classified by WHO.

Food Certification Market: Market Dynamics

The growing demand for high quality food, rising demand for convenience food, increasing health awareness, and government initiatives are the key driving factors for the growth of food certification market. The growing consciousness about health issues related to intake of contaminated foods is a serious fact for the development of food certification market. However, the expensive and time-consuming certification process and shortage of infrastructure and resources in emerging economies are some of the key restraining factors for food certification market.

Food Certification Market: Market Segmentation

The Food Certification market has been categorized into type, application and geography. On the basis of type the market is segmented into International Organization for Standardization, Safe Quality Food, Kosher Certification, Food Safety and Standard Authority of India, U.S. Department of Agriculture, European Food Safety Authority, International Food Standards, British Retail Consortium Standard, Halal Certification, China Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and Ministry of Food and Drug Safety among others. Based on application food certification market is divided into Processed Meat and Poultry Products, Infant Food Products, Beverages, Dairy Products, and Organic Food among other applications. Halal Certification has observed a substantial growth over the past several years owing to the growing Muslim population and the demand for halal food products. As per insights and reports analysis, the halal certification has observed approximately 6% raise over the past five years.

Food Certification Market: Regional Analysis

The North America held the largest market share in the year 2017 with US being the largest market in the region. North America market is majorly driven due to the sturdy food safety guidelines implemented by the government for imported food products. Asia-Pacific market is anticipated to hold the major chunk of the food certification market over the forecast period owing to growing standard of living, and rising incidences of food contamination. The frequency of food-borne diseases has considerably increased in Asia Pacific in the recent years and such fears will also drive the necessity for food certification in the APAC region. As per a study conducted by World Bank, in 2017, in India, the food borne diseases cost approximately US$ 28 billion that is about 0.5% of the total GDP of the country. Owing to such factors, the government is initiating severe steps in order to reduce food borne diseases by implementing stringent food certification procedures. 

Food Certification Market: Competitive Landscape

The key players in Food Certification market are Bureau Vertitas, Underwriters Laboratories Inc., Intertek group PLC, TUV SUD AG, ALS Limited, Dekra SE, Asurequality limited, SGS SA, Lloyd’s Register Group Limited, and DNV GL Group AS among other key players.

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Our Research Approach Includes
  •  Market Outlining
  •  Framing discussion guide
  •  Data Validation
  • Data Analysis
  •  Re-Validation and Finalization of Data
  •  Report Insights and Publishing
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