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United Kingdom Food Safety Testing Market to be dominated by Rapid Technologies till 2027

Rising outbreak of foodborne illness and growing influence of media channels on consumer awareness for food safety are projected to cater to the growth of United Kingdom food safety testing market in the forecast period, 2023-2027.  

According to TechSci Research report,
United Kingdom Food Safety Testing Market - By Region, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2027, the United Kingdom food safety testing market is expected to witness steady growth in 2023-2027. Food safety testing represents the analysis of several edible products to detect the presence of disease-causing microorganisms, chemicals, and other potentially hazardous compounds. It plays a significant role in maintaining the overall health and well-being of consumers by providing good quality of food. Some of the widely utilized food safety testing methods include microbiological, chemical, and nutritional, allergen, residues and contamination, and genetically modified organism (GMO) testing. These kind of safety tests help in ensuring proper food hygiene while controlling and preventing foodborne diseases. This further propels government authorities of numerous countries are implementing stringent food safety regulations, which makes it compulsory for food products to undergo vigorous testing procedures before being sold in the market. Food producers are beneath cumulative pressure to ensure the safety of the food products they are offering in the market. Various rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act have amplified the need to guarantee that the across United Kingdom food supply are harmless, tested, and testing should be documented and substantiated. Additionally, the inflating sale of processed and packaged food in developed nations like United Kingdom owing to the elevating increasing popularity of quick-service restaurants and varying lifestyle which drives the requirement for safety testing of eatable items. The augmented safety and health risks pretended by microbiological, chemical, and chemical pollutants have progressively made analytical testing approaches a cornerstone of food safety programs. The rising occurrences of food-borne diseases that have forced to implement stringent food safety regulations across globe is expected to drive the market growth in the forthcoming years.

However, the absence of human resources as well as outdated infrastructure, along with the shortage of chemicals, which are utilized to carry out testing of food samples are expected to hamper the growth of the market in the coming years.

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The United Kingdom food safety testing market is segmented into contaminant, technology, food tested, regional distribution, and competitive landscape.

Based on contaminant, the market is divided into pathogens, pesticides, GMOs, mycotoxin, allergens, others. Pathogens segment is projected to grow at a significant rate in the market, in the forecast period, 2023-2027. Pathogen testing is majorly carried out for meat, poultry, seafood, and dairy products.

Based on technology, the market is bifurcated into traditional and rapid. Rapid segment is expected to hold the largest share in the market, 2023-2028. On account of the multi-functional testing options in less time; flexible testing to end-user industry propels the market growth. Moreover, this segment is also expected to grow at the fastest CAGR during the forecast period, owing to its ability to test a wide range of contaminants in comparison to traditional technology.

Based on food tested, the market is segmented into meat, poultry, seafood, dairy, processed foods, fruits & vegetables, others.
Meat, poultry, & seafood segment is projected to hold a major share in the food safety testing market by 2027. The increasing meat consumption per capita and the emerging trends towards enhancing macronutrient intake and high protein content in meat products are propelling the market growth. Changes in food regulations on account of the high prevalence of food pathogen outbreaks through meat, poultry, and seafood products will enhance business development.

Leading market players operating in the United Kingdom e-pharmacy market are:

·         SGS United Kingdom Limited

·         Bureau Veritas UK Limited

·         ALS Laboratories (UK) Limited

·         Intertek Group Plc.

·         TÜV SÜD UK Limited

·         Eurofins Food Testing UK Limited

·         Fera Science Limited

·         Campden BRI Group

·         Food Forensics Limited

·         Northern Hygiene Laboratories Limited


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The growing instances of food adulteration and contamination that escalate the risks of foodborne disorders is further driving the market. In addition to this, the expanding awareness among consumers regarding food safety and food hygiene is one of the growth-inducing factors. The escalating demand for food safety testing to maintain the quality of products and prevent potential health hazards to consumers which supports the market growth. With this, the elevating consumption of packaged and processed foods owing to the rising levels of urbanization, sedentary lifestyles, and inflating disposable income levels, along with the growing popularity of quick-service restaurants (QSRs), is positively influencing the market growth. With this, continuous technological advancements in testing procedures and strict food safety regulations are encouraging food processors to adopt immunoassays (IAs) in food safety testing. Moreover, various key market players are developing polymerase chain reaction (PCR) kits, immune sera, and standard and chromogenic media to detect pathogens in real-time with more speed and accuracy. This, along with the introduction of innovative food testing methods, is offering lucrative opportunities to the market players is projected to accelerate the United Kingdom food safety testingmarket growth till 2027” said Mr. Karan Chechi, Research Director with TechSci Research, a research based global management consulting firm”.

United Kingdom Food Safety Testing Market- By Contaminant (Pathogens, Pesticides, GMOs, Mycotoxin, Allergens, Others), By Technology (Traditional v/s Rapid), By Food Tested (Meat, Poultry, Seafood, Dairy, Processed Foods, Fruits & Vegetables, Others), By Region, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2027 has analyzed the future growth potential of United Kingdom e pharmacy market and provides statistics & information on market size, structure and future market growth. The report intends to provide cutting-edge market intelligence and assist decision makers take sound investment decisions. Besides, the report also identifies and analyzes the emerging trends along with significant drivers, challenges, and opportunities in United Kingdom e pharmacy market.


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