India food pathogen testing market was valued at $ 14 million in 2018 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 11.3% to reach $ 26.4 million by 2024. Growth in the market is led by growing cases of food-borne diseases across the country. Moreover, rising consumer awareness concerning food safety and chemical contamination of food products is further strengthening the demand for food testing labs in the country. Additionally, stringent food safety regulations in tandem with the increasing production of processed food is also among the major drivers for food pathogen testing market in India. Factors like economic development, growing urbanization coupled with increasing middle class population, and rising personal disposable income of the consumers has led to increased consumption of processed food, which, in turn, is positively influencing India food pathogen testing market.

In terms of food type, India food pathogen testing market has been categorized into dairy, meat & poultry, cereals & grains, fruits & vegetables, and others. Among these categories, dairy is the largest as well as the fastest growing food type segment in the market. Since, India is the largest producer of milk globally, stringent food testing is required prior to any export of dairy products or even for domestic consumption.

India food pathogen testing market is moderately competitive and includes strong participation of both public and private investors. Its competitive landscape comprises both domestic and global market players. These players are investing heavily in the R&D of the modern pathogen testing technologies. Some of the leading players in India food pathogen testing market are SGS India Private Limited, Eurofins Analytical Services India Private Limited, TUV India Private Limited, Intertek India Private Limited, Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services Private Limited, Thermo Fisher Scientific India Private Limited, among others.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2014-2017

Base Year: 2018

Estimated Year: 2019

Forecast Period: 2020-2024

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and forecast India food pathogen testing market size.
  • To forecast India food pathogen testing market based on pathogen type, food type, technology, and regional distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for India food pathogen testing market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in India food pathogen testing market.


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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a food pathogen testing companies across India. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the product offerings, distribution channels and presence of all major food pathogen testing companies across India.

TechSci Research calculated India food pathogen testing market size using a top down approach, wherein data for various applications across various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.


Key Target Audience:

  • Food pathogen testing kit manufacturers
  • Regulatory organizations
  • Food processing companies
  • Biotechnology companies
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to food pathogen testing market
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for industry stakeholders such as food pathogen testing companies, partners and end users. The study would also help them in identifying which market segments should be targeted over the coming years in order to strategize investments and capitalize on growth of the market.

Report Scope:

In this report, India food pathogen testing market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Market, by Pathogen Type
    • Salmonella
    • E.coli
    • Listeria
    • Others
  • Market, by Food Type
    • Dairy
    • Meat & Poultry
    • Cereals & Grains
    • Fruits & Vegetables
    • Others
  • Market, by Technology
    • Traditional
    • Rapid
  • Market, by Region
    • North
    • West
    • South
    • East

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies operating in India food pathogen testing market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).

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1.       Food Pathogen Testing Overview

2.       Research Methodology

3.       Analyst View

4.       India Food Pathogen Testing Market Outlook

4.1.    Market Size & Forecast

4.1.1. By Value

4.2.    Market Share & Forecast

4.2.1. By Pathogen Type (E. coli, Salmonella, Listeria and Others)

4.2.2. By Food Type (Dairy, Meat & Poultry, Fruits & Vegetables, Cereals & Grains and others)

4.2.3. By Technology (Traditional Technology and Rapid Technology)

4.2.4. By Region (West, South, East and North)

4.2.5. By Company

4.3.    Market Attractiveness Index (By Type, By Food Type, By Technology)

5.       India Dairy Testing Market Outlook

5.1.    Market Size & Forecast

5.1.1. By Value

5.2.    Market Share & Forecast

5.2.1. By Pathogen Type (E. coli, Salmonella, Listeria and Others)

5.2.2. By Technology (Traditional Technology and Rapid Technology)

6.       India Meat & Poultry Testing Market Outlook

6.1.    Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1. By Value

6.2.    Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1. By Pathogen Type (E. coli, Salmonella, Listeria and Others)

6.2.2. By Technology (Traditional Technology and Rapid Technology)

7.       India Fruits & Vegetables Testing Market Outlook

7.1.    Market Size & Forecast

7.1.1. By Value

7.2.    Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1. By Pathogen Type (E. coli, Salmonella, Listeria and Others)

7.2.2. By Technology (Traditional Technology and Rapid Technology)

8.       India Cereals & Grains Testing Market Outlook

8.1.    Market Size & Forecast

8.1.1. By Value

8.2.    Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1. By Pathogen Type (E. coli, Salmonella, Listeria and Others)

8.2.2. By Technology (Traditional Technology and Rapid Technology)

9.       Market Dynamics

9.1.    Drivers/ Opportunities

9.2.    Challenges/ Restraints

10.   Market Trends and Developments

11.   India Economic Profile

12.   Competitive Landscape

12.1.   Competition Benchmarking

12.2.   Company Profiles

12.2.1.    SGS India Private Limited

12.2.2.    Eurofins Analytical Services India Private Limited

12.2.3.    TUV India Private Limited

12.2.4.    Intertek India Private Limited

12.2.5.    Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services Private Limited

12.2.6.    Thermofisher Scientific India Private Limited

12.2.7.    BioMérieux India Private Limited

12.2.8.    HiMedia Laboratories

12.2.9.    ALS India

12.2.10.   Qiagen India Private Limited

13.   Strategic Recommendations

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  • List of Figures


    Figure 1: India Food Pathogen Testing Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014–2024F

    Figure 2: Number of Outbreak Confirmed per Laboratory, 2014-2017

    Figure 3: India Food Pathogen Testing Market Share, By Pathogen Type, By Value, 2014–2024F

    Figure 4: India Food Pathogen Testing Market Share, By Food Type, By Value, 2014–2024F

    Figure 5: Year-wise Export of Processed Food Products in India, By Value (USD Million)

    Figure 6: Top Ten Indian States as per Milk Production & Processing, 2018

    Figure 7: Top Ten Indian States as per Meat Production & Processing, 2018

    Figure 8: India Food Pathogen Testing Market Share, By Technology, By Value, 2014–2024F

    Figure 9: India Food Pathogen Testing Market Share, By Region, By Value, 2018 & 2024F

    Figure 10: Region-wise Distribution of Food Testing Labs (%) in India, 2018

    Figure 11: Demand Assessment for Food Testing Laboratories by Food Business Operators (FBO), 2018

    Figure 12: India Food Pathogen Testing Market Share, By Company, By Value, 2018

    Figure 13: India Food Pathogen Testing Market Attractiveness Index, By Pathogen Type, By Value, 2019E-2024F

    Figure 14: India Food Pathogen Testing Market Attractiveness Index, By Food Type, By Value, 2019E-2024F

    Figure 15: India Food Pathogen Testing Market Attractiveness Index, By Technology, By Value, 2019E-2024F

    Figure 16: India Dairy Pathogen Testing Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014–2024F

    Figure 17: Annual Growth Rate of Milk Production in India

    Figure 18: India Dairy Pathogen Testing Market Share, By Pathogen Type, By Value, 2014–2024F

    Figure 19: India Milk Production (Million Tonnes), 2017 & 2020

    Figure 20: India Dairy Pathogen Testing Market Share, By Technology, By Value, 2014–2024F

    Figure 21: Top Five Milk Producing States in India (Million Metric Tonnes), 2018 

    Figure 22: India Meat & Poultry Testing Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014–2024F

    Figure 23: Production of Meat in India (Million Tonnes)

    Figure 24: India Meat & Poultry Pathogen Testing Market Share, By Pathogen Type, By Value, 2014–2024F

    Figure 25: Production in Top 5 Poultry Producing States in India (‘000 MT), 2017

    Figure 26: India Meat & Poultry Pathogen Testing Market Share, By Technology, By Value, 2014–2024F

    Figure 27: Annual Growth Rate of Meat Production in India (%)

    Figure 28: India Fruits & Vegetables Pathogen Testing Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014–2024F

    Figure 29: India Fruits & Vegetables Pathogen Testing Market Share, By Pathogen Type, By Value, 2014–2024F

    Figure 30: India Fruits Production, By State, 2017 (Million Tonnes)

    Figure 31: India Fruits & Vegetables Pathogen Testing Market Share, By Technology, By Value, 2014–2024F

    Figure 32: India Vegetables Production, By State, 2017 (Million Tonnes)

    Figure 33: India Cereals & Grains Pathogen Testing Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2014–2024F

    Figure 34: India Food Grain Production (Million Tonnes)

    Figure 35: India Cereals & Grains Pathogen Testing Market Share, By Pathogen Type, By Value, 2014–2024F

    Figure 36: India Cereals & Grains Pathogen Testing Market Share, By Technology, By Value, 2014–2024F

    Figure 37: Production of Major Food Crops in India (Million Tonnes), 2016-17


    List of Tables


    Table 1: Top India States with Maximum Registered Food Processing Units (2018)

     Table 2: Ranking of Agriculture & Food Products Production in India as compared to the Rest of World (2018)

     Table 3: Testing Infrastructure Mapping against Processing for Fruits & Vegetables, By State, 2018