United Kingdom food safety testing market is expected to register robust growth in the forecast period, 2023-2027. Food product testing refers to a significant process for defining the safety of food for its use. It is widely adopted to confirm that the food is free of physical, chemical, and biological contaminants. Various examples of food contaminants are bacteria and viruses including Escherichia coli, Salmonella, preservatives, and pesticides. Food testing and food safety is done, to scientifically evaluate the nutrient contents present in the food. Food safety testing is performed to provide the information regarding the characteristics and ingredients of food which also include the structure concept and physicochemical properties.  Along with this, food testing is also done to test the quality of food products, quality control, and food inspection and grading. The type of tests that are implemented for food testing is food authenticity testing and food shelf-life testing. In the U.K. the increase in cases of foodborne diseases, caused by pathogens, viruses, or spoilage, sometimes has results into some serious consequences among the consumers and the known brands. Therefore, to protect the health of the public and follow the food safety regulations, testing for the presence and detection of harmful micro-organisms is vital. This, in turn, is expected to support the market growth in the predicated years.

Increase in Number of Cases of Food-Borne Illnesses Augments the Market Growth

Foodborne illnesses are generally infectious or toxic in nature which is caused by bacteria, viruses, parasites, or chemical substances entering the body through contaminated food or water. Foodborne pathogens can cause severe diarrhoea or debilitating infections such as meningitis. The presence of numerous pathogens including Salmonella, E. coli, and Campylobacter are among the most common foodborne pathogens that affect millions of people across the globe which sometimes with fatal outcomes. Symptoms of foodborne illness include fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and diarrhoea. Listeria infection also leads to miscarriage in pregnant women or death of new-born babies and chemical contamination can result into acute poisoning or long-term diseases, like cancer. In some cases, foodborne diseases may lead to long-lasting disability and death as well. Few instances of unsafe food include uncooked foods of animal origin, fruits and vegetables contaminated with feces, and raw shellfish containing marine biotoxins. Furthermore, the increasing number of foodborne illnesses, adulteration cases, and toxicity have been a threat to the food safety which propels the growth of the market. The surge in the occurrence of foodborne disorders across United Kingdom is escalating the need for food safety testing which is expected to drive the market growth in the coming years.

Rise in Consumer Awareness Regarding the Food Safety Supports the Market Growth

Food safety represents the proper handling and storage of food in order to avoid the onset of food-borne disease which occurs due to consuming adulterated food. Spreading awareness regarding food safety and hygiene is of vital significance to food business sectors, to safeguard the health of the consumers from foodborne diseases. The increasing consumer awareness is anticipated to create partnerships with government and numerous market players, based in food industry, about food safety and testing. This further also enables ways to disseminate the food safety principles for food service providers that can be conveniently interpreted and implemented which is expected to propel the growth of food safety testing market in United Kingdom.


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Market Segmentation

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. Based on technology, the market is bifurcated into traditional and rapid. Based on food tested, the market is segmented into meat, poultry, seafood, dairy, processed foods, fruits & vegetables, others. The United Kingdom food safety testing market is studied in major regions namely London, Southeast, East Anglia, Scotland, Southwest, East Midlands, Yorkshire & Humberside, Rest of United Kingdom.

Market Players

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 are the key market players operating in United Kingdom food safety testing market.

Attribute

Details

Base Year

2021

Historic Data

2017 – 2020

Estimated Year

2022

Forecast Period

2023 – 2027

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD Million, and CAGR for 2017-2021 and 2022-2027

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered

·         Drug Type

·         Product Type

·         Application

·         Distribution Channel

Regional scope

London, Southeast, East Anglia, Scotland, Southwest, East Midlands, Yorkshire & Humberside, Rest of United Kingdom

Key companies profiled

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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Report Scope:

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

·         United Kingdom Food Safety Testing Market, By Contaminant:

o   Pathogens

o   Pesticides

o   GMOs

o   Mycotoxin

o   Allergens

o   Others

·         United Kingdom Food Safety Testing Market, By Technology:

o   Traditional

o   Rapid

·         United Kingdom Food Safety Testing Market, By Food Tested:

o   Meat

o   Poultry

o   Seafood

o   Dairy

o   Processed Foods

o   Fruits & Vegetables

o   Others

·         United Kingdom Food Safety Testing Market, By Region:

o   London

o   Southeast

o   East Anglia

o   Scotland

o   Southwest

o   East Midlands

o   Yorkshire & Humberside

o   Rest of United Kingdom

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in United Kingdom food safety testing market.

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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Impact of COVID-19 on United Kingdom Food Safety Testing Market

4.    Executive Summary

5.    Voice of Customers

6.    United Kingdom Food Safety Testing Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1.     By Value

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Contaminant (Pathogens, Pesticides, GMOs, Mycotoxin, Allergens, Others)

6.2.2.     By Technology (Traditional v/s Rapid)

6.2.3.     By Food Tested (Meat, Poultry, Seafood, Dairy, Processed Foods, Fruits & Vegetables, Others)

6.2.4.     By Region

6.2.5.     By Company (2021)

6.3.  Product Market Map

7.    United Kingdom Traditional Food Testing Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast

7.1.1.     By Value

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Contaminant

7.2.2.     By Food Tested

8.    United Kingdom Rapid Food Testing Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast

8.1.1.     By Value

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Contaminant

8.2.2.     By Food Tested

9.    Market Dynamics

9.1.     Drivers

9.2.     Challenges

10.  Market Trends & Developments

11.  Policy & Regulatory Landscape

12.  United Kingdom Economic Profile

13.  Competitive Landscape

13.1.    SGS United Kingdom Limited

13.2.    Bureau Veritas UK Limited

13.3.    ALS Laboratories (UK) Limited

13.4.    Intertek Group Plc.

13.5.    TÜV SÜD UK Limited

13.6.    Eurofins Food Testing UK Limited

13.7.    Fera Science Limited

13.8.    Campden BRI Group

13.9.    Food Forensics Limited

13.10.  Northern Hygiene Laboratories Limited

14.  Strategic Recommendations

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