Dublin, Nov. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Food Certification Market by Type (ISO 22000, BRC, SQF, IFS, Halal, Kosher, Free-From Certification), Application (Meat, Poultry, and Seafood, Dairy, Infant Food, Beverages, Bakery & Confectionery), Risk Category, and Region - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

The global food certification market is estimated to be valued at USD 4.7 billion in 2020 and is projected to reach USD 6.2 billion by 2025, recording a CAGR of 5.4%.

Factors such as the growing demand for quality food due to increasing instances of food poisoning, changing food preferences, increase in global food trade and the stringent regulations for import or export of food products in order to ensure the compliance with food safety standards.

The ISO 22000 segment is projected to be the largest segment, by type, in the food certification market during the forecast period.

Complex supply chains increase the chances of food contamination due to improper handling. Therefore, there is increased demand for ISO 22000 among retailers, manufacturers and growers which offers benefits to the food supply chain, such as determines and manages safety risks, offers preventive and corrective measures to food safety management, and reduces or eliminates the risk of food recalls. It is one of the most important food safety certifications concerning the food safety hazards in the food & beverage industry, trusted by several stakeholders.

The meat, poultry & sea-food segment is projected to account for the largest market during the forecast period.

A significant increase in the consumption of meat and meat products urges the need for having stringent food certification norms to ensure the safety and authenticity of meat, including Halal and Kosher, especially in countries with more Muslim population. Regulatory bodies like Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has set up regulations for the analysis of data from sample collection programs, rapid chilling, adequate trimming, and sanitary washing that are enforced to reduce microbial contamination for poultry and meat products. The stringent regulations like proper certification and labeling requirements for the import of animal products is projected to drive the growth of the meat, poultry, and seafood products segment in the food certification market.

The high-risk segment is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period.

In high-risk foods, threat is projected to remain higher due to their susceptibility to pathogen growth. Due to the increase in foodborne illnesses, affecting millions of people every year, it is a serious concern across the globe. Therefore, food certification in the case of high-risk foods being exported, it is mandated by government bodies to ensure that they comply with the safety requirements of the importing country, thereby driving the growth of the food certification market.

The European market is estimated to account for the largest market share due to the adoption of food safety measures

The European market is growing in the food certification market as people are getting aware of food safety. They are having high purchasing power and thus are willing to pay for premium products in order to lead a healthy lifestyle. Lately, food safety in Europe has been affected by developments that have changed the conditions under which food products are manufactured, processed, traded, distributed, and consumed. The food certification market in Europe is driven by the regulatory environment, which mandates food manufacturers to adopt certifications such as International Featured Standards (IFS) and The British Retail Consortium (BRC).

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights
4.1 Opportunities in the Food Certification Market
4.2 Food Certification Market: Major Regional Submarkets
4.3 Europe: Food Certification Market, by Application and Country
4.4 Food Certification Market, by Type and Region
4.5 Food Certification Market, by Risk Category
4.6 Food Certification Market, by Application

5 Market Overview
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Market Dynamics
5.2.1 Drivers
5.2.1.1 Increase in Instances of Foodborne Illnesses
5.2.1.1.1 Increase in the Number of Food Recall Cases
5.2.1.1.1.1 Food Recalls in the US
5.2.1.1.2 Increase in Trade Restrictions due to Food Contamination in the European Countries
5.2.1.2 Increased Consumption of High-Risk Category of Food Products
5.2.1.2.1 Increase in the Consumption of Frozen Foods Across Regions
5.2.1.2.2 Increase in the Consumption of Meat and Meat Products Across Regions Significantly Over the Recent Past
5.2.1.3 Increase in the Global Trade of Food Products
5.2.1.4 Strict Food Industry Standards and Certification Requirements
5.2.1.4.1 Increase in Focus on Gaining Customer Confidence
5.2.1.5 Consumer Demand for Food Transparency and Credibility
5.2.1.5.1 Voluntary Adoption of Certification Programs by Food Manufacturers to Gain Consumer Confidence
5.2.1.5.2 Focus on Broadening Product Portfolio and Improving Brand Value
5.2.1.6 Food Quality Certification Scheme
5.2.1.7 Ease of Certification and Auditing to Drive the Market Growth for Outsourced Certifications
5.2.2 Restraints
5.2.2.1 Lack of Infrastructure and Financial Support for Food Safety and Security in Developing Countries
5.2.2.2 Lack of Harmonization in Food Certification Standards and Guidelines Across the Globe
5.2.3 Opportunities
5.2.3.1 Popularity of Multiple Domestic Foodservice and Retail Chains
5.2.3.2 Increase in Budget Allocation and Expenditure to Ensure Food Safety
5.2.3.3 Adoption of Halal, Organic, and 'Free-From' Food Certifications
5.2.3.3.1 Organic Certification
5.2.3.4 Increase in Trend of Outsourcing Certification from Third-Parties
5.2.3.5 Food Processing Industry Focuses on Mandating Food Safety Management
5.2.3.6 Emerging Markets in Asian, African, and Other Developing Countries
5.2.3.6.1 Increase in the Number of Small & Medium Scale Companies
5.2.4 Challenges
5.2.4.1 Instances of False Labeling and Certifications Among Companies
5.2.4.1.1 False Halal Certification
5.2.4.2 Lack of Resources, Awareness, and Financial Support Among Small-Scale Manufacturers
5.2.4.2.1 Low Investment/Financial Capabilities of Small-Scale Manufacturers
5.3 COVID-19 Impact on Market Dynamics
5.3.1 Increase in Importance of Food Safety Throughout the Supply Chain
5.3.2 COVID-19 to Drive the Demand for 'Free-From' Certifications

6 Industry Trends
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Food Certification Industry
6.3 Supply Chain Analysis
6.4 Certification Trends
6.4.1 Increase in the Trend of Outsourcing Certifications from Third Party Service Providers
6.5 Upcoming Trends to Impact the Growth of the Food Certification Market
6.5.1 Food Safety Through Traceability Systems and Food Certifications
6.5.2 Regulatory Impositions on GM Labels
6.5.3 Introduction of Global Food Safety Initiatives (GFSI)
6.5.4 Rapid Alert Systems for Food and Feed (RASFF) to Report Food Safety Issues
6.6 Ecosystem Map
6.6.1 Food Safety & TIC: Ecosystem View
6.6.2 Food Safety & TIC: Market Map
6.7 YC-YCC Shift
6.8 Case Studies
6.8.1 Case Study 1
6.8.1.1 Title
6.8.1.2 Problem Statement
6.8.1.3 The Publisher's Approach
6.8.1.4 Revenue Impact (RI)
6.8.2 Case Study 2
6.8.3 Case Study 3

7 Food Certification Market, by Type
7.1 Introduction
7.1.1 COVID-19 Impact on the Food Certification Market, by Type (2018-2021)
7.1.1.1 Realistic Scenario
7.1.1.2 Optimistic Scenario
7.1.1.3 Pessimistic Scenario
7.2 Iso 22000
7.2.1 Increase in Adoption of Iso 22000 Certifications to Ensure Compliance with International Safety and Quality Standards
7.3 BRC
7.3.1 BRC Certification is Considered as a Benchmark for Best Food Safety Practices
7.4 SQF
7.4.1 Demand for SQF Certification Program Remains High to Meet the Regulatory Commercial Food Quality Criteria
7.5 IFS
7.5.1 High Adoption of IFS Certifications Recorded in European Countries
7.6 Halal
7.6.1 Growth of the Halal Certification Market Remains High as Halal Products are Considered Safe and Hygienic
7.7 Kosher
7.7.1 Kosher Certifications to Witness High Adoption in the Coming Years with the Increase in Demand for Transparency of Ingredients
7.8 'Free-From' Certifications
7.8.1 Increase in Consumer Inclination Toward Organic and Natural Products to Drive the Demand for 'Free-From' Certifications
7.8.2 Organic
7.8.3 Gluten-Free
7.8.4 Allergen-Free
7.8.5 Vegan
7.8.6 Non-GMO
7.8.7 Other 'Free-From' Certifications
7.9 Other Types
7.9.1 Growing Demand for GFSI-Based Certifications to Ensure Supply of Safe Food

8 Food Certification Market, by Risk Category
8.1 Introduction
8.2 COVID-19 Impact on the Food Certification Market, by Risk Category
8.2.1 Realistic Scenario
8.2.2 Optimistic Scenario
8.2.3 Pessimistic Scenario
8.3 High-Risk Food
8.3.1 Stringent Quality Standards are Maintained Throughout the Supply Chain of High-Risk Foods
8.4 Low-Risk Food
8.4.1 Voluntary Food Certification of Low-Risk Foods to Increase Consumer Trust and Drive the Market Growth

9 Food Certification Market, by Application
9.1 Introduction
9.1.1 COVID-19 Impact on the Food Certification Market, by Application, 2018-2021 (USD Million)
9.1.1.1 Realistic Scenario
9.1.1.2 Optimistic Scenario
9.1.1.3 Pessimistic Scenario
9.2 Meat, Poultry, and Seafood Products
9.2.1 Increase in Consumption of Processed Meat Products to Drive the Growth of the Food Certification Market
9.3 Dairy Products
9.3.1 Stringent Certification Requirements Regarding the Export of Dairy Products to Drive the Market Growth
9.4 Infant Food Products
9.4.1 Regulatory Changes Regarding Safety Standards of Infant Food Products to Drive the Growth of the Food Certification Market
9.5 Bakery & Confectionery Products
9.5.1 Globalization of Fast Food Products to Drive the Growth of the Food Certification Market
9.6 Beverages
9.6.1 Increase in Beverage Certification for Encouraging Consumer Confidence to Drive the Growth of the Market
9.7 'Free-From' Foods
9.7.1 High Demand for Food Certifications in the 'Free-From' Category in Economically Developed Countries to Drive the Market Growth
9.8 Other Applications
9.8.1 Increase in Demand for Food Certifications to Ensure Safety of Crops

10 Food Certification Market, by Supply Chain
10.1 Introduction
10.1.1 Value Chain of the EU Food & Drink Industry
10.2 Growers
10.3 Manufacturers
10.4 Retailers
10.5 Other Suppliers

11 Food Certification Market, by Region
11.1 Introduction
11.2 COVID-19 Impact on the Food Certification Market, by Region
11.2.1 Realistic Scenario
11.2.2 Optimistic Scenario
11.3 Pessimistic Scenario
11.4 North America
11.5 Europe
11.6 Asia-Pacific
11.7 South America
11.8 Rest of the World (Row)

12 Competitive Landscape
12.1 Market Evaluation Framework
12.2 Market Share Analysis of Key Players, 2019
12.3 COVID-19 Specific Company Response
12.4 Key Market Developments
12.4.1 Expansions
12.4.2 Mergers & Acquisitions
12.4.3 New Service Launches
12.4.4 Agreements, Collaborations, and Partnerships

13 Company Evaluation Matrix and Profiles
13.1 Overview
13.2 Company Evaluation Matrix: Definitions and Methodology
13.2.1 Stars
13.2.2 Emerging Leaders
13.2.3 Pervasive Players
13.2.4 Emerging Companies
13.3 Company Evaluation Matrix, 2019 (Overall Market)
13.4 Company Profiles
13.4.1 Dekra
13.4.2 SGS
13.4.3 Intertek
13.4.4 Asurequality
13.4.5 Bureau Veritas
13.4.6 Lloyd's Register
13.4.7 DNV
13.4.8 Tuv Sud
13.4.9 Kiwa Sverige
13.4.10 ALS
13.4.11 Ul LLC
13.4.12 Eagle Certification Group
13.4.13 Aspirata
13.4.14 International Certifications Ltd.
13.4.15 Control Union Certifications
13.4.16 Indocert
13.4.17 Tq Cert
13.4.18 Ms Certification Services
13.4.19 Eurofins
13.4.20 Socotec

14 Appendix

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