Global Food Certification Market Report 2020-2025: Halal Certification to Witness Promising Growth


Dublin, Dec. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Food Certification Market - Forecasts from 2020 to 2025" report has been added to's offering.

The food certification market is evaluated at US$14.548 billion for the year 2019 growing at a CAGR of 4.88% reaching the market size of US$19.358 billion by the year 2025.

The growing number of cases related to foodborne diseases further increases the burden on food-producing companies to make food safer and cleaner for human consumption. This, in turn, is further propelling the business growth opportunities for the market players over the forecast period.

The recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease is anticipated to moderately impact the market growth to some extent. The key factor supporting the negative impact is the trade restrictions which led to a decline in exports of food products throughout the globe. However, after a short period, the outlook of the market is expected to be positive since the growing health concerns regarding the consumption of meat products further acted as a catalyst for the increasing consumption of plant-based products. Thus, anticipated to positively impact the market growth after a short period of six to eight months.

Growing concerns regarding food safety

One of the key factors supplementing the food certification market growth includes growing concerns regarding food safety by governments and food companies around the globe. Since the WHO considers the promotion of good health by making sufficient amounts of safe and nutritious food to the people. As per the organization, more than 200 diseases can be caused by unsafe food containing harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites, or chemical substances.

Moreover, one out of ten people fall ill due to the consumption of contaminated food and almost 420,000 people die every year. Thus, food certification plays a key role in ensuring the safety and cleanliness of the food, which in turn plays a major role in bolstering the food certification market growth during the forecast period.

Halal certification to witness a promising growth

By certification type, the halal certification segment is anticipated to witness significant growth during the forecast period. The demand for halal-certified food is increasing which is further providing an impetus for the significant growth of this segment.

Moreover, strict certifications regarding the import of halal meats especially in the Middle Eastern region further support the market growth during the coming years. The kosher certification segment is also expected to grow at a significant pace due to the growing acceptance of kosher food in many parts of the world. Additionally, the growing production of kosher food, particularly in the Middle East and African region is also bolstering the market growth of this segment until the end of the forecast period. For instance, in May 2017, along with Israel, the UAE also joined the Orthodox Union and permitted the production of kosher food in the country.

Meat and Poultry to hold a significant share

By application, the meat and poultry segment is anticipated to hold a healthy market share during the next five years, which is attributable to the fact that there has been a significant increase in the consumption of meat products, and it is projected to grow substantially over the coming years. For example, as per the FAO statistics, the global bovine meat consumption is estimated to grow from 10.1 kg per capita in 2015 to 10.6 kg per capita in 2030.

Similarly, for ovine and caprine meat, the consumption grew from 2.1 kg per capita in 2015 to 2.4 kg per capita in 2030; for pig meat, the consumption is estimated to be 15.3 kg per capita in 2015 and 15.1 kg per capita in 2030. While the consumption of poultry meat is estimated to grow to 17.2 kg per capita in 2030 from 13.8 kg per capita in 2015.

Europe to hold a prominent share in the market

Geographically, the European region is anticipated to hold a significant share in the market owing to the presence of regulations & standards in various food application segments regulations & standards in various food application segments. The Asia Pacific region is anticipated to witness substantial growth due to increased demand for certified food products.

Competitive Insights

Prominent/major key market players in the Food Certification market include Cargill, ADM, and Kerry Group among others. The players in the Food Certification market are implementing various growth strategies to gain a competitive advantage over its competitors in this market. Major market players in the market have been covered along with their relative competitive strategies and the report also mentions recent deals and investments of different market players over the last few years.

The company profiles section details the business overview, financial performance (public companies) for the past few years, key products and services being offered along with the recent deals and investments of these important players in the Food Certification market.


By Certification Type

  • ISO 22000
  • BRC
  • IFS
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Others

By Food Type

  • Meat and Poultry
  • Dairy
  • Infant Foods
  • Bakery and Confectionery
  • Others

Companies Mentioned

  • SGS SA
  • Intertek Group plc
  • ALS Limited
  • Bureau Veritas
  • Kiwa NV
  • DNV GL
  • Eurofins Scientific
  • The British Standards Institution
  • UL LLC
  • TQ Cert Services Pvt. Limited

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