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Food Certification Market By Type ( International Organization for Standardization , International Food Standard, Safe Quality Food, British Retail Consortium standard, Kosher Certification, Halal Certification, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, China Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Food and Drug Administration , European Food Safety Authority, Ministry of Food and Drug Safety ) By Application (Others Packaged Food, Beverages, Organic Food, Infant Food Products, Dairy Products, Processed Meat and Poultry Products)- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2015 - 2021

The global food certification market is driven by rules, standards, and regulations in different food application segments. Increase in consumer health consciousness and change in eating patterns are primarily boosting the popularity of certified food products globally. However, rising awareness about improving food quality coupled with increasing government regulations are stimulating the food certification market globally. Furthermore, improved standard of living is driving consumers to opt for certified food products as they perceive them to be safe for consumption.

Food certification is a process that can be applied to any stage of the food supply chain, right from primary production level to sales. Rising incidences of foodborne illness due to ingestion of contaminated food products is one of the key factors responsible for growing popularity of food certification. Food manufacturers are keen to obtain certification in order to attract consumers toward their products. Manufacturers also emphasize on certification to cope with rising competition globally. Furthermore, certified food products are perceived to be safe and secure as they pass through various verification processes. Consumers prefer to opt for certified food products to avoid unwanted health hazards caused due to consumption of contaminated food products.

Rise in number of food trade practices and food export is fueling the food certification market. Food products without proper certification are not considered for sale in certain countries. Food manufacturers aggressively focus on proper certification through audit and quality check to aid business expansion. Furthermore, audit and follow-up processes through various certification bodies ensure that the company has proper safety management systems.

By geography, the global food certification market is categorized into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW). The scope of the report offers an insight into food certifications in these regions based on revenue (USD billion). In addition, current and future trends in the food certification market are covered in the report.

Currently, Germany is dominating the market for food certification in Europe followed by the U.K. Furthermore, the U.S. dominates the market for food certification in North America. Increasing health consciousness coupled with consumer awareness regarding side effects of contaminated food products is driving the food certification market. China dominates the food certification market in Asia Pacific followed by India. Factors such as increased standard of living and rising preference for quality food products are positively influencing the food certification market.

Key global certification bodies include ISO 22000, International Food Standard, British Retail Consortium, Safe Quality Food Standard, Kosher certification, Halal certification and Food Safety and Standard Authority of India, China Food and Drug Administration, Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture among others. These certification bodies through audit and follow-up ensure that companies who are involved in food production have proper food safety management systems in place. Furthermore, they ensure that food products are safe for consumption.

Based on application, the market is segmented into processed meat and poultry products, dairy products, infant food products, organic food, beverages, and other packaged food products. Consumers prefer certified food products due to growing awareness about food safety. Organic food products are gaining momentum due to rising health concern among consumers.

Demand for safe food products is increasing considerably. Furthermore, food safety management authorities along with consumers are increasingly concerned about the quality and safety of food products. Demand for certified food products is expected to significantly increase as these products are certified after meeting required standards of any authorized certification body. Changing consumer perception about safety and quality of food products coupled with growing preference for convenience food products are fueling demand for food certification globally.
Key players in the food certification market in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and RoW include Dekra SE, Bureau Veritas, AsureQuality Limited, Underwriters Laboratories Inc, SGS SA, Intertek Group plc, Lloyd's Register Group Limited, TÜV SÜD AG, DNV GL Group AS, and ALS Limited.

Chapter 1 Preface
1.1 Report Description
1.2 Market Segmentation
      1.2.1 Global food certification market segmentation, by type and application
1.3 Research Scope
1.4 Research Methodology

Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Global Food Certification Market Snapshot

Chapter 3 Global Food Certification Market Overview
3.1 Introduction
      3.1.1 Specific concerns about food hazards
      3.1.2 Food supply chain
      3.1.3 Management system of food safety
      3.1.4 List of food contamination incidents
3.2 Key Trend Analysis
3.3 Regional Market Drivers
      3.3.1 North America
      3.3.2 Europe
      3.3.3 Asia Pacific
      3.3.4 Rest of the World (RoW)

Chapter 4 Global Food Certification Market Revenue, by Type, 2014 – 2021
4.1 Overview
4.2 International Organization for Standardization (ISO 22000)
      4.2.1 Advantages of ISO 22000 Certificates
      4.2.2 Process of Obtaining ISO 22000 Certification
4.3 International Food Standard (IFS)
      4.3.1 Benefits of International Food Standard Certification
4.4 Safe Quality Food (SQF)
4.5 British Retail Consortium (BRC) standard
      4.5.1 Benefits of BRC Certification
4.6 Kosher Certification
      4.6.1 Process of Kosher Certification
4.7 Halal Certification
      4.7.1 Guidelines for halal foods
4.8 Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
4.9 China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA)
4.10 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
4.11 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
4.12 European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
4.13 Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS)
4.14 Others

Chapter 5 Global Food Certification Market Revenue, By Application, 2014-2021
5.1 Overview
      5.1.1 Revenue, 2014-2021 (In USD Billion)
      5.1.2 Market Share, 2014 Vs 2021 (%)
5.2 Processed Meat and Poultry Products
5.3 Dairy Products
5.4 Infant Food Products
5.5 Organic Food
5.6 Beverages
5.7 Others Packaged Food

Chapter 6 Global Food Certification Market - Regional Analysis
6.1 Market Overview
      6.1.1 Revenue, 2014-2021 (In USD Billion)
      6.1.2 Market Share, 2014 Vs 2021 (%)
6.2 North America
      6.2.1 U.S.
      6.2.2 Canada
      6.2.3 Mexico
6.3 Europe
      6.3.1 U.K.
      6.3.2 Germany
      6.3.3 France
      6.3.4 Rest of Europe
6.4 Asia Pacific
      6.4.1 China
      6.4.2 India
      6.4.3 Japan
      6.4.4 Rest of Asia Pacific
6.5 Rest of the World (RoW)
      6.5.1 Latin America
      6.5.2 Middle East
      6.5.3 Africa

Chapter 7 Company Profiles
7.1 Dekra SE
7.2 Bureau Veritas
7.3 AsureQuality Limited
7.4 Underwriters Laboratories Inc
7.5 SGS SA
7.6 Intertek Group plc
7.7 Lloyd's Register Group Limited
7.8 TÜV SÜD AG
7.9 DNV GL Group AS
7.10 ALS Limited

List of Figures 

FIG. 1 Global Food Certification Market Segmentation, by Type and Application
FIG. 2 Specific concerns about food hazards
FIG. 3 Food supply chain
FIG. 4 Management system of food safety
FIG. 5 Aging population(more than 65) by country in Europe
FIG. 6 Advantages of ISO 22000 Certificates
FIG. 7 Process of Obtaining ISO 22000 Certification
FIG. 8 Benefits of International Food Standard
FIG. 9 Benefits of British Retail Consortium Standard Certificates
FIG. 10 Process of Kosher Certification
FIG. 11 Benefits of Halal Certification
FIG. 12 Type of Halal Certification and duration
FIG. 13 Approval Procedures
FIG. 14 Ensuring Food Safety
FIG. 15 Ensuring Food Safety
FIG. 16 Food Certification Market, Market Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (In USD Billion)
FIG. 17 Global Food Certification Market, By Application, Size, and Forecast, 2014 Vs 2021 (Value %)
FIG. 18 Processed meat and poultry products, market size and forecast, 2014-2021 (In USD Billion)
FIG. 19 Dairy products, market size and forecast, 2014-2021 (In USD Billion)
FIG. 20 Infant food products, market size and forecast, 2014-2021 (In USD Billion)
FIG. 21 Organic food, market size and forecast, 2014-2021 (In USD Billion)
FIG. 22 Beverages, market size and forecast, 2014-2021 (In USD Billion)
FIG. 23 Others packaged food, market size and forecast, 2014-2021 (In USD Billion)
FIG. 24 Food Certification Market, Market Revenue and Forecast, 2014 – 2021 (In USD Billion)
FIG. 25 Global Food Certification Market, by Geography, Size, and Forecast, 2014 Vs 2021 (Value %)
FIG. 26 North America Food Certification Market Revenue, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 27 U.S. Food Certification Market Revenue, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 28 Canada Food Certification Market Revenue, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 29 Mexico Food Certification Market Revenue, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 30 Europe Food Certification Market Revenue, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 31 U.K. Food Certification Market Revenue, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 32 Germany Food Certification Market Revenue, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 33 France Food Certification Market Revenue, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 34 Rest of Europe Food Certification Market Revenue, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 35 Asia Pacific Food Certification Market Revenue, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 36 China Food Certification Market Revenue, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 37 India Food Certification Market Revenue, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 38 Japan Food Certification Market Revenue, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 39 Rest of Asia Pacific Food Certification Market Revenue, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 40 RoW Food Certification Market Revenue, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 41 Latin America Food Certification Market Revenue, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 42 Middle East Food Certification Market Revenue, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion)
FIG. 43 Africa Food Certification Market Revenue, 2014 – 2021 (USD Billion

List of Tables

TABLE 1 Global Food Certification Market Snapshot
TABLE 2 Foodborne illnesses in U.S.(2011)
TABLE 3 Examples of key food safety laws in Asia Pacific countries
TABLE 1 North America Food Certification Market Size and Forecast, by Application Type, 2014 - 2021 (USD Billion)
TABLE 2 Europe Food Certification Market Size and Forecast, by Application Type, 2014 - 2021 (USD Billion)
TABLE 3 Asia Pacific Food Certification Market Size and Forecast, by Application Type, 2014 - 2021 (USD Billion)
TABLE 4 RoW Food Certification Market Size and Forecast, by Application Type, 2014 - 2021 (USD Billion

Food quality and safety is one of the major global concerns. Effective food control systems are essential to protect safety and health of consumers. Furthermore, food control systems are important for ensuring the quality and standard of food products entering international trade and also to ascertain the quality of imported food for domestic requirements. Rising awareness and growing consumer concern for protection from unwanted hazards occurring at every stage of the food chain from primary production to final consumption is stimulating the market for food certification at a global level.

The World Health Organization (WHO) and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations have a strong interest in promoting food safety and quality measures in order to protect the consumer from unwanted health hazards. These organizations are keen on promoting food control systems with scientific guidelines and principles, which addresses all sectors of the food chain. Food safety guidelines are meant to advice national authorities on strategies to strengthen food safety and quality management systems to protect consumer health. Furthermore, these guidelines also facilitate trade, prevent fraud and deception, and avoid food adulteration.
The food products manufacturers are concentrating on strengthening its food safety and quality management system by applying food safety measures at every stage of food chain for better quality products. The certification bodies by doing surveys, audits, GAP analysis ensures the safety of the produced food products and provides certificates. Focusing on the consumers’ demand for safe quality food products in order to avoid health hazards, food producers have upgraded their food safety systems in order to strengthen their foothold in the food industry. 

By type, the market can be segmented into ISO 22000, International Food Standard Safe Quality Food certification, The British Retail Consortium, Kosher certification, Halal Certification, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, The China Food and Drug Administration, The United States Department of Agriculture, The Food and Drug Administration, The European Food Safety Authority, The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety among others. Authorities such as ISO 22000, International Food Standard and Safe Quality Food certification, The British Retail Consortium, Kosher certification, Halal Certification and Food Safety and Standards Authority of India among others provide certification to various companies involved in food industry globally. Primary objective of these standards is to ensure food quality and safety along the food chain, considering the wide array of activities and identifying the degree of risk involved in food production. 

By application type, the market can be segmented into processed meat and poultry products, dairy products, infant food products, organic food, others packaged food, beverages. Due to changing eating patterns, consumers are showing preference for packaged and functional food products, which in turn is fueling the demand for certified packaged food market. Packaged food products, processed meat and poultry products, and certified dairy products are leading the food certification market. Furthermore, with growing consumer awareness demand for organic food and beverages and infant food products are expected to witness positive growth over the forecast period.

Food certification market in the developing nations such as Asia Pacific and Latin America is expected to witness positive growth during the forecast period. Due to increasing disposable income and rising living standard, consumers are showing preference for quality and certified food products in order to avoid unnecessary health hazards caused by contaminated food products.

Due to the changing lifestyle and eating preferences of consumers, manufacturers have been focusing on introducing quality food. Furthermore, they are also taking special food safety measures to avoid any health issues due to consumption of unhealthy food products. Increasing demand for quality food products is driving the market for food certification at the global level.

Some of the major players operating in the food certification market are Dekra SE (Germany), Bureau Veritas (France), AsureQuality Limited (New Zealand), Underwriters Laboratories Inc (U.S.), SGS SA (Switzerland), Intertek Group plc (U.K.), Lloyd's Register Group Limited (U.K.), TÜV SÜD AG (Germany), DNV GL Group AS (Norway), and ALS Limited (Australia) among others.

 

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