Global Food and Beverage Disinfection Market: Overview
Food and beverage disinfectants are used to eliminate the germs and associated pathogens from the food items and thus aid in protecting the consumers from foodborne diseases.
The consumable disinfectants that do not harm the human body are completely safe for being used in food processing.
Global Food and Beverage Disinfection Market: Growth Factors
There is an increasing prevalence of food-borne infectious diseases because of the presence of radioactive substances, pathogens, and inorganic chemicals in food and beverage items. This concern has created the demand for disinfectant foodstuff products. The market is significantly driven by the factors like increasing awareness among consumers about food safety, increasing foodborne diseases, a surge in demand for using the non-thermal process for the disinfection process, technological advancements in disinfection methods, and many others.
Increasing regulations in the food and beverage industry are also inducing the companies to adopt a disinfection process in foodstuff to maintain the food quality and safety norms for the consumers.
High penetration of packaged food products in the food industry is also fueling the global food and beverage disinfection market growth. In many developed countries, the growing support from people to use disinfectants to sterilize food products is also propelling market growth.
The growing consumption of confectionery items like buns and cakes has increased the use of disinfectants to protect the food items from bacterial growth.
Emerging hotels and restaurants add the food disinfection process in their specialty lists and charge extra service fees to attract consumers. This has not only projected significant market growth but also generated huge revenue for the food giants.
Global Food and Beverage Disinfection Market: Segmentation
The global food and beverage disinfection market can be segmented into products, methods, applications, end-users, and region.
By product, the market can be segmented into oxidizing and non-oxidizing disinfectants. The oxidizing disinfectant holds the largest market share in the global food and beverage disinfection market.
The oxidizing disinfectants can further be segmented into iodophors, peracetic acid, hydrogen peroxide, chlorine dioxide, and sodium hypochlorite.
The non-oxidizing disinfectants can further be segmented into alcohols, biguanides, triamines, and quaternary ammonium compounds.
By methods, the market can be segmented into ozonation, UV technology, chlorination, carbonations, pasteurization, steam sterilization, and coagulations.
Chlorination holds the largest market share owing to its capability to eliminate bacteria and viruses in the food. Moreover, the ease of use and efficient protection against contamination is also fueling segment growth. Due to COVID-19, the segment is also expecting to acquire substantial growth. By application, the market can be segmented into surfaces, processing, packaging, and others.
The food processing segment dominates the global food and beverage disinfection market and is expected to grow significantly during the forecast period owing to the improved food quality and enhanced safety norms to avoid any bacterial growth over foodstuff.
By end-users, the market can be segmented into retail distributors, catering kitchens, beverages processing companies, food processing companies, and others. The beverage processing companies segment holds the largest market share as water sterilization is a mandatory requirement in the beverage industry.
Global Food and Beverage Disinfection Market: Regional analysis
North America holds the largest market segment in the global food and beverage disinfection market. Dominance can be attributed to the rising consumption of processed food and awareness toward food hygiene is the major growth driver of regional growth.
Asia Pacific is the fast-growing region in the global food and beverage disinfection market due to the increasing health concerns, rising demand for the processed food, and surge in tourism activity in recent times. The region is anticipated to grow with a high CAGR during the forecast period.
Global Food and Beverage Disinfection Market: Competitive Players
Some of the significant players in the global food and beverage disinfection market are Entaco N.V., Evoqua Water Technologies, Xylem Inc., Suez, Trojan Technologies, Halma PLC, Fink Tec GmbH, Stepan Company, Solvay SA, Evonik Industries AG, CCL Pentasol, and Advanced UV Inc.
Global Food and Beverage Disinfection Market: Regional Segment Analysis
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