US demand for food safety products will grow 6.5 percent annually through 2012, driven by rising food safety concerns and new rules and regulations. Disinfection products will remain the largest segment and benefit from relatively new technologies such as ultraviolet and ozone equipment. Smart labels and tags will be the fastest growing products.
This study analyzes the $2.3 billion US food safety product industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1997, 2002 and 2007, and forecasts for 2012 and 2017 by product (e.g., disinfection products, diagnostic products, preservatives, smart labels and tags, software and tracking systems); and market (e.g., food processing plants; foodservice establishments; farms; retail, wholesale and distribution; government).
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 31 leading competitors, including Ecolab, JohnsonDiversey, 3M, Becton Dickinson, Bio-Rad Laboratories, and SPX Corporation.