DUBLIN, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vj435l/food_diagnostics) has announced the addition of the "Global Food Diagnostics Systems (Hybridization, Chromatography, Spectrometry, Biosensor, Immunoassay, Testing Kit) Market - Forecast To 2018" report to their offering.
The food diagnostics market size is projected to increase with rising concerns over food quality and safety, and the implementation of stringent regulations on food safety and foodborne illness prevention. Globalization of food trade has further extended the scope for the food diagnostics market. The emerging markets with increasing demand for food testing are estimated to generate potential opportunities in the market.
The food diagnostics market was sub-segmented into diagnostic systems and consumables. Both, the diagnostic systems and consumables markets were segmented based on their respective types and geography.
The food diagnostic systems include hybridization-based systems such as PCR, gene amplifiers, microarrays, and sequencers; chromatography-based systems such as gas chromatography (GC), liquid chromatography (LC), and high-pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC); spectrometry-based systems such as mass spectrometry (MS); biosensors; immunoassay-based systems such as ELISA; and test kits.
Food diagnostic systems are used to analyze food samples to determine their nutritional content, quality, and to detect the presence of contaminants in the samples. The food diagnostic consumables include reagents essential for performing the tests, disinfectants, and test accessories such as syringes, pipettes, among others.
The North American market was estimated as the largest food diagnostic systems market in 2013. The Asia-Pacific market is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR with emerging markets in the region and increasing demand for food safety and quality. The European market is driven by the stringent food safety and disease prevention regulations.
The reagents market was estimated as the largest food diagnostic consumables market in 2013. The markets for disinfectants and reagents are estimated to grow with the increasing demand for food testing.
To maintain a competitive edge in the diagnostics market, the key players invest heavily in development of new diagnostic technologies. The key players of food diagnostics market were observed to prefer new product launches and expansions as strategies to garner a larger share in the market. The key companies have also entered into agreements and collaborations to market new products. The report provides a complete analysis of key companies and a chronology of developments with respect to new products/technologies and their applications. It also analyzes the market dynamics, winning imperatives, and issues faced by the leading players.
Key Topics Covered:
2 Executive Summary
3 Premium Insights
4 Industry Analysis
5 Market Overview
6 Market Analysis
7 Food Diagnostics Systems Market, By Type
8 Food Diagnostics Systems Market, By Geography
9 Food Diagnostic Consumables Market, By Type
10 Food Diagnostic Consumables Market, By Geography
11 Regulations For Food Safety & Disease Prevention
12 Competitive Landscape
13 Company Profiles
- 3M Company
- Bioconrtol Systems, Inc.
- Biomérieux Sa
- Danaher Corporation
- E. I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company
- Foss A/S
- Merck Kgaa
- Neogen Corporation
- Perkinelmer Inc.
- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
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