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Research and Markets: Food Microbiology - 2008 to 2013
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DUBLIN--(Business Wire)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/e8a29c/food_microbiology) has announced the addition of the "Food Microbiology - 2008 to 2013" report to their offering. It seems as if news of another food recall is becoming a daily event. The public's concern for food safety has been escalating given such negative publicity. The resulting efforts to rectify problems and avoid recurrences are driving increases in food microbiology testing. Governmental agencies are tightening regulatory requirements worldwide hoping to force improvements within the food industry. In addition, food-processing companies are increasingly employing process changes and other proactive measures aimed to prevent problems. According to a new market report titled "Food Micro - 2008 to 2013", the worldwide food microbiology marketing in 2008 represents over 738 million tests with a market value in excess of $2.06 billion. The food sector represents the largest market segment within the industrial microbiology market and represents almost 50% of the total market. The food sector is more than double the size of any of the other industrial segments including the pharmaceutical, personal care products, beverage, environmental and the industrial process sectors. Since 1998, the market value for food microbiology testing has grown significantly, and has had an annual growth rate of 8.7%. Based on SCI research, the food microbiology testing market is expected to grow to 969.2 million tests in 2013 with a market value approaching $2.4 billion, which represents a projected annual growth rate of 5.6% in testing volume. "Food Micro - 2008 to 2013" includes detailed information on the following sub-sectors: * Meat * Dairy * Fruits/Vegetables * Processed Foods "Food Micro - 2008 to 2013" builds on the information/market knowledge gained from seven other reports published by SCI and analyzes a sixteen-year time window on the microbiology testing market in the food processing sector. "Food Micro - 2008 to 2013" provides specific details regarding worldwide testing volume and market value from 1998 to 2008 and then projects these values forward to 2013. Beyond these market metrics, there is thorough analysis both on the market in total and on each of the specific sectors. "Food Micro - 2008 to 2013" provides the following information: * Test volumes * Market value * Average cost per test * Growth rates for test volumes and market values * Organisms tested * Locations sampled * Test methods used * Geographic breakdown of testing * Testing concentration based on plant size * Growth in rapid microbiology "Food Micro - 2008 to 2013" totals 256 pages and is comprised of six-teen sections. Over 285 data tables, charts, and exhibits are clearly displayed and provide extensive insights into this market. The page-to-page format of the Report is structured with the right-hand pages typically presenting information in a graphical or pictorial display, with the left-hand page presenting accompanying text. In addition, there are 56 Competitor Profiles included in this Report. From beginning to end, "Food Micro - 2008 to 2013" has been designed to be a comprehensive, yet practical, decision-making tool. Key Topics Covered: * Preface * Executive Summary * Food Microbiology Market Summary * Scope, Definitions, and Methodology * Market Trends * Qualitative Discussion of Key Issues * Geographic Review of Microbiology Testing * Food Sub-Sector Comparison * Methods and Technology Review * Organism Review * Review of ATP Testing Market * Marketing/Sales Considerations * Market Projections * Competition-Business Review/Summary * Competitor Profiles * Strategic Consulting, Inc. Some Companies Mentioned: * Advanced Analytical Technologies, Inc. * Advanced Instruments, Inc. * AES / Chemunex * Alaska Food Diagnostics PLC. * Applied Biosystems, Inc. * AR Brown Co., Ltd * Aska Diagnostics Inc * + many more For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/e8a29c/food_microbiology Laura Wood Senior Manager email@example.com Fax from USA: 646-607-1907 Fax from rest of the world: +353-1-481-1716 Copyright Business Wire 2009