Food Processing Machinery Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2019 - 2024)

Food Processing Machinery Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2019 - 2024)

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Food Processing Machinery Market

The market was valued at USD XX Billion in 2016 and is expected to reach USD XX Billion in 2023, with a CAGR of  XX% during the forecast period. Food processing machinery is a complex and multi-dimensional market encompassing all the machinery and equipment used in commercial food production and packaging. The scale of the market can be imagined with respect to the ever increasing food products. The market is sensitive to several factors such as the type of food produced and the processing method employed.

The end-user of processing machinery products are the food manufacturers. Most of the machinery is not mass-produced but is made in response to individual consumer needs. Due to the vast number of areas that require the use of processing equipment, the market serves a wide range of applications.

Market Dynamics

The consistently rising demand and consumption of processed foods is a key driver for the market. Despite being a universal phenomenon, this demand is more specific to the developing world. The recent economic success and increasing market openness to foreign goods has radically changed the food processing sector in countries such as India and China. One important consequence of this is the rise in consumption of meat. Meat processing equipment are one of the fastest growing segment, especially in developing countries.

The market also faces several challenges with regard to upgrading the equipment or complete overhaul in certain cases. Much of these changes are made to overcome difficulties associated with production capacity or due to government regulations. The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is one such legislation that is expected to have a profound impact for many machinery manufacturers. Processing machinery that comes in direct contact with food face much severe regulations. The increasing consumer focus on quality also implies use of more specialized and sophisticated equipment that are more capital intensive.

Market Segmentation

The market is segmented on the basis of type, application and geography.  On the basis of type, food processing machinery and equipment market occupies the largest share followed by food packaging machinery and market. Utilities category includes all the other types of ancillary machines such as those used to purify air and water. On the basis of application industrial bakery segment occupies the dominant position, with meat processing equipment recording the highest growth rate. The beverage processing segment is an important component but is plagued by market saturation. The dairy segment is expected to grow at an impressive rate due to the increasing preference for high protein diets.

On the basis of geography Europe occupies the dominant market share and houses several of the top market players. Germany, Netherlands and Denmark are the important regions in Europe. Firms belonging to Europe are also major exporters. In Asia- Pacific, China occupies a significant market share and is regarded as the largest manufacturer of processing machinery in the World. Japan and Australia are the other important players in the market.

The large and highly fragmented nature of the market throws up several interesting opportunities. The increased sophistication of the industry has led to a consensus on the need for adopting more automated technologies. Adoption of such technologies is aimed at increasing speed and efficiency. Increasing market penetration in developing regions such as India, Thailand and Indonesia has increased the demand for processing and packaging machinery. Tapping the opportunities presented by such growing regions is considered essential to break the stagnation in the industry.

Some of the major players in the market include -

  • Anko Food Machine
  • Bühler AG
  • GEA
  • Krones
  • Tetra Laval

Key Deliverables in the Study

  • Market analysis for the global food processing machinery market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis on global and regional scale
  • Market definition along with the identification of key drivers and restraints
  • Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenario, rising prospective opportunities, and identification of key companies that can influence this market on a global and regional scale
  • Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their market share
  • Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the global food processing machinery market on both global and regional scale
  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information
  • A wide-ranging knowledge and insights about the major players in this industry and the key strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market
  • Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped

1. Introduction

                1.1 Key Deliverables of the study

                1.2 Study Assumptions

                1.3 Market Definition

2. Research Approach & Methodology

                2.1 Introduction

                2.2 Research Designs

                2.3 Study Timelines

                2.4 Study Phases

                                2.4.1 Secondary Research

                                2.4.2 Discussion Guide

                                2.4.3 Market Engineering and Econometric Modelling

                                2.4.4 Expert Validation



                4.1 Market Dynamics

                                4.1.1 Drivers

                                       Increasing demand for processed foods

                                       Change in Dietary Preferances: Rising consumption of meat

                                       Rapid Growth in Asia

                                4.1.2 Restraints

                                       Regulatory Restrictions (FSMA)

                                       Increasing focus on quality

                                4.1.3 Opportunities

                                       Growth Opportunities in Developing Regions

                                       Technological Advancements: Automation

                                4.1.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

                                       Bargaining Power of Buyers

                                       Bargaining Power of Suppliers

                                       Degree of competetion

                                       Threat of new entrants

                                       Threat of substitutes


                5.1 Market Segmentation 

                                5.1.1 By Type

                                       Processing Machinery and Equipment

                                       Packaging Machinery and Equipment


                                5.1.2 By Application

                                       Milk and Dairy


                                       Industrial Bakery


                                       Fruits, Vegetables and Nuts

                                       Chocolate and Confectionary


                                5.1.3 By Geography

                                       North America













                                       Asia Pacific






                                       South America





                                                       South Africa



                6.1 Market Share Analysis

                6.2 Most active companies in the past five years

                6.3 Most preferred strategic approach by major companies


               7.1 Anko Food Machine

               7.2 Bühler AG

               7.3 GEA

               7.4 Krones

               7.5 Tetra Laval

               7.6 AFE Group Ltd.

               7.7 Atlas Pacific Engineering Co. Inc.

               7.8 Bean (John) Technologies Corp.

               7.9 Hosokawa Micron Corp.

               7.10 Nichimo Co. Ltd.

               7.11 Satake Corp.

               7.12 Spx Corp.

               7.13 Tomra Systems,

               7.14 Ziemann International

               7.15 Key Technology Inc.

8. Appendix

                8.1 Sources

                8.2 Disclaimer

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