India Animal Feed Safety Testing Equipment Market Overview
The Indian Animal Feed Safety Testing Equipment Market has been witnessing brisk growth in recent years owing to increasing awareness towards meat quality and safety in the recent years. Factors such as growing number of disease outbreaks, increased usage of GMO seeds as feed to animals and so on have been amplifying the Animal Feed Safety Testing market revenue. The Indian Animal Feed Safety Testing Market size accounted for $48.2m in 2021 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 10.5% during the forecast period. Growth in the demand for protein and specific feed additives inclusion in the animal feed is fueling the market for animal feed testing equipment. The livestock-based industries are growing at a rapid pace owing to the increased consumption. However, the growing demand also suggests the need for healthy livestock which is disease-free. The producers are increasingly adopting modern farming trends and have started understanding the need for proper nutritional feed for animals. This will create a significant demand for animal feed testing services. Moreover, there is a growing awareness among consumers in developing countries with regards to benefits of minerals and vitamins in preventing diseases in livestock. Some campaigns like The Safe Food Campaign, Whistleblowing for Food Safety and Pew Campaign on Human Health and Industrial Farming gained significant attention from industries, governments and consumers alike, and such awareness programs are expected to drive the demand for commercially available animal feed. The technological innovations and advances in safety testing related to chromatography, spectrometry and flow cytometry have made the detection of contamination and presence of unwanted elements in food and feed very easy and accessible to small-scale producers as well. The concerns with safety of meat are focused mainly on pathogens, hormones, antibiotics and chemicals. These growing concerns and false perceptions are challenging the trade relations of producers nationally and internationally. This will increase the demand for testing of animal feed for safety and efficacy.
The report: “India Animal Feed Safety Testing Equipment Industry Outlook (2022-2027)”, by IndustryARC covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the India Animal Feed Safety Testing Equipment Industry.
- The volatility in raw material and ingredient prices poses a great challenge for manufacturers of animal feed as well as providers of additives and animal feed ingredients. The potential constraints of supply and demand lead to changes in raw material costs across the globe, especially affecting the international trade of these materials.
- However, the raw materials that are produced naturally are more expensive and hence, they are likely to be less preferred over synthetic products. Moreover, most of the animal feed ingredients require being imported or processed using highly advanced machinery. Hence, testing market for such materials will be in line with their demand and cost.
- The animal feed testing is developing rapidly and newer equipment require more investments which will affect the market significantly, especially for small players. The newer ingredients and materials, as well emergence of various infections, would require highly advanced techniques to detect contamination and toxins. This will substantially bring up the costs of testing the animal feed.
India Animal Feed Safety Testing Equipment Market, By Form Type, 2021 (%)
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India Animal Feed Safety Testing Equipment Industry Segment Analysis – By Testing Method
Pathogen Testing is estimated to have the largest market share of 25% followed by mycotoxin testing with a share of 19% in 2021 of the India animal feed safety testing equipment market size. Pathogen testing is estimated to have brisk growth during forecast period, growing at a CAGR of 11.7% through 2027. Animal feeding has impacts on many areas such as agriculture productivity, environmental emissions, water pollution, land use, animal health, product safety, product quality and animal welfare. Efficient feeding are the foundations of successful livestock production. The feeding of a balanced ration and correct feed formulation increases animal productivity, quality of product and animal welfare. Animal Feed Analysis includes various physical and chemical tests as well as microbiological and mycotoxicological chemical tests of animal feed. Based on the tests, the nutritional and microbiological quality of finished animal feed mixtures and premixes used in animal nutrition is evaluated to meet the FAO and FDA requirements as they have a significant impact on the animal growth and health during their breeding, farming and on the quality of final product used in human nutrition. Owing to the increase in the livestock production, a remarkable demand is being noticed in the Animal Feed Testing Sector. Animal feeds are supplemented to the animals based on the type of livestock and its surroundings. In the animal feed industry, distinctive manufacture associates exist, who deals with the production and testing of pre-mixers, Medicated feed, feed plants and many wholesalers, who fabricate and appropriate the feeds in the business sector.
India Animal Feed Safety Testing Equipment Industry Segment Analysis - By Type
Regular feed and forages held a major share of 82% in the market in 2021 of the Indian Animal Feed Safety Testing Equipment Market size, whereas premixes is projected to grow at a higher growth rate with a CAGR of 12.4% during the forecast period 2022-2027. Under regular feed and forages, Poultry feed held a major share of 29% in 2021 followed by dairy feed with a share of 24%. Fish feed is estimated to be the fastest growing segment in the market, growing at a CAGR of 12.0% during the forecast period 2022-2027. Regular animal feed involves the development of feed for livestock and poultry. Animal feed is produced by selecting and blending ingredients to improve the health of animals and increase the production efficiency of end products such as meat, milk and eggs. Forage feed is a plant material mainly made up of plant stem and leaves which are being consumed by grazing livestock, ruminant, poultries and animal husbandry. The composition of Dry matter and pH plays a major role in forage feed. Hence, it is necessary to maintain appropriate soil moisture, plant species density, nutrient availability and management history all combine to determine a forage stand’s health and potential productivity. The feed manufacturer adds substances within micro amounts/measurements to creatures for enhancing their well-being, avoidance from ailments, to improve their general body weight and for a reduction in the pollutant ratio in animal waste. In this manner feed added substances and testing are essential key players keeping up the well-being and helping enhance the nature of meat production. The feed either reaches the purchasers specifically through the business members by their brands or through coordinated feed makers. The advancements related to Chromatography, flow cytometry and spectrometry will drive the growth of the Indian Animal Feed Safety Testing Equipment industry.
India Animal Feed Safety Testing Equipment Market Drivers
Growing Demand for Organic Food
There is a growing demand for dairy and meat products produced organically with growing awareness of ill effects of insecticides and pesticides. With recent outbreaks and heightened awareness of the advantages of organic food products, the market focus will shift to organic production of livestock as well as drive the demand for organic feed additives. Food safety is important and is regulated by government regulations which the producer and supplier should abide by. The increasing number of illnesses associated with food is triggering the demand for animal feed testing services. This necessitates the need for an organized safety testing protocol for animal meat and dairy products, and also for ingredients used in feed. In developing countries, highly disposable incomes has resulted in large-scale adoption of organic food products and increased access to niche organic food retail stores. Apart from steady improvement in national and international standards for food safety and public health, the growing consumer awareness and demands will greatly influence the growth of the animal feed testing market. The lack of sufficient feed sources and high price of the feed present potential opportunities for producers to develop cost-effective and nutritious organic animal feed. Moreover, organic feed markets are more accessible to farmers and quality specifications for animal feed are less stringent than those for organic food grains for human consumption. In 2012, organic products accounted for sales of estimated $165.4 million in 2012 in India. This number more than quadrupled to $957.2 million by 2021, showcasing the growing demand for organic food.
Increase In Number Of Disease Outbreaks
The awareness towards safety of meat and dairy products is further fuelled by recent outbreaks of diseases in livestock, which created panic among consumers and farmers worldwide. The increasing number of illnesses’ associated with food are triggering the demand for animal feed testing services. For instance, in 2021, in the India alone over 120,000 deaths occur every year due to food-borne illnesses. Animal feed is the beginning of the food safety chain in animal farming and growing number of outbreaks has increased awareness of importance of animal feed safety. In the India, bacterial contamination of the animal feed is the one of the major causes of food borne illnesses, especially non-Typhi serotypes of Salmonella enterica and may lead to infection or colonization of food animals. The surge in number of outbreaks is expected to drive stringent regulations for monitoring feed and other production parameters. This will in turn drive the need for quality and safety testing for animal feed. In India., the FSSAI conducts regular quality checks for animal feed and feed ingredients. High-profile food scares and outbreaks have prompted governments to regulate the animal feed safety testing industry outlook.
India Animal Feed Safety Testing Equipment Market Challenges
Decreasing Availability Raw Material
The availability of the raw materials was an important challenge for animal feed producer, which was mainly due to low production capacity of feed grains such as soybeans, maize and wheat in the domestic market, restrictions on genetically modified seeds, and high cost of imported products. This has led to unreliable feed ingredient suppliers which in turn affects the market drastically. There is a need to implement methods to improve yield and capacity utilization to ensure availability of feed raw materials domestically. As of 2022, around 34% of the world’s overall cereal grains are used to feed livestock for dairy and meat production. With growing population, there is growing need for cereal grains by humans, hence; the amount of cereal grains for animal feed will be significantly reduced. The growing demand coupled with decreased production of cereal grains across the world owing to decrease in land and other resources for agriculture, will affect the producers of animal feed.
India Animal Feed Safety Testing Equipment Industry Outlook
Technology launches, acquisitions and R&D activities are key strategies adopted by players in the India Animal Feed Safety Testing Equipment Market. In 2021, the market has been consolidated by the Animal Feed Testing Equipment Top 10 companies including
- AGCO Corporation
- GEA Group
- Rovibec Agrisolutions
- VDL Agrotech
- KUHN S.A
- Big Dutchman
- In June 2022, DSM has reached an agreement to acquire Prodap, a Brazilian animal nutrition and technology company looking to drive efficiency and sustainability in animal farming.
- In June 2022, Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire F.L. Emmert, a leading manufacturer and marketer of advanced nutritional solutions for the pet and livestock industries.
- In June 2022, Bühler Group has created a joint venture with IMDHER S.A. de C.V., a leading player in the animal nutrition market in Mexico, that will drive process efficiency, quality and sustainability in the feed industry.
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