Antimicrobial Additives Market to Surge with Adoption of Multiple Hurdle Approach in Food & Beverage Industry
Antimicrobial additives packaging is one of the majorly growing form of controlled and active release packaging across the world market. Antimicrobial additives such as fungicides, organic acids and enzymes are impregnated in packaging films for killing pathogens, which are likely to affect the packaged food on larger basis. According to the current estimation, rising packaged food industries is expected to drive commercial applications of the antimicrobial additives in the food packaging industry. Technological innovations across the packaging industries and rapid development in the food and beverage industry is anticipated to significantly impact the growth of antimicrobial additives market.
Rapidly increasing demand for new and innovative packaging technologies in order to enhance the shelf-life of food product is expected to further drive the growth of antimicrobial additives market over the forecast period. Rapidly increasing number of restaurants and food chains are expected to fuel demand for packaging industry, which in turn provides significant growth opportunities for antimicrobial additives market. Growing trend for maintaining overall hygiene of the food production areas as well as safety of final products is foreseen to further drive the growth of antimicrobial additives market across the globe.
Antimicrobial additives market is likely to witness rapid increase in the forthcoming years owing to its extensive usage in manufacturing and production process of food for the purpose of improving effectiveness of the system. In addition, usage of antimicrobial additives is expected to enhance the quality and safety of food products on a larger basis. Animal-based products have been observed as holding maximum usage of antimicrobial additives, thereby driving the demand of market on a wide-ranging basis. Throughout supply chain, animal-based product are high prone and perishable to microbial contamination, which in turn creates significant opportunities for antimicrobial additives market.
Surging demand for the protein-based diets amongst the millennials, especially in the developed regions is anticipated to drive the growth of antimicrobial additives market. Wider-availability, convenience and affordability of animal-based products in both unprocessed and processed forms have been surging it production and supply, thereby creating exponential growth opportunities for antimicrobial additives market. Growing demand for seasonal and exotic foods across the globe has led to increasing food trade, which in turn pushes the need antimicrobial additives. Strong food packaging systems and advanced food processing techniques have been surging the growth of antimicrobial additives market, in a bid to maintain overall quality of the food.
Shifting consumer preference towards disposable and hygienic products coupled with growing health awareness is expected to push the growth of antimicrobial additives market in the forthcoming years. FSIS (Food Safety and Inspection Service), USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) and FDA (Food and Drug Administration) have recognized usage of antimicrobial additives as an agent to decontaminate food.
Growing demand from consumer base for food and beverage prepared with the natural preservatives instead of chemicals has resulted in key players and manufacturers to make heavy investments in research and development for advanced antimicrobial additives. These manufacturers are also planning to develop antimicrobial additives suitable for each end-user. Wide-ranging natural antimicrobial additives from several sources such as plants, animals and microorganisms have been regarded as potential preservatives. Lack of effectiveness with single antimicrobials has surged the demand for combination of antimicrobial additives, which in turn drives the global market growth on a larger basis. Government across the globe are expected to work on safety legislations and evaluations, which can provide lucrative growth opportunities for antimicrobial additives market in the forthcoming years. In addition, companies across the food and beverage industry have been taking immense efforts in focusing on cross-contamination procedures in processing plants, which is likely to emerge as a positive trend supporting the growth of antimicrobial additives market.