Food Safety Sector
Overview: Recently, food safety issues have demanded worldwide attention. With China as one of the most dynamic markets in food production, exportation and consumption in the world, China has a vital interest in improving its food safety programs, especially to safeguard its exports. As a result, China is making a concerted effort to improve its quality inspection program. It is opportune for U.S. testing instrument and service providers to promote them selves in the Chinese food safety inspection market.
Opportunities: Since there has been an increasing concern about bacteria such as salmonella, microbiological testing equipment will also offer good prospects over the next years. In addition, temperature control devices are also in demand since China is increasing exporting fresh and perishable goods such as seafood and dairy products.
There are genuine opportunities for food safety inspection and quarantine equipment manufacturers. Best prospects for U.S. companies include the following products: Testing and analysis instruments: Liquid chromatographs instruments Gas chromatographs instruments
ICP-MS isotope analysis instruments; ELISA kits; and Microbe incubation testing instruments and materials.