Infant Formula Testing Market: By Test Type; By Technology & By Geography - Forecast 2015-2021

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Infant formula products help the parents to ensure nutritional requirements of infants are met. As the accuracy of nutrition and product safety hold high importance, the need for testing of formulas is highlighted. The governing authorities stress on the formula to be tested even if there is an insignificant change in nutritive configuration in order to ensure that no variations are made in the nutritional value of product. In addition, guidelines are established related to authentication of ingredients which the companies need to comply with. Increasing strictness about safety regulations of infant formula products propels the growth of infant formula testing market. There is also a strong need for the manufacturing companies to provide a proper nutritional labeling to the formulas. These factors steer the infant formula testing market which is growing at a CAGR of 7.2% and is set to reach $140.5m by 2021.

Various kinds of testing methods used in the infants testing market have been analyzed and included in the report. The most widely accepted ones are allergens testing, adulteration testing, nutritional analysis and microbiology testing. Testing companies employ several technologies including NMR spectroscopy, chromatography, mass spectrometry, polymerase chain reaction and immunoassay to test the products and provide results to government bodies, infant formula manufacturers and consumer groups. The report also covers analysis on potential and prospects of various testing technology enabled services including NMR Spectrometry, PCR, Immunoassay, Mass Spectrometry and Chromatography.

The major regions and key countries have been studied with respect to this market. Asia Pacific region is the largest market for infant formula as well as testing services. This region is set to dominate in the coming years as well with tightening regulations and burgeoning infant formula market. The Americas account for the second largest market followed by Europe which is estimated to grow at sluggish rate during 2016-2021.

The key market players of infant formula testing services are:
Covance Inc. (U.S.)
Bureau Veritas SA (Belgium)
Eurofins Scientific (Luxembourg)
SGS SA (Switzerland))
Intertek (U.K.)
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (U.S.)
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1. Global Infant Formula Testing Market Overview

2. Executive Summary

3. Global Infant Formula Testing Market Landscape
3.1. Marketshare Analysis
3.2. Comparative Analysis
3.2.1. Product Benchmarking
3.2.2. End-User Profiling
3.2.3. Patent Analysis
3.2.4. Top 5 Financial Analysis

4. Global Infant Formula Testing Market Forces
4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Constraints
4.3. Market Challenges
4.4. Attractiveness of the Infant Formula Testing Market
4.4.1. Power of Suppliers
4.4.2. Power of Customers
4.4.3. Threat of New entrants
4.4.4. Threat of Substitution
4.4.5. Degree of Competition

5. Global Infant Formula Testing Market
5.1. Value Chain Analysis
5.2. Pricing Analysis
5.3. Opportunity Analysis
5.4. Product/ Market Life Cycle Analysis
5.5. Suppliers & Distributors

6. Global Infant Formula Testing Market – By Test Function
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Formula Ingredient Authentication testing
6.3. Formula allergens testing
6.4. Formula adulterations testing
6.5. Vitamin and Nutritional Analysis
6.6. Pathogen Testing
6.7. Others

7. Global Infant Formula Testing Market - By Technology
7.1. Introduction
7.2. NMR Spectrometry
7.3. Chromatography
7.4. Mass Spectrometry
7.5. Polymerase Chain Reaction
7.6. Immunoassay
7.7. Microarrays
7.8. Others

8. Global Infant Formula Testing Market – By Geography
8.1. Introduction
8.2. Americas
8.2.1. USA
8.2.2. Canada
8.2.3. Mexico
8.2.4. Brazil
8.2.5. Others
8.3. Europe
8.3.1. Germany
8.3.2. United Kingdom
8.3.3. Switzerland
8.3.4. France
8.3.5. Others
8.4. Asia Pacific
8.4.1. China
8.4.2. Japan
8.4.3. Australia
8.4.4. India
8.4.5. Others
8.5. Rest of the World
8.5.1. Middle East
8.5.2. Africa

9. Market Entropy
9.1. New Product Launches
9.2. M&As, Partnerships & JVs.

10. Investment Opportunities – Analysis of Target companies/customers, Capital Investments, RoI, Payback Period & Source of Funds.

11. Company Profiles
11.1. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
11.2. Accugen Laboratories, Inc.
11.3. Adpen Laboratories Inc.
11.4. Vanguard Sciences
11.5. Genon Laboratories Ltd
11.6. Eurofins Central Analytical Laboratories
11.7. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
11.8. IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.
11.9. Agilent Technologies, Inc.
11.10. Overseas Merchandise Inspection Co., Ltd.
11.11. Merieux Nutrisciences Corporation
11.12. AB SCIEX
11.13. Charm Sciences, Inc.
11.14. ELISA Technologies, Inc.
11.15. Bruker Corporation
11.16. SGS SA
11.17. Bureau Veritas S.A.
11.18. Covance Inc.
11.19. T ÜV Rheinland Group
11.20. Mead Johnson &Company, LLC.
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