Bottled water, often called as packaged drinking water comes in various forms including distilled, mineral and other such forms. Bottled water comes in both options of carbonated or non-carbonated and hence it is obligatory to quality test using testing equipment’s, in order to fulfil regulatory requirements and check for safety against any harmful diseases. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates bottled water as a packaged food under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, and has established standards of identity and quality for bottled water. FDA has also established good manufacturing practice requirements for processing and bottling drinking water. The report gives an overview of key market forces propelling and restraining market growth. Additionally, helps to identifies and analyses the emerging trends along with major drivers, challenges and opportunities in the global bottled water testing equipment market.
Bottled Water Testing Market Outlook
The global bottled water testing equipment’s market has gained remarkable growth owing to increasing investments from companies intended for bottled water testing equipment research. Technological advancements in testing equipment is another factor augmenting the demand of bottled water testing equipment market. In the future, the bottled water testing equipment market growth is predicted to boost due to increasing testing laboratories’ demand for after-sales service to enhance operational efficiency. However, high cost of bottles water testing equipment is hindering the market growth.
The report analyses the bottled water testing equipment market based on component, test type, technology and geography.
On the basis of component, the market is segmented into instruments, consumables & reagents and reference materials. For testing the quality and edibility of the bottled water these components are required. In this process various number of lab instruments are required such as one time use plastic containers to be crushed after use, one time use plastic container in the shape of cup or glass, containers made of glass material to be used after sterilization.
The various test types of the bottled water testing market are covered in the report such as microbiological, physical, chemical and radiological. Amongst all test type, the chemical test type dominated the bottled water testing market in 2018, as they are used on different chemicals like pharmaceutical residues, pesticide pollutants and toxic by-products.
Based on technology, the bottled water testing market is segmented into traditional and rapid technologies. Moreover, the rapid technology is further categorized into chromatography, spectroscopy, testing kits and other technologies. The rapid technology segment dominated the market in 2018, because these technologies are accurate, quick and easy to use. These methods are used in the detection of indicator organisms such as E. coli and other pathogens.
By geography, the global bottled water testing equipment’s market is studied across the countries of key regions such as, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. Asia Pacific is expected to be the fastest-growing region during the prediction period. Factors such as increasing awareness regarding potency of bottled water testing equipment’s and significant increase in the demand for bottled water are fuelling the growth in Asia Pacific. Moreover, rise in the number of research and development projects in Japan, Australia, and Singapore, is anticipated to drive progress in APAC region.
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