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Post-Harvest Treatment Market size was valued at USD 1,738.9 million in 2022 and is expected to grow at a 7.6% CAGR from 2023 to 2029. Post-harvesting treatment is a method of extending the storage life of fruits and vegetables and improving their quality. Post-harvest treatment deals with the use of biotechnology processes and chlorine dioxide gas to improve the quality and protect fruits and vegetables. Edible coatings, chemical treatment, and temperature management together with heat and irradiation that helps is restoring antioxidants & permit anti-browning are some of the basic techniques used in post-harvesting treatment. The increasing demand for fresh fruits and vegetables across the globe along with the increasing demand for processed food products due to changing lifestyles are expected to drive the growth of post-harvest treatment market over the forecast period.
In addition, increasing awareness among the people about the benefits of post harvesting treatment in preserving quality and shelf life of agricultural produce is expected to boost the market growth. Furthermore, rising demand for organic and natural post-harvesting treatment to reduce the use of chemical synthetics in food production along with the increasing adoption of technologies such as cold storage, controlled atmosphere storage, and irradiation for post-harvest treatment is anticipated to further propel the growth of post-harvest treatment market over the forecast period. However, factors such as high cost of post-harvest treatment technologies and products, lack of awareness and knowledge about post-harvest treatment techniques among farmers and small-scale producers, resistant to new technology and concern about their impact on food safety and quality are anticipated to holdback and hinder the growth of post-harvest treatment market over the forecast period. Moreover, increasing focus on sustainable agriculture practices and reducing food wastes accompanied by expansion of food processing industries in developing nations is expected to open up opportunities for market players in the growth of post-harvest treatment market over the forecast years.
In April 2021, Agro Fresh Solutions Inc launched a new quality platform of post-harvest solutions to reduce food wastage and maintain freshness of fruits and vegetables.
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The post-harvest treatment market is expected to grow over the forecasted period due to the increasing demand for processed food products owing to changing lifestyles and busy schedules along with the growing urbanization and growing working population. Thus, these factors increased the demand for post-harvest treatment as they are required to preserve quality and shelf life. In addition, increasing preference of consumers towards more convenient and ready to eat food products is expected to further aid the growth of the post-harvest treatment market over the forecast period. Furthermore, increasing development of technologies in post-harvest treatment market is anticipated to have a positive impact on the market growth.
The post-harvest treatment market was valued at USD 1,738.9 million in 2022 and is expected to grow at a 7.6% CAGR from 2023 to 2029.
The increasing demand for processed food across the globe and increasing concern on food safety and quality are expected to drive the growth of post-harvest treatment market
The leading players in the global Post-Harvest Treatment market are Decco, JBT, Pace International LLC, Xeda International, Agrofresh, Syngenta, FMC Corporation, Nufarm, Bayer, Citrosol, Fomesa Fruitech, Futureco Bioscience, Corteva Agriscience, and BASF.