Food and Environment Manual Testing Market

Global Food and Environment Manual Testing Market Research Report: By Type (Photometers, Turbidimeter, Refractometers, Colorimeters, Thermarators), By Device Type (Benchtop, Portable), By Application (Environment Testing, Beverage Testing, Food Testing, Others), and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World) Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Regional Analysis, Competitor Analysis and Forecast 2023-2032.

Food & Beverages | January 2024 | Report ID: EMR00434 | Pages: 301

The global food and environment manual testing market was valued at USD 21.35 billion in 2023 and is estimated to reach approximately USD 36.21 billion by 2032, at a CAGR of 8.21% from 2023 to 2032.

Manual testing is the process of testing software manually for bugs and defects without the use of automated tools or programs. The test environment is a dedicated system for testing software that allows running the test cases have defined. It supports test execution with hardware, software, and network configured. In addition, food manual testing refers to a specific and widely recognized term in the context of software testing or traditional quality assurance methodologies.




Report Attribute


Estimated Market Value (2023)

USD 21.35 Billion

Projected Market Value (2032)

USD 36.21 Billion

Base Year


Forecast Years

2023 - 2032

Scope of the Report

Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment- By Type, By Device Type, By Application, & Region

Segments Covered

By Type, By Device Type, By Application, & Region

Forecast Units

Value (USD Billion or Million), and Volume (Units)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD million/billion and CAGR from 2023 to 2032

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa, and the Rest of World

Countries Covered

U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, GCC Countries, and South Africa, among others

Report Coverage

Market growth drivers, restraints, opportunities, Porter’s five forces analysis, PEST analysis, value chain analysis, regulatory landscape, market attractiveness analysis by segments and region, company market share analysis, and COVID-19 impact analysis.

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Global Food and Environment Manual Testing Drivers:

  • Growing awareness and concerns regarding food safety

Growing awareness and concerns regarding food safety is a key factor driving the growth of the global food and environment manual testing market. People are conscious about the hygienic and safety of the food they eat. People usually start to focus on food safety only when various food scandals are exposed and it is too late. Moreover, consumer prefer the foods those have manual testing. Rising concerns about foodborne illnesses and product recalls, consumers are becoming more conscious of the safety and quality of the food they consume. This increased awareness is driving the demand for food manual testing, as consumers seek reliable information and assurance regarding the safety of the food they purchase. Thus, driving demand of the global market.



  • Advancements in Testing Technologies

The food testing industry is undergoing a rapid transformation due to technological advancements. The emergence of rapid testing methods, portable devices, automation, AI, and blockchain technology has revolutionized the way food testing laboratories operate. Furthermore, food manual testing is frequently carried out by specific agencies organized by the government of a country to scrutinize and ensure that food products comply with its food safety regulations to protect public health. Key player are more focused on the advancement in their testing. Therefore, growing demand of global market during the forecast period.



  • High cost of testing

High cost of food and environment manual testing due to stringent regulatory standards and quality assurance. Comprehensive food safety testing can be expensive, especially for small-scale food producers and organizations. The expensive expense of advanced testing technology, as well as the necessity for experienced personnel, may hinder their use, particularly in poor countries. Thus, hamper the growth of the food and environment manual testing market.


Segment Overview

  • By Type

Based on type, the global food and environment manual testing market is divided into photometers, turbidimeter, refractometers, colorimeters, thermarator’s. The photometers segment dominated the market in 2023 and is expected to dominating during the food and environment manual testing market in the forecast period, due to the Increasing use of photometers in the food industry and extensive use of environmental testing due to their applicability in the environment and beverage industry for determining composite ingredients, establishing regulations for the safety of processed and drinking water, and determining soil and water mineral content.

  • By Device Type

Based on device type, the global food and environment manual testing market is divided into benchtop, and portable. The benchtop segment dominated the global food and environment manual testing market in 2023. This is attributed to the increasing use of benchtop devices for PH check in the food and environment manual testing. This device such as photometers, turbidimeter, refractometers, colorimeters, thermarator’s, are mostly employed in laboratory research. Furthermore, benchtop device also used in water testing, food composition analysis mineral and turbidity testing, and other applications. This is expected to fuel the demand of this segment in the food and environment manual testing market.

  • By Application

Based on application, the global food and environment manual testing market is divided into environment testing, beverage testing, food testing, and others. The environment testing segment dominated the food and environment manual testing market with the largest revenue share in 2023. This is due to rising government safety regulations are implemented to safeguard the environment and identify and measure elements of water, soil and air, such as minerals and different gases that are present in the atmosphere such test as BOD, COD and other turbidity systems for several equipment and systems. Therefore, increasing growth of this segment in the global market over the forecast period.


Global Food and Environment Manual Testing Overview by Region

North America dominated the food and environment manual testing market in 2023. This is attributed to benefiting from a convergence of variables such as strong regulatory frameworks, increased consumer awareness, and the strategic presence of significant market participants. The United States and Canada, demonstrate a rising commitment to food safety standards and regulations, driving an increase in food safety testing adoption. According to the Centre of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 48 million people in the United States are affected by food poisoning every year, with 128,000 of those affected requiring hospitalizations and 3,000 succumbing to foodborne diseases in the United States each year. Thus, with the rising frequency of food-related diseases in the region, consumers are increasingly demanding food safety accountability. These all factors affecting the growth of the global market in this region.



Global Food and Environment Manual Testing Competitive Landscape

In the global food and environment manual testing market, a few major players exert significant market dominance and have established a strong regional presence. These leading companies remain committed to continuous research and development endeavors and actively engage in strategic growth initiatives, including product development, launches, joint ventures, and partnerships. By pursuing these strategies, these companies aim to strengthen their market position, expand their customer base, and capture a substantial share of the market.

Some of the prominent players in the global food and environment manual testing market include

  • Tintometer Gmbh,
  • Hach,
  • Hanna Instruments,
  • Merck KGaA,
  • Xylem,
  • Anton Paar GmbH,
  • Horiba, Ltd.,
  • LMT Lichtmesstechnik GmbH Berlin,
  • Eurofins,
  • Mettler Toledo,
  • Rudolph research analytical,
  • Sinotecg, and Others.


Global Food and Environment Manual Testing Recent Developments

  • In 2021, Eurofins Scientific purchased Efurofins Scientific Alliance Technical Laboratories Ltd. located in the United Kingdom. This purchase will improve the companys Uk food, water and feed testing service facilities.
  • In 2023, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has given its stamp of approval to the manual of methods of analysis of foods beverages such as tea, coffee, and chicory.


Scope of the Global Food and Environment Manual Testing Market Report

Food and Environment Manual Testing Market Report Segmentation



By Type

  • Photometers
  • Turbidimeter
  • Refractometers
  • Colorimeters
  • Thermoreactors

By Device Type

  • Benchtop
  • Portable

By Application

  • Environment Testing
  • Beverage Testing
  • Food Testing
  • Others

By Geography

  • North America (USA, and Canada)
  • Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Australia, Southeast Asia and Rest of Asia Pacific)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America)
  • Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC, and Rest of Middle East & Africa)

Customization Scope

  • Available upon request


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Objectives of the Study

The objectives of the study are summarized in 5 stages. They are as mentioned below:

Global Food and Environment Manual Testing Market Size and Forecast:

To identify and estimate the market size for the global food and environment manual testing market segmented by type, by device type, by application, & region and by value (in U.S. dollars). Also, to understand the consumption/ demand created by consumers of food and environment manual testing between 2019 and 2032.

Market Landscape and Trends: To identify and infer the drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges for the global food and environment manual testing market

Market Influencing Factors: To find out the factors which are affecting the sales of food and environment manual testing among consumers

Impact of COVID-19: To identify and understand the various factors involved in the global food and environment manual testing market affected by the pandemic

Company ProfilingTo provide a detailed insight into the major companies operating in the market. The profiling will include the financial health of the company's past 2-3 years with segmental and regional revenue breakup, product offering, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and key strategies.

Research Methodology

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Frequently Asked Questions

The global food and environment manual testing market forecast period is 2023 - 2032
According to food and environment manual testing market research, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.21% over the coming years.
Asia-Pacific is expected to register the highest CAGR during 2023 - 2032
North America held the largest share in 2023.
The major players operating in the global food and environment manual testing market include Tintometer Gmbh, Hach,Hanna Instruments, Merck KGaA, Xylem, Anton Paar GmbH, Horiba, Ltd., LMT Lichtmesstechnik GmbH Berlin, Eurofins, Mettler Toledo, Rudolph research analytical, Sinotecg, and Others.