Blast Chillers Market Size By Product (Reach-in [By Capacity {Below 50KG, 50 – 100KG}], Roll-in [By Capacity {Below 100KG, 100 – 200KG, Above 200KG}]), By Application (Hotel & Restaurant, Supermarket, Catering Services, Bakery & Confectionary), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020 – 2026

Published Date: Aug 2020  |  Report ID: GMI142  |  Authors: Preeti Wadhwani, Prasenjit Saha

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 250   |   Base Year: 2019

Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Industry Trends

Blast Chillers Market size exceeded USD 1.5 billion in 2019 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of over 5.5% between 2020 and 2026. Increasing adoption of blast chillers for quick chilling and preservation of food items in several industry applications is expected to drive the market growth.

Growing demand for preservation of food & beverage products for later consumption is supporting the blast chillers industry growth trends. Blast chilling technique quickly lowers the temperature of cooked food to below three degree Celsius within 90 minutes, ensuring safe preservation. The ability of blast chillers to retain the organoleptic characteristics of food for long durations is accentuating the market demand.

Blast Chillers Market
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Advancements in the field of smart technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence and IoT, are disrupting the market. These technologies provide users with real-time data and ability to remotely control temperature settings. In response to the proliferating market trend of smart appliances, industry players are launching innovative models of blast chillers.

For instance, in April 2019, Electrolux launched its new range of SkyLine Chill Blast Chillers integrated with automation and AI technologies. The chiller allows users to remotely monitor the chilling time and set the desired temperature.

High electricity consumption and expensive nature of blast chillers are the key factors restraining the market growth. These chillers consume high amount of electricity to maintain the cold temperature and shock freeze food items. The integration of critical components, such as condenser coils and compressors, into these appliances add to their increasing price. Market factors, such as high cost of replacement parts and maintenance services, are further restricting the market size expansion. Maintenance and repair of these devices require the services of professional technicians, adding to the increasing cost.

The rapidly spreading COVID-19 pandemic is inflicting high and rising economic losses across the globe. The blast chillers market is predicted to witness a slow growth during this period due to the rising economic uncertainties in the industry in 2020.

Rapid reduction in the demand for blast chillers from the hospitality industry is impacting the revenues of manufacturers. Rising disruptions in the supply chain owing to international trade restrictions have resulted into acute shortage of raw materials, hampering the production capabilities of market players. The industry is anticipated to recover steadily post the COVID-19 health crisis.

Blast Chillers Market Report Coverage
Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2019 Market Size in 2019: 1.5 Billion (USD)
Historical Data for: 2016 to 2019 Forecast Period: 2020 to 2026
Forecast Period 2020 to 2026 CAGR: 5.5% 2026 Value Projection: 2.5 Billion (USD)
Pages: 250 Tables, Charts & Figures: 421
Geographies covered (16): U.S., Canada, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Russia, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, UAE, South Africa
Segments covered: Product, Application
Companies covered (15): Williams, Alto Shaam, IRINOX, Master-bilt, Traulsen, Victory Refrigeration, Friginox, American Panel, Infrico, RETIGO s.r.o., Electrolux, Tecnomac, FULGOR MILANO, HOBART DAYTON MEXICANA, SMEG SPA
Growth Drivers:
  • Growing demand for environmentally friendly blast chillers across the globe
  • Positive outlook of restaurant industry in North America
  • Implementation of stringent food safety regulations in Europe
  • Increasing consumption of frozen and packaged food items in APAC
  • High demand for blast chillers in smart kitchen establishments in MEA
  • Development of tourism and hospitality sector in Latin America
Pitfalls & Challenges:
  • High ownership and maintenance costs
  • High electricity consumption of blast chillers

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Increasing demand for compact reach-in blast chillers

The blast chillers market from reach-in product segment is projected to register 5% growth rate during the forecast period owing to several advantages offered by these appliances. Reach-in blast chillers allow users to conveniently access food items. These chillers are compact in size and take up less floor space compared to large roll-in chillers.

Reach-in models are integrated with conveniently located shelves and possess minimum installation requirements. Market leaders are launching new models of these chillers to cater to the growing industry demand. For instance, in November 2019, Randell launched its new BC series reach-in blast chiller. The model is equipped with the capacity to hold 18 hotel standard pans, nine sheet pans or a combination of both sizes. It also offers intuitive and user-friendly touch screen controls with temperature automation technology.

The below 50kg blast chillers market is witnessing high growth potential due to the low energy consumption and small size. These chillers are being increasingly adopted in small restaurants and commercial kitchens. Reach-in chillers with a capacity below 50kg are more cost-effective compared to their large counterparts. The integration of intuitive touch screen panels and smart technologies is expected to augment their adoption in smart kitchens.

Installation of blast chillers in hotels and restaurants driving the market revenue

Blast Chillers Market By Application

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The hotel & restaurant segment valued at more than USD 750 million 2019. The adoption of blast chillers is anticipated to grow exponentially in this sector due to the high demand for efficient food preservation technologies. Blast chilling substantially increases the shelf life of food items, assisting restaurants and hotels to cater to a large number of customers. It also keeps the quality, taste, smell, and texture of the food items intact.

Blast chillers allow restaurants to purchase large quantities of food items to be stored and used later, thereby reducing their raw material costs. They also allow restaurant chefs to provide a more comprehensive menu to their customers with specially preserved ingredients. Increasing awareness related to the benefits of these appliances among restaurant & hotel chefs is providing robust market growth opportunities.

Increasing freight transport activities fueling the demand in North American market

North America Blast Chillers Market

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The North America blast chillers market size crossed USD 500 million in 2019 and will expand at 6% CAGR through 2026. The rapidly growing restaurant and hospitality industry in countries including the U.S. and Canada is providing a positive outlook to the regional market. According to the industry update by the National Restaurant Association, the U.S. hosts more than 1 million restaurants and small cafes as of 2019. The market forecasts show that the restaurant industry sales will reach approximately USD 899 billion by the end of 2021, increasing the demand for blast chillers.

Market players focusing on geographic expansion for sustainable business growth

Companies operating in the market are focusing on expanding their business operations to increase their customer base and production capabilities. For instance, in February 2019, Alto-Shaam announced its plans to expand its headquarters in Milwaukee, U.S. The company aimed to increase its manufacturing capacity through this expansion. Market leaders are also expanding into new geographic locations for strategic advantages such as low production costs and affordable labor. For instance, in August 2018, Master-Bilt invested USD 1 million in expanding its production facilities in New Albany.

Key players in the blast chillers market include Able Products, Alto-Shaam, IRINOX, Master-Bilt Products, Williams Refrigeration, American Panel, Victory Refrigeration, Nor-Lake, Precision Refrigeration, Traulsen Advanced Equipment, Adande, and Electrolux AB.

This market research report on blast chillers includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD and shipment in units from 2020 to 2026 for the following segments:

Market, By Product

  • Reach-in Blast Chillers
    • Capacity
      • Below 50KG
      • 50 – 100KG
  • Roll-in Blast Chillers
    • Capacity
      • Below 100KG
      • 100 – 200KG
      • Above 200KG

Market, By Application

  • Hotel & restaurant
  • Supermarket
  • Catering services
  • Bakery & confectionary
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
  • MEA
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • South Africa


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of blast chillers surpassed USD 1.5 billion in 2019.
The industry share of blast chillers is anticipated to grow at 5.5% CAGR between 2020 to 2026.
These products will experience hefty demand in North America, owing to the expanding hotel and restaurant sector in the region. The North America blast chillers industry was worth USD 500 million in 2019 and may record 6% CAGR through 2026.
The hotel & restaurant segment was worth USD 750 million 2019 and will prove lucrative for the business due to high demand for food preservation technologies in the sector.
Reach-in blast chillers market may record 5% CAGR through 2026, driven by the numerous advantages of these appliances and the fact that they enable users to access food items conveniently.
The below 50kg blast chillers are mostly preferred by end-users as they possess low energy consumption and are small in size. Not to mention, they are being widely adopted in hotels and commercial kitchens.

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Premium Report Details

  • Published Date: Aug 2020
  • Pages: 250
  • Tables: 399
  • Charts / Figures: 22
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Countries covered: 16

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