Post-Harvest Treatment Market Size, Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027

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Post-Harvest Treatment Market size will rise exponentially from 2019 to 2025 as it provides various crops, vegetables and fruits to consumers with best sensory quality. All of the harvested crops and products are metabolically active, and senescence and ripening processes starts in them which makes post-harvest treatments necessary for maintain quality of product. These treatments slow down all physiological process and minimizes the risk of contamination or microbial growth. These treatment methods are also used to control water loss, reduce damage caused by ethylene and to control insects as well. Rising demand of various organic products has driven the demand of organic post-harvest treatments as well. All these factors are expected to prevail and will drive the post-harvest treatment market towards positive direction.

In developed countries, such as the U.S. increased domestic production, product convenience, greater diversity and availability of products through trade along with adoption of healthier lifestyle has increased the consumption of fruits and vegetables. Whole European Union had exported vegetables worth of USD 26 billion in year 2017 of which Netherlands, Spain and Belgium are leading one. In many low-income countries the demand of vegetables such as roots, tubers and legumes that have high calories is more and to maintain such qualities the demand of post-harvest treatment methods is expected to generate in near future. Asia alone had exported vegetables of worth USD 18.4 billion in year 2017 of which more than 60% is done by China alone.

Improving income levels will enable people to afford expensive import products which will also affect the market in positive manner. Various initiatives have also been taken by the government of emerging nations to promote the technological methods in order to prevent the post-harvest fruits & vegetables. This will increase farmers income along with help in maintaining quality and meeting consumers preferences. Presence of various food & beverage multinationals in such countries are also promoting post-harvest treatment methods so that the quality of post-harvest products would be maintained in order to make product suitable for growth. The aforementioned trend will boost post-harvest treatment market over forecast timeframe.

The post-harvest treatment market based on type is bifurcated into coatings, blockers, fungicides, ethylene sanitizers, sprout inhibitors and cleaners. The demand of coatings will be more for various fruits and vegetables as it helps in delaying the ripening of them along with increasing the appearance of the product. The demand for cleaners is expected to be more owing to its application in various fruits.


The post-harvest treatment market on the basis of application is categorized into fruits and vegetables. The fruits segment is further divided into apple, citrus fruits, Banana, Grapes, pears, mango, pineapple, papaya, avocado, kiwi and other fruits. The vegetables are further divided into tomato, potato and others. Increasing focus of population towards healthy lifestyle along with rising geriatric population in developed countries the demand of fruits is expected to escalate and with increasing customer expectations of getting fresh fruits the market will escalate in near future.

On the basis of region Asia Pacific is expected to hold the leading position in the post-harvest treatment market due to presence of various agriculture-based economies. Increasing focus on reduction of post-harvest fruits and vegetables losses along with increasing, growing exports from China, Brazil, Mexico and India due to ease of various trade norms will act towards driving the market in positive manner. However stringent regulations in developed economies coupled with lack of infrastructure for post-harvest treatment in emerging nations are expected to hinder the market growth rate over forecast time period.

The post-harvest treatment market is dominated with the presence of large-scale players such as Xeda International, DuPont, Decco, Syngenta, Pace International, Bayer, Agrofresh, John Bean Technologies, FMC Corporation, Nufarm, Fomesa Fruitech, etc.

 Post-Harvest Treatment Market, By Product, 2014-2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)

  • Coatings
  • Cleaners
  • Fungicides
  • Ethylene blockers
  • Sanitizers
  • Sprout inhibitor

Post-Harvest Treatment Market, By Application, 2014-2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)

  • Fruits
  • Vegetables

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

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
  • APAC
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • Malaysia
    • Indonesia
    • South Korea
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
  • MEA
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Kuwait

Company Profiles:

  • Clariant
  • BASF
  • Heubach
  • Kolor Jet Chemical
  • DIC Corporation
  • Trust Chem
  • Jaysynth Dyestuff

What Information does this report contain?

Historical data coverage: 2013 to 2015; Growth Projections: 2016 to 2026.
Expert analysis: industry, governing, innovation and technological trends; factors impacting development; drawbacks, SWOT.
6-7 year performance forecasts: major segments covering applications, top products and geographies.
Competitive landscape reporting: market leaders and important players, competencies and capacities of these companies in terms of production as well as sustainability and prospects.

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