Dairy Processing Equipment

Dairy Processing Equipment Market by Type (Evaporators & Dryers, Homogenizers, Membrane Filtration Equipment), Mode of Operation (Automatic, Manual, Semi-Automatic), Application - Global Forecast 2024-2030

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[188 Pages Report] The Dairy Processing Equipment Market size was estimated at USD 12.16 billion in 2023 and expected to reach USD 13.18 billion in 2024, at a CAGR 8.39% to reach USD 21.38 billion by 2030.

Dairy Processing Equipment Market
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Dairy processing equipment encompasses a wide array of machinery used to process raw milk into dairy products such as milk, cheese, yogurt, butter, and ice cream. These pieces of equipment are essential for carrying out various tasks in the production line, including pasteurization, homogenization, separation, filtration, and packaging. Common types of equipment found in the dairy industry include pasteurizers, separators, homogenizers, churns, and freezers. Rising demand for dairy products in developing countries due to population explosion and rising income levels has led to the adoption of dairy processing equipment. Additionally, government initiatives to boost dairy production and reduce dependence on imports have led to a surging demand for dairy processing equipment. However, high initial capital investment for dairy processing equipment equipment serves as a barrier to entry for small-scale manufacturers. Moreover, maintenance and operational challenges associated with advanced machinery impede the widespread utilization of dairy processing equipment. Manufacturers are exploring using advanced technologies such as robotics, AI, ML, and sensors to ease the handling and operation of dairy processing equipment. Furthermore, creating more energy-efficient machinery that can reduce production costs and appeal to eco-conscious consumers can generate new avenues of growth for the industry.

Dairy Processing Equipment Market - Global Forecast 2024-2030
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Type: Rising demand for pasteurizers in dairy industries to extend the shelf life of dairy products

Evaporators and dryers are essential for concentrating dairy products and transforming them into powders. This equipment is crucial for producing milk powder, whey powder, and other dried dairy products. Evaporators remove water from liquid dairy by heating, while dryers complete the moisture removal process. The need for evaporators and dryers is particularly high in regions with a strong demand for powdered dairy products due to their longer shelf life and reduced transportation costs. Homogenizers blend milk under high pressure to create a uniform emulsion of fat globules, resulting in increased product shelf life, improved texture, and enhanced taste. Homogenizers are most beneficial for value-added dairy products such as flavored milk, yogurts, and cream. Membrane filtration equipment primarily uses a barrier to separate particles from dairy liquids to clarify, concentrate, fractionate, and purify various dairy components. This equipment is crucial for producing cheese, yogurt, and specialized milk proteins. Mixers and blenders are used in dairy to combine ingredients smoothly and homogeneously. Pasteurizers play a vital role in dairy safety and shelf-life extension by using controlled heat to eliminate pathogens. The choice of pasteurization equipment is influenced by various factors, including the type of dairy product, required shelf life, and regional regulatory standards. Separators are critical for clarifying and separating cream from milk and for purifying milk by removing impurities. They are also used in cheese production to standardize fat content.

Mode of Operation: Favourable private and public initiatives for incorporating automatic mode of operation in dairy processing industries

Automatic dairy processing equipment handles various tasks without human intervention beyond the initial setup and programming. This mode of operation leverages advanced technologies, such as programmable logic controllers (PLCs), sensors, and robotics to streamline operations. It is ideal for large-scale dairy processors seeking efficiency, consistency, and high throughput. Manual dairy processing equipment requires direct human effort and control at each stage of the processing cycle. These types of equipment are simpler in design and operation, which can be advantageous in smaller operations or in regions with low labor costs. Semi-automatic dairy processing equipment balances between manual and automatic operation, automating certain processes while still requiring human intervention for others. This mode allows for greater control and flexibility than fully automated systems while still offering some level of efficiency.

Application: Rising consumer preference for cheese and its products

Butter and buttermilk processing equipment is specialized to handle the churning, pasteurization, and packaging necessary in butter production, where high-fat-content cream is separated and churned. Buttermilk, often a byproduct of butter making, also requires equipment for fermentation and processing. Cheese processing equipment encompasses a wide array of machinery, including pasteurizers, curd cutters, cheese vats, molding machines, and aging systems. Different cheeses require specific processing conditions and equipment settings, and therefore, the dairy processing equipment used for cheese processing is often versatile or customized. Manufacturers prioritize technological advancements that can accommodate multiple cheese types, ensure food safety, and extend shelf life. Equipment for fresh dairy products tends to focus on the pasteurization and homogenization processes to extend the shelf life and quality of products such as yogurt, cream, and flavored milk. The need-based preferences here revolve around preserving product integrity, ensuring rapid yet careful processing, and accommodating organic or specialty dairy items, which may have special requirements. Milk powder processing involves concentration, drying, and packaging equipment. Processed milk equipment is primarily concerned with pasteurization, standardization, and bottling. The equipment must accommodate different fat contents, packaging types, and production scales.

Regional Insights

The United States and Canada are key markets in the Americas region with a high demand for processed dairy products. Consumers in these markets prioritize safe and sustainable dairy processing, leading to a demand for equipment that complies with stringent hygiene standards and reduces environmental impact. The trend towards automation and advanced dairy processing technologies is propelling the growth of dairy processing equipment. Europe exhibits a mature dairy processing industry with a significant reliance on advanced equipment to maintain the high quality and safety standards expected by consumers. European nations, such as Germany, France, and the Netherlands, are renowned for their robust dairy sectors and contribute considerably to the regional demand for dairy processing equipment. The adoption of modern processing technologies is prevalent, driven by the region's stringent regulatory framework and a strong focus on efficiency and traceability throughout the food supply chain. APAC is one of the fastest-growing regions for dairy processing equipment due to rising disposable incomes and consumer demand for high-quality and diverse dairy products. Governments in India and China have focussed on strengthening and automating their dairy processing industries through favorable grants, incentives, and subsidies.

FPNV Positioning Matrix

The FPNV Positioning Matrix is pivotal in evaluating the Dairy Processing Equipment Market. It offers a comprehensive assessment of vendors, examining key metrics related to Business Strategy and Product Satisfaction. This in-depth analysis empowers users to make well-informed decisions aligned with their requirements. Based on the evaluation, the vendors are then categorized into four distinct quadrants representing varying levels of success: Forefront (F), Pathfinder (P), Niche (N), or Vital (V).

Market Share Analysis

The Market Share Analysis is a comprehensive tool that provides an insightful and in-depth examination of the current state of vendors in the Dairy Processing Equipment Market. By meticulously comparing and analyzing vendor contributions in terms of overall revenue, customer base, and other key metrics, we can offer companies a greater understanding of their performance and the challenges they face when competing for market share. Additionally, this analysis provides valuable insights into the competitive nature of the sector, including factors such as accumulation, fragmentation dominance, and amalgamation traits observed over the base year period studied. With this expanded level of detail, vendors can make more informed decisions and devise effective strategies to gain a competitive edge in the market.

Recent Developments
  • Walmart is Set to Install Swisslog Automation Solution in its New Milk Processing Facility

    Swisslog, an innovator in intralogistics warehouse automation and software, has officially declared its partnership with Walmart to integrate an advanced automation system at the retailer's upcoming milk processing facility in Valdosta, Georgia. This strategic partnership is poised to enhance material handling efficacy and escalate operational reliability. Swisslog's state-of-the-art solution is expected to drive significant improvements in productivity and support Walmart's commitment to delivering exceptional quality and service in its dairy operations. [Published On: 2023-11-28]

  • JBT Corporation's Proposed Acquisition of Marel hf

    JBT Corporation presented a tentative proposition to acquire the entire share capital of Marel hf., a food processing technology company. Marel is known for its innovative processing equipment, systems, and solutions that cater to the worldwide food industry. JBT's strategic advance reflects its intent to harness Marel's state-of-the-art technologies to extend its market presence and foster operational synergies from which both entities stand to gain substantially. This acquisition aligns with JBT's trajectory for growth, setting the stage for enhanced offerings and value creation in an evolving market. [Published On: 2023-11-24]

  • USD 12.2 Million Infusion Bolsters Northeast Dairy Processing

    The Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center grants awards to 35 distinguished dairy processors across eight states as part of the Existing Dairy Processor Expansion Grant program. A substantial total investment of approximately USD 12.3 million was allocated, with grants ranging from a modest USD 25,852 to a significant USD 1 million per recipient. These funds are poised to enhance capacity, augment efficiency, and promote sustainable practices within the industry, ensuring continued vitality and competitiveness in the dairy market. [Published On: 2023-11-08]

Key Company Profiles

The report delves into recent significant developments in the Dairy Processing Equipment Market, highlighting leading vendors and their innovative profiles. These include Agrometal Kft, Alfa Laval AB, Anco Equipment, LLC, Bucher Industries AG, Bühler Group, Chadha Sales Pvt Ltd., Christakis Agathangelou Ltd., Duravant LLC, Feldmeir Equipment, Inc., GEA Group AG, Gemak Group of Companies, Henan Gems Machinery Co., Ltd., IMA Industria Macchine Automatiche S.P.A., INOXPA S.A.U., ISF Industries Private Limited, JBT Corporation, Jimei Food Machine Co., Ltd., Krones AG, Lekkerkerker Dairy & Food Equipment, Neologic Engineers Private Limited, Paul Mueller Company, Scherjon Equipment Holland B.V., Sealtech Engineers Private Limited, Shanghai Triowin Automation Machinery Co., Ltd., Skylark Engineers, SPX Flow, Inc., SSP Pvt Limited, Tessa Dairy Machinery, Tetra Laval S.A., The Middleby Corporation, and Zwirner Equipment Corporation.

Market Segmentation & Coverage

This research report categorizes the Dairy Processing Equipment Market to forecast the revenues and analyze trends in each of the following sub-markets:

  • Type
    • Evaporators & Dryers
    • Homogenizers
    • Membrane Filtration Equipment
    • Mixers & Blenders
    • Pasteurizers
    • Separators
  • Mode of Operation
    • Automatic
    • Manual
    • Semi-Automatic
  • Application
    • Butter & Buttermilk
    • Cheese
    • Fresh Dairy Products
    • Milk Powder
    • Processed Milk

  • Region
    • Americas
      • Argentina
      • Brazil
      • Canada
      • Mexico
      • United States
        • California
        • Florida
        • Illinois
        • New York
        • Ohio
        • Pennsylvania
        • Texas
    • Asia-Pacific
      • Australia
      • China
      • India
      • Indonesia
      • Japan
      • Malaysia
      • Philippines
      • Singapore
      • South Korea
      • Taiwan
      • Thailand
      • Vietnam
    • Europe, Middle East & Africa
      • Denmark
      • Egypt
      • Finland
      • France
      • Germany
      • Israel
      • Italy
      • Netherlands
      • Nigeria
      • Norway
      • Poland
      • Qatar
      • Russia
      • Saudi Arabia
      • South Africa
      • Spain
      • Sweden
      • Switzerland
      • Turkey
      • United Arab Emirates
      • United Kingdom

The report offers valuable insights on the following aspects:

  1. Market Penetration: It presents comprehensive information on the market provided by key players.
  2. Market Development: It delves deep into lucrative emerging markets and analyzes the penetration across mature market segments.
  3. Market Diversification: It provides detailed information on new product launches, untapped geographic regions, recent developments, and investments.
  4. Competitive Assessment & Intelligence: It conducts an exhaustive assessment of market shares, strategies, products, certifications, regulatory approvals, patent landscape, and manufacturing capabilities of the leading players.
  5. Product Development & Innovation: It offers intelligent insights on future technologies, R&D activities, and breakthrough product developments.

The report addresses key questions such as:

  1. What is the market size and forecast of the Dairy Processing Equipment Market?
  2. Which products, segments, applications, and areas should one consider investing in over the forecast period in the Dairy Processing Equipment Market?
  3. What are the technology trends and regulatory frameworks in the Dairy Processing Equipment Market?
  4. What is the market share of the leading vendors in the Dairy Processing Equipment Market?
  5. Which modes and strategic moves are suitable for entering the Dairy Processing Equipment Market?

Table of Contents
  1. Preface
  2. Research Methodology
  3. Executive Summary
  4. Market Overview
  5. Market Insights
  6. Dairy Processing Equipment Market, by Type
  7. Dairy Processing Equipment Market, by Mode of Operation
  8. Dairy Processing Equipment Market, by Application
  9. Americas Dairy Processing Equipment Market
  10. Asia-Pacific Dairy Processing Equipment Market
  11. Europe, Middle East & Africa Dairy Processing Equipment Market
  12. Competitive Landscape
  13. Competitive Portfolio
  14. List of Figures [Total: 22]
  15. List of Tables [Total: 296]
  16. List of Companies Mentioned [Total: 31]
Dear dairy: Processing equipment advancements that churn milk and more!
March 17, 2024
Dear dairy: Processing equipment advancements that churn milk and more!
Whether it be a wedding, a group study, a breakup, or a Sunday evening, dairy milk, yogurts, or frozen desserts have always been a soul-snatching snack. This global unity of love for dairy products is the sole reason for its extravagant production worldwide.

Dairy, a symbolic background of calcium, is now an active health component and the core ingredient of sweets, along with sour cream, cottage cheese, butter, and many other food items. The OECD/FAO data 2020 forecasted that ​​world per capita consumption of new & fresh dairy products is expected to rise by 1.0% p.a. till 2029.

Large-scale production of these dairy items calls for highly efficient dairy processing equipment. Governments in several parts of the world have focused on expanding dairy processing for years and have even provided grants. In January 2024, the Iowa Agriculture Authority announced the launch of the Choose Iowa Dairy Innovation Grant Program, aimed to expand on-farm dairy processing and accelerate the availability of Iowa dairy products for consumers.

These initiatives create a huge demand for energy-efficient pasteurizers, homogenizers, milking machines, butter equipment, and churns to showcase efficient and sustainable production in the dairy industry. In February 2023, The Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center (NE-DBIC) announced two grants for dairy processors, totaling a USD 13 million investment in the Northeast region in the U.S.

In the coming years, robotics, AI, and ML will renovate the dairy processing equipment area. These advances can triumph over the dairy industry's move toward more profitable and sustainable practices, assuring that the long-lived tradition of dairy processing thrives in the contemporary era.

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    Ans. The Global Dairy Processing Equipment Market to grow USD 21.38 billion by 2030, at a CAGR of 8.39%
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