Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market (2023-2029) | Outlook, Size, Trends, Industry, Analysis, Companies, Revenue, COVID-19 IMPACT, Growth, Value, Share & Forecast

Market Forecast By Trait (Stacked, Herbicide Tolerance, Insect Resistance), By Technology (Polymerase Chain Reaction, Immunoassay), By Crop Tested (Corn, Soy, Rapeseed/Canola, Potato, Others), By Processed Food Tested (Bakery & confectionery, Meat & meat products, Breakfast cereals & snacks, Food additives, Other processed food) And Competitive Landscape

Product Code: ETC4544800 Publication Date: Dec 2023 Updated Date: Jan 2024 Product Type: Report
Publisher: 6Wresearch No. of Pages: 70 No. of Figures: 35 No. of Tables: 5

Topics Covered in the Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Report

The Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market report thoroughly covers the market by trait, by technology, by Crop Tested, by processed food tested and competitive Landscape. The report provides an unbiased and detailed analysis of the on-going market trends, opportunities/high growth areas, and market drivers which would help the stakeholders to devise and align their market strategies according to the current and future market dynamics.

Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Synopsis

In Saudi Arabia, there has been an increased focus on the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food production. To ensure the safety of the population, GMO testing has become crucial. As the demand for GMO-free food products has increased over the past few years, so has the need for GMO testing. Additionally, one of the biggest trends in the Saudi Arabia GMO testing market is the increased use of advanced technologies. Nowadays, several key players are using modern testing methods like polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to detect GMOs in food products. This technology is highly sensitive and efficient, enabling the detection of minimal levels of GMOs in food products. Moreover, the increasing adoption of biotechnology in agricultural practices is expected to boost the demand for GMO testing in the region. Further, despite the growth of the Saudi Arabia GMO testing market, there are several challenges that organizations need to overcome. The most significant challenge is a lack of proper infrastructure for GMO testing. GMO testing requires specialized equipment and skilled manpower.

Without these resources, it’s difficult to conduct effective testing, and inaccurate results can lead to health risks for consumers. Furthermore, government regulations around GMO testing are strict, and non-compliance can lead to significant fines and other legal consequences. Moreover, despite the challenges, there are significant opportunities for companies operating in the Saudi Arabia GMO testing industry. As the demand for GMO-free food products grows, there is more scope for companies to expand their services in the region. For example, the integration of advanced technologies like PCR and Next-generation sequencing (NGS) can help companies enhance their services and gain a competitive edge.

According to 6Wresearch, Saudi Arabia GMO Testing market size is projected to grow at a CAGR of 12.8% during 2023-2029. One of the main drivers of Saudi Arabia's GMO testing market is the country's rapidly growing population. This means that the demand for food will likely continue to increase in the coming years, which will, in turn, drive the demand for GMO testing services. Consumers in Saudi Arabia are becoming increasingly aware of the potential health risks associated with GMOs, and as such, they are more likely to demand products that are labeled GMO-free. Further, Saudi Arabia has been investing heavily in its agriculture sector in recent years, with a particular focus on reducing the country's dependence on food imports. The government has set aside significant funds to support local farmers, and it has been promoting sustainable farming practices that do not rely on GMOs.

As such, the demand for GMO testing services is likely to increase, as more local farmers and food producers seek to certify their products as GMO-free. Moreover, the consumers in Saudi Arabia are becoming increasingly concerned about the safety of their food. Many are worried about the potential health risks associated with GMOs and are therefore demanding products that do not contain genetically modified ingredients. This growing awareness regarding food safety is driving the demand for GMO testing services, as companies seek to assure consumers that their products are safe to consume.

Government Initiatives Introduced in the Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market

Saudi Arabia has stringent regulations when it comes to GMOs. The country has a zero-tolerance policy for products that contain genetically modified ingredients that have not been approved by the relevant authorities. This means that companies that want to export food and agricultural products to Saudi Arabia must comply with these regulations and ensure that their products are GMO-free. To do this, they often require the services of independent GMO testing laboratories. Furthermore, these schedules have raised the Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Share. Additionally, to ensure the safety of the food being consumed in the country, the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has implemented several initiatives. One of the initiatives was the creation of the Saudi Center for Food and Drug Analysis (SCFDA) to provide accurate testing of food and drug products in the country.

SCFDA has the responsibility of conducting GMO testing to evaluate whether food products contain GMOs. In addition, the SFDA has also signed an agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to provide technical assistance in setting up a GMO testing laboratory in the country. The laboratory is expected to be the first of its kind in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region and will enable testing of food and feed products produced using genetically modified crops.

Key Players in the Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market

The key players in the Saudi Arabia GMO testing market include Eurofins Scientific, SGS SA, Bureau Veritas, Intertek, and ALS Limited. These players offer various testing services ranging from GMO testing to food safety testing, which includes microbiological analysis, chemical testing, and labeling analysis. Eurofins Scientific has a dominant market share and is considered the most prominent player in the region providing GMO testing services. Also, some of the corporations conquer gigantic Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues. Additionally, the increasing demand for organic products has propelled the demand for GMO testing. As a result, companies are investing in research and development to deliver innovative products that meet customer needs. Companies like Eurofins Scientific and Intertek are continuously upgrading their methods and techniques to enhance the quality, reliability, and affordability of their testing services. As the demand for GMO testing continues to grow, more companies will enter the market, driving competition and enhancing the available services.

Market by Trait

According to Ravi Bhandari, Research Head, 6Wresearch, the GMOs possess different traits that are intended to improve their performance. Three of the most popular traits associated with GMOs in Saudi Arabia are Stacked, Herbicide, and Tolerance. Stacked refers to the process of inserting various genes into the organism's DNA to create a product with multiple traits. Herbicide tolerance, on the other hand, is the ability of a genetically modified crop to withstand exposure to herbicides without dying. Finally, Tolerance is the ability of a genetically modified crop to resist pest attacks and disease. Additionally, the stacked traits are an essential aspect in GMO testing and the most commercially successful traits to date. They combine various beneficial genes from different organisms, producing a hybrid product that has several desirable properties.

For instance, some stacked traits create crops that are resistant to pests and can withstand harsh environmental conditions, leading to increased yields and boosted profits for farmers. Moreover, the Herbicide tolerant GMO crops contain genes that help them withstand herbicide toxicity, making them our environment-friendly compared to herbicide-contaminated crops. They're also more resilient to diseases, which the manufacturers incorporate to boost durability and enable them to grow under any environment.

Market by Processed Food Tested

The Bakery & Confectionery sector is one of the most significant contributors to the Saudi Arabian food industry. It imports a considerable amount of flour, sugar, and vegetable oils, among other ingredients. The use of GMO in these products can potentially affect food safety and quality, requiring GMO testing. The Saudi Arabian General Authority of Grain Silos and Flour Mills (GSFMO) has been active in regulating the quality and safety of bakery products. The GSFMO requires mandatory labelling to identify the use of GMO products in bakery and confectionery food items. Further, the Meat & Meat Products sector is also vital to the Saudi Arabian food industry. The use of GMO products in the production of animals and feed can severely impact food safety and quality. The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) regulates meat and meat products' quality through the monitoring of the feed used by livestock farmers. The SFDA's regulations require farmers to provide detailed records of the feed used by their livestock, with mandatory GMO testing for imported feed.

Key Attractiveness of the Report

  • 10 Years Market Numbers.
  • Historical Data Starting from 2019 to 2022.
  • Base Year: 2022.
  • Forecast Data until 2029.
  • Key Performance Indicators Impacting the Market.
  • Major Upcoming Developments and Projects.

Key Highlights of the Report

  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Overview
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Outlook
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Forecast
  • Market Size of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market, 2022
  • Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market, 2029
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Revenues & Volume for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Trend Evolution
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Drivers and Challenges
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Price Trends
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Porter's Five Forces
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Industry Life Cycle
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume by Trait for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume by Stacked for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume by Herbicide Tolerance for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume by Insect Resistance for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume by Technology for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Polymerase Chain Reaction for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume by Immunoassay for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume by Crop Tested for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume by Corn for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume by Soy for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume by Rapeseed/Canola for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume by Potato for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume by Others for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume by Processed Food Tested for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume by Bakery & confectionery for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume by Meat & meat products for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume by Breakfast cereals & snacks for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Food additives for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Other processed food for the Period 2019 - 2029
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Import Export Trade Statistics
  • Market Opportunity Assessment By Trait
  • Market Opportunity Assessment By Technology
  • Market Opportunity Assessment By Crop Tested
  • Market Opportunity Assessment By Processed Food Tested
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Top Companies Market Share
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Competitive Benchmarking By Technical and Operational Parameters
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Company Profiles
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Key Strategic Recommendations

Markets Covered

The Saudi Arabia GMO Testing market report provides a detailed analysis of the following market segments:

By Trait

  • Stacked
  • Herbicide
  • Tolerance
  • Insect Resistance

By Technology

  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Immunoassay

By Crop Tested

  • Corn
  • Soy
  • Rapeseed/Canola
  • Potato
  • Others

By Processed Food Tested

  • Bakery & Confectionery
  • Meat & Meat Products
  • Breakfast Cereals & Snacks
  • Food Additives
  • Other Processed Food
Frequently Asked Questions About the Market Study (FAQs):
One of the main drivers of Saudi Arabia's GMO testing market is the country's rapidly growing population. This means that the demand for food will likely continue to increase in the coming years, which will, in turn, drive the demand for GMO testing services.
The stacked trait is the utmost prevalent type in Saudi Arabia. The stacked traits are an essential aspect in GMO testing and the most commercially successful traits to date.
The Meat & Meat Products sector is also vital to the Saudi Arabian food industry. The use of GMO products in the production of animals and feed can severely impact food safety and quality.
The key players in the Saudi Arabia GMO testing market include Eurofins Scientific, SGS SA, Bureau Veritas, Intertek, and ALS Limited.
Yes, we have covered a detailed impact of the Covid 19 pandemic in this study.
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1 Executive Summary

2 Introduction

2.1 Key Highlights of the Report

2.2 Report Description

2.3 Market Scope & Segmentation

2.4 Research Methodology

2.5 Assumptions

3 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Overview

3.1 Saudi Arabia Country Macro Economic Indicators

3.2 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume, 2023 & 2028F

3.3 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market - Industry Life Cycle

3.4 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market - Porter's Five Forces

3.5 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume Share, By Trait, 2023 & 2028F

3.6 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume Share, By Technology, 2023 & 2028F

3.7 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume Share, By Crop Tested, 2023 & 2028F

3.8 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume Share, By Processed Food Tested, 2023 & 2028F

4 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Dynamics

4.1 Impact Analysis

4.2 Market Drivers

4.3 Market Restraints

5 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Trends

6 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market, By Types

6.1 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market, By Trait

6.1.1 Overview and Analysis

6.1.2 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume, By Trait, 2020 - 2028F

6.1.3 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume, By Stacked, 2020 - 2028F

6.1.4 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume, By Herbicide Tolerance, 2020 - 2028F

6.1.5 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume, By Insect Resistance, 2020 - 2028F

6.2 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market, By Technology

6.2.1 Overview and Analysis

6.2.2 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume, By Polymerase Chain Reaction, 2020 - 2028F

6.2.3 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume, By Immunoassay, 2020 - 2028F

6.3 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market, By Crop Tested

6.3.1 Overview and Analysis

6.3.2 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume, By Corn, 2020 - 2028F

6.3.3 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume, By Soy, 2020 - 2028F

6.3.4 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume, By Rapeseed/Canola, 2020 - 2028F

6.3.5 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume, By Potato, 2020 - 2028F

6.3.6 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume, By Others, 2020 - 2028F

6.4 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market, By Processed Food Tested

6.4.1 Overview and Analysis

6.4.2 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume, By Bakery & confectionery, 2020 - 2028F

6.4.3 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume, By Meat & meat products, 2020 - 2028F

6.4.4 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume, By Breakfast cereals & snacks, 2020 - 2028F

6.4.5 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume, By Food additives, 2020 - 2028F

6.4.6 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume, By Other processed food, 2020 - 2028F

7 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Import-Export Trade Statistics

7.1 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Export to Major Countries

7.2 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Imports from Major Countries

8 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Key Performance Indicators

9 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market - Opportunity Assessment

9.1 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Opportunity Assessment, By Trait, 2023 & 2028F

9.2 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Opportunity Assessment, By Technology, 2023 & 2028F

9.3 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Opportunity Assessment, By Crop Tested, 2023 & 2028F

9.4 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Opportunity Assessment, By Processed Food Tested, 2023 & 2028F

10 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market - Competitive Landscape

10.1 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenue Share, By Companies, 2023

10.2 Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Competitive Benchmarking, By Operating and Technical Parameters

11 Company Profiles

12 Recommendations

13 Disclaimer

 
Market Forecast By Trait (Stacked, Herbicide Tolerance, Insect Resistance), By Technology (Polymerase Chain Reaction, Immunoassay), By Crop Tested (Corn, Soy, Rapeseed/Canola, Potato, Others), By Processed Food Tested (Bakery & confectionery, Meat & meat products, Breakfast cereals & snacks, Food additives, Other processed food) And Competitive Landscape
Product Code: ETC4544800 Publication Date: Jul 2023 Product Type: Report
Publisher: 6wresearch No. of Pages: 85 No. of Figures: 45 No. of Tables: 25

Saudi Arabia Gmo Testing Market Overview

The Saudi Arabia GMO Testing market provides testing services for the detection and analysis of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food and agricultural products. GMO testing ensures transparency and compliance with labeling regulations.

Drivers of the Market

The Saudi Arabia GMO testing market is thriving, driven by growing awareness and concerns about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food. As consumers seek transparency in food labeling, manufacturers are investing in GMO testing technologies to provide accurate information. The market`s growth is further accelerated by regulatory requirements for GMO labeling and the demand for non-GMO and organic food options in the region.

Challenges of the Market

GMO testing in Saudi Arabia faces challenges such as detecting genetically modified organisms in food products, addressing consumer concerns about GMOs, and ensuring GMO labeling compliance in a diverse food market.

COVID-19 Impact on the Market

The GMO Testing market in Saudi Arabia, focusing on the detection of genetically modified organisms in food, has gained momentum despite the challenges posed by the pandemic. The demand for GMO-free products and transparent labeling is driving this market`s growth.

Key Players in the Market

GMO testing is crucial for verifying the presence of genetically modified organisms in food products. In Saudi Arabia, prominent laboratories and testing services providers, such as Eurofins Scientific, SGS, and Intertek, are instrumental in the GMO testing market. They offer GMO testing services to ensure the transparency and labeling compliance of food products.

Key Highlights of the Report:

  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Outlook
  • Market Size of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market, 2022
  • Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market, 2028
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Revenues & Volume for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Trend Evolution
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Drivers and Challenges
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Price Trends
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Porter's Five Forces
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Industry Life Cycle
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Trait for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Stacked for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Herbicide Tolerance for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Insect Resistance for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Technology for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Polymerase Chain Reaction for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Immunoassay for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Crop Tested for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Corn for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Soy for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Rapeseed/Canola for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Potato for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Others for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Processed Food Tested for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Bakery & confectionery for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Meat & meat products for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Breakfast cereals & snacks for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Food additives for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Historical Data and Forecast of Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Market Revenues & Volume By Other processed food for the Period 2020 - 2028
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Import Export Trade Statistics
  • Market Opportunity Assessment By Trait
  • Market Opportunity Assessment By Technology
  • Market Opportunity Assessment By Crop Tested
  • Market Opportunity Assessment By Processed Food Tested
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Top Companies Market Share
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Competitive Benchmarking By Technical and Operational Parameters
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Company Profiles
  • Saudi Arabia GMO Testing Key Strategic Recommendations
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