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Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market: By Equipment Type: Spiral Freezer, Tunnel Freezer, Box Freezer, Others; By Processing Stage; By Technology; By Product; Regional Analysis; Historical Market and Forecast (2017-2027); Market Dynamics: SWOT Analysis; Competitive Landscape; Industry Events and Developments

Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market Outlook

The global individual quick freezing (IQF) market stood at a value of around USD 18.59 billion in 2021. The market is further expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.60% in the forecast period of 2022-2027 to attain USD 25.78 billion by 2027.

 

Increasing Demand for Spiral Freezers to Bolster the Growth of the Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Industry

Based on equipment type, the spiral freezer segment accounts for a significant share in the market. The ability of spiral freezers to maintain the product’s quality, texture, and flavour throughout the entire freezing process makes them ideal to freeze a large number of food items such as frozen pizzas, baked goods, or ready-made meals. Spiral freezers are popular among food processors owing to their compact and streamlined design. Some other advantages of this segment include easy cleaning and low complexity of installation.

 

Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market

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North America Accounts for a Significant Share in the Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Industry

The individual quick freezing industry in North America is driven by the presence of the major IQF manufacturers in the United States and Canada. The expanding food and beverages industry and the increased consumption of ready-to-eat products have been propelling the market growth in the region. The market is further expected to be propelled by the growing demand for flavoured fruits and dairy products, along with the growing efforts to integrate spiral freezers with process and refrigeration control systems to ensure food preservation.

 

Individual Quick Freezing: Market Segmentation

Individual quick freezing is defined as a method of freezing goods while keeping all their components separate from each other. This makes the product easier to freeze. In other words, IQF is defined as a method of rapidly freezing the food for preservation so that the ice crystals formed are too small to rupture the cells.

Based on equipment type, the market is segmented into:

  • Spiral Freezer
  • Tunnel Freezer
  • Box Freezer
  • Others

On the basis of processing stage, the industry is divided into:

  • Pre-processing
  • Freezing
  • Packaging

By technology, the market is divided into:

  • Mechanical IQF
  • Cryogenic IQF

By product, the market is segmented into:

  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Seafood
  • Meat and Poultry
  • Dairy Products
  • Convenience Food

The regional markets for the product include North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa.

 

Growing Demand for IQF in the Food and Beverages Industry to Boost the Growth of the Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Industry

The global individual quick freezing (IQF) industry is driven by the rising demand for the product in the food and beverages sector, which is witnessing a significant growth particularly in emerging economies. Over the forecast period, the rising demand for meat and poultry products owing to the growing popularity of innovative food items is likely to augment the market. Additionally, the market is anticipated to be driven by the increasing inclination of consumers towards frozen foods owing to their increased shelf life and the rapid technological advancements in the food processing sector.

 

Key Industry Players in the Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market

The report gives a detailed analysis of the following key players in the global individual quick freezing (IQF) market, covering their competitive landscape, capacity, and latest developments like mergers, acquisitions, and investments, expansions of capacity, and plant turnarounds:

  • Air Liquide S.A. 
  • The Messer Group GmbH
  • Linde plc 
  • Starfrost  
  • OctoFrost Inc.
  • Others

The comprehensive EMR report provides an in-depth assessment of the market based on the Porter's five forces model along with giving a SWOT analysis.

 

REPORT FEATURES DETAILS
Base Year 2021
Historical Period 2017-2021
Forecast Period 2022-2027
Scope of the Report Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment- Equipment Type, Processing Stage, Technology, Product, Region
Breakup by Equipment Type Spiral Freezer, Tunnel Freezer, Box Freezer, Others
Breakup by Processing Stage Pre-processing, Freezing, Packaging
Breakup by Technology Mechanical IQF, Cryogenic IQF
Breakup by Product Fruits and Vegetables, Seafood, Meat and Poultry, Dairy Products, Convenience Food
Breakup by Region North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Market Dynamics SWOT, Porter's Five Forces, Key Indicators for Price and Demand
Competitive Landscape Market Structure, Company Profiles- Company Overview, Product Portfolio, Demographic Reach and Achievements, Certifications
Companies Covered Air Liquide S.A., The Messer Group GmbH, Linde plc, Starfrost, OctoFrost Inc., Others
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*At Expert Market Research, we strive to always give you current and accurate information. The numbers depicted in the description are indicative and may differ from the actual numbers in the final EMR report.

1    Preface  
2    Report Coverage – Key Segmentation and Scope
3    Report Description

    3.1    Market Definition and Outlook
    3.2    Properties and Applications
    3.3    Market Analysis
    3.4    Key Players
4    Key Assumptions
5    Executive Summary

    5.1    Overview
    5.2    Key Drivers
    5.3    Key Developments
    5.4    Competitive Structure
    5.5    Key Industrial Trends
6    Snapshot
    6.1    Global
    6.2    Regional
7    Opportunities and Challenges in the Market
8    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market Analysis

    8.1    Key Industry Highlights
    8.2    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Historical Market (2017-2021) 
    8.3    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market Forecast (2022-2027)
    8.4    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market by Equipment Type
        8.4.1    Spiral Freezer
            8.4.1.1    Market Share
            8.4.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.4.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.4.2    Tunnel Freezer
            8.4.2.1    Market Share
            8.4.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.4.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.4.3    Box Freezer
            8.4.3.1    Market Share
            8.4.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.4.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.4.4    Others
    8.5    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market by Processing Stage
        8.5.1    Pre-processing
            8.5.1.1    Market Share
            8.5.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.2    Freezing
            8.5.2.1    Market Share
            8.5.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.3    Packaging
            8.5.3.1    Market Share
            8.5.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    8.6    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market by Technology
        8.6.1    Mechanical IQF
            8.6.1.1    Market Share
            8.6.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.6.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.6.2    Cryogenic IQF
            8.6.2.1    Market Share
            8.6.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.6.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    8.7    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market by Product
        8.7.1    Fruits and Vegetables
            8.7.1.1    Market Share
            8.7.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.7.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.7.2    Seafood
            8.7.2.1    Market Share
            8.7.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.7.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.7.3    Meat and Poultry
            8.7.3.1    Market Share
            8.7.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.7.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.7.4    Dairy Products
            8.7.4.1    Market Share
            8.7.4.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.7.4.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.7.5    Convenience Food
            8.7.5.1    Market Share
            8.7.5.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.7.5.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    8.8    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market by Region       
        8.8.1    North America
            8.8.1.1    Market Share
            8.8.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
            8.8.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.8.2    Europe
            8.8.2.1    Market Share
            8.8.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
            8.8.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.8.3    Asia Pacific
            8.8.3.1    Market Share
            8.8.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
            8.8.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.8.4    Latin America
            8.8.4.1    Market Share
            8.8.4.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
            8.8.4.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.8.5    Middle East and Africa
            8.8.5.1    Market Share
            8.8.5.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
            8.8.5.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027) 
9    North America Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market Analysis
    9.1    United States of America 
        9.1.1    Market Share
        9.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        9.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    9.2    Canada
        9.2.1    Market Share
        9.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        9.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
10    Europe Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market Analysis
    10.1    United Kingdom
        10.1.1    Market Share
        10.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        10.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    10.2    Germany
        10.2.1    Market Share
        10.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        10.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    10.3    France
        10.3.1    Market Share
        10.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        10.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    10.4    Italy
        10.4.1    Market Share
        10.4.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        10.4.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    10.5    Others
11    Asia Pacific Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market Analysis
    11.1    China
        11.1.1    Market Share
        11.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        11.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    11.2    Japan
        11.2.1    Market Share
        11.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        11.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    11.3    India
        11.3.1    Market Share
        11.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        11.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    11.4    ASEAN
        11.4.1    Market Share
        11.4.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        11.4.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    11.5    Australia
        11.5.1    Market Share
        11.5.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        11.5.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    11.6    Others
12    Latin America Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market Analysis
    12.1    Brazil
        12.1.1    Market Share
        12.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        12.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    12.2    Argentina
        12.2.1    Market Share
        12.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        12.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    12.3    Mexico
        12.3.1    Market Share
        12.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        12.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    12.4    Others
13    Middle East and Africa Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market Analysis
    13.1    Saudi Arabia
        13.1.1    Market Share
        13.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        13.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    13.2    United Arab Emirates
        13.2.1    Market Share
        13.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        13.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    13.3    Nigeria
        13.3.1    Market Share
        13.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        13.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    13.4    South Africa
        13.4.1    Market Share
        13.4.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021) 
        13.4.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
    13.5    Others
14    Market Dynamics
    14.1    SWOT Analysis
        14.1.1    Strengths
        14.1.2    Weaknesses
        14.1.3    Opportunities
        14.1.4    Threats
    14.2    Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
        14.2.1    Supplier’s Power
        14.2.2    Buyer’s Power
        14.2.3    Threat of New Entrants
        14.2.4    Degree of Rivalry
        14.2.5    Threat of Substitutes
    14.3    Key Indicators for Demand
    14.4    Key Indicators for Price
15    Value Chain Analysis
16    Competitive Landscape

    16.1    Market Structure
    16.2    Company Profiles
       16.2.1    Air Liquide S.A. 
            16.2.1.1    Company Overview
            16.2.1.2    Product Portfolio
            16.2.1.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            16.2.1.4    Certifications
        16.2.2    The Messer Group GmbH
            16.2.2.1    Company Overview
            16.2.2.2    Product Portfolio
            16.2.2.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            16.2.2.4    Certifications
        16.2.3    Linde plc 
            16.2.3.1    Company Overview
            16.2.3.2    Product Portfolio
            16.2.3.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            16.2.3.4    Certifications
        16.2.4    Starfrost  
            16.2.4.1    Company Overview
            16.2.4.2    Product Portfolio
            16.2.4.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            16.2.4.4    Certifications
        16.2.5    OctoFrost Inc.
            16.2.5.1    Company Overview
            16.2.5.2    Product Portfolio
            16.2.5.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            16.2.5.4    Certifications
        16.2.6    Others
17    Key Trends and Developments in the Market

 

List of Key Figures and Tables

1.    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2017 and 2027
2.    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Historical Market: Breakup by Equipment Type (USD Billion), 2017-2021
3.    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market Forecast: Breakup by Equipment Type (USD Billion), 2022-2027
4.    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Historical Market: Breakup by Processing Stage (USD Billion), 2017-2021
5.    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market Forecast: Breakup by Processing Stage (USD Billion), 2022-2027
6.    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Historical Market: Breakup by Technology (USD Billion), 2017-2021
7.    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market Forecast: Breakup by Technology (USD Billion), 2022-2027
8.    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Historical Market: Breakup by Product (USD Billion), 2017-2021
9.    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market Forecast: Breakup by Product (USD Billion), 2022-2027
10.    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Historical Market: Breakup by Region (USD Billion), 2017-2021
11.    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (USD Billion), 2022-2027
12.    North America Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2017-2021
13.    North America Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2022-2027
14.    Europe Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2017-2021
15.    Europe Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2022-2027
16.    Asia Pacific Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2017-2021
17.    Asia Pacific Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2022-2027
18.    Latin America Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2017-2021
19.    Latin America Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2022-2027
20.    Middle East and Africa Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2017-2021
21.    Middle East and Africa Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2022-2027
22.    Global Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) Market Structure

Key Questions Answered in the Report

In 2021, the global individual quick freezing (IQF) market attained a value of nearly USD 18.59 billion.

The market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 5.60% between 2022 and 2027.

The market is estimated to witness a healthy growth in the forecast period of 2022-2027 to reach USD 25.78 billion by 2027.

The major regions in the industry are North America, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, Europe, and the Asia Pacific.

The major drivers of the industry, such as the growing demand for frozen fruits and vegetables and meat and poultry products, easy maintenance of IQF, and growing efforts towards the enhancement of food preservation techniques and storage solutions, are expected to aid the market growth.

The key market trends guiding the growth of the industry include the growing expansion of major IQF manufacturers owing to the ongoing technological advancements in the food industry.

Spiral freezer, tunnel freezer, and box freezer, among others are the major equipment types of the product.

Pre-processing, freezing, and packaging are the major segments based on the processing stage.

Mechanical IQF and cryogenic IQF are the major segments based on technology.

Fruits and vegetables, seafood, meat and poultry, dairy products, and convenience food are the significant products.

The major players in the industry are Air Liquide S.A., The Messer Group GmbH, Linde plc, Starfrost, and OctoFrost Inc., among others.

Analyst Review

The global individual quick freezing (IQF) market attained a value of around USD 18.59 billion in 2021, driven by the growing popularity of convenience and frozen food products. Aided by the growing innovations by the major IQF manufacturers, the market is expected to witness a further growth in the forecast period of 2022-2027, growing at a CAGR of 5.60%. The market is projected to reach USD 25.78 billion by 2027.

EMR’s meticulous research methodology delves deep into the market, covering the macro and micro aspects of the industry. Based on equipment type, the market is divided into spiral freezer, tunnel freezer, and box freezer, among others. On the basis of processing stage, the market is divided into pre-processing, freezing, and packaging. By technology, the market is divided into mechanical IQF and cryogenic IQF. The significant products in the market include fruits and vegetables, seafood, meat and poultry, dairy products, and convenience food. The major regional markets for individual quick freezing (IQF) are North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa. The key players in the above market include Air Liquide S.A., The Messer Group GmbH, Linde plc, Starfrost, and OctoFrost Inc., among others.

EMR’s research methodology uses a combination of cutting-edge analytical tools and the expertise of their highly accomplished team, thus, providing their customers with market insights that are accurate, actionable, and help them remain ahead of their competition.

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