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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Food Irradiation Trends in Millions of US$. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2000 through 2015.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers I-2 Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2 Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. Industry Overview II-1 Global Market Outlook II-1 Food Irradiation – The Most Contentious Issue II-1 Approximating the Market Opportunity II-1 Industry Insights II-1 Industry Scenario II-2 A Raging Controversy-US II-2 Consumer Opinion – ‘Key to Growth’ II-2 Food Irradiation – A Step Towards Globalization II-2 Irradiation and Global Trade-Rising Corporate Influence Over Worldwide Food Supply II-2 Factors Generating Interest in Food Irradiation Services II-3 Food Borne Fatalities II-3 Fresh and Exotic Foods Ropes in Irradiation II-3 Food Safety Benefits and Taste II-3 Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria Strains II-3 Restrictions on Fumigation Methods II-4 Food Loss from Infestation and Contamination II-4 International Trade in Food Products II-4 Strategic Issues to be Focused On II-4 Call for Rationalization II-4 Industry Lobbies Hard With Congress II-5 Labeling the Deep Corner of Irradiation II-5 High Capital Costs Gnaw Growth of Irradiation Market II-5 Studies That Call for Second Thoughts II-6 Genetic Engineering and Food Irradiation- Threat to Global Food Security II-6 Food Irradiation and 2-ACBs II-6

2. Food Irradiation – A Historical Review II-7 Emergence and Evolution of Food Irradiation II-7 The US Army Initiative II-8 Food Irradiation Across the World II-8

3. A Review of Food Irradiation Industry Outside the US II-9

International Food Trade Prompts Countries to Opt for Irradiation II-9 Food Irradiation in Different Countries II-9 Food Irradiation Facilities Worldwide (Outside the US) II-9 Foods Approved for Irradiation Across the World II-11

4. Irradiation Technologies and Processes II-13 Concept of Food Irradiation II-13 Combating on Myths and Realities II-13 Irradiation Process II-13 Ionizing Radiation: Effects of Various Doses on Food II-14

Table 1: Cost Estimates For Irradiation Facility by Technology Type II-14 Various Approaches II-14 Gamma Radiation II-14 Electron Beam (e-beam) Radiation II-14 X-Ray Radiation II-14

5. Alternative Food Protection Techniques II-15 Ultra-High Pressure Technology II-15 Ozone Treatment II-15 Steam Pasteurization II-15 Fumigation II-15 Food Coating Technology II-15 Other Alternative Approaches II-15

6. Recent Industry Activity II-17 Gamma Agro Establishes Irradiation Facility II-17 Vietnam Pepper Plant Starts Business II-17 Sterigenics and ScandiNova Systems Sign an Agreement II-17 BARC and a US Research Center Ink an Agreement II-17 MDS Nordion Launches Quadra Food Irradiator II-18 Sadex Acquires Surebeam Assets II-18 Clemens Obtains Approval for CFC Logistics Irradiator II-18 Sterigenics Acquired by PPM Ventures and PPM America Capital II-18

7. Strategic Developments – Historic Review II-19 MDS Nordion Sells Irradiator to America Brazil II-19 ADQ Expands Electronic Irradiated Beef Test to New Mexico II-19 SureBeam Enters into an Agreement with SCIS Food Services II-19 SureBeam Collaborates with Bounty Fresh II-19 SureBeam Joins Hands with Minnesota Beef Council II-20 FTS Partners with Kemin Americas II-20 SureBeam Enters into a Contract with Kenosha Beef II-20 WW Johnson Meat Company Introduces New SureBeam- Processed Fresh Ground Beef Products II-20 SureBeam Establishes Electronic Pasteurization Center in California II-20 IBA Aligns with MDS Nordion to Introduce Palletron X-ray Irradiator II-21 Titan Spins Off SureBeam Corporation II-21 Food Irradiation Companies Ink Pact to Create North American Alliance II-21 IBA Signs Five year Research Agreement with Agriculture Research Service II-21 IBA Joins Forces with USDA II-22 FTS Signs Agreement with Hillandale Farms II-22 IBA Forms Joint Venture with MDS Nordion II-22 IBA Unveils New Advanced X-ray Test Center II-22 SureBeam Opens Chicago Food Safety Center II-22 Colorado Boxed Beef Launches Irradiated Beef Products II-22 Huisken Meats Launches Irradiated Hamburgers II-23 Huisken Introduces Frozen Beef Patties II-23 Titan Corp Assumes New Corporate Identity for Irradiation Business II-23 Huisken Meats Extends Coverage of Irradiated Hamburgers Nationwide II-23

8. Focus on Select Global Players II-24 Food Technology Service, Inc. (US) II-24 IONISOS SA (France) II-24 MDS Nordion (Canada) II-24 REVISS Services (UK) Ltd. II-25 Sterigenics International, Inc. (US) II-25 STERIS Isomedix Services (US) II-26

9. Global Market Perspective II-27

Table 2: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Food Irradiation by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Europe and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-27

Table 3: World Long-term Projections for Food Irradiation by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Europe and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-28

Table 4: World 10-Year Perspective for Food Irradiation by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Europe and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29

III. MARKET

1. United States III-1 A.Market Analysis III-1 Market Overview III-1 Industry Facts and Figures III-1 Potential in Store III-2 Good Times for Food Irradiation III-2 Growth Drivers III-2 Advanced Applications Market Beckons Irradiation III-2 Consumer Attitude Pegs Up Market for Irradiated Foods III-2 Support From Other Quarters III-3 Organizations Supporting Food Irradiation in the US III-3 Organizations Not Supporting Food Irradiation in the US III-4 Market Retardants III-4 Consumer Groups in Thick Action III-4 California Adopts Safe School Lunch Act III-5 End-User Review III-5 Retailers – Link Between Manufacturer and End Consumer III-5 Irradiated Foods Across Supermarket Shelves III-5 Select Food Producers Endorsing Irradiation III-6 Huisken Meats III-6 Hawaii Pride LLC – Leading Supplier of Irradiated Tropical Fruits III-6

Table 5: Estimated Post-Harvest Treatment Cost Selected Crops – Comparison between Irradiation and Methyl Bromide Treatment III-6 Recent Past Review of Irradiation Facilities in the US III-6 Select Facilities for Food Irradiation in the US: 2001 III-6 Food Irradiation Business in the US (2002) – Review of Market Potential by State III-7 Monitoring Irradiation Facilities III-8 Milestones in the US Food Irradiation Industry III-8 Major Historical Developments in the US Food Irradiation Market (1905-2000) III-8 Food Irradiation Market in the US: Year of Approval for Major Food Products: (1963-2000) III-9 Formation of ICGFI III-9 Major objectives of ICGFI III-10 With the Global Onset III-10 Codex Alimentarius III-10 Food Irradiation Processing Alliance III-10 Commercialization III-11 Regulatory Status of Food Irradiation in the US III-11 Current Status III-11 Foods Regulated for Irradiation in the US and Permitted Dosage III-12 FDA Proposal for Changing Labeling for Irradiated Foods III-12 Impact of FDA Proposal III-12 Packaging III-13 Potential Application Areas III-13 Spices and Herbs III-13 Nutraceuticals and Botanicals III-13 USDA Okays Irradiation of Imported Fruits and Vegetables III-13 Irradiation of Hawaiian Sweet potatoes III-14 Food Packaging Products III-14 FDA Brings Flexibility in Packaging Rules III-14 Juices Granted Approval III-14 Red Meat on the Irradiated Tray III-15 Egg Irradiation Comes Under Fire III-15 Pet Foods Gain Approval for Irradiation III-15 Ready to Eat Foods III-16 Shellfish Next on Agenda III-16 Irradiation for Finished Sprouts III-16 Strategic Corporate Developments III-16 Focus on Key Players III-22 Food Technology Service, Inc. III-22 Sterigenics International III-22 STERIS Isomedix Services III-23 B.Market Analytics III-23

Table 6: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Food Irradiation with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 7: US Long-term Projections for Food Irradiation with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

2. Canada III-25 A.Market Analysis III-25 Canada Welcomes Extensive Food Irradiation III-25 Food for Irradiation III-25 Gauging the Market Potential III-26 Strategic Corporate Developments III-26 Focus on Key Player III-26 MDS Nordion III-26 B.Market Analytics III-27

Table 8: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Food Irradiation with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 9: Canadian Long-term Projections for Food Irradiation with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

3. Europe III-29 A.Market Analysis III-29 Europe Still Cautious About Irradiation Technology III-29 Regulatory Scenario III-29 Steps Proposed to Irradiate Foodstuff by European Commission III-30 Market Opportunity III-31 United Kingdom III-31 Approved Food Items for Irradiation in the UK III-31 Mandatory Labeling Regulations III-32 Averse Attitude Stifles Potential III-32 Strategic Corporate Developments – Recent Past III-33 Focus on Key Players III-34 IONISOS SA (France) III-34 REVISS Services (UK) III-34 B.Market Analytics III-35

Table 10: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Food Irradiation with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 11: European Long-term Projections for Food Irradiation with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

4. Rest of World III-36 A.Market Analysis III-36 Market Potential III-36 Snapshots III-36 China – An Overview III-36 Australia & New Zealand III-36 Irradiation of Herbs and Spices Cleared in Australia and New Zealand III-36 Irradiation Plants in the Region III-37 Philippines III-37 Irradiation of Mangoes on a Halt III-37 Thailand III-38 Poor Logistic Facilities Hinder Thai Fruits’ Export to the US III-38 Thailand Considers Export of Irradiated Fruit to the US III-38 India III-39 Overview III-39 India to Self-Certify Mango Irradiation Process III-39 Government Enforces Irradiation of Food Items III-40 Irradiation Plant Set Up in Haryana -2005 III-40 Malaysia III-40 Irradiation Technology for Halal Food III-40 Latin America III-40 Argentina. III-40 Brazil III-41 Chile III-41 Cuba III-41 Ecuador III-41 Mexico III-41 Peru III-42 Strategic Corporate Developments III-42 Strategic Corporate Developments -Historic III-42 B.Market Analytics III-43

Table 12: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Food Irradiation with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 13: Rest of World Long-term Projections for Food Irradiation with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

The report profiles 18 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Food Technology Service, Inc., IONISOS SA, MDS Nordion, REVISS Services (UK) Limited, Sterigenics International, Inc., and STERIS Isomedix Services. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

– Agbeta, Inc (USA)

– Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (India)

– Food Technology Service, Inc (USA)

– Gray Star, Inc (USA)

– IBA SA (Belgium)

– Ionisos SA (France)

– Iotron Industries Canada, Inc (Canada)

– Isotron PLC (UK)

– MDS Nordion, Inc (Canada)

– Mitec, Inc (USA)

– Oasis Santa Barbara, Inc (USA)

– PHYTOSAN SA de CV (Mexico)

– Reviss Services (UK) Ltd (UK)

– Sadex Corporation (USA)

– Scanmex LLC (USA)

– Sterigenics International, Inc (USA)

– Steris Corporation (USA)

– Vardaan Agrotech Pvt, Ltd (India)

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