Emerging Trends in the Healthcare Foodservice Segment Impacting the Food Service Equipment Market

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The global food service equipment market size is expected to reach USD 56.90 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 7.1% during the forecast period, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The increasing trade activities in the food & beverage industry, upsurge in travel & tourism activities, changing food consumption habits, and rise in disposable incomes are some of the key factors driving the growth of this market.

Equipment manufacturers are focusing on mergers & acquisitions to introduce state-of-the-art product offerings for attaining a competitive edge in the market. For instance, in 2019, SMEG S.p.A collaborated with Dolce & Gabbana S.r.l. for special styling of Fab28 SMEG refrigerator, which was encouraged by old Sicilian art. This collaboration was aimed at developing products in captivating designs consumers would like to incorporate in their modular, open commercial kitchen spaces.


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The pressing need to conserve energy has compelled manufacturers to focus on the development of energy-efficient appliances for commercial kitchens. Appliances are being integrated with bidirectional Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity. These connected appliances can automatically alert kitchen staff to increase preparation uptime. Additionally, the increasing number of restaurants across the globe is also driving the market. As per the National Restaurant Association, the U.S region itself accounts for more than 1 million restaurants of different kinds and sizes.


The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns imposed by governments worldwide to minimize its communal spread at the beginning of 2020 had a substantial negative impact on the market. Various industries such as food & beverage, travel & tourism, and hospitality have been severely impacted by the temporary shutdown of manufacturing units, transportation, and logistic operations. Relaxations announced by several governments in the mid of 2020 led to the gradual increase in the online delivery business and take away from restaurants & hotels, resulting in some recovery of the food & beverage industry.



Food Service Equipment Market Report Highlights

·        The Asia Pacific market accounted for the highest revenue share of close to 36% in 2023 and is expected to retain its dominance in the market over the forecast period.


·        In terms of product, the kitchen purpose equipment segment dominated the market with a revenue share of over 35% of the overall market in 2023


·        The Full Service Restaurant (FSR) end-user segment is estimated to dominate the food service equipment industry over the forecast period.


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Recent Developments

·        In July 2023, Hoshizaki America announced the expansion of its sales team in the country with three new manufacturers’ representative groups to represent their refrigeration lines. Gabriel Group, Preferred Source, and Elevate Foodservice Group would act as agents in the Midwest, the Northern Texas, and the Northeast territories respectively


·        In February 2023, The Middleby Corporation announced the acquisition of Marco Beverage Systems, a Dublin, Ireland-based designer and manufacturer of energy-efficient beverage dispensing solutions. The acquisition would help expand Middleby’s offerings in cold brew dispense and coffee brewers, along with various types of hot, cold, and sparkling water dispensers


·        In February 2023, Vollrath Company announced the revamping of its countertop equipment line, aimed at improving the performance, functionality, and ease of use for customers. New features or updates have been added to hot food merchandizers; fryers; gas equipment such as charbroilers, hot plates, and griddles; and half-size long warmers. Additionally, the company has also updated the visual design of their models


·        In January 2023, Rancilio Group announced that the Rancilio Specialty RS1 had obtained the Premium Certification from the Italian Espresso Institute (IEI), making it one of the first espresso machines to attain this certification. The RS1 features a multi-boiler system and Advanced Temperature Profiling technology and was tested on the constancy of the extraction temperature, pre-infusion, and steam production

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