CHICAGO — According to the new market research report “Processed Seafood & Seafood Processing Equipment Market by Type (Fish, Crustaceans, Mollusks), Equipment Type (Slaughtering, Gutting, Scaling, Filleting, Skinning, Smoking, Curing & Filling), End Product, Seafood Type, Region -Global Forecast to 2023″, published by MarketsandMarkets™, the Processed Seafood Market is projected to reach USD 267.3 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 5.2% from 2018. The seafood processing equipment market is projected to grow from USD 1.4 billion in 2018 to USD 1.9 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 5.6% during the forecast period.
The fish segment is projected to grow at the highest CAGR in the global processed seafood market during the forecast period.
The fish segment is projected to be the fastest-growing segment due to the highly perishable attribute of fishes, which make it imperative for harvesters to process them. The major types of processed fishes available in the market include dried, salted, fermented, and smoked. The initial phases of fish processing include washing, degutting, salting, fermentation, drying, and smoking. These processes then contribute to the development and changes in the flavor, texture, and color, and also improved its storage characteristics.
The scaling equipment segment is projected to witness the highest growth in the seafood processing equipment market during the forecast period, due to the increased demand for processed seafood products.
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