The US food and beverage industry cleaning services market size was valued at USD 1.7 billion in 2021 and is estimated to reach USD 2.4 billion in 2026, growing at a CAGR of 7% during the forecast period. The floor and wall cleaning segment is expected to generate the highest revenue during the forecast period due to robotic and automated solutions.
The cleaning services demand is expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period, especially after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. F&B manufacturers are moving toward automation in the manufacturing process. Sustainability, innovations, enhanced sense of hygiene, and standardization of cleaning practices have become the new norm after the pandemic outbreak. These changes expect to boost the growth of cleaning services in the US F&B industry during the forecast period. The food disinfection segment is one of the major revenue gainers due to COVID-19. The rise of automation, certifications, and market consolidation expect to shape the cleaning services market future. Regulations from the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and the American Medical Association (AMA) have also influenced professional cleaning services in the United States. The demand for cleaning services has been consistent. Warehouse cleaning services expect to witness surge in cities such as Central New Jersey, Long Island, Memphis, Northern New Jersey and, Detroit in the post-COVID-19 scenario. The industry is primarily driven by the major goal of maintaining safety, health, and hygiene.
Green cleaning is expected to revolutionize the US F&B industry cleaning services market. In recent years, green services have become an integral part of janitorial services. Service providers strive to adhere to the guidelines and policies framed by LEED and Green Seal. ABM GreenCare, BoGREEN from Bonus Building Care, Stratus Green Cleaning programs are some of the industry-leading green services in the US professional cleaning industry. Green approaches such as paperless proposals and invoice systems have become a part of the entire business management.
- The U.S. HVAC market and equipment cleaning services industry is expected to observe moderate growth during the forecast period to develop eco-friendly dry ice blasting technology.
- The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has renewed the demand for cleaning services in commercial kitchens, food trucks, warehouses, storage facilities, food manufacturing, and processing facilities.
- The floor and wall cleaning segment is expected to generate incremental revenue of over USD 129 million during the forecast period due to the introduction of robotic and automated solutions.
- The meat, poultry, and seafood segment are expected to grow at a CAGR of 7% to prevent cross-contamination.
US FOOD AND BEVERAGE INDUSTRY CLEANING SERVICES MARKET SEGMENTATION
This research report includes a detailed segmentation by
- Service Type
INSIGHTS BY OPERATION
The standard cleaning services are expected to generate incremental revenue of USD 512 million during the forecast period. With a market share of over 67% in 2020, the standard segment is expected to sustain its significance in the US cleaning services market. However, the rising awareness of environmental hazards has driven several service providers to offer green services in the F&B industry.
The F&B industry green cleaning services market in the US is expected to generate approx. USD 817 million in revenue by 2026. The demand for green cleaning services is likely to increase because of increased environmental awareness, stringent protocols in the F&B sector, and CSR activities. The non-toxic and natural ingredients used in green cleaning products are proven to be safe for the professional and employees. This is one of the major factors that has led to the increased adoption of these services in the US. The demand for green cleaning services is expected to increase owing to factors such as reduced toxicity, pollution, and high biodegradability of the products used.
INSIGHTS BY SERVICE TYPE
HVAC, equipment cleaning, and disinfection are some of the major services preferred for the F&B cleaning facilities during 2020. The demand for green operations, pest control and sanitation, production line cleaning are expected to witness traction during the forecast period. Equipment cleaning services accounted for 27% of the total revenue share in 2020. The growth in dry ice blasting processing has increased the demand for equipment cleaning services in the F&B industry. For instance, Polar Clean offers a highly effective cleaning process that can reduce the cleaning time by 80%, reducing the overall costs. Using 75%-80% of less water in services and promoting green cleaning agents can enable companies to gain a competitive edge.
The HVAC cleaning services market in the US is expected to reach USD 627 million by 2026 and growing at a CAGR of 7%. HVAC cleaning services are expected to dominate the food and beverage industries in the Southern region owing to varying climatic conditions. The COVID-19 disinfection programs were the major revenue drivers for the disinfection segment as the manufacturers were forced to rely on new and upgraded protocols set by the federal laws. The structural pest control service demand in the food industry has been steady, with its routine pest control services to adhere to the local cleanliness and hygiene policies.
INSIGHTS BY END-USER
The commercial kitchen segment is expected to contribute 22% of the total revenue by 2026, owing to the increased demand for disinfection and HVAC services in restaurants, food trucks, and cloud kitchens. Pro Clean Janitorial and MC Janitorial are the key players in the segment. Maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness in kitchens boosts the demand for commercial kitchen services in the US. The commercial kitchen cleaning services market in the US is expected to reach USD 548 million by 2026. Potential food and beverage industries are expected to rely more on third-party services in 2021 due to the high-grade cleanliness requirements.
Meat and poultry contract cleaning services are gaining traction owing to the protection required to safeguard employees and staff from diseases. The COVID-19 pandemic impact has intensely increased scrutiny and hygiene levels in meat processing industries, which also led to the decline in meat consumption. This segment is generating incremental revenues of over USD 140 million during the forecast period.
The increased demand for green cleaning services in the dairy segment is expected to boost the segment's growth with a CAGR of 5% during the forecast period. Incorporating the safest methods for cleaning to reduce cross-contamination is required for players serving in the dairy industry. The frozen foods segment accounted for a share of 9% in 2020, and it is expected to grow at an absolute growth of 53% during the forecast period.
INSIGHTS BY GEOGRAPHY
The Midwest region is estimated to account for 30% of the total market share by 2026. The Midwestern US's F&B industry cleaning services market is expected to reach USD 744 million by 2026. The dairy industry accounted for 13% of the F&B industry cleaning services market share in the Western US. The frozen foods segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7% during the forecast period. The Northeast US region accounted for 23% of the market share in 2020, which is expected to pose an absolute growth of 40% during the forecast period. The cleaning service providers have a wider scope for penetration in major end-user segments like packaged beverages, commercial kitchens, RTE, and liquids in the region. The disinfection services in the Southern US are expected to pose an absolute growth of approx. 44% during the forecast period.
INSIGHTS BY VENDORS
The US F&B industry cleaning services market is well-established, with many players operating in the market. An extensive service portfolio catering to F&B industrial needs can fetch a wider consumer base. Relying on technological advantages, innovation, equipment, eco-friendly cleaning agents, client acquisition and retention, top-notch procedures, and certifications are the game changers for the market during the forecast period. The implementation of green cleaning strategies, equipment, commitment to indoor air quality, green cleaning chemicals, and natural resources usage are the major focus areas for vendors. ABM, Coverall North America, Jan-Pro Franchising, Jani-King International, and ServiceMaster Clean are the prominent players in the US food and beverage industry cleaning services market.
The US food and beverage industry cleaning services market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry analysis with revenue and forecast insights for the following segments:
- Floor and Walls
- General Cleanup
- Bakery and Confectionery
- Meat, Poultry, and Seafood
- Frozen Foods
- Packaged Beverage and Liquid
- Commercial Kitchens