Global Food Service Equipment Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Equipment Type (Cooking & Preparation Equipment, Refrigeration Equipment, Ware-washing Equipment, Storage & Handling Equipment, Others (Serving Equipment, etc.)), By Sales Channel (Online, Offline), By End-user (Full Service Restaurant (FSR), Quick Service Restaurant (QSR), Hotels & Pub Bar Clubs, Others (General & Retail Stores, etc.)) and Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and South America), Global Economy Insights, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast Till 2032.

The report offers the value (in USD Billion) for the above segments.

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Market Overview:
According to a new report by IMIR Market Research on Global Food Service Equipment Market size was valued at USD 36.35 billion in 2023 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.5% from 2024 to 2032.

The food service equipment term made up of all the instruments, utensils, plates, and cutlery for cleaning and preparing food is known to be huge type of equipment. While the maintenance of proper food safety is a critical aspect of the functionality of food service equipment, it also enables easy food preparation in commercial kitchens. It actually includes plates, bowls, kettles, pans, tools for cutting and storage which are needed in the kitchen or storeroom. These are used for preserving and cooking of foods for product commercialization. Such equipment is used for food processing and its subsequent storage; this may happen in various establishments, such as hotels, restaurants, commercial institutes, and cheap hotels. The development of business travel, as well as hotels and restaurants their business, are all factors that lead to the expansion of hospitality, which in turn affect the food services equipment in demand.

Demand for refrigerated food items consequentially rises, and increasing number of people preferring junk food is a major driver of the adoption of food service equipment for systems worldwide. Moreover, the Noble modular kitchen technology with advanced features paves the way for the need of cooking-food service equipment. Furthermore, the rise in sales of the cafés and restaurants, alongside the increase in consumers’ propensity for the devices with space- and time- efficiency, further increase the food & beverage equipment market. Over the past years, the government has imposed heavy restrictions on ozone-depleting substances and emissions through regulations. This has made companies to be on the hook, which has in turn created an ever increasing trend in product replacement, as companies implement the use of new environmentally-friendly devices instead of the obsolete, inefficient ones. Thus, investment in plant materials and machines to use these equipment is not so common which greatly hinder the food service equipment market.

Market Dynamics:
Market Drivers:

The Growth in Food Service Industry and Preference for Quick-Service Restaurants

  • The food service equipment consist of all the apparatus, utensils, plates, and cutlery designed in washing food items and its preparation, cooking, holding, and serving. Aside from keeping the safety of food in place, food service equipment aids in making the commercial kitchen environment conducive for food prep. It is equipment comprised of utensils (cookware), ware (washing equipment), and equipment used in food processing, preservation, and production for commercial purposes. Such technological gadgets are used in preparing and storing different dishes in various eateries including hotels, restaurants, commercial entities, and low-budget-hotels to mention but a few. Tourism growth implies more business travels as well as accommodation facilities and food industries. The increasing number of restaurants and hotels may subsequently have an influence on the growth of the catering industry that culminates in the higher demand for catering equipment in general.
  • The increased demand for refrigerate product transportation causes the global expansion of food service equipment. Moreover, most of the consumers tend to the junk food that contribute to the growing number of universal users. Apart from this, trend modular kitchen competence and functionality is also contributing to demand for cooking equipment. While a feature, the growth in the number of quality eateries and the demand for reliable and affordable substitute equipment complements the growth in the food service market. In the last years, the government, with its strict regulations regarding refrigerant leakages and emissions, – proves to be an important driver regarding market’s development, as it offers a basis for product replacement, aiming to be replaced by new energy-efficient devices. While the segment has high capital cost and multitude of complexities in manning these equipment devices, this market is greatly limited.
Market Trends:

Increasing awareness of eco-friendly initiatives and energy consumption to boost the market growth

  • The consumers increasingly concentrate on the energy consumption and by this way they support the green practices. As a result, the tend to use the energy efficient appliances, thus creating a market for green products. In order to tackle the consequences of climate change, behavioural standards focus upon a reduction in GHG when it comes to our consumption of goods and services. New potential markets such as restaurants, commercial kitchens, and cafes have been seen to favour the ENERGY STAR symbol on the retail label, which denotes that the product is energy saving and maintenance cost effective. US Strategic Partner Energy Star Program of the EPA reported that equipment in organized services with the ENERGY STAR symbol can deliver about $5,300 in saving per year or 340 million BTUs.
  • Besides that, a very important factor is that the market demand has been steadily rising during the last few years because of the appearance of a number of fast-food restaurant chains in North America and Europe. As mentioned by some of the regulatory agencies around the globe, the companies are mandated to market and sell specific approved and tested commercial kitchen appliances. This is so because of the safety standards that are going to be set, the operators can be sure that those who visit the eatery will have a safe and engaging environment. The mission is to check food safety rules and sanitation protocols are obeyed by the end-user sector. The Non-profit organization that tests, inspects and certifies products product, the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF), also has developed equipment safety standards.
  • More importantly, food safety and smart kitchen appliances with those becoming more popular these days, advanced appliances in the foodservice will be in great demand in the next years. Thus, the application of IoT and Big Data along with Industry 4.0 have resulted in the development of smart food producers by use of technology-based equipment. Not only can this strategy help restaurants to attain a very high level of safety for food, garbage disposal, traceability, and cost reduction, but it also can be utilized to reduce the risks of food handling procedures that are representing a very pronounced trend in current market.
  • Yet, the introduction of innovative technologies and traditional social customs core into a vibrant equipment supply chain, being another sector contributing to the rising Commercial Restaurant Equipment market revenue.
Market Restraining Factors:

Requirement for High Capital

  • The high implementation cost and incorporation capabilities required for kitchen equipment setup are factors restraining the adoption of food service equipment. The original investment and ongoing maintenance costs are high due to the incorporation of high-quality hardware, effective condensers, and compressors in cooking and refrigeration equipment. Thus, creating difficulties for the growth of the food service equipment market.
Key Industry Developments:

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

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 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 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

Report Coverage:

The report will cover the qualitative and quantitative data on the global Food Service Equipment Market. The qualitative data includes latest trends, market players analysis, market drivers, market opportunity, and many others. Also, the report quantitative data includes market size for every region, country, and segments according to your requirements. We can also provide customize report in every industry vertical.

By Equipment Type (Cooking & Preparation Equipment, Refrigeration Equipment, Ware-washing Equipment, Storage & Handling Equipment, Others (Serving Equipment, etc.)), By Sales Channel (Online, Offline), By End-user (Full Service Restaurant (FSR), Quick Service Restaurant (QSR), Hotels & Pub Bar Clubs, Others (General & Retail Stores, etc.))

Report Scope and Segmentations:

Study Period


Base Year


Estimated Forecast Year


Growth Rate

CAGR of 7.5% from 2024 to 2032


By Equipment Type, By Sales Channel, By End-user, By Region


USD Billion

By Equipment Type

  • Cooking & Preparation Equipment
  • Refrigeration Equipment
  • Ware-washing Equipment
  • Storage & Handling Equipment
  • Others (Serving Equipment, etc.)

By Sales Channel

  • Online
  • Offline

By End-user

  • Full Service Restaurant (FSR)
  • Quick Service Restaurant (QSR)
  • Hotels & Pub Bar Clubs
  • Others (General & Retail Stores, etc.)

By Region

  • North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe (Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, ASEAN, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • LAMEA (Latin America, Middle East, Africa)


Food Service Equipment Market Players Analysis:
  • AB Electrolux
  • Ali Group S.r.L.
  • a Socio Unico
  • Dover Corporation
  • Blue Star Limited
  • Duke Manufacturing
  • Fujimak Corporation
  • Haier Group
  • Hoshizaki Corporation
  • Illinois Tool Works Inc.
  • Rancilio Group
  • Smeg S.p.A
  • The Middleby Corporation
  • The Vollrath Company, Llc
  • Traulsen
  • Welbilt
  • Standex International Corporation
  • ITW Food Equipment Group
  • The Vollrath Company, LLC
  • Haier Inc.

Food Service Equipment Market Players & Competitor Analysis: The report covers the key players of the industry including Company Profile, Product Specifications, Production Capacity/Sales, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin 2024-2032 & Sales with a thorough analysis of the market’s competitive landscape and detailed information on vendors and comprehensive details of factors that will challenge the growth of major market vendors.

Food Service Equipment Market Segmentation Analysis:

By Equipment Type

  • Cooking & Preparation Equipment
  • Refrigeration Equipment
  • Ware-washing Equipment
  • Storage & Handling Equipment
  • Others (Serving Equipment, etc.)

By Sales Channel

  • Online
  • Offline

By End-user

  • Full Service Restaurant (FSR)
  • Quick Service Restaurant (QSR)
  • Hotels & Pub Bar Clubs
  • Others (General & Retail Stores, etc.)

The report also helps in understanding Global Food Service Equipment Market dynamics, structure by analyzing the market segments, and project the Global Food Service Equipment Market size. Clear representation of competitive analysis of key players by type, price, financial position, product portfolio, growth strategies, and regional presence in the Global Food Service Equipment Market make the report investor’s guide.

Segmentation Analysis:

The market scope is segmented because of by Equipment Type, by Sales Channel, by End-user.

By Equipment Type

Based on the Equipment Type of the market is segmented into Cooking & Preparation Equipment, Refrigeration Equipment, Ware-washing Equipment, Storage & Handling Equipment, Others (Serving Equipment, etc.).

Among all the types of equipment, cooking and preparation equipment is projected to grow exponentially due to their demand across the general and convenience stores, full and quick service restaurants, etc. Refrigeration equipment is expected to witness remarkable growth owing to its efficiency in the food and beverage industry for storing frozen food products, providing healthy and hygienic food items.

Ware-washing equipment is expected to showcase a significant growth due to its increasing demand in commercial kitchens for maintaining a hygienic environment and utensils for serving safe food products to the customers. Similarly, storage and handling equipment are estimated to show progressive growth owing to the requirement of storage of a huge amount of food products.

The other segment consists of service equipment, and it is likely to depict steady growth, owing to moderate demand and limited requirement of the food service machines.

By Sales Channel

Based on the Sales Channel of the market is segmented into Online, Offline.

The offline (off-site) sales are predicted to generate hyper-expansively in the coming years, due to an increase in demand for large food products in the sector of food and drinks. Onsite sales enable customers to see the food service machines live, as it is a matter of fact. They can compare the technical specifications of the equipment, which helps them decide even better. Shopping the equipment in-store avails the investor access to a variety of after-sales services, consequently enhancing the growth of the international food service equipment market.

The demand in the online sales of these equipment are expected to remain stable due to lower demand and decrease in purchase ratio.

By End-user

Based on the End-user of the market is segmented into Full Service Restaurant (FSR), Quick Service Restaurant (QSR), Hotels & Pub Bar Clubs, Others (General & Retail Stores, etc.).

Full service restaurants (FSR) have higher demand in the metro and mini metro cities owing to the increasing demand for ready to eat food services, as a large number of the population comprise of working professionals across the world. The increasing dependence of customers on full service restaurants in developed and developing countries is increasing day by day with the availability of high disposable income levels of the people.

Quick service restaurants (QSR) are anticipated to have remarkable growth due to enhancement in food delivery services. For instance, McDonald, Dominos, KFC, Subway, and many more are the global franchise of quick service restaurants that provide take away food facilities to their customers.

Hotels, Pubs, Clubs, and Bar Lounges are expected to portray significant growth due to the rising young generation population and their demand for such lounges. Thereby, contributing to the growth of the global market. The other segment consists of general and retail stores and is likely to exhibit steady growth owing to the limited demand for food service equipment.

Regional Snapshots:

North America and the Asia Pacific Will Dominate the Regional Market

The North American market will have a CAGR 4.4 times faster than others and will dominate almost 55% of the global market. Food service solutions are adopted by US industries consist of hotels, fast food restaurants and retails at places like college cafeterias. To go North American market dominates the use of food processing equipment due to the effect of high innovations with the rise of processed foods demand. Specially, the food service industry comes across two main drivers such as product affordability and technological improvement that have visibly contributed to its increase over the past few years. In lieu of that, commercial food joints, which are associated with cafes, pubs, or restaurants, utilize automatic equipment. Market professionals continuously invest in high-end equipment to adopt/implement the automation of their processes and provide products of a high standard that is in line with growing consumer needs. On the growth-side, the category of fast-food chains & restaurants will surely capture the dominating position in the North-American food services.

The next strategic factor propelling the growth of the automation systems market in North America is the early adoption of automation in commercial kitchens. Although only procuring kitchen equipment, small businesses can implement it in various jobs from the fact that they are affordable, of high quality and neat in use. Besides this, the inflation of skilled rate of labor pushes firms to use food service equipment. Therefore, high-end hotels and diners have invested in modernized technologies as well as automation systems to teach staff to adopt similar approaches into the working process and to eliminate bacteria and other hazardous elements.

The Asia Pacific in this share of US $ 16,164 Million, in CAGR of 8.1% will hold. Besides the Asia-Pacific region, the markets in North America and Europe depicts the most occupation in food service equipment selling process due to the adoption of digitization in commercial kitchens and the speedy rise in the economies like China and India. On the quest to join this digital transformation, countries in this region have adopted food equipment solutions due to the rapid growth in technology, rising of new business models such as the e-commerce and the development of the hospitality industry. The major factors steering the course of market growth are the considerable population count in this area, rise in the level of income, and an increase of the middle-class population numbers. Furthermore, compliance with stringent regulations such as Hazard Assessment, Critical Point and NSF international certifications also allow hotels and restaurants to adopt global standard food service equipment.

Food Service Equipment Market Report is also available for below Regions and Country Please Ask for that

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada


  • Switzerland
  • Belgium
  • Germany
  • France
  • U.K.
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Netherland
  • Turkey
  • Rest of Europe


  • India
  • Australia
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Japan
  • China
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
  • Indonesia
  • Rest Of APAC

Latin America

  • Mexico
  • Argentina
  • Peru
  • Colombia
  • Brazil
  • Rest of South America

Middle East and Africa

  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Egypt
  • South Africa
  • Rest Of MEA
Points Covered in the Report:

The points that are discussed within the report are the major market players that are involved in the market such as market players, raw material suppliers, equipment suppliers, end users, traders, distributors and etc.

The complete profile of the companies is mentioned. And the capacity, production, price, revenue, cost, gross, gross margin, sales volume, sales revenue, consumption, growth rate, import, export, supply, future strategies, and the technological developments that they are making are also included within the report. This report analysed 12 years data history and forecast.

The growth factors of the market are discussed in detail wherein the different end users of the market are explained in detail.

Data and information by market player, by region, by type, by application and etc., and custom research can be added according to specific requirements.

The report contains the SWOT analysis of the market. Finally, the report contains the conclusion part where the opinions of the industrial experts are included.

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Learn about the Food Service Equipment market strategies that are being adopted by leading respective organizations.

To understand the future outlook and prospects for the Food Service Equipment market. Besides the standard structure reports, we also provide custom research according to specific requirements.

Research Scope of Food Service Equipment Market:
  • Historic year: 2018- 2022
  • Base year: 2023
  • Forecast: 2024 to 2032
  • Representation of Market revenue in USD Milli

Food Service Equipment Market Trends: Market key trends which include Increased Competition and Continuous Innovations Trends:

  • PUBLISHED ON : April, 24
  • BASE YEAR : 2023
  • STUDY PERIOD : 2020-2032
  • NO OF PAGES : 380

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