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World Food Containers Market

NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

World Food Containers Market


This study analyzes the global food container industry.

Product segments covered include food bags and pouches, paperboard food containers, plastic food containers, metal food containers, and glass food containers. Markets for these products include grain mill products (including pet food), dairy products, fruits and vegetables, baked goods, meat and related products, and other foods (e.g., sauces and condiments, snack foods, candy and confections, frozen specialties). Both primary and secondary packaging is included in the study in cases where the secondary packaging would typically be used beyond the point of sale. For example, secondary containers such as cereal boxes and folding cartons for multipacks of snacks and baked goods are included, whereas corrugated shipping boxes or merchandise display boxes are not. Also excluded from the scope of this study are containers used to package beverage products such as fluid milk and fruit and vegetable juices, and other food packaging such as film wrap, foil, trays, clamshells, baskets, plastic food storage containers, pails, home canning jars, and separately sold ends and closures.

Historical data (2002, 2007, and 2012) and forecasts for 2017 and 2022 are presented for food container demand in current US dollars (including inflation) by product (bags and pouches, paperboard containers, metal containers, plastic containers, and glass containers) and market (fruits and vegetables, grain mill products, dairy products, baked goods, meat and related products, and other foods) on a country-by-country and region-by-region basis. The terms "shipments," "production," and "output" are used interchangeably in the study, as are the terms "demand," "sales," and "market," which are defined as domestic shipments plus imports minus exports.

Data on food container demand are derived from a variety of sources and are developed (at least in part) from statistical relationships. Given that variations are commonplace in international reporting, data presented in this study are historically consistent but may vary from other sources. Variances may occur because of definitional differences, undistributed exports, inventory accumulation, goods-in-transit, and various other factors. Throughout this study, demand is related to various indicators for comparative purposes and to facilitate further analysis. Tabular details may not always add to totals due to independent rounding, and calculated ratios reflect unrounded numbers.

In addition, the key strategic and competitive variables affecting the global food container industry are discussed, and the industry's key players are identified and profiled. World market share estimates are also provided for the overall industry and for each of the major container materials. The entire study is framed within the context of overall economic conditions, as well as developments and technologies affecting the food container industry and its end users. Food container data by company presented in the "Industry Structure" section are estimates based on consultation with multiple sources. Corporate information sources included annual reports, SEC Form 10-K filings, product catalogs, prospectuses, news releases, and interviews with responsible officers within the companies themselves. In addition, security analyst and brokerage reports were used extensively in framing the market environment and industry structure, and as input to market size assessment.

Global demand to rise 4.4% annually through 2017

World demand for food containers will increase 4.5 percent per annum to $139 billion in 2017. The market for food containers will steadily return from a global recession that led to some stagnation in 2012. Key observations in this study:

• The rise of the middle class and twoincome households in developing regions will trigger a sharp upturn in food container consumption.

• While plastic packaging (both flexible and rigid) continues to lead growth, paperboard containers will present stronger competition to plastic substrates in the near future.

• The Westernization of food products globally will fuel demand for food packaging and lead to changes in consumption patterns.

• Food packaging penetration will be stimulated by a shift to chilled, processed food and instant ingredients and meals.

Bags, pouches remain strong but paperboard gains traction

The ongoing global growth in food bags and pouches -- in some cases replacing metal and glass containers -- will continue to be a driver for food packaging through 2017, advancing more than five percent annually. While rigid plastic containers will show sharp gains, paperboard containers will increase penetration levels after some market flatness. Paperboard's inherent light weight and the utilization of recyclable, natural materials, aligning closely with consumer and regulatory trends, will play a vital factor in growth."The New Consumer" connects with the food package

Rapid urbanization in many developing regions has created a new consumer class that seeks career and income growth and is willing to sacrifice time spent in meal preparation. This will spur a double-digit boost in food container demand in China and more than six percent demand growth in many areas of Asia/Pacific, Central & South America, and Africa/Mideast. A shift from purchasing unpackaged food for daily cooking to buying packaged, prepared items will be significant. Westernization brings new focus on food packaging

Advances in smaller-sized packages of flour, grain, edible cooking oils, butter and margarine, shredded cheese, aseptic soups and stocks, and ready meals are meeting the needs of global consumers demanding a Westernized sense of convenience and time savings. The growth of large supermarket chains in many developing countries will heighten these purchases and spur food container demand. Dietary staples such as bulk packaged rice and other grains, raw meat and produce, and unpackaged food purchased at neighborhood markets are declining in use. Recessionary issues remain a short-term concern

A lingering recession, especially in Western Europe, could dampen prospects slightly. Due to the recession, priceconscious consumers are purchasing lower-value packaging, thereby restricting demand. An economic rebound will lead to advances in premium packaging and further fuel prospects for container formats with sophisticated graphics and performance features.Study coverage

Details on these and other key findings are contained in the upcoming Freedonia industry study, World Food Containers, available for $6100. It presents historical demand data for 2002, 2007 and 2012, as well as forecasts for 2017 and 2022 by product, market, world region and for 22 major countries. The study also considers market environment factors, examines the industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 41 industry participants worldwide including Ardagh Group, Bemis, Crown Holdings, Graphic Packaging and Silgan Holdings.




General 4

World Economic Overview 5

Recent Historical Trends 5

World Economic Outlook 7

World Demographic Outlook 11

Population 11

Households 13

Urbanization Patterns 15

World Personal Income & Expenditure Trends 16

World Food Industry Outlook 18

World Packaging Industry Outlook 24

Competitive Packaging Forms & Materials 28

Pricing Trends 30

Environmental & Regulatory Issues 32

World Trade Overview 37


Demand by Region 41

Demand by Product 45

Bags & Pouches 47

Paperboard Containers 50

Plastic Containers 53

Metal Containers 56

Glass Containers 59

Demand by Market 62

Grain Mill Products 64

Dairy Products 66

Fruits & Vegetables 68

Baked Goods 71

Meat & Related Products 73

Other Foods 74


General 78

Food Container Demand 79

United States 81

Canada 89

Mexico 95


General 102

Food Container Demand 104

Belgium 107

France 111

Germany 116

Italy 122

Netherlands 128

Spain 132

United Kingdom 137

Other Western Europe 144


General 150

Food Container Demand 152

Australia 154

China 159

India 168

Indonesia 175

Japan 179

South Korea 185

Taiwan 191

Thailand 197

Other Asia/Pacific 203


Central & South America 209

General 209

Food Container Demand 211

Argentina 213

Brazil 218

Other Central & South America 222

Eastern Europe 227

General 227

Food Container Demand 229

Russia 231

Other Eastern Europe 235

Africa/Mideast 240

General 240

Food Container Demand 242

Turkey 244

Other Africa/Mideast 249


General 255

Market Share 261

Bags & Pouches 268

Paperboard Containers 269

Plastic Containers 271

Metal Containers 273

Glass Containers 274

Acquisitions & Divestitures 276

Product Manufacturing & Development 282

Marketing Strategies 286

Channels of Distribution 287

Competitive Strategies 288

Cooperative Agreements 291

Company Profiles 296

ALPLA Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Company KG 297

Amcor Limited 299

Anchor Glass Container, see Ardagh Group

Aperio Group, see Amcor

Ardagh Group SA 304

Asa? Ambalaj Baski, see Constantia Flexibles Group

Ball Corporation 308

Bemis Company Incorporated 310

Berry Plastics Corporation 315

Biaxis, see Wihuri

Boxal Group, see Ardagh Group

Britton Group, see Coveris

Clondalkin Group Holdings BV 318

COFCO Limited 321

Consolidated Container Company LLC 322

Constantia Flexibles Group GmbH 324

Contego Packaging Holdings, see Graphic Packaging


Coveris 327

Crown Holdings Incorporated 331

Cryovac, see Sealed Air

Curwood, see Bemis

Daiwa Can Company 335

Detmold Group 336

Dixie Toga, see Bemis

Envases Universales de Mexico SA PI de CV 338

Evergreen Packaging, see Reynolds Group Holdings

Exopack Holding, see Coveris

Fold-Pak, see Rock-Tenn

Fujian Example Group Company Limited 340

Glass to Glass, see Owens-Illinois Group

Globalpack Group, see Constantia Flexibles Group

Graham Packaging, see Reynolds Group Holdings

Graphic Flexible Packaging, see Graphic Packaging


Graphic Packaging Holding Company 341

Helioplast doo, see RPC Group

Hindustan Tin Works Limited 346

Huhtamaki Oyj 347

Interplast Packaging, see Reynolds Group Holdings

Kobusch Germany Holding, see Coveris

Leone Industries, see Ardagh Group

LINPAC Packaging Limited 350

Manuplastics, see RPC Group

Maynard & Harris Group, see RPC Group

Mayr-Melnhof Group 352

MeadWestvaco Corporation 355

Mid South Packaging, see Rock-Tenn

Milprint, see Bemis

Mondi Group 357

Nampak Limited 360

Nordenia International, see Mondi Group

ORG Canmaking Corporation 364

Orora Limited 365

Owens-Illinois Group Incorporated 366

PACCOR International, see Coveris

Pactiv, see Reynolds Group Holdings

Paragon Print and Packaging Group, see Coveris

Parikh Packaging Private, see Constantia Flexibles Group

Plastipak Holdings Incorporated 369

Plegacol, see Mayr-Melnhof Group

Pohlig Brothers, see Rock-Tenn

Printpack Incorporated 371

Rexam High Barrier Food Containers, see Silgan


Reynolds Group Holdings Limited 373

Rock-Tenn Company 378

RPC Group plc 383

RTS Packaging, see Rock-Tenn and Sonoco Products

Saint-Gobain 388

Sealed Air Corporation 392

Shelburne Plastics, see Consolidated Container

SIG Combibloc Group, see Reynolds Group Holdings

Silgan Holdings Incorporated 395

Solvay Paperboard, see Rock-Tenn

Sonoco Products Company 398

Superior Multi-Packaging, see Crown Holdings

Tetra Laval International SA 402

Tetra Pak International, see Tetra Laval International

Tokan Kogyo, see Toyo Seikan Group Holdings

Toyo Seikan Group Holdings Limited 405

Uniglobe Packaging, see Amcor

Verallia, see Saint-Gobain

Visy Proprietary Limited 408

Vitro SAB de CV 409

Wihuri Oy 410

Winpak, see Wihuri

Wipak, see Wihuri

Other Companies Mentioned in Study 413



Summary Table 3


1 World Gross Domestic Product by Region 10

2 World Population by Region 13

3 World Households by Region 14

4 World Urban Population by Region 16

5 World Per Capita GDP by Region 18

6 World Food & Beverage Manufacturing Value Added by Region 21

7 World Packaging Demand by Region 27


1 World Food Container Demand by Region 44

2 World Food Container Demand by Product 46

3 World Food Bag & Pouch Demand by Region 50

4 World Paperboard Food Container Demand by Region 53

5 World Plastic Food Container Demand by Region 56

6 World Metal Food Container Demand by Region 59

7 World Glass Food Container Demand by Region 62

8 World Food Container Demand by Market 63


1 North America: Food Container Market Environment 79

2 North America: Food Container Demand 81

3 United States: Food Container Market Environment 83

4 United States: Food Container Demand 86

5 Canada: Food Container Market Environment 90

6 Canada: Food Container Demand 93

7 Mexico: Food Container Market Environment 97

8 Mexico: Food Container Demand 100


1 Western Europe: Food Container Market Environment 104

2 Western Europe: Food Container Demand 106

3 Belgium: Food Container Market Environment 108

4 Belgium: Food Container Demand 110

5 France: Food Container Market Environment 112

6 France: Food Container Demand 115

7 Germany: Food Container Market Environment 118

8 Germany: Food Container Demand 121

9 Italy: Food Container Market Environment 124

10 Italy: Food Container Demand 126

11 Netherlands: Food Container Market Environment 129

12 Netherlands: Food Container Demand 131

13 Spain: Food Container Market Environment 134

14 Spain: Food Container Demand 136

15 United Kingdom: Food Container Market Environment 139

16 United Kingdom: Food Container Demand 142

17 Other Western Europe: Food Container Market Environment 145

18 Other Western Europe: Food Container Demand 147


1 Asia/Pacific: Food Container Market Environment 151

2 Asia/Pacific: Food Container Demand 153

3 Australia: Food Container Market Environment 155

4 Australia: Food Container Demand 158

5 China: Food Container Market Environment 161

6 China: Food Container Demand 166

7 India: Food Container Market Environment 170

8 India: Food Container Demand 173

9 Indonesia: Food Container Market Environment 176

10 Indonesia: Food Container Demand 178

11 Japan: Food Container Market Environment 181

12 Japan: Food Container Demand 183

13 South Korea: Food Container Market Environment 187

14 South Korea: Food Container Demand 189

15 Taiwan: Food Container Market Environment 192

16 Taiwan: Food Container Demand 195

17 Thailand: Food Container Market Environment 199

18 Thailand: Food Container Demand 201

19 Other Asia/Pacific: Food Container Market Environment 204

20 Other Asia/Pacific: Food Container Demand 206


1 Central & South America: Food Container

Market Environment 211

2 Central & South America: Food Container Demand 213

3 Argentina: Food Container Market Environment 215

4 Argentina: Food Container Demand 216

5 Brazil: Food Container Market Environment 219

6 Brazil: Food Container Demand 221

7 Other Central & South America: Food Container

Market Environment 224

8 Other Central & South America: Food Container Demand 226

9 Eastern Europe: Food Container Market Environment 229

10 Eastern Europe: Food Container Demand 230

11 Russia: Food Container Market Environment 232

12 Russia: Food Container Demand 234

13 Other Eastern Europe: Food Container Market Environment 237

14 Other Eastern Europe: Food Container Demand 239

15 Africa/Mideast: Food Container Market Environment 242

16 Africa/Mideast: Food Container Demand 244

17 Turkey: Food Container Market Environment 246

18 Turkey: Food Container Demand 248

19 Other Africa/Mideast: Food Container Market Environment 251

20 Other Africa/Mideast: Food Container Demand 253


1 World Food Container Sales by Company, 2012 258

2 Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures 278

3 Selected Cooperative Agreements 294



1 Food Container Demand/Food & Beverage MVA

Relationship, 2012 23


1 World Food Container Demand by Region, 2012 45

2 World Food Container Demand by Product, 2012 47

3 World Food Container Demand by Market, 2012 64


1 Western Europe: Food Container Demand by Country, 2012 106


1 Asia/Pacific: Food Container Demand by Country, 2012 153


1 World Food Container Market Share, 2012 263

2 World Food Bag & Pouch Market Share, 2012 269

3 World Paperboard Food Container Market Share, 2012 271

4 World Plastic Food Container Market Share, 2012 272

5 World Metal Food Container Market Share, 2012 274

6 World Glass Food Container Market Share, 2012 276

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