World demand for cups and lids will rise five percent per year through 2014, fueled in part by advances in the quick service restaurant industry. Products made from biodegradable, recyclable or recycled materials will post robust advances. The US will remain by far the largest market, while developing regions grow the fastest.
This study analyzes the $18.3 billion world cup and lid industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1999, 2004 and 2009, and forecasts for 2014 and 2019 by product (e.g., drinking cups, lids), material (e.g., plastic, paper, metal), market (e.g., foodservice, food and beverage packaging, retail), world region and for 18 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 48 industry players, including Solo Cup, Dart Container and Koch Industries.