US demand for frozen food packaging will climb 3.7 percent yearly through 2013. Gains will be driven by the popularity of convenience-type foods, the prevalence of microwave ovens, and technological advances in packaging. Frozen food specialties and meat, poultry and seafood will be the fastest growing applications.
This study analyzes the $5.7 billion US frozen food packaging industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1998, 2003 and 2008, and forecasts for 2013 and 2018 by application (e.g., meat, poultry and seafood; frozen specialties; ice cream; baked goods; fruits and vegetables) and product (e.g., boxes, bags, tubs and cups, trays, wrap, pouches).
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 35 industry players, including Graphic Packaging, Huhtamaki and Bemis.