Global demand for food containers is forecast to increase 3.9 percent annually through 2013. Bags and pouches will remain the largest product type while plastic containers will grow the fastest. Some of the best gains are expected in the BRIC countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China.
This study analyzes the $103 billion world food container industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1998, 2003 and 2008, and forecasts for 2013 and 2018 by product (e.g., bags and pouches, paperboard containers, metal containers, plastic containers, glass containers), market (e.g., fruits and vegetables, grain mill products, dairy products, baked goods, meat), world region and for 22 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 51 industry players, including Amcor, Crown Holdings and Bemis.