US demand for foodservice disposables is expected to increase 4.1 percent annually through 2015. Packaging products will achieve the fastest gains, followed by serviceware, napkins and other products. Retail and vending will be the fastest growing market, while the eating and drinking places segment remains dominant.
This study analyzes the $15.3 billion US foodservice disposables industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010, with forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by product (e.g., containers, lids and domes, wraps, bags, cups, dinnerware, utensils, napkins, moist towelettes) and market (e.g., eating and drinking places, retail and vending machines, institutional, lodging and hospitality, sports and recreation).
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 36 industry players, including Reynolds Group, Solo Cup and Dart Container.