6 Food Packaging Applications Where Paper, Molded Fiber, & Other Materials Are Gaining Over Plastic

6 Food Packaging Applications Where Paper, Molded Fiber, & Other Materials Are Gaining Over Plastic

In the food industry, reducing consumption of virgin plastics in packaging is an increasingly important sustainability target for food brands and packaging suppliers.

  Industry Studies      Packaging      Plastics & Other Polymers    

Recycled Plastic Packaging a Growing Focus of Corporate Sustainability Efforts

Recycled Plastic Packaging a Growing Focus of Corporate Sustainability Efforts

Across a range of industries, demand for recycled plastic content in packaging is higher than ever and expected to rise at a rapid 9.1% annual rate to 2.8 billion pounds in 2025.

  Industry Studies      Packaging    

Beyond Apples & Berries, Packaging Use Grows in More Fresh Fruit Applications

Beyond Apples & Berries, Packaging Use Grows in More Fresh Fruit Applications

While clamshells and corrugated boxes will remain the dominant packaging types in the berry market – where these products are widely used together – other packaging products, including reusable plastic containers and plastic containers other than clamshells, are expected to register gains.

  Food & Beverage      Industry Studies      Packaging    

Double-Sided Tapes Gain in Bonding Applications in Construction & Manufacturing Industries

The ongoing transition to tapes from mechanical fasteners or liquid adhesives will boost demand growth for double-sided tapes in the manufacturing and construction industries through 2025.


Retail-Ready Products to Drive Produce Corrugated Box Demand Through 2024

Retail-Ready Products to Drive Produce Corrugated Box Demand Through 2024

Our new analysis forecasts demand for retail-ready corrugated boxes used for produce applications to increase 6.4% per year through 2024.

  Food & Beverage      Industry Studies      Packaging    

Global Pressure Sensitive Tape Market Poised for Healthy Recovery As COVID-19 Pandemic Recedes

Global Pressure Sensitive Tape Market Poised for Healthy Recovery As COVID-19 Pandemic Recedes

Plummeting manufacturing activity during the pandemic had a negative effect on the global pressure sensitive (PSA) tape industry in 2020, however, some markets avoided the significant declines seen in others.

  Industry Studies      Packaging    

Tracking the Labels Market: 4 Key Trends to Watch Through the COVID-19 Pandemic & Beyond

Tracking the Labels Market: 4 Key Trends to Watch Through the COVID-19 Pandemic & Beyond

Although moderate losses were seen in most markets due to reduced economic activity in 2020, food avoided losses, while pharmaceutical, mailing, and shipping labels all saw healthy gains.

  Industry Studies      Packaging    

Plastic Containers Catch on in New Produce Applications

Plastic Containers Catch on in New Produce Applications

Grocery stores remained open as “essential” businesses, and consumers prepared more meals at home due to restaurant closures.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Packaging    

COVID-19 Pandemic Drives Use of More Packaging in the Fresh Produce Aisle

COVID-19 Pandemic Drives Use of More Packaging in the Fresh Produce Aisle

Elevated consumer grocery sales and sanitation concerns amid the pandemic are accelerating trends toward more packaging in the produce aisle.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Packaging    

Pandemic Trend: Frozen Food and Related Packaging Spike in 2020

Pandemic Trend: Frozen Food and Related Packaging Spike in 2020

Consumer frozen food sales spiked in 2020 supporting an increase in demand of packaging. Which types of packaging benefitted most from these trends? Read more to see the highlights of some of our key findings .

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Packaging