Foodservice Single-Use Products: Europe

This report forecasts to 2024 foodservice single-use product demand in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level in Europe. Total demand is segmented by type in terms of: serviceware; packaging; and other types such as moist towelettes, napkins, and table covers. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: quick-service and fast casual restaurants; full-service restaurants; other eating and drinking places such as bakeries, bars/pubs, and coffee shops; and other foodservice establishments such as institutions, retail settings, and lodging and hospitality establishments.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in annual series from 2009 to 2019; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2009, 2014, and 2019.

This report examines the market for foodservice single-use (disposable) products. For the purposes of this report, "single-use" products refers to items used in the service of food and beverages that are intended to be disposed of after use. "Single-use" and "disposable" are used interchangeably throughout this report. Items with increased durability that allow multiple uses for various applications, such as plastic takeout containers, are included. Disposable items used for the preparation of food or beverages that do not reach the end user are excluded.

For any given historical year, US dollar amounts are obtained from values expressed in the applicable local currency. These local currency values are converted to US dollars at the average annual exchange rate for that year. For forecast years, the US dollar amounts assume the same annual exchange rate at that prevailing in 2019.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading suppliers, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

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