Produce Packaging: United States

This report forecasts US produce packaging demand in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2019. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of corrugated boxes, bags and liners, plastic containers, trays, and other products. Total demand is also segmented by application as follows: vegetables, fruit, and salad.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in an annual series from 2004 to 2014; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2009 and 2014. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, regulatory factors, technology, trends in the fresh produce industry, and environmental factors. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products and applications, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and application segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 29-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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