Packaging

Mike Richardson
Meet Mike Richardson

Senior Industry Analyst

Packaging analyst Mike Richardson takes a few fun minutes to share a bit of what he learned while writing the new editions of Global Caps & Closures and World Wine Packaging.

Freedonia industry market research on Packaging covers a broad range of packaging materials (e.g., paper, plastic, metal) and applications (e.g., protective packaging, food containers). In each case various factors affecting demand are considered such as renewability, life style, distribution, end use product demand and other related issues. Freedonia's Packaging industry market research studies include market size, forecasts, product and market segmentations, related economic indicator and regulatory analysis, market share estimates, a discussion of industry structure, and profiles of the leading companies.

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  • Mailers

    4477

    This study examines the US market for mailers, including both padded and unpadded plastic, paper, and paperboard mailers. Historical data (2011, 2016, and 2021) and annual forecasts through 2026 are presented for demand for mailer packaging by value i...

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  • Hot Fill Food Packaging

    4467

    This study covers the US market for hot fill food packaging, defined as packaging used for foods that are sterilized via the hot fill process and are shelf-stable at ambient temperatures for more than six months. Historical data (2011, 2016, and 2021)...

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    112 Pages
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  • Retort Food Packaging

    4468

    This study covers the US market for retort food packaging, defined as packaging used for foods that are thermally sterilized in-container and are shelf-stable at ambient temperatures for more than six months. Historical data (2011, 2016, and 2021) and...

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    129 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Aseptic Food Packaging

    4469

    This study covers the US market for aseptic food packaging, defined as packaging that is sterilized separately from its contents and is shelf-stable at ambient temperatures. Historical data (2011, 2016, and 2021) and forecasts for 2026 are presented f...

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    133 Pages
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  • Sustainability in Packaging

    4472

    Sustainability trends are analyzed by leading packaging material (plastic, paper and paperboard, metal, glass, molded fiber) and in terms of packaging producer and end user sustainability goals. Historical data and forecasts for overall packaging dema...

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    248 Pages
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    $3,500

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  • Folding Cartons

    4376

    This report encompasses demand for folding cartons that are used by a number of markets in a variety of applications. Historical (2011, 2016, and 2021) data and forecasts to 2026 and 2031 are presented in current dollars and tons. Yearly value demand ...

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    96 Pages
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  • Paper & Paperboard: United States

    FF25011

    This report forecasts to 2022 and 2026 US paper and paperboard demand and shipments in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of: paperboard, paper, and newsprint. Total shipments are segmented by ...

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    35 Pages
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    $900

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  • Shelf-Stable Packaging

    4356

    This study covers the US market for shelf-stable food packaging, defined as packaging used for foods that are shelf-stable at ambient temperatures for more than six months. Historical data (2011, 2016, 2019, 2020, and 2021) and forecasts for 2022...

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    309 Pages
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  • Yogurt Packaging

    4293

    This study examines the US market for yogurt packaging including both rigid and flexible packaging. This includes both primary and secondary packaging. Units are primarily in million US dollars. Historical data (2010, 2015, and 2020) and forecasts for...

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    86 Pages
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  • Baked Goods Packaging

    4298

    This study examines the US market for baked goods packaging including both rigid and flexible packaging. This includes both primary and secondary packaging. Units are primarily in million US dollars. Historical data (2010, 2015, and 2020) and forecast...

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    105 Pages
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  • Corrugated & Paperboard Boxes

    4292

    This report encompasses demand for and production of corrugated and paperboard boxes that are used by a number of markets in a variety of applications. Historical (2011, 2016, and 2021) data and forecasts to 2026 are presented in current dollars and t...

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    220 Pages
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    $5,600

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  • Food Packaging Consumer Insights

    4339

    This study examines consumer insights and trends for the US market for food packaging, including both rigid and flexible packaging, sold to food manufacturers, primarily for products targeted at retail or foodservice markets....

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    89 Pages
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  • Food Trays & Bowls

    4295

    This study examines the US market for trays and bowls sold to food manufacturers and primarily used to package products targeted at retail or foodservice markets. US demand for food trays (including flats) and bowls in segmented and analyzed by produc...

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    97 Pages
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  • Global Vaccine Packaging

    4238

    This study analyzes the global market for vaccine packaging. Historical data (2010, 2015, and 2020) and forecasts for 2025 and 2030 are presented for vaccine packaging demand in current US dollars (including inflation), unless otherwise noted. Project...

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    120 Pages
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  • Global Unit Dose Pharmaceutical Packaging

    4239

    This study analyzes the global market for unit dose pharmaceutical packaging by region and products. The study provides historical data (2010, 2015, 2020) and demand forecasts for 2025 and 2030 for unit dose pharmaceutical packaging in millions of US ...

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    154 Pages
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  • Clamshells in Retail Food Packaging

    4297

    This study examines the US market for clamshell packaging for food. The study covers only retail usage of clamshell packaging. Historical data (2010, 2015, and 2020) and forecasts for 2025 and 2030 are presented for demand for clamshell packaging by v...

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    68 Pages
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  • Spices, Dry Mixes, & Extracts Packaging

    4294

    The scope of this report includes packaging for spices, herbs, seasonings, dry mixes, salt, extracts, and food coloring. Historical data (2010, 2015, and 2020) and forecasts for 2025 and 2030 are presented for demand for spice packaging by value in cu...

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    90 Pages
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  • Egg Packaging

    4296

    This study analyzes US demand for egg packaging by packaging product, material, application and market. Historical data (2010, 2015, and 2020) and forecasts for 2025 are presented for egg packaging demand in current US dollars (including inflation)....

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    104 Pages
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  • Baby Food & Formula Packaging

    4299

    The scope of this report includes packaging for food designed and marketed for babies, including newborns, infants, and toddlers. Historical data (2010, 2015, and 2020) and forecasts for 2025 and 2030 are presented for demand for baby food and formula...

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    92 Pages
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  • Sweetener Packaging

    4335

    The scope of this report includes packaging for sweeteners. Historical data (2010, 2015, and 2020) and forecasts for 2025 are presented for demand for sweetener packaging by value in current dollars (including inflation); demand data by market is pres...

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    87 Pages
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  • Packaging: United States

    FF30035

    This report forecasts to 2021 and 2025 US packaging demand and shipments in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Total demand is segmented by market in terms of: food; beverages; pharmaceuticals; foodservice disposables; and other markets suc...

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    42 Pages
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    $900

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  • Global Pharmaceutical Packaging

    4215

    This detailed study examines the global market for pharmaceutical packaging. The study provides historical data (2010, 2015, 2020) and demand forecasts for 2025 and 2030 for pharmaceutical packaging in millions of US dollars (including inflation) by t...

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    386 Pages
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    $6,800

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  • Recycled Plastics in Packaging

    4217

    This report covers the supply and demand of recycled plastics, specifically with regards to those used to produce packaging materials. Within this report, the total volume of post-consumer recycled plastic going into packaging is analyzed. Historical ...

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    226 Pages
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  • Food Packaging

    4149

    This study examines the US market for food packaging including both rigid and flexible packaging. Historical data (2010, 2015, and 2020) and forecasts for 2025 are presented for demand for food packaging by value in current dollars (including inflatio...

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    320 Pages
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  • Fresh Fruit Packaging

    4173

    This study analyzes the US market for fresh fruit packaging, defined as fresh, minimally processed fruits, and for the purposes of this report includes fresh-cut fruits. Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are presented for p...

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    117 Pages
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  • Global Packaging & Shipping Tapes

    4248

    This study analyzes the global market for pressure sensitive tapes used in packaging and shipping applications. Historical data are provided for 2010, 2015, and 2020, with forecasts for 2025 and 2030....

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    152 Pages
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    $3,900

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  • Frozen Meat, Poultry & Seafood Packaging

    4104

    This study analyzes the market for frozen food packaging. Historical (2009, 2014 and 2019) data and forecasts to 2024 are presented in current dollars....

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    100 Pages
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  • Fresh Produce Corrugated Boxes

    4169

    This study analyzes the US market for produce corrugated boxes. Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are presented for produce packaging demand in millions of dollars using current US dollars (including inflation) and in unit ...

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    96 Pages
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  • Global Double-Sided Tapes

    4247

    This study analyzes the global double-sided tape market. Historical data are provided for 2010, 2015, and 2020, with forecasts for 2025 and 2030. Data are presented in metric tons and US dollars....

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    180 Pages
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  • Global Pressure Sensitive Tapes

    4145

    This study analyzes the global pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA, or self-adhesive) tape market. Historical data are provided for 2010, 2015, and 2020, with forecasts for 2025 and 2030. Data are presented in thousands of metric tons and millions of US ...

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    387 Pages
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    $6,400

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  • Primary Packaging Labels

    4176

    This study analyzes the United States market for primary packaging labels. Historical data for 2010, 2015, and 2020 and forecasts for 2025 and 2030 are presented in current US dollars at the manufacturers’ level....

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    69 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Heat Shrink & Stretch Sleeve Labels

    4177

    This study analyzes the United States market for heat shrink and stretch sleeve labels. Historical data for 2010, 2015, and 2020 and forecasts for 2025 and 2030 are presented in current US dollars at the manufacturers’ level....

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    60 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Frozen Food Boxes & Cartons

    4108

    This study analyzes the market for frozen food boxes and cartons. Historical (2009, 2014 and 2019) data and forecasts to 2024 are presented in current dollars. Boxes and carton product segments covered include folding cartons, corrugated boxes, gable ...

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    84 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Global Beverage Caps & Closures

    4087

    This study analyzes the global market for beverage caps and closures. Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 and 2029 are presented for beverage caps and closures demand in units and current US dollars (including inflation) by p...

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    198 Pages
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    $3,900

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  • Global Plastic Caps & Closures

    4088

    This study analyzes the global market for plastic caps and closures. The main categories of plastic closures include: threaded closures, unthreaded closures, dispensing closures and child-resistant closures. Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and ...

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    192 Pages
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    $4,900

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  • Labels

    3852

    This study analyzes the United States market for labels. In the context of this report, a label is defined as any material adhered to an object to indicate contents, pricing, ownership, directions, destinations, ratings, warnings, or other information...

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    216 Pages
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    $5,500

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  • Fresh Vegetable & Salad Packaging

    4167

    This study analyzes the US market for fresh vegetable and salad packaging. Demand may be broadly discussed by two product types – rigid and flexible packaging – and by four material categories – plastic, paper and paperboard, molded ...

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    135 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Fresh Produce Plastic Containers

    4168

    This study analyzes the US market for produce plastic containers. Products covered include the clamshells, tubs, cups, and bowls, and other plastic containers. Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are presented for produce pac...

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    83 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Fresh Produce Packaging

    4048

    This study analyzes the US market for produce packaging. Produce is defined as fresh, minimally processed fruits and vegetables, and for the purposes of this report includes salad mixes and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables. Historical data (2009, 2014,...

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    324 Pages
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    $5,500

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  • Global Caps & Closures

    4045

    This study analyzes the global market for caps and closures. The closures included herein are those used on containers intended for disposal after use....

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    339 Pages
    Publication Price
    $6,300

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  • Frozen Specialty Food Packaging

    4099

    This study analyzes the market for frozen specialty food packaging. Historical (2009, 2014 and 2019) data and forecasts to 2024 are presented in current dollars....

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    71 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Ice Cream & Frozen Dessert Packaging

    4103

    This study analyzes the market for ice cream and frozen dessert packaging. Historical (2009, 2014 and 2019) data and forecasts to 2024 are presented in current dollars....

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    62 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Flexible Frozen Food Packaging

    4107

    This study analyzes the market for flexible frozen food packaging. Historical (2009, 2014 and 2019) data and forecasts to 2024 are presented in current dollars....

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    95 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Frozen Food Packaging

    3966

    This study analyzes the market for frozen food packaging. Historical (2009, 2014 and 2019) data and forecasts to 2024 are presented in current dollars....

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    234 Pages
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    $4,900

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  • Processed Food Pouches

    3988

    Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are provided for pouch demand (including merchant and captive production) in current dollars (including inflation) by product type and application and in units....

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    79 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Stand-Up Pouches

    3987

    Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are provided for pouch demand (including merchant and captive production) in current dollars (including inflation) by product type and market and in units....

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    121 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Consumer Product Pouches

    4008

    Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are provided for pouch demand (including merchant and captive production) in current dollars (including inflation) by product type and market and in units....

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    73 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Flat Pouches: Side Seal & Pillow

    4006

    Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are provided for pouch demand (including merchant and captive production) in current dollars (including inflation) by product type and market and in units....

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    117 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Candy & Snack Food Pouches

    4007

    Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are provided for pouch demand (including merchant and captive production) in current dollars (including inflation) by product type and market and in units....

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    75 Pages
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    $2,900

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  • Pouches

    3878

    Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are provided for pouch demand (including merchant and captive production) in current dollars (including inflation) by product type and market and in units....

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    196 Pages
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    $5,500

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