Food Containers: Rigid & Flexible

As Quoted In Packaging Digest

US food container demand will reach $25 billion in 2013. Unit expansion will be aided by the growing popularity of single-serving packaging in a widening range of applications. Plastic containers, and bags and pouches will see the fastest growth, often supplanting paperboard, metal and glass containers.

This study analyzes the $22 billion US rigid and flexible food container industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1998, 2003 and 2008, and forecasts for 2013 and 2018 by type (e.g., bags and pouches, rigid containers by material) and market (e.g., fruits and vegetables, grain mill products, baked goods, meat products, sauces and condiments, snack foods, candy and confections).

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 18 industry competitors, including Silgan, Graphic Packaging and Bemis.

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  1. Food Containers: Rigid & Flexible

    $4,800.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $96.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $92.00

      1. Table | FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND (million dollars)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $1,448.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Outlook

        $153.00

        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2000 dollars)

      3. 3.3 Demographic Trends

        $88.00

        1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million people)

      4. 3.4 Consumer Income & Spending Trends

        $82.00

        1. Table | PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES (billion 2000 dollars)*

      5. 3.5 Retail Sales Outlook

        $82.00

        1. Table | RETAIL SALES (billion dollars)

      6. 3.6 Food Industry Overview

        $217.00

        1. Table | FOOD SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

        2. 3.6.1 Consumer Preferences

          $82.00

        3. 3.6.2 Distribution Trends

          $82.00

      7. 3.7 Packaging Industry Overview

        $129.00

        1. Table | PACKAGING SHIPMENTS (billion 2000 dollars)

      8. 3.8 Competitive Packaging Forms & Materials

        $82.00

      9. 3.9 Pricing Trends

        $267.00

        1. Table | FOOD CONTAINER PRICES (cents per unit)

        2. 3.9.1 Plastic

          $82.00

        3. 3.9.2 Bags & Pouches

          $82.00

        4. 3.9.3 Paperboard

          $82.00

        5. 3.9.4 Metal

          $82.00

        6. 3.9.5 Glass

          $82.00

      10. 3.10 Environmental & Regulatory Issues

        $281.00

        1. 3.10.1 Recycling

          $131.00

        2. 3.10.2 Biodegradable Materials

          $82.00

      11. 3.11 International Activity & Foreign Trade

        $95.00

    4. 4 FOOD CONTAINER MARKETS

      $2,871.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $82.00

        1. Table | FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      2. 4.2 Fruits & Vegetables

        $242.00

        1. 4.2.1 Fruit & Vegetable Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | FRUIT & VEGETABLE SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

        2. 4.2.2 Container Trends

          $179.00

          1. Table | FRUIT & VEGETABLE CONTAINER DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

      3. 4.3 Grain Mill Products

        $322.00

        1. 4.3.1 Grain Mill Product Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | GRAIN MILL PRODUCT SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

        2. 4.3.2 Container Trends

          $252.00

          1. Table | GRAIN MILL PRODUCT CONTAINER DEMAND BY APPLICATION (million dollars)

          2. Table | PET FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

          3. Table | OTHER GRAIN MILL PRODUCT CONTAINER DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

      4. 4.4 Dairy Products

        $243.00

        1. 4.4.1 Dairy Product Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | DAIRY PRODUCT SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

        2. 4.4.2 Container Trends

          $161.00

          1. Table | DAIRY PRODUCT CONTAINER DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

      5. 4.5 Baked Goods

        $169.00

        1. 4.5.1 Baked Goods Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | BAKED GOODS SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

        2. 4.5.2 Container Trends

          $115.00

          1. Table | BAKED GOODS CONTAINER DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

      6. 4.6 Meat & Related Products

        $402.00

        1. 4.6.1 Meat & Related Product Outlook

          $84.00

          1. Table | MEAT & RELATED PRODUCT SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

        2. 4.6.2 Container Trends

          $305.00

          1. Table | MEAT & RELATED PRODUCT CONTAINER DEMAND BY APPLICATION (million dollars)

          2. Table | MEAT, POULTRY & SEAFOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

          3. Table | EGG CARTON DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

      7. 4.7 Sauces & Condiments

        $184.00

        1. 4.7.1 Sauce & Condiment Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | SAUCE & CONDIMENT SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

        2. 4.7.2 Container Trends

          $132.00

          1. Table | SAUCE & CONDIMENT CONTAINER DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

      8. 4.8 Snack Foods

        $197.00

        1. 4.8.1 Snack Food Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | SNACK FOOD SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

        2. 4.8.2 Container Trends

          $124.00

          1. Table | SNACK FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

      9. 4.9 Candy & Confections

        $225.00

        1. 4.9.1 Candy & Confection Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | CANDY & CONFECTION SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

        2. 4.9.2 Container Trends

          $156.00

          1. Table | CANDY & CONFECTION CONTAINER DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

      10. 4.10 Frozen Specialties

        $195.00

        1. 4.10.1 Frozen Specialties Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | FROZEN SPECIALTIES SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

        2. 4.10.2 Container Trends

          $105.00

          1. Table | FROZEN SPECIALTIES CONTAINER DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

      11. 4.11 Other Foods

        $636.00

        1. 4.11.1 Other Foods Outlook

          $85.00

          1. Table | OTHER FOOD SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

        2. 4.11.2 Container Trends

          $542.00

          1. Table | OTHER FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

          2. Table | SOUPS & CANNED SPECIALTIES CONTAINER DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

          3. Table | COFFEE & TEA CONTAINER DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

          4. Table | FATS & OILS CONTAINER DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

          5. Table | BABY FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

          6. Table | ALL OTHER FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

    5. 5 CONTAINER OVERVIEW

      $177.00

      1. 5.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 5.2 Container Demand

        $97.00

        1. Table | FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY TYPE

    6. 6 BAGS & POUCHES

      $1,063.00

      1. 6.1 General

        $121.00

        1. Table | BAG & POUCH DEMAND IN FOOD APPLICATIONS BY MATERIAL & TYPE (million dollars)

      2. 6.2 Plastic Bags & Pouches

        $464.00

        1. Table | PLASTIC BAG & POUCH DEMAND IN FOOD APPLICATIONS BY TYPE

        2. 6.2.1 Pouches

          $310.00

        3. 6.2.2 Bags

          $125.00

      3. 6.3 Paper Bags & Pouches

        $196.00

        1. Table | PAPER BAG & POUCH DEMAND IN FOOD APPLICATIONS BY TYPE

        2. 6.3.1 Applications

          $82.00

        3. 6.3.2 Producers

          $82.00

      4. 6.4 Markets

        $282.00

        1. Table | BAG & POUCH DEMAND IN FOOD APPLICATIONS BY MARKET (million dollars)

    7. 7 PAPERBOARD FOOD CONTAINERS

      $966.00

      1. 7.1 General

        $82.00

        1. Table | PAPERBOARD FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      2. 7.2 Paperboard Boxes & Cartons

        $448.00

        1. Table | PAPERBOARD BOX & CARTON DEMAND IN FOOD APPLICATIONS BY TYPE (million dollars)

        2. 7.2.1 Folding Cartons

          $172.00

          1. Table | FOLDING CARTON DEMAND IN FOOD APPLICATIONS (million dollars)

        3. 7.2.2 Other Boxes & Cartons

          $240.00

          1. Table | OTHER BOX & CARTON DEMAND IN FOOD APPLICATIONS BY TYPE (million dollars)

          2. Table | GABLETOP CARTON DEMAND IN FOOD APPLICATIONS (million dollars)

          3. Table | SET-UP BOX DEMAND IN FOOD APPLICATIONS (million dollars)

          4. Table | ASEPTIC CARTON DEMAND IN FOOD APPLICATIONS (million dollars)

      3. 7.3 Other Paperboard Containers

        $260.00

        1. Table | OTHER PAPERBOARD FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

        2. 7.3.1 Nonfolding Sanitary Containers

          $82.00

          1. Table | NONFOLDING SANITARY FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. 7.3.2 Composite Cans

          $107.00

          1. Table | COMPOSITE CAN DEMAND IN FOOD APPLICATIONS (million dollars)

        4. 7.3.3 Molded Pulp Egg Cartons

          $82.00

          1. Table | MOLDED PULP EGG CARTON DEMAND (million units)

      4. 7.4 Markets

        $184.00

        1. Table | PAPERBOARD FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

    8. 8 METAL FOOD CONTAINERS

      $593.00

      1. 8.1 General

        $111.00

        1. Table | METAL FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY TYPE

      2. 8.2 Container Types & Materials

        $207.00

        1. 8.2.1 Steel & Bi-Metal Cans

          $82.00

        2. 8.2.2 Aluminum Cans

          $82.00

        3. 8.2.3 Aerosol Cans

          $82.00

      3. 8.3 Captive & Merchant Production

        $95.00

        1. Table | METAL FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY SOURCE OF PRODUCTION (million units)

      4. 8.4 Markets

        $180.00

        1. Table | METAL FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

    9. 9 PLASTIC FOOD CONTAINERS

      $1,464.00

      1. 9.1 General

        $82.00

        1. Table | PLASTIC FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      2. 9.2 Plastic Bottles & Jars

        $333.00

        1. Table | PLASTIC FOOD BOTTLE & JAR DEMAND

        2. 9.2.1 Bottles

          $124.00

          1. Table | PLASTIC FOOD BOTTLE DEMAND

        3. 9.2.2 Jars

          $88.00

          1. Table | PLASTIC FOOD JAR DEMAND

        4. 9.2.3 Resins

          $82.00

        5. 9.2.4 Producers

          $82.00

      3. 9.3 Plastic Tubs & Cups

        $267.00

        1. Table | PLASTIC TUB & CUP DEMAND IN FOOD APPLICATIONS*

        2. 9.3.1 Resins

          $82.00

        3. 9.3.2 Producers

          $82.00

      4. 9.4 Plastic Egg Cartons

        $82.00

        1. Table | PLASTIC EGG CARTON DEMAND

      5. 9.5 Other Plastic Food Containers

        $170.00

        1. Table | OTHER PLASTIC FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY TYPE & RESIN

        2. 9.5.1 Cans

          $82.00

        3. 9.5.2 Squeeze Tubes & Other

          $82.00

      6. 9.6 Markets

        $259.00

        1. Table | PLASTIC CONTAINER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      7. 9.7 Resins

        $297.00

        1. Table | PLASTIC FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY RESIN (million pounds)

        2. 9.7.1 Polyethylene Terephthalate

          $82.00

        3. 9.7.2 High Density Polyethylene

          $82.00

        4. 9.7.3 Polypropylene

          $82.00

        5. 9.7.4 Polystyrene

          $82.00

        6. 9.7.5 Other

          $83.00

    10. 10 GLASS FOOD CONTAINERS

      $291.00

      1. 10.1 General

        $85.00

        1. Table | GLASS FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      2. 10.2 Competitive Factors

        $82.00

      3. 10.3 Glass Jars

        $91.00

        1. Table | GLASS FOOD JAR DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      4. 10.4 Glass Bottles

        $82.00

        1. Table | GLASS FOOD BOTTLE DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

    11. 11 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $4,394.00

      1. 11.1 General

        $108.00

        1. Table | US FOOD CONTAINER SALES BY COMPANY, 2008 (million dollars)

      2. 11.2 Market Share

        $377.00

        1. 11.2.1 Bags & Pouches

          $82.00

        2. 11.2.2 Paperboard Containers

          $82.00

        3. 11.2.3 Metal Containers

          $82.00

        4. 11.2.4 Plastic Containers

          $82.00

        5. 11.2.5 Glass Containers

          $82.00

      3. 11.3 Acquisitions & Divestitures

        $115.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      4. 11.4 Product Manufacturing & Development

        $117.00

      5. 11.5 Marketing Strategies

        $82.00

      6. 11.6 Channels of Distribution

        $82.00

      7. 11.7 Competitive Strategies

        $82.00

      8. 11.8 Cooperative Agreements

        $82.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      9. 11.9 Company Profiles

        $3,485.00

        1. 11.9.1 Amcor Limited

          $94.00

        2. 11.9.2 Ampac Packaging LLC

          $122.00

        3. 11.9.3 Anchor Glass Container Corporation

          $82.00

        4. 11.9.4 Ball Corporation

          $101.00

        5. 11.9.5 Bemis Company Incorporated

          $179.00

        6. 11.9.6 Berry Plastics Corporation

          $155.00

        7. 11.9.7 Caraustar Industries Incorporated

          $90.00

        8. 11.9.8 Carter Holt Harvey Limited

          $82.00

        9. 11.9.9 Consolidated Container Company LLC

          $82.00

        10. 11.9.10 Constar International Incorporated

          $82.00

        11. 11.9.11 Crown Holdings Incorporated

          $82.00

        12. 11.9.12 Exopack Holding Corporation

          $121.00

        13. 11.9.13 Graham Packaging Holdings Company

          $109.00

        14. 11.9.14 Graphic Packaging Holding Company

          $184.00

        15. 11.9.15 Hood Companies

          $82.00

        16. 11.9.16 Huhtamaki Oyj

          $132.00

        17. 11.9.17 Liquid Container LP

          $82.00

        18. 11.9.18 MeadWestvaco Corporation

          $82.00

        19. 11.9.19 Owens-Illinois Group Incorporated

          $82.00

        20. 11.9.20 Packaging Dynamics Corporation

          $82.00

        21. 11.9.21 Pactiv Corporation

          $141.00

        22. 11.9.22 Plastipak Holdings Incorporated

          $82.00

        23. 11.9.23 Pliant Corporation

          $82.00

        24. 11.9.24 Polytainers Limited

          $82.00

        25. 11.9.25 Printpack Incorporated

          $82.00

        26. 11.9.26 Reynolds Packaging Group

          $178.00

        27. 11.9.27 Ring Container Technologies

          $82.00

        28. 11.9.28 Rio Tinto Group

          $89.00

        29. 11.9.29 Rock-Tenn Company

          $176.00

        30. 11.9.30 Saint-Gobain

          $82.00

        31. 11.9.31 Sealed Air Corporation

          $120.00

        32. 11.9.32 SIG Holding Limited

          $82.00

        33. 11.9.33 Silgan Holdings Incorporated

          $113.00

        34. 11.9.34 Sonoco Products Company

          $140.00

        35. 11.9.35 Tekni-Plex Incorporated

          $82.00

        36. 11.9.36 Tetra Laval International SA

          $85.00

        37. 11.9.37 Wihuri Oy

          $143.00

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