Food Containers: Rigid & Flexible

As Quoted In Packaging Europe

US demand for food containers is forecast to increase three percent annually through 2015. Plastic containers and bags and pouches will be the fastest growing segments, continuing to supplant paperboard, metal and glass containers. Best market prospects include frozen specialties, snack foods, dairy products, and sauces and condiments.

This study analyzes the $23 billion US rigid and flexible food container industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010, and forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by type (e.g., bags and pouches, paperboard containers, metal containers, plastic containers, glass containers) and market (e.g., fruits and vegetables, grain mill products, dairy products, meat and related products, baked goods, sauces and condiments, snack foods, candy and confections).

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 33 industry competitors, including Silgan, Bemis and Graphic Packaging.

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  1. Food Containers: Rigid & Flexible

    $5,100.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $95.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $92.00

      1. Table | FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND (million dollars)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

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      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Outlook

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        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2005 dollars)

      3. 3.3 Demographic Trends

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        1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million persons)

      4. 3.4 Consumer Income & Spending Trends

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        1. Table | PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES (billion 2005 dollars)

      5. 3.5 Retail Sales Outlook

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        1. Table | RETAIL SALES (billion dollars)

      6. 3.6 Food Industry Overview

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        1. Table | FOOD SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

        2. 3.6.1 Consumer Preferences

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        3. 3.6.2 Distribution Trends

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      7. 3.7 Packaging Trends

        $179.00

        1. Table | PACKAGING SUPPLY & DEMAND (billion dollars)

        2. 3.7.1 Paper

          $82.00

        3. 3.7.2 Plastic

          $82.00

        4. 3.7.3 Metal

          $82.00

        5. 3.7.4 Glass & Wood

          $82.00

      8. 3.8 Competitive Packaging Forms & Materials

        $82.00

      9. 3.9 Pricing Trends

        $297.00

        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

        $312.00

        1. 3.10.1 Recycling

          $117.00

        2. 3.10.2 Degradable Materials

          $98.00

        3. 3.10.3 Non-Biodegradable Bioplastics

          $82.00

      11. 3.11 International Activity & Foreign Trade

        $87.00

    4. 4 FOOD CONTAINER MARKETS

      $3,256.00

      1. 4.1 General

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

      2. 4.2 Fruits & Vegetables

        $346.00

        1. 4.2.1 Fruit & Vegetable Outlook

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

        2. 4.2.2 Container Trends

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

          2. Table | PROCESSED FRUIT & VEGETABLE CONTAINER DEMAND BY MATERIAL & TYPE (million dollars)

          3. Table | FRESH PRODUCE CONTAINER DEMAND BY MATERIAL & TYPE (million dollars)

      3. 4.3 Grain Mill Products

        $362.00

        1. 4.3.1 Grain Mill Product Outlook

          $82.00

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

        2. 4.3.2 Container Trends

          $294.00

          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

        $270.00

        1. 4.4.1 Dairy Product Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | DAIRY PRODUCT SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

        2. 4.4.2 Container Trends

          $182.00

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

      5. 4.5 Meat & Related Products

        $418.00

        1. 4.5.1 Meat & Related Product Outlook

          $82.00

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

        2. 4.5.2 Container Trends

          $321.00

          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)

      6. 4.6 Baked Goods

        $177.00

        1. 4.6.1 Baked Goods Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | BAKED GOODS SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

        2. 4.6.2 Container Trends

          $125.00

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

      7. 4.7 Sauces & Condiments

        $240.00

        1. 4.7.1 Sauce & Condiment Outlook

          $82.00

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

        2. 4.7.2 Container Trends

          $185.00

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

      8. 4.8 Snack Foods

        $219.00

        1. 4.8.1 Snack Food Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | SNACK FOOD SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

        2. 4.8.2 Container Trends

          $148.00

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

      9. 4.9 Candy & Confections

        $223.00

        1. 4.9.1 Candy & Confection Outlook

          $82.00

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

        2. 4.9.2 Container Trends

          $155.00

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

      10. 4.10 Frozen Specialties

        $252.00

        1. 4.10.1 Frozen Specialties Outlook

          $91.00

          1. Table | FROZEN SPECIALTIES SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

        2. 4.10.2 Container Trends

          $139.00

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

      11. 4.11 Other Foods

        $688.00

        1. 4.11.1 Other Foods Outlook

          $85.00

          1. Table | OTHER FOOD SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

        2. 4.11.2 Container Trends

          $593.00

          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

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      1. 5.1 General

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      2. 5.2 Container Demand

        $108.00

        1. Table | FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY TYPE

    6. 6 BAGS & POUCHES

      $1,227.00

      1. 6.1 General

        $82.00

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

      2. 6.2 Product Types

        $82.00

      3. 6.3 Plastic Bags & Pouches

        $551.00

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

        2. 6.3.1 Pouches

          $341.00

        3. 6.3.2 Bags & Sacks

          $173.00

      4. 6.4 Paper Bags & Pouches

        $227.00

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

        2. 6.4.1 Applications

          $82.00

        3. 6.4.2 Producers

          $82.00

      5. 6.5 Markets

        $326.00

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

    7. 7 PAPERBOARD FOOD CONTAINERS

      $1,053.00

      1. 7.1 General

        $82.00

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

      2. 7.2 Paperboard Boxes & Cartons

        $454.00

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

        2. 7.2.1 Folding Cartons

          $181.00

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

        3. 7.2.2 Other Boxes & Cartons

          $232.00

          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

        $309.00

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

        2. 7.3.1 Nonfolding Sanitary Containers

          $108.00

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

        3. 7.3.2 Composite Cans

          $111.00

          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

        $212.00

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

    8. 8 METAL FOOD CONTAINERS

      $597.00

      1. 8.1 General

        $102.00

        1. Table | METAL FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY TYPE

      2. 8.2 Container Types & Materials

        $210.00

        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

        $88.00

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

      4. 8.4 Markets

        $197.00

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

    9. 9 PLASTIC FOOD CONTAINERS

      $1,560.00

      1. 9.1 General

        $84.00

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

      2. 9.2 Plastic Bottles & Jars

        $344.00

        1. Table | PLASTIC FOOD BOTTLE & JAR DEMAND

        2. 9.2.1 Bottles

          $119.00

          1. Table | PLASTIC FOOD BOTTLE DEMAND

        3. 9.2.2 Jars

          $82.00

          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 & Bowls

        $296.00

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

        2. 9.3.1 Resins

          $107.00

        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

        $174.00

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

        2. 9.5.1 Cans

          $82.00

        3. 9.5.2 Squeeze Tubes & All Other

          $82.00

      6. 9.6 Markets

        $306.00

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

      7. 9.7 Resins

        $291.00

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

        2. 9.7.1 High Density Polyethylene

          $82.00

        3. 9.7.2 Polyethylene Terephthalate

          $82.00

        4. 9.7.3 Polypropylene

          $82.00

        5. 9.7.4 Polystyrene

          $82.00

        6. 9.7.5 Other

          $82.00

    10. 10 GLASS FOOD CONTAINERS

      $321.00

      1. 10.1 General

        $96.00

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

      2. 10.2 Competitive Factors

        $82.00

      3. 10.3 Glass Jars

        $100.00

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

      4. 10.4 Glass Bottles

        $82.00

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

    11. 11 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $4,327.00

      1. 11.1 General

        $112.00

        1. Table | US FOOD CONTAINER SALES BY COMPANY, 2010 (million dollars)

      2. 11.2 Market Share

        $399.00

        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

        $111.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      4. 11.4 Product Manufacturing & Development

        $134.00

      5. 11.5 Marketing Strategies

        $82.00

      6. 11.6 Channels of Distribution

        $82.00

      7. 11.7 Competitive Strategies

        $83.00

      8. 11.8 Cooperative Agreements

        $82.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      9. 11.9 Company Profiles

        $3,275.00

        1. 11.9.1 Amcor Limited

          $134.00

        2. 11.9.2 Ampac Packaging LLC

          $82.00

        3. 11.9.3 Anchor Glass Container Corporation

          $82.00

        4. 11.9.4 Ball Corporation

          $82.00

        5. 11.9.5 Bemis Company Incorporated

          $257.00

        6. 11.9.6 Berry Plastics Corporation

          $180.00

        7. 11.9.7 Caraustar Industries Incorporated

          $82.00

        8. 11.9.8 Consolidated Container Company LLC

          $82.00

        9. 11.9.9 Constar International Incorporated

          $82.00

        10. 11.9.10 Crown Holdings Incorporated

          $82.00

        11. 11.9.11 Exopack Holding Corporation

          $124.00

        12. 11.9.12 Graham Packaging Company Incorporated

          $119.00

        13. 11.9.13 Graphic Packaging Holding Company

          $168.00

        14. 11.9.14 Hood Companies

          $82.00

        15. 11.9.15 Huhtamaki Oyj

          $96.00

        16. 11.9.16 MeadWestvaco Corporation

          $82.00

        17. 11.9.17 Owens-Illinois Group Incorporated

          $82.00

        18. 11.9.18 Packaging Dynamics Corporation

          $82.00

        19. 11.9.19 PaperWorks Industries Incorporated

          $92.00

        20. 11.9.20 Plastipak Holdings Incorporated

          $82.00

        21. 11.9.21 Polytainers Limited

          $82.00

        22. 11.9.22 Printpack Incorporated

          $82.00

        23. 11.9.23 Reynolds Group Holdings Limited

          $414.00

        24. 11.9.24 Ring Companies

          $82.00

        25. 11.9.25 Rio Tinto Group

          $82.00

        26. 11.9.26 Rock-Tenn Company

          $201.00

        27. 11.9.27 Saint-Gobain

          $82.00

        28. 11.9.28 Sealed Air Corporation

          $109.00

        29. 11.9.29 Silgan Holdings Incorporated

          $136.00

        30. 11.9.30 Sonoco Products Company

          $145.00

        31. 11.9.31 Tekni-Plex Incorporated

          $82.00

        32. 11.9.32 Tetra Laval International SA

          $82.00

        33. 11.9.33 Wihuri Oy

          $110.00

      10. 11.10 Additional Companies in the Food Container Industry

        $82.00

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