Foodservice Disposables

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Growth will be driven by a rebound in the broader US economy, which will stimulate increased frequency of dining out, thereby creating opportunities for foodservice disposables.

US demand to rise 4.1% annually through 2015

US demand for foodservice disposables is expected to increase 4.1 percent per year to $18.8 billion in 2015. Growth will be driven by accelerating foodservice revenue increases resulting from a rebound in the broader US economy, which will stimulate increased frequency of dining out, thereby creating opportunities for disposables. Demographic trends such as high numbers of households where all adults work, growth in empty nest households as baby boomers age, and the relatively small average US household size will tend to favor higher spending for meals eaten or prepared away from home.

Other factors driving increased away-from-home food expenditures include rising interest in international cuisines and expanded marketing activity in terms of discounts and loyalty reward programs. Value growth will be similar to the pace of the 2005-2010 period. However, price increases for paper products will be more moderate while price hikes for plastic products will be faster than those for paper and aluminum foil products as resin prices escalate.

Packaging products to achieve fastest gains

Packaging products will achieve the fastest gains, with demand expected to climb at a 4.5 percent annual pace to $8.8 billion in 2015. Advances will be driven by a healthy outlook for the large limited service segment, which accounts for half of overall restaurant revenues but generates a much higher share of foodservice disposables demand. Such restaurants are popular with consumers seeking convenience and value. Trends such as widening menu options and longer hours to incorporate breakfast and late-night snacking will also bode well for related packaging. The popularity of takeout food from full service restaurants and prepared foods from retail stores, along with increased catering activity by restaurants, will also propel packaging demand.

Demand for serviceware, including cups, dinnerware, utensils and other products, is projected to increase 4.0 percent per year to $8.6 billion in 2015. Gains will be supported by above-average growth for limited service restaurant and retail establishment revenues, and steady demand in institutional and other markets. Other factors providing momentum will be the increased focus on gourmet coffee and specialty cold drinks by quick service restaurants and convenience stores.

Value advances will also benefit from heightened interest in higher-cost degradable, recycled content and other green products, especially among institutional establishments such as colleges and universities, and hospitals, as well as in cities with bans on polystyrene foam disposables.

Study Scope

This study analyzes the $15.3 billion US foodservice disposables industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010, with forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by product (e.g., containers, lids and domes, wraps, bags, cups, dinnerware, utensils, napkins, moist towelettes) and market (e.g., eating and drinking places, retail and vending machines, institutional, lodging and hospitality, sports and recreation).

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 36 industry players, including Reynolds Group, Solo Cup and Dart Container.

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  1. Foodservice Disposables

    $5,100.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $113.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $125.00

      1. Table | FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLES DEMAND (million dollars)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $2,366.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Outlook

        $158.00

        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2005 dollars)

      3. 3.3 Demographic Trends

        $158.00

        1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million persons)

      4. 3.4 Consumer Income & Spending

        $102.00

        1. Table | PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

      5. 3.5 Retail Sales Outlook

        $91.00

        1. Table | RETAIL SALES (billion dollars)

      6. 3.6 Consumer Food Expenditure Trends

        $99.00

        1. Table | CONSUMER FOOD EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

      7. 3.7 Foodservice Industry Outlook

        $568.00

        1. Table | FOODSERVICE REVENUES BY ESTABLISHMENT TYPE (billion dollars)

        2. 3.7.1 Eating & Drinking Places

          $358.00

          1. Table | LIMITED SERVICE RESTAURANT REVENUES BY TYPE (billion dollars)

          2. Table | OTHER EATING & DRINKING PLACES REVENUES BY TYPE

        3. 3.7.2 Other Foodservice Establishments

          $129.00

          1. Table | OTHER FOODSERVICE ESTABLISHMENT REVENUES BY TYPE (billion dollars)

      8. 3.8 Raw Materials

        $363.00

        1. Table | RAW MATERIALS DEMAND IN FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLES (million pounds)

        2. 3.8.1 Paper & Paperboard

          $110.00

        3. 3.8.2 Plastic

          $175.00

        4. 3.8.3 Aluminum

          $82.00

      9. 3.9 Price Trends

        $182.00

        1. Table | SELECTED FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLES PRICES (cents per unit)

      10. 3.10 Environmental Issues

        $210.00

      11. 3.11 Degradable Materials

        $125.00

      12. 3.12 Regulatory Issues

        $82.00

      13. 3.13 International Activity & Foreign Trade

        $156.00

    4. 4 PRODUCTS

      $3,913.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $135.00

        1. Table | FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLES DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      2. 4.2 Packaging

        $1,956.00

        1. Table | FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLE PACKAGING DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

        2. 4.2.1 Containers

          $1,096.00

          1. Table | FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLE CONTAINER DEMAND (million dollars)

          2. Table | PAPERBOARD BOX & CARTON DEMAND IN FOODSERVICE APPLICATIONS (million dollars)

          3. Table | CLAMSHELL CONTAINER DEMAND IN FOODSERVICE APPLICATIONS (million dollars)

          4. Table | OTHER FOODSERVICE CONTAINER DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. 4.2.2 Lids & Domes

          $234.00

          1. Table | LIDS & DOMES DEMAND (million dollars)

        4. 4.2.3 Wraps

          $165.00

          1. Table | FOODSERVICE WRAP DEMAND (million dollars)

        5. 4.2.4 Bags

          $211.00

          1. Table | FOODSERVICE BAG DEMAND (million dollars)

        6. 4.2.5 Other

          $105.00

          1. Table | OTHER FOODSERVICE PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars)

      3. 4.3 Serviceware

        $1,530.00

        1. Table | SERVICEWARE DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

        2. 4.3.1 Cups

          $749.00

          1. Table | FOODSERVICE CUP DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

          2. Table | BEVERAGE CUP DEMAND IN FOODSERVICE APPLICATIONS (million dollars)

          3. Table | FOODSERVICE PORTION CUP DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. 4.3.2 Dinnerware

          $250.00

          1. Table | FOODSERVICE DINNERWARE DEMAND (million dollars)

        4. 4.3.3 Utensils

          $211.00

          1. Table | FOODSERVICE UTENSILS DEMAND (million dollars)

        5. 4.3.4 Other

          $252.00

          1. Table | OTHER SERVICEWARE DEMAND (million dollars)

      4. 4.4 Napkins & Other Products

        $291.00

        1. Table | NAPKINS & OTHER PRODUCTS DEMAND IN FOODSERVICE APPLICATIONS (million dollars)

        2. 4.4.1 Napkins

          $129.00

          1. Table | NAPKIN DEMAND IN FOODSERVICE APPLICATIONS (million dollars)

        3. 4.4.2 Moist Towelettes

          $82.00

          1. Table | MOIST TOWELETTE DEMAND IN FOODSERVICE APPLICATIONS (million dollars)

        4. 4.4.3 Other

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLES DEMAND (million dollars)

    5. 5 MARKETS

      $2,155.00

      1. 5.1 General

        $155.00

        1. Table | FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      2. 5.2 Eating & Drinking Places

        $1,105.00

        1. Table | EATING & DRINKING PLACES MARKET FOR FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLES (million dollars)

        2. 5.2.1 Limited Service Restaurants

          $755.00

          1. Table | LIMITED SERVICE RESTAURANT MARKET FOR FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLES (million dollars)

          2. Table | QUICK SERVICE RESTAURANT MARKET FOR FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLES (million dollars)

          3. Table | COFFEE & SNACK SHOP MARKET FOR FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLES (million dollars)

          4. Table | FAST CASUAL RESTAURANT MARKET FOR FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLES (million dollars)

          5. Table | BUFFET & CAFETERIA MARKET FOR FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLES (million dollars)

        3. 5.2.2 Other Eating & Drinking Places

          $272.00

          1. Table | OTHER EATING & DRINKING PLACES MARKET FOR FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLES (million dollars)

      3. 5.3 Retail & Vending Machines

        $264.00

        1. Table | RETAIL & VENDING MACHINE MARKET FOR FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLES (million dollars)

      4. 5.4 Institutional

        $242.00

        1. Table | INSTITUTIONAL MARKET FOR FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLES BY TYPE & PRODUCT (million dollars)

      5. 5.5 Lodging & Hospitality

        $160.00

        1. Table | LODGING & HOSPITALITY MARKET FOR FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLES (million dollars)

      6. 5.6 Sports & Recreation

        $124.00

        1. Table | SPORTS & RECREATION MARKET FOR FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLES (million dollars)

      7. 5.7 Other

        $106.00

        1. Table | OTHER MARKETS FOR FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLES (million dollars)

    6. 6 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $5,132.00

      1. 6.1 General

        $132.00

        1. Table | US FOODSERVICE DISPOSABLES SALES BY COMPANY, 2010 (million dollars)

      2. 6.2 Market Share

        $297.00

      3. 6.3 Acquisitions & Divestitures

        $133.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      4. 6.4 Competitive Strategies

        $133.00

      5. 6.5 Marketing & Distribution

        $118.00

      6. 6.6 Cooperative Agreements

        $82.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      7. 6.7 Company Profiles

        $4,499.00

        1. 6.7.1 Airlite Plastics Company

          $82.00

        2. 6.7.2 Anchor Packaging Incorporated

          $146.00

        3. 6.7.3 Bemis Company Incorporated

          $82.00

        4. 6.7.4 Berry Plastics Corporation

          $96.00

        5. 6.7.5 Burrows Paper Corporation

          $82.00

        6. 6.7.6 Cascades Incorporated

          $134.00

        7. 6.7.7 D&W Fine Pack LLC

          $243.00

        8. 6.7.8 Dart Container Corporation

          $218.00

        9. 6.7.9 Duro Bag Manufacturing Company

          $82.00

        10. 6.7.10 Eco-Products Incorporated

          $82.00

        11. 6.7.11 Fabri-Kal Corporation

          $125.00

        12. 6.7.12 Graphic Packaging Holding Company

          $82.00

        13. 6.7.13 Hindalco Industries Limited

          $114.00

        14. 6.7.14 Hoffmaster Group Incorporated

          $106.00

        15. 6.7.15 Huhtamaki Oyj

          $145.00

        16. 6.7.16 Inline Plastics Corporation

          $92.00

        17. 6.7.17 International Paper Company

          $174.00

        18. 6.7.18 Jet Plastica Industries Incorporated

          $82.00

        19. 6.7.19 Kimberly-Clark Corporation

          $82.00

        20. 6.7.20 Koch Industries Incorporated

          $195.00

        21. 6.7.21 Letica Corporation

          $82.00

        22. 6.7.22 Menasha Corporation

          $84.00

        23. 6.7.23 New WinCup Holdings Incorporated

          $95.00

        24. 6.7.24 Packaging Dynamics Corporation

          $188.00

        25. 6.7.25 Pattison (Jim) Group

          $176.00

        26. 6.7.26 Reynolds Group Holdings Limited

          $456.00

        27. 6.7.27 Rock-Tenn Company

          $203.00

        28. 6.7.28 Sabert Corporation

          $88.00

        29. 6.7.29 Sealed Air Corporation

          $101.00

        30. 6.7.30 Solo Cup Company

          $224.00

        31. 6.7.31 Sonoco Products Company

          $130.00

        32. 6.7.32 Southern Champion Tray LP

          $82.00

        33. 6.7.33 Stephen (Douglas) Plastics Incorporated

          $104.00

        34. 6.7.34 Svenska Cellulosa AB

          $82.00

        35. 6.7.35 Tekni-Plex Incorporated

          $82.00

        36. 6.7.36 Waddington North America Incorporated

          $133.00

      8. 6.8 Additional Companies in Foodservice Disposables

        $233.00

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