US demand for frozen food packaging will grow 4.1 percent annually through 2011. Gains will be driven by heightened demand for convenience-type foods, along with the prevalence of microwave ovens. Meat, poultry and seafood and frozen specialties applications will remain dominant and post above-average growth.
This study analyzes the $5.2 billion US frozen food packaging industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1996, 2001 and 2006, and forecasts for 2011 and 2016 by application (e.g., meat, poultry and seafood; frozen specialties; fruit and vegetables; ice cream; baked goods); and product (e.g., folding cartons, corrugated boxes, sleeves, bags, tubs and cups, trays, wrap, pouches).
The study also considers market environment factors, evaluates company market share and profiles 37 leading competitors including Huhtamaki, Rock-Tenn, Bemis, Graphic Packaging, Altivity Packaging, Smurfit-Stone Container, Printpack, Sealed Air, Rio Tinto Group, and Weyerhaeuser.