Pouches

Stand-up pouches alternative to rigid packaging

Growth will stem from a favorable outlook for stand-up pouches, which can be an alternative to rigid packaging for those looking to make packaging seem more environmentally friendly or distinctive. Stand-up pouches are expected to make substantial gains in almost every market due to the perception of this package format as more contemporary and efficient than boxes or bottles. Flat pouch growth will be sustained by demand for four-side-seal pouches in pharmaceutical and other nonfood markets, with improved barrier structures and greater convenience of use serving to bolster gains.

Spouted & resealable pouches to lead gains

According to Pouches, a study from Freedonia Group, pouches with value added features will continue to stimulate growth for pouches overall, with spouted pouches and resealable systems posting fast gains. The increased use of pouches employing these attributes can be linked to lifestyle trends which favor consumption of snacks throughout the day to replace traditional meals. Spouted pouches have seen rapid adoption in baby food and healthy snack markets, especially for products marketed to children, because the package allows for convenient and mess-free consumption of minimally processed fruits, vegetables, and other puréed food. Stick packs are often used for snack sizes of nuts and yogurt, and resealable pouches can be kept in a vehicle or bag without spilling or taking up an excess of space.

Food & beverage markets to remain dominant

Freedonia projects that food and beverage applications for pouches will continue to dominate over nonfood applications, with value gains fueled by heightened demand for largersized pouches, spouted pouches, and pouches with carrying features. The beverage and meat, poultry, and seafood markets will exhibit the fastest advances as nonstandard package formats are becoming more mainstream, even gaining use in these markets which have been historically held captive by more mature package offerings. Also leading to gains is the adoption of pouches by organic food providers who prefer to use lightweight and distinctive packaging to set their products apart from those offered by larger firms.

Study coverage

Pouches, presents historical US demand data (2005, 2010, 2015) plus forecasts (2020, 2025) by type (e.g., flat, stand-up), feature (resealable, vacuum, retort, shaped, spouted, aseptic, stick), market (e.g., food and beverage packaging, nonfood packaging), and by method of production (form/fill/seal, preformed). The study also considers key market environment factors, assesses the industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 38 companies.

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Purchase Pouches by the Section

  1. Pouches

    $5,400.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $117.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $119.00

      1. Table | POUCH DEMAND

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $2,488.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Outlook

        $137.00

        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS

      3. 3.3 Demographic Trends

        $171.00

        1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS

      4. 3.4 Consumer Income & Spending

        $82.00

        1. Table | PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES

      5. 3.5 Retail Sales

        $173.00

        1. Table | RETAIL SALES

      6. 3.6 Manufacturing Outlook

        $205.00

        1. Table | MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS

      7. 3.7 Food & Beverage Industry Overview

        $161.00

        1. Table | FOOD & BEVERAGE SHIPMENTS

      8. 3.8 Packaging Industry Overview

        $286.00

        1. Table | PACKAGING SUPPLY & DEMAND

        2. 3.8.1 Paper

          $82.00

        3. 3.8.2 Plastic

          $82.00

        4. 3.8.3 Metal

          $82.00

        5. 3.8.4 Glass & Wood

          $82.00

      9. 3.9 Pricing Trends

        $99.00

        1. Table | POUCH PRICES

      10. 3.10 Machinery Trends

        $189.00

      11. 3.11 Raw Material & Component Trends

        $611.00

        1. 3.11.1 Plastic Film, Paper, &Foil

          $213.00

        2. 3.11.2 Adhesives, Inks, &Coatings

          $184.00

        3. 3.11.3 Closures & Other Components

          $197.00

      12. 3.12 Environmental & Regulatory Issues

        $182.00

      13. 3.13 International Activity & Foreign Trade

        $158.00

    4. 4 PRODUCT & MARKET OVERVIEW

      $2,697.00

      1. 4.1 Pouch Definition

        $82.00

      2. 4.2 Product Types

        $1,208.00

        1. Table | POUCH DEMAND BY TYPE

        2. 4.2.1 Flat Pouches

          $705.00

          1. Table | FLAT POUCH DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET

          2. CHART III-1 FLAT POUCH DEMAND BY TYPE, 2015

          3. Table | PILLOW POUCH DEMAND BY MARKET

          4. CHART III-2 PILLOW POUCH DEMAND BY MARKET, 2015

          5. Table | FOUR-SIDE-SEAL FLAT POUCH DEMAND BY MARKET

          6. CHART III-3 FOUR-SIDE-SEAL FLAT POUCH DEMAND BY MARKET, 2015

          7. Table | THREE-SIDE-SEAL FLAT POUCH DEMAND BY MARKET

          8. CHART III-4 THREE-SIDE-SEAL POUCH DEMAND BY MARKET, 2015

        3. 4.2.2 Stand-Up Pouches

          $416.00

          1. Table | STAND-UP POUCH DEMAND BY MARKET

          2. CHART III-5 STAND-UP POUCH DEMAND BY MARKET, 2015

      3. 4.3 Product Features

        $1,168.00

        1. CHART III-6 POUCH FEATURES COMPARISON, 2005-2025

        2. 4.3.1 Resealable Pouches

          $232.00

          1. Table | RESEALABLE POUCH DEMAND

        3. 4.3.2 Vacuum Pouches

          $125.00

          1. Table | VACUUM POUCH DEMAND

        4. 4.3.3 Retort Pouches

          $227.00

          1. Table | RETORT POUCH DEMAND

        5. 4.3.4 Shaped Pouches

          $90.00

          1. Table | SHAPED POUCH DEMAND

        6. 4.3.5 Spouted Pouches

          $241.00

          1. Table | SPOUTED POUCH DEMAND

        7. 4.3.6 Stick Pouches

          $138.00

          1. Table | STICK POUCH DEMAND

        8. 4.3.7 Aseptic Pouches

          $82.00

          1. Table | ASEPTIC POUCH DEMAND

      4. 4.4 Markets & Production Methods

        $276.00

        1. Table | POUCH DEMAND BY MARKET, PRODUCTION METHOD, &APPEARANCE

        2. 4.4.1 Form/Fill/Seal

          $82.00

        3. 4.4.2 Preformed

          $82.00

    5. 5 FOOD & BEVERAGE PACKAGING

      $3,340.00

      1. 5.1 General

        $140.00

        1. Table | FOOD & BEVERAGE PACKAGING POUCH DEMAND BY APPLICATION & TYPE

        2. CHART IV-1 FOOD & BEVERAGE PACKAGING POUCH DEMAND BY APPLICATION, 2015

      2. 5.2 Candy & Snack Foods

        $631.00

        1. 5.2.1 Candy & Snack Food Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | CANDY & SNACK SHIPMENTS

        2. 5.2.2 Pouch Demand

          $521.00

          1. Table | CANDY & SNACK MARKET FOR POUCHES

          2. CHART IV-2 CANDY & SNACKS POUCH TYPE COMPARISON, 2005-2025

          3. Table | SAVORY SNACK MARKET FOR POUCHES

          4. Table | CANDY & CONFECTION MARKET FOR POUCHES

          5. Table | BAKERY SNACK MARKET FOR POUCHES

          6. Table | NUT & DRIED FRUIT MARKET FOR POUCHES

          7. Table | OTHER SNACK FOOD MARKET FOR POUCHES

      3. 5.3 Processed Foods

        $902.00

        1. 5.3.1 Processed Foods Outlook

          $139.00

          1. Table | PROCESSED FOODS SHIPMENTS

        2. 5.3.2 Pouch Demand

          $741.00

          1. Table | PROCESSED FOODS MARKET FOR POUCHES

          2. CHART IV-3 PROCESSED FOOD POUCH TYPE COMPARISON, 2005-2025

          3. Table | DRY FOODS MARKET FOR POUCHES

          4. Table | FROZEN FOODS MARKET FOR POUCHES

          5. Table | SAUCES & CONDIMENTS MARKET FOR POUCHES

          6. Table | OTHER PROCESSED FOODS MARKET FOR POUCHES

      4. 5.4 Beverages

        $515.00

        1. 5.4.1 Beverage Outlook

          $113.00

          1. Table | BEVERAGE SHIPMENTS

        2. 5.4.2 Pouch Demand

          $388.00

          1. Table | BEVERAGE MARKET FOR POUCHES

          2. Table | JUICE & FRUIT DRINK MARKET FOR POUCHES

          3. Table | OTHER BEVERAGE MARKETS FOR POUCHES

      5. 5.5 Fresh Produce

        $270.00

        1. 5.5.1 Fresh Produce Outlook

          $108.00

          1. Table | FRESH PRODUCE SHIPMENTS

        2. 5.5.2 Pouch Demand

          $149.00

          1. Table | FRESH PRODUCE MARKET FOR POUCHES

      6. 5.6 Meat, Poultry, &Seafood

        $295.00

        1. 5.6.1 Meat, Poultry, &Seafood Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | MEAT, POULTRY, &SEAFOOD SHIPMENTS

        2. 5.6.2 Pouch Demand

          $207.00

          1. Table | MEAT, POULTRY, &SEAFOOD MARKET FOR POUCHES

      7. 5.7 Pet Food

        $194.00

        1. 5.7.1 Pet Food Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | PET FOOD & TREAT SHIPMENTS

        2. 5.7.2 Pouch Demand

          $131.00

          1. Table | PET FOOD MARKET FOR POUCHES

      8. 5.8 Cheese

        $204.00

        1. 5.8.1 Cheese Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | CHEESE SHIPMENTS

        2. 5.8.2 Pouch Demand

          $139.00

          1. Table | CHEESE MARKET FOR POUCHES

          2. CHART IV-4 CHEESE POUCH TYPE COMPARISON, 2005-2025

      9. 5.9 Other Foods

        $190.00

        1. Table | OTHER FOODS MARKET FOR POUCHES

    6. 6 NONFOOD PACKAGING

      $874.00

      1. 6.1 General

        $88.00

        1. Table | NONFOOD PACKAGING POUCH DEMAND BY APPLICATION & TYPE

        2. CHART V-1 NONFOOD PACKAGING POUCH DEMAND BY APPLICATION, 2015

      2. 6.2 Medical & Pharmaceutical

        $341.00

        1. 6.2.1 Medical & Pharmaceutical Products Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | MEDICAL & PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT SHIPMENTS

        2. 6.2.2 Pouch Demand

          $268.00

          1. Table | MEDICAL & PHARMACEUTICAL MARKET FOR POUCHES

          2. Table | PHARMACEUTICAL MARKET FOR POUCHES

          3. Table | MEDICAL SUPPLY & DEVICE MARKET FOR POUCHES

      3. 6.3 Consumer Products

        $361.00

        1. Table | CONSUMER PRODUCTS MARKET FOR POUCHES

        2. CHART V-2 CONSUMER PRODUCTS POUCH TYPE COMPARISON, 2005-2025

        3. 6.3.1 Lawn & Garden Products

          $82.00

        4. 6.3.2 Wipes

          $82.00

        5. 6.3.3 Soaps & Cleaning Products

          $120.00

        6. 6.3.4 Other

          $82.00

      4. 6.4 Industrial & Other Products

        $84.00

        1. Table | INDUSTRIAL & OTHER MARKETS FOR POUCHES

    7. 7 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $5,434.00

      1. 7.1 General

        $178.00

        1. Table | US MERCHANT POUCH SALES BY COMPANY, 2015

      2. 7.2 Merchant vs. Captive

        $98.00

        1. Table | CAPTIVE & MERCHANT POUCH DEMAND

      3. 7.3 Market Share

        $326.00

        1. CHART VI-1 US MERCHANT POUCH MARKET SHARE, 2015

      4. 7.4 Acquisitions & Divestitures

        $146.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      5. 7.5 Competitive Strategies

        $119.00

      6. 7.6 Manufacturing

        $82.00

      7. 7.7 Marketing & Distribution

        $136.00

      8. 7.8 Cooperative Agreements

        $112.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      9. 7.9 Company Profiles

        $4,233.00

        1. 7.9.1 Advance Polybag Incorporated

          $82.00

        2. 7.9.2 Amcor Limited

          $206.00

        3. 7.9.3 American Packaging Corporation

          $107.00

        4. 7.9.4 Barry-Wehmiller Companies Incorporated

          $100.00

        5. 7.9.5 Bemis Company Incorporated

          $200.00

        6. 7.9.6 Berry Plastics Corporation

          $95.00

        7. 7.9.7 Bosch (Robert) GmbH

          $135.00

        8. 7.9.8 Cheer Pack North America LLC

          $82.00

        9. 7.9.9 Coesia SpA

          $130.00

        10. 7.9.10 Constantia Flexibles Group GmbH

          $181.00

        11. 7.9.11 Coveris Holdings SA

          $106.00

        12. 7.9.12 DuPont (EI) de Nemours

          $167.00

        13. 7.9.13 Hearthside Food Solutions LLC

          $131.00

        14. 7.9.14 Hood Companies

          $82.00

        15. 7.9.15 Illinois Tool Works Incorporated

          $144.00

        16. 7.9.16 InterFlex Group Incorporated

          $101.00

        17. 7.9.17 LLFLEX LLC

          $82.00

        18. 7.9.18 LPS Industries LLC

          $95.00

        19. 7.9.19 Mamata Machinery Private Limited

          $121.00

        20. 7.9.20 Mondi Group

          $105.00

        21. 7.9.21 Multifilm Packaging Corporation

          $82.00

        22. 7.9.22 Oliver Products Company

          $102.00

        23. 7.9.23 PCI Pharma Services

          $82.00

        24. 7.9.24 PouchTec Industries LLC

          $82.00

        25. 7.9.25 Printpack Incorporated

          $119.00

        26. 7.9.26 ProAmpac LLC

          $324.00

        27. 7.9.27 Reynolds Group Holdings Limited

          $120.00

        28. 7.9.28 Robbie Manufacturing Incorporated

          $82.00

        29. 7.9.29 Rollprint Packaging Products Incorporated

          $118.00

        30. 7.9.30 ROVEMA GmbH

          $104.00

        31. 7.9.31 Salzgitter AG

          $82.00

        32. 7.9.32 Sealed Air Corporation

          $158.00

        33. 7.9.33 Sigma Plastics Group

          $122.00

        34. 7.9.34 Sonoco Products Company

          $82.00

        35. 7.9.35 St. Johns Packaging Limited

          $82.00

        36. 7.9.36 Totani Corporation

          $118.00

        37. 7.9.37 UDG Healthcare plc

          $82.00

        38. 7.9.38 Wihuri Oy

          $104.00

      10. 7.10 Additional Companies in the Pouch Industry

        $86.00

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