Produce Packaging

US demand for produce packaging will rise 3.6 percent annually through 2014. Corrugated boxes will remain the leading packaging type, while plastic containers see the fastest gains. Fruit applications will outpace the overall average, aided by trends toward healthier eating and increased availability of ready-to-eat fruit.

This study analyzes the $4 billion US produce packaging industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1999, 2004 and 2009, with forecasts for 2014 and 2019 by type (e.g., corrugated boxes, bags and liners, plastic containers, trays), application (e.g., vegetables, fruit, salad) and end user (e.g., grower/shippers, repackers).

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 46 industry players, including International Paper, Smurfit-Stone and Georgia-Pacific.

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Purchase Produce Packaging by the Section

  1. Produce Packaging

    $4,800.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $131.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $135.00

      1. Table | PRODUCE PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $2,379.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Environment

        $165.00

        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2005 dollars)

      3. 3.3 Demographic Trends

        $129.00

        1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million persons)

      4. 3.4 Consumer Income & Spending

        $85.00

        1. Table | PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

      5. 3.5 Retail Trends

        $105.00

        1. Table | RETAIL SALES (billion dollars)

      6. 3.6 Food Industry Overview

        $122.00

        1. Table | FOOD SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

      7. 3.7 Fresh Produce Industry Trends

        $735.00

        1. 3.7.1 Production Trends

          $221.00

          1. Table | FRESH PRODUCE SUPPLY & DEMAND (billion pounds)

          2. Table | FRESH VEGETABLE SUPPLY & DEMAND (billion pounds)

          3. Table | FRESH FRUIT SUPPLY & DEMAND (billion pounds)

        2. 3.7.2 Shipping & Distribution Trends

          $120.00

        3. 3.7.3 Fresh-Cut Produce Trends

          $305.00

          1. Table | FRESH-CUT PRODUCE SALES (million dollars)

      8. 3.8 Food Packaging Industry Overview

        $226.00

        1. Table | FOOD PACKAGING DEMAND (billion dollars)

        2. 3.8.1 Flexible

          $82.00

        3. 3.8.2 Rigid

          $116.00

      9. 3.9 Raw Material Trends

        $117.00

      10. 3.10 Technology Overview

        $140.00

      11. 3.11 Pricing Trends

        $171.00

        1. Table | SELECTED PRODUCE PACKAGING PRICES (cents per unit)

      12. 3.12 Environmental Issues

        $192.00

      13. 3.13 Regulatory Considerations

        $118.00

    4. 4 PACKAGING TYPES

      $2,467.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $149.00

        1. Table | PRODUCE PACKAGING DEMAND BY TYPE & FORM (million dollars)

      2. 4.2 Corrugated Boxes

        $341.00

        1. Table | CORRUGATED BOX DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING (million dollars)

        2. 4.2.1 Corrugated Common Footprint Boxes

          $82.00

        3. 4.2.2 Producers

          $114.00

      3. 4.3 Bags & Liners

        $677.00

        1. Table | BAG & LINER DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING (million dollars)

        2. 4.3.1 Plastic

          $397.00

          1. Table | PLASTIC BAG & LINER DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING (million dollars)

        3. 4.3.2 Mesh

          $122.00

          1. Table | MESH BAG DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING (million dollars)

        4. 4.3.3 Paper & Textile

          $89.00

          1. Table | PAPER & TEXTILE BAG DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING (million dollars)

      4. 4.4 Plastic Containers

        $506.00

        1. Table | PLASTIC CONTAINER DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING (million dollars)

        2. 4.4.1 Clamshells

          $196.00

          1. Table | CLAMSHELL DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING (million dollars)

        3. 4.4.2 Tubs, Cups & Bowls

          $131.00

          1. Table | TUB, CUP & BOWL DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING (million dollars)

        4. 4.4.3 Other

          $105.00

          1. Table | OTHER PLASTIC CONTAINER DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING (million dollars)

      5. 4.5 Trays

        $193.00

        1. Table | TRAY DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING (million dollars)

      6. 4.6 Other

        $602.00

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

        2. 4.6.1 Plastic Film

          $140.00

        3. 4.6.2 Reusable Plastic Containers

          $158.00

        4. 4.6.3 Wood Crates

          $82.00

        5. 4.6.4 Foam Boxes

          $82.00

        6. 4.6.5 Molded Pulp Baskets

          $82.00

        7. 4.6.6 All Other

          $118.00

    5. 5 APPLICATIONS

      $2,691.00

      1. 5.1 General

        $216.00

        1. Table | PRODUCE PACKAGING DEMAND BY APPLICATION & FORMAT (million dollars)

        2. 5.1.1 Bulk

          $82.00

        3. 5.1.2 Ready-To-Eat

          $82.00

      2. 5.2 Vegetables

        $1,194.00

        1. Table | FRESH VEGETABLE PACKAGING DEMAND BY TYPE & FORMAT (million dollars)

        2. 5.2.1 Potatoes

          $195.00

          1. Table | POTATO PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. 5.2.2 Lettuce

          $131.00

          1. Table | LETTUCE PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars)

        4. 5.2.3 Tomatoes

          $165.00

          1. Table | TOMATO PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars)

        5. 5.2.4 Onions

          $97.00

          1. Table | ONION PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars)

        6. 5.2.5 Carrots

          $123.00

          1. Table | CARROT PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars)

        7. 5.2.6 Mushrooms

          $82.00

          1. Table | MUSHROOM PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars)

        8. 5.2.7 Celery

          $85.00

          1. Table | CELERY PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars)

        9. 5.2.8 Cabbage

          $82.00

          1. Table | CABBAGE PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars)

        10. 5.2.9 Other

          $214.00

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

      3. 5.3 Fruit

        $1,032.00

        1. Table | FRESH FRUIT PACKAGING DEMAND BY TYPE & FORMAT (million dollars)

        2. 5.3.1 Berries

          $180.00

          1. Table | BERRY PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. 5.3.2 Apples

          $177.00

          1. Table | APPLE PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars)

        4. 5.3.3 Melons

          $158.00

          1. Table | MELON PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars)

        5. 5.3.4 Citrus Fruit

          $110.00

          1. Table | CITRUS FRUIT PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars)

        6. 5.3.5 Grapes

          $166.00

          1. Table | GRAPE PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars)

        7. 5.3.6 Other

          $159.00

          1. Table | OTHER FRESH FRUIT PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars)

      4. 5.4 Salad

        $249.00

        1. Table | SALAD PACKAGING DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 5.4.1 Conventional

          $82.00

        3. 5.4.2 Specialty Mix

          $82.00

    6. 6 END USERS

      $571.00

      1. 6.1 General

        $122.00

        1. Table | PRODUCE PACKAGING DEMAND BY END USER (million dollars)

      2. 6.2 Grower/Shippers

        $188.00

        1. Table | GROWER/SHIPPER MARKET FOR PRODUCE PACKAGING (million dollars)

      3. 6.3 Repackers

        $168.00

        1. Table | REPACKER MARKET FOR PRODUCE PACKAGING (million dollars)

      4. 6.4 Retail Stores & Other

        $93.00

        1. Table | RETAIL STORE & OTHER MARKETS FOR PRODUCE PACKAGING (million dollars)

    7. 7 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $4,830.00

      1. 7.1 General

        $95.00

      2. 7.2 Industry Composition

        $147.00

        1. Table | US PRODUCE PACKAGING SALES BY COMPANY, 2009 (million dollars)

      3. 7.3 Market Share

        $374.00

      4. 7.4 Acquisitions & Divestitures

        $117.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      5. 7.5 Marketing & Distribution

        $112.00

      6. 7.6 Manufacturing

        $82.00

      7. 7.7 Research & Development

        $106.00

      8. 7.8 Competitive Strategies

        $148.00

      9. 7.9 Cooperative Agreements

        $94.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      10. 7.10 Company Profiles

        $3,707.00

        1. 7.10.1 Acme Bag Company

          $82.00

        2. 7.10.2 AEP Industries Incorporated

          $106.00

        3. 7.10.3 Amcor Limited

          $124.00

        4. 7.10.4 American Packaging Corporation

          $82.00

        5. 7.10.5 Ampac Packaging LLC

          $82.00

        6. 7.10.6 Applied Extrusion Technologies Incorporated

          $82.00

        7. 7.10.7 Bemis Company Incorporated

          $110.00

        8. 7.10.8 Berry Plastics Corporation

          $82.00

        9. 7.10.9 Cady Bag Company LLC

          $82.00

        10. 7.10.10 Cascades Incorporated

          $136.00

        11. 7.10.11 Chantler Packaging Incorporated

          $82.00

        12. 7.10.12 Clear Lam Packaging Incorporated

          $97.00

        13. 7.10.13 D&W Fine Pack

          $155.00

        14. 7.10.14 Deluxe Packages

          $82.00

        15. 7.10.15 Diversapack LLC

          $82.00

        16. 7.10.16 DuPont (EI) de Nemours

          $82.00

        17. 7.10.17 Earthcycle Packaging Limited

          $84.00

        18. 7.10.18 Emerald Packaging Incorporated

          $82.00

        19. 7.10.19 Honeywell International Incorporated

          $82.00

        20. 7.10.20 IFCO Systems NV

          $82.00

        21. 7.10.21 Indian Valley Industries Incorporated

          $82.00

        22. 7.10.22 Innovia Films Limited

          $82.00

        23. 7.10.23 International Paper Company

          $153.00

        24. 7.10.24 IPL Incorporated

          $82.00

        25. 7.10.25 Keyes Packaging Group Incorporated

          $82.00

        26. 7.10.26 Koch Industries Incorporated

          $159.00

        27. 7.10.27 Landec Corporation

          $82.00

        28. 7.10.28 Leucadia National Corporation

          $102.00

        29. 7.10.29 Menasha Corporation

          $121.00

        30. 7.10.30 Pacific Agricultural Packaging

          $82.00

        31. 7.10.31 Packaging Corporation of America

          $93.00

        32. 7.10.32 Packaging Plus LLC

          $82.00

        33. 7.10.33 Pactiv Corporation

          $167.00

        34. 7.10.34 Peninsula Packaging Company

          $82.00

        35. 7.10.35 Printpack Incorporated

          $82.00

        36. 7.10.36 Rehrig Pacific Company

          $86.00

        37. 7.10.37 Reynolds Packaging Group

          $122.00

        38. 7.10.38 Rio Tinto Group

          $82.00

        39. 7.10.39 Sambrailo Packaging

          $82.00

        40. 7.10.40 Schoeller Arca Systems Group BV

          $82.00

        41. 7.10.41 Sealed Air Corporation

          $161.00

        42. 7.10.42 Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation

          $115.00

        43. 7.10.43 Tekni-Plex Incorporated

          $82.00

        44. 7.10.44 Temple-Inland Incorporated

          $103.00

        45. 7.10.45 Volm Companies Incorporated

          $83.00

        46. 7.10.46 Wihuri Oy

          $82.00

      11. 7.11 Additional Companies in Produce Packaging

        $102.00

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