World Food Containers

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In developing countries, demand will be supported by the continued emergence of a strong middle class, the rise of two-income households, and the shift to larger urban centers.

World demand to rise 4.5% annually through 2017

World demand for food containers is forecast to increase 4.5 percent annually to $139.1 billion in 2017. Demand increases will be especially noteworthy in the emerging markets of Central and South America, Eastern Europe, the Africa/Mideast region, and the Asia/Pacific region. Food container demand will be driven by demographic factors in these regions, including the continued emergence of a strong middle class and the rise of two-income working households. Greater sophistication, including interest in Western-style packaged food, will be supported by an overarching population shift to larger urban centers worldwide, where large supermarkets selling packaged food items are replacing the traditional rural vendor or market stall selling raw, minimally packaged items. Within the more mature, developed regions such as North America and Western Europe, the continued conversion to premium packaging (i.e., containers offering high barrier and convenience features) will fuel moderate growth.

Bags, pouches to remain largest package type

Overall, bags and pouches will remain the largest package type by a wide margin. Bags and pouches are light weight, portable, and convenient. Their use will be bolstered by a continued global rise in the popularity of chilled and processed food, ready-to-eat meals, snack foods, grain mill and bakery items, and other products presented in flexible packaging. Plastic-based packaging generally will offer the fastest global growth prospects, continuing to supplant metal and glass containers for many food items. The continued emergence of quick-prepared meals and packaged cooking ingredients (e.g., cooking fats and oils, packaged spices, seeds and nuts, and single-serve noodles and rice) favors plastics over less portable types.

India, China to see most significant growth

While the US remains by far the world’s largest user of food containers, the most significant growth will occur in India and China, where double digit annual increases in food container consumption are forecast through 2017. By 2022, China is expected to become the largest global consumer of food packaging, surpassing the US based on increasing urbanization, rising personal incomes, and an escalating interest in packaged foods. Robust food container demand growth is also expected in other emerging markets such as Thailand, Brazil, Argentina, and Turkey. For developed countries, especially those in North America and Western Europe, market maturity will restrict growth, but technological innovation and higher end formats will boost particular material and package types.

Study coverage

This study analyzes the $111.4 billion world food container industry. It presents historical demand data for 2002, 2007 and 2012, with forecasts for 2017 and 2022 by product (e.g., bags and pouches, paperboard containers, plastic containers, metal containers, glass containers), market (e.g., grain mill products, dairy products, fruits and vegetables, baked goods, meat products), world region, and for 22 countries.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 41 industry players, including Bemis, Ardagh Group and Silgan Holdings.

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  1. World Food Containers

    $6,100.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $246.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $110.00

      1. Table | WORLD FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $1,489.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 World Economic Overview

        $238.00

        1. 3.2.1 Recent Historical Trends

          $94.00

        2. 3.2.2 World Economic Outlook

          $133.00

          1. Table | WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION

      3. 3.3 World Demographic Outlook

        $192.00

        1. 3.3.1 Population

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD POPULATION BY REGION

        2. 3.3.2 Households

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD HOUSEHOLDS BY REGION

        3. 3.3.3 Urbanization Patterns

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD URBAN POPULATION BY REGION

      4. 3.4 World Personal Income & Expenditure Trends

        $82.00

        1. Table | WORLD PER CAPITA GDP BY REGION

      5. 3.5 World Food Industry Outlook

        $185.00

        1. Table | WORLD FOOD & BEVERAGE MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION

        2. CHART II-1 FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND/FOOD & BEVERAGE MVA RELATIONSHIP, 2012

      6. 3.6 World Packaging Industry Outlook

        $152.00

        1. Table | WORLD PACKAGING DEMAND BY REGION

      7. 3.7 Competitive Packaging Forms & Materials

        $82.00

      8. 3.8 Pricing Trends

        $130.00

      9. 3.9 Environmental & Regulatory Issues

        $235.00

      10. 3.10 World Trade Overview

        $137.00

    4. 4 OVERVIEW

      $1,433.00

      1. 4.1 Demand by Region

        $134.00

        1. Table | WORLD FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY REGION

        2. CHART III-1 WORLD FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY REGION, 2012

      2. 4.2 Demand by Product

        $647.00

        1. Table | WORLD FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY PRODUCT

        2. CHART III-2 WORLD FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY PRODUCT, 2012

        3. 4.2.1 Bags & Pouches

          $135.00

          1. Table | WORLD FOOD BAG & POUCH DEMAND BY REGION

        4. 4.2.2 Paperboard Containers

          $126.00

          1. Table | WORLD PAPERBOARD FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY REGION

        5. 4.2.3 Plastic Containers

          $102.00

          1. Table | WORLD PLASTIC FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY REGION

        6. 4.2.4 Metal Containers

          $122.00

          1. Table | WORLD METAL FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY REGION

        7. 4.2.5 Glass Containers

          $98.00

          1. Table | WORLD GLASS FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY REGION

      3. 4.3 Demand by Market

        $653.00

        1. Table | WORLD FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY MARKET

        2. CHART III-3 WORLD FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY MARKET, 2012

        3. 4.3.1 Grain Mill Products

          $89.00

        4. 4.3.2 Dairy Products

          $99.00

        5. 4.3.3 Fruits & Vegetables

          $115.00

        6. 4.3.4 Baked Goods

          $88.00

        7. 4.3.5 Meat & Related Products

          $82.00

        8. 4.3.6 Other Foods

          $150.00

    5. 5 NORTH AMERICA

      $917.00

      1. 5.1 North America: General

        $82.00

        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      2. 5.2 North America: Food Container Demand

        $82.00

        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

      3. 5.3 United States

        $321.00

        1. 5.3.1 United States: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | UNITED STATES: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 5.3.2 United States: Food Container Demand

          $116.00

          1. Table | UNITED STATES: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 5.3.3 United States: Suppliers

          $132.00

      4. 5.4 Canada

        $242.00

        1. 5.4.1 Canada: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | CANADA: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 5.4.2 Canada: Food Container Demand

          $120.00

          1. Table | CANADA: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 5.4.3 Canada: Suppliers

          $82.00

      5. 5.5 Mexico

        $247.00

        1. 5.5.1 Mexico: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | MEXICO: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 5.5.2 Mexico: Food Container Demand

          $113.00

          1. Table | MEXICO: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 5.5.3 Mexico: Suppliers

          $82.00

    6. 6 WESTERN EUROPE

      $1,744.00

      1. 6.1 Western Europe: General

        $82.00

        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      2. 6.2 Western Europe: Food Container Demand

        $82.00

        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        2. CHART V-1 WESTERN EUROPE: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2012

      3. 6.3 Belgium

        $143.00

        1. 6.3.1 Belgium: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | BELGIUM: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 6.3.2 Belgium: Food Container Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | BELGIUM: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 6.3.3 Belgium: Suppliers

          $82.00

      4. 6.4 France

        $195.00

        1. 6.4.1 France: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | FRANCE: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 6.4.2 France: Food Container Demand

          $89.00

          1. Table | FRANCE: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 6.4.3 France: Suppliers

          $82.00

      5. 6.5 Germany

        $224.00

        1. 6.5.1 Germany: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | GERMANY: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 6.5.2 Germany: Food Container Demand

          $118.00

          1. Table | GERMANY: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 6.5.3 Germany: Suppliers

          $82.00

      6. 6.6 Italy

        $210.00

        1. 6.6.1 Italy: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | ITALY: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 6.6.2 Italy: Food Container Demand

          $86.00

          1. Table | ITALY: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 6.6.3 Italy: Suppliers

          $82.00

      7. 6.7 Netherlands

        $173.00

        1. 6.7.1 Netherlands: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | NETHERLANDS: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 6.7.2 Netherlands: Food Container Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | NETHERLANDS: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 6.7.3 Netherlands: Suppliers

          $82.00

      8. 6.8 Spain

        $184.00

        1. 6.8.1 Spain: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | SPAIN: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 6.8.2 Spain: Food Container Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | SPAIN: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 6.8.3 Spain: Suppliers

          $82.00

      9. 6.9 United Kingdom

        $262.00

        1. 6.9.1 United Kingdom: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 6.9.2 United Kingdom: Food Container Demand

          $114.00

          1. Table | UNITED KINGDOM: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 6.9.3 United Kingdom: Suppliers

          $85.00

      10. 6.10 Other Western Europe

        $200.00

        1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 6.10.1 Other Western Europe: Food Container Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 6.10.2 Other Western Europe: Suppliers

          $84.00

    7. 7 ASIA/PACIFIC

      $2,303.00

      1. 7.1 Asia/Pacific: General

        $82.00

        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      2. 7.2 Asia/Pacific: Food Container Demand

        $82.00

        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        2. CHART VI-1 ASIA/PACIFIC: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2012

      3. 7.3 Australia

        $217.00

        1. 7.3.1 Australia: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | AUSTRALIA: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 7.3.2 Australia: Food Container Demand

          $109.00

          1. Table | AUSTRALIA: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 7.3.3 Australia: Suppliers

          $82.00

      4. 7.4 China

        $383.00

        1. 7.4.1 China: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | CHINA: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 7.4.2 China: Food Container Demand

          $203.00

          1. Table | CHINA: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 7.4.3 China: Suppliers

          $99.00

      5. 7.5 India

        $255.00

        1. 7.5.1 India: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | INDIA: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 7.5.2 India: Food Container Demand

          $122.00

          1. Table | INDIA: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 7.5.3 India: Suppliers

          $82.00

      6. 7.6 Indonesia

        $192.00

        1. 7.6.1 Indonesia: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | INDONESIA: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 7.6.2 Indonesia: Food Container Demand

          $88.00

          1. Table | INDONESIA: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 7.6.3 Indonesia: Suppliers

          $82.00

      7. 7.7 Japan

        $248.00

        1. 7.7.1 Japan: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | JAPAN: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 7.7.2 Japan: Food Container Demand

          $104.00

          1. Table | JAPAN: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 7.7.3 Japan: Suppliers

          $82.00

      8. 7.8 South Korea

        $212.00

        1. 7.8.1 South Korea: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | SOUTH KOREA: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 7.8.2 South Korea: Food Container Demand

          $100.00

          1. Table | SOUTH KOREA: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 7.8.3 South Korea: Suppliers

          $82.00

      9. 7.9 Taiwan

        $246.00

        1. 7.9.1 Taiwan: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | TAIWAN: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 7.9.2 Taiwan: Food Container Demand

          $86.00

          1. Table | TAIWAN: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 7.9.3 Taiwan: Suppliers

          $85.00

      10. 7.10 Thailand

        $213.00

        1. 7.10.1 Thailand: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | THAILAND: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 7.10.2 Thailand: Food Container Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | THAILAND: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 7.10.3 Thailand: Suppliers

          $82.00

      11. 7.11 Other Asia/Pacific

        $216.00

        1. 7.11.1 Other Asia/Pacific: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 7.11.2 Other Asia/Pacific: Food Container Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 7.11.3 Other Asia/Pacific: Suppliers

          $82.00

    8. 8 OTHER REGIONS

      $1,595.00

      1. 8.1 Central & South America

        $634.00

        1. 8.1.1 Central & South America: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 8.1.2 Central & South America: Food Container Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 8.1.3 Argentina

          $153.00

          1. Table | ARGENTINA: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

          2. Table | ARGENTINA: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        4. 8.1.4 Brazil

          $183.00

          1. Table | BRAZIL: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

          2. Table | BRAZIL: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        5. 8.1.5 Other Central & South America

          $159.00

          1. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

          2. Table | OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

      2. 8.2 Eastern Europe

        $497.00

        1. 8.2.1 Eastern Europe: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 8.2.2 Eastern Europe: Food Container Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 8.2.3 Russia

          $185.00

          1. Table | RUSSIA: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

          2. Table | RUSSIA: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        4. 8.2.4 Other Eastern Europe

          $187.00

          1. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

          2. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

      3. 8.3 Africa/Mideast

        $464.00

        1. 8.3.1 Africa/Mideast: General

          $82.00

          1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

        2. 8.3.2 Africa/Mideast: Food Container Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        3. 8.3.3 Turkey

          $153.00

          1. Table | TURKEY: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

          2. Table | TURKEY: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

        4. 8.3.4 Other Africa/Mideast

          $180.00

          1. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: FOOD CONTAINER MARKET ENVIRONMENT

          2. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: FOOD CONTAINER DEMAND

    9. 9 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $6,138.00

      1. 9.1 General

        $189.00

        1. Table | WORLD FOOD CONTAINER SALES BY COMPANY, 2012

      2. 9.2 Market Share

        $569.00

        1. CHART VIII-1 WORLD FOOD CONTAINER MARKET SHARE, 2012

        2. 9.2.1 Bags & Pouches

          $82.00

          1. CHART VIII-2 WORLD FOOD BAG & POUCH MARKET SHARE, 2012

        3. 9.2.2 Paperboard Containers

          $82.00

          1. CHART VIII-3 WORLD PAPERBOARD FOOD CONTAINER MARKET SHARE, 2012

        4. 9.2.3 Plastic Containers

          $82.00

          1. CHART VIII-4 WORLD PLASTIC FOOD CONTAINER MARKET SHARE, 2012

        5. 9.2.4 Metal Containers

          $82.00

          1. CHART VIII-5 WORLD METAL FOOD CONTAINER MARKET SHARE, 2012

        6. 9.2.5 Glass Containers

          $82.00

          1. CHART VIII-6 WORLD GLASS FOOD CONTAINER MARKET SHARE, 2012

      3. 9.3 Acquisitions & Divestitures

        $193.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      4. 9.4 Product Manufacturing & Development

        $173.00

      5. 9.5 Marketing Strategies

        $82.00

      6. 9.6 Channels of Distribution

        $82.00

      7. 9.7 Competitive Strategies

        $118.00

      8. 9.8 Cooperative Agreements

        $151.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      9. 9.9 Company Profiles

        $5,324.00

        1. 9.9.1 ALPLA Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Company KG

          $102.00

        2. 9.9.2 Amcor Limited

          $230.00

        3. 9.9.3 Ardagh Group SA

          $238.00

        4. 9.9.4 Ball Corporation

          $82.00

        5. 9.9.5 Bemis Company Incorporated

          $283.00

        6. 9.9.6 Berry Plastics Corporation

          $139.00

        7. 9.9.7 Clondalkin Group Holdings BV

          $116.00

        8. 9.9.8 COFCO Limited

          $82.00

        9. 9.9.9 Consolidated Container Company LLC

          $82.00

        10. 9.9.10 Constantia Flexibles Group GmbH

          $144.00

        11. 9.9.11 Coveris

          $207.00

        12. 9.9.12 Crown Holdings Incorporated

          $175.00

        13. 9.9.13 Daiwa Can Company

          $82.00

        14. 9.9.14 Detmold Group

          $82.00

        15. 9.9.15 Envases Universales de Mexico SA PI de CV

          $82.00

        16. 9.9.16 Fujian Example Group Company Limited

          $82.00

        17. 9.9.17 Graphic Packaging Holding Company

          $225.00

        18. 9.9.18 Hindustan Tin Works Limited

          $82.00

        19. 9.9.19 Huhtamaki Oyj

          $116.00

        20. 9.9.20 LINPAC Packaging Limited

          $85.00

        21. 9.9.21 Mayr-Melnhof Group

          $132.00

        22. 9.9.22 MeadWestvaco Corporation

          $97.00

        23. 9.9.23 Mondi Group

          $135.00

        24. 9.9.24 Nampak Limited

          $192.00

        25. 9.9.25 ORG Canmaking Corporation

          $82.00

        26. 9.9.26 Orora Limited

          $82.00

        27. 9.9.27 Owens-Illinois Group Incorporated

          $100.00

        28. 9.9.28 Plastipak Holdings Incorporated

          $85.00

        29. 9.9.29 Printpack Incorporated

          $89.00

        30. 9.9.30 Reynolds Group Holdings Limited

          $275.00

        31. 9.9.31 Rock-Tenn Company

          $213.00

        32. 9.9.32 RPC Group plc

          $238.00

        33. 9.9.33 Saint-Gobain

          $189.00

        34. 9.9.34 Sealed Air Corporation

          $148.00

        35. 9.9.35 Silgan Holdings Incorporated

          $160.00

        36. 9.9.36 Sonoco Products Company

          $168.00

        37. 9.9.37 Tetra Laval International SA

          $128.00

        38. 9.9.38 Toyo Seikan Group Holdings Limited

          $127.00

        39. 9.9.39 Visy Proprietary Limited

          $82.00

        40. 9.9.40 Vitro SAB de CV

          $82.00

        41. 9.9.41 Wihuri Oy

          $129.00

      10. 9.10 Other Companies Mentioned in Study

        $437.00

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