Global demand for foodservice disposables is forecast to increase 4.8 percent annually through 2013. The US will remain the largest market by a wide margin, while more rapid growth is expected in China and other developing regions. Disposable foodservice packaging will be the fastest growing product segment.
This study analyzes the $38.5 billion world foodservice disposables industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1998, 2003 and 2008, and forecasts for 2013 and 2018 by product (e.g., serviceware, packaging, napkins), market (e.g., eating and drinking places), world region (e.g., North America, Asia/Pacific, Western Europe) and for 18 countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 48 industry players, including Solo Cup, Dart Container and Svenska Cellulosa.