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Article Title: Food container growth continues
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Publication: CEE Packaging, 5/13/2009
Freedonia Study: Food Containers: Rigid & Flexible (2492)

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US demand for food containers is projected to increase 2.5 percent per year to $25 billion in 2013, or more than 300 billion units. Advances will be based on an expanding population base, real growth (albeit decelerated) in disposable personal income, smaller household sizes, consumer demand for foods offering a combination of convenience and value, and trends toward value-added packaging providing enhanced freshness protection and convenience of use.
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Article Title: News Analysis: Recession can't contain growth in food packaging
By: John Kalkowski
Publication: Packaging Digest, 6/10/2009
Freedonia Study: Food Containers: Rigid & Flexible (2492)

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If the forecast by The Freedonia Group is right, by 2013, Americans will use a staggering 300 billion food containers each year. The recent Freedonia study, Food Containers: Rigid & Flexible, predicts that U.S. demand for food containers will grow by 2.5 percent annually over the next five years to a total value of $25 billion versus $22 billion in 2008. Americans like their food.
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