Packaging Industry in France


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Packaging Industry in France

Two converse trends, namely social sharing and the need for ultra-convenient and self-indulging products continue to play a key role in the packaging industry. The cocooning/homing trend still encourages a growing number of people to socialise at home rather than go out, and this is evidenced in the on-going success of big packs, for instance in confectionery, sweet and savoury snacks and still light wine. In the first two categories, pouches and bags, boxed assortments, seasonal chocolate and p...

Euromonitor International's Packaging in France report offers insight into key trends and developments in the industry. The report also examines trends and prospect for various pack types and closures: metal packaging, rigid plastic, glass, liquid cartons, paper-based containers; flexible packaging.


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Packaging in France
Euromonitor International
October 2019
LIST OF CONTENTS AND TABLES
Executive Summary
Busy, Sociable Lifestyles Lend Themselves To Convenience and Sharing, But Environmental Issues Take Priority
On-the-go Formats Have Plenty of Room for Growth in Packaged Food
Pet Dominates in Soft Drinks, But Is Still Far From Maturity
Trend Towards Smaller Pack Types, But Not in Beer
Eco-responsible Packaging Measures Sweeping Across the Beauty and Personal Care Industry
the Shift Towards Concentrated Formats Set To Continue Suppressing Growth
Packaging Legislation
European Union Joins France in the Fight Against Bpa in Packaging
Manufacturers Torn Between the Demand for Smaller Pack Sizes and Legislation
Nutri-score Not Yet Compulsory But Could Become the Rule
Recycling and the Environment
Minimal Waste, Sustainable Development and Waste Sorting Are in the Spotlight But There Is Not Enough
Single-material Pack Types Could Solve the Recycling Problem
Surge in Eco-friendly Reusable Packaging Solutions in Beauty and Personal Care
Table 1 Overview of Packaging Recycling and Recovery in France: 2017/2018 and Targets for 2019
Packaging Design and Labelling
Transparency, Product Information and Paper-based Containers Remain the Best Communication Medium
Demand for Airless Packaging in Skin Care Is Rising
Demand for Greener Home Care Packaging Formats Set To Continue Rising
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Prospects
Eco-responsible Packaging Measures Sweeping Across the Industry
Surge in Eco-friendly Reusable Packaging Solutions
Demand for Airless Packaging Is Rising
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Prospects
the Challenge of A Decline in France's Birth Rate and the Scandal of Salmonella
Saved by Flexible Aluminium/plastic and Stand-up Pouches
More Transparency Is Required
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Prospects
Evolving Consumer Demand To Place Limits on Home Care Packaging Growth Potential
the Shift Towards Concentrated Formats Set To Continue Suppressing Growth
Demand for Greener Home Care Packaging Formats Set To Continue Rising
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Growth in Alcoholic Drinks Packaging Impacted by Beer and Wine Performances
Trend Towards Smaller Pack Types, But Not in Beer
Packaging Designs: Vintage Or Conversely Boundary-breaking, French Touch Or Depurated
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Volume Stagnation But Value Growth Leads To Growth in Premium Pack Types
Coffee Pod Growth Continues; Brands Start To Address Environmental Concerns
the Growth of Fruit/herbal Tea Benefits Folding Cartons and Plastic Pouches
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Pet Dominates But Is Still Far From Maturity
Increasingly Heterogenous Pack Sizes and Pack Types
Finding the Balance Between Environmental Issues and Food Waste
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More A Problem of Distribution Than A Real Disaffection for Confectionery
French Consumers To Self-indulge Alone Less Often
Still Dominant Flexible Plastic To Yield Some Ground To Folding Cartons and Rigid Plastic
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Pet To Progressively Strengthen Its Hold in Liquid Dairy
Packaging Will Suffer From the Structural Decline of Dairy
Ultra-convenient Formats Versus Tradition
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the Worst May Be Over for Metal Cans, But Glass Looks Smarter
On-the-go Formats Have Plenty of Room for Growth
Smaller Pack-size Formats - An Answer To the Disaffection With Frozen Processed Fruit and Vegetables?
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Packaging Filled Volume Will Not Be Spared From the Disaffection for Red Meat
Transparency, Product Information and Paper-based Containers Remain the Best Communication Medium
Striving for Simpler and More Recyclable Packages
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Ready Meals Have To Look Healthy and Appetising Through Transparent Plastic
More Favourable Context and Distribution Foreseen, But Care Must Be Taken To Avoid Higher Taxes
Metal To Remain the Great Loser
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A Mixture of Experimentation and Cocooning Fuels Sauces, Dressings and Condiments Packaging
Glass Still Expected To Dominate in Spite of Increasing Rigid Plastic Share
More Transparency and Squeezable Pet
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Packaging To Benefit From the Favourable Context for Sweet Spreads
More Authenticity and Transparency
Ongoing Downsizing and Decline of Mega Formats

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