Packaging Industry in Japan

Packaging Industry in Japan

With an ageing population, manufacturers in Japan continue to look to produce packaging which meets the needs and demands of older consumers. For example, packaging which can be more easily opened, which is lighter, and which comes in smaller portions. Similarly, there is also a growing demand for convenient packaging for time-pressed Japanese consumers. This includes packaged food and beverages packaging which can be easily consumed on the go, as well as more convenient refills for beauty and p...

Euromonitor International's Packaging in Japan 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 Japan
Euromonitor International
October 2019
LIST OF CONTENTS AND TABLES
Executive Summary
New Packaging Developments Heavily Influenced by Elderly Population, Fast-paced Living and the Desire To Keep Foo Fresher for Longer
Demographic Factors Continue To Shape Food Packaging Trends
Static Growth Amidst A Shrinking Hot Drinks Consumer Base
Ienomi Trend Boosts Popularity of Rtds and Metal Beverage Cans
Photogenic Packaging Continues To Attract Consumers of Beauty Products Due To the Popularity of Instagram
Purpose-specific Products Key To Growth in Home Care
Packaging Legislation
Containers and Packaging Recycling Law
Food Sanitation Act
Food Labelling Act
Recycling and the Environment
Recycling in Japan
the Eventual Removal of Plastic
Ethical and Environmentally Friendly Packaging Development Continues
Ethical Considerations Are Increasingly Important in Packaging Decisions
Table 1 Overview of Packaging Recycling and Recovery in Japan: 2016/2017 and Targets for 2018
Packaging Design and Labelling
Gifting Trend Boosts Demand for Metal Tins in Boxed Assortments
New Packaging Formats Are Designed To Cater To the Specific Needs of Soft Drinks Consumers
Enhancing Convenience Through Packaging Design in Home Care
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Prospects
Ethical and Enviromentally Friendly Packaging Development Continues
Smaller, Mini Pack Size Availability Results in Consumers Trying Out New Products
Photogenic Packaging Continues To Attract Consumers Due To the Popularity of Instagram
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Prospects
More Convenient Pack Types Gain Popularity in Prepared Baby Food
Demand for Larger Folding Cartons Set To Rise in Powder Milk Formula
Approval of Liquid Milk Formula Could Create New Packaging Opportunities
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Prospects
Purpose-specific Products Key To Growth
Enhancing Convenience
Minor Role for Ethical Considerations in Packaging Decisions
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Prospects
Ienomi Trend Boosts Popularity of Rtds and Metal Beverage Cans
Innovation Increasingly Focused on Small Sizes and Convenience
Innovation Increasingly Focused on Convenience
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Prospects
Static Growth Amidst A Shrinking Consumer Base
Flexible Packaging Set To Remain the Norm for Hot Drinks
Pack Sizes To Shrink As Consumers Increasingly Consume Hot Drinks on Their Own
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Prospects
Shrinking Consumer Base Set To Continue Suppressing Growth in Soft Drinks Packaging
Shrinking Consumer Base Set To Continue Suppressing Growth in Soft Drinks Packaging
New Packaging Formats Are Designed To Cater To the Specific Needs of Consumers
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Prospects
Demand for Smaller Pack Sizes Set To Remain Strong
Pouches Continue To Gain Ground in Confectionery Packaging
Gifting Trend Boosts Demand for Metal Tins in Boxed Assortments
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Prospects
Smaller Pet Bottles Gain Popularity in Drinking Yoghurt
Consumers Demand More Convenient Dairy Packaging Formats
Demographic Factors Continue To Shape Dairy Packaging Trends
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Prospects
Demographic Trends Continue To Drive Shift Towards Smaller Pack Sizes
Metal Food Cans Continue Losing Ground To Plastic Pouches
Flexible Plastic Set To Become the Leading Pack Type
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Prospects
Stand-up Pouches Continue To Make Strong Gains at Expense of Metal Food Cans
Concerns About Food Waste Drive Shift Towards Smaller Pack Sizes
Manufacturers Work To Improve the Preservative Capacity of Plastic Pack Types
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Prospects
Success of Multipacks Boosts Demand for Pouches in Shelf Stable Ready Meals
New Packaging Solutions To Optimise Convenience
Thin Wall Plastic Containers Set To Gain Ground in Frozen Ready Meals
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Prospects
Convenience Remains A Key Consideration in Packaging Choices
Trend Towards Smaller Pack Sizes Set To Continue
Consumers Favour Packaging Solutions That Keep Products Fresh for Longer
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Prospects
Demographic Changes Continue To Fuel Shift Towards Smaller Pack Sizes
Single-serve Formats Gain Popularity As Consumers Increasingly Value Convenience
Premiumisation Set To Undermine Demand for Board Tubs

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