Packaging Industry in the United Kingdom

Packaging Industry in the United Kingdom

The UK’s packaging industry is currently influenced by two prominent trends. Firstly, the widespread use of flexible plastic packaging, especially in areas like cheese packaging, which is being driven by its cost-effectiveness, convenience and transparency. Thin wall plastic containers are also on the rise, particularly for soft cheeses and spreads, offering more rigid solutions.

Euromonitor International's Packaging in United Kingdom 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.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

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* Get a detailed picture of the Packaging market;
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* Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.

Packaging Industry in the United Kingdom
Euromonitor International
February 2024
List Of Contents And Tables
Packaging in 2022: The big picture
2022 key trends
Thin wall plastic containers and HDPE bottles are the dominant pack types in dairy
Smaller pack types coming back into favour in soft drinks in the post-pandemic period
Heineken’s Green Grip reduces single-use plastic usage
Quadpack launches the Regula Petit Jar with an innovative and sustainable design
HDPE bottles the main pack type for home care products
UK government postpones EPR fee and launches consultation for packaging regime
UK plastic packaging tax and measures to reduce plastic pollution
The UK government expands single-use plastic ban to reduce plastic waste

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