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Cannabis Packaging Opportunities

Cannabis Packaging Opportunities

US demand for cannabis product packaging is set to increase 31% per year from 2019 to $1.1 billion in 2024. Strong advances in domestic marijuana and hemp product sales will boost packaging demand. Packaging value will also be supported by a continued emphasis on product differentiation through custom packaging, high-quality materials, and eye-catching graphics.

This report covers cannabis packaging by packaging type and container type. In addition, cannabis retail sales are presented in terms of product type and delivery format. Data are presented in dollar value. Marijuana and hemp production volumes are reported in pounds.

Packaging types covered in this study include:
product containers
labels
shipping containers
caps and closures
exit packaging

Product containers are further segmented by:
jars
bottles
folding cartons
bags and pouches
metal tins
tubes
vials

Cannabis retail sales are presented in terms of type:
medical marijuana
adult-use marijuana
hemp-based CBD products
hemp seed oil

Cannabis retail sales are also segmented by delivery format in terms of:
flower
vaporizer cartridges
tinctures
edibles
pills and capsules
topicals
ingestible oils

Scope of the Report
This report covers the scope, size, and growth of the US cannabis packaging market, including key trends in cannabis retail sales by product and delivery format. Historical data are provided for 2018, with forecasts for 2019 and 2024, with year by year historical market volatility also addressed. Data are provided in dollar value. The study also provides analysis on industry competitors, including key cannabis packaging producers and distributors


  • Executive Summary
    • Table Figure 1-1 - US Cannabis Packaging Market Trends
  • Cannabis Market Overview
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 2-1 - Cannabis Market Outlook
    • Cannabis Sales Forecast
      • Cannabis Scope & Product Sales Outlook
        • Table Cannabis Retail Sales by Consumer Product, 2018 - 2024
        • Table Figure 2-2 - Cannabis Product Retail Sales, 2018 - 2024
      • Medical Marijuana
        • Table Figure 2-3 - Survey Results: Consumer Attitudes Toward Cannabis for Medical Applications
      • Adult-Use Marijuana
        • Table Figure 2-4 - Marijuana Legalization Timeline by State
      • Hemp-Based CBD Products
        • Table Figure 2-5 - Selected Examples of Hemp-Based CBD Products
      • Hemp Seed Oil
        • Table Figure 2-6 - Selected Examples of Hemp Seed Oil Products
    • Grower Trends
      • Table Cannabis Production by Plant Type, 2018 - 2024
      • Table Figure 2-7 - Cannabis Production by Plant Type, 2016 - 2028
    • Regulatory Environment
      • Table State Cannabis Legalization by Type, 2019
    • Retail Products Containing Cannabis
      • Retail Sales by Market
        • Table Figure 2-8 - Cannabis Product Retail Sales by Market, 2019
      • Smokable & Vaporizable Products
      • Health Products
        • Table Figure 2-9 - Survey Results: For Which Medical Conditions Do You Consume Cannabis?
      • Foods & Beverages
      • Cosmetics & Toiletries
      • Pet Products
  • Cannabis Product Delivery Formats
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 3-1 - Cannabis Product Delivery Formats Outlook
    • Cannabis Sales by Delivery Format
      • Table Cannabis Product Retail Sales by Delivery Format, 2018 - 2024
      • Table Figure 3-2 - Projected Growth for Cannabis Product Delivery Formats, 2019 - 2024
    • Flower (Bud & Pre-Rolls)
      • Table Cannabis Flower (Bud & Pre-Rolls) Retail Sales, 2018 - 2024
      • Table Figure 3-3 - Cannabis Flower (Bud & Pre-Rolls) Retail Sales, 2018 - 2024
    • Vaporizer Cartridges
      • Table Cannabis-Infused Vaporizer Cartridge Retail Sales, 2018 - 2024
      • Table Figure 3-4 - Cannabis-Infused Vaporizer Cartridge Retail Sales, 2018 - 2024
    • Tinctures (Drops & Sprays)
      • Table Cannabis-Infused Tincture (Drops & Sprays) Retail Sales, 2018 - 2024
      • Table Figure 3-5 - Cannabis-Infused Tincture (Drops & Sprays) Retail Sales, 2018 - 2024
    • Edibles
      • Table Cannabis-Infused Edibles Retail Sales, 2018 - 2024
      • Table Figure 3-6 - Cannabis-Infused Edibles Retail Sales, 2018 - 2024
      • Table Figure 3-7 - Survey Results: Which Edible Methods Do You Use the Most to Consume Cannabis?
    • Pills & Capsules
      • Table Cannabis-Infused Pill & Capsule Retail Sales, 2018 - 2024
      • Table Figure 3-8 - Cannabis-Infused Pill & Capsule Retail Sales, 2018 - 2024
    • Topicals
      • Table Cannabis-Infused Topicals Retail Sales, 2018 - 2024
      • Table Figure 3-9 - Cannabis-Infused Topicals Retail Sales, 2018 - 2024
    • Ingestible Oils
      • Table Cannabis-Infused Ingestible Oils Retail Sales, 2018 - 2024
      • Table Figure 3-10 - Cannabis-Infused Ingestible Oils Retail Sales, 2018 - 2024
    • Other Delivery Formats
      • Table Other Cannabis Product Retail Sales, 2018 - 2024
      • Table Figure 3-11 - Other Cannabis Product Retail Sales, 2018 - 2024
  • Cannabis Packaging Trends & Opportunities
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 4-1 - Key Packaging Trends & Opportunities
    • Packaging & Labeling
      • Cannabis Packaging & Labeling Requirements
        • Table Summary of Marijuana Product Labeling Regulations
      • Child-Resistant & Tamper-Evident Packaging
      • Exit Packaging
    • Sustainability
      • Table Figure 4-2 - Sustainable Product Example: SunGrown Packaging Promotes Its Design for Terrapin Pennsylvania
    • Custom Designs
      • Table Figure 4-3 - Customizable Product Example: Compliant Packaging's LocTin Child-Resistant Decorative Tins
      • Table Figure 4-4 - Customizable Product Example: Roastar Cannabis Bags & Pouches
      • Table Figure 4-5 - Customizable Product Example: Kush Supply's Vaporizer Cartridges
    • Use of Third-Party Logistics Services to Ensure Compliance
    • Managing Perception & Consumer Confidence in Products
      • Table Figure 4-6 - Berry Global's Embark Cannabis Reusable Packaging Products
      • Table Figure 4-7 - Naturalistic Custom Packaging Designs by Kush Supply
      • Table Figure 4-8 - Lord Jones CBD Body Lotion Clean Label Packaging Design
  • Packaging Demand
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 5-1 - Cannabis Packaging Outlook
    • Cannabis Packaging Demand by Type
      • Table Cannabis Packaging Demand by Type, 2018 - 2024
      • Table Figure 5-2 - Cannabis Packaging Demand by Type, 2018 - 2024
    • Product Containers
      • Demand by Container Type
        • Table Cannabis Product Container Demand by Type, 2018 - 2024
        • Table Figure 5-3 - Cannabis Product Container Demand by Type, 2018 - 2024
      • Demand by Cannabis Delivery Format
        • Table Cannabis Product Container Demand by Cannabis Delivery Format, 2018 - 2024
        • Table Figure 5-4 - Containers by Cannabis Delivery Format, 2019 - 2024
      • Jars
        • Table Jars for Cannabis Products: Demand by Material & Cannabis Delivery Format, 2018 - 2024
        • Table Figure 5-5 - Selected Examples of Jars for Cannabis Products
      • Bottles
        • Table Bottles for Cannabis Products: Demand by Material & Cannabis Delivery Format, 2018 - 2024
        • Table Figure 5-6 - Selected Examples of Bottles for Cannabis Products
      • Folding Cartons
        • Table Folding Cartons for Cannabis Products: Demand by Cannabis Delivery Format, 2018 - 2024
        • Table Figure 5-7 - Selected Examples of Folding Cartons for Cannabis Products
      • Bags & Pouches
        • Table Bags & Pouches for Cannabis Products: Demand by Cannabis Delivery Format, 2018 - 2024
        • Table Figure 5-8 - Selected Examples of Bags & Pouches for Cannabis Products
      • Other Containers (Metal Tins, Tubes, Vials, & All Other Containers)
        • Table Other Containers for Cannabis Products: Demand by Type, 2018 - 2024
        • Table Figure 5-9 - Selected Examples of Metal Tins for Cannabis Products
        • Table Figure 5-10 - Selected Examples of Tubes for Cannabis Products
        • Table Figure 5-11 - Selected Examples of Vials for Cannabis Products
        • Table Figure 5-12 - Selected Examples of Other Containers for Cannabis Products
    • Labels
      • Table Labels for Cannabis Products: Demand by Cannabis Delivery Format, 2018 - 2024
    • Shipping Containers
      • Table Shipping Containers for Cannabis Products: Demand by Type, 2018 - 2024
    • Caps & Closures
      • Table Caps & Closures for Cannabis Products: Demand by Type, 2018 - 2024
    • Exit Packaging
      • Table Exit Packaging for Cannabis Products: Demand by Type, 2018 - 2024
  • Competitive Analysis
    • Cannabis Supply Chain & Packaging Needs
      • Table Figure 6-1 - Cannabis Supply Chain
    • Packaging Suppliers
      • Table Selected New Product Developments in the Cannabis Packaging Industry
    • Distributors
      • Table Selected Cannabis Packaging Distributors
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table Selected Cooperative Agreements
    • List of Industry Participants
      • Table Selected Industry Participants
  • Appendix
    • Scope
      • Table Relevant Industry Codes
    • Definitions
    • Abbreviations
      • Table Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study
    • Freedonia Methodology
    • Study-Specific Methodology
    • Sources
    • Associations & Agencies
    • Related Studies & Reports
    • Macroeconomic Assumptions
      • Economic Environment
        • Table Macroeconomic Indicators, 2008 – 2023
      • Demographic Trends
        • Table Population & Households, 2008 – 2023
      • Consumer Spending
        • Table Personal Consumption Expenditures, 2008 – 2023
      • Packaging Shipments by Material
        • Table Packaging Supply & Demand, 2008 - 2023

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