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Food Containers in the US by Product, Material and Market, 14th Edition

Food Containers in the US by Product, Material and Market, 14th Edition

US demand for food containers is projected to increase 3.1% per year through 2022. A continuing trend toward single-serving portions will boost demand for containers, while growing cost and environmental concerns will influence the type of material used.

This report covers food container demand by Product, Material, & Market. Data are given in dollar value and volume.

Food container products covered in the study include:
Pouches
Bags
Cartons
Cans
Bottles
Jars
Clamshells
Tubs, Cups, & Bowls

Food container materials include:
Flexible Bags & Pouches
Plastic
Paperboard
Metal
Glass

Markets for food containers include:
Dairy Products
Fresh Produce
Meat, Poultry, & Seafood
Eggs
Perishable Prepared Foods
Baked Goods
Snack Foods
Processed Fruits & Vegetables
Pet Food
Sauces & Condiments
Candy & Confections
Frozen Specialties
Soups & Canned Specialties

Scope of the Report
This report covers the scope, size, and growth of the US food container market including key trends in applications and market segmentation. Historical data are provided for 2007, 2012, and 2017 with forecasts for 2022. Data are provided in both dollar value and volume. Also included is an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table Figure 1-1 | US Food Container Market
  • OVERVIEW
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 2-1 | Key Trends in the US Food Container Market
    • Food Industry Outlook
      • Consumer Preferences
      • Food Outlet Trends
    • Packaging Trends
      • Convenience
      • Sustainability
      • Product Differentiation
      • Technology
    • Food Container Outlook
      • Table Food Container Demand by Type, 2007 - 2022
    • Container Pricing Trends
      • Table Food Container Prices by Material, 2007 - 2022
  • FLEXIBLE CONTAINERS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 3-1 | Key Trends in Flexible Food Containers
      • Flexible Container Demand
        • Table Flexible Food Container Demand by Type, 2007 - 2022
      • Pouches
        • Table Pouches Demand by Material in Food Applications, 2007 - 2022
      • Bags & Sacks
        • Table Bags & Sacks Demand by Material in Food Applications, 2007 - 2022
    • Flexible Containers: Growth Opportunities
      • Table Growth Opportunities for Flexible Food Containers
    • Flexible Containers: Markets
      • Table Flexible Food Containers by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 3-2 | Flexible Food Container Demand by Market, 2017
    • Flexible Containers: Market Share
      • Table Figure 3-3 | US Flexible Food Container Market Share, 2017
  • RIGID CONTAINERS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 4-1 | Key Trends in Rigid Food Containers
      • Rigid Container Demand
        • Table Rigid Food Container Demand by Type, 2007 - 2022
      • Cartons
        • Table Carton Demand in Food Applications, 2007 - 2022
      • Cans
        • Table Can Demand in Food Applications, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 4-2 | Sonoco TruVue Brand Clear Plastic Cans
      • Tubs, Cups, &Bowls
        • Table Tubs, Cups, &Bowls Demand in Food Applications, 2007 - 2022
      • Bottles
        • Table Bottle Demand in Food Applications, 2007 - 2022
      • Jars
        • Table Jar Demand in Food Applications, 2007 - 2022
      • Other Rigid Food Containers
        • Table Other Rigid Food Container Demand, 2007 - 2022
    • Rigid Containers: Growth Opportunities
      • Table Growth Opportunities for Rigid Food Containers
      • Table Major Rigid Food Container Products by Expected Value Growth Rate, 2017 - 2022
    • Rigid Containers: Demand by Material
      • Table Rigid Food Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
      • Plastic Containers
        • Table Plastic Food Container Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 4-3 | Plastic Food Container Demand by Market, 2017
        • Table Figure 4-4 | US Plastic Food Container Market Share, 2017
      • Paperboard Containers
        • Table Paperboard Food Container Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 4-5 | Paperboard Food Container Demand by Market, 2017
        • Table Figure 4-6 | US Paperboard Food Container Market Share, 2017
      • Metal Containers
        • Table Metal Food Container Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 4-7 | Metal Food Container Demand by Market, 2017
        • Table Figure 4-8 | US Metal Food Container Market Share, 2017
      • Glass Containers
        • Table Glass Food Container Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 4-9 | Glass Food Container Demand by Market, 2017
        • Table Figure 4-10 | US Glass Food Container Market Share, 2017
  • MARKETS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 5-1 | Food Containers: Key Market Trends
    • Food Container Demand by Market
      • Table Food Container Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
    • Growth Opportunities
      • Table Growth Opportunities in Food Container Markets
      • Table Major Container Markets by Expected Growth Rate, 2017 - 2022
    • Fresh Foods
      • Fresh Foods: Demand Forecast
        • Table Fresh Food Container Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Dairy Products
        • Table Figure 5-2 | Daisy Brand Squeezable Sour Cream Pouch
        • Table Dairy Product Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 5-3 | Dairy Food Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
      • Fresh Produce
        • Table Fresh Produce Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
      • Meat, Poultry, &Seafood
        • Table Meat, Poultry, &Seafood Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 5-4 | Meat, Poultry, &Seafood Food Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
      • Perishable Prepared Foods
        • Table Perishable Prepared Food Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 5-5 | Perishable Prepared Foods Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
      • Eggs
        • Table Egg Carton Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 5-6 | Egg Carton Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
    • Processed Foods
      • Processed Foods: Demand Forecast
        • Table Processed Food Container Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Baked Goods
        • Table Baked Goods Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 5-7 | Baked Goods Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
      • Processed Fruits & Vegetables
        • Table Processed Fruit & Vegetable Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 5-8 | Processed Fruit & Vegetable Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
      • Snack Foods
        • Table Snack Foods Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 5-9 | Snack Foods Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
      • Sauces & Condiments
        • Table Sauce & Condiment Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 5-10 | Sauce & Condiment Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
      • Pet Food
        • Table Pet Food Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 5-11 | Pet Food Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
      • Candy & Confections
        • Table Candy & Confection Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 5-12 | Candy & Confection Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
      • Frozen Specialties
        • Table Frozen Specialties Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 5-13 | Frozen Specialties Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
      • Soups & Canned Specialties
        • Table Soups & Canned Specialties Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 5-14 | Soups & Canned Specialties Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
      • Other Processed Foods
        • Table Other Processed Food Container Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Other Processed Food Container Demand by Material, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Container Demand in Select Processed Food Markets: Drivers & Restraints
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • Key Findings & Industry Composition
      • Table US Food Container Sales by Company, 2017
    • Market Share
      • Table Figure 6-1 | US Food Container Market Share, 2017
      • Table Figure 6-2 | Food Containers: Leading Supplier
      • Table Figure 6-3 | Food Containers: Second Leading Supplier
      • Table Figure 6-4 | Food Containers: Third Leading Supplier
      • Table Figure 6-5 | Food Containers: Co-Fourth Leading Supplier
      • Table Figure 6-6 | Food Containers: Co-Fourth Leading Supplier
    • Acquisitions & Divestitures
      • Table Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table Selected Cooperative Agreements
    • Competitive Strategies
      • Table Competitive Strategies
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • List of Industry Participants
  • APPENDIX
    • Scope
      • Table Industry Codes Related to Food Containers
    • Methodology
    • Sources
    • Associations & Agencies
    • Related Freedonia Group Studies
    • Definitions
    • Abbreviations
      • Table Abbreviations
    • Macroeconomic Assumptions
      • Economic Environment
        • Table Macroeconomic Indicators, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 7-1 | Annual Growth in Real GDP, 2000 - 2017, Compared to 1980 - 2005 Average
      • Demographic Trends
        • Table Population & Households, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 7-2 | Annual Population Growth, 2002 - 2017
      • Consumer Spending
        • Table Personal Consumption Expenditures, 2007 - 2022
      • Food Outlook
        • Table Food Shipments by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Packaging Industry Overview
        • Table Packaging Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Retail Sales Outlook
        • Table Retail Sales, 2007 - 2022

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