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Meat Packaging Market in the US by Product, Market and Application

Meat Packaging Market in the US by Product, Market and Application

US demand for meat packaging products is projected to increase 3.1 percent per year to $5.9 billion in 2020. A better outlook for meat production along with greater demand for high-value packaging products that extend the shelf life of meat will bolster demand for meat trays, films, boxes, and other packaging materials.

This report covers meat packaging product demand by Application and Market, along with a discussion of the technology used in certain applications. Data are given in dollar value and volume (million units).
Meat packaging products covered in the study include:

Corrugated Boxes
Trays
Cans
Folding Cartons
Plastic Containers
Paperboard Sleeves
Aluminum Foil containers
Blister Packs
Glass Jars
Plastic Film
Bags
Pouches
Paper
Foil Wrap
Labels
Absorbent Pads
Oxygen Scavengers
Tape
Tags
Netting

Markets for meat packaging products include:
Fresh & frozen meat
Processed meat
Ready-to-eat meat

Applications for meat packaging products include:
Beef & Veal
Pork
Lamb
Bison

Scope of the Report
This report covers the scope, size, and growth of the US meat packaging market including key trends in applications and market segmentation. Historical data are provided for 2006, 2011, and 2016 with forecasts for 2021, with year by year historical market volatility also addressed. Data are provided in both volume and dollar value. Also included is an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table Figure 1-1 | Key Trends in the US Market for Meat Packaging
  • OVERVIEW
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 2-1 | Key Trends in the US Meat Packaging Market
    • Demand Outlook
      • Table Meat Packaging Demand by Type, 2006 – 2021
      • Rigid Packaging
        • Table Figure 2-2 | CAGR Comparison, Rigid Meat Packaging Versus Total Meat Packaging, 2006 - 2021
      • Flexible Packaging
        • Table Figure 2-3 | CAGR Comparison, Flexible Meat Packaging Versus Total Meat Packaging, 2006 - 2021
      • Accessories
    • Pricing Comparisons
      • Historical Pricing Trends
      • Current Average Prices
      • Pricing Outlook
        • Table Selected Prices for Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Figure 2-4 | Average Prices for Selected Meat Packaging Products, 2006 – 2021
    • Factors Impacting Meat Packaging Market
      • Meat Industry Trends
        • Table Meat Shipments, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Figure 2-5 | Per Capita Consumption of Meat in the US, 2005 – 2016
      • Regulatory Issues
        • Table Regulations Impacting Meat Packaging
      • Sustainable Packaging
    • US Foreign Trade
  • TECHNOLOGY
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 3-1 | Key Trends in Meat Packaging Technology
    • Technologies Used in Meat Packaging
      • Table Figure 3-2 | Packaging Technology Products as a Percentage of Meat Packaging, 2006 - 2021
    • Modified Atmosphere Packaging
      • Table Modified Atmosphere Packaging Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
      • Table Figure 3-3 | Share of Demand for Fresh & Processed Meat Packaging Applications for MAP, 2011 - 2021
      • MAP: Advantages & Disadvantages
        • Table Advantages & Disadvantages of MAP
      • MAP: System Types
        • Table Features & Attributes of MAP Systems
    • Vacuum Packaging
      • Table Vacuum Packaging Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
      • Table Figure 3-4 | Factors Impacting Vacuum Meat Packaging Demand by Market
      • Vacuum Packaging: Characteristics & Features
      • Vacuum Packaging: Producers & Product Offerings
        • Table Selected Vacuum Meat Packaging Producers & Product Offerings
    • Case-Ready Packaging
      • Table Case-Ready Packaging Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
      • Case-Ready Product Characteristics & History
        • Table Factors Influencing Adoption of Case-Ready Packaging by Meat Type
      • Systems
      • Producers
    • Active & Intelligent Packaging
      • Table Active & Intelligent Packaging Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
      • Moisture Control Packaging
        • Table Absorbent Pads Using Active & Intelligent Technology
      • Smart Labels
        • Table Advantages & Disadvantages of TTI Types
      • Oxygen Scavengers
      • Other Active & Intelligent Packaging
    • Retort Packaging
      • Table Retort Packaging Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
  • RIGID PACKAGING
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 4-1 | Key Trends in the Rigid Meat Packaging Market
    • Demand by Product
      • Table Rigid Packaging Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
      • Table Factors Impacting Growth for Rigid Meat Packaging Products
    • Corrugated Boxes
      • Corrugated Boxes: Demand Outlook
        • Table Corrugated Box Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Figure 4-2 | Corrugated Box Demand Versus Meat Consumption, 2006 - 2021
      • Corrugated Boxes: Pricing Trends
        • Table Figure 4-3 | Corrugated Box Price Trends in Meat Packaging, 2005 – 2016
      • Product Characteristics & Value-Added Features
      • Corrugated Boxes: Markets & Applications
        • Table Figure 4-4 | Beef & Pork Boxes by Application in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Corrugated Box Demand in Meat Packaging by Market, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Figure 4-5 | Foodservice Sector Sales Versus Retail Sector Sales, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Value Added Components Capitalizing on Retail Trends in Meat Packaging
        • Table Corrugated Box Demand in Meat Packaging by Application, 2006 – 2021
      • Corrugated Boxes: Suppliers
        • Table Figure 4-6 | Corrugated Box Market Share in Meat Packaging by Company, 2016
    • Trays
      • Trays: Demand Outlook
        • Table Tray Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Figure 4-7 | Annual Growth Comparison, Meat Trays Versus Rigid Meat Packaging, 2007 - 2016
      • Trays: Pricing Trends
      • Trays: Product Characteristics
        • Table Advantages of Selected Tray Colors & Shapes in Meat Packaging
      • Materials
        • Table Tray Demand in Meat Packaging by Material, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Advantages & Disadvantages of Foam Trays in Meat Packaging
        • Table Figure 4-8 | Foam Versus Non-Foam Share of Meat Tray Demand, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Advantages & Disadvantages of Rigid Plastic Trays in Meat Packaging
        • Table Advantages & Disadvantages of Other Non-Foam Tray Formats in Meat Packaging
      • Film Overwrap & Lidding Technologies
        • Table Advantages of Film Overwrap & Film Lidding in Meat Packaging
      • Trays: Markets & Applications
        • Table Figure 4-9 | Meat Tray Market Demand by Meat Packaging Application, 2016
        • Table Tray Demand in Meat Packaging by Market, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Tray Demand in Meat Packaging by Application, 2006 – 2021
      • Trays: Suppliers
        • Table Selected Meat Tray Producers & Product Offerings
    • Metal Cans
      • Metal Cans: Demand Outlook
        • Table Metal Can Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
      • Metal Cans: Pricing Trends
        • Table Figure 4-10 | Metal Can Prices in Meat Packaging, 2005 – 2016
      • Metal Cans: Product Characteristics
        • Table Metal Cans: Advantages & Disadvantages in Meat Packaging
        • Table Figure 4-11 | Metal Cans: Advantages of Competing Package Formats in Meat Packaging
      • Metal Cans: Markets & Applications
        • Table Metal Can Demand in Meat Packaging by Application, 2006 – 2021
      • Metal Cans: Suppliers
        • Table Selected Metal Meat Can Suppliers
    • Folding Cartons
      • Folding Cartons: Demand Outlook
        • Table Folding Carton Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Figure 4-12 | Annual Growth Comparison, Folding Cartons Versus Sleeves & Pouches in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2016
      • Folding Cartons: Pricing Trends
        • Table Figure 4-13 | Folding Carton Prices Versus Corrugated Box Prices in Meat Packaging, 2006 - 2016
      • Folding Cartons: Product Characteristics
        • Table Figure 4-14 | Folding Cartons in Meat Packaging: SWOT Analysis
      • Folding Cartons: Markets & Applications
        • Table Folding Carton Demand in Meat Packaging by Market & Application, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Figure 4-15 | Beef & Pork Carton Demand by Meat Packaging Application, 2006 – 2021
      • Folding Cartons: Suppliers
        • Table Selected Meat Folding Carton Producers & Product Offerings
    • Plastic Containers
      • Plastic Containers: Demand Outlook
        • Table Plastic Container Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Figure 4-16 | Annual Growth Comparison, Plastic Containers Versus Rigid Meat Packaging, 2006-2016
      • Plastic Containers: Pricing Trends
      • Plastic Containers: Product Characteristics
        • Table Plastic Containers: Advantages & Disadvantages in Meat Packaging
      • Plastic Containers: Markets & Applications
        • Table Figure 4-17 | Plastic Container Market Demand by Meat Packaging Application, 2016
        • Table Plastic Container Demand in Meat Packaging by Market, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Plastic Container Demand in Meat Packaging by Application, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Specific Applications for Plastic Meat Containers
      • Plastic Containers: Suppliers
    • Paperboard Sleeves
      • Paperboard Sleeves: Demand Outlook
        • Table Paperboard Sleeve Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
      • Paperboard Sleeves: Product Characteristics
        • Table Figure 4-18 | Paperboard Sleeves in Meat Packaging: SWOT Analysis
        • Table Figure 4-19 | Paperboard Sleeves in Meat Packaging: Advantages of Competing Packaging
      • Paperboard Sleeves: Markets & Applications
        • Table Figure 4-20 | Paperboard Sleeve Market Demand by Meat Packaging Application, 2016
        • Table Paperboard Sleeve Demand in Meat Packaging by Market, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Paperboard Sleeve Demand in Meat Packaging by Application, 2006 – 2021
      • Paperboard Sleeves: Suppliers
    • Other Rigid Packaging
      • Other Rigid Packaging: Demand Outlook
        • Table Other Rigid Container Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
      • Other Rigid Packaging: Product Characteristics
      • Other Rigid Packaging: Markets & Applications
        • Table Other Rigid Packaging Demand in Meat Packaging by Market & Application, 2006 - 2021
        • Table Primary Meat Applications by Other Rigid Package Format
      • Other Rigid Packaging: Suppliers
  • FLEXIBLE PACKAGING
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 5-1 | Key Trends in the Flexible Meat Packaging Market
    • Demand by Product
      • Table Flexible Packaging Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
      • Table Factors Impacting Growth for Flexible Packaging Products in Meat Packaging
    • Pricing Trends
    • Plastic Film
      • Plastic Film: Demand Outlook
        • Table Plastic Film Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Figure 5-2 | High-Barrier Film Share of Film Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
      • Plastic Film: Product Characteristics & Uses
        • Table Selected High Barrier Meat Packaging Film Descriptions
        • Table Selected Other Meat Packaging Film Descriptions
        • Table Uses for Film in Meat Packaging
      • Plastic Film: Markets & Applications
        • Table Figure 5-3 | Plastic Meat Film Market Demand by Meat Packaging Application, 2016
        • Table Plastic Film Demand in Meat Packaging by Market, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Plastic Film Demand in Meat Packaging by Application, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Figure 5-4 | Specific Applications for Plastic Film in Meat Packaging by Film Use Type
      • Plastic Film: Suppliers
        • Table Selected Meat Film Producers & Product Offerings
    • Bags
      • Bags: Demand Outlook
        • Table Bag Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Figure 5-5 | Annual Growth Comparison, Meat Bags Versus Meat Packaging, 2007 - 2016
      • Bags: Product Characteristics
        • Table Features & Attributes of Specific Bag Types in Meat Packaging
      • Bags: Markets & Applications
        • Table Figure 5-6 | Meat Bag Market Demand by Meat Packaging Application, 2016
        • Table Meat Bag Demand in Meat Packaging by Market, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Factors Impacting Bag Growth in Meat Packaging by Market
        • Table Meat Bag Demand in Meat Packaging by Application, 2006 – 2021
      • Bags: Suppliers
        • Table Selected Meat Bag Producers & Product Offerings
    • Pouches
      • Pouches: Demand Outlook
        • Table Pouch Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Figure 5-7 | Annual Growth Comparison, Meat Pouches Versus Meat Packaging, 2007 - 2016
      • Pouches: Product Characteristics
        • Table Attributes & Applications of Pouch Types in Meat Packaging
        • Table Pouches: Advantages & Disadvantages in Meat Packaging
      • Pouches: Markets & Applications
        • Table Figure 5-8 | Meat Pouch Market Demand by Meat Packaging Application, 2016
        • Table Pouch Demand in Meat Packaging by Market, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Meat Pouch Demand in Meat Packaging by Application, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Figure 5-9 | Specific Meat Packaging Applications for Meat Pouches
      • Pouches: Suppliers
        • Table Selected Meat Pouch Producers & Product Offerings
    • Paper & Foil
      • Paper & Foil: Demand Outlook
        • Table Paper & Foil Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
      • Paper & Foil: Product Characteristics
      • Paper & Foil: Markets & Applications
        • Table Paper & Foil Demand in Meat Packaging by Market, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Paper & Foil Demand in Meat Packaging by Application, 2006 – 2021
      • Paper & Foil: Suppliers
  • PACKAGING ACCESSORIES
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 6-1 | Key Trends in the Meat Packaging Accessories Market
    • Demand by Product
      • Table Packaging Accessories Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
    • Labels
      • Labels: Demand Outlook
        • Table Label Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
      • Labels: Product Characteristics
        • Table TTI Labels: Advantages & Disadvantages in Meat Packaging
      • Labels: Markets & Applications
        • Table Label Type by Meat Packaging Market
        • Table Label Demand in Meat Packaging by Market, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Value-Added Label Opportunities by Meat Packaging Application
        • Table Meat Label Demand in Meat Packaging by Application, 2006 – 2021
      • Labels: Suppliers
    • Other Packaging Accessories
      • Other Packaging Accessories: Demand Outlook
        • Table Other Packaging Accessories Demand in Meat Packaging, 2006 – 2021
      • Other Packaging Accessories: Product Characteristics
      • Other Packaging Accessories: Markets & Applications
        • Table Other Packaging Accessories Demand in Meat Packaging by Market & Application, 2006 2021
      • Other Packaging Accessories: Suppliers
  • MARKETS & APPLICATIONS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 7-1 | Key Trends in Meat Packaging Markets & Applications
    • Demand by Market
      • Table Meat Packaging Demand by Market, 2006 – 2021
      • Table Figure 7-2 | Meat Packaging Demand by Market, 2006 - 2021
      • Fresh & Frozen
        • Table Fresh & Frozen Meat Packaging Demand by Application, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Figure 7-3 | Fresh & Frozen Meat Packaging Demand by Product, 2016
        • Table Fresh & Frozen Meat Packaging Demand by Product, 2006 – 2021
      • Processed
        • Table Processed Meat Packaging Demand by Application, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Figure 7-4 | Processed Meat Packaging Demand by Product, 2016
        • Table Selected Products Included in the Processed Meat Sector
        • Table Processed Meat Packaging Demand by Product, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Factors Impacting Growth for Processed Meat Packaging Products
      • Ready-to-Eat
        • Table Ready-to-Eat Meat Packaging Demand by Product & Application, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Figure 7-5 | Ready-to-Eat Meat Packaging Demand by Product, 2016
    • Demand by Application
      • Table Meat Packaging Demand by Application, 2006 – 2021
      • Table Figure 7-6 | Meat Packaging Demand by Application, 2006-2016
      • Beef & Veal
        • Table Beef & Veal Packaging Demand by Market, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Figure 7-7 | Beef & Veal Packaging Demand by Product, 2016
        • Table Beef & Veal Packaging Demand by Product, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Factors Impacting Growth for Selected Beef & Veal Packaging Types
      • Pork
        • Table Pork Packaging Demand by Market, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Pork Packaging Demand by Product, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Factors Impacting Growth for Selected Pork Packaging Types
      • Lamb & Other Meat
        • Table Lamb & Other Meat Packaging Demand by Product & Market, 2006 – 2021
        • Table Figure 7-8 | Lamb & Other Meat Demand Share by Package Format, 2016
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • Key Findings & Industry Composition
      • Table US Meat Packaging Sales by Company, 2016
    • Market Share
      • Table Figure 8-1 | US Meat Packaging Market Share, 2016
      • Sealed Air
        • Table Figure 8-2 | Meat Packaging: Overall Leading Supplier
      • International Paper
        • Table Figure 8-3 | Meat Packaging: Second Leading Supplier
      • Bemis
        • Table Figure 8-4 | Meat Packaging: Third Leading Supplier
      • WestRock
        • Table Figure 8-5 | Meat Packaging: Fourth Leading Supplier
      • Georgia-Pacific
        • Table Figure 8-6 | Meat Packaging: Fifth Leading Supplier
      • Packaging Corporation of America
        • Table Figure 8-7 | Meat Packaging: Sixth Leading Supplier
      • Reynolds Group
        • Table Figure 8-8 | Meat Packaging: Seventh Leading Supplier
      • Other Market Leaders
        • Table Selected Market Leaders by Product Type
    • Acquisitions & Divestitures
      • Table Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures
    • Competitive Strategies
      • Table Description & Assessment of Competitive Strategies in Meat Packaging
    • Manufacturing
      • Product Developments
      • Manufacturing Improvements
    • Marketing
      • Table Marketing Strategy & Company Analysis
    • Distribution
      • Direct Sales
      • Distributors
      • Brokers
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table Selected Cooperative Agreements
    • List of Industry Participants
  • APPENDIX
    • Scope
      • Table Study Scope: Meat Packaging Products
      • Table Relevant NAICS Codes (2012)
    • Methodology
    • Sources
    • Associations & Agencies
    • Related Freedonia Group Studies
      • US Studies
      • Global Studies
    • Definitions
      • General
      • Technologies & Products
      • Markets
    • Abbreviations
      • Table Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study
    • Macroeconomic Data
      • Economic Environment
        • Table Macroeconomic Indicators
        • Table Figure 9-1 | Annual Growth in Real GDP, 2000-2016
      • Demographic Trends
        • Table Figure 9-2 | Annual Population Growth, 2001-2016
        • Table Population & Households
    • Market Environment
      • Food Industry Outlook
        • Table Food Shipments, 2006 – 2021
      • Packaging Industry Outlook
        • Table Packaging Supply & Demand, 2006 – 2021

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