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Produce Packaging


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Produce Packaging

Growth in the US produce packaging market will total 3.2% annually through 2019 in value terms.  Advances will be fueled by an increase in the amount of produce that is packaged for retail sale.  The adoption of higher value reusable plastic containers over single-use corrugated boxes will also lead to gains.

This report segments the produce packaging industry by Type and Application.  Data is provided in million US dollars and million units.

Produce packaging product types include:
Corrugated Boxes
Bags & Liners
Plastic Containers (e.g., clamshells, tubs, cups, and bowls) 
Trays 
Plastic Film
Reusable Plastic Containers
Wood Crates
Foam Boxes
Molded Pulp Baskets

Corrugated boxes will remain the largest of these through 2019.  Going forward, plastic containers will see the strongest advances among major product types, benefiting from their prevalence in the packaging of fresh-cut produce and salads. 

Major applications include:
Vegetables (lettuce, potatoes, tomatoes, onions, carrots, mushrooms)
Fruits (apples, grapes, citrus, melons, berries)
Salad

Berries were the leading outlet in 2014.  The most rapid gains through 2019 are forecast for grapes and other fruits sold in snack-size packages, based on the popularity of healthy snacks.

Due to the diversity of applications and product types used, hundreds of firms participate in the produce packaging market, ranging from global packaging concerns to smaller firms focusing on narrower applications or geographic markets.  Participants in this industry include Amcor, Bemis, Berry Plastics, Emerald Packaging, Georgia-Pacific, International Paper, Packaging Corporation of America, Printpack, Reynolds Group, Sealed Air, West Rock.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table PRODUCE PACKAGING DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • Macroeconomic Environment
      • Table MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS
    • Demographic Trends
      • Table POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS
    • Consumer Income & Spending
      • Table PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES
    • Retail Trends
      • Table RETAIL SALES
    • Food Industry Overview
      • Table FOOD SHIPMENTS
    • Fresh Produce Industry Trends
      • Production Trends
        • Table FRESH PRODUCE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table FRESH VEGETABLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table FRESH FRUIT SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Shipping & Distribution Trends
      • Fresh-Cut Produce Trends
        • Table FRESH-CUT PRODUCE SALES
    • Food Packaging Industry Overview
      • Table FOOD PACKAGING DEMAND
      • Rigid
      • Flexible
    • Raw Material Trends
    • Technology Overview
    • Pricing Trends
      • Table SELECTED PRODUCE PACKAGING PRICES
    • Environmental Issues
    • Regulatory Considerations
  • PACKAGING TYPES
    • General
      • Table PRODUCE PACKAGING DEMAND BY TYPE & FORM
      • Table CHART III-1 PRODUCE PACKAGING DEMAND BY TYPE, 2014
    • Corrugated Boxes
      • Table CORRUGATED BOX DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING
      • Corrugated Common Footprint Boxes
      • Producers
    • Bags & Liners
      • Table BAG & LINER DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING
      • Table CHART III-2 BAG & LINER DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING, 2014
      • Plastic
        • Table PLASTIC BAG & LINER DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING
      • Mesh & Combination
        • Table MESH & COMBINATION BAG DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING
      • Paper & Textile
        • Table PAPER & TEXTILE DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING
    • Plastic Containers
      • Table PLASTIC CONTAINER DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING
      • Table CHART III-3 PLASTIC CONTAINER DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING, 2014
      • Clamshells
        • Table CLAMSHELL DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING
      • Tubs, Cups, &Bowls
        • Table TUB, CUP, &BOWL DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING
      • Other Plastic Containers
        • Table OTHER PLASTIC CONTAINER DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING
    • Trays
      • Table TRAY DEMAND IN PRODUCE PACKAGING
    • Other Packaging
      • Table OTHER PRODUCE PACKAGING DEMAND
      • Table CHART III-4 OTHER PRODUCE PACKAGING DEMAND BY TYPE, 2014
      • Plastic Film
      • Reusable Plastic Containers
      • Wood Crates
      • Foam Boxes
      • Molded Pulp Baskets
      • All Other
  • APPLICATIONS
    • General
      • Table PRODUCE PACKAGING DEMAND BY APPLICATION & FORMAT
      • Table CHART IV-1 PRODUCE PACKAGING DEMAND BY APPLICATION, 2014
      • Bulk
      • Ready-to-eat
    • Vegetables
      • Table FRESH VEGETABLE PACKAGING DEMAND BY TYPE & FORMAT
      • Table CHART IV-2 FRESH VEGETABLE PACKAGING DEMAND BY TYPE, 2014
      • Tomatoes
        • Table TOMATO PACKAGING DEMAND
      • Potatoes
        • Table POTATO PACKAGING DEMAND
      • Lettuce
        • Table LETTUCE PACKAGING DEMAND
      • Onions
        • Table ONION PACKAGING DEMAND
      • Carrots
        • Table CARROT PACKAGING DEMAND
      • Mushrooms
        • Table MUSHROOM PACKAGING DEMAND
      • Celery
        • Table CELERY PACKAGING DEMAND
      • Cabbage
        • Table CABBAGE PACKAGING DEMAND
      • Other Vegetables
        • Table OTHER VEGETABLE PACKAGING DEMAND
    • Fruit
      • Table FRESH FRUIT PACKAGING DEMAND BY TYPE & FORMAT
      • Table CHART IV-3 FRESH FRUIT PACKAGING DEMAND BY TYPE, 2014
      • Berries
        • Table BERRY PACKAGING DEMAND
      • Apples
        • Table APPLE PACKAGING DEMAND
      • Citrus Fruit
        • Table CITRUS FRUIT PACKAGING DEMAND
      • Grapes
        • Table GRAPE PACKAGING DEMAND
      • Melons
        • Table MELON PACKAGING DEMAND
      • Other Fruit
        • Table OTHER FRESH FRUIT PACKAGING DEMAND
    • Salads
      • Table SALAD PACKAGING DEMAND
      • Conventional
      • Specialty Mix
  • END USERS
    • General
      • Table PRODUCE PACKAGING DEMAND BY END USER
      • Table CHART V-1 PRODUCE PACKAGING DEMAND BY END USER, 2014
    • Growers/Shippers
      • Table GROWER/SHIPPER MARKET FOR PRODUCE PACKAGING
    • Repackers
      • Table REPACKER MARKET FOR PRODUCE PACKAGING
    • Retail Stores & Other
      • Table RETAIL STORE & OTHER MARKETS FOR PRODUCE PACKAGING
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
    • Industry Composition
      • Table US PRODUCE PACKAGING SALES BY COMPANY, 2014
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART VI-1 US PRODUCE PACKAGING MARKET SHARE, 2014
    • Acquisitions & Divestitures
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Manufacturing
    • Research & Development
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Company Profiles
      • Acme Companies Incorporated
      • AEP Industries Incorporated
      • Amcor Limited
      • American Packaging Corporation
      • Ampac Holdings LLC
      • Bemis Company Incorporated
      • Berry Plastics Corporation
      • Brambles Limited
      • Cady Bag Company LLC
      • Cascades Incorporated
      • CKF Incorporated
      • Coveris Holdings SA
      • D&W Fine Pack LLC
      • Deluxe Packages
      • Dow Chemical Company
      • DuPont (EI) de Nemours
      • Emerald Packaging Incorporated
      • Highland Packaging Solutions Incorporated
      • Honeywell International Incorporated
      • Innovia Films Limited
      • International Paper Company
      • IPL Incorporated
      • Keyes Packaging Group Incorporated
      • Koch Industries Incorporated
      • Landec Corporation
      • Leucadia National Corporation
      • Menasha Corporation
      • Pacific Agricultural Packaging
      • Packaging Corporation of America
      • Peninsula Packaging Company
      • Printpack Incorporated
      • Rehrig Pacific Company
      • Reynolds Group Holdings Limited
      • Sambrailo Packaging
      • Schoeller Allibert BV
      • Sealed Air Corporation
      • Sonoco Products Company
      • Taghleef Industries LLC
      • Tekni-Plex Incorporated
      • Tosca Services LLC
      • Volm Companies Incorporated
      • WestRock Company
      • Wihuri Oy
    • Additional Companies in Produce Packaging

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