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Disposable Cups Market: APEJ Region Expected to be the Fastest Growing Market for Disposable Cups over the Forecast Period: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2016 -2026

Disposable Cups Market: APEJ Region Expected to be the Fastest Growing Market for Disposable Cups over the Forecast Period: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2016 -2026

Global sales of disposable cups were valued at close to US$ 12 Bn in 2016 and are projected to reach more than US$ 20 Bn by 2026. Sales revenue is expected to increase at a CAGR of 5.9% in terms of value during the projected period. APEJ is anticipated to be the fastest growing market for disposable cups, registering a CAGR of 6.3% in value terms over the estimated period. By material type, the printable paper segment dominated the disposable cups market with close to 50% share in terms of revenue in 2016; while in the end use category, the food retail segment is anticipated to increase 1.5X during 2016-2026.

Changing business models in the food and beverage industry likely to boost revenue growth in the global disposable cups market

Apart from its lightweight nature, disposable cups come in a variety of designs that are suitable for both cold and hot beverages. More often these cups are recyclable and cost-effective. Moreover, as disposable cups are made of plastic, there are fewer chances of food contamination. As a result, consumers largely prefer disposable cups over non-disposable cups and this factor is expected to create a positive impact on the growth of the global disposable cups market.

Food packaging has a great scope in the present scenario. Factors such as the changing lifestyle of people, rising per capita income, rapid urbanisation, and changing eating habits of the population have caused a major shift in focus of consumers towards on-the-go food items. The growing preference for ready-to-eat food and takeaway food has augmented market demand for good food packaging and disposable cups are apt in this scenario. This major global trend is likely to boost the global disposable cups market growth during the period of assessment.

Further, an increasing awareness of hygienic products also fuels the growth of the global disposable cups market. There is an acute increase in the number of quick service restaurants globally and this particular trend has led various companies to recognise the inherent lucrative business opportunity. A large number of regional and global players are coming forward to invest in this market and this factor is a key driver for the tremendous growth of the global disposable cups market. A strategic acquisition of AEP Industries by Berry Plastics Corporation will help the latter expand production capacity within the engineered materials division

In exchange for all of the outstanding shares of AEP Industries’ common stock and outstanding AEP Industries equity awards, U.S based Berry Plastics Corporation has completed the acquisition of the U.S based AEP Industries in January 2017. The financials of the acquisition stand at an outstanding valuation of close to US$ 300 Mn, besides Berry Plastics Corporation clearing AEP Industries’ long-term debt of almost US$ 165 Mn. According to some highly placed officials at Berry Plastics Corporation, the acquisition has given the company an opportunity to expand the scope of its product offerings and production capacity that would enable them to better serve their customers.

In a similar way, Finland based food and drink packaging company Huhtamaki Oyj has acquired Belfast based Delta Print and Packaging for £ 80 Mn in May 2016. This acquisition also includes Delta’s production plant in Poland. The Huhtamaki Group specialises in moulded fibre packaging, food service packaging and flexible packaging. The company has also completed the procedure for acquiring Czech Republic’s FIOMO – a manufacturer of flexible packaging foils and labels – in the previous year.


1. Executive Summary
2. Research Methodology
3. Assumptions and Acronyms Used
4. Market Dynamics
4.1. Drivers
4.2. Restraints
4.3. Trends
4.4. Value Chain
4.5. Industry Developments
5. Global Disposable Cups Market Analysis and Forecast, By Molding Technology
5.1. Introduction
5.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Molding Technology
5.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections By Molding Technology
5.1.3. Comparative Analysis By Molding Technology
5.2. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Molding Technology
5.2.1. Thermoformed Molding
5.2.2. Injection Molding
5.3. Market Attractiveness Analysis By Molding Technology
6. Global Disposable Cups Market Analysis and Forecast, By Material Type
6.1. Introduction
6.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Material Type
6.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections By Material Type
6.2. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Material Type
6.2.1. Paper
6.2.2. Plastic
6.2.2.1. PE
6.2.2.2. PP
6.2.2.3. PET
6.2.2.4. PS
6.2.2.5. PLA
6.2.3. Foam
6.3. Market Attractiveness Analysis By Material Type
7. Global Disposable Cups Market Analysis and Forecast, By Product Type
7.1. Introduction
7.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Product Type
7.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections By Product Type
7.1.3. Comparative Analysis By Product Type
7.2. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Product Type
7.2.1. Printable
7.2.2. Non printable
7.3. Market Attractiveness Analysis By Product Type
8. Global Disposable Cups Market Analysis and Forecast, By Capacity
8.1. Introduction
8.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Capacity
8.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections By Capacity
8.1.3. Comparative Analysis By Capacity
8.2. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Capacity
8.2.1. Less than 200 Ml
8.2.2. 200-400 Ml
8.2.3. 400- 600 Ml
8.2.4. 600 -1000 Ml
8.2.5. More than 1000 Ml
8.3. Market Attractiveness Analysis By Capacity
9. Global Disposable Cups Market Analysis and Forecast, By Application
9.1. Introduction
9.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Application
9.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections By Application
9.1.3. Comparative Analysis By Application
9.2. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Application
9.2.1. Food
9.2.1.1. Spreads
9.2.1.2. Sauces & Dressings
9.2.1.3. Confectionary
9.2.1.4. Others
9.2.2. Dairy
9.2.2.1. Yogurt
9.2.2.2. Drinks
9.2.3. Beverages
9.2.3.1. Hot
9.2.3.2. Cold
9.2.4. Ice cream
9.3. Market Attractiveness Analysis By Application
10. Global Disposable Cups Market Analysis and Forecast, By End Use
10.1. Introduction
10.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By End Use
10.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections By End Use
10.1.3. Comparative Analysis By End Use
10.2. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By End Use
10.2.1. Foodservice
10.2.1.1. Restaurants
10.2.1.2. Commercial Establishments
10.2.2. Food Retail
10.2.2.1. Hypermarkets
10.2.2.2. Supermarkets
10.2.2.3. Convenience Stores
10.3. Market Attractiveness Analysis By End Use
11. Global Disposable Cups Market Analysis and Forecast, By Region
11.1. Market Snapshot
11.2. Introduction
11.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Region
11.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections By Region
11.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Region
11.3.1. North America
11.3.2. Latin America
11.3.3. Western Europe
11.3.4. Eastern Europe
11.3.5. Asia Pacific Excl. Japan (APEJ)
11.3.6. Japan
11.3.7. Middle East and Africa (MEA)
11.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis By Region
12. North America Disposable Cups Market Analysis and Forecast
12.1. Introduction
12.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Country
12.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections By Country
12.1.3. Key Takeaways
12.2. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Country
12.2.1. U.S.
12.2.2. Canada
12.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Molding Technology
12.3.1. Thermoformed Molding
12.3.2. Injection Molding
12.4. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Material Type
12.4.1. Paper
12.4.2. Plastic
12.4.2.1. PE
12.4.2.2. PP
12.4.2.3. PET
12.4.2.4. PS
12.4.2.5. PLA
12.4.3. Foam
12.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Product Type
12.5.1. Printable
12.5.2. Non printable
12.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Capacity
12.6.1. Less than 200 Ml
12.6.2. 200-400 Ml
12.6.3. 400- 600 Ml
12.6.4. 600 -1000 Ml
12.6.5. More than 1000 Ml
12.7. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Application
12.7.1. Food
12.7.1.1. Spreads
12.7.1.2. Sauces & Dressings
12.7.1.3. Confectionary
12.7.1.4. Others
12.7.2. Dairy
12.7.2.1. Yogurt
12.7.2.2. Drinks
12.7.3. Beverages
12.7.3.1. Hot
12.7.3.2. Cold
12.7.4. Ice cream
12.8. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By End Use
12.8.1. Foodservice
12.8.1.1. Restaurants
12.8.1.2. Commercial Establishments
12.8.2. Food Retail
12.8.2.1. Hypermarkets
12.8.2.2. Supermarkets
12.8.2.3. Convenience Stores
12.9. Market Attractiveness Analysis
12.9.1. By Country
12.9.2. By Molding Technology
12.9.3. By Material Type
12.9.4. By Product Type
12.9.5. By Capacity
12.9.6. By Application
12.9.7. By End Use
13. Latin America Disposable Cups Market Analysis and Forecast
13.1. Market Snapshot
13.2. Introduction
13.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Country
13.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections By Country
13.2.3. Key Regulations
13.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Country
13.3.1. Brazil
13.3.2. Mexico
13.3.3. Rest of Latin America
13.4. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Molding Technology
13.4.1. Thermoformed Molding
13.4.2. Injection Molding
13.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Material Type
13.5.1. Paper
13.5.2. Plastic
13.5.2.1. PE
13.5.2.2. PP
13.5.2.3. PET
13.5.2.4. PS
13.5.2.5. PLA
13.5.3. Foam
13.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Product Type
13.6.1. Printable
13.6.2. Non printable
13.7. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Capacity
13.7.1. Less than 200 Ml
13.7.2. 200-400 Ml
13.7.3. 400- 600 Ml
13.7.4. 600 -1000 Ml
13.7.5. More than 1000 Ml
13.8. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Application
13.8.1. Food
13.8.1.1. Spreads
13.8.1.2. Sauces & Dressings
13.8.1.3. Confectionary
13.8.1.4. Others
13.8.2. Dairy
13.8.2.1. Yogurt
13.8.2.2. Drinks
13.8.3. Beverages
13.8.3.1. Hot
13.8.3.2. Cold
13.8.4. Ice cream
13.9. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By End Use
13.9.1. Foodservice
13.9.1.1. Restaurants
13.9.1.2. Commercial Establishments
13.9.2. Food Retail
13.9.2.1. Hypermarkets
13.9.2.2. Supermarkets
13.9.2.3. Convenience Stores
13.10. Market Attractiveness Analysis
13.10.1. By Country
13.10.2. By Molding Technology
13.10.3. By Material Type
13.10.4. By Product Type
13.10.5. By Capacity
13.10.6. By Application
13.10.7. By End Use
14. Western Europe Disposable Cups Market Analysis and Forecast
14.1. Market Snapshot
14.2. Introduction
14.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Country / Region
14.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections By Country
14.2.3. Key Regulations
14.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Country / Region
14.3.1. Germany
14.3.2. France
14.3.3. Italy
14.3.4. Spain
14.3.5. U.K.
14.3.6. Nordic
14.3.7. BENELUX
14.3.8. Rest of Western Europe
14.4. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Molding Technology
14.4.1. Thermoformed Molding
14.4.2. Injection Molding
14.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Material Type
14.5.1. Paper
14.5.2. Plastic
14.5.2.1. PE
14.5.2.2. PP
14.5.2.3. PET
14.5.2.4. PS
14.5.2.5. PLA
14.5.3. Foam
14.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Product Type
14.6.1. Printable
14.6.2. Non printable
14.7. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Capacity
14.7.1. Less than 200 Ml
14.7.2. 200-400 Ml
14.7.3. 400- 600 Ml
14.7.4. 600 -1000 Ml
14.7.5. More than 1000 Ml
14.8. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Application
14.8.1. Food
14.8.1.1. Spreads
14.8.1.2. Sauces & Dressings
14.8.1.3. Confectionary
14.8.1.4. Others
14.8.2. Dairy
14.8.2.1. Yogurt
14.8.2.2. Drinks
14.8.3. Beverages
14.8.3.1. Hot
14.8.3.2. Cold
14.8.4. Ice cream
14.9. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By End Use
14.9.1. Foodservice
14.9.1.1. Restaurants
14.9.1.2. Commercial Establishments
14.9.2. Food Retail
14.9.2.1. Hypermarkets
14.9.2.2. Supermarkets
14.9.2.3. Convenience Stores
14.10. Market Attractiveness Analysis
14.10.1. By Country
14.10.2. By Molding Technology
14.10.3. By Material Type
14.10.4. By Product Type
14.10.5. By Capacity
14.10.6. By Application
14.10.7. By End Use
15. Eastern Europe Disposable Cups Market Analysis and Forecast
15.1. Market Snapshot
15.2. Introduction
15.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Country
15.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections By Country
15.2.3. Key Regulations
15.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Country
15.3.1. Russia
15.3.2. Poland
15.3.3. Rest of Eastern Europe
15.4. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Molding Technology
15.4.1. Thermoformed Molding
15.4.2. Injection Molding
15.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Material Type
15.5.1. Paper
15.5.2. Plastic
15.5.2.1. PE
15.5.2.2. PP
15.5.2.3. PET
15.5.2.4. PS
15.5.2.5. PLA
15.5.3. Foam
15.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Product Type
15.6.1. Printable
15.6.2. Non printable
15.7. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Capacity
15.7.1. Less than 200 Ml
15.7.2. 200-400 Ml
15.7.3. 400- 600 Ml
15.7.4. 600 -1000 Ml
15.7.5. More than 1000 Ml
15.8. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Application
15.8.1. Food
15.8.1.1. Spreads
15.8.1.2. Sauces & Dressings
15.8.1.3. Confectionary
15.8.1.4. Others
15.8.2. Dairy
15.8.2.1. Yogurt
15.8.2.2. Drinks
15.8.3. Beverages
15.8.3.1. Hot
15.8.3.2. Cold
15.8.4. Ice cream
15.9. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By End Use
15.9.1. Foodservice
15.9.1.1. Restaurants
15.9.1.2. Commercial Establishments
15.9.2. Food Retail
15.9.2.1. Hypermarkets
15.9.2.2. Supermarkets
15.9.2.3. Convenience Stores
15.10. Market Attractiveness Analysis
15.10.1. By Country
15.10.2. By Molding Technology
15.10.3. By Material Type
15.10.4. By Product Type
15.10.5. By Capacity
15.10.6. By Application
15.10.7. By End Use
16. Asia Pacific Excl. Japan (APEJ) Disposable Cups Market Analysis and Forecast
16.1. Market Snapshot
16.2. Introduction
16.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Country / Region
16.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections By Country / Region
16.2.3. Key Regulations
16.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Country / Region
16.3.1. China
16.3.2. India
16.3.3. ASEAN
16.3.4. Australia and New Zealand
16.3.5. Rest of APEJ
16.4. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Molding Technology
16.4.1. Thermoformed Molding
16.4.2. Injection Molding
16.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Material Type
16.5.1. Paper
16.5.2. Plastic
16.5.2.1. PE
16.5.2.2. PP
16.5.2.3. PET
16.5.2.4. PS
16.5.2.5. PLA
16.5.3. Foam
16.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Product Type
16.6.1. Printable
16.6.2. Non printable
16.7. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Capacity
16.7.1. Less than 200 Ml
16.7.2. 200-400 Ml
16.7.3. 400- 600 Ml
16.7.4. 600 -1000 Ml
16.7.5. More than 1000 Ml
16.8. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Application
16.8.1. Food
16.8.1.1. Spreads
16.8.1.2. Sauces & Dressings
16.8.1.3. Confectionary
16.8.1.4. Others
16.8.2. Dairy
16.8.2.1. Yogurt
16.8.2.2. Drinks
16.8.3. Beverages
16.8.3.1. Hot
16.8.3.2. Cold
16.8.4. Ice cream
16.9. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By End Use
16.9.1. Foodservice
16.9.1.1. Restaurants
16.9.1.2. Commercial Establishments
16.9.2. Food Retail
16.9.2.1. Hypermarkets
16.9.2.2. Supermarkets
16.9.2.3. Convenience Stores
16.10. Market Attractiveness Analysis
16.10.1. By Country
16.10.2. By Molding Technology
16.10.3. By Material Type
16.10.4. By Product Type
16.10.5. By Capacity
16.10.6. By Application
16.10.7. By End Use
17. Japan Disposable Cups Market Analysis and Forecast
17.1. Market Snapshot
17.2. Introduction
17.2.1. Key Regulations
17.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Molding Technology
17.3.1. Thermoformed Molding
17.3.2. Injection Molding
17.4. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Material Type
17.4.1. Paper
17.4.2. Plastic
17.4.2.1. PE
17.4.2.2. PP
17.4.2.3. PET
17.4.2.4. PS
17.4.2.5. PLA
17.4.3. Foam
17.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Product Type
17.5.1. Printable
17.5.2. Non printable
17.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Capacity
17.6.1. Less than 200 Ml
17.6.2. 200-400 Ml
17.6.3. 400- 600 Ml
17.6.4. 600 -1000 Ml
17.6.5. More than 1000 Ml
17.7. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Application
17.7.1. Food
17.7.1.1. Spreads
17.7.1.2. Sauces & Dressings
17.7.1.3. Confectionary
17.7.1.4. Others
17.7.2. Dairy
17.7.2.1. Yogurt
17.7.2.2. Drinks
17.7.3. Beverages
17.7.3.1. Hot
17.7.3.2. Cold
17.7.4. Ice cream
17.8. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By End Use
17.8.1. Foodservice
17.8.1.1. Restaurants
17.8.1.2. Commercial Establishments
17.8.2. Food Retail
17.8.2.1. Hypermarkets
17.8.2.2. Supermarkets
17.8.2.3. Convenience Stores
17.9. Market Attractiveness Analysis
17.9.1. By Molding Technology
17.9.2. By Material Type
17.9.3. By Product Type
17.9.4. By Capacity
17.9.5. By Application
17.9.6. By End Use
18. Middle East and Africa Disposable Cups Market Analysis and Forecast
18.1. Market Snapshot
18.2. Introduction
18.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis By Country / Region
18.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections By Country / Region
18.2.3. Key Regulations
18.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Country / Region
18.3.1. GCC
18.3.2. South Africa
18.3.3. Israel
18.3.4. Turkey
18.3.5. Rest of MEA
18.4. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Molding Technology
18.4.1. Thermoformed Molding
18.4.2. Injection Molding
18.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Material Type
18.5.1. Paper
18.5.2. Plastic
18.5.2.1. PE
18.5.2.2. PP
18.5.2.3. PET
18.5.2.4. PS
18.5.2.5. PLA
18.5.3. Foam
18.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Product Type
18.6.1. Printable
18.6.2. Non printable
18.7. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Capacity
18.7.1. Less than 200 Ml
18.7.2. 200-400 Ml
18.7.3. 400- 600 Ml
18.7.4. 600 -1000 Ml
18.7.5. More than 1000 Ml
18.8. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By Application
18.8.1. Food
18.8.1.1. Spreads
18.8.1.2. Sauces & Dressings
18.8.1.3. Confectionary
18.8.1.4. Others
18.8.2. Dairy
18.8.2.1. Yogurt
18.8.2.2. Drinks
18.8.3. Beverages
18.8.3.1. Hot
18.8.3.2. Cold
18.8.4. Ice cream
18.9. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Units) Forecast By End Use
18.9.1. Foodservice
18.9.1.1. Restaurants
18.9.1.2. Commercial Establishments
18.9.2. Food Retail
18.9.2.1. Hypermarkets
18.9.2.2. Supermarkets
18.9.2.3. Convenience Stores
18.10. Market Attractiveness Analysis
18.10.1. By Country
18.10.2. By Molding Technology
18.10.3. By Material Type
18.10.4. By Product Type
18.10.5. By Capacity
18.10.6. By Application
18.10.7. By End Use
19. Competition Landscape
19.1. Competition Dashboard
19.2. Company Profiles (Details – Overview, Financials, Strategy, Recent Developments)
19.3. Global Players
19.3.1. Georgia-Pacific LLC
19.3.2. Dart Container Corporation
19.3.3. Greiner Packaging GmbH
19.3.4. ConverPack
19.3.5. Churchill Container
19.3.6. Eco-Products Inc
19.3.7. Berry Plastics Corporation
19.3.8. Huhtamaki OYJ
19.3.9. International Paper Company
19.3.10. Genpak, LLC
19.3.11. Lollicup USA, Inc.
19.4. China Based Players
19.4.1. Changsha Yuhao Imports & Exports Co. Ltd.
19.4.2. Green Packaging

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