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Disposable Plates Market:Global Industry Analysis (2012 - 2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017 - 2027)

Disposable Plates Market:Global Industry Analysis (2012 - 2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017 - 2027)

The global disposable plates market is expected to witness gradual growth throughout the period of forecast. This growth can be attributed to growth of online food service and home delivery platforms, cost effectiveness and convenience. The global disposable plates market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.9% during the assessment period, to reflect a 1.76x increase in value from 2017-2027. Around US$ 3.6 Bn is the global disposable plates market standing in 2017 and it is estimated to reach an evaluation of about US$ 6.4 Bn by 2027. The global market for disposable plates has gained a lot of traction post 2012-2016 period, during which it reflected moderate growth rate; its growth rate has significantly improved since this timeline.

Opportunities grow strong for disposable plates

Manufacturers have introduced alternatives to conventional materials with a view to assist food service players fulfil their sustainability objectives. Non-conventional material such as biodegradable plastics, and edible stocks have been used to manufacture disposable plates. Additionally, paper plates are gaining high steam and prominence across regions in the globe owing to their environment friendly properties and with ban on plastics in certain regions, there is a high growth opportunity for paper plates, thus triggering the growth of the global disposable plates market.

Plastic plates are expected to glue their dominance as highly adopted disposable plates in the coming years

Plastic plates are expected to be the most widely used across several regions in the globe. Even though plastics have been facing several restrictions from governments in certain regions, the market share of disposable plastic plates has witnessed steady rise owing to durability characteristics. The plastic plates segment is projected to grow at a value CAGR of 5.7% and is estimated to reach a valuation a little under US$ 4 Bn by the end of the year of assessment. The volume of plastic plates sold is the highest as compared to other segments; in 2017, it reached more than 957 tonnes. The plastic segment is likely to dominate the global market for disposable plates during the period of assessment.

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Growth of plastic plates directly associated to foams; foam being the largest contributor

Plastic plates segment is further categorized into foam, PP, PET, PLA, PHA and other plastics sub segments. The foam sub segment is the largest with a high market share and is expected to highly contribute to the growth of the parent segment. The foam segment in 2017 is valued at around 900 Mn and dominates the market. This trend is poised to continue in the coming years and this sub segment is expected to lead the global market by the end of the forecast period. By 2027 end, the foam sub segment is estimated to touch a valuation as high as US$ 1.6 Bn, growing at a significant value CAGR of 5.9% throughout the period of forecast. On the other hand, the other plastics segment is projected to grow at the highest pace in the coming years and register a huge 8.1% value CAGR during the said period. The paper segment in the product type category is anticipated to grow at a significant rate to register a CAGR of 6.2% during the period of assessment. This segment is estimated to reach a value of around US$ 870 Mn by the end of the year of assessment and is the second largest product type segment.


1. Executive Summary
1.1. Market Overview
1.2. Market Analysis
1.3. FMI Analysis and Recommendations
1.4. Wheel of Opportunity
2. Market Introduction
2.1. Market Definition
2.2. Market Taxonomy
2.3. Parent Market Overview
2.3.1. Global Packaging Industry Outlook
3. Market Overview
3.1. Global Disposable Plates Market- Value and Volume
3.2. Disposable Plates Value Chain
3.2.1. List of Raw Material Suppliers
3.2.2. List of Disposable Plates Manufacturer
3.2.3. List of Retailers
3.2.4. End Users
4. Global Disposable Plates Market Dynamics
4.1. Global Disposable Plates Market- Global Opportunities
4.2. Gap Analysis for Edible Plates as Compared to Conventional Material
5. Global Disposable Plates Market Analysis, By Product Type
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016, By Product Type
5.2.1. Plastic Plates
5.2.1.1. Foam
5.2.1.2. PP
5.2.1.3. PET
5.2.1.4. PLA
5.2.1.5. PHA
5.2.1.6. Other Plastics
5.2.2. Aluminum
5.2.3. Paper
5.2.3.1. Laminated
5.2.3.2. Non Laminated
5.2.4. Other Material
5.3. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027, By Product Type
5.3.1. Plastic Plates
5.3.1.1. Foam
5.3.1.2. PP
5.3.1.3. PET
5.3.1.4. PLA
5.3.1.5. PHA
5.3.1.6. Other Plastics
5.3.2. Aluminum
5.3.3. Paper
5.3.3.1. Laminated
5.3.3.2. Non Laminated
5.3.4. Other Material
5.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Product Type
5.5. Key Trends
6. Global Disposable Plates Market Analysis, By Design
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016, By Design Type
6.2.1. Compartmental
6.2.2. Plain
6.3. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027, By Design Type
6.2.4. Compartmental
6.2.5. Plain
6.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Design Type
6.5. Key Trends
7. Global Disposable Plates Market Analysis, By Sales Channel
7.1. Introduction
7.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016, By Sales Channel Type
7.2.1. B2B
7.2.1.1. Food Outlets
7.2.1.2. Educational Institution
7.2.1.3. Corporate Offices
7.2.1.4. Healthcare
7.2.2. B2C
7.2.2.1. Online
7.2.2.2. Super/Hyper
7.2.2.3. Convenience
7.2.2.4. Mom Pop Stores
7.3. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Sales Channel Type
7.3.1. B2B
7.3.1.1. Food Outlets
7.3.1.2. Educational Institution
7.3.1.3. Corporate Offices
7.3.1.4. Healthcare
7.3.2. B2C
7.3.2.1. Online
7.3.2.2. Super/Hyper
7.3.2.3. Convenience
7.3.2.4. Mom Pop Stores
7.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis By Sales Channel Type
7.5. Key Trends
8. Global Disposable Plates Market Analysis By Region
8.1. Introduction
8.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Region
8.2.1. North America
8.2.2. Latin America
8.2.3. Eastern Europe
8.2.4. Western Europe
8.2.5. Asia Pacific Excluding Japan (APEJ)
8.2.6. Middle East and Africa (MEA)
8.2.7. Japan
8.3. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Region
8.3.1. North America
8.3.2. Latin America
8.3.3. Eastern Europe
8.3.4. Western Europe
8.3.5. Asia Pacific Excluding Japan (APEJ)
8.3.6. Middle East and Africa (MEA)
8.3.7. Japan
8.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis By Region
9. North America Disposable Plates Market Analysis
9.1. Introduction
9.2. Pricing Analysis
9.3. Market Dynamics
9.3.1. Drivers
9.3.2. Restraints
9.3.3. Trends
9.4. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Country
9.4.1. U.S.
9.4.2. Canada
9.5. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Country
9.5.1. U.S.
9.5.2. Canada
9.6. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Product Type
9.6.1. Plastic Plates
9.6.1.1. Foam
9.6.1.2. PP
9.6.1.3. PET
9.6.1.4. PLA
9.6.1.5. PHA
9.6.1.6. Other Plastics
9.6.2. Aluminum
9.6.3. Paper
9.6.3.1. Laminated
9.6.3.2. Non Laminated
9.6.4. Other Material
9.7. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027, By Product Type
9.7.1. Plastic Plates
9.7.1.1. Foam
9.7.1.2. PP
9.7.1.3. PET
9.7.1.4. PLA
9.7.1.5. PHA
9.7.1.6. Other Plastics
9.7.2. Aluminum
9.7.3. Paper
9.7.3.1. Laminated
9.7.3.2. Non Laminated
9.7.4. Other Material
9.8. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Design Type
9.8.1. Compartmental
9.8.2. Plain
9.9. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Design Type
9.9.1. Compartmental
9.9.2. Plain
9.10. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016, By Sales Channel Type
9.10.1. B2B
9.10.1.1. Food Outlets
9.10.1.2. Educational Institution
9.10.1.3. Corporate Offices
9.10.1.4. Healthcare
9.10.2. B2C
9.10.2.1. Online
9.10.2.2. Super/Hyper
9.10.2.3. Convenience
9.10.2.4. Mom Pop Stores
9.11. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Sales Channel Type
9.11.1. B2B
9.11.1.1. Food Outlets
9.11.1.2. Educational Institutions
9.11.1.3. Corporate Offices
9.11.1.4. Healthcare
9.11.2. B2C
9.11.2.1. Online
9.11.2.2. Super/Hyper
9.11.2.3. Convenience
9.11.2.4. Mom Pop Stores
10. Latin America Disposable Plates Market Analysis
10.1. Introduction
10.2. Pricing Analysis
10.3. Market Dynamics
10.3.1. Drivers
10.3.2. Restraints
10.3.3. Trends
10.4. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Country
10.4.1. Brazil
10.4.2. Mexico
10.4.3. Argentina
10.4.4. Rest of Latin America
10.5. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Country
10.5.1. Brazil
10.5.2. Mexico
10.5.3. Argentina
10.5.4. Rest of Latin America
10.6. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Product Type
10.6.1. Plastic Plates
10.6.1.1. Foam
10.6.1.2. PP
10.6.1.3. PET
10.6.1.4. PLA
10.6.1.5. PHA
10.6.1.6. Other Plastics
10.6.2. Aluminum
10.6.3. Paper
10.6.3.1. Laminated
10.6.3.2. Non Laminated
10.6.4. Other Material
10.7. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Product Type
10.7.1. Plastic Plates
10.7.1.1. Foam
10.7.1.2. PP
10.7.1.3. PET
10.7.1.4. PLA
10.7.1.5. PHA
10.7.1.6. Other Plastics
10.7.2. Aluminum
10.7.3. Paper
10.7.3.1. Laminated
10.7.3.2. Non Laminated
10.7.4. Other Material
10.8. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Design Type
10.8.1. Compartmental
10.8.2. Plain
10.9. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Design Type
10.9.1. Compartmental
10.9.2. Plain
10.10. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016, By Sales Channel Type
10.10.1. B2B
10.10.1.1. Food Outlets
10.10.1.2. Educational Institution
10.10.1.3. Corporate Offices
10.10.1.4. Healthcare
10.10.2. B2C
10.10.2.1. Online
10.10.2.2. Super/Hyper
10.10.2.3. Convenience
10.10.2.4. Mom Pop Stores
10.11. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Sales Channel Type
10.11.1. B2B
10.11.1.1. Food Outlets
10.11.1.2. Educational Institutions
10.11.1.3. Corporate Offices
10.11.1.4. Healthcare
10.11.2. B2C
10.11.2.1. Online
10.11.2.2. Super/Hyper
10.11.2.3. Convenience
10.11.2.4. Mom Pop Stores
11. Eastern Europe Disposable Plates Market Analysis
11.1. Introduction
11.2. Pricing Analysis
11.3. Market Dynamics
11.3.1. Drivers
11.3.2. Restraints
11.3.3. Trends
11.4. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Country
11.4.1. Russia
11.4.2. Poland
11.4.3. Rest of Eastern Europe
11.5. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Country
11.5.1. Russia
11.5.2. Poland
11.5.3. Rest of Eastern Europe

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