US Paper Cups and Paper Plates Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027

US Paper Cups and Paper Plates Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027

The US paper cups and paper plates market size reached US$ 21.5 Billion in 2021. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 21.9 Billion by 2027. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic on different end use industries. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.

Paper cups and plates are eco-friendly and leak-proof disposables that are made out of recycled paper. These disposables are lined with wax or plastic, which prevent leaking or soaking of liquid through the paper, thus improving the durability of the cups and plates. Widely available in a variety of sizes and shapes, they are extremely lightweight, convenient to use and carry, recyclable and safer to use as compared to plastic or Styrofoam variants. They are extensively utilized for serving food and beverages, including tea, coffee, soft drinks, instant noodles, pastries, cutlets and sweet corn across both commercial and institutional establishments, such as cafes, canteens, schools, offices, bakeries, hospitals and other commercial spaces.

The market for paper cups and plates in the US is primarily driven by the well-established food and beverage industry in the country. Characterized by a hectic lifestyle of the majority of its population, the US stands as a witness to a steadily increasing fast food consumption. In line with this, the on-the-go coffee culture has led to the expansion of prominent coffee shops, which has provided a boost to the sales of paper cups and plates for serving and packing beverages and snacks. Moreover, the growing consciousness among consumers regarding the importance of hygiene and sanitation has impelled them to replace reusable utensils with disposables, thereby providing a thrust to the market growth. Furthermore, numerous eminent brands, such as Starbucks, are now replacing plastic packaging with paper cups and plates, owing to the enhanced focus towards sustainable development. Several market players are also introducing 100% recyclable, biodegradable or compostable paper disposables made with fiber-based raw materials.

Key Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the US paper cups and paper plates market report, along with forecasts for the period 2022-2027. Our report has categorized the market based on product type and wall type.

US Paper Cups Market:

Breakup by Product Type:

Hot Paper Cups
Cold Paper Cups

The market is dominated by hot paper cups.

Breakup by Wall Type:

Single Wall
Double Wall

Double wall represents the largest wall type in the market.

US Paper Plates Market:

Breakup by Product Type:

Heavy-Duty
Medium-Duty

The market is dominated by heavy-duty paper plates.

Competitive Landscape:
The competitive landscape of the market has been studied in the report with the detailed profiles of the key players operating in the market.

Key Questions Answered in This Report
1. What is the size of the US paper cups and paper plates market?
2. What are the key factors driving the US paper cups and paper plates market?
3. What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the US paper cups and paper plates market?
4. What is the breakup of the US paper cups market based on the product type?
5. What is the breakup of the US paper plates market based on the product type?
6. What is the breakup of the US paper cups market based on the wall type?


1 Preface
2 Scope & Methodology
2.1 Objectives of the Study
2.2 Stakeholders
2.3 Data Sources
2.3.1 Primary Sources
2.3.2 Secondary Sources
2.4 Market Estimation
2.4.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.4.2 Top-Down Approach
2.5 Forecasting Methodology
3 Executive Summary
4 Introduction
4.1 Overview
4.2 Key Industry Trends
5 Global Paper Cups and Paper Plates Industry
5.1 Market Overview
5.2 Market Performance
5.3 Market Breakup by Type
5.4 Market Breakup by Region
5.5 Market Forecast
6 US Paper Cups and Paper Plates Industry
6.1 Market Overview
6.2 Market Performance
6.3 Impact of COVID-19
6.4 Market Forecast
6.5 SWOT Analysis
6.5.1 Overview
6.5.2 Strengths
6.5.3 Weaknesses
6.5.4 Opportunities
6.5.5 Threats
6.6 Value Chain Analysis
6.6.1 Raw Material Suppliers
6.6.2 Manufacturers
6.6.3 Distributors
6.6.4 Exporters
6.6.5 Retailers
6.6.6 End-Users
6.7 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
6.7.1 Overview
6.7.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
6.7.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
6.7.4 Degree of Competition
6.7.5 Threat of New Entrants
6.7.6 Threat of Substitutes
6.8 Key Market Drivers and Success Factors
7 US Paper Cups Market
7.1 Market Performance
7.2 Market by Product Type
7.2.1 Hot Paper Cups
7.2.1.1 Market Trends
7.2.1.2 Market Forecast
7.2.2 Cold Paper Cups
7.2.2.1 Market Trends
7.2.2.2 Market Forecast
7.3 Market by Wall Type
7.3.1 Single Wall
7.3.1.1 Market Trends
7.3.1.2 Market Forecast
7.3.2 Double Wall
7.3.2.1 Market Trends
7.3.2.2 Market Forecast
8 US Paper Plates Market
8.1 Market Performance
8.2 Market by Product Type
8.2.1 Heavy-Duty Paper Plates
8.2.1.1 Market Trends
8.2.1.2 Market Forecast
8.2.2 Medium-Duty Paper Plates
8.2.2.1 Market Trends
8.2.2.2 Market Forecast
9 Paper Cups and Plates Manufacturing Process
9.1 Product Overview
9.2 Raw Material Requirements
9.3 Manufacturing Process
9.4 Key Success and Risk Factors
10 Competitive Landscape
10.1 Market Structure
10.2 Key Players
10.3 Profiles of Key Players

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