PUBLISHER: The Business Research Company | PRODUCT CODE: 1245850
PUBLISHER: The Business Research Company | PRODUCT CODE: 1245850
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“Plastic Alternative Packaging Global Market Report 2023 ” from The Business Research Company provides strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the market.
This report focuses on plastic alternative packaging market which is experiencing strong growth. The report gives a guide to the trends which will be shaping the market over the next ten years and beyond.
Where is the largest and fastest growing market for plastic alternative packaging ? How does the market relate to the overall economy, demography and other similar markets? What forces will shape the market going forward? “The plastic alternative packaging market global report ” from The Business Research Company answers all these questions and many more.
The report covers market characteristics, size and growth, segmentation, regional and country breakdowns, competitive landscape, market shares, trends and strategies for this market. It traces the market's historic and forecast market growth by geography.
* The impact of sanctions, supply chain disruptions, and altered demand for goods and services due to the Russian Ukraine war, impacting various macro-economic factors and parameters in the Eastern European region and its subsequent effect on global markets.
* The impact of higher inflation in many countries and the resulting spike in interest rates.
* The continued but declining impact of COVID-19 on supply chains and consumption patterns.
Major players in the plastic alternative packaging market are: Amcor Limited, Tetra Pak, Sealed Air Corporation, Plastic Suppliers Inc., Kruger Inc., Mondi, International Paper Company, Smurfit Kappa Group PLC, DS Smith PLC, and Klabin SA.
The global plastic alternative packaging market grew from $4.48 billion in 2022 to $5.2 billion in 2023 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.1%. The Russia-Ukraine war disrupted the chances of global economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, at least in the short term. The war between these two countries has led to economic sanctions on multiple countries, a surge in commodity prices, and supply chain disruptions, causing inflation across goods and services and affecting many markets across the globe. The plastic alternative packaging market is expected to grow to $9.67 billion in 2027 at a CAGR of 16.8%.
The plastic alternative packaging market consists of sales of corn-starch-based, mushroom-based, corrugated bubble wrap, seaweed material, and organic sources. Values in this market are: 'factory gate' values, that is the value of goods sold by the manufacturers or creators of the goods, whether to other entities (including downstream manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and retailers) or directly to end customers. The value of goods in this market includes related services sold by the creators of the goods.
Plastic alternative packaging refers to packaging solutions made up of a plastic-like substance that dissolves effectively and leaves no hazardous residues and is derived from biodegradable materials and recyclable products. Plastic alternative packaging products are innovative eco-friendly alternatives to traditional materials and include biodegradable packaging, packaging products made from recycled materials, and plant-based packaging
North America was the largest region in the plastic alternative packaging market in 2022. The regions covered in the plastic alternative packaging market report are Asia-Pacific, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, South America, Middle East and Africa.
The plastic alternative packaging market covered in this report is segmented by type into starch-based plastic, cellulose-based plastics, polylactic acid (PLA), polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA), and others; by process into recyclable, reusable, biodegradable; by application into food and beverage, personal care, health care, others.
Growing environmental concerns associated with plastic usage are a major driver of the growth of the plastic alternative packaging market. Plastic products consist of deadly pollutants and cause harmful effects on humans, animals, and the environment. Customers are interested in eco-friendly packaging options as a replacement for plastic packaging. For instance, in March 2022, according to a report published by Statistics Canada, a Canada-based government agency, about $21.1 billion was spent by Canadian businesses in 2019 to lessen environmental impacts. Furthermore, according to Our World in Data, the world generates over 350 million metric tons of plastic waste each year. The rising inclination towards alternatives to plastics has attracted businesses worldwide, which contributes to the growth of the plastic alternative packaging market.
The high cost of plastic alternative packaging products is projected to limit the growth of the plastic alternative packaging market over the forecast period. Biodegradable plastic packaging materials are expensive as compared to non-biodegradable materials. For instance, the cost of CycleWood's biodegradable plastic bags is around 1.5 cents per unit compared with 1.2 cents for traditional plastic bags. Additionally, biodegradable materials are 2 to 10 times more costly to produce than relative non-biodegradable materials. Thus, high cost is likely to restrict the growth of the plastic alternative packaging market.
Advances in technology is a major trend in the plastic alternative packaging market. Major companies dealing in the market are continuously focusing on introducing innovative and sustainable packaging solutions for various industries to maintain their position in the competitive business environment and to meet end-user requirements. For instance, in January 2020, Sealed Air Corporation, has launched a new version of bubble wrap brand packaging material that is made with at least 90% recycled content. The recycled content used to make bubble wrap brand packaging is sourced from post-industrial materials that would otherwise end up in landfills.
In February 2022, Hewlett-Packard Company, a US-based information technology company, acquired Choose Packaging for $10 billion. Through this acquisition, HP, Inc. would increase recyclable packaging solutions and promote alternatives to plastic bottles while also advancing HP's more general sustainability objectives. Choose Packaging is a UK-based packaging company pioneering in the development of innovative packaging solutions and sustainable packaging alternatives to plastic, such as paper and paperboard.
The countries covered in the plastic alternative packaging market report are: Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Russia, South Korea, UK, USA.
The market value is defined as the revenues that enterprises gain from the sale of goods and/or services within the specified market and geography through sales, grants, or donations in terms of the currency (in USD, unless otherwise specified).
The revenues for a specified geography are consumption values that are revenues generated by organizations in the specified geography within the market, irrespective of where they are produced. It does not include revenues from resales along the supply chain, either further along the supply chain or as part of other products.
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