Liquid Packaging Market Analysis - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2024

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The growing preference of consumers towards ready-to-eat and ready-to-carry liquid food products has created strong growth opportunities for liquid packaging manufacturers. The major segments in liquid food include soft drinks, water, fruit juices and dairy products among others. Liquid packaging may differ from product to product and the quantity of the product to be packed. Packaging may be of various shapes, sizes and has to be designed relatively feasible to the form of the product and need of the packager.

Market Dynamics

One of the key factors driving the growth of global liquid packaging market is the increasing inclination of consumers towards packaged drinks and food products. Fast paced lifestyle as well as better convenience of packaged drinks as compared to other packaging methods such as glass bottles is another major factor fueling the growth of liquid packaging market. Plastic packaging is one of the key alternatives and major competitor for the carton packaging for drinks. Moreover, carton packaging scores much on the recyclability and environmental grounds. In addition, consumers seek for environment friendly modes of packaging which could be another major aspect anticipated to boost the growth of liquid packaging market. Also, in the long run, feasible recyclability of liquid packages helps in reducing the overall municipal wastage and brings down the total cost of production.

The global liquid packaging market is mainly regulated by changing economics, sustainability and demographics. Asia-Pacific is considered as home to the largest population of the world and is also considered as the fastest growing market for liquid packaging products. Rapid growth of population in countries such as India, China, Pakistan, Thailand and Indonesia coupled with the increasing per capita disposable incomes has resulted in the rapid growth of the liquid food industry, which in turn is driving the growth of liquid packaging market. While North America is witnessing stagnation in the global market, the growth in Europe is anticipated to be feasibly moderate. Latin America, Russia, Asia-Pacific and Africa are considered to be the key regions driving the growth of liquid packaging market over the forecast period.

Market Classification and Overview

The global liquid packaging market can be segmented on the basis of resin, packaging type, end-use industry, technique and geography. On the basis of resin, the global liquid packaging market can be segmented into polyethylene, polypropylene, polyethylene terephthalate and others. On the basis of packaging type, the global liquid packaging market can be segmented into flexible liquid packaging, stand-up pouch packaging, bag-in-box packaging, packaging films, rigid liquid packaging, cartons, paperboard, plastics & pet bottles, cans and glass. By end-use industry, the global liquid packaging market can be segmented into food & beverages, non-food and industrial. On the basis of technique, the global liquid packaging market is segmented into aseptic liquid packaging, blow molding, and form fill seal technology. On the basis of region, the global liquid packaging market is segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East & Africa (MEA) and Asia-Pacific.

Report Coverage


Global Liquid Packaging Market

Analysis Period

2014 – 2024

Historic Data

2014 – 2015

Base Year


Forecast Data

2017 – 2024

Market Stratification

Resin, Packaging Type, End-Use Industry, Technique, Geography

Regional Scope

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa (MEA)

Report Coverage

Market Trends, Drivers, Restraints, Porter's Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Analysis,

Player Profiling, Value Chain Analysis


Market Participants

Major players operating in the global liquid packaging market are focusing on some key market strategies such as mergers and acquisitions to keep hold in the ever competitive market. Moreover, they are concentrating on collaborating with local players to increase their market reach as well as strengthen their goodwill in the global market. Some of the key players involved in the manufacturing of liquid packaging products include Comar Inc., Tetra Laval International S.A., Evergreen Packaging Inc., Elopak Inc., Weyerhaeuser Co., Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd, Liqui-Box Corporation, Refresco Group N.V. and SIG Combibloc among others.

Market Segmentation

Market by Resin

·         Polyethylene

·         Polypropylene

·         Polyethylene terephthalate

·         Others

Market by Packaging Type

·         Flexible liquid packaging

·         Stand-up pouch packaging

·         Bag-in-box packaging

·         Packaging films

·         Rigid liquid packaging

·         Cartons

·         Paperboard

·         Plastics & pet bottles

·         Cans and glass

Market by End-Use Industry

·         Food & beverages

·         Non-food

·         Industrial

Market by Technique

·         Aseptic liquid packaging

·         Blow molding

·         Form fill seal technology

Market by Geography

·         North America

o   US

o   Canada

o   Mexico

·         Europe

o   UK

o   Germany

o   France

o   Rest of Europe

·         Asia-Pacific

o   China

o   Japan

o   India

o   Philippines

o   Rest of Asia-Pacific

·         Latin America

o    Brazil

o   Chile

o   Rest of Latin America

·         Middle East and Africa (MEA)

o   South Africa

o   Saudi Arabia

o   Rest of MEA

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