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Aseptic Packaging Market - By Product (Bottles, Cartons, Vials & Prefilled Syringes & Ampoules, Bags & Pouches), By End-User (Food, Dairy, Beverage, Pharmaceutical) & Forecast, 2021-2027

  • Report ID: GMI2172
  • Published Date: Jun 2021
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry Trends

Aseptic Packaging Market size was valued at around USD 50.86 billion in 2020 and will exhibit a growth rate of over 8.7% CAGR from 2021 to 2027. The growing packaging industry, especially in emerging economies of Asia Pacific region including India, China, and Japan, is projected to boost the consumption of aseptic packaging.

Aseptic packaging is the technique of packing a sterile or aseptic product such as food or pharmaceuticals in a sterile container in such a way that the sterility of the product is maintained. Aseptic packaging helps in increasing the shelf life of the end products without the need for refrigeration, making it ideal for the packaging of beverages and various medicines.

Aseptic Packaging Market Outlook

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This type of packaging primarily comprised renewable resources and used approximately 60% less plastic than other options; hence, it is a sustainable option. The aseptic packaging market share will be chiefly driven by high growth in the food & beverage industry. The food and beverages and dairy product segments are the major applications of aseptic packaging. With increasing demand in these sectors.

The demand for aseptic packaged products is driven by shifting consumer preferences toward more hygienic & safe packaging of ready-to-eat food items. Rising production of milk in Asia Pacific will lead to expansion in dairy products and as a result in a surge in the product demand within the region.

At present, Asia Pacific is considered to have the largest share in the global packaging industry and is expected to continue this trend in the upcoming years as well. The reason for such a consistent growth rate is justified by major players shifting their manufacturing bases to developing nations of the region including India and China due to the availability of low production & labor costs.

Rising demand for bottles will complement the industry growth

Aseptic Packaging Market by Product

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The bottles segment held the largest market share of around 36% in 2020 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 7.1% through 2027 majorly driven by their growing usage in the beverage sector. Bottles are mainly of two types, plastic and glass. They are the best fit for storing liquid products such as milk, juices, and other beverages that are easily perishable.

Glass jars are aseptically filled with food containing small particles such as pickles, baby food, sauces, etc. Furthermore, cartons are projected to grow at the highest CAGR of 7.7% during the assessment period. Aseptic carton packs maintain the nutritional values, quality, and taste over time as well as protect the content from exposure to light and other contaminants.

Proliferating demand for aseptic packaging in the beverage sector will drive the overall market

Aseptic Packaging Market by Application

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The beverage segment dominated the global market and is anticipated to reach around 35% of volume share by 2027. This growth is mainly attributed to its properties such as high impact resistance & tensile strength, good stiffness, and resistance toward oxygen, moisture & light. Aseptic packaging helps in increasing the shelf life of end products without the need for refrigeration, making it ideal for the packaging of beverages. Additionally, it also enables to cut down logistics costs, adding to the segment’s growth potential over the forecast timeframe.

The dairy segment is expected to grow significantly owing to the growing milk production in Asian countries and the rising demand for hygienic packaging in the segment as dairy products are perishable. Global milk production increased from 824 million tons in 2017 to 843 million tons in 2018. This rise in milk production led to increased dairy product output in all categories. This rise in dairy products would hence increase the aseptic packaging market value in the coming years.

Asia Pacific to witness significant growth during the forecast period

Aseptic Packaging Market by Region

Asia Pacific dominated the global aseptic packaging market owing to the large size of its food & beverage sector. The growing population in China and India is largely contributing to an increase in the food & beverage industry, which is driving the demand for aseptic packaging. In Asia, the food market revenue accounted to be about USD 1 trillion in 2019 and it is expected to grow at a rate of 6% in the coming years.

Additionally, the increasing milk production, mainly in India, is likely to influence the overall industry growth. For instance, in India, milk production has increased from 165.4 million tons in 2017 to 198 million tons in 2020. Furthermore, Europe occupied 25% of the market share in terms of volume in 2020 and is projected to grow at the CAGR of 6.2%. The surging food & beverage industry in Europe will augment the aseptic packaging market growth owing to the excellent features of the product, which are beneficial for packaging food & beverages products.

Product expansion is one of the major strategic outlooks of the overall industry

Global aseptic packaging industry players are majorly focused on innovative product launches and business expansion. Major players are expanding their production capacities and regional presence in emerging economies. Some of the key manufacturers include Amcor Limited, Krones AG, DowDuPont Inc., Agropur Cooperative, Scholle IPN, Ecolean Lamican International Oy, Tetra Laval International S.A., AB International Oy, Sealed Air Corporation, Goglio S.P.A, IPI SRL, and Printpack Inc., among others.

The aseptic packaging market report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of volume in kilo tons & revenue in USD billion from 2017 to 2027 for the following segments:

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By Product

  • Bottles (Glass, Plastic)
  • Cartons
  • Vials, Prefilled Syringes & Ampoules
  • Bags & Pouches
  • Others

By End-user

  • Food
  • Diary
  • Beverage
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Others

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • Indonesia
    • South Korea
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Kuwait
Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Sayan Mukherjee

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Aseptic packaging market size had reached over USD 50.86 billion in 2020 and will observe a CAGR of over 8.7% through 2027 with the expansion of growing packaging industry.

Bottles segment had accounted for a market share of around 36% in 2020 and will register a CAGR of over 7.1% through 2027 with rising demand across the beverage sector.

Cartons segment will witness a CAGR of 7.7% through 2027 owing to increased product demand as it maintains the nutritional value, quality and taste over time.

Beverage segment will capture a volume share of 35% by 2027 due to higher product demand driven by properties like high impact resistance, good stiffness and resistance toward oxygen, moisture & light.

Europe had captured 25% share in 2020 and will record a CAGR of 6.2% through 2027 on account of growing food & beverage industry in the region.

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