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Disposable Tableware Market Size

  • Report ID: GMI8270
  • Published Date: Feb 2024
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Disposable Tableware Market Size

Disposable Tableware Market size was valued at USD 14 billion in 2023 and is anticipated to register a CAGR of over 5% between 2024 and 2032. The rise of on-the-go lifestyles, including busy work schedules and an increase in outdoor activities, has led to a higher demand for disposable tableware.


Urbanization and the trend towards smaller living spaces, such as apartments and condominiums, have contributed to the popularity of disposable tableware as a space-saving and practical option. The use of disposable tableware is prevalent in events, parties, and catering services, where quick setup, easy cleanup, and cost-effectiveness are crucial considerations. The shift towards environmentally friendly and sustainable options, with many consumers choosing disposable tableware made from materials that are biodegradable, compostable, or recyclable.


Rising disposable income levels in many regions have contributed to increased spending on convenience products, including disposable tableware, as consumers seek time-saving and hassle-free solutions. The mentioned factors if accumulated as a total is expected to propel the demand for disposable tableware in the forecast time period.


The cost of producing disposable tableware from sustainable materials like bioplastics, bamboo, or sugarcane is often higher than traditional plastics. This cost challenge may limit the adoption of eco-friendly alternatives. Intense competition in the disposable tableware market may lead to price pressures. Manufacturers need to balance competitive pricing with the costs associated with sustainable practices.


Authors: Avinash Singh, Sunita Singh

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of disposable tableware reached USD 14 billion in 2023 and is set to witness 5% CAGR from 2024 to 2032, owing to the rise of on-the-go lifestyles, including busy work schedules and an increase in outdoor activities.

Plastic segment held the dominant market share of 46% in 2023, due to the durability, versatility, and cost-effectiveness.

North America market accounted for 19% revenue share in 2023, backed by urbanization trends, coupled with the prevalence of small living spaces in cities.

Biopac India Corporation Ltd., Dart Container Corporation, Dopla S.p.A., Georgia-Pacific LLC, Hoffmaster Group, Inc., Huhtamaki Oyj, International Paper Company, Jiangsu Honchen Group, Pactiv LLC, Pappco Greenware, Seda International Packaging Group, Solia SAS, TrueChoicePack (TCP) Corp., Vegware Ltd. and WASARA Co., Ltd.

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 250
  • Countries covered: 22
  • Pages: 387
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