Edible Packaging Market Size, Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Development Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027

Report ID: GMI4821

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Global Edible Packaging Market is anticipated to show significant growth in the coming future, owing to the increasing consumption of processed food products, pertaining to a change in consumer lifestyle and eating patterns. Consumers are majorly shifting towards hygienic, durable, convince food products and which also easy to cook for them. Therefore, this change in consumer behavior along with growing urbanization in emerging economies fuels the market demand for edible packaging globally over the forecasted period.

Edible packaging has received considerable attention in recent years, as it is primarily a food wrapper made with edible material such as polysaccharide, surfactant, lipid, and protein-based and their composites. It is the best substitute for plastic and paper bags used for packaging, as it can be eaten with food products. It is environment-friendly in nature and helps increase the shelf life of fresh products which is likely to accelerate edible packaging market growth.

Rising adaption of edible packaging in the food and pharmaceutical industries such as, in the food industry, where it is widely used in processed food, bakery and confectionery, baby food, dairy food, juices, water, energy drinks, and alcoholic drinks should drive its demand in the forecasted period. The product finds extensive usage in the pharmaceutical industry as a thin material used for coating drugs and different pharmaceutical products which helps increase their shelf life and can be consumed with drugs without removal, such as pills and tablets. This rising adaptation of edible packaging in different industries is likely to drive its market growth over the forecasted period.

The cost of quality films and packaging machines used in edible packaging is high compare to synthetic traditional packaging. This may result in more food manufacturers opting for traditional packaging over the edible packaging and may restrain market growth. Nevertheless, the highly educated population in the developed countries such as U.S, Germany, France and many others is opting for pollution-free packaging which should lead manufacturers to shift to edible packaging and drive its growth in the forecast timeframe.

North America led by U.S, Canada, and Mexico signifies a strong position in the global edible packaging market in terms of production as well as in consumption. This region is focusing on reducing packaging waste and exhibits growing preference towards edible packing over traditional plastic packaging. The food service industry in the U.S. was valued at around 350 Billion and pharmaceutical industry was valued around 450 billion in 2019. Hence Foodservice outlet, food and beverage manufacturers, and pharmaceutical manufacturers are adapting edible packaging solutions in their products, which help drive edible packaging market growth in North America Market.

Asia Pacific edible packing market led by China, Australia, and India is anticipated to show high paced growth in the coming years, owing to rising consumer consciousness towards the environment, health, and awareness pertaining to the benefits of edible packaging. Rising disposable income and improvement in the standard of living, positively affect the demand for edible packing products in the developing countries such as India, China, Philippines, and Malaysia.

The primary participants in global edible packaging market are Monosol LLC, Evoware, Tate and Lyle Plc., Ingredion, Inc., NAGASE & CO., LTD., Ecoactive, Tipa Corp, JRF Technology, Devro PLC, Notpla Ltd, Dental Development Systems LLC, Mantrose UK Ltd., Incredible Foods Inc., SAS Lactips, Regeno Bio Bags, Envi Green Biotech Pvt Ltd., Do Eat, Amtrex Nature Care Pvt Ltd., CuanTec Ltd., Apeel Sciences, SAFETRACES, Inc., and WikiCell Designs, Inc.. These players undertake strategies to innovate and launch new products through research and development, acquisition and merger with local players, and technology development which should drive edible packaging market growth.

Edible Packaging Market, By Material Type, 2015-2026 (Tons) (USD Million)

  • Polysaccharides
  • Lipid
  • Protein Films
  • Composite Films
  • Surfactant
  • Seaweeds & Algae

Edible Packaging Market, By Source, 2015-2026 (Tons) (USD Million)

  • Plant-Based Packaging
  • Animal-Based Packaging

Edible Packaging Market, By End-Use Application, 2015-2026 (Tons) (USD Million)

  • Food and Beverages 
    • Bakery and confectionary
    • Baby Food
    • Dairy Food
    • Non-Alcoholic Beverages
    • Alcoholic Beverages 
  • Pharmaceuticals
  •  Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Malaysia
    • Australia
    • New Zealand
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Peru
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE

Company Profiles:

  • Monosol LLC
  • Evoware
  • Tate and Lyle Plc.
  • Ingredion, Inc.
  • NAGASE & CO., LTD.
  • Tipa Corp
  • JRF Technology
  • Devro PLC
  • Notpla Ltd
  • Dental Development Systems LLC
  • Envi Green Biotech Pvt Ltd
  • Incredible Foods Inc.
  • SAS Lactips
  • Regeno Bio Bags
  • Apeel Sciences
  • Do Eat
  • Ecoactive
  • Amtrex Nature Care Pvt Ltd.
  • Mantrose UK Ltd.
  • CuanTec Ltd.
  • WikiCell Designs, Inc.

What Information does this report contain?

Historical data coverage: 2016 to 2020; Growth Projections: 2021 to 2027.
Expert analysis: industry, governing, innovation and technological trends; factors impacting development; drawbacks, SWOT.
6-7 year performance forecasts: major segments covering applications, top products and geographies.
Competitive landscape reporting: market leaders and important players, competencies and capacities of these companies in terms of production as well as sustainability and prospects.

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