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

Report ID: GMI3941

Summary Methodology

Food Service Disposables Market size is likely to increase owing to growing demand for on the go food products and online food apps. Hectic work culture along with changing lifestyle has increased demand for packed food items, which increases the need for food disposables to avail convenient take away. Food service disposables are convenient to carry and there is no risk of breaking or other damage, moreover food remains fresh for a longer period of time.

Food service disposables are food containers or hygiene related products that can be recycled or disposed easily after use, which include products such as disposable spoons, napkins, wraps, plates, glasses, bowls, and tray papers. These products are found in takeaway restaurants, fast food restaurants and catering industries. Small start-ups like mobile vans and other food vendors widely use food disposables owing to their low cost and convenience. Plastic, aluminium, and paper are the major raw material of food service disposables. Plastic is the most widely used raw material for production of food service disposables, and demand for plastic disposables shall increase to a great extent owing to its light weight and affinity to hold hot beverages & food, which is likely to stimulate food service disposables market size by the forecasted period.

Food service disposables are available in supermarkets, departmental stores, and other general stores. Departmental stores and supermarkets are the most common sales channel of food disposables, they provide a variety of food disposables. Wide menu offerings in restaurants is prompting the expansion of packaging formats, which includes salad containers which can hold add-in dressings and toppings. There is a huge demand for expanding the product portfolio of disposables for different food stuffs, which is likely to augment market demand of food service disposables over the forecasted timeframe.

Asia Pacific, led by India, Japan, and China food service disposables market is predicted to witness significant growth owing to increase in number of restaurants, mobile food service vans, and wide spread popularity of takeaways. Several events such as FoodInnovate, by enterprises provide analytical service for product testing, capital for R&D and knowledge to expand their start-ups. Global food service industry market size is predicted to surpass USD 4.5 trillion by 2025, of which APAC contributes about 40 percent of the total share and is likely to expand further owing to hectic lifestyles of people in urban cities. Moreover, the rise of quick service restaurants such as food trucks and online deliveries is contributing to huge demand for food service disposables, thereby expanding market size.

North America food service disposables market size, led by Mexico, Canada, and the U.S. is likely to increase on account of increasing penetration of fast food and concerns towards kitchen & personal hygiene. Regional fast food market size is predicted to surpass USD 272.5 trillion by the end of 2025 owing to changing work lifestyle and consumer taste preferences. The sales of napkins and other disposable hygiene products is also rising with increasing fast food sector and hygiene compliances, thereby stimulating food service disposables market share.

Europe, led by Italy, France, U.K., and Germany food service disposables market share is predicted to grow owing to increasing fast casual dining market share. Fast casual dining market revenue is likely to surpass USD 15 billion on account of fast casual, digital technology evolution, and cultural influences. Moreover the demand for aluminium, paper, and wood food disposables is also growing due to environmental concerns and governmental regulations on use of plastic, which is likely to increase its market share. Companies are focusing on research & development to provide disposables with zero waste and have customized packaging.

Plastic food packaging keeps food fresh and increase their shelf life but have negative health and ecological effects. Formaldehyde and styrene are two major products found in disposables, which increase the risk of cancer. These health concerns coupled with stringent government regulations hampers food service disposables market growth. But companies are involved in R&D for the development of sustainable and eco-friendly disposables, which is likely to stimulate product demand.

Global food service disposable market size is significantly fragmented and competitive. Some of the market players are Cascades, Dart Container, Goldplast SPA, and Anchor packaging. Companies are involved in mergers & acquisitions and are significantly increasing R&D investments to expand product portfolio as well as provide sustainable disposables to ensure compliance with the governmental and environmental norms.       

Food Service Disposables Market, By Raw Material, 2014-2025 (Tons) (USD Million)

  • Plastic
  • Paper
  • Aluminum
  • Others

Food Service Disposables Market, By Product Type, 2014-2025 (Tons) (USD Million)

  • Cutlery
  • Plates
  • Cups and glass
  • Tray and containers
  • Bowls and tubs
  • Others

Food Service Disposables Market, By Product Type, 2014-2025 (Tons) (USD Million)

  • Institutions
  • Retail outlets
  • Restaurants
  • Others

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

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

Company profile

  • Dopla S.P.A
  • Goldplast SPA
  • Airlite Plastics Company
  • Dart Container Corporation
  • Anchor Packaging
  • New Wincup Holdings
  • Biopac India Corporation
  • New Wincup Holdings
  • Pactiv
  • Cascades Incorporated

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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