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Biodegradable Cutlery Market

Biodegradable Cutlery Market Size, Share, Competitive Landscape and Trend Analysis Report by Product Type, by Category, by Material, by Price Point, by Application and by Distribution Channel : Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032

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Author's: | Roshan Deshmukh
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Biodegradable cutlery are made up of various types of organic and eco-friendly material such as pla, cpla, starch blends and other plants and organic material, Biodegradable cutlery consists of different types of cutlery items such as spoons, fork, plates, containers and other. Biodegradable cutlery items are eco-friendly and durable in nature, these cutlery items are widely used in many different commercial sectors such as catering servicesand online food delivery services. Biodegradable cutlery items are very good and cost-effective alternatives to non-biodegradable cutlery, as these non-biodegradable cutlery wastes is highly polluting the environment and last for more than hundreds of years. Biodegradable cutlery market has shown significant growth in last few years as people have become more aware about harmful effects of non-biodegradable cutlery on environment and started using organic and Biodegradable cutlery in an order to do environmental healthy business. A restriction imposed by government on several non-biodegradable products to discourage use of it and promotes use of f biodegradable and organic cutlery items and innovation in biodegradable cutlery is a major factor in growth of global biodegradable cutlery market and expected to be more inclining in forecast period.

COVID-19 Impact Analysis-    

  • During COVID-19, globally many industries were suffering from great economic crises; spread of COVID-19 virus has led to less damaging effectson global biodegradable cutlery market as compared to other industries. 
  • To control spread of corona virus diseases, nation-wide lockdown was imposed by government resulted in huge disruption in supply chain of raw material and looming of production cycle of biodegradable cutlery market. Restraints were imposed by government on several retail stores that led to great hampering in demand of biodegradable cutlery market.  
  • There was a sudden and rapid upsurge in use of biodegradable cutlery items in hospitals and medical care facilities as they were majorly using disposable biodegradable cutlery items to serve food to corona patients in order to control spread of Wuhan virus. E-commerce has played vital role in uplifting supply chain of biodegradable packaging as it helps to cover wider range and cater demands of customer. 

Top Impacting Factors-

  • Biodegradable cutlery are widely used in commercial sectors such as hospitals, hotels and restaurants, catering services and house parties, many hotels are using biodegradable cutlery item to offer food packing services to its consumers. Many catering services companies are also using biodegradable cutleries for serving foods in office and on several ceremonies and occasion, as it is cost effective and 100% safe. Catering services industries growing at significant rate as they are entering in mergers with many companies and providing food facilities to employees of company in remote area, rapid growth of catering services is stocking up demand of biodegradable cutlery market. Hotels and restaurants are choosing eco-friendly way of doing business; there is rapid upsurge in use of biodegradable cutlery in hospitals to avoid spread of corona virus diseases. Rise in use of biodegradable cutlery is key driver growth of global biodegradable cutlery market.
  • Government has introduced several policies to restrict use non-biodegradable cutlery and other material, central and state government have imposed heavy taxes to discourage use of non-biodegradable products. Waste from these non-biodegradable products such as cutlery and containers are garbage that is not capable of being decompose or destroyed by its by bacteria or other living organism, for prevention and effective treatment of non-biodegradable government has stated offering separate dustbins for non-biodegradable waste. Maharashtra state government has introduced Maharashtra non- biodegradable garbage control act, 2006, to restrict the uses of non-biodegradable products and throwing or disposing of non- biodegradable garbage in water bodies and other public places. Government has also taken various steps to promote and to spread awareness about use of biodegradable and organic products instead of harmful non- biodegradable products. Government has also requested too many commercial organization and service provider to opt for eco-friendly way of doing business and start using biodegradable and organic products that has no side effect on environment. A restraint imposed by government on non- biodegradable cutlery and other products and rise in promotion of biodegradable products is key factor in growth of global biodegradable cutlery market.
  • Key player are highly investing in innovation of products and engaged with research &development process, to offers improvised and innovative products to catering demand of consumers and to compete with competitors and rival products.Key players have introduced new and different type of biodegradable culture items that is more durable and reusable such as bamboo plates and container, these organic cutlery items are non-toxic and offers more aesthetic appeal in table ware. They have also introduced many different biodegradable paper or cardboard and plastic cutleries that can be used for different purposes such as serving and packaging of food. They have introduced biodegradable cutleries made up of natural plant extract and have high decomposing capacity. Rise in innovation of biodegradable cutlery item is prominent factor in growth of global biodegradable cutlery market.
  • Now a day’s consumers are more concerned with environmental factors as they become more conscious about environment and degradation of quality of life. Peoples are getting aware about harmful effect of non-biodegradable cutlery on environment and stated using eco-friendly and biodegradable cutlery products that are safe and non-toxic for environment. Non-biodegradable and disposable cutlery pollutes lands as well as it is highly polluting waterbodies as petroleum based products may last in environment for more than hundred years and degrading quality of soil and waters. Rise in awareness among consumer about harmful effect of non-biodegradable cutlery on environment and rise in use of biodegradable cutlery item for commercial and personal use is a prime factor in growth of global biodegradable cutlery market.

Market Trends-

Surge in Use of Biodegradable Cutlery

  • After spread of COVID-19 many hospitals and hotels have started using biodegradable cutleries as it used for multiple purposes such as packages and serving of food and cost-effective method for hospitals to serve large number of COVID-19 patients. To control spread of Wuhan virus hospitals have started opting disposable and Biodegradable cutlery items such as biodegradable  glasses and dishes, as other reusable plates, dishes and glasses may led spread corona virus to other people. Biodegradable cutleries are widely used in parties and on other occasions, as it is heat resistant and help steering hot foods to guest. Easy handling and cost-effective are key features that is boosting demand on biodegradable cutlery. Surge in use of biodegradable cutlery is utmost factor that is fuelling growth of global biodegradable cutlery market.

Rising Trend of Online Food Delivery Services

  • Online food delivery services is gaining prominence among peoples as they offer steering hot foods at consumers door step, people have option to choose different cuisine from hotel menu according to their wish. Many students and bachelors who are migrated to different cities for job and educational purposes are major user of online food delivery services. They help to make people life easy and effortless. Online foods services are major commercial user of biodegradable cutlery to serve and deliver food at consumers’ doorstep, these biodegradable cutleries are cost effective and have high durability. Biodegradable cutlery such as cardboard and biodegradable plastic containers are highly heat resistant and protect food from spillage, these biodegradable cardboard cutlery also helps to keep food hot for longer period and 100% safe and non-toxic in nature. Many hotels and restaurants are also printing there name on biodegradable containers to increase brand visibility among consumers, rise in trend of online food delivery services is accelerating growth of global biodegradable cutlery market.


Key Benefits of Report-

  • This study presents the analytical depiction of the biodegradable Cutlery Industry along with the current trends and future estimations to determine the imminent investment pockets.
  • The report presents information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities along with detailed analysis of the biodegradable Cutlery market share.
  • The current market is quantitatively analysed to highlight biodegradable Cutlerymarket growth scenario. 
  • Porter’s five forces analysis illustrates the potency of buyers & suppliers in the market.
  • The report provides detailed biodegradable Cutlery market analysis based on competitive intensity and how the competition will take shape in coming years. 

Questions Answered in the Report –

  • Which are the leading players active in the biodegradable Cutlery market?
  • What are the current trends that will influence the market in the next few years?
  • What are the driving factors, restraints, and opportunities of the market?
  • What future projections would help in taking further strategic steps?
  • What is the biodegradable Cutlerymarket prediction in the future?
  • Which will be the niches at which players profiling with recent advancements should set a presence?
  • What are the current trends and predicted trend?                                                                                        

Biodegradable Cutlery Market Report Highlights

Aspects Details
By Product Type
  • PLA
  • CPLA
  • Starch Blends
  • Organic
By Category
  • Spoon
  • Fork
  • Knife
  • Others
By Material
  • Wood
  • Husk
  • Paper
  • Plastic
  • Others
By Price Point
  • Premium
  • Medium
  • Economy
By Application
  • Commercial
  • Personal
  • Others
By Distribution Channel
  • B2b
  • B2C
  • Online
By Region
  • North America  (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe  (Germany, France, UK, Spain, Italy, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific  (China, India, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • LAMEA  (Latin America, Middle East, Africa)
Key Market Players

Eco-Products Inc., Global Packaging Solutions, Vegware Limited, Biotrem Sp. z.o.o., BioGreenChoice Corp., Eco Guardian Inc., Nature House Green Products Inc., Av Prakritii International Private Limited., HuhtamäkiOyj., Bionatic GmbH & Co. KG

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Biodegradable Cutlery Market

Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032