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Foodservice Disposables Market

Foodservice Disposables Market Size, Share, Competitive Landscape and Trend Analysis Report, by Type, by Application, by Distribution Channel and, by Raw Material : Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032

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Author's: | Roshan Deshmukh
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The global foodservice disposables market is experiencing significant growth, and is expected to grow considerably in the next few years. Foodservice disposables are food containers that are used to pack and carry food from places such as hotels, restaurants, homes, and fast-food centers where food is served or is taken away by customers. Foodservice disposables are hygienic one-time use containers that can be recycled after use and are disposed of easily. Various foodservice disposable products include disposable trays, bowls, wraps (aluminum foil), plates, napkins, spoon, glass, and other necessary products for serving and packaging.  The major raw material used in the industry is plastic, aluminum, paper, bamboo, and other disposable material. Urge for eco-friendly environment has reduced the usage of using plastic for manufacturing the foodservice disposable and manufacturers are using alternative raw materials to manufacture foodservice disposables. Innovations in the field are related to use of recycled and bio-degradable source of raw materials for manufacturing disposable such as dry leaves, bamboo, and wood. 

COVID-19 Scenario Analysis: 

  • The COVID-19 pandemic has hit mostly the restaurant sectors as there has been a complete shutdown for hotels, restaurants, and food chains.  
  • People are more aware of their food habits and demand for clean, hygienic disposables will increase due to widespread awareness against the disease.
  • The food service disposable market will grow significantly once the restrictions are lifted as demand for the disposables will increase drastically due to the hygiene factor.

Top Impacting Factors: Market Scenario Analysis, Trends, Drivers, and Impact Analysis

Increase in number of online food delivery applications that have increased the demand for food delivery, startups are coming up with mini-vans, which are termed as mobile restaurants, increase in consumption of outside food due to changing lifestyle, and rapid urbanization are increasing the demand for the foodservice disposable market. In addition, demand for one-time use containers, low-cost hygienic containers to carry food, and rise in demand from the tour & travel industry to cater food to customers are the factors driving the global foodservice market. However, the major constrain of the market is the generic products that can be manufactured by any local players at a cheap price. Innovation in the foodservice disposable industry is related to the development of fully bio-degradable disposables that can be consumed after using and the wastage would be minimum.  

The global Foodservice Disposables Market trends are as follows:

New product launches to flourish the market

Foodservice disposable manufacturers have come up with new and advanced products that have lats effect of environment and are 100% bio-degradable which are eco-friendly and don’t create waste. Indian companies are the leading manufacturers of dry leaves pate and bowls since ages and many other countries gave started following the use of dry leaves as they are 100% recyclable. The launch of new products using different materials has made substantial changes in the industry is helping the industry to survive in a harsh time. 

The Biotrem company of Poland has come up with wheat trays, cups, glass, spoon, and other foodservice disposables, which are 100% bio-degradable and use of water and other natural resources during the manufacturing is very minimal making it eco-friendly and safe for human consumption. The company claims it does not waste much wheat grain in the manufacturing process as 10,000 plates and bowls are made using 1-ton wheat bran. 

Surge in use from restaurants 

Change in eating habits of people and rise in demand for home delivery and take away from restaurants & hotels for convenient eating has increased demand for foodservice disposables from hotels & restaurants for hygienically packing food. Moreover, demand for on-the-go food by millennials to save time and easy munching are the factors that have increased demand for disposable food chains. 

Increase in food delivery service by Swiggy and Zomato applications has increased customer's demand for delivering food to home, which, has in turn, increased the demand for foodservice disposables. 

Key Benefits of the Report:

  • This study presents the analytical depiction of the global foodservice disposables 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 global foodservice disposables market share.
  • The current market is quantitatively analyzed to highlight the global Foodservice Disposables market growth scenario.
  • Porter’s five forces analysis illustrates the potency of buyers & suppliers in the market. 
  • The report provides a detailed global foodservice disposables market analysis based on competitive intensity and how the competition will take shape in coming years. 

Questions Answered in the foodservice disposables market Research Report:

  • What are the leading market players active in the foodservice disposables market?
  • What the current trends will influence the market in the next few years?
  • What are the driving factors, restraints, and opportunities in the market?
  • What future projections would help in taking further strategic steps?
  • What would be the detailed impact of COVID-19 on the market?​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ 

Foodservice Disposables Market Report Highlights

Aspects Details
By Type
  • Cutlery
  • Plates
  • Cups & Glass
  • Tray & Containers
  • Bowls & Tubs
  • Others
By Application
  • Restaurants & Hotels
  • Retail Outlets
  • Institutions
  • Others
By Distribution Channel
  • Retail Stores
  • Supermarkets
  • Online
  • Others
By Raw Material
  • Plastic
  • Paper & Paperboard
  • Aluminum
  • Others
By Region
  • North America  (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe  (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, Russia, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific  (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • LAMEA  (Brazil, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Rest of LAMEA)
Key Market Players

Seda Group Inc., Amcor, Sealed Air, Airlite Plastics, Menasha Packaging Company, Twin Rivers Paper Company, Anchor Packaging Inc, D&W Fine Pack, WestRock Company, Biotrem and Inteplast Group, Placon, Berry Global Inc, Novolex, Graphic Packaging International, Huhtamaki, Dart Container Corporation, Sonoco Products Company

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Foodservice Disposables Market

Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032