Global Bio-degradable Packaging Market - Forecasts and Trends (2016 - 2021)

  • ID: 3971503
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 120 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
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  • AB Tetra Pack
  • Amcor Ltd.
  • Covestro
  • Earth First Brand Films
  • GreenBlue
  • IMEX Packaging
  • MORE
This market is mainly driven by the growing conscientious population and government regulations that have started focusing towards the reduction of wastage and usage of bio-degradable packaging materials. However, the lack of supply of bio-plastics and the higher cost of materials are hindering the growth of this market. The two major segments of this market include bio-degradable plastic packaging and bio-degradable paper packaging market. The bio-degradable plastic packaging accounts for more than 95% of the market but however the bio-degradable paper packaging market is showing traction and is expected to witness high growth over the forecast period.

The global bio-degradable packaging market is estimated at USD 4.92 billion in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 10.97 billion by the end of 2021 at a CAGR of 17.40%. Asia-Pacific region dominates the bio-degradable paper packaging market followed by North America and European regions. Food packaging is a major segment accounting for more than 65% of bio-degradable plastic & paper packaging market.

The global bio-degradable packaging market is segmented on the basis of Type: plastic (starch, cellulose, PLA, PHA, PHB), paper (kraft, flexible, corrugated, box-board), region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, rest of the world). The market is also segmented on the basis of applications such as food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal/homecare and others. This report also describes a detailed study of the Porter's five forces analysis of the market. All the five major factors in these markets have been quantified using the internal key parameters governing each of them. It also covers the market landscape of these players which includes the key growth strategies, geographical footprint and competition analysis.

The report also considers key trends that will impact the industry and key profiles of leading suppliers of global bio-degradable packaging market. Some of the top companies mentioned in the report are Tetra Pak, Amcor, Mondi Group, Imex Packaging, McNichols Co, Kruger Inc., Biopac, Smurfit Kappa Group, Berkley International Packaging, EarthFirst Brand Films, GreenBlue, International Paper, Ranpak Corp and Others.


- Growing conscientious population
- Stringent government regulations


- Lack of supply of bio-plastics and related materials
- Higher costs

What the report offers

- Market definition for the bio-degradable packaging market along with identification of key drivers and restraints for the market.
- Market analysis for the global bio-degradable packaging market, with region-specific assessments and competition analysis on a global and regional scale.
- Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenario, rising prospective opportunities and identification of key companies that can influence the market on a global and regional scale.
- Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their strategic initiatives and market share.
- Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the bio-degradable packaging market on both global and regional scale.
- A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.

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  • AB Tetra Pack
  • Amcor Ltd.
  • Covestro
  • Earth First Brand Films
  • GreenBlue
  • IMEX Packaging
  • MORE
1. Research Methodology

2. Key Findings of The Study

3. Executive Summary

4. Market Overview

4.1 Market Overview

4.2 Industry Value-Chain Analysis

4.3 Industry Attractiveness - Porter'sFive Forces Analysis

4.4 Industry Policies

5. Market Dynamics

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Drivers

5.2.1 Growing Conscientious Population

5.2.2 Stringent Government Regulations

5.3 Restraints

5.3.1 Lack of Supply of Bio-plastics and Related Materials

5.3.2 Higher Costs

6. Bio-degradable Packaging Technology Overview

6.1 Technology Overview

6.2 Ongoing Developments

7. Market by Type

7.1 Plastics

7.1.1 Starch-Based Plastics Market Size and Forecast

7.1.2 Cellulose-Based Plastics Market Size and Forecast

7.1.3 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Market Size and Forecast

7.1.4 Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) Market Size and Forecast

7.1.5 Poly-3-Hydroxybutyrate (PHB) Market Size and Forecast

7.1.6 Others Market Size and Forecast

7.2 Paper

7.2.1 Kraft Paper Market Size and Forecast

7.2.2 Flexible Paper Market Size and Forecast

7.2.3 Corrugated Fiberboard Market Size and Forecast

7.2.4 Box-Board Market Size and Forecast

8. Market by Application

8.1 Food Packaging

8.1.1 Market Size and Forecast

8.2 Beverage Packaging

8.2.1 Market Size and Forecast

8.3 Pharmaceutical Packaging

8.3.1 Market Size and Forecast

8.4 Personal/Homecare Packaging

8.4.1 Market Size and Forecast

8.5 Other Packaging

8.5.1 Market Size and Forecast

9. Market by Region

9.1 North America

9.1.1 United States

9.2 Europe

9.3 Asia-Pacific

9.4 Rest of The World

10. Vendor Market Share

11. Competitive Intelligence - Company Profiles

11.1 Tetra Pak

11.1.1 Overview

11.1.2 Major Products and Services

11.1.3 Financials

11.1.4 Recent Developments

11.2 Amcor

11.2.1 Overview

11.2.2 Major Products and Services

11.2.3 Financials

11.2.4 Recent Developments

11.3 Mondi Group

11.3.1 Overview

11.3.2 Major Products and Services

11.3.3 Financials

11.3.4 Recent Developments

11.4 Imex Packaging

11.4.1 Overview

11.4.2 Major Products and Services

11.4.3 Financials

11.4.4 Recent Developments

11.5 McNichols Co.

11.5.1 Overview

11.5.2 Major Products and Services

11.5.3 Financials

11.5.4 Recent Developments

11.6 Kruger Inc.

11.6.1 Overview

11.6.2 Major Products and Services

11.6.3 Financials

11.6.4 Recent Developments

11.7 Biopac

11.7.1 Overview

11.7.2 Major Products and Services

11.7.3 Financials

11.7.4 Recent Developments

11.8 Smurfit Kappa Group

11.8.1 Overview

11.8.2 Major Products and Services

11.8.3 Financials

11.8.4 Recent Developments

11.9 Berkley International Packaging

11.9.1 Overview

11.9.2 Major Products and Services

11.9.3 Financials

11.9.4 Recent Developments

11.10 EarthFirst Brand Films

11.10.1 Overview

11.10.2 Major Products and Services

11.10.3 Financials

11.10.4 Recent Developments

11.11 GreenBlue

11.11.1 Overview

11.11.2 Major Products and Services

11.11.3 Financials

11.11.4 Recent Developments

11.12 International Paper

11.12.1 Overview

11.12.2 Major Products and Services

11.12.3 Financials

11.12.4 Recent Developments

11.13 Ranpak corp

11.13.1 Overview

11.13.2 Major Products and Services

11.13.3 Financials

11.13.4 Recent Developments

12. Investment Analysis

12.1 Recent Mergers And Acquisitions

12.2 Investment Outlook

13. Future of Biodegradable Packaging Market
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  • Amcor Ltd.
  • AB Tetra Pack
  • Rohrer Corporation
  • McNichols Company
  • IMEX Packaging
  • Mondi Plc
  • Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
  • Covestro
  • Berkeley Packaging International
  • Earth First Brand Films
  • GreenBlue
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