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South America Flexible Packaging Market - Forecasts from 2020 to 2025

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  • 97 Pages
  • February 2020
  • Knowledge Sourcing Intelligence LLP
  • ID: 4986778
The South America flexible packaging market was valued at US$8.076 billion in 2019 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.95% during the forecast period to reach a total market size of US$10.791 billion by 2025. Due to the gradual and steady availability of disposable income, the growing middle-income group and their purchasing tendencies the flexible packaging market of South America is estimated to witness steady growth. Moreover, the rise in demand for packaged food and beverage is being driven by the growing urbanization and gentrification of neighborhoods.

Additionally, the fast pace lives are promoting the rise of convenience food and beverages which the consumers are more inclined to take it on the go. Further, a lot of foreign direct investments are being increasingly made in the South American nations to establish and expand the sphere of operations of various retail food and beverage chains. Besides, the eCommerce segment is making a huge headway throughout the world and south America is no exception to this new means of consumerism. This has led to quite a few acquisitions in this region as well. For instance, Coexpan Chile (“Coexpan”) based out of Chile acquired thermoforming unit of BO packaging SA (“BO Packaging”), which is also Chile based. Flexible packaging and poly-paper operations are two such capabilities that are a part of the thermoforming unit of BO Packaging. As a result, benefits such as visual appeal, lower space footprint, and longer shelf life are the key contributing factors for the Flexi packaging market to register good growth in this region.

There’s a growing interest, thus investments and initiatives by the leadings Flexi packaging manufacturing organization to come up with the carbon-neutral Flexi packaging materials that are going to further resonate with today’s consumers' preferences. While the aforesaid falls under the purview of supply-side attitude towards the Flexi packaging as a product. The demand side or the consumer side too are increasingly opting for Flexi packaging that is least harmful to the environment. Further, as consumers become increasingly aware of a probable ramification of anthropogenic activities, consumers of south America are inclined towards eco-friendly packaging materials. Further, the current rate of ambient pollution is also pushing the consumers to resort to Flexi packaging of their food and beverage products.

The options for flexible packaging also allow various brands to make adjustments to various ingredients that go into the making of flexible packaging, thereby reducing the waste created by the process. Changes in government policies are also going to fuel the constant need for the research, development, and innovation that will, in turn, drive the Flexi packaging market in the south American region.

From the point of view of growing consumers of vegan diet, the food and beverage producers are increasingly adopting flexible packaging to ensure nutrient and flavor fortification. There is a growing inclination to utilize flexible packaging in beverages as well as to retain the freshness and keep it from gathering odor. Additionally, due to the growing shift towards plant-based alternatives of food and beverages, there is a growing number of new entrants who are also investing in flexible packaging that has the least carbon footprint.

This is going to drive the growth of flexible packaging market, in this region as well. Plus, in light of above there have been investments in increasing production capacities and labeling capabilities. Further, the consumption trends are increasingly towards naturally and organically produced food. To this end flexi packaging are becoming the staple for grocers and retail chains that sells fresh produce. During the forecast period the combined inclination of consumers towards more clean purchasing experience and government initiative is going to catapult the flexi packaging market of the region to a healthy growth.


By Material-Type
  • Plastic
  • Polyethylene (PE)
  • Polyethylene (PE)
  • Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
  • Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
  • Polyamide (PA)
  • Ethyl Vinyl Alcohol (EVOH)
  • Polyvinylidene Chloride (PVDC)
  • Polypropylene
  • Paper
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Bioplastics

By Product-Type
  • Stand-Up Pouches
  • Standard Stand-Up Pouches
  • Retort Stand-Up Pouches
  • Flat Pouches
  • Standard Flat Pouches
  • Retort Flat Pouches
  • Rollstocks
  • Gusseted Bags
  • Wicketed Bags
  • Wraps
  • Others

By Application
  • Food and Beverages
  • Personal Care
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Others

By Country
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Colombia
  • Others

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
1.1. Market Definition
1.2. Market Segmentation
2. Research Methodology
2.1. Research Data
2.2. Assumptions
3. Executive Summary
3.1. Research Highlights
4. Market Dynamics
4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Restraints
4.3. Porters Five Forces Analysis
4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.3.3. Threat of New Entrants
4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes
4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis
5. South Flexible Packaging Market Analysis, by Material-Type
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Plastic
5.2.1. Polyethylene (PE) LDPE LLDPE HDPE
5.2.2. Polyethylene (PE) CPP BOPP
5.2.3. Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
5.2.4. Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
5.2.5. Polyamide (PA)
5.2.6. Ethyl Vinyl Alcohol (EVOH)
5.2.7. Polyvinylidene Chloride (PVDC)
5.2.8. Polypropylene
5.3. Paper
5.4. Aluminum Foil
5.5. Bioplastics
6. South Flexible Packaging Market Analysis, by Product-Type
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Stand-Up Pouches
6.2.1. Standard Stand-Up Pouches
6.2.2. Retort Stand-Up Pouches
6.3. Flat Pouches
6.3.1. Standard Flat Pouches
6.3.2. Retort Flat Pouches
6.4. Rollstocks
6.5. Gusseted Bags
6.6. Wicketed Bags
6.7. Wraps
6.8. Others
7. South Flexible Packaging Market Analysis, by Application
7.1. Introduction
7.2. Food and Beverages
7.3. Personal Care
7.4. Pharmaceuticals
7.5. Others
8. South America Flexible Packaging Market Analysis, by Geography
8.1. By Country Brazil By Material-Type By Product-Type By Application Argentina By Material-Type By Product-Type By Application Colombia By Material-Type By Product-Type By Application Others By Material-Type By Product-Type By Application
9. Competitive Environment and Analysis
9.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis
9.2. Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness
9.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations
9.4. Vendor Competitiveness Matrix
10. Company Profiles
10.1. Amcor Plc
10.2. Huhtamaki
10.3. Innovia Films
10.4. Mondi Plc
10.5. Printpack
10.6. ProAmpac
10.7. Sonocco Products Company

Companies Mentioned

  • Amcor Plc
  • Huhtamaki
  • Innovia Films
  • Mondi Plc
  • Printpack
  • ProAmpac
  • Sonocco Products Company