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Packaging Industry in Germany

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  • 41 Pages
  • February 2024
  • Region: Germany
  • Euromonitor International
  • ID: 515107
Packaging changes in Germany reflect a broader shift towards sustainability and environmental stewardship. The EU’s imposition of a “plastic tax” in 2021 has put tremendous pressure on businesses and industries to adopt more environmentally-friendly packaging alternatives. As a result, there has been a noticeable shift towards recyclable materials and a reduction in the use of non-recyclable plastics.

The Packaging in Germany report offers insight into key trends and developments in the industry. The report also examines trends and prospect for various pack types and closures: metal packaging, rigid plastic, glass, liquid cartons, paper-based containers; flexible packaging.

Data coverage: Market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

Why buy this report?

  • Get a detailed picture of the Packaging market;
  • Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;
  • Understand the competitive environment, the market’s major players and leading brands;
  • Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.

Table of Contents

  • Packaging in 2022: The big picture
  • 2022 key trends
  • Flexible plastic the most popular food packaging format
  • Rise in consumption of fruit/herbal tea benefits folding carton packaging format
  • AB InBev launches beer crates made using recycled ocean plastic
  • Hair care continues to record positive growth in 2022
  • Sustainable packaging sees the launch of Pril’s recyclable monomaterial refill pouch
  • Recycling codes to be added due to the new EU Packaging Waste Directive
  • EU takes a stance against plastic waste with comprehensive initiatives
  • Germany leads the way with packaging laws enforcing reusability and recycling
  • German companies collaborate on multi-layer packaging recycling study
  • New sustainability legislation to reduce packaging waste
  • EU regulations helping Germany to transition towards a sustainable future
  • Table 1 Overview of Packaging Recycling and Recovery in Germany: 2020/2021 and Targets for 2022