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Packaging Industry in Japan

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  • 43 Pages
  • February 2024
  • Region: Japan
  • Euromonitor International
  • ID: 515112
In 2022, heightened environmental consciousness among the Japanese, coupled with the government’s goal of reducing disposable plastic waste by 25% over the next 10 years, drove various industries to switch towards sustainable packaging solutions. This encouraged innovation in the beauty and personal care industry, as demonstrated, for example, by collaborations such as the one between Fancl Corporation and Kirin Group.

The Packaging in Japan 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
  • Innovative beer lees packaging developed for Fancl’s powder foundation refills
  • Metal beverage cans gain share in alcoholic drinks packaging in 2022
  • Flexible plastic the most-used packaging in air care and surface care in 2022
  • Flexible plastic preferred for processed fruit, vegetables, meat and seafood
  • Recyclability of PET bottles benefits their usage in soft drinks
  • Japan introduces the Act on the Promotion of Resource Circulation for Plastics in 2022
  • Brands setting up sustainable packaging targets amid rising environmental concerns
  • Table 1 Overview of Packaging Recycling and Recovery in Japan: 2020/2021 and Targets for 2022