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Top Themes in Packaging - Thematic Intelligence

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  • 20 Pages
  • March 2022
  • Region: Global
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 5734332
In this report, the publisher identifies the top 10 themes that will impact the packaging sector in 2022. For each theme, the publisher offer a definition of the theme, highlight trends and opportunities, and then give key considerations for brands and manufacturers.

The publisher has developed a unique thematic research ecosystem designed to take a holistic view of the big themes that impact companies in the packaging industry. Our thematic research ecosystem is a single, integrated global research platform that provides an easy-to-use framework for tracking all themes across all companies in all sectors.


  • In 2022, the major themes impacting the packaging sector will be: Advanced Materials, COVID-19, Online Food Delivery, E-Commerce, Health & Wellness, Direct-to-Consumer, ESG, Demographics, and Robotics.
  • Increasingly innovative materials beyond plastic and paperboard are opening up new potential applications in packaging. Some of these benefits include improvements to biodegradability, strength, and thinness.
  • The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic demonstrated the importance of contactless deliveries and the need to send goods to remote locations.
  • As online food deliveries boom in popularity, foodservice operators must be mindful of maintaining high standards of hygiene during the delivery cycle. Concerns over food safety has seen consumers perceive single-use plastics as necessary to keep food safe, while viewing reusables as potentially unhygienic.

Reasons to Buy

  • Understand multiple trends and company responses in order to tap into what is really impacting the industry.
  • Gain a broader appreciation of the fast-moving consumer goods industry by gaining insights from both within and outside of your sector.
  • Access valuable strategic take-outs to help direct future decision-making and inform new product development.

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • 2022 Theme Map
  • Themes
  • Advanced Materials
  • COVID-19
  • Online Food Delivery
  • E-Commerce
  • Health & Wellness
  • Direct-to-Consumer
  • ESG
  • Demographics
  • Robotics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Glossary
  • Appendix: Thematic Research Methodology
  • Contact the Publisher

Companies Mentioned (Partial List)

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes, but is not limited to:

  • National Graphene Institute
  • L’Oréal
  • Bumerang
  • Deliveroo
  • BarePack
  • TikTok
  • Instagram
  • Amazon