US Market for Meat, Poultry & Seafood Packaging: Competitive Analysis of Key Players Including Amcor, Reynolds Group and WestRock -

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This study analyzes the US market for meat, poultry, and seafood packaging. Demand data is segmented by material (plastic, paper and paperboard, metal, glass, and packaging accessories), packaging product type, application, and market, and is presented in current US dollars at the manufacturers' level. Historical data is presented for 2009, 2014, and 2019 and forecasts are given for 2024 and 2029.

Packaging refers to any containers, wraps, or accessories contained in or attached to containers or wraps that are used to ship meat, poultry, or seafood products to retail or foodservice locations.

This study includes only packaging for animal-based products that are intended for human consumption, and excludes meat-alternative foods (e.g., plant-based hamburger patties).

Packaging applications include:

  • Meat - including beef and veal, pork, and lamb and other meats (e.g., bison, goat)
  • Poultry - chicken, turkey, and other products such as goose and duck
  • Seafood - all fish and shellfish

Meat, poultry, and seafood packaging is segmented by market in terms of:

  • Fresh and frozen - raw, unseasoned, and unprepared/uncooked products that are unfrozen, and items that are sold frozen, but are not precooked, breaded, or reformed (e.g., whole or portioned beef cuts, chicken pieces, seafood fillets, uncured pork, raw sausages, ground beef)
  • Processed - prepared raw, refrigerated, and shelf-stable products, including prepared cook-in-bag foods (e.g., breaded and stuffed products, canned tuna and salmon, chunked chicken and ham, frozen chicken wings, hot dogs, jerky, lunch meat, pre-cooked bacon, pre-marinated ribs and chicken, precooked hamburger patties)
  • Ready-to-eat - carry-out foods prepared by foodservice operations of supermarkets, convenience stores, mass retailers, and other stores (e.g., barbecued ribs, cooked meatloaf, parmesan-crusted tilapia, roasted beef, rotisserie chicken); excludes precooked foods from product manufacturers, which are included in the processed market

This study also presents historical and forecast data for packaging technologies, including:

  • Active and intelligent packaging
  • Case-ready packaging
  • Modified atmosphere packaging
  • Retort packaging
  • Vacuum packaging

Companies Mentioned

  • Amcor
  • Georgia-Pacific
  • International Paper
  • Packaging Corporation of America
  • Reynolds Group
  • Sealed Air
  • WestRock

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

2. Overview

  • Key Findings
  • Historical Market Trends
  • Demand by Material
  • Meat, Poultry, & Seafood Industry Overview
  • Key Industry Trends & Outlook
  • Meat
  • Poultry
  • Seafood
  • Pricing Trends
  • Factors Driving Packaging Innovation
  • Convenience
  • Sustainability
  • Experience
  • Quality
  • Differentiation & Personalization
  • E-Commerce
  • Innovation in Food & Beverage Packaging Machinery
  • Consumer Attitudes
  • Priorities for Packaging Features
  • Safety & Handling Concerns
  • Recycling & the Environment
  • Meat Buying Habits
  • Regulations
  • Foreign Trade & Tariffs

3. Technologies

  • Key Findings
  • Technologies Used in Meat, Poultry, & Seafood Packaging
  • Case-Ready Packaging
  • Modified Atmosphere Packaging
  • Vacuum Packaging
  • Active & Intelligent Packaging
  • Retort Packaging

4. Plastic Packaging

  • Key Findings
  • Demand by Product
  • Plastic Film
  • Overwrapping & Lidding
  • Trays
  • Bags
  • Pouches
  • Rigid Containers
  • Blister Packs

5. Paper & Paperboard Packaging

  • Key Findings
  • Demand by Product
  • Corrugated Boxes
  • Folding Cartons
  • Paperboard Sleeves
  • Other Paper (Butcher Paper, Trays, & Bags)

6. Other Packaging & Accessories

  • Key Findings
  • Demand by Product
  • Metal Cans
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Glass Jars
  • Accessories
  • Labels
  • Other Packaging Accessories

7. Applications

  • Key Findings
  • Demand by Application
  • Meat
  • Poultry
  • Seafood

8. Markets

  • Key Findings
  • Demand by Market
  • Fresh & Frozen
  • Processed
  • Ready-to-Eat

9. Competitive Analysis

  • Key Findings & Industry Composition
  • Market Share
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Cooperative Agreements
  • Selected Industry Participants

10. Appendix

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For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900