Disposable Egg Trays Market Overview

The disposable egg trays market estimated for soaring growth in 2021 with worldwide revenues up nearly 6% year over year. A new forecast by FMI estimates that disposable egg trays market revenues will nearly double between 2021 and 2031.

Global Disposable Egg Trays Market: Market Outlook

Disposable egg trays are usually made up of paper pulp which is used to store eggs from poultry farms and are disposed of after use. Being made up of paper pulp, they are environmental-friendly which sustainable. Beyond being sustainable, they also have enhanced durability with the smooth finish, owing to the thick multi-layers of paper pulp which is used as the packaging material for safeguarding & protecting eggs.

Disposable egg trays are not only useful in storing eggs but also preferred by the manufacturers during the transportation of the eggs, due to its significant physical and barrier properties. The disposable egg trays are lightweight and easy to handle due to the cavities that are created by the disposable egg tray forming machine. They have excellent external shock resistance for the protection of the eggs during transportation.

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What are the Key Trends Impacting Growth of the Disposable Egg Trays Market? 

Nowadays, the majority of disposable egg tray manufacturing companies are using a large amount of recycled paper as compared to cardboard and other materials which were used traditionally.

Using recycled paper in egg trays not only adds benefit to the environment but also for the consumers, as it is less expensive than virgin paper egg trays. The reusability of recycled paper enhances its extensive use in the manufacturing of disposable egg trays instead of wasting and polluting the environment.

How is the Demand for Storage & Transportation in Poultry Farms Uplifting the Disposable Egg Trays Market? 

Disposable egg trays are mostly made up of moulded fiber, cardboard, and other paper-related materials. Moulded fiber provides a strong integrated framework to the egg trays along with the suitable stiffness and rigidity, which makes the disposable egg tray shock-resistant during the transportation of the eggs and thereby is preferred by many of the farmers and poultry businesses.

Compared to the plastic trays, the moulded fiber provides good air permeability and hygroscopic ability, which plays a vital role during the storage of eggs.

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What are the Key Challenges that may Restrain the Growth of the Disposable Egg Trays Market? 

The disposable egg trays made up of moulded fiber have a high price compared to plastic trays because they are more eco-friendly. Also, the moulded fiber disposable egg trays are susceptible to the growth of fungus in the humid environment which can result in the damage of eggs and could also lead to the making of a foul odour.

Competitive Landscape

The following global key players such as

  • Henry Molded Products, Inc.
  • Pacific Pulp Molding LLC
  • KSP Fiber Products Pvt Ltd
  • Cosmoplast Ind. Co. LLC
  • Cascades Inc.
  • Hartmann
  • Huhtamaki Brazil
  • Others

Key Asian players manufacturing disposable egg trays are

  • Xuzhou Bien International Trade Co., Ltd.
  • Jai Guru Gorkh Nath Engineering Works
  • Rulyda Plastic Manufacture Co.,Ltd
  • Maspack Limited
  • Khandagiri Pulp Pvt. Ltd.
  • Sri Vijaya Lakshmi Pulp & Packing Industry
  • Gopal Krishna Packing Products
  • MK Green Packaging

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What Strategies are the Key Players Adopting for Increasing their Market Share in the Disposable Egg Trays Market? 

The manufacturers involved in the manufacturing of disposable egg trays are involved in the expansion of the production plants and the new product launch in the manufacturing of Disposable Egg Trays.

  • In January 2020, Denmark based manufacturer of moulded fiber packaging for eggs, Hartmann A/S acquired Mohan Fibre Products Pvt. Ltd while marking its entry in India.
  • In February 2019, Huhtamaki with their Brazilian fiber packaging team co-developed a new tray design that reduces egg breakage by creating a better and stronger egg tray.   

Why is India a Big Market for Disposable Egg Trays Market? 

The majority of the disposable egg tray manufacturers are present in India which contributes maximum share to the market. Also, India has a huge population which is involved in agriculture and poultry businesses for making money which is expected to uplift the disposable egg trays market in the coming days. 

How has the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacted the Disposable Egg Trays Packaging Market?

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to disruption in the logistics and supply chain which has affected the transportation of disposable egg trays thereby leading to the decline in the manufacturing of disposable egg trays.

Also, the stringent regulations and framework by the government have led to limit the production practices with a limited number of workers in the factory which has harmed the disposable egg trays market. 

Key Segments of Disposable Egg Trays Market Covered in the Report

Based on the Cavity:

  • 2 to 6
  • 8 to 12
  • 12 to 24
  • More than 24

Based on the Material:

  • Paper egg cartons
    • Recycled paper
    • Molded pulp
  • Plastic egg trays
    • Polystyrene foam
    • Clear plastic

Based on the Sales Channel:

  • Online
  • Offline
    • Retail shops
    • Distributors
    • Supermarket/Hypermarket

Based on the Region:

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • South Asia
  • East Asia
  • Oceania
  • Middle East & Africa

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