Disposable Plates Market

Disposable Plates Market: Plastic Product Type Segment Anticipated to Grow Almost 2X Times over the Forecast Period: Global Industry Analysis (2012 - 2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017 - 2027)

  • 2017-12-27
  • REP-GB-5842
  • 195 pages
 Disposable Plates Market

An Incisive, In-depth Analysis on the Disposable Plates Market

This study offers a comprehensive, 360 degree analysis on the Disposable Plates market, bringing to fore insights that can help stakeholders identify the opportunities as well as challenges. It tracks the global Disposable Plates market across key regions, and offers in-depth commentary and accurate quantitative insights. The study also includes incisive competitive landscape analysis, and provides key recommendations to market players on winning imperatives and successful strategies.

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The global disposable plates market is expected to witness gradual growth throughout the period of forecast. This growth can be attributed to growth of online food service and home delivery platforms, cost effectiveness and convenience. The global disposable plates market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.9% during the assessment period, to reflect a 1.76x increase in value from 2017-2027. Around US$ 3.6 Bn is the global disposable plates market standing in 2017 and it is estimated to reach an evaluation of about US$ 6.4 Bn by 2027. The global market for disposable plates has gained a lot of traction post 2012-2016 period, during which it reflected moderate growth rate; its growth rate has significantly improved since this timeline.

Opportunities grow strong for disposable plates

Manufacturers have introduced alternatives to conventional materials with a view to assist food service players fulfil their sustainability objectives. Non-conventional material such as biodegradable plastics, and edible stocks have been used to manufacture disposable plates. Additionally, paper plates are gaining high steam and prominence across regions in the globe owing to their environment friendly properties and with ban on plastics in certain regions, there is a high growth opportunity for paper plates, thus triggering the growth of the global disposable plates market.

Plastic plates are expected to glue their dominance as highly adopted disposable plates in the coming years

Plastic plates are expected to be the most widely used across several regions in the globe. Even though plastics have been facing several restrictions from governments in certain regions, the market share of disposable plastic plates has witnessed steady rise owing to durability characteristics. The plastic plates segment is projected to grow at a value CAGR of 5.7% and is estimated to reach a valuation a little under US$ 4 Bn by the end of the year of assessment. The volume of plastic plates sold is the highest as compared to other segments; in 2017, it reached more than 957 tonnes. The plastic segment is likely to dominate the global market for disposable plates during the period of assessment.


Growth of plastic plates directly associated to foams; foam being the largest contributor

Plastic plates segment is further categorized into foam, PP, PET, PLA, PHA and other plastics sub segments. The foam sub segment is the largest with a high market share and is expected to highly contribute to the growth of the parent segment. The foam segment in 2017 is valued at around 900 Mn and dominates the market. This trend is poised to continue in the coming years and this sub segment is expected to lead the global market by the end of the forecast period. By 2027 end, the foam sub segment is estimated to touch a valuation as high as US$ 1.6 Bn, growing at a significant value CAGR of 5.9% throughout the period of forecast. On the other hand, the other plastics segment is projected to grow at the highest pace in the coming years and register a huge 8.1% value CAGR during the said period. The paper segment in the product type category is anticipated to grow at a significant rate to register a CAGR of 6.2% during the period of assessment. This segment is estimated to reach a value of around US$ 870 Mn by the end of the year of assessment and is the second largest product type segment.

The research study titled “Disposable Plates Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012-2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017-2027)” uncovers each and every aspect of the market with the help of a robust research platform. It reveals several macroeconomic factors, SWOT analysis, regulatory aspects, and other angles that govern the dynamics of the market influencing its growth. These traits help in devising an accurate marketing strategy or entry tactic, simultaneously dealing with the unforeseen events present within the market scenario.

Market Segmentation

By Product Type

By Design

By Sales Channel

By Region

  • Plastic Plates

    • Foam

    • PP

    • PET

    • PE

    • PLA

    • PHA

  • Aluminium

  • Paper

    • Laminated

    • Non Laminated

  • Others

  • Compartment

  • Plain

  • B2B

    • Food service Outlets

    • Educational Institutes

    • Corporate Offices

    • Healthcare Facilities

  • B2C

    • Online

    • Supermarket

    • Hypermarket

    • Convenience Stores

    • Mom & Pop Stores

  • North America

  • Latin America

  • Eastern Europe

  • Western Europe

  • Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ)

  • Japan

  • Middle East and Africa (MEA)

Future Market Insights adopts a strong research methodology to collect and analyse data

At Future Market Insights, a unique research methodology is applied to gather the necessary market data. Secondary research followed by primary research and key opinions from domain experts, market observers and other external sources is carried out. The initial secondary research is initiated which is extensive in nature and covers all the angles of the disposable plates market following which a primary research is carried out to deep dive even further. Simultaneously, market observers and domain experts that have completely unbiased opinion about the market, are consulted either via face to face interview or via telephonic interview, and key aspects and data points are stacked which are re-examined in the next primary interviews. This implies that each key aspect or statistic or number is cross checked, re-verified, evaluated, analysed and validated over the course of the entire research. As every conversation gives a more or less different view, the statistics and data undergo a triangulation process to arrive at a certain number. This data point reflects maximum accuracy which fuels the credibility of the information that the disposable plates report contains.

The research report on global disposable plates market includes a separate dedicated section which covers competitive landscape. This includes information on the key players dealing with disposable plates. The competitive analyses on these key players reflects a detailed knowhow on their current scenario, their geographical spread, their expansion plans, the new strategies they have come up with, new developments in their products as well as innovation to enhance their product portfolio, mergers and acquisitions as an expansion strategy, marketing strategies, market share, revenue, company strength, strategic alliances, etc. This can give the reader a broad idea of the happening events in the market, initiated by these players which the help of which new plans or tactics can be developed and implemented.

Research report highlights

  • Unbiased, holistic view of the market covering major regions and sub regions of North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) and Middle East and Africa (MEA)

  • Detailed segmental analysis giving justice to the reader’s investment

  • Trends, developments, restraints, drivers, challenges, opportunities etc., mentioned in the report uncovering all loopholes present in the market

  • In-depth analysis with actionable intelligence which can serve the reader’s purpose by assisting him/her in planning and executing tactics

  • Unmatched accuracy owing to a one-of-its-kind research approach

  • Competitive scenario explaining present market conditions and how key players are making moves along those dynamics

  • Accurate market forecasts ten years down the line based on past and present market assessment

  • Recommendations based on the analyses covered by research experts of Future Market Insights

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