Frozen Food Packaging Market

Frozen Food Packaging Market: Plastic Materials to Dominate the Global Market in Terms of Revenue: Global Industry Analysis (2012 - 2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017 - 2022)


Dramatic increase in demand for the frozen food products has led manufacturers to implement technically enhanced packaging solutions. As the frozen food products are subject to extreme weather conditions during the time of delivery, demand for frozen food packages continues to increase in the food and beverages industry.

Future Market Insights projects that the global frozen food packaging market is expected to represent a value of US$ 39,000 Mn by the end of 2022.

Online Portals to Impact the Market Growth

With the emerging meal delivery system, purchasing food products from the grocery stores is becoming a trend followed in the past. In order to attract more customers, the manufacturers of the food products are offering doorstep delivery services. As customers prefer ordering food products from online portals, demand for the frozen food packages continue to increase globally. Increasing demand for frozen food products has led to a significant transformation in the packaging industry.

Growing need for delivering frozen food products safely has further led the manufacturers in the food industry to opt for tamper proof and temperature controlled packages. Manufacturers prefer using plastic materials for packaging the frozen food products such as fruits, ice-cream, meat and vegetables. Such factors are expected to contribute towards growth of the global frozen food packaging market significantly during the forecast period.

With increasing industrialization and urbanization, various food outlets are offering their services on the online portals. Busy lifestyle has led the customers to order various food products through the online portals. Attributed to increasingly busy lifestyle, the customers prefer ordering frozen food products than cooking. Increasing demand for the frozen food products among customers continues to rev up demand for the frozen food packages in the food industry.

Meal Delivery System to Rev Up Demand

Frozen food products also witness considerable demand from the manufacturers for production of various dishes. Manufacturers operating in the food industry prefer using the frozen food products attributed to the preserved quality, freshness and flavor of the product. In order to preserve the qualities of the food products, manufacturers prefer opting for the frozen food packages as it protects the products from extreme weather conditions and moisture.

Growing need for delivering food products safely among suppliers of the frozen food products will continue to rev up demand for packages that are equipped with temperature controlled features. Such factors are expected to impact growth of the global frozen food products market positively during the forecast period.

On the other hand, high content of sodium in the frozen food products is expected to inhibit demand for the frozen food products. Increasing preference for ordering hot food meals as compared to frozen food is further expected to dip sales of the frozen food packages. Moreover, high prices of the frozen food packaging products is expected to impact growth of the global frozen food packaging market negatively.

Bags & Pouches to Represent a Leading Segment

Growing need for protective packaging has led the manufacturers in the food and beverages industry to use plastic materials for packaging. On the basis of packaging material, the plastic

Market Taxonomy


  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Japan
  • APEJ
  • MEA

Packaging Material

  • Paper & Paperboard
  • Plastic
  • Metal
  • Other Packaging Material (Glass, wood, fiber etc)

Packaging Type

  • Boxes & Cartons
  • Bags & Pouches
  • Containers (plastic containers, metal cans)
  • Trays
  • Films & Wraps
  • Bottles & Jars
  • Others (Cups, Tubs, Bowls etc)

Application Type

  • Meat, Poultry & Seafood
  • Frozen Specialities
  • Ice Cream
  • Baked Goods
  • Fruits & Vegetables
  • Other Application Type

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