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Insulated Food Containers Market Overview

Factors like fueled demand for durable products to maintain the quality of food for a longer period and the growth in the labor strength involved in the construction sector are likely to boost the sales of insulated food containers. As a result, the insulated food containers market is set to witness steady growth during 2021-2031, with a CAGR of around 5.5%.

What is Driving Demand for Insulated Food Containers?

The extending food packaging market is the prime factor responsible for growing the demand for insulated food containers, therefore, growing the demand. Additionally, the expansion in consumption of prepared food, which is given by speedy-service merchants is boosting the sales of insulated food containers. Further, the simple methodology involved in the manufacturing of insulated containers has advanced food quality.

Moreover, insulated food containers have a tremendous reach in the variety of food made available by many vendors in the food industry. The availability of various sizes of insulated containers has eased the various operations involved in the food industry and has made it easy for the transportation of food as well. This creates the opportunity for all players to expand their services worldwide and fuel the sales of insulated food containers.

In addition, the insulated food containers are made from durable and premium quality material that fuels their demand over other packaging containers as they have a reach for all kinds of foods and also allow users in multiple times. The rising demand for fresh fruits and vegetables and pre-cooked meat and seafood are also promoting the use of insulated food containers, thus, boosting sales.

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Elongated Working Hours Likely to Grow sales of Insulated Food Containers

The rapid urbanization and evolving industrial developments have created a busy and long working duration for those involved in the construction industry. The general schedule of individuals in the construction sector involves a minimum period to be spent on assigned tasks to earn the wages and thus, it leaves almost no time for other activities.

Insulated food containers have proven to be a reliable product that keeps the food fresh and resistant to bacteria even after six to seven hours from preparation.

The advancements in the technology used for the manufacturing of insulated food containers, along with the use of durable and lightweight material that is a requested alternative to rusting metals are likely to grow the sales of insulated food containers. Further, the investment by players in the expansion of sales through digital platforms has fueled the chances of growing the insulated food container industry.   

COVID-19 Impact on Insulated Food Containers Market

The sudden outbreak of the pandemic had severely affected various industries across the world temporarily pausing the working and production of materials and products. The insulated food container industry was no special and had experienced a tremendous fall in sales, consumption, and demand due to the shutdown of activities worldwide.

Further, to control the spread of the deadly virus had resulted in the regional government implement strict regulations on the movement of individuals, blocking the running of everyday tasks. This was followed by unemployment, therefore, made the working class move back to their hometown until the activities came back of the track, thus, reducing the production capacity and pause in importing and exporting of materials between developed and developing countries.

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U.S. and Canada Insulated Food Containers Market Outlook

The U.S. is one of the largest markets for insulated food containers globally. The U.S. insulated food containers market is set to experience the low and high value of sales in the forecast period. Demand is likely to remain muted in the next couple of years, as a number of end-use and construction industries continue with their everyday task at strength.

Demand and sales of insulated food containers in North America are projected to grow with the rising demand for use of eco-friendly materials for the manufacturing of food containers. With, the evolution in the industries, the use of highly durable, easy to clean, heat resistant, and use of high-grade steel are the major focus among the prominent players in North America, thus the sales of insulated food containers are expected to grow.

Europe Demand Outlook for Insulated Food Containers

Many countries in Europe have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, which has led to a decline in economic activities. However, as is the case in U.S. and Canada, retail spending in Europe continues to drive demand for insulated food containers.

Despite the COVID-19 challenges, the countries in Europe are projected to grow their sales with the rising population due to the opening of new jobs resulting in migrating of individuals from all over the world.

Further, the region consists of a majority of developed counties that are supporting the other countries to grow at a high rate thus acting as a huge sector for the working class who are intended to be highly dependent on packaged and insulated food, therefore, boosting the sales in insulated food containers industry.   

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Who are the Key Manufacturers and Suppliers of Insulated Food Containers?

Some of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of insulated food containers include

  • Sekisui Kasei Co., Ltd.
  • Hamilton Housewares Pvt., Ltd.
  • Huhtamaki
  • Cambro Foodservice Equipment and Supplies
  • Dongguan Honghao Packaging Technology Co. Ltd.
  • Anhui Bochen Eco Co.
  • Ningbo Ezfocus Co., Ltd.
  • Zojirushi America Corporation
  • Kuukware
  • Tupperware
  • Stanley
  • Zhejiang Shuangjian Hotel Supplies Co., Ltd.
  • Juvale
  • Others.

The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.

Key Segments

By Container Type:

  • 1-2 Containers
  • 2-4 Containers
  • 4-6 Containers
  • 6 & Above Containers

By Food Type:

  • Hot Food
  • Cold Food

By Material:

  • Stainless Steel
  • Aluminum
  • Plastic
  • Others (Glass, etc.)

By Shape:

  • Rectangular
  • Squared
  • Round
  • Others (Cylindrical, etc.)

By Distribution Channel:

  • Wholesalers
  • Hypermarkets
  • Department Stores
  • Independent Retail Stores
  • Online Retailers

By Region:

  • North America
    • US & Canada
  • Latin America
    • Brazil, Mexico, Others
  • Western Europe
    • EU5
    • Nordics
    • Benelux
  • Eastern Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • Australia and New Zealand (ANZ)
    • Greater China
    • India
    • ASEAN
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Japan
  • Middle East and Africa
    • GCC Countries
    • Other Middle East
    • North Africa
    • South Africa
    • Other Africa

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