According to the latest report published by Future Market Insights, the paper pouch market is expected to rise at 6.5% CAGR between 2021 and 2031. Global sales of paper pouches are anticipated to reach billions of units, due to the high demand for packaging solutions made up of paper across the continents.
Paper Pouch Market: Market Overview
The growing worldwide popularity of paper-based packaging solutions is resulting in a sharp rise in consumption and demand for paper bags, pouches and many other packaging solutions.
These paper pouches are made up of three layers with having outermost layer made of Kraft paper, a middle layer made of aluminium foil and an innermost layer made of LLDPE (Linear Low-Density Polyethylene).
Paper pouches are the most preferred packaging solution for packaging roasted coffee, dried fruits, snacks, chocolates & candy, pet food, spices, cereals and many other products that can be packed using paper pouches.
The durable properties of Kraft paper make it compatible for manufacturing paper pouches from it, also some manufacturers combine Kraft paper and recycled paper to produce these paper pouches. Overall global paper pouch market is anticipated to witness an exponential rise over the next decade.
What Factors Are Driving Sales of Paper Pouches Globally?
The most important driver fuelling sales of paper pouches is these pouches are eco-friendly and has no negative impacts on the environment. Moreover, these paper pouches are recyclable and can decompose easily after disposal, which makes them the most preferred packaging solution for modern-day consumers.
The paper pouches made up of Kraft paper are perfectly suitable for packaging edible contents like food & beverages, as these pouches are not toxic and do not release any chemicals into eatable products when it comes in direct contact with it.
Another benefit of using paper pouches is that they are easy to fold and easy to transport, along with the cost-effectiveness of these pouches as compared to other packaging solutions made up of plastic and glass. All the above-mentioned factors are driving sales of paper pouches globally, eventually contributing to the growth of the global paper pouch market.
Which Factors Are Hampering Growth of Paper Pouch Market?
The primary restraint of using paper pouches is that paper pouches have very poor water resistance and their strength is reduced in wet conditions, which negatively impacts the potential growth of the global paper pouch market.
Large amounts of forests are cut to procure paper for the production of paper pouches and other packaging solutions. Along with that large amounts of waste are generated by these paper pouches, due to improper disposal of the same.
What Are Future Growth Opportunities For Paper Pouch Manufacturers?
Manufacturers of paper pouches are developing and designing attractive looking paper pouches, by using various moisture barrier layers in the inner side of the pouch to provide complete protection with aesthetic appeal and quality are providing producers to market these pouches as reliable packaging solutions.
Customization offered by key global players which offers a wide range of paper pouches such as pouches having window to provide a look of the ingredients packed, pouches with side gussets and also flat paper pouches for several applications. All these different types of pouches are gaining worldwide popularity especially in developing parts of the world and provides key players with an opportunity to penetrate developing markets.
An increasing number of end-user industries using paper pouches as packaging solutions for their products, such as pharmaceutical, cosmetics & personal care and many other industries are choosing paper pouches as sustainable packaging solutions for their goods. All these factors provide rewarding growth opportunities for paper pouch manufacturers.
Key Market Players of Paper Pouch Market:-
Key Market Players in Asia-Pacific Region of Paper Pouch Market:-
- Uflex Ltd
- Janaki Printers Sivakasi
- TedPack Company Limited
- Paras Print Pack
- Ak Polyflex
- SWISS PAC PVT LTD
- Duropack Limited
- Durrant Packagers (India) Pvt. Ltd.
- Trinity Packaging
- Visalakshi Plastics
Why Are India and China Fastest Developing Markets For Paper Pouches?
The booming food & beverages industry in China and India, along with a growing number of millennials among the population demanding easy to carry packaging for consumables, makes both of these countries fast-paced growth offering markets for paper pouches.
Rapid developments in the manufacturing sector in China and easy availability of raw materials such as paper, with cheaper labour, encourages the packaging industry players to expand their markets domestically & internationally. All these factors make India and China the most favourable countries for the global paper pouches market.
What Makes The U.S. An Important Market for Paper Pouches?
The stringent laws for food packaging formed by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), usage of non-toxic materials made it compulsory for packing all food & beverages. Approval of Kraft paper as a safe packaging material by the FDA makes the U.S. a key country for the global paper pouches market.
Increasing trends of ready-to-eat foods in the country, along with that international fast food chains expanding the takeaway culture, makes paper pouch a user-friendly packaging solution for the manufacturer and end-user industries to cater latest consumer requirements. All these aforementioned factors are contributing towards the expansion of the paper pouches market in the U.S.
What Was The Effect of Covid-19 On Paper Pouch Market?
The outbreak of the fatal covid-19 virus forced government authorities to enforce complete lockdown in most countries of the world. Production and supply of only food & beverages and pharmaceutical goods were allowed.
A growing number of deliveries through e-commerce platforms and home delivery services helped the food & beverages services to record an all-time high demand. The paper pouch as a sustainable and preferred packaging solution also witnessed a meteoric rise in demand, after the pandemic ends the global paper pouch market is forecasted to witness exponential growth across the globe.
Global Paper Pouch Market Segmentation:-
Segmentation based on Paper Type:
- Bleached Kraft Paper
- Unbleached Kraft Paper
Segmentation based on Pouch Type:
- Stand Up Pouch
- Flat Pouch
Segmentation based on End-Use Industry:
- Food & Beverages
- Cosmetics & Personal Care
Segmentation based on region:
- North America
- Latin America
- South Asia
- East Asia
- The Middle East and Africa
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