Flexible Packaging for Meat, Poultry, & Seafood Continues to Expand Market Share

August 17, 2021 Freedonia Group

A new Freedonia Group analysis finds that flexible packaging will continue to expand its share of the frozen meat, poultry, and seafood (MPS) market due to the heightened popularity of pouches and the continued use of bags and wraps.

4 Fresh Produce Applications Where Retail-Ready Packaging Is Gaining Ground

April 28, 2021 Freedonia Group

A new Freedonia Group analysis projects retail-ready boxes to be one of the fastest growing packaging types used in the fresh produce industry through 2024, with the strongest increases anticipated in the $3.5 billion fresh vegetable and salad packaging market.

Prepackaged Fresh Produce Sales Soar Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

April 12, 2021 Freedonia Group

A new Freedonia Group analysis projects US sales of fresh produce packaging to grow 3.7% per year to nearly $7 billion in 2024, as demand continues to rise among both consumers and foodservice establishments for produce sold in some form of packaging – including pouches, bags, and rigid plastic containers.

Foodservice Single-Use Straws, Bags Boosted by COVID-Related Suspension of Bans

June 23, 2020 Freedonia Group

In the past few years, a growing number of countries, states, and localities worldwide have enacted regulations if not outright bans of various single-use products widely used in foodservice, particularly plastic stirrers, straws, and bags – which are among the biggest sources of global plastics pollution.